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Family Fitness and Literacy Night Thursday, March 9th @ 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

A FREE family night full of heart healthy fun and literacy activities! Wander through our “campground” while snacking on a s’more, listen to books by the campfire from your favorite teachers/staff, make a bookmark, get your very own Seattle Public Library card, and bring a book from home for the book exchange and/or school supplies for the Sister Schools program (details on […]

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Scholastic Book Fair March 9th – 10th

Don’t miss the Scholastic Book Fair, March 6-10! The fair will be open to browse and purchase items before and after school, and during lunchtime.  We still need volunteers. Here is a link to the sign-up. There will be extended hours Thursday, March 9 from 6 – 8 pm, the same night as the Fitness and Literacy Night. Fitness, reading related activities, […]

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PTA Meeting Feb. 28th 6:30pm – SCREENAGERS (the Movie)

The Catharine Blaine PTA is pleased to announce a private screening of the movie SCREENAGERS. The award-winning SCREENAGERS probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including the director’s own, and depicts messy struggles, over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. Through surprising insights from authors and brain scientists solutions emerge on how we can empower kids to best navigate […]

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Picture Day Change – 4th and 5th Grade Photos on Friday

Photo Day Schedules – Revised Due to increased enrollment at Blaine, photo day for the 4th and 5th Grades has been moved to Friday.  Also, Yuen Lui Photography does not need any parent volunteers for photo day. Please note the following photo day schedule below: Thursday, 9/29 – K thru 3rd  Friday, 9/30 – 4th thru 8th Prepay Online by Credit Card […]

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Science, Engineering and Math Night is Coming!

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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Save the Date – Spring Fling Dance

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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Variety Show Friday Night at 6:30

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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PTA General Meeting to Feature New Family Reception, Q&A on Tuesday, Sept 29

New Families:  Please join members of the PTA and Principal Heather Johnson for an informal new family reception and Q&A at 6pm, September 29 in the Blaine library before the PTA General Meeting (6:30-8:00pm).  If you have specific questions that you would like covered please feel free to e-mail Sharon our PTA Outreach coordinator at:  outreach@blainepta.com.  You are also welcome to come with […]

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Welcome Back Spaghetti Dinner

Come out for Blaine’s annual Spaghetti Dinner! It will be in the cafeteria from 6 to 8 pm on Friday, September 25, 2015. Games & Fun 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bake Sale 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dinner:  $6/per person or $24/family (4+ family members) Game Tickets:  50¢ each Cash or check only, please. Dinner/games proceeds benefit 8th-grade trip; bake sale benefits 5th-grade Islandwood camp.

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Come to the Carnival Tonight!

The Blaine Carnival is TONIGHT!  Friday, June 5, 5:30-8:30pm, Playground Cotton candy! Face-painting! Giant hamster balls! All your favorite rides, food, and games will be back on the playground for a fun-filled evening. Bring your friends and family–the whole community is invited. Donate a cake to the Carnival, please! We are looking for more cakes and cupcakes for the Cake Walk. Homemade […]

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Congratulations to Blaine’s Winners of the Middle School Science & Engineering Fair

Blaine students had another great showing at the annual Seattle Public Schools Middle School Science & Engineering Fair, held last night at the Museum of Flight.  There were over 200 finalists from 14 middle schools, who’d already won honors at their individual school fairs.  Winning at the district fair were Natalie Porter (Best Data Analysis, 6th Grade Science) and Athena Pierce (Judges’ Special Recognition Award, 6th […]

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Go Under the Sea on Friday and Saturday for the 8th Graders Production of The Little Mermaid

Friday, May 29th & Saturday, May 30th – 8th Grade Play, Little Mermaid PERFORMANCE 8TH GRADE PLAY THE LITTLE MERMAID JR May 29th @6:30pmMay 30th @3:00pm On the Catharine Blaine Stage. Family and Community Friends welcome to attend! $5/Individual, $20/Family ** ** Suggested Donation

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Spring Fling Dance SOLD OUT!

This event generated an enormous amount of advance sales so we will have a VERY FULL house. Earlier today, we thought we would have room for a few more dancing toes, but that was prior to getting the total headcount from our advance sales peeps. We apologize for any inconvenience and disappointment for those of you who waited to buy your ticket […]

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SPRING FLING (A K-8 Family Dance): May 8th, 6:30-9pm

This year’s 4th grade fundraising team is putting a new spin on this event which, in the past, has been called the Father/Daughter dance. In an effort to make sure that Catharine Blaine families of all types feel welcome, we are planning a Spring Fling.  Any Blaine student is welcome to attend with a dad, mom, or special adult in their life! […]

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Parent Ed Night – Come Learn How Math is Changing at Blaine!

Wed., January 21st from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Catharine Blaine LibraryFree Childcare Provided Join Principal Heather Johnson, Vice Principal Holly Thomas and Blaine Math Specialist Miranda Shoop for a discussion about how math is changing at Catharine Blaine on Wednesday, January 21st from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm in the Blaine Library. The conversation will cover a variety of topics including […]

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Cultural Night was an All-Around Hit!

With tables and information for 20 countries represented, about 200 children brought their parents and their cultural history. At almost all of the tables, kids helped show their pride in their heritages. Thank you to each of the families who prepared food for the Bite of Blaine and especially Toni Perez-O’Brien who shared food from our cafeteria. The Green family, Kassa family, […]

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Seahawks Play 60 Tuesdays Visit to Catharine Blaine Has Been Cancelled

Due to scheduling and practice changes, the Seahawks Play 60 Tuesdays visit to Catharine Blaine has been cancelled. We are hoping to reschedule their visit and will let you know as soon as possible if they are able to do so. We know that all students are going to be disappointed, especially those who were selected to participate in the recess activities. […]

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Blaine to Get Visitor from the Seahawks Through the Play 60 Tuesday Program!

Get your whole body in the game! The Seahawks and Moda Health, through the Play 60 Tuesday program, are challenging kids to combat childhood obesity with 60 minutes of active play every day We’re excited to announce that Catharine Blaine K-8 has been selected by Play 60 Tuesdays to receive a visit from the SEATTLE SEAHAWKS! On Tuesday, December 2, one player, […]

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TONIGHT: Seattle PD to Present on Internet Safety at General PTA Meeting

Important PTA Meeting tonight! Please join us for our our next general PTA meeting on Tuesday, November 4 at 6:30. Stefanie Thomas, with the Seattle Police Department, will be giving a parent presentation on internet safety. She will also be holding two assemblies for our 5th – 8th graders. The first assembly will be for 5th grade only and the second for […]

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Students Getting “Thriller” in PE Today and Tomorrow

Students in grades 5-8 will have a special guest in PE Classes … they are learning the “Thriller” dance from professional dancer/choreographer Jaret Hughes – the first male dancer in the NBA! He danced for several seasons with the Supersonics Dance Team, and has worked with Blaine students for many years.

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