Fear Free Test and other PTSA Events CancelledDenise Campbell3/6/20203/20/2020
Fear Free Test and other PTSA Events Cancelled
Per the March 5th LWSD Coronavirus update, some PTSA events have been cancelled. This includes the March 7th ACT Fear Free Practice Test. All testing fees will be refunded. Calm Café lunch time program is also on hold. These cancellations are in effect through March 18th at this time but may be extended. “Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: March 5, 2020 Lake Washington School District (LWSD) is taking the following steps to balance the guidance from Public Health to continue regular school operations while limiting community events. Additionally, these measures enable our staff to focus on their essential duties in service of ... read full article
Member BenefitsColette Ulloa11/6/201911/30/2019
Member Benefits
Current and Timely PTSA Benefits Are you a PTSA member? If so, you can take advantage of these benefit offers: *new* Papa John's Pizza  - 30% off regular menu price for online orders. *new* Tacoma Venues - Monster Jam discounted tickets for January 10-12, 2020. LEGO® Bag  - 40% discount on LEGO® Bag products. Wild Waves - discounts available. Great Wolf Lodge - save up to 30% on your next stay. Office Depot - savings on school supplies, office products, technology, furniture, and print. Tickets at Work - just updated with new discounts.   Keep checking the  benefits and discounts page  as more opportunities ... read full article
Senior Party Tickets Early Bird Ends 12/31Colette Ulloa11/6/201912/31/2019
Senior Party Tickets Early Bird Ends 12/31
Senior Party Early Bird Ticket Price Ends December 31 Consider a gift for your Senior that says: “Way to go, your applications are in” or Happy Holidays!   Buy tickets online or during lunch on Thursday, December 5, Friday, December 6 or Tuesday, December 10 (will be accepting Checks with a completed Registration Form). Tickets are non-refundable. Ticket prices are: $165 from now to 12/31/19 $185 1/1/20 to 3/31/20 $200 4/1/20 to 6/8/20 Scholarships are available – contact JoDee Hull, LWHS Athletic Secretary   How do I sign-up my Senior?  For forms and details, see the information page .   This safe and fun-filled ... read full article
General Membership Meeting Tonight! 7:30Colette Ulloa9/25/20199/25/2019
General Membership Meeting Tonight! 7:30
    LWHS PTSA Meeting Wednesday, Sept. 25   Updated time!  7pm social time 7:30pm Brief Meeting & Guest Speaker LWHS Library    In order to accommodate parents who also want to attend the College Application Process Information Night in the theater from 6:30 to 7:30 pm, we have changed the start time of our PTSA business meeting to 7:30pm. You are welcome to come visit with other parents starting at 7pm.   Our agenda will include a discussion of possible changes to our PTSA scholarship program and approval of our annual budget. We will move through the business portion of our meeting as ... read full article
LWHS PTSA Needs You! Get Involved, Get Connected!Denise Campbell1/21/20203/25/2020
LWHS PTSA Needs You! Get Involved, Get Connected!
Volunteering with the PTSA is a great way  to support your students’ school, stay involved in their education and connect with new people that can help guide you through the high school years and  often become new friends! Whether you have an incoming freshman or your student will graduate soon, we would love to help you find a way to become involved. Our programs support staff, students and the community at large. Interested in supporting  parents , how about helping with; Parent Education Programming, Family & Community Engagement Activities, New Family Welcome Event, Special Needs Liaison. Interested in supporting  students ... read full article
Volunteer Opportunity - Beautification DayColette Ulloa10/4/201910/19/2019
Volunteer Opportunity - Beautification Day
Parent Help Needed to Spruce Up LWHS!    Beautification Day is October 19  LWHS PTSA and ASB team up to lead our fall Beautification Day on Saturday, October 19, from 9-11am. Set-up begins at 8:30 and parent volunteers are needed to help direct students, and/or join in the tasks of weeding, pruning, and mulching. Come for all or part of the event! If you have them, please bring well-labelled garden tools and gloves to share . We will have LOTS of mulch to move, so bringing a wheelbarrow gives you HERO status at this event!! Motivating music, snacks and drinks ... read full article
Welcome to LWHS - Info Sessions and Dinner 8/28Colette Ulloa7/17/20198/29/2019
Welcome to LWHS - Info Sessions and Dinner 8/28
Join us for an evening especially designed for families of freshmen and others new to our school community. Tomorrow! Welcome Event for Families new to LWHS August 28th 6-8. Informational break-out sessions on a variety of topics will begin at 6:20 pm. You will have the opportunity to pick the topic of your choice for each session, including: AP Capstone; Different Paths to HS Graduation; Communicating with your Teen; Navigating High School and Beyond with Your ADHD Student; College Admission Tests - Which Ones When?; How Parents can get involved at LWHS; Code Purple Robotics Team robots showing their stuff ... read full article
