Welcome new incoming 9th grade Scholars and Parents!
Tesla STEM PTSA would like to welcome all the new scholars and their parents that will start at Tesla STEM High School in Fall 2021. Membership to the PTSA  for the year 2021-22 will open on July 1st 2021 . Please wait until then to apply to the PTSA. (If you apply before July 1st, it will be for the year 2020-21).  Meanwhile, please  sign up for our weekly newsletter to get news about Tesla STEM PTSA, Tesla STEM High School and Lake Washington School District events.  ... read full article
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Tesla STEM PTSA Elected officers 2021-2022
The Tesla Stem PTSA Board members for the school year 2021-2022 were elected on May 26, 2021 For office of Co-Presidents: Swarnima Aswinkumar and Vaithegi Punniamoorthy For office of Vice Presidents of Programs: Kavita Sharma For office of Vice President of Community Building/FACE : Elena Dumitrescu For office of Secretary: Deepa Rao For office of Treasurer: Galina Prokop    ... read full article
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Graduation Party - Senior Celebration for Class of 2021
Contribute to 2021 Senior Celebration Senior Celebration events are funded by Senior parents buying a ticket for $125 per student and from PTSA funds budgeted for Graduation celebration. These events are organized by Tesla STEM PTSA as recommended by the School Principal and are open to ALL Tesla STEM Seniors. More information to sign up for  graduation celebration for the Class of 2021 can be found on our  Senior Events page.  ... read full article
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Awards
Lake Washington PTSA Council 2021 Golden Acorn Award Congratulations to our own Tesla STEM PTSA Board Member Swarnima Aswinkumar .  The  Golden Acorn  is presented to an individual whose outstanding service to all children in the community is above and beyond the volunteer position. This year’s recipients,  Irene Neumann  and  Swarnima Aswinkumar (Tesla STEM PTSA Board Member) , have consistently gone above and beyond during their many years of PTSA service. As part of LWPTSA Council, they kicked off the Welcome Event to reach new families in the District, received a National PTA grant for the LWPTSA Council, and work ... read full article
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Last Membership Meeting of 2020-21Webmaster Ptsa4/26/20215/27/2021
Last Membership Meeting of 2020-21
Save the date! The last Tesla STEM PTSA Membership Meeting for 2021-22 will be on May 26th 2021. All members have received an email with the link to join the meeting (it's in the Agenda). We will be giving out Outstanding Teacher and Staff Awards at this meeting. If you are not a member, you can still attend but you will be unable to vote on items as a member. Send an email to membership@teslastemptsa.org to receive the Zoom link to the meeting.  See our Calendar of events.  ... read full article
Tesla STEM High School Bell ScheduleWebmaster Ptsa4/16/20215/8/2021
Tesla STEM High School Bell Schedule
Starting April 19th, Tesla STEM High School scholars will follow a new hybrid schedule. The schedule is shared here.  ... read full article
It’s not too late to join the PTSA today!Webmaster Ptsa2/19/20212/19/2021
It’s not too late to join the PTSA today!
You have made it to the halfway point of the school year! Congratulations Parents! We want to remind you that it is not too late to become a member of the PTSA. As a member you get to have a voice and a vote with what happens through the PTSA involvement at Tesla STEM High School. We still need your participation and would love to see you put the “P” in PTSA for the 2020-2021 school year! Join today . ... read full article
Virtual Escape Room - Senior EventsWebmaster Ptsa2/16/20212/26/2021
Virtual Escape Room - Senior Events
For Seniors - Escape Room! Win prizes, spend time with peers, solve a fun Escape Room (Virtual) with your chosen Senior Tesla STEM Scholars' team.  Set up your team of 2-6 Tesla STEM Seniors NOW by submitting the names by Thu February 18th. The Escape Room will be on Friday, February 19th. A link will be shared with you before the event.  ... read full article
Welcome new incoming 9th grade Scholars and Parents!Webmaster Ptsa1/24/20216/30/2021
Welcome new incoming 9th grade Scholars and Parents!
