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4/5th Grade Camp Information Night

Thursday, Jan. 26 (2:30 – 3:15 PM) Calling all 4th / 5th grade parents!  Come hear about our school’s spring camp and find out what the experience will be like for your child! Meeting will Cover: Information on the Camp Q&A Help to attend (Let us help you eliminate any barriers to your child attending…

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Be a ‘Copy’ Hero!

Alki is always a bustle of activity with parent volunteers often helping out in classrooms, reading with students and visiting at lunch. If you find yourself in the hallways with a couple extra minutes be a Copy Hero! Alki teachers have dropped off quick copy projects in the “To-Do” bin next to the main copier…

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Will there be an Auction next year?

Did you know that more than 65% of Alki’s PTA funds come from our Auction?  Did you also know that it is in danger of being cancelled next year because of lack of volunteers?  With the upcoming levy cliff and all of the other money issues our district is having… we are anticipating our PTA…

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WSHS – Most Likely to Succeed Screenin

Join us at West Seattle High School on Tuesday, January 31st for an evening of exploration and inquiry into innovative schools for the 21st Century. We will be hosting a FREE screening of the film “Most Likely to Succeed,” followed by a panel of local and state education innovators. Screening begins at 6:30PM. Please RSVP. Learn…

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Aesop’s Fables – Save the Date(s)!

You’re all invited to Alki’s Annual Musical, Aesop’s Fables! Please save the date: Thursday, Feb. 2 (7:00 PM) Friday, Feb. 3 (7:00 PM) Saturday, Feb. 4 (2:00 PM) Location: West Seattle High School Auditorium Information on how to get tickets are TBD. HELP! Director Scranton would like to put out an “all call” for leftover…

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Spelling Bee – 2017

Alki Spelling Bee is right around the corner!  Students have already been busy practicing spelling words for our Second Annual Scripps Spelling Bee competition.  This year 2nd- 5th grade students have been participating in lunchtime spelling clubs, an after-school club, and working on their words at home. Our grade-level bees will take place in the…

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Principal Budget Talks

Many of you know that our school district faces incredible budget challenges for the upcoming school year.  It is more important than ever that we hold tight to our core values as we face difficult decisions ahead. Our Alki Staff will be coming together to prepare for this budget crisis and we want to hear…

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December Thank Yous

Staff Luncheon We want to say “thank you” to the wonderful people who helped make our Staff Appreciation Luncheon a success. Thank you to event chair Tina Monroe for creating a beautiful space and organizing a delicious lunch. Thank you to the following for their contributions, as well: Lisa Nobis, Heidi Isaza, Heather Gutierrez, Jenny…

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Principal Coffee Talks Schedule

We want to hear from you! You are our partners in this work in providing the best possible school experience for your child here at Alki Elementary!  Join Principal Deese in a casual conversation over coffee in the cafeteria on one of the following dates: Wednesday, January 18 (8:00 AM) Friday, Feb. 10 (8:00 AM)…