REGISTER NOW for After School ActivitiesCaroline Speirs4/10/20194/22/2019
REGISTER NOW for After School Activities
Spring term is here for After School Activities. Please go  here to read all about the great activities we have planned for your kiddos this spring. REGISTER Now, classes start April 22nd. ... read full article
STEM SymposiumCaroline Speirs3/15/20193/29/2019
STEM Symposium
Franklin's Science Fair is now the STEM Symposium and we need your help to make it an amazing event! Please  sign up to volunteer and read all about this event coming soon on March 28th on our Science Fair page . ... read full article
Snow Day makeup DaysCaroline Speirs3/15/20193/29/2019
Snow Day makeup Days
The kiddos missed many days of school this year and LWSD has released its list of snow makeup days. Find that info in our calendar and on the district's website . ... read full article
School Dance - this year at Lake Washington High School!Caroline Speirs2/15/20193/1/2019
School Dance - this year at Lake Washington High School!
Let's GLOW Crazy! The school dance is coming...and it's going to be a GLOWing good time.     When: Friday,March 1st, 6:30-8:30pm Where: LAKE WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL cafeteria What to expect:  FREE glow-in-the dark face painting and wrist bands Snacks and other glow-in-the-dark items for purchase Glow-in-the-dark dance floor DJ playing all your favorite music The movie TROLLS for those taking a breather from the dance floor What to wear:  WHITE or anything that glows in the dark Cost:  $5 per child, $15 for three or more children of same family, adults are FREE How to volunteer:   https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4EA4A723ABFF2-glow ... read full article
Advocacy in Action - Blog #2Caroline Speirs1/8/20191/22/2019
Advocacy in Action - Blog #2
There is a Parent Education event coming up on Tuesday, January 15 from 7-8:30 in the Inglewood Middle School Commons Area, sponsored by the Inglewood PTSA to help educate parents about Youth Mental Health Initiatives in LWSD.  There will be Panel Speakers discussing “increasing awareness of youth mental health needs, reducing stigma, and collaborating to eliminate gaps in accessing needed supports.”  The reason this is being addressed in the Legislative Section of our own PTA is that it involves a rethinking of Family and Community Engagement and its affects.  The Statewide PTSA has set a Legislative Priority for 2019 to ... read full article
January ConferencesCaroline Speirs1/7/20191/25/2019
January Conferences
Teacher Parent Conferences will be taking place the week of January 21 - 25th. Your child's teacher will reach out to arrange a time to meet with you so that you can discuss your child's progress in the classroom. ... read full article
Thanksgiving HolidayCaroline Speirs11/19/201811/25/2018
Thanksgiving Holiday
There's no school Thursday and Friday of this week for the Thanksgiving holiday. Also school will end Wednesday November 21st at 12:20pm. ... read full article
Advocacy in Action - Entry #1Caroline Speirs10/29/201811/12/2018
Advocacy in Action - Entry #1
October 31, 2018 Kirkland, WA When I joined the PTA I didn't realize the depth and historical power in the organization I was stepping into.  The PTA is a nation-wide organization of advocates for children and families.   This is a professional organization reaching toward equity for all children in education.  We aren't just helping our children, we are helping ALL children, knowing that when we help others', we help ours. At the National level there are lobbyists and parents spending time on legislative action and in Court cases across the country, there are funds and grants set up for students ... read full article
Early Dismissal All WeekCaroline Speirs10/15/201810/21/2018
Early Dismissal All Week
This week is Parent Teacher conferences plus a LEAP Day (when all teachers take additional training and the school is closed). Take note: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday school will end at 12:20. Wednesday is a regular short day with school ending at 2:20. And Friday there is no school. ... read full article