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Back-to-School Event “Ready, Set, SCHOOL” to be Held 2-4 pm on Tuesday, September 6

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This year, Ready, Set, SCHOOL will be on Tuesday, September 6 from 2-4 pm. In addition to class list postings, there will be representatives from the PTA, Before and After School Enrichment Programs, ASB, Bike the Bluff and many other Blaine activities. The teachers will be in their classrooms and both our seasoned principal and new vice principal will be there to […]

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Sign Up Now for Bike the Bluff!

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Sign Up Now to participate in the 25th Annual Bike the Bluff! This year’s event will be held Saturday, September 18, from 10am to 2pm. Meet and finish at Catharine Blaine Playground, Behind Pop Mounger Pool on 32nd Ave W. Bike the Bluff is not a race — you set your own pace! Walk or ride a 5- or 7-mile loop around […]

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Supply Lists 2016-17

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In the past, the Catharine Blaine PTA has used Innisbrook as an option for purchasing schools supplies. Innisbrook no longer offers that service. Here are the supply lists for 2016-2017 so you are prepared for Back-to-School shopping: Kindergarten 1st-5th Grades Middle School

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Catharine Blaine PTA Website Survey

Hello Catharine Blaine Community – The PTA Communications Chair would like to get your input regarding the PTA website. We would really appreciate it if you would take a few minutes to complete our survey to help improve our website. Please complete this survey by Monday, Aug 15th. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/G97THZV If you are interested in participating in a website development committee or have […]

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School Times in 2016-17 to be 9:35 to 4:05 – Blaine Remains Tier 3

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Catharine Blaine received this letter from Seattle Public Schools Assistant Superintendent of Operations Pegi McEvoy. The school start times for 2016-2017 will be 9:35 am to 4:05 pm for all grade levels. May 31, 2016 Dear Catharine Blaine Families and School Communities: With the adoption of new bell times for the 2016-2017 school year, the Superintendent was authorized to make bell time adjustments during […]

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MOVE-A-THON PLEDGES DUE FRIDAY, JUNE 3

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It’s Not Too Late to Register on PledgeStar! PledgeStar is our awesome web-based fundraising system that makes it very simple for you to request pledges from your family and friends, and for them to make secure credit card donations online. There is still time to set it up for your family and request pledges. PledgeStar will remain up and running through our […]

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Call for Carnival Ambassadors!

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Hello parents, Get ready for the 2016 Blaine Carnival! Your Blaine Carnival team is looking for YOU! Needed: One parent from each grade to be a “Carnival Ambassador”.  How cool does that sound! No clown suit required! And you’ll even receive a “special” lanyard! This “CARNIVAL AMBASSADOR” – wearing their very cool lanyard – will be responsible for selecting the ride/game that their […]

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2016 Blaine Carnival

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The 2016 Blaine Carnival will be held Friday June 17, 5:30 – 8:30pm.  Get ready for Magnolia’s premier summer kickoff event with rides, games, food and fun!  This is a BIG event and we need your help to make it a success!  Your carnival committee is actively seeking the following: Carnival sponsors (corporate or individual – can your company contribute in exchange […]

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Now’s Your Chance to Sign Up for Parties!

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One of the highlights of the annual Gala are the Sign-Up parties. If you didn’t get on the list, now’s your chance! Whether you want to sign up for a grown-up party (lots of adult beverage options) or sign your munchkin up, there are lots of options! Kid Fun Adult Parties Family Options

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Move-a-Thon Packet Sent Home Today!

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Check with your kids to get their Move-a-thon packets and get ready to move! This event is a favorite of the kids! Move-a-thon is a fun, all-day celebration where our students set a goal of how many laps they can do and show their Blaine School Spirit! This year, on Thursday, May 26th, students will walk/run laps while jammin’ to their favorite […]

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Science, Engineering and Math Night is Coming!

