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News Story and News Release Archive

There are exciting things occurring in the Seattle Public Schools every day. We are proud to share information about the many accomplishments of our students, staff, and schools along with important information about events and initiatives at the District.

2011-12 School Year

Date Title
6/29/12 Seattle Public Schools receives $241,900 grant for fresh fruits, vegetables
6/22/12 BTA II and BTA III fund work at 31 schools this summer
6/22/12 BEX III wraps up as BEX IV planning continues
6/22/12 Boy Scout and Nathan Hale senior wins Red Cross award
6/22/12 Aki Kurose most improved middle school in attendance campaign
6/22/12 Security specialists recognized for contributions to Seattle Public Schools
6/21/12 SPS employees to take unpaid furlough days in the 2012-13 school year
6/19/12 Seattle World School video takes first place in Washington State Board of Education competition
6/18/12 Washington News Council rules in favor of Leschi Elementary
6/18/12 Advanced Learning Task Force makes recommendations on APP elementary in North Seattle
6/15/12 Broadview-Thomson fifth-graders hold mock Congressional hearing
6/15/12 Superintendent's Message: End of school year
6/14/12 Community turns out for Districtwide Middle School Science Fair; student winners in 10 categories announced
6/13/12 Adams Elementary wins Schools of Excellence in Arts Education Award
6/13/12 Ballard High Marching Band wins third place in Victoria Day parade
6/11/12 Mercer Middle School teacher receives prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
6/11/12 Volunteers transform Sacajawea playground and portable
6/11/12 Students qualify for Washington Aerospace Scholars summer residency
6/7/12 Ballard video students win at regional Emmys
6/7/12 AT&T simulator steers teens away from texting and driving
6/5/12 Laurelhurst Unicycle Performance Team helps kick off Seattle Storm season-opener
6/1/12 Bell times set for 2012-13 school year
5/30/12 Elementary, middle, high school family surveys start June 5
5/30/12 'Symetra Heroes in the Classroom' recipients honored at CenturyLink celebration
5/29/12 Seattle Alliance of Black School Educators invites community to recognition ceremony for scholarship recipients, SPS retirees
5/29/12 IGNITE (Inspiring Girls Now in Technology Evolution) to hold June 19 fund-raiser
5/29/12 Meetings scheduled on BEX IV capital levy package
5/25/12 Ballard High students from video production program win awards at Northwest High School Film Festival
5/23/12 Ten middle schools to participate in science fair at Museum of Flight
5/21/12 Readiness to Learn Parent Leaders connect families to schools
5/21/12 John Stanford International student wins second place in national writing competition
5/21/12 Southwest Seattle Strings Project brings music lessons to schools (outside link) Watch video about the project
5/21/12 Seattle Public Schools students excel at 6th annual Math Olympiad
5/21/12 Seattle World School animated film chosen as finalist in Adobe Youth Voices program
5/21/12 $10,000 Headsprout grant to help expand Wing Luke Elementary's reading programs
5/21/12 Nathan Hale radio station wins first place General Excellence award
5/21/12 Students from Ballard High School Video Production program earn seven nominations for NW High School Awards of Excellence
5/21/12 B.F. Day Elementary celebrates 120th birthday
5/21/12 Three films from Ballard High named Official Selections of Westport Youth Film Festival
5/18/12 Seattle Public Schools to discontinue Traffic Education on August 31
5/18/12 Franklin High School arts festival set for Saturday, May 19
5/17/12 Superintendent's Message: Transportation Update
5/15/12 B.F. Day recognized for work in building inclusive school community
5/15/12 Superintendent's Message: Budget Update
5/15/12 24 students to receive Seattle Schools Scholarships
5/16/12 Jose Banda new leader of Seattle Public Schools: Board votes 7-0 to approve contract; Superintendent starts July 1
5/16/12 Lowell Elementary chess team wins 24th place in national tournament
5/16/12 B.F. Day Elementary School recognized for work in building inclusive school community
5/16/12 South Lake High School teacher crowned Ms. Washington Plus America
5/14/12 Rainier Beach teacher selected as finalist to compete in Microsoft Partners in Learning Forum
5/14/12 Readiness to Learn Parent Leaders connect families to their schools
5/14/12 Olympic View Elementary student's film screened at video youth festival
5/14/12 Rainer Beach students working on urban garden
5/11/12 Modifications proposed to transportation service standards
5/9/12 Tips for prevention and treatment of Whooping Cough (pertussis)
5/9/12 School Board meetings to start at 4:15 p.m.
