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2016 Blaine Carnival

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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

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

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

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!

  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!

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

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

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

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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Pennies for Patients Campaign Running Through Feb 12

Catharine Blaine will be joining other schools across the United States in a program that will be instrumental in raising funds for lifesaving cancer research. We will be taking part in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Pennies for Patients program.  This program will run from Monday, February 1st – 12th Each student has received a box for collecting spare change.  That spare […]

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Blaine Students Performing Feb 2 at Northwest Regional Orchestra Concert in Ballard

On Feb. 2, about twenty of Blaine elementary violin and cello students will perform two selections in a festival orchestra in a concert with orchestras from Ballard High, Whitman Middle School, and McClure. We’ve been holding extra orchestra rehearsals on Wednesday mornings before school, and it’s been a lot of fun!   Northwest Regional Orchestra Concert Whitman Middle School Auditorium Tuesday, February 2, 2016 […]

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PTA to Vote on Standing Rules at General Meeting, Tuesday, January 26

We will be voting on the Catharine Blaine PTA Standing Rules at the next general meeting on Tuesday, January 26th.  These are the rules that our membership abides by. There have been no changes made to the 2015 rules from those used in 2014.  If you would like to review the rules prior to the general meeting they are available HERE.

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Info on Bell Times, Survey, from Heather Johnson

Dear Family Members: As you may be aware, the School Board adopted new bell times for the 2016-17 school year.  Along with the adoption of new bell, the Superintendent has been authorized to make bell time adjustments for those schools remaining in 3rd Tier start/end times that may have a preference for an earlier tier.  Although it is anticipated that only a […]

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Seahawk Player, Blitz to visit Blaine on “Play60 Tuesday”!

We are excited to announce that Play60 Tuesday, along with a Seahawks player and Blitz the mascot, will be visiting Catharine Blaine on Tuesday, December 15! Your student should have brought home, earlier in the week, information regarding the upcoming visit from Play60 Tuesday and the Seattle Seahawks. 50 students will be drawn at random on Monday afternoon, December 14. In order […]

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This Week’s Highlights

Monday, December 7 Vision/Hearing Screening Volunteers Needed Blaine School Nurse Merilee Corbit needs some volunteers to help with the vision and hearing screening on Monday, December 7. There are both morning and afternoon slots. Volunteers don’t need to help with the actual screenings; the job entails helping kids get to and from class to the screening and getting them in the right […]

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2016 Blaine Ski/Board Club General Overview

The Blaine Ski/Snowboard Club will run five weeks beginning January 15th and going through February 12th.  The students participating in the program will arrive on those Fridays to school with their gear and take it to the gym where it will be stored in the extra space in the girl’s locker room.  The students will be dismissed from class at 3:30, will […]

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