School Involvement

At Chief Sealth, the teachers, administrators and staff are committed to helping your student succeed and graduate. This success is only possible with your involvement. When caring parents, guardians, and extended family members are involved, students achieve more.

As our communities become more diverse and families live busier lives, family involvement in education can and should take a variety of forms.


Chief Sealth International High School’s PTSA exists to support the school’s programs, staff, students, and families by strengthening our community and raising funds to “fill the gaps” for important programs and activities not funded by the traditional channels. Please visit the PTSA Website.

Friends of Sealth - Alumni Information

Friends of Sealth is a non-profit corporation supporting Chief Sealth International High School’s Academics, Arts, Activities, Athletics and Alumni.  Please visit the Friends of Sealth website.

Also, please view our Class Reunions page.

Family Engagement Nights

Chief Sealth invites our students and their families to come to school four evenings a year for family nights.
    * Open House/Curriculum Night – New and returning Sealth families meet teachers and staff; visit classrooms; learn about after school and other enrichment programs.
    * Choices Night- Prospective Sealth families meet the school faculty and staff, learn about academic programs, tour the school, find out about after-school clubs and activities.
    * Multicultural Night – Sealth families enjoy a fun filled evening of student performances, and attend breakout sessions on international programs, including leadership, travel, and learning world languages.
    * Futures Night – Sealth families learn about college, university, career, and technical school options. Includes breakout sessions on scholarships and financial aid.

Building Leadership Team (BLT)

BLT is a representative group of all school stakeholders, teachers, staff, administrators, students and significant community partners (including parents). The team is grounded in the belief that collaborative site-based decision-making structures are essential to accelerating student academic achievement. The primary objectives of the BLT are to lead the school’s effort to achieve the goals in the school improvement (transformation) plan; make decisions about the professional development of school faculty to support the instructional program necessary to successfully implement the transformation plan; make budget decisions related to the plan.

Volunteer Opportunities

If you would like to volunteer, please contact the school to be placed on the parent volunteer schedule. Some ways parents/guardians can volunteer: tutoring, clerical support, hallway monitoring, teacher assistants in the classroom, translating materials, and serving on various school committees. We truly appreciate your participation as a parent volunteer and we will make every attempt to match your intere

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