Archive for May 2016

2015-2016 Meeting Summary

The Special Needs Meetings are complete for the 2015-2016 year. You can find a summary of our 2015-2016 meetings here.

Shomari Jones: Embracing Diversity & Fostering Inclusive School Communities

The Lake Washington School District is home to families from many different cultures, backgrounds and countries. Our friends at Rosa Parks Elementary PTSA are hosting Shomari Jones, Director, Equity and Graduation Success from the Bellevue School District, to help us learn how to embrace our diversity and foster inclusive school communities. Hope to see you there! Where:

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Currents Monthly Newsletter May 2016 –

New Officer Training

Get your new officers ready to hit the road running this fall! LWPTSA Council is offering two different classes on Wednesday, May 25th that will count towards the 2016-2017 training requirement. Won’t that be nice to get a head start on that? “Effective Meetings” is a great class for everyone who will be sitting on

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Why Go To Convention?

Why go to PTA Convention? If you have never been to Convention, you might think why bother? No need, with all the free training opportunities closer to home. While true, WA State PTA Convention offers some unique opportunities that we just can’t duplicate at the local level. Here are a few reasons to consider going

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Superintendent’s Message

By Dr. Traci Pierce, LWSD Superintendent The April 26, 2016, election results will be certified today, May 6, and the bond will pass with over 66% voter approval. On behalf of our 27,830 students, our district staff, and our Board of Directors, I want to express my deepest thanks and gratitude to our families and

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Talk With Your Student About Risky Behaviors

The LWPTSA Emergency Preparedness Committee has two tips to share for May: TIP: Talk with your students about risky behaviors. As the school year comes to a close, we are reminded that our children are getting older.  While they have become more independent they are still impulsive, which can lead to poor decision making.  Peer pressure

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LWSD Bond Approved!

We did it! The LWSD Bond passed with more than the needed 60% of approval votes. Thank you to everyone who campaigned and helped get the word out! Check out this article on our Advocacy page for what the passage of the bond means.