Category: General News

Field Day is here! Sign up to help.

One of our favorite end of year activities is Field Day. This year it is happening this Friday, June 21. This fantastic day can only happen with the help of parent volunteers. Volunteers are needed to help set up at the West Queen Anne Playfield early on the day of the event. Volunteers are especially …

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City Council Candidate Forum for District 7 (Mag/QA families): June 20

City Council Candidate Forum for District 7 (Mag/QA families):  June 20   Our city council makes the decisions that guide the future of our city, take this chance to pay attention and help determine the views of the candidates!  You are invited to the June 20, 2019, 7th District Seattle City Council Primary Election Candidate …

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Coe Construction – Volunteers Needed for Zoning Modification

Dear Coe Parents Who Live Within 600 feet of Coe Elementary School, We are excited to have construction start next January on our new addition.  We received funds for the addition from the legislature, and we are looking forward to this opportunity to expand Coe.  The architects are seeking a modification to the zoning so …

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Immediate PTA Volunteer Needs

We have two roles to fill for the 2019-2020 school year and a third role we are creating.  The first is our Fall Fund Drive.  We are looking for two or three people to chair this annual event. The second is Coe Cares.  We are looking to add someone to this team for 2019-2020 who …

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Join the Coe Landscaping Party!

Landscaping Work Party This Friday, June 14, 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. Help is needed to finish spreading the mulch on the Coe campus. Last Saturday we had a group from Seattle Works who helped to weed and mulch the campus, but we still have a bit more to finish up. Please join us; we will …

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Attend the Coe PTA Meeting on June 13th from 7:00-8:15pm in the Kearns Library

Did you know that Coe PTA meetings typically have about 10 parents who attend?   These are well-informed parents, and we’d love to have more parents join!  Our PTA meetings are a great way to hear what’s going on at Coe from three groups:  the PTA, a representative from the teacher group and Principal Turner. Come …

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Coe Cares Book Drive June 5-12

Please donate your gently used books to be donated to Bailey Gatzert Elementary for their summer reading program. We are looking for like-new books for pre-K through grade 5. Popular series books are especially desired! Donation boxes will be in the atrium. Contact Angie Lai with any questions or if you would like to volunteer …

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Screenagers – Growing up in the Digital Age

Join us on May 23rd from 7 – 8:30pm in the cafeteria for a fewing and discussion of Screenagers – Growing up in the Digital Age.   While this screening is aimed towards parents, you are welcome to bring your children.  Please note that it is more appropriate for 3rd to 5th grade children.  There is …

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Coe Magic Show with Evan the Great!

Please join us on Friday, May 10th from 6:30 – 8:30pm in the cafeteria for a magic and fun!  All proceeds go to Islandwood.  We will also have snacks, baked goods and drinks.  Buy tickets at:

Thank You to Coe Families!

Thank you to all the Coe families who called and wrote our legislators!  The levy lid has been lifted which gives Coe restoration.  Please see the message below from Superintendent Juneau: Friday, May 3rd 2019 Good News from Olympia! The legislative session in Olympia ended Sunday, April 28. Thank you to our hard-working Seattle legislative …

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A wonderful Coe resource for everyone

Hello Coe Families! Did you know that the counseling office at school serves between 35 and 70 students individually and an additional 25 students in group counseling each month?  I am only at Coe three days a week, but I work hard to serve as many students as possible while I am here on campus.  …

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Have you thought of volunteering at Coe for the 2019-2020 school year?  We are looking for volunteers to coordinate a variety of events.  Please head over to to see our many open volunteer opportunities or contact Portia at

Coe needs your support – TODAY

UPDATE: Coe Parents,   There are two items moving through the Washington State legislature that require your immediate attention and action.  Both items focus on money and directly affect Coe and Seattle Public Schools in a way that is significant enough to warrant your attention.  Please use the web address at the bottom to find …

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Coe Cares Hygiene Drive – March 18th-29th

Mini is Mighty during the Coe Cares Hygiene Drive Coe Cares is collecting travel-sized hygiene products for the Queen Anne Food Bank. Items needed are: Travel-sized shampoo, soap, deodorant, shaving cream, lotion, toothpaste, toothbrushes, disposable razors, mini sewing kits, and Chapstick. Starting March 18thitems can be placed in boxes in the main lobby. The last …

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Science Fair is April 25th

It only happens every other year… Coe’s Science Fair is happening April 25th.  Click here to see about volunteer opportunities: The Coe Science Fair is April 25th from 6:15pm-8pm. No experience necessary! Volunteers are needed at various times to run experiment demonstrations, direct students in setting up posters, setup for the event and clean …

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Thank you for supporting Coe

Thank you for making our Coe Auction and Gala a success.  We exceeded our goal!  Many thanks to the Gala team:  Shawn Perkins, Kristi Kemp and Traci Arntz and to the Coe Community for attending and generously donating. The Coe Auction team would like to give a heartfelt thank you to the Coe staff for …

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Multicultural Night on January 29th from 6-8pm

Coe’s annual Multicultural Night will take place on Tuesday, January 29, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. We will transform the atrium and hallways on the second and third floors into a bazaar showcasing the rich cultures that make up our community. You can enjoy multicultural food samples and displays from over 20 countries, and student …

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Journey with an Afghan School Coin Drive Success

Way to go Coe! The coin drive was a huge success! We beat our goal and our record, collecting a whopping $3,406.04 to fund coding classes and help our sister school put those new laptops to work. This brings our total for the year to $3,860.79! Thank you, Coe students and families for your ongoing …

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Coe Elementary School Tours And Open House

We welcome you to learn more about Coe Elementary at our scheduled tours and Open House noted below. We will not be scheduling individual tours.  With have many requests for this type of tour, but the Principal’s schedule cannot keep pace with the number of requests she gets. Please do come tour at a scheduled …

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Donate to The Fall Fund Drive

  Coe’s Fall Fund Drive is from October 1 – 31 and you can donate here: Fall Fund Drive 2018.  Please look for donation requests in your child’s folder too.  All proceeds go directly to Coe to support the services we offer our children including: Reading Specialists and Tutors Advanced Learning (ALO) Math Teachers Visual Arts …

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Thank You for Supporting The Annual Book Fair

With the help of volunteers, last week’s Book Fair made sales of $18,161 and the $4,124 earned will support the growth and improvement of Kearns Library’s collection.  Coe families also generously donated 212 books to teachers.  Thank you!  We could not do this without the generosity of our Coe community.

Message about Teacher Displacement

Dear Coe Families, You have probably heard that the school district is requiring Coe to cut staff. You should also have received an email from Principal Turner outlining how she and the staff plan to address this situation. We are doing what we can to help and ask that you lend them your support as …

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Coe Playground

  Supervision begins on the playground at 7:40am each morning.  After school, children may not be on the playground without a parent or guardian supervising them.  For the safety of all, dogs may not be brought into the building nor can dog be on the school grounds.  (There are also multiple posted signs around the …

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Need help with school supplies?

A key element to student success is a prepared student.  Supply lists have been posted for families but shopping can add up quickly.  Thanks to our PTA, Coe may be able to help you with supplies.  Please contact our counselor, Meghan Kaloper at for more information.

Get Ready for the Annual Book Fair

 October 1-4 in Kearns Library Support the library’s only fundraiser and help your classroom by donating new books from your teacher’s wish list!  Want to volunteer?  Please sign up at Book Fair Hours are: Monday, October 1, 2:00-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 2, 7:30-8:30 a.m. and 2:00-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 3, 7:30-8:30 a.m.,12:30-2:30 p.m., and …

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