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  • Science Night - May 25, 6-8 pm

    All School Science Night
    What: Science Fair

    Who: All are welcome: Bring the whole family for a fun and exciting night to celebrate the brightest scientific minds in Seattle. All 6th , 7th, and 8th grade students have been working hard to develop and complete a research-based project that focused on designing and completing a controlled experiment or developed an idea to solve a problem or make ENGINEERING improvements on an existing idea.
    Please come to support their hard work and see what these future scientists have accomplished!

    Where: Eckstein Middle School science rooms, upper East hallway, and the Library

    When: THURSDAY MAY 25th 6-8 pm

    Come for as long as you’d like and don’t forget to visit the bake sale to benefit our sister school in Sudan.

    We’ll also have several local scientists and engineers with booths to show you some of the science happenings around Seattle.

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  • Yearbooks Available to Order Now!

    As of 5/15/2017 we have less than 90 books left to order.
    • Yearbooks are $30 until we run out. We are printing 700 copies. When we hit 700 pre-orders there will be no more left.
    • To order a yearbook please have your student bring a check or cash to the Main Office.
    Last year we did not have enough yearbooks to meet demand because too many people did not pre-order their yearbooks. Order your yearbook now!
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  • Eckstein Book Fair - May 24 - 26

    **The Eckstein Book Fair is coming! Sponsored by the local, independent University Bookstore, the Eckstein Book Fair will be in the library Wednesday, May 24th – Friday May 26th and open during Science Night on Thursday, May 25th. Can’t make it to the library? Go to the U District store anytime from Monday May 22 – Sunday May 28 and mention Eckstein when you’re purchasing a book and 10-20% of the proceeds go to support Eckstein. You can also purchase online anytime from Monday May 22 – Sunday May 28 and use the code ECK at checkout! bookstore.washington.edu (Scroll down to Eckstein)
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  • WEB Carnival - June 19th @ 3:30 - 5 pm

    Attention 6th grade parents! WEB (Where Everyone Belongs) leaders are sponsoring a carnival for 6th graders after-school on Monday, June 19th from 3:30 – 5:00pm. Candy cotton, popcorn, inflatable games and activities, and a 3D virtual reality gaming machine are just some of the things that will be there. A permission slip will be going home with students in a few weeks, which must be signed and turned in by Friday, June 16th in order for students to participate.
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  • Eckstein Muscial - 13 The Musical - May 19 & 20 @ 7:30 pm

    The Eckstein Musical is largely funded through ticket sales.

    GENERAL SEATING TICKETS are $8 when purchased before May 12 ($10 at the door).

    PREMIER TICKETS are $25 and guarantee the best seats in the house — perfect for grandparents, and a great way to donate to the program!!

    Download an order form and return it to the main office to order tickets now.Order form (pdf)
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  • Eighth Grade Promotion

    When: June 22nd from 6-7 PM
    Where: Eckstein Auditorium
    Who: Eckstein 8th graders and their families & guests
    • Seating will be first come/first served and the auditorium doors will open at 5:00. Both the main floor and the balcony will be open.
    • Suggested student attire is “Business Casual,” which means shirts with collars, pants that are free from tears, dresses that meet the school dress code. (When deciding on a dress length, please consider that students will be sitting on a raised stage in front of an audience).
    • After the promotion ceremony in the auditorium, students, family, and guests are invited to enjoy light refreshments in the cafeteria.
    • If you know your 8th grade student will not attend the promotion, please let Assistant Principal Anderson know at at jaanderson@seattleschools.org
    Seating capacity in the auditorium and fire code restrictions require us to limit each participating student to four seats for family and guests at the 8th grade promotion ceremony. Additional family members and guests are welcome to join the cafeteria reception following the promotion ceremony.

    7th grade parents and guardians, please contact Ms. Anderson at jaanderson@seattleschools.org if you can volunteers to help with this year’s 8th grade promotion.
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  • Camp Orkila 2017

    The eighth graders of Eckstein will take a fieldtrip to Camp Orkila October 11-13, 2017. Camp Orkila has been a setting for outdoor adventure since its conception in 1906. It is quite possible that some of your parent, grandparents, or even great-grandparents attended Orkila as a child. Set on the northwest corner of Orcas Island in the San Juan Island, Orkila enjoys a beachfront view overlooking President Channel and the Canadian Gulf Islands.
    Please download the Camp Orkila 2017 Packet now to learn how your student can participate.
    Camp Orkila 2017 Packet (pdf)
    All campers must fill out this Camp Orkila Survey
    http://surveys.ymcaexchange.org/f/179967/d7d8/
    Here is the link to check for completion
    http://surveys.ymcaexchange.org/report/179967/-1/2154d49e?Dir=&Enc_Dir=0209395f&afterVoting=5b8c6cf56f14
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  • Eckstein Course Catalog & Handbook

    Eckstein Course Catalog       Eckstein Handbook
     course catalog                handbook
    Course Catalog (pdf)                   Handbook (pdf)

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  • Speaker Series

    ECKSTEIN SPEAKER & ASSEMBLY SERIES
    Internet Safety “Your Digital Resume” - Josh Gunderson  -  9/28 (Evening for parents)
    Anti-Bullying Meredith O’Connor Concert -  10/6
    Veteran’s Day Assembly with guest speaker  -  11/10
    Native Visions Living Voices Multimedia Presentation -  11/17
    Human Rights Day - Nancy Koppelman PhD “Stand Up For What is Right” Stu Cabe -  1/5
    MLK Assembly - 1/12
    Civil Rights - “The Right To Dream” Living Voices -  2/9
    “Making Kindness Normal” Houston Craft - 5/9
    School Play Preview -  5/19
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  • Eckstein Annual Campaign Kicks Off!

    We are already off to a great start with the Eckstein Annual Campaign (EAC) Thank you to the generous supporters who have already donated. Please join them by donating on the website by following the link above. We will have a collection box near the front office, or you can Donate online, be sure to include Eckstein #134 in the “to group” line.

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