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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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21

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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04

Mar 2019

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Summer 2019 Registration Now Open!

Create some memories this summer! Registration is now open for our summer 2019 programs and for the 2019-2020 school year. We offer the following summer programs: School-Age Summer Camp (for children entering grades 1-6) At Launch’s summer camps, children make friends while playing, exploring, and learning. ...

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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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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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04

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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