health and well-being

March 1, 2021

PTA Supports Clean Drinking Water in our Schools

Advocacy. Powered by PTA. PTA supports clean drinking water in our schools to protect the health of our children. As such, WSPTA supports House Bill 1139, which would pay for and require testing for lead and remediation of public school outlets (faucets, etc.) that have elevated levels of lead (above 5 ppb). We encourage local…
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Category: Advocacy , Legislative

March 26, 2020

Washington State PTAs and COVID-19

Updated on March 26, 2020, to include summary of topics. Updated on March 11, 2020, adding information on Childcare and Venue Rental Agreements. This post covers the following topics: Advocating for All, Childcare, Supporting Schools, Events and Activities, Venue Rental Agreements, Virtual Meetings, Donating to Families, and Media Inquiries. Our local PTAs and PTA councils…
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Category: Advocacy , Health & Well-being , Leadership

March 12, 2020

PTAs and Coronavirus: How We Deal

Grace Jurado, President, Northshore Council PTSA Guest Post Provided By Grace Jurado, President, Northshore Council PTSA Since March 5, all schools in the Northshore School District have been closed in an effort to slow down the spread of COVID-19 within our district boundaries. With Evergreen hospital and the Life Care Center both just a couple of…
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Category: Health & Well-being , Leadership , Safety