West Seattle schools: Seahawk surprise at Arbor Heights

With the pro-football preseason is four-plus months away, there’s plenty of time for players to set their sights on a different playing field – local schools. Seattle Seahawks quarterback Josh Portis made a surprise appearance today at Arbor Heights Elementary School (whose students are the “Junior Seahawks”). His message: Stay in school. Not that dropping out is a big problem at the elementary level, but it’s never too soon to start making sure the message sinks in – encouraging better attendance has been a big districtwide campaign this school year. (Thanks to the Arbor Heights parent volunteer who shared the photo of the quarterback and Ms. Wilson, the first-grade teacher who led today’s assembly.)

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3 Replies to "West Seattle schools: Seahawk surprise at Arbor Heights"

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    Kids and Sports April 10, 2012 (8:11 pm)

    Nice, and I bet the kids were thrilled! I know the Seattle Storm has visited AH in the past too. Way to be out in the community Pros!

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    Ms. Bailey, music April 10, 2012 (9:29 pm)

    GO SEAHAWKS and Arbor Heights Junior Seahawks!

    I miss you all! Love, Ms. Bailey

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    happy April 10, 2012 (11:12 pm)

    Hi, Ms. Bailey!! My boys miss you so much, and are hoping that you are happy and doing well. (That goes for me, too!!)

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