John Muir Elementary

John Muir

Principal’s Community Update 4/7/23

No School Next Week ~ Enjoy Spring Break! April 10-14

Important Dates

April 10-14 Spring Break ~ No School

Mon, Apr 17 Sneakers Giveaway ~ Miss Domingo’s 1st graders

May 1-5, 8 SBA Testing 5th Gr

May 9 5th Gr Field Trip ~ Seattle Children’s Theater

May 11 1st Gr Field Trip ~ Seattle Children’s Theater

May 11 John Muir Math Night

May 8-12 Teacher Appreciation Week

May 9-12 SBA Testing 4th Gr

May 15-18 SBA Testing 3rd Gr

May 24-26 MAP Testing Kindergarten

May 30-June 1 MAP Testing 1st-3rd Gr

Fri, June 2 Explorations Day

June 5-9 MAP Testing 3rd-5th Gr

Fri, June 9 3rd Gr Field Trip to Seattle Asian Art Museum

Fri, June 30 Last Day of school

Muir Safe Transportation Survey ~ Please take this brief, anonymous survey. 

Explorations Day ~ On Friday, June 2, all Muir students will participate in Explorations Day. Students will be able to sign up for a class that interests and excites them! If YOU have a talent and/or passion for … anything! please let Erika Gordon know. Erica is serving as the liaison between staff and parents for this amazing event. You may email Erica at

SPS Head Start is now accepting applications for Fall 2023! Families interested in applying:

PTA April Happenings

– 4/18, 7:00-8:30pm: PTA working meeting. Topics include2023-24 board positions, advocacy, & fundraising. Attend in-person (Muir library) or Join the meeting via Zoom (passcode099994).

– 4/26, 5:30-7:00pm: PTA-hosted Spring Community Conversation about anti-bullying (Mr. Thomas), navigating special education, and the school remodel (Ms. Haider & lead architect). Dinner at 5:30; childcare, and interpretation provided. Attend in-person (Muir library) or listen in by Zoom (passcode 099994). Volunteers for the PTA Spring Community Conversation about anti-bullying welcome!

– The April PTA Café is CANCELED. Next PTA Café May 31st, 7:55-9am.

Donate to Southeast Seattle Schools Fundraising Alliance through April 30 to support South Seattle students!

Questions? Contact the front office: #206-252-7400. Erika and Helina are always happy to help! You may also email Alana Haider (principal) or Quinta Thomas (ass’t principal)

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