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Woodinville High School | Care - Respect - Leadership
“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” —Maya Angelou

WHS 2nd Semester  Distribution Day:
Wed., Feb 3!

For complete information, please see our website.
Thank you for your support as we work together to support Semester 2 Distribution Day.

If you have any questions, please submit them through this Google Form

2021-22 WHS Registration Distribution & Due Dates

WHS has been working diligently to prepare for the upcoming 2021-22 online course registration process.  We look forward to partnering with you throughout your student’s educational journey at WHS!

2021-22 Registration Distribution/Due Dates
Current WHS 9th, 10th, & 11th-Grade Students
  • Zoom Distribution: Advisory, Tuesday, February 9, 1:25-1:55 p.m.
  • Due Online in StudentVUE: Wednesday, February 24
Current Leota & Timbercrest Pathway 8th-Grade Students
  • Zoom Distribution: Homeroom, Wednesday, February 10, 8:45 a.m.
  • Due Online in StudentVUE: Homeroom, Wednesday, March 3, 8:45 a.m

New to WHS/Private School/Outside Enrollment (Currently in grades 8, 9, 10, or 11)
Additional details, course catalog, and information will be published as we get closer to registering for the 2021-22 school year.

WHS Theatre Company presents:
Woodinville City Limits,
A Virtual One-Act Play Festival


The award-winning Woodinville High School Theatre Company is excited to present its upcoming winter play festival, Woodinville City Limits featuring seven short one-act plays, which you will be able to enjoy online starting February 5 at 7:00 pm. Tickets are available now through February 12 at www.whstc.org and are $5.00 per household for all 7 plays. Woodinville City Limits will feature works by Tad Mosel, Steve Unckles, and David Ives. Written in the second half of the 20th century, these plays will make for a witty, romantic, absurd, and existentially-minded evening of virtual theatre.

Tad Mosel’s Impromptu examines just how much truth and illusion a person needs to live a balanced life. Content, written by Steve Unckles, is probably best explained in his own words: Unckles and the characters he has written serve as a role model not just for those confused by American definitions of male and female but for all of the confused, everywhere. These plays are joined by the following five one-acts written by David Ives. In Sure Thing, a couple on a first date has the opportunity to reset and try again each time they say the wrong thing. Words, Words, Words takes the “infinite monkey theorem”-- the idea that given enough time, three monkeys in a room could eventually compose any given text, including Shakespeare’s Hamlet -- and turns it into reality. In English Made Simple, a couple named Jack and Jill meet at a party, and as the night progresses, it becomes apparent that the two knew each other and were even involved romantically before this night. During the play, a voice known only as “Loudspeaker Voice”, explains what the couple is really thinking as they talk to each other. In The Philadelphia, a man discovers that he’s entered a strange pocket of the universe where the only way to get what he wants is to ask for the opposite. Finally, in Variations on the Death of Leon Trotsky, the audience is treated to the hilarious vision of the famous Marxist waxing poetical -- and dying, over and over and over again.

The cast is comprised of 18 of Woodinville High School Theatre Company’s students, including seniors Anna Jackson, Anna Lokken, Austin Glenn, Carmen Katsaros, Jack Preston, Jenna Byers, Josh Locke, Kaley Roughton, Maddie St. Mary, Parker Carson, Savannah Ferguson, and Tony Bowen. Lauren Prescott will be Stage Manager. Due to the virtual aspect of the show, many of the other technical aspects of each one act were handled by the actors and directors themselves. 

The shows were adapted, and designed by Josh Butchart and directed by Josh Butchart, Steve Cooper, Katharina Muller, and Marsha Stueckle with support from Katharina Muller (Producer), Stephanie Penoyer (Props Master), Nathaniel Gibbs (Sound), Marsha Stueckle (Costumes), and the Woodinville Drama Boosters, led by Kelly Locke and Emily Mus.
We hope you can join us in supporting our fabulous Theatre students!

Highlights from Your WHS Counseling Team:



Falcons!  We hope your 2nd semester is off to a great start!

Counselors will continue to open their Zoom Rooms next week, Feb 1-5, during lunch to answer any final questions about 2nd semester schedules.
We've enjoyed seeing our students while zooming the past two weeks!  💚

We want to support students starting strong and not miss any course content going into week 2 of the semester, but if there is a scheduling issue, we are happy to meet and address it. 

