Elementary Weekly News | February 28

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

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Laps for La Casa – Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Our fundraising for our annual La Casa Mission Trip has begun! Every year, we send a few King’s Elementary families to Tijuana to partner with a Mexican family to build them a house. Our whole school works together to raise the funds to purchase the building materials and finishing touches, plus provide materials for VBS in the surrounding neighborhoods.  This year we are trying something new and are hosting a Laps for La Casa jog-a-thon on March 11th. Our students have a school-wide goal of running 1,000 miles, which represents the miles from King’s Elementary to Tijuana, Mexico!  Throughout the next few weeks, students are looking for friends and family to become sponsors in this awesome event!  Our goal is to raise $25,000!  There are 3 easy ways to help make our fundraising a success:

  1. Website/Donation Card to funruntime.com/ . The student access code is 9AF9.
  2. Corporate Match – don’t forget to ask your company about corporate matches.
  3. Share Your Student Page with Family

Here’s the video from last year’s amazing project: drive.google.com/open?id=1IGcGer_rq2fKq7cFX-w1-wpnXLQbvTno.

Family Glow Night – A Glowing Success!

A special thank you to Lanna Begis and Tessa Chaplin for an incredible Family Glow Night!  There were over 400 people in attendance, and they raised over $3,000 for our La Casa Mission Project!

Financial Aid Deadline for 2020-2021 was February 15, 2020, but you may still apply!

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.

Re-enrollment: Space is Limited!

Re-enroll now for $225 to ensure priority student placement.  We are currently interviewing new students for 2020-2021.

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.