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Children’s Bookstore – On-line Bookstore

Keep reading skills sharp and imagination bright all year with excellent books. It’s easy to participate in our online book fair. 1. Go to www.childrensbookstore.com 2. Click “Find My Book Fair” and enter our unique code: TIGERS 3. Shop for the books you can’t wait to read. 4. Books will be shipped directly to you. Our school will earn 30% of every

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Ft. Lawton Redevelopment Community Meeting

Wednesday, June 21 @ 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm Magnolia Community Center The City of Seattle Office of Housing is considering redevelopment options to allow housing and park uses on the 28-acre former Fort Lawton Army Reserve Center site located in the Magnolia neighborhood in northwest Seattle. Anticipated uses include supportive housing for formerly homeless people, affordable rental and ownership housing for low income

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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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Budget Shortfall – Levy Cliff and McCleary Update

Olympia Update:  McCleary and Levy Cliffs The legislative session opened on Monday, January 9th and one of the hot topics of conversation continues to be how the state can fully fund education to comply with the McCleary decision.  (Don’t know about the McCleary Decision?  The Seattle Times gives the history here: http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/education/how-we-got-here-key-events-of-mccleary-school-funding-decision/) Over the past two biennial budgets, the legislature has restored an

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A Note from PTA President

Hello there, Blaine community! My name is Jenna Sylvester and I am serving as the Catharine Blaine K-8 PTA president for 2015-16. Usually, this note would be a cheerful message to say “welcome back” and encouraging new and old families to engage with the PTA. I, and I’m sure almost everyone receiving this letter, wish that were the case. Instead, we are

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