Why Join IH PTSA (Parent-Teacher-Student Association)

The #1 reason to join: Advocating for our IHS students! Advocacy is at the heart of PTSA, the largest child-advocacy association in Washington State. IH PTSA members provide voice and vote for ALL students, addressing public policy issues affecting families and children. Let's work together, building a stronger IHS community, for all members! Learn more HERE.

Enrich the IHS Community Experience:

IH PTSA Programs and Events touches and enhances the lives of all IHS students, shared with parents, alumni, staff, and the greater Issaquah Community. 

 Become Active, Informed, and Connected:

 There is no better way to stay informed and connected than joining IH PTSA. 

  • eNews provide current information on IHS events and programs, ISD, and the community; 
  • IH PTSA Facebook page  provides up-to-the minute information including photos, videos and links;
  • IH PTSA website provides a wealth of information including: a calendar of events, listing of upcoming volunteer opportunities, information about all PTSA meeting minutes and agendas, and links to Parent Ed presentations;
  • The PTSA display case (outside the IHS front office) provides forms and information relevant to students as well as parents.
  • IH PTSA monthly General Membership Meetings are an excellent resource for in-depth information about the inner workings of IHS, PTSA programs and events, and the Issaquah School District. 
  • General Membership Meetings generally take place the second Friday of each month, at 9:30 AM, in IHS Office's Main Conference Room, behind IHS front office. Great place to connect with other families and community members, while hearing directly from IHS Principal, with other school personnel, guest speakers. General Membership meetings also offer members direct PTSA input. Meetings are open to the general public; however, only IH PTSA members may vote. Click here for meetings and times.
  • IH PTSA Online Student Directory is only available to PTSA family members. The directory button is found in the left sidebar menu of IH PTSA website. Issues logging-in, email IHPTSA Comms.

Make a Difference:

Lend passion, creativity, and energy to IH PTSA! Have an idea for new Programs or Events? Chair a committee? IH PTSA wants to hear from you! Fresh ideas keep IH PTSA current, ensuring our community continues to grow. and thrive. Donations support all PTSA programs, events, grants.

Get Involved and Volunteer:

IH PTSA member-volunteers create, plan, coordinate, and staff all PTSA-sponsored programs, events, and services. Additionally, IHS Staff turn to PTSA members first with requests. Volunteer opportunities throughout the year provide a great way to get involved, gaining first-hand understanding of IHS life. Membership not required to volunteer. Learn more, sign-up here.

Access to IH PTSA Parent Ed Resources:

As a PTSA member, register for free on the ParentWiser website for current parent education events.  In addition, members can access videos of these regionally and nationally renowned speakers through Parentwiser.  IH PTSA members also have access to a growing Parent Lending Library which has a number of books addressing general parenting as well as specialized topics such as anxiety, substance abuse and the autism spectrum. 

Receive Membership Benefits:

When joining IH PTSA, members automatically become part of both Washington State PTA and the National PTA, entitling them to full membership benefits! Learn more to receive discounts and deals from affiliated companies. Check back often as benefits frequently update.

WA State PTA Membership Benefits:

Click here for full membership benefits: 
  • Angel of the Winds Arena (Everett)
  • Avis Car Rentals
  • Budget-Rent- A-Car
  • CanvasDiscount.com 
  • FedEx Office
  • LEGO Bags by Carry Gear Solutions
  • Nectar Bath Treats
  • Office Depot
  • Obscure Belts
  • The Real Leather Company
  • Silverwood Theme Park
  • Tickets At Work
  • TrophyCentral.com
  • Wild Waves Theme Park
 

National PTA Membership Benefits:

Click here for full membership benefits:  
  • AARP
  • Clean Republic  
  • Good Housekeeping
  • Hertz 
  • Lenovo
  • MetLife
  • Mountain America Credit Union
  • National Online Safety
  • Office Depot/Office Max