January 19, 2021
In this newsletter: Mark your calendar for our next General Membership Meeting and ParentWiser event, Dining for Dollars at MOD Pizza is back on Monday! For families new to US Schools sign up for: Family 8th Grade Transition Night. Read IMS Career Fair and ASB Club information. Know what to do during a power outage. Visit our PTSA website for more news. 

Important Upcoming Events

1/19  Schedule change: Students have periods 2, 3 and 4
1/20  ParentWiser Event: Managing Stress, Anxiety and Parenting
1/25  Monday, No School - Teacher Work Day
1/25  Monday, Dining for Dollars @ MOD Pizza
1/26  Schedule change: students have periods 5,6 and 7 
1/26  IMS Career Fair
1/27  IM PTSA General Meeting 6:30 pm on Zoom
1/28  8th Grade Transition Night for Families New to US Schools
1/31  Last Day to order a 2020-21 Yearbook

School Calendar: here
Peachjar School Flyers: here

Panther Reboot Days:
Tuesday, January 19: Schedule change: 
Students have periods 2, 3 and 4
Tuesday, January 26: Schedule change: 
Students have periods 5, 6 and 7

January General Membership Meeting
Mark your calendars for our first General Membership Meeting of 2021, Wednesday, January 27 at 6:30 pm on Zoom. Get involved and stay connected, join us. Please submit questions prior to the meeting, using email: president@issaquahmiddleptsa.org

Dining for Dollars is Back!
No school? No problem! Dining for Dollars at MOD Pizza is back! 

What: MOD Pizza: Take-Out and Delivery Fundraiser!
Where: 1568 Highlands Drive NE, Suite 120 Issaquah, WA
When: Monday, January 25th 10:30 am to 10 pm
 MOD Pizza will Donate: 20% to the Issaquah
 Middle PTSA!
Order here: MOD Pizza | Online Ordering and use code, GR174589I

ParentWiser Event: Managing Stress, Anxiety and Parenting
Wednesday (tomorrow), January 20th, 2021 4pm: Register HERE or directly on Eventbrite. How do stress and anxiety operate under everyday conditions and at heightened times of concern and disruption? Dr. Lisa Damour will teach us how to keep pressure and tension from reaching toxic levels and she will coach us on how to support our children in cultivating these skills.

IMS Career Fair
The IMS Career Fair is on Tuesday, January 26, in a virtual format. See the school website for details: here

8th Grade Transition Night (for families new to U.S. high schools)
If your child will be in 9th grade next year and you did not attend high school in the U.S., consider attending this Zoom event. Your child's high school will also have a presentation for all families, so this event will fill in the gaps for families who are not familiar with the U.S. High School system. Sessions offered in multiple languages. The event is Thursday, January 28. Register for Zoom Link form

After School Clubs are Coming Back 
Hey IMS Students! It's a new year. The IMS ASB is interested in helping YOU create your very own club at IMS. Click here for existing clubs. Interested in meeting with friends and creating a club, please email Mr. Cottom to get started: cottomb@issaquah.wednet.edu

Remote Learning Inclement Weather & Power Outage Guidance
Students currently using the ISD L.I.V.E Remote Learning will not have their daily schedules changed or canceled due to snow or other inclement weather. However, power outages and internet disruptions sometimes accompany bad weather and families should save the district guidelines for reference: here.

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Did you know?
Did you know the IMS Counseling department shares a monthly publication designed specifically for the Middle School years?   The most recent issues can be found here: Counseling Publication

Need help with school issued technology? 
Laptop and Hotspot request form: Click here
School-issued laptop support, Office 365 or Classlink account access and broken power cords: IT Student Helpdesk - 425-837-6371
For Email Helpdesk for Canvas Support email: ISDEdTechHelp@issaquah.wednet.edu

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