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Achievements, Recognitions, Event Coverage!
Denny Boy's Soccer Bring Home the Trophy
The Boys' Soccer Teams from Denny and Madison battled it out on the pitch.  This game, supported by the West Seattle Soccer Club, has been named the annual Battle of West Seattle.  The final outcome was 4 goals to 2, with Denny taking home the new trophy.  Thank you to the West Seattle Soccer Club for your support! Congratulations to both teams on their effort and sportsmanship!

For other photos and coverage check out the WS Blog...

Washington Chinese Language & Talent Competition
It was a real honor to host the 4th Annual Washington State Chinese Language and Talent Competition on the Denny/Sealth campus on Sunday.  This impressive event was organized by the Cultural Exploration of Greater China Foundation and three other state-wide partners.

The event was a statewide scholastic competition showcasing K-12 Chinese language and culture learners.  This year, 506 contestants representing 145 different public and private schools, Chinese heritage institutions and home tutoring programs signed up to compete with 746 entries in 349 events.  Thirty-one Denny and Sealth scholars participated, representing our schools very well!  A big thank you to our three Chinese teachers, Ms. Wang, Ms. Lin, and Ms. Zhang, for all that they do for our scholars every day and for volunteering to help make this prestigious event a big success!  Go Dolphins and Seahawks!

-Jeff Clark, Principal, Denny International Middle School -Aida Fraser-Hammer, Principal, Chief Sealth International High School

For photos from the event, see "Photos & other Exciting Stuff" below...

For additional coverage on the WS Blog...

Dancing the Night Away: Big Band Dinner Dance
Another fantastic evening at the Denny/Sealth Big Band Dinner Dance.  The music from all three performing groups, the Denny Jazz Band, the Sealth Jazz Band, and the West Seattle Big Band was phenomenal! Thank you to Mr. Pimpleton, all the volunteers, the WS Big Band and our fabulous Denny and Sealth musicians!

For more coverage and photos on the WS Blog...



Congrats to Denny Jazz Musicians
The Denny International Middle School Jazz Band was awarded a Noteworthy Performance commendation on the festivals Outstanding Young Artists site for their performance at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival.

The Chief Sealth IHS Jazz Combo, the Denny IMS Jazz Band, and the West Seattle HS Jazz Band traveled together for a phenomenal weekend of music and workshops at the University of Idaho. All three groups received critiques from well-respected jazz educators and had the opportunity to participate in numerous workshops touching upon issues from leadership development, to improvisation, to instrument fundamentals. What a fantastic experience for our musicians!

For coverage on the WS Blog as well...

Soul Jambalaya Another Success
Soul Jambalaya PerformersDenny International Middle School hosted a fantastic event, “Soul Jambalaya”, a concert celebrating Black History Month and the rich heritage of gospel, blues, jazz, and funk music. Student and professional musicians gathered together in our auditorium to perform arrangements from all of these musical genres. Featured artists included the Total Experience Gospel Choir, Westside Blues, Figgins and Halbert Jazz and our very own Denny International Middle School Jazz Band.  The music was fantastic--those who made it, despite the snow, were rewarded by inspiring performances. Congratulations to the Denny Jazz Band musicians and to Mr. Pimpleton, our amazing band director!  Thank you to all of the musicians who performed and all who joined us!

Denny's Della Floyd Writes to Broncos - Go Hawks
In Ms Saxon's class Della Floyd wrote a letter to Peyton Manning about why the SeaHawks should win the Super Bowl. Here is a copy of the letter and coverage on the WS Blog...

Super String Saturday
Check out the coverage of Super String Saturday and our students on the WS Blog...

Denny/Sealth Musicians
Check out the coverage on the West Seattle Blog for the Denny/Sealth band!

Attendance Counts!
Check out the article in The Seattle Times featuring Denny IMS on the importance of attendance. Link at: http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2022301328_diplomasnowdennyxml.html

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