DONE! One last work party completes playground for Roxhill Elementary at EC Hughes

From Friends of Roxhill:

About 25 volunteers finished leveling the wood chips Monday night at the new playground for Roxhill Elementary at E.C. Hughes. The new playground must be inspected by Seattle Public Schools before it will be open. The district hopes to conduct orientation and safety training during our back-to-school barbecue on Aug. 30. More information on when it will be open to the public will be available soon.

Thank you to everyone who came out in support of Friends of Roxhill Elementary’s efforts to bring a new playground to our school. Without community pledges and hard work, none of this would have been possible. Also, take a look at the corner of 32nd and Kenyon, where the mural (also designed through a community process) is taking shape.

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9 Replies to "DONE! One last work party completes playground for Roxhill Elementary at EC Hughes"

  • 98126res August 14, 2018 (7:54 am)

    This is so awesome, wondered what they were working on as I drove by one day.  So needed and well deserved for all involved, congratulations!

  • K August 14, 2018 (8:00 am)

    One quick correction, the mural is at 32nd and Holden (not Kenyon).

  • JRR August 14, 2018 (8:42 am)

    Good catch, K. Too excited to copyedit. :)

    • K August 14, 2018 (12:19 pm)

      You bet! Now, now maybe we can beautiful 32nd and Kenyon next :-)

  • Highland Park August 14, 2018 (9:45 am)

    The mural is outstanding! Such a happy place to play!

  • Kimbee August 14, 2018 (9:46 am)

    Congratulations to the Friends of Roxhill. What a long journey! Three big cheers to our tireless community leaders and supporting volunteers. 

  • 33Pete August 14, 2018 (10:49 am)

    Thank you for all your hard work- it looks amazing. Way to go – you not only built something that will be enjoyed by the community, but also set an amazing example for everyone.

  • D Del Rio August 14, 2018 (10:57 am)

    Why is the school going to be called Roxhill. It makes no geographical sense to me. Is this just temporary then? 

    • WSB August 14, 2018 (11:22 am)

      Roxhill at EC Hughes in the tradition of Pathfinder at Cooper. The Cooper seems to have mostly fallen away over the years, but it too was a change since the original Cooper at what’s now Youngstown Cultural Arts Center.

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