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Back-to-School Bash next Friday
Come join fellow parents and guardians, students, faculty, staff, and trustees for our annual all-school community celebration Friday, Sept. 11 from 6-8 p.m. on the Upper School quad. Each grade will have its own tent and share a potluck dinner organized by student's last name (please note: updated Sept. 1). Click here for potluck assignments. The night will feature music by the Purple Passion Swing Band and bouncy houses for the kids. Click here for more information on the event, including parking and Middle School gap care.

Volunteer! Back-to-School Bash and more
If you’d like to connect with other Lakeside parents and guardians and contribute to the life of the school, we’ve got you covered! Join our Back-to-School Bash team of volunteers and receive a pair of limited edition Lakeside sunglasses! Please click here to see the available shifts at the Bash, or email event chair Florence Lee (see contact info in “upcoming events” section below). To check out other PA volunteer opportunities, please click here and get involved. Any time this year, look on the PA webpage for the “Get Involved” button, or contact PA Volunteer Engagement Chair Laura Selipsky or PA Volunteer Coordinator Vonnie Breidenstein.

Tailgate Sept. 18: celebrating school spirit!
Food, fun, friends, and school spirit: a perfect way to spend a Friday afternoon! Come to the all-school tailgate party, Friday, Sept. 18, at 3:15 p.m. on the US quad. Pre-game festivities include a free bbq, music, and fun give-aways. Wear maroon and gold and watch the Lions varsity football team take on the Marysville Getchell Chargers on Parson's Field at 4 p.m. Volunteers are needed to make our tailgate a success. Sign up here and pick a short shift to help with set-up, bag check, bbq, clean up, security, or as a greeter.

First online logowear sale of the year
The online logowear store will be open Oct. 28 to Nov. 4. We offer a wide variety of sweatshirts, cool tee shirts, sporty hats, accessories, athletic bags, and more. Also, the logowear booth will be open during the Back-to-School Bash Sept. 11.  Students can charge logowear to their student account using their student ID. Cash and checks are also accepted. Logowear supports the many wonderful programs the PA funds throughout the year. Questions? Want to volunteer? Please contact Elizabeth Applegate, Stacie Durbin, or Julie Burgess-Dennis.

APPLE thank you
We wish to extend a huge “thank you” to everyone who participated in the APPLE (Appreciative Parent Program to Laud Educators) welcome back dessert and snack bar for faculty and staff on Monday. Whether you contributed by donating goodies, setting up, cleaning up, or spreading the word, the event was fantastic and appreciated by all. The next APPLE event, Winterfest, will take place on Dec. 16.

The Big Night - ROAR 2015
Remember to mark Nov. 21 on your calendars for the “The Big Night - ROAR 2015” celebration and auction. ROAR 2015 promises to be a very special evening to celebrate and support all that Lakeside means to this community at our new venue, Fremont Studios in Seattle. There are still lots of ways to get involved in this event, the biggest PA fundraiser of the year. Please stop by our booth at the Back-to-School Bash or the tailgate, or contact PA Volunteer Coordinator Vonnie Breidenstein and volunteer!!

Write for the Annual Fund, right?
Parents and alumni are invited to join the fun Annual Fund note-writing breakfast in the Wright Community Center on the Upper School campus on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 8–11 a.m. You can enjoy delicious food, win prizes, and help write personal notes for the first Annual Fund mailing of the year. If you would like to volunteer, please email MS parent chair Marsi Gorman or US parent co-chairs Sandy Bubalo and Wright Dickinson. Thank you for helping us reach our goal!

Required forms for start of school
All families must sign the computer user agreement and media consent form on Veracross before Sept. 3. Click here to fill out these two forms (click on the “My Family” icon, and then “School Policies”). Forgotten your Veracross password? Click here to retrieve it.

Welcome from Head of School Bernie Noe
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*Non Parents Association-sponsored event
Back-to-School Bash
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Please come to this community celebration with class potlucks, music, and fun! For more information and for potluck assignments, please click here.
Click here if you would like to help at the event. 
Location: Lakeside Upper School campus

Middle School Back-to-School Night*
6:30 PM to 9:15 PM

Fall tailgate
3:15 PM to 4:00 PM
If you'd like to volunteer at the Fall Tailgate, please click here.
Location: Upper School quad

Upper School Back-to-School Night*
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Parents Association general membership meeting
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Middle School Evans Theater
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