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    West Seattle Elementary Calendar 2019-20
    Posted on 08/12/2019
    calendar graphic 2019-20

    School Year Calendar

    Students are released 75 minutes early every Wednesday, except for the first day of school. This is to support improved teacher collaboration and student academic performance.

    Aug. 19 – 23 Jump Start, a sneak peek at school for incoming kindergartners. Read more about Jump Start.

    Wed., Sept. 4, 2019 First day of school for 1st – 12 grade students (regular school hours apply, no early release)

    Wed., Sept. 4 – Fri., Sept. 6 Family Connection Conferences for incoming kindergarten and preschool families. Read more about Family Connections Conferences.

    Mon., Sept. 9 First day of school for kindergarten, Seattle Preschool Program and full-day Head Start students (three-day delayed start for Family Connection)

    ​Mon., Oct 7: Open House​ from 5:00-6:00 p.m

    Fri., Oct. 11 State In-service Day (no school)

    Nov. 4-7 Islandwood - 5th Grade Field Trip

    Mon., Nov. 11 Veterans Day (no school)

    Fri. Nov. 15 PAWS Manager Pizza Party

    Tue., Nov. 19 Parent Tea

    Thur. Nov. 21 PBIS Party

    Fri. Nov 22 Aladdin Auditions (grades 3-5)

    Nov. 25 – 27 Elementary conference days (no school for elementary and K-8 students; varies by school)

    Nov. 28 – 29 Thanksgiving break (no school) Nov. 28 Thanksgiving, Nov. 29 Native American Heritage Day

    Tue Dec. 17 Parent Dinner at Neighborhood House

    Thur Dec 19 PBIS party

    Fri., Dec. 20 1-hour early dismissal (winter break)

    Dec. 23, 2019 – Jan. 3, 2020 Winter break (no school)

    Mon., Jan. 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no school)

    Tue. Jan. 28 Parent Tea

    Wed., Jan. 29 Snow make-up day. Regular schedule

    Thur. Feb 8 PAWS Manager Party

    Sat. Feb 8 Chess Tournament- State Qualifier at West Seattle Elementary

    Thur. Feb 13 PBIS Party

    Fri. Feb 14 Attendance Party

    Feb. 17 – 21 Mid-winter break including Presidents Day (no school)

    April 13 – 17 Spring break (no school)

    Mon., May 25 Memorial Day (no school)

    Fri. June 5 Multicultural Night

    Thur. June 18, 2020 Last day of school (1-hour early dismissal) *possible snow make-up days June 19 and 22