PTSA (Parent-Teacher-Student-Association) is a non-profit organization of parents, teachers, students, and community members who work for the health, welfare, safety, education, care, and protection of children. We are part of an association that is organized at the local, state, and national levels.

Please join our Lake Washington High School PTSA!

Become part of a team that makes a significant difference for LWHS students, teachers & staff.
Make your voice heard by joining the largest child advocacy organization in our state, Washington State PTA.
Gain access to the LWHS online student directory and receive discounts to FedEx Office, Great Wolf Lodge, Wild Waves and more.
Get to vote on key decisions that guide our PTSA, including budget, programs, grants and officer elections.

Wondering what LWHS PTSA does for LWHS? Watch our video here!

Click here for a printable membership form or click the Join button below to join online.  


Please donate to the “Pass-the-Pouch” fundraiser!

The main PTSA fundraiser of the year, “Pass-the-Pouch” generates income for our entire yearly operating budget. We strive to make every dollar count! With your help, we will reach our goal of $22,000. Or, pick LWHS PTSA as your choice in our no added cost passive fundraisers (Amazon Smile, Fred Meyer Rewards). Here are just some of the programs for which your donations provide essential support:
Staff, classroom and club grants totaling over $15,000 for equipment, supplies and activities.
After-school college application workshops and practice SAT/ACT tests for students.
Our online parent newsletter, Students-In-Need fund, and Emergency Preparedness supplies.
Staff Appreciation and Parent/Family Education Events, Social Emotional Support for Students
Senior Salute and Senior Party events that celebrate our graduating class.
Wondering what else your donations support at LWHS? Watch our video here!

Click here for a printable donation form or click the Pass-the-Pouch button below to donate online.  

Nov 22
Half day - Thanksgiving break
Half day - Thanksgiving break

Wednesday, November 25
No School - Thanksgiving Vacation
No School - Thanksgiving Vacation

Thu 11/26 - Fri 11/27
No School - Thanksgiving Vacation
No School - Thanksgiving Vacation

Thu 11/26 - Fri 11/27
Dec 1
5:00p College Application Workshop
College Application Workshop

Wednesday, December 2
5:00p - 6:30p

See article below for more info and to sign up for a one on one tutor session

7:00p Booster Club & Athletics Info Night
Booster Club & Athletics Info Night

Wednesday, December 2
7:00p - 8:00p

The LWHS PTSA and Booster Club/Athletic Department are teaming up for an informative session to present the latest on the status of sports and the role of booster clubs at LWHS. This virtual meeting will give you an opportunity to hear from LWHS Athletic Director, Booster Club President, Athletic Trainer and a few of our coaches too! New and seasoned parents welcome. You can submit questions ahead of time to

Microsoft Teams
Join on your computer or mobile app

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November GM meeting recap

At the November 18, 2020 General Membership meeting, LWHS PTSA membership approved updates to the standing rules. PTSA members can find them on our website under the "About Us" tab. LWHS Racial Equity team members CJ Green (President) and Bethany Shoda (VP) joined us to share their mission and equity plan and present an update on their work so far. More info on the LWHS Racial Equity team is available here.

Guest speaker Lindsay McMeins, EvergreenHealth Social Worker at LWHS, presented "Student Mental Health in the Remote Learning Environment" after the meeting. The slides from this presentation are now available here.

Game Development Competition

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College Application Workshop Update

LWHS PTSA Virtual College Application Workshops - Now Available on Wednesdays

FREE College Application Workshops are back and will be held virtually via Zoom. Trained tutors are available to help with your application questions and essays/personal statements. Students must sign up in advance for a 30 minute slot to meet one on one with the tutor and PTSA monitor. Parents are welcome to join the call as well. Please be prepared with your questions and draft essay to share on your screen. Be sure to enter both your email and your parent’s email. 

Log in information for the virtual meeting will be sent to this email the day before your scheduled session. Note, students may not be able to utilize Zoom on district issued netbooks so download the free Zoom app to your home computer prior to your session or contact us if you need to use your mobile device and would like to email your draft essay to the tutor in advance.

Sign up HERE

Questions: LWHS PTSA VP Student Support, Stacy Mehlberg

Other resources we recommend for College Application/Essay Support:


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