Emergency Protocol Discussions & Drills @PSCS

The gun violence in CA over the past days reinforces our collective need to discuss what we can do if we find ourselves faced with such a terrible reality. Research shows young people know that gun violence is a threat to us all, and failing to confront this reality adds to their anxiety. Research also…

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New Staff

PSCS is pleased to welcome our newest administrative team-member, Valerie Diaz Leroy. Val brings with her a depth of knowledge and experience, which includes education and programming, as well as music, collaboration and team building, and equity and accountability. She was drawn to PSCS because “this community is dedicated to working together to confront systemic…

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PSCS Weekly Admissions Q&As are informal, online, opportunities for prospective parents/guardians and students, as well as volunteers, educators, and organizers, interested in learning more about community-centered education and collaborative leadership. RSVP for a link. Admissions Timeline

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2/7/19: Financial Aid Applications Due

All prospective AND current PSCS families, if you are applying for financial aid for the 2019-20 school year—you’ll need to log into FACTS and complete your application by February 7, 2019.

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July 19: PSCS Summer Program!

PSCS is excited to announce that we will be offering summer programming starting in 2019. Summer Program Information will be posted on the website this February.

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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 in the NYT

PSCS and PSCS senior, Sofia Martin, were recently featured in an article on gender identity and youth. “I’ve been thinking a lot about who I am,” Sofia recalled saying at the morning meeting, a daily assembly of the school’s 52 students and staff members. “I’ve come to the decision that I’m nonbinary, which means that I’m…

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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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’17 Senior Graduation

Saturday, June 10 at North Seattle College. Join us at 10am for senior speeches, commencement ceremonies, community wide appreciations of our graduates, and luncheon.

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