We love our volunteers! If you would like to work in your child's classroom or chaperone a field trip this year, you will need to be volunteer approved. This process is done online and must be done annually at the beginning of the school year. You can access the volunteer application by going to the Issaquah School District website and under the Family Resources tab, you will find the link to the volunteer application.
A complete application will show green checkmarks next to each required step. Your application will not be processed unless each step has been completed.
If your student is sick or will not be coming to school, please email email@example.com or call 425-837-7925 and let us know. The office manages the attendance record of every student therefore please email the office. If you'd like the teacher included, feel free to cc them.
Any pre-arranged absence of 3 or more days requires a pre-approved absence request form to be filled out and turned in to the office one week prior to your child's absence from school. You can find this form on the Grand Ridge website, or download and print the form here. You will receive an email once your pre-approved absence request has been approved.
If you need to check your student out of school early for an appointment, please plan enough time for us to call them out from class. If you need check them out during lunch or recess, it can take extra time to reach them in the lunchroom or playground. Please take note of our school schedule, and if it is possible to avoid checking them out during lunch or recess, that will make the process quicker.
Referrals of students to determine possible eligibility for the Highly Capable Program will be accepted online beginning September 1 through September 15.
*Please note, all kindergarten students will be screened this fall to determine eligibility for further testing for possible selection into the Highly Capable program.
The District’s referral procedure may include screening procedures as allowed by state statute. Please go to the Highly Capable website for further information and to access the online referral questionnaire and referral form. Individuals making a referral must use the District provided online referral form. The following exceptions will apply:
Referrals will not be accepted for students who were tested for the Highly Capable Program in the previous school year.
2. Referrals for second grade students will not be accepted as testing for these students will occur mid-year.
3. Referrals for students new to the district who enroll after September 15 will be accepted for ten (10) school days from the enrollment date.
4. Students new to the district enrolling after the Highly Capable fall testing window who meet the screening criteria will be assessed prior to the beginning of the next school year.
Students may be referred by individuals including teachers, other staff, parents, and members of the community.
Your partnership with the Issaquah Schools Foundation benefits every student at every school in the district. Donating to the Foundation give students opportunities to explore and cultivate their interests, thrive academically, and graduate with the skills they need for rewarding and productive futures.
$10/month supports 44 students as they explore STEM through robotics, rocketry & sports medicine clubs.
$25 a month Provides 30 books for school libraries, improving student access to print, the most successful way to improve reading success.
$50 a month supplies 17 backpacks filled with school supplies for students who need financial assistance.
Thanks to our generous donors, we were able to provide over 1000 backpacks filled with school supplies to district students this year!
Step Up for Kids and donate to our fall campaign at http://isfdn.org
Wednesday, 9/11 Curriculum Night
Thursday, 9/26 School Picture Day
Monday, 10/14 Teacher Work Day, No School For Students
Monday, 11/11 Veterans Day, No School
Wednesday & Thursday, 12/4 & 12/5 Elementary Conferences No School