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PTSA Nominations Committee presents 2019-20 slate

The PTSA Nominations Committee and the Board have proposed to the membership the following as 2019-20 Board Officers. (The election is to take place during the PTSA Community Meeting at 6 pm,  Monday, June 10, for the academic year beginning July 1). Co-Presidents: Ya'Vonne Hubbard and Cliff Meyer Vice President: KL Shannon Secretary: Emily Lieberman … Continue reading PTSA Nominations Committee presents 2019-20 slate

Get ready for Multicultural Night!

Enjoy free dinner, door prizes, entertainment from around the world and much more at WMS Multicultural Night 5:30-8 pm Thursday, April 18! This event, organized by HOST and supported with PTSA and Seattle Education Levy funding, celebrates the many cultures at WMS. Volunteers are needed for Thursday afternoon and evening! See http://bit.ly/MCsignup2019. Another way to … Continue reading Get ready for Multicultural Night!

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