PTA Enews
Monday, December 18, 2017

Staff Appreciation Holiday Lunch, Tuesday
PTA is putting on a holiday staff appreciation lunch on Tuesday, December 19th! We would love your help in providing food and/or beverages or even participating in set up or clean up. Please click on the link and sign up to contribute. Please drop off items in the staff lounge between 9am and 11am. Thank you for helping show our grand appreciation to our IVE staff!

Food Drive
Thank you for supporting the Issaquah Food Bank through your good donations this week. We filled two cars!

Shop Amazon and Donate to IVE PTA
This holiday season you can support us when you shop! Shop for everyone on your list. You shop, Amazon donates.
Wrap up your holiday shopping at and Amazon donates to Issaquah Valley PTA 2611.

Math Adventures
Math Adventure is still looking for another Committee Member to help us bring the “Cold, Creamy Crime” event to IVE in March 2018. Please see the Math Adventure webpage on the PTA website to see how you can help. If interested, contact the Chair, Victoria Remer, by December 30th. The Committee starts meeting the first week of January!

Issaquah School District Preschool Information Fair
Come learn about ISDs inclusive preschool program and all it has to offer with active exploration and learning. Please join us Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 from 6pm-7pm at the ISD Administration Building ~ 565 NW Holly. Programs are offered at 3 elementary schools with a maximum of 12 children with special needs and up to 3 community peers per classroom.

Dining for Kids
Join us for lunch or dinner on January 3rd at Zeek’s Pizza and a portion goes back to ISD.

Lights, Camera, Auction!
Save the date!
When: Saturday, April 21, 2018
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Location: Embassy Suites, 3225 158th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA
The Auction is held biennially and is our largest fundraiser! We are in the planning stages of this wonderful event that will fund many programs for our students and staff at IVE including educational field trips, art docents, science fair, garden docents, an extensive multi-level book collection and essential PE equipment.

Have you procured an item? Do you own a business or have connections to some awesome items for our auction? Do you have an abundance of airline miles or credit card points that could be converted into airline tickets or hotel stays? Or maybe a unique and priceless experience that you could offer? Please contact our procurement chair, Alex Rosenstein, at You can also submit a donation online at:

We are still looking for corporate and/or family sponsorship's for our Auction this year! Depending on the 4 different sponsorship levels, you will have an ad in our auction catalog, vocal recognition from our MC/Auctioneer, logo/family name listed on the school bulletin board, and recognition in E-News and Facebook! Please email Lizz Eng at for any sponsorship questions!
Any other auction questions, please contact the Auction Co-Chairs - Renee Barnes, Miriam Corlett, Lizz Eng, and Alex Rosenstein at
If you would like to book a room for the night of the Auction, please use the link below for 10% off the daily rate of the day you book! Please DO NOT call in because they will not apply the 10% discount.
Booking Link:

Important Dates:
• December 19: IVE Holiday Sing Along for students, MPR 2:50-3:20pm
• December 21 - January 1: Winter Break - No school
• January 2: School resumes
• January 15: Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No school
• January 23: PTA General Meeting @7pm IVE library - All are welcome! Childcare is provided.
• January 29: Teacher work day - No school

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