Taking Care of Others and Ourselves

New Seattle Public Schools Superintendent, Denise Juneau visited the Cleveland Teen Health Center on October 10, 2018 to learn about the great services offered through our system of SBHCs. Read on to learn more about her visit. Crossposted from Juneau’s Journal. October 10 marked the world’s observation of Mental Health Day. This year’s global focus…

Seattle Public Schools: CareDox Updates

Crossposted from Seattle Public Schools’ Health Services Newsletter. On October 10, 2018, parents/guardians of Seattle Public Schools (SPS) students will be able view and update their student’s health information online using the CareDox portal. In use since September 2017, CareDox is the electronic student health record system used by SPS school nurses and designated staff to…

“I Am Native” Film Honors Students

Crossposted from Seattle Public Schools. “I am Princess. I am Crow, and I am Seattle Public Schools.” This is the self-introduction from high school student Princess, one of the featured students in the short film, “I Am Native.” At the Sept. 5 Seattle School Board meeting, Gail Morris, Native American Education program manager and Stacia…

2018-19 SPS Community Partners Professional Development

Seattle Public Schools’ Community Partnerships Program has released their professional development schedule for the 2018-19 school year. School-based health partners are welcome and encouraged to attend as their schedules allow. Check out the full calendar here. On the first two pages you’ll find workshop summaries, with full details and registration links starting on page 3.…

Seattle School Board Approves a Resolution Calling for Lawmakers to Increase Student Safety

Crossposted from Seattle Public Schools. “Dear Seattle Public Schools families and community, We continue to share in the nation’s collective grief following the Florida school shooting. Student safety is essential. Seattle Public Schools put in place extensive safety procedures, and we will be reviewing those to do even more. Preventing Gun Violence in Schools However,…

SPS Announces New Superintendent for 2018-19 Schoolyear

On April 4, 2018 the Seattle Public Schools (SPS) School Board selected Denise Juneau as the preferred candidate for Superintendent starting in the 2018-19 schoolyear. The final selection is pending contract negotiations which will be voted on at the April 25, 2018 Board meeting. Ms. Juneau joins SPS after serving as the State of Montana’s Superintendent of…