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…

Welcome Incoming Kinders!

ENROLL YOUR STUDENT: Settle Public Schools Enrollment has gone paperless and families can now enroll students online.  Enroll online at  https://www.seattleschools.org/cms/One.aspx?portalId=627&pageId=14926.   PLAYDATES:  Over the Summer, Alki Elementary will be hosting Kindergarten Playdates (Alki Playground) as a chance for incoming students and their families to get to know one another before school starts.  You will get a…

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…

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…

Alki Bex V (Rebuild) Update

In June 2023, Seattle Public Schools will rebuild Alki Elementary School, which will take 2 years. At that time, Alki Community Center will be closed for the duration of the construction project. The Parks Department has made no plans yet to renovate or rebuild the Alki Community Center. Please stop by one or both of…