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The Mercer Island School District’s intra-district elementary transfer process is designed to provide families with an opportunity to apply for their child to attend a school in a different home school boundary area based on a unique set of circumstances.
Kindergarten enrollment is now underway for the 2019-20 school year in the Mercer Island School District.
April 1, 2019
Dear Northwood Families,
Welcome to April. I hope you are enjoying our transition into a beautiful Pacific Northwest spring.
Contained in this email are the following topics:
· Parent Playground
· Lost and Found
· Smarter Balanced/State Assessment Information
· Northwood PTA General Membership Meeting
· Kindergarten Enrollment
· Mindfulness & Character Traits
· Upcoming Events
We have had a great year with Parent Playground so far! Students LOVE seeing their parents and other family members during a lunch and recess time. The feedback that we are hearing from parents and from staff is that it is going well and creating both a sense of excitement and pride in our students when their worlds come together.
We started this Family Engagement Activity last year to increase the participation of male role models on our campus, as research indicates that elementary students benefit from this type of relationship. While we welcome any/all parents to attend, our ultimate goal is to increase the male presence and so far, it has been such a joy to see so many dads on campus, eating lunch and playing a game at recess
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