5/7/12 Roosevelt takes second, Ballard in finals at Essentially Ellington jazz festival
5/4/12 Ballard, Roosevelt jazz bands appearing in Essentially Ellington competition this weekend
5/3/12 School District reviewing transportation options
5/2/12 SPS students participate in Bike to School Month
5/2/12 School Board formally asks Jose Banda to serve as Superintendent
5/2/12 Chief Sealth International, Garfield and Roosevelt high school students awarded National Merit Scholarships
5/2/12 News Release: South King County STEM network launches with grant from Washington STEM; One year since launch, STEM's seeds taking root
5/1/12 Free youth cardiac screenings offered at Roosevelt May 2
4/30/12 Seattle School Board to vote on Superintendent May 2; Board president called Jose Banda April 29
4/30/12 Denny staff produces inspirational video to motivate students
4/27/12 School Board to select next Superintendent by early to mid-May. media interviews of three finalists now online
4/27/12 Seattle Public Schools updates construction options; public offers feedback on 2013 BEX IV options
4/27/12 Superintendent's Message: Budget update
4/26/12 Nathan Hale Horticulture holding spring plant sale beginning May 8
4/26/12 Superintendent's Message: Administrative Professionals Week
4/25/12 MLK Dream Foundation names eight scholarship winners
4/25/12 Beacon Hill International to unveil school mural April 27
4/25/12 Salmon Bay video award winner appears on C-SPAN to talk about First Amendment and Freedom of Speech (outside link)
4/23/12 Students' artworks on display at Seattle Art Museum until May 27; list of winning entries announced
4/20/12 Two teams from Ingraham Rocket Club to compete in national finals May 12
4/19/12 Seattle School Board names top three finalists for Superintendent
4/18/12 Educational Leadership article: McClure Middle School teacher advocates for more focus in civics
4/18/12 Seattle Public Schools students to celebrate creative work with Writers in the Schools program
4/16/12 School assignment information now online
4/14/12 Roxhill celebrates knowledge, community with graduation at Saturday Academy
4/13/12 News Realease: Seattle Schools help conserve: 37 Seattle Public Schools receive 'Green Team' funding for conservation
4/11/12 Denny International scholars discuss educational issues with Seattle lawmakers
4/10/12 Adams, Alki elementary school to compete in Global Reading Challenge Video Conference April 13
4/10/12 Phillips officials recognize STEM@Cleveland students for work in 'product testing' headphones
4/10/12 Washington Middle School to hold 'Walapalooza' - dedicated to the celebration of written accomplishments
4/9/12 Need funds to support your neighborhood project? Come to a Neighborhood Matching Fund workshop this month
4/9/12 Building Bridges for Summer Learning symposium scheduled for May 12
4/9/12 Pathfinder K-8 teachers win $10,000 grant to integrate learning and technology in classrooms
4/6/12 April 11 meeting set to discuss environmental impact of BEX IV projects
4/6/12 Startalk grant helps teachers become certified in critical languages
4/5/12 Last day of school at Seattle Public Schools finalized: Friday, June 22
4/4/12 Franklin, Garfield students win 2012 National Achievement Scholarships
4/4/12 Franklin High places second in championship mock trial competition
4/3/13 Bagley students make Friday mornings a healthy, fun walk to school
