John Hay Families and Neighbors Community Meeting
On the Interagency Recovery School Program
Date: Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Please Note Location Change: McClure Middle School Lunchroom
(1915 1st Ave W)
Dear John Hay Community,
You are invited to attend a meeting to learn more about Seattle Public Schools’ Interagency Recovery School Program, scheduled to be located in the old Queen Anne gymnasium building, beginning in early 2015. School district staff will share information and answer questions you may have.
Interagency Recovery School is a small program, designed to support high school youth who are committed to recovery from drug and alcohol dependency. Students have self-selected to attend Interagency Recovery School in order to actively work toward their academic and personal goals, while attending school in a clean and sober environment.
The program will offer the support of specially trained teachers, a chemical dependency professional, other support staff and peers who are also committed to recovery.
The program is based on successful models in other communities and will be the third recovery school site in the region. The school will open with an estimated 10 students and is expected to grow based on need and available resources.
For more information, including frequently asked questions and answers, please see the attached flyer or visit the John Hay school web page at http://hayes.seattleschools.org.
Seattle Public Schools
** Childcare for John Hay families will be available at the John Hay Kids Co from 6pm-8pm. Space is limited. To reserve a spot, call 252-2100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Link to SPS FAQ on Interagency (quite lengthy and entertaining reading for both the questions and answers).
It is not a wide-scale meeting but intended for John Hay families and community members who live relatively close to the program location. Postcards were sent from the district to community members who live within a two-block radius of the old Queen Anne High gym, regardless of whether they have children attending John Hay.
End of SPS update
New fun fact I learned today; the principal at Interagency, Kaaren Andrews, is on the board of Green Dot Washington. She's listed as a director.