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Senior Slideshow! Send us your photos!
The PTSA will be creating a slideshow to honor the 2020 senior class. To have your senior included in this slide show, please follow these instructions to send us photos  by June 3rd : Please send a baby photo and a senior photo of your student. Label each with first and last name and "Baby" or "Senior" *Attach* the two files to an email to this address We would love to have all seniors represented as this has been an especially difficult time for them, so please send in as soon as possible. All photos should be submitted by email  by ... read full article
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Natalie Wells 
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5/12/2020-6/3/2020

Community Survey - Tell us what you think!
Each year, EHS PTSA collaborates with Eastlake to survey our community. We use the information you provide to ensure our efforts focus on what's most important to you. Please take a moment to fill out this survey. You do not need to be a PTSA member! You will be entered in a drawing to win a prize (if you supply your email). Fill Out Survey </form> ... read full article
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Natalie Wells 
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5/27/2020-6/1/2020

PTSA Award Nominations
Do you want to honor a FABULOUS educator, volunteer, or student? We are now accepting nominations for our EHS PTSA awards in the following categories! More information about the awards here .     CLICK HERE TO NOMINATE . You may nominated more than one person! Deadline for nominations is Monday, June 1, 2020 . ... read full article
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Natalie Wells 
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5/27/2020-6/1/2020
Membership MeetingNatalie Wells4/28/20205/20/2020
Membership Meeting
Please join us for the final membership meeting of the year . Emails have been sent to all current PTSA members who are eligible to vote on PTSA business with a link to join. In this final meeting, we determine next year's business - voting on budget, standing rules and candidates for the incoming board. Eastlake's principal, Chris Bede, will attend as well and be available for Q&A. The meeting will be held online May 20, 6pm .    ... read full article
Mock Testing - Scoring WebinarNatalie Wells3/7/20203/11/2020
Mock Testing - Scoring Webinar
For those who took the Mock SAT and Mock ACT last month , please join us on Wednesday, March 11th at 7:00 p.m. for a free live webinar hosted by Tessa Selch, Eastlake's dedicated advisor from our community partner, Revolution Prep.  She will discuss how to interpret your child's scores, and how to use this data to create the best preparation plan for your child moving forward.  If your child has not taken a practice exam just yet, that is okay.  Feel free to join and hear important information about college admissions testing. Register to save your spot and receive ... read full article
Senior Apparel - Order Deadline Natalie Wells11/15/201911/15/2019
Senior Apparel - Order Deadline
We are putting another order in this weekend! Order today to be included! Click the image to order. ... read full article
Membership meeting - TODAY!Neelima Krovvidi9/2/20199/26/2019
Membership meeting - TODAY!
Date and Time : Sept. 25 at 6 p.m Venue : EHS Commons Please join us for our first membership meeting of the school year  just prior to Curriculum Night. We are delighted to have Mr. Bede join us for a Principal Chat . PTSA members will also get a chance to review and vote to approve our budget for the coming year and our standing rules, by which we operate. Hope to see you all there!  ... read full article
Senior Slideshow! Send us your photos!Natalie Wells5/12/20206/3/2020
Senior Slideshow! Send us your photos!