Counselors are also available to answer any questions during the lunch hour about semester 1 final grades.  

Registration for 2021-22 is coming soon!  
Important dates:  
  • Grades 9-11 in WHS Advisory class on February 9
  • TMS and LMS on February 10
  • 8th-Grade Registration Information Night on February 25 at 6:30 pm 

Ms. Gerlinger, WHS College, Career and Running Start Counselor is available to meet by appointment only, please email her to schedule a time.  Seniors, don't forget your High School & Beyond Plan is due on January 31st!  Reach out to Ms. Gerlinger if you need help!

Your WHS School Counselors 


1st Semester Report Card Information

Parents/Guardians can expect student first semester report cards to arrive in home mailboxes by the second week in February. They will also be available in ParentVUE/StudentVUE at that time.

To ensure you receive your student’s grades, if you have had an address change or update, please follow the address change process found on the counseling website

Email Student Information Specialist Denise Schwans at dschwans@nsd.org, if you should have questions about the upcoming reporting period.

Spring 2021 Season
NACAC Virtual College Fairs

The NACAC is offering several virtual college fairs this Spring. More than 100,000 students and families signed up for NACAC virtual fairs this past fall. Students give them an enthusiastic "thumbs up" because it's so easy to drop in on live Zoom sessions offered by hundreds of colleges on a single day.
Students may attend as many fairs as they wish! Click to see a list of colleges that will share information about their programs, majors, financial aid, and more on each fair date. Additional colleges will be added throughout the spring.
 
Four of these events are smaller Focus Fairs and are especially for students with special interests or residing in specific regions: STEM (Mar. 7), Performing & Visual Arts (Mar. 16), Western US (Apr. 10), Southeastern US (Apr. 20).

Register for free at virtualcollegefairs.org.

King County Library System programs with high school students & families


The King County Library System is offering some awesome programs for high school students and their families.  Please note, registration is required so they can email you the Zoom link.
  • The Money Maze-Find Money for College 
    Presented by Doug Breithaupt, College Planning Network.
    Wednesday, February 3, 2021  
    4:00PM – 5:00PM  
    Registration required so we can email you the Zoom link. 

Update Your Contact Information

Families are encouraged to take a few minutes to check their contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses. We use parent/guardian email addresses to create school mailing lists. The District also uses email as a tool for sharing important, and sometimes urgent, information with families. Automated phone calls are sent to families with safety and emergency messages.

You can check your contact information in ParentVUE.  For questions, please contact Attendance Secretary and WHS Online Parent Resource Coordinator Kim Benedict at whsattendance@nsd.org.
To update any information, please fill out this form and return it to our registrar Denise Schwans at dschwans@nsd.org
Sign Up

Scholarship Foundation of Northshore

Northshore students are invited to explore scholarships they are eligible for and to apply! Applications opened November 16, 2020 and will remain open until February 15, 2021. For more information and to search their scholarships, please visit their website at  https://sf-ns.org/ 
More about Threads and Treads
Student Work Permit Signatures!
Is your student working this year and in need of their Work Permit Signed? If so, please have them contact their WHS Counselor via email and they can help get this signed for them.

WHS Counseling email addresses can be found on the WHS Homepage under Counseling.

Technology Support

LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM:
CLEVER, SCHOOLOGY, AND LOGINS


Visit the WHS Tech Support page for technology information regarding Clever, Schoology devices, login/password information, and support!


NSD Support Hotline
425-408-7669 or Email WHStech@nsd.org
or visit NSD Technology & Learning Support


Devices
It's never too late to request a device for distance learning! Complete the NSD Device Request Form to start the process!
Questions? Families can e-mail WHStech@nsd.org or call 425-408-7669 for technology support.

New Student Login Information & Student Password Resets

If a student has lost their password and need it reset or need help signing in to any NSD accounts, email the Library dgarcia@nsd.org or hlundberg@nsd.org for assistance. Students are automatically assigned an account with their standard district issued username and password. Students new to WHS should email the LIBRARY at dgarcia@nsd.org and learn about all the TECHNOLOGY options available to them. See the WHS Tech Support page on how to log in for the first time!

FGIC Tackle Cancer Apparel Line! 

Falcon Gridiron Club has an online store setup with Woodinville gear where the net proceeds will help fight cancer!    

