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PTA Meeting – Tuesday, September 19th @6:30 pm

Come and join us for the first PTA meeting of the year, Tuesday, September 19th, 6:30-8pm in the Cafeteria. We will kick off the meeting with a short meet and greet for parents with snacks sponsored by Whole Foods (6:30-6:45pm). Come and find out what is happening with fundraising including Whole Foods Community day to benefit Blaine, meet our legislator Noel Frame, […]

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Playground Paint Party — Volunteers Needed

Thursday, August 31, from 5 pm until dark. Please join us for a refresh the playground event! With the new portable classroom in, it’s time for a new coat of paint and a few fun new additions to the playground before school begins. We will gather in the playground at 5 PM and work until it’s dark on Thursday, August 31st. We have all the supplies, just […]

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2017/18 School Supply Lists

Kindergarten Grades 1-5 Middle School

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Auction/Gala Tickets – Purchase by Wed. May 3rd

Dear Blaine Parents, Gala will be this Friday night and we can hardly wait! Please get your tickets for the Gala by next Wednesday, May 3rd. Here is the link to buy tickets. We will be posting the full catalog of live items soon. But until then…start recruiting your friends to chip in together for this AMAZING live auction item Three nights […]

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Magnolia Elementary – Community Meeting Tonight March 13 @ 6:30 re: Attendance Boundaries for Magnolia and Queen Anne Schools

Magnolia Elementary School to Open Fall 2018 Community Meeting @ Blaine Monday, March 13, 2017, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Boundaries for Magnolia Elementary are being established; will affect surrounding schools. Magnolia Elementary School (2418 28th Ave. W.) is scheduled to open as an attendance area elementary school in Fall 2018 to help relieve capacity challenges and accommodate future growth in Queen Anne and […]

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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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Winter 2017 Enrichment Classes Begin Next Week Jan 9

Hello Catharine Blaine Families! Winter 2017 Enrichment 2017 Classes begin next week, Jan 9 Winter 2017 Enrichment Schedule (updated as of 1/10/17) Flyers with class info and registration forms are located on the Enrichment bulletin board located outside the Main Office. Enrollment is on a first come, first served basis. If the class doesn’t meet minimum enrollment it will be canceled. Unless otherwise […]

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Bell Times Panel Tuesday Nov 15 @ 4:30 pm

BIG NEWS! Bell Times Panel at Blaine Please join us! On Tuesday, November 15 Catharine Blaine PTA will be hosting a Bell Times Panel discussion. This is an amazing opportunity for our community to connect with the District and School Board. And, it so easy and convenient! The Panel will be held in the Catharine Blaine Cafeteria at 4:30 pm. Babysitting will […]

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Box Tops Due Friday Oct 28th

It’s Box Tops Time again! Due Oct 28th Bring your Box Tops to school by this Friday. Catharine Blaine collects Box Tops for Education to earn money for our school. All you have to do is cut the Box Tops logos from participating brands, save them up throughout the year, and send them into your child’s class. This is easy, free money […]

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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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Fall 2016 Enrichment

Hello Catharine Blaine Families! In this week’s newest Tiger Tracks (and on the Blaine PTA website) you will find detailed info about the classes being offered for enrichment and how to register for them. Please sign up right away if there is a class you are interested in because classes can be cancelled due to low enrollment . Classes that still have room […]

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Supply Lists 2016-17

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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Photos of Teachers’ Union Protest

Dozens of teachers, staff members parents and students are protesting in front of Catharine Blaine. With protest and pro-union music playing, signs being made, and a lot of red clothes (“Red for Ed”), the striking teachers have been receiving a lot of support from honking cars. The PTA has not taken a stance on the strike – it is simply reporting what […]

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Order you school supplies for next year the easy way and skip the lines!

Follow the link below and get most of your school supply shopping done. We have almost the whole required list from your teacher on line except items such as wipes and copy paper. The kit will be delivered to school for the first day and you can pick them up on your way in–easy as can be!! http://www.ordermypack.com School ID number # […]

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Video of Ms. Laurel’s Makeover

Here is the video of KING5’s New Day broadcast, featuring the “New Laurel”!

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An Important Message from Doug Ouellette

Dear Blaine Staff, Families, and Community, I would like to open this letter by saying how amazing the past two years have been! The students, staff, and families here at Blaine have been so warm and supportive to me and my family. We have enjoyed every moment of being a part of the Magnolia Community. This week, I have been appointed Principal […]

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Be a Host for a Chinese Exchange Student This July

Are you interested in hosting an exchange student from Chengdu, China this July? In partnership with Northwest International Student Exchange (NISE), we are coordinating a ten-day visit to Seattle for a group of students from China. Children stay with host families to experience being part of an American family. During the day, they attend English classes at Blaine and take field trips […]

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Important Announcement from Principal Julie Cox

Dear Blaine Students, Parents and Community, It is with heartfelt words that I write this letter to inform you that I will be leaving the position of Principal at Catharine Blaine at the end of this school year.  I have accepted a position at a small elementary school in Seattle Public Schools.  Although I will miss my work with the Blaine community, […]

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