Category Archive: 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.

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Feb
10

Seattle Public Schools Levies PASS

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

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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
18

Seattle School Board Meeting – Nov 18

Thank you to Cecelia Lehmann, Legislative Chair of the Pathfinder PTSA for explaining the issues being considered by the Seattle School Board at this evening’s meeting:  I just wanted to give everyone a last minute reminder of the school board meeting on Wed. Nov. 18, 2015 at 4:15pm.   >>Follow this link to Seattle Public Schools …

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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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Nov
01

URGENT ACTION NEEDED: Changes to Student Assignment Plan

From Cecelia Lehmann, Pathfinder PTSA Legislative Chair . . . The Seattle School Board will vote on approval of the changes to the Student Assignment Plan on Nov. 4, 2015 at 4:15pm >> Link to KPLU article on Change to Student Assignment Plan. There has been almost no community outreach on these changes. The community meetings …

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Oct
28

Deaf/Hard of Hearing Community Gathering

A message from Seattle Public Schools . . . You are invited to join the Seattle Public Schools Special Education staff, families and Deaf/Hard of Hearing (D/HH) community to: Hear updates from staff about the Program Review from the Washington State Center for Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss (CDHL) Meet other families & community members …

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