Tackle Cancer Apparel Line:
https://eastbaystore.com/OFTS7705/Category/All

If you wish to support the Tackle Cancer program by direct donation, please go to this link: 
https://www.woodinvillefootball.com/donate 
GO Falcons!

Volunteer Applications

Do you plan to volunteer in your student's virtual classroom or support our free meal program? Make sure to get your online volunteer application and background check in now! By completing your online volunteer application, you will also receive bi-monthly important updates for all volunteers.

Parent and Student Resources
Daily Bulletin:
Along with the E-News, the Daily Bulletin keeps our students/families informed and up-to-date on the news, events, and celebrations happening here at WHS. The Daily Bulletin is posted daily under Our School > Daily Bulletin.
Staff Directory:
Are you trying to obtain contact information for your student’s teachers or counselors?
Visit the WHS Staff Directory under “Our School” > “School Staff Directory” from the website homepage.
Daily Schedules 2020-21

Follow NSD Reopening Plan & Safety Protocols

The following plan was developed by District staff in preparation for a return to school and District buildings when it is safe to do so. The information in this handbook is intended to help everyone understand required safety protocols and know what to expect for every student and staff member. As the pandemic data and state response continue to evolve, District staff will continue to review, refine, and adjust this plan as needed. We remain grateful for their efforts.

The return to in-person learning will be most successful and have the best chance to be sustainable if we are all prepared and working together. We ask that you familiarize yourself and your students with the following health department protocols and CDC requirements.

Learn More

Student Celebrations!

Lilia Fiorda,10th grade

nominated by Rick Lizotte
Nominated in category for advocacy.
Lilia does an amazing job making sure that her peers receive the support they need in order to be successful within class--even if that means she has to sacrifice her own time and energy to do so. In doing this, she makes sure to communicate with the individuals in need and willingly volunteers to support them in any way they need. Her sense of "fairness" in this capacity is outstanding.

Duzi Howerton, 10th grade

nominated by Jeff Monteleone 
Nominated in category for acceptance. Duzi is the first to support other students, technology issues or otherwise, he tries his very best, always cordial and accepting of others. Care and Respect is what Duzi values and is in line with our school's student mission!

Sidney Mays, 12th grade

nominated by Dawn Netzel
Nominarted in category for community. "Sidney is a student in my AP Government class. I honestly can't imagine a better candidate for the C.P. and Dorothy Johnson Award. She is an exemplary and incredibly thoughtful young person. She excels in AP Government because she is so invested in working to better our democratic system. As the BSU president, Sidney works to bring ASB and BSU together to put together the MLK assembly and activities for BHM along with leading meetings. Last year, she collaborated with the BSU president at IHS for a district wide field trip to the Northwest African American Museum.  This year, Sidney has worked with ""When We All Vote"" as a Washington State lead and one of the heads of the Washington graphic design team. She is a co-leader of the state meetings, plans and help create the graphics for the project. Right now, through the organization, Sidney is currently focused on the Georgia Senate Runoff election in January. As part of her efforts, she is working with an assigned Georgia high school right now regarding the importance of voting in the upcoming election. Additionally Sidney works with the Root of Our Youth. She speaks at rallies and events on topics ranging from policing, SROs, and restorative practices, segregation in advanced courses and intersectional identities. As if that wasn't enough, she helps with a podcast that related to the group, meets with state legislatures and local NAACP branches, and host circles.  As you can see, Sidney is an amazing example of what this award means."


UPCOMING EVENTS!


Stay up-to-date by viewing the Calendar on the website homepage 

01/31:         Class of 2021 High School & Beyond Plans Due!
01/31:         NACAC Virtual College Fair 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
02/03:         WHS 2nd Semester – Distribution Day, Time 8a-4:30p
02/05-21:    WHS Theatre Company, Woodinville City Limits - A                          
Virtual One-Act Play Festival
02/09:         WHS 2021-22 Registration Distribution Grades 9, 10, &                        11 during Advisory - REQUIRED ATTENDANCE
02/10:         WHS 2021-22 Registration Distribution Grade 8 - LMS &                      TMS Pathways
02/15:        Class of 2021 Scholarship Foundation of Northshore Apps                     Due
02/15:         President's Day - No School
02/16-19     Mid-Winter Break
02/24:         WHS 2021-22 Online Registration Due Grades 9, 10, 11
03/03:         WHS 2021-22 Online Registration Due Grade 8 (LMS/TMS Pathway)
06/16:         Class of 2021 Commencement Ceremony, 7pm

