Membership Meeting May 2022
Dear Tesla STEM Community Members, We are coming close to the end of another year at Tesla STEM. Coming back to in-person school has been exciting as well as challenging. We had the opportunity to connect with many of you over the year through various programs and membership meetings. Please join us at our  final Membership meeting  for this school year at  6:30 pm on May 25th . This meeting will be virtual and all you must do is join through Teams. Link will be provided in the next newsletter. Come and hear about the various PTA activities and programs of ... read full article
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PTSA End of Year Survey
Your PTSA wishes to reach out to hear from each and every one of you. We want to be an Effective PTA and we cannot do so without our community members being engaged. With a goal to achieve Transformative Family Engagement and provide you all with Inclusive, Individualized, Integrated and Impactful Programing, we have created this survey that request your input in 3 regards: Why and How you PTA? What does PTA do? How can PTA do better? Click to participate in the  2022 Tesla STEM PTSA End Of Year Survey . Your inputs will help us cater our Programing in ... read full article
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How to Submit a Strong College Application 
Save the date for the upcoming Tesla STEM PTSA webinar!! Topic: How to Submit a Stro ng College Application  When: Tuesday, May 24th from 7-8 pm    Register here  for the webinar Join Mary Pat ONeil of True Fit College Counseling to learn what colleges will look at in a college application and what students can do to strengthen their applications.  Mary Pat will explain how the type of college impacts both the cost of college and the admissibility of a student. She will also provide an overview of the college process and college timeline. ... read full article
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Announcements from School
    School is requesting for a facial tissue donation! School is looking for more facial tissue and would love to accept your donation! Please consider donating it and drop it off in the main office. Please use the new dedicated attendance email, TeslaSTEMAttend@lwsd.org . A direct link to this can be found on the Tesla STEM home page . Please include the student’s name, reason for the absence request and date, and we will make skyward notations as needed. All attendance notations must originate from a parent/guardian, regardless of student’s age. ... read full article
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2021-2022 Nominating Committee Report
The 2021-2022 Tesla STEM PTSA nominating committee hereby places the following names into nomination for the office of 2022-2023: For the office of Co-Presidents: Swarnima Aswinkumar and Vaithegi Punniamoorthy For the office of Co-VP Face: Subeka Chabbra and Nisha Gidwani For the office of VP Programs: Kavita Sharma For the office of Secretary: Kavita Dave For the office of Treasurer: Catherine Hendrickson The nominating committee has confirmed that all nominees have been a member of a PTA for at least 15* days prior to the election, and meet other requirements as stated in the WSPTA Uniform Bylaws.  Respectfully submitted, Anitha, Kavita and Nisha Tesla ... read full article
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Membership Meeting May 2022Webmaster Ptsa5/19/20226/2/2022
Membership Meeting May 2022
Dear Tesla STEM Community Members, We are coming close to the end of another year at Tesla STEM. Coming back to in-person school has been exciting as well as challenging. We had the opportunity to connect with many of you over the year through various programs and membership meetings. Please join us at our  final Membership meeting  for this school year at  6:30 pm on May 25th . This meeting will be virtual and all you must do is join through Teams. Link will be provided in the next newsletter. Come and hear about the various PTA activities and programs of ... read full article
PTSA End of Year SurveyWebmaster Ptsa5/19/20226/2/2022
PTSA End of Year Survey
Your PTSA wishes to reach out to hear from each and every one of you. We want to be an Effective PTA and we cannot do so without our community members being engaged. With a goal to achieve Transformative Family Engagement and provide you all with Inclusive, Individualized, Integrated and Impactful Programing, we have created this survey that request your input in 3 regards: Why and How you PTA? What does PTA do? How can PTA do better? Click to participate in the  2022 Tesla STEM PTSA End Of Year Survey . Your inputs will help us cater our Programing in ... read full article
How to Submit a Strong College Application Webmaster Ptsa5/19/20226/2/2022