Tesla STEM PTSA would like to welcome all the new scholars and their parents that will start at Tesla STEM High School in Fall 2021. Membership to the PTSA  for the year 2021-22 will open on July 1st 2021 . Please wait until then to apply to the PTSA. (If you apply before July 1st, it will be for the year 2020-21).  Meanwhile, please  sign up for our weekly newsletter to get news about Tesla STEM PTSA, Tesla STEM High School and Lake Washington School District events.  ... read full article
From Awareness to Action: Understanding Youth Substance UseWebmaster Ptsa11/17/202011/20/2020
From Awareness to Action: Understanding Youth Substance Use
THIS WEEK THURSDAY at 7 pm:  It's especially important right now that parents keep learning and understanding about substance use and the potential for abuse and in particular the links to youth mental health.  SIGN UP HERE   ... read full article
Graduation Details - Class of 2021Webmaster Ptsa5/23/20216/6/2021
Graduation Details - Class of 2021
Graduation Details from LWSD (with specific information from Tesla STEM High School) Parking – T-Mobile Parking Garage Parking will be free in the T-Mobile Parking Garage for all families and staff attending graduation. When you arrive, you will let the parking attendant know that you are there for your school’s graduation. Seating Schools will be sending out a survey of participation (RSVP) so that we know if your graduate intends to participate in the ceremony at T-Mobile Park. Ticket details will be shared at a later date. Tickets will be allotted per school, total number of available tickets for each ... read full article
Help us be a better PTSA - Take the Survey!Webmaster Ptsa5/23/20216/6/2021
Help us be a better PTSA - Take the Survey!
Please respond before May 25th. Click here to participate .  Tesla STEM PTSA wishes to reach out to hear from each and every one of you. We want to be an Effective PTSA 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 requests your input in 3 regards: Why and How you PTSA? What does PTSA do for you? How can PTSA do better? Click here to participate. Your inputs will help us ... read full article
AP Testing ScheduleWebmaster Ptsa5/14/20216/12/2021
AP Testing Schedule
2021 AP Testing has begun. The schedule is complex for each grade and the digital tests require setup of your student's laptops. You can check the details and schedule on the school page . ... read full article
2021-22 Open Chair PositionsWebmaster Ptsa5/2/20215/8/2021
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 roles. Volunteer Coordinator: This chair position is required to attend all General and Board Meetings. The chair coordinates back-to-school packets in August, helps in recruiting volunteers, provides volunteer lists to committee chairs and solicits volunteers for events/programs as needed throughout the year. The position is responsible in advertising volunteer needs and opportunities to the school community.  They also oversee some of the PTSA committees.  Newsletter Chair: ... read full article
Tesla STEM PTSA Elected officers 2021-2022Webmaster Ptsa4/28/20216/30/2021
Tesla STEM PTSA Elected officers 2021-2022
The Tesla Stem PTSA Board members for the school year 2021-2022 were elected on May 26, 2021 For office of Co-Presidents: Swarnima Aswinkumar and Vaithegi Punniamoorthy For office of Vice Presidents of Programs: Kavita Sharma For office of Vice President of Community Building/FACE : Elena Dumitrescu For office of Secretary: Deepa Rao For office of Treasurer: Galina Prokop    ... read full article
Staff Appreciation Breakfast - May 3rdWebmaster Ptsa4/25/20215/8/2021
Staff Appreciation Breakfast - May 3rd
It’s been a unique school year! Our teachers and staff have been working hard to navigate this unprecedented process. Now is the time to show them how much we appreciate all they’re doing. The week of May 3 rd  through May 7 th  is Staff Appreciation Week. On May 3 rd , we’re hosting a mini breakfast bar with pastries, fruit and beverages. Thank you for all of you who donated. [All items must be store bought. No homemade items. Please considering signing up to bring in breakfast items, beverages or snacks.  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E044EA9AB2DA64-staff ] If you have any questions, please ... read full article
