Programs

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The Peter Kirk PTSA provides an essential enrichment function that State funding can no longer provide.  Look through all the program pages to learn about all the PTSA does, and find out how you can help!

 

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Advocacy in the PTA

Peter Kirk Representative

The Director of Advocacy for Peter Kirk represents our school at various legislative events throughout the year. These events include Legislative Assembly in the Fall and Focus Day in the winter, when the Washington State PTA shows up in Olympia, while the legislature is in session, and advocates for policies …

Art Docents

The Art Docent program at Peter Kirk is a parent volunteer led program. Each class has a parent volunteer that is leading the art lessons for that class, with additional parents assisting with the lesson.

Your student will receive a minimum of six lessons led by their Art Docent.  These include grade appropriate lessons in …

Artist in Residence

For Peter Kirk’s Artist in Residence program the PTSA selects a professional artist that leads specific art lessons in each classroom.  We currently have two professional artists working at Peter Kirk.

Grades K-3

Stacy Mehlburg is an Art Therapist that has worked in elementary and secondary education for 14 years.  Stacy’s philosophy is that …

Before and After School Enrichment

Registration for Spring 2018 Before and After School Programs open!

Birthday Book Club

WHAT: A great way to celebrate or honor someone for any occasion in a lasting way with a book donation to Peter Kirk’s library.

WHERE: Our Amazon Wishlists based on grade level: K-1st: http://a.co/fRrdROJ 2nd-5th: http://a.co/eHem8Sq or search for Peter Kirk Elementary Birthday Book Club under Find a List or Registry.

HOW: Select a …

Eagle Flyer

Be sure to sign up for the Eagle Flyer! A lot of important information you don’t want to miss! Incoming parents, sign up now! Sign up or view past issues now!

Eagles in Action

At Peter Kirk we like to recognize students for their time and commitment in helping others, either at our school or in our community. As such, we have Eagles in Action! Eagles in Action is a program to encourage our students to volunteer in the community and at school. Students can volunteer at school in a variety of ways:

Eagles Marathon

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE:

Due to the current construction project, the Eagles Marathon program is on hold. We will pick things up again with the new building in the fall of 2019.

The PTSA Eagles Marathon runs October through November.  The event  takes place during lunch recesses Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. All students K-5 …

Math Challenge

Math Challenge is designed to give students opportunities to sharpen their mathematical problem-solving skills. There will be 14 sets of challenges every other week starting in late September and ending at the end of May. Schedules and problem-solving strategies are available at www.mathinaction.org.

This program is completely free to Peter Kirk students …

Special Needs Liaison

The Special Needs Liaison keeps the families of Peter Kirk informed of the PTSA Special Needs Group’s upcoming monthly meetings as well as serves as a point of contact for special needs questions as it pertains to Lake Washington School District.

The Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) Special Needs Group is made up of parents in …

Student Council

Check out the latest updates from our Student Council! Important dates on meeting and Spirit Days posted…

Watch D.O.G.S

What is WATCH D.O.G.S.?

WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) is an innovative program of the National Center for Fathering focusing on improving education in our nation’s schools by using the positive influence of fathers and father-figures for a two-fold purpose:

1.  To provide a positive and active male role-model …

Wellness Committee

The Peter Kirk PTSA Wellness Committee is a volunteer group of parents who are passionate about the health and well-being of our children, the school environment and the entire planet. The Wellness Committee’s mission is to enhance the education of students, teachers, staff and parents about wellness, and provide them with tools to implement healthy …

Yearbook

Sponsored by the PTSA, the Peter Kirk Elementary School Yearbook is a favorite annual student keepsake! It is designed and executed through an after-school class led by second grade teacher, Nina Orwoll. Volunteer parent photographers are recruited for each classroom and school event, taking candid photos of Peter Kirk students, that will make their way into …