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PSCS Life – Family Feedback

Last summer, I began my journey at PSCS by inviting all current families to meet with me. I wanted to gather feedback on their PSCS experience, explore the things our community values, and see where there were areas for growth as we transitioned into our next 25 years. I asked four questions. One, why did…

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PSCS Life – The “Why” Behind Annual Giving

You’ve probably heard that annual giving is pretty important to the PSCS community. But, what is most often misunderstood, is that we expect everyone in our community to contribute to our annual fundraising efforts, each year—board members (we already have 100% from this group), staff (we already have 100% from this group), and all our…

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1/16/19: Winter Open House

Join us for the PSCS fall Open House for prospective families— and discover progressive education at it’s most supportive.   Wednesday, January 16, 6-8pm RSVP & Inquiries   This evening Q & A event is being held for those families seeking enrollment in middle or high school in the 2019-20 school year.   Why PSCS…

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1 Axolotl, 3 Sams, & the 25th Anniversary of PSCS!

Welcome to the 25th anniversary of Puget Sound Community School! A quarter-century ago, the idea of PSCS began to percolate in the hearts and minds of Andy Smallman, Melinda Shaw, and a small group of families for whom “school” did not mean “accepting or enduring the status quo.” It was agreed upon that a loving…

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PSCS Visit Mornings

PSCS will be holding Visit Mornings on most Wednesdays and Fridays in January and February. On time applications are due January 11, but some rolling admissions can occur depending on space. Please email the admissions director to start a dialogue and make your appointment. Application Timeline How to Apply

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8/30: New Family Orientation

Orientation for new PSCS Parents and Students, at school on Wednesday, August 30 from 7-8:30pm. New students should come prepared with a laptop (or parents should let us know beforehand if they’ll need the school to provide one for the year).

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Too School for Cool

The PSCS September 2016 eNewsletter Featuring PSCS updates and articles, including What I did on My Summer Vacay: Staff Edition, A Note from Andy, and the #powerofparticipation [EXCERPT] “Welcome to the newly expanded PSCS! Yes, I say expanded as we have recently increased our square footage by quite a bit. It seems as though our…

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2016 Open House

The PSCS Fall Open House for prospective families is Sunday, October 30, 2016 from 12:30-2:30pm. If you are considering PSCS for the 2017-18 school year, please join us for this event. We accept applications from students entering the 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th grades as well as the occasional 5th and 10th grader. PSCS requires…

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Giving Tuesday

There is a day for giving thanks. There are two days for getting deals. Now, there is #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. Consider a…

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