Word of the Day

Homage – honor or respect demonstrated publicly



Gingerbread House Contest

Environmental Warriors is holding our annual gingerbread house contest on Tuesday, December 12, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.  Groups will be working to make gingerbread houses, and the three groups that are the best will win prizes.  All materials will be provided.

SHE: An Innovative LEADership Lab

All Lady Totems!! Do you want to know your individual strengths that make you unique from the rest of the world? Do you want to know how to market your best foot forward to the world for college, careers, and more? Sign up for this lab put on by a program called LEAD (Ladies Elite Athletic Development). SHE is an opportunity to invest in yourself and your professional and personal development while building a network of supportive women doing the same.

It will take place at 2 PM, after school, on December 13th, and it is only $19 to attend. 20 girls have already signed up, and there are 20 spots remaining! Come with your friends – there will be fun icebreaker activities and you will leave feeling confident, have a better understanding of yourself, and be ready to take on the world!

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/she-an-innovative-leadership-lab-for-gen-z-trailblazers-tickets-40086226984

T-Shirts on Sale at The Accountant’s Office Now!!

Help support the funding of Sammamish events by purchasing these T-Shirts at the accountant’s office until December 13th!  Short-Sleeves are $8, and Long-Sleeves are $12!

College Application Workshop

SENIORS: There is a College Application Workshop tomorrow, Friday, December 8th in the library, from 8:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. To attend all or part of the workshop, you must first complete a pre-arranged absence form with signatures from all teachers whose classes you will miss. This form can be picked up from Ms. Quintana in the Counseling Center. It must be returned to Ms. Quintana no later than end of day on Thursday, December 7th. You cannot turn it in on Friday December 8th to attend.

The counselors, College Corps volunteers, and Ms. Scott will be in there to help with college applications, essays, financial aid applications and whatever else you need assistance with.

Please note: Two representatives from Bellevue College will also be there to assist with completing the Bellevue College Application and to answer any questions you may have – please take advantage of this resource if BC is one of your post-high school options.

Any questions please contact Ms. Scott at scottar@bsd405.org

Audition for the Spring Musical

Interested in auditioning for Bring it On, the spring musical? Please come to an informational meeting on Thursday, December 14th in the Green Room at 3:30.

Ladies of SHS

This month the Transportation You presentation will focus on Water Quality & Transporting Resources. We will be building a water filter and testing various filtering functions of the materials we use. Come learn how water is treated, transported and used. Join us today, Thursday, December 7th in Room 144 for both lunches and let WTS treat you to a free lunch! Any questions please ask Ms. Herzog.

Totem Wear

Totem wear will be sold in the commons tomorrow, Friday, December 8th, during both lunches.

Today’s Clubs

Journalism Club Mr. Leffler 611 Thurs/3:35p.m.
Homework Club Jubilee Reach Library Tues & Thurs/3:30p.m.
Hip Hop Club Ms. Pinter Atrium Tues & Thurs/3:30p.m.
Journalism Club Mr. Leffler Library Thurs/7:55a.m.
Latino Heat Mrs. Quintana 308 Tues & Thurs/3:45-6:00p.m.
Soccer Club     Tues & Thurs/3:30-5:00p.m.


Activities and Athletics This Week

Sport Level Visitor Home Location Time Dismiss Depart Public Comment Return        
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Boys Basketball
Boys Basketball C-Team Sammamish Redmond Redmond High School 5:00 pm 3:30 PM 6:15 PM
Boys Wrestling
Boys Wrestling Varsity Interlake Sammamish Sammamish High School 7:00 pm
Boys Swim
Boys Swim Varsity Sammamish Bellevue Mary Wayte Pool 8:30 pm 7:30 PM 10:00 PM
Friday, December 8, 2017
Boys Basketball
Boys Basketball Junior Varsity Sammamish Redmond Redmond High School 4:15 pm 3:00 PM Boys/Girls JV 8:45 PM
Boys Basketball Varsity Sammamish Redmond Redmond High School 7:30 pm 4:30 PM B/G Varsity 8:45 PM
Girls Basketball
Girls Basketball Junior Varsity Sammamish Redmond Redmond High School 4:15 pm 3:00 PM Boys/Girls JV 8:45 PM
Girls Basketball Varsity Sammamish Redmond Redmond High School 6:00 pm 4:30 PM Boys/Girls V 8:45 PM

Lunch Today

Harvest of the Month: Three-Bean Veg Chili; Cheese Cornbread