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Seattle Public Schools Calendar and News

School Year Dates

End of 1st Trimester
December 12
Winter Break 2022
December 19December 30
No school: MLK Jr. Day 2023
January 16, 2023
Strike make up day
February 2, 2023
End of 1st Semester
February 8, 2023

District Calendar

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

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District News

New Student Enrollment

Will your child be 5 by August 31? Will your family be new residents of Seattle? Registration will open for the 2023-24 school year on January 3.

Digital Athletic Tickets

Beginning Dec. 2, fans can also now buy tickets for Seattle Public Schools high school athletic games online!…
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Safety and Security in Schools

The Seattle Public Schools security personnel are proactive in preventing and responding to safety issues around the district. …
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District News Broadcast

First Bell will feature stories from around the district highlighting the work of students and staff and providing families with important information…
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Weather Alert Reminders

If weather conditions make a schedule change necessary, the district will communicate the decision in several ways.

Tips for Staying Healthy

During the colder months, we encourage our community to take the following steps to limit the spread of RSV and other respiratory illnesses.
Eleanor Toews and Superintendent Jones

Eleanor Toews Archives Center

After a nearly 32-year SPS career, the district’s Records and Archives Center has been named in honor of Eleanor Toews.
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Becky Laird MOHAI Award

This year, the Museum of History and Industry named Nova High School’s Becky Laird as its Educator of the Year. …
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John Hay Social Justice Moments 

Students at John Hay Elementary learn about different cultures through Social Justice Moments …

Flu and COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines including boosters at a Seattle Public Schools vaccination clinic for children and adults.

Supports for Students and Reporting Safety Concerns

We will continue to work on your behalf to ensure that better and stronger days for Ingraham and all SPS schools are ahead.

Communications Evaluation and Improvements

National School Public Relations Association is conducting a survey and focus groups to help SPS strengthen communications.