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2021-22 School Year Dates

Cleveland Graduation
June 13 @ 5:00 pm6:30 pm
Ingraham Graduation
June 13 @ 5:00 pm6:30 pm
Chief Sealth Graduation
June 13 @ 5:00 pm6:30 pm
Garfield Graduation
June 13 @ 8:00 pm9:30 pm
Nathan Hale Graduation
June 13 @ 8:00 pm9:30 pm
West Seattle Graduation
June 13 @ 8:00 pm9:30 pm

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District News

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Responding to National Tragedy

The well-being of our students is our top concern. We have put numerous measures into place to ensure schools are safe.
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Special Olympics Unified Leadership Summit

During the Special Olympics Leadership Summit, participants shared ideas on how the program can be successful at every school.  …
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As we head into June, Seattle Schools is celebrating LGBTQ Pride month in a few ways.

Expanding High School Course Catalog Offerings

Seattle Public Schools has a new way for our students to access courses in Ethnic Studies, Black Studies, and American Indian Studies in the 2022-23.
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Early Literacy Priority Schools

Using an approach called Targeted Universalism, a deliberate focus is placed on supporting students of color furthest from educational justice.
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Ingraham Student Government Creates New Traditions

Returning to campus after nearly two years of building closures is allowing high school student leaders to redefine school spirit.

K-5 Math Adoption Materials

On May 18, the School Board will vote on the new math instructional material for kindergarten-5th grade.
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Honors All Around

Students and staff across the district are receiving prestigious honors. From Emmy nominations to national awards, check out their accomplishments.
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Start times for 2022-23 school year update

Superintendent Jones has determined Seattle Public Schools will continue the two-tier transportation system for the 2022-23 school year.
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2021-22 and 2022-23 School Year Calendar

Reminder May 30 Memorial Day (no school)…
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Students Help Improve Volunteer Services

To improve volunteer services and increase volunteers in schools, staff have sought the voice of students to provide input on volunteer supports.
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Bike Everywhere Month

May is National Bike Month and a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling.