Teacher Appreciation

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! We want to recognize and honor all our outstanding teachers who are the heart and soul of education. Thank you, teachers, for working hard each and every day to elevate our students to become successful in school and beyond. We celebrate you today and every day!

One of just 50 schools across the country with this distinction

Redmond, Wash. – Ella Baker Elementary in Redmond has been recognized as a National School of Character. This is the first time a school from Washington state has been recognized with this award. The recognition comes from, an organization dedicated to empowering people of all ages to practice and model core values.



    Student Gifts and Solicitations

    File: JL-R

    Soliciting Funds From Students

    The following charitable drives involving students have been approved.

    • American Cancer Society
    • American Diabetes Association
    • Arthritis Math Olympics
    • Children's Hospital
    • Cystic Fibrosis Spell-A-Thon
    • Doctors Without Borders USA
    • Invisible Children, Inc.
    • Jump Rope for Heart
    • Make-A-Wish Foundation
    • March of Dimes
    • Multiple Sclerosis Read-A-Thon
    • Red Cross
    • Susan G. Komen for the Cure
    • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
    • UNICEF
    • World Vision

    Solicitation of funds by these organizations shall be subject to the following regulations:

      1. Collections shall be conducted in a manner which minimizes the amount of school time required.
      2. Contributions shall be made on a voluntary basis only.
      3. Containers should be provided and collections conducted so that the amount of the individual contributions or lack of contributions shall not be known to others.
      4. If collections are sponsored by the school ASB, rather than the charity, ASB private monies procedures need to be followed.



    A group of students sing at an assembly