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Thank you, Art Walk Volunteers!

thank-you-imageThank you to everyone that attended and contributed to the HT PTA Spring Art Walk and Fundraiser! Big events like the Art Walk take many volunteers and many hours of planning!  We’d like to highlight those that took part in making this event a success.

To our classroom project coordinators for their time, energy and creativity!  The projects were beautiful!
Rhonda Bachler
Leslie Boyd
Christel Cangas
Crystal Cissell-Anderson
Heather Cunningham
Bill Franklin
Jen Gay
Zoe Hoffman
Dana Hulslander
Sarah Owen
Cory Peterson
Nicole Pickett
Kathryn Reed
Mike and Dianne Smith
Heather Song
Kristie Timss
Tila Woods
Lydia Zwiebel

To the Art Walk Committee for EVERYTHING!  From planning to marketing to the execution – you made it happen!
Megan  Allen
Karlee Birt
Leslie Boyd
Lazaro Cangas
Becky Logan
Melanie Martin
Peggy Nicolas
Jill Sismaet
Melissa Upson

To our procurement team for connecting with local businesses to secure donations!
Jennifer Aker
Karlee Birt
Erin Norgaard

To our wonderful Student Council, Jeanine O’Connell and Crystal Cissell-Anderson for planning and assisting students with crafts the night of the event!   We loved the troll bookmarks and jellyfish!

To the wonderful Chef Dimitri Ponomarchuk for donating and preparing a delicious menu of eats for the event!  And a big thank you to his kitchen assistants, Katie and Mira Ponomarchuk!

To all the volunteers that hung art work, served food, sold tickets, decorated, swept floors, collected money and made it run smoothly.  You gave it your all – thank you!
Hoyt Bonar
Mary Bonar
Lisa Cornell
Heather Cunningham
Athena  Dickerson
Donah Fortes
Kelsey Graves
Shelly Griner
Rebekah Hamon
Carrie Mandich
Jessica   McClure
Sam Mortimer
Susan Oliveto
Nicolle  Rutherford
Bhairavi Shah
Liz Sheffield
Scott Shiebler
Lauren Sismaet
Bernd Slama
Tara Terhark
Kristie Timss
Kelly Wishkoski
Helen Zhang

And a very big THANK YOU to our school staff.  We appreciate your support!
Principal Estephan
Becky Brown
Ianna Lee
Todd Ostrander
Sandi Severtsen
Carianne Strain
Alicia Wilson
Grace Yuen
Highland Terrace Teachers and Staff

Find what you need at the 2017 Gift Card Grab at the HT Art Walk 2

Everyday until our school’s Art Walk and Fundraiser (May 12th!) we’ll be highlighting local businesses that are owned by or employ Highland Terrace families.  These businesses have generously donated to this year’s fundraiser.  Please consider showing them your appreciation by purchasing their gift certificates at our Gift Card Grab Wall and supporting them within our community.  It’s not too late to donate and have your business listed here as well. Contact Jill Sismaet (jsismaet@comcast.net) soon to donate to this year’s Art Walk!

Seattle Tree Care

 

5/7:  “Need an ISA Certified Arborist to take a look at your tree(s)?  Tree(s) need thinning out before our next wind storm?  Seattle Tree Care (formerly Tree Cycle) is owned by a Highland Terrace family and many HT families can vouch for the amazing job they do.  At Friday’s Art Walk you can purchase a discounted gift certificate to help with all your tree care needs.  But wait, there’s more – the deal also comes with an awesome trucker hat!  Thanks Seattle Tree Care for supporting this year’s Art Walk!”

refuge and prospect winery

 

5/8:  “Refuge and Prospect Winery located in Woodinville is owned by a Highland Terrace family and they have generously donated a wine tasting for four and two bottles of wine. This gift certificate will be snatched up quickly so hurry to Friday’s Art Walk and grab it before it’s gone!”

Park Core Fitness

 

5/9:  “Raise your hand if you’re in need of self-care, if you’re ready to push yourself in ways you never thought possible and if you’re ready to get strong and healthy while having fun with other ladies.  Park Core Fitness (aka “The Richmond Beach Boot Camp”) has helped dozens of HT mama’s reach their fitness goals.  They meet twice a week at 5:45am or 9:30am and utilize the entire Salt Water Park.  Attend this year’s Art Walk and purchase your discounted boot camp certificate Friday – we’ll even throw in a sweet trucker hat!”

Bonar family

 

5/10:  “Thank you Bonar family for donating a One Cup Coffee and a Menchie’s gift card to this year’s Art Walk!  Come support our school’s PTA and these local businesses by purchasing these gift cards Friday!”

Find what you need at the 2017 Gift Card Grab at the HT Art Walk

Everyday until our school’s Art Walk and Fundraiser (May 12th!) we’ll be highlighting local businesses that are owned by or employ Highland Terrace families.  These businesses have generously donated to this year’s fundraiser.  Please consider showing them your appreciation by purchasing their gift certificates at our Gift Card Grab Wall and supporting them within our community.  It’s not too late to donate and have your business listed here as well. Contact Jill Sismaet (jsismaet@comcast.net) soon to donate to this year’s Art Walk!

5/2: Could you use some relaxation in your life?  Need a Mother’s Day gift idea?  Elemental Massage Therapy and Spa has generously donated an Ola Sugar Body Polish and Signature Facial to this year’s Art Walk and Fundraiser.  Be sure to check it out on our Gift Card Grab Wall at the event, May 12th.  100% of proceeds benefit our school’s PTA.

