Is your student nervous about needles?

This evidence-based resource can help you and your child plan ahead to make the poke more comfortable and less scary.  https://www.megfoundationforpain.org/supermeg

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COVID Vaccine Clinics & Information

THIS WEEKENDS OPTIONS: ★ COVID Vaccine Clinic at Louisa Boren STEM K-8 1st Dose: Saturday, November 20, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. TOMORROW! 2nd Dose: December 11, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. More appointment times have been added. Accepting walk-ins as well! Medical provider: Safeway/Albertsons Pharmacy, Registration and consent required: https://bit.ly/32jUhyX   ★ West Seattle …

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Black Lives Matter at School: Affirming Transgender Community

November is a month for Seattle Public Schools to continue our commitment to the Black Lives Matter at School Year of Purpose by uplifting and making space for our transgender students, colleagues, and community members. It is also a time for us to acknowledge the intersectional identity of our Black trans community. The trans affirming …

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No School this Thursday for Veterans Day

No School Thursday, November 11th, Veterans Day. Veterans Day is a federal holiday in the United States observed annually on November 11, for honoring military veterans, who are people who have served in the United States Armed Forces.

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Help us reach our goal!

Your gift right now to the STEM K-8 PTA helps provide Project-Based Learning supplies all school year. Your student could be a future statistician thanks to Project-Based Learning, which engages kids in real-world problem-solving. Give now! Donate to STEM K8 /

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Upcoming Middle School Spirit Days

Mark your calendars! Here are the Middle School Spirit Days for the rest of the 2021/2022 school year: Wed Nov 17- Be Nice Day: Green is the color of kindness Wed Dec 15- Fancy Schmancy Day/Ugly Sweater Day Wed Jan 26- Decades Day (Back to the Future) Wed Feb 16- Pajama Day Wed Mar 30- …

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Reminder: Please Keep Costumes at Home

Kids who celebrate Halloween should keep their costumes at home. If you are looking for a way to celebrate Halloween, you can stop by one of the STEM family owned businesses this weekend: Alki Beach Trick or Treat Saturday, October 30th 10am-12pm.   Two STEM family owned businesses, Ampersand Cafe on Alki & Outer Space Seattle, …

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School Funding is Up For a Vote in February; Here’s What You Need To Know

Property Tax Levy Funds Schools

Voter-Approved Education Levies Support Seattle Students (This article in its entirety can be found at https://www.seattleschools.org/about/levy/)  There is a gap between what the state funds for K-12 education and what Seattle students need. Every three years, Seattle Public Schools asks voters to renew the Educational Programs and Operations Levy (EP&O), which is a local education …

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View and Order School Pictures Online

All students who were photographed on October 12 have photos available for viewing and ordering through the Class Act Portraits website. Check your email inbox, spam or junk folder for an email from info@classactportraits.com with a link directly to your student’s photos.  If you don’t see an email, you may go to orders.classactportraits.com, click Order …

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SPS Cuts 142 School Bus Routes

This message was prepared by Naida Boyer, SCPTSA President, President@scptsa.org.  Monday, October 18th is the deadline for the Washington State COVID-19 vaccine mandate, and Seattle Public Schools will be suspending 142 school bus routes. Possible disruptions might also occur in other sectors including staff, culinary services, and building maintenance. Seattle Public School’s PTSA recognizes that this disruption will further impact our school community. Indeed, …

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