Cookie Blizzard-- Holiday Theme Cookies
Dear Awesome Somerset Parents: Here comes Staff Appreciation Annual Cookie Blizzard event! It will be held on Wednesday, December 19th, 2018. This is the most favorite event from all our teachers and staff! Also, a fun event for you and your kids to show talents in baking! :)  please find the sign up link here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0f48aba62baaf94-christmas This event will require class room support from all grades. Each Class please bring in at least three dozen (36) cookies for the event. Homemade, holiday-themed fresh baked cookies are encouraged. Brownies, bars, fudge, toffee, truffles or special foreign pastries are also welcomed. NO ... read full article
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Katherine Ma 
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12/5/2018-12/19/2018

Book Fair and Volunteers Needed
Wednesday, December 3rd - Friday, December 7th The Somerset Library Book Fair is coming up the week of Dec 3rd - 7th. Please plan to join us to shop for wonderful titles from our new vendor, Scholastic Books, for your family and our school. The Book Fair is sponsored by the PTSA for the benefit of our library, which supports all of our Somerset students.   There will be free gift wrapping of books and gifts on Wednesday and Thursday from after school until close. VOLUNTEERS are also needed to make the book fair a success, and you are invited to ... read full article
Author:
Katherine Ma 
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11/30/2018-12/14/2018
Cookie Blizzard-- Holiday Theme CookiesKatherine Ma12/5/201812/19/2018
Cookie Blizzard-- Holiday Theme Cookies
Dear Awesome Somerset Parents: Here comes Staff Appreciation Annual Cookie Blizzard event! It will be held on Wednesday, December 19th, 2018. This is the most favorite event from all our teachers and staff! Also, a fun event for you and your kids to show talents in baking! :)  please find the sign up link here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0f48aba62baaf94-christmas This event will require class room support from all grades. Each Class please bring in at least three dozen (36) cookies for the event. Homemade, holiday-themed fresh baked cookies are encouraged. Brownies, bars, fudge, toffee, truffles or special foreign pastries are also welcomed. NO ... read full article
Book Fair and Volunteers NeededKatherine Ma11/30/201812/14/2018
Book Fair and Volunteers Needed
Wednesday, December 3rd - Friday, December 7th The Somerset Library Book Fair is coming up the week of Dec 3rd - 7th. Please plan to join us to shop for wonderful titles from our new vendor, Scholastic Books, for your family and our school. The Book Fair is sponsored by the PTSA for the benefit of our library, which supports all of our Somerset students.   There will be free gift wrapping of books and gifts on Wednesday and Thursday from after school until close. VOLUNTEERS are also needed to make the book fair a success, and you are invited to ... read full article
Somerset Maker MallKatherine Ma11/18/201811/18/2018
Somerset Maker Mall
The award winning event Maker Market is coming back with a new name – Somerset  Maker Mall. It will be  held on Thursday, November 29th. If you are interested in DIY, want to let the children get a taste of the real market experience and get a true experience on cost and inventory controlling, pricing, manufacturing and marketing, our Somerset Maker Mall has it all! It's also a good place to shop for the Holidays on authentic, handmade items from our Somerset children and families. Free entry. Participants will keep all profits from the sale. Join the fun! If you have ... read full article
Somerset Maker MallKatherine Ma10/27/201811/21/2018
Somerset Maker Mall
The award winning event Maker Market is coming back with a new name – Somerset  Maker Mall. It will be  held on Thursday, November 29th. If you are interested in DIY, want to let the children get a taste of the real market experience and get a true experience on cost and inventory controlling, pricing, manufacturing and marketing, our Somerset Maker Mall has it all! It's also a good place to shop for the Holidays on authentic, handmade items from our Somerset children and families. Free entry. Participants will keep all profits from the sale. Join the fun! If you have ... read full article
PTSA General Membership Meeting-- This Tuesday at LibraryKatherine Ma10/22/201810/24/2018
PTSA General Membership Meeting-- This Tuesday at Library
