JAMS Band 2015-2016

Attending Jane Addams Middle School in the fall? The band wants YOU!
Even if you’ve never played an instrument, middle school is a great time to start, and JAMS Band is a challenging, fun, high-quality program. Email Deb Schaaf at deschaaf@seattleschools.org with questions.
*We are currently seeking students who play drum set to audition for Senior Jazz!* Be part of a group of dedicated, active student musicians as we travel and play all around the Pacific Northwest. Information and a link to the sign-up is available at fojam.org. (Please note: audition requirements will be modified for incoming 6th grade drummers.)

PTA General Meeting, Tuesday February 24 6:00-7:30 PM

Please join us for our next PTA meeting on Tuesday, February 24th, 6:00PM-7:30PM. All families and staff welcome to attend. This month we will discuss upcoming events for this school year, plus some new ideas for next year. Helen Joung will give a short principal update. There will also be time to discuss the roles of the PTA officers for those interested in serving on the PTA Executive Committee next school year.

Potluck dinner starts at 6pm, please bring a side dish or main dish to share. Business meeting starts promptly at 6:30pm. Childcare provided. Spanish language interpreter also available.

Family Movie Night: The Lego Movie

Join friends at 6 p.m. March 13 to watch The Lego Movie in the OHES cafeteria! Doors open at 5:40. Bring a pillow, blanket and picnic supper if you’d like. $5.00 donation per family. Popcorn and snacks for sale. See you there!

Middle School Information for current 5th Graders

JAMS Information Night

Jane Addams Middle School

Wednesday January 28 from  6:30-8:00 PM

Come and learn about all that Jane Addams Middle School has to offer. There will be a short presentation in the auditorium at 6:30 and then subject breakout sessions, allowing prospective students and parents to meet teachers, learn more, and see newly remodeled areas. Later in the spring, students will be invited back to schedule classes and build community with others.

JAMS is the middle school that all students from Olympic Hills reference area feed into.

Hazel Wolf K-8 Middle School  Open House and Tour Schedule
2015 Open House & Tour Schedule:
Morning Tours: 9:30-11:30am
  • Wednesday, January 21
  • Tuesday, February 3
  • Wednesday, February 18
  • Monday, March 2
Evening Tours: 6:30-8:30pm
  • Tuesday, January 27
  • Thursday, February 26
If you’re thinking about middle schools for your child, an option is Hazel Wolf K-8,   Seattle’s first E-STEM (environmentally-focused science, technology, engineering, math) school, offering electives such as MESA, art, drama, music, choir, PE, and foreign language, all in a creative and dynamic environment.
Open house tour — at the new, temporary location near
Greenlake, and talking all about our groundbreaking E-STEM program.
All families and students are welcome. See you there!

Kindergarten Family Tours

Open Enrollment Tour of Olympic Hills for K families planning to enroll in the 2015-2016 school year for new families.

Meet the principal, tour the building, visit classrooms in session, and ask questions!

Tours are: February 5 and February 23.

Location: Olympic Hills Cafeteria:

Time 9:15-10:00am.

General PTA meeting January 15, 6:00-7:30 PM

Please join us for our next PTA meeting on Thursday, January 15 th, 6:00PM-7:30PM. All families and staff welcome to attend.

This month we will discuss upcoming events, and hear from Stacy Crum about starting a Natural Leaders program at Olympic Hills. Potluck dinner at 6, please bring side dish or main dish to share. Business meeting starts promptly at 6:30. Childcare provided. Spanish language interpreter also available.

Remember to check out our fund raising page on this website for ways to easily raise funds for our PTA.

Don’t forget there is a bin on the counter next to the front office desk where you can drop off soup labels and box tops.

9th Annual Pancake Breakfast, Saturday December 6, 9-11am

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The Lake City Lions Club hosts their 9th Annual Pancake Breakfast for Olympic Hills Elementary on December 6, 2014

When: Saturday, December 6, 2014 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Where: Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave NE, Seattle

Tickets for the breakfast are $6.00 for adults; $4.00 for children, to be purchased at the door.

The Lake City Lions Club are once again sponsoring a Pancake Breakfast to raise funds for Olympic Hills Elementary School. The breakfast takes place at the Lake City Community Center and will include pancakes, turkey sausage, eggs, juice and coffee. Live entertainment provided by the Taiko Drummers and the P4 Singers; a Comic Book Club display, and a book give-away for all children.

Olympic Hills Elementary is a small, neighborhood school with a wonderfully rich and diverse population of students, representing 30 different countries and 18 languages. Their vision for the community is for all its members to embrace and value the worth, dignity, and diversity of all people. Their commitment is to provide a differentiated and rich educational program that promotes self-respect, respect for others, encourages social responsibility, and prepares students to be intrinsically motivated leaders in an interdependent global community.

The Lake City Lions Club has supported a number of local schools over the years and is part of an international service organization founded with a desire to serve their community. The club has many fundraising projects for both adults and children alike and meet the 1st, 3rd and 4th Tuesday of every month.


December General Meeting, Tuesday December 2

Please join us at the PTA meeting on Tuesday, December 2nd, 6:00PM-7:30PM. at Olympic Hills Elementary. All families, staff, and community members are welcome to attend. This month we will discuss upcoming events, such as our Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, December 6.

We will elect our nominating committee. If you have any interest in serving on this committee, please submit your name for consideration at the meeting.

We will hear about the library services available for kids and families from special guest Nancy Pew of the Lake City library.

We will also hear from our school counselor, Kathy Hanson about clothing donations and a partnership with Value Village.

Potluck dinner at 6, Please bring a side dish or main dish to share. Business meeting starts promptly at 6:30. Childcare provided. Spanish language interpreter also available.

Fright Night in Lake City

As with many elementary schools in the area, costumes are not allowed on Halloween at school. If you’re looking for a place to show off your costume, trick or treat, and enjoy a family friendly party, then check out Fright night!

FRIGHT NIGHT Trick-or-Treat Walk

Friday, October 31, 2014 5:15–6:15 p.m. walk begins.

Treat bags and maps are available at North Seattle Family Center 2611 N.E. 125th St., Suite 145, Seattle.

The Trick-or-Treat Walk to local businesses ends at the Fright Night Party.

Fright Night Party Sponsored by the Lake City Lions: 6:30–8 p.m.

Lake City Community Center 12531 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle.

Includes games, food, crafts, costume contest, prizes, and a haunted house. The event is fun and safe for the entire family, especially for ages 2 to 12.

PTA General Meeting Tuesday, October 28, 6-7:30

PTA General Meeting, Special Guest Helen Joung

Tuesday, October 28,

6:00-6:30 Potluck, please bring main dish or side dish to share

6:30-7:00 Business: Reviewing and approving standing rules, budget, updates from committees, and electing nominating committee.

Childcare provided  and Spanish Interpreter available

7:00-7:30 Topic: How Olympic Hills is using the Common Core State Standards and an overview of the new Smarter Balanced Assesments for grades 3-5

We hope to see you there!