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
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
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
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
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
LBGTQ+ PanelWebmaster Ptsa11/17/202012/1/2020
LBGTQ+ Panel
December 2nd, 7 pm  LGBTQ+ Panel CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP       ... 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
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
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
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
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
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