Archive for April 2014

Top 10 Reasons for Attending Convention

When funds are tight and you feel that you don’t have nearly enough money to do the things you want to do for your organization, it can be tempting to cut back on “luxuries” like board member training.  Can you really afford to spend the money for registration and perhaps travel and expenses for one

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Getting to Calm: A Parent’s Toolbox for Growing Happy, Healthy, Successful Kids

Stress, anxiety, depression – even our youngest kids are feeling  the effects.  According to the 2012 Healthy Youth Survey, 22% of LWSD eighth graders report depressive feelings and one in five 12th graders have contemplated suicide.  Join us to learn about the science of adolescent emotions and how parents can foster emotional strength in themselves

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You Rock! April Award

Our April You Rock! Award is proudly presented to Redmond Elementary School’s Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser held March 21st. Redmond Elementary school set a goal to raise enough money to build a new playground. They decided to hold a Spaghetti Dinner to hopefully raise $5000. What they accomplished was so much more than that. Not only

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CURRENTS April 2014

CURRENTS Monthly Newsletter, April 2014 –

Superintendent’s Message

By Traci Pierce, LWSD Superintendent In my last column, I wrote about my gratitude to district voters for passing the Educational Programs & Operations Levy and the Capital Projects Levy. These tax levies, paid by taxpayers from Juanita to Sammamish and everywhere in between, benefit all students in the district. Since then, as I’ve communicated

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Parent Education: Human Trafficking on the Eastside

Holy Family in Kirkland is offering an education seminar on human trafficking, Saturday April 5, 10 am – 12 pm. Who is at risk? ALL YOUTH starting at age 12! Human Trafficking is the fastest growing business in the world, generating 42 billion dollars annually. Where are youth preyed upon? How are children lured into

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