February is Black History Month


As Dr. Reid shared in her Thursday Thoughts, you are encouraged to celebrate Black History Month with staff and students! "The concept of Black History Month was created by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, a scholar, activist, author, and historian. He has come to be known as the “Father of Black History” for his efforts to amplify the experiences, histories, and key contributions of Black peoples throughout American history. You can read Woodson’s full biography here

During this month, The Northshore School District is acknowledging and participating in the national Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action from February 1 - 5, 2021. It is optional for students, staff, and administrators to participate. Earlier this week, the Racial and Educational Justice Department sent out age-appropriate resources about this week of action and shared details about the virtual events they have planned.
To learn more about these community event opportunities, you can click here. During this time and always, let us celebrate the lived experiences, cultures, histories, backgrounds, and identities of our Black students and staff here in Our House." 
Talon Time Advisory Plan: Feb 2, 5, & 9
Grades 9, 10, & 11 required to attend on February 9

Tuesday, February 2 & Friday, February 5:  ALL students can schedule to meet with their advisor or advisors can request and schedule students to attend from 1:25-1:55 p.m. for support. 
Advisors will provide Zoom links through Schoology for students who schedule to meet or are scheduled by advisors to meet.

The only students who will be marked absent from Advisory on February 2 and February 5:
1) Students who schedule to meet with their advisor and do not show; or 
2) Students scheduled by an advisor to meet and do not show


Tuesday, February 9 - Attendance is REQUIRED for grades 9, 10, and 11 for 2021-22 Registration Distribution. Students in grade 12 can schedule to meet with their advisor or advisors can request and schedule students to attend from 1:25-1:55 p.m. for support. 
Advisors will provide Zoom links through Schoology for students who schedule to meet or are scheduled by advisors to meet.
The only students who will be marked absent from Advisory on Tuesday, February 9 are:
1) Students in grades 9, 10, and 11 - ATTENDANCE REQUIRED
1) Seniors who schedule to meet with their advisor and do not show; or 
2) Seniors scheduled by an advisor to meet and do not sh
ow



Class of 2021 High School and Beyond Plan (HSBP) - Due January 31!

As announced at the January 8 advisory with Ms. Gerlinger, next steps include finishing your High School and Beyond Plan (HSBP), a graduation requirement, and applying for scholarships (not required, but helpful). 

The High School and Beyond Plan (HSBP) is a requirement due by January 31, 2021. You can access assigned tasks via your Naviance account. The mandatory Senior advisory period on Friday 1/8 walked seniors through the process.
Watch the Zoom video.

Ms. Gerlinger also has an open session to assist seniors with the HSBP on Wednesday, January 27 from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (access her via her Ms. Gerlinger's Zoom Room). Ms. Allen is available Friday, January 29 from 10:55-11:55am at Lisa Allen's Zoom Room.

Our website also has information posted: https://woodinville.nsd.org/counseling/naviance

If these dates don't work, please feel free to reach out via email and we can choose a time that works for you. We want to help you complete your HS&B plan!  You can reach Mrs. Allen at lallen@nsd.org or Ms. Gerlinger at egerlinger@nsd.org.

Power or Internet Outage - What To Do


We understand that weather incidents may cause a loss of power when students and staff are engaged in distance learning. Our district's Technology, Northshore Learns, and Communications teams collaborated with educators to develop a plan for notifications about power outages, access to service, and how everyone can prepare ahead of time to adjust and continue learning. Please visit our website to learn what to do if your power goes out or if your teacher's power goes out.

Winter Weather

As we enter into the winter season and the potential for inclement weather, it is important to make sure your family’s contact information is current. Families can verify contact information in ParentVUE. Please contact the WHS office today if you need help accessing ParentVUE or updating contact information.

In the event of an emergency, or if winter weather conditions impact the school schedule or affect meal distribution or Books on the Bus, families will receive a phone call, email and/or text message from the District. Information will also be posted on the District website at nsd.org and social media channels. If no information is communicated, there is no change to schedules.

As a reminder, there is detailed information on our District website if your family loses power and/or internet during distance learning due to inclement weather.

