Wedgwood School Tour
Jan
24
6:30 PM18:30

Wedgwood School Tour

:: Prospective Families

Do you have friends or neighbors with little ones ready to start Kindergarten?  Our Wedgwood Open House will begin with a presentation in the cafeteria from Principal Liu, followed by small group tours.

Spread the word! 

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PTA General Meeting & Guest Speaker
Jan
23
6:30 PM18:30

PTA General Meeting & Guest Speaker

  • Wedgwood Elementary - Cafeteria (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

:: All Families

“Cradled at the Table: Nourishing Children Through Healthy Relationships with Food”

Please join the Wedgwood community on Wednesday, January 23rd from 6:30-8:30pm in the cafeteria for a PTA General Meeting followed by a guest speaker. General meetings are held three times a year, providing an opportunity to share information from the PTA, Principal Liu and often a guest speaker on a topic of interest. 

For our January meeting, Mr Liu will give a short presentation on the upcoming levies. It’s a great opportunity to hear about what’s happening in the district and at Wedgwood around school funding and budget.

Following Mr. Liu’s presentation, we are excited to welcome Dr. Lenna Liu to Wedgwood Elementary. She will share her experience in promoting healthy relationships with food for your child and family. Participants will leave with a more holistic and expanded view of food and eating, as well as strategies to ride the waves in children’s changing eating behaviors. Explore possibilities to reclaim mealtime as a nourishing, enjoyable time of the day.

About Dr. Liu:

Dr Lenna Liu is a Professor of Pediatrics at UW School of Medicine and practices pediatrics at Seattle Children's Hospital and Odessa Brown Children's Clinic for over 25 years. She has a particular interest in bringing mindfulness and mindful eating into pediatrics and helping children and families find nourishment and healing through eating, movement, rest and connection.

*Childcare will be provided by staff during the general meeting in the back of the cafeteria.

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All-School Pajama Party!!
Dec
21
7:55 AM07:55

All-School Pajama Party!!

:: All Students

Woo hoo! Pajamas All Day!!

Our school community brought in well over the goal of 100 pajamas during last week’s Pajama Drivea total of 265 pajamas!! — and as a result, students get to celebrate with an all-school pajama party!

On December 21st, students are invited to wear school-appropriate pajamas (ones you can wear a coat and rainy-day shoes over), and in the afternoon different grades will have dance parties in the cafeteria.

Congrats Marmots!

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Pajama Drive (Final Day)
Dec
14
7:55 AM07:55

Pajama Drive (Final Day)

:: All Students (K-5)

Wedgwood teachers are helping organize brand new pajamas for those in need!

*Please send in new pairs of PJ’s by Friday, December 14th. Pajamas can be dropped off in your child’s classroom or the office. If 100 pairs are brought in, we will have an all-school pajama party before winter break!

>Learn more

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Comfort Kits due
Dec
14
7:55 AM07:55

Comfort Kits due

:: All Students (K-5)

Our Emergency Preparedness Team is busy taking inventory of each classroom’s comfort kits. Please have your child’s comfort kit returned to their teacher by Friday, December 14th.*

After this time, the EPTeam will compile generic kits for any child who is without a comfort kit from home, ensuring that each child at Wedgwood is safe and comfortable during an emergency.

> Learn more

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Winter Concert
Dec
7
5:30 PM17:30

Winter Concert

  • Nathan Hale High School (Auditorium) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

:: All Students (K-5)

Performance Schedule:

  • K-2nd :: 5:30-6:15pm

  • 3rd-5th :: 6:45-7:30pm

This year we are splitting it up into two concerts with Grades K-2 performing from 5:30-6:15pm and Grades 3-5 performing from 6:45-7:30pm. Choir will be performing their songs at both concerts!

> Learn more

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Scholastic Book Fair
Nov
13
to Nov 16

Scholastic Book Fair

:: All Students (K-5)

The Scholastic Book Fair is hosted by the Wedgwood Library with the help of mighty parent volunteers. Classrooms visit the library throughout the week to shop. Sale hours:

  • 11/13: 7:30 am-3:30 pm

  • 11/14: 7:30 am-2:30 pm

  • 11/15: 7:30 am-3:30 pm

  • 11/16: 7:30 am-10:00 am

View the class schedule, detailing when each class will head to the sale. Learn more.

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90's!!! Fall Dance (& Food Drive)
Nov
9
6:00 PM18:00

90's!!! Fall Dance (& Food Drive)

*Note: Volunteers Still Needed!! (SignUpGenius)

:: All Students (K-5)

Join us in the transformed Wedgwood cafeteria for a DJ’ed dance party! Bring your dancing shoes PLUS a non-perishable canned or boxed food item to support our Wedgwood Pantry (donations bins will be located in the hallways).

Party features:

  • 90’s Themed DJ’d Dance Party!: The lights are low and the music is jumpin’ in the cafeteria!!

  • 2nd Dance Space: Students who prefer lights on and a bit quieter music will enjoy a 2nd dance space in the gym.

  • Quiet Space: Room 14 will be a quiet space with board games & coloring pages.

  • Not-to-miss Surprise!: Come to the cafeteria between 6:15-6:30 for some excellent entertainment!!

  • The Scholastic Book Fair opens early — in the Library! Learn more.

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Move-a-thon
Nov
7
7:55 AM07:55

Move-a-thon

  • Wedgwood Elementary School (Blacktop) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

:: ALL STUDENTS (K-5)

During Move-a-thon, Wedgwood students raise money for the Wedgwood PTA by collecting pledges (per-mile donations, or flat donations) and then walking, jogging, running (skipping)… “moving” around the school track! And wow - are these kids proud to put in the miles!! Learn more.

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Wedgwood Food Drive
Nov
5
to Nov 9

Wedgwood Food Drive

:: ALL STUDENTS (K-5)

The annual Wedgwood Pantry Food Drive begins November 5th and lasts the week!

Please bring canned food (soup, meats, fruit, vegetables), beans, pasta, rice & kid-friendly (raisins, mac ‘n cheese, crackers, etc.) and our volunteer team will help organize and set up the Wedgwood Food Pantry for the year. Learn more.

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Submit "Walktober" minutes log
Oct
31
7:55 AM07:55

Submit "Walktober" minutes log

:: ALL STUDENTS (K-5)

Did you know that October is also known as Walktober and is International Walk to School Month? You should have already received a walking minutes log for each student in Kid Mail so you can track your walking in October. Turn it in at the end of the month and we'll see which classroom has walked the most! Learn more.

Any walking counts -- not just walking to school. This is a great warm-up for the Move-a-Thon

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PTA Sponsored Speaker
Oct
18
6:30 PM18:30

PTA Sponsored Speaker

  • Wedgwood Elementary School (Cafeteria) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

:: ALL FAMILIES

Join us for our Emergency Preparedness for Families class with Jennifer Kelty on Thursday, October 18, from 6:30-8 p.m. in the school cafeteria to learn how to make grab-and-go bags for cars and workplaces, and how to begin preparing your family and home for a variety of emergency situations. Also hear from Wedgwood dad, Matt Cook, about emergency preparedness in your child’s classroom. We will provide supplies to begin making a grab and go bag, and there will be lots of displays to check out and some great door prizes!

Note: There won't be child care, but there will be coloring pages for kids.

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