A few more school notes before the week ends and the three-day weekend (for some, including local students) begins: First, we have two announcements from Lafayette Elementary principal Virginia Turner:
Lafayette’s Open House will be held Tuesday, January 19 @ 6:30 p.m. The event will be structured as follows:
6:30: Presentation by the principal and PTA president
7:00 Break-out sessions:
1) kindergarten teacher presentation;
2) Spectrum program panel of teachers and parents;
3) regular program break-out, led by first grade teacher, Ingrid Nyberg.
7:30: Tours of the facility.
This event is intended for prospective parents.
Lafayette tours: March 4, 11, 18 – 10:00 – 11:30. We request no children, please. Please RSVP to 252-9500.
The full list of Seattle Public Schools open houses/tours citywide is here (permalinked on our Events page if you need to find it in a pinch). Meantime, from West Seattle High School principal Bruce Bivins, word of music expansion:
West Seattle High School is expanding its music program to include string orchestra. This is a year-long music performance course. Students in string orchestra will perform at school assemblies, school functions, school concerts, and community events. West Seattle High School is proud to be offering this string orchestra course as an addition to the music program that includes, Wildcat Band, Choir, Guitar, Drumline, Piano, and an after-school Stage Band, where many of the students go on to perform in the annual West Seattle HS Spring Musical.
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