Fit Falcon Challenge Fundraiser
It's officially the kick off of our annual all-school fundraiser! Our goal is to raise $50,000 to put toward improving our school playground, field equipment and supporting PTSA led initiatives. We can't wait to see what our community can do together and we will want to hear from you about the improvements you hope to see! There are two easy ways to donate and just registering your child will automatically enter them in a daily raffle all this week to win a $5 Ben &Jerry's gift card. Whether you choose to donate online or use the envelope, please take a few moments to register your child using our ... read full article
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Fan Sang 
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1/27/2023-2/16/2023

Math Challenge is Back
Math Challenge is returning to our school this year and the first packet is now available for students to solve! This is a free enrichment program offered to our students through the PTSA.  There will be 15 Math Challenge packets throughout the year, approximately one every 2 weeks.  We encourage students to solve the problems on their own or with help from family members.  We hope you will enjoy this activity throughout the year! The responses to the first packet are due Oct 6! Rachel Carson Math Challenge - Math Challenge (mathinaction.org)   This year, we have new options for ... read full article
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Makiko Ikeda 
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9/29/2022-6/3/2023

Calling all Volunteers!!
Volunteers are welcome back in school!  Please consider donating your time and talents by clicking here .  All volunteers must be approved by the district.  As of November 1, 2022 LWSD no longer requires proof of vaccination for COVID-19 for volunteers although vaccination is still the most effective strategy to protect children and adults from severe illness. For more information and to complete your volunteer application, please click here. ... read full article
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Makiko Ikeda 
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10/29/2021-11/12/2023
Volunteers Needed for Vision & Hearing Screening!Fan Sang10/14/202211/7/2022
Volunteers Needed for Vision & Hearing Screening!
The annual vision and hearing screening for Rachel Carson Elementary will be on November 8, 2022 from 8:40 am to 1 pm. The nursing staff is in need of 15 to 20 volunteers to assist in this screening. Please click below link to sign up. Thank you!   https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f48aaab2ba0fb6-vision1   ... read full article
Picture Day 2022- Call for VolunteersAyesa Kaur10/7/202210/24/2022
Picture Day 2022- Call for Volunteers
Its Fall 2022-23 Picture Day on the 24th of October. We are looking for volunteers to help us run this smoothly by accompanying students from and to their classrooms. Please sign up for one or both time slots HERE . Slot 1: 8:50AM- 11:00AM Slot 2: 11:00AM- 2:00PM Thank you.     ... read full article
General Membership Meeting January 12, 2023Makiko Ikeda12/28/20221/12/2023
General Membership Meeting January 12, 2023
Please join us for our General Membership Meeting at the Carson Library at 6pm on Thursday, January 12th, 2023. ... read full article
Special Education Committee SpotlightFan Sang10/16/202210/19/2022
Special Education Committee Spotlight
Huma is the new Special Education Committee chair for Carson and is serving for a 2 nd  year as the co-chair of the LWSD PTSA Council Special Education Group. Please contact Huma at humazarif@hotmail.com with any questions or ideas on how best the Special Education Committee can serve you and your student.    Save the Date for the First SEG Meeting of the Year Tuesday, Oct. 18 — 6:30 to 8:30 pm LWPTSA Council's Special Education Group (SEG) is excited to invite you to our first meeting of the 2022-23 school year,   in person   at the LWSD Resource Center! ... read full article
REFLECTIONS 2022-23 ENTRY DETAILSAyesa Kaur10/11/202210/25/2022
REFLECTIONS 2022-23 ENTRY DETAILS
  REFLECTIONS 2022-23 theme is  "SHOW YOUR VOICE" . Reflections is a National PTA arts recognition program that helps students explore their own thoughts, feelings and ideas and develop artistic literacy. This is a K- 12 program. A student can submit their entry under the following  6 categories and can submit entries upto one for each category. The categories are: 1. Literature,  2. Music composition,  3. Photography,  4. Visual arts,  5. Film and  6. Dance. The event is now open to accept entries from students at Rachel Carson Elementary. All submissions are electronic file entries. The art is made by ... read full article
New Spirit Wear Now AvailableMakiko Ikeda8/31/20229/16/2022
New Spirit Wear Now Available
Brand new Spirit Wear is available for purchase online!!!  Deadline for ordering is Friday, September 16th , so please do not delay!!!  Please click here to order!  Show your Falcon spirit and have a great year! ... read full article
Fit Falcon Challenge FundraiserFan Sang1/27/20232/16/2023
Fit Falcon Challenge Fundraiser
It's officially the kick off of our annual all-school fundraiser! Our goal is to raise $50,000 to put toward improving our school playground, field equipment and supporting PTSA led initiatives. We can't wait to see what our community can do together and we will want to hear from you about the improvements you hope to see! There are two easy ways to donate and just registering your child will automatically enter them in a daily raffle all this week to win a $5 Ben &Jerry's gift card. Whether you choose to donate online or use the envelope, please take a few moments to register your child using our ... read full article
PTSA Ice Cream Social This THURSDAY!Makiko Ikeda9/14/20229/29/2022
PTSA Ice Cream Social This THURSDAY!
