WELCOME TO SHOREWOOD PTSA
The Shorewood PTSA is a vital part of the Shorewood community, supporting students and staff, and providing programs that include:
Classroom grants (formerly known as EQC or Education for Quality Classrooms)
Shorewood PTSA/Boosters combined newsletter
Student scholarship funds
Funding for homework support programs, intervention, career center opportunities, and advanced enrichment programs
Teacher appreciation lunches
Community services such as the Holiday Food Drive, Teen Gift Programs, and the WORKS
Advocacy for children at all levels of government
Parent education speakers
..... and more...
EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
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School and Community Support Resources - Updated March 27th
Family Supports During Shoreline School Closures
If you are in need of support, please contact your school’s Family Advocate to ask about available supports. If you’re not sure who your Family Advocate is, check here.
If you are able to lend support, please consider:
donating funds for the purchase of grocery or gas cards for families in need!
providing food, rental assistance and utility support, or child care access.
For programs above, get details here
Flyer: Family Support Resources
Congratulations to our Shorewood Finalists! These students will have their artwork and music compositions move on to the Shoreline district Reflections competition and will be on display in the Shoreline Center lobby from November 22nd to January 15th. The theme this year was "Look Within" . At the reception on January 15th , we will recognize all of the district entries and honor the Shoreline K-12 winners heading to State!
Thea Jacobsen - Visual Art
Claire Miller - Visual Art
Natalie Ositis - Visual Art 3d
Forest Neander - Visual Art Special Artist
Mercy Haub - Music Composition
Eleanor Shirts - Music Composition
Congratulations to all of our finalists from Shorewood!
We are looking for student volunteers from 5-9 p.m. Let me know if you can help, even for part of the time that evening ! Email:
SHARE THE SHOREWOOD EXPERIENCE
Can you make a donation to help more students share in the Shorewood Experience?
Going to High School and feeling part of the community is a proven strategy for preventing students from dropping out of school. The costs for being part of the community can be great for those who cannot even afford the basics.
These costs include classroom fees, instrument rentals, dance tickets, theater tickets, caps and gowns, senior spree, yearbooks for seniors and so much more.
All donations make a difference in the life of a local student - $5, $10, $25, $100. Please support our Shorewood students! Thank you!!!
To volunteer - for any SW PTSA event or bring in occasional treats for the staff - simply send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. In the message, include your name and the year your youngest child at Shorewood will graduate. You will receive occasional emails asking for volunteers and you can respond as you wish.
Parent/ guardians are invited to the monthly PTSA/ Principal Coffees.
The Coffees (please bring your own coffee!) last about an hour and are held in the Library Conference Room from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.. We sometimes have an agenda and other times have a conversation based on parent questions. Attendees should sign in at the office upon entering the building. The 2019-20
schedule is posted on the calendar page.
2019 - 2020 Calendar
1 - Principal coffee 8:00 am
5 - PTSA meeting 7:00 pm
13 - PTA lunch
15 - Superintendent coffee 9:30 am
25 - Shoreline PTA Council Dessert 6 pm
9 - PTSA Board meeting 7:00 pm
TBA - Staff Appreciation event (BBQ)
14 - Shorewood Graduation Ceremony
19 - Last day of school
TBD Shoreline PTA Council mtg 7 pm, (Happy Hour)
Shorewood PTSA Meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of every month during the school year, at
7 p.m. in the Shorewood career center. Everyone welcome!
Back to School Consortium’s Back to School Event takes place on August 22, 2020, cash donations accepted now, product donations accepted in July. Learn more about this program and how you can participate.
The Works shop is open all school-year round on Wednesdays from 6:00-8:30 at our NEW! Shoreline Center location. The entrance is located at 18560 1st Ave NE, facing the soccer field in Shoreline! Operated by Shoreline PTA Council , this community resource is available to all of Shoreline’s students regardless of need or family income.
Prom Shop is an additional resource of The Works that offers our tweens and teens a wide selection of formal and semi-formal wear, shoes, jewelry and accessories for guys and girls. We have appropriate clothing for orchestra and band concert attire, Homecoming and Prom as well as special occasions, like weddings, church, graduation, school music performances, etc.
Time to clean your closets?
Donations of any of these clothing items would be gratefully accepted, most especially costume jewelry, men’s clothing and shoes. We also accept other kids clothes, coats, clean socks and underwear, and hygiene products throughout the year.
**New! Use this handy online form to request to volunteer at The WORKS!** Note that the link goes to an external website hosted by secure.lglforms.com.
The WORKS is run by a committee of PTA volunteers representing many different schools throughout the Shoreline School District. They are supported each Wednesday by volunteers from local PTA units. Each local unit signs up to assist 2-3 Wednesdays during the school year. For this year’s schedule see Local PTA Schedule (updated 9.28.19).
PTA volunteers must read and agree to the Volunteer Guidelines before volunteering on site at The WORKS. A Volunteer Agreement must be filled out, signed and turned in the first time one volunteers each year. You can contact the Volunteer Coordinator to confirm you have an agreement filed for the current year.
Teen Volunteer Hours
The WORKS provides an opportunity for teen volunteer hours. There is limited space available on Wednesdays and teens must make arrangements ahead of time by contacting the Volunteer Coordinator - Jill Steinberg, email@example.com. Please see Student Volunteer Guidelines and Student Volunteer Agreement.
Youth Groups & Community Volunteers
The WORKS has many opportunities for groups to assist on special projects throughout the year. Sorting and packaging product drive items, restocking the clothing room, helping set up for special events are some of the ways groups can participate. To arrange for your group to volunteer please contact the Volunteer Coordinator - Jill Steinberg, firstname.lastname@example.org.