Term or Acronym Description
ASB Associated Student Body - governing body of Evergreen Middle School. Its purpose is to propose, discuss and vote on legislation for the good of the student body and school. A president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, historian and public relations officer are elected in the spring for the following school year.
ASB Card All students are issued an ID card. An ASB Fee is required to participate in sports and other activities such as clubs. ASB funds go to support cultural, athletic, recreational and social activities. Also provides free access to home sporting events. Fee is generally $25 at the middle school.
B2B Back To Business – a term referencing the annual event that welcomes students and families back to school.
Directory An online resource for PTSA members that lists contact information for families. <insert link>
ELL English Language Learner – this refers to students who are learning English as a second language.
Eprep/EmPrep This is a district wide initiative that ensures all schools are equipped with supplies to keep students safe during emergencies.
InvestEd A service that collects and often matches donations to the school
Pass The Hat Annual fundraiser for the Evergreen PTSA – helps fund staff grants, scholarships, families in need, curriculum needs
LWSD Lake Washington School District – the school district that EMS belongs to
PBIS Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports – a program to reward students for positive behavior
No-Effort Fundraising Ways to donate to Evergreen PTSA through typical shopping – AmazonSmile, Fred Meyer, etc.
Corporate Matching You employer may match your donations to fundraisers, this can double your gift!

Parent Teacher Student Association

NJHS National Junior Honor Society – an opportunity for students to achieve academic recognition
SBA Smarter Balanced Assessment – the standardized tests used in Washington for 3rd – 8th graders
Skyward An LWSD website where families can pay fees, check grades, and get the latest school and district information
STEM Science Technology Engineering Math
Eagle Express The weekly Evergreen PTSA newsletter
WIAA Washington Interscholastic Activities Association – the league in which our sports teams participate
SEL Social Emotional Learning – the district, school and counseling department facilitate curriculum provided by the district to support student mental health and social skills development
504/IEP Individual Education Plans – plans put in place for special education students or students with special needs to support them in the classroom.
LA/SS Language Arts/Social Science Class


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