Artwork by – Dr. Guanlao’s 2nd Graders


April 17th thru 21st                Green Week
Monday, April 17th                 Earth Day Ceremony during Morning Announcements
Thursday, April 20th               6th Grade Informational Meeting • 8am • Library  / Play Works Training Day 

Friday, April 21st                    Coffee with the Principal • 8:15am
                                                 Earth Day Garden Event at Lunch  / ABC Meeting in the library after school

Sunday, April 23rd                 Campus & Garden Clean-up • 10am-noon


MWE Campus & Garden

Sunday, April 23rd • 10 am to noon

Come and lend a hand at our annual morning of organization, repair and spring cleaning!

This is a great way to help teach your kids about community service – starting with their own community at MWE!

Bring your gloves, shovels, brooms and be ready to roll your sleeves up. There will be bagels, coffee and tunes to help us get into the cleaning spirit. See you there!

Wishing all of our families a wonderful Spring Break, filled with lots of family time, love and laughter. There are a lot of events coming up after the recess, so get set for the fun! The rest of the school year will fly by and June will be upon us!

School will resume, Monday, April 17th at 8:11am with the morning assembly. Please join us then for a Special Earth Day Ceremony!

Calling all Artists!

ABC Club will be making posters to decorate the school with positive messages. Meet in the library after school on Friday, April 21st from 2:45 to 3:30pm.

Responsive Classroom

We have confirmed our dates for Responsive Classroom training! Our entire school staff will attend training on June 13-16 here at school. We are all looking forward to this training and implementing this program! We are confident this program will promote empathy, responsibility, inclusiveness and  community building. To learn more about Responsive Classroom please visit

Responsive Classroom
Responsive Classroom is an evidence-based approach to teaching that focuses on engaging academics, positive community, effective management, and developmental awareness.

Play Works at MWES

Our school has received a grant for a 3-hour training with Play Works. This program assists schools in organizing structured activities at recess time and promoting student leadership. Our supervision aides and 3 teachers will attend this training on April 20th. We are excited to bring positive changes to our playground!

We need YOU!

On April 20th during the training day we will need 6 volunteers to help out on the playground between these times: 9:50-10:10 am and 10:15-10:35 am. Please stop by the office to let us know if you can help.

2017-2018 6th Grade Informational Meeting

Ms. Krumal invites all incoming 6th grade parents to attend an informational meeting on Thursday, April 20th, at 8:00 am in the library. She will introduce the 6th grade curriculum and events for 2017-2018. It is not mandatory but we encourage you to attend and formally meet Ms. Krumal. Please feel free to call the school with any questions.

On Friday, April 21st at 8:15am, please join Mrs. Gravino for Coffee with the Principal to hear about our school’s budget for 2017-2018.

Computer Programming is BACK!

Level 1 Scratch programming for 3rd thru 6th Graders starting 
Thursday, April 20th at MWE

No Prerequisite needed for the class! This class will teach students the fundamentals of programming in a fun, graphical environment. Students will learn about conditions, loops, input, actions, movement, events and much more! Workbooks and USB drives provided in class.

Six Thursdays from 4/20/17 thru 5/25/17 • 2:40pm – 4:10pm. Cost is $115. Minimum enrollment needed. Download the flyer HERE.

Register at  

Please join us for a Family Restaurant Night at

Wednesday, May 3rd 2017 • 5pm-9pm

Islands Glendale
117 W. Broadway • (818) 545-3555 

Just present the flyer to your server (or show it on your mobile device) and Islands will donate 20% of your food and beverage purchase back to Mt. Washington Elementary. Dine-in or take-out.

• for flyer CLICK HERE

Order Your Child’s Yearbook Early and SAVE!

Yearbooks are $25 until the end of April. They will be $30 until the end of May and will go up to $35 in June.

These are memories you and your child will treasure for ever, so make sure they get a copy.

Order forms were sent home in backpacks. A limited amount of order forms are also available in the office.

Don’t wait, order this keepsake!

Save the Date • Friday, May 12th

Save the date for the fabulous MWE School Talent Show & Pasta Dinner: Friday, May 12th

Is your child a budding magician, stand up comedian or pop star? The MWE Talent Show is the place for them to SHINE!

Aspiring artists: Get your group or single act together. Spring Recess is a great time to practice.
We have a lot of talent at MWE so please keep performances to a minute!

Auditions are required to enter the show – see the Audition announcement below for more information!

Calling all talented MWE kids!!

Talent Show Auditions

Mrs. Porter and Ms. Gonzalez will hold auditions for the annual talent show during the week of May 1st from 2:45 – 3:45 pm in the RSP room and Room 2. Practice your talent over Spring Break and be ready to wow the judges!

The talent show will be held on May 12th.

Thanks to all the kids who participated in the ACAS activity before Spring Recess!

Our MWE students created the Ultimate Recycling Machines using up-cycled materials that would otherwise be in a landfill.

Progressive Dinner

Due to scheduling issues MWPTA will not host our Progressive Dinner this year. If you’re interested in making it happen next year, contact

Mark Your Calendar!

Sunday, April 23rd                 Campus & Garden Clean-up • 10am-noon
Friday, April 28th                    Mt. Washington United Families Gathering at Cleland Park 5:00pm
May 1st thru 5th                     Teacher Appreciation Week
Talent Show Auditions
Wednesday, May 3rd              MWE Restaurant Night @ Islands in Glendale
Friday, May 12th                     Talent Show and Pasta Dinner

ADD Calendar Address into your iCal or gmail account

Please use the following address to access your calendar from other applications. You can copy and paste this into any calendar product that supports the iCal format.

in iCal: Go to FILE > New Calendar Subscription. Enter the url above and click SUBSCRIBE.

As you are shopping for the holidays please remember to use the following link to make your purchases on Amazon.

For every purchase made using this link Amazon will donate a portion of the sale to Mt. Washington Elementary School. Last year we raised $3,800! Please bookmark the link and forward it to friends and family for all of their Amazon shopping.