District News and Announcements
TOPIC: SPS to host community conversation regarding possibility of downtown school; public tour of Federal Reserve building scheduled
Seattle Public Schools is inviting the public to attend a conversational meeting July 28 regarding the possibility of creating a K-5 elementary school in downtown Seattle. After the meeting, about 7:15 p.m., attendees can take a tour of the nearby Federal Reserve Bank building, a potential location for a downtown school.
July 23, 2014 | Audience: Families, Students, Staff, Community | Contact: Public Affairs | Phone: Tom Redman, Capital Communications, (206) 252-0655 or Teresa Wippel, Media Relations, (206) 252-0203
SCHOOLS: Roosevelt geography teacher completes summer conference and field study in South Korea
Richard E. Katz, a geography teacher at Roosevelt High School, completed anj eight-day conference in South Korea made available through The Northeast Asian History Foundation. The conference and its associated field study experience to the southeastern region of the Korean Peninsula enabled Katz to gain direct experience with the Korean people and their culture.
July 22, 2014 | Audience: Families, Students, Staff, Community | Contact: Richard E. Katz | Phone: (206) 252-4886
Dr. Larry Nyland appointed Interim Superintendent
The Seattle School Board named longtime educator Dr. Larry Nyland during a special meeting July 18 as Interim Superintendent to replace Superintendent José Banda. The Board will conduct a full search with community engagement this fall for a permanent Superintendent. Nyland retired in June 2013 after nine years as the Marysville School District Superintendent.
July 18, 2014 | Audience: Families, Students, Staff, Community | Contact: Public Affairs | Phone: (206) 252-0200
DISTRICT: Enrollment Services closed July 14 to August 1
The Enrollment Service center will be closed to the public from July 14 through Aug. 1, 2014, in order for the Department of Technology Services to make the necessary new school year transition updates. During this time, the Enrollment front counter will be closed, as well as the Enrollment service mailbox, the Customer service mailbox, faxes, and our Enrollment phone lines. Student and families will not be able to access or submit online choice or admission forms during this time. The Customer Service phone lines and Receptionist desk will remain open to the public to serve those who need to contact other internal personnel or departments. Enrollment will re-open its doors again on August 4 at 8:30 a.m. for start of school late enrollment. More.
June 13, 2014 | Audience: Families, Students, Staff, Community | Contact: Enrollment Services, Phone: (206) 252-0010
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