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We Need Your Vote!
Vote for your favorite Afterschool Enrichment Class. The next session of Enrichment Classes will begin in January. Tell us what classes you want to see offered. Either e-mail  enrichment@mannptsa.org  with your ideas or fill out  this survey. ... read full article
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11/20/2020-12/5/2020

Connect with other Horace Mann Families
  Join our PTSA Colt Community Facebook Group to virtually meet other families and join discussions on things relevant to our community. ... read full article
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8/18/2020-6/30/2021

Math Challenge #5 Available
The next Math Challenge is available online!  Good luck!  Go to the Math Enrichment page to view more details. ... read full article
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11/20/2020-12/10/2020

We need you to submit yearbook photos!
We are counting on YOU to take your student’s photos!   If you are interested in the categories for your students’ photos, feel free to send in fun active candid or posed photos for these categories:  • Studying/Class time  • Enrichment  • Quarantine  • Winter/Snow Fun  • Summer Fun  • Rodeo Roundup  • First Day  • Specialists (PE, Library, Art, Music, Reading)  • 5th grade memories    We are looking to add at least 3 per student for the yearbook so send in those photos!  If you have any issue or questions about taking or submitting the photos, please feel free to contact yearbook@mannptsa.org  ... read full article
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11/5/2020-12/31/2020

How To Play in the PTSA Game Room
Agree to the PTSA Enrichment Code of Conduct.  https://tinyurl.com/EnrichmentCOC Then you will be added to the "Afterschool Enrichment Team".  Open the e-mail notification from Microsoft Teams. click the “Open in Microsoft Teams” button In Teams, open the Game Room Channel and join any of the meetings you see there to play that game.  Or, start your own game by clicking "Meet Now" in the upper right hand corner  https://tinyurl.com/EnrichmentGameRoom E-mail enrichment@mannptsa.org  if you have any questions.   ... read full article
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9/24/2020-12/31/2020

WSPTA Essay Contest
Washington State PTA Student Essay Contest Deadline is March 1, 2021. Please  click here for more details.  ... read full article
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Enrichment Kick-Off Party Tonight!Co-VPs Enrichment9/22/20209/24/2020
Enrichment Kick-Off Party Tonight!
Come join us to celebrate the start of Enrichment classes and the opening of the Online Game Room, Sept 24 from 6-8pm.  Click here to Join the Meeting  or sign in directly on Microsoft Teams once you've agreed to our  Online Code of Conduct  Use this time to connect to the Enrichment Team and make sure that you have access to your class channel.  Then stick around and play some games with your friends in the Online Game Room.   The Online Game Room is an open channel on the Afterschool Enrichment Team where students can come to video chat and spend time ... read full article
PTSA General Membership Meeting Tonight!Yamini Shah9/10/20209/10/2020
PTSA General Membership Meeting Tonight!
