Daily Bulletin: Thursday, May 23, 2019

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Bell Schedule

Thursday we are on Thursday Modified Block Schedule #42.

Friday we are on a 6-Period Schedule #2.

SBAC Math Testing
All on-grade 10th graders and any on-grade 11th / 12th graders still needing to demonstrate proficiency on the Math SBAC will test during their math class period:

  • Periods 1/3/5 -  May 29
  • Periods 2/4/6  - May 23 & 30

Make Up testing will take place in math class periods and on Friday, May 24 and Friday, May 31 in the Library at 7:35 a.m.

WCAS Science Testing
All 11th graders not participating in SBAC Math testing will take the WCAS for federal accountability in their science class period:

  • Periods 2/4/6 & 7 - May 23
  • Juniors without a science class - May 24, 7:35 a.m., WHS Library


The Library and College & Career Center will be closed on SBAC testing days. Students can go to the following rooms to print documents:

Room 257 – 2nd Floor Conference Room

Room 350B – 3rd Floor Work roo

If the printer is not working or needs paper, please email whstech@nsd.org.

Week of the Arts!


Welcome to the Week of the Arts!  Please take some time to check out art work by your fellow Falcons. Art is being hung up through out the school. Please also stop into the Library to see work by Ceramics, Stained Glass and Metal Design. Starting tomorrow during Options there will be live performances every day! Also, during lunches there will be more art activities happening around the cafeteria and commons put on by the various art classes here at WHS.  

Theatre News:

Are you interested in being part of WHS' award winning theatre program? Auditions for next year's WHS Theatre Company and Advanced Acting class are June 3rd. Auditions are open to all juniors and sophomores - next year's senior and junior classes - and there is no prerequisite to audition. You do not have to have taken any theatre classes to try out. Audition information, including materials to prepare, is available on the "call board" across from room 405. See Mr. Butchart if you have any questions.

Badminton Team Uniforms:

Final reminder to please turn in you badminton jersey to Ms. Vitulli by this Friday May 24th. Jersey's turned in will be placed  on the fine list.  You can bring it to Ms. Vitulli in her PE office or place it in her mailbox, in the main office, with YOUR name on it.  Thank you

PTSA Golden Apple/Outstanding Educators Award

Woodinville High School PTSA’s Outstanding Educators award recognizes individuals who make significant contributions that enhance the education of students at Woodinville High School; nominations can be made by students, parents, administrators or fellow teachers.

Click here for the nomination form or it can be found on the PTSA website under forms and documents:  www.woodinvillehighschoolptsa.com

Nominations Due: 
Friday, May 24, 2019
Forms can be left in the WHS PTSA box or mailed to:
WHS PTSA, 19819 136th Ave NE, Woodinville, WA 98072


WHS doesn't normally order extra books for those who didn't pre-pay. However, if the publisher ships extra books, which is not guaranteed each year, we will have a lottery drawing for those who would like to purchase a yearbook. If there are extra books available, students will be randomly selected to have the opportunity to purchase a yearbook ($55.00).

Students must fill out the GoogleApps form below to enter their name into the 2019 yearbook lottery:

Yearbook Lottery Form

The deadline to submit your name is Tuesday, June 4.

The Lottery student list will be announced the morning of June 6. Students will be contacted using the email entered in the form, if they were selected for the yearbook lottery. A list will also be posted on the wall outside of Mrs. Alder’s room 238 and the Cashier’s Office.

Seniors: If you are a senior and are randomly selected, you will need to pay for and pick up your book on June 6 after the Senior Awards Night ceremony. If your book is not picked up and paid for at Senior Awards Night, you have until Friday, June 8 (per yearbook distribution instructions outlined below). If your book is not picked up and paid for during Beach Day activities, your name will be removed from the lottery list and all books not paid for will become available for purchase on a first come, first serve basis on June 14.

Underclassmen (Grades 9 thru 11): If you are randomly selected, you will need to pay for and pick up your book on June 12 during Beach Day activities. If your book is not picked up and paid for during Beach Day activities, your name will be removed from the lottery list and all books not paid for will become available for purchase on a first come, first serve basis on June 14.

Any Questions contact Sharon Alder, Yearbook Adviser salder@nsd.org


1) All students must have a photo ID to pick up the book (any photo ID works).

2) Only the student or parents of the student may pick the book up, no notes, no emails, no phone calls will be accepted. If there is some sort of emergency, contact an administrator.

