TOPS (The Option Program at Seward) is an alternative K-8 public school dedicated to giving our students a complete education while emphasizing themes of social justice and citizenship. Our central location and status as an Option school, open to students from all over the city, make for a diverse student population which both complements and demands teaching empathy, acceptance, and responsibility to others.
|Mon 4/13||Spring Break 4/13-4/17|
|Wed 4/22||Talent Show Entry Forms DUE|
|Wed 4/24||Auction Item Donation Deadline|
|Thurs 4/24||Next TOPICS (12:40-2:50)||Kathy Cowles email@example.com|
|Fri 5/1||Auction Registration Deadline|
|Fri 5/1||Save the Date: TOPS Talent Show|
|Sat 5/9||TOPS Spring Auction||Margaret Ales|
|Thurs 5/21||Taste of TOPS & Bookfair||Palmera Figueroa|
|Sat 5/22||Middle School Spring Dance 6pm||Sara Celms|
- What’s Happening with the TOPS Auction?
- Online Auction is Now Open!
Check out the items and bid at https://www.biddingforgood.com/topsk8
- Topics For Grown Ups
Host a party to help out the TOPS Auction. Contact Amy Paige at if you need suggestions. Or register your party at https://topsk8.ejoinme.org/
- Donating or Attending?
Donate an item, register or make an underwriting donation at https://topsk8.ejoinme.org/
- Sell Some Raffle Tickets!
Help out by selling 10 raffle tickets ($10 per ticket) to friends and family. Email Nick Maddock at with your name and address to get tickets.
- Desserts Needed for the TOPS Auction Dessert Dash! If you’d like to bring a dessert, please e-mail Liz Mack at
- Online Auction is Now Open!
- Play, Create, Discover this Summer at Kids Co. TOPS
Summer enrollment is now open! Sign up before May 1st for $25 off your first week! Available June 22nd–September 3rd, 7:00 am–6:00 pm or 9:00 am–4:00 pm. Visit www.kidscompany.org to enroll.
- TOPS Talent Show
All TOPS students, grades K-8 are eligible to perform. Entries must be received by Wednesday, April 22nd to secure a spot in the show. Sign-ups forms are available in the Office.
Friday, May 1st at 7:00pm in the TOPS Gym.
- One More Chance to Lead TOPICS
April 24th 12:40 – 2:50pm.
Groups across 1st – 5th grades. Don’t know what to lead? Please email Paige at for ideas and to sign up.
- Naramore is Here
See TOPS student artwork on display at the Seattle Art Museum for the Naramore Student Art Exhibit March 13 – May 17.Reception: All teachers, students and their families are invited to the Naramore Opening Celebration on May 8 from 6-10pm at the Seattle Art Museum. For more information contact Suzanne Wakefield, Art Educator at TOPS (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- TOPS Yearbooks on Sale Now
Order online at http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A01064877
- Art4Kids 2015 Summer Art Camp
Fused glass, clay (sculpture and wheelwork), drawing, painting, block printing, silkscreen and mixed media! Register at www.art4kidsnw.com.
- Game Design Camp – Spring & Summer Break
Michael Adams is hosting camps at TOPS beginning with a Spring Break Camp. Summer camps: June 22-26, June 29 – July 3, July 6-11, July 27-31. You can come all week or just a day or two. Reserve a spot by emailing:
- Eric’s Spring Break & Summer Basketball Camp
Basketball & Gaming Camp summer dates: June 16th – 19th, June 22nd – 26th and June 29th – July 3rd. Contact Eric at or 206-252-3516 for additional information.