Hazel Wolf K-8

Hazel Wolf

May 1, 2023 Weekly Bulletin

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May 1, 2023 Weekly Bulletin

All School Announcements

Help us overflow the bike rack on Bike to School Day this Wednesday, May 3  8:30 – ! We’ll have a table with small treats for those who roll to school on their people-powered wheels (bike or scooter or board.)  It’s a celebration of your family’s healthy, fun, eco-friendly non-motorized trip to school, planting a seed that we can switch to alternatives to car travel now and then. Parent volunteers, please just show up at 8:30 and/or bring some portable snacks to share if you can. Contact 206-465-6297 or svenspam@yahoo.com for more info!

Community Discussion! – Please join us on Tuesday, May 2nd 6:45 – 8:00pm for a community discussion about Hazel Wolf K-8, and how the PTSA should allocate our money to support programs the community cares deeply about.  Your input is needed, so we are hoping for a high turnout!! Language interpreters will be available at the meeting.  Unfortunately, childcare cannot be provided.

It’s almost here! The annual Hazel Wolf K-8 Student Art Exhibit will be up on May 11 in the Cafetorium (in conjunction with Multicultural night). You don’t have to be enrolled in an Art class to submit your art. Put your work in the Art Show entry box in the art room or in the front office.  Work must be mounted on cardboard or black paper if possible. Please label all work with your first and last name , title of your work, and room number (so it can be returned to you).

  • Reminder: Entry deadline: May 08
  • See Ms. Mackin or Ms. Powers with questions.

Donations Needed: Found objects for art class sculptures. Plastic caps, puzzle pieces, wooden blocks, paper tubes etc.,  Also needed: cleaning wipes for tables.

Order your yearbook ($20) now through May 15, 2023!  The 2022-2023 Hazel Wolf K-8 yearbook is a full-color book of special memories of students and staff.  Order your copy of the yearbook now through May 15, 2023! The books will be shipped to the school in mid-June.

Camp Invention – Camp Invention® is bringing new, imaginative experiences for grades K-6 back to Hazel Wolf K-8 the week of July 10 to 14! Register for the all-new program, Camp Invention Wonder Use promo code SUM15 by 5/17/23 to save $15!

Cinderella High Tea Party: Saturday, June 10 @ 1:30 – Join Cinderella, Prince Topher and other costumed characters from the show for tea, juice, treats, photos and souvenir keepsake activity at 1:30pm (an hour prior to the closing performance) on Saturday, June 10 in the Roosevelt Commons outside the theater doors.  Royalty/Medieval/Animal costumes encouraged! 

Price: $25.00 for first child, +$5 for each additional child, adults complimentary! Ticket quantities are limited and on sale until 11:59pm, Tuesday June 6th! Tickets to Cinderella are not included with the Tea Party but available separately. Proceeds support the Roosevelt Theatre students through the Associated Friends of Roosevelt Drama. Thank-you for your support. 

SBA (Smarter Balance Assessment) Testing – 3rd – 8th graders will test the mornings of May 15th, 18th, 22nd, and June 1st.   The science testing for 5th and 8th will be on May 25th and 26th.  Assessments will be 9-11 on the indicated days.  Please make sure your student’s laptop is charged and that they are at school on time.

We need Engineering Supplies for 4th and 5th grades.  Items needed:  duct tape, AA and AAA batteries, bamboo skewers, electrical tape, craft sticks, tin foil, straws, string, paper plates, and small paper Dixie cups.  Please drop off outside of Room 204 in the Engineering Donation box. 

Elementary School Announcements

Hall of Fame Team Camp After School Programs: Session 5 Registration is live! Hall of Fame Team Camp provides on-site after-school childcare and enrichment to Hazel Wolf families.   We are excited to introduce Jewelry Making, Creative Writing, and Only Origami to our line-up and by popular demand are bringing back Flag Football! 

Please reach out to sara@hof-teamcamp.com for general questions and for information on scholarships.

Middle School Announcements

Middle School Global Reading Challenge is going on now.  Middle School students have only a few more days to read and prepare for the in-school competition on May 10th.  Come get your books from Dr. V and return those you have finished reading as there are limited copies available!

PTSA Sponsored Events

Staff Appreciation Week is right around the corner (May 8-12)! We’ve got some fun PTSA sponsored events and some plans where we’ll need help from our families! Check out how you can help:

Weekend Prior May 6 & 7 – Call for all chalk artists to chalk up our front door/sidewalk area. Would be an awesome class or grade-level event to build community.  Sign up to be a chalk artist.

Wednesday, May 10: Soup lunch made by our community. Sign up here to help with the soup lunch event.

Watch for more detailed news from your room reps – most importantly, have FUN and let’s show these teachers and staff how much we love and appreciate them!

Multicultural Night Thursday May 11th 5-7:30pm   – Please come to Hazel Wolf for a community dinner.  Your whole family is welcome! You could bring food, wear clothing from your culture, share art/ photos/ information/ music/ dance from your culture, or just bring your family!  If you have any questions, please contact your child’s classroom teacher.  If you would like to volunteer for Multicultural Night.

We are also looking for some volunteer Henna artists for the event. Supplies will be provided. If interested, please contact Kelly at Kellylmcintyre@gmail.com

Hazel Wolf K-8 Day at the Mariners – Please join us at a Mariners Game Sunday May 7th at 1:10pm.  Sign up for Hazelwolf Goes to the Mariners

Volunteer Opportunities

Join the Racial Equity Committee (REC) —Our goals are focused on helping students and families of color and those who are furthest from educational justice (intersectionality with race, ability, language, gender, socio-economic status, etc). We are open to all families joining and we prioritize Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) for the committee. 

With this help we can continue to support Student Affinity Groups, host listening sessions for BIPOC, work with PTSA and school staff to advocate for racial equity practices in our school, and more! To learn more or join the REC, email ptsa_rec@hazelwolfk8.org

Do you love enjoying and or building community – Are you interested in becoming more involved with the school? Please consider coming to one of our upcoming PTSA meetings on May 31st or June 14th to learn more about the work we do for the school. If you have questions, please reach out to Christa Kleiner president@hazelwolfk8.org

Two great open positions we would like to fill – Treasurer and Parent Education Coordinator for next year.   Come join us!