About the LFP PTA
Our school: the Lake Forest Park Elementary
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 Welcome to the Lake Forest Park PTA's website!  This is the place to come to find out all about what's happening with the PTA and our school.  Bookmark this page and check back often for new features and new announcements.
The Lake Forest Park Elementary Parent-Teacher Association (LFP PTA) supports our teachers, families and school through community-building events, classes, services and more. Our organization is part of the National PTAWashington State PTA and the Shoreline PTA Council. Find out more about the LFP PTA, including our Standing Rules and Mission & Goals, by going to our About Us page.

Join your favorite Dr. Seuss characters as they come to life onstage at LFP in Seussical Jr. – a fantastical musical extravaganza! Auditions are January 10 & 11 2017, and rehearsals begin February 2017. Performances are April 7 & 8 2017. Auditions open to LFP 4th, 5th & 6th graders. 

Return completed registration by December 12th. Payment must be submitted with registration. Click here to print your registration packet now!

Dec 4
NO SCHOOL--Non-Student Work Day
NO SCHOOL--Non-Student Work Day

Monday, December 5
9:00a Cut and Chat
Cut and Chat

Tuesday, December 6
9:00a - 10:00a
Save at School
Save at School

Wednesday, December 7
Dine Out--Domino’s Pizza
Dine Out--Domino’s Pizza

Thursday, December 8
7:00p Parent Cafe--New LFP Families
Parent Cafe--New LFP Families

Thursday, December 8
7:00p - 8:30p
LFP Town Center
10:00a All School Playdate
All School Playdate

Saturday, December 10
10:00a - 12:00p
School playground
9:00a Cut and Chat
Cut and Chat

Tuesday, December 13

7:30p Bond Presentation - Brookside Elementary
Bond Presentation - Brookside Elementary

Tuesday, December 13
7:30p - 8:30p
9:30a PTA Board meeting - Cafeteria/Stage
PTA Board meeting - Cafeteria/Stage

Wednesday, December 14
9:30a - 11:00a
Dine Out--Jersey’s
Dine Out--Jersey’s

Thursday, December 15
Parent Night Out
Parent Night Out

Friday, December 16
Holiday Baskets Kellogg Middle School
Holiday Baskets Kellogg Middle School

Saturday, December 17
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Parent Café for New Families to LFP Elementary

Come meet other families and caregivers who are recent transplants to LFP. Dessert, coffee and tea provided.

12/8, 7:00-8:30 PM
LFP Town Center Commons

Questions? Contact: Lynn Hyde @ face@lfppta.org

Parents' Night Out

Friday 12/16
LFP School Portable
6:30-9:30 PM

$20 per child (add $15 for siblings)
Limited space available

Enjoy a night out while your kids join LFP Extended Care staff for pizza, dessert, crafts and a movie.  Registration due Wed. 12/14.  Contact Jesse Donovan (206) 617-8138 for more info. 

Holiday Basket Volunteers Needed

Sign up now for a volunteer spot for the Holiday Baskets event on Friday, December 16 and/or Saturday, December 17. Opportunities to volunteer for set up, distribution to families, gift room “shopper” guides, hallway monitors, & cleanup are available here or contact Kristin Leffler at shorelineptahbf@gmail.com. Most shifts are adults only, as the distribution to families is done in strict confidence. More than 150 volunteers are needed to put on this amazing community event!

McCleary Update Event - December 7

Shoreline Conference Center  |  1st Ave NE, Shoreline  |  6-8 PM
Get the latest information about McCleary from Lead Attorney, Tom Ahearne.  If you have never heard Tom speak before, you are in for a real treat. Hosted by the WEA-Cascade UniServ Council at the Shoreline. Please RSVP online at mcclearyupdate.eventbrite.com. For questions about event registration contact Beth Rogers at brogers@washingtonea.org.

Culture Share: Ghana

Saturday, December 17th  |  6:00 to 8:30 PM
Richmond Highlands Rec. Center 16554 Fremont Ave. N

Everyone is welcome for food, fun, multicultural dance and music. More info here.

Holiday Food Drive

LFP PTA Holiday Food & Basket Drive will be December 6 through December 16.  LFP's target item is Shelf Stable Milk with a goal of collecting 500 items!  Additionally, each grade will be assigned a target item & we will be collecting teen gift cards as well.  For more information contact Julie, Health and Family Services.

