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Support Olympic View Elementary School

Guests to OVPTA can support our students via the PayPal button below. After you click the button, you'll be able to select which program you would like to support.

   


Right Now Needs:
 
Alliance for Education will be accepting our donations to Olympic View's Right Now Needs Fund through their secure formThey will use the money we donate to buy gift cards for our families and send them to Ms. Vancil or Mr. Bean who will then distribute to our families. Let's continue to take care of each other.


 

Newsletter 

Read our June 2020 PTA newsletter  


 

COVID-19 Updates

Alliance for Education will be accepting our donations to Olympic View's Right Now Needs Fund through their secure formThey will use the money we donate to buy gift cards for our families and send them to Ms. Vancil or Mr. Bean who will then distribute to our families. Let's continue to take care of each other.

Restaurants offering free food (working list), email kristina.bernhardt@gmail.com if you have additions or corrections to the list.

Coronavirus Update: the latest news from SPS.

Family Resources for COVID-19 Related School Closures: Starting Monday, March 16, the following schools below will serve lunch for all Seattle Public Schools students Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., for the duration of the school closure. Grab and go meals are available for students, but students can not stay at the school to eat them because of social distancing guidance from state and local health agencies. 

Northeast School Sites

Eckstein Middle School (Google map)
3003 NE 75th St Seattle, WA 98115

Enter and exit from courtyard area near portables through cafeteria doors on east side of building.

Nathan Hale High School (Google map)
10750 30th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98125

Enter and exit through main entrance door on west side of building facing 30th Avenue. Cafeteria will be down the hall on the right.

Olympic Hills Elementary (Google map)
13018 20th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98125

Entrance and exit through door near southwest corner of building facing Northeast 130th Street drive-up area.

EAGLE PACKS: If your family receives Friday food packs from school, University Food Bank will be distributing those with additional food. They are taking extra precautions to ensure a sanitary environment. Please let the food bank know that you are an Olympic View Elementary family and you normally receive a Friday food pack and they will be able to assist you.

MESSAGE from Seattle Council PTSA: To better connect those who are most resourced with those who are most impacted at this time, Seattle Council PTSA has setup an outreach form http://bit.ly/SCPTSAoutreach that will help connect folks offering help with those SPS families in need. Please fill out the form if you need groceries purchased, medicines delivered, internet connectivity, childcare information, tutoring, etc.. Please also fill out the form if you can offer purchasing items, delivering supplies, donating items, offering tutoring remotely, other skills, etc. Circulate this link widely via email and social media. See the Seattle Council PTSA's website for additional resources to receive and offer help. 

Right Now Needs: If you need help through the Right Now Needs program, please contact our principal Andrew Bean and/or our school counselor Katy Vancil. Olympic View has funds from the Alliance of Education to support short-term emergency housing, food, and other essential needs. Support has ranged from gift cards to helping with a month's rent. This is a completely confidential process. OV have limited funds and will make decisions on a case by case scenario based on criteria outlined by the Alliance of Education.


 

OVPTA Mailing List

Join our Olympic View PTA mailing list. If you'd like to learn about the latest Olympic View Elementary School news, events, and volunteer opportunities, this is the list for you! Click here to subscribe.

   

  

Olympic View Family Directory

The OV Family Directory is open to all families that have children enrolled at Olympic View for the 2019/2020 school year. It is completely opt-in, and you can provide as much or as little information as you are comfortable with. If you'd like to be included in this year's Directory, please click here.


 

Volunteering at OV! 

  

Volunteers are welcome and needed at OV. Help is greatly appreciated in classrooms, school events, field trips and so many other places and times. If you are thinking about volunteering, please read the guidelines and complete the required paperwork. You will not be allowed to volunteer at OV without completing the volunteer paperwork. The paperwork is required every school year. You can read the SPS Volunteer Policy No. 5630 here.

Volunteer Applications for SPS are now available online. Help with the application and internet access is offered at the school. If you have questions, please contact the office. 

To learn more, please visit https://www.seattleschools.org/families_communities/volunteer

For more volunteering opportunities, click Volunteer Opportunities 

 


  

Drop-off/ Pick-up Safety Rules

 

  

Please do not get out of your car in the drop-off/pick-up lane (highlighted). This area is intended to be an unassisted drop-off zone. On dark and rainy days it could be dangerous to get out of the car on the driver's side and it slows down the line of cars. For the safety of our community, please follow these important safety rules and use the drop-off lane as a drop-off only. If you need to get out of your car to say goodbye or assist young children, please park in designated parking areas.

Drop-off on 7th: Please do not drop off your child on 7th Ave on the north side of the school. This dead-end road is not a drop-off area.

Staff Parking Lot: This is NOT a drop-off zone before 8:00 am. Only if you are arriving late to drop off your child AFTER 8:00 am (and the front doors are closed), it's safest to drop them off in the back parking. 

Thank you for your cooperation! 


 

Join The PTA 

            

Come be a voice in your child's school!
¡Venga a ser una voz en la escuela de su hijo!
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The PTA values Collaboration, Commitment, Diversity, Respect, and Accountability. The best way to get to know other parents in our community is to join the PTA and get involved. There are so many ways to help and volunteer. Let's join forces to advocate for our children! Scholarships are available.

Sign-ups can be found at the PTA desk in the front entryway or online at ovpta.org.

If you haven't joined for the current school year, please click here.  Your support is greatly appreciated!  Please continue to update your profile on the OVPTA website. Membership is not required to receive information, but if you want to be included in the emails and updates, please be sure to register. 


 

OV is a Community

The members of the PTA Board want to reiterate loud and clear that we are here to support ALL of our students and families, no matter where you’re from, what you believe, or what your immigration status may be.  If you or someone you know could use some help, we will do what we can to support you.  If you have ideas about how the OVPTA can be more supportive of our families who might be feeling particularly vulnerable at this time, please email us at info@ovpta.org.  Thank you!