FREE Senior 2021 Yard SignsWebmaster Ptsa3/23/20216/5/2021
FREE Senior 2021 Yard Signs
Principal Duenas is kindly using her Tesla STEM High School budget to purchase Class of 2021 Senior Yard Signs for all the seniors . The Yard signs for the Class of 2021 were distributed on April 14th. If your Senior student has not yet picked up the sign, you can arrange to pick it up at the school front desk.  ... read full article
Graduation Party - Senior Celebration for Class of 2021Webmaster Ptsa3/21/20216/19/2021
Graduation Party - Senior Celebration for Class of 2021
Contribute to 2021 Senior Celebration Senior Celebration events are funded by Senior parents buying a ticket for $125 per student and from PTSA funds budgeted for Graduation celebration. These events are organized by Tesla STEM PTSA as recommended by the School Principal and are open to ALL Tesla STEM Seniors. More information to sign up for  graduation celebration for the Class of 2021 can be found on our  Senior Events page.  ... read full article
You're Invited to LWSF'S "Be The Bridge" Evening Benefit on April 29!Webmaster Ptsa2/19/20214/29/2021
You're Invited to LWSF'S "Be The Bridge" Evening Benefit on April 29!
Please join LWSF and your community for an evening of laughter, inspiration and discover how your contributions make a difference for students!   Click here to Register ... read full article
Tesla STEM Board NominationsNomcomm2/10/20214/27/2021
Tesla STEM Board Nominations
PTSA leadership positions allow you to take a more active part in advocating at the local level for the benefit of all Tesla STEM scholars and give you the very exciting opportunity to see firsthand how your association allocates your money and works to improve the school community. Tesla STEM PTSA Nominating Committee 2021: Radhika Baskar, Elena Dumitrescu, Craig Barbaccia If you are interested to be part of the board or would like to learn more or know of someone who might want to join us, please email us at  stemnomcom2020@gmail.com . We would love to hear from you and are ... read full article
College Application Workshops with Mary Pat O’NeillWebmaster Ptsa2/10/20212/24/2021
College Application Workshops with Mary Pat O’Neill
Workshop for Sophomores Tesla STEM PTSA is planning on hosting a workshop by Mary Pat O’Neil for Sophomores on what they can do to make a College Application stand out. If your Sophomore is interested to attend this workshop, you can read details and sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D49AFAD2FABFDC25-howtomake Workshop  for Juniors Tesla STEM PTSA is planning on hosting an Essay writing workshop by  Mary Pat O’Neil for Juniors . If your Junior is interested to attend this  workshop, you can read details and sign up at  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D49AFAD2FABFDC25-essay ... read full article
January Membership MeetingWebmaster Ptsa1/16/20211/31/2021
January Membership Meeting
PTSA Membership Meeting Join us for our next PTSA membership meeting on Wednesday, January 27, 7pm . We will be emailing the link this weekend to all our current members.  We will go through some procedural necessities like voting in our nomination committee, give an update on how PTSA has operated this year, and propose and vote on adjustments to our budget given what we’ve learned and observed.l ... read full article
LBGTQ+ PanelWebmaster Ptsa11/17/202012/1/2020
LBGTQ+ Panel
December 2nd, 7 pm  LGBTQ+ Panel CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP       ... read full article
Volunteers needed for The Nominating CommitteeWebmaster Ptsa11/11/20201/21/2021
Volunteers needed for The Nominating Committee
