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Welcome to a new school year! This is your 2021-2022 View Ridge Elementary first-day packet.

Please use our First day packet checklist 21-22
to ensure all required forms are submitted.
Thank you in advance for completing these forms

Download and Print at Home 

  • Please Click Here if You Want all the Forms in One Complete DIGITAL Bundle

Request Paper Copies from the School 

Please Contact Denise if you do not have access to a printer, and would like the forms printed.

For Non-Native English Speakers who would prefer a translation in their home language

To translate an SPS webpage:

1. Locate the page you would like to translate
2. In the upper right-hand corner, locate the Select Language box
3. Click Select Language, a list of languages will display
4. Click the desired language, the page will display in the language you selected

REQUIRED FORMS – Return to school ASAP (white stapled packet)

To access View Ridge School forms 

  • REQUIRED : Emergency Information and Student Release Form (contacts on this form should be people who will be able to pick up your child in the event of an emergency. An aunt in Tacoma, for example, may not be the best contact if a regional emergency results in impassable highways.) 

ONLY TO APPLICABLE FAMILIES

  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Form (FERPA) 
  • 504-2 Form Survey to Identify Disabled Students (if applicable) 
  • McKinney Vento Student Housing Questionnaire (if applicable) 
  • Title VI ED 506 Indian Student Eligibility Certification Form (for students new to Seattle Public Schools) 


Here are the First Day Packet Forms needed to enroll your student at our school. Please Return the following forms ASAP

DocumentEnglish Translated LinkFor Whom?Return Options
Emergency Information & Student Release Form


Formulario de información de emergencia y divulgación del estudiante
Go to the SOURCE >2021-22 DATA VERIFICATION FORM (Bottom Right)Emergency Information and Student ReleaseThis form lists the official information that is in the student information system for your student. This is vital for knowing who your student can be released to in an emergency and to ensure all health information is up to date for your student. This information can be reviewed and changes must be made online through the Source every year.

This is Required for all students

Please go to  SPS The Source and login or set up an account.
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Form (FERPA)

Formulario de la Ley de Privacidad y Derechos Educativos de la Familia
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Form (FERPA)FERPA Preschool, Elementary, K-8, Middle School

This form is only required if you choose to opt out.

This form explains what certain rights parents/guardians of students under the age of 18 have with respect to the student’s education records. You also have a right to choose whether your student’s information is released or not. Your student will be automatically opted in unless this form is completed by October 1st.
Print, complete and bring back to school during office hours.
Fill out, save and email to Denise Koenig
Or request a paper copy from Denise Koenig or dbkoenig@seattleschools.org
504-2 Survey Forms

504-2 Formularios de encuesta
504-2 Form Survey to Identify Disabled StudentsTranslated 504 FormsIf your child does not currently receive 504 services or is not disabled, you do not need to complete this form. This survey should be filled out if you think your child has a disability or if you have documentation that your child is disabled (and is NOT currently served by Special Education) and needs some help from the School District to benefit from his or her educational experience. Print, complete and bring back to school during office hours.
Fill out, save and email to Denise Koenig
Or request a paper copy from Denise Koenig or dbkoenig@seattleschools.org
McKinney Vento Student Housing Questionnaire

Cuestionario de vivienda para estudiantes de McKinney Vento
McKinney-Vento (MKV) ProgramMcKinney-Vento Program Forms and Information > GO TO HOUSING This form helps identify people who may be experiencing homelessness or an unstable living arrangement. Print, complete and bring back to school during office hours.
Fill out, save and email to Denise Koenig
Or request a paper copy from Denise Koenig or dbkoenig@seattleschools.org
Title VI ED 506 Indian Student Eligibility Certification FormIndian Education Program, Title VIThis form serves as the official record of the eligibility determination for each individual child included in the student count for the Title VI Indian Education Formula Grant Program. If you choose to submit a form, your child could be counted for funding under the program. Print, complete and bring back to school during office hours.
Fill out, save and email to Denise Koenig
Or request a paper copy from Denise Koenig or dbkoenig@seattleschools.org

VIEW RIDGE ELEMENTARY PTA INFORMATION

View Ridge PTA forms


DocumentEnglishTranslatedMore Information
Join the View Ridge PTAJoin the PTAcontact PTA if you need a the site translatedWe have four levels of memberships:
Option1: $17 – Membership for yourself
Option 2: $34 – 1 membership for yourself and 1 to donate [COMING SOON]
Option 3: $13 – Staff or Teacher at View Ridge Elementary
Option 4: $0 – Unable to donate at this time
View Ridge PTA Welcome LetterNeed to Update PDFcontact PTA if you need a translated Calendar
PTA Volunteer Opportunities FormVolunteer with the VRE PTAcontact PTA if you need a translated version of this site.You can email this form to volunteer@viewridgeschool.org or return the paper form to the office along with the other required school forms.
VRE Family Support Opt-In FormFill out an online survey. Click View Ridge Family Support Opt-In Form (English)
contact PTA if you need a translated document that is not in English, Spanish or Simplified Chinese

