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News December 2

News December 2
Posted on 12/02/2018

December 2 to December 8, 2018 MLE News

Hello, Martha Lake Mustangs!

*The Signs of Suicide – A Workshop for Families

Edmonds School District Family Academy is hosting a workshop for families. This event is presented in partnership with Verdant Health Commission using “The Signs of Suicide” curriculum.vAt this workshop you will learn:

  1. Tools to help you identify the signs and symptoms of depression, suicide, and self-injury in youth and their peers.
  2. Learn how to support your student and resources in our community.

Come to this FREE training and learn new skills! Childcare* and dinner will be provided.

* Childcare for children 3 and older who are toilet trained.

When: Dec. 6, from 6-8 p.m.

Location: Lynnwood High School – Library, 18218 North Rd, Bothell, WA 98012


Spanish interpretation provided. If you need an ASL interpreter please send an email to ASLrequests@edmonds.wednet.edu.

For more Information and other interpretation requests, please contact Sally Guzman at 425-431-4267, guzmanreyess@edmonds.wednet.edu. Hablo español.

Here is the flyer: SOS Signs of Suicide Flier

*It’s Not Too Late 5th & 6th Graders, MePowerment Has Spots Available - Thursdays 11:20 am in Room 210

*Do you excel in an action filled, fun, and high energy community?

*Do you like encouragement and recognition?

*Are you a problem solver, peace maker, or challenge seeker?

If you answered *YES* to any of these, your guardian/parent can sign you up for MePowerment Thursdays, Room 210 11:20 am through January 17, 2019. Here’s the link: MePowerment

MUST HAVE PARENT/GUARDIAN PERMISSION to sign-up. Need more information? Contact: sherra@sherragrasser.com


Donation Drive - Clear clutter, raise funds, and reduce landfill!

Donate your stuff & help us raise money for: Fifth Grade Outdoor School Scholarships.

DATE: January 26, 2019


PLACE: Martha Lake Elementary

We’re teaming with Seattle Goodwill to accept reusable donations of: clothing, jewelry, household items, toys, and electronics.

You can bring (al)most anything, provided it’s not bigger than an end table*

*Sorry, NO mattresses, hazardous waste, or items in need of repair.

Quick, easy & good for the environment too!


PTA needs your pictures for yearbook candid photos. Please email them to yearbook@marthalakepta.com

*Do You Have a School Year Calendar? It shows you when school is closed, students are released early (at 11:40 am), etc. Please see the attached 1 page calendar here: https://www.edmonds.wednet.edu/cms/one.aspx?portalid=306754&pageid=1721873 or ask for a paper calendar in the school office.

PTA Needs You! Your student benefits from PTA and so does all of MLE… money for classrooms, free movie nights, paid assemblies, food drives, and more.

A Vice-President (~3-20 hours per month), and Secretary (2-4 hours per week) are needed.

Can’t do that much time? Recruit a friend and split the job for 2 people. It works great!

For more information, contact: president@marthalakepta.com.

Training and tools are available to help you succeed in these important tasks to help our MLE community.

We Recently Needed to Call a Guardian/Parent and Didn’t Have Their Updated Contact Information. Do We Have Yours? Please check with the office, or the student/family database called Skyward to see that your contact information is current, and let us know if it needs to be changed. For example, if your student is sick, it will help us contact you.


Here’s a video to watch with your student/s. Thank you for keeping all in our MLE community safe!


Martha Lake Elementary’s Website https://mle.edmonds.wednet.edu/, and the Edmonds School District Website https://www.edmonds.wednet.edu/ are available in Español (Spanish), Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese), Русский (Russian), 국어 (Korean) and لسان (Arabic). Click your language to automatically translate the page.


Move 60! Registration Information 2018-2019

For Grades 2-6:

FALL Session of Move 60! Ends December 21, 2018. You must enroll again for the Winter Session that starts January 14, 2019.

Winter Session:  Jan. 14 – March 12 Registration is Nov. 19-30

Want in and didn’t sign up yet? Please contact: littsc@edmonds.wednet.edu, or 425-431-3157

Move 60 is a before or after exercise and activity program for students in grades 2-6.  This program is a 4 day per week commitment for the 10 week session.  Move 60 takes place in the gym and is a FREE program.  To register your student: https://www.edmonds.wednet.edu/programs/move_60_/move_60_registration_packets/

The goal for Move 60 is to get students moving and having fun!  For more information please go to:https://www.edmonds.wednet.edu/programs/move_60_               

Move 60 2018 – 2019 Elementary School Schedule




Martha Lake


7:20-8:20 am


Find us on Facebook!  Questions:

Jenni McCloughan mccloughanj@edmonds.wednet.edu #425-431-3029 Jennie Hershey hersheyj@edmonds.wednet.edu #425-431-3312


Move 60! Información de registro 2018-2019

Sesión de invierno: 14 de ene. – 12 de mar. Inscripción del 19 al 30 de nov.

