Student Device Return Information

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Remember to return your library books!

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Owls! Join us to kick-off PRIDE month with a party in Morgan Junction! Bring your masks, your PRIDE gear, and the whole family!

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Dine out with Anju March 30th

Our school receives 25% of the proceeds when using the link

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Pledge Drive 2021

Another great way to help out our school is to make a pledge!  Visit our pledge site at and find an activity you can participate in.  Our pledge drive runs until March 12th.

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STEM Fundraiser with Mod Pizza!

This Sunday, 2/28, West Seattle MOD Pizza at 2800 SW Barton St, Seattle 98126 is donating 20% back on every order from 10:30am to 10pm.  You can get more information on the fundraising site MOD Pizza fundraiser.  Make sure you read over all the instructions and RSVP if you can so we can reach our goal.  Hope to see you (at a safe distance) there!

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Direct Giving 2021

Dear STEM Owls & Friends,

It’s been a hard year for our Owls. They haven’t gotten to see their friends, to build together, play together, learn together. Perhaps their family has been sick. Perhaps they themselves have been sick. Lives have been lost to injustice around the country, and the world. We at the PTA hear you, see you, feel this with you. But a new day is dawning. It’s the 100th day of school. The littlest Owls, learning to count, have collected their buttons, their stickers, their paperclips and googly eyes. Let’s join them, collecting steps, poetry, code, or anything that brings us hope. Let’s count our joys along with our sadness, our triumphs along with our losses. Let’s plan for the future. 

It’s hard to ask for money right now. But we aren’t asking for this year. Our budget for this year was donated last year. This year, all the funds we raise will be spent next year, in the 2021-2022 school year. When our Owls can get back to learning to count, and code, and dream, and fly. 

Our goal is $35,000

We chose to Direct Give so that each dollar you donate goes directly to the school. Each donation is tax deductible, and many employers will match donations, increasing your gift to our school and community.

To Donate:

You can submit a payment online HERE

There is an option for recurring payments.

Checks can be made out to: Louisa Boren STEM K-8 PTA 

Return the donation form during outdoor library or mail to: 5950 Delridge Way Seattle, WA 98106

Thank you for supporting Louisa Boren STEM K-8 and all the owls in our tree. 

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Save Our School’s Transportation!

SPS is proposing cutting transportation to option schools in order to bridge the funding gap for 2021-2022.  Please fill out the petition to save our buses.  You can also read the letter our school sent to the school board here

You can also email the school board and directors at their emails:

Update: Director Lisa Rivera-Smith sent out a letter giving more details about the discussions around the budget cuts.  You can view her letter here

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SPS Open Enrollment Time

It’s that time of year when we start choosing what school our students will attend.  The current timeline for dates is as follows:

  • Online registration for new students for 2021-22 school year begins: Jan. 4, 2021
  • Open Enrollment for School Choice: Feb. 1 – 19, 2021
  • Open Enrollment results available online in April
  • School Choice Window Closes: May 31, 2020

If you would like to read more about what makes Boren K-8 great you can read over our brochure.

You can also get more information about our Middle School program with this document

We are also hosting some virtual tours and open house that you can view on our Tour Page

You can also watch our STEM Enrollment Video for a message from our principal and action shots of our students working hard.

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Meet SPS CFO and Chief of HR


STEM Families,

Happy New Year and welcome to 2021!! Denise Juneau, the Seattle Public Schools Superintendent, asked her Senior Staff to visit with PTAs and meet with families to discuss SPS strategic plan goals, provide updates on remote learning, and next steps on the outdoor education pilots as well as return to in-person learning. Ms. JoLynn Berge, Chief Financial Officer and Ms. Clover Codd, Chief of Human Resources will attend our next PTA meeting on Thursday, January 14, 2021 and they will have additional time to field questions from attendees. This is an AMAZING opportunity to meet and interact with senior staff from SPS! There are so many important issues in our schools right now (e.g., race and equity issues, abuse of allegations, budget cuts, etc.) and engagement from parents and caregivers is key. When we engage SPS senior staff and ask the tough questions, SPS gains an understanding of what is important to us, our schools, and communities and can take that information back to the larger organization to inform the decision-making process. I encourage everyone who is able to log into the PTA meeting to engage and be heard! If you cannot make the meeting or want the PTA to ask a question on your behalf please email

All the best,

Don Knutson
PTA President

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