5/3:  Do you drive a Subaru or a Volkswagen?  Need an oil change?  Carter Subaru in Ballard employs a Highland Terrace family and they have generously donated an oil change for a Subaru and a Volkswagen. Come to the Art Walk to purchase your oil change gift certificate on May 12th!  All proceeds benefit HT PTA!

5/4:  Spiro’s Pizza and Pasta is owned by a Highland Terrace family and does so much in our Shoreline community.  Come purchase their gift certificate at this year’s Art Walk, May 12th – your tummy will thank you and so will our PTA!

5/5:  Poplin Style Direction is a fabulous company that has donated a 3 hour Closet Edit that offers personalized style direction to help you look and feel your best!  Take advantage of this amazing service and purchase their gift certificate at our Art Walk Fundraiser, May 12th!  Thank you Poplin Style Direction for your generous donation!”

5/6:  Chuck’s Hop Shop is a North Seattle favorite.  You’ll want to snag their donation first thing at May 12th’s Art Walk!  They have generously donated a gift certificate and other gifts that you’ll love.  Thank you Chuck’s for your wonderful donation.  Come to this year’s Art Walk to see the full selection of amazing gift certificates from all our local businesses in person!”

Box Tops

Get your Box Tops in by 2/17/17! We will make the last Box Tops Please drop them off at the box in the office, or send via Kid Mail before then! This is the last submission for this school year.

2017 Pancake Breakfast and Signup

It’s time once again for our fabulous Highland Terrace Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, February 4th from 7:30am to 11:00am. In addition to attending, we are hoping that you might be able to spare an hour to really make a difference! The Sign Up is super easy and we have lots of positions available! If you can volunteer for the Pancake Breakfast (even one hour!) please sign up online at http://signup.com/go/exy7f2. If you have questions about volunteering at the breakfast or need to know more details please contact Kira James, kirajames@gmail.com or André Lucero, andre@westernneon.com Thank you in advance for helping!

Click here to volunteer!

Renew your PTA Membership at the Breakfast: Was one of your New Year’s resolutions to support your school?  If you haven’t become a member of the Highland Terrace PTA this school year it’s not too late to join! Find the form here:

http://www.highlandterracepta.org/about-ht-pta/forms/

Shoreline Special Needs PTSA is Holding a Fundraiser!

htpta_elevated_sportzDecember 5th is a no-school day in Shoreline!

Looking for something fun for the kids to do on the non-student work day on Monday, December 5th? Head over to Elevated Sportz in Bothell where the Shoreline Special Needs PTSA is holding a fundraiser! Twenty percent of ticket sales on December 5th will be donated to the Special Needs PTSA.

Come join Shoreline Special Needs PTSA for a day of fun at Elevated Sportz!!!
When:  Monday, December 5th, 2016   Open from 10am – 9pm
Where: 18311 Bothell-Everett Hwy #140  Bothell, 98012  www.elevatedsportz.com  425-949-4488

Purchases must be made day of event in person – no online purchases.
Purchase any activities at Elevated Sportz on Dec. 5th mention SSN-PTSA and they will donate 20%

 

Spreading Modness (Mod Pizza Fundraiser)

MOD pizzaThe Works has been chosen by MOD Pizza in their Spreading Modness Campaign. During the week of November 22-27, every mod-sized pizza purchased at the Lake Forest Park location (17171 Bothell Way NE) brings a much needed $1 to our awesome PTA program, The Works. Please help us spread the word far and wide. The attached poster can go on Facebook pages and websites, in newsletters and email blasts, posted in staffrooms and break rooms, distributed to BODs and school staff, and passed on to our personal and business contacts. Let’s eat some pizza!

Box Tops and the Holidays

Box_tops_imageYou can find Box Tops on many of the brands you use to make Thanksgiving dinner. Remember to clip those Box Tops and turn them in at school. They really add up! Thanksgiving is also a great time to collect extra Box Tops from family and friends as you gather for the holiday weekend.  Have a great break!

PTA News and Updates

Orca Wear: This year we sold 229 shirts! Thanks for your purchases, and thank you to Kristina Svenkerud for the wonderful new design.

box-tops-photoBox Tops: Thank you for submitting more than 4,500 Box Tops for our first submission of the year. Thanks to your clipping, our school will earn about $450 to support events and programs. And,  we’re on track to meet our annual goal of $1,000!

Help with the Art Walk from home: Our PTA is looking for someone to help send out fundraising letters this fall to various donors in our community to help raise funds for the spring Art Walk. We have a draft letter template, as well as all the supplies you’ll need. This is an easy job that can be done from home and will really help our school. Please contact Karlee Birt ksbirt@gmail.com if you’d like more information.

Mark your calendars!
PTA Board Meeting: 11/15/16, 6:30 pm
Science Night Event: 12/2/16, 6:30 pm
Holiday Food and Gift Card Drive: 12/2/16 – 12/6/16
PTA Board Meeting: 12/13/16, 6:30 pm
Pancake Breakfast: 2/4/2017

Box Tops Due Friday 10/28

Box_tops_imageAll Box Tops for Education are due to the office this Friday in order to meet our next submission deadline!  Please submit all unexpired Box Tops this week.  Sheets can be filled or partially filled.  Thank you for your help in raising funds for our school!