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…

WSHS Mini Cheer Camp

The WSHS Cheerleaders will be holding a Mini Cheer Camp Friday, November 10 in the West Seattle High School Gym from 10:00am to 1:00pm. K-5th grade kids will have a great time learning fun cheers and making crafts with the Westside cheerleaders.  Campers will receive a tee shirt, pom poms, official team hair bow, picture…

Upcoming Coverage for 59th & Admiral Intersection

The Alki Elementary Traffic Safety Task Force (TSTF) has organized the following events that will be taking place THIS week and we invite all interested parents to join us: Monday, 10.9.17 (7:35 AM): The West Seattle Blog will join the TSTF at the intersection as part of their ongoing coverage of the intersection. Tuesday, 10.10.17 (7:35…

Changes to Admiral and 59th: Make Your Opinion Heard!

The start of the school year brought changes to the intersection at Admiral and 59th. A group of Alki Elementary Parents has joined forces to ensure that our voices are heard at the City on how the changes are impacting our school community. The committee will be collecting data to share with stakeholders and to…

Help Alki’s Garden – Eat Chipotle on Tuesday

Tuesday, September 19th  (10:45 – 9:00 PM) Come join us on Tuesday, September 19th  between 10:45 AM and 9:00 PM at Chipotle at the Junction (4730 California Ave SW). 50% of the day’s proceeds will go back to the Alki Learning Garden.  That’s not a typo- 50%!  Chipotle has partnered with the learning garden to help students learn the importance of where…

Alki Dad, Zach Scott – Testimonial Match!

Wednesday, Mar. 1 (6:00 PM Doors Open) Join Alki Dad, Zach Scott as he says his final farewell to the Sounders.  Supporters and fans are invited to Memorial Stadium to enjoy a testimonial match played by Zach and his friends.  (A testimonial match is a friendly match between teams comprised of former teammates and friends…

Backpack Food Drive – WS Food Bank

Alki Elementary is partnering with the West Seattle Food Bank to support their School Back Pack Program. The Backpack Program currently provides weekend food for 369 school age children attending our community schools. Students can take home a back pack of food for the weekend when other food programs are not available. The bin will…

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…

Dine Out for the Delacour Family!

On June 15th, 2016 Ms. Delacour’s (Kindergarten / 1st Grade Teacher) twin brother Ben Delacour was diagnosed with Stage 4 metastatic cancer.  Ben is currently under the care of doctors and nurses and receiving and treatment at Seattle Care alliance and the UW Medical Center. There are alternative therapies out there we hope Ben will…