Archive for March 2017

LWTPSA Council Nominations for 2017-2018

LWPTSA Council nominating committee has compiled a slate of candidates for next year’s Board of Directors. Please view the nominees here. If you have any interest in one of the still-open positions, please contact Liz Hedreen at

April 20 Brown Bag Lunch

Start Early, Stay local: College options for grads and near grads. Thursday, April 20th.  12 to 1 p.m. LWSD Resource Center. Dr. Murray & Dr. Morrison Goings will discuss how students can earn college credits while still in high school and discuss post-high school higher education options for students on the Eastside. All are welcome, but

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Check Out Our 2017 Scholarship Program!

The LWTPSA Council is offering several $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors. We’ve added two new scholarships to the mix this year—introducing our Perseverance and Turn Around scholarships, available to students who demonstrate resilience in the face of adversity. No minimum GPA is required. We are also offering awards for student merit, for students attending two-year, vocational, or technical schools,

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Special Needs Group Meeting, March 21 @ 7 p.m.

Coming up this week! Carrie Griffin Basas, the Director of the State of Washington’s Governor’s Office of the Education Ombuds (OEO) will be the featured speaker at the next meeting of the LWSD Special Needs PTSA on Tuesday, March 21, from 7:00-8:30 PM at the LWSD Resource Center. OEO staff are available to assist parents

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March 18 Spring Resource Fair

Come to the Spring Resource Fair! Saturday, March 18, 11 A.M. – 2 P.M. Lake Washington Institute of Technology. 11605 132nd Ave NE, Kirkland. Join us for this free community event! Learn about resources available from the City of Redmond, the City of Kirkland, Lake Washington School District, and more! There will be lots of vendors

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Free screening of SCREENAGERS at Eastlake High School Theater on Wednesday, Mar. 8, 6:30pm. This powerful documentary probes into the vulnerable corners of family life and depicts messy struggles over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. Parents will learn how to can empower kids to best navigate the digital world. This event is

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March 16 Brown Bag Lunch

Kid’s Reveal All! 2016 Healthy Youth Survey Results Thursday, March 16, 12:00 – 1:00 pm Come learn about trends in the patterns of behavior being seen in LWSD schools from two speakers who interact directly with youth in our community on a regular basis. Learn what you can do as parents and community members to make

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March 2017 Membership Meeting Slides

Did you miss the March 2 Council Membership Meeting? Here is a PDF of the slides that accompanied the meeting. Draft minutes are posted. Dr. Pierce has also shared her presentation slides. The next meeting will be an evening meeting, April 13, 7 – 8:30 p.m., LWRC Board Room. (Click on the title of this post to

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