3/30/12 Ballard High graduate receives Congressional Gold Medal
3/29/12 Ballard High graduate receives Congressional Gold Medal
3/29/12 Registration for after-school driver training classes begin in April
3/28/12 Roosevelt teacher named finalist for Civic Educator of the Year award
3/28/12 Superintendent's Message: Oatis appointed Alki principal
3/28/12 Superintendent's Message: Budget update
3/27/12 Hamilton International Middle School artists win state flag contest
3/27/12 Salmon Bay 8th-grader wins first place in C-SPAN student video contest
3/26/11 April 4 meeting set for families and parents on MAP testing
3/23/12 School Board President Michael DeBell updates community on Superintendent search
3/23/12 Superintendent's Message: Gerrans appointed Lawton principal
3/22/12 School Board approves procedure on relationship between Board and Superintendent
3/21/12 Superintendent's Message: Scott appointed principal of TOPS
3/21/12 Superintendent's Message: Bellamy-McClain appointed Emerson principal
3/20/12 School Board requests input for proposed change to Board meeting start times
3/20/12 Five students to perform at More Music @ the Moore program March 23
3/19/12 Chief Sealth International to host Water Week March 19-23
3/16/12 Laurelhurst Unicycle Team performs during Cascade Bicycle Club's Bike EXPO
3/15/12 Seattle Public Schools does not use amonia-treated beef in school meals
3/13/12 Superintendent's Message: Ron McGlone named to new SPS position of District Ombudsman
3/8/12 Students' artworks on display at Naramore art show starting April 13
3/7/12 Nine students enter Washington Aerospace Scholars program
3/6/12 Community invited to March meetings to help shape arts plan
3/6/12 Northwest band Death Cab for Cutie donates more than $4,300 for Seattle Public Schools meal program
3/6/12 Three meetings scheduled for input on Building Excellence IV (BEX IV) Capital Levy Project
3/5/12 Superintendent's Message: Paul Apostle appointed Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources
3/5/12 'Go for Gold' breakfast campaign promotes link between academic performance and eating a balanced breakfast
3/1/12 Students' artwork on display at Seattle Art Museum starting April 13
3/2/12 Superintendent's Message: Chris Kinsey appointed permanent principal of Chief Sealth International High School
3/2/12 Hawthorne Elementary to hold two celebration events this month
3/2/12 SPS physical therapist wins 2012 Washington State Jefferson Award
3/2/12 Superintendent Search Committee seeks volunteers for focus group
3/1/12 Superintendent's Message: Announcement on Superintendent position
3/1/12 Nathan Hale principal receives Foster Award for excellence in leadership
3/1/12 Hawthorne Elementary to hold two celebration events in March
2/27/12 Eckstein sign-language interpreter performs at special Carnegie Hall concert
2/23/12 Interested in K-5 STEM at Boren? Second informational meeting on March 1
2/17/12 Montlake Elementary students learn about dairy products with help from Polly, the calf
2/16/12 School Board to conduct search for next Seattle Public Schools superintendent
2/14/12 Graham Hill Chorus perform at bar association luncheon
2/14/12 Superintendent's Message: Principal appointed for new STEM school at Boren
2/13/12 Franklin High student wins Fashion Construction Competition
2/13/12 Community invited to Feb. 16 Arts Education Forum
2/9/12 Eckstein Middle School science teacher hits airwaves!
