A Shout out to Showtime winners: Third place went to Meena Attringal for her song “Human,” second place went to Mada Christensen and Hayden Poe for their song “I’m Yours,” and first place went to the Interlake Band for “The Fault In Our Scars.”
- Open Forum will be hosting a letter drive during today at lunch. Come write a post card or letter to a representative of your choice. All postage and materials will be provided. We want your thoughts and concerns to help make a change in this world.
- Newspaper Club will be meeting at a new time! Come to 1702 at 3:30 on Tuesdays! Come even if you are new to newswriting.
- Would you like to start a business and experiment with the latest technology, such as Bitcoin? Then join Entrepreneurship Club! We meet every Thursday from 3:30-4:15 after school in room 101 in the World Language Building. See you there!
- QSA is holding a meeting this Friday in room 2710 from 3:45-5:00, we will be having a tea party, so bring your favorite mug! Everyone is welcome!
- Please remember when you are parking in the neighborhoods, you may not block any mailboxes, driveways or painted red zones. All students who do not observe these clear zones are subject to tickets by the Bellevue Police Department.
- Do you love origami? Do you want to contribute to cancer research? EdUnite will be collecting origami cranes for the Cranes for Cure fundraiser from March 6th to March 20th! Pick up crane-folding instructions and origami paper and donate folded cranes to the collection box in the main office. All collected paper cranes will be donated to Joey’s Wings to help fund cancer research!
- The Inklings, Interlake’s creative writing club, are building a library in Africa! Please donate any gently used books for fourth to eighth graders to the main office and money today during lunch. Help us reach our goal of 1,000 books and 500 dollars!
- The MIHS Programming Contest, sponsored by Microsoft Teals and Pagliacci Pizza, will be hosted on April 1st, and will give both novice and experienced programmers a chance to practice and showcase their coding skills. This contest will take place on April 1st from 9:30am to 3:00pm. Students will have three hours to solve as many coding problems as they can, and there is over $200 of prizes available! More information at codemihs.com, or check out our Facebook page CodeMIHS!
- GIVE, EMPOWER, MAKE A DIFFERENCE. Do you want to help make a difference in another child’s life? Help GameChanger today, a charity that collects good-condition sports gear and donates it to needy children for use. Many children come from poor communities do not have easy access to the materials needed to play the sports that they love. GameChanger wants to make sure that a financial disability doesn’t prevent a kid from enjoying valuable exercise with friends and families. So help donate today! Look around you for any sports gear that you no longer use. It doesn’t matter what sport: Baseball, Soccer, Football, etc-bring them in! Bring your donations to the main office by March 10th! Donated gear must be in usable condition, and all collected items will be sent to Boys and Girls Club of Bellevue for distribution. Have questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The deadline for senior ads is coming soon. Go to www.balfour.com to place your ad today. Ads are due Friday, March 24th.
- If you haven’t already turned in your cap and gown order, please go to www.jostens.com to place your order. If you have any questions, please see your counselor.
Career / College / Community Service News
- Tyee Middle School is looking for BSD Juniors and Seniors to volunteer as camp counselors at our 6th Grade Environmental Education Camp! The camp counselor program is a dynamic leadership opportunity for students interested in working with children and/or environmental education. The program also provides students the opportunity to earn up to 50 community service hours for their volunteer work. This year’s camp week is scheduled for April 24-28, 2017 at YMCA’s Camp Orkila on Orcas Island, WA. All completed applications and paperwork must be turned in at Tyee MS no later than March 13, 2017. Please contact Mrs. Williams or Ms. Miller in the counseling center with questions.
- WANIC summer course registration begins April 25th at 3:00 PM.
- Students that are interested in CISCO or automotive: Please get your applications in to Career specialist ASAP, so that they can get their names added to waitlist.
- Site visit reminders – for students interested in WANIC courses for the 2017-2018 school year.
- Some WANIC courses require site visits. Site visits are required for Digipen and Lake Washington Tech.
- For many classes, it is important site visits are completed before May 1st. After that time there may not be spots available and the student may be waitlisted.
- Site visit schedules:
- Students applying to Digipen must attend one of these remaining Info Sessions: 3/22, 4/13, 5/2, 5/23, 6/14, 7/18 or 8/10. They should sign up https://projectfun.digipen.edu/school-year-programs/college-level-courses
- Students applying to the WANIC classes at LWTech (Dental Careers, Fire & EMS, Medical Careers, or Health Science Careers) must attend one of these site visits: 3/15, 3/29, 4/12, 4/26, 5/10, 5/24 or 6/7. They don’t need to call first.
- Students applying to Sports Med at Issaquah High School must attend one of these site visits: 3/15, 3/29, 4/5. They MUST contact the instructor first (Todd Parsons email@example.com or 425.837.6123).
- Students enrolling in automotive or nursing must do a site visit. For all other Skill Center classes, please see the Interlake career specialist for more information.