Join us on Thursday, September 29th for our Ice Cream Social! Click here for the event flyer. Please also consider volunteering at our table here . ... read full article
November SEG Meeting Fan Sang11/12/202211/15/2022
November SEG Meeting
New Committee Chair! Huma Zarif is the Carson Special Education Committee chair for the 2022-23 school year and is serving for a 2 nd  year as the co-chair of the LWSD PTSA Council Special Education Group. Please contact Huma at  humazarif@hotmail.com  with any questions or ideas on how best the Special Education Committee can serve you and your student.    This month the LWPTSA Council Special Education Group (SEG) will not be hosting our typical monthly meeting. Instead, we are excited to invite you to join the Seattle Public Schools Special Education PTSA, the Arc of King County, and several ... read full article
Winter Bazaar on December 1, 2022Fan Sang11/6/202212/1/2022
Winter Bazaar on December 1, 2022
Please sign up as a vendor via below link https://carsonptsa.org/Doc/Public/VendorContract_2022.pdf. Volunteer sign up https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c4faaaf29a1f49-volunteers ... read full article
LWPTSA Council Reflections Open HouseFan Sang1/13/20231/19/2023
LWPTSA Council Reflections Open House
Join us in person as we showcase and celebrate the inspirational and original works of art created by student artists from local PTAs who participated in this year’s National PTA Reflections art contest and see the winning Council-level selections moving on to Washington State PTA judging! WHEN: Friday, Jan. 20 from 5 to 8 pm WHERE: LWSD Resource Center ( 16250 NE 74th Street at Redmond Town Center ) Art will remain on display for one week following the Open House at the LWSD Resource Center, for public viewing during business hours and whenever the Resource Center is open. ... read full article
Winter Bazaar is RescheduledFan Sang12/2/202212/8/2022
Winter Bazaar is Rescheduled
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YEARBOOK COVER ART CONTESTFan Sang11/18/202212/5/2022
YEARBOOK COVER ART CONTEST
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Yearbook PurchaseFan Sang11/18/202212/19/2022
Yearbook Purchase
Order yearbook at http://buytheyearbook.com/ ... read full article
Math Challenge is BackMakiko Ikeda9/29/20226/3/2023
Math Challenge is Back
Math Challenge is returning to our school this year and the first packet is now available for students to solve! This is a free enrichment program offered to our students through the PTSA.  There will be 15 Math Challenge packets throughout the year, approximately one every 2 weeks.  We encourage students to solve the problems on their own or with help from family members.  We hope you will enjoy this activity throughout the year! The responses to the first packet are due Oct 6! Rachel Carson Math Challenge - Math Challenge (mathinaction.org)   This year, we have new options for ... read full article
Notes on Pick-up and Drop-off Procedures Makiko Ikeda9/6/20229/30/2022
Notes on Pick-up and Drop-off Procedures
Dear Rachel Carson Families, I hope this message finds you well! The 2022-2023 school year is off to a fantastic start! Students are in their classrooms building classroom communities, practicing routines and expectations, and having fun! Please read this entire message as there is important information that will impact everyone within our school community in one way or another. This message specifically pertains to pick-up and drop-off procedures. Students dropped off and picked up by personal vehicle will do this behind Carson, using the Inglewood main entrance off NE 8 th , using 242 nd  Ave. NE. Please do not ... read full article
Join the PTSA NowMakiko Ikeda8/31/202211/30/2022
Join the PTSA Now
Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year!  Please take a moment to join the PTSA here for the 2022-2023 school year and don't forget to sign up for our Falcon Flyer newsletter here . ... read full article
Welcome from Principal PowerMakiko Ikeda8/30/20229/13/2022
Welcome from Principal Power
August 22, 2022                                                                                                          Dear Rachel Carson Families,   Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year at Rachel Carson Elementary! I hope everyone had a safe and relaxing summer break. I am highly anticipating seeing everyone on September 6 th  when we begin the new school year! We will confidently ... read full article
Calling all Volunteers!!Makiko Ikeda10/29/202111/12/2023
Calling all Volunteers!!
Volunteers are welcome back in school!  Please consider donating your time and talents by clicking here .  All volunteers must be approved by the district.  As of November 1, 2022 LWSD no longer requires proof of vaccination for COVID-19 for volunteers although vaccination is still the most effective strategy to protect children and adults from severe illness. For more information and to complete your volunteer application, please click here. ... read full article
PTSA General Membership MeetingFan Sang10/3/202210/13/2022
PTSA General Membership Meeting
There will be our first General Membership Meeting held at the school library as well as virtually on October 13th 6pm. Looking forward to see you all in person or online!!! To join online  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/2772168219?pwd=RjNrREdnem5jSDYyTkpvN2pkWURUdz09 ... read full article