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Dear Wolves,

This remote setting has clearly been more inequitable and impersonal for students. Next week, I will provide more insight into these equity issues at Eastlake and our ongoing efforts to provide a positive, successful learning experience for all students. However, I want to first recognize Black History Month and the Black Lives Matter “Week of Action.” We have included more information below, but Eastlake remains committed to creating a more equitable and just school for students. That includes ensuring a successful, safe learning experience for our Black scholars, and educating all our students about Black excellence and ongoing issues of systemic racism.

We will also continue to make this remote setting more personable. First, we have worked with student leaders on a Cameras on Campaign. We have asked teachers for help to make this a classroom norm, especially during class discussions and student collaboration in breakout rooms.

Now we ask that all students help us in this effort. We still will not require cameras to be on because some students may not feel comfortable, and some might have inadequate internet bandwidth. However, we know learning is social, and students need to talk to each other about what they are learning. We also know human interaction is good for our well-being and having cameras on makes that interaction more personable.

Please do your part in this movement, as we have heard that the main obstacle is that many students are willing, but don’t want to be the only ones.

Wolf Strong, Pack Strong

Chris Bede, Principal
Equity at Eastlake

February is Black History Month. Eastlake will be kicking off our month long recognition of Black History by participating in the national Black Lives Matter at School Week. Eastlake's Student Equity Board put together short daily lessons for teachers to engage students in a week of action focused on Black Life, Black Liberation and racial justice. Each lesson encourages teachers and students to reflect on how they can make Eastlake and our local community a more racially just and equitable space while teaching students about the demands of Black Lives Matter and the 13 Principles of Black Lives Matter. While we recognize this is a national movement for a Week of Action, we know celebrating black joy, leaning into tough conversations about race and unpacking our biases and privileges are responsibilities we bear all year long. Join us in our week of action: https://www.blacklivesmatteratschool.com/
News From The Den
Eastlake Daily Schedule and Open Building Hours

Daily Schedule - Week of February 1 - 5

Daily schedules for the remainder of the school year are posted on the Eastlake website here.

Parent/Student Access Into Eastlake During Open Hours - Hours and directions here. Building will not be open during winter break for parents/student access.

Technology Support While School is Remote - link here
Thank You for Helping Families in Need

Eastlake is thankful for our relationship with the Sammamish Safeway. Since Thanksgiving, Safeway has donated almost $1,000 in food items for EHS families in need. Along with other donations from InvestED, EHS has delivered over $2,000 in food items to our families, in addition to our standard weekly Pantry Packs. If your family needs assistance or you know someone who does, please have them reach out to their Counselor. And if you are in our local Safeway, be sure to thank them for their support!
Attendance Reminders

Eastlake’s 2nd Semester started on Monday, January 25th. If a student is absent from a class, the parent/guardian has 5 days to excuse this absence. This time extension is due to Remote Learning and is only applicable for this school year.


Students do not have scheduled classes on Wednesdays. However, Wednesdays are still part of the 180 days that Washington State has set aside for their education. This is NOT a day off from school.

Every Friday, data from Teams or any other Microsoft product (except for Forms) will be extracted to determine if a student engaged in Asynchronous learning on the previous Wednesday. If the student did not participate, they are marked absent in period 11. This system was put in place to support teachers who were having to check engagement themselves, student by student for 150+ students per teacher.

For future Wednesdays, please sign in to Teams and complete an assignment for any class that you choose. This will keep your name off of the Teams data sheet and prevent an Absent mark.

-Haven Scholz - Eastlake Attendance
Eastlake Spirit Gear

Click here to visit the Spirit Wear page on the EHS website. On this page you will find options to order from the EHS Online Spirit Wear Store and the EHS Student Store.

The EHS Online Spirit Wear store closes February 3rd!
1st Semester Report Cards

Report cards will be mailed out shortly after Feb 8th. You can also access report cards sooner online; they will be posted in Skyward to view or print at 9:00 am on Feb 8th.

