News, Calendar & Information
Chef Kal and Chef Eva venture from The Commons down to first grade to help students build gingerbread houses.
Upper Schoolers in the Homework Club AMP twice a week help fifth-graders in Extended Day with their homework, a way for the Upper Schoolers to reconnect with their past and for fifth-graders to interact with older role models in the Bush community.
Upper School students in Christine Miller's Probability and Statistics class randomly assign subjects to their designed experiments, making sure the subjects are random as to avoid variables they aren't in control of. The first unit of the Probability and Statistics course deals with answering research questions through designing thorough experiments.
|Hour of Code|
Bush students dip their toes in the programming and coding waters for the Hour of Code through a variety of age-apporpriate ventures ranging from handwriting secret codes to using Scratch.
|A Glimpse Into the Future|
Fifth-graders experience a taste of life in the Middle School for a morning by hearing from Middle School Director Jay Franklin '90 before rotating through a schedule of mini-classes similar to a Middle School schedule.
|Winter Sports Kickoff|
Sponsored by the Booster Club
Tuesday, December 9
All students and families invited!
|La Mariposa Visits Bush|
Thanks to the sponsorship of Bush parent Gretl Galgon and her foundation HerRay, the Bush School hosted a showing of Book It Rep’s La Mariposa by Francisco Jimenez.
|Author Karl Marlantes Visits Bush|
Karl Marlantes, whose Vietnam War novel Matterhorn has been called “one of the most profound and devastating novels ever to come out of Vietnam—or any war” (Sebastian Junger, New York Times) visited Bush on Friday, November 14.
|Blazer Athletes Lauded|
It was a packed house in the newly named Mag Gym for the 11th Annual Bush School Sports Recognition Dinner. A special story in pictures is available here.
|When Truman Met Einstein|
By L. Steven Sieden
I was privileged to witness a truly amazing high school educational event as President Harry S. Truman (in the form of Seattle attorney Mike King) returned to The Bush School in Seattle.
|Join Us for American Promise|
Please join The Bush School Office of Intercultural Affairs for a screening of the film, American Promise. There will be a panel discussion following the film, with both students and parents from the Seattle area.
When five lower school boys were invited to name their heroes for Black History month, one of them didn’t have to pause before he said, “Claude Harris, my grandfather.”
|Bush School Unveils New Blazer Mascot|
It has been a week full of Bush Blazer and Seattle Seahawks spirit! The Bush community ushered in our new mascot on Friday, January 31 with a pep rally, and together we cheered on the Seattle Seahawks to a Super Bowl Championship on Sunday, February 2.
|The 5 Fund Update|
The 2013-2014 Annual Fund is moving right along, we would like to thank everyone who has already donated to The 5 Fund!
|Support Bush's Book Fair!|
There is no doubt about it: The Bush School LOVES books! That's why we are hosting our annual Book Fair Tuesday-Thursday, November 12-14 from 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. in the Community Room.
|Conversation with Rebecca Blume ’05: A Story about Resilience and Awareness-Raising|
Rebecca Blume '05 is a person of many talents: successful painter, founder of Seattle’s Blue Carpet Project: Seattle Stands Against Mental Health Stigma, fashion model, Seattle University anthropology major, and, in her not-so-distant past, a ferocious soccer player. We met for coffee at the Essential Bakery on Madison and had an intense discussion about sources of creativity and what it means to have faith in oneself.
Celebrating the diverse cultures and family traditions of the Bush community