Odle PTSA Seeks Volunteers for 2021-2022

Do you have a student attending Odle Middle School next year? The Pdle PTSA seeks you!

If you are interested in joining the 2021-2022 Odle PTSA for executive or chair positions, please send an email to board@odleptsa.org with a brief introduction of your past school volunteering experience. They will contact you within the next couple of months!

New Skylines – High School Volunteers Offer Free Tutoring

Parents of Cherry Crest Elementary – we hope your 2021 is off to a good start! We – New Skylines Tutoring – are a new student-led, volunteer-based tutoring group for elementary students who might need help getting up to speed in English and/or reading or who just want additional instruction in these areas. We want to help any students who think they might benefit from our help (completely free of charge), especially those in underserved and underrepresented communities, including ESL/ELL students.

Tales of Quaratine – Mission InspirEd

Currently, one of Mission InspirEd’s upcoming events is the Tales of Quarantine, a free nationwide initiative challenging students ages 6-18 to showcase COVID’s impact through a wide variety of artistic expressions. The competition will span from February 22nd through March 21st and cover three categories of art: Media, Visual, and Writing.

Learn more at https://www.missioninspired.org/toq

425 Kids Chess Offers Free Weekly Group and Private Online Lessons

425 Kids Chess, a local group of high school and middle school students, offers free weekly group and 1-on-1 chess lessons for elementary school students online! We provide fun, interactive learning, with mentors who are dedicated to helping students grow.

To sign up or learn more, visit https://425kidschess.com or email 425kidschess@gmail.com

WISE Summer Camp

Every summer we get amazing campers from all over WA in Wise Camps (non-profit started by two teachers!). We’ve opened registration for both in-person and online camps for summer 2021. Register at www.wisecamps.org.

Free Tutoring Through Mission InspirEd

Mission InspirEd, a student-run nonprofit, is offering free tutoring for students! Work (virtually!) with vetted high school tutors on topics including Math, English, Coding, Science and History. Learn more & sign up at http://missioninspired.org/tutoring.

Improve Essay Skills with The Writer’s League

We are a group of Juniors at Interlake High School who run a weekend essay-writing workshop called The Writers’ League for 5th through 7th graders. The workshop consists of 6 total hours of instruction across 4 days (plus homework) and teaches skills to supplement what students learn in English class. We have taught multiple courses in the past six months, and are offering another set of classes this spring and summer. The next session will be held March 13,14, 20 and 21 from 10-11:30am each day with another session available in June. The cost to participate is $20. Visit our website: http://writersleague.net to register.

Boys Lacrosse Opportunity

Are you looking for a healthy outdoor activity for your child?  Lacrosse teams are forming now for the Spring season (starting March 15, 2021) of The Sammamish Interlake Youth Lacrosse Club for boys in grades 2-8. The season runs from March through June and the cost varies from $350-$500 depending on your child’s grade. An additional $95 game fee will be charged when games are allowed to proceed.

The Sammamish Interlake Youth Lacrosse Club serves elementary through middle school boys lacrosse players who live in the boundaries of Sammamish and Interlake High Schools.

Register now at the Sammamish Interlake Youth Lacrosse Club.

Questions? Contact: jeanne.warme@comcast.net

Camp Kindness Counts

Camp Kindness Counts offers mid-winter break camps, Virtual Clubs and “Kind World Explorers” classes. The classes are weekly 40 minute group lessons (currently held over Zoom), focussing on 12 specific character strengths from the Kind World Explorers guidebook series. Our sessions help students reflect and share feelings, practice mindfulness techniques and focus on developing character strengths.

Bellevue East Little League: Spring Registration

Bellevue East Little League is happy to announce the opening of their Spring Season registration for T-Ball, Baseball, and Softball for boys and girls between the ages 4-16. Tryouts will begin in February and baseball/softball will start in March (COVID guidelines permitting). 

Visit https://www.bellevueeastll.org/ to learn more!