Families at Recess starts this Friday, October 4th and will take place on the first Friday of every month. Dads, Moms, Aunts, Uncles, Grandparents and alike are welcome. Your Volunteer Application MUST BE COMPLETED in order to participate. If you still need to apply to be a volunteer, please click here.
Please plan to arrive a few minutes early as you will need to sign in and complete a Families at Recess Orientation.
Please note, this event is for adults and no younger siblings are allowed.
Kindergarten & 1st grade: 10:30am - 10:45am
3rd & 5th grade: 10:50 - 11:05
Lunch and Recess:
1st & 4th grades: 11:45-12:05 Lunch 12:05pm - 12:30pm Recess
Kindergarten & 2nd grade: 12:15-12:35 Lunch 12:35pm - 1pm Recess
3rd & 5th grades: 12:45-1:05 Lunch 1:05pm - 1:30pm Recess
2nd & 4th grades: 2:15pm - 2:30pm
The 2019-2020 Volunteer application is now open. Due to the large number of applications we receive over the summer months all applicants will be processed in the order they were received. The approval process may take several weeks.
If you are reapplying for the 2019-2020 school year, please log-on to your existing account and complete any "My Checklist" items with a red X.
If you have further questions please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions page, or e-mail our help desk at:Volunteers@issaquah.wednet.edu
Click here to be taken to the Volunteer Application
Coming soon! Camp Orkila Mixed Bags/Boon Supplies Fundraiser! Look for a participating 4th or 5th grader between October 14th-28th! Contact Gina Montgomery at email@example.com if you do not know any 4th or 5th graders and you want to make a purchase.
Grace Period for Last School Year’s Eligibility for Free and Reduced Lunches Ends October 15, 2019
Families in need of meal assistance must submit an application each school year. If you qualified for free or reduced priced meals in the previous school year, but have not yet submitted an application for the 2019-2020 school year, you must do so by October 15 in order for your benefits to continue uninterrupted.
If you have submitted a new application for this school year, no further action is needed.
Applications are processed as received; however, while you are awaiting approval, please send money or a lunch for your student until your qualification has been determined. Once approved, a letter will be sent to your primary family address.
S.T.E.M. Workshops at the Issaquah Community Center. Saturdays, 10:00am–12:00pm. Ages 6-10. $48; 40 for Residents. Join Pamela Kennedy, an award-winning science teacher and owner of Cascade Enrichment for educational workshops that will get your kids thinking, solving and creating. Choose one workshop or sign up for multiple – each workshop is individual from each other. September 28: Mixing Madness; October 19: Microscopic World; November 16: Architectural Builds; December 7: Digging for Dinosaurs. Sign up with Issaquah Parks & Recreation at 425-837-3300 or www.issaquahwa.gov/register.
Mark your calendars now for the upcoming Family Sock Hop at the Issaquah Community Center. Friday, November 15; 6:30-9:00pm. This inaugural 50’s themed event, complete with root beer floats, is for all ages! $18/family; $15/for Issaquah residents. Sign up with Issaquah Parks & Recreation at 425-837-3300 or www.issaquahwa.gov/register
LeAnn Tuupo, Principal
Michelle Larson, Dean of Students
Sicily Graham, Principal's Assistant
Katherine Johnson, Registrar
Trish Neill, Support Secretary
Jenny Coylar, School Nurse
Martha Snowden, Health Room Specialist
Please read the important safety, health, and equal-rights notices that are posted online on our Legal Notices page. You will find information about asbestos, nondiscrimination, pest management, possession of firearms, sexual harassment, Title IX, and more.
Sunset Elementary partners with Peachjar, an online bulletin board system, to help families see all the opportunities happening with community partners in the greater ISD community.
Fall Dining for Kids Dates & Locations
Our Dining for Kids restaurant partners generously guarantee a portion of the day's proceeds as a donation to the Issaquah Schools Foundation that provides multiple forms of support to Issaquah School District students, including food aid. Put these upcoming dates on your calendar!
More information available here: http://isfdn.org/dining-for-kids/
Issaquah Schools Foundation
Your partnership with the Issaquah Schools Foundation benefits every student at every school in the district. Donating to the Foundation give students opportunities for academic enrichment as well as support for students who need help with basics like food and school supplies. Thanks to our generous donors, we provide a budget to each building for food support and 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