Lobby legislators at neighborhood town halls

Advocacy for education funding can be more than post cards to your legislators! Meet Democratic Senators and Representatives in person this month: District 43March 16 at 10 am with House speaker Chopp, Sen. Pedersen, and Rep. Macri.Seattle First Baptist Church, 1111 Harvard Ave, Seattle 98122 District 37March 23 at 10 am with Sen. Saldaña and Reps. Pettigrew … Continue reading Lobby legislators at neighborhood town halls

Small group ‘listening sessions’ announced

Principal Emily Butler Ginolfi and the WMS Administration have announced a series of Listening Sessions for families in March through May.  The meetings will be limited to 10-15 participants and school leadership in order to have the best environment for sharing.  Each meeting will last one hour. See dates and availability. 

Bill: Test all students for advanced learning eligibility

A bill introduced in the State Senate could significantly revise the way school districts use funds earmarked for Highly Capable Services, the legally required programs provided for students identified as "gifted" or specially talented. Especially notable is in the bill is a mandate that every student be screened for HC eligibility by Grade 6. Senate … Continue reading Bill: Test all students for advanced learning eligibility

You can advocate for education funding

State Sen. Jamie Pedersen, King County Councilmember Joe McDermott and Emijah Smith of Children's Alliance take a question from moderator Kathleen Carson at the General Meeting Jan. 28, 2019. People at the Jan. 28 "Advocacy Night" PTSA General Meeting heard terrific advice and insight from our guests, King County Councilmember Joe McDermott, Seattle Schools First … Continue reading You can advocate for education funding

High schools hold info sessions

Enrollment in any school may require filling out a form through the "Open Enrollment" process starting 2/4/2019. Info sessions listed below are current as of 1/12/2019. No rsvp required unless otherwise noted. Attendance area schools(Most Washington MS students live within the "attendance areas" for Garfield and Franklin. Students receiving HC advanced learner services are automatically eligible to … Continue reading High schools hold info sessions