November 17, 2020
In this newsletter: General Meeting reminder, volunteer opportunity, new family Q&A event (tonight), Dining for Dollars at Chipotle, use the PTSA school directory, read how WPTSA is advocating for your child, school picture day reminder, IMS logowear gift ideas and visit our website for more news. Join the PTSA here

Important Upcoming Events 

11/17  New Family Q&A 6:15 pm
11/18  Student Pictures at IMS 12 pm to 6 pm
11/18  ParentWiser Event: How to Raise Successful Kids without Overparenting
11/18  Dining for Dollars @ Chipotle Mexican Grill 5 pm to 9 pm
11/18  General PTSA meeting 6:30 pm on Zoom
11/19  Angel Program Winter Clothing Distribution 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
11/26  IMS Logowear store reopens for Black Friday
11/26  No school: Thanksgiving holiday (also Friday 11/27)

November PTSA General Meeting
Last GMM of 2020! General PTSA meeting: Wednesday, November 18 at 6:30 pm. Principal Reckling will be joining us on the call to give updates on the school. If you have a question you would like her to answer, please send it by 2 pm the day of to:

Zoom Meeting ID: 892 1569 7802          Password: IMPTSA

Meeting Agenda

Volunteers Needed!
Have a bright idea to help keep our Panther families connected during this time of remote learning? PTSA needs YOUR help to facilitate possible virtual events.  We’d love to hear from you and hope you will get involved. Interested? Contact:

New Family Q&A November 17 6:15pm
New to the Issaquah School District? Please join Academic Advisors and Teachers for a Question & Answer Session just for New Families! Sponsored by the IM PTSA New Family & Ambassador Program. RSVP Click Here

Dining for Dollars @ Chipotle, November 18! 
  Wednesday, November 18th between 5:00 pm and 9:00 pm. Chipotle (775 NW Gilman Blvd) will donate 33% of proceeds to IM PTSA. Order online using promotional code: FMAXDMB before check out. Store pick up only.

IMS Student Directory Available
  The PTSA's IMS Student Directory is now available on our website ! IMPTSA members have access to an all-grade online student directory as well as specific listings for the sixth, seventh, and eighth grades. Not a PTSA member? Join today for access to the directory!  

WSPTA Legislative Assembly Update
Recently, PTA leaders and advocates from across the state came together (virtually, of course) to vote on topics the state PTA will focus on for the 2020-2022 school years as they continue their mission to advocate for every child with state legislators. Here are the results of the top 5 choices:

WSPTA 2020-2021 Top 5 Legislative Priorities
1. Increase access to nursing, mental health and social emotional learning staff
2. Support students and preserve education funding
3. Increasing educational equity by closing the digital divide
4. Supports and funding for students with disabilities and their families
5. Prevent and reduce gun violence and suicide


School Picture Days at IMS - Schedule

IMS is offering School Picture Day: November 18th. These optional pictures will be used in the yearbook and uploaded in Skyward. Time slots based on last name are listed below. Please bring a completed Attestation Form and wear a facemask in order to enter the gym.  Click here for the form. Student ID cards will be printed and issued on site.

Interested in purchasing a picture packet? Order online at
Students unable to attend can submit their own picture using this link.

November 18 – Last Names:  
12:00 - A 1:40 - G&H 4:20 - N&O
12:20 - B 2:00 - I&J 4:40 - P,Q,R
12:40 - C 2:20 - K 5:00 - S
1:00 - D 3:40 - L 5:20 - T,U,V
1:20 – E&F 4:00 - M 5:40 - W,X,Y,Z

IMS Logowear Black Friday Sale!
Thinking about a holiday gift for your student? The IMS Logowear online store will be back open for a limited time next week featuring a different lineup of items.

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600 2nd Ave. SE
Issaquah, WA  98027

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