Education has Many Wins in the 2021 Legislative Session
K-12 education had many major wins as the 2021 Washington Legislative Session concluded on April 25, 2021. Everything takes money, and education came out ahead on the budgets, including operating and capital budgets and COVID-19 related funding. A major win was more school counselors! One bill that JHS PTSA members felt strongly about was E2SHB 1139 – addressing lead in drinking water in schools. The state appropriated $3.6 million for lead remediation to replace fixtures. For WSPTA resolution regarding dismantling systemic racism, there were 15 bills about police reform and diversity, equity and inclusion that passed. For Graduation Requirements, Dual ... read full article

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We want your voice!
Offer your skills, voice, and help to the PTSA and help us make JHS a strong and active community. We need a Membership chair! *Promote PTSA Membership at school events especially Curriculum Night. *Process member applications by entering data into Member Planet software. *Update and print spreadsheet for applications and coordinate with Treasurer on payments in timely manner. *Send out emails to current PTSA members if requested. Communicate and report efforts to PTSA. Grab a friend and do it together! ... read full article

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