6/14/18 – Alki Bonfire & Smores
When: June 14th at 6:30pm
Where: Alki Bonfire – stay tuned for exact location
Who: All first grade families and friends
What: Smores & a bonfire
Sign-up: We could use your help getting supplies for the bonfire by signing up here.
4/20/18 – Dad’s Bowling Night
4/3/18 – 1st Grade Moms Night Out
When: Tuesday, April 3rd, 5-7pm
Where: Ounces Taproom & Beer Garden, 3809 Delridge Way SW
Sign Up: Let us know if you can make it by RSVPing
Details: Join us for a much needed kid free evening at Ounces with some drinks and good food. We’ll have a few snacks provided but there will also be a food truck there. Looking forward to seeing you there!
1/12/18 – Math Power Hour (Be There Or Be Square!)
When: Friday, January 12th, 5-6 pm
Where: GHE Library
Sign Up: Let us know if you can make it by RSVPing
Details: Join us for a casual event for the whole family! We’re partnering with Math Buddies, a program which pairs teenage math enthusiasts with elementary-aged children to engage in games aimed at building and reinforcing mathematical concepts. Math Buddies is a local program run through the West Seattle Branch of the Seattle Public Library. Additionally, we’ll offer some helpful tips for parents to support students’ math literacy at home.
11/18/17 – Parents Social
When: Saturday, November 18th, 7 pm-10 pm
Where: Laura and Michael Geoghegan’s Home, 4700 51st Pl SW
Food/Drinks: Please bring a bottle of wine and a dessert to share. We will provide snacks.
Details: Join other 1st grade parents for a parents social (get a babysitter now, it’s a no kids event). We’d like a headcount so please RSVP in advance here. If you have any questions, please get in touch with Michael Geoghegan (host, email@example.com).
10/17/17 – Indoor Family Recess
When: October 17th 6:30-7:30pm
Where: Genesee Hill Gymnasium
Details: We welcome you to Indoor Recess – a family friendly night of recess and cooperative games. We’ll break out some old school favorite recess games and new-school cooperative activities for kids and parents to participate in. The evening’s activities will be MC’d by celebrity DJ, Jodi Brothers. Siblings will be welcomed to participate in the activities too! Please let us know if you can make it.
The evening will also include: swag bags, old school sports themed photo booth, prizes and more!
Get your GAME ON and SCHOOL your kids at this fun and engaging evening of friends, family and community.
Events from the 2016-2017 school year
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Details to follow.
Mom’s Night Out – 4/25/17
Where: Welcome Road Winery, 3804 California Ave SW, right here in West Seattle!
Moms, it is our time to get together and socialize! Welcome Road Winery is opening their doors to us. We will provide non-alcoholic drinks and a few appetizers, and there will be wine to purchase. They will donate 10% of the night’s proceeds to the school! We’d love to get a headcount so please RSVP as soon as possible. Signup genius here
Kindergarten Literacy Afternoon-3/31/2017
When: Friday, March 31, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: Genesee Hill Library
Cost: Free. All are welcome! To support others in our community, we ask you to bring new and used books to be donated to WestSide Baby.
Join us for an afternoon of reading at the Genesee Hill library. Celebrity guest readers include a local firefighter, professional jump roper, a dancer, a naval architect, and a pilot. Even more exciting, all of our celebrities are our own kindergarten parents!
Guest readers will introduce their occupations and share a read aloud text related to their fields. Join us for fun, literacy, community-building, and a great cause!
Kindergarten Parent Social
When: November 5, 2016 7 pm-10 pm
Where: Krayneks’ House, 3216 44th Ave SW
Now that the kiddos have been in school for over a month we thought it would be fun to have a parents night out (no kids – it’s our time to relax!). Christine and Christopher Kraynek are very graciously opening their house for us to get together. Please RSVP so we can get a headcount.
Donations for food and drinks are appreciated.
Marshmallow Roast at Camp Long, 9/25 2:00-4:30pm
Summer might be over but for us it only means more fun with our new school friends! We want to invite everyone to our first official event as the Genesee Hill Kindergarten cohort. We have planned a marshmallow roast (think s’mores!) at Camp Long (5200 35th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126) on Sunday, September 25th, from 2 pm to 4:30 pm. Meet us by the fire circle at the south end of the parade grounds.
September 7 – 9: Slow Start for kindergarten students
September 8: Kindergarten orientation, 6 pm
September 12: Official first full day of kindergarten; Coffee with the Principal, 8 am
September 25: Marshmallow Roast, Fire ring at Camp Long, 2 pm – 4:30 pm
Save the date for back-to-school events!
Each cohort will hold one back-to-school event on the new Genesee Hill campus in August. Please save the date, since the campus will remain closed except for for scheduled events! If you have questions, contact your cohort leaders. Need to find out who they are? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Incoming Kindergarteners (class of 2029) – Tuesday, August 23, 5-7 pm
Incoming 1st graders (class of 2028) – Thursday, August 11, 5-7 pm
Incoming 2nd graders (class of 2027) – Wednesday, August 10, 5-7 pm
Incoming 3rd graders (class of 2026) – Tuesday, August 9, 5-7 pm
Incoming 4th graders (class of 2025) – Wednesday, August 17, 5-7 pm
Incoming 5th graders (class of 2024) – Tuesday, August 16, 5-7 pm
See you at Genesee Hill! Have a wonderful summer.