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  • Spirit Week 6/19 - 6/23

    • Monday – Personal Pride Day
    • Tuesday – Glitter Day
    • Wednesday – High School Gear Day
    • Thursday – Eckstein Gear Day
    • Friday – Grade Level Day (Please remember that while it is a spirit day, all dress code expectations are still expected and enforced)
        o 8th Tourist
        o 7th Neon
        o 6th Fun in the Sun
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  • Platinum Level Membership Award

    Congratulations, Eckstein PTSA, on achieving the Platinum Level Membership Award with Washington State PTA! Eckstein’s PTSA has grown by 20% this year. Membership growth is integral to the PTSA mission of being a powerful voice for children and when you join, you become part of the state association and the larger National PTA. Your voice joins tens of thousands across Washington and millions across the United States as advocates for children. Thank you, PTSA, for all you have done and will continue to do for Eckstein Middle School!
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  • Yearbooks Update

    Yearbooks will be passed out on Friday, June 16 during sixth period. There are still yearbooks left to order. Don’t let your student be left out of all the fun. Order one now! Bring $30 cash or check to the main office.
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  • Seventh Grade End of Year Trip

    Seventh Grade Skating and Bowling Trip –
    Don’t forget to send those permission slips back for the 7th grade end-of-year field trip on June 23rd! The completed field trip forms are due in your student’s homeroom class by next Monday, June 12th.
    Seventh Grade Field Trip Forms >>
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  • Incoming 6th Grade WEB Day - Mon, Aug 28, 8 am – 12 pm

    We are excited to welcome all incoming 6th grade students to Eckstein WEB Day on Monday, August 28th from 8am to noon in the school gym. WEB stands for “Where Everybody Belongs,” and this special day is designed to provide the opportunity for students to become familiar with Eckstein, meet their 8th grade student leaders and learn tips for achieving success in middle school.
    Please sign your student in at 8:00 am in the gym, and encourage him/her to wear comfortable clothing for this active day. There is no need to bring school materials or a backpack. WEB Day is not mandatory, but we highly encourage 6th grade students to attend to ensure they have the best start of school possible. Please note that lunch and transportation are not provided on WEB Day.
    If you have any questions or if your student needs special accommodations, please email Erin Sterling at emsterling@seattleschools.org. We hope to see your student on August 28th!
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  • New to Eckstein? Sign up for our Parent Email Bulletin

    Are you going to have a new student to Eckstein next year? Sign up to receive directly to your email address our weekly Parent Email Bulletin, PTSA news and updates, and much more. Begin receiving information about the start of the new school year by opting in, If you don’t start receiving emails, check your “junk” or “clutter” email folders.
    Click HERE to subscribe to Eckstein's email list and receive the school bulletin and other very important announcements.
    Eckstein's email list is an "opt in" list, which means you will only receive Eckstein emails and important announcements if you subscribe. Stay informed by signing up TODAY!
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  • Eighth Grade Cruise - June 23, 2017

    On June 23, 2017 the eighth grade students end of the year field trip will be a cruise on an Argosy ship. In order for a student to attend the field trip, a parent/guardian must fill out and return the permission form and include the fee of $45.

    The forms went home with students on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 and are due back in the office by June 1st. You may also download a form here. Be sure to fill out both pages.
    Eckstein Eighth Grade Cruise Permission Form (pdf)
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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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  • 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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  • 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.

    Learn More >>
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