Archive for September 2013

Coming Soon to Your Inbox – Voting Cards!

Hey PTA Presidents and Legislative Chairs! We can’t wait to see you at the Washington State PTA Legislative Assembly on October 18-19 at the Sea-Tac Marriott. Start watching your inbox because delegate voting cards and issue guides will be mailed to you soon. Please make sure your PTA community is represented at the WSPTA Legislative

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Youth Cyber Safety and the Risks of Social Media—What Every Family Needs to Know

LWPTSA Council and LWSD Sponsor a Program for Elementary Parents With more affordable smart phones and the growth of social media like Facebook and Twitter, everyone is getting connected. Yes, it is exciting but how do you protect your children when they participate? Not just from predators but from bad decisions that can impact their

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Announcing the You Rock! Awards

LWPTSA Council would like to announce the advent of the You Rock! Awards.  This award will be granted to PTSA units or individuals in the district who, through time, creativity, and community, help students build for the future by doing something worth sharing with the rest of the district.  We will give out awards at

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It’s September. Time for school, Seahawks football, and advocacy . . .

As the largest volunteer organization in the state, Washington State PTA offers multiple ways to engage in advocacy.  For some, advocacy means reaching out to a new family at your school to help them feel connected.  For others, it means talking with your principal about ways to improve your school.  This could be anything from

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Superintendent’s Message

By Dr. Traci Pierce, LWSD Superintendent I hope you and your family enjoyed the glorious summer sunshine we experienced. As the fall approaches, I am am very excited about the new school year ahead! Last year in my columns, I wrote about five strategic goals for the district. This fall we will launch a new

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Checklist for Treasurers

by Shelley Flores, Council Treasurer Welcome to the start of a brand new year! Here is a checklist to help you start the year off right! Get the financial records back from the Financial Review Committee.  Make sure the records are complete. Get the signature card at the bank updated for new signers. Get a

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You Rock! September Award

Introducing our new You Rock! awards from LWPTSA Council!  We would like to recognize some of the outstanding volunteers in our community that go above and beyond to make our council stand out! The first You Rock! award goes to an individual who ceaselessly works to keep us all informed about what is going on

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CURRENTS September 2013

CURRENTS Monthly Newsletter September 2013 –