McClure Middle School on Queen Anne is hosting a parent education night on internet safety. They wanted to extend the invitation to all families in the area:
Parent Education Night on Internet Safety with expert, Stefanie Thomas
When: March 27th, 2019, 6:30pm
Where: McClure Middle School Cafeteria
Adults only, please.
This is a parent-education night you don’t want to miss! McClure PTSA invites you to join our winter general meeting and free parent education session on Internet Safety with presenter, Stefanie Thomas. Stefanie is an internet safety expert who has worked with law enforcement for the past 7 years in the area of the exploitation of children online. Sharing what she’s learned, she has educated over 30,000 parents in the greater Seattle area. All are welcome. No RSVP required.
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Roy shared this message with QAE families:
Dear QAE families,
Queen Anne Elementary community takes pride in our commitment to making our school environment a welcoming and inclusive place for all our students and families.
In the following weeks, our students will be reading, learning and having conversations around gender diversity. Every class will be reading books from the K-5 Seattle Public Schoolsgender kit and from other resources we have in our school library.
Overall, the K-5 Gender Book Kit aims to:
We want to invite you to come and spend some time with other parents in our wonderfullibrary to see the books we will be sharing with students. QAE School Counselor Paulina Cuevas-Vega and QAE Librarian Natalie Van Stone will have the books and resources from the K-5 Gender kit available for QAE parents to read, discuss and learn together.
We think this is an exciting opportunity to get together and have some of those interesting conversations, ask questions and share experiences.
We also believe it will be very helpful for you to know the books and the lessons, so you have the resources and tools to support your children around this topic.
When: Wednesday, March 27th
Choose the time that works best for you:
Sign up by emailing Paulina Cuevas-Vega at email@example.com so we know how many people we need to plan for.
We are looking forward to sharing these great books with you!
To learn more about the K5 gender kit, go to:
Corinna Luyken grew up in different cities along the West Coast, and after studying at Middlebury College, she settled in Washington State, where she draws inspiration from nature, her family, and the human form. Her debut picture book, The Book of Mistakes, received four starred reviews and has been praised by Entertainment Weekly, The Wall Street Journal, Nerdy Book Club, and more. Her newest book is My Heart.
Corinna Luyken will be at school on Friday, 29 March to talk to us about writing books and how she does it, to tell us where she gets her inspiration, and to answer our millions of questions!
Books will be available for purchase at the event, so that your child can get a signed keepsake, personalized by the author. Prices below include tax. Please make checks payable to Secret Garden. Download the form below.
For more information, see Corinna Luyken’s website
The QAE IslandWood Fundraising Team of adults and students is hosting a screening of REVOLUTION on Tuesday, April 23 at John Marshall. We invite you to celebrate Earth Day, April 22, by watching this acclaimed documentary by Rob Stewart which highlights his true-life adventure through 15 countries over four years, and where he discovered that it's not only sharks that are in grave danger - it's humans too. Revolution premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and won numerous awards, including the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the Atlantic Film Festival, Most popular Environmental Film Award at the Vancouver International Film Festival, the Audience Award at the Victoria Film Festival and the Social Justice Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. It's a beautiful documentary informing, inspiring and motivating positive action for the future of the planet. The this award-winning movie helps to inspire and find out what you can do to help save our environment.
"Change starts with education. If people are aware of their impact on the Earth, they'll make smarter choices". - Filmmaker Rob Stewart
When: Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019, 6-8pm
Where: QAE Lunch Hall at John Marshall, 520 Ravenna Blvd
Cost: This is a free community showing with a suggested donation of $5 per adult who attends. Kids are welcome and free! Half of the donations will go towards the Rob Stewart Fund and half will go towards IslandWood Fundraising.
Please RSVP here to reserve your spots...
All are welcome to attend, including families from other schools. We want this screening to be inclusive and accessible to all — if the cost is a burden, please come anyway!
