SAVE THE DATE - IMPORTANT EVENTS AT IHSValerie Yanni7/24/20179/16/2017
-Newcomers' Welcome Coffee - Thursday, September 28th @ 10:00am (Leslie Guajardo's house). -Next  PTSA general membership meeting is Thursday, October 12th from 6:30-8:30 pm (with a social from 6:00 - 6:30 PM) in the IHS library.     ... read full article
2018 GRADUATION SIGNS - CANCELLEDTracie Jones3/22/20184/1/2018
The PTSA will not sell 2018 Senior Graduation signs, this year.  Many apologies for the confusion! ... read full article
Senior Community Service HoursTracie Jones3/3/20183/17/2018
Senior Community Service Hours
Deadline-Senior graduation recognition is May 1, 2018.   Click HERE to report hours. Questions, contact Pamela Kreuger ... read full article
Advocacy #101 - How to Effectively AdvocateTracie Jones1/17/20181/20/2018
Advocacy #101 - How to Effectively Advocate
Are there school issues that concerns you, but don’t know where to start, or who to ask? Wonder how to make your voice heard at our school, within the district and community, or state level? Join Dea Barnett (Advocacy Chair) for an informal discussion on how to advocate effectively, at the Front Street Issaquah Public Library, on January 20th, 2018, starting at 11:00 AM.   More Info, CLICK HERE to email Dea Barnett. ... read full article
Angst: Raising Awareness Around AnxietyTracie Jones1/1/20181/24/2018
Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety
Previous Presentations - On-Line Videos Miss one of the live ParentWiser parent education talks, including The Yes Brain , with Tina Payne Bryson ?Our amazing volunteers recorded some of the talks, making replays available. Note: talks are for ISD PTA members only. Please do not forward or share. Enjoy!  ParentWiser Online Library ... read full article
UPCOMING SENIOR EVENTSTracie Jones12/31/20175/19/2018
LAST CALL!  Senior All-Night Graduation Party ! $195. Click HERE for Info. ____________________________________________ Senior Farewell Auditions .  Dates:  May 23rd, 2018, and May 30th, 2018.  Click HERE to Register. ... read full article
WAVE Workshop – Thank You!Tracie Jones12/13/201712/31/2017
WAVE Workshop – Thank You!
In November, students and parents from all ISD high schools convened at IHS for “ Discover Your Power ,” a sexual assault awareness and self-defense WAVE workshop.  The discussion focused on current sexual harassment climate, #MeToo, societal stereotypes, importance of consent in relationships, & role of bystanders in stopping sexual harassment and assault.   Our event was covered by KOMO News:  KOMO News WAVE Coverage . Many thanks to Meggan Atkins , Jaci Belur , WAVE Team , Victoria Evans , and ParentWiser .  ... read full article
'Yes Brain' Online Interview - ParentWiserTracie Jones12/1/201712/12/2017
'Yes Brain' Online Interview - ParentWiser
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Reflections Honors “Within Reach” Tracie Jones11/30/20171/9/2018
Reflections Honors “Within Reach”
Join the ISD Reflections Celebration, January 9th, 2018, starting at 6:30 PM, at IHS !  All district-level work will be displayed, in a Reception Gallery Walk, along with WA State advancements.    Reflections celebrates our incredible IHS artists for their imagination and creativity! Twelve IHS students were honored for artistic achievements, advancing to the ISD level competition. Those students are: Lauren Rosen, Ben Eskenazi, Kyle Hoffman, M. Tina Shigeyama, Alice Mao, Stela Szaboova, Mary Chen, Ashlyn Aske, Cameron Unson, Simone Morris, and Leah Tucker. Congratulations to all our amazing participants, and thank you for your remarkable contributions to this year’s Reflections.  Also, ... read full article
ParentWiser: Stress on the RiseTracie Jones11/27/20172/7/2018
ParentWiser: Stress on the Rise
ParentWiser presents - Stress on the Rise: How to Support Your Child's Successful Development , with Dr. Laura Kastner, focuses on how parents can enhance their child’s resilience, social and emotional competence, and healthy resistance to stress. The good news is by making family health a priority, parents can build skills for improving their own well-being, as well as their child.  February 7th, 2018 , starting at 7:00 PM , in the IHS Theater . Parents only. Free for PTSA ISD Members; $10 donation requested of non-members.  For more information, visit ParentWiser. ... read full article
November 14th, 2017- Three Parent Events, One NightTracie Jones11/3/201711/14/2017
November 14th, 2017- Three Parent Events, One Night
  Reflections Reception showcases our IHS students' award-winning artwork, representing this year's theme, "Within Reach," outside the library, at 6:00 PM. Ask a Counselor Night invites all parents to learn more about IHS graduation requirements, along with FAQs, and Family Access information, at 6:30 PM. New Family Ambassadors Night everyone is invited to join for drinks and conversation at Tutta Bella, 715 NW Gilman Blvd., directly after the presentation. Questions? Contact Leslie and Jen, at . ... read full article
REFLECTIONS- "Within Reach"Tracie Jones10/19/201710/27/2017
REFLECTIONS- "Within Reach"
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iRules Workshop ParentWiser - 11/8/17Tracie Jones10/18/201711/8/2017
iRules Workshop ParentWiser - 11/8/17
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WAVE - Join the Conversation!Tracie Jones10/14/201711/30/2017
WAVE - Join the Conversation!
