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Main Office: 252-1720 - Attendance: 252-1728
FOSB Website: www.FriendsOfSalmonBay.org 
Volunteer Coordinator: Jodi Russell 252-1730
May 25, 2018
In This Issue
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28: No School - Memorial Day
29: Welcome Night for Incoming 6th Graders (6 pm)
30: 5th Grade Family FLASH Night
30: FOSB Funding Equity Committee Meeting (7pm)
30 - 6/1: MS Drama - The Miracle Worker (7pm)
31 - 6/1: First Grade Camp


4: Elementary Instrumental Music Concert  (6:30 pm)
5-8: 8th Grade Camp
6-8: 7th Grade Camp
8: Elementary Talent Show (9 am)
11: FOSB Meeting/ Volunteer Celebration (6:30 pm)
11: Preventing Risky Behaviors Parent Talk (7:30 pm)
11-13: 4th Grade Camp
12: Middle School Band & Marimba Concert
13 - 15: 5th Grade Shakespeare Play (7 pm)
14: Kindergarten Camp Day
15: Elementary Field Day (morning)
20: 5th Grade Promotion (7 pm)
21: 8th Grade Promotion (7 pm)
22: Middle School Panther Day
22: Last Day of Summer

Seen in the Hallways

Biography Night
We hope you had a chance to visit our living museum this past Wednesday. We were amazed by the many artists, athletes, politicians, leaders, scientists and change-makers that shared their life story. Audience members learned a lot and were impressed by the performances of our 6th grade students. You should all be proud of a job well done!

Middle School Drama Production

Join us for the Salmon Bay production of The Miracle Worker, a play about Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan. Wednesday, May 30th and Thursday, May 31st at 7pm.

Director's rating: Recommended for grades 5-8. No profanity. No sexual content. No weapons. No drugs. Strong scenes of teacher physically restraining a disabled student. Some water splashing at the end. Mature conversations around the dinner table. References to battles in the Civil War and current events in 1898.
All shows are FREE!

Parent Discussion: Risky Behaviors

Join us for our last PIE (Parent Information Exchange) presentation of the year on Monday, June 11th at 7:30 pm. We'll meet directly following the FOSB meeting, which begins at 6:30 pm. See the FOSB section below for more details.  

Mr. G's Summer Camp

Mr. G's Summer Sports Camp
Join Megan and Mr. G for a lot of fun and physical fitness June 25th - 29th, 9 am - noon each day. Students will participate in a variety of activities including ultimate frisbee, soccer, court sports, hip hop, unicycling and more! 
Open to all current 2nd - 4th grade students. 
$160 per participant. 
Download a registration form here

6th Grade Welcome Night

Incoming 6th Grade Student Welcome
We are so glad you'll be at Salmon Bay next year! Join us next Tuesday, May 29th from 6 - 7 pm in the Salmon Bay Auditorium. 


Friends of Salmon Bay (FOSB) is our parent teacher organization. All parents and guardians are members. 

Final Meeting of the School Year - June 11th
Various scheduling challenges caused us to move our meeting to Monday June 11, from 6:30-7:15 in the Cafeteria/ Auditorium.
We'll be celebrating volunteers and giving appreciations to key leaders. Our new assistant principal, Annie Parker, will also be visiting. Come join the conversation and give us your ideas for next year!
Preventing Risky Behaviors Parent Talk
We'll also be holding our final PIE (Parent Information Exchange) event after the FOSB meeting. Join us from 7:30 - 8:30 pm for a conversation on Preventing Risky Behaviors presented by Lisa Davidson, SPS Prevention & Intervention Manager. Learn about current trends, vaping, over the counter drugs and how to have tough conversations with your student about them. 

FOSB Funding Equity Committee Meeting
Wednesday May 30th, 7pm, Ali Pollock's house. 
Are you interested in extending opportunities for students beyond our school community? FOSB is looking for ways to support educational funding equity in our region and hoping to leverage the culture and resources of the Salmon Bay community to nurture more students right here in Seattle. This committee will  be identifying ways to empower less-resourced schools and drafting a process to build and nurture our own community by taking acting to reduce inequity.  Please join us if you can! 

