Archive for October 2014

2014-2015 Washington State PTA Legislative Assembly

For those of you who have never attended WA State PTA Legislative Assembly, you don’t know what you’re missing.  What a great weekend to network with PTA members from across the state about advocacy, legislation and our everyday PTA issues. This year, 15 dedicated advocates from our Lake Washington PTSA Council joined the 220 attendees

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PTA and the Law: November offerings

There is one remaining offering of PTA and the Law in November. Remember, each unit must have one elected officer attend PTA and the Law. Thursday, November 13 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Pacific Cascade Middle School, Issaquah Registration link.    

You Rock! October 2014: Audubon Elementary Back to School BBQ

Audubon Elementary PTSA received the October 2014 You Rock! Award for their Back-to-School BBQ, an outstanding community-building event attended by hundreds of families, teachers and staff. Event Chairs Becky Stansell and Kristi Kelch accepted the award at the October general membership meeting. The BBQ had all the ingredients of a great welcoming event: PTSA branding

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CURRENTS October 2014

CURRENTS Monthly Newsletter – October 2014:

Dealing with increased enrollment in the LWSD

By Nancy Bernard, LWSD School Board member During the September 8 Lake Washington School Board study session, we discussed both a short-term and long-term strategy for housing our increasing student enrollment, in light of the failure of the 2014 bond. One of the district’s strategic goals is to provide safe and innovative learning environments. We

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What you need to know about Reflections

Important Dates: Next Reflections 101 Webinar:   October 14, 2014. Find the registration link HERE Next Reflections Guide to Online Registration webinar: October 21, 2014. Find the registration link HERE Local PTSA Online Registration Deadline: November 19, 2014 by 11:59 p.m. Council Turn In Day: November 21, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Council Reflections Open

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Superintendent’s Message

By Traci Pierce, LWSD Superintendent In my September message I mentioned that we are continually examining our systems, structures, practices, and policies to continuously improve as a district. Our strategic plan articulates four core values that drive our district culture: Student Centered, Learning Focused, Results Oriented, and Community Connected. Our value of Community Connected focuses

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