ParentWiser Events
Presentation on Cultural Competence – 1/22    Are your kids exposed to racially or culturally-charged comments? Parent Wiser hosts Dr. Caprice Hollins for a paradigm-shifting talk to help parents engage in courageous conversations with our children and learn How to Be a Culturally Competent Family in 2020 , Jan 22nd from 7:00-8:30 pm at Liberty High School. Participants will increase their understanding of equity vs equality, privilege, and implicit bias to develop a community where everyone benefits through inclusivity and the honoring of differences. For parents of K-12. Register here . Plugged-in Parents: Keeping Kids Safe, Happy & Healthy in the ... read full article
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Catharine Holtan 
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9/23/2019-2/10/2020
Logowear is Here - Deadline Extended!Catharine Holtan8/19/20199/22/2019
Logowear is Here - Deadline Extended!
Please  click here  to order IMS logowear sweatshirts, t-shirts and more! Orders will be taken through September 22nd - deadline was extended! Items will be delivered the week of October 7th. Contact  Jamie Rydberg   with any questions! ... read full article
WalkAbout Training6/14/20191/23/2020
WalkAbout Training
If you missed the first WalkAbout Training session in the fall, the second (and final)  WalkAbout  Training   session for the 2019-20 school year will take place on Jan. 23rd from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm  at IMS. This  training  session is mandatory if you’ve never been trained before. Questions? Contact  the WalkAbout Chairs. Remember that only volunteers who (1) have been approved as volunteers by the Issaquah School District; AND (2) have completed WalkAbout  Training  this year or in a prior year may volunteer. ... read full article
Angel Program4/12/20195/31/2019
Angel Program
The Angel Program provides funds for IMS students to ensure their basic needs are met. It is a confidential, behind-the-scenes PTSA program made possible by monetary and supply donations from IMS families. Please consider making a monetary donation by donating  online or sending a check to IMS made payable to the IMPTSA with "Angel Program" in the memo line. If you would like to be contacted during the school year when supplies such as furniture, bedding, and toiletries are needed, please  sign-up  to be added to the Angel Student Assistance program list on the volunteer interest page. If you are in need ... read full article
New Family AmbassadorsTim Morris11/4/20191/21/2020
New Family Ambassadors
Next New Family Ambassador Meet & Greet - 1/21 January’s IMS New Family Ambassador Program Meet and Greet will be held Tuesday, January 21st from 9:30 am to 11:00 am at the Starbucks located at 1460 NW Gilman Blvd, Issaquah WA 98027. Hope to see you there! Questions? Contact us . ... read full article
Buy Your Salmon Days Parking Ticket Now!Catharine Holtan9/23/201910/5/2019
Buy Your Salmon Days Parking Ticket Now!
  The Issaquah Salmon Days Festival is almost here! Don’t get stuck without a parking spot for this popular event – secure your space now. The Issaquah Middle PTSA is selling  pre-paid tickets  at $10.00 each for a  reserved parking space  in the Issaquah High and Issaquah Middle School parking lots (Saturday & Sunday, October 5th & 6th from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm).  Click  HERE  to buy your parking space now! Questions? Contact us here . ... read full article
ReflectionsCatharine Holtan9/30/201911/1/2019
Reflections
CALL FOR ENTRIES:  REFLECTIONS ART PROGRAM – DUE NOV. 1 Let your imagination fly and unleash your inner artist! Choreograph a dance, produce a film, write a poem or story, compose a song, take a picture or create a piece of visual art and tell us what this year's Reflections theme (“Look Within”) means to you. Get more information and an entry form here today and return the form and your artwork by November 1, 2019. Questions? Email Liz St. Andre . ... read full article
Become a PTSA member today!Catharine Holtan11/4/201911/18/2019
Become a PTSA member today!
Even if you don’t want to volunteer at the school, becoming a PTSA member  makes a lot of sense! As a member, you will get up-to-date information from the school and principal, access to the student directory, retail benefits at a  state  and  national  level and also know that your $$ supports programs for your child that are often listed right here on the website! It’s easy to join online today –  CLICK  HERE ! ... read full article
Dining for DollarsCatharine Holtan10/2/201910/14/2019
Dining for Dollars
Join us for our first PTSA Dining for Dollars event on Monday, October 14th  – a  no school day !! MOD Pizza in the Issaquah Highlands will generously donate 20% of every meal purchased back to the Issaquah Middle PTSA. Stop in ANYTIME from open to close (10:30 am - 10:00 pm). Go for lunch! Skip cooking dinner! Grab some friends and head to MOD!  Sorry, but the offer isn't valid for online orders. Just show the cashier this flyer or an e-mail announcement — on your phone or on paper both work!  Questions? Contact Kelly Finkbeiner . ... read full article
New Family Ambassador ProgramCatharine Holtan9/9/20199/23/2019
New Family Ambassador Program
Transitioning to a new school and community can be overwhelming for parents and students alike. The Issaquah Middle PTSA would love to ease your transition by matching you with an experienced IMS parent to answer your questions. To be paired with a New Family Ambassador or if you have any questions, please  contact us . Returning families, we need you as a New Family Ambassador!  You can make a difference to families who are new to the Issaquah School District and IMS. Please consider volunteering for this important role! As an Ambassador, you will serve as a contact person to ... read full article
ParentWiser EventsCatharine Holtan9/23/20192/10/2020
ParentWiser Events
Presentation on Cultural Competence – 1/22    Are your kids exposed to racially or culturally-charged comments? Parent Wiser hosts Dr. Caprice Hollins for a paradigm-shifting talk to help parents engage in courageous conversations with our children and learn How to Be a Culturally Competent Family in 2020 , Jan 22nd from 7:00-8:30 pm at Liberty High School. Participants will increase their understanding of equity vs equality, privilege, and implicit bias to develop a community where everyone benefits through inclusivity and the honoring of differences. For parents of K-12. Register here . Plugged-in Parents: Keeping Kids Safe, Happy & Healthy in the ... read full article
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