Our 4th graders are here to help you eliminate those mad-dash runs to the store for birthday, greeting or get-well-soon cards! Snag one or more of 5 box options filled with cards for all your caring communication needs. Each box contains 30 cards, each individually wrapped and beautifully embellished, with its own decorative envelope. And at $30 a box, a buck a card is something to write home about - or hey, send a card!
A portion of the proceeds will go to support our IslandWood fundraising efforts. 4th grade families, look for order forms in Tuesdays, orange folders. Feel free to collect orders from friends and family.
QAE community, see cards and order online: https://form.jotform.com/91247486141155
ORDERS ARE DUE MARCH 9TH (to arrive late March)
For questions, contact: Melanthia Peterman 206-931-3918 / email@example.com
Get all of your holiday baking covered with Cougar Mountain Cookie Dough! QAE 4th graders are taking orders for 3 lb tubs of cookie dough as they fundraise for their 2020 trip to IslandWood! Each tub is $17 and half of the proceeds go toward the IslandWood trip! Find your local 4th grader to order or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Dough will be delivered to school on Wednesday, November 20th.
Join the QAE community for an afternoon at Rooftop Brewing in Queen Anne! A portion of each pint sold during this time will be donated to support the QAE trip to IslandWood! Hang out in the newly expanded Rooftop patio area with other QAE families.
When: Sunday, June 2nd, 2-4:30pm. Stop by any time!
Where: Brew Room at Rooftop Brewing, 1220 W Nickerson St.
In addition to pints and baked goods to support IslandWood, we'll also be selling custom QAE wine, kids framed art and Rocket growlers. Check it out at the event or purchase the wine, the kid art or growlers ahead of time and pick up at the event!
We're also talking to Rooftop about whether a food truck will be available at the time.
We are doing a bake sale and need some bakers! Please email Andrea at firstname.lastname@example.org to help out. Thank you!
Can't attend, but still would like to support the QAE IslandWood trip? You can donate directly to support our trip here!
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...
UPDATE (May 2019) - QAE Wine and 4th Grade art is still available for purchase! You can order and pick up at our June 2nd Rooftop Brewing event!
How's this for a win-win? Enjoy a selection of high-quality local wines from Northwest Cellars, with labels created by the QAE community! All proceeds will support our 4th graders' trip to IslandWood. These bottles make excellent gifts -- perfect for a wine-loving grandparent, neighbor, or just to share at your home. If you're a 4th grade parent, you can also order a framed version of your child's art!
Place your wine and framed art order here...
You'll can choose from four varieties of wine and get them customized by choosing between two different QAE labels. Or if you have a 4th grader is Mr. Liner or Ms. Colando's classes, you can get your own child's design! Each child has created their Islandwood inspired label, custom-printed on any bottle of your choosing. A perfect gift!
Each of these high-quality varieties are sure to please any connoisseur:
QAE rocket ship bottle: Design by Kate Ramsey, QAE parent of 2nd grader Phoebe. This design is back from last year by popular demand! Great gift for teachers, family, etc.
IslandWood commemorative bottle: Nature-inspired design by 4th grade students Rachel McLean (Mr. Liner’s class) and Stewart Moskal (Ms. Colando's class) This gorgeous colorful leaf label will make a festive addition to your wine cellar or dining room table.
Your Own Child's design: Available for current 4th grade students in Mr. Liner and Ms. Colando’s classes only.
Child Artist mix and match cases: You can also purchase 6 or 12 bottles and get a variety of art by 4th Graders. Just specify that you want a variety when placing your order!
Get Your 4th Grader's Art Framed!
If you're a parent of a 4th Grader, you can also order a framed version of your child's art. Just $20!
Receiving Your Wine or Framed Art
All wine and framed art will be available for pickup locally in Queen Anne or near school starting in December. Contact Jenny Feldman-LaRocque for any questions (email@example.com). Jenny will contact those people who order when pick-up is ready.
Get Your QAE Wine & 4th Grade Framed Art
Place your order online using our order form here. You'll be able to pay with any major credit card.
If you want to receive your wine prior to the Christmas holiday, please order by Sunday, Dec. 9th.
