Thursday, October 8, 2015 – Block schedule p. 1, 3, 5, 7

View any previous daily bulletins online.

Breakfast is now open at 6:45 am – 7:25 am. See current breakfast & lunch menu online.

SENIOR PLANNING MEETING: Meet with your counselors. Monday, Oct. 5th – 8th. (Make-ups Monday, Oct. 12th.) Please check your e-mail for your scheduled appointment time.

SUPER WEDNESDAY IS COMING! On Wednesday, October 14th Sammamish students will participate by grade level in the following:

  • 9th grade: PSAT 9
  • 10th grade: ACT
  • 11th grade: PSAT
  • 12th grade: College Day

9th, 10th, and 11th grade students will report to their assigned testing classrooms at 7:30. Testing rooms will be posted outside the main office and the student commons this week. 12th grade students will report to the library for College Workshops from 8:00 am to 11:00 am. Note: Alternate Schedule Thursday, Oct. 16th – ALL PERIODS (Mon/Tues/Fri Schedule).

NO SCHOOL: Friday, Oct. 9th – Professional Development Day

Free & Reduced Price meal applications must be renewed by Wednesday, Oct. 14th. Students without an approved application for the 2015-16 school year will “rollover” on Thursday, October 15th to an eligibility of PAID and be responsible for the cost of all meals until a new application is received and processed. The 2015-16 application for Free or Reduced Price meals is available online in English & Spanish. Go to www.mealapps.bsd405.org. Questions?? Call (425) 456-4507. See attached flyers for info.

Homecoming tickets on sale: Monday, October 5th – Thursday, October 15th. See Ms. Healy in Accounting (2nd window on the 2nd floor by the Main Office) before school, during lunches, or after school.

  • Homecoming theme is: Night at the Movies
  • Date: Saturday, October 17th from 8:00p – 11:00p
  • Price of tickets: $25 with ASB, $30 without ASB, $35 for Non-SHS students (guest pass must be signed prior to purchasing ticket! – Pick up your guest pass form from Accounting.)
  • Scholarship ticket price: $10 with a limited number of scholarship (20 tickets) students must see their counselor!
  • Location of dance: 1st Floor Atrium of the Gorgeous NEW Sammamish Building.
  • Dress code: no jeans 
NEW! Homecoming Activities: View/download revised homecoming schedule. (Note: Cookies & Cram has moved from Tuesday to Wednesday at 2:30 in the Library Porch.)
 
Re-take photo day is scheduled for Friday, October 23rd.
 
SPORTS/ACTIVITES:  GO TOTEMS!
  • Sports: View the Athletic Schedule online for current schedules.
Sport
Level
Time
Location
Home
Visitor
Depart
Boys Golf
Varsity
3:30 PM
Mercer Island
SHS
2:00 PM (Return 5:30 PM)
Volleyball
C-Team
5:30 PM
Woodinville
SHS
4:00 PM (Return 7:00 PM)
Volleyball
C-Team2
5:30 PM
Woodinville
SHS
 
Girls Soccer
Varsity
7:30 PM
Sammamish HS
Woodinville
 
Girls Soccer
C-Team
5:30 PM
Sammamish HS
Mercer Island
 
Girls Swim
Varsity
8:30 PM
Sammamish HS
Liberty
7:30 PM (10:00 PM return)
Boys Tennis
Varsity
3:45 PM
Juanita
Sammamish HS
2:30 PM
Boys Tennis
JV
3:45 PM
Sammamish HS
Juanita
 
Boys Water Polo
Varsity
 
Juanita Po
Inglemoor
Sammamish HS
 
 
  • Activities & Clubs: View current club listings online. All students welcomed!
Club
Date
Time
Location
Advisor
Hip Hop Club
Thursdays
2:30 pm
Room 220
Mackenzie Young
Disney Club
Thursdays
3:00 pm
Room 121
Mackenzie Young
Latino HEAT
Thursdays
3:15 pm
Room 308
Jannely Quintana
Math Club
Thursdays
3:05 pm
Room325
Don Burress
Producer’s Meeting
Next Thursday, Oct. 8th
3:05 – 4:30 pm
Room 175
Cory Edwards
World Relief
Thursdays
3:05 pm
Room 216
Rob Hallock

Senior Class Meeting: Tuesday, Oct. 20th – 2:30pm to 3:05 pm in the SHS Library.

