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Jubilee Innovation Club starts May 4th

What: Odle Jubilee club and PTSA are pleased to announce the schedule for Odle’s Jubilee Innovation Club in partnership with SPIN (STEM Paths Innovation Network). The project starts pilot at Highland and Tillicum middle schools as a way to engage and enrich youth involvement in STEAM and have a number of great activities planned for the remainder this year. Now it comes to Odle. 

When: Sessions start on May 4th through June 12th on Mondays and Tuesdays from 3:30pm to 4:15pm (11 sessions total).  In the first few sessions, students will disassemble and reassemble a desktop computer.   These sessions will involve learning about basic components of a computer and how to load the operating system and some programs. In a second set of sessions, students will be working with a Minecraft build challenge. 

Who: Please see Jubilee Reach site coach Carlos to pick up the paper registration form and turn back the form to him. This is a pilot program and space is limited. So registration is first come first serve. 

Help: As this project is primarily volunteer driven, we are eagerly seeking partners in the community to support as volunteers and instructor assistants. Please contact shirleyxsun@hotmail.com for volunteer. 

Donation: The program is funding through PTSA and Jubilee club. There is a special campaign for the special STEAM program http://www.jubileereach.org/steambanner.  In kind donations are more than welcome.


A Spring Book Fair is coming to the Odle library! 

The book fair will be held Monday, April 27th (after school), Tuesday, April 28th and Wednesday, April 29th (before/after school and during both lunches), and Thursday, April 30th from 3 to 7 pm.  

The book fair will be held in the Odle library on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, and Thursday night it will be held in Krissy Jonas's classroom, Rm. 202.  

Volunteers are needed to help set up the book fair, patrol the book fair and with general duties. Please contact library specialist Mariel Pachucki at 425-456-6654 or email Ms. Mary Pachucki at  puchuckim@bsd405.org<mailto:puchuckim@bsd405.org> for more details

Annual Social Studies Cultural Extravaganza!

What: International Potluck & Cultural Displays

 *If you are bringing a dish to share, please be aware of food allergies and provide a list of ingredients* 

Where: Odle at Ringdall 

When: Thursday, April 30th (4:30-6:30)  

We need 9 parents to help student check in and food check in from 4:30 to 5:30. If interested in helping, please sign up at:




"March Magic" 

 The 2015 Odle PTSA Spring Fundraiser



The Odle PTSA invites all families to participate in the annual spring fundraiser.  This year's event is a pass-the-hat style fundraiser for the entire month of March.  All families are encouraged to make a financial contribution to the Odle PTSA and help make Odle's vision a reality.

 The Odle PTSA supports numerous programs/activities throughout the school.  Watch the Viking News all month long to see the great items that the school needs. 

50% of the PTSA's annual budget comes from the Spring Fundraiser!

 Our goal for "March Magic" is to raise $15,000 to continue to fund these incredibly valuable educational enhancements, which serve ALL Odle students. 

 We need everyone's support! Whether you can contribute $500, $250, $100, $15, or any amount in between.

Every dollar helps!  Your participation is the "Magic" that we need!  Please make a contribution by March 31.

 3 Easy Ways to Create some MAGIC:

Via PayPal

 Mail a Check                                      Drop off a check in the main office
Payable to "Odle PTSA"                      Payable to "Odle PTSA"
Attention: March Magic                     Note "March Magic" on the check
11650 SE 60th St. Bellevue, WA 98006

We Sincerely Thank You for your Support,
The Odle PTSA
Christy Bear & Susie Pietz - PTSA Co-VPs Fundraising

P.S.  Don't forget to double the magic by requesting your matching funds from your employer!

All donations are tax-deductible.

"Those who don't believe in magic will never find it." --Roald Dahl


ELECTION RESULTS for 2015-16 PTSA Officers!