Here's some photos fo 4th Graders working on their art!
Our second brews fundraiser of the season will take place on Saturday, Nov. 10th between 12-4pm at Burke Gilman Brewery (3626 NE 45th St #102). One dollar of each beer sold will be donated to QAE for the fourth grade trip to IslandWood. We’ll also be collecting donations to put together care packages for the homeless. We’ll have the new QAE growlers available for sale as well.
When: Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018; 3-9pm
Where: Populuxe Brewery, 826 NW 49th St in Ballard
Come join us in the first of a series of Brews and Baked Goods fundraising events!
We're teaming with local community brewers and you! With your help, our 4th graders can reach their fundraising goal that pays for their 5th grade IslandWood field trip. $1 per pint goes back to QAE. 4th graders will have a bake sale set up. Populuxe has something for everyone. Including an arcade and pinball room. Looking forward to seeing you there and thank you for your support! This is a family friendly event. All are welcome.
We'll have QAE logo growlers for sale at the event! $20 each with proceeds supporting QAE! See the cool logo designed by QAE parent Michele Christensen. You can buy at the event or purchase online here.
Populuxe does not serve food, but you're welcome to bring outside food. Nearby dinner suggestions for Wednesday are Giddy Up Burgers and Big Mario's Pizza.
How you can support:
You don't need to bake anything to come, but we do need bakers. Sign up to help here:
Upcoming Brew & Bake Sale Events:
Update: The ticket order deadline has been extended to May 16th and online ticket purchasing is now available!
The Queen Anne Elementary community has a group of tickets to watch the Mariners take on the Rays on Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 7:10 p.m. Enjoy a special outing with your friends and family! Plus we get discounts on tickets AND it's Nelson Cruz Funko Pop Night (wondering what a Funko Pop is?).
When: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 7:10 pm.
Where: Our block of seats will be in the View Level (3rd) Deck at Safeco Field
Cost: $18 per ticket. Regular price is $26 plus fees.
Why: Enjoy an evening at the ballpark with your QAE friends. Get a giveaway to boot! A portion of the ticket sales will be donated towards next year's IslandWood trip.
The deadline to purchase tickets is Friday, May 11th. Get your orders in soon!
If you would like to sit with another family, please place one order for the entire group. Orders are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis and are based on availability.
Receiving Your Tickets
Our parent volunteers will distribute the tickets to your child's class and they will be sent home in the orange folders.
Watch for QAE on the video board during the 4th inning. Our special welcome to Safeco Field!
Contact Jodie Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org
A portion of the proceeds from the ticket sales will help fund next year's fifth grade class to IslandWood!
QAE 4th graders are teaming up with Seattle Seed Co. and YOU to raise money for their IslandWood Experience! All proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards supporting our students in this educational outdoor adventure that takes place at IslandWood on Bainbridge Island. 50% of profits from every sale goes towards our students.
Shop online here:
Use the custom gift code to ensure the money goes back to 4th graders:
Simply enter the code at checkout!
Thank you for helping our 4th graders with their IslandWood experience!
Read more on the QAE IslandWood page...
Don't forget: QAE's got talent and it'll be on full display on Wednesday evening. Join us at the QA Community Center: doors open at 5 p.m., show starts at 5:30 p.m. Third graders have been organizing it and can't wait to share with you!
WHO ARE YOUR HOSTS? The third grade talent show club has been working hard to make this event special!
WHERE: At the Queen Anne Community Center, in the gym
TIME: Doors open at 5 p.m., and the show starts promptly at 5:30 p.m. We are working hard to end the show by 8:30 p.m.
COST: The show is free! But the talent show club decided they would like to collect any donations you’d like to give to Dwankhozi, and they will have a table for this in the lobby!
WILL THERE BE FOOD? Yes! Across the hall from the gym, the 4th graders will be selling food to raise money for IslandWood. The 4th graders are planning on selling sandwiches, hot dogs, pizza, chips, popcorn, candy, water, juice boxes, and baked goods. Dinner is covered! Food sales will only be from 5-5:30, and during intermission.
