Alki Derby Auction 2017 – Wins Big!

What a weekend at the races! It was Paydayforcharity for the win and Alki PTA in the winner’s circle when we raised $78,738.34 (and counting…) at the Alki Derby! Huge thanks to this year’s auction team for all their hard work and everyone who supported the effort with time, donations and purchases to make this…

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,…

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…