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Woodinville Montessori School Weekly Newsletter, Feb. 15, 2017

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Terracotta warriors

Colorful warriors

See more of these renditions of terracotta warriors in this week's Grapevine photo gallery.→

Continuous Enrollment Agreements due Friday, Feb. 17

Don't forget to turn in your signed Enrollment Agreements and accompanying documents by this Friday, Feb. 17. Please return all forms to the front desk at either campus.

Tuition Assistance FAST applications are due Feb. 28. You may apply for Tuition Assistance, and read all FAQs, on the Tuition Assistance page of the WMS website.

Is WMS not in your plans for the 2017-2018 school year? Please contact Director of Admissions Keri Sliger.

Tomorrow, Feb. 16, is the Science Fair & Grandparents' & Special Friend's Day

On Thursday, Feb. 16 we host one of the school year's biggest events, Grandparents' & Special Friend's Day.

Your EC child's teacher has notified you of the time for your child's guests to visit. Lower Elementary classes welcome their guests between 1:30-2:30 p.m. The Science Fair will be open from 1:15-2:45 p.m., in the EL Club House in Bldg. 2, North Creek.

Tour ID lab and aquaponics while you're here on Feb. 16. We're also excited to open the Innovation Design Lab and the Northwest Aquaponix lab for tours and demonstrations during the Science Fair & Grandparents' & Special Friend's Day.

Volunteers needed on that day: You can still sign up to volunteer to help guide visitors and answer questions. Please sign up on MyVolunteerPage.

TSA lunchTSA lunch

TSA lunches treat staff at each campus

The earlier lunch crew enjoys a meal together last week, during the TSA event at North Creek. The theme was Valentine's Day. The TSA lunch at the Woodinville campus marked Lunar New Year.

Thank you to all of our wonderful Family Alliance volunteers who treated us on Feb. 8. We appreciate your thoughtfulness and hard work!

At the Woodinville campus, thank you:

Frances Ju—Cold noodle salad
Jessie Conley—Chinese Appetizer
Melanie Wright—Chinese sweet rice and sausage
Chris Merryman—Vegetarian Fried Rice
Li Yang—Char Siu, Buddha's feast, egg tarts
Qi Miao—Small Flower Bouquet
Julia Kadro—Chinese Cabbage Salad
Padmavathy Bhamidipati—Veg Spring Rolls
Emilia Tauss—Vegetable with egg fried rice
Kevin Jorgensen—Plum Chicken and Jasmine Rice
Nisha Shah—Veggie Noodles
Labiba Khan—Dessert
Bina Walker—Small Flower Bouquet
Clean-up/Set-up—Natasha Kasad
Farheen Fathima—Clean-up

At the North Creek campus, thank you:

Decorate Room—Valli V & Linh Garg
Food set up—Valencia C & Kanisha Speyrer
Flowers—Michelle Gehlsen, Karen Mihata & Angela Kugler
Fruit Salad—Brianne Morello & Gayle Kwon
Spinach Salad with fruit and nuts—Kelly Kochman
Pasta Salad, vegetarian—Katia Harb
Pasta Salad, non-veg—Jessie Conley
Kale Salad—Jessica Sealana
Root Vegetable Salad—Dawn Simpson
Bean Salad—Renu Lalwani
Grain Salad—Anindita Das
Cream-based soup—Hong Yun Wang
Bean soup—Christina Barrows
Chili—Talitha Hayburn & Frances Ju
Tomato Soup—Alison Gomes
Broth-based Soup—Takumi Ono
Chicken Noodle Soup—Susan Papali
Baguettes—Brianne Morello & Gayle Kwon
Soft bread rolls—Naoko Koh & RJ Jadhav
Crackers—Jake Sype, Gretchen Mikulsky & Kelly Kochman
Chips—RJ Jadhav, Mengfei Xu & Madhu Rebbana
Clean up help—Linh Garg, Rachel Mekanik, Kanisha Speyrer, Jessica Lund & Victoria Castaneda
Disposable containers—Angela Kugler, Kelly Kochman & Khetiwe Chitewere
Desserts—Kanisha Speyrer & Brianne Morello
Beverages—Merril Lundgren, Mario Lozano & Swetha Panja

Signups open for 2017 WMS Talent Show auditions

Register now to audition for the schoolwide 2017 WMS Talent Show. Links to sign up online for either March 9 or March 24 auditions are posted under “Announcements” in ParentsWeb.

The talent show takes place on June 13, 6 p.m., at the Woodinville Alliance Church. Any current WMS student or teacher may perform a song or talent under 5 minutes long.

Audition times are available between 3:30-4:30 p.m., March 9, and 3:30-5:30 p.m., March 24, in the EL Club House at North Creek. All interested performers must plan to perform at one of these two auditions.

We are excited about this Talent Show—please come be a part of it this year!—Talent Show Committee—Dee Sales, Theresa Kirby and Jillian Dickson

Register Toddlers through UE for WMS Summer Camp

Early Bird (EB) registration for WMS Summer Camp is now open through March 31. Regular (Reg) rates apply beginning on April 1.

Program directors have planned some great activities to entertain and educate your Toddlers through Upper Elementary students this summer. Visit the WMS Camps page to view the brochure PDFs. They are also printed and available in the lobbies and Club Houses at both campuses.

Basketball team

The view from there

The Upper Elementary WMS Girls Basketball Team looks down from the balcony at the Y.