Fall 2019 After School Enrichment Classes

The Fall After School Enrichment registration is open!  Go to https://apm.activecommunities.com/seattle/Home Monday:   Kids’ Kitchen (K-5) (5-12yrs) Quick View 23576 Mon 2:45pm – 3:45pm Origami (K-5) (5-12yrs) Quick View 23586 Mon 2:45pm – 3:45pm Puppet Creators (K-2) (5-7yrs) Quick View 23575 Mon 2:45pm – 3:45pm Chess Club (K-5) (5-12yrs) Quick View 23590 Mon 4pm –…

Alki Vegas Auction Update

Auction News – Viva Las Vegas 11/16/19 Let’s fill all of the volunteer slots by summer. Help us reach our goal and grab a spot here: tinyurl.com/AuctionTeam2019 The auction is organized separately from other PTA fundraising events and relies on the generosity and support of ALL parents, teachers, family and community members interested in ensuring…

Alki PTA Advocacy: Prejudice

      By Vanessa Longacre-Wilcox, Advocacy Chair (advocacy@alkipta.com) In 1946, a parent advocate and PTA representative named Ruth Benedict wrote an article for the National Parent-Teacher magazine addressing tolerance and racism entitled, “Let’s get Rid of Prejudice.” I have only seen quotes of this article but what I have seen was bold (for the…

5th Grade Breakfast Volunteers needed this Wednesday!

5th Grade Breakfast (Wednesday, June 19) 5th grade families are invited to celebrate graduating Alki students the morning of Wednesday, June 19th in the Alki Cafeteria. There will be a special graduation ceremony and potluck breakfast to celebrate the end of their tenure at Alki! The 5th Grade Breakfast is fast approaching and we need…

Swimsuit Drive

  Summer is around the corner and that means pool weather! The Alki PTA is collecting donations of used swimsuits and beach towels for kids in local YWCA homeless shelters. Many of these kids don’t know how to swim because of instability in location and income. The YWCA offers free swimming lessons all summer long…

Field Day (Tuesday, June 18, 2019)

We are really excited for this opportunity to continue to help students be active with their peers. We will have a day filled with games, activities, face paint, and more! Please check out the areas we will need help with and sign up if you can! 🙂 To be eligible to volunteer, you must be on the…

There is still time to pledge (Extended until Friday, June 14th!)

Alki-A-Thon is over, but the pledging continues! What a fun day! The sun was shining, sprinkler was working, the tunes were blaring, and kids were having a blast! Thank you to everyone that made this day possible! Donate Online:  https://tinyurl.com/alkiathon2019 Donors can make a flat pledge, pay by credit card, and enter the name of the student(s) they…