Eastlake High School PTSA Wolf Tracks Newsletter 5.13.18

Important Contact Info

EHS Main Office:

EHS Absence Line:

PTSA Co-Presidents:
Deb Knaus
Beth Knapick
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EHS at a Glance - Mark Your Calendars
May 19 - Day of Service
May 23 - PTSA Awards Tea, 5:30pm & Membership Meeting following (6pm)
May 28 - No School (Memorial Day)
June 2 - Senior Prom
June 16 - Baccalaureate, 9:30am-11:30am
June 18 - EHS Graduation, 8pm
June 21 - Last Day of School
LWSD 2017-2018 Calendar -  click here
EHS Tandem Calendar -  click here
Awards Tea & Membership Meeting
We sure hope you can attend our Awards and Membership meeting for the 2017/2018 school year. We will be voting in next years Board, reviewing our accomplishments for the year, and approving the 2018/2019 budget.  Please plan on attending  both our Membership meeting and Awards Celebration  will be held in the Commons at Eastlake. What a  special time to thank you, our wonderful volunteers and to get  a little business done so we can begin working on things for next year   We look forward to seeing you Wednesday, May 23rd @ 5:30 pm for the Awards Program and our Membership meeting immediately following. 
EHS PTSA Parent Pledge Program
With spring in the air and Prom approaching, please consider joining the EHS PTSA Parent Pledge Program to show your support for keeping our kids safe from drugs and alcohol. By signing the annual Parent Pledge, you are letting other parents know that you will supervise gatherings in your home to ensure they are drug and alcohol free. A list of all parents that are members of the Parent Pledge program is available on the EHS web site  The Parent Pledge can be accessed through the EHS PTSA web site then selecting the "Programs" menu and "Parent Pledge" or clicking here.
EHS PTSA End of Year Survey
We'd love to have every EHS parent take less then five minutes to respond and assist us with PTSA planning for next year.  You may choose to respond anonymously, or if you choose to include your name and email address you will be entered into a drawing to win an insulated Eastlake Wolves mug!  Thank you in advance for taking a few minutes of your time to help!   Click on the link here to begin: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YTSCPRG. Surveys are due May 14th!
Attention Seniors!
Seniors: The EHS Library Ms. Dunbar is visiting all senior classes this month to go over important items about senior checkoff for library, textbook, and laptop items.  Parents, if you want to know about this information please see the Senior Checkoff page on the EHS Library Power School site.  Here are some important dates:

Month of May: students check their own Destiny account to see what needs to be turned in 

June 8th: Date for turning in anything you are no longer using and resolving all unpaid fines
June 11th: Sign up for a laptop roll in time through Flexi Sched

June 14th: Turn in laptops before 3:00pm

Junior and Senior Parents: Order a wall tile today!
The wall tiles on the front entrance to the school commemorate your student and family at Eastlake for years to come. Place your order for the 2017-2018 school year by May 16, 2018 . Information and order form here.
Parent Education Class on Anxiety in Teens
Did you miss this valuable Parent Ed class, or you made it but wanted to re-review the material? More resources from the Anxiety in Teens class are available on the PTA website here.
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.
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
Council News   
The Special Needs Group's May meeting
When Tuesday, May 15 - Coffee at 6:30 p.m., Meeting begins at 7 p.m.
Where : LWSD Resource Center in Redmond Town Center
Details : Mendi Carroll, Sheldon Sweeney and Zack AhYat will walk us through the foundations financial and legal planning for families with children receiving special education and accommodations. For more information, go to  http://www.lwptsa.net/special-needs/
State News   
Current and Timely Benefits
Take advantage of these time sensitive PTSA benefit offers before time runs out: 
  • VOLTA, Cirque du Soleil - tickets on sale Apr 30 - May 13.
  • Silverwood Theme Park - save on gate pricing.
  • Seattle Storm - tickets available for May 20.
  • 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   
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.
Support EHS Band at MOD
Please support the EHS Band Boosters by joining us for a fundraiser!  Come in to the MOD Pizza at 22833 NE 8th in Sammamish on Wednesday, May 30th, All Day .  Tell the cashier you're supporting the EHS Band! 
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