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Sign Up for Yummyology – Ms. Jenkins’s Cake Decorating Class

  Second – Fifth Graders Learn how to decorate cakes and other goodies. Become an expert cake decorator as you impress your family and friends with these little edible delights. You will be able to add your own creative touches to all of your masterpieces. Work with the same equipment that professional bakers use! The cakes and other treats will be here […]

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Update from SDOT City Traffic Engineer on All-Way Stop Request

Dear Magnolia and Catharine Blaine community members: My name is Dongho Chang and I am the City Traffic Engineer.  The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) recently received a request to review the intersection and school crosswalk at 32nd Avenue West and West Raye Street from a concerned parent.  I understand this issue also came up at the most recent Blaine PTA meeting. […]

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Superintendent Meet and Greet Opportunities

Hello Seattle Families, Dr. Larry Nyland, who was appointed by the School Board in June to serve as Interim Superintendent, has outlined several opportunities this fall to meet with community members. These informal gatherings will include a few short remarks from Dr. Nyland, followed by time for an open question and answer period. “I look forward to continuing to get to know […]

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Watch D.O.G.S.: Free Pizza and “The Reptile Man” Show for Kids and Dads on Oct 7

The PTA and Watch D.O.G.S. invite all Catharine Blaine students to bring their father or other special guy to school the evening of Oct. 7 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm. After a free pizza dinner together, kids will enjoy a show by “Reptile Man” and his traveling zoo while dads discover more about this year’s Watch D.O.G.S program. Last year more than […]

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Change in Curriculum Night

Change in Curriculum Night Due to our increased enrollment and the complexities of scheduling, we are excited to announce a CHANGE IN CURRICULUM NIGHT.  This will allow for more meaningful conversations with your student’s teacher(s). Tuesday, September 23rd K-5 only6:30 – 8:30 Thursday, October 9th Middle School6:30 – 8:30 This is your opportunity to meet your student’s teacher(s) and hear from our […]

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African American Family Gathering on September 23

Seattle Public Schools Central and Southeast Regions will be hosting an African American Family Gathering on September 23 from 6 to 8 pm at John Muir Elementary School Library, 3301 S Horton St, Seattle, WA 98144. The goals are to improve education for African American students and improve school and family partnerships! Please join us in a powerful evening sharing ideas to […]

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Movement Grows for Installing 4-Way Stop Signs at 32nd Ave W and West Raye St

(The following is a letter from Blaine parent Pat Craft) Re: Installing “4 Way/All Way Stop Signs” at 32nd Ave West and West Raye St., Magnolia Neighborhood We call it the “Near Miss” intersection. We would like “4 Way/All Way” Stop Signs installed now, to protect the community.  We are pursuing the City of Seattle (SDOT) process, as others have done before […]

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Crossing Guard Position Still Open!

Seattle Public Schools Transportation DepartmentEmployment OpportunitiesHourly Adult Crossing Guards Essential Functions:Safely crossing students to and from school at locations thathave been identified as hazardous or complicated to crosswithout the assistance of an adultStanding for extended periods of time(in all types of weather) at intersections and roads Qualifications:High School diploma or GED equivalent.Criminal Justice Fingerprint or Background CheckLove Children Pick up Application:2445 3rd […]

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Join us this Friday for the “Welcome Back” Spaghetti Dinner & Games!

Join us this Friday for the “Welcome Back” Spaghetti Dinner & Games! Friday, September 19Blaine Cafeteria6-8pm Dinner + Drink: $8/person or $30/family (Spaghetti from Buca Di Beppo) Game Tickets: $1/ticket (Most games = 1 ticket, Face painting = 2 tickets, Dump the bucket on the teacher = 6 tickets) Cash and checks (made out to Catharine Blaine PTA) only, please Proceeds from […]

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A Note from the School Nurse – When to Stay Home

It is our goal for students to attend classes every day school is in session. However, there are times when students need to stay home for their own health and/or the health and safety of others. Below are some guidelines to help families decide when to keep students at home: Diagnosed Strep Throat or Bacterial Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye): Must stay home 24 […]

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Important Lunchroom Information from Ms. Toni

The deadline to return free and reduced cost lunch forms is approaching! The forms must be filled out every school year, even if your student qualified the year before. The last day to submit your forms is September 26. It is important that you get them in, or your student will not be able to receive a free or reduced-cost lunch. He […]

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Wear P.E. Shoes on P.E. Days!

For safety and performance reasons, it is very important to be sure your student is wearing athletic shoes on P.E. class days.  K-5 families, please look at the schedule included for your reference for Trimester #1.  Thank you,Ms. Pickens and Mr. Miller P.E. SHOES ON P.E DAYS!K-5 SCHEDULE 2014TRIMESTER #1 AMLANI MON, WED KIRST TUES, THURS LILY TUES, THURS UNSETH MON, WED […]

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Chess Club Coordinator Needed!

If you are looking for a fun way to help at the school, please consider volunteering as our chess club coordinator this year. We have a fantastic chess coach provided by the Chessmates organization so you don’t even need to be a chess player yourself.  A willingness to help out and about an hour per week is all you need to be […]

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Join Magnolia Girl Scouts

Do you have a 2nd-6th grade girl who is interested in joining Girl Scouts? Does she enjoy Camping, Outdoor Skills, First Aid, Community Service, Leadership, Nature or Cooking? Being part of the Girl Scouts teaches girls valuable life skills, from teamwork and leadership to outdoors. Our first meeting of the school year is on Wednesday, September 10, from 6:00-7:30 in the Catharine […]

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Welcome Back to School!

Hopefully all of you have had a smooth and enjoyable back-to-school! A few opening-week items to mention … Bike the Bluff will be held this Sunday. More information about this annual 5th-grade fundraiser can be found at www.BikeTheBluff.org. If you can volunteer some time to help, please visit this Sign Up Genius link. Back to School packets will be coming home in […]

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Sprocketts Recycled Bicycles and Serendipity Restaurant Present Bike the Bluff – The 23rd Annual Ride Around Magnolia

Magnolia’s annual Bike the Bluff fundraising ride is scheduled to take place on Sunday, September 7, 2014. This popular neighborhood event includes a variety of routes for cyclists of all ages. The 5- or 7-mile course begins and ends on the Catharine Blaine K8 School playground, located immediately adjacent to the Pop Mounger Pool parking lot at 2535 32nd Ave W. All […]

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THE COUNTDOWN IS ON!! A Note from the PTA President

As we head into the holiday weekend, I hope you’re able to take a moment to relax and enjoy spending time with your kids.  When kids arrive to school on Wednesday, the teachers will be there to teach and the kids will be there to learn.  Let’s try not to stress about not having EVERYTHING on the supply list…it always works out.  Let’s […]

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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 Introduction from Our New Principal

I hadn’t seen her since 1996, an unassuming woman, standing and gazing out over the sea. From the moment I saw her hanging amongst other more famous works, I was attracted to her, to the painting, to the feeling I had standing there looking at her. She relaxed me. Made me think.  I wondered, what was she looking at?  Was there something […]

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An Informal Happy Hour at Serendipity Café to Meet the Old New Principal!

Want the chance to meet the “Old New Principal?” Swing by Serendipity Café this Friday afternoon. Heather Johnson will be there as an informal opportunity to get to meet Blaine families. Happy Hour runs from 4-8, but more formal times will be set as the week goes on.  

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