Parent Resources

 

Washington OSPI report for Peter Kirk

"OSPI is the primary agency charged with overseeing public K–12 education in Washington state. Working with the state's 295 public school districts and 6 state-tribal education compact schools, OSPI allocates funding and provides tools, resources, and technical assistance so every student in Washington is provided a high-quality public education. OSPI is housed in the Old Capitol Building in Olympia."

 

 

Lake Washington Schools Foundation

"Since 2010, the Foundation has raised over $4.0 million funding district-wide programs that prepare each of our district’s students for school and for life. These programs include: Balance in Mind, a program that supports the emotional well-being of students; LINKS, a mentoring program that matches a caring adult with students who could benefit from additional attention; and Pantry Packs, a program that provides weekend meals to food-insecure students."

 

 

King County Library System - Kirkland Location and Events

"Founded in 1942, the King County Library System (KCLS) is one of the busiest public library systems in the country. Serving the communities of King County (outside the City of Seattle), KCLS currently has 50 libraries and more than 700,000 cardholders. In 2011, KCLS was named Library of the Year by Gale/Library Journal. In 2018, residents checked out more than 4.8 million digital eBooks and audiobooks through Rakuten OverDrive, making KCLS the #1 digital circulating library in the U.S. and #3 in the world."

 

 

Kirkland Youth Council's Where to Care PDF Guide

The "Where to Care Guide to Volunteering" is the key to finding the perfect volunteer position for kids and teens!  This handy resource lists over 100 organizations interested in youth volunteers.  Each entry is listed based on area of interest, minimum age, time commitment, contact information, and more!

 

 

National PTA Health Resources

:It’s simple—healthy kids learn better. Get the resources you need to make your school community a healthy one."

 

National PTA Our Children Magazine

"Our Children Magazine is the unique voice for parents, published by National PTA, created for the parent who’s always on the go and looking for the best info to help their child excel at school and in life."

 

National PTA Summer Learning

"Thanks to our partners, Learning Heroes and the National Summer Learning Association, National PTA is pleased to offer tips and tools that will set your child up for success in the fall."

 

Resources Following ANGST Film Screening

"We know anxiety can cause you, your loved ones, and your friends a lot of stress. Here are some of the resources we believe can help. This list has been examined by experts in the mental health field and will continue to grow. Please note these are just recommendations, and not “one size fits all”.

If you or someone you know is feeling anxiety it’s important to tell a family member, friend, teacher or counselor. Reach out to someone who can help, and in an emergency call 911, or text the Crisis text line 741741."