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Join Mayor McGinn and Interim Superintendent Enfield for community meeting on education, youth programs

Mayor Mike McGinn and Seattle Public Schools Interim Superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield invite you to join them for an open community meeting and Q&A session, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 21. The meeting will be at the South Shore Elementary School Rotunda, 4800 S. Henderson. They’ll share information… [ Keep reading ]

School district adopts elementary music curriculum, seeks community reps

Seattle Public Schools (SPS) is gearing up to adopt the first district-wide music curriculum since 1991, and it’s seeking three community representatives to join the adoption committee.

McGinn, Enfield describe early arts experiences

At last week’s Arts in Education Forum, Mayor Mike McGinn – better known as a bicycling enthusiast and environmental advocate – revealed that he once performed as a sailor in the chorus line of “South Pacific.” Not to be outdone, Susan Enfield of Seattle Public Schools revealed that her debut as an art performer had been as a fully-costumed French fry in a school play.

Students will direct 6th annual Arts in Education Forum, Nov. 8

Parents, students, teachers, artists, residents and supporters of equitable and well-rounded education for all are invited to attend the sixth annual Arts in Education Forum, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 8 at Seattle University’s Pigott Auditorium (1017 E. Marion St.). An informal reception with snacks and refreshments will follow from 7:30 to 8 p.m.

Participate in Arts Education Month

May is Arts Education Month in Washington, and Mayor McGinn has issued a proclamation to celebrate. And ArtsEd Washington has put together a list of ways you can participate and advocate for the arts in your school district.