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May 16, 2018

The understanding and use of mathematics has implications for an individual on practical, civic, recreational, and professional levels. Mathematics knowledge issued daily to perform practical tasks such as developing a budget, calculating salary, and paying bills. As citizens, individuals apply mathematical concepts to interpret civic information related to public issues. At a recreational level, mathematics…

April 28, 2018

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and learning disability (LD) can co-occur for some children. 83% of students diagnosed with a learning disability also meet the criteria for ADHD (Semrud-Clikeman et al., 2016) ADHD by the Numbers According to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: About 6.4 million children have received an ADHD diagnosis…

April 27, 2018

Our WE Walk for water yesterday was a roaring success and I am not talking about the amount of money we raised! Miss Molly will follow up on that once everything is totaled. Before we left for our walk we had a talk with students that it was going to be hot and most likely…

November 29, 2017

Community success depends on the enthusiastic support of each individual. Emerald City School recognizes outstanding community support from our students by keeping track of their good deeds through Pack Points. Named for our school team name “The Wolfpack,” Pack Points are ping-pong balls that students place in a glass jar at the entrance of the…

November 10, 2017

This year, Emerald City School introduced Meditation Break, a 10-15 minute segment of the day to recharge, reset, and build mindful self-awareness. We gather the students together and encourage them to find their calm through guided meditation. The students count their breaths and imagine scenes that boost their sense of harmony. We play soothing music…

November 6, 2017

At Emerald City School, we spend lots of time making our community stronger, both within Seattle and throughout the world! Our students are passionate about helping others, and we include opportunities throughout the year for students to brainstorm solutions to community issues and work on projects that are meaningful to them. This year, we are…

May 8, 2017

It is an all too common scenario for parents; your child comes home from school and you ask, “What did you do today?” And what do you get? A pair of doe eyes staring back at you as if you were the headlights on a large tractor trailer bombing down the highway in their direction….