This page contains a list of helpful school district and community resources for families and students. You can find School Forms here.
- Breakfast and Lunch Available to All Students at Meal Sites
- Library on the Lawn at JAMS every Wednesday from 11:00-1:00pm
- Seattle Public Library Offers Free Tutoring at Tutor.com for all students!
- Family Works Resource Center at Nathan Hale available for JAMS families
- Teen Health Center at Nathan Hale available for JAMS students
- SPS Technology Resource Center at Nathan Hale for in-person tech support
- Free Learning Support Spaces at Meadowbrook Community Center M-F 8:30-5:00
SPS Meal Sites
|Breakfast and Lunch Available For ALL Students at SPS Meal Sites!|
All students can pick up breakfast and or lunch Monday through Friday from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m at a variety of meal sites across the district. Meals are also being delivered via 8 bus routes. Find one of the 40 forty meal sites or a convenient meal bus route on the SPS Student Meal Website. The closest meal sites to Jane Addams Middle School are at Olympic Hills, Cedar Park and Nathan Hale High School.
View the November menu!
Reheatable meals prepared by FareStart can be picked up at each site. Weekend food provided by the Backpack Brigade and Food for Schools is available for all families on Fridays. Because of social distancing health guidance, families and students may not stay at school to eat.
Library on the Lawn
|Library on the Lawn Every Wednesday from 11:00am-1:00pm. |
Need books? Check out Library on the Lawn. During this time, while the school building is closed, we’re offering curbside pick-up and on-the-fly book check out in front of Jane Addams. Students can visit the library catalog online, log in, place up to 20 books on hold, and pick them up at our “Library on the Lawn” every Wednesday, from 11:00-1:00. Students can also swing by and browse a couple of book carts to check-out something new. Students can also access the library catalog and check out e-books to read on their computers or other devices. Libby and Hoopla are fantastic resources provided by the Seattle Public Library- they have thousands of e-books and graphic novels online. Visit our Library Schoology page! (SUPPORT A: Library) You’ll find links to resources, book trailers, information about book clubs and First Chapter Fridays, as well as other upcoming events.
Find your next book… online!
– JAMS Destiny Catalog
– Seattle Public Library e-books
I hope that everyone is hanging in there during these often frustrating times. We’re all in it together! Stay safe and hope to see you soon. In the meantime, keep reading! -Emily Christiansen, Librarian
Follow my reading and library adventures on Instagram @jaguarsread
Seattle Public Library Free 1:1 Live Tutoring Service
K – 12 students in Seattle can get free virtual tutoring from Tutor.com with a Seattle Public Library card or Library Link number. Seattle Public Library’s Tutor.com has over 3,000 highly vetted expert tutors, who can help youth with schoolwork, tutoring and academic coaching on a variety of subjects in a safe and secure online classroom. 1-1 help is available in math, writing, science, history, foreign languages, college essay writing, Advanced Placement (AP) courses and more.
- Service is available 7 days a week, 2-10 p.m. in Spanish/English and 4-7 p.m. in Vietnamese
- Students can use their microphone to communicate with tutors, we hope this will be easier for English language learners
- Teens and adults can use this service to get help with filling out job applications and writing cover letters and resumes
Here is a short video about the service: https://www.spl.org/programs-and-services/learning/student-success/virtual-tutoring
Need help turning your Student ID number into a Library Link number? Visit: www.spl.org/LibraryLink
Need help logging in using your library card/pin or Library Link number/pin? Visit: www.spl.org/VirtualTutoring
FamilyWorks Services Available at Nathan Hale on Wednesdays, 12:45-3:00pm
To meet the basic needs of Seattle Public School families across the north end, FamilyWorks and Seattle Public Schools have opened a satellite family resource center, located at the South side of Nathan Hale High School each Wednesday from 12:45 to 3 PM. The FamilyWorks Family Resource Center is a warm and inviting place that offers programs and services designed to support families. At the Center, families will be connected to knowledgeable and friendly staff who can assist with rental assistance applications, enrollment in public benefits, and will help families navigate a vast network of community resources.
FamilyWorks offers a free diaper program, free clothing, books and toys for children of all ages, and weekly groceries at its food bank, available through its Wallingford location: 1501 N. 45th Street, Seattle. FamilyWorks also helps families to connect within their community by offering multilingual playgroups, parent support networks, and other enrichment activities for families. Services will be offered in English, Spanish, and Somali.
To reach FamilyWorks outside of its hours at Nathan Hale High School, please call (206) 694-6727.
All Services at Nathan Hale
Tech Support: Monday and Wednesday ONLY. 11:00-6:00 (closed for lunch from 1:30-2:30). First come, first served. For more tech support, see here, call 206-252-0100, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meal Distribution: Monday-Friday, 11:15-1:15.
Teen Health Clinic: Monday-Friday, 8:00-4:00. Contact at 206-302-1840.
FamilyWorks Resource Center: Wednesdays 12:45-3:00. Next to food distribution site.
See map for where to access these services
Teen Health Center
Teen Health Center at Nathan Hale available for JAMS students
Did you know that Nathan Hale High School has a teen health center, convenient for your student’s medical care? It provides SPS students with health care and mental health counseling, regardless of a student’s insurance or ability to pay. For students who need care or advice, we are always here to help with virtual options and in-person care. Here’s a link to a video tour of the center: https://youtu.be/bT_ZvbDP-B4
The Nathan Hale Teen Health Center is sponsored and staffed by Kaiser Permanente in partnership with Public Health—Seattle & King County. Seattle’s school-based health centers are funded in part by the voters of Seattle through the Families & Education Levy. Students can get great care at the Teen Health Center.
Click here for more info and the parent consent form.
For additional questions, contact the center at 206-302-1840.
Technology Resource Center
SPS Technology Resource Centers
You can get in-person, walk-in support at one of eight temporary Technology Resource Centers. Get help with your devices, software, internet connection and more. Closest locations are at Nathan Hale HS and John Marshall Alternative High. Several of the Resource Centers, including the one at Nathan Hale, have extended their hours to help families and teachers from 11am to 6pm, with 1:30-2:30pm closed for lunch. Check the district’s website for a complete list of sites and hours.
The district is currently experiencing a high volume of requests for their phone and email technology support (206-252-0100 or email@example.com). While you wait for a response, refer to the district website for “how to” videos and FAQs to help get your student on-line. Translated web pages are available in each of the district’s top six languages: Amharic, Chinese, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.
Meadowbrook Learning Space
Free Learning Space for Middle and High School Students at Meadowbrook Community Center
The Seattle Parks Department has opened seven locations across the city offering a reliable place to access online schooling to middle and high school students. This is a free program that provides a quiet, safe space to complete their virtual schooling, a healthy meal, access to caring and supportive adults, and opportunity to take part in enrichment activities.
NE Seattle sites are at Meadowbrook and Magnuson. Sites are open from 8:30-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday. Students must bring their own devices for online learning, but services are available to students at sites include free Wi-fi, breakfast and lunch, in-person support for connectivity and basic academic support, recreational, enrichment and mentoring programs. See the website for more more locations, enrollment documents and registration emails.