Want to volunteer to help our Tesla STEM High School scholars, but you have limited time?    Every spring ,  PTSA members elect new officers to serve on the  Tesla STEM PTSA  Board  for  the following school year  2021-22 .  This group is outside of the current board, and is convened for a short time for just this purpose ,  and is  called  The Nominating Committee .  It  helps fills the slate for the election by recruiting the most qualified people by interviewing the nominees.   It is a very important task as you would be helping in electing the ... read full article
First PTSA Membership Meeting of 2020-21Webmaster Ptsa9/5/20209/17/2020
First PTSA Membership Meeting of 2020-21
September 16, 2020 All are invited to attend our first Membership meeting of the year. It will be a virtual meeting via Zoom. The meeting ID will be emailed to all members.  At the meeting,  members  will be asked to review and vote on our budget for the year, and our standing rules that guide how we operate.  We look forward to seeing you there!     Here is the Agenda for the meeting .    ... read full article
Volunteers Needed for Senior EventWebmaster Ptsa5/4/20215/28/2021
Volunteers Needed for Senior Event
The end of high school is nearing for our seniors but we have one more event celebrating them- a senior party! We are hosting a final event for our seniors  on May 28th from 7-11pm . We will be following all the safety guidelines of the state and the school district for this event and it will be all outside to make it even more safe!  We need few parent volunteers to help run the event for our amazing seniors!! Please let us know if you are willing to volunteer for few hours on May 28th from 7-11 pm . Please ... read full article
Save the Date - Escape Room for Freshman, Sophomores and Seniors!Webmaster Ptsa5/2/20215/27/2021
Save the Date - Escape Room for Freshman, Sophomores and Seniors!
Tesla Juniors, Sophomores and Freshmen! Tesla PTSA has scheduled some fun escape room events for you. We want to celebrate all the hard work that you have done this year and get some relax time before finals and AP tests. Stay tuned for more information about how to sign up ! WHEN : Juniors : Wednesday, May 12 @ 4PM Sophomores : Wednesday, May 19 @ 4PM Freshmen : Wednesday, May 26 @ 4PM ESCAPE ROOM THEME: CyberDox : Escape from Cyber Space is an early 2000s internet culture themed game that centers around a chain letter that is trapping ... read full article
Tesla STEM PTSA for all students! Webmaster Ptsa3/21/20214/30/2021
Tesla STEM PTSA for all students!
Tesla STEM PTSA is dedicated to creating a welcoming and accessible academic community through our programs, activities, and financial support.  In accordance with the Washington State PTA and National PTA’s statements addressing racism and work to advocate these inequities, we stand against racism and stand in solidarity with our Asian community.  We all bear equal responsibility to eliminate any form of racism and social injustice to further our mission to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.  Read full statements here:  WSPTA- Stetement Parent-Teacher-Association/PTA-Statement PTA Facebook   ... read full article
2021 Outstanding Educator AwardWebmaster Ptsa2/28/20214/30/2021
2021 Outstanding Educator Award
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 the PTSA meeting in May. Nominations are closed - Award will be announced at our Membership Meeting. ... read full article
LWPTSA Council's Scholarship AuctionWebmaster Ptsa11/10/202011/24/2020
LWPTSA Council's Scholarship Auction
Please join us on for our first-ever online scholarship auction starting November 10, 2020 at 8PM and ending December 2, 2020 at 8PM. Bid on over 50 auction experiences, including cooking classes, local restaurant gift cards, wine tasting, photography packages, artwork, game nights, and more. NEW this year : you can make a direct donation to the scholarship fund via the online auction. The Lake Washington PTSA Council began its scholarship program over 35 years ago to assist graduating seniors and district staff with the costs of continuing education. Proceeds from this auction will keep this tradition going and fund ... read full article
Legislative Youth Advisory Council Applications Now OpenWebmaster Ptsa3/2/20214/1/2021