Calling on students who can share their music and arts talent with the community during an upcoming virtual event.


Dear Northshore Families,

The Northshore School District Communications Department is seeking students to share their voice through spoken word poetry at our fourth annual State of Our Schools. The virtual event, which will be held in March for leaders within our community and District, will share our successes from the past year, provide exciting updates on new buildings, and share some of the innovation and inspiration taking place throughout Northshore. Including student voice is essential and to that end we invite students to submit spoken word poetry that expresses how the District inspires them and prepares them to turn the page to their next chapter as a student or life beyond Northshore. Submissions are being accepted through Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 from all Northshore students who are interested in performing for the  State of Our Schools virtual event.

A small number of student musicians are also needed for the event to pre-record a performance to be played during the event. If you are a student or student group familiar with playing a set that is classical, jazz or easy listening and you are interested in performing for State of Our Schools, please complete a submission form. These entries will be accepted through Friday, Feb. 12, 2021.

New E-Flyer Platform - Peachjar


We are excited to share that we have moved our e-flyer program to a platform called Peachjar. We receive many requests from local non-profit organizations to distribute program fliers. Peachjar will help facilitate the process of submitting, reviewing, approving and posting e-flyers. With the move to this platform, all e-flyers that are submitted to Peachjar will then be reviewed and approved by District staff to ensure that they meet the District guidelines. We are committed to providing access to all individuals seeking information on our District website. All submitted PDFs must meet accessibility requirements to be approved for distribution. We also encourage organizations to submit flyers in the top five languages spoken in our district. 
Learn More About Peachjar

City of Woodinville Seeks Input on ADA Plan

The City of Woodinville is putting together a long-term plan to improve accessibility and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for our streets, sidewalks, parks, and other public facilities.

  The City is looking to engage the local community throughout this planning process, particularly community members with disabilities. As they put together the plan, one of the topics the City is most interested in hearing about from residents and others who spend time here is where the City should focus its efforts over the next 3-5 years to fix accessibility barriers. Options include pedestrian crosswalks, locations near schools, and more. The City is also interested in hearing about any specific barriers of concern (such as a particular sidewalk curb-ramp on a student’s route to school).

The City has a Mobility for All ADA Transition plan webpage  (https://engagewoodinville.com/mobility-for-all-plan) as well as a survey for families and students attending Woodinville schools who may have an interest in this topic. Completing the survey is the quickest and easiest way to provide feedback on priorities and help with barrier identification. Anyone in the NSD family is more than welcome to reach out to Maia Know, Management Analyst for the City of Woodinville, for a more in-depth discussion at d: (425) 877-2267 | m: (206) 637-2932 |e: maiak@ci.woodinville.wa.us.

WHS Website Translation
Traducción de sitios web de WHS

The WHS website (and Daily Bulletin) can be translated into hundreds of different languages by clicking the "Translate" drop down above the "Athletics" tab on the website homepage.
El sitio web de WHS se puede traducir a cientos de idiomas diferentes haciendo clic en el menú desplegable "Traducir" que se encuentra sobre la pestaña "Atletismo" en la página de inicio del sitio web.
Obtenga más información sobre la traducción de sitios web.

 Washington's K-12 Internet   Access Program: Check Eligibility for Free Internet Access 

Having reliable connectivity to the internet is critical for your student’s success during distance learning. The state recognizes this need, and has partnered with Ziply Fiber and Comcast/Xfinity to create Washington’s K–12 Internet Access Program, which gives eligible families free internet access so your student can connect to online learning from home.

This internet access opportunity will provide you with faster, stronger and more reliable connectivity than hotspots or tethering to mobile devices, which will better support your student. If eligible, your free internet access is available through June 30, 2021.
Complete information and the steps to check elegibility, can be found on the Woodinville High School Website.
Navigating Internet Issues during NSL 3.0

If at any time your student is unable to log in to classes due to an internet outage, we encourage you to contact your service provider. We have listed some of the local providers below. You will need to log in to your provider's site to see a map of outrages.