Elementary Student Fees Due

Elementary Enrichment & Camp Fees
Camp fees are based upon which camp your student attends and how many nights they stay. See below for a list of fees.  If you have not yet paid your student's camp fee or enrichment fee, please do so online here or by dropping off a check, payable to FOSB, in the Volunteer Coordinator's office. 
Contact Jodi to request a scholarship. 

Student Fees per Grade
All grades Enrichment Fee - $100 per elementary student
Kindergarten Camp fee - $25
First Grade Camp Fee - $100
Second Grade Camp Fee - $100
Third Grade Camp fee - $200
Fourth Grade Camp fee - $215
Fifth Grade Camp fee - $300

2018 - 2019 School Calendar

Planning Ahead?

The Seattle School Board adopted the 2018-19 school calendar at the board meeting on Jan. 31, 2018. You can d ownload a copy of the calendar  here.  

Volunteers Needed

The end of the school year brings a lot of exciting events and fun volunteer opportunities. Help us celebrate student accomplishments and our Salmon Bay community! If you can help at one of these events, please sign-up! 

8th Grade Picnic, 11:30 am, June 21st, Carkeek Park
After graduation rehearsal in the morning, our 8th grade students will be treated to a picnic lunch. Come, spend lunch with our 8th graders one last time. Sign-up here

8th Grade Promotion,  7 pm on June 21st, Ingraham HS
Calling 6th and 7th grade families! We ask you to volunteer at this reception so 8th grade families can celebrate their graduates. If you can help, click here

Field Day Support, June 15th
We are seeking a few parents to assist Jodi with our always popular popsicle stand at the conclusion of field day.  Email Jodi if you are interested. 

Middle School News

8th Grade Camp Chaperone Meeting
Tuesday, May 29th at 7:00 pm in Connie Gold's classroom. 

Middle School Yearbook
We will be collecting middle school yearbook payments June 1st thru June 15th. Checks will be collected before school at a table in the lobby. Online payments can be made thru SchoolPay. Watch your email for additional details. 

Ingraham Welcome Wagon for Incoming 9th Graders
June 5th, from  6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Join us in the Ingraham Gym!
Eagle Staff Middle School Welcome
Join us at our New Student & family Social
June 5th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, in the  RESMS Commons

Attention 8th Graders - BHS Robotics Open House
Wednesday, May 30th, from 6-8 pm.   The Ballard High School Robotics team will be hosting an Open House/Ice Cream Social for current freshman, incoming 8th graders and their parents who are interested in joining our award winning FRC team.  Room NW204 / Engineering Workshop at Ballard High School.  Parking is available in the lot behind the school; we'll have student greeters or signs marking where to enter. Find our more about the 
BHS Robotics Team here.  Learn about FIRST here
Questions? Contact Sharon -  parker2551@msn.com

Adams Elementary Carnival MS Volunteers Needed
June 15th from 5 - 7:30 pm at Adams Playground
Help is needed to set up, work a booth/game or clean up. Work a 30 minute shift. Sign up for 3 shifts, get a free slice of pizza. Sign up here

New Roosevelt HS Band Students:
On June 6th, Roosevelt High School hosts a New Student Welcome at 6:30 pm.  Look for the Band table, one of many, in the Commons to get information about the Roosevelt Marching Band. Visit our website, to sign up for emails, order your band sweatshirt, and learn more about our program.  Save the date, June 16th, and follow the band, on foot and without your instrument, at our Neighborhood Parade.  More information about this and other events will be available at our table at the New Student Welcome. 

Roosevelt Jazz Auditions for Instrumentalists and Vocalists:   Audition music, requirements and information for Roosevelt Jazz has been posted to the website.
Community Announcements

Nathan Hale Music Performances
June 6 - J azz Band, Vocal Jazz and Drumline in the Nathan Hale Performing Arts Center (PAC).
June 13 - Concert Orchestra, Wind Ensemble and Chamber Orchestra in the Nathan Hale PAC. 

