It didn’t take a Sign Up Genius to predict that the Fox Family would inhabit the home of Schmitz Park’s Volunteer Coordinator Athena Frederick. William, 2nd grader (…what’s with all the 2nd graders?) found the Foxes early Monday and, in true Schmitz Park form, asked his mom if he could help move the Family to …



“Rio 2” Kicks Off Outdoor Movie Nights on August 12

“Rio 2”  kicks off our outdoor movie nights on Tuesday, August 12. We hope you can join us and don’t forget to bring blankets and chairs! Doors Open: 6:30 PM Showtime: At dusk, around 8:30 PM (ish) Cost: $3 per person (Children 3 and under are free) Concessions: Pizza will be available for purchase by the slice, along …

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Volunteer Positions – we need you!

Are you ready to help lead our Schmitz Park community and continue a legacy of great parent involvement? We’re looking for parents that have the knowledge and drive to continue to make great things to happen at Schmitz Park.  The PTA Nominating Committee is now accepting nominations for: PTA Board Officers = Help determine PTA …

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FUNDRAISING: it’s not too late to donate

We are excited to say that we have surpassed our fundraising goal of $187,000. It was because of YOU the school has the much needed supplies and support to help our children become successful in academics and in the community. It takes a village to raise a child, and we are THAT village.  – Nazleen, Fundraising Chair   However, …

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Mariners Update – fantastic success!

We had our biggest turn-out ever to the event this year, and even got to see the Mariners extend their winning streak! If you were there or not there’s a few things you should know 1) They missed our call out in the Welcome section, yet made up for it with an extra special message as you …

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Excellence in Math – future in question

Seattle Public Schools will adopt a new math curriculum for the 2014-2015 school year. The Math Adoption Committee reviewed the final 3 programs and will recommend envision as the program to implement. Rick Burke, a Math Adoption Committee Member states in his post at Save Seattle Schools, “Although the public feedback clearly favored Math in …

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Buy Child’s Photo, Support Schmitz Park

Gene Hsu, a photographer and fellow parent, volunteered his time to take B&W photographs of Schmitz Park kids. He is donating all profits to the Schmitz Park PTA. Details will be emailed to you after you opt. Please email if you have questions. Include your child’s first, last name, and grade. Your opt-in provides permission for your …

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