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Feb 2019

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Launch Schedule Information for Thursday, February 14.

Seattle Public Schools (“SPS”) has announced that they will operate on a two hour delay on Thursday, February 14. Buses will follow snow routes. For more information about the SPS schedule, please visit their homepage at www.seattleschools.org. Because SPS has cancelled all morning activities, Launch will not provide any before ...

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Feb 2019

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Launch Closed All Day Wednesday, February 13, 2019

All Launch locations, including all preschool programs, all school age programs and the administrative office will be closed on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. Launch follows the Seattle Public Schools (“SPS”) schedule for hazardous weather closure days. SPS has announced that schools will be closed tomorrow so Launch will also be ...

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Feb 2019

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Launch Information Regarding Hazardous Weather

Winter is here and with it comes the possibility of snow, ice, and windstorms. In the event of inclement weather, Launch will remain open during normal business hours when at all possible. We consider personal safety when determining hazardous weather actions. Not all schools may be impacted by program closures. Launch follows the ...

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Nov 2018

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Talking with children about the true history of Thanksgiving

As we head into Thanksgiving week, we acknowledge that we are on the traditional territory of the Duwamish Tribe. We recognize that for many Native Americans, Thanksgiving is a reminder of a dark history that is frequently misrepresented and minimized. Many children today are *still* learning the same harmful myths and stereotypes ...

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Oct 2018

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Teacher Dora Celebrates 25 Years at Launch!

One of the things we’re most proud of at Launch is that we have tons of talented, amazing teachers who have been at Launch for many years. Earlier this month, preschool teacher Dora Newman celebrated her 25th anniversary as a Launch employee! We’ve been so lucky to have a teacher like Dora at Launch. Not […]

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Sep 2018

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Back to School Tips & Resources

School starts tomorrow! Here are some tips and resources for helping your child start the new school year off on the right foot. 101 Back-to-School Tips for Kids and Parents Back-to-School Resources for Parents Top 10 Resources on Back to School for Parents Back to School Tips & Activities Tips for a Smooth Back-to-School ...

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Aug 2018

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Join Our Team!

Are you looking for a teaching position that truly has a positive impact on the children in our community? Are you looking to do meaningful work as part of a successful, mission-driven non-profit organization opportunity? Are you specifically looking for a part-time opportunity in the afternoons? If the answer to each of those ...

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Aug 2018

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Student Stories: Meet Thomas, Age 8

Student Stories: Meet Thomas, Age 8   What’s your favorite thing to do at Launch? Needle in the Haystack! There’s a pile of hay and we have to try to find a needle. It’s a plastic needle so no one gets hurt. I won 2 years in a row! What’s your favorite field trip you’ve […]

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Jul 2018

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Join us on August 15th for Pints for a Purpose!

You’re invited to join us at Schooner Exact Brewing Company on Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 to hang out and enjoy some delicious food and beverages. Come have fun, mingle, and drink beer to support our work! When: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Where: Schooner Exact Brewing Company – 3901 1st […]

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Jun 2018

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6/6/18: Launch phones down due to nationwide outage

Comcast has experienced a service problem today that has impacted voice customers throughout the country. Some of our sites have been affected. If you try to call one of our sites this afternoon and are unable to get through, please either email the site (if non-urgent) or if the matter is time sensitive, please call […]

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