Sign Up for Kang CrierJohnmichael Monteith1/20/20202/3/2020
Sign Up for Kang Crier
Kang Crier is our bi-weekly PTSA newsletter. It contains a list of upcoming events and dates; news from the school, such as Counseling Office information, letters from the Principal, and updates on sports and clubs; news about PTSA programs and events; and links to school, district, King County information. Sign Up for Kang Crier ... read full article
Fearfree SAT Practice Test On 2/29Martha Rames and Kavita Joshi1/4/20202/21/2020
Fearfree SAT Practice Test On 2/29
LWHS PTSA is partnering with Princeton Review to give students an opportunity to take a low-cost, practice SAT or ACT in a real test environment at school. These are actual SAT and ACT tests from previous years, administered and scored by Princeton Review, but because this is practice, scores will not go on students’ record. Scored tests will be returned to students within 1-2 weeks in a free review session. Attendance is not required at the review session, but encouraged. Parents are invited to the review session.. SAT - February 29th, 2020 ACT - March 7th, 2020   Sign Up ... read full article
PTSA Sponsored Fear Free SAT and ACT Practice TestsColette Ulloa12/3/201912/4/2019
PTSA Sponsored Fear Free SAT and ACT Practice Tests
Did your student miss the first round of practice tests? No worries! We have additional Fear Free SAT and ACT Practice Tests with the Princeton Review occurring in December and January. The Fear Free tests are a great way for your student to get comfortable with the format and style of the SAT or ACT in a stress free environment. Scored tests will be returned to students in a free review session. Upcoming tests dates are: SAT on Saturday, December 14 ACT on Saturday, January 11 All tests are taken in the LWHS library from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm, and provide a complete testing simulation.  CLICK HERE to sign up online or  CLICK ... read full article
Questions or confusion about College Admission Tests?Tere Kaulfus10/14/201911/15/2019
Questions or confusion about College Admission Tests?
Check this out for some useful info! ... read full article
Seniors: The Year AheadColette Ulloa10/8/201912/31/2019
Seniors: The Year Ahead
We created a guide for senior parents of the class of 2020 so you don't miss important deadlines and get a feel for what the year looks like for your seniors. The Year Ahead: Class of 2020 ... read full article
School or District-related Questions, Concerns or Comments?Tere Kaulfus10/5/201910/19/2019
School or District-related Questions, Concerns or Comments?
Do you have a question or concern that cannot be resolved by your student's teacher or our school administration? Want to share a compliment or suggestion? The LW School District website,  https://www.lwsd.org/ , has an easy link that you can use to get answers or leave comments. If using your phone, click on the small blue rectangle that says  "Let's Talk!"  On your computer, click on the vertical orange bar on the right side on the screen which says  "Let's Talk! We Want to Hear From You!" ... read full article
Reflections Art Competition: Look WithinAmber Wood9/24/201910/24/2019
Reflections Art Competition: Look Within
This an opportunity for your student to use their creative talents to explore their own thoughts, feelings and ideas; it is an opportunity to Look Within.   What is Reflections? Reflections is a National PTA arts competition offered through the LWHS PTSA.   Who can participate?  Any student attending LWHS.   How to participate?  Students enter a piece of art that goes through a judging process at the high school level with the potential to advance to the Council, State and National level.   What are the Art Categories? Visual Arts, Music Composition, Photography, Literature, Film Production or Dance Choreography. There is also ... read full article
Senior Party Tickets!Colette Ulloa8/27/20199/29/2019
Senior Party Tickets!
We are now selling tickets to the all night Graduation Party, $165 until December 31st. Want more info? Click  HERE ... read full article
Back To School InformationColette Ulloa8/13/20199/14/2019
Back To School Information
Back to School Information Welcome to the 2019-20 School Year! Your students will be bringing home a back-to-school packet with lots of helpful info, but if you want to get a jump start on the year, here are some links to helpful PTSA information. Membership/Donation Form What's Happening at LWHS PTSA Primer ... read full article
VolunteersColette Ulloa8/13/20199/21/2019
Looking for a way to get involved this year? We have a few opportunities for you at LWHS. Contact president@lwhsptsa.org if interested. Communications Trainee  (Help with communications for 2019-2020) Beautification Co - Chair Senior Salute Co -Chair Parent Ed Coordinator Senior Party Chaperones ... read full article