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Dressed in life jackets,students at MEAD gather in front of their kayaks.
Mt. Rainier Team 2018

Mt. Rainier Team 2018!

Ceramics Class fun!

Ceramics Class fun!

Waiting for the play
Future Song donated six additional jimbays to our drumming class!

Future Song donated six additional jimbays to our drumming class! 

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Through "Growing Neighbors," Mead students help out in the gardens of those who live nearby!

Students set up a tent that will be used in the Mt. Rainier trip.
Hiking in the snow
A beautiful day for a hike
MEAD students enjoyed camp during the last few days of October. Thirty-three students helped prep the UGM retreat site for winter and enjoyed team-building activities together there, including a ropes course, a square dance, and craft activity.

Thirty-three students helped prep the UGM retreat site for winter and enjoyed team-building activities together there, including a ropes course, a square dance, and craft activity.

News & Announcements

Ceramics and Construction Added to Curriculum

Two new afternoon courses have been added to the M.E.A.D. course offerings. Ceramics and Construction are both hands-on classes. Students will be exploring 3D art through clay and building a tiny home for use by children at the Five Mile Prairie School.

Fall Camp Fosters Teamwork and Service

MEAD students enjoyed camp during the last few days of October. Thirty-three students helped prep the UGM retreat site for winter and enjoyed team-building activities together there, including a ropes course, a square dance, and a craft activity.

Students study skills of society's top performers

As part of a unit on soft skills and personal growth, MEAD students enjoyed a morning with Collin Henderson of Project Rise. Henderson shared and demonstrated some of the the mental strategies cultivated and practiced by high-performing athletes and CEOs.

Career building at Construction Day 2018

Mead students recently explored careers in the building trades, participating in Construction Day 2018 on October 11th. Under supervision, the students operated heavy equipment at the county fairgrounds, where they also talked with industry representatives about futures in construction. To view photos of the field trip, click on the headline.

MEAD celebrated its 25th year of service on Mt. Rainier!

Students worked alongside National Park Service employees on Mt. Rainier during the week of September 17th. MEAD students joined the NPS for the 25th straight year, replanting native vegetation in damaged areas of the park. Click twice on the headline to see additional photos.
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Events

School Board Meeting @ District Office
Date: 11/19/2018, 6 PM
Location: 2323 E. Farwell Rd., Mead, WA 99021
Thanksgiving Holiday - No School
Date: 11/22/2018
Thanksgiving Holiday - No School
Date: 11/23/2018
School Board Meeting @ District Office
Date: 12/10/2018, 6 PM
Location: 2323 E. Farwell Rd., Mead, WA 99021
Winter Break - No School
Date: 12/24/2018
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