Archive for October 2016

Postcard Campaign Kickoff!

Advocacy Spotlight: “PTA is the most effective voice on education.” – Representative Roger Goodman, 45th District LWPTSA Council Postcard Campaign is Coming! We rocked the House (and the Senate) last year. It’s time to do it again! This is a super easy way to tell YOUR Legislators what is important to YOU for your kids

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November 2016 – Brown Bag Lunch & Training Opportunity

Topic: “Running Great After School Activities: The Do’s, the Don’ts and Everything In-between” Thursday, November 17th, 12-1pm, LWRC, Sammamish Room Before and after school enrichment classes are an amazing way for PTAs to support their communities but they require time, thought, policy and energy.  Whether your PTA is already running a program or you are

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November Membership Meeting, Nov. 3rd, 9:30-11am

All are welcome to our November 3rd Membership Meeting. 9:30-11am in the LWRC Board Room! Don’t forget to bring your auction baskets. For any questions, contact Council President Liz Hedreen at

CURRENTS October 2016


The Expanded Learning Opportunities Council (ELOC) would like your input on expanded learning opportunities in the state. Data from this survey will be used for council recommendations to the Governor, the Legislature, and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). Survey: English | Spanish

October 2016 – Brown Bag Lunch

Topic: “School Start Times, 7-Period Days & Other Expanded Schedule Options: Update on the College and Career Readiness Task Force” Thursday, Oct. 20th 12:00-1:00pm LWRC (Sammamish Room) Matt Monobianco, LWSD Associate Superintendent and chair of the College & Career Readiness Task Force, will present an update of the committee’s work to date and answer questions.

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October 2016 “You Rock!” Award

Maureen Crabtree, Peter Kirk Elementary mom and PTSA volunteer, received the “You Rock!” award at the October General Membership meeting for implementing an Adopt-a-Garden program as part of Grounds Beautification that has significantly enhanced the beauty, pride and whimsical fun on the school grounds. To advertise this new program last year, Maureen staked out 24

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October 2016 Membership Meeting Slides

Did you miss the October 6 Council Membership Meeting? Here is a PDF of the slides that accompanied the meeting. (