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May 7th, 2018




We need your help in showing how much we appreciate IMS teachers and Staff!


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!


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


Thanks to your contribution we reached our goal and collected 80 gift cards to present each staff member during Staff Week Appreciation. This is AMAZING! We’re incredibly grateful to everyone who signed up.  There is nothing better than seeing our community coming together.


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 – 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!  
2018 IHS SuperCoders! STEM Camp for 9-13 years old kids


May 19-20


10 AM - 3 PM


IHS SuperCoders! is a STEM Camp aimed to introduce 9-13 year old kids to basic computer science principles and programming and spark interest in STEM fields as part of IHS Code Club's 2018 Outreach Project.


?Organized and run entirely by IHS Code Club, campers will have the opportunity to participate in tons of activities including Mindstorms, Scratch, and a camp wide Hackathon and learn the infinite possibilities of STEM. In specifically designed games like CS Tag and an If/Else Maze, kids will also learn the basic principles to programming and algorithmic and logical thinking while having a lot of fun and competing for prizes!


Register here
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 (





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