Legislative Youth Advisory Council Applications Now Open
The Washington Legislative Youth Advisory Council (LYAC) is codified in law as the official nonpartisan youth advisory body to the state legislature, and is now accepting applications for the 2021-2023 cycle.  Overseen by the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, LYAC is composed of 22 student members from a wide variety of geographic, political, and socioeconomic backgrounds.  Some of LYAC’s several projects include:  Meeting with senators and representatives to advocate for policies relevant to youth priorities; Testifying before the state legislature in support of legislation; Advising government officials, policymakers, and leaders in various fields; Collaborating with nearly 200 community organizations to ... read full article
SHORT WEEK: Mid-Winter Break Webmaster Ptsa2/8/20212/16/2021
SHORT WEEK: Mid-Winter Break
Wed Feb 10th: Half day (asynchronous learning till noon) Thu Feb 11th - Mon Feb 15th - No School Wed Feb 12th - school resumes - see special schedule See specific full schedule on the school website here:  Feb Short weeks 2021.docx   ... read full article
Talk about Teens, Mental Health, Drugs and SafetyWebmaster Ptsa2/8/20212/11/2021
Talk about Teens, Mental Health, Drugs and Safety
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TEENS, MENTAL HEALTH, DRUGS & SAFETY FEB 10th, 2021 - 7pm REGISTER Details (A community forum with Youth Eastside Services and Kirkland Police Department) ... read full article
Senior Events (in place of Grad Night)Webmaster Ptsa1/15/20214/15/2021
Senior Events (in place of Grad Night)
Sign up link is here What are Senior Events? Due to the restrictions of meeting in large groups - like the Senior Class of 2021, which is 140+ students, our annual, one night, graduation event called "Grad Night" is cancelled. We realize our Seniors have missed out on many social opportunities and events in this culminating final year. So our Grad Night committee is working hard for Seniors, They are planning smaller, monthly gatherings/events. Some are virtual, some are drive-in or drive-thru and some are outdoors. The selection of events will depend upon the total funds available.  All events will be ... read full article
Pantry Packs needs your supportWebmaster Ptsa12/8/202012/14/2020
Pantry Packs needs your support
The end of the year is a time of celebration for many families and it is also a time of giving. Pantry Pack needs our help this year more than any other time before. Tesla STEM PTSA is asking for your support during our Holiday Food Drive to donate items that will benefit students in Lake Washington School District. For more info you can go to Sign up genius: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c49aeae22a5fd0-tesla5 or drop off any items at one of the locations below.  Where : Items can be dropped off at any of our two locations: Tesla STEM High School - 4301 ... read full article
Experience University Research Online (Get CA college credit)Webmaster Ptsa11/10/202011/22/2020
Experience University Research Online (Get CA college credit)
Interested in College Credit (at California Universities)? Upcoming Information Zoom Webinar on Friday, Nov 20th, 4:30 pm Experience University Research Online   is a unique opportunity for motivated High School students to enroll in academic courses at a Top 10 public university. Live online lectures guide students as they collaborate on projects and build sought-after skills. Enhance university applications and enrich your studies. For more information, visit  https://teslastemptsa.org/Page/Programs/Enrichment ... read full article
WSPTA Legislative Assembly Survey Deadline Extended!Membership Ptsa10/8/202010/12/2020
WSPTA Legislative Assembly Survey Deadline Extended!
                Legislative Priority Survey Voice. Powered by PTA.   The  survey  deadline has been extended to  Sunday, October 11, 11:59 pm . It only takes about five minutes to fill out and let your community know what is important to you! ... read full article
Join Us!Membership Ptsa9/25/202010/31/2020
Join Us!
