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June 12, 2022
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Friday, June 17 is our
last day of school!

Dismissal time will be 11:25 am.
* Volunteer Event Tuesday
* Staff Lunch Recap
* Laptops & Library Materials Due
* Help Our 8th Graders Celebrate!



Volunteer Appreciation Event Tuesday

PTSA Volunteers: Coffee's on us! Join us after drop-off next Tuesday, June 14 from 8:30 to 9:30 am in front of the main entrance of the school for coffee and doughnuts so we can thank you for your contributions to our school community! RSVP:


Thanks for Helping Us Treat Our EMS Staff!

A photo collage of the foods our EMS staff enjoyed at the June 9 staff appreciation lunch
Thank you to all the volunteers who helped make the last staff luncheon for this school year possible. We really appreciate you! The event was a success, and it wouldn’t have been possible without you.
Loretta Coetzer
Clara Ovalles
Hitomi Daniels
Wei Luo
Lily Lee
Liying Cai
Tsan Zheng
Radhika Raula
Vera Choi
Carol Lugtu
Siggi Wolff
Elena Luican
Special thanks to Vicky Garcia from Rice, Beans and Happiness, who cooked very tasty food for our amazing EMS staff. Have a wonderful and safe summer!

PTSA Volunteers Needed for Next Year

Seeking chairs for '22-'23 enrichment programs: Reflections art contest, theater, creative writing, debate & public speaking, or start a new club! Email for more info.



Important!Laptops & Library Materials Are Due!

The end of the year is here! Students and parents, please check your inboxes for an email from Mr. Olson regarding any library materials that are due or missing. Library books were due Friday, June 10. Please return any overdue books this week!

Laptops, power cables, stylus pens and any textbooks that were issued are due TOMORROW, Monday, June 13. [more info here]


Help Us Send Off Our Graduating Eagles (6/15)

Calling all volunteers: Help our EMS 8th graders celebrate the completion of their middle school journey! We need district-approved volunteers with proof of vaccination to help us supervise 8th Grade Fun Day during school hours on Wednesday, June 15. Some light set-up and clean-up is included.  Please click the image to sign up.

We welcome ALL district-approved volunteers to help with 8th Grade Fun Day, not just 8th grade parents. THANK YOU for helping make this day special for our departing Eagles!

Blue and green balloons

8th Grade Fun Day This Wednesday (6/15)

The long-awaited 8th Grade Fun Day is after lunch this Wednesday, June 15 from 11 am to 1:25 pm. Students go home at the usual Wednesday dismissal time.

Fun Day will include an inflatable obstacle course*, inflatable ninja light battle* an ice cream truck (with gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan options) provided by the ASB, more games and activities, and snacks provided by the PTSA.

*Permission form required to participate in inflatable games.

To help with costs, we ask that families who are able please pay a $10 donation through the online school payment system.

See complete info about payment



Upcoming Kids Coming Together Events

Kids Coming TogetherKids Coming Together, sponsored by Lake Washington Schools Foundation, is a program that provides opportunities for local youth in grades 3–8 to make new friends and connect with their community through service events led by high school students. Register for an upcoming event.

  • June 14: Cookie Decorating for Father's Day
  • June 21: Invasive Specifics Event


LWPTSA Special Education GroupSpecial Education End-of-Year Survey

If your student has an IEP, 504 or IHP, you're invited to take an end-of-year survey by the Lake Washington PTSA Council's Special Education Group (SEG), to help improve SEG's monthly meetings and plan for the 2022-23 school year. Please take just 5 minutes to complete the survey by June 30. You might win one of two $50 Amazon gift cards! Please send any questions to, and click here for more about SEG.

Incoming Eastlake Parents: EHS PTSA Needs You

Eastlake High School PTSAEastlake High School PTSA is seeking volunteers to serve on their board and leadership team for the upcoming school year. View open positions and descriptions here.

Questions? Email

Incoming Redmond HS Parents: Join RHS PTSA's Team

Redmond High School PTSARedmond High School PTSA is looking for volunteers for the upcoming school year. The following positions can be done from home:

  • Newsletter Editor
  • Webmaster
  • Server Admin

Also needed are volunteers to serve as Co-President, VP of Membership and Co-VP of Communications. Please email if you're interested in helping.

More Community Opportunities

Peachjar: Click this image to view Evergreen's approved e-flyers for community opportunitiesFind LWSD-approved events and opportunities for students and families via Peachjar. Click to view Evergreen's e-flyers:

Wishing Everyone a Wonderful Summer Break!

A row of rubber flip-flop slippers in rainbow colors rest on a beach, with the word "SUMMER" written in the sand.


6/13: Student Laptop Roll-In Day
6/14: Volunteer Appreciation Coffee (8:30–9:30 am)
6/15: 8th Grade Fun Day (11 am–1:25 pm)
6/17: Last Day of School (HALF-DAY)

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