Staff Appreciation Lunch – September 28th

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Please join us in showing the staff and faculty at Hazel Wolf how much we appreciate them by helping to provide a staff appreciation lunch. Sign up for a slot below! Vegetarian and Vegan options would be appreciated and if possible, please list ingredients especially if there is meat. Thank you for your help! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0549aca928a3f58-staff

A request from Jason Winston, our amazing Hazel Wolf K-8 Assistant Principal!

Hello everyone! There is so much that is unknown but we do know that when school begins we always need extra hands during arrival and dismissal. We would love to recruit volunteers now. Please see sign up genius for morning or afternoon shifts Mon-Fri. If school is canceled on the date you signed up for you do not need to come to the school. Thank you for your support helping the school run fluidly on these first days.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0A45ABAB23A1F94-arrival

A Letter to the Hazel Wolf K-8 School Community

September 9, 2022

Subject: From your Hazel Wolf K-8 PTSA President

Dear Hazel Wolf Community: 

I’m writing today to introduce myself as your 2022 Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) President for Hazel Wolf-K8. 

We know that the delayed start to the year is causing stress on all of you – which is especially trying on the heels of so much disruption over the last two and a half school years. However you and your family are feeling during this uncertain time, please know that my thoughts are with you as you navigate this delayed start. I know we all have uniquely different situations that make this time a challenge. During this time, my hope is that we can support each other, as a community and as fellow humans. 

Many of you are very involved with our public education system, while others may be struggling to understand why our staff/educators are striking. My goal is to ensure everyone has access to up-to-date information about why the strike is occurring, and what you as a community member can do to have your voice heard and or offer support. If you’re not familiar with the details of the strike, this article [seattletimes.com] has a good overview. 

It’s also important to me that you understand the actions the PTSA is able to take while bargaining is happening.  Our role is to foster community through communication and events, support student education and success, provide staff support, and act as advocates to improve our educational system. As a non-profit and as part of the Washington State PTA, our advocacy during bargaining is to ensure our students have as little disruption to the normal school year as possible. Below is the current guidance we have been asked to follow: 

Below you will find ways you can stay connected to community-planned teacher supports via Facebook pages, as well as ways to stay informed and write letters to SEA, SPS/Board and or the SCPTSA. Many of these links provide a wealth of information along with methods to contact each organization. 

Please feel free to contact me with any questions. I will continue to keep you informed and aim to be as transparent as possible.

Thank you,

Christa Kleiner 

PTSA President Hazel Wolf K-8 

Hazel Wolf K-8 Community Group [facebook.com] started as “Support Hazel Wolf K-8 Teachers,” a forum to support our Hazel Wolf K-8 teachers during the strike. Members include HWK-8 parents, teachers, and members of the community. It has continued as “Hazel Wolf K-8 Community Group,” a place to share information as a community and be an open forum for communication between members.

Various grades also have their own closed Facebook groups that you can request to join (updated for the 2022-2023 school year):

You can write letters to SPS/Board via the following links:

Provided by SEA-

https://action.washingtonea.org/p/dia/action4/common/public/?action_KEY=14662 [action.washingtonea.org]

አማርኛ / Amharic [action.washingtonea.org]

简体中文 / Chinese (Simplified) [action.washingtonea.org]

Af-soomaaliga / Somali [action.washingtonea.org]

Español / Spanish [action.washingtonea.org]tiếng Việt / Vietnamese [action.washingtonea.org]

Provided by SPS-click on the “Let’s talk function”

https://www.seattleschools.org/departments/hr/labor-and-employee-relations/collective-bargaining-updates/ [seattleschools.org]

Direct email to the school board 

schoolboard@seattleschools.org

You can view/follow the Seattle Education Association(SEA-teachers union)bargaining updates here:

https://www.seattlewea.org/contracts-and-bargaining/2022-bargaining-updates [seattlewea.org]

or on FaceBook at:

https://www.facebook.com/SeattleEA [facebook.com]

on Twitter at:

https://twitter.com/SeattleEdAssoc [twitter.com]

on Instagram at:

https://www.instagram.com/seattleea/ [instagram.com]

