Sunday, October 20, 2013

Seattle Schools This Week

Wednesday, October 23
Work Session: Strategic Plan Performance Measures from 4-5:30 p.m.  No agenda available.

Work Session:Distribution Services from 5:30-6:30 p.m. (hard stop at 6:30 pm as they have an Executive Session at 6:30 p.m.)  Agenda

Thursday, October 24th
Road Map to College event from 3-6 pm at Chief Sealth Int'l High School

District IV School Board candidate forum at Lawton at 6:45 p.m., featuring Suzanne Dale Estey and Sue Peters.

Saturday, October 26th
Community Meeting with Director Patu from 10 am to noon at Cafe Vita.

iCollege event with Washington State University faculty, staff and alumni, from 10:30 am- 1:30 pm. at Seattle City Hall.

No registration needed, free lunch for the first 300 students who show up.  Looks like a great opportunity to learn about WSU and get help with the college application process with multiple workshops. 

They are raffling off a free iPad mini as well. 

Also to note on your calendar:

November 1 is the deadline for nominations for the district's Positive Climate and Discipline Advisory Committee to the Superintendent.  

This committee is tasked with helping the District shape policies on discipline, alternatives to suspension, and positive climate in classrooms and schools. To be considered for the committee, applicants should complete and submit a nomination form by Friday, Nov. 1, 2013.

The invitation letter, nomination forms, and a complete description of the committee are available on the Positive Climate and Discipline Advisory Committee website of Seattle Public Schools.

 LGBT Families Dinner on Thursday, November 7th at Nova/World School at Meany from 6-8 p.m.  This event is free for SPS students, staff and families.  This is a well-attended event so be sure to RSVP by November 5th to Lisa Love (and what a great name for someone coordinating this event). 

Seattle College Access Network (SCAN), and Seattle Public Schools are hosting a See it. Be it. | Explore Your Future Career event in partnership with the city of Seattle on Saturday, Nov. 16.

This event is an opportunity for middle and high school students to participate in activities exploring a wide variety of careers. Industry representatives will provide interactive experiences about their line of work and provide the opportunity for students to learn about the attributes, skills and paths to succeed in these careers.

When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nov. 16, 2013
Where: Seattle City Hall, 601 Fifth Ave.
Details: Free. Lunch will be served to the first 500 attendees

More than 30 participating organizations to include:
• Exo Labs
• Sub Pop
• The Boeing Company
• Seattle Opera
• KUOW Radio
• Academy for Interactive Entertainment
• Seattle Aquarium
• McKinstry
• King County – Fingerprint System
• Coast Guard
• Sellen Construction

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