Archive for March 2014

Becoming Drug Aware

A Parent Primer for Understanding and Preventing Adolescent Substance Use Monday, March 31st 7-9 pm Presentation followed by Q&A Lake Washington School District Resource Center – Board Room Redmond Town Center, 16250 NE 74th Street One of the most powerful prevention strategies is an informed parent. In an era of increased access including the legalization of

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You Rock! March Award

The Mini-Mustangs of Mead kindergarten outreach program makes a great first impression on new families coming to Margaret Mead Elementary School which is why it was awarded the LWPTSA Council You Rock! Award for March.  Kristy Iocono is the chair and creator of this comprehensive program that reaches out to new kindergarten families. Starting at

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Provide Feedback on our Founders’ Day Luncheon!

Did you attend our Founders’ Day Luncheon?  Your feedback is very important to us!   Take just a moment to answer 6 quick questions about the event and help us continue to improve this event and make it great!  Click here to access the Founders’ Day Survey  

Be a model in your child’s learning

By Kevin Teeley, LWEA President Help your child develop effective work habits.  Make a special spot for studying, writing, reading and homework.  Do your homework while your children do theirs.  Whether it’s work from the office or doing laundry, show that everybody has homework to do. Limit the amount of television your child watches.  Setting

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Superintendent’s Message

By Traci Pierce, LWSD Superintendent As you know, the results from the February election for the district’s Educational Programs & Operations (EP&O) and Capital Projects Levies were strong. In fact, over 65% of voters approved the EP&O levy, while over 64% approved the Capital Projects Levy; both measures required 50% approval to pass. However, the

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2014 Council Award Recipients

On February 28, the Lake Washington PTSA Council (LWPTSA) celebrated the 117th anniversary of the National PTA, with a Founder’s Day luncheon and award ceremony at the Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish. Each year at the event, LWPTSA Council recognizes individuals and organizations for their outstanding work on the behalf of children and youth. Eleven

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CURRENTS March 2014

CURRENTS Monthly Newsletter – March 2014: