Elementary Weekly News | February 14

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


Happy Valentine’s Day!

Re-enrollment: Space is Limited!

Re-enroll now for $225 to ensure priority student placement.  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.


With only a month to go, we are definitely on the home stretch! BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW FOR A KNIGHT AT THE RACES!

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? GET YOUR RAFFLE TICKETS NOW!

There are still lots of available spots to help make this night a huge success for our teachers and students, so please SIGN UP HERE TO HELP WITH THIS AMAZING COMMUNITY EVENT – there is something for everyone!

IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO DONATE!  We are still specifically in need of bottles of wine for the wine grab and “experience” donations, and of course, we are thrilled to receive items from our Amazon Wish list.  Email us at Kingsauction@kingsschools.org with any questions.

Host a MeySen Academy Student: March 24 – 27, 2020

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!

We still need 2 host families, 1 for girls and 1 for boys!  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 is next Friday, February 21!!

Tickets will be sold at the door ($5 per person/$20 per family)!  Come dance the night away with DJ Larry Lomax and the Spirit 105.3 Street Team!! 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.  All the proceeds will benefit La Casa Mission Trip.  Not dancing? Grab pizza or a snack and enjoy games and the photo booth in one of our hang-out areas. If you have questions, contact Tessa Chaplin Tessa.chaplin@gmail.com  or Lanna Begis lanna.johnson12@yahoo.com.  This is going to be GLOW much fun!

Employment Opportunity

King’s Elementary Kitchen  –  Chartwells Food Service

Flexible Hours   *   8:00am – 2:30pm   *   Monday – Friday   *   $14 – $15 Per Hour

If you are interested (or know someone who is) please contact Chef Becky Pechman (Director of Dining Services) at 206-546-7440 or Rebecca.pechman@compass-usa.com.

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.

King’s Elementary School Spelling Bee 2020

Pictures of this year’s spelling bee winners, Elisabeth Farstad (6th grade, Cornell) and the alternate, Christine Wills (5th grade, Bertsch).  Congratulations!                  



             Elisabeth, 1st Place                                             Christine, Alternate

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
mailto:shoke@kingsschools.org.  All requests are kept confidential within the prayer group.