• IVE E-News 6.14.19

    Quick Links for Parents:

    Important Dates:

    • June 18 – 5th Grade Promotion Ceremony, MPR – 9:30 a.m.
    • June 25 – IVE Field Day
    • June 27 – Last Day of School, Dismissal – 11:45 a.m., no lunch will be served

    Parent Reminder Regarding Student Drop Off
    A friendly reminder to parents: Please…

    • 14 Jun 2019
  • IVE E-News

    PTA eNews for June 12, 2019

    Upcoming Events & Programs

    • June 25 - Field Day, IVE Playground
    • June 27 - Last Day of School! 

     

    News & Announcements 

    From Issaquah School Foundation

    • YOU are the KEY to Student Success! Thank you to everyone who supported Nourish Every Mind 2019!  Click HERE to see all of the fun event pictures, inspiring videos and a special Thank You to our Corporate Sponsors!
    • Tools4…
    • 12 Jun 2019
  • IVE E-News 6.11.19

    News from the Nurse

    Our summer weather has arrived! Please have your student dress appropriately for the heat with light clothing and layers to keep the student cool. Also please have your student bring a water bottle to school for refilling to keep them well-hydrated!

    Please remind your student to drink several bottles of water throughout the day and remind and encourage fluids.  We don’t want any wilted students and…

    • 11 Jun 2019
  • IVE E-News 6.7.19

    Quick Links for Parents:

    Important Dates:

    • June 14 – Kinder Promotion Ceremonies
    • June 18 – 5th Grade Promotion Ceremony, MPR – 9:30 a.m.
    • June 25 – IVE Field Day
    • June 27 – Last Day of School, Dismissal – 11:45 a.m., no lunch will be served

    Parent Reminder Regarding Student Drop Of…

    • 7 Jun 2019
  • IVE E-News 6.4.19

    A friendly reminder for parents: Please do not drop your children off to school before 9:00 AM.  There is no one to supervise students before 9:00 AM outside and students are unable to wait in the office.  This does not apply to students enrolled in Cougar Club before-school care. Thank you!

    • 4 Jun 2019
  • IVE E-News 6.3.19

    Author Visit and Family Literacy Night Event - June 4, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. 
    We are excited to welcome author Simon Calcavecchia to Issaquah Valley on June 4th for a student assembly and again that evening for a Family Literacy Event from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the IVE Multi-Purpose Room. Simon has written the books “The Adventures of Frank and Mustard” and “Differently Awesome.” For our Family Literacy Event Simon will…

    • 3 Jun 2019
  • IVE E-News 5.31.19

    Quick Links for Parents:

    Important Dates:

    • June 4 – Principals’ Coffee Chat, PBSES Conference Room – 9:15 a.m.
    • June 4 – Family Literacy Night Event, MPR – 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
    • June 7 – 5th Grade Field Trip to Camp Terry – parents to pick up at IVE at 5:30 p.m.
    • June 7 – PTA Ice Cream Social…
    • 31 May 2019
  • IVE E-News

    Special Edition PTA eNews: Annual PTA Survey

     

    Attention IVE Community, we want to hear from YOU!

    The annual PTA survey is available now! This is a great opportunity to share your thoughts and ideas for the upcoming year. Your opinion is vital and guides us in programming, events, PTA educational needs, and much more. The survey is completely anonymous. Please click on the link below or pick up a paper copy outside…

    • 28 May 2019
  • IVE E-News

    PTA eNews for Tuesday, May 28, 2019

    Upcoming Events & Programs

    • May 31 - PTA Parents Night Out, Karate West, 6:00-9:00pm
    • June 4 - Coffee Chat with Principal, PBSES Conference Room, 9:15am
    • June 4 - School Literacy Night, IVE MPR, 6:00-7:00pm
    • June 5 - ISF Dining 4 Kids, Levitate Gastropub
    • June 6 - IVE Volunteer Luncheon, IVE Library, 11:15am-12:50pm
    • June 7 - 5th Grade Day Camp Field Trip, Camp Terry
    • June 7 - PTA…
    • 28 May 2019
  • IVE E-News 5.24.19

    Quick Links for Parents:

    Important Dates:

    • May 27 – Memorial Day, No School
    • May 30 – Parent Author Night with Emily Whitman, ISD Admin Boardroom – 6:30 p.m.
    • June 4 – Principals’ Coffee Chat, PBSES Conference Room – 9:15 a.m.
    • June 4 – Family Literacy Night, MPR – 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
    • June…
    • 24 May 2019
  • IVE E-News Bus 30

    Due to an accident up in the Highlands, there is one late bus, Route #30.  All other buses should be on time. Bus Route 30 left IVE campus at approximately 4:15pm. Thank you for your patience as transportation does its best to get students home quickly and safely. 

