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.
|Fri 5/29||Middle School Play, 7pm||Janis White|
|Tues 6/2||Spring Music Concert (10am & 7pm)||Mark Oesterle|
|Thurs 6/11||Middle School Photography & Video Showing, 7pm||Don Zemke|
|Tues 6/16||Last Day of School|
- Online Auction Continues through May
You can still buy a TOPIC to hang out with other TOPS families. Reserve a spot in one of the many buy-in parties for Grown-Ups, Kids and Families, contribute to the Raise the Paddle: Technology Initiative or bid on a handful of small items. Bid online at http://biddingforgood.com/topsk8
- Thank You TOPS Staff, Families and Friends!
Thank you all for your generous participation in the TOPS spring auction as volunteers, donors and bidders! It was a terrific night with great deals in the silent auction and exciting live auction bidding.
- Site Council Elections
Vote for FOUR of these five parents: Michelle Buetow, Leslie Silverman, Doug Hunt and Christy Lesseig. (Each parent may cast his or her own vote).
If you have any questions, please email email@example.com.
Vote here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/P6TXSZV
Deadline: Wednesday June 3
- Donate a Wheelchair?
Contact Carol Chellino, School Nurse, at (206) 252-3521 or at
- 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.
- 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.
- Ultimate Frisbee! Great camps from discnw.org
- Sailing! Contact the Center for Wooden Boats for summer sailing camps.
- Reminder from Annie in the Lunchroom
Many students have a negative balance in their lunch accounts and parents are responsible for adding money to the accounts. Thank you!
- “TOPS Falcons” Spring/Summer sweatshirt order
A lot of families have been asking for another chance to order a “TOPS Falcons” hooded sweatshirt. Now is your chance to order one. See the current Go Home to place your order!