Cyber Safety Meeting Cancelled (Denny PTSA)

Notification of Meeting Cancelled-

We had been invited to attend the Denny PTSA Meeting, Cyber Safety, on Wednesday the 21st. However, it has been cancelled.

“Our Cyber-safety PTSA meeting originally scheduled for this Wednesday is being re-scheduled for a date after Spring Break—more details will be shared soon.” – Jeff Clark

Next Sealth PTSA Board Meeting is on, Wednesday, March 28th. 7pm. For more information on attending or adding an item to the agenda, please email,

Next Sealth General Meeting is on May 9th. This is when we will elect new officers, propose the 2018-19 years budget, and make changes to the standing rules. Please mark your calendars.

Townhall with Mayor Durkan, on Gun Safety 3/8 6:30

This Thursday, March 8th, Mayor Jenny Durkan will join with Seattle students, parents, community leaders and public health officials at Chief Sealth International High School for a Town Hall on Students Stopping Gun Violence moderated by KING 5’s Natalie Brand and KUOW’s Ross Reynolds.

All Chief Sealth students, parents, and faculty are invited to join and have conversation about how we can fight together for commonsense gun safety laws that protect our City, our neighborhoods, our schools, and our students.

When: Thursday, March 8th, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Who: Seattle area students, parents, educators, community advocates and organizations, and public health officials

Where: Chief Sealth International High School Auditorium’


Soul Jambalaya Friday, 3/2 Sealth Auditorium 7pm

Dine Out for Sealth Tuesday Feb. 6th, 4-8pm at Marination Ma Kai

Please join us for a delicious fundraiser at Marination Ma Kai.  A portion of each sale on Tuesday Feb. 6th, from 4-8pm will go to Sealth!

Chief Sealth Multicultural Night Feb. 15th, 5pm Galleria

Thursday, Feb. 15th.

MultiCultural Poster 2018

Join us in the CSIHS Galleria for an evening of
free food, fun and fabulous performances!
Doors open at 5pm – Performances start at 6pm
Everyone is welcome at this FREE event!


Seattle Public Safety Survey

Seattle Public Safety Survey

Dear Parents, please visit to take part in Seattle University’s 2017 Seattle Public Safety Survey. The purpose of the survey is to solicit feedback on public safety and security concerns from those who live and/or work in Seattle. A report on the survey results will be provided to the Seattle Police Department to assist them with making your neighborhood safer and more secure. The survey is available now through November 30th and is available in Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, English, Korean, Oromo, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tigrinya and Vietnamese. Please tell your friends, family, co-workers and community members about the survey. Public safety and security are community concerns. Please make sure your voice is heard by completing the 2017 Seattle Public Safety Survey today.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. William Parkin (parkinw@seattleu.edu206-295-3254) or me.
Thank you in advance for helping us get the word out to the Seattle community.

Puao Savusa | Graduate Student

MACJ | Seattle University | MCPP | ASGC 

901 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122


Auction 2017, Celebrate 60yrs of Sealth

Celebrate 60 years of Chief Sealth High School, from 1957-2017. Our 9th Annual Auction is November 18th, 5:30 at the Brockey Center.

Early Bird Ticket Sales on NOW, just $50, Price increases to $60 after Oct. 31st.

 We have a wonderful night planned.

There are Disneyland Passes and Hotel accommodations up for bid in our live auction, our amazing signature cocktail, an outstanding evening of musical entertainment provided by our CSI Jazz & Orchestra students, delicious food, and it’s all for the children.

Where does the money go?

Besides having a great night of food, cocktails, and community, we hold an auction to raise money for our three main support groups at Chief Sealth International High School.


Here are some of the ways the PTSA, Denny/Sealth Performing Arts and Athletics put your money to good use for our students.

Your PTSA:

  • Supported the Science, Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, Fine Arts, IB & Academy Prog. with financial reimbursements of up to $400 per department.
  • Provided financial and volunteer support for the Closet and other various Social Services at the school.
  • Gave funds to the Model UN club to participate in the U of W conference.


  • Provided funds for instrument, equipment and music purchases for the band, orchestra and choir programs at Denny and Sealth.
  • Paid to bring world renowned musicians and instructors Ron and Bryan Carter out to teach clinics to the Denny and Sealth Jazz programs and to perform for the Denny and Sealth community.
  • Provided scholarship money to send a Sealth student to UW summer drum major camp.

Your Athletic Dept.

  • Golf- Course Fees for Practice and Drive Range
  • Swim- New swimsuits and head caps for Boys and girls
  • Boys & Girls Basketball- helped pay for uniforms and new balls

For more information or to volunteer:

To Donate or Sponsorship information: Kirstin Moe at

Won’t you join us!

2017-18 Chief Sealth PTSA Reflections Art Contest

2017-18 Chief Sealth PTSA Reflections Art Contest

This year’s theme is



What is Reflections Art Contest?


The Reflections Program is a National PTA and Washington State PTA cultural arts competition. The purpose of this program is to provide an opportunity for students to use their creative talents by expressing themselves through their own original works.

Each year, Reflections challenges students to create art that supports a specific theme. Themes are selected from thousands of ideas submitted by students to National PTA’s Reflections Theme Search.

