Ways to Give

Annual Fundraisers

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Washington Wire

This is the PTA’s tool to share information about school-related issues. If you are a returning parent and were a part of LivingTree last school year, you will automatically be added to this group. This is a “one-to-many” distribution list, and is only set up for outgoing information.

Washington Community Forum

A moderated, opt-in discussion forum where parents can ask and answer each others questions, make comments and share articles. This is also the place where you can advertise your local business or yard sale! To join, email president@washington.berkeleypta.org.


This is a list for information and discussion around advocacy issues affecting public schools. To join, email president@washington.berkeleypta.org.

School Messenger

School Messenger INFOCENTER

The system used by BUSD to send information to families. For more information, please click here.



Your Email Address

The email address used for the Washington Wire and classroom-level GoogleGroups is the one you provided for the directory. If you need to change this, please email our Communications Committee at communications@washington.berkeleypta.org.



Washington week

The PTA sends out a school-wide email on Sunday afternoons called called Washington Week. It outlines what is going on at school in the coming week and in the near future. Once Washington Week has gone out via email, it goes onto our home page at https://www.washington.berkeleypta.org.

To submit information to Washington Week, please send it to the Communications Committee by each Wednesday at noon for publication on Sunday.  

Rhino roar

News for the Washington community from Principal Hazen. Published every Thursday (mostly). This is sent via email.

On campus


In 2018, Washington parent (and former Washington student!) Reuben Margolin created a magnificent redwood kiosk for the school. Flyers and information about current events at school circulate regularly.