School Drop Off Tips

If you are driving and will drop off your student at the door, please enter from Sand Point Way NE, turning onto NE 62nd St, then proceed to the drop-off area. You should be driving down the hill toward NE 63rd St or NE 64th St with this approach.

The bus zone is for buses only. If your vehicle is parked here during posted limited hours, parking enforcement has been known to ticket.

There is very limited street parking on NE 62nd, 60th Ave NE, and NE 63rd. Consider parking up on NE 61st St within the upper neighborhood and walk past our garden to arrive.

Is your child arriving on wheels? Please have your student dismount their bike at the gate and walk their wheels to the bike parking. Bike locks are suggested and don’t’ forget to always ride wearing a helmet!

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Neighborcare Health at Magnuson Clinic Open

I am happy to announce that our Neighborcare Health at Magnuson Clinic is now open for business!

We are open:
Mondays 11am-7pm
Wednesdays 8am-4pm
Thursdays 8am-4pm

We do close for lunch so that our staff get a break, from 3-4pm Mondays and 12-1pm Wed/Thurs.

We have a lot of space on our schedule right now, so walk-ins are welcome!

We are now open for medical care for all ages, and will be starting behavioral health care in early October.

Patients may also call or stop by and schedule a visit, if they’d prefer.
If you’d like me to drop off flyers for your site, please let me know. I have plenty here at the clinic. Or if you’d like to see our space, come on by! We’d love to show it to you.

Hope to see you soon,

Katie Schneier | Clinic Administrator, Magnuson and Youth Clinics

NeighborCare Health at Magnuson Flyer

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Sand Point Office Reminders

Due to construction, our building will be closed this summer.  Please feel free to leave us a phone message on the main office line (206-252-4640).  The office will open on August 14.

Thank you and have a wonderful summer!

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Jump Start: August 19-23, 9am-noon

Kindergarten Jump Start is August 19-23, 2019 from 9:00am to noon at Sand Point Elementary.  All kindergarten students are invited to attend.  Please read the attached letter and registration form.  If you have any questions, please contact Sandy Warner at 206-252-4640 or


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SEL Curriculum Advisory Videos

Here at Sand Point, we use social learning theory as the framework for implementation throughout each month. Advisory meetings for Sand Point’s SEL curriculum are held on the first Monday of each month and the SEL theme for the month is presented. At the end of the month, the work is presented by Student Council at the morning all-school assembly. Families are welcome to attend.

Watch the videos with your Squirrels to share and learn together.

September: Community
October: Growth Mindset
November: Reflection
December: Identity
January: Competition
February: Culture, Perspective, Opinion, Empathy
March: Compromise
April: Skills and Drills
May: Mind, Body, Spirit

June: Gratitude

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Kindergarten News

Will you have a kindergartener next year? Do you know families with kindergarteners or preschool aged children new to the area? Just a reminder, students must be enrolled with Seattle Public Schools and registration is OPEN. Having accurate student registration now (verses in the Fall) impacts Staffing and budget planning at schools. For more information and to register NOW, click Online Student Enrollment at Seattle Public Schools.

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Congrats to Mr. O’Brien!


Congratulations to our Sand Point Elementary PE Teacher Alex O’Brien for being named SHAPE Washington’s Elementary PE Teacher of the Year!  So awesome and well deserved!

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Dine Out for Sand Point Elementary: June 3rd and 4th

Support Sand Point Elementary by eating lunch and dinner out!

When: Monday, June 3, 11:00 am—9:00 pm &   Tuesday, June 4 11:00 am—10:00pm
Where: Magnuson Café & Brewery
(7801 62nd Ave. NE. in Magnuson Park)
Why: To help raise funds for the Sand Point   Elementary PTA so we can improve the school through capital improvements and enrichment programs for all SPE students.
Who: Spread the word to family, friends, and neighbors to dine out to support SPE.
What: Magnuson Café & Brewery is graciously donating 20% of all  sales (even drinks!) during that time to the Sand Point Elementary PTA!

Wear your Sand Point Elementary or Move-A-Thon shirts to show your school spirit! See you there!

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A Very Special Thank You to Emi Buckmaster


It is fantastic to see the variety of talent among our supporters and thanks to the artistic eye and generosity of Emi Buckmaster, who spent countless hours formatting and putting our book together, we are excited to see the 2018-2019 SPE Yearbook coming soon. Thank you for your support of Sand Point Elementary, Emi!

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Attn: Bike Riders – Submit Your Riding Calendar by June 7

Is your Squirrel still keeping track of all the minutes on their wheels? All time on the saddle counts – not just rides to school!

Just a reminder to have your Squirrel log the minutes on the Yellow “Bike to School” form sent home, add the minutes up at the end of the month, and turn the form in by June 7th. Please submit the form to the SPE Office. (If teachers receive forms, please send to the office, thanks!)

Ride On, Squirrels!

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