2nd Grade – Class of ’27

Shave Ice Party @ Marination

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Details to follow.


Cinco de Mama’s Fiesta – 5/5/2017

When:5:30pm-8:00pm

Hosted by 2nd grade Mamasitas to celebrate Cinco De Mayo
Seating is limited and all spots are reserved at this time.


Poetry Slam  – 4/27/2017

When: 6:30pm-8:00om

Where: Genesee Hill Elementary School Cafeteria

Come hear some of the poetry our second graders have been working on. There will be a book of the student’s poetry to take home and lemonade and baked treats will be offered.

Sign up here to help out!


Mom’s Social @ Welcome Road Winery

When: February 9, 2017 – 6:30-8:00pm

Where:  3804 California Ave SW

Join us for a chance to get together and socialize. We will provide non-alcoholic drinks and a few appetizers, and there will be wine to purchase. Welcome Road Winery is donating 10% of purchases back to our school! We look forward to seeing you!


Dad’s night Out, January 26 @ 7PM

Where: Beveridge Place Pub, 6413 California Ave SW

Hosted by:Ben Linford, Garet Heitman, Matt Huey, and Paul Diamond

Let’s meet some new friends and catch up with some old ones. No need to RSVP, just show up for some fun and enjoy.


Early Release Bowling, November 16, 2016

When: 3-5pm

Where: West Seattle Bowl, 4505 39th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116

We’ve reserved 18 lanes and need a confirmed head count for everyone who will be bowling (students, siblings and parents are welcome to participate). The cost will be $8 per person; includes shoes and two hours of bowling. Please RSVP.


2nd Annual, 2nd Grade Parents Only Halloween Party

October 28, 2016, 7-11pm

Line your babysitters up for our 2nd annual Halloween Party at the Linford’s house. Costumes are highly encouraged (there will be prizes for best costumes) and we are asking that you bring $10 each to cover food, drinks and entertainment (the infamous DAD band will be playing).
RSVP


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 cohorts@geneseehillpta.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.


Movie Night

Friday, April 29, 2016, 6-8 pm
Schmitz Park Elementary

Drop your kids off for a Kindergarten/1st grade movie night fundraiser at school hosted by Kindergarten teachers — Ms. Cook, Ms. Mears, Mr. Herk, Ms. Henderson and Ms. Funke. We’ll play the movie Inside Out and provide snacks! Kindergarten and first grade kids and siblings are welcome. (However children under the age of 5 must have parents stay with them.) Limited to 50 kids and the price is $20/each.

Sign up here: https://schmitzpark.schoolauction.net/auction2016/catalog/show/156


Dads’ Night Out

Thursday, March 3, 2016, 8-10 pm
Beveridge Place Pub, 6413 California Ave SW

Time to get the Schmitz Park 1st grade dads together for catching up and getting to know each other. No RSVP needed — just show up. All men are welcome!


Moms’ Night Out

Thursday, February 25, 2016, 6:30-8:30 pm
Christman home, 4408 51st Ave SW

Come join other Schmitz 1st grade moms for wine tasting and apps! Please use the Sign Up Genius to RSVP. All women are welcome!


Family Bowling

Wednesday, January 13, 2016, 3-5 pm
West Seattle Bowl, 4505 39th Ave SW

It’s time for another fun 1st grade cohort event – Family Bowling!

Bring the whole family or join your friends for a fun afternoon together. The cost is just $7.75 per child/adult, and includes shoe rental plus two hour of lane time. We’ll provide a few pizzas to share and order some more food/drinks at the lanes for a casual dinner with your classmates.

We have the lanes reserved and need your RSVP here to hold your spot (limited space available).


Meeples Game Night

Friday, December 3, 2015, 5-7 pm
Meeples, 3727 California Ave SW

Come join us on Dec 3rd from 5-7 pm at Meeples Games for a family-friendly game night. Kids will have their choice of game options and also if you have a Pokémon lover, feel free to bring cards to trade with others. And if you have a specific game request, please include it in your RSVP. Meeples has TONS of games so come ready to play!