Ingraham Performing Arts -  Fiddler on the Roof
May 24, 25, 26 & June 1, 2 at 7 pm. June 3rd at 2 pm. 
Ingraham HS Auditorium, Tickets $15 available here

Roosevelt Jazz End of Year Concerts
Please come hear the Roosevelt Jazz Ensembles perform in their year end concerts.  All concerts are in the Performing Arts Theatre at 7:00 pm and are free to the public.  Concert dates are: June 12th/Vocal Jazz, June 13th/Jazz Bands II, III and IV, and June 14th/Jazz Band I.

Ballard High School Concerts
The Ballard Orchestra, Fiddlers, Choirs and Bands are gearing up for their final concert series of the year:
  • Choir Concert May 31 
  • Band Concert June 7
All concerts at Ballard High School at 7:30 p.m.
Plus, don't miss the Fiddle Showcase June 8 at Ballard Homestead performance space, 7:00 P.M.

Seattle Cascades Frisbee Clinics
Seattle Cascades is Seattle's pro ultimate team. We combine forces with our elite women's teams to coach our clinics. Clinics are for all: beginner to advanced, all genders. Cost is $20 for the clinic, or $30 includes a disc, shorts, or shirt (one item). Scholarships are provided to all who need assistance.
Upcoming Clinics:
June 2nd at Memorial Stadium, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
July 7th at Miller Playfield, 12:30 - 3:00 pm
July 21st at Bobby Morris Playfield, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm.
Click  here to register and learn more.

Northwest Boychoir Auditions
The Northwest Boychoir is holding auditions for boys who love to sing on Saturday, June 2 or at a time convenient for you.  Classes for new members begin in September. Boys who are currently in K-Third grades are invited to sign up. No previous music training is needed. To schedule an audition appointment or for information: 206-524-3234 or www.nwboychoir.org.

Vocalpoint! Seattle Auditions
The Vocalpoint! Seattle Girls Prep program is holding auditions for female vocalists who will be in 7 th  and 8 th  grades in the fall on June 2nd. Girls Prep is a training program for Vocalpoint! Seattle, designed specifically for highly motivated middle school-age girls with strong music talent and aptitude. Auditions and rehearsals take place at the University Heights Center in Seattle. To schedule an audition appointment or for more information: 206-524-3234 or  www.vocalpointseattle.org .

Parenting Chronic Illness Support Group
A supportive group for parents of children living with health challenges led by Natalie Meade, MSW. 2nd Thursday of each month, 5:30pm-6:30pm, NEST (Northeast Seattle Together), locacted at  7736 24th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98115 Please contact (425) 296-2705 or info@thecenterforchronicillness.org with any questions. This program is free of cost.

Camp Erin Grief Support Camp 
Teen  Camp Erin-King County  (Grief Support Camp) is a 3-night residential camp for teens 13-18 who have experienced the death of a loved one. The camp is facilitated by professional staff from Providence Hospice of Seattle Safe Crossing. Camp is free and will be held July 13-15, 2018 at Carnation Farms in Carnation, WA. There will also be a "Kids Camp" for children ages 6-12 from Friday to Sunday, June 8-10, 2018. For more information call Karita Knisely, Coordinator at 206.992.3852 or  knisely@providence.org  or see Gail.

Youth Ultimate Frisbee Tournament
UpDawg is a co-ed youth hat tournament put on by the University of Washington women's ultimate frisbee teams, Element and Big Bang. As a youth hat tournament, middle school (students currently in 5th-8th grade) players of all skill and experience levels register as individuals and are placed on teams with other middle schoolers to be coached by UW players and play games against other teams in the event. June 16th    Cost: $35 per player. Register here

2018 Roughrider Girls' Summer Hoops Camps
June 25-28, $115. Grades 1-6, 9 am to noon. Grades 7-9, 1-4 pm. Click here for all the details.

