Goodwill Donation Drive from DECA

Parents, before doing your winter cleaning and getting rid of your donation items, consider holding on to them for just 2 months longer! Issaquah DECA is hosting a Goodwill truck fundraiser where we try to fill 2 entire trucks with donated items from our community. The Goodwill trucks will be coming to Issaquah High School on Saturday, January 27th from 10 AM to 2 PM. You can bring almost any donation items and not only will they go to a great cause, but Issaquah DECA get's a small donation from Goodwill to support our activities. Issaquah DECA students and Goodwill employees will be present to help you unload. Thank you for supporting our student's activities.

Caps and Gowns

If you missed the December deadline to order your Cap and Gown for graduation you may only order your cap and gown through Herff Jones.  All orders must be placed on their website: highschool.herffjones.com

If you have any questions please call Herff Jones at (866) 238-5336

Traffic Safety Education

The Spring session of the Issaquah High School Traffic Safety Education program will open for enrollment on Tuesday, December 12. The application is available on the Teacher webpage tab under Brenda Fortier (CTE and PE). Enrollment is open to the first 25 students that apply so sign up today.

The session begins on Tuesday, January 30. Please see the registration for exact dates and times. Classes will be held at Issaquah High School in room 3206. If you have any questions please contact Brenda Fortier at fortierb2@issaquah.wednet.edu

What Every Parent Wants to Know About the Issaquah School District

Come learn more about the Issaquah School District on February 1 at Issaquah Valley Elementary at 6:30pm. Parents and staff will present information about school programs, behavior expectations, grading, assessment, communicating with schools, and other topics regarding education in the Issaquah School District. Interpretation available in Mandarin, Spanish, and Korean. If you need interpretation in another language, please contact Lorna Gilmour by Thursday, January 18 at GilmourL@issaquah.wednet.edu.

ISD Annual Post-Graduation Survey Notice – Issaquah HS

Graduating Seniors from the Class of 2017 received email invitations over winter break with a link to participate in an online post-graduation survey. The survey asks our most recently graduated students how well the Issaquah School District prepared them for post-secondary education, work, and life. The survey will remain open through January 12, 2018. Parents and guardians, your help would be much appreciated in encouraging our former students to participate in the survey! If you have a former Issaquah High School student who graduated in 2017 and did not receive the survey by email, please contact Executive Director of Communications, L. Michelle at michellel@issaquah.wednet.edu.

Thank You Boosters!

To date, the IHS Boosters Club has contributed over $6,900 to student programs which include:  A third coach for Girls Basketball; Rolling Shelters for the Girls and Boys Soccer Teams; and a stipend for the Cross Country Team to participate in a travel tournament in hopes of qualifying for Nationals!  Thank you Booster Club members for your generosity in supporting our kids!                                             

Next Meeting Parents, please join us for our next Booster Club meeting on Tuesday, January 9th at 6:30pm in the school library.

PTSA INFORMATION

Not for Members Only

Please join us this Friday morning, January 12, for the first PTSA meeting of 2018, from 9:30-11:30 AM, in the IHS large conference room.  (Coffee/treats at 9 AM).  Connect with other parents, and learn the latest IHS news from our regular guest speakers--Andrea, Erin, Neil and Officer Dave.  Remember, everyone is welcome to attend PTSA meetings, but only members may vote.  Please click here to join IH PTSA and make your voice heard.  Annual (tax-deductible) membership dues are only $25.  

ISD Reflections Honors “Within Reach” District-wide Awards Ceremony

Join the ISD and IH PTSA Reflections Celebration, January 9th, 2018, starting at 6:30 PM, at IHS!  All district and grade-level work to be displayed in a Reception Gallery Walk, along with WA State advancements. Reflections celebrates our incredible artists for their imagination and creativity! Come and be inspired!

IH PTSA Grants – CONGRATS to our Winners!  WINTER GRANTS-SUBMIT TODAY

Congratulations to Ellen Hayes, Holly Hovey, and Jill MacDonald! These teachers and staff submitted and won approval for their fall grants. Don’t miss the next IH PTSA Grant cycle, submissions are due January 19, 2018IH PTSA Grants page for more information.  Questions, please contact Jamie Beck, IH PTSA Programs Co-Chair.

PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE!  SAT AND ACT MOCK EXAMS – February 3, 2018

IH PTSA, in partnership with Kaplan Test Prep, is offering an affordable opportunity for students to take practice SAT or ACT exams, February 3rd, 2018, at IHS, from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.  Students learn scores that day, and may use feedback to guide testing prep focus and activities.  Register for these tests by visiting  IH PTSA SAT ACT Mock Test Info.

Register NOW for 2018 Senior All-Night Graduation Party

What’s the All-Night Grad Party?  It’s all-inclusive graduation party-senior year highlight-providing a safe, sober, great opportunity for graduates to CELEBRATE.  Fun begins on the evening of graduation, after returning to IHS: graduates hop on buses, and whisked away to "secret" locations for a night of festivities. Current cost is $170: transportation to multiple, activity-packed SECRET venues, entertainment, activities, games, prizes, dinner, breakfast and FUN all night long.  CLICK HERE for more information.

2017-18 PTSA Awards:  Nominate Deserving Individuals NOW

Each year our PTSA recognizes outstanding volunteers with the Golden Acorn and Outstanding Advocate Awards.  Do you know an individual who goes “above and beyond” for our kids at IHS? The process is quick and easy, and goes a long way in recognizing those who positively impact the lives of our children - EVERYDAY!  Nominations due February 11th, 2018. Click HERE for more information.   Click HERE to nominate someone TODAY!.  Questions, contact Marni Kilzi, mkilzi@msn.com.

Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety

Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety is a documentary about anxiety, causes/effects, and what we can do about it, featuring interviews with kids and young adults who've suffered from anxiety. The film includes experts helping people manage anxiety, and researching causes and sociological effects, while offering tools and resources providing hope.  Q&A to follow. Recommended for ages 12+. Cost is free for ISD PTSA Members; $10 donation requested from non-members.  Presented in the IHS Theater, January 24th, 2018, at 7:00 PM.  A second presentation at Liberty High School, on January 30th, 2018, starting at 7:00 PM. More information, visit ParentWiser or IH PTSA ParentED.

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