McDonald International Community News

We want to make it easy to keep informed. Here are the options we currently have in place along with our update schedule for each.

  • This website  We'll update whenever we have information. Subscribe to our RSS feed to be notified instantly, or check back regularly.
  • Facebook  Follow us on Facebook! We often post fun stuff on Facebook that might not make it to this site.
  • Email List  We send out a weekly email newsletter during the school year and as needed over the summer. This is one of the primary ways our school communicates with famililes, so if you haven't already, click here to sign up
  • SPS website McDonald also has an official school website hosted by Seattle Public Schools and updated by McDonald staff.

Have a submission? Events, news, resources to share? Email us.

 
Jan 03

Movie Night: Big Hero 6 - Jan. 12

 
Jan 03

Annual Book Fair to Benefit McDonald Library - Jan. 16-18

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The University Bookstore will bring a wonderful selection of books, from preschool through adult titles to our annual book fair.

When: January 16th-19th
Where: McDonald Library

Teacher wish lists will be available to help stock your child's classroom. There will also be a donation box for the library at Mary's Place, a shelter and resource center for homeless families.

Purchases will happen before and after school only (please do not send money to class). 15-20% of sales will be donated back to our school in the form of additional books for our library, chosen by Ms. Pat and her team.

During library time this week, we'll need volunteers to help students browse the stacks and make wish lists of their own. Sign up to volunteer here

Contact Erica Lerer or Judy Aks with questions.

 
Jan 03

After-School Enrichment: Four Parent Volunteers Still Needed

 
Jan 03

Take the 2017-18 All-Parent Survey

 
Jan 03

New Year, New Starting Bell Time

 
Jan 03

Admissions Fair - Jan. 20

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School staff from option, alternative and service schools as well as district departments will be available to Open Enrollment and School Choice questions.

When: Saturday, January 20th from 10am - 2pm
Where: Asa Mercer International Middle School cafeteria | 1600 S Columbian Way Seattle, WA 98108

At the admissions fair you can:

  • Register your new student
  • Meet our school and program staff
  • Talk with district leaders
  • Pick up a free backpack, scarf and pair of gloves (limited supply; first come first serve)

Please visit SPS website for all the details.

 
Dec 13

Japanese Book Review

 
Dec 13

Winter Break Fun: An Invitation from the Seattle Publc Library

 
Dec 13

Storage Solution Donations Needed

 
Dec 13

Girls on the Run (GOTR) at McDonald!

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Girls on the Run is an after-school program for 3rd-5th grade girls that uses running to give girls the tools to celebrate their bodies, honor their bodies, recognize their gifts, and activate their limitless potential. Our season will take place from the week of March 5th through May 22nd. The 5K will take place at Renton Memorial Stadium on Sunday, May 20th. Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:30-4:00.

Registration opened on Monday, December 4th and will be open for two weeks. On December 15th, registration closes to draw the lotteries, and it reopens on Saturday, December 16th on a first come, first served basis. The registration fee in on a sliding basis and can be found here.

The registration link is here.

Questions? Contact Jennifer Morris, the McDonald Site Liaison or Katie Glen, the GOTR program director.

 

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