  We're all in this together! Join Us!   While this school year will be like no other, we are still working hard to support every child. NOW, more than ever your Tesla STEM PTSA needs you!  Please consider  joining  the Tesla STEM PTSA today.    Did you know - as a Tesla STEM PTSA member you also have access to WSPTA Member Benefits! As a member of the Tesla STEM PTSA, you are automatically a member of the Washington State PTA (WSPTA) and National PTA and have access to all their resources and benefits!   [View all WSPTA benefits]   More Reasons to Join ... read full article
Tesla STEM PTSA 2020 Advocacy Survey Member Voices MatterWebmaster Ptsa9/20/202010/10/2020
Tesla STEM PTSA 2020 Advocacy Survey Member Voices Matter
Tesla STEM PTSA members: The WSPTA platform is member-driven and this e-survey provides an opportunity for you to guide your Tesla STEM PTA delegates when they vote at the upcoming WSPTA Legislative Assembly. This survey closes on October 9. Your delegates will vote on one new legislative principle, eight new legislative issues, eight new resolutions, and one amendment to an existing resolution. Legislative issues will also be ranked by delegates to determine a Top 5 for the 2021 and 2022 legislative sessions. The  2020 Voters’ Guide  has been created to help your delegates prepare for the online caucusing and general ... read full article
Tesla STEM PTSA hosting 2 Workshops in AprilWebmaster Ptsa9/20/20204/25/2021
Tesla STEM PTSA hosting 2 Workshops in April
How to submit a strong College Application Workshop for Sophomores by Mary Pat O’Neil - Wednesday, April 21st from 3-4pm. All parents of all Tesla STEM Sophomores received emails with registration links on March 22nd. If you have further questions, please email vp.programs@teslastemptsa.org PAST WORKSHOPS:  Essay Writing Workshop for Juniors by Mary Pat O’Neil -Wednesday, April 14th from 4-6 pm. All parents of Tesla STEM Juniors received emails with registration links on March 22nd. You must be a Junior to attend the workshop. Comparing Schools and Costs Webinar  for 10th and 11th grades held on March 18th, 2021 4:30 pm.  Read ... read full article
Tesla STEM High School Counseling DepartmentWebmaster Ptsa9/17/202010/1/2020
Tesla STEM High School Counseling Department
Wonder how the excellent Tesla STEM High School counselors help your scholars? What do you contact them about? How do you access materials from the counseling department. Ms Wescott presented a good overview at the September 2020 Tesla STEM PTSA Membership meeting. You can access that presentation here :  http://teslastemptsa.org/Doc/Documents/PTSA Counseling Dept.pptx Learn about:  Freshman - 9th Grade Parent Meeting on September 17, 2020 (see your email for information about and link to the meeting) Seniors College Planning - Counselors have begun communicating via email with Seniors.  Resources   ... read full article
Reflections competition "I Matter Because..."Webmaster Ptsa9/13/202011/30/2020
Reflections competition "I Matter Because..."
Deadline is Approaching!   Entry Due Date: Thursday , November 5 th by end of day   Reflections is a National PTA arts recognition program that helps students explore their own thoughts, feelings and ideas, and develop artistic literacy that will benefit them not only in school, but also in life.   The theme for the 2020-2021 program year is   I Matter Because…   Students submit their completed works of art in one or more of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, and 2D Visual Arts. See more information on our page here .  ... read full article
Student Schedule 2020-21Webmaster Ptsa9/11/20201/30/2021
Student Schedule 2020-21
  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday all instructors are delivering real time instruction via Microsoft Teams to the whole class, smaller student groups, or individual students. This is the live instruction. During the week’s asynchronous times, all students will be in their remote learning environment/time. Instructors will deliver remote learning lessons, projects, and expectations to students in advance. ... read full article
SAT/ACT Test Prep options for 2020-21Webmaster Ptsa9/4/20209/11/2020
SAT/ACT Test Prep options for 2020-21
Join us for a  virtual panel event on Zoom  to share the options for 2020-21 year for SAT/ACT Test prep. Learn about online coaching, self-paced tests, prep and practice.  How to be prepared! Learn about SAT/ ACT Test prep Get an insight into different alternatives available including FREE options. See what various vendors can offer and choose the best option for YOU. Meet Professionals and Experts Be Future Ready! Tesla PTSA encourages Students and Parents to be engaged and make informed decisions RSVP and Questions:  programs@teslastemptsa.org ... read full article
Fall Social EventWebmaster Ptsa8/18/20208/29/2020
Fall Social Event
Tesla STEM PTSA invites you to the first event of this year. Please join us for an evening of conversation, trivia and games. We will meet on August 28th at 7:00PM online via Zoom Meeting ( https://teslastemptsa.ourschoolpages.com/Image/Membership Images/Tesla STEM Social Event Flyer 2020.jpg )   ... read full article
Tesla STEM Back to School - Volunteers Needed!Webmaster Ptsa8/13/20208/28/2020
Tesla STEM Back to School - Volunteers Needed!
