Eastlake High School PTSA Wolf Tracks Newsletter 6.3.18


 
Important Contact Info

EHS Main Office:
425.936.1500

EHS Absence Line:
425.936.1539

PTSA Co-Presidents:
Deb Knaus
Beth Knapick
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EHS at a Glance - Mark Your Calendars
 
June 16 - Baccalaureate, 9:30am-11:30am
June 18 - EHS Graduation, 8pm
June 21 - Last Day of School
 
Calendars 
LWSD 2017-2018 Calendar -  click here
EHS Tandem Calendar -  click here
Announcements   
New Spectrometers for Astronomy Class
Mr. Retzlaff's UW Astronomy class recently purchased new spectrometers through a grant from the Eastlake PTSA.
Pictured are UW Astronomy students using the new spectrometers to collect reflectance spectra for different material types.  They use those spectra to estimate the composition of surface on planets from the spectra collected by spacecraft.  Mr. Retzlaff says, "Thanks so much to the PTSA!" 
Attention Parents of Seniors!
Visit this link for important information on graduation, Baccalaureate, and other key events. It includes the Power Point presentation from the senior class meeting May 29.
Volunteers Needed for Baccalaureate
Volunteers are needed for EHS' Baccalaureate Ceremony on June 18, 2018.  Volunteers can sign up here. RSVP for the Baccalaureate here.
Laptop Roll-In, June 19th & 20th
All students should watch this Laptop Roll in Video in Homeroom on Tuesday May 29th and again on Monday June11th, but if they don't you can click the link to watch it yourself. The video explains all about laptop return (the dates are June 19th and June 20th after school) so mark your calendars! If you have questions please contact Kathleen Dunbar. If you plan on leaving town before the school year ends tell your student to contact the library to schedule and early roll in.  Rock On!
Volunteers Needed for Laptop Roll-In
Student laptop roll-in will be on June 14, 19 and the 20th and we are looking for volunteers on these days. The school relies heavily on our volunteers to make this process run smoothly. We would appreciate you picking up a shift (or multiple). Please select shifts using Sign Up Genius. If you have any questions, please contact Jay Pulacode
Join our Award Winning Team!
The Eastlake PTSA is looking for parents to join our leadership team for the 2018-19 school year. Roles can be split between multiple volunteers. Please contact  Jay Pulacode if you are interested. Roles remaining include: Staff Appreciation,  Reflections Co-Chair, Financial Review, Project Chair, Senate Representative, Baccalaureate Co-Chair, and Communications Chair.
State PTA News   
Current and Timely Benefits
Take advantage of these time sensitive PTSA benefit offers before time runs out: 
  • Silverwood Theme Park - save on gate pricing.
  • Wild Waves Theme and Water Park - discount pricing begins May 5.
  • Office Depot - year round savings on school supplies, office products, technology, furniture, and print.
Keep checking the benefits and discounts page as more opportunities continue to be added. For discount codes, log in to your WSPTA account.  (Your username and password can be found in the welcome email to which your 2017-2018 membership card was attached.)
EHS Community News   
Crystal Clear College Planning Classes
College Planning Classes are available at 7pm on June 14th at Shoreline Library and June 19th at Lynnwood Library. This information packed class will focus on high school  juniors and will address the following:
  • Helping students decide which colleges to apply to. 
  • What the more selective colleges really want to see in your student's application. 
  • Why standardized tests are important and which one to take; the SAT/ACT. 
  • How to maximize your student's potential to receive scholarships, grants, and other forms of gift-aid.
  • Illustrate to families how to attend a PRIVATE COLLEGE for a Public College Price.
Classes are free, but reservations are necessary. Register online here. A webinar version is available here.
Bed Bath and Beyond College Night!
Bed Bath & Beyond has partnered with Eastlake High School for a special College Night Event at the Redmond BB&B. Music, food and experts on what YOUR school recommends will be on hand.  On July 14 from 3-6 pm , you and your grad can shop and enjoy all the special festivities to get your grad  Campus Ready!  Includes 20% off your entire purchases every time you shop through October 1 .  
KCLS presents: Summer Planning for College Admissions
Want to get a jump-start on your college search and application process? Learn about the game plan that will help you take advantage of the time you have this summer and de-stress the college application process.
Grades 9-12, parents welcome. Registration not required. Saturday, June 9th at 3:30pm at the Sammamish Library. To find out more, click here: KCLS.org/teens.
Summer SAT/ACT Prep Classes
SAT/ACT Prep classes are available through the summer at a variety of locations and times. Check here for more information and to register.
LWSD has a system called Peachjar to make you aware of events happening in our area. New events are constantly added.  Click here to view flyers as they become available.
 
*Community news items have been submitted by members of the greater Eastlake High School Community; EHS PTSA does not sponsor, endorse, or recommend any of the organizations, services, or activities described within this section. Inclusion of community news items in Wolf Tracks is made on a case-by-case and space-available basis. 
PTA Membership Benefits
 
Member benefits and discounts are available to all WSPTA members.  To access them on the WSPTA website, login to the Benefits & Discount Codes page. Check the promotion codes listed for each provider on the left side of the web page and the file list attachments on the top right side of the page for time-sensitive offers. Please do not share promotional codes with non-WSPTA members or on social media.
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Bobbie Conti,
Chair, EHS PTSA Communications