2/8/12 STEM is coming to West Seattle
2/7/12 News Release: Ingraham High School Celebrates New Classroom Addition with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Click on link for photos
2/7/12 21 Seattle schools win Washington Achievement Awards
2/6/12 Seattle Council PTSA invites school community members to learn more about budget process
2/1/12 MAP test results have been recalibrated
1/31/12 Duggan Harman named Assistant Superintendent of Business and Finance
1/30/12 Seattle Public Schools seeks waiver for snow days
1/30/12 Ballard Video Production students go to Hollywood
1/30/12 Seattle Public Schools Skills Center starting fall 2012
1/30/12 Ballard High honored shorts to premiere at The Showing Feb. 9-10
1/27/12 Data: Be Here Get There attendance campaign helping students get to school; Harlem Globetrotters to visit elementary school with best attendance record
1/26/12 Seattle School Board approves short-term management plans
1/26/12 Be Here Get There attendance campaign continues: Please share success stories
1/25/12 School District already meeting standards of USDA's new nutrition requirements
1/23/12 Semester extended three days - through Jan. 31 - because of snow days
1/22/12 Public invited to Feb. 2 meeting to discuss District's survey results
1/20/12 Snow make-up day scheduled for Friday, Jan. 27
1/18/12 All schools, before- and after-school activities canceled for Thursday, Jan. 19; John Stanford Center closed to non-essential personnel
1/18/12 Public invited to Feb. 16 Arts Education Forum
1/18/12 Open Enrollment for 2012-13 school year set for Feb. 27 to March 9
1/17/12 All schools, before- and after-school activities canceled for Wednesday, Jan. 18
1/17/12 Two-hour early dismissal Jan. 17 because of weather condions; all after-school activities canceled
1/17/12 Seattle Public Schools to open two hours late Jan. 17; buses running on snow routes
1/12/12 Jan. 16 MLK anniversary event to celebrate leader's legacy
1/12/12 SPS celebrates National School Counseling Week Feb. 6-10
1/10/12 Blog: Pinehurst K-8 student' selects 89-year-old Holocaust survivor as her 'hero"
1/10/12 Winning local Reflections entries to be recognized at Jan. 12 family ceremony
1/9/12 Whittier Elementary second-graders help create dragon artwork on school wall
1/9/12 Community volunteers sought for Special Education Advisory and Advocacy Council
1/6/12 Super String Saturday celebrates young string musicians of Southwest Seattle
1/6/12 Roxhill receives Symetra 'Heroes' MVP Award to help fund innovative Saturday Academy
1/5/12 Superintendent thanks School Board, community partners for support of District's AED program and group of friends who saved man's life
1/4/12 News Release: Survey: Public views Seattle Public Schools favorably; classroom instruction 'number-one priority'
1/4/12 News Release: Seattle School Board to consider short-term capacity managerment options
1/3/12 Short-term capacity management plan to be introduced at Jan. 4 Board meeting
12/28/11 SBOC student wins logo design contest sponsored by International Community Health Services
12/27/11 News Release: Wedgwood Elementary teacher honored as 'Symetra Hero in the Classroom'
12/27/11 News Release: Orca K-8 teacher honored as 'Symetra Hero in the Classroom'
12/20/11 Chief Sealth International student wins Human Rights Day banner contest
12/15/11 Madison Middle School wins national award for career awareness and exploration
12/15/11 Seattle Public Schools celebrates strong growth in high school performance: For the first time, two high schools reach highest performance level
12/14/11 Nathan Hale reaches milestone with membership into International Thespian Society
12/14/11 Garfield High School newspaper editor wins prestigious press association award
12/15/11 Seattle Public Schools sponsoring College Goal Sunday to help students get money for college
12/13/11 Seattle Public Schools ranks 15th in nation in number for new National Board Certified Teachers
12/9/11 South Lake High School students learn about the law at University of Oregon tour
12/9/11 Hundreds celebrate Family Literacy Night at West Seattle Elementary
12/9/11 Cleveland football coach receives state sportsmanship award
