Walter Reed MS PTSA Newsletter

VOLUME 6: October 28, 2020

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Dear wolfpack community--

Hi Wolfpack!

Congrats to our student winners from our PTSA Student Membership Social with Kahoot! Each winner will be receiving their $10 Starbucks gift card in the mail!

Congrats also to our PTSA Mask-tacular Pumpkin Decorating Contest Winners! Check out the Honorable Mentions, Runner-Ups, and Winners HERE! Runner-ups will be receiving $10 Amazon gift cards, and our winners will receive $25 Amazon gift cards in the mail! Thank you also to our prize donors, student judges from NJHS, and to Josh McHugh for hosting and doing his pumpkin carving demo and here's the finished pumpkin.

The PTSA Reflections deadline is just around the corner! Be sure to submit your digital entry by Sunday. More information on how to submit can be found below.

Our November PTSA meeting will be November 11 at 7 PM, but there are plenty of ways to get involved at Reed in the meantime: Complete your School Experience Survey, participate in the Friends of Reed Annual Giving Campaign and attend their meeting next week, pre-order your Yearbook and continue to submit photos to yearbook committee, VOTE next week!

Lastly, enjoy and safe Halloween this weekend and remember to turn your clocks back one hour on Sunday!

-Walter Reed PTSA Executive Board

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Time is running out to submit your Reflections Arts Entries!

Last day is November 1, 2020


Demo and instructions are available HERE!

Details are available HERE!

PTSA Meeting November 11th @ 7 PM

Come and let's talk! Your voice is important! All Reed community members are welcome!

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID 85607171383, PW 649717.

Review the CODE OF CONDUCT here. The meeting will be recorded.


  • Call to Order
  • Introductions
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Treasurer's Report and Financial Update
  • Principal's Report
  • New Business:
    • Membership & Fundraising Updates
    • Event Recaps & Upcoming Events (Art Night, Turkey Trot-4-Tech)
    • Parent Education and IDEA Committee Updates
  • News / Announcements
  • Q&A

LAUSD Parent Experience Survey

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1. Your answers have direct results on school funding priorities and decisions -- survey data is used by Reed's School Site Council in completing the Single Plan for Student Achievement.

2. Survey data is also reported on the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) Scorecard, the California School Dashboard, and Unified Enrollment Site.

Please be sure to complete your survey today!

To access the online Parent Survey:

1. Go to

2. Choose our school from a drop-down menu ("Reed MS").

3. Take the survey.

4. Take a screen shot of the “Thank You” page as proof that you've completed the survey.

Note: No login is required to access the online Parent survey.


We still need your help to reach our membership goal! Join or renew today!

Other Ways to Be Involved At Reed:

Friends of Reed -

Friends of IHP - (For families in the IHP program)

School Governance Groups - For more information visit

Participate in School Activities -



  • November 1 - DEADLINE: for digital submissions for Reflections Arts Contest

  • November 11, 2020 @ 7 PM - PTSA Association Meeting via Zoom

  • November 13 @ 7-9 PM - PTSA Community Connections Virtual Paint Event (For adults)

  • November 14 @ 4-6 PM- PTSA Community Connections Virtual Paint Event (For students)

  • November 16- December 4 - Turkey Trot-4-Tech Fundraiser to raise funds for Technology upgrades to computer labs (virtual re-boot of Trek-4-Tech from last year)

  • December 9, 2020 @ 7 PM - PTSA Association Meeting via Zoom

  • February 10, 2020@ 7 PM - PTSA Association Meeting via Zoom

  • March 10, 2020 @ 7 PM - PTSA Association Meeting via Zoom

  • April 14, 2020 @ 7 PM - PTSA Association Meeting via Zoom

  • May 12, 2020 @ 7 PM - PTSA Association Meeting via Zoom

  • June 9, 2020 @ 7 PM - PTSA Association Meeting via Zoom


Walter Reed Middle School PTSA is the Parent, Teacher, Student Association of Walter Reed Middle School, located at 4525 Irvine Ave., North Hollywood, CA, Ph: 818-487-7600, Fax: 818-766-9069. Principal: Robyn Friedman

Walter Reed Middle School PTSA part of the Valley Gateway Council in the 31st District.

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*Every way is the right way to PTSA! Anything you can give, whether it is membership, participation at events, attending meetings, staying connected with news and social media, donating, or high fives will support your child's potential.