Bike to School Day: May 8, 2019

Wednesday, May 8th May is Bike Month!  Join one of two bike trains on the morning of the 8th, starting at 6:50 AM at Me-Kwa-Mooks Park on Beach Drive or Anchor Park on Alki Ave and arriving at the school at 7:20 AM. Park your bike in the courtyard and join us in the lunchroom for a healthy snack and prizes for all riders. Raffle!!! There will be a raffle on the playground…

Bike Rodeo

Wednesday, May 1st (After School, Alki Playground) Kids bring their bikes, helmets, and parents (parents must be present to sign the waiver) and perfect their bike handling skills and safety awareness at several fun bike rodeo stations on the Alki Playground! You are already going to be there (parents must be present to sign a…

Dine Out: Mission Cantina (Monday, April 29)

Support Alki Elementary PTA and dine out with family and friends on Monday, April 29th!  Mission will generously donate 20% of food and beverage sales all night long. And Bonus:  Mission Cantina is a locally owned business by an Alki Parent!  Let’s show our support! Mission Cantina, 2325 California Ave SW, Open 4:00 PM – Close…

HURRY! Running Club Registration Open until Tuesday!

REGISTER FOR RUNNING CLUB BY APRIL 16TH! CLICK HERE to register! It is time for a new season of Alki Elementary Running Club! If your child would like to participate in the PTA sponsored fundraiser, here is what you need to know: Who can participate? All grade levels K-5 What is running club? An after…

Be an Alki-A-Thon Sponsor!

Last Day to Sponsor Alki-A-Thon Is Friday, April 26th! Alki-a-Thon Sponsorship & Pledge Website: tinyurl.com/alkiathon2019 The Alki-A-Thon is Alki Elementary PTA’s second largest fundraiser of the year. Funds raised directly support our half time school counselor, Writers in the Schools residency, social events, and all the many great Alki PTA programs. Alki students will run, walk,…

PTA Takes Action: Special Education Funding

Contact the House Appropriations Committee about their budget TODAY The House Budget for Washington State was released on Monday and will be voted on this Friday before it moves on to the Senate. They are proposing a mere $70 million per biennium increase in funding for special education for the entire state. Seattle Public Schools…

WA State PTA Reflections Award of Merit

Congratulations to Keegan Kramer, kindergarten student who was awarded an Award of Merit in the WA State PTA Reflections program. He is one of only 5 students from Seattle Public Schools to be awarded at the state level. Reflections is a National PTA arts program that recognizes creativity and innovation in the arts, each year…

Open PTA Board Roles

EXECUTIVE BOARD OPEN POSITION: VICE PRESIDENT PTA President and Vice President work together and share responsibilities as needed.  They need to be thoughtful, respectful and great at communicating calmly, even when faced with a tough decision or unexpected emergencies. This role allows for facilitation of new ideas and a fresh take on “what’s happening” at…