How to Submit a Strong College Application 
Save the date for the upcoming Tesla STEM PTSA webinar!! Topic: How to Submit a Stro ng College Application  When: Tuesday, May 24th from 7-8 pm    Register here  for the webinar Join Mary Pat ONeil of True Fit College Counseling to learn what colleges will look at in a college application and what students can do to strengthen their applications.  Mary Pat will explain how the type of college impacts both the cost of college and the admissibility of a student. She will also provide an overview of the college process and college timeline. ... read full article
Senior CelebrationWebmaster Ptsa5/9/20225/23/2022
Senior Celebration
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Teacher appreciation weekWebmaster Ptsa4/24/20225/6/2022
Teacher appreciation week
Teacher appreciation week is coming up! When: May 2 – May 6 Help us thank our teachers for all that they do for our students! This year for Teacher Appreciation Week we are going to thank our teachers for helping our children grow by treating them to items that we would find at a farmer’s market! On Monday, we plan to treat our staff to the fresh baked items we find at the farmer’s market. On Tuesday, the teachers will enjoy a salad bar. On Wednesday, ASB will treat our teachers to something fun. On Thursday, the teachers will have ... read full article
PTSA Outstanding Educator Award Webmaster Ptsa4/24/20224/30/2022
PTSA Outstanding Educator Award
Parents & Students, we need your voice to be heard, please vote. If you haven't vote yet, please vote now. Do you know an outstanding teacher or staff member who goes beyond what's expected to make the Tesla STEM HS learning environment fun, beneficial, and challenging? Someone who brings enthusiasm to the school? A leader who directly influences the success of their scholars? Nominate them for the PTSA Outstanding Educator Award! Feel free to nominate more than one teacher or staff member for this award. Submit multiple forms, using one form per nominee. The Outstanding Educator Award will be presented at ... read full article
Board Nominations openWebmaster Ptsa4/8/20224/24/2022
Board Nominations open
Would you like to join the Tesla STEM PTSA Board for next school year? Or know of someone who would be a great candidate? We’d love to hear from you!  The Tesla STEM Nominating Committee is currently seeking candidates for our 2022- 2023 open board elected positions - President, Secretary, Treasurer, VP Face, VP Programs  Please note they can be a co-position. We do try to make it a 2-person job, so it’s not all on one person  Why be a part of the PTSA leadership team?   -Take a more active part in advocating at the local level for ... read full article
Conversation with Cora Goss-GrubbsWebmaster Ptsa3/20/20223/30/2022
Conversation with Cora Goss-Grubbs
What Tesla Students Want Parents to Know About Their Mental Health   – a Conversation with Cora Goss-Grubbs, Tesla STEM’s Behavioral Health Support Specialist.   Event details: 3/30/2022, 6:00 PM - 3/30/2022, 7:00 PM Time zone: (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Microsoft Teams meeting This webinar is geared towards helping parents feel empowered to engage in honest conversation about their children’s mental health.   The virtual webinar would cover topics mentioned below:  How parents can foster better communication with their teenagers  When to be concerned and how to get more help for teenagers   Evidence-based interventions for anxious and depressed ... read full article
Financing college webinar for 12th gradersWebmaster Ptsa3/6/20223/16/2022
Financing college webinar for 12th graders
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Comparing Schools and Costs webinar for 10th &11th gradersWebmaster Ptsa3/6/20223/23/2022
Comparing Schools and Costs webinar for 10th &11th graders
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Membership MeetingWebmaster Ptsa1/22/20221/26/2022
Membership Meeting
Membership Meeting  When: Wednesday, January 26, 2022, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM  Where: Online  Please come and join us at the next PTSA membership meeting at 6:30 pm on January 26th. This meeting will virtual and all you must do is join here . Please find the agenda here .  In addition to hearing about the various activities of the PTSA over the last few months, we will also have a speaker from Youth Eastside Services to talk about stress management and promoting good mental health amongst our scholars.  As we all have been navigating these unique circumstances with the pandemic, Tesla ... read full article
New Year 2022Webmaster Ptsa1/2/20221/14/2022
New Year 2022
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Happy ThanksgivingWebmaster Ptsa11/20/202111/26/2021
