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7:00p Applying to College during COVID-19
Applying to College during COVID-19

Date:
Tuesday, September 29
Time:
7:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Zoom online

Join us Tuesday, Sept. 29, 7 PM, for "Applying to College During COVID-19."

Register HERE to receive the Zoom info 24 hours before the event.

Speakers: Bob Sprung and College Reps from San Diego State University, Chapman University and the University of Florida.

Sponsored by PTSA's College and Career Planning.
10:30a IHS Virtual College Visits
IHS Virtual College Visits

Date:
Wednesday, September 30
Time:
10:30a - 4:00p
Where:
Zoom online

Half-hour Virtual College Visits:

10:30 AM Oregon State
11:30 AM Occidental College
12:30 PM Michigan State
1:30 PM University of Washington
2:30 PM Seattle University
3:30 PM Azusa Pacific University

Up-to-date info under the calendar at IHS College and Career Center.

Click on the college title for Zoom and college representative info.

Questions? Email Karen Stevens at StevensK@issaquah.wednet.edu

7:00p Writing the College Essay
Writing the College Essay

Date:
Wednesday, September 30
Time:
7:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Zoom

Join us Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 7 PM, for "The College Essay."

Bob Sprung will discuss what to do (and what not to do) on college essays using this year’s prompts as he steps students through essay writing.

Register HERE to receive the Zoom info 24 hours before the event.

Sponsored by IH PTSA's College and Career Planning.
7:00p Paying for College without Going Broke
Paying for College without Going Broke

Date:
Thursday, October 1
Time:
7:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Zoom online

Don't know how to pay for college? Come hear Paula Bishop speak on this topic on Thursday, Oct. 1, 7 PM.

Register HERE to receive the Zoom info 24 hours before the event.

Sponsored by PTSA's College and Career Planning.

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7:00p PTSA Senior Committee Meeting
PTSA Senior Committee Meeting

Date:
Tuesday, October 6
Time:
7:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Zoom online

ATTENTION SENIOR PARENTS!

This year’s senior events committee needs you to help plan events that honor and celebrate the Class of 2021. To do that we need lots of creative thinkers and doers! Please join us for our first planning meeting.

Oct 6, 2020 at 7 PM

Q's? Email IHPTSAEvents@gmail.com

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 784 835 0018
Passcode: IHPTSA (or 816813)
10:30a IH PTSA Board Meeting
IH PTSA Board Meeting

Date:
Wednesday, October 7
Time:
10:30a - 12:30p
Where:
Zoom online

Meeting for the IH PTSA Board of Directors. Questions? Contact issaquahhighptsa@gmail.com .

10:30a IHS Virtual College Visits
IHS Virtual College Visits

Date:
Wednesday, October 7
Time:
10:30a - 4:00p
Where:
Zoom online

Half-hour Virtual College Visits:

10:30 AM Northeastern U.
11:30 AM Purdue U. - main campus
12:30 PM Washington University in St. Louis
1:30 PM Whitworth University
2:30 PM Boise State
3:30 PM University of Redlands

Up-to-date info under the calendar at IHS College and Career Center.

Click on college title for Zoom and college representative info.

Questions? Email Karen Stevens at StevensK@issaquah.wednet.edu

1:00p ParentWiser: Motivating Teens
ParentWiser: Motivating Teens

Date:
Wednesday, October 7
Time:
1:00p - 2:15p
Where:
Zoom webinar

Join Sharon Saline Psy.D. as she presents "You Can Do This! Motivating Teens and Tweens for Distance Learning and Beyond."

Register HERE.

Sponsored by Council PTSA, Issaquah Schools Foundation, Overlake Medical Center & Clinics, and Swedish Issaquah.
Yearbook submissions
Yearbook submissions

Date:
Friday, October 9
Where:
Online

Yearbook needs your help with photos and quotes! First set of deadlines is due October 9. Second deadline is Nov. 20.

Topics for the Oct. deadline include:
- Band
- Club Rosters
- Freshmen & Sophomore Boys
- Remote Learning
- Summer trips
- Quarantine cabin fever

More info HERE
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School Pictures
School Pictures

Date:
Mon 10/12 - Fri 10/16
Where:
IHS

School photos are optional for students.

