Intersection Painting at Thornton Creek Elementary

A message from our neighbors at Thornton Creek Elementary… Hello neighbors, My name is Tristan Osborn and I represent parents from Thornton Creek Elementary, a Seattle Public School located at 7712 40th Ave NE, Seattle, 98115 in the Wedgwood neighborhood. Concern has been raised by parents regarding unsafe traffic conditions, especially during drop-off and pick-up times. We have taken several steps to enhance pedestrian safety in our neighborhood, including the installation of crossing flags at key pedestrian crosswalks around the school and the successful request of a funded crossing guard for NE 77th Street where it crosses 40th Ave NE. Read More …

SPS Kindergarten Early Registration Starts Today

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 …

Tour the New Thornton Creek School on Thursday, September 1st

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 11 AM on Thursday, September 1st at the new Thornton Creek School building at 7712 40th Ave NE, and the building will be open to the public for tours that day.  The ceremony and tour meeting point at 11 AM is at the main front door of the new building, located in the drive-up facing 40th Ave NE.

Summertime 2016 Street and Greenway Work

Summertime means road construction work, and there are projects going on in both eastern and western Wedgwood.  Some streets are presently receiving speed bumps and traffic markings, and some streets will be resurfaced beginning on August 4th.  Sidewalks have been built on or near 40th Ave NE at the site of the new school buildings.