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.
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Non-Student Work Day
Non-Student Work Day

Date:
Monday, September 26
5:30p Navigate Back to School Event
Navigate Back to School Event

Date:
Wednesday, September 28
Time:
5:30p - 8:30p
Where:
LFP Cafeteria/Gym
Kindergarten Non-Student Work Day
Kindergarten Non-Student Work Day

Date:
Friday, September 30
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6:00p K-3 Roller Skating Party 6-8pm
K-3 Roller Skating Party 6-8pm

Date:
Monday, October 3
Time:
6:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Lynnwood Skate & Bowl
Picture Day at school
Picture Day at school

Date:
Tuesday, October 4
6:00p 4-5 Roller Skate Party 6-8pm
4-5 Roller Skate Party 6-8pm

Date:
Tuesday, October 4
Time:
6:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Lynnwood Skate & Bowl
Picture Day at school
Picture Day at school

Date:
Wednesday, October 5
Save at School
Save at School

Date:
Wednesday, October 5
Kindergarten Non-Student Work Day
Kindergarten Non-Student Work Day

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Friday, October 7
10:00a All-School Playdate
All-School Playdate

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Saturday, October 8
Time:
10:00a - 12:00p
Where:
school playground
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Student Enrichment Class Scholarships

Please remember, as part of our new partnership with the YMCA if you think your family may need financial assistance for any after-school class at LFP this year, please register for scholarship qualification now through the YMCA.  This application process must be completed before registration for classes begins.  Go to daleturnerymca.org or call Chris at (206) 569-7003 to get started.

Stay tuned for the full lineup of classes and details on how to use our convenient new online registration system!  Questions?  Contact studentenrichment@lfppta.org.


We Teach Art, What’s Your Superpower?

You too can join our SUPER team of Art Docents. You will instantly become one of the most popular parents in class, your fans will flock to you and you will make new friends and spread beauty and creativity around the school. Sound awesome?

Please join us for our first Art Docent training of the year, September 27 from 10 AM - 12 PM in the LFP Modular. We will teach you everything you need to know to be an art docent, present the first lesson and have you practice, as well as introducing you to our team of Art Superheros (aka Team Docent!). You don’t need any art or teaching experience, just come join the fun! Contact Tami Thompson and Kathleen Berry (aka Batman and Robin) at art@lfppta.org for more info!


Watch DOGS Pizza Night/Kickoff Event
Thurs. September 29th
6 -7 PM
LFP gym/cafeteria

All students and their dads, uncles, grandpas, or other male role models are invited to come and learn about the school’s Watch DOGS program & sign up for a day to volunteer.

Roller Skating Party!
Join us for our annual PTA roller skating party at Lynnwood Bowl & Skate 6210 200th St. SW, Lynnwood - cost is $6.50 per skater. This a fun opportunity for your kiddos to see their friends from school and to make some new ones! Mon. 10/3 K-3rd grade (siblings welcome) Tues. 10/4 4th-6th grade (siblings welcome) ... read full article

Staff Appreciation Meal - Taco Bar

Food is truly a way to the heart! Monthly staff appreciation meals are a deliciously special way to show we care and honor our staff at LFP. Each month a different grade level will provide a potluck meal for our hard-working staff. First up 6th Graders! We'd love your help making sure our staff feels extra-appreciated in the form of a delicious burrito and taco bar  on Wednesday, Oct. 12. Contact Cari Stalter and *now recruiting co-chair* for more information - staffappreciation@lfppta.org.
 
To sign-up visit: perfectpotluck.com
last name: appreciation  password: staff


Health Screening Day Volunteers Needed

Health Screening Day is Thursday, September 29th.  We need a lot of volunteers to help the day go smoothly. No experience necessary!  Morning shift 9am-12:30pm, afternoon shift 12:00-3:30pm, or help all day.  It is a fast-paced day with all the classes cycling through.  We will train you to do the vision or hearing screening.  This is a great opportunity to see all the classmates your child has been talking about!  Please contact Julie here. 


Walking Wednesdays Start on Wed. 9/28!

