Reminder:

  • January 28: Teacher Work Day – No School for Students

In this issue of E-News: 

  • Return Semester 1 Textbooks
  • Liberty Honor Society Book Drive ends January 25
  • LHS Choir 2nd Annual Mattress Sale – January 26
  • LHS Spring Sports Registration
  • Important Information about Sports Physicals
  • Spring Sports Information Night – March 4 @ 7:00pm
  • Registration for CTE Dual Credit Now Open
  • News from the Issaquah Schools Foundation

 


Return Semester 1 Textbooks

Students should return textbooks from semester 1 classes to the main office.  This is also a great time to check your Online Payment account to see if students have overdue textbooks from last school year.  If you have questions about textbooks, please contact Erin Armstrong (armstronge2@issaquah.wednet.edu).

  


Liberty Honor Society Book Drive ends January 25

Liberty Honor Society program is holding a book drive! New or lightly used books of any variety are needed! Just drop them off in the boxes by the main office. All books will go to the Issaquah food and clothing bank! The drive runs through Friday, January 25th! Help us reach our goal of 100 books!​

 


LHS Choir 2nd Annual Mattress Sale – January 26

The Liberty Choir is hosting a one-day Mattress Sale at Liberty High School this Saturday, January 26th from 10AM-5PM in the Commons.  This event is sponsored by the Liberty HS Booster Club and supports the LHS choirs as they accept their invitation to sing at Carnegie Hall in March, and we’d greatly appreciate it if you’d just come check out what we have to offer.  If you find what you’re looking for, great, you’ll save money over standard retail!  If not, no worries, we appreciate your time and that you came out to support.  Here’s a short video that explains this event and how it works https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_pQ6O8aVus.  

There will be over 30 name brand models on display for you to try. All beds are brand new, made to order, available in all sizes, and come with factory warranties!  There will also be luxury pillows, mattress protectors, frames and even adjustable bases available as well! Delivery and haul away are available. Best of all, prices are less than retail stores – on name brand, made to order mattresses!  Mention this notification and get a free set of sheets with any bed purchase! 


Every visitor who walks through the door on Saturday January 26th, supports the LHS Choir program!  We would greatly appreciate your support!  Check it out on facebook:  Beds4LibertyChoir2

 


LHS Spring Sports Registration

  • Spring Sports: Baseball, Girls’ Golf, Boys’ Soccer, Fastpitch Softball, Girls’ Tennis, Boys’ & Girls’ Track & Field
  • Online Portal open January 28 (Use PARENT’S Family Access login, NOT student’s)
  • Registration at LHS:  Wed, January 30 – Fri, February 15
  • LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR SPRING SPORTS:  FEBRUARY 15
  • Mid-winter Break:  Feb 16 - 24
  • 1st Day of Turnouts for Spring Sports:  February 25 (PLEASE NOTE: Spring Sports begin the day we return from mid-winter break.  Therefore the last day to register is FEB 15!)
  • Spring Sports Info Night:  Mon, March 4, 7:00pm in Landback Auditorium
  • ANNUAL Sports Physical must be current throughout sports season and must be presented at the time of registration. Physicals that will expire during the season will not be accepted.
  • IMPORTANT: MAKE & KEEP SEVERAL COPIES OF THE SPORTS PHYSICAL FOR YOUR RECORDS & FOR FUTURE OFF-SEASON CAMPS/ACTIVITIES.  The ORIGINAL, SIGNED sports physical must be turned in during Sports Registration.
  • Don’t wait until the last minute – REGISTER EARLY to address unanticipated problems and avoid long lines!

Athletic registration is a two-step process.  After successfully completing both steps, the Athletic Secretary will issue Final Clearance. 

STEP 1:  REGISTER ONLINE beginning January 28 for spring sports.  All ISD students interested in participating in sports are required to register online.  Access to online registration is available on the District’s High School Sports webpage and on Liberty’s Athletics webpage.  

STEP 2:  BRING THESE DOCUMENTS TO LIBERTY January 30 – February 15.  ALL students must see Bookkeeper FIRST.

  • SIGNED & DATED ORIGINAL SPORTS PHYSICAL (MAKE & KEEP COPIES FOR YOUR RECORDS)
  • CONFIRMATION PAGE
  • EMERGENCY AUTHORIZATION FORM
  • PAYMENT OPTIONS:  PAY ONLINE -OR- PAY BOOKKEEPER W/ CARD OR CHECK. REQUIRED FEES:  $200 sports fee AND $55 ASB Card fee.  Please NOTE:  All fines must be paid in order to receive clearance. (If student paid for fall AND winter sports, there is NO CHARGE for spring sport).
  • Copy of GRADES/TRANSCRIPT ONLY IF you are new to ISD or you are a Home School, Private School, or Running Start student.

 

**IMPORTANT**

DO NOT MAIL, FAX, OR SCAN FORMS!  Forms must be submitted in person.

DO NOT DROP OFF FORMS IN OFFICE OR TO A STAFF PERSON OR COACH!

Student or parent must present documents to Bookkeeper AND Athletic Secretary.

REGISTER EARLY to address unanticipated problems & avoid delays in getting cleared.

Thank you for helping us to make this process go as smoothly as possible!

 

 


Important information about Sports Physicals

At the time of sports registration, athletes must present a CURRENT, ORIGINAL sports physical.  Issaquah School District requires ANNUAL physicals.  For incoming freshmen, the physical must be dated June 1, 2018 or later.  For ALL athletes, District policy states that sports physicals are good for one calendar year only and cannot expire before the end of post-season events.  Print and take the PHYSICAL FORM to a medical clinic.  Physician must complete, SIGN, and DATE the physical form.  Before bringing required documents to Liberty for sports registration, MAKE COPIES OF THE SIGNED PHYSICAL TO KEEP FOR YOUR RECORDS.  YOU WILL SUBMIT THE ORIGINAL PHYSICAL TO THE ATHLETIC SECRETARY AT REGISTRATION.    

Only ORIGINAL physicals will be accepted - NO photocopies, faxes or scans.

 


Spring Sports Information Night – March 4 @ 7:00pm

Spring Sports Information Night will be on Monday, March 4 @ 7:00pm. The general portion begins at 7:00pm where Mr. Anderson, Interim AD, will cover WIAA eligibility rules, district rules/policies, league website, and overall expectations. Athletes and parents are required to attend. Following the general meeting, separate meetings with spring sports coaches will begin in assigned locations at approximately 7:30pm. If the student-athlete cannot attend he/she must contact or see Mr. Anderson. PLEASE NOTE: Students are NOT required to attend the general meeting IF they already attended the Fall or Winter Sports Info Night for this school year.  Students need only to attend the general meeting with the AD once per school year.  All athletes must attend the team meeting with coach that begins ~7:30pm.  

 


Registration for CTE Dual Credit Now Open
Registration for CTE Dual Credit is now open. CTE Dual Credit offers real college credit for students that complete eligible CTE courses with a grade of B or Better. A one-time payment for each year the student participates in the program must be paid by June 15, 2019. For more information, including how to register, please click the headline.

  


News from the Issaquah Schools Foundation: 

January 24 – Parent Ed/Maker Night

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/

 

January 29 – Program Showcase

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

 

February 6 – Dining for Kids at Tanoor

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.

 

Save the Date: Nourish Every Mind 2019

Save the date!  Friday, May 3, 2019 – luncheon at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue; Tuesday, May 14, 2019 – breakfast at Eastridge Church in Issaquah

   

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