ANYTHING ELSE? Yes, so glad you asked! We are asking that parents not leave their kids unattended during the show, as it’s distracting for the performers and we’re hoping to keep a quieter show environment this year. We will have all lights off except the stage lights this year, which also will make moving around during the show dangerous. We know it’s a long time for little ones to keep still, so you are welcome to accompany them to the hallway or outside if they need a break.
WHAT IF MY CHILD IS PERFORMING? WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW? Please have your child ready to check in at 5 p.m. This is particularly important if they are in the early grades, as they will likely be at the start of the show. Our greeting committee will give them further instructions then about where they need to wait, when they will go on, etc.
See the Talent Show page for more details...
The fabulous staff at Via Tribunali Queen Anne will be giving out cards good for a free pizza with a small donation to the current 4th grade class trip to Islandwood next year. Suggested donation is $20. Cards will be available all evening (5-11 p.m.) and no purchase is necessary - people are welcome to just come by with a donation and get a free pizza card, but of course we hope it's a QAE community event where we see lots of families dine there!
Via Tribunali is located at 317 W. Galer St. For more information, please contact Robin Mohr at email@example.com.
Support our students, skip having to cook at home and enjoy food that the kids (and adults) will love. Win - win - win!
All grades, families and guests are welcome to join our 7th Annual QAE Day at the Sounders on May 20th and fundraiser for the 5th grade trip to IslandWood!
A portion of each ticket purchased is donated to Queen Anne Elementary and help send this year's 4th graders to IslandWood in Fall 2017. We'll be sitting as a group again and we get a nice discount on tickets. New this year -- all sales will be done online. Hurry though, the deadline is early this year: April 21st. Get your tickets now!
Help our students while enjoying a great afternoon of soccer with other QAE families, friends and your MLS Champion Seattle Sounders!
See the QAE at the Sounders site for more details...
The 4th Grade is raising funds towards Islandwood 2017 with a special restaurant night (and day) at Thackeray in Fremont. Just mention "Queen Anne Elementary" when you order and 10% of the proceeds will be donated. It’s available all day long: brunch or dinner, as well as take-out.
See the Thackeray site for their menu and hours.
Hope to see you and your family enjoying food and supporting QAE on Sunday, Feb. 26th!
"We learn everywhere, we learn together."
Nothing validates this QAE pillar like spending 4 days in the woods with 26 kids. For the 5th year in a row, our 5th graders were lucky enough to take part in Islandwood's school overnight program. This year, as usual, was a transformative experience for our kids.
During our time at Islandwood, the kids spent 9:00AM until 4:30PM outside every day. They learned about ecosystems, history, botany, art, gardening, and so much more. They studied macrovertebrates, estuaries, forest canopies, and water quality. They overcame individual fears and difficult group tasks. They played games, wrote reflections, and ate fantastic food. They sang songs about banana slugs and northwest trees, and some kids even performed live in front of 180 friends and strangers at a talent show.
In the end, they bonded as a class, welcoming new friends and deepening their understanding of old ones. They were a fantastic group to spend a few days with out in the woods.
Below are a few quotes from the students' blog posts about Islandwood:
"I felt moss under my feet. I felt the sooty lightning tree. I felt warm victory on the teams course." - Camilla
"I felt joy and relief when we left the canopy tower - but then the fear kicked in again when we crossed the suspension bridge blind folded." - Vince
"I learned that an ecosystem is biotic and abiotic creatures working as a unit." - Emma A.
Please read more of their Islandwood reflections and make some comments on the kids' blogs. You can find the blogs on their websites, accessible from my site, here: bailey.queenanneelementary.com/websites
You can also see a mural and several artifacts from our trip on the stage in the lunchroom.
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Remote Learning (Fall 2020)
8:30am - Start Time
3:30pm - End Time
Further schedule details to be shared by district and Principal Roy.
"Regular" In-Person Schedule
7:30am - Breakfast & Playground Supervision Begins
7:50am - Breakfast Ends, Opening Bell
7:55am - School Day Begins
2:25pm - Dismissal
Wednesday Early Release
1:10pm - Dismissal