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6:30p New to IHS Night
New to IHS Night

Date:
Thursday, August 31
Time:
6:30p - 8:30p
Where:
IHS Commons, Gym, Library
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NEW BELL TIMES!
We have new bell times at IHS this year!
Regular days: 8am - 2:55pm
Wednesdays: 10:10am - 3:45pm
Early Release: 8am - 11:10am

REGISTER NOW! COLLEGE PREP PRACTICE TESTS

Issaquah High PTSA is partnering with Huntington Learning Center and Kaplan Test Prep to offer college practice exam options at IHS to help our students study smarter and gain confidence. 

Click here to register ($25 per exam) Tests begin promptly at 9am and end at 1pm (estimated). 

Practice Test Dates:

Saturday, Sept. 16th - ACT or SAT practice tests (with essay option); results and feedback session by Huntington Learning Center on Sept. 20th at 7pm in IHS library.  
 
Saturday, Dec. 2nd - ACT or SAT practice tests (no essay option); same-day results.
 
Saturday, Feb. 3rd - ACT or SAT practice tests (no essay option); same-day results.
 
Saturday, May 19th - COMBO diagnostic test. This one test can help 9th and 10th graders decide if ACT or SAT is better for them; same-day results.

REGISTER NOW! ACT/SAT PREP CLASSES

Looking for affordable, convenient test prep classes? IH PTSA--in partnership with two excellent organizations--provides both weekend and weekday classes at IHS this school year.  KAPLAN offers ACT and SAT prep classes on SATURDAYS.  The courses are 8 weeks long.  First and last classes are practice tests. Locally owned SATPrep.org offers ACT and SAT prep classes on WEEKDAYS.  These classes meet twice weekly for 3 weeks.

CLASSES OFFERED:

Saturdays, Dec. 2nd - Feb. 3rd (9am-1pm) - Kaplan SAT Prep Class  Prepare for the March 10th SAT.  All classes are easy to make-up with access to live chat instructors. Includes 2 practice tests and 18 hours of classroom instruction. Cost = $395 (more than 50% savings on Kaplan courses offered elsewhere). To register, Click here before Nov. 18th.  (Meets 12/2, 12/9, 12/16, 1/6, 1/13, 1/20, 1/27, 2/3)

Saturdays, Dec. 2nd - Feb. 3rd (9am-1pm) - Kaplan ACT Prep Class Prepare for the February 10th ACT.  All classes are easy to make-up with access to live chat instructors.  Includes 2 practice tests and 18 hours of classroom instruction. Cost = $395 (more than 50% savings on Kaplan courses offered elsewhere). To register, Click here before Nov. 18th. (Meets 12/2, 12/9, 12/16, 1/6, 1/13, 1/20, 1/27, 2/3)

Monday/Wednesday, Oct. 9th - Nov. 1st (4:30-7:15pm) - SAT Prep Class Prepare for the November 4th SAT. 16.5 hours of instruction with WA certified teachers.  Cost = $349 for these six classes (10/9, 10/16, 10/18, 10/25, 10/30, 11/1). Register here: http://satprep.org/register.html

Tuesday/Thursday, Nov. 14th - Dec. 7th (4:30-7:15pm) - ACT Prep Class Prepare for the December 9th ACT. 16.5 hours of instruction with WA certified teachers.  Cost = $349 for these six classes (11/14, 11/16, 11/28, 11/30, 12/5, 12/7). Register here: http://satprep.org/register.html 

Tuesday/Thursday, Feb. 13th - March. 8th (4:30-7:15pm) - SAT Prep Class Prepare for the March 10th SAT. 16.5 hours of instruction with WA certified teachers.  Cost = $349 for these six classes (Classes 2/13, 2/15, 2/27, 3/1, 3/6, 3/8). Register here:  http://satprep.org/register.html

**All class sizes are limited to a maximum of 25-30 students, so sign up early** 

I want to take a test prep class, but I noticed that I have a conflict on one of the scheduled days.  Can I make up the missed session?  

Yes.  Kaplan will provide online resources, and students who miss a session will be able to easily access the information and activities online.  SATPrep.org offers make-ups only at one of their other classes around the area.  Contact Michele or Birgit at IHPTSATestPrep@gmail.com with any questions.  


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SAVE THE DATE - IMPORTANT EVENTS AT IHS

-New to IHS Night will be Thursday, August 31st from 6:30-8 pm.  Join us for this IHS tradition – an informative, community-building event for all new Issaquah High School students and their families. We have some terrific activities planned:  separate info-sessions and student panels for incoming 9th graders and 10-12th grade transfer students, campus tours, spirit items for purchase, and opportunities to meet school administrators, PTSA, Boosters, ASB, and other incoming families.  This is a great way to start the new school year – please join us!

-First day of School is Wednesday, September 6th. 

-Picture Day will be Thursday and Friday, September 7th and 8th during the school day.  In the gym, students turn in registration forms and get photos for yearbook and ID/ASB cards with IH PTSA volunteer assistance.

-Text Book Check-Out will be Friday, September 8th during the school day. Students collect text books by circulating through the library with IH PTSA volunteer assistance.

-Curriculum Night at IHS is September 14th at 6pm.

-First IH PTSA general membership meeting is Friday, September 15th from 9:30-11:30 am (with coffee and mingling at 9am) – check in at IHS office.

-Newcomers' Welcome Coffee - Thursday, September 28th @ 10:00am (Leslie Guajardo's house).


AWARDEES AT A GLANCE

Click here to view IHPTSA Awards given and received in 2016-17


PARENTWISER ONLINE TALKS

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

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Amy Lang

Birds + Bees + Kids

OR

Education: Next Generation

Online Conference Fall 2016 Editon

 

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