3) All fines/fees must be satisfied in order to pick up yearbooks on the appropriate day.

Senior Distribution: Yearbooks will be distributed to seniors only following the Senior Awards Night Ceremony on June 6, 2019. Yearbooks will not be handed out to any parents or students until the awards ceremony is over (appx. 8:15 p.m.). Yearbooks for seniors who do not pick them up the evening of June 6, will have them available during lunches June 7 and 8 in room 238. After June 8, pick up will take place during Beach Day Distribution on June 12, 2019.

Underclassmen Beach Day Distribution: Yearbooks will be distributed to underclassmen, staff members, and seniors (who have not yet received them) during Beach Day activities on June 12, 2019. Beach Day Activities start at 11:55 am.

ALL STUDENTS MUST HAVE PHOTO ID to pick up their yearbook

After Beach Day: Thursday, June 13 and Friday, June 14 distribution will be before school, during lunches, and after school in room 238.

After June 14: Yearbooks will be distributed during lunches only in room 238.

Commencement Rehearsal - MANDATORY - Friday, June 14, 9-11 a.m.

A reminder that ALL seniors walking at Commencement MUST attend rehearsal on Friday, June 14, 9-11 a.m. at the WHS Theater. 

Advise Mrs. Schwans of any potential conflicts at dschwans@nsd.org.

Women of Influence Leadership Conference:

Woodinville High School is hosting the second annual Women of Influence Leadership Conference in the WHS Library Monday May 20th from 6-8pm. 45 attendees get the opportunity to enjoy a fully catered dinner and dessert and connect with five successful female leaders of various professions from the Seattle area. The mission of this conference is to give the aspiring female leaders at WHS access to a greater sense of empowerment and possible direction for their future pursuits.

The speaker lineup this year includes:

  • Dr. Julie Love; Director of Quantum Computing at Microsoft and leading female researcher on software and computer sciences.

  • Nike Imoru; Award-winning actress and casting director at Nike Imoru Casting. Has worked with various productions in the US and in England.

  • Dr. Hanna Ekstrom; CEO and founder of nonprofit Save Their Smiles, providing dental care to communities in South America. Founder of Seattle Veterinary Outreach and runs a veterinary business.

  • Dr. Catherine Liu; Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship and Therapy programs at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Associate professor at the University of Washington.

  • Stephanie Retiz; Senior level manager at Microsoft with experience in policy, communications, and marketing. Specializes in the role of AI in digital transformation.

There are 45 spots available for this free event and applications are accepted on a first come first serve basis. Applications can be found outside the ASB room and are due by the morning of 5/17/19. Questions? Call or text 425-236-6907

WHS Class of 2019 Grad Guide:


Seniors, check it out, please! Woodinville High School's Graduation Guide: Information for Woodinville High School Seniors and their Parents/Guardians is filled with valuable information regarding the Commencement Ceremony and the special and important activities and events leading up to graduation. The guide is now available on the Class of 2019 website. All seniors are encouraged to review it!  Questions, see Mrs. Schwans or email her at dschwans@nsd.org!

National Honor Society:

The National Honor Society is making a final lists for its members being inducted on May 30th, 2019.  Please come by Mr. Kittler's room (329) to check for your ID number on the list to ensure the final list is complete.


Parking applications for the 2019-20 school year are now available for students to pick up at the Campus Supervisor’s window at the Main Office. Students must include a photocopy of their current auto insurance and driver’s license when turning in their applications. The deadline to submit next year’s parking application is June 3rd.


The Northshore School Board approved the 2019-20 school year calendar during its April 22, 2019 regular meeting. We are grateful to NSEA and administrators for their collaboration in providing a calendar that will help our district community plan for the coming school year.

May Bell Schedule:


NSD Summer School 2019

Registration for Summer School Accelerated/Additional Courses is open April 5 - June 21, 2019. Registration for Credit Retrieval courses only will be accepted through June 28. 
Classes run at Bothell High School June 26 - August 1, 2019 for Accelerated/Additional Courses and July 9 - August 1, 2019 for Credit Retrieval Courses and Life Fitness/PE. 
See the WHS website, Academics, Summer School for more information.

Student Celebrations

Womens Lacrosse News!!

