HotSheet : December 11, 2019

Wreath Sale Finale: 

Please Buy and Sell Wreaths and Turn in Tags and Money!

This is the final week of the Pathfinder wreath    fundraiser. We have many beautiful wreaths in the workshop and two wreath nights coming up. We need to buy and sell these awesome creations! Please pick one up for family, friends and neighbors. 

For “what to do with your wreath tags” please see the blog post on our website: 

Pajama Reading Day— tomorrow! 

That’s right! Tomorrow—December 12th—your kids can wear their pajamas, and bring their stuffies and blankets. The teachers will make opportunities for cozy reading time during the day. Pajamas must be clean, but bed-head is ok.

Craft Fair —this Friday—December 13th!

Prepare to be amazed at this Friday’s annual Pathfinder craft fair! Kids will visit the fair with their classes during the day and have the opportunity to come back in the evening. Be fair warned that many booths sell out or don’t come back for the evening. Send your kiddos with some money and sellers, don’t forget to bring extra money to make change! Questions, comments, or concerns? Contact Rita or Mckinsey at: or 206-937-5160 

After School Enrichment Program—Winter Session:

For those of you looking forward to the winter session of the after school program, here’s what you need to know: Paper catalogs will go home, and registration will open Tuesday, January 7th and will run until January 17th. Classes will begin Tuesday,  January 21st and run until March 20th (8 sessions. No school 2/17-2/21). For more info, contact our after-school program coordinators at: 

Save the Date—March 14th!

Save the date for Pathfinder’s biggest and most important—party of the year: Our Annual Auction!  This year’s theme is Mardi Gras! Tickets go on sale in January, but you can start planning now.

In Search of Group Event Hosts

Planning on hosting a group event this year? We need your info! 

Contact Carrie Posey at: 

There is room on the Auction team for you!

We are looking for a Volunteer Coordinator. This person would organize the volunteers by sending out a SignUp Genius for the day of the event, the format is already in place. Then keep everyone notified of updates, duties and be there the day of the auction, March 14, 2020. For more information, contact Karie or Hadley at

Help Pathfinder while you do your holiday shopping

Are you planning to shop online for the holidays? Sign up for the Amazon Smile program to help raise money for Pathfinder.  It’s EASY – just shop using the Amazon Smile website (

instead of the main Amazon site. Choose “Pathfinder PTSA” for your purchases and start earning Amazon donations for our school!

Get Answers To Your Questions!

Where do I turn in my wreath money? Did my kid make up Pajama Day?  Look at the PTSA’s new and improved website for all the details:

To sign up for text reminders: Text the message: “@pathk8” to the number “81010” 

Having trouble?  Email

To get info in the Hotsheet: there is no all knowing wizard behind the curtain, if you want to share news with our community, please send it to

Mark Your Calendars

Wreath Making Fundraiser

Nov 16th – Dec 18th

Class Wreath Nights

12/11: Hummingbird/ Salmon (1st)

12/12: Elk/ Kingfishers (4th)

Pajama Reading Day

Dec 12th

Craft Fair 

Dec 13th 1-3pm and 6-7:30pm

8th grade to Museum of Flight

Dec 17th

Kindergarten class to Rainier Valley Food Bank

Dec 17th 9:30am—1pm

7th grade to South Gate Roller Rink

Dec 18th

Seals & Salmon to West Seattle Junction

Dec 18th 9:30am – 11:30am

Hummingbirds & Turtles to West Seattle Junction

Dec 18th 9:30am – 11:30am

MS PE classes to West Seattle Bowl

Dec 19th 12:30pm – 3:00pm

5th Grade Salmon Expedition Culmination 

Dec 19th 6pm

Orcas & Otters to West Seattle Junction

Dec 20 9:30am – 11:30am


Dec 20th

Winter Break

NO SCHOOL Dec 23-Jan 3