Students can come to campus during their assigned time to get their 2020-21 annual school photos taken and/or get their picture taken and a new student ID card for this year.

Follow the schedule and know that if class is missed, students can access the class asynchronously.

See the schedule HERE.
11:59p Senior Class Photo Due
Senior Class Photo Due

Date:
Monday, October 12
Time:
11:59p
Where:
Online

Senior Class Collage - Seniors should submit a headshot photo HERE by October 12.

The Senior Class Collage is a collection of the whole senior class and is their "group" photo. This is different than the yearbook photo that is submitted at a different link.
School Pictures
School Pictures

Date:
Mon 10/12 - Fri 10/16
Where:
IHS

School photos are optional for students.

Students can come to campus during their assigned time to get their 2020-21 annual school photos taken and/or get their picture taken and a new student ID card for this year.

Follow the schedule and know that if class is missed, students can access the class asynchronously.

See the schedule HERE.
7:00p IH PTSA General Membership Meeting
IH PTSA General Membership Meeting

Date:
Tuesday, October 13
Time:
7:00p - 8:30p
Where:
Zoom online

Come to our next General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 13 @ 7 PM.

Hear from Andrea McCormick (Principal) on the current state of IHS and Lorna Gilmour (ISD Equity and Family Partnership Specialist) who will speak on “Building Community through Understanding Culture.” All are welcome to attend!

Zoom info at www.issaquahhighptsa.org .
Meeting docs HERE.
School Pictures
School Pictures

Date:
Mon 10/12 - Fri 10/16
Where:
IHS

School photos are optional for students.

Students can come to campus during their assigned time to get their 2020-21 annual school photos taken and/or get their picture taken and a new student ID card for this year.

Follow the schedule and know that if class is missed, students can access the class asynchronously.

See the schedule HERE.
10:30a IHS Virtual College Visits
IHS Virtual College Visits

Date:
Wednesday, October 14
Time:
10:30a - 5:00p
Where:
Zoom online

Half-hour Virtual College Visits:

10:30 AM Loyola (Maryland)
11:30 AM Pitzer
12:30 PM Pomona
1:30 PM Chapman
2:30 PM U. of Denver
3:30 PM U. of British Columbia
4:30 PM Washington State U.

Up-to-date info under the calendar at IHS College and Career Center.

Click on college title for Zoom and college representative info.

Questions? Email Karen Stevens at StevensK@issaquah.wednet.edu.

1:00p ParentWiser: Building Better Brains
ParentWiser: Building Better Brains

Date:
Wednesday, October 14
Time:
1:00p - 2:15p
Where:
Zoom webinar

ParentWiser: Building Better Brains: 5 Steps to Improve Organization, Planning, and Focus

Tired of struggling with your student over school, homework or chores? Dr. Sharon Saline will give you a deeper understanding of organization, focus and prioritizing and why they're critical to the learning process.

Register online HERE
School Pictures
School Pictures

Date:
Mon 10/12 - Fri 10/16
Where:
IHS

School photos are optional for students.

Students can come to campus during their assigned time to get their 2020-21 annual school photos taken and/or get their picture taken and a new student ID card for this year.

Follow the schedule and know that if class is missed, students can access the class asynchronously.

See the schedule HERE.
School Pictures
School Pictures

Date:
Mon 10/12 - Fri 10/16
Where:
IHS

School photos are optional for students.

Students can come to campus during their assigned time to get their 2020-21 annual school photos taken and/or get their picture taken and a new student ID card for this year.

Follow the schedule and know that if class is missed, students can access the class asynchronously.

See the schedule HERE.
"Toys for Kids" Scholarship
"Toys for Kids" Scholarship

Date:
Friday, October 16
Where:
Online

Bob Sprung from PTSA's College Week recommends this $5000 scholarship (given to six different seniors).

250-300 word essay
Topic: "How does continuing your education make you smile every day?"
Due Friday, Oct. 16
Min GPA 2.5

More info HERE
1:25p IHS Club Fair
IHS Club Fair

Date:
Friday, October 16
Time:
1:25p - 2:50p
Where:
Online

The IHS Club Fair will be held during "NEST" time (1:25 PM to 2:50 PM) on Friday, Oct. 16.