 
 

Co-Presidents:  Michelle Deerkop and Susie Pietz
Secretary: Karen Xu
Treasurer: Lily Yin
Assistant Treasurer: Amelia Kwok
Vice Presidents: Adam Dibba, Jian Zeng, Ivana Jojic


 

"Plunder Shack" Donation Needed  

Hello Esteemed Parents, 

I am writing to ask for your help. Since last year, Odle students have been working hard to earn "Odle Bucks" from their teachers by doing well in their classes or random acts of kindness that are deserving of a reward. The students then use their "Odle Bucks" to buy various items at our school "Plunder Shack" every Friday during lunch in the cafeteria. Almost all of the items for the store are donated and we are running low on items. If you have the capacity to donate items either personally or through company connections, that would be so appreciated. Some examples of items that have previously been donated are: toys, hats, school supplies, notebooks, jewelry, Sounders and Seahawks gear, stuffed animals, headphones, card games, video games, gift cards, Microsoft Surface tablets, and Amazon Kindles. Anything would be greatly appreciated as we hope to keep the Plunder Shack going and make it even more exciting for the future. 

Donated items may be brought to the front office or mailed to the school. Thank you so much for your support! 

Ashley Page
Success Coordinator
Odle Middle School


Important Notice about eScrip

Through the eScrip program, merchants have contributed millions to schools and groups throughout the nation! Whether an independent local merchant or a national chain-merchant commitment to the education of our children should be commended, including Safeway. For November 2014, Odle received $186 via eScrip program. Odle school will get more if more families signed up the e-script program.  

If interested, please fill the form of Safeway, Bartell and Fred Meyer in the Odle PTSA website and turn in main office. The Odle PTSA forms link is:  

http://www.odleptsa.org/Pages/Forms.aspx
Payment Types That Earn Contributions 

Safeway and Vons eScrip contributions are not earned on purchases paid for with a credit card. So please note, purchases made with a credit card do not earn contributions.
 
Please use any of the following payment types to earn for your organization: 
Debit Card, Check, Cash, SmartCheck, Gift Card, WIC, SNAP/CalFresh, and Fast Forward Debit Card (Northern California Only)
 
Thanks.


Amelia Kwok


E-Script Chair

Walkabout Program at Odle

Thank you to all who attended the Walkabout training given by Principal McDowell.  It was well attended and extremely informative.  If you would like to see the presentation, please email terriforsberg@mac.com
 
Come join other parents in building a strong, safe community at Odle any day of the week.  A positive adult presence can deter bullying and create a happier academic and social environment.  You are not there to police the student body or enforce rules...just enjoy Odle's dynamic campus.  Please sign in at the office and don a gorgeous, orange vest!  Check the  signupgenius link for times.  Even a few minutes here or there is appreciated!


ODLE PTSA

11650 SE 60th st.
Bellevue, WA 98006

Would you wish to contact PTSA , please use the contact form here.

 

Odle PTSA Mission Statement

Odle Middle School PTSA mission is to promote participation of all parents. We believe that it takes communication, collaboration and teamwork to create an outstanding school.

 

 

Calendar 

PTSA


Spring Book Fair
April 27 -30 
 
Annual Social Studies Cultural Extravaganza 
April 30 4:30pm-6:30pm
Odle at Ringdall

Teacher and Staff Appreciation Luncheon 
May 05 11:30-1:30
Odle Office


Community
Bellevue PTSA Council Meeting
May 04, 9:15-10:45
Bellevue Library
1111 110th Ave. NE Bellevue, 98004

Bellevue PTSA Council Cafe
May 07, 6:30pm
Chinook Middle School Commons

May 21,  6:30pm
Highland Middle School Commons

May 28
Awards and Recognitions
Big picture School  

Parents Education by Bellevue PTSA Council
Jubilee Reach Big Room
14200 SE 13th Place, Bellevue

May 6, 6:30 p.m.
Puberty & Kids, Amy Lang

May 20, 
6:30 p.m.
Active Shooter Awareness

June 3, 
6:30 p.m.
Internet Safety in Spanish


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