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February News




Upcoming Events:

Mar 2: Saturday School 9am-12pm; IHS Library

Mar 6: In-school SAT Testing

Mar 11: Family Education Evening – FOI General Meeting 7:00-9:00pm

Mar 12: IABC Meeting 7:00-9:00pm Mar 12: Auction Planning Meeting 6:30-8:30pm

Mar 30: FOI Annual Auction



"Every great dream begins with a dreamer." - Harriet Tubman

Aim High Dream Big at the Friends of Ingraham Annual Auction

March 30, 2019; 5:30pm-10:00pm

The Grove at North Seattle College


Get Your Ticket Today!


The Friends of Ingraham Annual Auction is the largest community building and fundraising event of the year. Enjoy an evening with the Ingraham community, a live auction with buffet dinner, silent auction, dessert dash, raffle, wine grab, and more! Your donations benefit the entire school, allowing us to fulfill grant requests from all departments, as well as funding specific projects during the Raise-A-Paddle event.


Get your tickets before March 5th to score Early Bird pricing of $65/person! Let's make sure our awesome staff has a seat, too; you can sponsor an Ingraham High School staff member for a discounted rate of $45! https://www.friendsofingraham.org/auction-news



Did you know that portions of the funds raised at the Friends of Ingraham Annual Auction also directly benefit the individual classes? Each class has their own account that follows them throughout their years at Ingraham. The money accrued is then used to finance the Senior events, such as Senior Spree; the more the students have earned in their four years, the lower the overall cost of their Senior Card!


Participating in the Friends of Ingraham Annual Auction is one way that the classes earn money each year. Freshmen students volunteer to clean up after the event, working hard to earn their first deposit. Net proceeds from the raffle sales benefit the Sophomore class, so keep an eye out for students selling tickets during the event. Remember to save room for dessert, as the Junior class receives all proceeds from the Dessert Dash!





Seeking Auction Donations!


Do you have friends or family that may be interested in donating items to our annual auction? Are you able to host a fun event that guests can sign up for? Gift certificates, local crafts, bottles of wine, vacation opportunities, the possibilities are endless!

Procurement forms can be found outside of the main office or on our website. Bring a stack with you next time you run errands, your local shops may be thrilled for the opportunity to participate! https://www.friendsofingraham.org/helpful-forms?fbclid=IwAR0DgwjJ3Z_GYRAin3IeG96VIvOm2gHuivV0hGDyCwNuyEaoN3BZ6kCUYHo

Visit https://www.friendsofingraham.org/auction-news for more information!



Ingraham Boys Basketball at State


Check out the Tacoma Tribune's article covering the High School State Tournament here - don't miss Senior E’lijah Rabideau's breakdown of the opening-round game against Prairie!



Volunteer Opportunity

Freshmen, Sophomore, and Senior families needed!


SAT testing will be held on March 6th, and we need for volunteers to help administer the tests. Choose between a 2-hour shift or commit for the entire day! Junior family involvement is limited, as volunteers cannot have a student testing.


8am-9am check in 8:30am-10:30am gym supervision (cannot have student testing) 10:30am-12:30pm gym supervision (cannot have student testing) 12:30pm-2:30pm gym supervision (cannot have student testing)


No training necessary and it's a great opportunity to meet other parents! Please use the Sing Up Genius to register.


Thank you for your consideration!


FOI General Meeting

March 11th: 7-9pm: IHS Library

Have you been wondering how to stay involved with your student’s education? Join us at our next Friends of Ingraham General Meeting to learn more about the parent volunteer groups that support students at Ingraham. This is a great opportunity to chat with members of Friends of Ingraham, Ingraham Performing Arts Booster, and Ingraham Athletics Booster Club, to learn how they fit together, what their roles are within the school, and how you can get involved. Please feel free to contact Friends of Ingraham with any questions.



From Seattle Public Schools

The winter weather and related schedule changes have been a challenge for many and we thank you for your patience. In February, school closed for five days due to the series of snow storms.

This year’s school calendar included two make-up days in June (June 21 and 24); the three additional make-up days will be added to the calendar following those days as outlined in the 2019 Collective Bargaining Agreement, with the Seattle Education Association.

The last day of school for students in grades preschool through 11 will be June 27. In order to meet the state’s instructional time requirement, the last day of school for students in 12th grade will be June 20. High school graduation dates will not change. Click here for the full update.


Educational Programs and Operations Levy and Building Excellence Capital V Levy Pass!

Thank you, Seattle Voters, for braving the snow and continuing to support our students by passing the school levies! You can read more about the election here.


Ms. Juneau, Superintendent of SPS made a visit to Ingraham High School on Frebruary 28th to meet with students and staff and tour the school. Ms. Juneau also did a shout out on the intercom to the Ingraham Basketball Team on their win at State!

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