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Parent Ed: Recognizing Mental Health Symptoms in Teens
Please join us  December 2nd, 7pm  online for an evening of learning. We all worry about our children's mental health, especially when we hear about an 'anxiety epidemic'. But when are our kids just being kids? When should we be concerned and seek help? Dr. Amy Mezulis , a clinical psychologist with years of experience in the field of adolescence mental health, will answer these questions and more. Dr. Mezulis is a licensed clinical psychologist, a professor and chair in the department of Clinical Psychology at SPU and the co-founder and chief psychologist at UpLift . Link to join available ... read full article
Author:
Natalie Wells 
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11/19/2020-12/2/2020

An Opportunity to fill your College Fund Jar
The College Bound Scholarship application deadline has been extended to November 30. The College Bound Scholarship is a state-funded program offered by the Washington Student Achievement Council. Students who meet one of these requirements can apply. The students family meets the income requirements, or the student is in foster care or a dependent of the state, or the student’s family receives basic food or TANF benefits. For more information, visit EHS Scholarships Program . ... read full article
Author:
Temujin Baker 
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11/9/2020-11/30/2020
Reflections Entries - Deadline Extended to Nov. 2Natalie Wells10/20/202011/2/2020
Reflections Entries - Deadline Extended to Nov. 2
This year's Reflections program is in full swing! Student entries in the dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts categories are due! We've extended the deadline into next week because of technical issues.  Visit our  Reflections page for information and instructions.    ... read full article
Election Day is November 3, 2020Natalie Wells10/20/202011/3/2020
Election Day is November 3, 2020
All Washington State ballots should have arrived in voters' mailboxes. Voting began  October 16  and ballots will be accepted until 8pm November 3 . Don't wait! Vote now by mailing your ballot or dropping it off at an official ballot box . Not registered? Register now ! ... read full article
Holiday Bazaar - Doors are Open!Natalie Wells10/20/202011/13/2020
Holiday Bazaar - Doors are Open!
Our Online Holiday Bazaar is open!  through November 13th. We are ecstatic that more than 50 of our long time (and some new) artists have opted to participate and we hope you choose local, hand made art for your holiday shopping! Visit http://bazaar.ehsptsa.org  Nov 7 - Nov 13! ... read full article
Membership MeetingNatalie Wells9/8/20209/22/2020
Membership Meeting
Please join us for the first membership meeting of the year . We will publish a Teams link the week of the meeting.  In this first meeting, we will review our operating budget for the year, reconfirm our standing rules and introduce new board members and chairs. Eastlake's principal, Chris Bede, will attend as well and be available for Q&A. The meeting will be held online September 22nd, 6pm . Join using this link:  https://tinyurl.com/ehsptsamembershipsept2020 ... read full article
Ready for the school year? Natalie Wells8/20/20209/3/2020
Ready for the school year?
We are! We've been gearing up to pivot our operations for the new year. An online school year means there are new opportunities for PTSA to add value and improve the experience for our students. We are working with the school to identify these opportunities and will continue to provide the support we always have, filling in gaps where needed.  Join us! Become a member today! 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 2020-2021 member of the Eastlake PTSA today! p.s.  you ... read full article
Join the Eastlake PTSA!Natalie Wells8/21/202110/13/2021
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
Parent Ed: Recognizing Mental Health Symptoms in TeensNatalie Wells11/19/202012/2/2020
Parent Ed: Recognizing Mental Health Symptoms in Teens
Please join us  December 2nd, 7pm  online for an evening of learning. We all worry about our children's mental health, especially when we hear about an 'anxiety epidemic'. But when are our kids just being kids? When should we be concerned and seek help? Dr. Amy Mezulis , a clinical psychologist with years of experience in the field of adolescence mental health, will answer these questions and more. Dr. Mezulis is a licensed clinical psychologist, a professor and chair in the department of Clinical Psychology at SPU and the co-founder and chief psychologist at UpLift . Link to join available ... read full article
Eastlake Senior Apparel and Masks Are HereTemujin Baker11/9/202011/10/2020
Eastlake Senior Apparel and Masks Are Here
If you’ve ordered shirts, hoodies or face masks for your senior (class of 2021), or regular Eastlake face masks, your order may have arrived. We will be handing out all orders up to October 9 order date this coming Tuesday, November 10th from 3:30pm to 5pm at the school. If your order is included, you should have an email in your mailbox. Haven’t yet placed your order? It’s not too late. Purchase your Senior Apparel and masks (class of 2021) or regular Eastlake face masks now to get them before the holidays! ... read full article
An Opportunity to fill your College Fund JarTemujin Baker11/9/202011/30/2020
An Opportunity to fill your College Fund Jar
The College Bound Scholarship application deadline has been extended to November 30. The College Bound Scholarship is a state-funded program offered by the Washington Student Achievement Council. Students who meet one of these requirements can apply. The students family meets the income requirements, or the student is in foster care or a dependent of the state, or the student’s family receives basic food or TANF benefits. For more information, visit EHS Scholarships Program . ... read full article
SMILE – Amazon Smile is available on the Mobile app!Temujin Baker11/9/202011/23/2020
SMILE – Amazon Smile is available on the Mobile app!
