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9:30a Egg Drop!
Egg Drop!

Date:
Friday, October 24
Time:
9:30a - 12:00p

As part of science enrichment, the annual Egg Drop contest takes place in the north parking lot. Try it out, and come watch the results!
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Egg Drop
It's time for PK's annual Egg Drop challenge.

Students are encouraged to conjure a vessel in which an egg survives the fall from one of the Fire Department's ladder trucks.

Information and entry forms will be coming home with students, soon.

To volunteer to help out (except for climbing the ladder), please watch for sign-up information.

EAGLES MARATHON begins Oct. 2nd. Parent volunteers needed!
The Eagles Marathon begins Thursday, October 2nd. This is a new PTSA sponsored program where students will have the opportunity to run (or walk, skip, hop, etc.) around a .2 mile course during Lunch Recess as they work to achieve a healthy Eagles Marathon goal of 26.2 miles over 6 weeks.

All students will receive a lap punchcard to track their miles and a "toe token" for each mile completed. Prizes will be given out for the first boy and girl in each grade to complete 26.2 miles, and for the class with the highest percentage of students who complete the marathon.

Parent volunteers are needed during Lunch Recesses between Oct 2nd - Nov 25th to punch student lap counters. You may sign-up for a single Lunch Recess (30min) or stay for the combined Lunch Recesses (1hr). Sign up here Eagles Marathon Volunteers Any & all help is greatly appreciated!

11:30-12:00 for 3rd-5th grade and 12:00-12:30 for Kinder-2nd grade. Please, allow extra time to sign in at office.

The goal of the Eagles Marathon is to encourage students to be active, lead a healthy lifestyle, & have fun. Please, contact Marel Pease at marelpease@gmail.com with any questions.

Happy Running,

Marel Pease & Alexis Christensen
Eagles Marathon Parent Coordinators

GM Meeting
The PTSA's first General Membership meeting of the 2014-15 school year will be Thursday, Sept. 25th at 7pm in the library.

You can view the agenda here and come with questions. You can also take a look at this school year's budget and the Board's organization structure , to stay better informed about how your PTSA leadership fulfills its obligations.

We'd like to see a large turnout!

Thanks!

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GM Minutes Available
The minutes from September's General Membership meeting are available for viewing here .   The minutes from past General Membership meetings are available for viewing below. April 24, 2014 minutes . June 11, 2014 minutes . For other inquiries, please contact the Webmaster .   ... read full article

Sounders Family Day is Oct. 25th
LWPTSA Council sponsors a family-fun day in conjunction with our own Seattle Sounders FC! Saturday, October 25 th at 12 noon at Century Link Field, Seattle Come see the Sounders host rivals LA Galaxy and look to own the top spot in the MLS playoffs! Tickets are only $18 (reg. $25) and a portion of all sales comes back to the Peter Kirk PTSA for learning enrichment! You can view the flyer  here in Word or  here in PDF formats. Details can be found at http://www.lwptsacouncil.net/ .  Go Sounders! ... read full article

This Year's Budget
The proposed budget for the 2014-15 school year is available for review by clicking here . The year-to-date budget for 2013-14 is available for review by clicking here . Members are invited to take a few minutes to look the documents over, so they can bring questions and comments to the next General Membership meeting. Additionally, members can view the Field Trip Funding Requests , as well as the Staff Recommendations regarding this year's budget. Thank you. ... read full article

Lake Washington Schools Foundation News - May 2014
  Thank you!   Thanks to this incredible community–you helped raise nearly $250,000 at the Foundation’s 9th Annual Legacy for Learning Luncheon on April 23.  We had a record number of attendees (over 585 registered guests) and a record number of corporate and organization sponsors who donated over $93,000 in support of our students! Without the incredible team of volunteers, this event would not have been such a success.  Thanks to the luncheon committee chairs, Alison Johnson and Archana Sunil, the luncheon committee, the table captains, many PTSAs, parents, trustees, sponsors, and district and school staff.  This year, we had ... read full article

Budget Surplus Spending
The PTSA has voted to approve extra items/spending in regards to the current budget surplus. Parents and staff can view that list here . This list will not answer all of the questions that parents and staff may have regarding our budget surplus. But please understand that the Board has worked very hard and collaboratively to address the many pieces of this issue. The Board will present this recommendation at a Special General Membership meeting to be held on Thursday, March 6, 2014. The agenda can be viewed here . Thank you. ... read full article

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