Toy Buy, Sell and Trade Community Event is December 1

Toy Buy, Sell, and Trade Community Event is on Saturday, December 1 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Cafetorium. Trying to motivate your child to let go of unloved toys? Rent a table at the event to sell your gently used toys, books, and kids gear. $6/adult, $4/student (per half lunch table). If you would like to rent a table or volunteer to help out, please contact Zoe Leverson at or 206.445.8521. If you just want to shop, the event is free!

Reminder: Weeding Party is After School Tomorrow, Nov. 1

Parents, students, community members…everyone is welcome to join us on Thursday, November 1 for a weeding party! We will be weeding different areas on the Hazel Wolf campus from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Some weeding tools will be provided, but please bring your own gloves and any favorite shovels, trowels, and/or pruners. Please join us to help make our beautiful school even more amazing!

Hazel Wolf Coat Drive

Click to read this information in Spanish, Amharic and Tigrinya 

This fall season, Hazel Wolf K-8 will hold its 10th annual coat drive!

Information for Coat Recipients:
If you would like your child to receive a NEW winter coat with assistance from the
coat drive, please fill out the Coat Request Form (available in multiple languages below and in the office) and return the completed form to your child’s teacher or to the front office by Friday, October 26 in the coat request form return box near the nurse’s door. All information will be kept confidential. Coat request forms are available for download in the following languages:

Forms can also be picked up in the front office on the counter next to the coat request return box.​

Information for Coat Donors:
After all coat request forms are received, an email announcement will go out asking for volunteers to purchase coats. If you are able to sponsor a child, please email
Kathi Lefebvre-Marcinek ( and you will be sent a coat request. Please put “Coat Drive” in the subject line of the email. To make coat shopping easy, size, color preference and gender information will be included in the request.

All donated coats must be NEW. To ensure quick distribution, please drop off new coats in the front office ASAP after you get your request information. Please write the request number that Kathi gives you on the purchase receipt for the coat and leave the purchase receipt in the pocket of the coat. ​

The Hazel Wolf PTSA thanks you for your consideration and participation!

Book Fair is Sept. 10-13! Volunteers Needed

Book Fair is coming up the week of Monday, Sept. 10 through Thursday, Sept. 13. This year we are partnering with Third Place Books! We will be open before school, at lunch and after school AND all evening the night of Back to School Night on Wednesday, Sept. 12 (after school until 9 p.m.). Start the school year off right with some new books and support for our school and a great local book store!

We would love some book-loving volunteers to help set up, assist during the Book Fair, and help break down the Book Fair and re-set up the library! Sign up here:

Thanks so much!

Volunteers Needed for Staff Appreciation Lunch on Sept. 4

Welcome Back to Hazel Wolf!

Let’s start the year off right by showing appreciation for our staff. They have been back to work for a week or two to get everything ready for us. We’re looking for Crock Pots of yummy goodness, salads and bread, and some delectable desserts as well.

Sign up here to contribute:

If you can contribute, please drop it at school by 10:30 am on Tuesday, Sept. 4.

If you need help arranging drop off please contact Kara at 206-619-3488.



All School Cleanup Saturday, Aug. 25

It’s time to spruce up the Hazel Wolf K-8 grounds before students arrive for the start of the school year! We’ll provide water and snacks, you bring your own gloves and weeding tools.

Please join us this Saturday, Aug. 25, 9:00am to 12:30pm. We’ll meet at the school’s main entrance and kick off a productive morning! You can sign up for a specific volunteer shift at

See you there!


Many Thanks!

As the year wraps up, the PTSA would like to thank all of our teachers, staff, and administrators for another great year. And thank you to all the volunteers who supported the events and programs sponsored by the PTSA. There are so many people who have helped out – here are a few who took on a larger role.

