Calendars and News

Seattle Public Schools Calendar and News

School Year Dates

Lincoln Graduation
June 23 @ 5:00 pm6:00 pm
Seattle World School Graduation
June 23 @ 5:00 pm6:00 pm
Ballard Graduation
June 23 @ 8:00 pm9:00 pm
Garfield Graduation
June 26 @ 5:00 pm6:00 pm

District Calendar

See all district events and meetings on the full district calendar.

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District News

Seattle Public Schools Shout Outs

From scholarship and internship winners to our Counselor of the Year, we’re celebrating some of the district’s finest.
Superintendent Dr. Jones and a student showing the peace sign with their hands

A Look Back at the 2022-23 School Year

Final Countdown: Looking Back at 2022-23 Highlights The last day of school is June 30, and for most students and staff, it can’t get here quick enough! But we still have time to walk down…

The Creative Advantage to Receive $100,000 Grant

The Creative Advantage to Receive $100,000 Grant The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced a $100,000 grant for arts education will go to support the expansion of The Creative Advantage in Seattle Public Schools. …
Student plays with sensory wall.

The Wall that Unites

Active Learning Spaces at Orca K-8 and other SPS schools give students a way to learn and grow skills.
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Spring 2023 Safe and Welcoming Schools Update

Community violence takes a toll on our community. Our district is making progress in strengthening safety through improvements and partnerships.

SPS Student Devices

SPS student devices will need to be returned to your school before the end of the school year.
A group of students, staff, and community members walk in the PRIDE parade with SPS.

Seattle Public Schools Celebrates Pride Month

SPS supports the right of our students, staff, and families to be their authentic selves. We are dedicated to creating safe, inclusive environments!…

Metro League and 2023 Football Schedules

The Metro League leadership team will convene the week of May 30 to consider changes for football schedules.
Student artwork with colorful background with Space Needle

SPS Fest: Showcase of SPS Artists at The Vera Project

Join us for a celebration of Seattle Public Schools students and alumni on May 21.
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First Bell Student Take Over Episode

Watch the May 17 “First Bell” students take over edition!…
A large group of students gather for a photo in the auditorium

Congratulations Seattle Schools Scholarship Awardees

Each spring, Seattle Schools Scholarship Fund awards scholarships in recognition of students for their tenacity and contribution to their community.
A collage of photos of teachers and students with text Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 8-12. We love our educators and staff year-round, but this is the week to celebrate our teachers!…