Open to everyone.  Click here to Join the Microsoft Teams Meeting at 7:30pm.  ... read full article
Election Day November 3 - Register to Vote / Check your Voting Status10/7/202011/3/2020
Election Day November 3 - Register to Vote / Check your Voting Status
     Check your voter registration, mailing address, or sign up to vote on the Vote WA Portal.       https://voter.votewa.gov/WhereToVote.aspx ... read full article
Student Picture Day 10/2810/5/202010/27/2020
Student Picture Day 10/28
OPTIONAL:  Sign up here for a spot to have your student's photo taken with Lifetouch on 10/28 between 8-11 or 1-5. You MUST wear a mask and follow the rules to make sure all parties are safe. If you do not want to participate in a physical photo shoot at the school, please submit your child's photo to us!  See here for tips on taking a photo at home. WE NEED VOLUNTEERS to help make this event a success!  Please sign up to volunteer here. ... read full article
Please Support the PTSA 8/17/20209/30/2020
Please Support the PTSA
Please  click here  to become a member, order a yearbook, purchase spirit wear, volunteer, and much more!  ... read full article
Yearbook Cover Contest - Enter by Nov 2011/5/202011/19/2020
Yearbook Cover Contest - Enter by Nov 20
Entries must be submitted to yearbook@mannptsa.org  by 11/20 ... read full article
PTSA General Membership Meeting - Nov 12 7:30-9pm Virtual Yamini Shah11/5/202011/12/2020
PTSA General Membership Meeting - Nov 12 7:30-9pm Virtual
Please join us for our PTSA General Membership Meeting. We will meet on Teams,  click here to join. ... read full article
Math Tournament Registration Deadline 11/2310/27/202011/24/2020
Math Tournament Registration Deadline 11/23
Math Tournament 2020 will be online on December 12, 2020. Register your student by November 23!  See the Math Challenges page for more details. ... read full article
Art Reflections Theme Contest - Due Nov 110/26/202010/26/2020
Art Reflections Theme Contest - Due Nov 1
National PTA is seeking a theme for the 2022-2023 Reflections program year. The student who submits the winning entry will receive $100 and his or her theme will be presented at the annual National PTA Convention in June 2021. 2020-2021 Reflections Theme Search Entry Form.  The due date for submitting a theme search entry is November 1, 2020. Scan and submit  signed  entries by email to  laura.peterson@wastatepta.org . ... read full article
Virtual Harvest Week 10/26-10/3010/25/202010/31/2020
Virtual Harvest Week 10/26-10/30
Please join the Horace Mann PTSA as we celebrate a VIRTUAL HARVEST Week October 26-30th. We will be hosting a fun week full of Harvest Cheer. Each day that week we will post a “Theme Day Post” and you share your pictures in the comments below the post in our PTSA group on Facebook. Monday :         Fall Decorations                       (examples: house decor / leaf paintings/ leaf                        collections, etc) Tuesday :        Fall Family Traditions                 ... read full article
Mask Design Competition - Vote Now! Voting Ends 10/3010/20/202010/30/2020
Mask Design Competition - Vote Now! Voting Ends 10/30
Voting is open for the Mask Design Competition!   Join our PTSA Colt Community Facebook Group  to vote for your favorite design. The student winner will receive a $20 gift card and the design will be printed on face masks available for purchase later this Fall. See below for the entries!  ... read full article
Art Reflections Contest - Submissions Due November 310/7/202011/3/2020
Art Reflections Contest - Submissions Due November 3
Submit your entry for the Art Reflections Contest, themed "I Matter Because..." by Nov. 3.  See the Reflections page for more details.  ... read full article
Mask Design Competition - Submit Your Design9/25/202010/19/2020
Mask Design Competition - Submit Your Design
Submit YOUR design for a face mask by October 19th! The winning design will be on face masks sold later this Fall & the winner will receive a $20 gift card!  Click here for contest rules. ... read full article
Math Challenge #1 Available9/25/202010/8/2020
Math Challenge #1 Available
Math Challenge is designed to gives elementary students opportunities to sharpen their mathematical problem-solving skills. There will be 15 sets of challenges every other week starting in early October and ending at the end of May. The first Math Challenge will be available online on September 25. You have one week to complete the first math challenge. Good luck!  Go to the Math Enrichment page to view more details. ... read full article
LAST CHANCE to sign up for Enrichment Classes!8/21/20209/25/2020
LAST CHANCE to sign up for Enrichment Classes!
PTSA Virtual Enric hment Class  Enrollment will close on Friday Sept 25, register for your favorite class now:  click here for more info     Sign up to chaperone for FREE tuition and a guaranteed spot in your class  https://tinyurl.com/chaperoneFall2020 ... read full article
We Need Your Vote!Co-VPs Enrichment11/20/202012/5/2020
We Need Your Vote!
