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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 …

Never Again Is Now

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 …

Emergency Preparedness / PTA Meeting

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 …

Learn more about the Black Lives Matter at School Movement

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 …

Black Lives Matter at School

This week we celebrate Black Lives Matter at School. In this week of action each day is centered around a theme. Monday – Restorative Justice, Empathy, and Loving Engagement Tuesday – Diversity and Globalism Wednesday – Trans-Affirming, Queer Affirming, and Collective Value Thursday – Intergenerational, Black Families, and Black Villages Friday – Black Women and …

Seattle Times Editorial: Done with School Funding? Not Even Close

The editorial board of the Seattle Times has an interesting piece today, you can find it here. Bottom line, there is “still much work to do to keep from shortchanging Washington’s children.” Another article in today’s paper has an interview with Governor Jay Inslee that doesn’t mention education once. Kind of disappointing.