SPS Resources

The following is a list of the most used resources from Seattle Public Schools. For a comprehensive list, see the SPS site.

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PayPams 
This is a way to add money to your child's meal plan

"The Source"
Registration information page for Seattle Public Schools' communications portal

Enrollment
Information on how to enroll at McDonald or any other SPS school

School District Calendar 
For school closures, early dismissals, district meetings and events

Assessments and Testing Calendar
Assessments are used in Seattle Public Schools to help educators and families measure how students are meeting our academic goals.

Curriculum and Developmental Models

Columbia Teachers College Reading Writing Project
Curriculum for reading & writing workshops

Math in Focus
McDonald Int'l uses this program and other resources to teach to the Common Core and WA State Standards in math

Science Curriculum
The National Science Foundation (NSF) science curriculum adopted by SPS

Positive Discipline
The model used at McDonald Int'l to teach kids social and life skills with respect and dignity.

Second Step
This program teaches empathy, emotion-management, and problem-solving skills.

RULER
RULER is a social emotional learning approach developed by the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence.