WHAT ISSUES ARE MOST IMPORTANT TO YOU?

MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD! HURRY –ELECTRONIC SURVEY CLOSES MIDNIGHT FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2018. Take this Washington State PTA online survey to help our PTA delegates vote on the TOP 5 issues that are most important to your school at the Legislative Assembly in late October. The issues supporting the “Health, Education & Welfare” of our students cover a…

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…

BEX V & Alki Elementary Building Updates

Alki Elementary is currently scheduled to be included in building improvement plans for BEX V. As a community we’ll want to make sure to have our voices and concerns heard as decisions are being made. If you have ideas about how to get involved or want to help coordinate community involvement about this topic. Please…

Washington State Legislative News

The Washington State Legislative Session is coming to an end this week and with it changes that impact our kids. The Washington State PTA Blog has been doing a great job tracking education and child advocacy related Bills. You can dive into more detail here: https://www.wastatepta.org/blog/

Let’s Somehow Find a Way to Do Something About This

As I approached the school the Friday before winter break our flags were (again) at half-staff. Sadly, this happens often enough that I don’t always know why the flags are lowered. But I knew why as I approached the Friday before break. We were mourning along-side parents and students across the nation for the events…

Principal Budget Talks

Many of you know that our school district faces incredible budget challenges for the upcoming school year.  It is more important than ever that we hold tight to our core values as we face difficult decisions ahead. Our Alki Staff will be coming together to prepare for this budget crisis and we want to hear…

PTA Legislative Focus Day

Monday, Jan. 16 (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM) FOCUS DAY UPDATE: WSPTA has closed registration because they reached capacity in the Columbia room, but please still come!  Here are events to participate in: 10:30 AM – Rally on the Steps with other education groups 12:00 PM –  In the Rotundu the Governor and Superintendent of…