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Welcome to Apollo Elementary!

Located in Renton, WA, Apollo Elementary serves approximately 500 students in Kindergarten through 5th Grade, and also hosts part of the district’s highly capable MERLIN program. Read more about Our School.

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Kindergarten Registration

We are excited to welcome you and your student to our school! Information on registering for kindergarten for fall 2022 can be found on our kindergarten registration webpage.

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Upcoming Events

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The Spring Book Fair will be in person and held May 16-20.

Classes will be scheduled to go through the book fair and purchase items one time during the week. This is to keep the numbers of students limited to a class size for continued mitigation safety. Please check your teacher’s newsletter for the date your student’s class will be at the book fair and that will be the opportunity, during the school day, you’re your student to purchase book(s). The book fair will be open on the evening of May 20, as well as an additional date TBD during the Book Fair Week.

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The Spring Book Fair will be in person and held May 16-20.

Classes will be scheduled to go through the book fair and purchase items one time during the week. This is to keep the numbers of students limited to a class size for continued mitigation safety. Please check your teacher’s newsletter for the date your student’s class will be at the book fair and that will be the opportunity, during the school day, you’re your student to purchase book(s). The book fair will be open on the evening of May 20, as well as an additional date TBD during the Book Fair Week.

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The Spring Book Fair will be in person and held May 16-20.

Classes will be scheduled to go through the book fair and purchase items one time during the week. This is to keep the numbers of students limited to a class size for continued mitigation safety. Please check your teacher’s newsletter for the date your student’s class will be at the book fair and that will be the opportunity, during the school day, you’re your student to purchase book(s). The book fair will be open on the evening of May 20, as well as an additional date TBD during the Book Fair Week.

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Apollo PTA is happy to announce that our Multicultural Night is BACK this year on 5/20 at 6PM-8PM and will be an outdoor event with lots of fun activities!

Please sign up for a culture table or participate in a traditional clothes fashion scavenger hunt game or help us during the event (https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a4ea4aa23a7fd0-apollo13). We believe we together can make it fantastic!!

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Religious and cultural days added to the ISD and school calendars are based on days that impact student learning and staff. The calendar is compiled by the Equity Department annually, and can be found on the Religion and Culture webpage*.

*This calendar does not cover all holidays that may be observed by students and students may practice the same religion differently.

Parents – Please be sure to call or email your school and excuse the absence for religious or cultural celebration related absences.

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Religious and cultural days added to the ISD and school calendars are based on days that impact student learning and staff. The calendar is compiled by the Equity Department annually, and can be found on the Religion and Culture webpage*.

*This calendar does not cover all holidays that may be observed by students and students may practice the same religion differently.

Parents – Please be sure to call or email your school and excuse the absence for religious or cultural celebration related absences.

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Religious and cultural days added to the ISD and school calendars are based on days that impact student learning and staff. The calendar is compiled by the Equity Department annually, and can be found on the Religion and Culture webpage*.

*This calendar does not cover all holidays that may be observed by students and students may practice the same religion differently.

Parents – Please be sure to call or email your school and excuse the absence for religious or cultural celebration related absences.

all day

Religious and cultural days added to the ISD and school calendars are based on days that impact student learning and staff. The calendar is compiled by the Equity Department annually, and can be found on the Religion and Culture webpage*.

*This calendar does not cover all holidays that may be observed by students and students may practice the same religion differently.

Parents – Please be sure to call or email your school and excuse the absence for religious or cultural celebration related absences.

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*If school is closed during the school year due to inclement weather, additional school days will be added to the school calendar in June.

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Happening Now at Apollo Elementary

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Celebrating Our Education Support Professionals

We’re excited to thank each member of our classified staff during Education Support Professionals Week (formerly called “Classified Week”) this week, March 14-18.  Classified staff members are critical to keeping our district running and providing an excellent education to Issaquah School District students every day. This category of employees includes bus drivers, paraeducators, health room specialists, office professionals, kitchen staff members, Technology Department staff and many other vital members of our team. 
Members of our staff shared these shout-outs:

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By the Numbers

535

Students enrolled for the 2020-2021 school year.

Prepare all students to launch! We develop confident, responsible, creative, and lifelong learners. Apollo is a place where all are respected, supported, and challenges academically, socially, and emotionally.

54

Classroom teachers in the 2019-2020 school year.

In the 2019-2020 school year, our teachers had an average of 10.2 years of teaching experience.

53.7%

Of our teachers have a master's degree or higher.

To find the contact information for one of our teachers or staff, visit the directory (use the menu option at the top right to access the directory).

96%

Of our students attend regularly.

This data is from the 2019-2020 school year, the most recent year available from OSPI.

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School Highlights & Programs

Our students will be prepared for and eager to accept the academic, occupational, personal and practical challenges of life in a dynamic global environment.

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Meet Principal Jane Harris

Hi, Rocket families! My favorite thing about being a principal is getting to be part of providing kids with a memorable and meaningful elementary experience! A few fun facts about me: I love the book “The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate,” and anything written by Mo Willems. If I could only eat one food for the rest of my life, it would be oatmeal! When I was young, I was in TV commercials as part of my family’s business. 

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Multi-Tiered Systems of Support

MTSS is shaping the student experience at our school and throughout our district. Multi-Tiered Systems of Support, or MTSS, is a nationally recognized, evidence-based framework guiding our approach to academics, social emotional learning, behavior and attendance.

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Highly Capable (Gifted) 

Our Highly Capable Program services are different at various grades; the continuum of services is fluid and responsive to student needs as well as district capacity. At Apollo we are happy to be one of two district sites to host the MERLIN program. 

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