West Seattle Boundary Changes

For those who missed today’s presentation by Ashley Davies, Enrollment Planning Director, and Flip Herndon, Associate Superintendent, we’ve attached it below. In it, you’ll find their enrollment projections along with several boundary scenarios they are considering. We were lucky enough to have their full attention for over one hour and we covered a lot of territory …

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October Volunteer of the Month

Congratulations to Joe Jeannot, our September Volunteer of the Month. Joe joined the PTA Board in a new position of Events Chair and has worked tirelessly this first month of school to ensure the success of our school events. Joe has earned the highly coveted Volunteer of the Month Parking Space out front for the …

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Tools to Support Media Management in Your Family

Genesee Hill recently showed the film Screenagers to our Genesee Hill community. Even though our students are not ‘Screenagers’ yet, we wanted to offer a starting point for navigating the use of tech in your homes, including everything from gaming to social media to general personal device use. We were fortunate enough to partner with …

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Sponsorship Opportunities: Community Business Partners

Washington State Education Is Still Severely Underfunded The recent recommended budget by our state legislature does not achieve the state’s paramount duty to fully fund education. Because of this, PTA funding is more necessary then ever to maintain the integrity of our children’s education. To quote our Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Larry Nyland, “On …

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Genesee Hill Curriculum Night Preview – and more

Dear Genesee Hill! With our Kindergarten starting fully this morning, we are now up and running for the 2017-18 school year! I want to thank everyone – parents, teachers, tutors, recess monitors – for pitching in with such great support every step of the way. When Ms. Mears remarks that it’s been the smoothest start …

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Welcome Back Letter from Principal Kischner

Dear Genesee Hill Families! Welcome to the start of the 2017-18 school year at Genesee Hill, our second year in our new building! This is my tenth year with the Schmitz Park/Genesee Hill community, and I know I can speak for everyone to say that we are especially excited to be firmly established in our …

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Back-to-Business Day

The first day of school is quickly approaching! Swing by the Genesee Hill auditorium on August 31st, to fill out all required paperwork* for the upcoming year in one swoop. You can come any time – we’ll be there all day! Back-to-school paperwork includes: Volunteer forms SPS/Genesee Hill Paperwork (Student Information Verification Form, Survey to …

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Email City Council & Seattle Schools Board re: Two-Tier Bell Times NOW

UPDATE 6/15/2017: The Council voted to approve the funding for a two-tier system. Here is a Seattle Times write-up on the vote: With Grant, Seattle Schools to Change Start Times —————————————- Genesee Hill Families! We need you to advocate on behalf of Genesee Hill families and the community as a whole to support the City …

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