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Bid Today!  Scholarship Gift Baskets Silent Auction 

Final Bidding and Reception: Thursday, Dec. 7 @ 10-11 am; Lake Washington Resource Center

Love shopping for holiday baskets?  Don't miss the Lake Washington PTSA Council's annual Scholarship Basket Auction!  Every Lake Washington PTA/PTSA puts together a unique and amazing gift basket for this event.  All baskets are on display and on silent auction at the Lake Washington Resource Center.  (View auction catalog and bidding rules.)  Stop by the Resource Center during regular office hours, or make a final bid at the reception on December 7 while enjoying free espresso drinks, desserts, a lively raffle, a bring-a-buddy door prize, gift card wall (purchase gift cards at cost), and donation opportunities starting at $15!  All proceeds from the event support post-high school learning opportunities for Lake Washington students and continuing education opportunities for staff.  


WSPTA Student Essay Contest: Men Making a Difference

The Washington State PTA holds a yearly statewide essay contest that explores the important and varied contributions that men make in the lives and education of children –- from the child’s perspective.  All men involved in a child’s life –- fathers, uncles, grandfathers, brothers, step-fathers, mentors, neighbors, pastors, coaches and friends –- impact the children they care about.  Research clearly shows that male involvement positively influences academic success at all levels of schooling –- preschool through college.  Click here for contest guidelines, divisions, and to read last year's winning entries.  Deadline is March 1, 2018.


Senior SendOff Volunteer Information Meetings

Wednesday, Dec. 6 @ 10am and 7pm

Think you might be interested in helping with the once-in-a-lifetime Senior SendOff??!  Starting as early as February up until graduation day on June 18, there are many different ways and opportunities to be involved.  From selling tickets during lunch at EHS to actually chaperoning the event, we have a job for you!  We are offering two meeting times so that you can find out more: WednesdayDec. 6 at 10 am or 7 pm at EHS.  This is a really fun event and a great way to support the class of 2018!  Questions? Contact Carlene or Renee

Supreme Court McCleary Ruling Summation
The Supreme Court order on the McCleary case did three things: (1) It unanimously rejected the State’s claim that the 2017 legislature satisfied the court orders in the McCleary case; it unanimously rejected the State’s claim that lawmakers cured their ongoing contempt of court; it unanimously rejected the State’s claim that sanctions should be lifted; and it unanimously rejected the State’s claim that the Court should relinquish jurisdiction and terminate the McCleary case.  (2) It unanimously ordered the State to provide the additional $1 billion of salary funding that the State, by its own admission, acknowledged would be required to fully fund ... read full article

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Our Children Magazine
Our Children Magazine is published by National PTA. This online publication was created for the parent who’s looking for the best parenting, wellness, education and PTA community info to help their child excel at school and in life.  Click the photo to access the current publication.  To browse the latest articles, trending topics and past archives, go to the Our Children Magazine website.

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