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December 3rd, 2018
 
Last Concert of the year! We need your help to make it a success!
Dec 3 - Band 7th & 8th grade
Please take a moment to sign up to bring some of the items and/or volunteer for set-up or clean-up.
Instructions on when & where to drop off your items are included in the confirmation email you will receive after signing up. Thank you!
Sign up here

Please help us celebrate our wonderful IMS staff with a Holiday Breakfast!
Wednesday, Dec 5th
Our annual holiday staff breakfast is this Wednesday!  Please can you help us out by supplying a delicious food item, etc. for the breakfast! The sign-up can be found here
Instructions about how to drop off the dish and how it should be prepared will be in the sign-up and the confirmation email.
Thank you in advance for your support- the staff is most deserving and definitely appreciative of everything we do for them!
For any question, please send an e-mail to Outreach@issaquahmiddleschoolptsa.org

Attention all eighth graders!
The last day to submit your baby picture is Dec 20.
If you would like your baby picture in the yearbook, please send your photo to Mr. Dorsett’s school email. DorsettM@issaquah.wednet.edu
He will make sure it gets into the yearbook.
The last day to submit your baby picture is December 20.
Thank you!
Dorsett and the yearbook staff.

What Every Parent Wants to Know about the Issaquah School District? Part 2
Dec 5, 6:30 to 8:00 pm
Issaquah Valley Elementary School. 555 NW Holly St, Issaquah.
This is a general session for parents of grades K-12 will include information about curriculum, ELL program, testing/assessments, Special Services, and parent involvement at schools.
Families - You did not have to attend Part 1 to attend Part 2. Part 2 is follow up information about the school system.
Children’s corner and snacks provided. Interpretation will be available in Mandarin, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, and Vietnamese.
Please contact gilmourl@issaquah.wednet.edu for more information or if you need an interpreter in another language. More information here

DIGITAL SAFETY 101 with Jo Langford
Jan 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Skyline High School. 1122 228th Ave SE, Sammamish.
Jo Langford helps parents balance kids’ digital lives with boundaries, etiquette and good judgment. He provides an overview of adolescent digital behavior with the risks and benefits of online life. Jo will discuss the social sites you need to know about --the good, the bad and the ugly, all explained! Including a primer on sexting, cyberbullying and more.
Learn to set limits, monitor behavior, and start the important conversations around kids’
For PARENTS of grades 3-12. (This is a PARENT ONLY event due to the sensitive nature of some content).
Free for current PTSA Members and VOICE Mentors in the Issaquah School District, $10 donation requested of non-members.
Register here

PTSA Directory is available! Become a PTSA member to get access!
The 2018-2019 IM PTSA Directory is now available online at www.IssaquahMiddlePTSA.org. You have to be an IM PTSA member to take advantage of this wonderful benefit. Become a member today! Signup at Www.issaquahmiddleptsa.org

ANNUAL GIVING CAMPAIGN
Please consider donating to the Annual Giving Campaign! 100% of your donations directly benefit Issaquah Middle School in the form of classroom funds, all-school grants, student financial assistance, and student enrichment programs. The Annual Giving Campaign is our primary fundraiser and donations are critical for keeping these programs going. Click here to make a tax-deductible donation today!
Many companies offer Matching Gift donations. Check with your company - usually it's as easy as filling out a form or submitting a simple request online. If you've donated to Annual Giving Campaign, Angel Program, PTSA membership or Gift-A-Book, be sure to take advantage of matching so that your donation can be doubled! Tax ID available by request. 
For more information about our programs click here.

AmazonSmile Benefits Issaquah Middle PTSA!
 
Be sure to use Amazon Smile when you do your holiday shopping because a portion of your purchase directly benefits Issaquah Middle PTSA! Log on to Amazon Smile, select Issaquah Middle PTSA as your charitable organization and shop away! Save the site as a favorite/bookmark so you always use Amazon Smile going forward. It is the same as the regular Amazon site but will ensure your donations continue to be made to our PTSA. 

News from the Issaquah Schools Foundation
Go All in for Kids!
Enjoy a great meal for a great cause! The Issaquah Schools Foundation invites you to Dining for Kids to raise funds for our Feeding Student Success program. Join us anytime on Wednesday, December 5th at Chinoise Sushi & Asian Grill in Issaquah Highlands. Chinoise will generously donate a portion of your bill to the Foundation. 

 
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