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Aug
20
Mon
Kindergarten Jump Start
Aug 20 – Aug 24 all-day

Parents of kindergartners starting at Thurgood Marshall in September 2018: the school will again host Kindergarten Jump Start, 9 am to noon, Aug. 20-24. This free program will help your child be ready for school when kindergarten  starts on  Sept. 10.

To register, you can download two short forms from the District Jump Start info page. Questions? Contact the school at 206-252-5200 or Principal May at kjmay1@seattleschools.org.

Aug
21
Tue
TM Library is open!
Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Enjoy the TM Library during the summer! Any current SPS student may check out and return books, get supplies and support for completing summer reading BINGO activities, and get a free frozen treat! New Librarian Mike Zetterberg will be your host most or all of the Tuesdays.

Wondering what’s available? The online catalog can help.

Note: Library is scheduled to be open 4-7 p.m. June 26-Aug. 21.

On six of these dates, go over to the playground for playdates aimed at Grades K-2 or 3-5.

Aug
22
Wed
Garden Club
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join the free Summer Garden Club! Engage all your senses while learning and practicing garden activities. Grow and taste edible plants, sing songs, hunt for helpful garden creatures, and make art!

The club is designed for Pre-K through 5th-grade students; however, everyone in the family is invited to attend.

Meets every Wednesday, July 11-Aug. 29. No registration (drop-ins fine), but be in the Learning Garden (near driveway entrance) at 10 sharp. Qs? Nicole, at 23nicoleo@gmail.com.

Created in cooperation with Seattle Tilth.

Aug
27
Mon
Equity Action Teams picnic
Aug 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

TM’s Equity Action Teams are holding an End of Summer/ Beginning of School Family Picnic at Seattle Children’s PlayGarden, 1745 24th Ave. S. All old and new families are welcome!

Please bring your own food and blanket. We’ll have cold drinks!
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Aug
29
Wed
Garden Club
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join the free Summer Garden Club! Engage all your senses while learning and practicing garden activities. Grow and taste edible plants, sing songs, hunt for helpful garden creatures, and make art!

The club is designed for Pre-K through 5th-grade students; however, everyone in the family is invited to attend.

Meets every Wednesday, July 11-Aug. 29. No registration (drop-ins fine), but be in the Learning Garden (near driveway entrance) at 10 sharp. Qs? Nicole, at 23nicoleo@gmail.com.

Created in cooperation with Seattle Tilth.

Sep
4
Tue
Ice Cream Social
Sep 4 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn your 2018-19 classroom assignment, visit with your teacher and friends, drop off and/or pay for supplies … and enjoy frozen treats! [Time tentative as of June 2018.]

Sep
5
Wed
First day of school, Gr. 1-5
Sep 5 @ 8:55 am – 3:25 pm

Welcome back! Today is a full day of school – 3:25 dismissal (NOT like other  Wednesdays).

Students should arrive at the playground 8:40-8:50 and find their classroom group. (Teachers will hold signs identifying themselves and their room.)

  • Please note that children driven to school may be dropped off in the TM parking lot (not on the street).
  • *No* blocking of the lot’s driveway.
  • *No* parking on the south side of S. Irving St. – it is reserved for buses.
  • Parents may pick up children at 3:25 by standing near the flagpole (south of main building). If you bring a car, park it. (Cars are not permitted to idle on the street or in the parking lot.) Same parking restriction on S. Irving; many on-street spots are along  Martin Luther King Jr. Way.
  • Kindergartners start on Sept. 10.
Sep
7
Fri
Enrichment registration opens
Sep 7 @ 7:00 am

Catalog available online (and sent home) by Sept. 6. Registration deadline is Sept. 16. For details, see the Enrichment page and catalog.

Sep
10
Mon
Kindergarten 1st day of school & Parent Tea
Sep 10 @ 8:55 am

Welcome to Thurgood Marshall! After dropping off kindergartners, parents are invited to meet each other during a tea in the Library, sponsored by the PTA. You’ll also hear from PTA leaders and TM staff about some of the special activities and opportunities at our school.

Note that, even though this is the first full day of school for kindergartners,  teachers will have arranged visits with families during the previous week.

Sep
16
Sun
Enrichment registration deadline
Sep 16 @ 11:59 pm

Remember, classes may fill before the deadline. We reserve the right to extend this deadline.

Most Fall classes begin the week of Sept. 24. To register, see the Enrichment home page.

Sep
20
Thu
Curriculum Night
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Schedule (tentative – last update 6/13/18):

  • 6-6:45 p.m. – PEACE Academy and Grades K-2 (in your student’s classroom)
  • 6:45-7:15 p.m. – All grades (in Cafeteria; information from Ms. May & other staff)
  • 7:15-8 p.m. – Grades 3-5 (in your student’s classroom)

Depending on the grade levels of your student(s), you may only need to arrive at 6:45, or will be able to leave by 7:15.

Sep
24
Mon
Advanced Learning applications deadline
Sep 24 all-day

Final day for parent/guardian referrals to start the 2019-20 process (including testing) for admission to Highly Capable Cohort, Advanced Learners and other Seattle Public Schools Advanced Learning Programs. See www.seattleschools.org/advlearning for details.

Most Enrichment classes begin
Sep 24 @ 7:40 am

First week for most Fall Enrichment classes. Check catalog to confirm specific class schedules.

Most classes end the week of Dec. 17. Most Friday classes end Dec. 14.

Sep
25
Tue
Most Enrichment classes begin
Sep 25 @ 7:40 am

First week for most Fall Enrichment classes. Check catalog to confirm specific class schedules.

Most classes end the week of Dec. 17. Most Friday classes end Dec. 14.

Sep
26
Wed
Most Enrichment classes begin
Sep 26 @ 7:40 am

First week for most Fall Enrichment classes. Check catalog to confirm specific class schedules.

Most classes end the week of Dec. 17. Most Friday classes end Dec. 14.

Sep
27
Thu
Most Enrichment classes begin
Sep 27 @ 7:40 am

First week for most Fall Enrichment classes. Check catalog to confirm specific class schedules.

Most classes end the week of Dec. 17. Most Friday classes end Dec. 14.

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