Tuesday, October 23rd, 7:00 - 8:00pm All PTSA members are invited to attend our first general membership meeting for 2018-19 in our school library. This is a great chance to learn about our wonderful PTSA programs, hear our PTSA financial report, make new friends, explore opportunities to be more involved in the PTSA. And, more importantly, give us your comments and suggestions on the PTSA can  serve our children best. Together we work for our children. Thank you for your continuous support for our school and our PTSA.  ... read full article
Somerset Math Adventure "Secret Agent" - Registration openKatherine Ma10/22/201811/8/2018
Somerset Math Adventure "Secret Agent" - Registration open
Friday, December 7th, 6:15 - 8:15pm Somerset PTSA is hosting a Secret Agent themed Math Adventure on Friday, December 7th, 6:15 - 8:15pm. Somerset Math Adventure is a non-competitive, team-based, fun, interactive event. Please visit the FAQ page for a general description of Math Adventure, how to form teams, etc.  Registration is open to Somerset students in grades 1 through 5. Assemble teams of 4 students with a similar math level, a team coach, and at least one adult volunteer.  Please use this form to register your team, including level and team name. Registration fee is $15 per student and ... read full article
After School Programs-- Fall 2018Katherine Ma9/21/20189/30/2018
After School Programs-- Fall 2018
Smart with Art Join Smart with Art as we explore an assortment of art mediums in an education environment. Discover art history and culture content as we expand our creative mind with our imagination. Each session, students will delve into a variety of art materials and methods through our processed oriented exciting lessons. The fall session registration link and when registration opens will be posted in next week's eNews. The fall session registration will open at 10am TODAY. Please refer to the  flyer for detailed information.  ... read full article
Kindergarten and 1st Grade Noodle NightKatherine Ma9/17/20189/29/2018
Kindergarten and 1st Grade Noodle Night
Friday, September 28, 2018 from 6.15 - 7.30pm Families of all kindergarteners and 1st graders, please join us for a fun community-building event in our school cafeteria consisting of a noodle-based potluck along with dry noodle-themed craft activities and games. We look forwards to seeing you there. Please sign up H ERE for helping with the set up, craft activities and clean up.   ... read full article
ReflectionsKatherine Ma9/17/201810/13/2018
Reflections
The Somerset PTSA is encouraging all Somerset students to participate in the 2018 Reflections Program. The Reflections program is sponsored by the National PTA and Washington State PTA to promote and encourage artistic creativity. It is the 50 th -year competition and the Theme of this year is  Heroes Around Me . The purpose of this program is to provide an opportunity for students to use their creative talents by expressing themselves through their own original works. A student may submit an entry/entries in six art areas. Only original works of art are accepted. The six art areas are:  Literature ,  Music Composition ,  Photography , Visual Arts ( 2D  only),  Film/Video , ... read full article
Presidents MessageKatherine Ma8/27/20189/14/2018
Presidents Message
Presidents Message 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 2018-19 school year. We are fortunate to be a part of a community that has a high level of engagement from both our dedicated and skilled teachers and staff, and all of 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 ... read full article
Welcome CoffeeKatherine Ma8/27/20188/30/2018
Welcome Coffee
Welcome Coffee  Join us for coffee and conversation in the school gym at 9am on August 30th, the first day of school.  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
Join the Somerset PTSAKatherine Ma8/27/20189/28/2018
Join the Somerset PTSA
Please become a PTSA member! Our membership fee is only $25 per family per year and $15 for a single parent membership. For about 6 cents a day, your membership fee supports the education, health and welfare of all students at Somerset. As a member, you will receive discounts to Wild Waves Theme Park, Great Wolf Lodge, car rentals, Key Arena, McCaw Hall, Angels of the Wings Arena at Everett, Ticket Monster, etc. Your membership will also help us reach our goal of winning 100% Membership Award, Bronze/Gold/Platinum Award, etc. from the Washington State PTA, which we have won in the past two years. Our annual student directory is ... read full article