Holiday, Spring Concert, Upcoming Events, and more
Eagle's Nest Newsletter

* Memorial Day Weekend * Spring Concert * Math Challenge * BSD Travel Survey *
* Feature Articles * Save The Date * End of Year Events *  Programs *
* Community * Monthly Birthdays * Volunteer * Upcoming Events *
Memorial Weekend

This weekend is a 3-day weekend in honor of Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th! 

Have a fun and safe weekend, and we'll see everyone on Tueday!

Spring 2019 Travel Survey

The City of Bellevue is seeking travel data on how students travel to and from school and we need your help in distributing this survey to the parents at your school. This annual survey will help us evaluate our strategies for the  Bellevue SchoolPool program, which aims to reduce drop-off and pick-up congestion at schools.

Please click on  t his survey link to participate in the survey. The short, five-question survey for each school-aged child, is live until Friday, June 21, 2019.

Spring Sing Concert!

Thursday, May 30th starting at 6pm. 1st & 2nd grades will be singing from 6-6:30pm; 3rd & 4th grades will be singing from 7-7:30pm in the gym.

Following the concert, students can enjoy a popsicle out on the playground! The concert is optional for students, but we (and Mrs Hazen, our fabulous music teacher) hope to see everyone there! 
May Math Challenge

Responses to this months' Math Challenge are due to your students' teachers this week by Friday, May 31st! This is optional, of course, but a fun way to get involved with your children's learning and a fun way to be creative with math!

Extra Response Forms can be downloaded off the PTA website (located on the homepage in the bottom Right column) or by CLICKING HERE. Math Questions can also be downloaded from the PTA site or by CLICKING HERE

PTA Meeting

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, June 5th for a PTA Meeting from 6:30-8pm in the library!

We will be reviewing and voting on the 2019-20 PTA budget - see and decide where your fundraising efforts will go next year! HUGE thanks to everyone for donating to the PTA this year!

Childcare will be provided across the hall in the Art Room (along with pizza for the kids!)

Click here to view the flyer. 

Family Movie Night

Save the Date for Friday, June 7th for a family movie night! We will have the usual popcorn & water (families are free to bring their own food).

We will also be having ice cream and Melisa Salas, PLE's principal next year will be there to meet & talk with families. ALSO, Camp Kindess Counts is hosting a workshop (see the next article for info)

We will be showing Ralph Breaks the Internet! It is rated PG and more details on the movie can be found here:
Camp Kindness Counts Kind World Project Parent Workshop

Also on Friday, June 7th in the evening, Camp Kindness Counts will be hosting a Character Strength Workshop at PLE from 6:16-7:15 during the movie. 

If you have any questions, please contact  Mrs Sarah Pallat (one of our 1st grade teachers and Camp Kindness Counts Community Relations board member)

Click here to view the flyer!
Save The Date!
Band & Orchestra

Tuesday, June 11th, Band & Orchestra will be having an assembly in the gym from 12-12:30pm. 

Later that evening from 6-6:30pm, they will also have a concert in the PLE Gym. 
5th Grade Graduation & Party

5th Grade parents, save the dates for:
  • 5th Grade Party Wed.,  June 19th
  • Graduation Fri.,  June 21st!
5th grade parents should be receiving more info about these events from your child's teachers. 
Upcoming End-of-Year Events
Family BBQ

Save the date for the PLE Family BBQ! The BBQ this year will be on Friday, June 14th during the lunch hour.
K/1st Families at 10:55
2nd/3rd Families at 11:00
4th/5th at 11:05
Bring the family and come enjoy a BBQ lunch at PLE! ( CLICK HERE or check your Family BBQ Flyer in your child's backpack for more details!)

If you're planning on coming to the BBQ, please turn in your RSVP form by Tuesday, June 4th!
Field Day

**Returning parents, please note the Family BBQ and Field Day are NOT on the same day this year!

Field Day will be held on Wednesday, June 19th starting at 9:30am. 

Check your inboxes soon for the sign-up genius to volunteer!
Summer Camps

Still looking for summer camp opportunities for your student/s? Check the list on the PTA site! Go to: or click on Summer Camps under the Community tab on the Main Menu. 

Camp themes include art, language immersion, math, science, music and more!

Boosting Executive Function Skills to Succeed in Middle School



June 3, 6:30-8:00 PM at the Wilburton Instructional Service Center

An interactive workshop for 4th, 5th & 6th graders (+ parent) to learn about & develop skills such as planning, prioritization, working memory, and cognitive flexibility.

Reserve your spot here:

Cubba Reese
with Camp Kindness Counts

Free parent education workshop talking about brain development in children and how to use the Parenting Style of Kindness and Firmness.

CLICK HERE to view the flyer for more details. 
Kind World Explorer Club

CLICK HERE to view the flyer about Camp Kindness Counts' (FREE curriculum guide) offering to families, made possible with the support from UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center.

(or go to the Community Tab in the Main Menu on the PTA website)
May Birthdays

If you have a chance, send these amazing staff and teachers a hearty Happy Birthday! Several of our teachers and staff have Wish Lists; the links for these are in their names, if available (please note, no one is obligated to gift anything unless you want to!). If you choose to gift anything, please note gift cards should be no more than $25 and gifts should cost no more than $50, per school policy. 

Emmy Park (PALS PreK) - May 2

Silvano Gonzalez (Lead Custodian) - May 4

Andrea Goss (3rd Grade) - May 7

Tara Afflerbach (PALS PreK) - May 11

Trang Nguyen (5th Grade) - May 20

Dawn Geffee (PALS PreK ParaEd) - May 26

Lisa Crist (SLP) - May 30

Kay Edds (OT/PT PreK) - May 31

Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in volunteering for an event or committee? Please fill out our  volunteer form

Also, view our  Volunteer Page on the PTA website for current volunteer positions.

Check out the Bellevue PTSA Council's FAQs on Volunteering.
Upcoming Events

May 27 - No School - Memorial Day
May 30 - PLE Spring Concert
June 5 - PTA General Meeting
June 7 - Family Movie Night + Camp Kindness Counts Parent Workshop + Principal Meet & Greet
June 11 - Band & Orchestra Assembly & Concert
June 14 - Family BBQ Lunch
June 18 - Kindergarten Graduation
June 19 - Field Day
June 19 - 5th Grade Party
June 21 - 5th Grade Graduation
June 21 - Last Day of School
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