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 and services for the community…

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Screenagers

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 free, no registration required, and…

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Parenting and the Teen Brain

Please plan to join Jennifer Kennett from Eastside Family Counseling as she explains the teen brain and how to adjust your parenting approach to coincide with your teen’s brain changes. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, 6:30 p.m. at Inglewood Middle School. This event is free, no registration required, and is open to all Lake Washington School District families and staff. Questions?…

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CANCELLED: “Planning for College Success”

Due to the LWSD snow day, the Planning for College Success talk by Anne Holmdahl scheduled for this evening is cancelled. We are working to reschedule this event, and will update you soon! Thank you!

Parent Education on Anxiety

Anxiety – Yours, Mine and Ours: Finding a Way Out of the Cycle to Support Your Teen’s Success Laura Kastner, Ph.D. How do parents help rather than hinder their teen’s stress management? Are you worried about your teen’s grades, friendships, or risk-taking but need help finding skillful ways to address your concerns? Do you struggle with ineffective nagging and lecturing,…

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Parent Education Grants

The Lake Washington PTSA Council awards grants to local PTAs to provide training and education programs for parents and the community at their school, up to $500 for each event. Last year, these grants helped sponsor speakers on internet safety, teen stress and other timely. Want to apply for a grant? Click here for the 2016-17 Parent Education Grant Application….

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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: Rosa Parks Elem School, 22845…

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Strengthening Father-Daughter Relationships

Why should teachers, counselors, and parents pay more attention to father-daughter relationships? Because, throughout her lifetime, a daughter is profoundly affected by the kind of relationship she has with her father—often more so than by her relationship with her mother. The girl who grows up having a comfortable, communicative, supportive relationship with her father generally has advantages over other girls…

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