Families, today Principal Roy sent important communication about a pending SPS School Board decision regarding bus transportation to Option Schools.
Even If your child does not use bus transportation, this decision affects us all and the long term health of Queen Anne Elementary.
We encourage you to make your voices heard on this important topic.
School Board Directors, Superintendent, and Senior Staff
would like to contact only the 7 School Board Directors, and do not seek District staff assistance in responding to questions or concerns
Please see Janine's note below for more information
As a PTSA, this is one way we can continue to build and foster community in the virtual world we’re living in. We know that you are busy and have more things on your plate than ever before. However, with just a little help from each of you, every student will be represented in our yearbook and each student will have a special memento of this unprecedented school year.
At this point, we believe self-submission is our best path for collection and we thank you in advance. Your submissions will help us create “class photos”. It's a different kind of challenge in this year filled with new and creative ways to get work done, but we think it can happen with some help from you and your families.
Here's two options for gathering those photos.
Option 1: You take the photo and send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: March 1
Email Title: Grade-Teacher-First Name-Last Name
Option 2: Your Class Coordinator takes a screen shot. Be sure to let your class coordinator know if you need this help!
Thank you for sticking with it!! Please send all comments, questions or concerns to Andrea Hildebrandt at email@example.com
While we all won’t be together in person, this year's virtual gala will still focus on building community while offering entertainment alongside opportunities to donate and support our school. It will be fun, festive and full of friends.
Details are being finalized but we wanted you to mark the evening of Friday, March 12 on your calendars. This will be a one-hour event.
Also, if you have something you’d like to offer up for auction (a special skill you could teach folks in a virtual session? Vacation home? Sports tickets)?
Please email us.
Even in the midst of the pandemic and remote learning, it's time to start thinking about enrollment for the 2021-22 school year (hopefully all in person!). Queen Anne Elementary is hosting a series of virtual tours as well as an open house for all prospective families (whether you have an incoming Kindergartner or have an older child).
Virtual Open House
Jan. 21 (6-7pm)
Virtual School Tours
Jan. 22 (12-1pm)
Jan. 27 (11am-12pm)
Feb. 1 (2-3pm)
Feb. 4 (3-4pm)
Feb. 9 (8-9am)
More information and to RSVP
See the Prospective Families page which includes a link to RSVP for the Open House and Tours. It also has some information about what makes Queen Anne Elementary unique as well as some helpful details about the SPS enrollment process.
Last week's events were historic, tumultuous and tragic. And our students pay attention. Our teacher's didn't shy away, but rather used the opportunity to engage students and given them an opportunity to share, learn and understand the power of this moment: together.
In fact, the efforts of one of our Kindergarten teachers - Priyanka Jayanthi - was just featured in The Seattle Times. We're so proud!
Ms. Jayanthi and Ms. Smith both pulled together some additional resources for talking with kids to help us all have these important conversations.
How to talk with children about current events.
Facing History and Ourselves.
Talking with Kids About Yesterday's Events (NPR)
Don't Say Nothing
Teaching 6-Year-Olds About Privilege and Power
Talking Race with Young Children
Your Kids Aren't Too Young to Talk About Race
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that."
- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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Remote Learning (Fall 2020)
8:30am - Start Time
3:30pm - End Time
Further schedule details to be shared by district and Principal Roy.
"Regular" In-Person Schedule
7:30am - Breakfast & Playground Supervision Begins
7:50am - Breakfast Ends, Opening Bell
7:55am - School Day Begins
2:25pm - Dismissal
Wednesday Early Release
1:10pm - Dismissal