View the after school studying and tutoring schedule here.
10th and 11th grade students will take the PSAT/NMSQT on Wednesday, October 10. The cost is $10 and scholarships are available. Additional information will be coming about the schedule for that day, including the activities for 9th and 12th grade students. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Armstrong.
Students are assigned an administrator and counselor depending on their last name.
Loren Krogstad, Assistant Principal (A-Li)
Laurel Shane, Counselor (A-Es)Vicki Kenney, Counselor (Et-Li)
Andrew Brownson, Assistant Principal (Lj-Z)
April Flores, Counselor (Lj-Ri)Robin Klym, Counselor (Rj-Z)
Safety is paramount to King County, which has taken a number of steps to improve safety in the residential neighborhood next to Liberty High School, Briarwood Elementary School and Maywood Middle School.
Read more about King County safety improvements here.
Does your family need support with backpacks and school supplies? Tools4Schools is here to help! Tools4School provides new backpacks filled with school supplies for District families needing financial support. Register here to receive free backpacks and school supplies.
In this issue of E-News:
Draft Interpretation of EL-16 Available for Review and Feedback
Last spring, the Issaquah School Board of Directors adopted a new Executive Limitation on Equity, called EL-16. We are now in the first phase of monitoring which requires the Superintendent to provide an interpretation of each sub bullet within the Executive
Limitation. The Superintendent has created a draft interpretation and invites the community to provide input into this interpretation. Once the Superintendent is satisfied with the interpretation, he and his team will begin to collect the evidence that must
be brought forward for monitoring purposes. The ISD Board of Directors is scheduled to perform its first monitoring of EL-16 at the January 23, 2019 school board meeting.
The Draft Interpretation of EL-16 is available for review or download on our website at
Again, we welcome and hope to hear your feedback and comments. Please provide input on the draft interpretation by emailing us at
Congratulations to Liberty Cross Country
Congrats to the Liberty XC teams for great performances at Thursday’s Kingco Championships! Luke Knoblich ran away from the field for the win in the Boys race and led Liberty to the team title. This is the first individual win and Kingco team title for
the Boy’s program.
Kailee Johnson took 5th overall as she led the girls to a close 2nd place team finish. Next up in the District Championship, Saturday (10/27) at South Whidbey HS!
FLASH Presentations for Secondary Families – October 25 and 27
The upcoming presentations for the Family Life and Sexual Health (FLASH) and HIV/AIDS Curriculum for the parents of Beaver Lake, Issaquah Middle, Maywood, Pacific Cascade, Pine Lake, Issaquah High, Liberty, Skyline, and Gibson Ek High Schools will
be held on Thursday, October 25, from 6:00-7:30pm at Issaquah Valley Elementary - Multipurpose Room, and Saturday, October 27 from 9:00-10:30am in Boardroom A of the Issaquah School District Administration Center, 565 NW Holly Street, Issaquah. Both presentations
are the same, so parents can chose the date that works best for them. More information can be found
Community Input Sought on New High School Schedule
Last June, with the passage of the Educational Programs and Operations Levy, Superintendent Thiele commissioned a High School Scheduling Committee to study possible changes to high school schedules. This committee, comprised of teachers, parents, and building
administrators from each comprehensive high school was assembled along with a District technical team to advise and assist the committee with their work. The committee first met in June to review the charter and begin.
Sending out surveys to solicit input from students, staff, and community members was the committee’s first priority and that task has been completed. In addition to surveys, the committee agreed it would hold two community input meetings to hear directly
from community members and listen to their thoughts on what an optimal high school schedule would look like.
To that end, two community input meetings have been scheduled for Monday, October 15 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. and
Thursday, October 25 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the ISD Administration Center Board Room located at 565 NW Holly Street, Issaquah.
The meetings are for interested community members to provide input about their values and priorities for a high school schedule in an informal and conversational setting. The committee will then consider those values and priorities as it works to craft
a proposal for the Superintendent. The agenda will include an update from the technical team who will review its charter and direction from Superintendent Thiele and inform the group on the work the committee has done thus far. After that short presentation,
meeting participants will have an opportunity to discuss and provide input in small conversation groups facilitated by district staff.
Information on the High School Scheduling Committee, including the committee charter and upcoming meeting minutes and agendas, is available on our website.
Don’t Forget to Purchase your Senior Sweatshirts
Attention Seniors: Tomorrow, October 23, is the last day to purchase senior sweatshirts! Order forms are available in the main office and in the magazine rack outside the Health Room. Orders must be turned in with the receipt attached to
Kim Loucks no later than October 23. Order form and additional information for seniors can be found
Winter Sports Information Night – November 19
Winter Sports Information Night will be on Monday, November 19 @ 6:30 pm. The general portion begins at 6:30 pm where Ms. Zelinski, our AD will cover WIAA eligibility rules, district rules/policies, league website, overall expectations.
Athletes and parents are required to attend. Following the general meeting, separate meetings with winter sport coaches will begin in assigned locations at approximately 7:00 pm. If your student athlete cannot attend please have him/her contact or see Ms.
Zelinski. PLEASE NOTE: Students are NOT required to attend IF they are currently in a fall sport AND attended the Fall Sports Night in August-they need only to attend the general meeting with AD once per school year.
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Our district is participating in the Washington State 2018 Healthy Youth Survey during Fall 2018.
The Healthy Youth survey includes questions related to physical activity and diet, unintentional and intentional injury, substance use, risk and protective factors, access to school-based services, and sexual behaviors, abuse and orientation. Survey results are used by schools, communities and state agencies to plan programs to support our youth and reduce their risks.
Participation in the survey is voluntary and the students’ answers are anonymous.
Please read the Parent and Student Notification Letter for more information about the Healthy Youth Survey.
Contact Mrs. Armstrong if you have any questions.