IH PTSA and The WAVE Foundation invite all to an ALL-DISTRICT SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS EVENING , for high school students.  We'll discuss social norms, consent, bystander intervention, the current climate around sexual harassment (#MeToo movement), and teach a few self-defense skills.  This free event takes place Thursday, November 30 th , from 7:00-9:00 PM , in the IHS theatre . All gender identities are welcome (adults too!).  Questions?  Contact .   CLICK HERE for more info.   REGISTER HERE.   ... read full article
ONE LOVE and IH PTSA: ESCALATION WORKSHOP 10/17/17Tracie Jones10/13/201710/17/2017
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IH PTSA ON SOCIAL MEDIA - FOLLOW US!Tracie Jones10/12/201711/30/2017
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IH PTSA MEETING IN PRIME TIME - JOIN US!Tracie Jones10/5/201710/12/2017
 Issaquah High PTSA will host a special EVENING, speaker-only General Membership Meeting on Thursday, October 12 th , 6:30 - 8:00 PM , in the IHS library. Doors open at 6:00 PM, with snacks, beverages, and social time.  Guest panelists: Superintendent Ron Thiele, Principal Andrea McCormick, and School Resource Officer Dave Turner.  The Superintendent will discuss the District's crowded schools, this winter's levy vote. Principal McCormick and Officer Turner will offer IHS updates.  Let us know you're coming!  RSVP HERE by October 11th, 2017.  Submit a question to our guest panelists.   ... read full article
IH PTSA New Family Ambassadors Coffee: RESCHEDULEDTracie Jones9/27/201710/10/2017
IH PTSA New Family Ambassadors Coffee: RESCHEDULED
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10TH, at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, at Leslie Guajardo's home,  6020 164th Ave SE, Bellevue . New to IHS? Wondering all the ins-and-outs of the school?  Join us for coffee, and let's talk! Our coffee is an opportunity to connect with other new families, and talk to veteran IHS parents, helping all navigate the transition. For more information, CLICK HERE.   Questions, email:   IH PTSA New Family Ambassadors.   ... read full article
Monthly Staff Appreciation Breakfasts  Tracie Jones9/26/201710/18/2017
Monthly Staff Appreciation Breakfasts  
As a show of appreciation, the IH PTSA provides breakfast at the staff's monthly, Wednesday morning staff meetings.  All you have to do to be a big help is sign-up to contribute a breakfast item, and drop off at the high school on the Tuesday before the breakfast.  We do the rest!  The next Staff Breakfast will be on  October 18 th , 2017 .  Sign up today, and help make the much-appreciated Staff Breakfast extra delicious.  Sign-up HERE to donate.   Questions,  Click HERE . Thank you to the 25 parents that donated delicious food for the 1st Staff Breakfast, ... read full article
Parent Education and Training OpportunitiesTracie Jones9/13/201710/23/2017
Parent Education and Training Opportunities
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Parent ED - iRules Workshop ParentWiserTracie Jones8/19/20179/9/2017
Parent ED - iRules Workshop ParentWiser
iRules Workshop:  November 8th, 2017 (11:30 AM & 5:30 PM Sessions!), at Pickering Barn .   If you're like most families, you're concerned about how technology may be taking over our kids' lives. So, let's talk about tech! In this workshop we'll come together with Janell Burley Hoffman, creator of the original iPhone contract (featured in SCREENAGERS) and a thought leader in the space of digital mindfulness, to talk about raising the digital generation, and all of the challenges and joys it brings. Everyone will leave with a working set of iRules (tech agreements) to bring home and support their ... read full article
PARENTWISER ONLINE TALKSValerie Yanni7/24/20179/25/2017
Did you miss one of the live ParentWiser parent education talks? If so, not to worry! Our amazing student and parent volunteers have recorded some of the talks and made the replays available for you here.  Please note: these talks are for Issaquah School District PTA members only. Please do not forward or share. Enjoy! CLICK HERE  to watch Jessica Lahey The Gift of Failure: Fostering Intrinsic Motivation and Resilience in Kids OR Amy Lang Birds + Bees + Kids OR Education: Next Generation Online Conference Fall 2016 Editon   ... read full article
AWARDEES AT A GLANCEValerie Yanni7/24/20179/30/2017
Click here  to view IHPTSA Awards given and received in 2016-17 ... read full article