Kate Norris was named defensive player of the year for the lacrosse team! Three players were also named to the All-Conference team this year! Claire Prentice, Jessi Daneman and Alyssa Jarvis. Claire Prentice is also being honored as a member of Team WA, which will play in the National Tournament in Baltimore on May 25-26! Congratulations to the team and Head Coach Courtney Bird and Assistant Coach Angela Stone!

State news  for Track & Field!

At the SeaKing District 2 Championships this past week:

Wednesday, May 15

·      Holland Pilukas and Ellie Mann took 2nd and 3rd in pole vault!

·      Luke Houser took 2nd in the 1600 and going to State!

·      Holland Pilukas won the high jump and is on to State!

Friday, May 17

·      Melissa Phung got 2nd in the 400 and qualified for State!

·      Nell O’Hara got 2nd in the 800 and is on to State! Incredible race!

·      Luke Houser took 2nd in the 3200 – his 2nd event in which he’s qualified for State!

·      Ben Smith took 2nd in high jump and qualified for State!

The State tournament is May 23-25 at Tahoma High School!

Advanced Biotechnology earn Judges Award of Excellence at Shoreline Community College’s BioExpo!

Congratulations to Jamie Olson’s Advanced Biotechnology students who competed at Shoreline Community College's BioExpo Friday, May 17! The expo is a biotech competition where students created in-depth projects to demonstrate their knowledge on a biotech topic of their choice. Ms. Olson’s classes worked hard on their projects and all of the students who competed were incredible! The following students took home medals in their categories:

Patrick Wytko, Payton Kelly, Carter Smith, and Chloe Brid- 1st Place Neuroscience 

Meggie Missall - 1st Place Teaching

London Kobernik - 1st Place Website Design

Abigail Burhmann - 2nd Place Molecular Modeling 

Caylee Claypool, Josephine Shirley, and Natalie Kirstein - 2nd Place Global Health

Madison Williams - 3rd Place Dance

Sidney Mays and Gabi Hansen - 3rd Place Global Health 

Ella Ekstrom and Taylor Reece - Honorable Mention 

In addition to these incredible achievements Woodinville High School was awarded the Judges Award of Excellence because of our students passion, spirit, and superior character shown at the Expo!

Today's Bell Schedule

Bell Schedule - Thursday Modified Block #42 Periods 2/4/6

Period 0
6:40-7:30 (50min)
Period 1
7:35-9:32 (117min)
9:32-9:41 (15min)
Period 3
9:46-11:43 (117min)


11:48-12:18 (30min)
Period 5A
12:23-2:20 (117)

Period 5B

11:48-12:47 (59min)
12:47-1:17 (30min)
Period 5B
1:22-2:20 (58min)

Period 7

Upcoming Events

Thursday 5/23
Thursday Modified Block #42 2/4/6

SBAC Math Testing
WCAS Science Testing
2:15 Chess Club - 334
2:30 LGBTQ+ Unity Club - 234

Friday 5/24
6-Period Schedule #2

SBAC Math Test Make Ups
WCAS Science Testing - No Science Class Jrs.

Monday 5/27
Memorial Day - No School

Tuesday 5/28
6-Period Schedule #2

8-9:30 New Student Orientation - Library
2:30 Philosophy Club - 236

Wednesday 5/29
Wednesday 6-period Schedule #41

Thursday 5/30
6-Period Schedule #2

2:15 Chess Club - 334
6:30 NHS Induction Ceremony - Commons

Future Key Dates

5/23-24      Late AP Testing Window
5/23           Thursday Modified Block 2/4/6 - SBAC Math CAT
5/23           WCAS Science Testing Periods 2/4/6
5/24           SBAC Math Make Up
5/24           WCAS Science Testing for Juniors w/o science class
5/24          Art Appreciation Week Kickoff
5/27          Memorial Day - No School
5/28          6-Period Schedule #2
5/28          Art Appreciation Week
5/28          Spring New Student Orientation, Library, 8-9:30
5/29          6-Period Schedule #41 - SBAC Math PT Periods 1/3/5
5/30          6-Period Schedule #2 - SBAC Math PT Periods 2/4/6
5/30          NHS Induction Ceremony, Gym , 6:30-8:30

Sports Schedule


6/4 - Staff Meeting, Library, 2:40pm

6/5 - ERW - Individuall-Directed Day

6/11 - All Staff Meeting, Theater, 2:40pm

6/18 - SDLT Meeting