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2021 Legislative Assembly

Legislative Assembly Recap

Posted by Genesee Hill PTA on  November 3, 2021
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Victoria Bhegani, GH Legislative Chair  At the Washington State PTA’s Legislative Assembly this past weekend, three new resolutions were passed: Improving Literacy and Educational Outcomes, Increasing Access and Affordability of Post-Secondary Education, and Improving Outcomes for Children and Youth in Highly Mobile Populations. There were also some very informative panels. Pediatricians answered the question: What do parents need to know about how the pandemic has affected kids? Policy experts spoke about advocacy for the coming legislative

November GHE PTA Newsletter

Posted by Genesee Hill PTA on  November 2, 2021
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Category: Newsletter
Your November 2021 Newsletter is here! In it you’ll find detail about our important Direct Give fundraiser, our Membership Drive, and our Equity Book Club. Read a recap of our busy October fueled by volunteers and sign up to volunteer too! Finally, learn about our new Opportunity Fund Grants for teachers and parents/caregivers and about this year’s Legislative Assembly. Join us in bettering our school and community! If you want to read more, we also

Support Direct Give Nov. 1-15!

Posted by Genesee Hill PTA on  October 27, 2021
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We are excited to kick off our annual Direct Give campaign for this 2021-22 school year! This is one of the biggest PTA fundraisers of the year, so let’s make it count! You’ve probably heard of flocking…this year we have outFOXing! Instead of flocking someone’s lawn with flamingos, you can outFOX your friends/neighbors by surprising them with a small Genesee yard sign. The more you donate, the more signs you can pick up.  Write notes
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Reflections Art Program at Genesee

Posted by Genesee Hill PTA on  October 19, 2021
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Entries due Oct. 25! Genesee Hill PTA is excited to participate in the Reflections Art Program this year! Reflections is a National PTA arts recognition program that helps students explore their own thoughts, feelings and ideas, develop artistic literacy, increase confidence, and find a love for learning that will help them become more successful not only in school, but in life. Students in pre-K through grade 12 create original works of art in response to a
As the current GHE legislative/ advocacy chair I’d like to briefly write about what Disability History Month is and the work our school is doing to recognize it. In 2008 the WA State Legislature established Disability History Month as a civic holiday to raise awareness and understanding of disability rights and recognize the contributions disabled people have made to society. Disability History Month is now observed annually and promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities. The

October GHE PTA Newsletter

Posted by Genesee Hill PTA on  October 5, 2021
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Category: Newsletter
Welcome to our October 2021 Newsletter, with new information about cohorts and an interview with the new kinder teacher Elizabeth Owen. Learn about the many PTA-led events in October, including equity speaker Vishavjit Singh, our first PTA General Membership meeting of the year, and a Dine-out at Mission Cantina. If you want to read more, we also have a page on our site that houses the Newsletter archive. If you have a topic that you would
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Get ready for our October Dine-Out for Genesee Hill- Mission Cantina! Help support our school and one of our great neighborhood businesses! Mission Cantina will generously donate 20% of ALL sales that the restaurant makes on those days, for their full hours of 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  No need for a special code or link!  This includes all food, alcohol, gift cards, and Mission Cantina’s “Whole Enchilada” take and bake kit. • Mission Cantina, 2325 California Ave SW –

2021 End-of-Year Survey Summary

Posted by Genesee Hill PTA on  September 9, 2021
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Category: Survey
What were the results of the June 2021 PTA Community Survey? First of all, thank you so much to the 98 Genesee community members who took the time to respond to the survey!  We can feel more confident that these results represent our community because so many responded.  And though the majority of the respondents were PTA members, 33% were not (or not sure), so we got a wider range of feedback.  Here’s a quick

September GHE PTA Newsletter

Posted by Genesee Hill PTA on  September 7, 2021
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Category: Newsletter
Welcome to our first PTA Newsletter of the year! In our September 2021 edition, we’ve got a new format and fun articles to start the school year. We’ve interviewed the new music teacher Janelle Murray and shared the results of the June 2021 PTA Community Survey. Hear from one of our new co-presidents and learn about the other new PTA board members as we work on building the Genesee community in this unique year. If

Sponsor Highlight – The Carroll Law Group

Posted by Genesee Hill PTA on  June 16, 2021
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The Carroll Law Group, PLLC, is located in West Seattle and focuses on helping our clients with legal issues about the most important things in their lives—their families. We also work to preserve their livelihoods and their future plans. Our advice and representation covers areas including divorces, parenting plans, child support orders, property divisions, domestic violence protection orders, adoptions, third-party guardianships, estate planning, employment issues, and resolving tax disputes. Find out more at https://c-lg.com/.

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