PIZZA and BINGO NIGHTSandhiya Kalyanasundaram1/2/20202/1/2020
PIZZA and BINGO NIGHT
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PIZZA and BINGO NIGHTSandhiya Kalyanasundaram1/31/20202/1/2020
PIZZA and BINGO NIGHT
Pizza & Bingo Night 2020 (Pre-order pizza dinners and volunteer sign up links)   Please plan ahead and save the date for our annual  Pizza and Bingo Night   in our cafeteria/gym from  6 -830pm on Friday, January 31st . All families and friends are welcome so bring everyone for a fun night of Bingo! Bingo cards will be on sale at the event for $1 per card (3 games on a card) . Cash only for Bingo Cards. Don't forget to  bring in your vouchers you may have won at the Maker Mall event to trade it in for one free Bingo Card. ... read full article
Family STEM Night Sandhiya Kalyanasundaram10/31/201911/2/2019
Family STEM Night
Family STEM Night  Friday, November 1st, 6:00 - 8:00pm Hands-on free family fun! Come explore a variety of STEM stations designed for student-parent interactive learning as well as cool demonstrations. A list of stations will be at the main entrance and you and your student can explore aeronautics, optics, math dilemmas, coding and robotics. Design, build and fly aircraft, solve the mystery of prism system, exercise your Nim strategy, learn the basics of machine learning, play STEM games, encourage curiosity of robotics programming, take on various challenges and more! This is a family fun night, not a drop-off event.  ... read full article
BSD resources during Covid-19 crisisSandhiya Kalyanasundaram3/18/20204/1/2020
BSD resources during Covid-19 crisis
From Bellevue School District Dear Bellevue Learning Community, As we begin our six-week school closure, we are excited to share the following learning resources for families and students to use during the closure. For Families with Elementary-Level Students: For the week of March 16, students can work on “just right” texts, daily writing, mathematics practice, and other content area learning. You can find these materials in the notebooks for each grade level using these links: Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade   Once in the notebook, select from the different subject areas on the left ... read full article
Last day for Spiritwear ordersSandhiya Kalyanasundaram10/17/201910/18/2019
Last day for Spiritwear orders
  Spirit wear online order will be closing tomorrow on Oct 18, 2019 at 11:59 pm ... read full article
Somerset PTSA Chess Club 2019-20Katherine Ma9/8/20199/8/2019
Somerset PTSA Chess Club 2019-20
Chess is excellent at teaching kids mental discipline, to look at all their options, to compete under time pressure, to play fair, to learn that mistakes have consequences, to not give up when behind, and to learn many more important life lessons. Students in grades K through 5 are invited to join the chess club.  Kindergartners who want to join should know simple math and some reading and writing, no other skills are required.   Similar to last year, this year registration will be a two-stage process. The first stage is priority registration and open to last year’s club volunteers ... read full article
Somerset PTSA Chess Club Katherine Ma9/8/20199/20/2019
Somerset PTSA Chess Club
Chess is excellent at teaching kids mental discipline, to look at all their options, to compete under time pressure, to play fair, to learn that mistakes have consequences, to not give up when behind, and to learn many more important life lessons. Students in grades K through 5 are invited to join the chess club.  Kindergartners who want to join should know simple math and some reading and writing, no other skills are required.   Similar to last year, this year registration will be a two-stage process. The first stage is priority registration and open to last year’s club volunteers ... read full article
Volunteer for our ProgramsKatherine Ma9/6/20199/30/2019
Volunteer for our Programs
Our PTSA Programs are powered by Volunteers. If you would like to sign up to volunteer for PTSA Programs or are interested in chairing a program, please complete this form  HERE . If you have any questions about a PTSA Program and the time commitment for chairing a program, please reach out to us at  somersetptsa@gmail.com ... read full article
Message from our PTSA PresidentsKatherine Ma9/1/20199/8/2019
Message from our PTSA Presidents
Dear Somerset Elementary School Families: On behalf of the PTSA Board, we would like to extend a warm welcome to all new and returning families joining us for the 2019-2020 school year. We are fortunate to be a part of a community that has a high level of engagement from our dedicated and skilled teachers and staff, and our wonderful parent volunteers. Our children are lucky to have the opportunity to learn in such a rich, caring and culturally diverse environment. We believe that the strength and involvement of our PTSA is an integral part of Somerset’s success. How can ... read full article
Welcome CoffeeKatherine Ma9/1/20199/4/2019
Welcome Coffee
Wednesday, September 4th at 9:00am   Join us for coffee and conversation in the school gym at 9:00am.  Find out more about the work of the Somerset PTSA and take the opportunity to sign up for volunteer spots within the PTSA and PTSA run events.   ... read full article
Kindergarten Welcome CoffeeKatherine Ma9/1/20199/9/2019
Kindergarten Welcome Coffee
Monday, September 9th at 9:00am All Kindergarten parents are welcome to join us for coffee on September 9th at 9:00am in the school cafeteria, first day of school for Kindergarten. Find out more about the work of the Somerset PTSA and how you can get involved with the PTSA. ... read full article
Ice Cream Social NightKatherine Ma9/1/20199/20/2019
Ice Cream Social Night
Friday, September 20th from 6.30 - 8.30pm   Please join us in the Somerset Cafeteria for our PTSA Welcome Back-to-School Ice Cream Social and Community Fair. It is a great opportunity to reconnect with old friends and make some new ones. Meet the Somerset PTSA Board and volunteer for the school year. We will have a few vendors to share information as well. We look forward to seeing you there! ... read full article
Vendor-- Before and After School Program ApplicationKatherine Ma8/31/20199/30/2019
Vendor-- Before and After School Program Application
  If you are interested in bringing your afterschool program to Somerset Elementary, please complete the application form. Our goal is to provide a diverse set of options to our families. The PTSA will review your application and get back to you as soon as we can. Please ensure that you have obtained the required insurance and approval by Bellevue School District before completing this form. If you are planning to run multiple programs based on age groups, please complete a separate application for each program.   https://forms.gle/ twNtDvRXYngHjBWb6 ... read full article
Vendor table request - Ice cream socialKatherine Ma8/31/20199/18/2019
Vendor table request - Ice cream social
  If you would like to request a vendor table for Back to school ice cream social event, please complete this form: https://forms.gle/ mPsoh2zFGaeaNrpU8 ... read full article