Sponsored by the IHS ASB.

Subscribe to the Issaquah High ASB YouTube Channel as well as follow @issaquahasb on Instagram.

2:00p IHS CCC - The Common Application Workshop
IHS CCC - The Common Application Workshop

Date:
Friday, October 16
Time:
2:00p - 3:00p
Where:
Online

IHS College & Career Center is excited to host the Common Application Workshop, by Anna Aegerter, Sr Assc Dir of Admissions, U. of Redlands.

From understanding the activities section, to providing self-reported grades, this workshop walks you through each section of the Common App and provides tips for making the most of your application.

REGISTER for url.

3:00p Grant applications due (1st set)
Grant applications due (1st set)

Date:
Friday, October 16
Time:
3:00p
Where:
Online

IH PTSA budgets money every year to fund selected projects and programs proposed by teachers, staff, parents and/or students to further our mission:

Grants submitted by Oct. 16 may be voted on at the Nov. 13, 2020, PTSA general meeting.

Grant guidelines and application info can be found HERE.

The 2nd grant deadline is Jan. 15.
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Teacher Work Day
Teacher Work Day

Date:
Monday, October 19
Where:
IHS

Teacher Work Day - No school for students

The full Issaquah School District (ISD) calendar can be found HERE.

10:30a IHS Virtual College Visits
IHS Virtual College Visits

Date:
Wednesday, October 21
Time:
10:30a - 5:00p
Where:
Zoom online

Half-hour Virtual College Visits:

10:30 AM Vanderbilt
11:30 AM SUNY at Purchase College
12:30 PM Georgia Tech
1:30 PM U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2:30 PM San Diego State
3:30 PM Marquette U.
4:30 PM New York U.

Up-to-date info under IHS College and Career Center's calendar.

Click on college title for Zoom and college representative info.

Questions? Email Karen Stevens at StevensK@issaquah.wednet.edu

7:00p Ask an Academic Advisor
Ask an Academic Advisor

Date:
Wednesday, October 21
Time:
7:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Zoom online

Our counselors will present information about:

- Graduation requirements/Grading system
- Course Selection
- College/Career Center & Counseling Office
- Homework Help Options/ Clubs and Sports
- SAT/ACT Testing

More info HERE.

Questions? Email IHPTSAOutreach@gmail.com .
9:30a Issaquah PTSA Council Meeting
Issaquah PTSA Council Meeting

Date:
Thursday, October 22
Time:
9:30a - 11:30a
Where:
Zoom

Issaquah Area PTSA Countil Meeting.

Schedule HERE with documents HERE.
ASB Deadline for Veteran Tribute
ASB Deadline for Veteran Tribute

Date:
Friday, October 23
Where:
Online

Veterans Day is coming up, and Issaquah High ASB wants you to get involved!

ASB is looking for veterans and students to speak about what Veterans Day means to them. It would be great if you (your student) could film a 30 second video of either yourself (student) or a veteran you know.

Videos must be sent in HERE by October 23.
2:00p IHS CCC - All Things Essay
IHS CCC - All Things Essay

Date:
Friday, October 23
Time:
2:00p - 3:00p
Where:
Online

IHS College & Career Center is excited to host All Things Essay, by Anna Aegerter, Sr Assc Dir of Admissions, U. of Redlands.

From brainstorming topic ideas, tackling common challenges, and learning how to refine your ideas, this workshop will address “all things essays.”

Take your essay from good to great! Have pen and paper ready for this interactive workshop!

REGISTER for url.
WSPTA Legislative Assembly
WSPTA Legislative Assembly

Date:
Saturday, October 24
Where:
Online

The 42nd Annual Legislative Assembly will take place in a virtual format on October 24-25, 2020.

Take part in deciding Washington State PTA’s top 5 legislative priorities for 2020-2022. This only happens every two years!

More info HERE.
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WSPTA Legislative Assembly
WSPTA Legislative Assembly

Date:
Sunday, October 25
Where:
Online

The 42nd Annual Legislative Assembly will take place in a virtual format on October 24-25, 2020.

Take part in deciding Washington State PTA’s top 5 legislative priorities for 2020-2022. This only happens every two years!

