Category: District News & Events

Aug 31

2016-17 school year calendar

Did you know? The school year calendar for 2016-17 is now published on the Seattle Public Schools website. A printable PDF of the key dates for the 2016-17 school year is also available here.

Feb 10

Seattle Public Schools Levies PASS

Both Seattle School Levies have passed by over 70%. >>Go to King County Elections for more details.

Feb 03

Seattle Council PTSA urges a Yes Vote on School Levies

Two critically important school levies are on the February 9 Ballot. Pathfinder PTSA joins with Seattle Council PTSA to urge a YES vote on the renewal of these levies. The Operations Levy provides 25% of the Seattle Public Schools operating budget.  Without these funds – $758.3 million over three years – our schools’ budgets would be …

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Jan 25

Informational Events in our Region – January 25-30

** Please note that some of these events conflict with events that occur at Pathfinder, specifically, Math Strategies Night for Parents on Tuesday, January 26. >> Follow this link for details. ** Here is a list of events around the city that Melissa, from the blog Seattle Schools Community Forum, put together in one place for …

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Jan 18

Action Alert!! Seattle School Board Vote on Two Important Issues on January 20

A message from Odetta Owen, Pathfinder K8 PTSA President . . . There is a school board meeting on Wednesday January 20 with two extremely important issues scheduled for a vote. They directly and indirectly effect Pathfinder families and the votes themselves reflect Seattle Public School District’s dysfunctional pattern of unilaterally making decisions that marginalize …

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Jan 06

How would you spend $100k a day on Washington State’s Public Schools?

A Message from Cassandra Johnston, President of Seattle Council PTSA in this month’s “The Issue” . . . The focus of this month’s edition of The Issue is on how we can help improve school funding at the school, city and state levels. As you may have heard in recent news, Washington State is being fined $100K per day …

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Nov 07

Special Education Meeting – Nov 10

West Seattle Regional Special Education Meeting Tuesday, November 10, 2015 6 – 7 p.m. West Seattle High School Library 3000 California Ave. SW The Special Education Department is hosting Regional Meetings for families and the community to learn about changes that are happening in Special Education in Seattle Public Schools. We want to listen to you …

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Oct 17

Funding for education and bell times – voice your opinion, Oct 19 and 21

Two Opportunities to Voice Your Opinions, from Legislative Chair, Cecelia Lehmann 1. Senate listening session in Renton What: Senate Listening Session When: Monday Oct. 19, 2015,  5-7 pm Where: >>Puget Sound Educational Service District Main Office, 800 Oakesdale Ave SW, Renton, WA 98057 NOTE:  This is the closest listening session to Seattle While the listening …

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Oct 07

Special education survey

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The Special Education PTSA wants your opinion This article is from the Seattle Public Schools Special Education PTSA blog. Please Tell Us About Your Child’s First Month of School in SPS Special Education The Seattle Special Education PTSA is asking families of children served by special education to take this quick survey. All information will be kept …

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Sep 26

Calendar Changes

[important]Calendar Changes[/important] According to  Seattle Public Schools, there will be school the following days in order to make up strike days: October 9, 2015 January 29, 2016 February 17, 2016 February 18, 2016 February 19, 2016 June 24, 2016