Upcoming Key Advocacy Dates:

  • 11/6    General Election

  • 11/12  Veterans Day observed
  • 11/19  Intelligent Lives movie screening at the Woodinville High School Theater
  • 12/3    Conversations with the School Board at North Creek High School


Upcoming School Board Meetings:

  • 11/13  4:00 - 5:30 pm

  • 11/26  7:00 - 8:30 pm
  • 12/10  4:00 - 5:30 pm

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


Remember to VOTE!

REMEMBER TO VOTE in the General Election!!!  Ballot boxes are open until 8pm on Election Day, November 6th.  Ballots can also be mailed, no postage needed. Make sure it is in the postal box before the last pick-up time on November 6th!


Conversations with the School Board

December 3rd, 2018, 7:00-8:30 PM

Northshore School Board invites parents and community members to meet about District areas of focus during Conversations with the School Board.  North Creek High School, 3613 191st Pl SE, Bothell, WA 98012


WSPTA Legislative Assembly

The 40th annual Washington State PTA Legislative Assembly was held October 20-21 at Green River College in Auburn, WA.  PTA delegates from around the state gathered for presentations, education, debate and decision-making surrounding advocacy and building the new WSPTA legislative platform.

Delegates approved three new legislative principles and  four new resolutions, as well as one amended resolution. A new two-year legislative platform was approved for 2019 - 2020 and the top five issues have been decided.


Top Five Issues:

  1. Social Emotional Learning
  2. School Construction and Simple Majority for Bonds
  3. Prevent Gun Violence
  4. Strategies to Address the Teacher Shortage
  5. Strategic K-12 Investments to Close Gaps


Also Supported Issues:

  • Best Practices for School Meals - Lunch
  • Best Practices for School Recess
  • Engaging Families in Student Success
  • Fund Paraeducator Training
  • Increase Access to High-Quality Preschool
  • Raise the Age of Tobacco and Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems to 21
  • Safe School Plans and Emergency Preparedness


Find out more about the complete Washington State PTA  Legislative Platform here.


Submitted by: Jennifer Spataro, PTA Legislative 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.


rev 10/28/18