Archive for April 2016


aka,  WHAT HAPPENED IN OLYMPIA AND WHY SHOULD I CARE? Thursday, May 19 Noon – 1:00pm Please join us for a lively and bipartisan discussion about education policy and funding! Come hear from all of our 45th District legislators. Hear about policy successes from the last session in Olympia, and get a first glimpse of the

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Awesome Bond Campaign Ideas

Lake Washington School District’s April 26th Bond Ballot Measure is generating a strong sense of community across all three of our cities in the district, and parents, students, and community members are all stepping out with creative and unique ideas to get the message out there and to build awareness. While organized campaign efforts continue

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Presidents and Principals Workshop

The relationship between your PTA and your principal is one of the most important partnerships your PTA can cultivate.  Please join us on Friday June 3rd from 9:30-11:30 am to learn about the roles and responsibilities we each play in maintaining this partnership.  Budget, building use and communication information will be presented and there will be

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CURRENTS April 2016

CURRENTS Monthly Newsletter April 2016 – 

End-Of-Year PTA Leader Checklist

By Judy East, Council President This is a time of transition, where we all are wrapping up this year’s activities, but also planning for next year. Here is a checklist for you to get you through ‘til June: Register for Convention – this is the best way to jump start next year. Get trained: Convention counts

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Developing A Useful Budget

Source: Money Minder e-newsletter How does your organization decide where to spend its money? The decisions you make are a reflection of your collective values, habit and compromise. Developing a budget for your organization helps ensure that your spending is based on conscious intention. The Vision. Before you even start putting numbers to paper, you

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Think Twice, Speak Once

By Mark W. Stuart, Lake WA School District Director “Measure twice, cut once” is an old axiom. Who said or wrote it first?  Take your pick of Internet sources.  There’s a number of ownership claims to the adage. However, the “who” is far less important than the “what.” So, regardless of the author, the point

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We need your help on April 12! #redtuesday

Please join us for our biggest #RedTuesday event yet — Tuesday, April 12 at 45 minutes before the morning bell! It’s a district-wide bond awareness media event before the bond vote on April 26. Wear red, bring your kids, hold signs and wave to cars — it’ll be a party for a good cause. Click

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