Yearbook order deadline is April 14th. We cannot accept late order due to Spring Break.



April 10th-14th

Hello Artondale Families! It's time for our Spring Book Fair. The theme this year is Happy Camper! The good thing about helping out at the book fair is that it's not a long term commitment. It can be as little as 2 hours and you're done. It takes a lot of hands to make this work, and we would appreciate any help you are willing to give. We have spots for set up, cashier and tear down. The set up and tear down are easier than you might think. The books come in rolling carts, and we roll them right into the library and open them up. You just have to straighten out the books, and then put down some table cloths and set out the rest of the books on the tables. With a lot of hands it makes it quick and easy, and you'll get the first peek at the fair :) 

We would love to see you there!

Recess Runners  is in full swing!!... sign up to help! This is a fun activity to be involved in!

Spring Fundraiser we raised $14,500!

Way to go Otters!

Important reminders:
Fundraiser delivery is Wednesday, April 12th, 3:00-5:30. We do not have the ability to store items!

Grand Prize Party Limo is Tuesday, April 25th. Permission forms were sent home 2 weeks and need to returned ASAP! 

Volunteers needed for Girls on the Run!

GOTR is looking for a Site Liaison and a Coach for the Artondale team. Site Liaison does not need to coach (but can!), helps recruit team members, posts signs & flyers, and is the main point of contact at Artondale. The Coach will lead practices 2 days/week after school (3:30-5:30pm). All practice details are pre-planned by GOTR; coaching role is to lead, encourage, and empower their team to feel good inside and out! Both of these are FUN roles and a great way to volunteer with this program. Please contact Leslie Hughes, GOTR Program Manager & Coach, at 360.265.1031 or 

This year we will be looking to replace many of our PTA Board members who are either finishing up their terms or have 5th graders moving on to middle school. If you would like to learn more,

you are welcome to join us at the meeting. Many of our current Board members work part-time or full-time. And even if you have no PTA experience, grab a few friends and be a part of making Artondale such a great place

for our kids. We will teach you everything you need to know!
If you are interested, or have questions, please email Candy at

Artondale DADS

Have you heard about WatchDOGS?

Welcome Back! Now that school is back in session, and the teachers and students have settled into their routines, our time has come. We are ready to begin another terrific year of having the WatchDOGS Program here at Artondale!

Find out how to get involved! Welcome packets and registration forms can be found in the lobby of the school. That is where the WatchDOGS display case is also. There you will find THE WALL OF FAME, a place where pictures of all past WatchDOGS with their child(ren) are posted for all to see, as well as additional information about how the program


WatchDOGS is a terrific program and an exciting way for dads to get involved. Thanks for your interest and Thanks For Making A Difference! Contact Greg Christ at

Remember, every Tuesday is Artondale Spirt Wear Day. 

Last call for Artondale Spiritwear! Orders are due on April 12th.
No late orders because of Spring Break. Orders will be back on May 2nd. Order forms are by the front office or

you can order online. 

There are paper order forms by the front office and you can turn the money in to the PTA box, or the easiest way is online. 

Thank you to everyone that has supported SPIRITWEAR so far this year!!! Go Otters!!! 

Any questions: Aimee Weber (949) 293-2910 

Earn Money For PTA

CLASS CHALLENGES!! The winner of the last class challenge was Mrs. Waage’s class with 384 labels!! 2nd place- Vaucher 242 labels and 3rd place - Stroud 227 labels.

Congrats to Mrs. Wagge's class and all those that participated!! Mrs. Wagge's class earned a popcorn party!! We raised $257.00 in the two months since schools been back. Please keep collecting Box Tops as we will have another contest in the Spring. Thanks for all those who help raise funds for Artondale by collecting Box Tops!! 

PTA: Why Membership Matters:

Make a difference by joining the PTA and showing your support for Artondale! Signing up to join does not mean you have to commit your time if you are unable to do so. It simply indicates your personal support of all the extra opportunities, academic programs, and fun community events that wouldn't be possible without a strong PTA membership at Artondale. Please send in your membership form along with the dues as soon as possible. *see Membership form at bottom of newsletter. The PTA at Artondale wants you to know that there are so many benefits to joining PTA. Along with keeping up with what is going on in your child/ children’s school, and getting to know your teachers and administrators better, there are so many cool discounts that you can take advantage of that you may not even know about! Discounts at the Washington State Fair, Barnes & Noble, Great Wolf Lodge, Silverwood Theme Park, Wild Waves, and Xfinity Arena! It's pretty cool, when you join you get an online membership card and you can log in to see the discount codes. 

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