Nominating Committee: Due 2/29

2/21/2024 7:02 pm

If you or someone you know has a passion for kids and the programs that help them succeed, please consider serving on the 2024-2025 Peter Kirk PTSA Board of Directors. The time commitment ranges from 2 hours per month to 4+ hours per week, depending on the position. The 8 elected positions include: 

  • President - Responsible for the overall management of the PTSA

  • Executive Vice President - Acts as an aide to the President and assumes duties as directed by the President

  • VP of FACE - Responsible for connecting families to the PK community

  • VP of Enrichment - Responsible for planning, coordinating and overseeing enrichment and afterschool activities for PK students

  • VP of Events - Responsible for overseeing and coordinating annual school-wide family events

  • Secretary - Responsible for record-keeping and ensuring that PTSA is operating in accordance with PTSA bylaws

  • Treasurer: Reporting - Prepares monthly financial reports, reconciles bank statements

  • Treasurer: Banking – Accounts payable and receivables 

If you would like to be a part of the PTSA Board or would like to nominate a candidate, please send an email to the Nominating Committee   by February 29th. The nominating committee will present a recommended slate of candidates to consider prior to the elections on March 28th.

 

-Layla, Rajni, and Cilicia

Special Membership Meeting: 3/7

2/21/2024 6:59 pm

Mark your calendars now! PTSA will be having a special Membership Meeting on March 7th from 7pm – 8pm via Teams

 

AGENDA: 

1. VOTE on funding for the new Student Leadership Program and a fully funded 5th Grade Math Clinic

2. Relay information gathered from the Budget Shortfall Committee's February meetings

3. Opportunity for members to provide input and ideas around the budget, Spring fundraising, and use of the surplus! 

 

Please be on the lookout for pre-read materials and a meeting link. We are excited to see you there! 

Food Drive: 2/26-3/1

2/21/2024 6:59 pm

 
Over the years, the support of Peter Kirk Elementary has allowed Hopelink the ability to focus on providing food, shelter, warmth and support to families in need. Since 1971, Hopelink has served homeless and low-income families, children, seniors and people with disabilities in King and Snohomish counties by providing stability and by helping people gain the skills and knowledge they need to exit poverty. 

During the entire week of 2/26, your student can bring the following items to school and place them in the donation bins located in each pod. Collections bins will also be available the evening of the Let's Glow Dance on Friday, March 1st 6-8pm.

  • K/1: Whole Grain Cereal, Granola Bars, Oatmeal, Non-dairy Milk (Oat, Almond, Soy)
  • 2/3: Pasta, Rice, Dried Quinoa, Barley, Beans and Legumes
  • 4/5: Canned Fruit & Vegetables, Canned Meat & Meals, Soups, Broths and Cooking Oils

 

You can also donate funds directly to Hopelink to support our Food Drive

Spring After School Enrichment

2/21/2024 6:58 pm

We are excited to announce Spring after-school programming is back! Registration will begin Monday, 3/25. Program dates are Apr 15th – early June.

 

Classes offered this year include Hockey, basketball, soccer, origami, art x2, acting (comedy and improv!), Japanese, Spanish, Mad Science (Fantastic Forces) and Chess! For times, grades, and descriptions, please visit the Peter Kirk PTSA Enrichment page - more information coming soon! A parent chaperone is required for each class, so please consider volunteering! Free registration is available for chaperones available for all session dates. 

 

If you have any questions, please contact enrichment@peterkirkptsa.org.

LET’S GLOW EAGLES!

2/21/2024 6:57 pm

DANCE PARTY! LET'S GLOW! Bring your whole family to celebrate the grand finale on Friday, March 1st from 6-8pm in the Peter Kirk Gym. Link to purchase tickets to the dance is below.

*Please note- this is not a drop off event, all children must have an adult chaperone.

 

VOLUNTEERS needed. We can't make this dance a success without parent support. Please take a look at the volunteer opportunities. Most spots are only 30 minutes but really make a difference in creating a safe and fun dance for all. Volunteer Sign up HERE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ticket Information: PLEASE READ

  • Pre-ticket sale price is $5 for students, adults and guests (ages 5 and up). Children 4 and under are free.

*Pre-sale tickets will end at Noon on 3/1/24

  • Day of Ticket price at the door is $10 for students, adults and guests (ages 5 and up). Children 4 and under are free.  
  • An email confirmation will be sent to you after purchasing tickets. This email will serve as your ticket. Please print or show the email at the entrance of the dance. 
  •  A snack and glow necklace will be included in your ticket price. The Clownbuggy Ice Cream Truck will be available to purchase a sweet treat. Card and cash accepted.

 

Additionally, PTSA will be selling fun GLOW items for $5 each at the dance. Cash is preferred but card will be accepted. 

Looking forward to seeing everyone at the Dance Party!!!

 

BUY TICKETS HERE

SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER HERE

S.N.A.C.K. Together

2/21/2024 6:53 pm

S.N.A.C.K. Together (Share Nibbles And Cultural Knowledge) is back!  Let's get together to celebrate the cultural diversity of our community through the sharing of snacks from different cultures around the world.

 

During this virtual Zoom event, we will sample snacks and drinks from different regions of the world. Each tasting will be led by a cultural speaker (a Peter Kirk community member!) who will introduce the snack, talk a little bit about their culture and share personal experiences and memories of their culture with stories and photos. Our slate of cultures includes Scottish, Filipino, Canadian, and Korean. We also have a mystery guest this year! 

 

Date: Thursday, March 14th

Time: 6:30 to 7:30 PM

Cost: $20 (includes a box of snacks which is enough for 4 people and a Zoom link to the virtual event)

 

Act quickly! Half of the SNACK boxes have already been sold. Purchase your tickets now!

 

Let's S.N.A.C.K. Together!

 

Buy Tickets Now!

CLAY PROGRAM

2/21/2024 6:51 pm

Great news! The Clay Program is back! We will be needing extra helpers in each class for the clay making class. 

 

If you are able to volunteer, please let your Room Connector or Class Art Docent know that you’d love to lend a helping hand.

Yearbooks On Sale! Only 1 month left to order!

2/21/2024 6:49 pm

The Yearbook features student class pictures along with candid photos from school and class events throughout the year. Yearbooks are delivered to the students the last week of school. This is a book your student will read over and over! 

Order a copy today!

If you have any questions, please email yearbook@peterkirkptsa.org

If you would like to request a scholarship for a yearbook, please contact our school counselor, Kristin Bauer, kbauer@lwsd.org.

ART DOCENTS

2/21/2024 6:49 pm

In addition to the clay making class, young artists will also be glazing their creations! 

If you would like to help out with your class’ glazing lesson, please reach out to your Classroom Connector or Class Art Docent.

 

Thanks,

The Art Team - Cilicia, Christy, Rajni, Sok, Bri, and Andrew

The Yearbook Needs Your Photos!

2/21/2024 6:48 pm

Do you have a phone full of pictures from Peter Kirk events?  Submit them to the yearbook!  Even a few pictures are a big help.  Click on the links below to submit photos to our yearbook Dropbox. 

We really need photos from: 

First Day of School, Meet and Greet, and Garden Lessons

All other events: Please visit the Yearbook site and click on the event link to upload.

Classroom Photos: Please submit to your classroom Band site or classroom connector.

If you have any questions, please email yearbook@peterkirkptsa.org. Thank you!  

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1312 6th St
Kirkland, WA 98033
425-936-2590

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