Inclusion Committee: Listening Hours

Listening Hours are private conversations between Alki community members and volunteers trained in Empathic Listening. Our goal is to open up conversations about experiences related to diversity, culture, and inclusion at Alki Elementary. We’ll be working with a simple game to help participants tell their stories, and we’ll ask participants to share one positive and one…

Your voice matters!

Your voice matters!  How to advocate for Students and Families within the Public School System! You see something that you think needs changing, you want to do something, but how? Who has the power to make decisions? How can you advocate on important issues?  The Public School System is complex. This list is meant to…

2018 Auction – Retro Apres Ski… Seeking Leads NOW!

Apres Auction planning is in FULL EFFECT.  Now is your chance to join our team and help plan the raddest party of the year. Looking to fill the following roles: Sponsorship Coordinator:  Help our procurement team in soliciting business sponsors for our Auction and other Alki fundraisers! Kid Art Coordinator(s):  This position is the middle person between…

Alki’s Little Free Library has had a beautiful makeover! 

Last year, sadly, our Little Free Library was vandalized but quickly repaired and given a facelift by some wonderful parent and student volunteers! Fast forward another year and, while being spared any vandalizing over the summer, the LFL’s sweet decoupage exterior had become weathered beyond repair. Huge thanks to the Guajardo family for giving the…

President’s Welcome

Good morning, and welcome to the first day of school! My name is Jenna Andersen and I’ll be your PTA president for the next year. I have a son entering third grade and a daughter entering kindergarten. It’s a very exciting year for me because this is the first time both of my children have…

Fall Enrichment Classes (Register Now – Classes Start 9/17)

The After School Enrichment Class list is here.  Classes start Monday, September 17th.  Register before the class you want is cancelled due to low enrollment! You can register 3 ways: RECOMMENDED:  Stop by the Alki Community Center (5817 SW Stevens St, Seattle ) to register for programs and meet the staff.  Download the Participant Information and Authorization Form here.…

Back To School BBQ

Thursday, September 13 (5:00 – 6:30 PM) Join us on the Alki blacktop for a BBQ and potluck!  The PTA will provide chicken & beef hotdogs, condiments, and refreshments.  We look to you to bring the trimmings, potluck style! Please bring the following (based on the first letter of your last name): A-G: Hand Held…

First PTA Meeting of the Year

Thursday, September 13 (6:30 – 7:30 PM) Join us in the library after the Back To School BBQ for the first PTA meeting of the year and welcome the incoming 2018-2019 PTA Board:  Jenna Andersen (President), Tom Harris (VP), Nicole Bryant (Treasurer), and Mel Spiker (Secretary). Free childcare provided. Alki PTA is pleased to be able to…

Kindergarten First Day Reception

Monday, September 10, 2018  (8:20 – 9:00 AM) The first bell rings at 7:50 AM, please meet your classroom teacher on the blacktop near the playground. Teachers will walk their students to the classroom by 7:55 AM. If families would like to walk their child to the classroom, they are welcome to check in at…