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Spring Break
Spring Break

Date:
Mon 4/5 - Fri 4/9
Where:
IHS

Spring Break - No school for students or staff

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

Date:
Mon 4/5 - Fri 4/9
Where:
IHS

Spring Break - No school for students or staff

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

Date:
Mon 4/5 - Fri 4/9
Where:
IHS

Spring Break - No school for students or staff

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

Date:
Mon 4/5 - Fri 4/9
Where:
IHS

Spring Break - No school for students or staff

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

Date:
Mon 4/5 - Fri 4/9
Where:
IHS

Spring Break - No school for students or staff

The full Issaquah School District (ISD) calendar can be found HERE.
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PTSA Senior Scholarships Due Date
PTSA Senior Scholarships Due Date

Date:
Monday, April 12
Where:
Online

Seniors can apply for a PTSA Scholarship!

More info can be found HERE
11:59p Outstanding Educator Nomination Due Date
Outstanding Educator Nomination Due Date

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

The Outstanding Educator Award was created by PTSAs to recognize individuals who have provided outstanding educational opportunities for students that are beyond the normal scope of their jobs.

An educator can be but is not limited to being a teacher, and can include specialists, support staff, administrators or community members.

Nominate them HERE
8th graders' course selection review period
8th graders' course selection review period

Date:
Wed 4/14 - Wed 4/21
Where:
Skyward

April 14-21
You will be provided an opportunity to review the courses you requested in Skyward and be provided a route to make edits to your requests.
10:30a IH PTSA Board Meeting
IH PTSA Board Meeting

Date:
Wednesday, April 14
Time:
10:30a - 12:30p
Where:
Zoom online

Meeting for the IH PTSA Board of Directors. Questions? Contact issaquahhighptsa@gmail.com .
8th graders' course selection review period
8th graders' course selection review period

Date:
Wed 4/14 - Wed 4/21
Where:
Skyward

April 14-21
You will be provided an opportunity to review the courses you requested in Skyward and be provided a route to make edits to your requests.
8th graders' course selection review period
8th graders' course selection review period

Date:
Wed 4/14 - Wed 4/21
Where:
Skyward

April 14-21
You will be provided an opportunity to review the courses you requested in Skyward and be provided a route to make edits to your requests.
ISF auction
ISF auction

Date:
Fri 4/16 - Mon 4/26
Where:
Online

The Issaquah Schools Foundation gives grants to teachers in the Issaquah School District. The auction fundraiser this year is from April 16-26.

Join the auction HERE!

Find out more about ISF HERE.

Join the Nourish Every Mind Fundraiser HERE.
3:00p Grant applications due (3rd set)
Grant applications due (3rd set)

Date:
Friday, April 16
Time:
3:00p

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 April 16 may be voted on at the May 14, 2020, PTSA general meeting.

Grant guidelines and application info can be found HERE.
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   Staff & Student Spotlights    

 We are featuring fun information about our Issaquah High Community. Find out more     about our amazing IHS staff and wonderful students!  Our next spotlights are teacher Jake McKinzie  and students Hawani Harper and Aashika Vishwanath .  


PTSA's College and Career Planning - Registration Now Open

April 21, 2021 (@ 4 PM) - Entrepreneurs - Learn how to start or expand a business or non-profit.  

May 5, 2021 (@ 2 PM) - Essay Writing - Learn how to write a great college application essay.  Over the summer, get feedback on your draft.

More details HERE including the Zoom registration link. 


PTSA Grants 

Staff, parents, AND STUDENTS are all welcome to apply for a PTSA grant!  Previous grants include the Wall of Honor, Choir Piano, French Magazine Subscription, Drill Press, and more.  What’s your bright idea?  Grant applications are due April 16, 2021More info HERE .  Questions?  Contact IHPTSAGrants@gmail.com


PTSA Awards 

Outstanding Educator

Nominate staff HERE for the Outstanding Educator Award by April 12!  This award recognizes individuals who have provided outstanding educational opportunities for students that are beyond the normal scope of their jobs.  An educator can be, but is not limited to, being a teacher and can include specialists, support staff, administrators, or community members.  


Scholarships for Seniors!  

Apply for one of seven $750 Senior Scholarships by April 12. The PTSA intends to award at least one scholarship in each of three separate categories (Technical/Vocational, 2-year Degree, and 4-year Degree).  2.0 GPA or higher required.  More info HERE .  Questions?  Email IHPTSAScholarships@gmail.com  

Other scholarship opportunities are posted on the Issaquah High College and Career Center’s board HERE. 


