Monthly Newsletters

Look to Genesee Hill News for updates on all PTA events and programs and fun sections like interviews with Genesee Hill teachers and staff. Enjoy!

  • Staff spotlight: new kinder teacher Elizabeth Owen
  • Spotlight on Cohorts
  • Community Question: Is Genesee Hill PTA is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization? If so, are you able to provide documentation for tax purposes?
  • Staff spotlight: new music teacher Janelle Murray
  • Spotlight on PTA membership
  • Community Question: What were the results of the June 2021 PTA Community Survey?

This edition has a rousing interview with GH’s Hayley Craig and an informative article about how our budget works. 

Read an exclusive interview with Access Staff Member extraordinaire, Craig Garretson, a community question on the CHAMPSS program and an overview of some pertinent bills that were passed this legislative season.

This April edition includes volunteer appreciation, a spotlight on the budget, an important budget advocacy tool, an interview with GH’s resident problem-solver, Dana Cochran – and so much more!

This March edition includes an exclusive interview with the talented Ms. Bronson, a spotlight on PTA Board Nominations detailing how you can help shape the future of the PTA Board, important advocacy initiatives, as well as regular updates for fun community events and happenings

Learn about the new and innovative approach to the Direct Give Campaign that includes a generous matching opportunity, yard signs, an engaging scavenger hunt and raffle prizes! Check in on the updated score in the heated Membership Matchup competition that is in full swing between our Genesee Hill community and our Alki Elementary neighbors. Get to know more about our extraordinary office assistant, Valerie. 

This latest edition is packed with some content that is sure to bring joy to your January including an interview with Mr. Turner, details on our upcoming virtual magic show and a delicious dine out opportunity to support the GH PTA. If you’re feeling inspired to start off the year with some action, the newsletter includes a PTA Membership Matchup with our neighbor school, Alki, as well as a fresh anti-racism challenge, and a spotlight on the 2021 legislative session that offers practical tips for getting involved.

From a spotlight on Unity Night, to an interview with our revered P.E teacher Ms. Sealey to the latest details on enrichment programming. This December Newsletter has it all.

From an interview with resource room teacher, Dorothy Wells, to an update on Genesee Hill’s Anti-Racism Resolution, to a spotlight on the Digital Directory – the November Newsletter is packed! There’s also a community question discussing the proceeds to the Genesee Hill BLM shirts.

This October edition of the PTA Newsletter includes an introduction to our esteemed office assistant, Stacy Pritchard. Also included are advocacy and equity updates and a spotlight on grade level cohort activities for the 2020-2021 school year.

Our first edition of the PTA Newsletter includes an interview with our school counselor, Jeniffer Watts. Also included are a membership spotlight, an introduction to how fundraising will unfold in the 2020-2021 school year, and an update on the new school logo.