October 25th Information
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Social Emotional Well Being Survey!
The deadline to fill out the survey has been extended to Friday. Please take 5 minutes to fill out. Your responses are anonymous and will help us understand what families need from school. Thank you!
spirit wear for sale
Mrs. Olason, our bookkeeper, 425-366-5016
WEB-Where Everyone Belongs
Explorer’s Student to Student mentor program, WEB, has begun! WEB stands for Where Everybody Belongs. It is a program where 8th grade leaders pair up with 6th grade students to build community and form relationships across grade levels. This year, we had over sixty 8th grade students apply to volunteer to mentor other students. They will be going in to 6th grade classes once a month during Eagles Landing for WEB Wednesday. Each month, the mentors will attend the same class with different games and lessons to help their mentees feel more comfortable at Explorer. We are excited to have this program up and running this year!
This month WEB leaders went into classes to play a name game, do an activity on working together, and received some words of wisdom from their 8th grade leaders.
Students need to leave campus by 3:00 pm Mondays-Thursdays
On Fridays, students need to be off campus by 1:45 pm. There are no clubs on Friday.
Reminder-Boys & Girls Club is no longer at Explorer. This is due to their staff shortage.
See below for the link to all our clubs.
picture retakes tomorrow, Tuesday
Also those is sports, should bring their packet with them tomorrow for Season 1 sports.
Costumes on Friday
Please make sure:
- It is school appropriate
- No weapons or blood including fake ones
- No full face mask
- Make up must be put on at home and not at school
Explorer's holiday shop
We would like to shake it up again and invite all students to participate. Students can donate, shop, and/or help others wrap gifts.
We are still working on the details. I will keep you posted on how students can shop or wrap at the Holiday Shop.
In the meantime, we need donations. New or in excellent condition gifts and toys are needed.
Students can bring donations to the Resource Room, families can drop off at the main office, cash donations can be sent to PTO via PayPal or Zelle email@example.com
or you can shop off our Amazon Wish List.
Thank you all for your support!
Questions? Email me.
Natural Leaders are parents/guardians that speak a language other than English and are willing to support families who share your language but do not speak English.
If you would like to learn more or would like to sign up for the training, please email me.
Clothes for Kids
The Arc Of Snohomish Country has this wonderful 2021 Winter/Early Spring Activities Guide Virtual and Outdoors.
With a click of the mouse, you can explore beyond your living room and add knowledge, beauty and fun to your world. There is information available on any topic you can think of. There are so many helpful resources listed in one guide!
- Abundant amount of outdoor activities.
- Amazing virtual tours or museums from around the world.
- Amusement park virtual rides!
- Virtual zoo and aquarium tours, animal spy cams
- Virtual camps.
- Special needs activities and therapeutic programs.
The list is endless and so much fun!
PTO, Parent/Guardian Teacher organization Membership
Our PTO supports our students and teachers here Explorer. In the past our PTO raised money running our students store, because of Covid, membership is our main fundraiser. Please consider making a donation of $20. Your donation is tax deductible, we are a 501c(3)non- profit.
How to donate:
- PayPal https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=EX3FGTAKGGH62
- Zelle Explorerptotreasurer@gmail.com
- Send in cash or check payable to Explorer PTO
Ways you can support our school and PTO:
- You can also support our PTO by linking your FRED MEYER card to our school. This has to be updated each year. Click here to link to Explorer Middle School. Fred Meyer card link
- Link you Amazon account to Amazon Smiles and use Explorer Junior High School Parent and Staff Organization as your charity. https://smile.amazon.com/
- Shop from our Amazon Wish list to support our Holiday House, items for Resource Room, and school supplies. https://smile.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/genericItemsPage/2WLS6LPD7X0W
Water Bottles Needed
Thank you who have already donated.
We have a number of students without reusable water bottles. If you have some laying around, please consider donating them to our school. We will have them sanitized and give to students who do not have one. Please send to the resource room with your child or drop off at the main office.
District is hiring
We are hiring many positions, including bus drivers, food service workers, substitutes, paraeducators, and more! Learn more about the jobs and application process and ask questions during a weekly information Zoom meeting - every Thursday, 4 to 5 p.m. The Zoom link is on the district home page and website calendar. https://www.mukilteoschools.org/Page/10#calendar6564/20211012/month
reminder on checking your child's grades
All teachers will update student grades in Qmlativ twice a month. Many teachers also use Schoology to post assignments, communicate, and/or grades. This can be very helpful if your child is home sick.
Always feel free to reach out to your child's teachers and counselor whenever you'd like.
Email is the best way to communicate. From email you can arrange meetings or telephone conversations when and if needed. Click the email directory below.
Reminder-every teacher uses Qmlativ, some teachers also use Schoology. Your child does know if there teacher posts assignments etc. on Schoology.
Please clink the links below to learn how to sign in and navigate Qmlativ and Schoololgy. Let me know if you have questions after you check them out.
This link will take you to the log in, how to navigate Qmlativ, changing password. Qmlativ is also referred to Family Access/Family Access Portal.
This link will take you to log in, how to navigate Schoology videos, how to change your password. Please email me if you do not know your access code.
All Explorer Clubs are free for Explorer students. Clubs begin afterschool and end by 4:00 pm, unless otherwise noted. Students who are bus riders may take the activity bus home at 4:00 pm.
Non-bus riders should be picked up at 4:00 pm or walk home.
Link to Clubs Newsletter-updated
athletic game schedule
Vaccinated, unvaccinated, inside, or outside, everyone wears a mask when on school grounds. Thank you!
Coaches: Chris Soth & Michael Lewin
10/6 - Home vs Einstein
10/14 - Home vs Alderwood
10/20 - @ Gateway
10/27 @ Harbour Pointe
11/2 - Home vs Voyager
(Practice 2:45-4:00 M-F)
Coach: Josh Olson
10/7 - Home vs Gateway
10/14 - @ Heatherwood
10/21 - @ Harbour Pointe
10/27 - @ Shoreline Stadium
(Practice 3:00-5:15M-Th, 1:45-3:45Fri)
Coaches: Anna Wagner & Mary Saffold
10/6 - @ Einstein
10/11 - Home vs College Place
10/13 - Home vs Evergreen
10/14 - @ Brier Terrace
10/18 - Home vs Meadowdale
10/20 - @ North
10/25 - @ Alderwood
10/27 - Home vs Kellogg
10/28 - @ Voyager
7th & 8th grade Boys & Girls Soccer
7th & 8th grade Girls Volleyball
7th & 8th grade Boys Basketball
Season 3 Sports - begins mid January - early February, details to come
7th & 8th Grade Girls Basketball
6th, 7th, 8th Grade Girls & Boys Wrestling - 6th graders may practice with the team but not compete in matches
Season 4 Sports - Begins April, details to come
6th, 7th, 8th Grade Girls and Boys Track-6th graders may practice with the team but not compete in meets
If your Explorer student is interested in participating in one of those sports, or any of the sports that Explorer offers later in the year (basketball, volleyball, wrestling, soccer, and cross country), there are a few things that you’ll need to do first.
You’ll need to make sure that you sign up for each on FinalForms. You will also need to make sure that you have a physical on file with Explorer that has been completed within the last two years. Please get your child’s physicals completed and turned into the office as soon as possible.
Direction to fill out Final Forms https://www.mukilteoschools.org/Page/429
Directions are under RESOURCES on the right side of page.
Final Forms https://mukilteo-wa.finalforms.com/
More forms and information https://www.mukilteoschools.org/Page/438