The PTSA will be creating a slideshow to honor the 2020 senior class. To have your senior included in this slide show, please follow these instructions to send us photos  by June 3rd : Please send a baby photo and a senior photo of your student. Label each with first and last name and "Baby" or "Senior" *Attach* the two files to an email to this address We would love to have all seniors represented as this has been an especially difficult time for them, so please send in as soon as possible. All photos should be submitted by email  by ... read full article
Photos Needed! Thank You Teachers Slide ShowNatalie Wells4/28/20205/8/2020
Photos Needed! Thank You Teachers Slide Show
  Next week, May 4th, is National Teacher Appreciation week. Our chairs had amazing plans to show our appreciation to Eastlake Staff all week long! Unfortunately, we cannot follow our plans. Instead, we'd like to ask our students and community to send in "Thank you Teachers" photos and short videos - home made signs (see images for example), insta-style photos, Tik-Tok style short videos - anything that says "Thank you, we appreciate you". PTSA will then produce a slide show from all the incoming media that will be sent directly to staff. Let's do this! Please email your media to thankyoustaff@ehsptsa.org  by ... read full article
Scholarship - Applications Due March 18Natalie Wells1/19/20203/18/2020
Scholarship - Applications Due March 18
Eastlake High School's PTSA is please to offer a number of scholarships to Eastlake students. The Scholarship Committee is now accepting applications, applications are due March 18. Please visit our  Scholarships page for details on the various options. Please  email  for more information. ... read full article
TONIGHT: Parenting Toolbox for the Teenage YearsNatalie Wells1/6/20201/22/2020
TONIGHT: Parenting Toolbox for the Teenage Years
The Eastlake PTSA is excited to host a parent education event--"Parenting Toolbox for the Teenage Years."  Please join us on Wednesday, January 22nd from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the Eastlake High School Performing Arts Center to hear from school district representatives and community members about some of the topics affecting our kids today, and how parents can build their skills to best help their kids through this challenging time.  Our panel speakers include Johnny Phu (LWSD Director of Student Services), Principal Chris Bede, Sara Anderson (EHS Counseling Department Chair) and John Holifield (Eastlake Learning Community Attendance Specialist and BECCA Coordinator. Nancy ... read full article
Coffee with the CounselorsNeelima Krovvidi12/1/201912/16/2019
Coffee with the Counselors
Parents:  Have questions for the counseling department?  Join the Coffee with Counselors on Monday December 16 at 9:00am in the counseling office.  It will be a group setting so if you are in need of discussing specifics about your student you can email your student’s counselor directly.     ... read full article
Seeking Holiday Bazaar VolunteersNatalie Wells10/9/201910/23/2019
Seeking Holiday Bazaar Volunteers
We are so excited for our 26th Annual Eastlake Holiday Bazaar, to be held on November 2nd . Volunteers are vital to the success of this wonderful, much-anticipated event. Student and adult volunteers are needed in a variety of capacities on Friday, November 1st and Saturday, November 2nd. Please consider signing up for a shift or two! ... read full article
Seeking More Holiday Bazaar Bakers!Natalie Wells10/25/201911/1/2019
Seeking More Holiday Bazaar Bakers!
Did you know we have a bake sale at the Holiday Bazaar with all proceeds from donated goods go to the PTSA? We need more bakers to help make this sale a great fundraiser, and of course - sweeten the day for our bazaar patrons. Please click here to sign up to help! Thank you! ... read full article
Mock ACTNeelima Krovvidi10/6/201910/12/2019
Mock ACT
There’s still time to register for the mock ACT test offered by Revolution Prep and Eastlake PTSA. The fall test is Saturday, October 12 at 9 AM . $25 donation to the PTSA, sign up  here .     ... read full article
Community Survey - Tell us what you think!Natalie Wells5/27/20206/1/2020
Community Survey - Tell us what you think!
Each year, EHS PTSA collaborates with Eastlake to survey our community. We use the information you provide to ensure our efforts focus on what's most important to you. Please take a moment to fill out this survey. You do not need to be a PTSA member! You will be entered in a drawing to win a prize (if you supply your email). Fill Out Survey </form> ... read full article
PTSA Award NominationsNatalie Wells5/27/20206/1/2020
PTSA Award Nominations
Do you want to honor a FABULOUS educator, volunteer, or student? We are now accepting nominations for our EHS PTSA awards in the following categories! More information about the awards here .     CLICK HERE TO NOMINATE . You may nominated more than one person! Deadline for nominations is Monday, June 1, 2020 . ... read full article
Seeking Candidates for EHS PTSA Board for 2020-2021Natalie Wells3/27/20204/30/2020
Seeking Candidates for EHS PTSA Board for 2020-2021
The EHS PTSA Nominating Committee is currently seeking candidates for our 2020-2021 PTSA board elected positions. All positions are eligible for nomination, including Co-President, Treasurer, Secretary, VP of Volunteers, VP of Membership, and VP of Fundraising.  PTSA leadership positions allow you to take a more active part in advocating at the local level for the benefit of all EHS scholars and community and give you the very exciting opportunity to see firsthand how your association allocates your money and works to improve the school community.  To find out more information about these roles, please visit our page . We would ... read full article
Student Academic Recognition - Help NeededNatalie Wells2/13/20202/28/2020
Student Academic Recognition - Help Needed
Each quarter, the EHS PTSA recognizes students for academic achievement. All student with a term GPA of 3.75 or higher will be invited to enjoy a treat on February 28th.  Help us make this treat special for them by  signing up to bring sweet, juice or just help the day of the event. Click here to help!  ... read full article
Mock Testing Coming Up!Natalie Wells2/6/20202/29/2020
Mock Testing Coming Up!
