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SPIRIT WEEK 12/11 to 12/15

If you participate in the Spirit Days, meet in the Cafeteria after school to be counted!

  • MONDAY: Pajama Day
  • TUESDAY: Multiplicity Day
  • WEDNESDAY: Ugly Sweater
  • Tomorrow, THURSDAY: Tie-Dye
    • Gymnastics Competition @ 7:00 in the Main Gym
    • Choir Concert @ 7:00 in the PAC
  • FRIDAY: Red and Black
    • Cram the Stand QUAD Basketball Game @ 4:00

BOOM 2017 was a SUCCESS!

Thank you to all the students who showed up and participated in the program at Bellevue College yesterday. If you went and want to continue this work in our building, please follow up with Ms. Grigsby or Ms. Quintana so we can continue these conversations.

Thank you to the staff who volunteered their time yesterday as well. A huge thank you to Sergio Garcia Perez and Brandi Henry for their work on the committee to make this event what it was!

Glee Club

Do you sing, dance, play an instrument, or just love to perform? Have you ever wanted to do almost all of those things all at the same time? If you said yes to at least one of these, you should come join Glee Club on Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 in room 173! If you have any questions or comments about Glee Club, feel free to email s-kenis@bsd405.org!

Support SkillsUSA!

Apple slices with caramel dip and a holiday surprise will be sold today, Wednesday, after 4th period at the student store for $2.

SHS Library Closure

  • Wednesday, December 13th: The Library will be CLOSED during 6th period.
  • Friday, December 15th: The Library will be CLOSED after school.

SHS Library Reminders

  • Return your overdue library books! Once you return your book, the associated fine will be deleted from your account. Check the list of overdue books posted at the library window.
  • Please enjoy your food & beverages in the cafeteria/commons. Food/drinks are no longer allowed on the Library Porch. The Library & porch are for studying quietly only. Thanks for your cooperation!

Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship

Applications must be postmarked by March 10

The Kelly Foundation of Washington is offering $2,500 awards for its scholarship program, the Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship. This award is named in honor of Ewing C. Kelly, a longtime radio and television broadcaster. The Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship is designed to reward students who demonstrate good citizenship while striving to attain their academic goals. Applicants will be judged on their academic merit, extracurricular achievements–both scholastically and in their community–and financial need. Please click on the link below to take you to the application website. Winners will be contacted by the Scholarship Committee by April 30th.


Online-fillable Application Form –


Hand Write-In Application –


Yearbooks Order Deadline Approaching

Have you pre-ordered your yearbook yet? Yearbooks are on sale now until Friday December 15th for $50.00.  This is your last opportunity to guarantee that you receive a yearbook. You may purchase online or at the accountant’s window. We will only have a limited number available at the end of the year and they will be first come, first serve by grade with seniors having 1st priority.

Hot Glass Club

The Hot Glass Club’s first meeting will be Wednesday, January 3rd 7:15-8:15 a.m. in the glass studio (room 658). There will be a prerequisite that you are in hot glass currently or have had some glassblowing experience.  If you have any questions, talk to Ms. Misoda.

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!

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

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

Audition for the Spring Musical

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

Activities and Athletics This Week (Dec 10-16)

Time Sport Level Home Visitor Location Bus Depart
Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
5:40 PM Girls Basketball JV Juanita Sammamish Juanita High School 4:15p
7:15 PM Girls Basketball Varsity Juanita Sammamish Juanita High School 4:15p
Thursday, December 14th, 2017
7:15 PM Boys Basketball C-Team Sammamish Bellevue Sammamish HS (Lower Gym)  
7:30 PM Wrestling Varsity Mercer Island Wrestling Mercer Island High School 5:30p
7:00 PM Gymnastics Varsity Sammamish Redmond Sammamish High School  
7:00 PM Winter Choir Concert PAC
Friday, December 15th, 2017
4:00 PM Girls Basketball JV Sammamish Bellevue Sammamish High School  
5:30 PM Boys Basketball JV Sammamish Bellevue Sammamish High School  
7:00 PM Girls Basketball Varsity Sammamish Bellevue Sammamish High School  
8:30 PM Boys Basketball Varsity Sammamish Bellevue Sammamish High School     

Today’s Clubs

Art Club Ms. Shih 305 Wed/7:00a.m.
Hot Glass Club Ms. Misoda 658/Glass Studio Wed/7:15-8:15a.m.
Conservation Club Ms. Flikkema 327 Every other Wed/7:30a.m.



Mr. Bright

Ms. Beckerman



Every other Wed/1:30p.m.


Soccer Club     1:45-3:30p.m.

Tomorrow Morning’s Clubs

Thursday Morning      
Journalism Club Mr. Leffler Library Thurs/7:55a.m.

Lunch Today

Express Lunch (Pizza, Burgers & Grab ‘n Go)