PTSA Helps Our School

Science Class Helpers
Science Class Helpers

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(none)
When:
throughout the year

Help with set up/clean up of science experiments during the school year in science classes.
Text Book Distribution
Text Book Distribution

Chair:
(none)
When:
1st or 2nd week of school

Hand out text books to students during the 1st or 2nd week of school. 1-2 hour shifts, with a couple of options on days of the week to help.
Enrichment Grants
Enrichment Grants

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(none)
When:
All year

Enrichment Grants are the main method that the Liberty High PTSA uses to support the educational programs at Liberty High School. Staff must submit a simple grant application request to be considered for the grant. Grants are approved by a Board vote based on the overall budget approved by members. The PTSA's ability to fully provide grants at this level depends on donations. Teachers - please go to this page and look for enrichment grant application to learn more about how to apply:
http://libertyhighptsa.com/Page/FormsAndDocuments/Forms


Picture Day Volunteers
Picture Day Volunteers

Chair:
(none)
When:
1st Day of School

Help work 2 hour shifts from 7am-2:30pm on the First Day of School. If you can spare a couple hours, please consider helping out our school staff get this done! We need volunteers to help collect and track the picture forms, hand out the picture cards, hand out ID cards, as well as runners to help keep the lines in order. A Sign Up Genius link will be sent out to volunteers ahead of time to choose a time slot that works for you!

PTSA Business

Volunteers
Volunteers

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We have volunteer jobs of all shapes and sizes, Please look at the list of open jobs and committees when you register and see if you can find a volunteer job that fits your schedule. We appreciate your support!

Nominating Committee
Nominating Committee

Chair:
(none)
When:
Jan-March

The Nomination Committee is reponsible for recruiting members to take on the leadership roles of the PTSA. The Nominating Committee is elected in January, spends February identifying candidates and presents a slate to the general membership at a meeting in the spring. Well connected LHS parents are always needed to serve on this committee. Click below if you are willing to help.

Financial Review Committee
Financial Review Committee

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January & Summer

The Financial Review Committee is responsible for completing the required annual financial review of the LHS PTSA accounting records. This review is typically conducted in July or August, after the close of the year-end books on June 30th. The committee reviews the financial reports against the receipts, bank statements and report the audit results to the general membership.

Senior Events

Class of 2019 Senior Events
Class of 2019 Senior Events

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When:
Throughout the school year

Help plan the celebrations surrounding your Class of 2019 student's graduation. Senior year there are senior events to help coordinate - senior breakfast, baccalaureate, grad night, etc. Please sign up if you are interested in helping with any of these events or would like to be included in the planning.

Thank You!
Class of 2020 Senior Events
Class of 2020 Senior Events

Chair:
(none)

Help plan the celebrations surrounding your Class of 2020 student's graduation. Junior Class coordinates 1 fundraiser during the school year - Brown Bear Car Wash Tickets. Senior year there are senior events to help coordinate - senior breakfast, baccalaureate, grad night, etc. Please sign up if you are interested in helping with any of these events or would like to be included in the planning.

Thank You!
Class of 2021 Senior Events
Class of 2021 Senior Events

Chair:
(none)

Help plan the celebrations surrounding your Class of 2021 student's graduation. Sophomore Class has 1 fundraiser during the year - an E-Cycle event. This is an EASY fundraising event - 1 volunteer needed to coordinate the date with the PTSA President and other volunteers to help day of with accepting $ donations on the day of the event. Please sign up if you are interested in helping with this event or would like to be included in the planning.

Thank You!
Class of 2022 Senior Events
Class of 2022 Senior Events

Chair:
(none)
When:
Throughout the school year

Help plan the celebrations surrounding your Class of 2022 student's graduation. As freshman, our class coordinates up to (2) "Restaurant Nights" to help raise money for future Senior Year Grad Events. We need volunteers to help set up the restaurant night with a local restaurant and send the information to our PTSA to advertise to our parents and community.
Please sign up if you are interested in helping with any of these events or would like to be included in the planning.

Thank You!

PTSA Programs

Community Service Graduation Cords Volunteers
Community Service Graduation Cords Volunteers

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When:
Periodically Fall-Spring

Underclassmen parents needed to help collect forms during school lunchtimes (1x per month) for students earning community service hours to qualify for graduation cords at graduation.
Students who earn community Service hours during high school and turn in their Community Service Forms by April of their Senior year will earn a special "Community Service Graduation Cord" to wear during graduation ceremony. Visit the Graduation Cord page for details.

