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Issaquah High School
Second Semester Schedule Change Requests
Students who are interested in requesting a schedule change for the 2ndSemester should follow the process outlined on
Attention sophomores and juniors. PSAT results are available in the counseling office during Nest on these specific dates. Sophomores: Tuesday January 8th Juniors: January 10th. Please bring your photo ID to pick up your results.
Traffic Safety Education Spring Session
The Spring session of the Issaquah High School Traffic Safety Education program will open for enrollment on Thursday, January 3. The application is available
here,as well as on the Teacher webpage tab under Brenda Fortier (CTE and PE) as well as the school website. Enrollment is open to the first 20 students that apply so sign up today.
The session begins on February 4. 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
Issaquah Schools Foundation
Impact Scholarship Applications Due Feb 15th
The Issaquah Schools Foundation is once again offering scholarships to help juniors and seniors in the Issaquah School District continue their educational journeys. The Impact Scholarship will be awarded to students who submit essays that describe how Foundation-funded
programs have enriched their education. For more information on the scholarships and how to apply, please visit our Impact
Program Showcase – January 29th
This showcase is a great opportunity to hear about how the Issaquah Schools Foundation supports students in our district. Come and learn about several programs as well as some larger grants the Foundation has funded.
January 29th from 6 - 8 pm at the Issaquah School District Administration building
Parent Ed/Maker Night – January 24th
Gibson Ek Commons, 6:30 – 8:00pm
Join Juliette Ripley-Dunkelberger in an evening of exploration of creativity and education. Why is creative thinking necessary? How can we use it for success in school and industry? And how does it fit into STEM? We will start with a 20-minute TedTalk
by Sir Kenneth Robinson about creativity and education. We will then discuss the importance of creative thinking, and how to apply it to diverse fields, including STEM. Finally, we will put our knowledge to the test with an open-ended exercise. Contact Juliette@isfdn.org for
more information. Please sign up on this page under “Creativity Talks” http://isfdn.org/our-purpose/promoting-professional-development/art-docent/
Dining for Kids at Tanoor - Wednesday, February 6th
Enjoy a great meal for a great cause! The Issaquah Schools Foundation invites you to Dining for Kids to raise funds for our Feeding Student Sucess program,
which provides food aid in schools.
Nourish Every Mind
Save the date!
Friday, May 3, 2019 – luncheon at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 – breakfast at Eastridge Church in Issaquah
UPCOMING IH PTSA Membership Meeting
Get involved, meet us, join us, learn more upcoming events, what’s happening, and about the IH PTSA and IHS partnership. Friday, January 11th, 2019, in the IHS Conference Room. Doors open at 9:00 AM for social time, meeting begins at 9:30 AM.
Questions, contact Pamela and Wendy.
Join ISD and Issaquah PTSA Councils for the District-wide Reflections results and walkthrough, on January 15th, 2019, starting at 6:30 PM, at Issaquah High School. All are welcome to join the festivities, and celebrate our incredible community
IH PTSA Grants Supporting IHS Programs
IH PTSA budgets money each year funding selected projects & programs to further the IH PTSA mission. If interested,
Grant INFO can be found HERE. IH PTSA considers proposals three times a year. Winter deadline – 1/18/19. Submit applications to IHS office, for Principal McCormick. Questions,
Patti Miller, Grant Committee Chair.
ACT/SAT Practice Tests
The next ACT or SAT Practice test is scheduled for February 2, 2019, at IHS. For more information, registration, visit
IH PTSA ACT/SAT Practice Test Webpage.
The IH PTSA Directory is HERE!
Did you know the IH PTSA Family Directory is available online, exclusively to all IH PTSA members? The online directory is accessible from your phone, making it easy to pull up addresses and phone numbers for IHS families, anywhere. Log in at IssaquahHighPTSA.org.
Sign In to visit this handy, password protected feature. Not a member, yet? It's never too late to join!
All-Night Senior Grad Party Tickets – BUY NOW!
This annual tradition takes place right after graduation on June 13th, 2019. Students have one last night to spend with classmates, after the hustle and bustle of graduation. Seniors are whisked off by bus for a night full of fun, food, surprises,
and fantastic memories. Parents will rest easy, knowing their new graduate is having a blast in a safe, entertaining, drug and alcohol-free environment! Today, tickets to the All-Night Party are $170. DON'T WAIT!! The fee is going up early in the new year
(and tickets are limited.) Purchase tickets, and to learn more, click HERE. Scholarships available, and all requests kept confidential. Questions, assistance, contact Diane Burdette,
Join the IH PTSA!
For more information on IH PTSA programs, or to join/donate, visit IssaquahHighPTSA.org.
IH PTSA is a 501(c)(3) organization; all memberships and donations are 100% tax-deductible.
Upcoming IH PTSA Volunteer Opportunities
There’s always something to do, click
ParentWiser: DIGITAL SAFETY #101 + Q&A, with Jo Langford - January 9, 2019 7:00 PM
Jo Langford helps parents balance kids’ digital lives with boundaries, etiquette, & good judgment, providing an overview of adolescent digital behavior. Jo discusses social sites you need to know, all explained! Learn to set limits, monitor behavior, and
start important conversations around kids’ relationships to tech, in a connected world. This is a PARENT ONLY event due to the sensitive nature of content. Free for ISD PTSA Members and VOICE Mentors; $10 donation requested of non-members. For more information
click HERE to visit ParentWiser.
ALL CLUBS. ALL SPORTS. ALL ACTIVITIES.
Do you want to know more about what your Booster Club is Doing?
Click Here to see past and future meeting dates with agendas and past minutes. Learn more about how Boosters supports all extra-curricular activities at IHS.
Join the IHS Booster Club Today!
For more information or to join/donate, visit http://ihsboosters.org/Home The IHS Booster Club is a 501(c)(3) organization; all memberships and donations are 100% tax-deductible.
Click Here to read the latest BoosterBuzz (bottom right). Become a Member and get the weekly BoosterBuzz Recap delivered to your inbox.
Following Booster Club on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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