COLLEGE/CAREER: Any questions? Contact Ms. McDonald, SHS Career Specialist (mcdonaldo@bsd405.org). Office Hours: Mon-Thurs, 7am-3pm, Room 343. Visit the Career Center Website for more info: http://bsd405.org/sammamish/counseling/career-center/

  • Seniors- College Corps is in the Career Center (room 343) after school today. Volunteers will be in there Mondays through Thursdays to help you with your college applications and essays. Please drop in and use this very valuable resource! Any questions please contact Ms. Scott in the Career Center.
  • Attention students 9-12th grade! Did you know you can enroll for free in the Architecture, Construction, Engineering Internship (ACE)? Any students can sign up today. Register TODAY at www.acementor.org. For more information, go to the career center in room 343.
  • Juniors can sign up for the Washington Scholars Program. For more information, check the career center website and newsletter.
  • Attention girls! On March 11, 2016 Starbucks will be inviting 80 girls from the 4 primary Bellevue High Schools to their corporate headquarters. The goal is to increase girls’ knowledge in regards to STEM careers.  Lunch and transportation will be provided for free. The event will be held from 8am-3:30pm. Applications will be available to be filled out and signed starting October 12, 2015 with all applications due November 12, 2015. Spaces will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, contact Mrs. McDonald in room 343.  You may find the Starbucks application on the career center website.
  • LOCAL HACK DAY @ Interlake HS this Saturday 10/10. Interlake High School is hosting a community service event to help students learn software and hardware engineering skills, called Local Hack Day. More information can be found at the IHS career center website: https://www.bsd405.org/interlake/2015/10/local-hack-day-interlake-1010/. Students from across the Bellevue School District are invited as well. If you’re interested, sign up online at https://localhackday.mlh.io/ AND fill out the attached form, scan, then return it via email by noon tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 9th.
  • College Visits: Sign up in Naviance. Be sure to check Naviance often for current college visit listing. When you sign up, please note the location of the visit. All visits will take place either in Room 343 (Career Center) or Library. Please sign up for the college visits you’re interested in AHEAD OF TIME!!!
College Visit
Date
Time
Location
Whitman College
Wednesday, Oct. 7
11:15 AM
Room 343
New York University
Thursday, Oct. 8
8:00 AM
Room 343
 
MARK YOUR CALENDAR:

Sammamish High School October 12-17, 2015. We will have a “Clothes for the Cause” truck in the parking lot. If we are not there, please drop off the bag or box full of goods by the truck.  Please make sure it is sealed as they must be dry! Hours of Operation:

·         October 12-15: 12:30pm – 2pm & 3pm – 6pm

·         HOMECOMING DAY October 16th we will have extended hours till 7pm

·         October 17: 8am – 12pm

Poinsettia & Wreath Sales – Order Now! Order your wreaths and poinsettias now for the upcoming holiday season.   Great gifts for your friends, family and co-workers, with prices as low as $5. High quality plants and greenery will be available for pick-up on Tuesday, December 1st.   Print the Poinsettia/Wreath Order Form and mail the form and payment or drop it off at school before Monday, October 25th.  (Details on the form).  This fundraiser benefits the Class of 2016 to help reduce the ticket price for Senior Graduation Night so that all our graduates can attend.  So please, forward this to your friends, family and co-workers.
SKI AND BOARD Saturdays/support your PTSA! Join the Saturday Bellevue Ski School Program. Give your student an enjoyable day on the slopes. All levels welcome (Grades 2nd – 12th). Transportation provided by BSD and Coach. 6 week and 8 week options. Discount pricing until Nov. 30th. Sign up before Dec. 15. Partnering w/Bellevue School District since 1958. For information and Registration go to:www.bellevueskischool.com or email:info@BellevueSkiSchool. com

The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the traditional lands of the Coast Salish Peoples. We honor with gratitude the land itself and the Coast Salish Peoples of our region, past, present and future.