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Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast

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Thursday, May 30, 2019 -
8:30a.m. - 9:30a.m.
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The PGA would like to thank all of the tremendous volunteers who help to make The Little School a connected and caring community. TLS is a better place for our students and families because of your involvement and support, and we'd like to show our appreciation.

Please join us to celebrate a great year on Thursday, May 30 at 8:30 a.m. in the Schoolhouse, enjoying a light breakfast with a great bunch of volunteers. Hope to see you there!

Splash! Day

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019 (All day)

Splash! has been rescheduled from May 31 to Wednesday, June 5. Send your child with a swimsuit and towel. Goggles and water shoes are great to bring as well.

Pantry Packs Food Drive

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Saturday, May 4, 2019 (All day) - Thursday, May 9, 2019 (All day)

The Little School's Pantry Packs Food Drive is this week. Each class will collect a specific category of food (e.g., canned main dish, pasta, etc.) in individual-sized portions, that can be easily prepared by children for simple weekend meals. Please do not send family-sized packages or fresh fruit or vegetables for this effort.

Families are welcome to contribute items from other categories in addition to their classroom category. Donations will be collected through Thursday.

  • Plastic Grocery Bags – All Classes
  • Canned Main Dish Items – Amanda and Steve's classes
  • Pasta Items – Heidi's class
  • Soup/Ramen – Katie's class
  • Breakfast Items – Cindy W's class
  • Granola Bars – Mem's class
  • Popcorn – Nicole’s class
  • Fruits or Vegetables – Kristin and Jackie's classes
  • Individual Snack Foods – Michele and Nancy’s classes
  • Beverages – Cindy S & Alison's class

More details about the food categories can be found here.

We have a few family volunteer spots still available for Thursday afternoon. Adult volunteers are needed on Tuesday, May 14 as well to deliver the donation to Hopelink. To get involved, please sign up here. For questions, contact PGA Appreciations Officer Nicolette Hancock or Becky Dolan.

Thank you!

May Day Parade Into the Big Future

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019 -
11a.m. - 11:45a.m.

Next Wednesday, May 1 will be a big day at The Little School. We will kick-off spring in Little School fashion, and also kick-off the next chapter in The Little School story. We invite you to join us at 11 a.m. for the annual May Day Parade around the Big Field, led by Librarian Nancy Palmer. Students create festive hats, crowns, wands, signs and musical instruments that they wear or hold as they march. The parade lasts approximately 15-20 minutes and will be immediately followed by a celebration to launch the Campaign for a Big Future, the opportunity for us to build big futures together. We look forward to having you join us for this festive, celebratory morning!

Supporting Families of Neurodiverse Learners

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Thursday, April 18, 2019 -
8:30a.m. - 9:30a.m.
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At TLS a group of parents and guardians gather monthly to explore, understand and celebrate children’s neurodiversity. Neurodiversity is the idea that everyone’s brain works differently.  Having different brains means sometimes things are hard, sometimes your child seems demanding and difficult, and sometimes you wonder what could possibly make things easier. If your brain craves connection with other parents, especially ones who know what you are going through, this group is for you. The next meeting will be on Thursday, April 18 from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the LLC - note the different location for this month only. Come for coffee, tea and conversation. We’ll share our stories, celebrate our successes and discuss strategies and resources that have been beneficial. For more information, email Kary Kublin.

TLS at the Mariners

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Sunday, June 2, 2019 -
1:10p.m. - 4:10p.m.
The PGA is also looking ahead to the next Family Event - an outing to watch the Seattle Mariners. The game will be Sunday, June 2 at 1:10 p.m. against the Angels. This is always a super fun event, so put it on your calendar now and watch for more information to come.

Year-end Potluck

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Friday, June 7, 2019 -
5:30p.m. - 7p.m.

Join us on the Big Field at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, June 7 as we spend a nice evening together sharing stories and saying fond farewells before we break for the summer. We will have tables and chairs, and tents if needed, but feel free to bring your own chairs and blankets as well.

· Please bring one dish to share that serves 8-10. Remember to label and take home any serving dishes or utensils you bring.

Main Dish: Mem, Jackie, Cindy S & Alison, and Michele's classes
Side Dish/Salad/Vegetable/Fruit: Cindy W, Nicole and Amanda's classes
Chips/Bread/Snacks: Heidi's class
Dessert: Kristin, Nancy and Steve's classes
Drinks (juice/lemonade. etc.): Katie’s class

· Volunteers are needed to help with set up, clean up and during the event. Please help make this an easy and enjoyable event for everyone by signing up on Sign Up Genius. Thank you!