Garfield High School won the Orca Bowl, a
regional ocean science academic competition that is part of the
National Ocean Sciences Bowl, in late February.
2016 marks an auction year for the
McGilvra Elementary School. The school’s PTA,
faculty and students are busy making this big fundraising event a
Seattle Girls’ School has a new head of school: Brenda Leaks. She will start July 1.
The Seattle School Board recently voted 6-1 to adopt a
Transportation Service Standard that would revise arrival and departure
times for the 2016-17 school year.
Garfield Community Center started offering
after-school classes at the Madrona Shelterhouse in
Two neighborhood schools will have open house events and school tours for incoming students.
Over the summer, The Valley School completed a $1.9 million project that included renovations of an
existing building, demolition of the old administration building and
construction of a new facility for third-, fourth- and fifth-grade
Four local schools will each have open house events in the coming weeks for prospective students and their families.
School is well underway at McGilvra Elementary School, with kids, parents, faculty and staff spearheading
some high-impact community outreach projects.