Spring Enrichment Classes Coming Soon

**Updated 2/25/15 @ Noon PST, you can now sign up online for Spring Enrichment Classes.  Click HERE to begin the sign-up process.  And a reminder if entering Kindergarten as your child’s grade, please use ‘0’ to designate.** If you prefer to hand in your registration form, you can download the form here and turn into the front office. …

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Sing Out Seattle Comes to Schmitz Park

ATTENTION 3RD-5TH GRADERS We are pleased to announce that we will be offering Sing Out Seattle’s (www.singoutseattle.com) Mary Poppins as an after school enrichment class beginning March 17th and running through May 26th.  Classes will be on Tuesdays from 3pm-4:30pm in the Gym, with breakout sessions in Room 8.  There will be a final performance …

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Winter Enrichment Classes & Early Dismissal Camp

   Winter session enrichment classes have begun; we do still have spots in a few of our classes, please email Jennifer at enrichment@schmitzparkpta.org to inquire. We will also be offering an early dismissal camp on Wednesday, January 14th.  Please return the form to the main office; they will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Enrichment 2014-2015 Winter Session

Hello Schmitz Park Families! Our Enrichment Winter Session will begin the week of January 5th and registration begins now!  Some important things to keep in mind about registration: *Registration deadline is Wednesday December 10th at 3:00pm.  Please bring your forms to the main office. *Registrations will be processed December 10-14, you will receive email confirmations of enrollment or waitlist …

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Future of Math in Seattle Schools: Will Singapore Prevail?

This is a Call to Action to Share Your Singapore Math Story This is a critical time to voice your personal support for Singapore – Math in Focus to the Seattle School Board. Schmitz Park Elementary staff, teachers, parents, and the PTA board all agree that a Singapore Math program is the best possible curriculum for our kids—and over the …

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Schmitz Park PTA math adoption letter sparks advocate discussion

A letter from Schmitz Park PTA President Jeff Rayner and Capacity Chair Emily Giaquinta to the school board got picked up and reposted to the Seattle Schools Community Forum. To-date it has prompted 55 comments, including some very detailed and thoughtful analysis. This is good reading for members looking to learn more about what others …

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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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Important decisions made at May 15th PTA meeting

Thanks to the many members who attended Thursday night’s important member meeting or provided helpful input in advance on the historic decisions to be made! The full set of minutes will be ready soon, but as these decisions will affect us all and there is important work to be done, we thought a topline summary would be in order. …

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