Don't miss this great opportunity for your student to experience college testing! Our mock tests are run by our community partner, Revolution Prep , and are full length exams that simulate the test-day experience. These are one of the best ways to prepare students for the office exams. Sign up today to one or both of these two here . Saturday, Feb 22 at 9:00am-12:30pm Mock SAT Saturday, Feb 29 at 9:00am-12:30pm Mock ACT Revolution Prep is offering a FREE Score Report Review session with their dedicated Academic Advisor, Tessa Selch, by clicking here: SCHEDULE SRR . She may also be reached ... read full article
Senior Sendoff Info NightNatalie Wells1/22/20201/23/2020
Senior Sendoff Info Night
Senior Sendoff is a fun night for students right after graduation. You can read about and sign up  here . If you’ve signed up or are considering, or are interested in volunteering for the event, we are holding an information night Thursday January 23rd at 7pm in the EHS library. SSO lead  Renee Baker will answer all your questions!  ... read full article
It's Amore! Staff Appreciation Lunch - Help NeededNatalie Wells1/19/20202/2/2020
It's Amore! Staff Appreciation Lunch - Help Needed
We will be celebrating our wonderful Eastlake teachers and staff with an  Italian-themed  lunch on Wednesday, Feb 5th and NEED YOUR HELP in providing a Valentine’s Day-inspired buffet to feed 250 teachers and staff. We can’t do it without you, so please sign up  here .  All items should be dropped off by 11am in the staff lounge or balcony above commons. Please  email  us with any questions about the staff appreciation lunch or helping with future events. ... read full article
Join our Membership MeetingNatalie Wells1/6/20201/15/2020
Join our Membership Meeting
Please join our Membership Meeting on Wednesday January 15 at 6pm . We will be sharing information about our grants program and parent education opportunities, and electing our nominating committee.  PTSA membership is not required to attend.  We hope to see you then! ... read full article
Drug & Alcohol Prevention and Intervention Counselor at EastlakeNatalie Wells11/20/201912/4/2019
Drug & Alcohol Prevention and Intervention Counselor at Eastlake
Allyse DiRe-Day is the new Prevention Intervention Specialist (PI or Drug & Alcohol Counselor) from Youth Eastside Services . This is her 7th year of educating, presenting and supporting for students, families and staff. She will be at Eastlake on Tuesdays and Fridays from 8:45am to 3:15pm, in room C-236B.  Allyse works with students who are referred by teachers, administrators, students, staff and parents. Her work includes anything related to Drug/Alcohol/Tobacco/Nicotine including signs/symptoms, trends across our district and communities and any family issues related to D/A use/abuse. She also has community resource referrals for any kind of counseling, support groups, family ... read full article
PTSA Listening Session on Access and InclusionNatalie Wells11/6/201911/19/2019
PTSA Listening Session on Access and Inclusion
Please Join LWPTSA Council Special Education Group and LWPTSA Council Representatives for a PTSA Listening Session on Access and Inclusion on Tuesday, Nov 19, 6:30pm at the LWSD Resource Center . The discussion will center on ways to make local PTSA events and activities accessible for and inclusive of all students and their families. We are seeking input on families' experience with PTSAs, ideas on how PTSAs can make events more accessible and hear of any challenges PTSAs may have on doing so. See Council's  Facebook Event  for more information. ... read full article
Upcoming EventsNatalie Wells11/6/201911/17/2019
Upcoming Events
Don't miss out on these important events coming up, click for details.    Nov 12, 7pm Nov 19, 6:30pm ... read full article
Elections are November 5th!Natalie Wells10/27/201911/5/2019
Elections are November 5th!