12/8/11 Metro League principals association honors Cleveland, Franklin principals
12/8/11 Seattle School Board elects new officers
12/7/11 Hawthorne Elementary rings in holidays at third annual Winter Bazaar extravaganza
12/2/11 News Release: District, community volunteers sought for Positive Climate and Discipline Advisory Committee
12/1/11 Community volunteers sought for Equity and Race Advisory Committee
12/1/11 OSPI News Release: OSPI designates Thornton Creek School as 2011 Innovative School
12/1/11 Four recently elected School Board members take oaths of office
11/30/11 News Release: Aki Kurose Middle School wins national title in Get Schooled Fall Attendance Challenge: Attendance increases by 3.7 percent in seven weeks
11/30/11 Public invited to 2011-12 'Reflections' art exhibit Dec. 10-11 at Seattle Center
11/30/11 Special guests speak to West Seattle High School students about effects of drugs, alcohol
11/29/11 John Muir, MLK elementary schools win top awards at MathFest
11//28/11 Southeast community meeting set for Nov. 29 to discuss Rainier Beach High School's International Baccalaureate pathway plan and student data
11/27/11 Schmitz Park Elementary treats Roxhill Elementary students to 'Living Voices' performance
11/23/11 Emerson Elementary gives away 50 Thanksgiving dinner baskets at Turkey Bingo Night
11/23/11 Volunteeers inspire students at Jane Addams K-8 School Science Career Day
11/23/11 Student Prevention Groups receive valuable training at two summit meetings
11/23/11 Aki Kurose students break world record in 10-minute indoor rowing relay
11/23/11 School Family Partnership coordinators, parent leaders discuss how to connect more families with schools
11/22/11 Local hip hop artist encourages Rainier Beach students to 'Be Here, Get There'
11/21/11 Rotary Club of North Seattle names October, November Students of the Month
11/21/11 Deadline for Reflections 'Diversity means ...' entries is Thursday, Dec. 1
11/21/11 Regional festival honors 10 films by Ballard Video Production students
11/21/11 Families on free or reduced-priced lunch program eligible for free Thanksgiving meal
11/18/11 Newly installed defibrillator saves a life at South Shore K-8 School
11/17/11 Winter weather - How to find out if your school is delayed or canceled
11/16/11 State of the District: Seattle Public Schools shows strong gains; graduation rate up from 67% to 73%
11/16/11 State of the District: School Spotlight - West Seattle Elementary moves up in rating system; makes Adequate Yearly Progress
11/15/11 Franklin High graduate elected mayor of San Francisco
11/15/11 Franklin, Interagency Academy students to present 'Read With Me' performances Nov. 18, 19
11/14/11 Arbor Heights named winner in Earth Day program for efforts in recycling and waste reduction
11/12/11 Elementary school poets to be featured in Nov. 18 Poetry Slam!
11/11/11 Former Cleveland student, Young Shakespeare Workshop presented prestigious award from first lady
11/9/11 News Release: B.F. Day Elementary School teacher honored as 'Symetra Hero in the Classroom'
11/9/11 News Release: Bryant Elementary School teacher honored as 'Symetra Hero in the Classroom'
11/9/11 Seattle Public Schools to host three public engagement meetings to seek input on short-term capacity management planning
11/8/11 Wiley, Pimpleton, Barilleau and Garfield High School earn Golden Apple Awards
11/7/11 Lawton Elementary students opt for fewer sweets, donate Halloween candy
11/7/11 School District, Board agree to withdraw proposed policy governing student freedom of expression
11/4/11 School nurses win Life Saver awards for work in helping students
11/4/11 College admissions workshop to be held Nov. 19-20 at University of Washington
11/4/11 Students invited to 'Explore Your Career' Nov. 19 at Seattle Center
11/4/11 Parent leaders encourage, train families to support student learning
11/3/11 Tomato harvest brings together South Shore K-8, Rainier Beach students to cook and learn
11/3/11 Ballard student, 826 Seattle receive youth arts award from first lady
11/3/11 News Release: Madison Middle School wins national award for State Guidance Leadership
11/3/11 Community volunteers sought for Advanced Learning Program Task Force
11/2/11 Free youth cardiac screenings offered Nov. 2 at Nathan Hale High