Membership
Membership

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Each fall, the PTSA conducts a membership campaign to encourage families to join the PTSA. Membership in the PTSA is annual and must be renewed each year. A portion of your dues pays for education advocacy at the state and national level. The benefits of membership include a Student Directory, eNews updates, and communication from the PTSA. Membership enrollment can be done online or via mail. Click on the links below to join!


Staff Appreciation
Staff Appreciation

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When:
Periodically throughout the year

This committee coordinates appreciation lunches for the Liberty staff during the school year. Volunteers needed to help bring food items. Sign Up Genius invites are sent out during the year asking for items for each event. Your help is appreciated and welcomed! Our Liberty Staff LOVES these luncheon events and thanks all of our wonderful LHS Parents for making these happen throughout the school year. THANK YOU!
eScrip
eScrip

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When:
Throughout the school year

Designate Liberty High PTSA 2.6.50 as your non-profit charity organization through organizations such as Bartells, Safeway, Amazon.com, Target. A percentage of money you spend can be credited to PTSA if you let these organizations know Liberty High PTSA is your charity of choice.

VIS Representative
VIS Representative

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The Volunteers for Issaquah Schools (VIS) Rep works to pass school district bonds and levies. This includes passing on information about the upcoming bond or levy campaign to our Liberty PTSA members, recruiting volunteers to help with honk and waves, etc. For more information about Volunteers for Issaquah Schools (VIS) visit www.visvote.org
Advocacy Representative
Advocacy Representative

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When:
all year

Advocacy for kids and education is a major goal of the PTSA at all levels. The Legislative Representative organizes and disseminates information regarding local and statewide legislative issues that pertain to public education or child advocacy. To keep members informed on issues and to represent LHS PTSA, the Representative submits articles to the monthly PTSA newsletter, talks at monthly PTSA meetings, participates in the Legislative Assembly and Focus Day, and encourages membership to take action, such as contacting their elected officials, on issues supported by the PTSA.

Awards
Awards

Chair:
(none)
When:
Spring

The Awards Committee is reponsible for gathering nominations for the Golden Acorn and Outstanding Advocate Awards and selecting the awardees. The committee judges using a rubric, orders awards, gathers personal information for presentations, writes newsletter articles on winners and presents awards to recipients.
Campus Beautification
Campus Beautification

Chair:
(none)
When:
throughout the year

This committee works to improve and maintain Liberty's campus, including landscaping, interior public spaces, building maintenance issues and general appearance. This work is done by volunteers - mainly students - at one to two events per year, typically in the Fall and Spring.
Reflections
Reflections

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When:
Fall 2018

The Reflections Program is a National PTA arts competition. A local competition is held among Liberty students starting in September and winning entries move on to compete at the next level. Entries may be in the areas of fine arts, composition, photography, poetry, drama, literature or dance. Entries are due November 3rd and may be turned in to the Front Office.

Membership

Donated Membership
Donated Membership

Chair:
(none)

Donated memberships will pay for a PTSA membership for someone who cannot afford it. Thank you!
PTSA Donation
PTSA Donation

Chair:
(none)

Cash donations from PTSA Members are the primary source of funds to support PTSA activities at Liberty. Donated funds support students in need, teacher grants for programs to enhance learning, parent education and programs like staff appreciation. Click the button on the left side to donate today!

Thank you to everyone who has already donated to PTSA!!!


Outreach

Outreach Donation for Students in Need
Outreach Donation for Students in Need

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Make a donation to help fund extra supplies to help Liberty students in need throughout the school year.
Outreach
Outreach

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When:
Throughout the Year

Assist in reaching out to our Liberty students and families in need by helping with collection and distribution of items throughout the year. Also supporting our Issaquah Community through outreach programs that benefit the entire community. For more details and how you can help, please contact our Outreach Chairperson(s). Thank you so much for your support!

Communications

Liberty PTSA Facebook page
Liberty PTSA Facebook page

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Our Facebook page is a convenient way to stay informed. You can "Like" us from the link below.
http://www.facebook.com/?ref=tn_tnmn#!/pages/Liberty-High-PTSA-Issaquah-WA/189496601060421

Parent Resources

Student Directory
Student Directory

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The PTSA prepares a directory of Liberty students each fall for distribution to members. One directory is free to each PTSA member family and additional copies may be purchased for a nominal fee.