Monday, September 21, 2015

Monday, September 14, 2015

Baked goods & coffee needed for 60 volunteers this Friday!

Parents- we need your help! We would like to have baked goods and coffee for the 60 volunteers from Nordstrom who will give their time and talents to our school on Friday the 18th as part of the United Way's day of caring. Sign up below:

Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:

1) Click this link to see our Sign-Up on VolunteerSpot:
2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on VolunteerSpot.

Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Back to school BBQ and more coming up!

September 8th is our back to school BBQ from 3:30 to 5 p.m. We will be serving hamburgers, hot dogs, watermelon and chips in the covered area of the playground.  Stop by for a bite while you enjoy the carnival.
New this year:  The 6th grade class will be holding a small carnival to help raise funds for Camp Orkila.  The carnival will be held from 3:30-5:30 on the day of the back to school BBQ.  Tickets will be sold for 50 cents each, and there will be several games to play, and treats to buy.  Also, for just $1.00 per ball you can have the chance to dunk a teacher!

On September 9th and 10th from 9-10 a.m. in the library, we’ll have “Tears and Cheers!” for parents dropping off their students.  Stop by for a quick snack while you cry tears of joy or sadness that the school year is starting.
Last but not least: Our first PTA meeting of the year will be September 15th.  Meetings are open to all and are held at 7 p.m. in the Echo Lake library.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Back to School Event August 29th!

The Back to School Consortium has planned its annual Back to School Event for August 29, 2015, at North City Elementary School. The Back to School event is a community effort that provides school supplies, haircuts, and clothing assistance for families in the Shoreline School District who are living with a low income and/or experiencing circumstances in their life that make it challenging to prepare their children for going back to school.

Find out more at or contact your school nurse or family advocate. Deadline for registration is August 21st.

You can also donate or volunteer to help make the event a success!  Go to to learn how.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Bingo Night on Friday at Echo Lake!

Please join us on Friday, May 15, for Echo Lake's first ever Family BINGO night.  The festivities start at 6:00 p.m.  The BINGO games are free.

Pizza and other concessions will be available so you can make it a fun family night. We hope to see you there!

Monday, April 20, 2015

Easy ways to support our school

Dining Out for Echo Lake 

Have lunch or dinner and support our PTA!  We’ve teamed up with Jersey’s Great Food and Spirits. On April 25th (last Saturday of Spring Break), the restaurant will donate 10% of all purchases (before tax) to Echo Lake PTA. Echo Lake families and friends who dine at the restaurant must mention “Echo Lake Elementary” to their server. Jersey’s is locally owned and operated, as well as a big supporter of Shoreline schools.

Shopping & Giving

Fred Meyer Community Rewards You can help our school earn donations when shopping at Fred Meyer. All you have to do is link your Rewards Card to Echo Lake Elementary and use it when you shop at Fred Meyer. Go to Echo Lake’s non-profit number is 88019. Ask your friends and family members to sign up and choose our school too!

Escrip is another shopping fundraiser benefiting Echo Lake. Loyalty cards from Safeway and Bartell Drugs are part of this program. If you’re a frequent shopper, make sure you click through the portal on our web site for the benefits as well.  Using the online mall portal at Escrip also earns money for our school. To register your cards, go to Escrip and enter our school’s ID number: 8562082.    Ask your friends and family members to sign up