Feb 15

Our New Sound System Gets Rocking!

New mics that work and no more crackly speakers! A big thank you to all our rock star donors for supporting last year’s Fund-A-Need at the auction to make this possible. It will be up and running in time for the Talent Show this Thursday, February 15th so come check it out and hear our kiddos voices shine.

Here are a few pics of the new speakers being installed, Jeff our installation tech setting it up and David and Victoria checking it out.

And if you’re curious to know what this year’s Fund-A-Need is click here. It’s a whole new adventure.


Feb 01

Calling all of our Bakers and Dessert Makers!

We need your fabulous desserts for our upcoming Choose Your Own Adventure themed
Auction Dessert Dash on Saturday, March 3rd.

Click here to sign up on SignUpGenius.

Please be sure to share the name and description (nuts, gluten free, vegan, etc.) of the dessert in the comments.

Thank you for helping Pathfinder K-8.

Questions? Contact Emily Emerson: emilyaemerson@gmail.com

Jan 31

School Bus Strike Begins Thursday

The school bus strike begins on Thursday, February 1.

Go to this Seattle Public School page for moreyellow school bus information, and a Frequently Asked Questions.

Jan 30

Group Events (ADVENTURES) News!

Signups are underway! You are encouraged to choose your own adventure and register now (and again later). https://www.pathfinderk8ptsa.org/


BARRE 3 and BUBBLY: February 9 7-9pm. At the writing of this update there are only 4 spots remaining so sign up while you can! Thank you Ginny Woo.

PARENTS NIGHT OUT – KIDS IN THE SKY HALL: Friday March 16 – only 5 spots remaining.
SCHOLARSHIPS: Thank you Pathfinder community for funding 10 scholarship spots for kids. Stay tuned – if they all get used, we will open more. Thank you for your generosity! If you need a scholarship for your child to attend a kid event, contact groupevents@pathfinderk8.org

WHISKEY TASTING DATE CHANGE: The date is now Friday May 11 6-9pm. There are currently 9 spots available. Join us!

TONS MORE: Follow this link to check out more awesome adventures (if you DARE!)

Jan 25

Send in Your Auction Kid Art

One of the joys of our school auction is incorporating the kids in different ways. Recently, auction packets came home in backpacks with a special art project for your child. Be The Star Of Your Own Story allows your child to draw out the details of a school adventure. Field trips, class projects, favorite classroom moments – we want to see them all!

Please share this art by mailing a snapshot to kidart@pathfinderk8ptsa.org.  Submissions will be featured on the Pathfinder PTSA website and at the event itself.

Kid Art from the “Choose Your Own Adventure” KidMail packet

Jan 21

Auction Adventure Begins – Get Tickets and Group Events Online!

Let The Adventure Begin!

Tickets are officially on sale for this year Pathfinder Auction! Join us and “Choose Your Own Adventure”.  Get your early bird tickets for $65 and start your adventure early. Start your adventure after the 31st and tickets are $70.

Be a part of the adventure….Get your tickets, purchase a group event or donate an item. This years auction is sure to be a fun and magical time. Which adventure will you choose?

Questions? Contact the auction adventure team at:


Have an adventure to share? Be a part of the adventure by donating an item or
“adventure”. Procurement forms are in your auction packet or pick up one in the front
office (drop off auction items in the blue box labeled “Choose Your Own Adventure”
in the front office).

Procurement questions? Contact Cherie Roberts at:


Jan 20

Choose Your Own Group Adventures!

What: Kid and adult events are now available for purchase on the auction webpage. These are creative and fun ways to get to know the Pathfinder community and support our school. Take a look at all the offerings and register with a friend.

When: Events start as soon as February 9th (Barre3 and Bubbly) and go as late as August 25th (Al Fresco Dinner). The website will remain open the whole time, so you can come back and register again and again.

How: Set up and account (buy auction tickets at the same time!), choose your items, go to your cart, and check out. You can save your credit card if you want – or select “pay by check” and drop it off at the PTSA drop box at the school office. About a week before your event, your host will contact you by email and let you know all the details. You can also drop off a registration form with a check at the PTSA dropbox.

Adding Events: It is still possible to add events this year or be prepared for next year, email groupevents@pathfinderk8ptsa.org and we can discuss the possibilities to create a new adventure!

Follow this link to purchase Group Events


Email Jodi Connolly: groupevents@pathfinderk8ptsa.org

Visit the Group Events page to download a hard copy of the Group Events catalog and At-A-Glance Guide.

Jan 09

Sign Up for the Talent Show Now!

Dear Pathfinder Parents,

We are in the new year, and ever closer to the annual Pathfinder Talent Show! This year allows 40 slots, on a first come-first served basis. Each act is limited to 1.5 minutes. If your student wants to participate and doesn’t have their audition slip from before break, check with the front office for a new one. We are about half full and slots will fill up fast, so please act quickly! The deadline to turn in your application is Friday, January 12th. No late slips will be accepted.

Mandatory rehearsal dates: January 23rd after school, February 13th after school, performance February 15th (morning and evening).


Victoria Melton

Pathfinder K-8 Music


Jan 09

Volunteer with After School Program

The after school program seeks volunteers for 2 shifts M-F: 3:20-4:05 and 4:20-5:05. Session begins Monday January 22 and ends Friday March 30. All volunteers get 50% off per day of volunteering, up to two classes. Please email us if you’re interested, at:


Jan 08

Pathfinder Amazon Link is Broken

Important information about the Pathfinder Amazon Link!

The link is currently shut down due to some technical issues.

While we are working out the problems please use the Amazon Smile program instead (I believe you can select this through their website).

Also, if you have the link bookmarked or saved in any way, please delete it for now.

Please use the Contact Us Page to send us a message with any questions.