Xfinity: 
Xfinity Status Center
Phone: 1-800-934-6489
Wave Broadband:
Wave Broadband Support
Phone: 1-866-928-3123
Verizon:
Verizon Service Outage Information
Phone: 1-800-922-0204

Ziply:
Ziply Service Outage Status
Phone: 1-866-699-4759

If you have issues with logging into Clever/Schology or issues with a District provided device, please contact our District Family Technology Helpline at 425-408-7669.
NSD Communications Department
New Information up on Mental Health Matters!
A lot has been going on in the first week of the new year, so we have added excellent new information to our Mental Health Matters page. Please note, you now have the option to email Ms. Kakalecik and our School Counseling Intern Keenan Schoen to schedule a meeting.

We have updated the articles under Weekly Wellness Links with information you might find valuable. We picked these articles from a wealth of recent information dealing with COVID and its effects on Mental Health. 

Under What Do You Want To Know?, you will find recent questions from students, which you may also wonder about.

We have added a page for TeenLink, The National Child Traumatic Stress Network, and links to several apps that can help you deal with stress and anxiety, as well as a page with a selection of books and support for parents

Last but not least, on the Home page, you will find a video showcasing the excellent stress-reducing 5-5-5 breathing technique that Ms. Kakalecik loves and has been teaching her students during her sessions to help them de-stress. You will also find a link to important information on how to prevent cyberbullying.

Stay tuned as each week we will be adding new information to the web page geared towards Mental Health and Living your Best Life!

We are wishing you and yours a great start to this new year!

Christine Kakalecik, Mental Health Counselor, WHS
Keenan Schoen, School Counseling Assistant, WHS
If you or a loved one are in a mental health crisis, call the King County Crisis Line at 206-461-3222, text HELLO to 741741, dial 911, or go to the nearest Emergency Room. 

WHS 2020-21 Clubs

Building Our Falcon Community this School Year!

We are so excited for our students to join all the exciting clubs Woodinville has to offer. Here at WHS, students will find clubs ranging from a wide variety of interests, and WHS ASB has a lot in store for students to meet all these different clubs. 

Below, through students' NSD Google account, they will find a link to a document with flyers from every Woodinville High School club. These flyers will have a brief description of each club as well how to contact said club. Along with the flyers there is also a master list with every club and easily accessible contact information:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1n_xSSB6uaLNthk5EhsGZJdR08yfQEwsbmDP1t2HYW-A/edit?usp=sharing 
The Club Contact List can also be found on the WHS Activities website.
Lastly, in order to join a club students should fill out the Google form here: https://forms.gle/hBuNEvjNv7itgV1V9

This form will act as an intent to join form for all clubs at Woodinville High School. By filling out this form and providing personal information students are allowing club representatives to reach out at a later date with information on how to become a member and with updates on meetings and events. 

We’re excited to build our Falcon community this school year!

Best, Woodinville ASB 

WHS Class of 2021
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Letter Jackets - New Online Order Process

Jostens has made it easier to order a letter jacket for your student. Clicking the button below will take you to an online order process. Prices will be displayed as you design the jacket. If you have any questions about ordering, please contact Jostens at jostenspnw@jostens.com or call 360-653-9102.
To Order Click Here
Sports Information

2020-21 ATHLETICS REGISTRATION
FinalForms registration is OPEN for the 20-21 athletic seasons. You can register for Season 1 (fall), Season 2 (winter) and/or Season 3 (spring) sports at the same time.

Required PRIOR to Participation in Athletics
To participate in athletics, a FinalForms registration must be completed by both parent and student and a current sports physical must be on file with the WHS Athletic Office. Sports physicals are good for two years from the exam date. 
Visit the WHS Athletics page for updated information and the Register for Athletics page for information to register on FinalForms.

If you have any questions, are having issues registering on FinalForms, or need to check on a physical expiration date, please email Renae Hector, WHS Athletic Secretary, at rhector@nsd.org

Optional Student Insurance
As a service, NSD is providing information regarding optional student accident and health insurance coverage administered by Myers-Stevens & Toohey, Inc. These low cost plans are distributed by many districts across Washington. Although they are not the only provider of this type of coverage, they have been recommended by our Washington Schools Risk Management Pool.

https://www.nsd.org/our-district/departments/business-services/risk-management/student-insurance
Students in need of financial support?
Please contact your school counselor

