SPS Capacity & School Location Community Meeting: June 1

Date: June 1, 2017 at 6:30pm Location: Louisa Boren STEM K-8 Meeting Topic: Flip Herndon, Seattle Public Schools Associate Superintendent for Capital, Facilities, Enrollment Planning will present options to address capacity and enrollment issues that impact our school. Why should I attend this meeting? Seattle Public Schools formed a Capacity Management Task Force to address …

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Open Discussion – Homework Policy 2017

From the Principal Over the course of the last several months, our Instructional Leadership Team has been hard at work studying the issue of homework and crafting a policy that can make our approach to homework clear and consistently applied in every classroom. The issue of homework has received a lot of attention recently, and …

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Public Education in a Democratic Society – GH Equity Team Family Forum

How do we support democratic values in today’s classrooms? How does this connect to the conversations we are having (or not having) at home? Join us for a conversation about the vital role public education has played—and continues to play—in our democracy. Free dinner and childcare provided onsite. Date: May 4 Location: Genesee Hill Library Dinner …

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First Grade Cohort – Before School Recess Volunteers Needed

1st Grade Cohort, it is your turn for before-school recess and Volunteer of the Day! This group is responsible from Jan 3–March 3rd. Take a look at the Sign-up Genius and help when you can. Our priority is covering the before-school recess slots! Before School Recess http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4cafa82fab9-before4  Volunteer of the Day http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4babac28a4f49-2ndgrade  

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Genesee Hill Book Fair – Starts 11/18 @ 2:15pm

We’ve spent the day getting ready for the book fair and  – WOW! – it’s going to be amazing! Book fairs are a great way to build an incredible home library and support your school library! All proceeds are used to buy new books for our school library. Come by the book fair before or …

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Update: December PTA Social: Wednesday, December 14 in the Genesee Hill Auditorium, 6:15-8:00 PM

Venue and time change! Due to an overwhelming response for the December social, it has been moved to the Genesee Hill auditorium. This event will be a dessert potluck. Look for a Sign-Up Genius inviting you to bring your favorite dessert to share with our community! And the theme? Well, dust off those caps, hats, and …

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The 2017 General & Special Education Conference

One of the largest science-based, educational learning conferences is coming to Seattle in March of next year. The 2017 General & Special Education Conference: Brain-Based Science, Learning & Achievement-Pre-K through 12th Grade will be held at the Washington State Convention Center on March 8, 9, and 10, 2017. Twenty-four, full-day courses will be offered on …

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INPUT NEEDED: New Bell Times and Weekly Early Release/Late Arrival

As part of the Collective Bargaining Agreement process, SEA and SPS agreed to add 20 minutes to the school day in 2017-18 and provide one hour per week of teacher collaboration time. To meet this agreement, our school schedule will be affected. The QUICK survey found on this page is a great way to make your …

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