May 21 - Council Spring Dessert Training You are formally invited to the Council General Membership Meeting on Monday, May 21st at 6:00pm. At this meeting, we will be electing the Council officers and approving the Council budget for next year. We are encouraging (bribing) you to come to this meeting with a couple of offerings - DESSERT & TRAINING! We'll have some yummy desserts on hand and a little bit of time to mingle and visit with one another, then our brief business meeting, followed by our annual Spring Training.
Business Meeting agenda: - 18-19 Interim Budget - 17-18 Standing Rules Amendment - Election of 18-19 Council Officers
Nominating Committee Slate for 2018-19: Co-President: Susie Moore Co-President: Silje Sodal Secretary: Allison Connell Treasurer: Neha Raichur
Note: Pending approval by the General Membership, the Council proposes to change the elected officers from a President and Vice-President to two Co-Presidents (one current and the second incoming).
We have 4 classes for you to chose from. All PTA Board members are welcome and encouraged to attend, so please forward this email on to the rest of your team, particularly those who will be new officers next year. Any of these 4 training classes can satisfy the WSPTA requirement that each elected officer participate in one hour of training.
To view the classes and RSVP for the training, please click on this link. Council Dessert Training We would really appreciate an RSVP so the presenters have an idea of how many handouts they need to prepare.
2018 Shoreline PTA Council Scholarship 2018 graduates of Shorecrest or Shorewood High School are invited to apply for the Shoreline PTA Council scholarship (up to $500). Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above – verified by school counselor - with a post-high school study emphasis at college, university, or vocational/technical school. Qualified entries will be chosen by random drawing and announced in early June.
The completed application must be received by your school counselor by the end of school on Friday,June 1st, 2018. Please submit your application directly to the counselor at Shorecrest or Shorewood. DO NOT MAIL OR EMAIL THE APPLICATION.
The WORKS Moves Scheduled! The WORKS, a Shoreline PTA Council community clothing resource, is moving to our new home! We need the community's help to move The WORKS from the portables at the North City Elementary campus to our new space at the Shoreline Center on Saturday, June 16th. We are also recruiting a small group of volunteers for a mini-move of the PTA Council Office to the new WORKS location inside the Shoreline Center on Saturday, June 9th.
To sign up, fill out the volunteer form here for one or both moves. No students younger than 14, please. Students ages 14-17 are welcome if accompanied by a responsible adult.
The WORKS BIG MOVE (North City --> Shoreline Center) Date: Saturday, June 16th Time: 10am-2pm (Shift 1) & 2pm-6pm (Shift 2) Location: Gather in the west parking lot at North City Elementary (810 NE 190thStreet) for orientation at the beginning of your shift (either 10am or 2pm). Suggested items to bring: sturdy shoes, work gloves, hat and sunscreen, handcart (if you have one). Water and lunch (pizza) will be provided. Jobs will include: Moving boxes, moving racks of clothing, carrying boxes, moving filing cabinets and shelving into a U Haul Truck. Pick-up trucks and large vehicles are welcome!
The PTA Council Office MINI-MOVE (All within Shoreline Center) Date: Saturday, June 9th Time: 10am-2pm Location: Gather at the Shoreline PTA Council Office in the south building of the Shoreline Center campus across from the Spartan Gym (18560 1st Ave NE near the Senior Center) .
Due to the BIG MOVE, the last day that The WORKS will be open for the 2017-2018 school year is Wednesday, June 13th. The WORKS will reopen in our new space at the Shoreline Center in September (date TBA). We are not able to accept clothing donations until we reopen in September. Questions? Email email@example.com
National PTA Firearms position statement The Mission Statement for National PTA is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children. With over 4 million members, your local PTAs are joining these powerful voices around the country to make positive change for all students. The National PTA position statement can be read on our Advocacy page or on their website and we expect amendments to be considered in light of recent events in our state and across the country. #BETHECHANGE to help us create safer schools for our children.
Council Giving Campaign Did you know that the Shoreline PTA Council has been connecting students and their families to services and empowering our community for over 60 years?
Every year, the PTA Council collaborates with our local PTAs, the school district, businesses and our community to support more than 2,500 of students and 1,500 families through programs such as The WORKS and Holiday Baskets.
In addition to the generous contributions from our local PTAs, we rely on donations from the community to fund our vital programs. This year, the Council is launching a Giving Campaign with the goal of raising $18,000 to support our 2018-19 operations.
Please consider helping to continue this community legacy by making a tax-deducible gift today. We have a new Donate page to make it easier to give a gift online. We would also be most grateful for your help in getting the word out about supporting the Council. Here is a .pdf packet that includes a cover letter, gift form and info flyer. Thank you!