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Environmental & Adventure SchoolBulletinTuesday, December 12, 2017SPRING TRIPS – First half payments and permission forms due Friday, Jan. 5, 2018Last Friday, Spring Trip placements were announced to students and families. Looking ahead, we will be askingfor first half payments and signed permission forms by Friday, January 5, 2018. Additional information about yourchild’s specific trip will be emailed to all families before Winter Break begins. Please watch email for thisinformation. Thank you!Volunteer OpportunityHEALTH FAIR ORGANIZATIONAL HELP NEEDED JANUARY 2NDThe Health Fair team is looking for one volunteer to assist with organizing registration brochures and forms onTuesday morning, January 2nd at 9:00am. To volunteer, please contact Kristi Jo Lynn at [email protected] only a few days to contribute!OSPREY CLAN “SPIRIT OF GIVING” HOLIDAY DRIVE FOR HOPELINK – Thursday, 12/7 through Wednesday, 12/13Happy holidays everyone! The Osprey clan is sponsoring their annual needy family support drive throughHopeLink. We’re hoping you can help out and thank you in advance for your support! Here’s a description ofitems you can donate and information about HopeLink. More.Previous announcements WEDNESDAY ELECTIVES SESSION 3 REGISTRATIONSession 3 elective registration - It is time to sign up for session 3 electives. The new elective session beginsJanuary 3rd. Please follow this link Session 3 elective registration to register. Changes to your student'sregistration can be made any time before the registration deadline. Simply submit a new registration form withyour new information or elective choices. The registration deadline is December 15th by 10:00pm. Thoseregistering past the deadline will be placed in open electives. For questions please contact Amy Lofquist [email protected] note: *ALL* students must complete the Session 3 registration form, even those participating in theSki/Snowboard Program. See the Session 3 elective registration link above for more details.BABY NEWSAs students learned last week, Mrs. Hennessey’s baby girl has arrived! Both mom and baby are doing very well.Mrs. Hennessey will be on maternity leave as long as needed to enjoy this special time as a new mom. In themeantime, we have lined up excellent sub coverage for her classes. Thank you all for the enormous outpouring ofcare and generosity showered upon Mrs. Hennessey and her family!LEARN TO ORIENTEERNeed an excuse to get outdoors? Contact Mary Oemig to join a group doing the public course at the December16th meet at Bridle Trails. All participants will be loaned a compass and whistle to use and will learn as a grouphow to orienteer. Groups will start at 10 am. This is open to EAS students, parents and siblings. RSVP [email protected] by December 11th at 5 pm.SAVE THE DATE! – EAS PARENT ED NIGHTThe EAS Health Fair is just around the corner and we have a special Parent Night planned for Thursday, January25th at 6:30pm! We will be showing Screenagers, the highly acclaimed documentary which probes into the

vulnerable corners of family life, including her own, to explore struggles over social media, video games,academics and internet addiction. Physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston saw that with her own kids andlearned that the average kid spends 6.5 hours a day looking at screens. Through poignant, and unexpectedlyfunny stories, along with surprising insights from authors, psychologists, and brain scientists, SCREENAGERSreveals how tech time impacts kids’ development and offers solutions on how adults can empower kids to bestnavigate the digital world and find balance.UPCOMING HIGH SCHOOL & CHOICE HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION NIGHTS FOR PARENTS (& 8th GR. STUDENTS)Attention 8th grade parents- dates have been set for High School Information Nights, both Neighborhood HighSchools and Choice High Schools, for students who will be in 9th grade in 2018-2019.Neighborhood High SchoolsEastlake High SchoolJuanita High SchoolLake Washsington High SchoolRedmond High SchoolJanuary 24, 2018February 7, 2018February 7, 2018January 17, 2018Choice High SchoolsCambridge ProgramInternational Community SchoolTesla STEMJanuary 10, 2018 7:00-8:30pmJanuary 11, 2018 6:00-8:00pmDecember 6, 2017 :00pmCHOICE SCHOOL APPLICATIONSThe Lake Washington School District uses an online application for choice schools. New this year, applicantsshould submit an online application for each, separate Choice School they are considering. After completing anonline application, the applicant will receive a confirmation email from the system indicating thatthe application has been received. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. The link to the online ChoiceSchool application for the 2018-19 school year will be posted on the LWSD website when it is available.Choice School Application Timeline for the 2018-19 school year: December 11, 2017 – Applications available online January 19, 2018 – Applications due by 4:00pm February 1, 2018 – Lottery held at district February 7, 2018 – Notification letters emailed February 21, 2018 – Acceptance deadlineMore information is available on each school's website, as well as on the LWSD website.REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR EAS SKI & SNOWBOARD PROGRAM – see notes*Calling all Snow Sports enthusiasts! Registration for the 2018 EAS Snow Sports Lessons and Bus is now open!Follow this link for details: REGISTER FOR EAS 2018 SNOW SPORTS PROGRAM*Note: Instructions for purchasing a student season pass to participate in this program have been added to theEAS website, as well as the Registration link above. Deadline to register is December 15th or until the program fills,whichever comes first.*Note: The ski bus will depart from and return to EAS each week for the 7-week duration of the program.Participants’ parents should plan accordingly for evening pickup.Please direct any questions regarding the ski/snowboard program to Becky Hamilton [email protected] LINKSThese quick links are included in every edition of the EAS News Bulletin. Both can also be accessed at any time onthe homepage of the EAS website.Submit Volunteer Hours

Use this link to submit volunteer hours for the current school year. Feel freeto combine and submit multiple volunteer activities in one entry.Amazon AssociatesAny purchases made through Amazon.com via this link will generate a 4%rebate back to EAS PTO. All funds generated through the Amazon Associateslink will be used for programs that benefit all EAS students.Non-discrimination statement:The Lake Washington School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, gender,marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran, military status, sexual orientation including gender expression oridentity, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a personwith a disability, in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

