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    Welcome Back Kimball Families!
    Posted on 08/20/2019
    This is the image for the news article titled Welcome Back Kimball Families!August 19, 2019

    Dear Kimball Families,

    Welcome to a new school year! I hope you are having a wonderful summer and that you’re enjoying the time with your families. I am really looking forward to having all of the children back in the building. It’s been way too quiet the last two months!

    I hope you will join me in welcoming the following new staff members:
    • Tanya Maldonado, Administrative Secretary
    • Lisa Lucas, Counselor
    • Kendra McDermott, Nurse
    • Tricia Vuong, Kindergarten
    • Meredith Wilson, Second Grade
    • Brianna Georgi-Densmore, Fourth Grade
    • Gabrielle Fairbairn, Visual Art Teacher
    • Kelsey Gallagher, Student Services Assistant
    • Chinese Bilingual Assistant--TBD

    Tutor Openings
    We have two classroom tutor openings—15 hours/week each, working with first or second grade. Please contact the office if you are interested.

    Important beginning of school dates:
    September 4, 2019 First Day of School for First-Fifth Grades
    September 4-6, 2019 Kindergarten/Family Visits
    September 9, 2019 First Day of School for Kindergartners
    Coffee for Kindergarten Parents after the Bell (8:00 am)
    September 13, 2019 PTSA Back to School BBQ
    September 24, 2019 Curriculum Night—Put it on your calendars now!

    We’ve all been working hard getting ready for the new school year. We have kindergartners in the building already for Jump Start August 19-23, and their energy and excitement for learning is amazing.

    I’m looking forward to partnering with all of you for a fun and rewarding school year. Enjoy your last few days of summer!

    Sincerely,
    Melissa

    Melissa Gray
    Principal
    Kimball Elementary
    206-252-7280
    mggray@seattleschools.org