Mail-in ballots were sent out October 21st. Please remember to put them in the mail postmarked by Nov 5 2019 for the upcoming elections, or  find a ballot drop box near you. It's not too late to register to vote! You can register  online  until Monday October 28th , and in person all the way to election day Nov. 5th (click  here to see how). ... read full article
Sweet HomecomingNeelima Krovvidi10/13/201910/19/2019
Sweet Homecoming
We're looking for volunteers to bring desserts for homecoming dance. Help us sweeten the evening by signing up to bring a dessert or two. Please click  here  to help. Thank you! ... read full article
Staff Appreciation Fall Luncheon - Seeking Volunteers!Neelima Krovvidi10/13/201910/23/2019
Staff Appreciation Fall Luncheon - Seeking Volunteers!
We will be celebrating our wonderful teachers and staff of Eastlake with a Fall Harvest Lunch on Wednesday, October 23rd at 12pm and are looking for YOUR help in providing a harvest inspired buffet to feed 250 teachers and staff. If you can help, please  sign up . If you can’t this time, we would love your help next time! All items should be dropped off by 11am in the staff lounge or balcony above commons. If you have any questions about the lunch or helping with future events, please email us at sarah@ehsptsa.org . THANK YOU! Your EHS Staff ... read full article
Donations Needed for Eastlake Angels!Neelima Krovvidi10/6/201910/17/2019
Donations Needed for Eastlake Angels!
Requests are already pouring in from students who are falling short financially with home or back-to-school necessities. We need your help to keep up! Whether it’s for toiletries, school supplies, fees or homecoming tickets, funds are urgently needed! You may make tax-deductible donations online  . You can also drop off new/gently used teen clothing and shoes in the Angels bin outside of the counseling office. Thank you for your generosity! Contact angels@ehsptsa.org with questions. ... read full article
Missed the meeting?Neelima Krovvidi9/29/201910/10/2019
Missed the meeting?
Did you miss our first Membership Meeting? Thanks for all the parents that came to our first Membership Meeting. If you didn't get a chance to join, please visit our  Meeting page  and check out the various documents we shared. All motions to approve the Mission and Goals, Standing Rules and Budget were unanimously approved. If you have any questions on any of the documents or what was covered at the meeting, please contact our PTSA presidents at president@ehsptsa.org. Hope to see you all at our next meeting in January. ... read full article
Early Bird Gets to Show Off!Neelima Krovvidi9/4/20199/18/2019
Early Bird Gets to Show Off!
Your senior will be among the first to wear this year's apparel for seniors - we have hoodies and long sleeve T's in black and crimson, click on the image to order. We have short sleeve shirts too!  We will be selling at school as well (cash or check only) daily during lunch, Sept 16-27.  ... read full article
Join the Eastlake PTSA!Natalie Wells8/19/201910/13/2019
Join the Eastlake PTSA!
Get all of your Back to School PTSA business done in one place! Click the button below to create an account (or to update information on your existing account), get your membership, donate, see our available mock testing options, senior events, our Eastlake Angels program, opportunities for volunteering, and our EHS Parent Pledge. PTSA membership reflects a commitment to our students and our school, as well as the desire to positively impact the education of all children. Become a 2019-2020 member of the Eastlake PTSA today! ... read full article
Become an Approved LWSD Volunteer!Natalie Wells8/2/20198/16/2019
Become an Approved LWSD Volunteer!
Make sure to visit the  LWSD Volunteer page to check your volunteer status and if needed, apply to become an approved volunteer online!  ... read full article
Photo Challenge!Natalie Wells4/7/20204/15/2020
Photo Challenge!
We're separated by the pandemic but we are together in spirit! Send us photos of how you're spending "shelter-in-place" are your house and we'll make a collage to share on our Facebook page ! Email your photos to communications@ehsptsa.org .  ... read full article
*NEW* EHS PTSA Parent Book Club! Natalie Wells3/7/20203/25/2020
*NEW* EHS PTSA Parent Book Club!