EAS SNOW SPORTS REGISTRATION INFORMATONRegistration for the 2018 EAS Snow Sports Lessons and Bus is now open!Basic InformationBus service from EAS to Summit Central at Snoqualmie (and back to EAS)Seven Wednesdays: January 3-February 14, 2018Leave EAS at 10:30AM and return to EAS by 7:30PM(On the slopes 12-6PM)Cost for 7 weeks of bus only: 225Ski or snowboard lessons will be at 1-2:30PMLessons range from beginner to advanced.Students MUST take lessons if they have less than five days experience of chosen snow sport.Six Wednesdays: January 3-February 7, 2018The last week on the slopes is lesson free (or it will serve as a make-up day if needed)Cost for 7 weeks of bus and 6 weeks of lessons: 295Families will be responsible for obtaining a Summit at Snoqualmie season pass and snow sports gear(helmets required).* Instructions for purchasing a student season pass can be found here.Whether you choose to take ski or snowboard lessons or just want to ride the bus up to Summit Centralat Snoqualmie Pass please visit https://www.alpinewestskischool.com/ to register.Go to “Ski School” and click on Environmental and Adventure School.It will give you the option to register for lessons and/or the bus.Please contact Becky Hamilton, ([email protected]) your friendly EAS Snow Sports Coordinatorwith any questions. You may also contact Ron Mattila, the director of Alpine West Ski and SnowboadSchool at 253.318.2243Please check out the Rules, Procedures, Behavior Policy and Checklist. By registering in the Snow Sportsprogram, students and families agree to adhere to the policies. Please also check out the Snow SportsFAQ on the EAS website.We look forward to a fantastic season!Best wishes,Your EAS Snow Sports Team,Becky and Kristi

Osprey Clan “Spirit of Giving” Holiday Drive for HopelinkThursday, 12/7 through Tuesday, 12/12Happy holidays everyone! The Osprey clan is sponsoring their annual needy family support drive throughHopeLink. We’re hoping you can help out and thank you in advance for your support! Here’s a description ofitems you can donate and information about HopeLink. Food: During the winter holiday season, HopeLink food banks provide extra foods so families can have holidaymeals together. They are most in need of nonperishable staple foods to make sure all families have nutritious,well-balanced diets. Gifts: HopeLink's Holiday Gift Rooms help make memorable holidays for families who are struggling just topay the rent and put food on the table. At each of the six HopeLink centers, Gift Rooms are filled with newtoys and gifts for children, from infants to teens, sorted by type and age group. Parents and grandparents aregiven points based on their family size, and choose toys, clothing and other gifts given by donors like you. Thissystem allows adult family members to select gifts they knew their children need or want — and they get tobe the "giver" in the child's eyes. Sturdy Cardboard Boxes: The Osprey clan will need many sturdy boxes for the collected materials. If you havemedium or large boxes we can use, please send them in.Donations for the Gift Room should be new, unwrapped gifts. In addition to gifts for infants, toddlers andchildren, there is always great need of gifts for teenagers, who often get overlooked at this time of year.Please see the detailed lists of suggested food and gift items below.We’ll also need several parent volunteers with vans or SUVs to transport the collected items to Hopelink’sKirkland Center (near A.G. Bell Elementary) on the afternoon of Wednesday, 12/13. Please email Brian Healy([email protected]) if you can help!The Holiday Drive will run Thursday, December 7th – Wednesday, December 13th. Send donated items with yourstudent to their Advisory classroom.Thanks in advance for the wonderful giving our EAS families show each year!(Hopelink’s suggested food & gift Items on next page )

New Toys:Newborn-2 years old:Sock MonkeyRattle ToyFloor Play MatSpeelsuit/OnesieSoft Sorting BlocksMusical InchwormStacking RingLittle Live Pets PlaysetCrib & Floor Mirror3-4 years old:LEGO SetDisney AccessoriesVtech Activity CubeTonka TruckPrincess Dress 3T-4TFinger Painting Kit6-in-1 Learning SystemPlay-Doh PackPlay Pets10-15 years old: PopularMovie on DVDFleece BlanketSeattle Seahawks ApparelAction Movie on DVDSkullcandy HeadphonesSporting GearDesk LampWatchPortable Speaker16-18 years old:Gym BagYoga Mat or Yoga PantsMakeup Kit or Set 25 Retail Gift CardFIFA Video GameSeattle Sounders JerseyCell Phone CaseSnapback Hat or CapButton Up Plaid Shirt5-9 years old:Jedi Master LightsaberXbox 360 or PS4 GamesInfinity ScarfBeginners GuitarSports EquipmentHair AccessoriesArt SetMinecraftHot Wheels SetFood:Most Needed Food Items: Canned meals Canned meat (tuna, chicken, etc.) Cereal/Oats Beans (dry and canned) Fruit (canned, fresh of frozen) Grains (pasta, rice, quinoa, barley, etc) Nut butters (peanut butter, almond butter, etc) Soup and broths Vegetables (canned, fresh or frozen) Cooking Oils Flour and Sugar Spices Boxed stuffingMost Needed Non-Food Items: Baby items (size 3-6 diapers, wipes, formula) Hygiene items (toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo/soap, deodorant) Paper items (toilet paper, paper towels, zip-lock bags) Household and cleaning items (dishwasher soap, laundry soap)

Dec 12, 2017 · Eastlake High School January 24, 2018 7:00-8:00pm Juanita High School February 7, 2018 6:30-8:00pm Lake Washsington High School February 7, 2018 6:00-8:00pm Redmond High School January 17, 2018 6:30-8:00pm Choice High Schools Cambridge Program January 10, 2018 7:00-8:30pm In