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Frisbee is a GREAT game!

Frisbee is a GREAT game!

Mayangayanga Primary learned how to play Frisbee today thanks to the students at Salmon Bay School. Each Frisbee was personalized with playing tips and kind words for their friends here in Uganda.

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Swing for Success 2016

This festive evening will include a celebration of our Volunteer and Educator of the Year, an opportunity to meet our Board of Directors, and a chance to try our new Sister Schools Signature Cocktail! To top it all off, you will receive a swing dance lesson from one of Seattle’s premier instructors, Mark Kihara! ...

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Thank you 2015 Gala Sponsors

Thank you 2015 Gala Sponsors

2015 Platinum Level Sponsor 2015 Gold Level Sponsors         2015 Silver Level Sponsors                   2015 Bronze Level Sponsors         

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Quarterly Visits

Asia Kamukama, our Uganda Director, visits each school that you support four times a year. She meets with school management and administration to see how they’re using the supplies you donate, conduct reviews, manage transitions to different levels of Sister Schools’ support, and answer questions, as well as arrange for annual supply distributions.  Asia’s favorite ...

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Welcome New Board Member Lew Dickert

Lew Dickert is currently principal of Little Cedars Elementary in Snohomish County, WA. Prior to that, Lew was principal at Fernwood Elementary for nine years. It was at Fernwood where Lew first encountered Sister Schools and quickly became one of our staunchest advocates. Lew emceed seven of the annual Fernwood Benefit Concert for Sister Schools ...

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Thank you to OAC and Skanska!

We would like to thank OAC Services and Skanska for their generous Platinum Level Sponsorships of the 10th Annual Sister Schools Gala! OAC has supported an employee-matching program benefiting Sister Schools programs for over a decade. Through that program, OAC management and employees have helped build five Literacy Centers in Uganda. This is the second ...

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New Board Member Nick Rosenfeld

New Board Member Nick Rosenfeld

We’re excited to introduce our newest board member, Nick Rosenfeld. Nick is “passionate about education and helping everyone have a chance to succeed.” Nick works at Microsoft, where he was introduced to Sister Schools by Carol Lycette, our Board Secretary. “I have been impressed by the Sister Schools mission and impact to date, not only ...

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Welcome new board members

Welcome new board members

We’re very pleased to introduce the two newest members of the Sister Schools board, Tara Kelly and Melissa Pendleton. Tara is an Associate with the DLR Group, focusing on business development in K-12 education architectural design. Tara is passionate about helping children and has traveled extensively in the developing world. She’s also a gifted athlete ...

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Sister Schools is on Amazon Smile

Sister Schools is now on AmazonSmile! AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service but Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. This link will direct you to AmazonSmile in support of Sister Schools: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/91-1617318

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