29 Sat Talent Show (7:30pm, Commons Stage)
04 Thu I-Connect Meeting (8:30-10am, Commons Stage)
12 Fri National Jr. Honor Society Applications Due, 3pm
17 Wed Principal's Coffee (8:15-9:15am, Library)
17 Wed PTSA General Membership Meeting (9:15am, Location TBD)
26 Fri Golden Acorn Award & Recognition Nominations Due
29 Mon NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day
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PROPOSED 2017-18 CHINOOK PTSA EXECUTIVE BOARD
The 2017 Chinook PTSA Nominating Committee places the following names in nomination:
Returning to the office of Vice-President of Communications; Julia May
Returning to the office of Legislative Chair; Michael Davis
For the offices of:
Co-President; Nancy Huenefeld Gese
Vice President of Fundraising; Debra Buxton
Vice President of Membership; Julia Zalba Seltz
Treasurer; Rachel Li
This slate of officers will be presented again and voted on at the General PTSA meeting on May 10th. You may also make nominations from the floor at this time.
Holly Davis, Kelly Silver, Julia Zalba Seltz
2017 Chinook PTSA Nominating Committee
I-Connect - May
Thurs, May 4, 2017 8:30am-10am, Chinook Stage
BYOT: Bring Your Own Topic
For the last meeting of the year, please bring a topic that you would like to discuss. It could be a new topic that has not been discussed yet or it could be a reprise of a previous one that you want to delve into further. Bring a friend or two or more and enjoy the discussion!
Chinook I-Connect Organizers 2016-17:
Mary Kim, Christine So, Sandi Plenge, Asako Yoshimura
More info: http://www.chinookptsa.org/i-connect.html
May Staff Appreciation - Cinco de Mayo
Friday, May 5, 2017
Please sign up to bring an item to the Cinco de Mayo Staff Appreciation Luncheon on Friday, May 5th. We will be treating our fabulous teachers and staff to enchiladas, fresh salads, lemonade, and homemade desserts!
Please drop off your items to the main office or staff lounge before 9:00am. www.SignUpGenius.com/go/30E0845A9A92AAAF49-cinco
Thank you! :)
Betsy Weadock & Laura Pacelli
Golden Acorn Awards & Recognition Nomination
Friday, May 26
Do you know an outstanding volunteer or educator? If so, now is the time to nominate that person to be recognized by the Chinook Middle School PTSA. Every year, your PTSA honors worthy individuals with the Golden Acorn Award or the Outstanding Educator Award.
Nominations are due by May 26th. Please download the nomination form and additional information. Submit forms to the main office or email them to Allison Frey or Alka Manchanda.
Thank you! Allison Frey (email@example.com) and Alka Manchanda (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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Chinook Talent Show - Stardust 2017
Saturday, April 29 - 7:30pm, Commons Stage
National Junior Honor Society - Applications 2017-2018
Friday, May 12th by 3pm
Reminder: We are accepting applications from current 6th and 7th graders for next year’s National Junior Honor Society. Applications are available outside the main office. In order to apply students need to complete 10 hours of community service beforehand and complete an application packet. Applications will be due Friday, May 12th by 3 pm.
To be accepted into the NJHS, students must have:
1. A 3.75 GPA or above*
2. Completed 10 hours of Community Service
3. Completed the Application which includes:
*Advisors will be verifying GPA’s so there is no need to submit grades with applications. If you are not sure of grades and you think you might be close to the 3.75 GPA requirement, there is a sign-up sheet outside the office to get a grade report. Students must sign up to get a grade report by May 5th and these will be available for pick up on May 8th.
SHINE ON CHINOOK
PTSA Annual Fundraiser
The Shine on Chinook campaign is officially over but you can still give a gift at any time through the end of the school year. We would be so grateful for your support! While there will no longer be weekly updates in the newsletter, we will be keeping an updated donor list on the website.
Donations can be made online or a check (made payable to Chinook PTSA) can be dropped off at the main office.
Checks (made payable to Chinook PTSA) can be mailed in the return envelope or dropped off at the main office. Don’t forget to apply with your employer’s gift matching program. Contact Val Parrish if you have any questions. email@example.com
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