Archive for February 2014

Hurt 2.0: A Toolbox for Parents

Recently, the Lake Washington PTSA Council joined many other groups in supporting a lecture entitled Hurt 2.0:  A Toolbox for Parents with Dr. Chap Clark.  The lecture was recorded and will be available for viewing until February 28, 2014 at the following link .  View again, view for the first time or share with

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Redmond High School offers Parent Education Series

Parents from around the district are welcomed to Redmond High School of February 19th for the next presentation in a great parent education series. All sessions will be held in room E206 at 7PM sharp. Feb 19 – Creative Ways to Pay for College – Thomas  J. Beno, College Funding Now. The College Funding Now

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CURRENTS February 2014

CURRENTS Monthly Newsletter – February 2014:

It’s Halftime – Time to Reflect and Recharge

By Beth Sigall, Council Advocacy Vice President We’ve reached the halfway point of the school year. This is an ideal time to reflect back on what we’ve accomplished so far in our advocacy work in Lake Washington PTAs. I’m so fortunate because my job as Vice President for Advocacy allows me to meet with, learn

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Mid-Year Financial Review

By Shelley Flores, Council Treasurer Now that we are back into our routines after winter break, it is time for the mid-year financial review. Even though it is not required by the Washington State Uniform Bylaws, it is best practice. Why is it important to perform the mid-year review? Performing the review at this point

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Superintendent’s Message

By Traci Pierce, LWSD Superintendent This past Sunday, two of our board members and I, along with superintendents and board members across the state, attended the annual legislative conference hosted by the Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) and the Washington State School Directors Association (WSSDA). The legislative conference provided an overview of the work

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You Rock! February Award

Our February 2014 You Rock! Award went to Einstein Elementary’s Math Night.  In its 4th year at Einstein, the event is a free family night and was attended by 750 members of the Einstein community. It has a $400 budget provided by the PTSA.  The families start the night by playing math games with their

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