9 Bill Gates ’73 delivers the Dan Ayrault Memorial Endowed Lecture

11 No school for professional development

15 Jackson Katz talks to the student body about the promotion of gender equality and prevention of sexual violence 

16 9th graders volunteer at Food Lifeline and Green Seattle at Northacres Park; 10th and 11th graders take the PSAT; 12th graders have a whole day to work on their college applications

23 The jazz band, choir, and symphony orchestra have their first concert

25 The fall tailgate celebrates the volleyball team



8 Gymnast Simone Biles wins her 21st World Championships medal, breaking the record for World Championship medals won by a woman; Team USA wins their fifth consecutive all-round title

12 Acting US Homeland Security Chief Kevin McAleenan steps down. President Trump will announce his replacement within the next week

14 Atatiana Jefferson, a 28-year-old African American woman, is killed inside her home by police officer Aaron Dean who was responding to a concerned neighbor’s call saying that Jefferson’s front door was open

17 US Rep. Elijah Cummings dies 

18 NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir complete the first all-female spacewalk

19 UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson sends an unsigned letter to the European Union asking them to delay Brexit