Usually students greet us with a speech, sometimes with a speech and dance. The team expected these first-graders to recite a poem…but they didn’t.
Terry and Michael have landed and, once they get settled, will start the big task of unloading the container and organizing 1000 boxes of school supplies. They’ll visit each school this week for preliminary meetings and to take the time to videotape. Distribution begins next week with the arrival of the second team on April […]
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Don’t miss Fernwood Elementary School’s upcoming concert, 7:00 May 22 at the Northshore Center for the Performing Arts in Bothell. Jazz piano legend Overton Berry will perform with bassist Jeff Davies and special guest Jennifer Hopper, along with the Bad Monkeys Marimba Band and other student musical groups. Requested donation $15; passes available at the […]
Don’t miss the second annual Swing for Success dance to benefit our scholarship program. Mark Kihara, internationally-known and locally-loved Swing dance instructor, will teach one of his high-energy, everyone-can-do-it lessons followed by plenty of time for free dancing. Requested donation $20/person; $10/person for students with ID. Tickets at the door or through Brown Paper Tickets. […]
We’ve only been here two days but have already visited four partner schools and one new one. It’s exciting to be able to visit schools and just interact with the students and staff. Especially rewarding to see the supplies being used. We’ve been splitting into groups and helping with various activities like reading to kids, […]
Save Saturday, Oct 19 for Sister Schools’ Gala Auction, starting at 6:00 at the Museum of Flight. You won’t want to miss the party, the opportunity to purchase African art and artifacts, and updates from our programs in the US and Uganda.
Don’t forget to GiveBIG to Sister Schools next Wednesday, May 15! All donations made to Sister Schools, midnight to midnight on May 15, on our Seattle Foundation page, NOT this website, will be matched from the GiveBIG stretch pool. We won’t know the exact amount of the match until afterwards, but your donation will most […]
Don’t miss Fernwood Elementary School’s 2013 benefit concern in support of Sister Schools on THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013 at 7:00. The concert features Bad Monkeys Marimba Band, the Fernwood Choir, the Sister Schools Benefit Concert Choir, and special guests legendary Seattle soul jazz pianist Overton Berry with Jeff Davies on bass. Proceeds will help build […]