New “Building for Learning” Edition Featuring CHS Memorial Forest

Step into the past and embrace the future with the new edition of 'Building for Learning – Seattle Public School Histories, 1862 – 2022'. This must-have volume for history enthusiasts and alumni alike features a special chapter on the Cleveland High School Memorial Forest, showcasing our rich legacy. Secure your copy today and explore over a century of educational milestones and stories from Seattle's vibrant public school system.
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Celebrate Our Legacy: Pre-order the New Edition of “Building for Learning – Seattle Public School Histories, 1862 – 2022”

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The Seattle School District, in collaboration with, is proud to announce the release of the latest edition of “Building for Learning: Seattle Public School Histories, 1862-2022”. This comprehensive volume brings to life over 160 years of educational development, achievements, and the profound impact of public schools on the community’s fabric.

A Special Chapter on Cleveland High School Memorial Forest

This edition features an exclusive chapter dedicated to the Cleveland High School Memorial Forest, featuring insights from Ed Boprey, a distinguished alumnus of the class of 1945. This addition enriches the narrative, offering a unique perspective on Cleveland High School’s enduring legacy.

Secure Your Copy Today

  • Free Copies of the 2002 Edition: Additionally, copies of the 2002 “Building for Learning” book are free. Interested individuals should contact the Seattle School District Archives directly.

Questions or to Reserve Your Copy

If you have any inquiries or would like to express interest in the free 2002 edition, please contact Whether you’re an alum, a history buff, or a community member, this book offers an invaluable look into the evolution of education in Seattle, capturing the spirit and contributions of its public schools across generations.

Don’t miss this opportunity to own a piece of history and celebrate the legacy of Seattle’s educational institutions.

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