Invite a Friend to Spark!
Friday, October 21
7-10 p.m., Cast Iron Studios
$55 per person
The second annual Spark! a fire for learning is just one week away. Be sure to get your ticket today (registration is extended through Saturday), and support Arts, Enrichment & Innovation Grants by inviting one education-minded friend to join you for an intimate Indian-themed festival of lights.
This year, educators have submitted 135 Arts, Enrichment & Innovation grant applications for creative projects that enhance student learning at all 28 schools in the district. Help us help them to Spark! a fire for learning
10th Annual Eastside Native American Education Program (ENAEP) Veterans’ Pow Wow – October 22
The 10th annual Eastside Native American Education Program's Veterans' Honor Pow Wow will be held on Saturday, October 22. The Veterans dinner begins at 3 p.m. Grand Entry will start at 6 p.m. The event will be held at Juanita High School (10601 NE 132nd Street, Kirkland, WA 98034). For additional information, contact Mary Wilber at 425-936-1402. Admission is free.
COMING ON OCTOBER 19TH
The 9th graders will be taking the PSAT 8/9. (The Pre-PSAT?!) This exam gives the school and student a baseline measurement of their college and career readiness at the beginning of high school. It also gives the student the opportunity to take a preliminary PSAT and SAT they will take their junior year. This exam will last approximately 2.5 – 3 hours. The exam will start at 8:30 and end around 11:30am. The students should be a calculator, healthy snack, and water for their short break.
The 10th graders will take the pre-ACT. This exam will help students and staff identify strengths and area for improvement in preparation for taking the ACT test their junior/senior year. The 10th graders will also be taking the Healthy Youth Survey this day. They will be testing roughly from 8:30am – 12:00 noon. Please make sure you bring a calculator, healthy snack, and water.
The 11th graders will be taking the PSAT. Strong PSAT scores can lead to scholarships, qualify for National Merit Scholarships, and help students prepare for the SAT test they will be taking their junior and even their senior year. Colleges do not look at the PSAT scores unless they have qualified for the National Merit Scholarship. The exam will start at 8:30am and take around 3 hours to finish. The students should expect to finish around 11:30 am. The students should bring a calculator, healthy snack, and water.
Seniors will have College Workshops in the Library from 8:30 – 11:30am.
October 24 – Education Connection Double-Header plus first day of Clickathon!
October 24, Noon – 1 pm
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Forum with Erin Jones and Chris Reykdal.
Rainier Room, WISC Building (address)
Free, Registration Required
Bellevue Schools Foundation and the Bellevue PTSA Council have partnered to bring you this opportunity to learn more about the candidates who are seeking Washington public education's top job. You’ll hear their visions for OSPI and get answers to your questions.
October 24, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
An Evening with Houston
Rainier Room, WISC Building, address
Light snacks served
Hear a high-energy presentation on creating lives filled with character, purpose, and compassion by Houston Kraft, a professional speaker, leadership consultant, and kindness advocate. Kraft, who speaks to middle schools, high schools, colleges, and businesses across the country, will inspire and provide you with hands-on tools that will leave you energized for lasting and sustainable change. His presentations for Bellevue School District are in support of the donor-funded Social Emotional Learning initiative in our schools.
Please contact us at email@example.com if you have any questions about the events.
SHS PARENT GROUPS
Sammamish High School
Link to all club contacts
Click on the files below to join PTSA, support STEPS, let us know how you'd like to volunteer