Archive for May 2015

Region 2 Fall Conference – Save the Date!

The date has been set for Region 2 Fall Conference!  Save the date for Tuesday, August 25, at Skyline High School in Sammamish.  Registration will begin at 5:15 pm, and classes will be held from 6 – 9 pm.  Register NOW!

June Council Meeting

Our monthly council meeting will be held on June 4th, 9:30 am, in the LWSD Resource Center Board Room. There will be a limited number of printed copies, so please print and bring any documents you would like to have on hand during the meeting. We look forward to seeing you there!

You Rock! May 2015: Blackwell Bingo Night!

At the May, 7th general membership meeting, the Council presented the May You Rock! Award to Blackwell Elementary for their fabulous Bingo Night. Bingo at Blackwell is an annual tradition that is both fun and fundraising. New organizers David Caufield and Carolyn Payne really took it to the next level this March, creating prizes galore.

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You Rock! for June 2015: Juanita Elementary Earth Day Clothing Drive

Juanita Elementary School PTA has worked hard trying to find new events that will bring together the school and local community. This year they took part in a clothing and textile drive by partnering with Clothes for the Cause and made it a true community event for the city of Kirkland. By hosting this event on Earth

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Legislative Update—An Inside Look

Please join us for our final Brown Bag lunch of the year this Thursday May 21 at noon. We’ll get an insider’s look at what’s going on in Olympia during the legislative session and how the special session might play out. We are excited to hear from our panelists – Joseph O’Sullivan, The Seattle Times

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Spring Training for New Officers

Save the date!  Wednesday May 20th from 9:30-11 am LWPTSA Council will sponsor a training for newly elected officers.  The training will be held at the Lake Washington Resource Center in the Redmond Town Center and will feature a quick overview of board member fundamentals followed by classes that will be appropriate for any officer

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New Washington State PTA Bylaws

Remember – the new Washington State PTA bylaws go into effect on July 1.  You can find the updated bylaws here. As always, council members are available if you have any questions!

Congratulations Convention Awards Recipients

Kudos to all our local PTAs recognized at the 2015 Washington State PTA Convention! You Rock! Honor Unit             Gold–LWPTSA Council Standards of Excellence             Gold—Eastlake HS PTSA             Silver—A.G. Bell PTSA Communication Strategy             Gold—Christa McAuliffe PTSA             Gold—LWPTSA Council Website             Gold—LWPTSA Council             Silver—Christa McAuliffe PTSA Membership Awards             Platinum Award Recipients

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