Happy Thanksgiving
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FALL SOCIAL EVENT 2021Webmaster Ptsa10/7/202110/15/2021
FALL SOCIAL EVENT 2021
TESLA STEM PTSA invites to our annual FALL SOCIAL EVENT When : October 15th at 5:00 PM Where : Online via Teams Join here for the meeting Bring your favorite drink and join us for a  relaxing evening. Get to know new members of  our community, enjoy some fun discussions. ... read full article
Free ACT/SAT Informational Workshop for ParentsWebmaster Ptsa9/30/202110/6/2021
Free ACT/SAT Informational Workshop for Parents
  Register here Tesla STEM PTSA is proud to partner with REVOLUTION PREP to host this free webinar for parents. This webinar discusses ACT & SAT test by discovering what each one means, and which ones should matter to your student—even if they are eyeing a “test optional” school. It would also cover what’s the difference between the SAT and ACT? This webinar spells out standardized testing’s many acronyms, shares insider tips and tricks, and gives an overview of each test to help families plan. Learn more about upcoming test prep courses offered to Tesla STEM students by Revolution Prep.  ... read full article
Parent NightWebmaster Ptsa4/12/20224/19/2022
Parent Night
TESLA STEM PTSA invites you to our PARENT NIGHT: Theme: Unexpected Gifts: What Failure Can Do for Our Children  When:  April 19 at 7:00 PM  Reserve your spot :  https://buytickets.at/theheartfulparent/666293 .   Presentation Description :  In this 90-minute presentation Christy Keating (Certified Parent Coach®) shares tips every parent needs to help them raise well-adjusted kids. Christy will touch on:   Success stories of failure.  Why it’s okay to let your kids fail.  How to help teens succeed by finding creative solutions to the challenges they face—whether that be at home, at school, or in life.  The difference between a fixed mindset and a ... read full article
Gold Membership Growth AwardWebmaster Ptsa1/22/20222/28/2022
Gold Membership Growth Award
  It's time to celebrate!!  Washington State PTA Recognizes Tesla STEM PTSA with the Gold Membership Growth Award! Tesla STEM PTSA has recently been recognized by Washington State PTA as a Gold Membership Growth Award recipient! PTAs are presented with this award for enrolling at least 10% more members this year than all of last year. That means our PTSA is growing! Thank you to everyone who has become a member so far this year: YOU are the reason our PTSA achieved this award! If you haven’t yet signed up for a 2021-2022 PTSA membership, please consider joining today! By ... read full article
Reflections WinnersWebmaster Ptsa1/16/20221/30/2022
Reflections Winners
  Reflections: 3 Tesla Stem Scholars Advance to State Level  We are excited to announce that the following Tesla STEM scholars and their entries won an award at the Council level of the Reflections arts competition and are advancing to the State level!   Congratulations  to:    Natalie Qiu , 12th Grade: Award of Excellence (2nd) for "Duet in the End of the World" in the category of Music Composition Chegu Vijay Aashray , 10th Grade: Award of Merit (3rd) for "Strength" in the category of Literature Monisha Krothapalli , 11th Grade: Award of Merit (3rd) for "A Saving Hand” in the category of ... read full article
Holiday Food DriveWebmaster Ptsa11/20/202112/3/2021
Holiday Food Drive
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Free ACT & SAT 101 Workshop by Revolution Prep Webmaster Ptsa11/14/202112/4/2021
Free ACT & SAT 101 Workshop by Revolution Prep
These free two-hour interactive strategy sessions are designed to give students insight into the official SAT or ACT exams and provide tips and tricks for test day. In these online sessions, Revolution Prep tutors will teach core test-taking strategies, including exploring the exam content and structure, how to avoid common traps, and how to create the best plan for success.  Date: Saturday, December 4, 2021                                      Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am PST  Where: Online  Cost: Free  Register here: https://www.revolutionprep.com/partners/137489/   Registration Deadline: ... read full article
Announcements from SchoolWebmaster Ptsa11/3/20217/15/2022
Announcements from School
    School is requesting for a facial tissue donation! School is looking for more facial tissue and would love to accept your donation! Please consider donating it and drop it off in the main office. Please use the new dedicated attendance email, TeslaSTEMAttend@lwsd.org . A direct link to this can be found on the Tesla STEM home page . Please include the student’s name, reason for the absence request and date, and we will make skyward notations as needed. All attendance notations must originate from a parent/guardian, regardless of student’s age. ... read full article
