West Seattle Elementary Chess Tournament – December 9, 2018 (8 AM – 4 PM)

Calling all chess players! West Seattle Elementary will be hosting their first Chess Tournament on Saturday, 12/9 from 8 AM – 4 PM. This is a 5-round, state-qualifying tournament open to players in grades 1 through 6. Registration fee is $25 and the deadline to register is 12/8/17 (no refunds after 12/2; $5 refund fee). …

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2018 Girls on the Run Registration Starts December 4th

Registration for the Genesee Hill chapter of Girls on the Run (GOTR) opens this Monday, 12/4/17. GOTR is a nation-wide, after-school program that uses running to empower 3rd through 5th grade girls. Registrations are accepted until 2/16/18, however, there are only 15 spots on the team, so register early to reserve a spot! The program …

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Winter 2018 Enrichment Class Schedule Preview and Registration Dates for Winter Enrichment & Study Club

WINTER 2018 ENRICHMENT – Hot off the press – the Winter 2018 Enrichment Class Schedule is now available to view and download HERE! Please note that this is only a preliminary schedule and that some class days and fees may be subject to change so please check the blog for latest updates. SAVE THE DATE!  …

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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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