ParentWiser

Mark your calendars for April 21st at 7pm when bestselling author Julie Lythcott-Haims returns for another exclusive webinar for Issaquah School District parents and high school students on "Your Turn: How to Be an Adult."  Details here.

Did you miss ParentWisers' last webinar about Study Techniques?  If you are a PTSA member, you can view it for free HERE.   Not a member?  Join HERE.


Senior Celebration Registration
Join the Senior Class of 2021 at Veterans Memorial Park, June 6th, from 12:00 – 5:00 PM, for a Graduation Celebration presented by IH PTSA. We’re planning an afternoon picnic for Seniors. We’ll provide food, entertainment, discounts with Front Street restaurants and businesses, along with fantastic raffle prizes for all registered Seniors! Sign-up by May 1, 2021 for an extra chance to win prizes! Register here.
Questions, email Senior Celebration Committee.


Nominees for the 2021-22 PTSA Board of Directors! 

The 2021 Issaquah High PTSA nominating committee hereby places the following names into nomination.
For the office of:

Co-president: Kim Wilkinson
Co-president: Birgit Aarrestad
Secretary: Tracy Drake
Treasurer: Tara Moe
Assistant treasurer: Kaiyu Yan
Co-vice president programs: Sathya Kannan
Co-vice president programs: Lisa Small
Co-vice president events: Kristen Allen-Bentson
Co-vice president events: Natasha De Los Reyes
Co-vice president communications: Tracie Jones
Co-vice president communications: Emily Arteche
Co-vice president hospitality: Laura Schmidt
Co-vice president hospitality: Kendra Gallaugher
Co-vice president outreach: Karissa Mobilia
Co-vice president outreach: Chanju Lee 

Respectfully submitted,
Blyth Claeys, Karissa Mobilia, Tracy Drake 


Senior Parents!

Follow the new IHS Senior Parents Facebook Page HERE .

Did you miss the Zoom meeting on March 17 with details on graduation and senior celebrations?  You can watch the 40-minute recording HERE ,


Creative, Organized, or Tech Savvy?  Looking for a Senior Farewell team!

The ONLINE Senior Farewell event is a celebration of our seniors and includes performances, speeches, and short question-and-answer memories of our seniors. We need a team of parents/co-chairs willing to advertise auditions, collect virtual performances and speeches, and stitch them into a pre-recorded virtual celebration. We really want to keep this special event, but cannot do it without your help.   

Please contact Betzy at betzyjones@gmail.com or Cynthia at cynthia.lydum@conferencedirect.com for more information. Thank you for considering being part of the team to celebrate our kids!


 PTSA General Membership Meeting, March 12

 Thank you for attending the March General Membership Meeting.  Meeting files/slides are posted HERE with a recording of the speakers HERE.  Our next meeting is April 23 @ 9:30 AM. 


 

New to IHS?  

Check out our webpage for guardians of 9th graders and 10-12 grade transfers, including a list of acronyms!


Community Service Hours

Students with 100+ community service hours can earn an optional graduation honor cord (due May 1st, senior year).  See Issaquah High PTSA Community Service for more info.  Submit hours HERE.


Do you PTSA? 

By joining the Parent-Teacher-Student Association HERE, you support the Angel Program, Senior Events, School Grants, Community Service, the Reflections Art Program, PTSA ParentWiser, New Family Ambassadors, and more!  You also have access to the online directory and state/national discounts such as FedEx, Great Wolf Lodge, and car rentals.  Are you a staff member?  Join HERE instead. 

You can also donate here directly or use AmazonSmiles. IH PTSA is a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are100% tax-deductible as allowed by the law.

Please also join us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Questions? Contact Us


Corporate Matching   

Hundreds of local companies offer matching.  There are MANY companies that match, so please see if your company does. Claiming your match takes seconds. We’ve made it as easy for you with links on our corporate matching site.   


Quick Links: IHS Website.  IHS COVID Bell Schedule.  ISD Family Access.  IHS Booster Club.  Issaquah Schools Foundation.  ParentWiser.  ISD Cultural & Family Partnerships.  My School Bucks-Lunch Program.  ISD Online Free-Reduced Student Lunch Application.  Senior ScholarshipsCommunity Service Hours