Mark Twain Elementary PTSA
2018-2019 PTSA BOD Nominees

The 2018 Mark Twain PTSA 2.8.65 Nominating Committee places the following names in nomination:

For the office of President -  Maya Chen

For the office of Co-VP1 - Devry DelHoyo, OPEN

For the office of Co-VP2 - Christine Woskett and Jodie Spitze

 For the office of Co-VP3 - Sheepa Bansal, OPEN

For the office of Treasurer - Junghee Pogue

 For the office of Secretary - OPEN

 The nominating committee has confirmed that all nominees have been a member of a PTA for at least 15 days prior to the election and meet other requirements as stated in the Washington State PTA Uniform Bylaws.



~ Spring 2018 After School Programs - Now Enrolling ~

Drama Kids International

Mark Twain PTSA is happy to announce Drama Kids is BACK for another awesome Winter/Spring session! During this session, students will work together to produce an exciting end-of-the-year Spring Production! Each child gets to be a STAR! Drama Kids helps kids gain confidence, vocal skills, teamwork, leadership, creative problem solving, and so many more key life skills! Returning students will find exciting, new challenges, and new students will learn the basics in a welcoming, team-oriented atmosphere. The special Spring Production will be held at a professional theater in the 1st or 2nd weekend of JUNE, exact dates will be determined during the session. Don't miss this exciting and DRAMATIC class! ENROLL through Mark Twain PTSA. 

Grades K-5  

Dates: Fall session - Mondays, April 16, 2018 - June 11, 2018 - excluding Monday, May 28, 2018  

(8-week session)

Time: 3:00-4:45  

Location: Cafeteria  

Cost: $194 ( includes $25 performance fee)

Contact: ASP Coordinator




Mark Twain PTSA is teaming up with Chess4Life to offer a fun and instructional chess club!  

Classes are tailored to the skill-level of the students. In addition to learning the basic rules of chess, our classes include lessons on fundamental opening principles, middlegame tactics and strategy, as well as basic endgame technique. 

Coaches also work with students in other areas like visualization, preparing for tournament competition, board habits, and much more. 

Grades K-5 

Dates: Spring Session -  Tuesdays, April 24, 2018 - June 12, 2018 ( 8-week Session)

Time: 3:00-4:30 

Location: Cafeteria 

Cost: $134.00

Contact: ASP Coordinator



Play-Well TEKnologies - LEGO Club

Mark Twain PTSA is teaming up with Play-Well TEKnologies to offer LEGO club.  

STEM FUNdamentals LEGO K-5 

Let your imagination run wild with then of thousands of LEGO! Build engineer-designed projects such as boats, bridges, mazes and motorized cars, and use special pieces to create your own unique design! Explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO building system with the guidance of and experienced Play-Well instructor.  This is an ideal way to prepare young builders for the challenge of EngineeringFUNdamentals.   

Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as arch bridges, skyscrapers, motorized cars, and the Battletrack! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment.  Instructors with challenge new and returning students to engineer at the next level.  

Grades: K-5   

Dates: Spring - Thursdays, May 3, 2018 - June 14, 2018 excluding May 31, 2048

Time: 3:00-4:30  

Locaton: Cafeteria  

Cost: Spring Session $113 (6 sessions)

Contact: ASP Coordinator


Hot Dog USA - Jump Rope Club

Have fun learning jump rope tricks and games with instructors from local jump rope team, Hot Dog USA! Jumpers of all ages and ability are welcome. This is an extremely popular class that fills up quickly, so register soon online at

 Grades: K-5 

Dates: Spring Session May 4, 2018 - June 15, 2018 - excluding May 18, 2018

Time: 3:00-4:30 

Location: Cafeteria

Cost: Spring Session $85 (6- sessions & includes jump rope to take home)  

Contact: ASP Coordinator

Twain Talent Show

Mark Twain Talent Show
Friday night, April 27, 2018

Come and show your unique talent at TWAIN’S GOT TALENT!  Sign up today and show your family and friends how you can dance, sing, play an instrument, juggle, perform gymnastics, etc. Have fun with a solo or join your friends for a group performance (limit one performance per student). 
Registration forms are available in the office or can be downloaded here, and must be returned to the front office by Wednesday March 14.

Monday, March 197p.m. Library (MANDATORY Parent/Student Information Meeting)
Rehearsals:  Bring items for performance (flash drive, music, instrument, etc.), snack & water bottle.
Friday, March 23 ;     3:00 - 5:00 - Cafeteria
Friday, April 13, 20;   3:00 - 5:00 - Cafeteria
Questions?  Email:

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Donate to Our Playground Fundraising Campaign!

Fundraising for our new playground project is underway! So far we have a number of generous donors. Thank you so much to those who have participated so far. To donate now, click here.

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Thank you to: Tatyana Herman, Shelley Lish, Sheepa Bansal, Miranda Crossley, Michelle Fleharty, Hardik Panchal, Heather Buchholz, Debbie Kim, Joe Martino, Andrea Unangst, Stephan & Karina Yakovlev, Heather & Warren Scott, Sue Meza, Megan O'Madadhain, Candace and Michael Dalton, Amanda Jackson, Irwan Ngadisastra, Keith and Angela Vaitkus, Michelle and David Janson, Casey and Angela Meekhof, Nicole Cox, Suzanne Yeung, Bill and Esther LaMarche, Scott and Devon Plette, Katti Swanson, Scott and Deborah Straka, Regina Ball, Devry DelHoyo, Adam Schulman, Christine Woskett, Claire Young, Elizabeth Fortman, Kevin and Tanya Scharpenberg, Andy and Molly Honig, Mark Relph, Brandon Stone, Kathryn Hammar, Dayna Hall, Will Quian, Brandie Ellington, and Lee Johnson Chevrolet

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