You can view/follow the Seattle Council PTSA(SCPTSA) site and read their statement here:

https://scptsa.org/ [scptsa.org]

SCPTSA landing page where you can view information from both SEA and SPS along with SCPTSA 

https://scptsa.org/collective-bargaining-agreement [scptsa.org]

If you go to the top under resources and bargaining agreement they have more information.

you can also look at their Facebook page here:

https://www.facebook.com/scptsa [facebook.com]

or on Twitter at:

Seattle Council PTSA (@SCPTSA) / Twitter [twitter.com]

You can view/follow Seattle Public Schools(SPS/District) and read their proposals here:

https://www.seattleschools.org/departments/hr/labor-and-employee-relations/collective-bargaining-updates/ [seattleschools.org]

Middle School Parent/Guardian Cookout!

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Who: All Hazel Wolf Middle School parents and guardians – students may attend if they remain with their adult(s). This is a parent focused meeting.

What/Why: The purpose of this meeting is to build community among middle school parents at Hazel Wolf and for parents to learn about how we will work together to support students this year.

When: Friday September 23rd

Dinner to be served 5:30-6:30pm (meat and vegetarian options will be available)

Information meeting: 6:30-7pm in the Cafeteria

Middle School families are strongly encouraged to attend! For those unable to attend, staff will reach out afterward to disseminate the information presented at the meeting.

Updated 9/16/22

Hazel Wolf – It’s back to school!

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Check your email for information from Principal Nelsen! The email has three Welcome Letters attached, which include information about staff, school supplies and upcoming beginning school year events including:

Celebratory Return
This year we welcome you and your child back to the school campus on Tuesday August 30th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Class lists for students in 1st – 5th will be posted, and MS students can pick up schedules and get their locker. Kindergarten students will find out their class placements after Jump Start (August 15th – 19th).

Virtual Orientations, Wednesday August 31

Zoom Link for K-5 Families: 5:00-5:45pm

Meeting ID: 898 8425 1662
Passcode: 141238

Zoom Link for Middle School Families: 6:00-6:45pm

Meeting ID: 862 6892 1804
Passcode: 438525

Upcoming Vaccine Sites for Kids Age 5-11

Regional Clinics (Any Student Can Attend)

Northeast

Olympic Hills Elementary 13018 20th Ave. NE Seattle, WA 98125

  • 1st dose: Saturday, November 13, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; 2nd dose: December 4, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Medical provider: Seattle Visiting Nurses Association. Registration and consent shared soon.

Eckstein Middle School 3003 NE 75th St. Seattle, WA 98115

  • 1st dose: Saturday, November 20, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; 2nd dose: December 11, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Medical provider: Seattle Visiting Nurses Association. Registration and consent shared soon.

School-Day ClinicsParents and guardians are welcomed to accompany their student to a school day clinic. Because the clinics will be inside schools during the school day, adults must be prepared to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test from the past 72 hours

Northeast

Bryant Elementary

  • November 9; November 30, 7:30 – 10:30 a.m.
  • Medical provider: Seattle Visiting Nurses Association. Registration and consent shared soon.

John Rogers Elementary

  • November 10; December 1, 7:30 – 10 a.m.
  • Medical provider: Seattle Visiting Nurses Association. Registration and consent shared soon.

Northgate Elementary at North Seattle Church (2150 N 122nd)

  • November 11; December 2, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Medical provider: Seattle Visiting Nurses Association. Registration and consent shared soon.

Olympic Hills Elementary

  • November 18; December 9, 7 – 10 a.m.
  • Medical provider: Seattle Visiting Nurses Association. Registration and consent shared soon.

Sandpoint Elementary

  • November 19; December 10, 8 – 10 a.m.
  • Medical provider: Seattle Visiting Nurses Association. Registration and consent shared soon.

Jane Addams Middle School

  • November 23; December 14, 1 – 3 p.m.
  • Medical provider: Seattle Visiting Nurses Association. Registration and consent shared soon.