11/1/11 Nov. 3 MathFest helps students build confidence and enthusiasm in math
11/1/11 Rainier Beach High School hosts statewide launch of financial education program
10/31/11 Franklin academy receives award for inspiring students to public service
10/31/11 Seattle Public Schools participates in City Campus pre-apprenticeship program
10/27/11 Statement from Interim Superintendent regarding Gov. Gregoire's initial budget proposal
10/27/11 Blaine K-8 students celebrate National Food Day with Rooty the Carrot
10/27/11 Seattle Public Schools leadership holds open office hours
10/26/11 Franklin High students present to Public Health officials at annual health conference
10/26/11 Roxhill Elementary teacher recognized as 'Hero in the Classroom' for teaching excellence
10/25/11 Capital Projects staff, new advisory committee work together to help solve capacity and enrollment issues
10/25/11 News Release: Prosecutor's office files criminal charges in Regional Small Business Development program: Seattle Public Schools seeks to recover losses
10/24/11 News Release: State Auditor finds no violations in MLK property sale
10/21/11 SPS implementing updated elementary progress reports
10/20/11 Roxhill Elementary to hold Family Fitness Night Nov. 15
10/20/11 Five Seattle schools named 2011 Schools of Distinction for academic improvements in math and reading
10/20/11 Lowell APP recognizes BEX project manager as its 'Star of the Week'
10/20/11 Roxhill fourth-grade teacher named 'Hero in the Classroom' for teaching excellence
10/19/11 Public invited to discuss desired traits of permanent Superintendent
10/18/11 Bagley, View Ridge teachers honored for outstanding work in physical education
10/17/11 More than 500 attend Oct. 15 Family and Community Symposium
10/17/11 Imagination runs wild: Lowell APP students transform Discovery Park into Candy Country
10/15/11 Report lists SPS among school districts needing building renovations, modernization
10/15/11 B.F. Day seeks input on redesign of new playground
10/14/11 News Release: Families invited to Kindergarten Transition Nights and learn about additional opportunities for early enrollment
10/14/11 Nathan Hale hosts event to celebrate dramatic drop in alcohol drinking rates among Northeast Seattle students
10/13/11 Special Education PTSA to host Oct. 29 conference on strategies to help students with disabilities
10/13/11 Roosevelt High performing arts teacher named to Hall of Fame for contributions to theater
10/13/11 Maritime Academy team at Ballard High compete in Survival Suit Race
10/12/11 Poem written by Hamilton 7th-grader selected as top 10 in nation
10/11/11 Ballard High School film students win at regional festival
10/11/11 Middle College High School teacher named Simon Youth Foundation's national Teacher of the Year
10/7/11 Nathan Hale High School to host all-community celebration and open house Oct. 15
10/6/11 Physical Education Community Forum Showcase set for Oct. 18 at John Stanford Center
10/6/11 Science coach's second book gets published
10/6/11 Students recognized in Districtwide middle school science fair
10/5/11 Whitman 8th-graders win video award at regional film and video festival
10/5/11 Greenwood Elementary helps celebrate Harvest of the Month
10/4/11 Roxhill Elementary students co-write, to record song with acclaimed hip hop artist
10/3/11 SPS to host Family Symposium Oct. 15 at Garfield High School
10/3/11 Middle College High School teacher at Northgate Mall nominated for teacher of the year
10/3/11 Students, parents invited to information session on World Languages credits
10/3/11 News Release: Seattle students let their feet do the talking with Walk-to-School events in October
10/3/11 Franklin High kicks off yearlong centennial celebration
9/29/11 Gatewood Elementary teacher a finalist for 2012 state Teacher of the Year
9/28/11 SPS serves up locally grown food to celebrate Taste Washington Day
9/28/11 Motivational speaker Cameron Clapp, a triple amputee, has simple message for The Center School students: set goals, never give up, make the right decisions 
9/28/11 News Release: Early Enrollment for 2012-13 starts next week. Additional outreach locations available
