Reed MS PTSA Newsletter

Volume 14: March 10, 2021

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TONIGHT! - MARCH ELECTION MEETING

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Join us for our 2021-2022 Executive Board Election Meeting Meeting TONIGHT (March 10th) at 7 PM via Zoom! Also on the agenda will be a presentation about Parents' rights regarding state testing!


Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85607171383?pwd=bS9BcExxMGs5ZzRRd2pkRXN2VEpOUT09 OR https://rb.gy/mm4ife

Meeting ID 85607171383, PW 649717.

You can also join from the link on the PTSA website at www.reedms.my-ptsa.org


AGENDA:

  • Call to Order
  • Introductions
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Treasurer's Report and Financial Update
  • Principal's Report
  • ELECTION!!
  • Committee Reports:
    • Membership
    • Parent Education
    • Fundraising
    • Reflections
  • PTSA Guidance & Parents' Rights Regarding State Testing
  • News / Announcements
  • Return to Campus Discussion
  • Q&A

Other Upcoming Meeting Dates

  • 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

AWESOME WAYS TO SUPPORT REED IN MARCH!

Our Reed parent groups have some different ways to support Reed in March: See's Candies YumRaising, Dine & Donate at Gourmet 47, and FarmFresh to You!

STARTING TODAY: March 10-12: Gourmet 47 Dine & Donate!

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Wednesday, March 10 through Friday, March 12 - between 9am and 3pm

Please come out and support our newest neighborhood restaurant on the corner of Moorpark and Colfax: Gourmet 47 Caffé & Catering!


Enjoy the freshest gourmet coffee, egg breakfasts, pastries, salads, paninis, and more! We highly recommend you pre-order the day before or early the same day to ensure the freshest preparation for pick-up. There is also some outdoor seating available.


Kindly mention Walter Reed when you order, and 15% goes back to our school. Spread the word to your friends and neighbors.

March 1 - 19: See's Candies YumRaising!

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Monday, March 1st through Friday, March 19th


Chocolate for a good cause, what could be sweeter? Every See's Candies purchase made through our online storefront earns 20-50% per item back to Reed to support our school!


The best part is that -- because it is online and shipped right to the door as soon as the order is placed -- anyone in the contiguous U.S. can purchase! So your Aunt in Austin or your Grandpa in New York can support Reed and enjoy some yummy treats!


Orders are due by March 19, 2021 and should be received within between 7-10 days of ordering.


Spread the word to your friends and family! Follow and share the link to start enjoying and supporting: https://rb.gy/xes5y8


*Funds will be used to support our students and to shower our teachers/staff with love during Teacher/Staff Appreciation in May! Our Reed staff has worked hard this year to support our students during virtual learning. This is a great way to give back and say thanks!

Ongoing: Farm Fresh to You!

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Through Farm Fresh you can receive fresh, organic produce conveniently delivered right to your home or office while earning 10% for Walter Reed Middle School. Visit www.farmfreshtoyou.com to sign up and begin earning 10% back for Walter Reed Middle School on every purchase today!


Hyperlink for New Participants:

http://www.farmfreshtoyou.com/referral/wellness/?promo=reedfresh


Hyperlink for Current Participants:

http://www.farmfreshtoyou.com/account/promo-code/?promo=reedfresh

*NEW* Academic SpiritWear

2020-2021 Academy SpiritWear is Now Available through Friends of Reed

2020-21 Academy spirit wear is now available from Friends of Reed. Preorder and submit your $15 payment by 3/23, with a target drive-through distribution upon return from spring break. Proceeds will be donated to Walter Reed.


Each design was chosen by a committee of WRMS staff, after reviewing dozens of amazing student submissions. These designs are now available for purchase on t-shirts to show Academy pride!

GET INVOLVED AT REED:

Nominate a LAUSD Teacher of the Year 2021! Learn more


Send in your Yearbook photos: Please email photos of activities you miss the most to wrmsyearbookstaff@gmail.com


Learn more about LAUSD's Return to Campus Family Guide and Daily Pass Program


Attend a Workshop:

  • Spanish Parent Workshop: Mental Health Friday, March 12th from 9:30-11 AM https://lausd.zoom.us/j/84133158225
  • Community of Schools Town Halls
  • ENGLISH: Monday March 15th @ 3 PM ID: 842 9409 5406, Passcode: 175120
  • SPANISH: Monday March 15th@ 6 PM, ID: 980 3720 9299, Passcode: 516714
  • ENGLISH: Tuesday March 16 @ 6 PM ID: 827 7565 5449, Passcode: 140486
  • SPANISH: Tuesday March 16 @3 PM ID: 819 6651 1398, Passcode: 985616

Friends of Reed -

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


School Governance Groups - For more information visit reedms.com

JOIN PTSA

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

SUPPORT WRMS PTSA!

CONNECT WITH PTSA

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.


Be sure to register and subscribe at reedms.my-ptsa.org for more information!


Missed a Newsletter? You can check out prior weeks here!


*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.