BULB FUNDRAISER
Buy some beautiful bulbs for your garden or to give as a present and help our school at the same time. This fall fundraiser will help pay for new plants and bulbs that will go to make the front of our school look tidy and beautiful.  To order your bulbs go to https://redmondhsptsa.org/Packet/Bulbs ORDERS ARE DUE BY OCTOBER 29, 2021! NO EXCEPTIONS! Email sustainability@redmondhsptsa.org with your questions. Click HERE for the flyer! ... read full article
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Steven Blackmon 
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10/24/2021-10/29/2021

UPCOMING FAMILY EVENT
“Weathering Change Well: Helping Parents and Students School in a Post-Covid World” Please join us for a virtual speaker event featuring well-known parent coach, Christy Keating. Christy is the owner of The Heartful Parent Collective and will be talking with parents about anxiety and how to help our kids cope with all the changes in post-covid school. As we navigate the many changes, this is an excellent opportunity to learn tools to help your student weather these unprecedented times. This event will also allow for a parent Question and Answer session. Click here for the flyer containing more information, registration ... read full article
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Steven Blackmon 
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10/17/2021-11/3/2021

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - SPRING ART SHOW COMMITTEE
Due to current restrictions, we have decided to forgo our annual Holiday Gift Show and instead focus on an exciting new Spring Arts and Crafts event! We are currently in the planning process and would love to form a dynamic team dedicated to creating an amazing annual event. Please consider joining our committee and sharing your event planning talents! Contact vp_face@redmondhsptsa.org for questions or if you are interested in helping. ... read full article
Author:
Steven Blackmon 
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10/17/2021-11/5/2021

Reflections!
REFLECTIONS – NATIONAL ART COMPETITION Mustangs artists – show us your skills!  There are only THREE WEEKS LEFT before the entry deadline! This year's Reflections theme is "I will change the world by..." Artists can submit artwork in any of the following categories: visual arts, music composition, dance, literature, film production, and photography with a focus on this year’s theme. Please check out our website for the official rules and for the official Entry Form. https://redmondhsptsa.org/Page/Pta/Reflections Entries are due November 2, 2021 and all entries will be submitted VIRTUALLY. The RHS submission portal will be available on our website soon. ... read full article
Author:
Steven Blackmon 
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10/10/2021-10/30/2021

Reflections Theme Contest
REFLECTIONS THEME CONTEST - Entries due November 1, 2021 Each year, National PTA seeks a theme for the Reflections program year to be held two years from now. This year students are asked to submit a theme for the 2023-2024 program year. The due date for submitting a theme search entry is November 1, 2021. The student who submits the winning entry will receive $100 and his or her theme will be presented at the annual National PTA Convention in June 2022.  Please complete the form https://redmondhsptsa.org/Doc/Public/ReflectionsThemeFormRHS21.pdf and submit your entry! Questions, please email reflections@redmondhsptsa.org .   ... read full article
Author:
Steven Blackmon 
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10/10/2021-10/29/2021

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - ADULT REFLECTIONS JUDGE
Are you an artist or have a good eye for great art? RHS Reflections team is looking for judges to help us evaluate this year’s Reflections submissions. Judging will be done completely virtually and takes only a couple of hours.  To learn more about the categories for judging, please visit our Reflections page on our website - https://redmondhsptsa.org/Page/Pta/Reflections . If you are interested in getting involved, please email reflections@redmondhsptsa.org . ... read full article
Author:
Steven Blackmon 
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10/10/2021-10/30/2021

STUDENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
RHS Students looking for Volunteer Hours? Student art judges! If you are a current RHS student and are looking for some volunteer hours and have a great eye for good art, please consider volunteering as a Reflections judge for our area elementary schools this year. Judging will be done completely virtually and takes only a couple of hours.  If you are interested, please reach out to reflections@redmondptsa.org . ... read full article
Author:
Steven Blackmon 
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10/10/2021-10/30/2021

