Upcoming SSIA events in the community

Successful Schools in Action, an educational non-profit organization  dedicated to the grassroots effort of improving neighborhood schools, has a number of community events coming up in the next couple of weeks.

On Tuesday, January 12 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at McClure Middle School SSIA and Schools First board member Lisa Macfarlane are hosting “SCHOOL LEVIES – Everything You Need to Know,” to discuss the February school levies.

Every Thursday beginning January 14 through February 11 from 7 to 9 p.m., SSIA will host a Writer’s Workshop for parents led by Blaine principal Heather Swanson and McClure principal Sarah Pritchett (see post below). The 5-week course is designed to put parents in the shoes of their students and experience what the writing process feels like.

The SSIA Fall Debate Tournament will be held on Saturday, January 16 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at John Hay Elementary. 4th and 5th grade students from Hay, Blaine, Coe, and Lawton will tackle the topic “Public schools should require school uniforms.” More information on current debate classes here.

For more information on current and upcoming programs and events, please see the SSIA website.


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