Elementary Weekly News | January 31

Celebrating Chinese Lunar New Year with Mr. Kwan and Kailyn Kwan (Mrs. Dunphy)

Please contact Mrs. von Seggern at hvonseggern@kingsschools.org if you have any questions.

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TONIGHT!  HS Girls Basketball Team is Hosting A Date Night!

The High School Girls basketball team is hosting a mini-clinic along with pizza and a movie tonight!  This is for grades K-6th and will be in Mike Martin Gym from 6:00 -10:00 pm.  If you have little ones and need a night out with your spouse have them join our Lady Knights for fun, food, and fellowship. The cost is just $10!  This is not a fundraiser – the funds go to buy food and supplies.  Please see the attached flyer above for more information.

AUCTION NEWS!

Dust off your fanciest hat, practice your bow tie skills and get your auction ticket now for the King’s 37th Annual Benefit Auction, A Knight at the Races!  Gallop to the Lynnwood Convention Center on March 13th for this wonderful community event.  Get your tickets here!

And remember, even if you can’t attend the auction, you can still enter the raffle to win a $5000 tuition credit – with the drawing on February 28th.  What could you do with an extra $5000?

It takes a lot of jockeys, horses, and trainers to put on the Derby, so please help us with our Knight at the Races!  Sign up here to help with this amazing community event – there is something for everyone!

Re-enrollment for 2020-2021: January 22 – February 5, 2020

Be sure to re-enroll ($150) early to ensure priority student placement and a savings of $75.  After 9:00 pm on February 5 the re-enrollment fee will be $225.  We are currently interviewing new students for 2020-2021.

Financial Aid Deadline for 2020-2021: February 15, 2020

Go directly to online.factsmgt.com/aid to apply.  Further financial aid information is available in the documents section on ParentsWeb and at www.kingsschools.org.

Host a MeySen Academy Student

Each year King’s Elementary 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students have the opportunity to host   MeySen Academy elementary students from Japan!  These Japanese students have been in an English Immersion Program where they have learned all about American culture and the US.  They are now ready to experience American family life!

This year we need 23 host families for the MeySen Academy students who will spend 3 ½ days immersed in a cultural experience at King’s Elementary on March 24 – 27, 2020.  We are excited to partner with MeySen and know that you will not only enjoy hosting students, but you will be immensely blessed because of it!  Please RSVP to Holly von Seggern for more information at hvonseggern@kingschools.org or call 206-546-7258 if you are interested.

Family Glow Night! (see attachment above)

Come join us for fun night of dancing, games, photo booth and more on Friday, February 21!  The dance will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the King’s Garden Gym.  There will be pizza by the slice, water, Gatorade and small candy for sale – cash or check only. To pre-order tickets and for more information please see the attached flyer above.  All the proceeds will benefit La Casa Mission Trip.  This is going to be GLOW much fun!

Spelling Bee on Wednesday, February 12 at 1:15 pm in Cafeteria/Gym

Students in Grades 4-6 will participate in their class, their grade, and the school Spelling Bee during the month of February.  Please see attached Spelling Bee list.

LA CASA Mission Project

Laps for La Casa is our new interactive fundraising opportunity for King’s Elementary School.  Details and dates will be communicated soon explaining how your K-6 students can be actively involved in raising money to partner with a family to build a home in Mexico.

Parent Prayer Opportunity – Wednesdays from 8:15 – 9:30 a.m.

We need your help to lift King’s Schools in Prayer! Parent volunteers needed to gather weekly to pray over our King’s community of students, parents, and teachers as well as CRISTA campus and our local community.  Prayer requests can be sent directly to Suzanna Hoke at shoke@kingsschools.org. All requests are kept confidential within the prayer group.