ALKI APRES AUCTION – You can make a difference!

Make a huge difference at your child’s school OUTSIDE of the classroom. Volunteer that night, setup during the day, preparation parties… the volunteer possibilities are endless and MUCH needed. Check out the open positions and let us know if you can spare a couple of hours of your time for a worthy cause.   SIGN UP HERE Popular…

Join the Inclusion Committee

Next Meeting: Wednesday, November 14 (8:15 – 9:15 AM) Ampersand Cafe, Alki The Inclusion Committee’s mission is to create a more inclusive environment at Alki Elementary and empower others to share their experiences. We want to help shape Alki Elementary into a place where people are heard and appreciated. We want our Community to be…

Alki Family Movie Night (FREE)

UPDATE: Thank you so much to Randy & Bree for the awesome movie & sound set up! Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Thursday, Nov. 15th (5:45 -7:45 PM) Join us for a free family fun event! Alki students, family & friends are invited to watch Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) in honor…

So…fundraising and the PTA…Can we talk?

Written by Vanessa Longacre-Wilcox, Advocacy Chair TAKE THE SURVEY Many of you have probably seen the story from KUOW about local Seattle PTAs and the disparities between fundraising in schools in our area. The article talks about how some PTAs raise hundreds of thousands of dollars and some don’t have the ability to raise anything…

Auction Prep Parties – Join the Fun!

Want to help out, but don’t know where to start?  We have 3 upcoming Auction Prep Parties that need more hands to lessen the load.  The more people that help out the easier and faster it gets done.  Also included, but hard to forget is the amazing morning of the auction where everyone comes together to make…

Reflections Entries Due FRIDAY (Nov. 2)

If you are participating in the PTA Reflections Art Competition, please submit your entry to the main office by Friday, November 2nd. Rules and Entry Forms can be found here or on the bulletin board in the main hallway.  If you have any questions, please contact the Reflections Chair, Lindsay Yost at membership@alkipta.com

Congratulations Principal Deese!

CONGRATULATIONS to Principal Deese who was surprised Monday morning at assembly with the Alliance for Education Thomas B. Foster Award!! This once a year award was given to recognize and honor her as an outstanding principal exemplifying excellence!   Ms. Deese was also presented with a grant for Alki Elementary in a form of a check larger than…

WSHS Mini Cheer Camp

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2018 ( 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM) FOR K- 8th GRADERS!  K-8th grade kids will have a great time learning fun cheers and making crafts with the Westside cheerleaders. Campers will receive a tee shirt and official team hair bow, picture of themselves with the cheerleader AND perform as an honorary West Seattle…