WHS counselors have access to community resources to support families who could use a grocery card, help with school fees/supplies or other basic needs.  Please contact your School Counselor if they can help during this challenging time.  There is no qualifying factor and is confidential. Please don't hesitate to ask. 
PTSA NEWS
The PTSA Board is looking for 3 or more PTSA members to form a Nominating Committee.  The charge of the Nominating Committee is to recognize and recruit the most qualified people available to fill Officer positions.  Committee work includes holding meetings, reviewing nominations, and searching for the best qualified candidates for leadership.  The open Officer positions for 2021-22 are President and Co-President.  If you would like to be on the Committee to recruit candidates for this position, please email Shauna Kennedy at slkennedy3@comcast.net.
Our next General PTSA meeting will be February 10th at 11:00am.  To join the General Membership Zoom meeting on Feb 10th, go to our website  www.woodinvillehighschoolptsa.org.
InvestED is a 501 (c) (3) organization that provides funding to support the efforts of secondary schools throughout Washington State. They partner with 660 schools and assist more than 16,500 students with small amounts of short-term, item-specific, need-based funding – items such as shoes, coats, glasses, sports equipment, and academic fees. Their mission is to provide immediate help for students in need. Their goal is to encourage students to stay in school, return to school, or get involved within their learning community.
You can help students in the WHS learning community by adopting WHS in InvestED’s “Adopt a School” Program.
Community Assitance

During the COVID-19 outbreak, our community continues to come together to assist to families and community members in need. This assistance includes childcare, employment, food, mental health support and other resources. To learn more about organizations that are offering support visit the Community Assistance webpage below. 
Learn More

Apply for Free & Reduced Price Meals Today!

While Northshore is currently providing free meals, this support is made possible by temporary USDA funding. If this funding changes, the District may be required to charge families based on their current eligibility for meals. Have you applied for free and reduced-price meals this year?

If your family qualified last year, you need to reapply this year to ensure that your student receives free or reduced price meals once the current free meals program ends. It is important to apply today so that your eligibility status doesn’t lapse. If an application was not in process for a returning student by October 14, 2020, the student’s account was automatically transferred to a paid account the next school day. Please know that the number of eligible students for free and reduced price meals connects to the District’s Title I funding, which provides additional support at schools to help students succeed. Additionally, if your family income has decreased, you may be eligible for free or reduced-price school meals.

In addition to receiving free or reduced-price meals, your eligibility also provides
  • Reduced fee for Camp Cedar Spring
  • Reduced fee for PSAT and Advanced Placement Testing
  • Reduced fee for sports/athletics
  • Reduced fee for summer school
  • Access to Backpack Program, which provides backpacks and school supplies
  • Access to Operation School Bell, which provides clothes and personal products
To find out if you are eligible and to apply online visit our website.  
School Lunch Information
NSD is offering free meals for all children ages 18 and younger.
Students do not need to be enrolled in the Northshore School District to receive meals. NSD requires that all families wear a mask and maintain physical distancing when picking up their meals. Thank you for helping to keep our drivers and families safe.
For more information, visit the NSD Website.
WHS E-News from the Principal
"One Falcon, One Family"

January 29, 2021
Volume 10, Issue 18
 
Office Hours:

During this time, the Woodinville High School offices are operating on
intermittent office hours and working remotely.
Expect a response to emails and phone calls within 2 business days.
We're "here" and look forward to assisting you!

425.408.7400 Fax 425.408.4702
www.nsd.org/woodinville


Our secretaries are here to help you:
Carolyn Moriarty, Office Manager, Ext. 7401 cmoriarty@nsd.org
Jenn Diaz, Main Office Secretary, Ext. 7403 whsoffice@nsd.org
Nicki Kongkarat, ASB/Bookkeeping/Cashier, Fine/Fee Payment, Ext. 7504 whsasb@nsd.org
Roberta Porter, Counseling Office Manager, Ext. 7418 rporter2@nsd.org
Denise Schwans, Student Info Specialist/Registrar, Ext. 7515 dschwans@nsd.org
Kim Benedict, Attendance Secretary, Ext. 7410 whsattendance@nsd.org
Renae Hector, Athletics Secretary, Ext. 7491 rhector@nsd.org


The mission of Woodinville High School is to become a community of learners, providing a safe and encouraging environment for developing the mind, body, and spirit.
 
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF WOODINVILLE HIGH SCHOOL!
 
GO Falcons!


19819 136th Avenue NE | Woodinville, WA 98072 US
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