Vote for your favorite Afterschool Enrichment Class. The next session of Enrichment Classes will begin in January. Tell us what classes you want to see offered. Either e-mail  enrichment@mannptsa.org  with your ideas or fill out  this survey. ... read full article
Green Redmond Days: Discover Your Local Forest 10/26-10/3110/25/202011/1/2020
Green Redmond Days: Discover Your Local Forest 10/26-10/31
Green Redmond Day this year has been extended to a week-long adventure of discovering your local forest and learning about the elements that make our forests healthy.  Each day includes activities that you can do both outside or from the comfort of your own home.  Finish at least one activity for each day and you can win a small prize from the Green Redmond Partnership! Click here for the activity sheet. ... read full article
Harvest Puzzle HuntCo-VPs Enrichment10/20/202011/1/2020
Harvest Puzzle Hunt
Search for clues to solve the puzzle and win a prize.  All the clues are hidden in the Afterschool Enrichment Team on Microsoft Teams.    To be added to the Afterschool Enrichment Team, you need to first click here to sign the Code of Conduct.   Your first clue has 2 Steps : You'll find Step 1 in the  Code of Conduct .  You'll find Step 2 below:   When you put Step 1 and 2 together, it will lead you to the beginning of the puzzle hunt which is somewhere in the Gameroom Channel . (if you've already signed ... read full article
Connect with other Horace Mann Families8/18/20206/30/2021
Connect with other Horace Mann Families
  Join our PTSA Colt Community Facebook Group to virtually meet other families and join discussions on things relevant to our community. ... read full article
Final Math Challenge #15 Available5/7/20215/21/2021
Final Math Challenge #15 Available
The LAST Math Challenge is available online!  Good luck!  Go to the Math Enrichment page to view more details. ... read full article
Math Challenge #14 Available4/23/20215/6/2021
Math Challenge #14 Available
The next Math Challenge is available online!  Good luck!  Go to the Math Enrichment page to view more details. ... read full article
Math Challenge #13 Available4/2/20214/22/2021
Math Challenge #13 Available
The next Math Challenge is available online!  Good luck!  Go to the Math Enrichment page to view more details. ... read full article
Math Challenge #12 Available3/19/20214/1/2021
Math Challenge #12 Available
The next Math Challenge is available online!  Good luck!  Go to the Math Enrichment page to view more details. ... read full article
Math Challenge #11 Available3/5/20213/18/2021
Math Challenge #11 Available
The next Math Challenge is available online!  Good luck!  Go to the Math Enrichment page to view more details. ... read full article
Math Challenge #10 Available2/19/20213/4/2021
Math Challenge #10 Available
The next Math Challenge is available online!  Good luck!  Go to the Math Enrichment page to view more details. ... read full article
Math Challenge #9 Available2/5/20212/18/2021
Math Challenge #9 Available
The next Math Challenge is available online!  Good luck!  Go to the Math Enrichment page to view more details. ... read full article
Math Challenge #8 Available1/22/20212/4/2021
Math Challenge #8 Available
The next Math Challenge is available online!  Good luck!  Go to the Math Enrichment page to view more details. ... read full article
Math Challenge #7 Available1/8/20211/21/2021
Math Challenge #7 Available
The next Math Challenge is available online!  Good luck!  Go to the Math Enrichment page to view more details. ... read full article
Math Challenge #6 Available12/11/20201/7/2021
Math Challenge #6 Available
The next Math Challenge is available online!  Good luck!  Go to the Math Enrichment page to view more details. ... read full article
Math Challenge #5 Available11/20/202012/10/2020
Math Challenge #5 Available
The next Math Challenge is available online!  Good luck!  Go to the Math Enrichment page to view more details. ... read full article
Math Challenge #4 Available11/6/202011/19/2020
Math Challenge #4 Available
The next Math Challenge is available online!  Good luck!  Go to the Math Enrichment page to view more details. ... read full article
We need you to submit yearbook photos!11/5/202012/31/2020
We need you to submit yearbook photos!
