Seattle Schools Blog

20 Jun 17

Phil Greely /

How to Choose Extracurricular Activities for Your Kids

Extracurricular activities are an important part of childhood. They keep kids busy while giving them a chance to discover skills

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19 Jun 17

Phil Greely

SB 5929: Why the Benefits Outweigh the Risks

All over the United States, schools are woefully underfunded and Washington State is no exception: according to The 74, the

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13 Jun 17

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School Personnel Roles and Responsibilities: Who’s Who at Your Child’s School?

Staying in touch with your local teachers and school administrators is an important part of parenting. These are the people

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06 Jun 17

Phil Greely

Moving is Stressful: Here’s How to Help Your Child Adjust at School

Moving to a new home is stressful for everyone involved. From banks to moving companies, we’ve seen first-hand the rigors

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02 Jun 17

Phil Greely

The Effect of School Quality on Neighborhood Choice and Home Prices

The importance of attending a high-quality school cannot be overstated. It’s no surprise, then, that we occasionally see home buyers

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02 May 17

Phil Greely /

Transitioning Your Family From School Year to Summer Break

Let’s face it. The only ones overjoyed to see summer just around the corner are our kids. For parents, summer

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28 Apr 17

Phil Greely /

Preparing Your Home For The Warm Days of Summer

As the seasons turn, we will soon welcome the warmest months of the year. Adequately preparing your home will help

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18 Apr 17

Phil Greely /

Planning Ahead for Summer Break

Summer break is a time of fun and relaxation, but preparing for it can be downright stressful. Planning involves time,

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11 Apr 17

Phil Greely /

Bullying Laws and How They Can Help Your Child

If you have a young child in school, chances are they have encountered bullying. The State of Washington recognizes that

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04 Apr 17

Phil Greely /

Allergy Season: Removing Triggers from Your Home

Allergies are a common concern. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, around 50 million Americans suffer from

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28 Mar 17

Phil Greely /

Why Seattle Public Schools Advocate for More Adolescent Sleep

Both the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have begun to recommend that schools

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21 Mar 17

Phil Greely

Understanding the Relationship Between Your Teen’s Social Groups and Academic Success

The Seattle area is home to many wonderful school districts. In fact, our districts are consistently ranked among the best

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