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Wednesday, May 18, will be this year’s Science, Engineering and Math Night – a free family event! Festivities begin at 5:30 pm, and there will be something for everyone. Science contest details should have come home this week (or today!) so that families will have two weeks to work on their projects at home. Participation is entirely optional, but kids seem to […]

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Get Ready for the Gala!

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We are excited to see everyone at the Masquerade Party and Auction Friday night!!  Doors open at 7pm. Here are a few details to look forward to: Get your mask on: There will be a prize awarded to the best dressed!! DICK’s burgers will be making a late night delivery. See the program and list of sign up parties offered this year. Photo […]

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Buy Your Tickets Now for Spring Fling Family Dance!

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Tickets for the Spring Fling Family Dance are now on sale. The dance will be held Friday, May 6, from 6 to 8:30 pm. It costs $25 per family, with proceeds benefiting the Islandwood Class Trip for next year’s fifth grade class. Adult chaperones are required – no drop-offs please!  

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Lice Alert!!! Please Check Your Child

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There have been some reports of students with head lice. Here are some tips to help us achieve a lice-free school: Prevention: When working or playing near others, avoid touching heads. This is easier if long hair is tied back or away from the face. Encourage children to avoid sharing things that have been near another child’s head, including hairbrushes, hats, towels […]

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Save the Date – Spring Fling Dance

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Hey Kids! Grab your favorite grown up and get ready for this year’s Spring Fling family dance — Friday, May 6 at 6:00 pm in the Blaine Cafeteria. This year’s dance, sponsored by the class of 2020 (a.k.a. Fourth Grade) will be a wonderland of beautiful pink cherry blossoms and sugary-sweet treats. Please note that this event is an evening of fun […]

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Tiger Trail Club – Staying Healthy One Step at a Time!

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  What is it?  The Tiger Trail Club is a NEW club we are starting during LUNCH RECESS.  Students can run, skip, walk, leap or hop their laps on the “tiger tracks” at the playground. Why participate?  First off- it is going to be fun!  Tiger Trail Club is also a great for students to learn that exercise is enjoyable and that […]

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Gala Committee Needs Help!

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Calling All Blaine Parents! The Gala Committee needs you! We are working hard to make the Masquerade Gala a huge success, but we need your help. The Gala is one of the biggest fundraising efforts of the year. In past years, Blaine PTA fundraising efforts have paid for many of the things that state cutbacks have eliminated — literacy and math specialists, enhanced music programs classroom […]

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Variety Show Friday Night at 6:30

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The VARIETY SHOW will be held Friday, March 11 at 6:30 in the cafeteria. COME HUNGRY: THERE WILL BE PIZZA, HOT DOGS AND LOTS OF SWEET TREATS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE SUGGESTED DONATION: $5/PERSON OR $20 PER FAMILY All proceeds go towards Islandwood 5th grade camp Show will run approximately 2 hours with a brief intermission Small bills are appreciated / Cash or check only Concessions will […]

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Blaine PTA Endorses the Operations and BTA IV Capital Levy

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Operations and BTA IV Capital and Resolution WHEREAS Washington State is not meeting its paramount duty of funding K-12 education; WHEREAS the Operations Levy provides a quarter of the funds needed to operate the Seattle Public Schools, including critical teaching and instructional programs; WHEREAS the BTA IV Capital levy would provide much needed funding to expand school capacity and support classroom technology, […]

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Blaine Basketball Schedules

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Blaine Basketball has traditionally been one of the strongest teams in the city! Come on out and support the Tigers! 2016 Blaine Girls Basketball Schedule Location 6-Feb Varsity 2:30 vs Orca Denny JV 2:30 vs Whitman 2 Whitman MS 20-Feb Varsity 1:00 vs Hazelwolf Nathan Hale JV 2:30 vs Eckstein2 Jane Addams 27-Feb Varsity BYE JV 11:30 vs Denny 2 Madison MS […]

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