Paldies Latviešu Valodas Aģentūrai

On 11/19/2017, in Uncategorized, by Edgar Graudins

Jau otro gadu Sietlas Latviešu Skola saņem atbalstu no Latviešu Valodas Aģentūras, Izglītības un Zinātnes Ministrijas budžeta programmas “Valsts valodas politika un pārvalde.”

Paldies par atbalstu!


2016 Pīrāgu making party

On 10/18/2016, in Uncategorized, by Edgar Graudins

On October 8th and 9th many SLS families gathered at WCLEC to make pīrāgi for the annual fundraiser.





New Kumeliņi classroom

On 12/08/2015, in News, by Edgar Graudins

The Kumeliņi now have new tables and chairs for their classroom!




2015 Pīrāgu making party

On 10/14/2015, in News, by Edgar Graudins

On October 10th and 11th many SLS families gathered at WCLEC to make pīrāgi for the annual fundraiser. Everyone helped out to make approximately 850 pīrāgi! When not making pīrāgi both kids and adults explored nature (even in the rain), went swimming in the slightly warm pool, and enjoyed hot cocoa and singing in the kamīnu telpa.








SLS first day of school is on September 26

On 08/25/2015, in Uncategorized, by Martin Berzin

The Seattle Latvian School will kick off the new school year on September 26 at 9 AM.

A huge thanks to the parents and teachers who came in last Monday to clean and organize the school rooms.

We’re looking forward to another great school year!


End of year SLS party

On 05/13/2015, in Uncategorized, by Martin Berzin

The SLS end of year party was held at the West Coast Latvian Center on the first weekend of May. We lucked out with warm and sunny May weather. Everyone spent a lot of time outdoors in the fresh air, taking walks along the lake, playing ball games, drawing, coloring, and swinging. A few even tried their hand at fishing in the lake with good results! One of the many highlights was gathering around a large bonfire in the evening hours.

The Seattle Latvian School will convene again next summer. We hope everyone has a wonderful summer break!


Paint the Town 2015 field trip

On 03/12/2015, in News, by Martin Berzin

Last weekend, the SLS school children met in the University District for this year’s second SLS field trip – to Paint the Town, which is a ceramic painting studio. Every student was able to pick and paint their own ceramic figure. Some parents tried their hand at painting a figure of their own as well! Everyone is looking forward to see the result after the ceramic figures have been fired in the kiln.

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SLS Field Trip to Everett Children’s Museum

On 02/06/2015, in News, by Martin Berzin

On January 31, the SLS children and their parents and SLS teachers visited the Children’s museum in Everett. The museum was perfect for our kids and everyone enjoyed the exhibits, where the children had the opportunity to play build and climb on things, dig, play with water, etc. After a fun time at the museum, the entire group headed over to the Kulitis family home for a wonderful lunch.








SLS 2014 Christmas Party

On 12/31/2014, in News, by Martin Berzin

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IMG_1569_Eglite SantaOn December 20th, SLS held their annual Christmas celebration, following the Candlelight Service. The celebration, popular as usual, had well over 100 attendees. The SLS children performed a short musical program and also sang the popular song from the “Frozen” movie, karaoke style, in Latvian. Santa made his appearance after the children’s performance and gave each child a Christmas present. The SLS parents and other guests prepared delicious traditional Latvian snacks (piragi, little sandwiches, etc.) for everyone to enjoy. As in past years, the SLS wine bar, which helps support SLS, was a hit with the crowd.

The party went on until after 10 pm – it’s always hard to leave a good party. SLS classes resume on January 10th. Happy New Year!


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