Donate to Direct Give Now!

“Direct Give” is our simple, straightforward annual fundraising campaign during which we ask families and the community to contribute towards our annual fundraising goals of $360 per student. The best way to donate is through Kindful online: More details on Direct Give and the fun activities happening during the campaign can be found here.

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October Volunteer of the Month

Congratulations to Stacy Pritchard, our October  Volunteer of the Month. Stacy is mom to Elliot (1st grade) and Nolan (kindergarten) and loves spending as much time as she can volunteering at Genesee Hill. When she isn’t at school she is an avid runner and baker, loves cheering on her boys’ soccer or baseball games, is …

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Additional Details on Staffing Adjustments for the 2018-2019 School Year

Many schools across the Seattle Public School District have been affected by budget cuts for the 2018-2019 school year, and unfortunately, Genesee Hill is one of those schools. Our school was affected for a few reasons. Current enrollment is 678 students, which is below both the 692 student projection that the initial budget was based …

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District Staffing Adjustments and the Impact on Genesee Hill

On September 20, the Seattle Public School District posted information on staffing adjustments for the 2018-2019 school year. These adjustments will impact Genesee Hill Elementary School by decreasing our staff. The school must submit its staffing adjustments to the district Monday, September 24. That evening, Principal Gerrit Kischner will email families an update on the …

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September Volunteer of the Month

Congratulations to Michael Busby, our September  Volunteer of the Month. Our volunteer of the month is Mike Busby.  Mike is our Treasurer on the PTA and is a great example of a volunteer who contributes to our school outside of school hours.  In his role as Assistant Treasurer and now his second year as Treasurer, …

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Apply to Volunteer and Make a Difference

Students are motivated to achieve more when parents, caregivers or other significant adults get involved in their school.  We are building a diverse, inclusive, and culturally competent volunteer program to best serve our students. We encourage people of different cultural, ethnic, educational and national backgrounds to apply to volunteer at Genesee Hill. Kindergarten First Day – …

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Volunteer Opportunity – Lunch Room Monitors Needed for Back to School

Looking for  an opportunity to help out at school? We need volunteers to supervise the lunchroom daily from 11 AM – 12:15 PM. Volunteers for lunch will report to the lunchroom and ask another parent volunteer what is needed. Please look on this as an opportunity to fill a very necessary role and sign up for …

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First Grade Cohort – Before School Recess Volunteers Needed

1st Grade Cohort, it is your turn for before-school recess duty! This group is responsible from September 5th – November 2nd. Take a look at the Sign-up Genius and help when you can. Before School Recess – sign up HERE. Be sure to register as a volunteer (needs to be done each year) online HERE. …

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Volunteers Needed for Fall 2018 Enrichment

The PTA is seeking parent volunteers in exchange for priority enrollment and a 50% – 100% tuition discount for your child(ren). This is a great way to guarantee you will get the class(es) your child wants (plus skip the registration frenzy)! Volunteers are needed as follows: 1.    PTA Chaperones: The PTA requires 2 to 3 …

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Fall 2018 Enrichment Preview and Registration Details

Hot off the press – the Fall 2018 Enrichment Class Schedule is now available to preview! View it on the  Enrichment Course Descriptions page or download a PDF version of the schedule HERE. Please note that this is only a preliminary schedule and that some class days and fees may be subject to change so …

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