Garden Recess

The garden sleeps. Stay tuned for opportunities starting next February to join SPE Squirrels in our beloved garden space.

What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.  – John Steinbeck

Garden Recess is offered to all grades on Thursdays and Fridays during recesses between 11:00 and 12:00. We hope to see you in the Garden soon!

For questions or more information, contact Dawn Robinson at

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Dine out at Mioposto Pizzeria February 6

Support Sand Point Elementary by dining out (or taking out) dinner, any time from 4pm-10pm. Mioposto is graciously donating a portion of all sales during that time to the Sand Point Elementary PTA. Wear your Sand Point Elementary or Move-a-Thon shirts to show your school spirit! Can’t dine in but want to take out? No problem — order online. Your take out order counts too!

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K-12 Education Funding and the Effects on Seattle Public Schools

Join an in-depth panel discussion with a State Legislator, City Councilmember, Seattle Public School officials and a PTA leader on the new Basic Ed funding bill, issues facing our schools and city, plus the upcoming short session in Olympia.

Post your questions on Facebook. To request childcare email:

When: Thursday, 1/18/18, 7-9pm
Where: Ballard High School Auditorium, 1418 NW 65th St, Seattle (MAP)
Entrance/parking is east of 15th Ave NW on NW 67th Street.

Forum Panelists
Rep. Noel Frame/Gael Tarleton, 36th District Legislator
Mike O’Brien, Seattle City Councilmember District 6
Scott Pinkham, Seattle Public Schools Director District 1
JoLynn Berge, Seattle Public Schools Asst. Superintendent Business and Finance: “SPS Budget Implications”
Heidi Bennett, Seattle Council PTSA & WA State PTA Region 6 Leg. Chair, “Update on McCleary and the Basic Ed Bills”

Sponsored by Seattle Council PTSA, all are welcome.

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We Need Your Photos For the Sand Point Elementary 2017-18 Yearbook

It’s time to start gathering material for the yearbook!

Please submit photos of classroom activities, assemblies, before/after school events taking place at the school, and other Sand Point Squirrel moments as soon as you have them. Photos should be full-sized image files (not compressed versions from social media) and should be submitted via Google Drive to the Yearbook Folder, or via email to the Yearbook Coordinator at Thank you!

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Spring Season Registration is Open for Seattle Celtic Soccer Club

Seattle Celtic will be holding Spring season tryouts the week of January 8. Celtic have teams at all levels for players born between 2002 and 2011 and a coaching staff with the perfect mix of energy, passion and expertise to help players develop and excel in a fun environment. 
Tryouts are free to attend and details can be found at 
Questions? Contact for further information.

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Family Bingo Night – January 9th, 6:00-8:00pm

The days are short and dark in January. We could all use a fun family game night, right?! Please join us at this year’s BINGO night Jan 9th, immediately following our PTA meeting at 5:30pm (bonus two for one!). Come out and play BINGO with fellow Sand Point Elementary Families at this super fun event! All proceeds benefit our 5th graders to attend camp this spring at Islandwood!


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7th Annual Science Night – January 30th

Please save the date for the 7th Annual Science Night at Sand Point Elementary on Tuesday, Jan 30th from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. Parents, families and the Sand Point community will come together to observe and celebrate hands on, inquiry-based science that our students have been participating in this year.

Please check your student’s back pack for the Individual Project Guidelines sent home prior to winter break. Please contact your student’s teacher if you have additional questions or need a copy of these guidelines.

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After School Theater Program Openings

Interested in joining our After School Theatre Program located at Sand Point Elementary, on Wednesdays? We have a great program in partnership with Stone Soup Theatre!

Our next session will run from Jan 3rd – April 4th. Classes are from 1:10 – 2:25 pm and run every Wednesday afternoon except when there is no school. There is a K-2 class and a Grades 3-5 class, so please make sure you sign up for the correct one for your child.

More Info & Sign up here.

Classes will fill quickly, so please sign up right away. If they are full, please email to get on the wait-list, as spots do sometimes open up.  (There are still a couple of spots available for the K-2 class.)

Please note that the Sand Point PTA has some scholarships available to pay the $215 tuition, which are available to any child in need of one. Please email the PTA for details or talk to Principal Roberts or Ms. Michelle Raine.


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Squirrels Rock! Register Now

Register Now! Check your students backpack. Registration forms have been sent home.

Winter Session: January 8 – March 28
Grades: 2nd – 5th graders
Cost: $150.00 per student. Scholarships are available
Payment needed to confirm spot

Contact Mr. Manzo at

Instructors Scott Jenkins and Jack Knight are mixing things up for winter session based on Fall session. For Winter Session, there are 2 Programs.

Rock Band: Individual lessons in group setting (limited to 4 students per class). This is an intensive music program. Students will perform at the March 30 All School Assembly.

Instrumental Petting Zoo: After school program (unlimited students). Students will be able to try out a variety of instruments, as well as learn about different types of music.

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After School Cooking Class

January’s Wednesday After School Cooking class is open, but class size is limited. If you are interested, contact Candice at

Dates: 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24
Time: 1:10-2:30
Grades: 2nd-5th
Cost: $20.00, scholarships available

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