Pandemic Parenting: Supporting Your Child's Mental Health

 

Join Cher Anderton, MSW, LSWAIC on Thursday, October 22nd, 6:30-8:00pm for a virtual community event! During this event you will learn three (3) tangible strategies to support your own resilience and mental health as well as the mental health and resilience of your student(s) to minimize the negative impact of our current experience.

We are excited to be co-hosting this event with three (3) other PTAs - Kokanee PTA, Ruby Bridges PTSA & Canyon Creek PTA. There are limited "seats", so please register early! If you do register and decide you can't attend, please cancel your registration (available in your registration confirmation email) so someone else can have a "seat".

All welcome to attend! Pre-registration is required. Registration will say Canyon Creek PTA since they are hosting. 
 

Register here!

This program is free for our families. Please donate to Woodin PTA to support all of our programs and events!

Learn more about our speaker:

Visit Cher Anderton’s website at https://www.cheranderton.com/ or read this quick snippet from Cher:

I am a private practice therapist specializing in trauma and parent coaching; an MTSS (Multi-Tier System of Supports) coach for Sound Supports; a trauma-informed practices consultant for schools and other organizations; and a certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator. Previously, I worked as an Elementary School Counselor and Family Advocate for Shoreline Public Schools. I’m also the parent of four kids; two teens and two adults!

Provided with support from Northshore PTSA Council!  Thank you, Council Grant Committee!

 

 


"We Can Do More Together for our Wildcats" Fundraiser

We have almost doubled the amount of donations this week! Let's keep it up! We've trimmed our budget and revised our goal to $15,000.   Please support Woodin PTA so we can provide classroom grants, educational software, parent education, advocacy for our children and so much more!  All donations are tax deductible.  Remember corporate matching!  Thank you! 

 

 


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Join the PTA: 

We now have 123 members!  

We're almost up to last year's number!

 

- If you're new to the PTA: First click on the "I'm In! Join the PTA" button from the homepage. Then "Create An Account" and fill out the form. 

- If you've joined the PTA during a previous school year, first "Sign In" on the top Right-Hand Corner and then click on "Create An Account" and update your information and follow the prompts.

Staff Appreciation

Heather, our VP of Events, surveyed our staff and this is their latest list of favorites!  We know our staff is going above and beyond right now to adapt to these unique circumstances.  Saying thank you means a lot! In case you want to give them a treat too, here are some ideas. 

Our Staff's Favorites!

 
How would you like to see Woodin PTA prioritize our time and resources?  Any other feedback?
 
Thank you to Judy Hsu for making this great sign that was displayed yesterday at the parade!

Join PTA Sign

 

A Budget in Line with our Mission and Goals
We have revised our budget in light of our extraordinary circumstances under COVID19.  We are trying to stay nimble and cater our resources to what students and staff need now while maintaining our commitment to our mission and goals.  Woodin PTA membership will vote on the revisions at our meeting on September 22nd. If you are a member, you can request a copy ahead of the meeting. email us at contact@woodinpta.org.  
 
 
How would you like to see Woodin PTA prioritize our time and resources?
 
And show your support by becoming a member!
 
We appreciate your membership, your donation, and your voice!
Our role is more important than ever in connecting the home, school and community and enriching every child’s learning experience!
Thank you!

 

We've got an outstanding team planning for this is

extraordinary year!  

We're working on updating the website! If you notice anything that doesn't work or is out of date, please let us know at contact@woodinpta.org. Or if you have any other feedback for PTA, email us! Thanks!

 

Woodin Elementary’s Food Bank is will be open every Thursday 10:45-11:30am at the main office entrance. We are utilizing only 4 gloved/masked volunteers to run the food bank outside of the building and ask those waiting to follow the 6ft social distance techniques.
This is a valuable resource for our community. Over 20 families utilized this service last week, and we expect the numbers to grow the longer people are out of work.
If you can help supply the food bank, the following items are appreciated. You can bring them by from 10:30-11:30am every Thursday at the main entrance of Woodin.
Items requested:
The following items are not covered through (WIC)
Laundry detergent
Liquid dish soap
Shampoo
Bar soap such as Dial
Toothpaste
Shaving cream
Deodorant
Diapers sizes 1-4
Baby wipes
Formula(dairy and soy welcome)
Toilet paper
Boxes of cereal
Oatmeal
Beans (dried)
Rice
Crackers
Canned protein
Canned fruit/veggies
Pasta
Pasta sauce
Soups
Mac’n’cheese
Boxed almond/coconut/soy milk
Perishable foods such as dairy/milk, eggs, produce, bread are welcome.
Thank you!!!
 
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