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Eagle's Nest Newsletter

*Field Day Volunteers Needed * Call for Committee Chairs *
* Featured News * This Week At PLE * Save the Date *
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Field Day!

Wednesday June 19th is Field Day!! Our fabulous PE Teacher, Diane Sheriff, loves to put on an amazing Field Day experience for our children, and she needs lots of help running the fun stations! If you have time and are able, please sign up to help!!

Volunteers need to arrive between 9 & 9:15am to learn their station details.

We are so sorry ~ but we cannot allow younger siblings to be there.

To sign up, please  click here!

Call for Committee Chairs for 2019-20!

We almost have all our committees chaired for next year!! There are just a few that still need chairs. We  especially need chairs for Harvest Dance and Science FairPlease check out the positions & descriptions below and let us know if you are interested!

Harvest Dance — Put on your dancing shoes, a cute costume (for Harvest Dance) and boogie it up! We need help with set-up, clean-up and organizing events at the dance. Please contact Brianne Dean at if interested!  (Intrigued but don't really want to do it by yourself? Grab a friend & co-chair!)

Science Fair – A great opportunity to bring science fun to school. Help would be needed planning the evening, as well as with set–up, clean-up and running the event. Please contact Brianne Dean at if interested! (Intrigued but don't really want to do it by yourself? Grab a friend & co-chair!)

Spring Fundraiser Chair— Oversee the planning, decorating, promotion, procurement and set-up/clean-up, etc. Contact Rhiannon Kreal if interested! (intrigued but don't really want to do it by yourself? Grab a friend & co-chair!)
Featured News
Year-End Gifts

If you're planning on giving your students' teachers year-end gifts, the Teacher Favorites lists are still listed on the PTA website! 

Teacher gifts are always optional; please remember per school policy, they cannot accept gift cards over $25 and no gifts over $50.
Corporate Match

Got a corporate match donation for the PTA? Be sure to get it in by the end of school! Please email us at: for a corporate match letter, or contact our President, Kim Tolman ( or Treasurer, Rhiannon Kreal (
This Week At PLE!
Kindergarten Graduation

Kindergarten graduation will be held on Tuesday, June 18th, from 2-2:40pm in the gym.
5th Grade Graduation

5th grade graduation will be held on Friday, June 21st from 9-9:40am in the gym.
Last Day of School!

Friday, June 21st is the last day of school! Last day hours are 8:40-10:40am. 

Most classes use this day to distribute the rest of the students' school & work, etc. If your child won't be at school that day, please communicate with their teacher!
Save The Date
Summer Park Play Dates!


Save the dates for several play dates at the park this summer! All will take place at Lake Hills Park (also known as the Boat Park or Pirate Park), off 164th Ave SE behind PLE.

Wednesday, July 24th at 10am
Sunday, August 4th at 4pm
Tuesday, August 20th at 6pm

Hope to see you there!
First Day of School

I know, I know, summer break hasn't even started yet. But you're going to want to mark the date on your calendars for the 1st Day of School! 

Surprise! It will be Tuesday, September 4th! AFTER Labor Day weekend! (subject to change as the 2019-20 BSD calendar hasn't been finalized, yet)
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!
**Added Advantage Basketball Outreach**
BSF Spring Campaign

The school year is almost over and the Bellevue Schools Foundation still needs to raise $40,000 to support technology curriculum and teacher training. Donations will support innovative programs such as Rocketry, Robotics and Maker Spaces in our schools. Every gift made before the end of the school year will be matched by The Dean Witter Foundation, up to $10,000. The kids would love your support, please donate here
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)
June 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. 

Luly Garcia (Early Learning) - Jun 1

Anthony Myers (Central ELP Coordinator) - Jun 5

Bahini Buvaneswaran (Co-ELP Manager) - Jun 9

Carol Hansen (SLP) - Jun 11

Taylor Davis (GSA) - Jun 11

Doug Woodworth (ELP-SNA) - Jun 13

Caitlin Vaughn (Tech Specialist) - Jun 17

Judy Hunsberger (Jumpstart/VIBES/LAP/FCC) - Jun 20

Melika Palic (ELP-SNA) - Jun 30

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

June 18 - Kindergarten Graduation
June 19 - Field Day
June 19 - 5th Grade Party
June 21 - 5th Grade Graduation
June 21 - Last Day of School
July 24 - Summer Park Play
Aug 4 - Summer Park Play
Aug 20 - Summer Park Play
Sep 4 - First Day of School
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