Video: New and International Families Welcome Event

The New and International Families Welcome Event held in October by Lake Washington Council PTSA and Lake Washington School District (LWSD) showcased a video featuring international parents sharing their personal experiences and lessons, from school to culture and everything in between. Please watch the video below to see experienced international families highlighting the challenges they faced
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November 16th Brown Bag Follow Up

LWPTSA Council hosted a Brown Bag about “School Options in LWSD- Neighborhood School and Choice School Options” on November 16th. If you missed this presentation, here’s the video link. If you have questions, please contact Dr. Jon Holmen, Deputy Superintendent at

Help us out: Wellness Survey Request

Does your school have a Wellness Committee or are you interested in starting one? Please take this brief survey to help us connect PTSAs throughout the District whose Wellness Committees might want to collaborate, or whose members have wanted to start a Wellness Committee, but didn’t know where to begin! Questions can be directed to
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Scholarship Basket Auction

You are cordially invited to the 2017 LWPTSA Scholarship Basket Auction! Thursday, December 7, 10-11am, LWRC Lobby, complimentary coffee drinks starting at 8am. Support our students and get some holiday shopping done at the same time! You can view the beautiful baskets available for 2017 right now in our auction catalog.  If you see a
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November 16: Brown Bag Lunch – School Options – Neighborhood and Choice School Options in LWSD

Thursday, November 16, 12:00-1:00 pm, LWRC Board Room Come and learn from Dr. Jon Holmen, LWSD Deputy Superintendent, about options regarding neighborhood Middle and High School options. All are welcome, but most relevant for those with middle and high school students. Bring your lunch and join us! Share this flyer with your school. Questions? Contact Liz Hedreen,

Check Out the New Grant Handbook!

Does your PTSA grant money to your school? Check out our Grant Handbook! It’s intended for PTSAs in the Lake Washington School District. Lots of information on best practices, things to consider when granting money, sample documents, FAQs, and more! Visit

September 2017 Membership Meeting Slides

Couldn’t make the September Council meeting? View the slides on our meetings web page You can also see the information that Dr. Pierce shared with us about the Central Leadership Team at