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April 30h, 2018

Last Binder Bootcamp of the year! we really need your help!
May 2nd
The last Binder Bootcamp of the year is this coming this Wednesday, May 2nd and we really need your help!! There are 4 sessions in this final Bootcamp (Periods 3, 4 6 & 7)  Each session is 1 hour long.  You are welcome to sign up for as many sessions as you can. 
Staff Appreciation Week - May 7-11 
Every year we honor our dedicated teachers and staff with a week full of surprises. The time has arrived again!
We are missing only 11, gift cards! Help us to achieve our goal! As recognition of their great service, we hope to give each teacher and staff a $10 gift card.
Sing-up here 
Staff Appreciation Potluck - May, 11th
We need your help give IMS 80 staff special day. Please consider signing up to show your support.  We are all in this together!
Sign-up here
If you have any question, please contact

Nourish Every Mind 20th Annual Luncheon
May 10, 2018
Bellevue, WA • Nourish Every Mind
Don't miss Issaquah's event of the year! 20th Annual Nourish Every Mind Luncheon will again be at Meydenbauer Center. This is the event of the season to witness stories of impact from our students made possible by donors like you!
Register on line
IMS is hosting a table - Madeleine Erhardt  - 425-786-7177
Peaceful Parents, HAPPY KIDS Kids – May 16th - 7pm at Skyline High School
Peaceful Parents, HAPPY SIBLINGS – May 17th – 10am at First Stage (Kidstage) Theatre, Issaquah
Tired of tantrums, obstinate or disrespectful kids?  Bestselling author and founder of Aha! Parenting, Dr. Laura Markham gives research-based practical strategies on behavior struggles and relationships to raise children who WANT to cooperate while fostering a positive family culture with laughter and love.  Register HERE for Peaceful Parent, HAPPY KIDS on May 16th PM OR Peaceful Parent, HAPPY SIBLINGS on May 17th AM. Both talks address strategies for curbing behavior conflicts, while the morning session also includes sibling dynamics.  Choose the date/time most convenient for YOU!  
A huge thank you to Marisol Visser for her vision and leadership in running our first Multicultural Fair!  It was a wonderful event sharing cultures, performances and wonderful food!  Thank you Marisol!  You are a gift to our IMS Community!
Cement your Legacy – IMS Brick sale!
We are running a special for IMS brick sale for 2 weeks only! It’s $50 per brick instead of $60 during this limited time!! Don’t miss this opportunity!
You can buy them here.
Thank you!

We NEED YOU!  Looking for 2018-19 Board Members:
Want to be more involved at IMS?  Know someone who would be great on the IMS PTSA Board?  Nominating Committee would love to talk with you!  Email us! Individuals can serve in each position up to 2 consecutive years.  All positions can be co-chaired.
We need to following positions filled:
Co-Presidents/President and Vice President
VP Ways & Means
VP Programs
If you are interested, please can you email the Nominating committee as soon as possible.
IMS PTSA Nominating Committee
Leslie Guajardo (
Erin Eaton (
Maria Menser (
Heidi Dickinson (
Thanks to ISF for funding Binder Bootcamp
A huge thank you to Issaquah Schools Foundation for funding our Binder Bootcamp for a second year in a row!  With this money, we will be able to help more kids with organization!  Want to be a part of this fabulous program?  We are looking for next year’s leadership team now.  Reach out to Kristen Allen-Bentsen at 
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