As we approach the holidays (or stock up on more toilet paper), a reminder about Amazon Smile.  When you use Smile, 0.5% of your eligible purchase dollars go to Eastlake PTSA. Go to https://smile.amazon.com , click “Get Started”, and look for Eastlake High School PTSA.  On the mobile app, go to the “hamburger” at the bottom right (three horizontal bars), scroll to Programs & Features, select AmazonSmile.  From there select Eastlake High School PTSA,  and moving forward every mobile Amazon-app based purchase will donate money to our PTSA. ... read full article
Financial Education for SeniorsNatalie Wells11/8/202011/18/2020
Financial Education for Seniors
We are partnering with  Financial Beginnings of Washington  to offer seniors the Financial Foundations course. The course covers key financial concepts and is held in five 1-hour online sessions. Five topics are covered, one per session, and include: Banking, Budgeting, Credit, Investing and Risk Management. This course is offered  free of charge , but registration is required. Sign up here ! Classes start November 10th.    ... read full article
Advocacy - What are Your Priorities?Natalie Wells9/24/202010/8/2020
Advocacy - What are Your Priorities?
Each year, ahead of the Legislative Assembly, the WA state PTA collects input and feedback from membership about legislative priorities to focus on. At the assembly, delegates from all state PTAs vote on the priorities for the next two years.  Please share your input in this  online survey and lend your voice to advocating for our students! The survey closes October 9.  ... read full article
Double your Impact! Natalie Wells9/24/202010/8/2020
Double your Impact!
Did you make a donation to the PTSA? Did you know many companies in our area will match your donation? Check to see if your employer is on the list . Matching donations make up a big part of our income and directly contribute to funding grants and school activities the PTSA supports. It only takes a few minutes!  ... read full article
Donations Needed for Eastlake AngelsNatalie Wells8/29/20209/12/2020
Donations Needed for Eastlake Angels
Eastlake Angels is a collaboration between the PTSA and Eastlake High School that provides immediate and confidential assistance to students whose families are experiencing financial hardship. Eastlake Angels is 100% funded by donations, any dollar amount is appreciated. Donations are tax-deductible, and you can double your impact if your  employer matches donations !  Requests are already coming 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, clothing, school supplies, or class fees-donations are urgently needed! You can donate funds online  or schedule a drop-off f or gently used ... read full article
Seeking EHS PTSA Committee Chair for 2020-2021Natalie Wells7/14/20208/31/2020
Seeking EHS PTSA Committee Chair for 2020-2021
The EHS PTSA is gearing up for next school year and we are pleased many of our chair and board positions are filled. We are looking for a few more volunteers to fill critical roles, please visit our  Open Positions page to see what the needs are, details about the roles and how to contact us.  ... read full article
Community Service at EastlakeNatalie Wells9/24/202010/8/2020
Community Service at Eastlake
Eastlake PTSA in collaboration with Eastlake High School offer a  Community Service Program that enables all EHS students to participate. Here's what you need to know: 1. Need ideas of how to serve? Click here .  2. Need to log hours? We have a new system! Check it out at http://www.ehs-service.org 3. Want to nominate a student for the Community Service Spotlight award? Click  here to submit your nomination.  4. Want to see past award winners? Visit our Community Service page .   ... read full article
Mock Testing - Sign Up NowNatalie Wells10/20/202011/2/2020
Mock Testing - Sign Up Now
Mock tests (ACT and SAT) give students the opportunity to experience the tests and learn how they did on them. EHS PTSA is partnering with  Revolution Prep  to deliver these tests online for Eastlake students. Please see our  Mock Testing page for information about the process and how to sign up.  ... read full article