Olympic View PTA
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Elementary conference days
Elementary conference days

Date:
Mon 11/19 - Wed 11/21

No school for elementary and K-8 students; varies by school.
Elementary conference days
Elementary conference days

Date:
Mon 11/19 - Wed 11/21

No school for elementary and K-8 students; varies by school.
Elementary conference days
Elementary conference days

Date:
Mon 11/19 - Wed 11/21

No school for elementary and K-8 students; varies by school.
Thanksgiving break
Thanksgiving break

Date:
Thu 11/22 - Fri 11/23
Thanksgiving break
Thanksgiving break

Date:
Thu 11/22 - Fri 11/23
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Dec 1
Direct Ask ends
Direct Ask ends

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Friday, November 30
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OVPTA Mailing List

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Scholastic Winter Book Fair

 

 

Olympic View Community!

We are excited to announce that we will be having another Scholastic Book fair this winter. Here are the details:

When: Monday, December 17th through Friday, December 21st. Daily from 8:00 am-4:00 pm.

Where: OV library.

All proceeds or ‘Scholastic’ dollars earned go toward purchasing new, high-interest books for our library.

PLEASE consider volunteering for the book fair. We need lots of help to make this run smoothly. See Sign-Up Genius!

 


  

OV Choir

2nd - 5th Grade students are invited to join OV Choir with Mr. Smith!

Tuition: $80 per student.

Choir will be on Mondays from 2:45 - 3:30 pm starting October 8th at Portable 3. 

Please return the REGISTRATION FORM by Friday, October 5th. 

Payment is made in cash, check payable to OVPTA or online. Thank you!

 


   

Volunteering at OV! 

  

Volunteers are always very welcome at OV. Help is greatly appreciated in classrooms, school events, field trips and much more.  If you are thinking about volunteering, please take the time to read the guidelines and complete some paperwork. Thank you so much for your time and talent! 

***From the Seattle Public Schools website: 

Seattle Public Schools recognizes the valuable contribution by volunteers. In order to provide students with a safe environment and allow for a variety of opportunities for volunteering. All volunteer work must be done under the direction of an assigned teacher, site volunteer coordinator, principal or vice principal. You also have the option to email, scan or fax your completed PDF application directly to the school. Contact the school for additional information.

You can read the SPS Volunteer Policy No. 5630 here.

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NEW THIS YEAR! Volunteer Applications for SPS are now available online. Help with the application and internet access is offered at the school! If you have questions, please contact the office. 

To learn more, please visit https://www.seattleschools.org/families_communities/volunteer

 

For more volunteering opportunities, click Volunteer Opportunities 

 


 

 Eagle Packs


Olympic View has teamed up with the University District Food Bank to offer a supply of snacks and meals for children over the weekend, FREE of charge. Bags are distributed every Friday starting September 21st. All Olympic View students are eligible for this program. Examples of the type of food in the packs include milk, juice, cereal, soup, macaroni & cheese, tuna, snacks, and fresh fruit.
Volunteers are needed every Friday from 1:00 - 2:20 pm (small children are welcome) to help pack the food. If you have time to spare, please sign-up. Thank you for your help!


  

Drop-off/ Pick-up Safety Rules

 

  

Please do not get out of your car in the drop-off/pick-up lane (highlighted). This area is intended to be an unassisted drop-off zone. On dark and rainy days it could be dangerous to get out of the car on the driver's side and it slows down the line of cars.

For the safety of our community, please follow these important safety rules and use the drop-off lane as a drop-off only. If you need to get out of your car to say goodbye or assist young children, please park in designated parking areas.

Drop-off on 7th: Please do not drop off your child on 7th Ave on the north side of the school. This dead-end road is not a drop-off area.

Staff Parking Lot: This is NOT a drop-off zone before 8:00 am. Only if you are arriving late to drop off your child AFTER 8:00 am (and the front doors are closed), it's safest to drop them off in the back parking. 

Thank you for your cooperation! 


 

Join The PTA 

            

Come be a voice in your child's school!

¡Venga a ser una voz en la escuela de su hijo!

kaalay codka dugsiga ilmahaaga!


