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5:00p COLLEGE RESOURCE NIGHT
COLLEGE RESOURCE NIGHT

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Tuesday, September 27
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5:00p - 8:30p
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IHS

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WELCOME FROM IHPTSA CO-PRESIDENTS

Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year! 1160 members have joined the IH PTSA thus far this year and made very generous donations to our Pass-the-Hat and Angel funds. Thank you. We are off to a very strong start.

The generosity of our membership base allows us to broaden existing programs and events and introduce new ones. Two new events this year are coming right up. IH PTSA and the IHS College and Career Center will co-sponsor the College Resource Fair on Sept 27, 2016. This event, offered for the first time at IHS, will provide parents and students valuable information about college and other post-graduation options. We will also partner with ASB for the Color Run on Friday, Oct 14, 2016. This event, open to students, parents, and community members, extends the fun of homecoming and the spirit of IHS to the entire community.

Are there other programs or events that you would like PTSA to offer? We’d love to hear your ideas.

Thank you for your ongoing support and all the best to your students and your family for a great school year!

Bertina Loeffler Sedlack
Diane Burdette

CLICK HERE FOR CURRENT IHPTSA NEWSLETTER


ANGEL CLOSET NEEDS HOMECOMING DRESSES

The Angel Program strives to provide basic essentials to Eagle families that may have current and/or short term financial difficulties.  Thank to you the many caring parents that donated to the program during the registration process.

This year the program will provide school supplies, toiletries, food support, new clothing and school related items.

We are currently accepting short dresses for Homecoming until October 3rd.  We are also taking donations of NEW socks and underwear, and graduation gowns if your recently graduated senior doesn’t care to keep theirs.  Items may be brought to the front office.

Thank you to  the caring Issaquah community for helping every Issaquah Eagle reach their potential!


PTSA MEMBERSHIP HAS ITS PRIVILEGES

Members of the IH PTSA are also members of the WSPTA and National PTA, and they receive member benefits and discounts from both organizations. 
 
WSPTA benefits and discounts include those offered by the businesses listed below.

  See the WSPTA website for a full list of benefits. 

Barnes & Noble
FedEx Office
Great Wolf Lodge
Orlando Employee Discounts
Seattle Storm
Silverwood Theme Park
TicketMonster Perks
Value Village
Washington State Fair
Wild Waves Theme Park
Xfinity Arena at Everett
 
 For a full list of benefits from the National PTA follow this link.


HAVE YOUR SAY IN WA PTA ISSUES - COMPLETE SURVEY

WHAT ISSUES DO YOU WANT OUR STATE PTA TO SUPPORT OVER THE NEXT TWO YEARS?

Please complete this survey so IHPTSA delegates to the Legislative Assembly will know how to represent you!

The Priority Platform, aka the "Top 5", is a short-term platform that sets priorities for the upcoming legislative session. There are 10 issues under consideration this year. Issues are voted onto the platform for 2 years. In year one of the 2-year platform cycle, delegates decide the Top 5 priorities. In year two, delegates may update positions, or add to the "Also Supported List".

Legislative Assembly will take place in Olympia on October 21-22. All PTAs are welcome. Contact Dea Barnett at advocacy.ih.ptsa@gmail.com, if you are interested in going.  Get trained in grassroots advocacy!

THIS SURVEY CLOSES ON OCTOBER 6 AT 12:15 PM.


OPEN COMMITTEE POSITIONS

The Issaquah High PTSA is still seeking the following Committee Chairs for 2016-2017: 

Membership         College Test Prep
Signage                Healthy Student
Parent Ed              Senior Baccalaureate
Standards of Excellence Awards

Also needed, committee members for:

Community Service Program

There is no better way to get involved than by chairing a PTSA committee.  Please consider volunteering! For more information, contact the PTSA at: Issaquahhighptsa@gmail.com.


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GET READY FOR THE IHS COLOR RUN ON OCTOBER 14TH

Join ASB and IH PTSA for the second annual Color Run.  This community-building homecoming event is open to students, staff, parents, and community members.  More details coming soon.


SIGN UP NOW FOR EARLY BIRD PRICING ON SENIOR CELEBRATION

Senior Graduation Celebration - Sign up now for the Senior All-Night Party!

What is it?  It is the safe, sober and fun way to celebrate with the IHS Class of 2017!  This all-inclusive party moves through multiple local venues complete with food and TONS of entertainment!  The fun begins at 11PM on June 12, 2017 – Graduation night when our graduates hop on buses and are driven to the first of their “secret” locations for a night of festivities – they won’t want to miss out on their last night together as the Class of 2017!
 
When?  11PM – 5AM, the night of Graduation, June 12, 2017.
 
Cost?  The current cost is $170 for this all-inclusive night, which includes: transportation to multiple fun-filled, activity-packed SECRET venues, entertainment, activities, games, prizes, dinner, breakfast and FUN, FUN, FUN all night long!  Through 9/30/16 you can reserve a spot with an $85 deposit, balance due 1/30/17.
 
How do I sign up?  Space is limited; reserve your spot here.
 
Full and partial scholarships are available. If you or someone you know is unable to afford this event, please contact our Senior Event Chair, Sally Feldman, at IHS2017SeniorEvents@gmail.com. All information will be kept confidential.


SUICIDAL YOUTH SEMINAR NEXT WEEK

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO


VOLUNTEERING AT IHS

If you are interested in volunteering in any capacity at Issaquah High School, you will need to register with the school district, so please click here to complete that process.

Returning volunteers will also need to resubmit their information for the 2016-17 school year and complete all the necessary steps for the volunteer registration process.  Don't forget to check IHS, if you are new to the high school. Click here to resubmit your information. 

Come make a difference in your child’s experience at Issaquah High and volunteer!  Below are upcoming events.  If you are interested and available, please click on the link to our volunteer page!  Click here

October 14th - Homecoming Color Run – need volunteers to assist along the course and hand out water/snacks

October 15th – Homecoming Dance Chaperones – need volunteers to assist the event

October 12th – Staff breakfast. We would love for volunteers to bring backed goods.

SAT Prep on Saturday Mornings from 9/17 to 10/22/16


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