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - TRANSLATORS!
Are you multi-lingual and willing to share your skills as a translator for RHS PTSA? Be a part of our focus diversity, equity, and inclusion and help us to bring our community together. We are looking for volunteers to help us translate documents into multiple languages as well as volunteers to be a part of our Phone Bank; calling families to let them know about opportunities at RHS. Volunteers can be adults or RHS students!  If you are interested, please reach out to our VP of Family and Community Engagement, Meredith Cain at vp_face@redmondhsptsa.org . ... read full article
Author:
Steven Blackmon 
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10/10/2021-10/30/2021
Sept 1 - First Day of School8/5/20218/31/2021
Sept 1 - First Day of School
This year, school starts BEFORE Labor Day. Don't get caught off guard - mark your calendar today! While your calendar is handy, here is the Lake Washington School District 2021-22 calendar .   ... read full article
BULB FUNDRAISERSteven Blackmon10/24/202110/29/2021
BULB FUNDRAISER
Buy some beautiful bulbs for your garden or to give as a present and help our school at the same time. This fall fundraiser will help pay for new plants and bulbs that will go to make the front of our school look tidy and beautiful.  To order your bulbs go to https://redmondhsptsa.org/Packet/Bulbs ORDERS ARE DUE BY OCTOBER 29, 2021! NO EXCEPTIONS! Email sustainability@redmondhsptsa.org with your questions. Click HERE for the flyer! ... read full article
Partner Event: An Overview of the College ProcessSteven Blackmon10/17/202110/23/2021
Partner Event: An Overview of the College Process
Lake Washington Schools Foundation is offering a free webinar for high school students and parents of middle school and high school students on Tuesday, October 19th from 7 to 8 pm. Visit https://lwsf.salsalabs.org/20211019overviewofthecollegeprocess/index.html to register. ... read full article
TREAT BOXES FOR STAFF - DONATIONS NEEDEDSteven Blackmon10/17/202110/23/2021
TREAT BOXES FOR STAFF - DONATIONS NEEDED
The RHS PTSA Hospitality Committee would love to recognize our staff with Fall/Halloween treat boxes. We want them to know how much we appreciate all of their hard work. We are looking for donations of candy from our wonderful RHS community. If you can help out, please click on the link and sign up to bring an item or two. Thanks for your support. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508094BACA82BA02-trick   ... read full article
UPCOMING FAMILY EVENTSteven Blackmon10/17/202111/3/2021
UPCOMING FAMILY EVENT
“Weathering Change Well: Helping Parents and Students School in a Post-Covid World” Please join us for a virtual speaker event featuring well-known parent coach, Christy Keating. Christy is the owner of The Heartful Parent Collective and will be talking with parents about anxiety and how to help our kids cope with all the changes in post-covid school. As we navigate the many changes, this is an excellent opportunity to learn tools to help your student weather these unprecedented times. This event will also allow for a parent Question and Answer session. Click here for the flyer containing more information, registration ... read full article
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - SPRING ART SHOW COMMITTEESteven Blackmon10/17/202111/5/2021
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - SPRING ART SHOW COMMITTEE
Due to current restrictions, we have decided to forgo our annual Holiday Gift Show and instead focus on an exciting new Spring Arts and Crafts event! We are currently in the planning process and would love to form a dynamic team dedicated to creating an amazing annual event. Please consider joining our committee and sharing your event planning talents! Contact vp_face@redmondhsptsa.org for questions or if you are interested in helping. ... read full article
Reflections!Steven Blackmon10/10/202110/30/2021
Reflections!
REFLECTIONS – NATIONAL ART COMPETITION Mustangs artists – show us your skills!  There are only THREE WEEKS LEFT before the entry deadline! This year's Reflections theme is "I will change the world by..." Artists can submit artwork in any of the following categories: visual arts, music composition, dance, literature, film production, and photography with a focus on this year’s theme. Please check out our website for the official rules and for the official Entry Form. https://redmondhsptsa.org/Page/Pta/Reflections Entries are due November 2, 2021 and all entries will be submitted VIRTUALLY. The RHS submission portal will be available on our website soon. ... read full article
Reflections Theme ContestSteven Blackmon10/10/202110/29/2021
Reflections Theme Contest
REFLECTIONS THEME CONTEST - Entries due November 1, 2021 Each year, National PTA seeks a theme for the Reflections program year to be held two years from now. This year students are asked to submit a theme for the 2023-2024 program year. The due date for submitting a theme search entry is November 1, 2021. The student who submits the winning entry will receive $100 and his or her theme will be presented at the annual National PTA Convention in June 2022.  Please complete the form https://redmondhsptsa.org/Doc/Public/ReflectionsThemeFormRHS21.pdf and submit your entry! Questions, please email reflections@redmondhsptsa.org .   ... read full article
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - ADULT REFLECTIONS JUDGESteven Blackmon10/10/202110/30/2021
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - ADULT REFLECTIONS JUDGE
Are you an artist or have a good eye for great art? RHS Reflections team is looking for judges to help us evaluate this year’s Reflections submissions. Judging will be done completely virtually and takes only a couple of hours.  To learn more about the categories for judging, please visit our Reflections page on our website - https://redmondhsptsa.org/Page/Pta/Reflections . If you are interested in getting involved, please email reflections@redmondhsptsa.org . ... read full article
STUDENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!Steven Blackmon10/10/202110/30/2021
STUDENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
