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Last Community Meeting on School Consolidation Plan, This WEDNESDAY 12/7 @6:30pm

IMPORTANT MEETING REMINDER FROM THE SOUTH WHIDBEY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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This Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 6:30pm will be the last community hearing in the South Whidbey High School New Commons in the regarding the consolidation of school facilities effective in September 2017.

If you would like to attend this important meeting and childcare is an issue there will be free child care for potty trained children ages 4+ on site that evening ran by Marty & other SWES staff. You MUST pre-register by calling the elementary school office at 221-4600 or emailing Donna Evans.

The Board discussed the need to make a decision sooner to allow more time for transition activities. The new timeline will provide more time for staff, students and families to make any changes happen effectively. They will hold a workshop discussion on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 6:30pm in the South Whidbey Elementary School Community Room.

On Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 6:30pm the Board will hold a hearing in the South Whidbey Elementary School Community Room and make its decision as to consolidation.

Thank you for your contributions. Please make sure to attend these important meetings.

4th Annual Handmade Holiday Market, Saturday 12/3

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December 3rd, 10am-4pm
South Whidbey Elementary School
5380 Maxwelton Rd, Langley, Washington 98260

Shop for handmade art & gifts, all from Whidbey area artisans, while helping SWEPTA (South Whidbey Elementary PTA) raise money for our school. There will also be FREE childrens activities provided by SWEPTA.

Interested in being a vendor? We have room for a few more vendor applications until 11/30 or all spots are filled. No commercial or direct sales booths allowed.

If interested contact Kymy Johnson the event coordinator.

Pictures from markets past.

Pictures from markets past.

Pictures from markets past.

Pictures from markets past.

Pictures from markets past.

Pictures from markets past.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pictures from markets past.

Pictures from markets past.

PTA Meeting Thursday 12/1

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Join us for SWEPTA’s monthly board meeting right after school from 3:40-4:45pm this Thursday Dec. 1st in the art room. All members and potential members are invited to attend!
 
Children are welcome, and we will set out some light snacks. We hope to see you there!

Family Fun Movie Night, Friday Dec. 2nd!

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SWEPTA Presents Family Fun Movie Night!

This Friday, Dec. 2nd at 6:30pm @ South Whidbey Elementary School Gym

We will be watching Finding Dory which is rated PG and recommended for ages 6+ by Common Sense Media.

Bring your blankets, pillows and chairs as well as your favorite goodie to share!

Admission is FREE and everyone is welcome. This is NOT a drop off event.  This is a family event and children must be supervised by an adult during the entire movie. While we will not be providing snacks, but we will be setting up a potluck table for families to bring snacks to share!

 

4th Annual Holiday Market

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Seeking Vendors

SWEPTA (South Whidbey Elementary PTA) is still currently looking for a few more vendors for our December 3rd Holiday Market!

This is a community event to get Whidbey Island area crafters and artisans in one place for locals and visitors to shop.  There are no commercial or direct sales booths/products at this event.  It is all handmade/handcrafted/embellished or services in our area.

The market will be in the gym, this is our 4th year holding this event and it is a fundraiser for the PTA.  The last 3 years we raised money for the school, and while the event was small, it also put money back into other homes and small businesses in our community and all the vendors wanted to return.  We are already expecting more vendors this year then in years past.

* 2 booth sizes available 10×10 for $25 (limited) and 8×4 for $15, no additional commissions!!!

* You must provide your own table(s) and chair.

* Contact us ASAP, we are taking late applications until 11/30 or spots are full (could be sooner or later).  This is not a juried event but we do limit duplicate booths so don’t wait.

* Due to safety we can not have pets or small children in vendor booths unless they are infants please.

Some of the types of booths we are looking for, but are NOT limited too: Pottery, jewelry, clothing, toys, fiber wears, art, holiday decor, home decor items, small gifts and lots, lots more!

If interested contact Kymy Johnson the event coordinator.

 

REMINDER: PTA Meeting Today

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Join us for SWEPTA’s monthly board meeting right after school from 3:45-5pm TODAY Wed. Dec. 2nd in the art room. All members and potential members are invited to attend!
 
Children are welcome, and light snacks will be provided. We hope to see you there!

3rd Annual SWEPTA Holiday Market! Saturday Dec. 5th

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Join us this Saturday to shop for handmade art & gifts all from Whidbey Island artisans while helping SWEPTA (South Whidbey Elementary PTA) raise money for our school. Don’t forget to tell your friends and family!

There will also be FREE childrens activities provided by SWEPTA and other local organizations. Children do need to be accompanied by adult please 😉 .

Saturday December 5th, 2015 from 10am-4pm
South Whidbey Elementary School
5380 S. Maxwelton Rd, Langley

Interested in being a vendor? We have room for a few more last minute vendor applications until 12/1 or all spots are filled. No commercial or direct sales booths allowed. Email Kymy Johnson for an application.

Family Fun Movie Night! This Friday Dec. 4th

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SWEPTA Presents Family Fun Movie Night!

This Friday, Dec. 4th 6:30pm @ South Whidbey Elementary School Gym

Bring your blankets, pillows and chairs as well as your favorite goodie to share! We will provide free popcorn & FUN! Also don’t forget to collect another bracelet charm 😉 .

Jog-A-Thon is THIS WEEK!

Wow that snuck up on us fast.  Last week in your students Take Home Tuesday folder you should have found a information packet and pledge sheet.  If you have misplaced your pledge sheet, the office has blank ones available.

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SWEPTA NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT!
Volunteer positions still need to be filled, message coordinator Michelle if you are available for a shift on Tuesday anytime 10/27 between 10:30am – 1:30pm.

STUDENTS: Don’t forget to take advantage of the weekend and collect some sponsors/pledges! Every $5 collected earns an raffle entry, so $20 in pledge money turned in will equal 4 raffle entries!  Sponsors can pledge per lap or flat donations and it can be all from one person OR small donations from many people.

Sponsor a Student
Jog-A-Thon has been SWEPTA’s largest fundraiser for the past 20 years, and we want to make this year our best ever. SWE Parent Teacher Association’s mission for Jog-A-Thon is to raise money for your school while giving students a chance to participate in a fun and healthy fundraiser.

Jog-A-Thon Timeline
10/13 – 10/27 Have everyone sponsor you (your student)
10/27 Be ready to run, wear your class color (listed below)
10/28 – 11/4 Go collect pledge money and turn it in to be entered into our grand prize raffle.

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CLASS COLORS

Burgess – Red
Haugen – Yellow
LeWarne – Blue
Spear – Purple
Anthony – Green
DaviesVogel – Orange
Matthews – White
Hofius – Red
Mack – Yellow
Twomey – Blue
Cain – Purple
Ploof – Green
Sage – Orange
Stanley – Red
Kizer – Yellow
Raley – Blue
Zisette – Green
Callahan – Orange
Lavassar – Purple
Muncey – White

SWEPTA Information Night, Tonight 10/7

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Please Join Us! TONIGHT, Wednesday, Oct.7th in the PTA/Art Room. Learn more about what the PTA does for SWE and how you can help!

6:00-6:30 Information night
6:30-8:00 SWEPTA Board Mtg,

Come for one or stay for both!

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