Archive for December 2015

January Council Meeting

Council Membership Meeting Minutes January 7, 2016 Board Room, Lake Washington Resource Center Call to Order:  Judy East, President, called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm. A quorum was present; sign in sheets are attached. Proper meeting notice was provided. Approval of Minutes/Correspondence: Minutes of the December 3, 2015 general membership meeting were moved

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Saying THANKS is always great, no matter how you do it

Here are some examples of local PTAs around the district say “thank you” to their members. I just started choosing a parent or two to feature in our on-line newsletter with a weekly blurb called “Behind the Scenes”. My reason is twofold. I’m trying to educate our population of all the different roles necessary to keep a

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CURRENTS December 2015

CURRENTS Monthly Newsletter December 2015: http://conta.cc/1NHpszL

Winter Safety Tips

By Jen Mahan, Council Emergency Prep Co-Chair TIP #1: Carbon Monoxide Safety Winter is here and wind storms become more common.  Should a power outage occur please be careful about the use of in-home heating that can cause carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning.  Commonly seen problems include:  indoor use of cooking grills; use of wood burning

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Superintendent’s Message

Growing Together, Serving our Community By Dr. Traci Pierce, LWSD Superintendent With the month of December and the holiday season upon us, many thoughts turn to gift giving, and gift giving often comes with shopping. As customers, we have choices and options for where we shop and spend our hard-earned dollars. Typically we tend to

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Join the “Fund Education Now” Campaign

By Erika Kapur We have momentum around education funding in our State after the last legislative session! $1.3 billion in funding for K-12 education was added to the WA State budget in the last Legislative Session, which included: ~$200 million for all-day kindergarten (1 year ahead of schedule) $350 million towards K-3 class size reduction

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December Brown Bag: Legislative Preview

Education is changing, but it is still up to us to shape our children’s future! As part of our LWPTSA “Fund Education Now” campaign we’ve all been talking about, we’ll be getting the low-down from a panel of State-wide Advocacy experts for our Brown Bag Lunch this December 17th. We will talk with them about

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LWPTSA Council Awards

Nominate a PTA/PTSA for a Council award here! Nominations are due December 14, 2015. For more information go to our Awards page: http://www.lwptsa.net/awards/.