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    This Week November 2-6
    Posted on 11/02/2020
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    WHAT’S NEW THIS WEEK

    End of the Quarter 1 is November 5: To all students and staff, the end of the 1st quarter is Thursday November 5. Students should do their best to complete any missing assignments prior to the end of the quarter. More information coming to staff about the grade marking process.

    FOR SENIORS

    Seattle Promise Scholarship: All seniors planning to attend college in September 2021 should complete their Seattle Promise Applications. Seattle Promise provides 2 years of free college at any of the Seattle Colleges for all Seattle Public Schools graduates. Workshops Fall Workshop.docx , in a variety of languages, are coming in the next two weeks to provide more information about how to apply. Also, if you have not scheduled your senior meeting with Teresita or Rusty, please check your school or Schoology page immediately to do so.

    COVID $$

    WA COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund.  $1,000 one-time direct payment (up to $3,000 per household). Apply here in many languages: https://scholarfund.smapply.io/prog/wirf/

    King County Childcare Resources is offering a limited number of caregiver grants.  If you spend at least 10 hours a week providing childcare call (206) 329-1011 and speak to someone about applying.  There will be Spanish and Somali interpreters.

    Eligibility

    To apply, you must meet ALL of the requirements below:

    • Be 18 years old or older
      AND
    • Reside in Washington state
      AND
    • Have experienced hardship due to the pandemic
      AND
    • Did not receive federal CARES Act Economic Impact Payment (also known as a “coronavirus stimulus check”) due to immigration status AND
    • Are not eligible for unemployment insurance during the COVID-19 pandemic due to immigration status.

    FROM OUR NURSE

    Covid cases are on the rise in King County.  People can experience a wide range of symptoms from “nothing (asymptomatic) to a mild cold to more severe illness. Getting tested can help us  take necessary steps to protect the people we live with and the broader community.   The poster might help you identify the range of symptoms that might prompt you to get a test.  New testing locations are included with phone numbers to call, and a short description of how to wear/use/wash masks. 

     

    FLU SHOTS

    The SWS Teen Health Center is continuing our weekly free flu shot clinics on Wednesday from 4-6PM. Preregistration is highly encouraged, please call us at 206 332 7160.

    SUPPORT AT SCHOOL

    Rocio Luquero, our social worker and Sarah Johnson, our librarian and technologist will be at school Wednesday from 12 to 3 pm.