Counselor Corner

November updates from Ms. Schulenberg


Hello Sunny Hills Families,


It is hard to believe that it is already November! The holiday season is around the corner. This is a great opportunity to teach children the joy of giving and the importance of building/re-building relationships with family and friends.

  • Parent tips - Check out this this website for some tips for parents to teach children to give.
  • Volunteering with your children can be a great opportunity to teach them to give. Here is a Parents magazine article that provides different websites for families to get involved in volunteering in their zip code area.
  • Here are some great programs to help alleviate the financial stress of the Holidays!
    • Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank: Holiday Gift Barn
      • Pickering Barn is turned into a department store on December 4th and 5th allowing families in the Issaquah School District to shop and choose complimentary gifts for their children.
      • Gift wrapping and child care is available to help parents keep gifts a secret until Christmas Day.
      • Check the link to donate and volunteer.
      • Register Here - Registration is open between now and November 29th.
    • Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank: Lunch for Break: (Winter Break, Mid-Winter Break, and Spring Break each school year).
      • Families can select a variety of options at three different site locations, or pick up a prepackaged box of food containing breakfast, lunch, and snack items for each school-age child in a family.
      • To register go to: Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank  or call 425-837-3167
  • Free Turkeys, haircuts, coats and groceries!
    • Click here for details: Free Turkeys
    • Date: 11/23/19 Time: 9:00 AM
    • Location: Eastridge Church


Upcoming Events:


How to Keep Your Teens Safe:

Presented in partnership by the Issaquah School District, Swedish Medical Center, and ParentWiser of Issaquah PTSA Council

Developed by Forefront Suicide Prevention at the University of Washington, you will learn the five simple and effective LEARN® steps that empower individuals to help others move in the direction of hope, recovery, and survival.

When: 11/7/19

Where: Issaquah High School, 700 2nd Ave SE Issaquah, WA 98027

Find out more information on ParentWiser events and to register: Here