The 4th Graders will be selling popcorn, water and other snacks during the film!
About the Movie
At the age of 13 young Rob Stewart started to practice underwater photography. He grew to be an award-winning biologist, photographer, conservationist, author and filmmaker. In 2012 he released Revolution. It's international release in 2013. Through out his movie he concentrates on the efforts of young people, as they have the most to lose making their motivation high. This movie captures the definition of ocean acidification and how humanities greatest challenge, Revolutuion, ..."won't be stopped until a sustainable human population is reached, human consumption is in balance with the natural world, and the world's ecosystems are restored to full capacity - meaning lakes and rivers and oceans are unpolluted and teeming with fish, and thriving diverse forested ecosystems cover most of the land". The Rob Stewart foundation is loaded with discussion guides and resources for further discussion and ways to take action no matter how big or small. Find out more here...
What's inside? Well, you'll have to click to find out. But here's a few hints...Hawaii anyone? Dinner at Canlis? Oh Canada? Oh yeah, it's amazing...and these great items and more can all be yours on Friday!
Preview the catalog here...
The online auction is in full swing! Have you placed any bids yet? Take a look at the full catalog now! Here's just a few of the fabulous online auction items:
Here’s an Intro to Circus Class for 4 from SANCA, the School of Acrobatics & New Circus Arts! Here's the chance to bring yourself along with 3 friends to attend an Introductory Circus Class featuring Trampoline, Tumbl-Trak, Trapeze, Aerial Rope or Fabric, Juggling, Tight Wire, Rolling Globe, German Wheel, Unicycle, or Chinese Pole.
Learn the art and science of American Single Malt Whiskey with this amazing tour and tasting for six at Westland Distillery in SODO!
Your child will have an absolute ball with this week at Peter Fewing Soccer Day Camp! Kids ages 5 - 13 will learn and improve their skills and tactical awareness each day by staff demonstrations, practicing and playing. Each day ends with a World Cup game
The Online Auction supporting QAE launches on Monday, March 11th at 5pm! Getting your mouse finger ready and do it quickly. The online auction will only run from March 11th at 5pm to March 17th at 10pm.
Every dollar raised helps support resources for the kids at the school this year, from the counselor to specialists, and provides author visits, curriculum, SEL tools, and more.
Visit the QAE online auction site now! And don't forget to share it with any friends or family who'd like to support our school while getting some great items. Here's just a few of the great items that can be yours!
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Why not indulge?
A message from Shannon Ellmers, our amazing Auction Chair. Can't wait to see you on March 22nd. And be sure to bid during the online auction starting on March 11th.
Greetings Queen Anne Community!
I am writing to provide more insight into the year’s fundraising auction. You already know it is the biggest fundraising event of the year, so let’s get down to logistics!
Attending. Our auction centers around a community building approach to fundraising. In order to make it a community-wide event, we do not charge a ticket price. All are welcome and all levels of participation are appreciated.
Giving. Like many auctions, our's is divided between a silent and a live auction. Unlike many events, our auctions are split and held during different dates. Our silent auction is online only and will run March 11-17, so get those phones charged! Our live auction celebration is March 22 at Block 41 in Belltown. The live auction celebration will have a limited silent auction component featuring student photos, class art, buy-in parties, student experience buy-in parties, select baskets, and, of course, a live auction! We appreciate your donations and support!
Engaging. We are consistently blown away by the support of our community. Engagement can range from donating an item, to volunteering to help at the live auction, to baking a dessert, to writing thank you cards to donors. Please reach out if you are interested in further engagement - firstname.lastname@example.org!
Committing. RSVP to our March 22 live auction celebration! Though we do not charge a ticket price, we do need advance RSVP for planning purposes. Because we do need to cover cost, there are donation range options linked to the ticket site, so feel free to give if you are able. RSVP now...
Thank you for your support! We look forward to celebrating with you on March 22!
QAE Auction Chair
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