Seaton Elementary is a small community-based school in the Shaw neighborhood. We offer students a warm and loving learning environment. Our students discover their potential and embrace new experiences. We are committed to providing high-quality academic instruction and cultural experiences that enhance student development.

Seaton Family Communication November 13, 2023 

Welcome to Seaton for SY 23.24! The Seaton School team will be sharing school wide news every two weeks with families. Families can expect to receive information about upcoming events, school news and key calendar dates. Parents will also receive this communication through email in addition to Remind.

Seaton Families! We are thankful for all Seaton students and families. It is a privilege to support your students and collaborate with you and your family. We hope that all families have a Thanksgiving Break with family and loved ones. Below are several reminders for you to review. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions! The next Family Update will be shared Monday November 27th 

Budget Hearing: DCPS is having a budget hearing on Tuesday Nov. 14 at 6:00 PM to gather input from the public on the upcoming fiscal year 2025. Individuals can register at 

Open House Date: We will be hosting an Open House starting November 15th from 9:30 – 10:30 AM. We will host them monthly. 

Local School Advisory Meeting: Join the Seaton ES LSAT meeting this coming Thursday November 16th at 4:30 PM. Families will receive the option to join the LSAT meeting virtually prior to the meeting over Remind. 

Girls on the Run Seaton’s Girls On the Run 5K event will be November 19th. Please reach out to our Site lead Ms. McCan if you are interested in running with a student. 

Attendance: Students who have perfect attendance during November will be invited to the fall festival hosted by the attendance committee. The fall festival will take place on Monday, November 20th, 2023 at 2 p.m. There will be music, treats, and foam pumpkin decorations! Feel free to contact Mr. Mercado (Bilingual Counselor if you have any questions. 

Community Cares Committee: The committee will host a Holiday Market on Tuesday Nov 21st Holiday Market with food and clothes giveaway from 3:15 – 4:00 PM in the Seaton Playground. 

After School Programming: there will be no after school programming on Tuesday November 21st in anticipation of the thanksgiving break. All students will be dismissed at 3:15 PM in the Seaton Playground.  

DC Scores Poetry Slam: Seaton’s DC Scores Poet will be participating in the Poetry Slam on Wednesday November 29th at Cardozo High School @ 5:30 PM.  

Multicultural Day Fundraiser: The Multicutural day committee will be selling Seaton Got That Sauce Shirts! More information is coming on how to pre-order. 

Grade Level Events Coming Up: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades will participate in the Kid Museum Program Maker Space Project. Families will receive field trip forms from their teachers.  

Key Calendar Dates: November 22, 23, 24: No School for Students and Teachers. Thanksgiving Break 

PTO Updates:  

November 13th: Seaton night at Republic Cantina, 5-8pm 
November 28th: Giving Tuesday 
November 29th: November Parent Sip-n-Chat, 8:15-9am 
December 11-15th: Scholastic Book Fair (in Seaton Lobby) 
December 15th: PTO Holiday Happy Hour at Dacha, 430-730pm 
December 18th: (tentative) Blood Drive at Seaton 
January 15th: MLK Day of Service at Seaton, 10am-1pm 

PTO Reminders  

– Use our Minted Holiday Card Discount Code: FUNDRAISESEATON gets you 20% off. And 15% donated to the PTO. 

– Shop our Swag Shop for sweatshirts for the fall/winter months! New items added monthly. 

– Join our parent email list by searching seaton-es-families on or emailing  

-If you are interested in donating blood for a possible Blood Drive on December 18th, please email Sarah Warren,  


Thank you!

Principal Torres  

Attendance: Seaton families, use this form to report if a student was or is going to be absent or tardy. 

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