Category Archive: General News

Jun
18

Middle School Orientation August 24

Incoming Middle School Families – Mark Your Calendars |Scroll Down for Supplies List| Dear Pathfinder Family, It is with great pleasure we welcome you to Pathfinder’s middle school.  We are looking forward to having your student and your family in our middle school program.  We would like to invite your family to attend an orientation …

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May
22

It’s Budget Time!

The 2017-2018 budget is ready for your review. The budget will be voted on by the PTSA membership at the June 8 General Membership Meeting.

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May
09

New Tip Sheet for Parents

Many thanks to Lisa DeBurle, Frog class teacher, for sharing this really useful tip sheet for parents, as part of Pathfinder’s Creative Approach. Tips we can all practice to help families feel better and strengthen our relationships . . .

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Nov
03

Join Newly Formed Diversity Task Force

On the heels of the SEA sponsored Black Lives Matter event on the 19th, we as your PTSA Board continue to discuss issues of diversity in our school and how best to meet the chal- lenges of addressing those issues. The following is a statement from PTA National taken from their Inclusivity and Diversity Policy: …

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Oct
26

How to Stay Informed at Pathfinder

Are you still figuring out how to find answers to your questions about music, sports, after school programs, lunches, field trips, snacks, buses, testing, etc. etc.? You are not alone! The good news is that there are several ways you can access information about what’s up at Pathfinder K-8. Here’s a handy list of ways …

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Sep
05

Save time – Fill PTSA forms online

Shop for Spirit Wear, join the PTSA, submit your information for the Family Directory, and sign up to volunteer, all online now! Our fantastic team of volunteers has improved our forms and made them easier for you to use. By completing the forms online you will reduce your form-filling burden, and speed up administration for …

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Sep
01

Hello and welcome from your PTSA Board!

Dear families, We, your Pathfinder K8 PTSA Board, are excited to welcome you to the 2016-2017 school year at Pathfinder K-8. For those new to Pathfinder K-8 you will soon discover that you are part of an amazing school community. We educate children here in a way that is unique to other Seattle schools and …

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Aug
31

We want you!

There are opportunities to serve on the 2016-2017 board! 1. Treasurer – custodian of PTSA funds/tracking and recording all financial transactions/working with outgoing treasurer/monthly budget report at PTSA board meetings/executive committee board member/background in accounting practices as well as finances in non-profits helpful – Requires approximately 1-3 hours per week. Contact Jennifer Babuca at jb@babuca.com. Feel …

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Aug
23

Pathfinder Jumpstart FAQ 2016

Welcome to Pathfinder! You have questions, lots of questions . . . Here are some of the answers. Pathfinder PTSA and K-1 Teacher, Genya Scharks, who is a staff representative to the PTSA, collaborated to prepare this FAQ in the hopes of answering some of your many questions. • When does school start/end? The first …

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Jun
13

New budget, new PTSA officers!

At last week’s year end celebration the budget for 2016-2017 and next year’s executive committee were overwhelmingly approved. You can review next year’s budget. It is no longer “proposed” but actual! Officers for next year: Odetta Owen – President Sarah Steinke – Vice-President Sigrid Brunet – Secretary Jennifer Babuca – Co-Treasurer (one position still remains, …

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