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August 27, 2018
 
ParentWiser - QUEEN BEES & MASTERMINDS: Navigating Friendships, Social Conflicts & Popularity
Wed Aug 29 at 6:30pm at Liberty HS
Want to empower your kids' with a positive social life?  ParentWiser presents parent talk & book signing with youth behavior expert Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queen Bees Wannabes and Masterminds & Wingmen. Rosalind Wiseman pulls back the curtain on friendships & social hierarchies and gives practical advice for teaching youth how to navigate common yet complex social situations and break through communication barriers. For parents of K-12. Free for PTSA members in Issaquah School District, $10 donation for non-members/guests.  REGISTER HERE! 

PACKET STUFFING. Opportunity for 7th grade students to earn volunteer hours.
August 30th
Come help the PTSA stuff First Day packets! Parents, this is a great chance for 7th and 8th grade students to earn volunteer hours, but they need to be accompanied by a parent who can also help. 
VOLUNTEER HERE 

FALL STAFF APPRECIATION LUNCHEON
Tuesday Sept 4, 11:30
Please help us welcome back our incredible IMS staff with our annual FALL STAFF APPRECIATION LUNCHEON!  The theme is Italian Pasta Feed with pasta from Maggiano’s.  We’ll also have Caesar salad, rolls, cookies and drinks.  Because lots of help is needed to make this a success, please do take a moment to sign up for an item or two on the link below
VOLUNTEER FALL STAFF LUNCHEON
Drop off instructions will arrive via email after signing up for item/s. Thank you!
Any question please contact either Cecily Novak (206) 288-3136 or Jodi Freudenberger (206) 330-5569. 

FREE PICTURES!
Sept 7th 
Please sign up to help with Picture Day on Friday, September 7th and get a free packet of pictures for your child! The first 12 people to volunteer (we have morning and afternoon slots) will be given picture vouchers for their child. You must fill out an ISD background check prior to September 4th.
FREE PICTURE & volunteer SIGN-UP HERE and the background check can be found HERE!! 

SALMON DAYS. Grab a fried and help out at the school most important fundraising event!
Oct 6th and 7th.
We are in need of two co-chairs for Salmon Days parking. IMS has a great opportunity this year to partner with the high school in offering paid parking for the festival. The time commitment is primarily during Salmon Days weekend, Oct. 6-7 and you will have lots of support. Perfect for working parents, dads, etc.
If you are looking for a fun and easy way to volunteer, grab a friend and help out the school!  http://issaquahmiddleptsa.org/ContactUs 

The FIRST IMS PTSA Membership Meeting of the year! 
Sep 26th at 10:30 IMS Commons
Get involved, meet us, join us, learn more about the IMS PTSA! Wednesday September 26th, 2018, in IMS Commons. Meeting begins at 10:30 AM. We look forward to seeing everyone. Questions send an e-mail to: president@issaquahmiddleptsa.org 

HELP US MAKE IMS BETTER AND JOIN PTSA!
Your membership is vital in supporting many of our PTSA programs such as All School Grants, Teacher Classroom Funds, Parent Education and Backpack Bootcamp to name a few.  Did you know that your membership benefits include discounts to many businesses that support WSPTA’s mission?  Some examples are discounts to Avis, FedEx Office, Great Wolf Lodge, Silverwood, Wild Waves and Sylvan Learning.  Please consider signing up today.  One more bonus, Family and Individual memberships include an IMS Student Directory! 
LINK TO REGISTRATION PAGE
or print a membership form and turn it into our PTA mailbox in the school’s office.
LINK TO REGISTRATION FORM

VOLUNTEERING AT IMS
We would love to have you consider volunteering at IMS.  All volunteers must complete the online registration and be approved.  If you were approved to volunteer last year, you will need to sign into the system and go to your check-off list.  There is a 2018-19 Volunteer Orientation added to your list.  Once this has been completed, you will be approved.  New volunteers will need to complete the entire approval process before being able to volunteer. 
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