In This Issue of Issaquah High School E-News
Issaquah High School
IHS Traffic Safety Education
The Fall session of the Issaquah High School Traffic Safety Education program will open for enrollment on Monday, August 19. The application is attached, but please keep in mind that the bookkeeper WILL NOT accept forms or payment until Monday, August
Please download the attached registration form, fill it out, and bring it with payment to the bookkeeper. Enrollment is limited to the first 20 students that apply so sign up today. As soon as the bookkeeper has accepted your paperwork and money, you are
enrolled in the program. You will then be able to go to the DOL 10 days prior to the first day of class to pick up your permit without taking the test.
There are NO scholarships for this class as it is an extra-curricular activity not required for graduation. However, we do offer a payment plan. Please email Mrs. Fortier if you are interested in breaking up the cost into smaller increments.
If you have any questions regarding the traffic safety program, please contact Brenda Fortier at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ready for School Fair – August 12th
Online Verification Process support for ALL incoming families for ISD students K-12. Parent volunteers and district staff will support families completing the online forms for enrollment verification. The link to the event flyer is
*Tools for School by ISF at Clark location
An Important Change in Washington State Law Regarding Vaccinations
Effective July 28, 2019 no personal or philosophical exemptions from the Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) vaccination will be available to families. The law applies to all public and private schools and licensed child care facilities in Washington State.
If a student has had a personal or philosophical exemption in the past, we must now have documentation of MMR immunization from a health care provider or on or before the first day of school on September 4, 2019 as a condition of enrollment.
The new law does not affect religious or medical exemptions.
Two doses of MMR are required for all students in grades K-12. The two doses must be given at least 28 days apart. When your child has a first MMR vaccination, please let your school nurse know the date it occurred as well as the date the second dose is
administered. We are notifying families now to allow sufficient time to meet the new immunization requirement before the first day of school.
More information can be found at the WA Department of Health exemption law change web page, including FAQs: www.doh.wa.gov/mmrexemption. You are also welcome and encouraged to contact your school nurse if
you have questions.
AP Summer Reading
AP Psychology Summer Reading
If your child is planning to take AP Psychology next year there is a summer reading assignment. For more details please check Ms. Heilman’s website:
AP U.S. History Summer Reading
If your child is planning to take AP U.S. History next year there is a summer reading assignment. For more details please check Ms. Kelly’s website:
AP Human Geography
There is not a summer assignment for AP Human Geography, but if you want to get a head start preparing for the class, you can find some suggestions here:
Issaquah Schools Foundation News
While you are out gathering supplies for the upcoming school year, please also help a child in need. You can help by donating a school supply kit, backpack, or both here: https://supplyallkids.com/#/donate/isf
Support the Issaquah Schools Foundation
Step up to support your community by engaging with the Issaquah Schools Foundation! When enrolling your child through the back to school enrollment verification process this summer, please consider a donation to the Foundation. Your support fuels vital programs
including after school homework help, artistic support, STEM/Robotics clubs, snack/lunch support, teacher grants, and more. Learn more at
Issaquah High Booster Club ~ Join Boosters Today!
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Cool NEW Issaquah Spirit Wear
Check out the new stuff! The Booster Club will be selling IHS spirit wear during lunch time of all home Varsity Football games, and at the Varsity home games. Superior Seconds in downtown Issaquah also sells a small selection of our Issaquah spirit wear.
Stay informed ~ Facebook & Twitter!
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You are invited
Please join us at the next Booster Club meeting, September 17th, 6:30pm in the school library. Hear from the Athletic Director Luke Ande, and ASB Advisor, Kelly Henry or ASB President, Jack Githens.
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