    Michelle Pickard, Principal 

     

    • 17 May 2019
  • IVE E-News 5.17.19

    Quick Links for Parents:

    Important Dates:

    • May 20 - 24 - First Grade Clothing Drive
    • May 21 – PTA Golden Acorn Recipient Reception, Library – 6:30 p.m.
    • May 21 – PTA General Membership Meeting, Library – 7:00 p.m.
    • May 23 – 3rd Grade Music Program, MPR – 6:30 p.m.
    • May 27 – Memorial Day, No…
    • 17 May 2019
  • IVE E-News

    Upcoming Events & Programs

    • May 15 - Cultural Understanding Presentation, IVE Library, 6:30-8:00pm
    • May 17 - Math Adventure Event, IVE MPR, 5:00-8:00pm
    • May 20-24 - First Grade Clothing Drive
    • May 21 - Outstanding Educator/Golden Acorn Reception, Library, 6:30pm
    • May 21 - General Membership PTA Meeting, IVE Library, 7:00pm
    • May 27 - No School, Memorial Day Holiday
    • May 31 - Parents Night Out, Karate West, 6:00-9:0…
    • 15 May 2019
  • IVE E-News 5.10.19

    Quick Links for Parents:

    Important Dates:

    • May 15 – PTA Event: Cultural Understanding and Misunderstanding, Library – 6:30 p.m.
    • May 17 – PTA Math Adventure, MPR – 6:00 p.m.
    • May 21 – PTA General Membership Meeting, Library – 7:00 p.m.
    • May 23 – 3rd Grade Music Program, MPR – 6:30 p.m.
    • May…
    • 10 May 2019
  • IVE E-News 5.8.19

    The Issaquah School District asks local voters to approve levies to pay for educational enrichments that the state does not fund, including the seven period day at two of our comprehensive high schools, mental health and counseling support, safety and security measures, activities/clubs/sports, etc., equivalent to about 15 percent of the operations budget. Because our current levies expire next year, the District…

    • 8 May 2019
  • IVE E-News 5.5.19

    5th Grade Camp – Community Message

    Dear Families, 

    In the fall of 2018, the PTA made the difficult decision to stop facilitating 5th Grade Camp. As a result the decision has come back to me as Principal of Issaquah Valley as to whether the school will take on the planning and organization once again. Since that time I have taken the time to listen to all stakeholders: parents, and IVE staff members. I have also…

    • 5 May 2019
  • IVE E-News 5.3.19

    Quick Links for Parents:

    Important Dates:

    • May 3 – PTA STEM/Engineering Night, MPR – 6:00 p.m. (date correction)
    • May 6 – 10 – Staff Appreciation Week
    • May 8 – Bike to School Day
    • May 15 – PTA Event: Cultural Understanding and Misunderstanding, Library – 6:30 p.m.

    New Issaquah Valley…

    • 3 May 2019
  • IVE E-News 5.1.19

    Dear Families,

    It is true what they say: great assistant principals go off to be great principals. While I am so sad to be losing Mr. Baynes to Sunny Hills, I know that he is ready to lead his own building and am confident that he will be truly amazing. Our loss is Sunny Hills’ gain.

    We were still reeling from the news of Mr. Baynes’ departure when I received the call that Amy Allison, currently Dean of Cougar Ridge…

    • 1 May 2019
  • IVE E-News 4.30.19

    Dear IVE Families,

    Today, I get to share the bittersweet news that I have accepted the position of Principal at Sunny Hills Elementary School beginning the 2019-2020 school year. While I am beyond thrilled at the opportunity to serve the students, staff and families of Sunny Hills, I have been forever impacted by my experience working with Principal Pickard and our wonderful staff, great community and incredible students…

    • 30 Apr 2019
  • IVE E-News Bus 37

    Parents of Bus 37, 

    I wanted you to be aware that Bus 37 was in a minor collision. All students are fine. Another bus has already been dispatched to complete the bus route and get students home safely. Thank you for your patience. 

    Michelle Pickard, Principal 

     

    • 29 Apr 2019
  • IVE E-News

    PTA eNews for Monday, April 29, 2019

    Upcoming Events & Programs

    • April 30 - PTA Coffee Chat, IVE PBSES Conference Room, 9:30-10:30am
    • May 1 - ISF Dining for Kids at Tutta Bella Issaquah
    • May 3 - IVE PTA Family Engineering Night, IVE MPR, 6:00-8:00pm
    • May 3 - ISF Nourish Every Mind Luncheon, 12:00-1:00pm
    • May 6-10 IVE Staff Appreciation Week
    • May 7 - Math Adventure Volunteer Training, 7:00-8:30pm
    • May 15 - Cultural…
    • 29 Apr 2019
  • IVE E-News 4.29.19

    Dear Families,

    The Issaquah Schools Foundation’s online auction will be closing Monday, April 29th at 8pm! There are lots of wonderful items still available from local businesses as well as unique school experiences for your students.

    This is your last chance to get in on the action! Follow this link the auction: https://isf.schoolauction.net/nemauction2019. The Foundation provides funding for programs that help students…

    • 29 Apr 2019
  • IVE E-News 4.28.19

    Quick Links for Parents:

    Important Dates:

    • April 29 – May 21 – SBA Testing for 3rd/4th/5th Grade Students (see schedule below)
    • April 30 – PTA Coffee Chat – How to Get Involved, PBSES Conference Room – 9:30 a.m.
    • May 3 – PTA STEM/Engineering Night, MPR – 6:00 p.m. (date correction)
    • 28 Apr 2019
  • IVE E-News SBA Spotlight 3

    Attention parents of 5th, 4th and 3rd grade students: The Smarter Balanced Assessment in English Language Arts and Math commences on April 29th for 5th, 4th and 3rd grade students and will continue through May 21st. As you know, we have been busy preparing and reinforcing the skills necessary for students to demonstrate their learning on this test. Even though this assessment is a snapshot—one single perspective – is…

    • 25 Apr 2019
  • IVE E-News

    Special Edition of PTA eNews: 2019-20 PTA Chair/Committee Opportunities

     

    It’s hard to believe it, but we are starting to gear up for the 2019-2020 school year! We have numerous opportunities for you to step up and chair some of the many important programs that PTA puts on for our wonderful IVE community. If leading a program is not your thing, we also have spaces available as committee members to help organize…

    • 22 Apr 2019

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