ReflectionsCaitlin Ewing*, Danielle Goldberg-Hoss

School Tours – Melanie Norris, Zoe Leverson

Food Drive – Stacey Mill, Jeff Rice

Coat Drive – Kathi Lefevbre

Graphic Design Support – Karla Smith-Jones

ELL SocialKelly McIntyre, Zoe Leverson, Raphaelle Demeyer, Melanie Morris, Sajina Matthew, Madeline Klien, Jessica Ribera, School ELL committee

Garden Work PartiesDerek Grandbois

Paw Print – Johanna Dokken

Read-a-thon – Debi Fournier

Toy SwapZoe Leverson, Zarah Rice

Book Fair – Liz Reed, Kristin Gilda

Data Entry Support – Barb Fogarty

Auction Exec Committee – Dan Suiter, Kristin Gilda, Sabrina Howell, Tabitha Burns, Tashana Kolanowski, Jennifer Colaner

Auction Volunteers – Too many to list! Thank you to everyone who helped or attended!

Catering for School EventsKristin Bennett, Megan Chatfield, Denise Suhadolnik

Staff Appreciation – Denise Jungbluth, Jennifer Colaner

E-STEM Night PopsiclesKristin Bennett, Megan Chatfield, Shannon Warner

Facebook – Robin Lesh

Parent Supporting Parent Group – Katherine Ellis

Box Tops for Education – Alex Okubo, Sharon Bruce

Winter & Spring Social EventsJennifer Colaner

Spelling BeeChrista Kleiner, Ardel Jala, Debbie Nelsen, Michaela Sorzoczak, Katherine Moore

Compostable ProductsShannon Warner

CPK Night – Alicia Supernavage

Donation Receipt Mailing – Tricia Garner

Afterschool Enrichment Program SupportKelly McIntyre, Lin Murdock

Spirit Gear – Barb Fogarty, Mark Backstrom, Noriko Okazaki

Weekend Food Backpacks – Kara Dowidar, Kelly Paige

Electronic Recycling Event – Rylee Sturgeon

Musical Support – Dan Suiter, Emily Suiter

Financial Review Committee – Lorraine Phillips, Bre Holt, Jenny Wilson

Field Day Parent Lead – Aimee Perrault

Book Swap – Kristin Gilda, Liz Reed

Summer PlaydatesDenise Suhadolnik

Grant Writing – Kristy Kutz

ELL Enrollment NightKelly McIntyre, Zoe Leverson, Randi Sundby, Katherine Ellis, Noriko Okazaki, Liz Day, Kelly Martineau, Zarah Rice, School ELL committee

Document TranslationsKelly McIntyre, Veronica Sisk, Liz Day, Alex Paz

E-STEM Career Day Support Shannon Warner

Parent Education Night – Aselefech Evans, Maureen McCauley

All of our Homeroom and Middle School Representatives – Barbara Lechtanski, Sarah Burris, Adrienne Kortas, Kelli Charboneau, Jennifer Colaner, Traci McCallick, Mariah Fraser, Virginia See, Shannon Warner, Sajina Matthew, Noriko Okazaki, Carrie Unger, Alyssa Powers, Traci McCallick, Meegan Wolczyk, Melanie Allred, Victoria Shutts, Betsy Landrum, Michael Korhonen, Crystal Parry, Maureen McCauley, Lisa Reyes, Sarah Karis, Kristin Ainslie, Sharon Bruce, Stiroh Lang, Lisa Reyes

Auction Committee – Adrienne Kortas, Alyssa Powell, Amara Vandervort, Ann Shim Lipscomb, Bre Holt, Brian Phillips, Caitlin Ewing, Carrie Byrne, Deann Muller, Debi Backstrom, Dominic Groves, Emily Bradley, Emily Suiter, Emily Wray, Erich Swanson, Hana Rubin, Jeff Rice, Jennifer Colaner, Jessie Clayton, Jessica Raker, Joel Hoffman, Kara Dowidar, Katherine Moore, Kelly Charboneau, Kim Steffensmeier, Ling Yeh, Lorraine Phillips, Maiken Blanchette, Michael Korhonan, Phil Vandervort, Ryan Carroll, Sarah Murfin-Paz, Shannon Murello-Plyer, Stiroh Lang, Tashana Kolanowski, Zarah Rice

*Names in bold also took on a role in the PTSA board