More info HERE.
2020 Run with the Fishes
2020 Run with the Fishes

Date:
Sat 10/24 - Sun 11/1

44th Annual Run with the Fishes - Oct 23 thru Nov 1.

This event is a community fundraiser for many Issaquah-area non-profit organizations that need all our support, especially during COVID-19.

Get your family together and run the provided routes or put together your own 5K/1K route!

Sponsored by Rotary Club. Benefits Issaquah Schools Foundation, Food & Clothing Bank, et al.

More info HERE.
Last day to register to vote
Last day to register to vote

Date:
Monday, October 26
Where:
Online

Your vote counts - make sure your voice gets heard!

Online and mail in registrations must be received by Monday, October 26. Learn more HERE
2020 Run with the Fishes
2020 Run with the Fishes

Date:
Sat 10/24 - Sun 11/1

44th Annual Run with the Fishes - Oct 23 thru Nov 1.

This event is a community fundraiser for many Issaquah-area non-profit organizations that need all our support, especially during COVID-19.

Get your family together and run the provided routes or put together your own 5K/1K route!

Sponsored by Rotary Club. Benefits Issaquah Schools Foundation, Food & Clothing Bank, et al.

More info HERE.
2020 Run with the Fishes
2020 Run with the Fishes

Date:
Sat 10/24 - Sun 11/1

44th Annual Run with the Fishes - Oct 23 thru Nov 1.

This event is a community fundraiser for many Issaquah-area non-profit organizations that need all our support, especially during COVID-19.

Get your family together and run the provided routes or put together your own 5K/1K route!

Sponsored by Rotary Club. Benefits Issaquah Schools Foundation, Food & Clothing Bank, et al.

More info HERE.
10:30a IHS Virtual College Visits
IHS Virtual College Visits

Date:
Wednesday, October 28
Time:
10:30a - 4:00p
Where:
Zoom online

Half-hour Virtual College Visits:

10:30 AM Arizona State - Tempe
11:30 AM U. of Arizona
12:30 PM University of Pittsburgh
1:30 PM Penn State - main campus
2:30 PM University of Chicago
3:30 PM Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo

Up-to-date info under calendar at IHS College and Career Center.

Click on college title for Zoom and college representative info.

Questions? Email Karen Stevens at StevensK@issaquah.wednet.edu
2020 Run with the Fishes
2020 Run with the Fishes

Date:
Sat 10/24 - Sun 11/1

44th Annual Run with the Fishes - Oct 23 thru Nov 1.

This event is a community fundraiser for many Issaquah-area non-profit organizations that need all our support, especially during COVID-19.

Get your family together and run the provided routes or put together your own 5K/1K route!

Sponsored by Rotary Club. Benefits Issaquah Schools Foundation, Food & Clothing Bank, et al.

More info HERE.
2020 Run with the Fishes
2020 Run with the Fishes

Date:
Sat 10/24 - Sun 11/1

44th Annual Run with the Fishes - Oct 23 thru Nov 1.

This event is a community fundraiser for many Issaquah-area non-profit organizations that need all our support, especially during COVID-19.

Get your family together and run the provided routes or put together your own 5K/1K route!

Sponsored by Rotary Club. Benefits Issaquah Schools Foundation, Food & Clothing Bank, et al.

More info HERE.
10:00a Cancelled - Grant Committee Meeting
Cancelled - Grant Committee Meeting

Date:
Friday, October 30
Time:
10:00a - 11:30a
Where:
Zoom

Cancelled. No grants were submitted this cycle.
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IH PTSA grants are done in three cycles. For the first cycle, grants are due on Oct. 16 and evaluated at a committee meeting on Oct. 30 @ 10 AM.

Grants that are approved are presented at the Nov. 13 PTSA GMM for a vote by the membership.

If interested in participating in this first cycle, please email IHPTSAGrants@gmail.com.

More info HERE.

3:00p PTSA Reflections Contest Due Date
PTSA Reflections Contest Due Date

Date:
Friday, October 30
Time:
3:00p

Deadline for the PTSA Reflections Art Contest. The 2020-2021 theme is "I Matter Because ..."

Different categories include Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts, Film/Video, and Choreography/Dance.

More details can be found HERE.
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