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10:00a New Family Ambassadors: Nature Hike
New Family Ambassadors: Nature Hike

Date:
Tuesday, September 22
Time:
10:00a - 1:00p
Where:
Twin Falls

Who: Families new to the district or those who would like to meet those families

What: Nature Hike

When: 10:00 AM to 1 PM

Where: Twin Falls and lunch afterwards (contact IHSNewFamilyConnect@gmail.com for meeting location)

Why: To connect with other families

Click HERE for more info on the New Family Ambassador Program.
IHS ASB Virtual Assembly
IHS ASB Virtual Assembly

Date:
Wednesday, September 23
Where:
Online

IHS Virtual Assembly sponsored by IHS ASB.

Subscribed to the Issaquah High ASB YouTube Channel.

More info about IHS ASB HERE
10:30a IHS Virtual College Visits
IHS Virtual College Visits

Date:
Wednesday, September 23
Time:
10:30a - 4:00p
Where:
Zoom online

Half-hour Virtual College Visits (as of 9/14/2020):

10:30 AM Dartmouth
11:30 AM Reed College
12:30 PM Texas A&M
3:30 PM University of Georgia

Up-to-date info can be found 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

4:00p Region 2: PTSA Fall Conference
Region 2: PTSA Fall Conference

Date:
Wednesday, September 23
Time:
4:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Online

Free Leadership Training for PTSA. You may attend any portion.
Sept. 23: 4:00-8:00 pm

View schedule and register HERE. The PTA number is 2.4.65 .

More info HERE.

Sponsored by Region 2 PTA (which covers Issaquah).
9:30a Issaquah PTSA Council Meeting
Issaquah PTSA Council Meeting

Date:
Thursday, September 24
Time:
9:30a - 11:30a
Where:
Zoom

Issaquah Area PTSA Countil Meeting.

See the schedule HERE with documents HERE.

12:00p Region 2: PTSA Fall Conference
Region 2: PTSA Fall Conference

Date:
Thursday, September 24
Time:
12:00p - 4:00p
Where:
Online

Free Leadership Training for PTSA. You may attend any portion.
Sept. 24 (12 noon to 4:00 PM)

View schedule and register HERE. The PTA number is 2.4.65 .

More info HERE.

Sponsored by Region 2 PTA (which covers Issaquah).
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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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Renew your membership!  By joining, 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.


 Staff & Student Spotlights

New! We are featuring fun information about our Issaquah High Community. Find out more about our amazing IHS staff and wonderful students!  Our next two spotlights are Andrew Shanafelt and Karen Stevens!


Join PTSA’s ZOOM COLLEGE WEEK!  REGISTER HERE 

  • Tuesday, Sept. 29, 7 PM, “Applying to Colleges during COVID-19” with Bob Sprung and College Representatives from San Diego State, Chapman, and the University of Florida
  • Wednesday, Sept. 30, 7 PM, "The College Essay" with Bob Sprung
  • Thursday, Oct. 1, 7 PM, “Paying for College without Going Broke” with Paula Bishop

Grants Available!

Teachers, staff, parents, AND STUDENTS are all welcome to apply for grants that support our mission! Grant applications are due by Oct. 16, 2020. Guidelines and application form available at IH PTSA Grants.  


Calling All Artists! 

Create visual art, photography, literature, film, dance choreography or music composition inspired by this year's theme to be shared with your school community and potentially to advance to the district, state and/or national level.  Details can be found HERE, including the registration form.  Due date is Oct. 30.


Attention Senior Parents!

We need lots of creative thinkers and doers to celebrate the Class of 2021!  Please volunteer HERE under "Senior Events" and save Oct. 6 @ 7 PM, for our first Zoom planning meeting. Zoom info will be published on this page. Other Senior Info is under /Senior Info on the left sidebar menu.  Questions?  Email IHPTSAEvents@gmail.com.  


ParentWiser Webinar: Motivating Teens - Oct. 7, 1:00 PM

Dr. Sharon Saline, veteran psychologist, believes that when you include young people in creating solutions to daily challenges, you increase their buy-in and their motivation. Find out more HERE or register directly at Eventbrite.


New to the Area?

We have a group for you!  Sign up to be paired with a New Family Ambassador HERE.   Interested in meeting those new people?  Socials happen yearlong.  Get on the list by contacting IHSNewFamilyConnect@gmail.com.  More info including the calendar HERE. 


New to IHS?  

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


Attention Future Voters! 

You can register to vote for all future elections starting at age 16.  Don’t miss your opportunity to have your voice heard!  The registration deadline for the upcoming General Election is Monday, October 26, if you register online or by mail.  


Community Service Hours

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


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


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