9/28/11 News Release: Seattle Public Schools students named Semifinalists in 2012 National Achievement Scholarship program
9/27/11 News Release: Seattle Public Schools sets community meetings to seek feedback on Capacity Management plans
9/26/11 2011 LGBT Families Dinner scheduled for Nov. 3 at Nova/SBOC-World School
9/23/11 Seattle HistoryMakers encourage Garfield students to commit to education, excellence
9/22/11 Seattle University Youth Initiative gains momentum with new grants to support Bailey Gatzert Elementary
9/21/11 News Release: Community volunteers sought for Facilities and Capacity Management Advisory Committee
9/21/11 Reflections arts program seeks student entries
9/20/11 Superintendent to hold Coffee Chat with South Pacific Islander community members
9/20/11 ESPN to air RISE UP program on Ingraham High's athletic facilities renovation
9/17/11 'Unsung Hero' recognized for work at Rainier Beach High School
9/16/11 Antiquated computer servers taken off line as migration of data is completed
9/16/11 Denny International Assistant Principal selected as state Assistant Principal of the Year
9/15/11 News Release: One year later: Historic labor agreement supports teachers and student achievement
9/15/11 News Release: Seattle Foundation announces financial support for Teach for America in Seattle Public Schools
9/15/11 Loyal Heights Elementary wins National Blue Ribbon Schools Award
9/15/11 Pilot program bridges gap for special education athletes
9/14/11 News Release: Microsoft at Ingraham High to launch largest statewide Microsoft IT Academy Program
9/14/11 Project's goal is to have AEDs in every school in the District
9/14/11 Youth orchestra event nominated for Bluegrass Music Association 'Event of the Year' award
9/14/11 News Release: 32 Seattle Public Schools students named Semifinalists in 2012 National Merit Scholarships program
9/13/11 Annual asbestos notification for 2011-12 school year
9/12/11 IGNITE founder named to top 100 list of women who made a difference in 2011
9/9/11 Media Advisory: White to host third annual Education Town Hall: Dorn, Enfield, McGuire to discuss K-12 funding during a slow economy
9/7/11 News Release: 'Super good' start to school year: Interim Superintendent joins students, staff and parents in kicking off 2011-12
9/6/11 News Release: Ribbon Cut for New Denny International Middle School (photos)
9/6/11 News Release: Seattle Public Schools celebrates new academic year with focus on student success
9/2/11 Media Advisory: Denny Middle School ribbon-cutting Sept. 6 to celebrate completion of construction (photos)
9/2/11 Family and Community Symposium scheduled for Oct. 15 at Garfield High
9/1/11 Media Advisory: First day of school starts Sept. 7; Superintendent to outline priorities, media invited to ride a yellow school bus
8/30/11 Nathan Hale celebrates completion of renovation with ribbon-cutting ceremony
8/30/11 Hundreds attend back-to-school event: Community Celebration of Learning
8/30/11 Seattle Public Schools website launches new Google custom search feature
8/30/11 News Release: Seattle Public Schools celebrates strong gains in statewide exams: Students lead state in  Grades 3-8
8/30/11 SPS Building Excellence (BEX) oversight committee seeks community volunteers
8/25/11 Superintendent announces priorities for 2011-12 school year
8/23/11 News Release: Seattle Public Schools to introduce neighborhood-based transportation zones this fall
8/23/11 Back to School Resources and FAQ
8/18/11 Families urged to enroll before 8/30
8/17/11 Updated organizational charts
8/16/11 Seattle registers nearly 100 percent in the College Bound Scholarship
8/15/11 News Release: Free youth cardiac screenings offered at Chief Sealth August 24
8/9/11 News Release: Furloughs announced for all PASS, SEA and nonrepresented employees; first day scheduled for August 31
8/8/11 Ethics Officer seeks comments, suggestions to District's ethics policy
8/8/11 SPS announces appointment of interim Principal at Chief Sealth
8/4/11 News Release: SPS receives $1 million grant to enhance arts instruction in classroom
8/2/11 Community invited to back-to-school event: Celebration of Learning
8/1/11 News Release: Seattle Public Schools names Andrew Medina as Internal Auditor

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