Click View Ridge Family Support Opt-In Form (Spanish)Apoyo de Familias de View Ridge (2021-2022 Español)
Click View Ridge Family Support Opt-In Form (Chinese) View Ridge 家庭支援 Click


or download and print out

View Ridge Family Support Opt-In Form (Joyce Cho)
return form to school to the VRE school counselor Attn: Joyce Cho or email the form to jecho@seattleschools.org
HIP form- Hunger Intervention Program HIP Packs Enrollment Form – All Lang 2019-2020contact PTA if you need a translated document that is not in Spanishplease return form to school to the VRE school counselor Attn: Joyce Cho or email the form to jecho@seattleschools.org
PTA Calendarcontact PTA if you need a translated Calendar
PTA Class Roster Fill out an online survey to share your family’s information with their class Click Class Roster Survey (English)contact PTA if you need a the site translated
Download our APP MemberplanetHow to download Member Planet Appcontact PTA if you need a translated document WSPTA membership application of choice is Member Planet. This App can keep you informed of VRE PTA events your phone.
Otter GearOtter Gear Sales link contact PTA if you need a the site translatedOtter Gear is View Ridge branded Gear for Adults and Children

ADDITIONAL SPS INFORMATION

Schoology-Source flyer and Communications/School Messenger set-up please create a Source account as soon as possible. Online data verification (Where you could add emergency contacts, change your contact info, etc.) will only be accessible through the Source from September 3th through 30th 

Vaccines Required Meningococcal and HPV notice

SPS School Communication


Important SPS Additional Information

Access information that might be needed for families to access their scholar’s needs at View Ridge Elementary
DocumentEnglishTranslatedFor Whom
Advanced LearningAdvanced LearningUse Link to the Left.
Use Google Translate at the Top Right Corner of Website
Enrollment Information / Including Change of AddressEnrollment / Change of AddressUse Link to the Left.
Use Google Translate at the Top Right Corner of Website
SchoologySchoology Registration Steps for Parents and GuardiansUse Link to the Left.
Use Google Translate at the Top Right Corner of Website
Communications/School Messenger set-up please create a Source account as soon as possible. Online data verification (Where you could add emergency contacts, change your contact info, etc.) will only be accessible through the Source from September 3rd through 30th  
The SourceHow To Set Up a Source AccountUse Link to the Left.
Use Google Translate at the Top Right Corner of Website
please create a Source account as soon as possible.
School PaySchoolPay Online Purchasing SystemUse Link to the Left.
Use Google Translate at the Top Right Corner of Website
SPS Basic RulesSPS Basic Rules BrochureSPS Basic Rules (Translated)
SPS Smart Phone AppDownload the SPS App TodayDownload the SPS App TodayMobile App Key Features:
Customize to display one or more school calendars, staff directories, and news.
Easily access popular digital tools for families such as the Source, lunch menus, and much more.
Change the default language to display the app in Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.
Connect your School Messenger notifications app to easily read or hear messages from your school community and the district.
SPS Volunteer FlyerWhy Volunteer? Flyer (Google Translate – Upper Right)Volunteers : completion of this form is required every 2 years once approved. This form is required if you want to volunteer in the classroom at VRE or attend field trips. This is a SPS volunteer form not a VRE form
SPS Volunteer Application ProcessVolunteer ApplicationVolunteer Application (Google Translate – Upper Right)New Volunteers
SPS Volunteer Application (New & Returning)Volunteer Application (Returning)Volunteer Application (Google Translate – Upper Right)Instructions and Resources for New and Returning Volunteers
School Beat (SPS District Newsletter)Subscribe to the School Beat e-NewsletterStay connected by subscribing to the district’s electronic newsletter, School Beat. You can rely on School Beat for the latest news about academic initiatives, key developments, and the great accomplishments of your teachers and students.
SPS Communication : Social MediaFollow Superintendent Brent Jones on Twitter @SeattleSupt
For district news follow us on:
Twitter @SeaPubSchools
Facebook @SeattlePublicSchools
Instagram @SeattlePublicSchools
Follow Superintendent Brent Jones on Twitter @SeattleSupt
For district news follow us on:
Twitter @SeaPubSchools
Facebook @SeattlePublicSchools
Instagram @SeattlePublicSchools
SPS Communication PreferenceSPS Communication PreferenceUse Link to the Left.
Use Google Translate at the Top Right Corner of Website
Student Accident and Insurance (Risk Management)Student Accident and InsuranceUse Link to the Left.
Use Google Translate at the Top Right Corner of Website
Translate and InterpretationTranslation & Interpretation SPS PagesTo translate a SPS webpage: 1. Locate the page you would like translate
2. In the upper right-hand corner, locate the Select Language box
3. Click Select Language, a list of languages will display
4. Click the desired language, the page will display in the language you selected
Free and Reduced Lunch ApplicationFree and Reduced LunchFree and Reduced Lunch (Spanish) Please contact dei@viewridgeschools.org for translation.
Referral and Evaluation for Special Education ServicesFree and Reduced LunchUse Link to the Left.
Use Google Translate at the Top Right Corner of Website
Contact Special Education Liaison for more help
Vaccines Required Meningococcal and HPV notice  Need Link
Technology : Device DistributionDevice DistributionUse Link to the Left.
Use Google Translate at the Top Right Corner of Website

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