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PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Physical Education is a required part of the curriculum unless your child has a doctor's excuse. Wearing appropriate clothing and shoes on P.E. days and for after school sports will make it possible for your child to participate fully in P.E. activities.


LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER

Library materials may be checked out for three weeks. Please help your child find a safe place to keep his/her library books and help your child remember to return materials on time. The library staff will send home overdue notices once per month. If books are damaged or lost, we ask that you pay for a replacement.


RESOURCE ROOM

The Resource Room staff provides specialized assistance for children in grades kindergarten through sixth who have been formally identified as having a specific learning difficulty. To be eligible, students must be referred, tested, and qualified based on current Washington State Law.


LAP

LAP (Learning Assistance Program) is a state-funded program which provides specialized academic assistance for students in targeted grades who are having academic difficulty in the regular classroom. Students qualify based on their academic performance.


SPEECH PROGRAM

Students with speech, language, voice and/or fluency disorders are seen by the speech therapist on a weekly basis. Students are identified for program through screening and teacher or parent referral.


MUSIC

Our full time music specialist provides instruction to students in kindergarten through sixth grade during regularly scheduled class times. Families are invited to attend our music programs held throughout the school year.

Before School Music Programs
Before school music activities are available for grades 4-6 and take place at various school locations in the district. Parents must provide transportation to the location of the activity. The students are bussed back to their home school after the music activity. There is no cost to students for the music instruction, but if an instrument is required, parents are responsible for providing it. For more information, please contact the district office at 465-6000.


SPORTS

Soccer: Mead School District offers soccer in September and October. Girls and boys in 5th and 6th grades are eligible for the program.
Volleyball: Volleyball is offered during November and December for 5th and 6th graders.
Basketball: Basketball starts after Winter Break and goes until Spring Break. This is also a 5th and 6th grade activity, however, there is a separate season for the 5th and 6th graders.
Softball: Softball is offered only for 6th graders. It starts after Spring Break and goes until the middle of May.
Track: Track is offered for 4th, 5th, & 6th grade students. It starts in May and ends in June.