ReflectionsWebmaster Ptsa9/30/202111/3/2021
Reflections
Students~   Get your creative juices flowing for this year’s Reflections competition! The theme is   I Will Change the World By…     What Is Reflections ? A national arts competition offered through the Tesla STEM PTSA. Students enter a piece of art that goes through a judging process at local levels with the chance to advance to the National level.    What are the Art Categories ? Visual Arts (2D only), Music Composition, Photography, Literature, Film Production and Dance Choreography. There is also a Special Artist Division (for students with disabilities).    Who can participate?  Any student attending Tesla STEM High School. How to get started? ... read full article
Staff FavoriteWebmaster Ptsa1/3/20225/22/2022
Staff Favorite
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2021-22 Open Chair PositionsWebmaster Ptsa7/22/20219/30/2021
2021-22 Open Chair Positions
The Tesla STEM PTSA is powered by the energy, intelligence, and dedication of its volunteers! Consider using your time and talent to make an impact on our school and scholars through one of these open roles. Open Chair Positions: Advocacy                           Special Needs Liaison     LWSF Ambassador          Nominating Committee  Emergency Prep                                     If you or anyone you know may be interested in the above positions , please reach out ... read full article
2021-2022 Nominating Committee ReportWebmaster Ptsa5/19/20226/2/2022
2021-2022 Nominating Committee Report
The 2021-2022 Tesla STEM PTSA nominating committee hereby places the following names into nomination for the office of 2022-2023: For the office of Co-Presidents: Swarnima Aswinkumar and Vaithegi Punniamoorthy For the office of Co-VP Face: Subeka Chabbra and Nisha Gidwani For the office of VP Programs: Kavita Sharma For the office of Secretary: Kavita Dave For the office of Treasurer: Catherine Hendrickson The nominating committee has confirmed that all nominees have been a member of a PTA for at least 15* days prior to the election, and meet other requirements as stated in the WSPTA Uniform Bylaws.  Respectfully submitted, Anitha, Kavita and Nisha Tesla ... read full article
LET’S TALK - learning environmentWebmaster Ptsa1/15/20221/19/2022
LET’S TALK - learning environment
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Free ACT/SAT Practice Test by Revolution Prep-OnlineWebmaster Ptsa10/9/202111/20/2021
Free ACT/SAT Practice Test by Revolution Prep-Online
Tesla STEM High School is partnering with Revolution Prep to provide our students with the opportunity to practice taking college admissions exams while remaining safely at home. A proctored practice exam is the best way to get a real-time snapshot of testing performance in order to create a testing plan.   When:   SAT: Saturday, November 13, 2021  ACT: Saturday, November 20, 2021  Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm PDT  Register here:  https://www.revolutionprep.com/partners/137489/   Registration Deadline: Thursday before the exam   Instructions on how to access the testing materials, scoring app, and online testing room will be emailed to students 24 hours before the exam.  The ... read full article
AnnouncementsWebmaster Ptsa7/22/202110/31/2021
Announcements
Hello,     It's time for another exciting school year to start and an important part of Tesla STEM High School is our PTSA. Tesla STEM PTSA supports critical academic needs, is an active voice in decisions that impact your child's health, safety and quality of education, and builds a stronger, more inclusive school community. We invite you to join and, "PTA For Your Child" because increasing our membership, even by one, makes it possible to supply: 3D Printers Staff Appreciation Events Emergency Prep Need Based Student Financial Aid There is no right or wrong way to be involved - anything ... read full article
Tesla STEM PTSA Membership Growth Award RecipientWebmaster Ptsa7/22/20219/30/2021
Tesla STEM PTSA Membership Growth Award Recipient
Tesla STEM PTSA has recently been recognized by Washington State PTA as a  Membership Growth Award recipient  That means our PTSA is growing! Thank you to everyone who has become a member so far this year:  YOU  are the reason our PTSA achieved this award! Our 2021-2022 PTSA membership is open now. Please consider  joining  to help us keep growing! By doing so, you are demonstrating your support for our PTSA and all it does for our Tesla STEM High School. Thank you again!   Proud to be a 2020-2021  Washington  State PTA Membership Award Recipient Website  |  Facebook   |  ... read full article