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Welcome Back!

The Olympic Hills PTA is so excited to welcome everyone back to school and into our brand new building! We are looking forward to all the great opportunities our new space will bring. The BEST way to learn more is to come to our first PTA meeting, Thursday, September 28 from 6:30-7:30PM. We always gather for a quick potluck dinner in the half hour before our meeting, so we also welcome you to bring food to share at 6pm before the night’s program begins.At this first meeting we’ll hear from our new principal, Libby DeBell.  We offer free childcare at PTA meetings and Spanish interpreters. EVERYONE IS WELCOME, even if you are not a member!

Read our Summer Welcome letter!

Eager to join our amazing crew of friendly and hardworking PTA volunteers? You can find this year’s membership form here!

Questions? olympichillspta@gmail.com

Come together for Sand Point Elementary and Charleena Lyle

Brisk clap, friends and families of Olympic Hills. It’s time to come together to support a neighbor school and larger community, and we only have 24 hours to help.

Sand Point Elementary PTA is requesting support to create small care packages for their families who are residents of Solid Ground Housing (Brettler) in Magnuson Park whose lives are deeply impacted by the killing of one of their parents, Charleena Lyle.

We hope to make 230 care packages that include:

1) Notes of support for adults and children
2) Grocery gift cards for parents in $10 denominations from Safeway
3) Bottles or packets of bubble bath for children
4) Packets of microwave popcorn
5) Bottles of bubbles or other happy non-age specific item for children. (stickers?)
6) fruit rollups/fruit snacks
7) gift bags/ribbon

Email point person Bronwen Houck (bronwen.houck@gmail.com) for drop off location. Donations are needed by Wednesday morning. You can also PayPal (info@bronwenhouckphoto.com) donations for grocery gift cards and/or supplies.

Last meeting of the school year

The end of the year is NIGH and there are loads of dates to remember! Here’s your VIP date: tomorrow, Thursday, June 15 is our LAST PTA MEETING OF THE YEAR! We will celebrate the end of a great year, talk about upcoming events, and honor our Golden Acorn award winner. Most importantly there will be CAKE. Potluck at 5:30, meeting 6-7, free childcare and Spanish interpretation provided.

A big pancake thank you

Thank you to those of you who joined us for the Pancake Breakfast on Saturday. We raised  $1,438 for the PTA! A big thank you to the Lake City Lions Club for hosting and in particular to Chuck Dickey who organized it and the folks who cooked and served all of the delicious food. Thanks too to our wonderful teachers and volunteers who helped out on the day and to Bronwen Houck and Maggie Cheung for displaying student work from the after school Coloring and Art Clubs, and Michael Holland and the Olympic Hills Choir for their wonderful music and singing! 

It’s pancake breakfast time!

Join us this weekend for pancakes, eggs, and turkey sausage (GF pancakes available!) as we celebrate the end of a great year and raise money for the next. We’ll enjoy a performance from the school choir as well as check out what the after school photography, art, and color clubs have been up to!

This event is sponsored entirely by the Lake City Lions Club and all proceeds go to Olympic Hills. Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for kids, or $20 for a family of two adults and two or more kids. Tickets are available at the door.

Bring your friends, family, coworkers, neighbors, even your soccer team for great food and fun!

Tonight’s meeting!

Please join us tonight to meet incoming principal Ms. Libby DeBell. She is looking forward to the opportunity to meet you, introduce herself and answer your questions. We will also update you on upcoming events, pass a budget for the 2017/2018 school year, and discuss summer options and activities.
5:30 Family Potluck
6:00  Meeting:
Welcome Ms. Libby DeBell, Incoming Principal
           Business: 2017/2018 Budget, Summer activities, end-of-year updates
    7:00 Adjourn
Free childcare