Eastlake’s Counseling Center News
Junior Meetings with counselors are underway! At this time of the school year, counselors are meeting with juniors to discuss plans beyond high school, whether planning for college or otherwise. How to schedule your junior meeting:
1- Watch the Junior Meeting presentation that was held during Wolf Time A on March 2nd. A recording of the session is HERE
2- Review the EHS Post High School Guidebook found on our website HERE
3-Complete the Junior Meeting Survey, so your counselor can prepare information needed for your meeting with them HERE
4- Schedule your 15–30-minute junior meeting through Bookings HERE
(Click on your alpha counselor and the bookings link will appear)
The district is working closely with College Board to Finalize testing dates and test formats. At this time, we do know that all AP tests for LWSD will occur in the Administration 2 & 3 test window. Additional information should be available next week-stay tuned!
World Language Testing
We have one World Language proficiency test dates left for the 2020-21 school year! The remaining test date is:
Child Mind Institute
While we are inching closer to more normalcy in our lives, this pandemic has taken a toll on all of us to varying degrees at times. Click HERE
to learn more about the signs of depression, how you as a parent/student can work through a hard time and additional supports that may be of use. And as always, please reach out to your counselor if you need to talk more and find access to additional supports!
Parents: What you need to know about teens, marijuana, vaping & street drugs
Join us for an online event on March 9th to hear from one LWSD parents' story and what they want you to know, learn more about different drugs and how teens are accessing them, how to talk to your teen and much more! Click HERE
to view the flyer and to register to attend!
College & Career Center News
Eastlake Post-High School Guidebook
Find some of our best post-high school planning resources in a new Eastlake Post-High School Guidebook. It’s packed with resources, tips, and links for post-high school options, college planning to do’s, money matters, timelines and more.
Live Wednesday March 10, 2021, Virtual Engineering Career Panel at 1:30 pm
Our guests: Ed Gudis, BS and MS Electrical Engineering
, 20+ years of experience working on hardware and silicon chips in computer vision and communications networking, including UAVs, submarines, military vehicles, cable TV, 4G cellphones, and more. Mr. Gudis is currently a Silicon Design Manager at Facebook building chips for futuristic augmented reality glasses; Rahul Bhardwaj, BS in Mechanical Engineering
from Carnegie Mellon University 2018, is currently a Mechanical Engineer at Facebook designing mechanical components for next generation AR glasses. Previously Rahul was a summer intern and then full-time employee at Amazon as a structures engineer working on their delivery drones where he conducted structural analysis, composite design, and wrote code to optimize vehicle designs. Rahul did his freshman year at Purdue before transferring to Carnegie Mellon to finish his degree; Alexandra Zea, BS in Aerospace Engineering
from Georgia Tech, is a Systems Engineer at Boeing creating next generation of aerospace vehicles – from satellites launched into space to unpiloted aerial vehicles, commercial airplanes, military airplanes, and everything in between. Alex has had the opportunity to work on multiple Boeing products at sites around the world and most recently joined the team in St. Louis to develop Boeing’s future products. Join us for this Live Event.
Sammamish Rotary Scholarships, Deadline March 20, 2021
The Sammamish Rotary Club of Sammamish awards up to one college scholarship for each of the three city of Sammamish high schools including their affiliated home-schooled students. Each selected student is awarded a scholarship of up to $4,000 over the expected length of their specific college program. Learn more
Virtual Marine and Environmental Sciences College Fair
March 27, 2021, 9 am-3 pm
The Ocean Institute’s Virtual Marine and Environmental Sciences College Fair includes presentations, small session chats, student and alumni panels, and exhibits focused on post high school, college and career opportunities.
WANIC (Washington Network for Innovative Careers) Virtual Open House
March 9, 2021 at 5:30-7:00 pm
Features WANIC’s Auto Technology, Building Industry Technology, Cisco Networking, Culinary Arts, Dental Careers, DigiPen Art & Animation, DigiPen Music & Sound Design, DigiPen Video Game Programming, Fire & EMS, Health Science Careers (Nursing), Medical Careers, Sports Medicine and more through this virtual open house.
University of Washington Foster Young Women’s Leadership Summit
April 1, 2021 Priority Application Deadline for July summer session
This Leadership Summit is targeted at rising high school seniors who identify as female. Students in this program will explore the world of business through workshops and discussions with faculty, alumni, current students, and professionals. The focus of the Summit is to introduce students to the Finance, Operations and Supply Chain Management, and Information Systems. Students will also learn about professionalism, leadership, and what to expect in a college business setting. The 2021 YWLS will be fully virtual and will take place from July 7 to July 30, 2021. Learn about the selection criteria and apply.
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