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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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3:00p Incoming Kindergarten Playdate
Incoming Kindergarten Playdate

Date:
Sunday, August 28
Time:
3:00p - 5:00p
Where:
LFP School Playground
NO SCHOOL
NO SCHOOL

Date:
Sat 6/25 - Tue 9/6

Summer Break
NO SCHOOL
NO SCHOOL

Date:
Sat 6/25 - Tue 9/6

Summer Break
NO SCHOOL
NO SCHOOL

Date:
Sat 6/25 - Tue 9/6

Summer Break
5:30p Incoming Kindergarten Playdate
Incoming Kindergarten Playdate

Date:
Wednesday, August 31
Time:
5:30p - 7:30p
Where:
LFP Playground
NO SCHOOL
NO SCHOOL

Date:
Sat 6/25 - Tue 9/6

Summer Break
NO SCHOOL
NO SCHOOL

Date:
Sat 6/25 - Tue 9/6

Summer Break
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NO SCHOOL
NO SCHOOL

Date:
Sat 6/25 - Tue 9/6

Summer Break
NO SCHOOL
NO SCHOOL

Date:
Sat 6/25 - Tue 9/6

Summer Break
3:00p Meet Your Teacher
Meet Your Teacher

Date:
Tuesday, September 6
Time:
3:00p - 4:00p

4:00p Back to School BBQ
Back to School BBQ

Date:
Tuesday, September 6
Time:
4:00p - 6:00p
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL!
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL!

Date:
Wednesday, September 7
Welcome Coffees after drop off
Welcome Coffees after drop off

Date:
Wednesday, September 7
Where:
Loft (by Main Office)
10:00a All School Playdate
All School Playdate

Date:
Saturday, September 10
Time:
10:00a - 12:00p
Where:
school playground
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Help Stuffing Envelopes

The PTA will help the school office stuff envelopes with back to school paperwork on Thurs. 9/1 from 10am-2pm.  Can you pitch in?  Even 30 minutes will be appreciated!  Contact Heidi Durall at hmelborne@hotmail.com.  Thank you!


First Day Volunteers

Volunteers needed on the first day of school 9/7 to help greet and guide students as they get off the bus in the morning.  Help also needed to do coding in the PTA office that morning—even 30 minutes will be appreciated!  Contact Heidi Durall at hmelborne@hotmail.com.  Thank you!


Kindergarten Playdates

Wed. 8/31 5:30-7:30pm

We invite all incoming Kindergartners and their families to come play on their new school playground, meet their future classmates, and get to know other parents and caregivers.  Bring a picnic dinner!  We look forward to seeing you!  Contact Casie Tubbs at membership@lfppta.org for more information.


Meet Your Teacher & Back to School BBQ

Tues. 9/6

3:00-4:00pm Meet your teacher in the classrooms

4:00-6:00pm BBQ on the playground (FREE)

Come meet your teacher, see your new classroom, then head out to the playground for a FREE family BBQ.  Hamburgers and hot dogs will be served.  Gluten-free buns will be available. Contact president@lfppta.org for more information.


Welcome Coffees

Wed. 9/7

9:00am and after Kindergarten afternoon drop-off in the Loft by the Main Entrance

Come by the Loft (near the school’s main entrance) after you drop off your student and join us for a cup of coffee, conversation, and tissues if you need them!  We love this opportunity to meet new Dolphin families and to reconnect with those who are returning.  Contact president@lfppta.org for more information.  See you there! 


All School Playdate

Sat. 9/10

10:00am-12:00pm on the school playground

Mark your calendar now for the first of our year-long All School Playdates!  Join us the 2nd Saturday of each month on the school playground—rain or shine.  Bring the whole family!  PTA representatives will be on hand to answer questions and listen to any ideas or feedback you may have.  Contact president@lfppta.org 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. 


Calling All Artists!

PTA invites you to get creative this summer and join us for Reflections, a National PTA art program. The theme for next year is "What is Your Story." All ages and abilities are welcome to submit entries in any of these categories: visual art, literature, dance choreography, music composition, film, and photography.  Official rules and information can be found on our PTA website or feel free to contact Julie Wolff at reflections@lfppta.org.  Submissions are due in October.


Summer Member Benefits
PTA Members!  Take advantage of these great summer deals! Click on these titles to view coupons and discounts: -- Birch Bay Water Slides -- Great Wolf Lodge -- Key Arena -- Orlando Employee Discount -- Seattle Mariners June 25th game -- Silverwood Theme Park -- I Love the 90s Tour Friday, Aug. 26th -- Wild Waves ; Username: WSPTA Password: summer2016 -- Ticket Monster Perks ; Promo Code: WAPTATickets -- Xfinity Arena at Everett ; Promo Code: GSWAPTA -- FedEx Buying or selling a home?  LFP parent Priscilla Soto offers big savings! Priscilla Soto’s team is a full service Washington ... read full article

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Community
The Parent Leadership Training Institute The Parent Leadership Training Institute (PLTI) is a free, 10-week civic engagement program that teaches parents to become leading advocates for children in their schools and communities. Click here for more information. Free Summer Meal Sites for Youth Shoreline Library 345 NE 175th St. Shoreline, 98155 11:30-12:30pm (Tues-Thurs) Jackson Park Community Building 14374 30th Ave NE, Seattle Lunch: 12:00-1:00 PM (Mon-Fri 6/27-8/26) Snack: 3:15 -3:45PM. (Mon-Thurs 7/11– 8/18) Paramount School Park 15298 8th Ave NE, Shoreline Lunch 12:00-1:00pm (Mon-Fri 6/27-8/26) Ronald United Methodist Church 17839 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline Lunch: 11:45-12:45pm (Mon-Thurs, 6/27-8/26) Tressa Apartment ... read full article

Summer Support for LFP PTA
Support LFP PTA over the summer by using AmazonSmile and eScrip!  Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the LFP PTA. There is no additional cost to you!   AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know - same products, same prices, same service.  Support LFP PTA by starting your shopping at:   http://smile.amazon.com/ch/91-1154312 eScrip offers two ways for you to earn money for our PTA.  Go to www.escrip.com , sign up for an account and choose Lake Forest Park PTA as the nonprofit you want to benefit.  Then, register your existing grocery loyalty, debit and ... read full article

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