June 11, 2023 Weekly Bulletin
- June 14 MS Music Concert 7:00 pm
- June 15 MS Music to Leavenworth
- Nathan Hale HS New Family Night 6:00-8:00 pm
- June 16 7th/8th Grade Dance 6:00 – 8:00 pm
- June 20 Roosevelt 8th grade Welcome Night 6:30 pm
- June 22 Pups to Wolves Celebration 5:00 pm (8th graders who have attended since K)
- June 26 8th Grade Beach Day
- June 27 MS E-STEM Career Day
- June 28 Field Day
- June 29 K Promotion 2:00 pm
- 8th Grade Promotion 5:00 pm
- June 30 5th Grade Promotion 9:15 am
- School Out 2:25 pm
All School Announcements
- Congratulations Ms. Allenton – Our very own Ms. Allenton was named one of Disney’s 100 Inspiring Teachers! Ms. Allenton was among 100 educators from across the nation selected to attend the Disney Imagination Campus Celebration at the Disneyland Resort in California. She was selected for demonstrating the spirit of extraordinary creativity and imagination in her classroom. Read more about this magical celebration
- “The Musical Note” – Congratulations to everyone who tried out for a featured role in the Jungle Book. The cast list will be posted by June 20th. (Reminder: anyone grade 3-5 next year is welcome to join show choir and be a part of the singing jungle in the play. Keep an eye out for sign ups in the fall.)
- E-STEM MS Career Day – Call for presenters: We’ve had to reschedule career day and have room for more presenters. Career day will happen on Tuesday, June 27, 2023. Students will hear from professionals and academics working in STEM fields, many with an Environmental focus. If you work in a STEM field, please consider being a presenter. We need people who work with environmental topics or who engage in environmentally thoughtful practices in your chosen field. But the STEM field is key. Or if you know anyone who might be interested, please have them contact me. Presenters have two 45-minute sessions with about 18 students in each session. The time commitment would be from 8:45AM to about 11:10AM on Tues, June 27. Contact Joe Fogarty at email@example.com.
- Book Fair! Book Fair! The annual Hazel Wolf Book Fair starts June 12th and runs through Friday the 16th. Dr. V and Secret Garden will be partnering to bring in a HUGE selection of books that families are guaranteed to love. A portion of all book sales will go toward funding the library collection next year😊 Students will be able to shop for books before and after school, during lunch recess, and during their class library times. We will be accepting cash, credit and checks. Families are welcome to come after school until 4:15 every day and until 6:00pm on Wednesday. If you can’t make it into the library, you can still take part virtually! Families will need to set up an account at the Secret Garden website. (super quick and easy), add a book(s) to their cart and in the “additional comments” section write “Hazelwolf Bookfair” so that it is attributed to your school and you get the commission from it etc. Payment should be online with a credit/debit card. For delivery they should choose “pick up at store” all online orders will be delivered directly to the school. Sign up to volunteer for the book fair event
- Book Bonanza is coming June 21st through June 23rd!! Dr. V and the Hazel Wolf PTSA will be hosting the return of the annual Book Swap where students can choose two books from an amazing selection of donated books to take home. If you have books you would like to donate, please drop them off in the office. We will be accepting book donations through June 16th 😊 Thank you to all of the families that have already donated books, this is going to be a wonderful chance to change up your home libraries! There is also an opportunity to help with the Book Bonanza
- Field Day – Hello families! Field Day is coming up on Wednesday, June 28th, and we need volunteers to help run stations and facilitate activities. This year things will be a lot more structured but just as fun! Ms. Sullivan & Ms. Nelsen have planned 11 (Eleven!!!) Stations of awesome for each class to rotate through this year! The K-2 cohort has a lot of volunteers so far, but our 3-5 & Middle School cohorts really need our support, so if you are able, please sign up to help out! Thank you! Volunteer for Field Day.
If you want to volunteer, you need to be cleared as a volunteer ahead of time. Information on how to volunteer, please see the PTSA website link for Field Day. Questions about Field Day? Please reach out to Ms. Sullivan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elementary School Announcements ***
Middle School Announcements
- Hello Incoming Nathan Hale High School Families – You are invited! Join us for our Nathan Hale High School New Family Night on Thursday, June 15, 6:30 – 8:00 PM. Come tour the building, meet our coaches and learn how to sign up for sports, visit our clubs and activities tables, check out opportunities for parent and guardian involvement and more. Have pasta dinner (no charge!) and purchase Raider Gear (NHHS sweatshirts, t-shirts, sports bags and other spirit gear). The whole family is invited. We can’t wait to meet you!
¡Las familias entrantes de Nathan Hale High School están invitadas! Nueva Noche Familiar de NHHS, Jueves, 15 de Junio de 2023, 6:30 – 8:00 p. m. Venga a recorrer el edificio, conozca a nuestros entrenadores y aprenda cómo inscribirse en deportes, visite nuestros clubes y mesas de actividades, vea oportunidades para la participación de padres y guardianes y más. Disfrute de una cena de pasta (¡sin cargo!) y compre Raider Gear (sudaderas, camisetas, bolsos deportivos y otros artículos del NHHS). Toda la familia está invitada. ¡No podemos esperar a conocerte!
- 8th Grade Baby Pictures – Please send to Ms. Nelsen at email@example.com
- Sports Jerseys – Please return any sports jerseys you may still have ASAP.
