If you have a child entering elementary, middle, or high school in September, this is the time of year to attend information nights and take tours. We’re gathering dates and details for you as our local schools make announcements.
Back in the year 2011, Wedgwood Community Council trustee Katie Traverse submitted an application to the City of Seattle for sidewalks around Wedgwood School. Now at last, the final segment of the sidewalks are to be constructed in early 2017.
Winter Break is just two weeks away! If you haven’t arranged childcare yet, or if you’re worried about your kiddo being bored over the long break, there’s still time to register for some local camps. Arena Sports School’s Out Camp Ages 3-12 Arena Sports offers fun, flexible camps for kids ages 3 to 12 years. When school is out, bring the kids to an Arena Sports camp, which are offered year-round. The camps are flexible, offering full and half-day options as well as full or partial weeks. Even a single day of camp will be a delightful treat for your child. With an Read More …
Here’s yet another item for your December to-do list: Seattle Public Schools kindergarten early registration starts today. To enter kindergarten in the 2016-17 school year, your child must be five years old on or before August 31. Read more about the registration process and download all of the necessary forms on the district’s website. You can see the current attendance area for your address using the district’s Address Lookup Tool. Individual elementary schools typically offer tours for incoming families in January or February. Keep an eye on the school’s website and school PTA’s website for updates. The following URLs and Read More …
You can help support the Nathan Hale Horticulture & Urban Farm program by heading to their annual poinsettia sale on Monday 11/28 from 12:00 until 4:30 PM. They’ll have beautiful red and white poinsettias available at the school’s greenhouse. Enter on 31st Ave NE, one block north of NE 110th St. Parking is available at Jane Addams Middle School.
Wedgwood’s neighbor to the north, Meadowbrook, has a history which dates back to the 1890s. Today, Meadowbrook is still an active community and has many projects going on.
Safe Routes to School includes projects and programs for education about safe walking and biking. In the month of October 2016 groups can apply for up to $1,000 to fund projects.
School buses have flashing lights and stop paddles which indicate that cars must NOT pass the bus.
The speed limit on NE 75th Street is 30 miles per hour, except when flashing lights of school zone photo enforcement cameras indicate that the speed limit is lowered to 20 miles per hour near Eckstein Middle School.
Studies have shown that students are more alert and ready to learn when they walk or bike to school in the morning. Instead of driving and drop-off, parents can coordinate a Walking School Bus for their students.