Important Upcoming Events

5/10-21 IMS Photography Contest
5/19 Influence the Choice: 2021 Action Forum for Youth 11:30-1PM
5/21 Cocoa with Carrie 10-11AM via Zoom
5/26 Dining for Dollars: Yum-e Yogurt in Issaquah on Front Street 12-4PM
5/26 IMPTSA May General Membership Meeting 6:30PM via Zoom
5/31 NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day
6/14 8th Grade Promotion 

2021-22 Slate of PTSA Elected Board Nominees

The 2020-2021 Issaquah Middle PTSA Nominating Committee hereby places the following names into nomination for the 2021-2022 school year: 
For the Office of Treasurer: Pauline Tamblyn 
For the Office of Secretary: Kilan Black 
For the Office of VP of Communications: Tracy Cooke
For the Office of VP of Programs: Corinna Fortune
For the Office of VP of Ways & Means: Mark Clemens
For the Office of President: Cortney Eldridge 
The Nominating Committee has confirmed that all nominees have been a member of a PTA for at least 15 days prior to the election, and meet other requirements as stated in the WSPTA Uniform Bylaws. 
Respectfully submitted, 
Kim Clarke
Mark Clemens
Cortney Eldridge
Next PTSA Meeting is on Wednesday, May 26th
Thank you to all who attended our PTSA meeting in April, and thanks to Principal Reckling for her time in answering questions and giving updates. Our next PTSA meeting - last of the year! - will be on Wednesday, May 26th at 6:30PM via Zoom. We will be electing IMPTSA officers for the 2021-22 school year at this meeting.
2020-21 Outstanding Educator Award Winners
Every year, the IMPTSA solicits nominations for our Outstanding Educator Award, recognizing staff members who have provided outstanding educational opportunities for youth that are above and beyond the normal scope of their job. The recipients of this year’s award were announced at this past week’s staff meeting. The winners for 2020-21 are:
Trevor Brandt
Boyd Cottom
Amy Foust
Daley Landon
Holly Stipe
Congratulations, and our sincerest thanks to the entire staff for all you do for our school, students and community every day!
Welcome Incoming IMS Families!

The IMPTSA is excited to welcome you to Issaquah Middle School this fall. You may sign up for our PTSA E-News by creating a login and password (no payment required) and opting in at the bottom of the page. You may also join the PTSA in August for the upcoming school year.  Questions? Contact us.

Did You Know?

The PTSA New Family Ambassador Program 
Whether you just moved to the Issaquah area or transferred into the Issaquah School District, the PTSA New Family Ambassador Program wants to connect with you and smooth your family's transition. We host virtual and in person events and can match you with an established family (an Ambassador). Please contact us to get connected.

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Dining for Dollars

Thank you to IMS Families who participated in April's MOD Pizza Dining for Dollars. $100.71 was raised for the IMPTSA!
Mark your calendars: The next Dining for Dollars event will be Wednesday, May 26th from 12-4PM at Yum-e Yogurt along Front Street in Issaquah. They will be donating 10% of sale proceeds to the IMPTSA during that time.

Questions? Contact Kelly Finkbeiner.

Staff Appreciation Week - Thank you!

Thank you to all the volunteers who helped make Staff Appreciation Week a success! Through volunteer efforts and your generous donations, the IMPTSA was able to provide daily surprises, treats and small tokens of gratitude through out the week. Thank you!

Issaquah Schools Foundation News

New Academic Grants for Students Available 
To improve accessibility to academic support services, the Issaquah Schools Foundation is offering grants for students who need help to pay for tutoring and other academic assistance programs. 

This academic grant program for students is available to all Issaquah School District students K-12 and grants will be awarded up to $500 per student. Applications are currently open with a June 4, 2021 deadline. Grants will be awarded in mid-June. Details and application can be found here.

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May 16
10:30a PTSA Board Meeting
PTSA Board Meeting

Wednesday, May 19
10:30a - 12:00p

11:30a Influence the Choice Action Forum for Youth
Influence the Choice Action Forum for Youth

Wednesday, May 19
11:30a - 1:00p
10:00a Cocoa with Carrie
Cocoa with Carrie

Friday, May 21
10:00a - 11:00a
12:00p Dining for Dollars - Yum-e Yogurt
Dining for Dollars - Yum-e Yogurt

Wednesday, May 26
12:00p - 4:00p

6:30p General Membership Meeting
General Membership Meeting

Wednesday, May 26
6:30p - 8:00p
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