If you haven’t been to Meeples, it’s a casual game space with a cafe serving food and drinks, including: Local beers and cider on tap, wine, organic coffee and espresso, rotating menu of sharable snacks, pastries and sandwiches and great vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. Please note that you will be responsible for purchasing food/drinks for your family, but playing games will be free.

Please RSVP via Signup Genius so we can get a headcount and plan ahead. Hope to see you there!


Halloween Party – Adults Only!

Friday, October 30, 2015, 7-11 pm
Linford home/backyard (4512 48th Ave SW, Seattle, WA)
Mark your calendars. We’re throwing an parents-only Halloween costume party on Oct 30th. Food, drinks, music, costume contest and more. The party will be at 1st grade family Linford’s house/backyard on 48th Street SW. It is time to reconnect with old friends, meet new friends and have FUN!
Please RSVP, so we can make sure there are enough food and drinks for everyone: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c044faba82ba7fb6-Halloween

Events from the 2014-2105 school year


Year-End Bonfire

Sunday, June 14, 2015, 6-7:30 pm
Alki Beach

Join us for a year-end cohort celebration at Alki Beach. The cohort will bring supplies for s’mores!

NOTE: The date has changed, and the bonfire will now be held on Sunday, June 14!


Dads’ Night Out

Thursday, March 5, 2015, 6-9 pm
Prost! 3407 California Ave SW

Time to get the Schmitz Park 1st grade dads together. Drop by any time! All adults are welcome!


Moms’ Night Out

Thursday, February 26, 2015, 6-9 pm
Feedback Lounge, 6451 California Ave SW

Come join other Schmitz 1st grade moms to catch up. Drop by any time. All adults are welcome!


100th Day Celebration

Friday, February 20, 2015, 9:50-11:45 am (note new start time!)
Schmitz Park Elementary

To celebrate the 100th day of School, we are working with the teachers to do a 100th day celebration for the First Grade cohort on Friday February 20th at Schmitz Park starting at 9:50 am. The teachers have identified over 30 activities. These will be stations in the classrooms and outside that celebrate 100! The students will be able to visit all the stations/classrooms allowing them to interact with the entire first grade cohort.

On Thursday (2/19), we will need volunteers to help set up after school and on Friday (2/20) we will need over 30 volunteers to help with the stations. The teachers identified a list of supplies that will be needed. We will need these delivered to school by Thursday (2/19).

Please sign up here to volunteer or bring supplies:
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4baaa92ea0fe3-schmitz


Skating and Pizza Party

Friday, November 21, 2014, 6:30-8:30 pm
Alki Community Center, 5817 SW Stevens St.

Meet up with other first grade families at the Alki Community Center for a pizza dinner and skating party in the gym. We have a room reserved at the community center so we can enjoy our dinner together. The skating portion of the evening takes place as part of the regular public Friday Night Skate at the community center. Skate rental is on a first-come, first-served basis. Bring your own skates, if you’ve got ’em! For dinner, the cost is $2 per adult, and $1 per child. Skating is $3. Siblings are welcome.  Gluten free pizza is available. If your family needs this option, please make a note of it on the sign up.

Please RSVP by Wednesday, Nov. 19. Sign up here: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0D4BADAA2DA5FE3-skating/11181056.


Early Release Bowling Party

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 1:30-2:30 pm (check in at 1:15)
West Seattle Bowl, 4505 39th Ave SW

Thanks again to Cheri and Andy Carl (parents of first grader Ryan and owners of the West Seattle
Bowl), for arranging a discounted fee and reserved lanes for a First Grade Bowling Party. This
event will take place on the October early release day. If you didn’t get a chance to go last
spring, you won’t want to miss this. It was really fun. The cost is just $5.50, and includes shoe
rental plus one hour of lane time. Please SignUp for this. Cheri and Andy need us to sign
up so they know how many to expect.


First Grade Cohort Fiesta

Back by popular demand- come join us for a first grade cohort parents night.

Friday, September 26, 2014, 7-10 pm
O’Claire House, 4031 54th Ave SW, Seattle
Schmitz First Grade parents/guardians (no kids!)

Similar to last year, bring a donation for the keg and the extra $ we will donate to the PTA Cohort funds. Come for the entire party or just drop by for an hour! Light snacks will be provided.

To sign up, go to: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/8050948A4AB22A64-first/16331061


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