Java with Jodee-- Postponed

Tonight's "Java with Jodee" to discuss project based learning has been postponed and we will let you know when it is rescheduled.

Please plan to attend the regularly scheduled FOSB meeting at 7pm in the library!  


Welcome back to school!

Happy New Year, Salmon Bay!!


School Closed for Winter Break!

School is closed for two weeks.  Have a wonderful break.  See you on January 3rd... 2012!!


So Close!!

We are so close to our Direct Giving goal! Only $700 to go.  We have until the end of the year.  Will you be the one to put us over the top?


Two Thursday 12/15 Events!

Middle School GEOGRAPHY BEE 1:00pm, Auditorium  If you have never had the sheer fun of watching the Salmon Bay Geography Bee—don’t miss it. 

FOSB (Friends of Salmon Bay) Parent Meeting Thursday 12/15/11 @7:30pm, Library See you there!


Salmon Bay grants-- Thank you to the community!

Last year some of the money given to Salmon Bay through Direct Giving or the school auction was used to fund grants.  You can see the results of this grant process around the school.  Among them are:

  • New stage curtains!  They are gorgeous!
  • Support for showing Finding Kind, as well as a school bullying curriculum
  • Classroom emergency supplies
  • Class supplies for Japanese class, Spanish Class, Making History Project, 7/8th grade novel project, kindergarten expansion, reading program
  • Technology projects: earphones, ipods for audiobooks, audio book library

Thank you to the generous Salmon Bay community!


Tonight is the Night! It's Opening Night For Tom Sawyer!!

Tom Sawyer– the second all school play performance that we have ever had.  Come enjoy the youngest to the oldest in the classic Twain tale.  Performances are at standing room only for Fri and Sat.  Thursday night is a good option for a seat.


Alt School Meeting re: the District's new "Creative Approach" schools: Thursday 12/8 @ TOPS 6:30pm

Thursday night, 12/8 at 6:30 PM, TOPS K-8 is hosting an opportunity to discuss the innovation school/creative approach school application process and how it will affect alternative schools in Seattle.  Caleb Banta Green, SB parent and co chair of the Alternative Schools Coalition, has worked hard to foster the discussion of what this application process will mean for our future and the future of alternative schools in Seattle.  Contact Caleb Banta-Green for info. 


8th Grade Project Night Tuesday 12/6/11 7-8pm in the Cafeteria

Come hear background information on how the 8th grade project is going to work this year, from topic choice journals to rubric folders. There will be time for questions at the end of the session.

Direct Giving Campaign Still Going Strong!

The Direct Giving Campaign is still going strong.  We hit the $10,000 mark today and thus qualify for our matching grant.  We still need your participation - our goal is $25,000.  Every amount counts!  Please donate on the Salmon Bay website's direct giving page or by sending a check (made out to FOSB) to Salmon Bay.  Thanks for making Salmon Bay the amazing school it is!


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