Back 2 School Bash this Friday

All families are invited to the Back 2 School Bash hosted by the PTA. Join us this Friday, Sept. 10 from 5-7 PM at Lincoln Park Shelter #5 near the North play area and wading pool. The PTA will provide individually-wrapped snacks. Masks required. We are excited to kick off the school year with you!

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PTA Meeting Thursday

Everyone is invited to attend PTA Meetings, held the second Thursday evening of each month. For now, meetings will be held via Zoom. Due to “zoombombing” last year, the Zoom link is only shared to registered PTA members or those who request to join the meeting by emailing PTA Vice Pres. Kate Moore at vp@stemk8pta.org. …

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School forms that must be completed

Please complete these school forms at your earliest opportunity. Several forms are required from all students, including Emergency Information and FERPA. Go to https://www.seattleschools.org/news/start-of-school-forms/, download each form in your preferred language, complete it, save and then email to borenk8stem@seattleschools.org. If you would like printed forms, please contact the STEM K8 office at 206-252-8450. Even though breakfast …

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Student Devices for 2021-22

Students will be distributed devices (grade-appropriate laptop or ipad) starting the first week of school. Seattle Public Schools is asking for a $25 usage fee, but this fee does not apply to students eligible for free and reduced lunch. Payment can be made by check, made out to Seattle Public Schools and write “device fee” …

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Updates from the School

Make sure you are getting updates from the school. Louisa Boren STEM K8 is adding Talking Points, a text and app-based communication tool that supports translated two-way communication and using  phones.  Look for updates here on the PTA website, and also social media: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The SPS website at www.seattleschools.org offers translated, updated …

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School Supplies

STEM K-8 does not send school supplies lists. We ask families to provide a backpack, water bottle, and if possible $50 contribution for supplies (not required). The contribution will ensure that all students receive the same grade-level supplies, regardless of their ability to contribute. If you can, consider giving a little extra to cover the …

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Early Release Wednesdays

This coming school year, students will have Early Release Wednesdays, with school getting out at 2:10 PM.

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PTA President Needed for 2021-2022

Students at STEM K8 need YOU to lead the partnership between parents, caregivers, teachers and staff. Please consider stepping up to be our PTA President this year by contacting vp@stemk8pta.org. You’ll be joining a great team! The returning President was offered a job out of state and moving his family there. We would love to …

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Response to COVID Infections

COVID-19

Read about how the Seattle Public Schools district will respond to COVID-19 infections: https://www.seattleschools.org/news/covid-19-planning/. School-specific plans will be shared as they become available.

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2021 Community Update

Please read over the latest community update given by our principal Ben Ostrom. Community Update Document

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