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SAT/ACT Practice exam dates

As you may know, the Edmonds School District has canceled all community facility use until April 13th.  This cancellation includes the upcoming ACT Practice Test on March 21 at EWHS.  At this time, we have rescheduled the practice test for April 18, 2020.  The time and rooms will remain the same.  In addition, the Scores Back Session will also be postponed until after both tests have been completed. 

The EWHS PSO and the Princeton Review are offering two practice tests this winter/spring: a full-length SAT practice test (March 7th) and a practice ACT (originally planned on March 21st, but now postponed to April 18th). We are asking for a contribution of $20 to take 1 test and $35 to take both tests. The scores back session is scheduled for after both tests has been completed. Check-in will start at 8:45am on test days and students should bring #2 pencils and a calculator.  (Calculators will not be provided.)
For digital sign up for the test(s) please click HERE and for electronic payment via PayPal HERE (or via the top right button of the PSO website). You can also download the paper signup form, which can be filled in and dropped off at the school office. If you prefer paying by check, please make this out to the “Edmonds Woodway PSO” and drop off at the front desk. Fee waivers can be offered, with a counselor sign – off.
Test Registration Form 2020

Upcoming Events:

Due to the closure of schools and public events, most of these events are postponed or canceled. Please check in later for more news. Our apologies.

March 21st : Practice ACT – Register here; POSTPONED TO APRIL 18th?
also on March 21st: Annual Music Boosters Gala with Auction at The Nile Country Club –
CHANGED TO ONLINE AUCTION ON MARCH 19TH – SEE Edmonds Woodway Music Page

The registration process for next year’s classes is in full swing. Students and parents have the ability to log into Skyward and make course requests between now and March 27th 3pm

April 2nd: PSO meeting 7pm, EWHS Library – CANCELED

April 3rd: Coffee with the Principal 7h30 a.m. at EWHS – CANCELED

April 4th-12th: NO SCHOOL due to SPRING BREAK

April 18th: Practice ACT – Register here

Saturday April 25th: Athletic Boosters Club Auction Night at the Holy Rosary

How does the EWHS Parent Staff Organization support our staff and students?

  • We provide grants to teachers and student groups for things not covered in the school budget – from materials to experiences.
  • The PSO, with Princeton Review, offers Practice ACT and SAT tests for students in the fall and spring.
  • We host Teacher Appreciation Luncheons four times during the school year to thank our great staff.
  • We host social opportunities for parent and EWHS administration/staff to engage in dialogue – Back to School Social at Brigid’s Bottleshop, Principal’s Coffee (First Friday of every month) and Parent University

Become a Member:

Every Edmonds Woodway family is a member of the PSO, there are NO dues or fees.
In order to receive emails and update, you should become an official member.
Please fill out the membership form to stay informed – Membership form

EWHS Daily Announcements

College and Career Instagram Pageewhscollegevisits – student-run page with all upcoming college/career events listed

Upcoming 2020 Official College Entrance Exams: (Not PSO related)
ACT – April 4th, June 13th, July 18th, Sept 12th 2020
SAT – March 14th, May 2nd, June 6th 2020

The EW PSO will NOT be offering an SAT/ACT Prep Courses at EWHS this year.
There are several companies in the area offering courses – Mazor Test Prep Company,  Princeton Review,  Sandweiss Test Prep,  ACT/SAT Prep,  Seattle SAT Prep,

Homework and Tech:  Decoding the Distractions That Hinder Homework Completion5 Homework Strategies in the Digital Age

College and Beyond Resources:   Seattle Times College Guide;   Common Application;    Financial Aid;   Studying for the SATWestern State Tuition Savings ProgramsWA Apprenticeship ProgramsThinking about College LoansDebunking 5 Myths about Financial Aid

Teens and Vaping – Learn more about the increasing use of e-cigarettes among teens.  What do they look like?  What is a Juul?  How do they work?  Follow the link for more information.

SOS Signs of Suicide Prevention Program – Edmonds School District depression awareness and suicide prevention program.

How to talk about depression – Tips on how to deal with depression, talk about it and how to help people who aren’t depressed talk to people who are.

Issues That Matter – Mental Health – Over the past year, Sno-Isle Libraries has hosted forums on wide-ranging topics of mental health – from dementia to the most recent forum on teen depression and suicide.  Audio and video from each forum are available on the website.

Parent Resources – Struggling with parenting a teen, technology use or college planning.  Check out these resources for helpful information

Warrior Word –  EWHS school newspaper – find out what is happening at EWHS

2021 Parents’ Facebook page:  EWHS 2021 Parents – check it out to stay in touch and in the know.

Another way to support EWHS PSO – Go to  Amazon Smile, designate the PSO as your charity and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to Edmonds-Woodway High School Parent- Staff Organization.  Set Smile.amazon as your default page, make purchases as usual and start supporting EWHS teachers and students today!

Contact us at ewparentstafforg@gmail.com   

Co-PSO Presidents – Tara Denkinger and Beth Sanger;
PSO President Elect / Vice-Presidents – Michele Fellows and Michelle Massey
PSO Treasurer – Heather Rees; PSO Secretary & Website – Karen De Nys;
Hospitality – Jennifer Eaton and Eli Fuller; Membership – Debby Fields;
Graphic Design – Gretchen Cook; ACT/SAT Practice tests – Kim Palmer

Tax ID # 91-1190652 

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