***Husky Connection*** Week of May 2nd through May 6th

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5/2 – 5/6

Good evening CHE families!  We hope you had an enjoyable weekend! Here’s our weekly calendar of events:

Happy Teacher’s Appreciation Week!  We’ll be celebrating our teachers all week long!Apex

Our APEX Fun Run Fundraiser continues this week!  We are halfway to our goal!  We need EVERYONE’s help to get there!  If every child in the school secures a $1 pledge per lap, we will be to our goal!  Please consider pledging, or asking family & friends for a pledge to help us to our goal!  You can place your pledge at www.apexfunrun.com.  If you need your child’s access code – please let us know!

Wednesday, May 4th:   APEX Fun Run!  We are looking for volunteers to help out on Wednesday.  Please click here to sign up to help!  We are still in need of quite a few helpers to ensure the race runs smoothly.
Thursday, May 5th:  Kindergarten Music Concert, 7pm
Friday, May 6th:  Student of the Month Assembly, 9:30 AM

Looking forward:
Tuesday, May 10th:  PTA Meeting, 7pm in the library.  Free childcare provided in the gym.  We would appreciate your attendance at this meeting as we will be electing our executive board for the 2016/2017 school year!
Monday, May 16th:  Morning with McGeeney, 9:00AM in the instructional room.
Thursday, May 19th:  Trampoline Nation Family night, 4 – 9  PM.
Friday, May 20th:  It’s our final Popcorn Friday & Free Dress day of the year!  May’s Free Dress “Theme” is “Blast from the Past!”  Think 60’s, 70’s & 80’s!

Attention all parents with 5th graders! Meeker is asking parents with 5th graders to consider joining the Meeker PTA executive committee for next year.  They need a treasurer the most – but could easily split responsibility for another position as a co-chair.  Let them know if you would like help them make Meeker great next year!   Please contact them using the Meeker PTA Facebook page or by email, jerrymms@gmail.com if you are interested or would like more information.

Teacher Appreciation Week is this week!!!   We are always grateful for a few more creative people to help plan th-3something special to celebrate all of the hard work our teachers do for our students. It’s not too late to join the fun, please contact Jill Ellingson at jillellingson@hotmail.com or by text at 253.377.9024

Golden Acorn Nominations still being accepted!  We want to highlight those people who have given back to our school and community in outstanding service. We are currently accepting applications for Golden Acorn candidates; now until May 6th. Please think about who you believe deserves this recognition and submit a Golden Acorn Nomination Form to our PTA drop box.

Graduate Tacoma would like to hear from you! They are conducting a Parent Engagement Study and have a goal of 200+ Tacoma Public Schools parents to provide feedback through their survey via this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ParentandFamilyEngagementSurvey. You can learn more about Graduate Tacoma at http://www.graduatetacoma.org/. Thanks!

That is about it for announcements! Keep checking your email and our Facebook page for updates as we get them!  Have a great week!