Directions to access report cards through Skyward
From the LWSD Website:
  1. Select Students & Families
  2. Skyward Student access/Family access
  3. Log in to Skyward
  4. Select Portfolio: Under S1 Report Card you can view your students report card.

If you would like to opt out of paper copies and not receive a mailed report card please follow this link.

-Todd Apple
Congratulations Eastlake Music Students!

Earlier this fall, several of our orchestra, band, and choir students accepted the challenge to create an in-depth audition video for this year’s All-Northwest/All-State Honor Ensembles.  We just received our notification: These musicians have been honored by a blind panel of judges as some of the most accomplished musicians from high school music programs in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, Montana, and Wyoming.

Congratulations! GO WOLVES!

Last Chance for Senior Ads, Senior Quotes and Senior Photos.

Please visit https://ehs.lwsd.org/studentsfamilies/yearbook and follow instructions on how to submit!



Evergreen Teen Book Award: Voting for the Evergreen Teen Book Award will begin February 1st and end April 1st. Students who have read one or more books on the list are invited to vote. To see the High School list visit the Evergreen Teen Book Award website. Stay tuned in February for voting instructions!

-Kathleen Story
Eastlake’s Counseling Center News

Bookings for Counselors:
Counselors are now using Bookings for meetings! To schedule a time to meet with your counselor, please visit our website to book a time to meet! https://ehs.lwsd.org/counseling

College & Career Center News

WANIC 2021-22 Academic Year Registration Opens
Tuesday, February 2, 2020
If you’re a current sophomore or junior interested in Washington Network for Innovative Careers (WANIC), the application for the 2021-22 academic year opens on February 2nd. Once your application is processed and Eastlake’s master schedule for the 2021-22 school year is finished (usually in June), Eastlake counselors and the College and Career Center will work with you to adjust your original EHS schedule requests. Applications for WANIC’s summer semester will open after spring break.

Live Wednesday Forensics Career Panel
Wednesday, February 3, 2020 at 1:30 pm-2:30 pm
The LWSD College and Career Specialist February 3rd Live Wednesday Virtual Career Panel features professionals from the world of Forensics. Cheryl Hinderer, Special Agent in Charge, Seattle FBI; Renee Hudson, Washington State Patrol Crime Laboratory, Seattle, Firearms/Toolmarks Section and Time Gately, Captain, Redmond Fire Department. Join us Live or watch the post-session recording by following the same link.

CTE Dual Credit Student Registration + Q&A Session
Thursday, February 4, 2020 at 3-4 pm
If you’re taking a CTE Dual Credit eligible class this year (see Eastlake’s list), check out this February 4th at 3 pm session explaining how the PNW College Credit consortium and CTE Dual Credit works + a step-by-step walk-through for creating an account and registering your Eastlake-eligible class. Join the Live Event. Registration for CTE Dual Credit is open until mid-June.

Opportunity Spotlight
University of Washington School of Dentistry Dive into Dentistry Day Virtual Event - Saturday, March 6, 8:30 am-3 pm
With current UW dental students and faculty running this virtual session, learn how dental school admissions work, how to prepare, how to interview and watch some real-world activities like suturing.

February is Gap Year Exploration Month
For students thinking of taking some time to work, volunteer or travel after graduation, the Gap Year Association offers resources for planning a post-high school Gap Year. View the calendar of dozens of virtual February Gap Year Exploration Month events, including gap year fairs, webinars and Instagram live events.

College and Career Calendar
Find the latest on events, contests, scholarships and more on the College and Career Center calendar.

Parents of Seniors - Help us Plan

Eastlake and the PTSA are working on plans to celebrate our seniors this year. We are working within a changing environment of constraints to create the best possible options for our seniors.

We are creating an advisory committee that includes senior parents (class of 2021 only), senior students, school staff and PTSA chairs to create an inclusive and transparent planning effort that considers the voices of all parties involved.

We are seeking Class of 2021 parents to join this committee. To learn more and to sign up, please visit the web site at http://ehsptsa.org/page/seniors/advisory.
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