Louisa May Alcott PTSA


Alcott PTSA End of Year

Friday, June 3rd, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Alcott Outdoor Area and Gym

Please join us to celebrate one last hurrah before summer
$10.00 in advance or $12.00 at the door

Purchase tickets online here or complete and return the form here.
All participants must sign an inflatable waiver found here or available at the event.

Your admission includes all carnival activities including a two-story bouncy house and slide, dunk tank, photo booth and eight carnival booths and games complete with prizes! And back by popular demand for all to enjoy, The Dance Dude!

Last PTSA General Meeting
Join us prior for our last general PTSA meeting where we will discuss next year's funding priorities, approve our fundraising plans and vote in our new Co-Treasurers. The proposed 2016/17 budget can be found here.

May 22
Jun 1
6:00p PTSA General Meeting
PTSA General Meeting

Friday, June 3
6:00p - 8:00p
Alcott Elementary

6:00p PTSA End of Year Extravaganza
PTSA End of Year Extravaganza

Friday, June 3
6:00p - 8:30p
Alcott Elementary
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Thank You to the Outgoing 2015-2016 PTSA Board!
  The incoming Alcott PTSA 2016-2017 Board of Directors would like to thank the outgoing Alcott PTSA 2014-2016 Board of Directors for their dedication and hard work over the last two years. Without their loyalty, motivation, knowledge and hard work many of the additional school and classroom educational programs and enrichment activities would not have happened to benefit the Alcott community.   Thank you for organizing the Orca Fun(d), helping with the purchase and install of the Rock Wall in the Gym, working to upgrade assorted Outdoor Basketball Hoops, and host many family events including the Monster Bash, Orca Bash, ... read full article

Used Book Sale - May 17th-20th
Used Book Sale - May 17th - 20th Tuesday, Thursday and Friday - 11:30 - 1:30 and 3:00 - 4:00 Wednesday  - 11:30 - 2:30 Kindergarten Atrium All Books: $.50 to $1.00 Nothing over $3.00 Students will be able to purchase gently used books during their scheduled lunch and recess periods. They will need their own funds to purchase books. In additional to books for children and adults, we will also be selling board games, puzzles, CD's, DVD's and computer games. All proceeds will benefit PTSA-funded enrichment activities and programs. ... read full article

Reflections Entry Update
Congratulations to Alcott 3rd grade student, Abby W. who was chosen to present her Art Reflections Literature Entry, "If I Were A Bird" during a Lake Washington School District upcoming school board meeting. She was among four students selected from within the district to present their pieces representing music, dance, film and literature. Way to go, Abby! ... read full article

Alcott PTSA - Comprehensive Benefits Announced!
MEMBER BENEFITS for 2015-16 - Take Advantage Now - Join Today! As a member of Alcott PTSA you are also a member of Washington State PTA and National PTA . Here are a list of member benefits are available to all WSPTA members. Have your  electronic member card available when taking advantage of benefits. FedEx Office Local PTAs and individual members can receive B&W copies at 4¢ each (single sided), color copies at 39¢ each (single sided), and 15% off all other production services. Members can use these special rates for  all  printing needs.  Click here for the flier . Great Wolf Lodge PTA members ... read full article

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LWSD Bond - Proposition 1 Approved!
Thank you Lake Washington voters! Because of you our students will have more space to learn and our school district can begin to meet the needs of our fast-growing community. We passed this bond because of the hard work of our parents, families, students, teachers, staff, community members, local elected officials, business leaders and countless others. Thank you to everyone who knocked on doors, made phone calls, waved signs on a street corner, wore a YES button, and did everything possible to reach out to friends and neighbors to encourage them to vote. And most importantly, thanks to all of ... read full article

Alcott Recipient of 2015 Washington Achievement Award
Alcott Elementary is a recipient of the 2015 Washington Achievement Award in the categories of Overall Excellence and English Language Arts Growth. This is an extraordinary accomplishment and is a direct reflection of the hard work of our students, the dedication of our teachers, staff and the support and guidance of our parents. The Washington Achievement Awards are sponsored by the Washington State Board of Education and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. They celebrate Washington's top-performing schools and recognize achievement in many categories. This highly-selective award is based on our school's performance on the Achievement Index. To learn more about the awards and criteria process please click ... read full article

Alcott Student Artwork on Display in LWSD Boardroom
Alcott's student art and school projects was selected for display in the LWSD Resource Center Boardroom for the month of May. As you can see our school is very well represented. Principal Hedin will also give a short presentation during the school board meeting on Monday, May 2nd at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend. ... read full article

Become an Approved Volunteer!
If you plan to volunteer at any LWSD school, you need to first be approved as a volunteer.  You can find the forms and instructions here .  Once you are approved, be sure to sign up for volunteer opportunities at Alcott. . ... read full article

New for August - Change your Contact/Emergency Information Online!
 Are you tired of filling out your contact information on the emergency form every year? Wouldn't it be nice to just review your students' information and submit changes online, at your convenience? This August, you will get your chance to do just that.  You will be able to  log into Parent Access , click on Family Access, and verify your student's information. Make any needed changes then click submit and be done.  More information on the Online Student Information Verification process will be posted on the district website in July.    If you don't have a Parent Access account, now would be ... read full article

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