Let Me Run

Let Me Run is coming to Swift Water Elementary! This program is designed for our 3rd through 5th grade boys.  

Let Me Run will start the week of April 23rd (straight after Spring Break) and will end with a 5k run on June 8th.

If you are available to coach Tues & Thurs from 3:30-5:00, please contact jens@letmerun.org ASAP. 

Registration is now open, click here

Girls on the Run

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Girls on the Run is at Swift Water Elementary! This program is designed for our 3rd through 5th grade girls.  

Girls on the Run started the week of March 18th and will end with a 5k at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds on June 8th.  If you are available to coach Mon & Wed from 3:30-5:00, please contact Nicole Endsley at nhuggings5@gmail.com ASAP.  Registration is now open, click here

Staff Birthdays

We wish our wonderful Swift Water staff a fabulous June birthday!

July birthday

 Swift Water VPO Presents The Tacoma Little Theatre and Finding Nemo Jr.

Dive into an unforgettable underwater adventure with Tacoma Little Theatre and Swift Water Elementary as they proudly present the enchanting Children’s play: Finding Nemo Jr.

Secure your tickets now and embark on a whimsical journey beneath the waves, where the magic of the ocean comes alive on stage.

Friday Feb 16th, 6pm, Swift Water Elementary

Tickets $5.  Two complimentary tickets given to each performer


It’s popcorn (or snack equivalent) day on 03/01!  Our Seals have been working hard on being Kind, Safe and Responsible.

Art to Remember - Sep 20th

Art to remember

This was a firm favorite last year, with many families taking part.  Join us and our very special guest, Art Teacher Mrs. Griffin, who will lead an art class, where your student can create an image that can be turned into stickers, t-shirts, ornaments and other items, This is a great way to create personalized gifts ready for the holidays.  A percentage of the profit from your orders comes back into the VPO, helping to plan and host future events.

Parent Meet Up - Cheers & Tears Sep 8th


The start of the new school year is so exciting, though it can also be a time of anxiety.  As a Swift Water community, lets get together and do what we do best by supporting and celebrating each other at our 3rd Annual Cheers and Tears event.

The event is this coming Friday at 9am in the Swift Water Community Room.  We welcome new families to Swift Water, and also our existing families.

Snacks and coffee available!

Wreath Fundraiser: October - November 14

We are excited to partner with Turnbull Farms for this unique fundraising opportunity. Each wreath, centerpiece, and garland you purchase supports the Swift Water VPO! To view the wreaths, garlands, and centerpieces we have available please visit our sales page:

November Staff Treats: Provided by KINDERGARTEN families

Hey Kindergarten! November is your month to stock the break room with treats, snacks, and drinks as a way to thank Swift Water Teachers and Staff for all they do! All items will be collected outside Swift Water's main doors on Wednesday, November 2nd, from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. Just look for the bin marked "Staff Treats." If you'd like to contribute an item you can sign up using the button below:

Movie Night: November 8

We hope you can join us for a family night out to watch The Lego Movie with all your favorite friends! Our Swift Water Movie Night is scheduled for Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at 5:30 PM. Tickets are $10 each and our capacity is 120 seats. Please visit our Movie Night page for more details and to purchase tickets:

General Meeting: November 14th @ 6:30 PM

Join us for the second VPO meeting of the year! We'll be talking about upcoming events, open committee spots, and hearing from our principal, Mr. Brooks.
Join us in person at the Swift Water Community Room or online via Zoom.

Topic: VPO General Meeting
Time: Nov 14, 2022 06:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 852 3379 7409
Passcode: 710714

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