- Dance Chaperones Needed – If you are a 7th or 8th grade parent and want to chaperone this Friday. Please let Ms. Nelsen know!
PTSA Sponsored Event ***
Join the Racial Equity Committee (REC) —Our goals are focused on helping students and families of color and those who are furthest from educational justice (intersectionality with race, ability, language, gender, socio-economic status, etc). We are open to all families joining and we prioritize Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) for the committee.
With this help we can continue to support Student Affinity Groups, host listening sessions for BIPOC, work with PTSA and school staff to advocate for racial equity practices in our school, and more! To learn more or join the REC, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional volunteer opportunities: Please see the full list of volunteer opportunities
In most cases, you do not need to have your school volunteer paperwork completed to help out our school! There are both big and small jobs, the important thing is to just get involved.
Questions/ Comments? Please reach out to Christa Kleiner email@example.com 206-335-2497 if you are interested in becoming involved and/or have any other ideas as to how to make our school and community great.
Summer Opportunities & Supports
- Roosevelt Youth Summer Volleyball Camp – This camp provides a safe and fun environment for student athletes to learn the game of volleyball, improve their volleyball skills, gain friends, and have lots of fun! The camp for 3rd to 5th graders is being held July 10-13 from 9am to 12pm in the Roosevelt High School Gym. (The camp for 6th thru 8th graders is full, wait list available). Learn more about the Roosevelt Youth Summer Volleyball Camp
- Camp Invention – Camp Invention® is bringing new, imaginative experiences for grades K-6 back to Hazel Wolf K-8 the week of July 10 to 14! Register for Camp Invention Use promo code SUM15 by 5/17/23 to save $15!
- Free Swim Lessons – Registration starts May 16, 2023. Making sure your kids know how to swim is a great way to introduce them to a healthy activity and help protect them from drowning. Your kids may be eligible for free lessons through a new Seattle initiative, Swim Seattle, or through a scholarship from Seattle Parks & Recreation.
- Boys and Girls Club Rainier Vista Summer Camp – limited availability! Flat fee, some scholarships available. 206-436-1890
- Arc of King County hosts summer child care/camps at a number of community centers throughout the city of Seattle including Van Asselt, South Park, Rainier Beach, Jefferson and more! Scholarships are available.
- Kids Co. at Southshore. Weekly summer camps and afterschool care for 2023/2024. Some financial assistance available.
- Activate summer at the Y! Registration is open for summer day camps. Locations include Bailey Gazert Elementary, Concord Elementary and Thurgood Marshall Elementary.
- Launch – Summer Learning at Beacon Hill Elementary, Madrona Elementary, Miller Community Center and Maple Elementary. Some financial assistance is available.
- Learn to play an instrument at Summer Jazz Prep Camp! No experience is required. Sliding scale with free tuition option. Open to any students going into grades 4th through 8th.
- The Play Garden offers a fully inclusive nature-based summer camp experience for kids with disabilities and their typically developing peers. Wait list only for Play Garden summer camps as of 5/15. Free play time is available throughout the summer.
- Camp Lucy – Camp Lucy in Seattle is a FREE 10-day learn-to-row camp for girls, that uses rowing as a way to learn social-emotional skills and life skills. Camp Lucy is designed to intentionally increase access to rowing for those who have been historically excluded from rowing, in particular girls, people of color, and those facing socio-economic barriers. Lunch, snacks, and a Camp Lucy t-shirt are provided for all campers, and transportation and gear support is available.
- Seward Park Audubon Summer Day Camp A limited number of 30%, 50% and 100% scholarships available.
- Seattle Children Theater has week long camps throughout the summer. Scholarship and financial aid available.
- Hugo House offers writing workshops for students in 4th-8th grade. Payment is sliding scale. https://hugohouse.org/youth-programs/youth/
- The Frye Art Museum is always free!
- The Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park is free to children 14 years and younger. Other discounts are available for all Seattle Art Museums
- Seattle Public Schools offers a week of music for students 5th grade and up.
- Seattle Public Schools also has a list of community partner summer activities
- Seattle Public Library offers the “summer of learning” yearly for students.
- King County libraries offer summer fun to encourage reading as well.
- Kids Bowl Free!
- Kids get two free games of bowling every day throughout the summer! Participating bowling alleys in Washington State:
- Seattle Bouldering Project Summer Camps Up to 50% off tuition for families that need it.
- Cinemark Summer Movies for kids – $1.50 per ticket on Wednesdays at participating theaters
- Learn about Metro Flex, an on-demand transit service that provides rides within multiple King County neighborhoods including the Rising Star area!
- The City of Seattle will offer free summer meals for kids beginning July 5.
- United Way of King County Free Summer Meals
- Rainier Valley Food Bank All are welcome! Browse shelves and select the items your family prefers. Shopping hours run from 9 am – 11 am and 12 pm – 2 pm on Fridays and Saturdays.
- SODO Community Market. This food bank is open to all! No ID or proof of income required. Located at 1915 4th Ave South. See website for hours.
- ACRS – Asian Counseling and Referral Services 206-695-7510. Distributes foods that cater to Asian American and Pacific Islander diets, including healthy and nutritious staples like rice, tofu, soy milk, noodles, canned proteins and produce. The food bank is located at 800 S Weller St, Seattle , WA 98104.