All Eastlake parents are invited to join us for an evening of fellowship, learning, and dialogue. Our first book will be  The Teenage Brain , by F. Jensen & A. Ellis Nutt. Part user’s manual, part survivor’s guide, the book provides lots of information and real life examples with humor and heart. Due to school closure, we are looking at having an online event at our original planned in-person event,  Wednesday, March 25 th  from 7-9pm . Click here to join the event online ! Join a few minutes before 7pm so you have time to install Microsoft Teams app ... read full article
Parent Education Event - RecordingsNatalie Wells2/14/20202/27/2020
Parent Education Event - Recordings
We were delighted to see the turnout at our Parenting Toolbox for the Teenage Years events earlier this month. This event was designed based on feedback from our parent community in last year's community survey.  We are pleased to offer recordings of the three breakout sessions held, please click on the link to view the recording:  Building Strong Families  - Nancy Colburn and Danit Erlich Drug and Alcohol Use and Healthier Options to Cope with Stress  - Alysse DiRe-Day and Kristie Neklason Social Media and Its Impact on Teens  - John Hollifield     ... read full article
Membership MeetingNatalie Wells1/23/20202/5/2020
Membership Meeting
Please join us on February 5th at 6pm in the EHS Library . In this meeting, we will be sharing information about our grants program and parent education opportunities, and electing our nominating committee.  PTSA membership is not required to attend.  We hope to see you then! ... read full article
Community Service - Fall Awards!Natalie Wells11/20/201912/3/2019
Community Service - Fall Awards!
Check out the  Fall Community Service Awards . Students in all grades reached award levels with 50, 100, 150 and 200+ service hours. These hours can be accumulated through individual service, local organizations, EHS service clubs, etc. Visit the  EHS Community Service webpage  to read all about the EHS Community Service Program, how to earn the graduation honor cord, or how to log hours.  If your name is not on the list but you completed your service hours, please contact  eastlakekey@gmail.com . Go Wolves - Keep on serving!  ... read full article
Join the PTSA Board!Natalie Wells11/12/201911/17/2019
Join the PTSA Board!
We are still looking for a few more passionate people to join our team. Serving on the PTSA means that you go beyond just lending your voice to advocate for our students and pledge time to do so. We are seeking two VPs for our Ways and Means  (fundraising), Senior Convocation chairs and a parent education chair. Please visit our  recruiting page  for information about these positions, or contact our  VP of Volunteers  directly. ... read full article
Back to Business DaysNeelima Krovvidi8/26/20198/29/2019
Back to Business Days
On Back to Business Days, students get to check out their laptops, have their pictures taken and complete other steps so they can start the year smoothly. Remember to pay online for  Back  To  School  items before sending your students to  Back  to  Business  Days! Go to  LWSD Online Payments  to pay for ASB Cards, Yearbooks, PE Shirts, Test Fees, Transcript Fees, Parking Permits, etc. There will be extra lines set up for students who have already paid online to move them on quickly- paying online saves time!   Bring you student/s by any time between 8 am and 1 ... read full article
PTSA Open Board & Chair PositionsNatalie Wells8/22/20199/15/2019
PTSA Open Board & Chair Positions
Would you like to join a group of passionate people who work to enrich our students' experience at Eastlake? We have a number of open board and chair positions for Eastlake PTSA. Click here to see the open positions and either  sign up online or contact our VP of Volunteers !  ... read full article
Changes to AP Exam Ordering DeadlinesNeelima Krovvidi9/23/201910/25/2019
Changes to AP Exam Ordering Deadlines
Please note the changes made to AP exam ordering deadlines. LWSD students need to register and pay for AP exams from Oct 14, 2019 through the end of the last lunch period at their school on Oct 25, 2019 . For more details, click here .   ... read full article
Emergency PreparednessNatalie Wells8/22/20199/5/2019
Emergency Preparedness
Do you feel prepared in case of a disaster? Sammamish Citizen Corps with the City of Sammamish and Eastside Fire and Rescue invite you to the Sammmamish Citizen Corps Disaster Preparedness Fair  at Sammamish City Hall on September 7 from 9:00-3:00 . There will be providers, presentations, food vendors and giveaways! Go to  www.sammamishcitizencorps.com for more information. In addition, Sammamish Citizen Corps is running another CERT class this fall. CERT stands for Community Emergency Response Team. This program educates people about disaster preparedness and trains you in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team ... read full article
Ice Skate and Support EHS PTSA!Natalie Wells12/10/20191/20/2020
Ice Skate and Support EHS PTSA!
Ready for some holiday spirit? The Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink opened to the public on Friday, Nov 29! Mention "Eastlake High School" when you arrive at the rink and they will donate $3 of your paid admission to our EHS PTSA! The ice rink, located at Bellevue Downtown Park, is open Nov 29th-Jan 20th and is part of the Bellevue Magic Season. For more info, check out the flyer . ... read full article