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News and Events

Sacajawea Summer Play Dates
Please join other Sacajawea families for fun get-togethers this summer.  New Kindergarten families are especially invited to come and meet other parents and their students!

Saturday, July 19 from 2 - 3 PM at Maple Leaf Park playground - hosted by Naomi Wilson

Sunday, August 3 from 10 - 11 at Maple Leaf Park playground - hosted by Naomi Wilson

Sunday, August 17 from 10 - 11 at Sacajawea Lower playground - hosted by Naomi Wilson

Tuesday, August 26 from 10 - noon at Maple Leaf Park playground - hosted by Jill Schnaiberg

Sunday, August 30 from 2 - 3 PM at Sacajawea Lower playground - hosted by Naomi Wilson

 
New Kindergarten Students - Jump Start
All incoming Kindergarten students are invited to attend "Jump Start" at Sacajawea, August 18 - 22, 9 AM to noon.  Students will become familiar with Sacajawea teachers, other staff members and with school facilities and routines.  Registration and other forms (linked below) are due on the first day of Jump Start.  If your Jump Start student has health concerns or requires medication during the school day, please FAX the Health Registration form to us ASAP:  FAX # 206-252-5561.

Jump Start Registration Form

Jump Start Health Registration

Emergency Contact Information

Photo Release Form
Sacajawea School Office Hours - Summer
The Sacajawea School Office will be closed from Monday, June 30 through Friday, August 8.  Additionally, office staff may be out for trainings after the office re-opens in August.  Please phone ahead (206-252-5550) if you need to come to the school office.
ATTENTION ALL SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS - PLEASE READ
The Seattle School District has implemented new rules and requirements for volunteering.  It is a more thorough system for keeping our students safe.  Please note that every school volunteer (either Sacajawea family member or community member) must complete the following three requirements annually:

1)  Complete the WATCH background check form:

http://www.seattleschools.org/modules/groups/homepagefiles/cms/1583136/File/Departmental%20Content/ombudsman/Volunteer%20Screening%20Formsm.pdf?sessionid=6e9de1528aee0cde457b9d8b778d2af2

2)  Read the Seattle School District Volunteer Policy:

http://www.seattleschools.org/modules/groups/homepagefiles/cms/1583136/File/Departmental%20Content/ombudsman/5630.pdf?sessionid=ba082ed6e382f0be8a20e605cfa974dc

3)  Read the "Volunteer Handbook."  It is located on the right hand side of the linked page below.  Sign pages 18 & 19 and return them to Sacajawea Volunteer Coordinator, Ki Pemberton.

http://www.seattleschools.org/modules/cms/pages.phtml?pageid=229437

Additionally, volunteers who are community members (not Sacajawea parents) should complete the Volunteer Application located on the right hand side of this page:
 
http://www.seattleschools.org/modules/cms/pages.phtml?pageid=229437

One time only for all volunteers:  Complete the online video course "Adult Sexual Misconduct Prevention"
using the link below.  Sign and print the "Award of Excellence" at the end of the course and turn in to school office. 

http://www.seattleschools.org/modules/cms/pages.phtml?pageid=307222

Please contact Ki Pemberton if you have any questions:  206-252-5576 or klpemberton@seattleschools.org.

Information For New Sacajawea Families
New families should have received "Welcome to Sacajawea" information in the mail.  If you did not receive information, it is available through the links below:

Kindergarten

Kindergarten SM4

Preschool

Grades 1 - 5

Please phone the Sacajawea School Office at 206-252-5550 if you have any questions.  Office hours are 7:30 - 4 PM on school days.

Welcome New Principal, Rachel Friesen
The Sacajawea community is excited to welcome our new principal for next year, Rachel Friesen.  Read Principal Friesen's letter to the community here.
Sacajawea Events
Please mark your calendars for the following events:   
     
      Wednesday, September 3 - First day of school; school begins at 8:40 AM

      Thursday, September 4 - Curriculum Night/IslandWood meeting for 4th and 5th grade families  

      Monday, September 8 - 11 - 4th, 5th grade students to IslandWood Camp   
      

      



       



      
November 2014 Parent Teacher Conferences
Families:  please make a note about Sacajawea's Parent Teacher Conference Schedule in November, 2014.  Staff will vote in August about which days are conference days, but they have traditionally been on the Saturday, Monday and Tuesday before Thanksgiving Day.  We want to alert parents to this schedule so that you won't schedule out-of-town vacation plans and miss being able to attend your student's conference.
Upcoming Events
Additional Links

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