This week the district has started providing lunches to students, but thanks to generous donations from the community, we are going to keep an ongoing food pantry going for families who need it, for as long as we can. If you cannot get there we might be able to deliver, please let us know. This […]
Interesting opinion piece in today’s Seattle Times. You can read it here. School closures are going to save lives and keep hospitals from being overwhelmed. But how many lives are going to be endangered from the poverty that results from an enforced shut down?
Starting March 16 some SPS schools will be offering lunch services to students. The closest to HPE is Denny MS, but please check out this map if another location may be more convenient for you. Also, Comcast is offering 2 months of free internet services to waiting applicants, please follow this link to see if […]
If you are in need of food we are handing out groceries again today, in the parking lot of Highland Park Elementary. School families AND any neighborhood families are welcome. We will be there until 6:00, please come! If you would like to donate to the PTA to support the drive you can via PayPal […]
From Principal Dysart: The governor of Washington State has asked that all schools close until April 24th. This is to further stop the spread of COVID-19. Yesterday, you received notice it would be a 2 week closure, so news is changing fast. I will regularly update you on changes and hopefully, be able to provide […]
Highland Park Elementary, in coordination with staff, PTA, Pathfinder and HPIC is making sure that families are getting food. They were at school today handing out groceries and will be there all day Friday as well. Any and all school families are welcome! A piece on the Blog about it can be read here.
An art installation by Erin Shigaki currently at Bellevue College features a giant blow up photograph of two Japanese American children, taken at an Interment Camp, titled Never Again Is Now. Two weeks ago vice president Gail Barge removed a sentence from the placard about Japanese immigrants and their connection to Bellevue: “After decades of […]
We made the blog, y’all!! This is going to be the party to end all parties, we hope to see you there! Step right up, get your tickets!
Just a reminder that this month’s meeting starts out with information from the city about preparing for emergencies. It will be pretty different from any other meeting, with the emergency info first and a little bit of PTA business at the end. We hope to see you there! (Here is a link to the fb […]
Here is a really interesting article from the South Seattle Emerald, by Erica Ijeoma: I watched the debacle at John Muir a couple years ago, sickened but not really surprised at the push back to teachers wanting to wear Black Lives Matter shirts to school. But I had no idea until now that spurred Black […]