Field Day & Egg Drop Challenge This Week!

Mark your calendars!! We are excited to have Field Day and Egg Drop Challenge again this year, on June 14.

To keep all the safety guidelines, this year it will be a student only event. We will start the day with the Egg Drop Challenge and end it with many fun and exciting activities planned by Mrs. Plate and the PTSA Field Day committee.

Please visit the following flyers for Egg Drop Challenge Rules and Field Day details:

Egg Drop Challenge Rules               Field Day


2021-2022 PTSA Awards

Thank you to Einstein's staff for hosting the fabulous Volunteer Breakfast last week! We'd also like to congratulate the following award recipients and thank them for all their contributions throughout the year that make our school so great!

Golden Acorn:

Erica Lindgren

Einstein Award:

Laura Price

Otter Award:

Marcela Valdes

Awards Descriptions:Golden Acorn Award: The highest honor given each year for someone who has gone the extra mile and given service to the school and community. (This is a Washington State PTA award.)

Einstein Award: Given to an individual showing outstanding dedication in serving the needs of the Einstein students.

Otter Award: Our “spirit” award, given to the creative, energizing people going out of their way to serve in our school

Special Thank You to 5th Grade PTSA Parents

Thank you to the 5th grade parents that are PTSA members and will leave Einstein this year. Your contributions and effort were AMAZING and very much appreciated. We wish you all the best!


Order 2022 - 2023 School Supplies Online!

Our partnership with 1st Day School Supplies is back this year! It can help parents and teachers to get the exact supplies needed for next school year. You can order online at: 1st Day School Supplies by June 30, 2022.

Kits will be delivered directly to the school shortly before the year starts. Einstein PTSA gets $5.00 per each box as fundraiser. Thank you for your support! Please contact: with any questions.

Volunteer Opportunities!

There are many opportunities to volunteer for the end of the year and next year. If you are able to help on any of them, please follow the links below or contact:

  • Ottermail Editor (co-chair) – Send out a request for articles to board members, Einstein staff and committee chairs for inclusion in Ottermail. Distribute draft, complete edits to content and send out for bi-monthly distribution.
  • Flyer Designer (chair) – Provide creative direction and design assistance to those seeking help with their PTSA project or event. 
  • Otters Fun Run Chair and Fun Run Commitee – Ensure everything runs smoothly. Prepare a work-back schedule of key dates and hold committee meetings to monitor progress.
  • Yearbook Chair and Yearbook Committee – Selects and negotiates a contract with Yearbook vendor. Makes sure volunteer photographers are covering school and family events. Collects photos for yearbook throughout the year, coordinates individual and class photos, oversees yearbook production and distribution.
  • Family Events (multiple chairs)
      • The first day coffee                       * Story walk
      • Ice cream social                            *Family fiesta
      • Trunk or treat, movie night           * Egg drop Challenge
      • International night                       * The family picnic

These positions are needed for the 22/23 school year, please email:

Please remember that all volunteers need to be approved through LWSD's application process before beginning a volunteer assignment. We can't do ANY events or activities without you!

We want to hear from YOU !

Please Fill Out the Einstein PTSA Survey

The survey is anonymous and will be used to make improvements in the 2022 - 2023 school year. It will be open until the end of the month and take about four minutes to complete. We appreciate your time and feedback! 

2022 - 2023 Reflections Art Program

The Reflections Program is a National PTA arts competition. (See Einstein's 2021 - 22 winners and participants!). If your child is interested in participating next school year, summer break is a good time for them to think about how to present their creations.

The 2022 - 2023 Reflections theme is "Show Your Voice!" For detailed information, please visit the Reflections website.

A Big Thank You to Retiring Teachers & Staff at Einstein

Let's give a big OTTERIFFIC farewell to three VERY special Einstein Staff members who we all know and love!

Mrs. Plate, Mrs. Price and Mrs. Goodwin

They will be greatly missed and we can't thank them enough for the wonderful years they gave the students at Einstein Elementary School. We are sad to see you go, but are excited for this next chapter in your life! Come back and visit us!

Lost and Found

Please be sure to check the "Lost and Found" rack and bins, which are placed outside the front of the school each morning.  Any items not collected by 4:00 PM on Friday, June 17th will be donated to a charitable organization.  Thank you!

Upcoming Events

The 2022 - 2023 LWSD school calendar (TENTATIVE) is available on the district website. Here is a direct link to the PDF of the calendar from the site.

Here are some important dates (tentative) for the upcoming school year. More detailed information will be provided in coming emails. 

August 16 Einstein Office Reopens. Office hours are 8:30 AM-3:30 PM
August 29 - September 2 LEAP Days
September 5 Labor Day, No School
September 6 First Day of School for 1st - 5th Grade Students
September 6 - 8 Family Connections Meetings for Incoming Kindergarten Students  
September 9 First Day of School for Kindergarten Students.

LWSD Summer Programs 2022

2022 LWSD Summer Programs include in-person Elementary School Core and Enrichment Camps. LWSD will be offering 2022 summer programs primarily to support students in grades K-3 who are not reading at grade level, for high school students who may need additional credits towards on-time graduation, and for students who need special education services.

Families who are interested in participating in Summer Programs should register on the LWSD Summer School website.


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