We are counting on YOU to take your student’s photos!   If you are interested in the categories for your students’ photos, feel free to send in fun active candid or posed photos for these categories:  • Studying/Class time  • Enrichment  • Quarantine  • Winter/Snow Fun  • Summer Fun  • Rodeo Roundup  • First Day  • Specialists (PE, Library, Art, Music, Reading)  • 5th grade memories    We are looking to add at least 3 per student for the yearbook so send in those photos!  If you have any issue or questions about taking or submitting the photos, please feel free to contact yearbook@mannptsa.org  ... read full article
Mask Design Competition - Winner Selected11/3/202011/13/2020
Mask Design Competition - Winner Selected
Thank you to everyone who participated in the mak design competition! All the masks were wonderful and it was hard to choose a favorite. In the end, the mask with the most votes was mask #3. It was designed by kindergartner, Anika Chelimilla. Congratulations Anika! We will be posting ordering information soon! ... read full article
Math Challenge #3 Available10/23/202011/5/2020
Math Challenge #3 Available
The next Math Challenge is available online!  Good luck!  Go to the Math Enrichment page to view more details. ... read full article
Math Challenge #2 Available10/9/202010/22/2020
Math Challenge #2 Available
The next Math Challenge is available online!  Good luck!  Go to the Math Enrichment page to view more details.   ... read full article
Spirit Wear Clothing Available for Purchase9/25/202010/27/2020
Spirit Wear Clothing Available for Purchase
Check out this year's spirit wear apparel choices!  Click here to order Spirit Wear in the First Day Packet.                                       ... read full article
How To Play in the PTSA Game RoomCo-VPs Enrichment9/24/202012/31/2020
How To Play in the PTSA Game Room
Agree to the PTSA Enrichment Code of Conduct.  https://tinyurl.com/EnrichmentCOC Then you will be added to the "Afterschool Enrichment Team".  Open the e-mail notification from Microsoft Teams. click the “Open in Microsoft Teams” button In Teams, open the Game Room Channel and join any of the meetings you see there to play that game.  Or, start your own game by clicking "Meet Now" in the upper right hand corner  https://tinyurl.com/EnrichmentGameRoom E-mail enrichment@mannptsa.org  if you have any questions.   ... read full article
Back to School: Special Education EditionCo-VPs Enrichment8/22/20208/28/2020
Back to School: Special Education Edition
LWSD and LWPTSA Council Special Education Group present: Back to School - Special Education Edition on Thursday, August 27 at 7:00 PM. Join Dr. Shannon Hitch, Executive Director of LWSD Special Services and the LWPTSA Council Special Education Group for information and conversation on what service delivery will look like in the coming school year. Join online via this GotoMeeting link or dial in using your phone via: 872-240-3311 with Access Code: 586-676-301.     ... read full article
Watch Recorded Family Info SessionsCo-VPs Enrichment8/22/20208/31/2020
Watch Recorded Family Info Sessions
LWSD hosted two Family Information Sessions last week on Microsoft Teams Live Events to help answer questions. They were recorded and available on the LWSD website. You can watch: • " Equity, Special Education, Elementary Education " recorded August 18 • " Secondary Education, Family Technology &Support, and Health & Safety " record August 19 ... read full article
Enrichment Survey - We need your feedback!Co-VPs Enrichment8/7/20208/20/2020
Enrichment Survey - We need your feedback!
  Complete Enrichment Survey  -  The PTSA Enrichment Team needs your feedback and innovative ideas on how we can create social opportunities for our students while being remote. Please take this 2min survey to tell us what classes your student would like to see offered.   ... read full article
LWSD Tech Support Quick Links8/29/20209/30/2020
LWSD Tech Support Quick Links
LWSD Helpesk: 7AM-7PM, 7 days/week,  ftaccess@lwsd.org , 425-936-1322, 24x7 Parent Help Email  parentquestions@lwsd.org ... read full article
WSPTA Essay Contest9/7/20203/1/2021
WSPTA Essay Contest
Washington State PTA Student Essay Contest Deadline is March 1, 2021. Please  click here for more details.  ... read full article