Young artists get involved in Reflections through their local PTA or PTSA. A student may submit an entry in any of six arts areas. Only original works of art are accepted. The six art areas are: Visual Arts Photography, Literature, Music Composition, Dance Choreography, and Film Production.

When is the Art Due?  TBD

Who do I contact for more information?

Your PTSA Reflections coordinator is Manolita Syle, for other details and an entry form please email at



Please join us for Cyber Safety with Denny PTSA 3/21, 7pm

The Sealth Community has been invited to join in our sister schools annual PTSA meeting on Cyber Safety, March 21st, 7pm in the Denny library.

Next Sealth General Membership meeting is in May.  This is an important one.  New officers will be elected, the 2018-19 Budget will be purposed and additional standing rules will be introduced and voted upon.


2016-17 CSI HS Teacher / Staff Wish Lists


2016-17 CSI HS Teacher / Staff Wish Lists

1.Humphrey Ezeonwu

Math Dept.

Room 247

-My wish list is to have 150 graphed notebooks for my students. It could be Composition Graphed Notebook or Spiral Graphed Notebook any one is fine.

2.Terra McFarlin

School Counselor – Students A-Ge

-Bulletin board trim in simple colors of white, red, blue or black – solid colors, shape: wavy or straight doesn’t matter.

-Clothes pins

-String to hang “shirts” with info on them students could take off the board.

-Also some decorations for the ceiling, like hanging tissue paper fans, puffballs or lanterns in school colors or white or grey.

-A brochure stand: something like this

-And if anyone has any old office furniture, we could use two desk chairs. Or if money wasn’t an issue list, like say Russell Wilson wrote me a check. J

We’d like to set up the area by the printer like this:

Two chairs and a coffee table, a long table with two chrome books, locks for the Chromebooks, and a book shelf for us to print out scholarship applications.

3. Lisa Conley

PTSA Clothing Closet Chair Person

We need:

* Plain white t-shirts (part of the Physical Ed uniform)

* Athletic shorts (also for PE)

* Athletic pants — soccer, sweat, running

* Men’s boxer brief underwear

* Men’s dark suits and jackets

* Socks – athletic, men’s dress and women’s styles too

Donations can be dropped off at the school during the weekday.

4. Pedro Lopez-Chaves DL Teacher

(Spanish & Social Studies)

Immersion program in Spanish @ CSIHS.

This is my wish list:

Thank you so much for all your support!

5. Kim Dinh

Science Teacher

Below if my Teacher wish list.

*Tri-Fold Presentation Boards (20pcs) for test taking privacy.

*Really Useful Boxes- 0.55 liter Pencil Cases (16 boxes) for storing colored pencils so each student can have a full set of colored pencils.

*Command Large Utility Hook White (9 hooks) for hanging hand towels near the sinks and saving us from using paper towels.

6.Yea-Jae Wang 

Chinese Class

Room 222

2 x post-it tabletop bleed resistant easel pad

7. Ina Shepard

Science Teacher

Room: 234B

Phone: 206-252-8634

–          A big supply of dish soap

–          16 dish sponges

–          16 dish towels

–          16 large command utility hooks

–          16 fine tip sharpie markers – black

–          Whiteboard pens – other than green, blue, red and black

–          Pilot G2 refillable ink – in purple, orange, blue, pink

–          White out

–          Food/candy/fun stuff for my stamp store (my way of bribing kids to do what they’re supposed to… they earn stamps and use that as money to buy things out of the stamp store…. Also there is an auction at the end of the semesters that they can bid on bigger ticket items like sports balls, selfie sticks, etc)

8. Diana Romero

Teacher, Proyecto Saber

-100 composition books

Any of the following books:

100 Years of the Best American Stories 100 Years of The Best American Short Stories (9780547485850): Lorrie Moore, Heidi Pitlor: Books

The Man Who Could Fly and other Short Stories by Rudolfo Anaya

The Fabulous Sinkhole and other stories by Jesus Salvador Trevino

 9. Boo Balkan Foster

Title VII Program, Huchoosedah

Šǝqačib Teacher – Native American Education

-Composition Notebooks – 60.  I would like to have my students journal this year.

-Removable “Tags” – My students will tag their journals for when I “got mail1”

10. Faith McCluskey

Math Teacher and Dept. Co-Chair

Room 245

Graphing Calculators!  Our math department would LOVE enough Texas Instruments TI-84 C Plus Silver Edition “Yellow School Bus” calculators (that are recharable) to have all math classrooms equipped with classroom sets (32 each).  We need 165 more calculators if we are to achieve our goal.  They go a long way in helping our students succeed.  Buy one!  Buy a bunch!!  They are a big ticket item, so any help is appreciated.  Contact Faith McCluskey at 252-8625 or email at

11. Tricia Nielsen

Spanish Teacher

Room 165


15-20 Spanish/English Dictionaries like these (hard copies last longer): Webster’s New Explorer Spanish-English Dictionary, Third Edition (English and Spanish Edition) (9781596951594): Merriam-Webster: Books Webster’s New Explorer Spanish-English Dictionary, Third Edition (English and Spanish Edition) (9781596951594): Merriam-Webster: Books