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Pi Night!

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“Classic Seattle” STEM Auction

The Best and the Worst of Seattle & the PNW Saturday, March 23 5:30pm-11:00pm The Hall at Fauntleroy     Why does STEM have an Auction? The Louisa Boren STEM K-8 PTA supports basics like classroom supplies, all school assemblies, library books, gym equipment, field trips and the “extras” like Project Based Learning supplies, scholarships …

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STEM K-8 School Tours for Prospective Students

STEM K-8 is hosting school tours in January and February. These tours are open to any families of children entering kindergarten through 8th grade. We host separate elementary and middle school tours to address the specific questions and concerns of each group. Open Houses STEM will also host Open Houses for elementary and middle school …

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6th Annual Book Fair Blizzard is a Big Success!

Thank you to everyone who came to our Book Fair Blizzard! We raised a grand total of… $2,767 in Scholastic Dollars, which will be used to buy new books for classroom libraries and the STEM K-8 Library. Scholastic Dollars also pay for all sorts of library items including headphones, bean bags, comfy chairs, rugs, and …

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Book Fair Blizzard (December 4, 5 & 6)

All purchases benefit Classroom Libraries and the STEM K-8 Library Two Book Fairs in One! Ever wondered why our annual Book Fair Blizzard has SO MANY BOOKS? It’s because it’s actually two book fairs – an Elementary Fair (including PreK) and a Middle School Fair. While Scholastic has a book fair option for K-8 schools, it doesn’t …

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All for Books!

Monday, November 26 is the start of our week-long All for Books campaign. We’re raising money so teachers can build their classroom libraries during our Book Fair Blizzard (December 4, 5 & 6). The money we raise also helps readers beyond our school. Every year, Scholastic matches the All for Books money raised nationwide with …

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Successful Direct Give!

With matching gifts, reoccurring donations added in, and all the numbers totaled – we’ve hit our goal! Every time this happens I get a lump in my throat and feel a huge sigh of relief. I feel really lucky to be at a school where families give what they can to support the learning being …

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“Our Goals” by Robin Graham

There is an art installation in the hallway called “Our Goals” – I’ve walked by it about 20 times now and Tuesday stopped for a closer look. It blew my mind. To become a doctor. To go to the moon. I will be a better friend. Have a better life. I want to be a …

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2018 Direct Give Campaign

I climbed the tree to see the world. Dear STEM Owls & Friends, The first fundraiser of the year is our Direct Give October 1-31, State and local funding is terribly inadequate to support the vision of our school and provide the level of services, support, and materials we need for all of our students. Background …

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October 2nd is School Picture Day!

Pre-order Online: classactportraits.com/school-orders Students should be in normal uniform attire. *Make Up Picture Day November 6

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