Welcome, Parents and Guardians!

The Downtown School Parents and Guardians Association (PGA) is made up of current Downtown School parents and guardians. The mission of the PGA is to support the school by building community, facilitating communications, fostering a healthy community identity, and supporting the school’s fundraising efforts.

This page will provide you with important announcements, links, documents, and calendar dates. Please send any announcements or comments to Brian Crawford, Director of Communications.


  • Faculty Appreciation Week is May 6-10. If you would like to contribute to a lunch or a breakfast for our wonderful Faculty, please go to the SignUp Genius.

  • Please join other parents at the Fremont Brewing Company on May 19, from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. (1050 N 34th St., Seattle). 

  • School Formal Dance on June 1, from 8:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.!

  • End of School will be celebrated with a Beach Party June 18. More details soon!

  • Parent-Guardian Book Club will meet May 20, from 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. in room 204 to discuss Ray Bradbury’s novel, Fahrenheit 451.

  • The Holocaust Center for Humanity is offering some powerful opportunities for students to learn and create. Check them out!

  • As a resource, parents and guardians have compiled this list of organizations and activity possibilities for students to investigate.




206-717-2849 Email

Sue Belcher, Head of School

206-717-2852 Email

Brian Crawford, English, Director of Communications

206-717-2848 Email

Lupe Fisch, Spanish, Director of Technology, Parent-Guardian Liaison

George Heinrichs, History, Director of Facilities, Dean of Students

Ananya Rabeya, Mathematics & Computational Thinking, Registrar, Service Learning Coordinator

Kelsey van Dalfsen, Ph.D., Science, Admissions Coordinator

206-717-2858 Email

206-717-2854 Email

207-717-2857 Email