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  • Lumpkin named state lacrosse player of week
    Alden Lumpkin has been named the Washington state youth lacrosse “Up and Comer” player of the week by the Washington State Chapter of US Lacrosse for the week of April 20. 
  • McGilvra Elementary School will have its end-of-school-year yard sale on Saturday, May 9. 
  • The Martin Luther King School Dream Foundation will award its scholarships during its banquet on May 18. 
  • This spring, students in Seattle Public Schools, as well as in districts across the state, will take a new test, the Smarter Balanced assessment. 
  • Seattle Girls’ School will present its 2015 Grace Hopper Awards to Martha Choe and Dr. Maxine Hayes.

     
  • Tailor-made instruction

    After seeing pediatricians multiple times, Kira was diagnosed with a rare virus. Kira became extremely sick, lost more than 20 pounds and couldn’t leave her house. Not surprisingly, Kira missed months of school.

     
  • Graduating seniors who once attended the former Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School in Madison Valley are invited to apply for a $1,500 Martin Luther King School Dream Foundation scholarship.

     
  • Jabali Stewart, director of Intercultural Affairs at The Bush School (3400 E. Harrison St.), is one of three recipients of the Center of Ethical Leadership’s 2015 Leadership Legacy Award.

     
  • Author Ben Mikaelsen will discuss the challenges he faced in creating his books from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 2
  • Families can explore the early learning options in their community and find the right fit for their child at an upcoming community preschool fair sponsored by ParentMap. 
  • A tough decision for some students: Lunch or recess?
    Parents at more than 50 Seattle Public Schools have recently complained that their kids don’t get enough time for lunch or recess. 
  • McGilvra Elementary School (1617 38th Ave. E.) will hold two more tours this school year for prospective families. 
  • St. Therese Catholic Academy (900 35th Ave.) will have its open house on Jan. 25, from 10 a.m. to noon.
     
  • McGilvra Elementary School (1617 38th Ave. E.) will hold three tours this school year for prospective families. These tours will take place Friday, Dec. 12; Jan. 16; and May 1.   
  • Seattle Girls’ School (2706 S. Jackson St.) will have an open house for prospective students and their parents on Saturday, Dec. 13, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  
  • Singers, music lovers and holiday revelers are invited to join the Garfield Symphony Orchestra (GSO) in a performance of Georg Handel’s beloved “Messiah” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 12, at Seattle First Baptist Church. 
  • Leschi students Discover Dance
    Students from Leschi Elementary School (135 32nd Ave.) rehearse for Pacific Northwest Ballet’s (PNB) Discover Dance community performance.  
  • McGilvra prepares for the holidays
    Students and families of McGilvra Elementary School (1617 38th Ave. E.) are continuing their tradition of service with their annual Mitten Project.  
  • Madrona’s Glassybaby blown-art-glass studio (3406 E. Union St.; glassybaby.com) has extended its McGilvra giving campaign. 
  • As we head into the week of Thanksgiving, the McGilvra Elementary School community is in the middle of a food and toiletry drive in coordination with the YWCA.   
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