RHS Students looking for Volunteer Hours? Student art judges! If you are a current RHS student and are looking for some volunteer hours and have a great eye for good art, please consider volunteering as a Reflections judge for our area elementary schools this year. Judging will be done completely virtually and takes only a couple of hours.  If you are interested, please reach out to reflections@redmondptsa.org . ... read full article
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - TRANSLATORS!Steven Blackmon10/10/202110/30/2021
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - TRANSLATORS!
Are you multi-lingual and willing to share your skills as a translator for RHS PTSA? Be a part of our focus diversity, equity, and inclusion and help us to bring our community together. We are looking for volunteers to help us translate documents into multiple languages as well as volunteers to be a part of our Phone Bank; calling families to let them know about opportunities at RHS. Volunteers can be adults or RHS students!  If you are interested, please reach out to our VP of Family and Community Engagement, Meredith Cain at vp_face@redmondhsptsa.org . ... read full article
THERE IS NO WRONG WAY TO PT(S)A: JOIN NOW!Steven Blackmon10/10/202110/16/2021
THERE IS NO WRONG WAY TO PT(S)A: JOIN NOW!
We invite you to join the Redmond High School PTSA because we can do more together than individually. Becoming a member does not require any time commitment or volunteering. By simply joining, you show you support the RHS community. There is strength in numbers and a strong PTSA starts with a large membership base. If you would like a more active role in our activities, they are also many opportunities to do so. The cost is 20 for a single adult membership, $12 with for each additional household member. Students are also encouraged to join so they can have a say in how ... read full article
REMINDER- UPCOMING ONLINE PRACTICE SAT!Steven Blackmon10/3/202110/9/2021
REMINDER- UPCOMING ONLINE PRACTICE SAT!
Final reminder to sign up for Practice SAT. Registration closes on Wednesday, Oct 06, 2021.  Students with Accommodation for time are welcome to take advantage of this online practice exam offered for this Fall. These full-length practice tests, administered by The Princeton Review, offer students the opportunity to practice test taking strategies and determine baseline scores prior to taking the official SAT and ACT college entrance exams. Scores are not reported to anyone other than the student.  Fall Practice Exam SAT (online)- Saturday, Oct 9th, 2021 Strategy session- Wednesday, Oct20th, 2021 ... read full article
FAFSA and WAFSA - in Spanish!Steven Blackmon10/3/202110/16/2021
FAFSA and WAFSA - in Spanish!
Click here to read about the upcoming FAFSA & WAFSA in Spanish ... read full article
Super Wednesday – October 13, 2021Steven Blackmon10/3/202110/13/2021
Super Wednesday – October 13, 2021
This year, RHS will be hosting a “Super Wednesday” on Wednesday, October 13, 2021.  During the school day on October 13, we will be administering the PSAT and SAT exams to certain grade levels and students.  On October 13, all testers will report to RHS for a normal 7:30am start. For more information please see RHS Weekly Newsletter. ... read full article
First General Membership MeetingSteven Blackmon10/3/202110/9/2021
First General Membership Meeting
Mark your calendars for our first General Membership Meeting of the year! October 13, 2021 6:00 p.m. Virtual via Teams All RHS PTSA Members are invited to attend our General Membership Meetings, this includes parents, students, and staff.  More information to come next week.   ... read full article
REMINDER- UPCOMING ONLINE PRACTICE ACT!Steven Blackmon9/26/202110/2/2021
REMINDER- UPCOMING ONLINE PRACTICE ACT!
Final reminder to sign up for Practice ACT. Registration closes on Wednesday, Sep 29, 2021. Students with Accommodation for time are welcome to take advantage of the online practice exams offered for this Fall. These full-length practice tests, administered by The Princeton Review, offer students the opportunity to practice test taking strategies and determine baseline scores prior to taking the official SAT and ACT college entrance exams. Scores are not reported to anyone other than the student.  Fall Practice Exam ACT (online)- Saturday, Oct 2nd, 2021 Strategy session- Wednesday, Oct 20th, 2021 ... read full article
LWPTSA Special Education Group MeetingSteven Blackmon9/9/20219/21/2021
LWPTSA Special Education Group Meeting
Council's Special Education Group will host its first monthly meeting Tuesday, September 21.  Parent networking starts at 6:30pm. At 7:00pm, LWSD's Dr. Shannon Hitch will talk about what is happening with LWSD Special Services in 2020-2021 and introduce the administrative team that supports all schools in the district. When: Tuesday, September 21 -- networking at 6:30pm, meeting at 7:00pm Where: Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone:  Please send any questions or comments to the Special Education Group . Learn more about the LWSD Special Services Department . ... read full article
Aug 23 - New Student OrientationRedmond High School8/5/20218/24/2021
Aug 23 - New Student Orientation
New student orientation will take place on MONDAY, AUGUST 23rd at Redmond High School.  There are 2 sessions available, one from 10am-11am and another from 11:30am-12:30pm. This is an opportunity for students to familiarize themselves with our campus with a guided tour and to ask some questions to our awesome upper-classmen mentor students. We will be maintaining social distancing during the event and all students will be required to wear a mask for the entirety of their session. If you are unable to make it on this date, we will be sure to share any handouts or helpful info from ... read full article
Become a LWSD Volunteer8/6/20219/4/2021
Become a LWSD Volunteer
We're going to need lots of help to support our staff and students this year. Get approved as a LWSD volunteer now, so you'll be ready to jump in when you see a volunteer opportunity that looks fun. Approval is valid for two years, so get it done now and you're set for a while! LWSD VOLUNTEER APPLICATION   ... read full article
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