Note from Nurse Sykes

Please turn in your child’s updated Provider Immunization Records, including vaccines and exemptions,  to the School Nurse by 12/1/2017.  This is required for attendance  by WA State Law.  Our current verified immunization rate is below the level of safety for our school population.   New this year is that we need Provider verification documents, not Parent report.…

PTA Meeting (Thursday, Nov. 2)

Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 (6:30 – 7:30 PM) –  Alki Elementary Library Sign up for Childcare AGENDA Call To Order Approval or Correction of October 4th General Meeting Minutes Reports Principal/BLT PTA Board Reports: Treasurer, Fundraising, Events, Communications, Membership, Legislative Auction Committee – volunteer needs, procurement, Buy Ins. Unfinished Business Amend Budget – Vote Open…

Annual PTA Musical – ‘Barnyard Musical Mystery’

Calling all 3rd-5th grade student thespians!  This year’s play is about to begin! The Barnyard Musical Mystery written by Laurie Utterback (who co-wrote last year’s production of Aesop’s Fables) is an ensemble production with parts for everyone!  Do you want to be a jokester goat? Misunderstood raccoon?  A sneaky minion farmhand or the Detective Pig…

After School Enrichment: Winter 2018 News and Information

Hey Alki families! Thanks for making 2017 a success! We’re starting the new year off with hot and fresh new enrichment classes – brought to you by members of our own community. Here’s a sneak peek at some of our new programs, located below: Origami:  Ori meaning “folding” and kami meaning “paper” – The art of…

Are your Immunizations Updated?

Nurse Sykes has begun contacting families to ask for up to date immunization records, printed by providers, and signed by parents. If you receive such a letter, please contact your child’s health care provider for vaccines or exemption, sign it , and return to school nurse. The ability of our whole school to avoid outbreaks…

Reflections open studio with Lindsay and Vanessa – Part 3!

We’ve had so much fun these last two weeks that we would like to offer one last Reflections Open Studio session on November 1st!  Deadline for submissions is 11/2nd! Join Alki Parents, and Reflections program enthusiasts, Lindsay Yost (dancer) and Vanessa Longacre-Wilcox (visual artist) for an afternoon of exploring the Reflections theme, creating a plan,…

59th & Admiral Update

For years, the intersection on 59th Ave SW & SW Admiral Way had a pedestrian activated light for crossing Admiral. Although not ideal, the light generally stopped traffic. This did not offer a solution for crossing 59th, nor did it address concerns of speeding on Admiral.  As we all began our morning commute to school…

Enrichment: Basketball, Skate Night, Parent’s Night Out

Alki Community Center Basketball teams are now forming and practices will begin the beginning of December. Register now! Volunteer coaches, please contact Paula Pablo for more information paula.pablo@seattle.gov Glow in the dark themed skate night on November 17th from 5:45-7:45p.m. $3 per skater. Raffle, music, games and family fun! Parent’s Night Out on Nov. 17th from 6-8p.m. kids will enjoy dinner, skating,…