The Yearbook Needs Your Pics!
Each year we rely on parents and staff to share the candid photos they've been taking around school, on field trips, and at other Broadview Thomson events to help make the kids' yearbook the absolute best and full of memories from all year-round.
We are in serious need of pictures for this year!
If you have pics to share, please send them via email to Aileen Ellis this week using Yearbook Candid in the subject line.
As you remember, we were directed to go into a lockdown/shelter in place due to an incident at a nearby apartment complex on Thursday December 18th. Our staff and student response to our initial call for a lockdown was amazing.
I realize that in situations like this everyone’s experience is different –good, bad or indifferent as evidenced by the emails I received afterwards.
We receive our directives from the Seattle Police Department and our District Security when situations like this arise and our security was on site during the most recent event. Our safety committee met the next morning to reflect and make needed adjustments.
An important reflection of mine is to dedicate enough time to effectively communicate with our families, including:
- A Robocall (voice recording) first then email—I apologize that this did not happen during the last incident as an ‘emergency” email was only sent.
- Provide crucial details as needed and known; for example, this incident/threat was nearby not in our school or on campus—so you should know that important piece of information
Thank you for your feedback as this only helps continue to improve our practice!
I hope to see you here!
Broadview-Thomson K-8 School