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Magazine sale, open houses at St. Catherine School

September 28th, 2011 · 1 Comment

The magazine sale is on at St. Catherine School! The annual fundraiser for the Maple Leaf school, located at 8524 Eighth Ave. N.E., benefits equipment, materials, books, and educational and cultural activities for students.

Through Oct. 14, supporters are asked to order magazines online by going to, clicking on “Shop Now” and entering the St. Catherine School code, WC5337.  For more information, email

The fully accredited Catholic School, which teaches pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, also is inviting parents to schedule a tour or to attend two upcoming open houses: The kindergarten open house is from 6:30 -8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, and the all-school open house is from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29.  

Have you ever considered sending your children to St. Catherine School? Do you want to learn more about a wonderful neighborhood school, but don’t know where to begin? … In addition to an excellent academic program in the core subjects we offer a wide array of specialist classes including Spanish, Art, PE, Music and Technology.

The school is accepting applications for all grades. For more information, contact Kathleen Sanders at, or call the school at 206-525-0581 to schedule a tour and to find out more about the admissions process. 

In addition, the school’s parent club is sponsoring a talk at 6:45 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, in its gymnasium, called “Creating Healthy Families: Putting Yourself and Your Relationship First” by Melissa Benaroya, a Certified Gottman Educator.

Based on the research of Drs. John and Julie Gottman, Melissa will share simple steps that are scientifically proven to strengthen relationships, enriching your life through your connection to your partner and child(ren). Learn why getting your needs met and meeting the needs of your partner allows you to be the best possible parent and makes a significant difference in the lives of your children.

For more information, email

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