Reasons to be a Paid, Voting Member of our PTA:
You'll be a positive force for change: Joining the PTA shows you are committed to improving our children's education at OV.
- You'll connect with your child's learning: Being a part of the PTA will help you know more about what your child is doing every day at school.
- You'll help fund all our efforts: Fundraising is an important aspect of helping our community. 
You'll be a role model: Show your kids what it means to take care of those around you.
It's for Everyone!
It's fun!


The PTA values Collaboration, Commitment, Diversity, Respect, and Accountability. The best way to get to know other parents in our community is to join the PTA and get involved. There are so many ways to help and volunteer. Let's join forces to advocate for our children! Scholarships are available.

Sign-ups can be found at the PTA desk in the front entryway or online at ovpta.org.


 Did you know that OVPTA membership is open year round?  If you haven't yet renewed (must renew yearly) or joined, please click here.  Your support is greatly appreciated!  Please continue to update your profile on the OVPTA website. Please note that membership is not required to receive information, but if you want to be included in the emails and updates, please be sure to register. 


 

 
The 2018-19 OVPTA Board:
 
Co-Presidents: Jared Banks & Kristina Bernhardt
Vice Presidents: Rebecca Letwin & Chelsea Shipp
Treasurers: Christel Berg & Krista Wittman
Secretary: Amy Boelter
Advocacy/Legislative: Jeff Dotts 
Activities: Laura Kunen & Rebecca Jacobson
Communications: Heba Tarek
Fundraising: Kara Bruns, Nat Anderson & Jackie Hillman
Membership: Megan Nelson
Student Enrichment: Shannon Barnes
FEAT/ Staff: Heather Pierce-Maiani
FEAT/ Parent: Melanie Jorgenson
 

OV is a Community

The members of the PTA Board want to reiterate loud and clear that we are here to support ALL of our students and families, no matter where you’re from, what you believe, or what your immigration status may be.  If you or someone you know could use some help, we will do what we can to support you.  If you have ideas about how the OVPTA can be more supportive of our families who might be feeling particularly vulnerable at this time, please email us at olyviewpta@gmail.com.  Thank you!

 

 

Fundraising Updates

 

Fred Meyer Community Rewards Program

You can help earn money for OV by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards card to OVPTA just by shopping!  OVPTA's number is VF539.  Don't have a Rewards Card?  Just stop by the Customer Service desk of any Fred Meyer store!

 

Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile is Amazon's way of giving back every time you shop.  This is a no-cost way to donate to Olympic View. To participate, go to our Amazon Smile link, confirm you would like to support Olympic View Elementary Parent Teacher Association, then log in with your regular Amazon login settings (your own email and password).  Up to 0.5% of your eligible purchases will be donated.  In the future, go straight to Amazon Smile instead of Amazon for your shopping needs.

 

Office Depot

Office Depot: OVPTA ID # 70107344 for 5% credit to OV.

 

Spirit Wear

The PTA has a great selection of t-shirts, hoodies, and sweatshirts for adults and kids.  Order today, and show your Eagle pride!

 

Box Tops for Education
Please save all of your Box Tops before recycling or throwing away product packaging!  Please cut them out on the dotted line and turn them into the Box Tops box on the PTA table by the OV office to earn OV money!  Learn more about Box Tops.


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Add the OVPTA Calendar to your Google Calendar

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2018-2019 School Calendar

The full 2018-2019 school calendar is now available including breaks, holidays and early release days.

Students will be released 75 minutes early every Wednesday except for the first day of school.


Phone Numbers to know

OV Attendance Line:

206-252-5504

OV Main Office:

206-252-5500

SPS Transportation:

206-252-0900


Volunteering at Olympic View
  Volunteers are always very welcome at OV. Help is greatly appreciated in classrooms, school events, field trips and much more.  If you are thinking about volunteering, please take the time to read the guidelines and complete some paperwork. Thank you so much for your time and talent!   ***From the Seattle Public Schools website:  Seattle Public Schools recognizes the valuable contribution by volunteers. In order to provide students with a safe environment and allow for a variety of opportunities for volunteering. All volunteer work must be done under the direction of an assigned teacher, site volunteer coordinator, principal or vice ... read full article

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