It's Back to School time. We need parent volunteers. Please sign up here  ( https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c49aeae22a5fd0-tesla4 ) .  You will need to wear a mask during this volunteering. Distribution of student class schedules, laptops/power cords, textbooks, materials, and equipment will take place August 24 th to August 28th at school. We will provide training for volunteering, but you must be a registered LWSD volunteer .  ... read full article
Tesla STEM PTSA Membership is now OPEN Membership Team7/17/20209/26/2020
Tesla STEM PTSA Membership is now OPEN
Membership sign up for academic year 2020-21 is now open! 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 ... read full article
Tesla STEM PTSA Gold Membership Growth Award RecipientWebmaster Ptsa7/16/20209/6/2020
Tesla STEM PTSA Gold Membership Growth Award Recipient
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 members equaling at least 110% of their previous year’s total membership. 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 2020-2021 PTSA membership will open on July 1st. 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 ... read full article
Incoming Tesla STEM PTSA Board of Directors for 2020-2021Webmaster Ptsa6/6/20209/6/2020
Incoming Tesla STEM PTSA Board of Directors for 2020-2021
The following officers were elected at the June 2, 2020 membership meeting to serve for the 2020-2021 PTA year.  Thank you for your willingness to serve, and thank you to our Nominating Committee (Shital Shende, Radhika Baskar, and Vai Punniamoorthy) for the time and care you invested in recruiting these wonderful leaders! Co-Presidents: Jay Pulacode and Heidi Cooperrider  Co-Vice Presidents of Programs: Swarnima Aswinkumar and Lakshmi Unni Vice President of Community Building: Elena Dumitrescu Secretary: Jennifer Anker  Co-Treasurers: Shen Liu and Vaithegi Punniamoorthy ... read full article
Parent roundtables - Let’s TalkWebmaster Ptsa2/8/20214/25/2021
Parent roundtables - Let’s Talk
LET’S TALK Meet with fellow parents and brainstorm solutions for current challenges in the learning environment Dates to save:  Feb 18th, 7pm Topic: Navigating Teams, Skyward and other school tools ( resources available ) Mar 18th, 7pm Topic: What keeps kids engaged during lock down Apr 22nd, 7pm Topic: Social media embrace or resist May 20th, 7pm Topic: Mental Health, high achieving students - Cancelled Click for details     ... read full article
AwardsWebmaster Ptsa5/9/20216/30/2021
Awards
Lake Washington PTSA Council 2021 Golden Acorn Award Congratulations to our own Tesla STEM PTSA Board Member Swarnima Aswinkumar .  The  Golden Acorn  is presented to an individual whose outstanding service to all children in the community is above and beyond the volunteer position. This year’s recipients,  Irene Neumann  and  Swarnima Aswinkumar (Tesla STEM PTSA Board Member) , have consistently gone above and beyond during their many years of PTSA service. As part of LWPTSA Council, they kicked off the Welcome Event to reach new families in the District, received a National PTA grant for the LWPTSA Council, and work ... read full article
March - Next Senior EventWebmaster Ptsa2/28/20213/20/2021
March - Next Senior Event
Help fund Senior Events  - Senior events are funded by Senior parents buying a ticket for their student. The more the funds, the better the events we can fund. Hello Senior Parents!   We were so impressed that we got close to 90 kids to attend the Escape Room on Friday! We hope your senior had as much fun as ours. If your senior didn't attend, please encourage them to come to the next one, the kids really loved being able to see each other in a casual way. The next event will be hosted by Jet City Improv on March 19th and will ... read full article