Creative Coding Summer Camps
Join Creative Coding for week-long camps all summer, June 25 - August 31st. Camps are held at The Good Shepherd Center, Magnuson and Bellevue College. Students in grades 1- 7. Visit CreativeCoding.com for details and to register. 

Kids Co. Summer Camp 
Located at Adams Elementary, weekly summer camps are designed for fun, adventure and exploration. 206-619-9617 or adams@kidscompany.org  More info here. 

Join Cub Scout Pack 100
All boys and girls in grades K-4 and their parents are invited to join. Sunday, June 3rd from 1 - 2:30 pm, at Carkeek Park. For more information, please contact Doug

Summer Fun Arts Camp
There are still a few spots open at Summer Fun, a  unique performing and visual arts day camp for ages 7-12
Session 1: Olympic View Elementary (North Seattle) 
                  July  9 - 27
Session 2: B. F. Day Elementary (Fremont) 
                 July 30 - August 17
Summer Fun focuses equally on the arts as both a process and a product. Over the course of three weeks, our campers mount a new musical while building musicianship skills, acting fundamentals, dance techniques, and creating masterpieces of art along the way. For more information and registration click here

Elementary Summer Camp
Happy Squirrel Arts is offering "The Art of Play," a camp for elementary students. 12 - 3:30 pm, June 25-29 & July 2-6. $45 per day or $375 for all 9 days. For more info and registration, click here

Ballard Youth Soccer
Fall soccer signup is now! Ballard Youth Soccer Club is always looking for players and coaches. If you have questions or need help with getting information please contact the Salmon Bay BYSC school liaison, Scott Koch.
       * Fall Soccer registration opens May 1st for Players and Volunteers/Coaches
       * On-Time registration period ends June 5th for U8+ and June 12th for Micros Players

Ballard Junior Football (BJF)
Ballard Junior Football is now accepting registrations for the 2018 season (August-October) with 50% off registration fees for first year players ($125 total)!  BJF has been around since 1962 and is dedicated to creating a positive, safe and fun football and cheer experience for all of its participants (ages 6-14).  To register or for more information, visit  www.ballardjuniorfootball.org/.  

North Seattle Junior Titans Football
This Seattle youth tackle football program is dedicated to teaching the fundamentals in a structured and positive environment. Open to children between the ages of 7-14. Players are assigned to a team by their age and weight. Practices begin August 6th@ Ingraham High School, and will be held Monday through Friday, through the end of August; then 3 times a week after Labor Day weekend.
Registration Fees: $240 (12/13/14yr old) $240(10/11 yr old) $185 (7 /8/9 yr old).  Register Here.
Or Contact Head Coach, Bill Taylor  (425) 672-3766

Kids With An Edge Summer Programs
Tech Camps (graduating 5th graders and above) Uniquely systematic classes that help build a strong foundation. Taught by an industry professional with a lot of teaching experience. Evening Camps, 6PM-9PM, won't coincide with day camps!
  • Python 1 Programming:  July 9-13, August 13-17
  • Python 2 Programming: July 23-27, August 20-24
  • Web Design 1: July 16-20
Math Camps aligned with common core requirements. Great for either a review or an intro to next year's math. Start school with confidence!
  • Algebra 1 Prep Math Camp - August 13-17
  • 6th Grade Prep Math Camp - August 20-24
  • 8th Grade Prep Math Camp - August 27-31
email:  info@KidsWithAnEdge.com
location: North Seattle, two blocks North of Licton K-8/ Robert Eagle Staff

Salmon Bay Boys & Girls Club 

Salmon Bay Boys & Girl Club (Coho Kids Time)

Our very own Salmon Bay Boys & Girls Club is accepting registration for summer camps and the 2018 - 2019 school year. Care is provided on site for K - 5th Grade students.  To register, send an email indicating if you are interested in summer camps, the school year, or both. Once your email is received, you'll be sent an online registration link. You can also call 206-297-7764 for more information. 

Bulletin Submissions

We welcome submissions to our weekly Bulletin. Email submissions to Jodi by noon on Thursday.