John Stanford Int'l Elementary School
Fifth graders from John Stanford International Elementary School took part in the 44th Annual Community Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. at Seattle’s Mount Zion Baptist Church Friday.
Together, with representatives from the City of Seattle and King County, and Seattle Public Schools, students reflected on the life and death of Dr. King.
West Seattle High School
Former state Representatives Jesse Wineberry, Georgette, and Bruce Addison attended West Seattle High School’s MLK Day assembly as honored guests.
Together, 30 years ago, the three authored and passed Martin Luther King Day legislation in the Washington state legislature.
Greenwood Elementary School
Students at Greenwood Elementary School created posters quoting Dr. King and other leaders.
Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School
Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School hosted school board President, Sue Peters, who spoke at a celebration sponsored by SPS community partner, City Year Seattle.
The school also unveiled a mural dedicated to Dr. King's teachings. City Year Seattle deploys 84 highly skilled AmeriCorps members to serve in 10 elementary and middle schools.
Students at Orca K-8 organized their own “March Against Hate.”
Garfield High School
Students, staff, and community members came together at Garfield High School to take part in the annual “MLK Day Celebration” with workshops, rallies, a career fair, and a march to downtown Seattle.
The event was organized by the MLK Seattle Celebration Committee which is comprised of dozens of grassroots, labor, business, minority, and progressive community organizations and volunteers throughout the Puget Sound region.