Adam’s Blessings—Community Engagement at PSCS

On Tuesday, Feb 6, Student Leadership at Puget Sound Community School (PSCS) led us in an all-school compassion project, based on an idea offered by a PSCS alumni parent seeking to transform still very raw tragedy into meaning. Adam Reeder was an artist and designer, brother, son, and friend, who passed away in March of…

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A Little Light

Last Tuesday, PSCS participated in Giving Tuesday, a curious movement created by the nonprofit sector, for nonprofits, meant as a tonic to the consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Thanks to so many generous supporters we raised almost $14K in one day for tuition access—which is a massive benefit to us all. As the…

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Saturday Math Academy at PSCS

Saturday Math Academy is a program Akin and his wife Marilyn started 14 years ago as a resource for elementary school students (K-5), in the hopes young people without a lot of access might find joy in math and build lasting affinity outside the traditional classroom setting. P

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pscs parent night with cory silverberg

For Spring Parent Night, PSCS hosted guest speaker, Cory Silverberg, award-winning author of You Know, Sex and Sex Is a Funny Word. Both of these inclusive graphic resource books for kids are used in PSCS Sex & Health courses. Cory has developed and facilitated workshops for hundreds of agencies and organizations serving both youth and adults…

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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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Welcome Valerie Diaz Leroy

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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