Friday October 21st

6:30 PM (Doors open at 6 PM)

Briarwood Commons

Popcorn and Refreshments Available for Purchase


Briarwood PTA receives the WA State PTA GOLD Award for Standards of Excellence!  

Thanks to all of our PTA members for all of your support and to our PTA Board Members for managing our PTA so efficiently! Working together, our PTA makes a difference in our community and enhances our students' educational experience here at Briarwood Elementary. 

Thank you again for your support & membership!


 Upcoming Calendar

 

Oct 1  –  Read at Home (RAH) & Math at Home (MAH) begins 

Oct 7  –  Popcorn Friday 

Oct 10 – No School-Teacher Workday 

Oct 14  – Vision & Hearing Screening 

Oct 17 – PTA Board Meeting, 6:30 PM, Briarwood Library 

Oct 20 – ISF Click It For Kids

Oct 21 – Picture Retakes

Oct 21 – Popcorn Friday 

Oct 21 – Family Movie Night, 6:30 PM, Commons 

Oct 21-22 – 2016 Legislative Assembly, Olympia, WA 

Oct 22 – Art Docent Fall Conference, Grand Ridge Elementary 

Oct 28 – Lunch-time Book Swap, Gym 

2016-17 Year at a Glance

 

 

WA State PTA 2016 Legislative Issues Survey
CHILD ADVOCACY Help Washington State PTA Speak Up for Kids! Please take the 2016 Legislative Issues Survey here: Our vision is to make every child's potential a reality. PTA works in classrooms and communities across the state, but we also advocate in Olympia for the well-being and education of all children. Every fall, the association selects its legislative priorities, and hearing from you is a valuable step in the process. Your responses will assist voting delegates who attend Legislative Assembly in Olympia October 21-22, 2016 in setting the 2016-17 legislative platform. The survey closes on October 6th at 12:15 p.m. ... read full article

Read All About It!
SEPTEMBER BEAR FACTS NEWSLETTER Our first newsletter of the year is available for viewing by clicking here . Get all the important PTA news about our programs and events for students and families at Briarwood plus get all the latest district and community news as well as local, state and national PTA news.     ... read full article

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Eastside Month of Concern for the Hungry
OUTREACH The Eastside Month of Concern for the Hungry kicks off this year with a region-wide food drive being held in September and October at grocery stores throughout the Eastside.   The Eastside Month of Concern for the Hungry, "Share What You Can," campaign collects food and cash donations during the month-long food drive to fill food bank shelves with non-perishable food items before the holidays.   Volunteers will help by greeting patrons at participating stores, passing out "most needed item" shopping lists, and thanking people for donations.    Find volunteer opportunities at h ttp://www.eastsideforum.org/fooddrive/ ... read full article

Parent Education
PARENT EDUCATION SCREENAGERS   – Growing Up in the Digital Age Film documentary followed by expert panel Q&A Monday, Oct 17 th   7:00-9:00pm Issaquah High School Theater For parents and students, ages K-12 Free for Issaquah PTSA members, $5 donation requested for non-members Sponsored by Parentwiser of Issaquah PTSA Council, Issaquah Schools Foundation, & Swedish Medical of Issaquah Pre-register at:     https://www.eventbrite.com/e/screenagers-growing-up-in-the-digital-age-tickets-28061565899 SCREENAGERS   probes into the vulnerable corners of family life to explore struggles over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. Through poignant, and unexpectedly funny stories, along with surprising insights from authors, psychologists, and ... read full article

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