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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.

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
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
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.

Oct
12
Fri
No school: teacher/staff in-service day
Oct 12 all-day

Statewide day of professional development. No school, no Enrichment classes.

Nov
12
Mon
No school – Veterans Day
Nov 12 all-day
Nov
17
Sat
Parent-teacher conferences-possible alternate day
Nov 17 all-day

Your child’s teacher will ask you to sign up for a time slot.

TM staff will decide in early fall whether to hold conferences on Saturday, Nov. 17, instead of Wednesday,  Nov. 21.

There is no school for Thurgood Marshall students on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday during the week of Thanksgiving.

Nov
19
Mon
No school – Thanksgiving break
Nov 19 – Nov 23 all-day

No school for students. Parent-teacher conferences occur on Monday and Tuesday (and on Wednesday in some years).

Parent-teacher conferences
Nov 19 all-day

Your child’s teacher will ask you to sign up for a time slot on one of three days.

TM staff will decide in early fall whether to hold conferences on Saturday, Nov. 17, instead of Wednesday,  Nov. 21.

There is no school for Thurgood Marshall students on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday during the week of Thanksgiving.

Nov
20
Tue
Parent-teacher conferences
Nov 20 all-day

Your child’s teacher will ask you to sign up for a time slot on one of three days.

TM staff will decide in early fall whether to hold conferences on Saturday, Nov. 17, instead of Wednesday,  Nov. 21.

There is no school for Thurgood Marshall students on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday during the week of Thanksgiving.

Nov
21
Wed
Parent-teacher conferences (tentative)
Nov 21 all-day

Your child’s teacher will ask you to sign up for a time slot.

TM staff will decide in early fall whether to hold conferences on Saturday, Nov. 17, instead of Wednesday,  Nov. 21.

There is no school for Thurgood Marshall students on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday during the week of Thanksgiving.

Dec
21
Fri
Early dismissal – Winter Break begins
Dec 21 @ 2:25 pm

Dismissal at 2:25 p.m. No Enrichment classes.

School resumes on Monday, Jan. 7.

Dec
24
Mon
No school – Winter Break
Dec 24 2018 – Jan 4 2019 all-day

No school. School resumes on  Monday, Jan. 7, 2019.

Jan
21
Mon
No school – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan 21 all-day
Jan
30
Wed
Day between Semesters – No School
Jan 30 all-day

No school, however, this is a possible make-up day for school cancellation earlier in the year.

Feb
18
Mon
No school – Mid-winter Break
Feb 18 – Feb 22 all-day

Break includes the Presidents Day holiday.

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