School District Bond Election Coming Up!

Did you know that a bond election is coming up on February 14?  All registered voters residing within the Shoreline School District are eligible to vote on this bond that proposes to: construct an Early Learning Center at the Shoreline Children’s Center site to co-locate the tuition-based preschool, Head Start and Early Childhood Education; rebuild Parkwood Elementary School; and rebuild both Einstein and Kellogg Middle Schools.  The Shoreline School Board unanimously approved the $250 million bond proposal to address increasing challenges in student enrollment and decreasing facility conditions. 

LFP PTA voted to endorse this important bond proposal at our General Membership meeting last week.  Read the resolution here. For more information, please attend a presentation by Supt. Miner on Tuesday, December 13 at 7:30 PM at Brookside Elementary School.

Eat at Domino's Dec 8 - 30% of Proceeds go to LFP PTA!

Thursday, Dec 8 from 4-7 PM purchase your dinner at the Domino's on Ballinger Way and 30% of the proceeds will go to LFP Elementary PTA! Click here for more info.

20030 Ballinger Way NE
Shoreline, WA 98155
(Right off 19th Ave NE)

Shorecrest Basketball Night

Shorecrest would like to invite future Scots and their families to our home basketball game on Friday, January 6!  More information here.

Save The Date!

Our annual spring auction will be held March 18th and you won't want to miss it! More information will arrive late November via kid mail. If you're interested in helping out with the auction, please contact Ashley at auction@lfppta.org.

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Get Involved in Your Student's Class, Just One Hour a Month!

Artsonia needs a few more volunteers--can you help?  It takes about an hour to photograph and upload a class project to Artsonia.com. It's easy... if you have uploaded a photo to Facebook, then you already have the skills to do this job. You can even pick up the art, and work from home!  Use the Artsonia app on your smartphone to take awesome art photos.

We STILL NEED Artsonia.com helpers for the following classes:
2nd-Ridge  RM 7
4th-Kim  RM15
6th-Kreutzer RM 23


Contact kimwacker@gmail.com to get started. It's an easy and fun way to get involved!


Do you love to craft or have an eye for decorating? If so, you'd be the perfect addition to our auction decorating team! Contact Ashley Franzen for more information at auction@lfppta.org.

Give the Gift of Membership Contest

November 17 - December 15

Consider gifting a WSPTA membership to a friend, family member, or school staff. New members will be automatically enrolled in a drawing for a one- night stay at Great Wolf Lodge. Existing members who give a membership can complete the entry form to enter themselves in the drawing. Entry form closes December 15 at 11:45pm.

Individual: Great Wolf Lodge family night
Local PTA: $100 to use in the PTA store

Note: The individual and local PTA recipients will be contacted and announced by December 21.
For more information and promotional resources, click here.

New Member Benefit
Please do not share promotional codes with non-WSPTA members or on social media.

AVIS Car Rental | code: D134102
Budget Car Rental | code: Z408908
Hertz Car Rental | code: 1742729
Wild Waves Enchanted Village
Ends December 31
username: WSPTA
password: winter2016

Spelling Bee Coming to LFP!

The PTA is pleased to announce a new program coming to Lake Forest Park Elementary this school year: the Scripp's National Spelling Bee! A 5-week program will get your child ready for the school competition in February. Sign-ups for the program will be sent shortly with additional information. Our school will send one student to the district competition with a chance to compete at the national level! If you have questions or would like to volunteer to help with this effort, please contact spellingbee@lfppta.org.

IPPC Survey Results

Thank you to those who attended the Instructional Program Planning Committee presentation in September. The survey results regarding the IPPC recommendations can be found here.

10th Annual Mr. Yuk Poster Contest

Every year the nation recognizes the 3rd week in March as "National Poison Prevention Week". The Washington Poison Center is looking for a poster that will alert people on how to be safe from poisoning. One talented child in grade 1-5, will be chosen as the Mr. Yuk Poster Contest winner, and their winning design will be used as our State's official Poison Prevention Week poster.  Learn more.

State Assessment Results 

Director of Assessment and Student Learning, Michael Power, gave district PTA Presidents an informative presentation on the 2015-2016 State Assessment Results. A copy of Dr. Power’s presentation can be found here. Please feel free to contact him with any questions at (206) 393-4774 or email him here.

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