After School Enrichment

The PTA is excited to present a variety of after school enrichment classes for students enrolled at Daniel Bagley. Programs vary each year based on family interest and instructor availability. Each activity is offered 1 or 2 days per week. Read more…

Art Walk

Art Walk is possibly Bagley’s best night of the year. Families come out to enjoy to view student artwork on display, enjoy special art presentations and to celebrate the end of another great school year. To help with this event, contact the Art Walk co-chairs, Mary Lamb and Kim McMillen.

Bagley Family V-list

We maintain a free, subscriber-only, email distribution list to allow Daniel Bagley families to share school news and discuss topics of community interest. Sign up here…

Before + After School Care

The Bagley Boys & Girls Club offers a fun, affordable and safe on-site childcare program before and after school. Activities include snack, homework help, arts, crafts, and games. Read more…

Book Fairs

Bagley holds two University Bookstore-run Book Fairs, one in late October and one during the May Artwalk, with 25% of sales directed back to the Bagley Library. To help with this event, contact the Book Fair Co-Chairs Mary Park and Alison Rice

Family Fun Nights

Family Fun Nights include the Harvest Howl party and Family Movie Nights.

Family to Family

 This is a monthly forum for our families that offers support, information, resource referral, and discussion on a variety of topics throughout the year. Hosted by Jen St. Cyr.

Instrumental Music

Bagley participates in the Seattle Public Schools’ elementary instrumental music program for fourth and fifth graders. Thanks to additional support provided by the PTA, all interested fourth and fifth grade students may register for the program during the September enrollment period. Students meet once a week for approximately 30 minutes of group class instruction during regular school hours—depending on the schedule, this could be during either classroom or PCP time. They then have a chance to perform what they’ve learned in two school day assemblies and evening concerts for friends and family: one in the winter and one in the spring. 

Our music teacher, Ms. Emily Schaefer, is an accomplished cellist and offers instruction on both orchestra and band instruments: violin, cello, flute, clarinet, trumpet, and trombone, with additional instruments accommodated on a case-by-case basis. Instrument assignment is based on student choice and instrument availability. 

This is an opportunity for beginners to start a musical instrument and also for returning or more advanced players to work in an ensemble with their classmates. Many alumni who began an instrument here at Bagley have gone on to excel in their middle school and high school orchestras and bands. 

Weekly classes run throughout the year, from October to June. In addition, the school district offers a summer music program, which allows music students to get a jump on their skills and play in larger groups with other students from around the city.


For families new to the school or for those who have not made it out to watch the fun, the Jogathon provides a whole lot of energy and excitement for everyone involved. Groups of volunteers and supporters join the kids as they challenge themselves and encourage each other to walk, skip and jog around the course. We encourage and welcome everyone to come out and cheer, volunteer, or run a lap or two with the kids!

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Interested in volunteering for this event? Please download the volunteer form here and contact your Jogathon Co-Chairs, Diedra Ward, Deanna Armstrong, and Shana Radke.

Literacy Night

In conjunction with the October Book Fair, Literacy Night is a celebration of reading and writing. Activities include Raising Readers Workshops, Book-It Theater Presentation, Literary Art Projects, and much more. To help with this event, contact the Volunteer Coordinator Lise Kauffman.

Math Night 

Math Night is a fun, education way for families to connect and explore math together. Over 20 math games will be available to play in the cafeteria, with the option to purchase on the spot. Games are provided by Math N Stuff. It’s a great way to test out a bunch of different games before committing to buying one. There are super cool math demonstrations by Math 4 Love and the Pacific Science Center. Math Night is a huge hit. Plan to be a part of the fun this year! To help with this event, contact the Math Night Co-Chairs Julia Bacharach and Dan Cory.

Outdoor Learning Garden

Families volunteered to tend the garden for a week apiece during summer break, donating surplus to the Greenwood Food Banks. Thanks to their efforts, Bagleyites were greeted on the first day of school to visions of plump pumpkins, a rainbow of tomatoes and towering sunflowers!  Read more…

Visiting Artists

This program supports Bagley’s artist in residence, as well as a workshop for the 4th graders with the artists from Pacific Northwest Ballet.

Vocal Music

Vocal Music at Daniel Bagley combines movement and music selections from around the world, with an emphasis on singing. Our K-3 students learn musical terms such as dynamics, tempo, and rhythm while working on pieces to perform. The Winter Concert is unique and offers the opportunity for students to explore different musical genres, including those from various countries and cultures. It’s a fun night of celebration and song! 

Walking School Bus

Join other Bees as we walk to school together! Read more…



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