Sesión de primavera: 15 de abril – 6 de junio. Inscripción del 27 de feb. al 8 de mar.  

Move 60 es un programa de ejercicios y actividades, antes o después de clases, para los estudiantes de los 2º - 6º años.  Este programa es un compromiso de 4 días por semana por un período de 10 semanas.   Move 60 se lleva a cabo en el gimnasio y es un programa GRATUITO. Para inscribir a su estudiante visite:https://www.edmonds.wednet.edu/programs/move_60_/move_60_registration_packets/

¡El objetivo de Move 60 es hacer que los estudiantes se muevan y se diviertan!  Para mayor información visite:https://www.edmonds.wednet.edu/programs/move_60_    

Horario de Move 60 para escuelas primarias 2018 - 2019




Martha Lake


7:20-8:20 am


¡Búsquenos en Facebook!  Preguntas:

Jenni McCloughan mccloughanj@edmonds.wednet.edu #425-431-3029 Jennie Hershey hersheyj@edmonds.wednet.edu #425-431-3312

Monday December 3 is the LAPTOP GIVEAWAY Application Deadline

The Foundation for Edmonds School District is working to give away used laptops this school year. Want to see if you qualify? Complete the attached application. It's very important to meet the application deadline and to attach the necessary documentation. To apply:        

  • Complete this application (English) or (Spanish).
  • Attach income support -- either your Letter of Eligibility for Free or Reduced Lunch Benefits or Recent Paystubs. Without income support, the application is incomplete and disqualified.
  • Submit an Application complete with supporting documents by Monday, December 3, 2018; you can mail/deliver it to the Foundation offices at the ESC, or you can give your application to us at school and we will forward it to the district office for you.
  • If you get a computer, you will know by December 21, and
  • You’ll get a computer by January 31, 2019

Martha Lake Elementary & The Zones of Regulation

The Zones help with critical self-regulation skills. Please ask if you or your family would like more information regarding The Zones of Regulation. It’s great stuff! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4UGDaCgo_s

Dates Below Might Change - Watch for Updates


3               Los Padres Latinos 9:00 am

4               Hearing re-checks

5               9:30a-2 pm Rms 203, 204 & 205 FT to UW-Pen Pals

                Hearing re-checks

6               MePowerment 11:20 am Rm 210

               Online enrollment ends Move60! Winter Session (Winter Session: 1/14 to 3/12/2019)

10            PTA Board Meeting 6:30 pm

12            PTA Popcorn Wednesday

13            MePowerment 11:20 am Rm 210

14            Early Release 11:40 am

                Winter Celebration 6 pm

17            Los Padres Latinos 9:00 am

20            Last Day Move60! Until New Session Starts

                Be Sure to Sign up for New Session

                MePowerment 11:20 am Rm 210

21            Student Council Pajama Day

24-1/4     Winter Break-No School


7                Back to School After Winter Break

7-17          PTA Nightlight Drive

7-11           No Move60! Or Move60 Miles - Did You Register Again?

10              MePowerment 11:20 am Rm 210

11              Edmonds Ctr for Arts FT Rms 201, 202, 203, 204 & 205

14              Los Padres Latinos 9:00 am

                  PTA Board Meeting 6:30 pm

16              PTA Popcorn Wednesday

17              MePowerment 11:20 am Rm 210 – Last One

                  MLK Assembly 12:45 pm

                  Grades 2/3 Music Concert 7 pm

18              Student Council Harry Potter Day

                  PTA Movie Night 6 pm

21              No School-MLK Holiday

23              PTA General meeting 6:30 pm

24              5th Gr Band/Orchestra Concert 7 pm

25              Early Release 11:40 am

                  End of First Semester

28              Non-Student Day

Community eFliers: Listed here are links to the latest fliers approved for distribution to your families. Please note: These releases are efliers only. You can also, at any time you are interested, view all approved Community eFliers on the District website under the “Community” tab on the District homepage.

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