The Arbor Heights PTA funds its annual budget through various charitable giving events. As a group, we then decide how best to spend those funds towards the improvement of our school and our children’s education. We currently fund the school with more than $75,000 per year (more than our state funded operating budget!) Here are just a few ways our dollars go to work for our kids.
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Did you know? Washington State has neglected to fully fund basic education as originally promised by the start of 2018 (2017 – 18 school year). As a result, the Seattle School District is facing an estimated $74 million shortfall for school year: 2017 – 18. This means they will begin the process of eliminating programs, services Read more about Action Needed – Support our Schools![…]
Join us March 10th, 2017 for our 8th Annual Arbor Height Elementary PTA Spring Auction! Tickets on sale NOW. This important and FUN event helps to ensure the success of our PTA in providing for our children and teachers. Visit our Auction page for more details.
Learn Strategies to Help your Child Manage Big Emotions Emotions drive our attention, memory, learning, mental health, the decisions we make and our general everyday effectiveness. The Seattle Public School district adopted the RULER program last year to help teachers and students better integrate social and emotional learning into the classroom and school environment. Teachers and Read more about Guest Speaker, Thursday November 17th[…]
As election day nears, we love these recommended reads to get our kids involved in the process. No matter where your child is on the political spectrum — from left to right, confused to savvy, from young to even younger, here are some of the best books to get them even more interested in the 2016 Read more about Good Books for Future Voters[…]
Check out this recent post from one of our favorite parenting sites on unlocking your child’s creative mind. Having a good imagination is one thing, but using it to get ahead in life is another. Peter Himmelman, the Grammy- and Emmy-nominated singer-songwriter and author of the new book, Let Me Out: Unlock Your Creative Mind And Read more about Inspiring Natural Creativity[…]