Archive for November 2013

Parenting & the Teenage Brain

Have you ever wondered just why teenagers seem so alien? There is new research showing that the answer lies in the brain. Come learn about how the teenage brain differs from an adult brain, and what you as a parent can do differently to communicate with a brain that is still under construction! This presentation

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Superintendent’s Message

By Traci Pierce, LWSD Superintendent This fall, the Lake Washington School District is pleased to be launching a five-year strategic plan, focused on accomplishing our vision of “Every Student Future Ready.” This strategic plan includes our vision, mission, values, and strategy: the goals that help us focus our work toward achieving our mission and vision,

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CURRENTS November 2013

CURRENTS Monthly Newsletter – November 2013: http://conta.cc/1a9bVAe

Raising Money for Another Charity or 501(c)3

PTAs have a known ability for fundraising and we sometimes get approached to help raise money for something else that is being supported at our schools.  Examples may include holding an event or collecting money for the Sparrow Club, MS Walk, Red Cross and various aid agencies.  As parents, we definitely want to instill in

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You Rock! November Award

The LWPTSA Council’s November You Rock! Award goes to Sandburg and Discovery Elementary School’s Dance Marathon.  This is the only fundraiser at Sandburg/Discovery and this year they set out and achieved their goal to raise $46,000.  The reason why it takes home the November Rock is because this event is more than just a fundraiser,

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