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Family Communication 12/16/22

Dear Families,
I hope you all have a relaxing break and are able to enjoy the quiet time ahead. See you in January!
In partnership,
Kelly Walter

Important Dates
Winter Break: 12/17-1/2
Return to School: 1/3/23
Return tech to school: 1/3/23

Tech Distribution
iPads (K-2) and laptops (3-5) will be sent home with your students on 12/16 in case we have inclement weather at the end of break for remote learning. I also attached the remote learning letter I sent on Monday of this week for your reference. Please return tech on 1/3 to the classroom with chargers.

Covid Testing at Home
Today we sent a rapid test home with your student. With safety as our top priority, we are asking that you test your student before they return on Tuesday, January 3rd and please stay home if sick.

Progress Reports
We recently completed the first trimester. Progress reports will be available on the Source on 1/10/23. Special education progress reports and Preschool progress reports will be sent home on 1/10 also.

From the PTA:
Many of you have requested to have an after-school enrichment activities within the
school and the PTA is checking this option with a few vendors! We may be able to offer the following classes AS OF JANUARY, so Please email if you are interested in enrolling your kid and the grade of your kid.
Watercolors class by iKahana Arts (
Beginners Chess by Seattle Chess School (
The PTA will publish further information on their Facebook page and in the next Orca Tale newsletter!
Happy holidays and a happy new year!