Archive for June 2014

2013-14 SNG meetings summary

2013-14 LW PTSA SNG meeting summary (No meetings Dec and June; April was cancelled due to speaker emergency) September 24, 2013 Paul Vine, Director of Special Education October 22, 2013 Parent input on District-wide initiatives November 26, 2013 Section 504 in action at LWSD by Paul Vine January 28, 2014 Dr. Elizabeth Smith* presents: Einstein,

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It takes a village

We all know PTA/PTSA does a whole lot of great things for our schools. However, chances are your PTA is not the only organization helping at your student’s school. It does take a village to raise our children! With many of these organizations even sporting similar names, it can get confusing.  Below find a brief

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Save the Date – Region 2 Back-to-School Conference

Mark your calendars for the Region 2 Back-to-School Conference! The conference will be held Saturday August 23, at Redmond High School.  Registration will begin at 8:30 am. Classes will begin at 9:00 am. The classes at this conference will count toward fulfilling your leadership training requirement for Washington State PTA. More details about this conference are coming soon!

Register Now for WSPTA 2014 Legislative Assembly & Training

Washington State PTA Legislative Assembly and Advocacy Training 2014 Friday, October 24, 2014 – Saturday, October 25, 2014 Register Now! Hilton Vancouver Washington (360) 993-4500 301 W 6th Street Vancouver, Washington 98660 United States The Washington State PTA – made up of every local PTA and PTSA in the state – was established as an

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The June 2014 You Rock! Award: Mark Twain PTSA Staff Appreciation

Our last Rock of the 2013-2014 school year goes to Mark Twain Elementary PTSA Staff Appreciation. PTSAs are known for providing their teachers and staff with a week of appreciation in May, but Mark Twain Elementary PTSA Staff Appreciation committee has added community building elements that leave a lasting impression on the families and staff

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Superintendent’s Message

By Traci Pierce, LSWD Superintendent Each spring, the district completes a process to develop the budget for the next school year. For the past several years, we have focused on making budget cuts. However, over the past two years, the state legislature has begun to take steps to fully fund Basic Education as a result

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You Rock! Award for May 2014: PTA’s Art of Discovery at Ben Franklin Elementary

Congratulations to Ben Franklin Elementary for their Art of Discovery Program. Developed by the Seattle Junior League in collaboration with the Bellevue Arts Museum, Art of Discovery brings learning through art to King County schools enabling students and teachers to experience an art museum in their own school setting. Ben Franklin PTA Art docents attend

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