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Mar 2020

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Summer & Fall Registration Opens March 16th!

Registration for Summer Camp 2020 and the 2020-2021 school year will open on March 16th, and the 2020-2021 Registration Packet will be available on our Forms page on March 16th. There will be a priority registration period for our returning Launch families from March 16th to March 27th. On March 30th, registration will be open ...

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Mar 2020

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3/5/20 Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 5th, 2020 Update Dear Launch Families, Launch is committed to keeping our learning community informed. The health and well-being of our students, staff, and community are a top concern. Launch continues to monitor the CDC, City of Seattle, King County Public Health, and Seattle Public Schools to align our response plans to help ...

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Jan 2020

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Meet Interim Executive Director Mari Offenbecher!

The Launch Board of Directors is pleased to announce that we have selected Valtas Group to help guide us through the Executive Director search. Valtas is a local company with significant expertise in nonprofit leadership transitions. In addition to the executive search, they have also recommended an Interim Executive Director who ...

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Jan 2020

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Launch Closed All Day Wednesday, January 15, 2020

All Launch locations, including all preschool programs, all school age programs and the administrative office will be closed on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. 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 closed ...

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Jan 2020

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Late Start Today 1/14/2020

Today Launch programs will operate on the following schedule: If you have a preschool or school-age child that is enrolled in our Before School program (regular start time of 7am), ┬áLaunch will be open for care at 9am. If you have a child enrolled in our PreK program with a regular start time of 8am, […]

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Jan 2020

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Two-Hour Late Start on Monday, January 13, 2020

Launch before school programs, preschool programs, and administrative offices have a delayed start on Monday, January 13, 2020. Launch follows the Seattle Public Schools schedule for hazardous weather closure days. We are of course expecting more snow this week, so stay tuned! For more information about Launch’s inclement ...

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Jan 2020

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Launch Information Regarding Inclement Weather

Winter is officially here! Weather forecasters are predicting the possibility of snow over the next week, so we want to share our hazardous weather policies in the event of snow, ice, or windstorms. In the event of inclement weather, Launch will remain open during normal business hours when at all possible. We consider personal ...

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Dec 2019

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Important Announcement from Launch

Dear Community Partners and Friends: I am writing to share that Brianna Jackson is transitioning out of her role as Executive Director of Launch at the end of January. This is very bittersweet for our organization – in her more than six years as Executive Director and a total of two decades at Launch she […]

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Nov 2019

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Talking with children about the true history of Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving approaches, we acknowledge that we are on the traditional land of the first people of Seattle, the Duwamish People past and present, and honor with gratitude the land itself and Duwamish Tribe . We recognize that for many Native Americans, Thanksgiving is a reminder of a dark history that is frequently misrepresented ...

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Aug 2019

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3rd Quarter Newsletter

Our third quarter newsletter is out! It’s a great update on everything Launch has been up to this summer, from fun summer events to some changes in our operations department. There are updates about all the camp’s goings-on, and even an exclusive interview with a Leap Ahead camper. Plus, the pictures are adorable! Read ...

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