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Book Fair May 30 – June 5

MAY 30 – JUNE 5:  BOOK FAIR
Keep the reading momentum going this summer!  Here are the different ways you can buy books from the Book Fair:

  1. Visit our library (during lunch recess (10:40-12:10 pm (lunch recess) and after school until 2:25-3 pm)
  2. Order Online:   enjoy a larger, expanded selection when you shop online (online orders delivered to the school before the year ends).  You can shop online before the actual book fair starting on May 17.
  3. Clip & Send the Newspaper Flyer Order Form from the interactive Book Flyer (remember to add 10.1% sales tax).  The Library cannot accept cash book orders BEFORE May 30th.  , Checks are accepted anytime and can be made payable to the Lafayette PTA.

Special Schedule:  May 30 (early dismissal):  open after school at 1:05-1:45 pm; May 31 (Spring Fling):  5:00-6:30 pm; June 5:  open 10:40-12:05 pm (lunch recess), not open after school.

Thank you Ms. Nakagawa, her team of volunteers and everyone who shops.  All purchases benefit the school – helping to buy books for the library and classrooms.

Hoedown Auction Items– Are you ready to Bid? March 31st 5pm the doors open….

Why should you go? It’s for the kids! 

This is the 2nd big and amazing fundraiser for the school year which goes directly to supporting our students, teachers, and community.  The auction provides essential services for our students. These funds provide resources which include but are not limited to; Curriculum Materials,  Enrichment Opportunities,  Community Events (Skate night!), Tutoring, Counseling Resources, Room/Teacher Supplies and Technology.  This event along with Walk-a-Thon support the real funding gaps in our school.  On a lighter note, this is a FUN event and provides a way to foster our community spirit.  If you decide to stay home you cannot bid on the some of the amazing things available such as…..

  • Autographed Pearl Jam Concert Poster from Austin 2014
  • Weekend at a Cabin at Stevens Pass
  • Cruise at Elliot Bay for 4
  • Dinner for 4 at the Butchers Table
  • Escape to Willows Lodge in Woodinville
  • Teacher Experiences! Hike with Ms. Whipple, make sushi with Ms. Takahashi and many more
  • Sounders Tickets for April 22nd
  • Opportunity to record and oral history with KNKX
  • Private Shopping tour at Coastal on Alki
  • Private wine class for 20 people
  • West Seattle Bowling Party hosted by the Staff 

and much more because this procurement team will not stop getting cool stuff for you to bid on!!!!!  You got to be in to win it!

Do you have Auction Items to donate?

Many thanks for the awesome items that have already come in (see above). Your generosity is seriously appreciated. For those of you still looking for a way to contribute, we are in need of sports tickets, restaurant gift cards, gift baskets, Wine & Whiskey bottles...you can drop of either at school front desk with Kathy or at Karin’s house (goodvibesbyk@gmail.com).

Volunteers are needed to make the evening a success! Check out the opportunities on our Signup genius page.

Volunteer for the Auction on the new SignUp Genius site

Calling all volunteers!  We have setup a new site for volunteering for the auction at SignUp Genius. You can go here to check out the fun ways to get involved.  The old sign up has been transferred to this site so if you volunteered already you are good to go!

 

TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE!  Go here to get your tickets! Tickets After February 20th are  $80/person, $160/couple or secure a table of 10 for $800.

Walk-A-Thon Parties and Fun Facts

Menchie’s Parties

Any student that raised $350 or more during the 2016 Lafayette Super Silly Fun Walk-A-Thon is being invited to a day-time frozen yogurt party courtesy of Admiral Menchie’s! Party invitations and permission slips were sent home today with each student that qualified. Lafayette sponsorships like this sure are SWEET.

  • K & 1st Grade Party: Wednesday, December 7th 12;15 – 12:45
  • 2nd & 3rd Grade Party: Wednesday, December 7th 12:55 – 1:25
  • 4th & 5th Grade Party: Thursday, December 8th 12:50 – 1:20

If you need the Menchie’s Party Field Trip Permission Slip, it is available to download. Print it, sign it, and get it back to school!

Next Year!

Several Walk-A-Thon Chair Positions are still available for next year. Sign up at http://lafayettepta.com/volunteer
If your child did not receive an invitation and you believe they raised $350 or more, please email Maya and Jen at Wat.lafayette@gmail.com

Amount Raised by Teacher*

Teacher			Total
Ms. Duke		$6,173.60
Mrs. Essex		$4,377.00
Ms. Joseph		$3,665.00
Ms. Baiai		$3,640.00
Mrs. Sacco-Neel		$3,411.02
Ms. Miller		$3,372.01
Ms. Thompson		$3,086.53
Mr. Hodges		$2,909.00
Mr. Schroeder		$2,802.25
Ms. Adams		$2,545.85
Ms. Freed		$2,512.88
Ms. Benson		$2,461.45
Mr. Shaw		$2,396.00
Ms. McBeth		$2,056.25
Ms. Whipple		$2,026.00
Mrs. Baleto-Ferguson	$1,756.00
Ms. Takahashi		$1,412.50
Mrs. Hogrefe		$1,329.50
Ms. Peterson		$1,263.25
Mr. Ngobi		$1,213.00

*Does not include “Company Matching”

Other Fun Facts

  • Lafayette students walked 8,017 laps this year.
  • Leo Lambert had the most laps (32).
  • Tatum Paddock had the most pledges (68).
  • The Super Silly Fun Walk-A-Thon raised $74,411 in 2016!
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