Week 12 MIT Update–Giving Tree

Upcoming Dates

11/22-24 Thanksgiving Break

12/6 MCT Parent Meeting

12/8 Madrona Vineyard

Madrona Giving Tree

Madrona Giving Tree is our annual drive to help families in need within our school community.  You can help two ways: pick up a tag or two off the tree located in the main office.  Return the tag and associated gift, unwrapped to the main office by December 8.  Alternatively, you may make a cash donation here: https://checkout.square.site/buy/V62Q5HPR37RXU5EAFMV4PXMG  Donations will be used to purchase any unfulfilled gift requests and gift cards to distribute among the families.  Thank you so much for your support of these families.  All donations must be collected by December 8.  Questions?  Please reach out to Lindsay at MITViceChair@gmail.com

Madrona Children’s Theatre Show 2024 is SHREK!

There will be an MCT family meeting on December 6th at 6pm. It will be an in-person/zoom hybrid and parents are strongly encouraged to attend.  Please watch for the Zoom link to come out soon.

All 4-8th graders are invited to audition the week of December 12th.

Spirit Wear

If you missed our first order window you are in luck! Bear Wear is open until Sunday, November 26th. Orders will be delivered to the school and distributed to students. Please include your child’s FULL name and center/homeroom teacher. If ordering for multiple children, please use the oldest child’s name. We will have one more order window later this year.

You may place your order here: https://madrona2023-2.itemorder.com/shop/home/

Questions? Jennifer Tait taitj@edmonds.wednet.edu

School Levy

Are you interested in supporting the School Levy happening in February?  Teams are being created now to help with the campaign.


A School Election Team includes the building principal, teachers, paras, parents and Parent Club members.  We are hoping for about 6 members per team but more would ALWAYS BE WELCOME.  Schools would like to have teams created by December 1.

What will School Election Teams do?

Teams would engage in any or all of the following:

  • Come with your SET Team Members to the SET Launch hosted by Yes for Kids! on December 5, 2023 at the MLT Senior Center at 3:30 PM for Secondary SET Teams and 5:00 PM for Elementary SET Teams.
  • Post informational flyers in office areas.
  • Post a sign in your yard
  • Phone calling
  • Sign Waving
  • and in general, knowing the talking points and being able and willing to speak about the election,
  • …and more…

For more information, please go to the following links:





Email Submission

We are working to streamline the communication from MIT.  If you have an article you’d like to have included in our weekly email, please email your blurb to Molly at MITParentChair@gmail.com by Saturday at noon to be included in the following week’s email.  If you’d like the article to be included for multiple weeks (for example, a signup genius for volunteer opportunities) please include that information.  We are working to update the website to make submissions for the weekly email an option.  Thanks.


Volunteer Paperwork

Have you filled out your volunteer paperwork yet?  All volunteers must be cleared by Edmonds School District before volunteering in any capacity at Madrona.  It a quick process, but please allow up to two weeks for notification from the district about clearance.  All volunteers must have either an ID badge or sticker from the office visible while on campus.  Paperwork can be found here: https://www.edmonds.wednet.edu/community/volunteer  Unsure if you’re volunteer status is still good?  Please contact the Educational Services Center communications@edmonds.wednet.edu


Interpretation for families is available through the school district for MIT events.

To request ASL interpretation, email aslrequests@edmonds.wednet.edu. To request other language interpretation, call or email Kelly Carlson at carlsonka@edmonds.wednet.edu | 425-431-2900.

* Families that need interpretation must register in advance: We need 7 days to schedule interpreters for events.

* Familias que necesitan interpretación deben registrarse con anticipación: Necesitamos 7 días para programar intérpretes para los eventos.

*통역이 필요한 가족들은 미리 등록을 해야 합니다: 행사를 위한 통역관을 준비하는데3일이필요합니다.

* Các gia đình cần thông dịch phải đăng ký trước: Chúng tôi cần 7 ngày để sắp xếp thông dịch viên cho các sự kiện.

* Семьи, которые нуждаются в переводчике должны зарегистрироваться заранее: нам необходимо 7 дополнительных дня, чтобы заказать переводчика для мероприятия.

بالنسبة للعائلات التي بحاجة إلى مترجم يجب عليهم أن يسجلوا مسبقاً: نحن بحاجة إلى 7 أيام لتأمين جدول مواعيد للمترجمين لهذه الأحداث*

** If you need an ASL interpreter, please send an email to ASLrequests@edmonds.wednet.edu, and a sign language interpreter will be provided.   To request other language interpretation, call or email Kelly Carlson at carlsonka@edmonds.wednet.edu | 425-431-2900.

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