Around the School

The PTSA’s presence around the school includes maintaining the emergency supplies for each student, assisting with the Second and Third Grade Garden, and Grounds Beautification. The PTSA also helps in the classrooms by providing each teacher an annual stipend to spend in their classrooms as needed, awarding teacher grants for larger projects, running parent education opportunities and hosting monthly teacher appreciation events.

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Child Aid Scholarships

Funds to support Child Aid Scholarships are available through the generosity of our PTSA and individual donors through fundraising.

While no specific income guidelines are used to determine eligibility, qualification for the Free and Reduced School Lunch program is a good indicator. Regardless of income, each case will be reviewed on an individual basis …

Emergency Preparedness

Peter Kirk PTSA funds and supports emergency preparedness for each student at our school.  Watch this short video outlining e-prep at Peter Kirk.

Greening Peter Kirk

Find out how we’re helping “green” Peter Kirk through the Recycling Team, Green Team and participating in the King County Green Schools Program.

Grounds Beautification

Peter Kirk may be an old school, but there is a lot we can do to make it look better!…And it takes a village! The Grounds Beautification Committee was formed to make it clear that we care about our school and the way it looks.

Event Details

August 20, 2017: Community Clean-Up …

Room Parent Liaison

The Room Parent Liaison is the point of contact for all the room parents at Peter Kirk.  If you are interested in becoming a Room Parent for your child’s classroom, please contact our Room Parent Liaison at

What is a Room Parent?

Room parents provide an incredibly valuable service to both the classroom teachers …

Second Grade Garden and Greenhouse

The Second Grade Garden is a class community project that allows the children in second grade to learn, touch, plant and dig in garden beds and a butterfly garden specifically reserved for them. Parents volunteer to teach lessons, which are generally offered once a month or every few months. This is a fun way to introduce students to …

Staff Appreciation

The Peter Kirk teachers and staff work hard to make our school a top notch learning environment for our kids. It’s only right we celebrate them! The Peter Kirk staff appreciation committee is a group of volunteers dedicated to making the Peter Kirk staff feel the love and appreciation they deserve on a regular basis. …

Third Grade Garden and Outdoor Classroom

The Third Grade Garden is a class community project that allows the children in third grade to explore, touch and learn in our wonderful woodsy environment. Trees, plants and flowers are their classroom, and parent volunteers are their teachers, as they participate in hands-on lessons that emphasize biology and an appreciation for the great outdoors.