Upcoming Key Advocacy Dates:

  • 1/16  Meet & Greet with Superintendent
  • 1/16  Digital Safety 101 at Canyon Park Middle School

  • 1/30  Screenagers at Leota Middle School

  • 2/11  WSPTA Focus Day

  • 2/11 - 2/15  WSPTA Advocacy Week


Upcoming School Board Meetings:

  • 1/14    4-5:30pm

  • 1/28    7-8:30pm

  • 2/11   4:00 - 5:30

  • 2/25   7:00 - 8:30

Meetings are usually held in the Dr G.E. Ricketts Board Room in the Northshore School District Administrative Center, 3330 Monte Villa Parkway, Bothell, 98021


Save the Date - Focus Day and Advocacy Week

WSPTA Focus Day is an opportunity for Washington State PTA members to gather in Olympia to meet legislators. This year's Focus Day is scheduled for Monday, February 11, 2019. Let’s show our legislators that our community, parents and students support excellence in education!

More details:


WSPTA Advocacy Week is February 11-15, 2019!  WSPTA will be asking members to send pre-written emails each day during the week. Subscribe to the WSPTA Action Network to stay informed.


Meet & Greet with the Superintendent

Families with students receiving Special Education services please join Dr. Michelle Reid for a meet and greet on Wednesday, January 16th, 5-6:30pmat the Northshore School District Administration Building Board Room.


Parent Education

Digital Safety Presentation

On Wednesday, January 16th at 7pm, author and speaker Jo Langford will be giving a parent talk, "Digital Safety 101," at Canyon Park Middle School's Little Theater. Digital safety is a timely and important issue. The talk is tailored to parents to build their Inter- net "savvy" to help our kids balance their online lives with boundaries, etiquette and good judgment. (Thank you to Skyview PTSA for inviting us to this event!) Check out the details.

Screenagers Movie Screening

On Wednesday, January 30th, 6:30-8pm, at Leota Middle School, Leota Middle School PTSA and Northshore Council PTSA are thrilled to present Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age. This FREE screening event for parents and community members. Screenagers is a documentary film about the biggest parenting issue of our time, depicting teen struggles over social media, video games and internet addiction. The film reveals how tech time impacts kids’ development and offers solutions on how adults can empower kids to best navigate the digital world and find balance.




Submitted by: Jennifer Spataro, PTA Advocacy Chair


Learn More!

For more information about PTA Advocacy and Legislation in general, local representatives, 2016-2018 platform, and upcoming events for the year, please see our PTA Advocacy & Legislation page.


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