Walking Wednesdays are starting on 9/28! Three routes-Turtle Rock, 37th Ave. NE, and Horizon View.  Registration required. Please contact  walktoschool@lfppta.org for more information and to request a registration packet.  Chaperones needed!


Time to Order Your Dolphin Gear!


Don’t miss out on your chance to show your school spirit!  Dolphin Gear order forms came home in the PTA Welcome Packet, or you can pick up forms outside of the PTA office (Look for the yellow half sheet.)  Sample sizes are available in the PTA office.  Order forms and payment are due on Thursday, September 29. Click here to print an order form.


Kindergarten Child Care

Looking for child care on the Kindergarten non-student work days this year?  Click here for more information. 


Navigate Back to School Event

with Special Presentation by the Assistant Superintendent

Wed. 9/28
5:30-8:30pm in the LFP Cafeteria/Gym

Need help filling out that pile of back to school forms?  Come to the PTA’s Navigate Back to School event and get your questions answered!  Office staff and translators for Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese, and Spanish will be available. 

Also, all families are encouraged to come hear an important presentation by Assistant Superintendent Brian Schultz about recommendations made for future grade-band configuration, the Highly Capable program, and preschool.  Click here for a schedule of events.  Contact president@lfppta.org for more information. 


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Speak Up For Our Kids — Complete Our Legislative Issues Survey!

Please help us set our legislative priorities this year by completing our legislative issues survey. We'll use your responses to determine our priorities, and advocate on your behalf to Washington's lawmakers. Thanks!


Be a Leader / Sé un Lider

The Natural Leaders are parents that strive to create a strong multi-cultural environment by becoming equal partners with schools and community organizations sharing a common goal: helping children achieve success in education.  We meet once a month to talk about what's happening in the school and to offer support to one another.  Join today - Contact Priscilla Soto at priscilla2soto@gmail.com.

Las Líderes Naturales son padres que se esfuerzan por crear un ambiente multi-cultural fuerte, al convertirse en compañeros iguales con escuelas y organizaciones de la comunidad que comparten un objetivo común: Ayudar a los Niños a lograr el Éxito en la Educación! Nos reunimos una vez al mes para hablar de lo que está pasando en la escuela y para ofrecer apoyo el uno al otro. Unete a las Lideres Naturales hoy! priscilla2soto@gmail.com


Call for Art!

Submit up to ten 6x6-inch artworks of any medium for 6X6NW, the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council’s new exhibition and fundraiser event.  Registration and participation is open to artists of all ages and skill levels.  Entries due 9/30.  More information here.
 


Do You Need a Mattress?

The Shorecrest Band is hosting it's 2nd Annual Mattress Fundraiser! Click here for more information.


Come Join Our POD (Parents of LFP Dolphins)!

We are almost halfway to our 400 member goal!  Thank you to the first 230 members for joining the first week of school.  Membership forms went home via kid mail last week and you can print one here.

Being a PTA member helps support your children, school families, teachers and school activities. You also receive many discounts such as Great Wolf Lodge and Ticket Monster perks (promo code WAPTATicket). PTA membership ecards were emailed out this week to new members.  Please contact membership@lfppta.org with questions.

 


Tele-Town Halls on K-12 Education

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and Ready WA invite you to join one of three telephone town halls on 9/9, 9/20, and 9/28 on the topic of Washington's K-12 learning standards and assessments. Learn more here.


Become a member and use these great benefits!

SEATTLE STORM - PTA members receive discounted tickets to see the Seattle Storm play!  Click here for more information.

GOOD HOUSEKEEPING - As a proud benefits provider of National PTA, Good Housekeeping is extending their offer to PTA members a free one-year subscription (12 issues) of the print magazine. Offer expires 9/25.  Click here and use code: PTA2016.

VALUE VILLAGE - Washington State PTA members save 30% storewide from September 7-28. Have your pre-printed coupon and your 2016-17 WSPTA membership card ready at checkout. 

COSTCO - Take Advantage of Costco's fall Membership Promotion!

-Join as a New Executive Member and receive a $20 Cash Card!
-Join as a Gold Star Member and Receive a $10 Cash Card!

Call Jonah Gross with the Shoreline Marketing department to get started! (360) 888-0701


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