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Monday, September 30th, 2019
2019/2020 School Year



Important Dates to Remember

Fri, October 4th
Coffee Talk with Dr. Wood

Mon, October 14th
No School - Teacher Work Day

Wed, October 16th
Kindergarten Mom's Night Out at Vino at the Landing

Fri, October 18th
Costume Carnival & Spooky Spaghetti

PTSA Board Meeting

Tues, October 22nd
Crocktober Staff Lunch

ParentWiser Talk - Is Your Child Normal

Fri, October 25th
Free Popcorn Friday


Join Dr. Wood For Principals'S Coffee Talk - October 4th, 9:30am

Join us for our first Principal's Coffee Talk of the year. Dr. Wood will share school news and answer questions on Friday, October 4 at 9:30am in the Stage Music Room at school.

Save the Date: Costume Carnival and Spooky Spaghetti on Friday, Oct. 18!

Get those costumes ready and get ready for some fun! The PTSA will hold the annual Costume Carnival and Spooky Spaghetti on Friday, October 18 at 6:00pm. Have the kids dress up and enjoy games, treats, and a delicious spaghetti dinner served by Newcastle dads. More details to come but mark your calendars today!

First PTSA General Membership Meeting a Success!

Thank you to those who joined us for our first General Membership meeting of the year. We approved our 2019/2020 Mission and Goals as well as our Standing Rules and 2019-2020 budget. We also approved our newest PTSA Executive Board Members – Rebecca Nguyen and Elysa Piha (Secretaries) and Marcia O’Donoghue (Co-VP of Ways and Means). Congratulations and thank you to them for their commitment to our school and kiddos. We also enjoyed a talk by Dr. Wood on Growth Mindset. If you have ideas for other Parent Education topics we could present at future meetings, please contact Trisha Marshall at tsm0507@gmail.comAs always, minutes of the meeting are available on the PTSA website.

There's Still Time to Win Your Child's Class a Donut Party!

Our PTSA Membership drive will continue through October. Membership is vital for providing much needed financial resources to our school and it also provides the opportunity to have a voice in what educational enhancements we provide. Family Memberships are only $25 and Individual $15. Every class that hits 100% membership will enjoy donuts and the teacher will get some money towards classroom needs. Visit the PTSA website to join today.

Is your child normal? New ParentWiser talk!

Meet and hear Jonathan Mooney on speaking tour for his new book, Normal Sucks! With humor, knowledge and hope, Mooney speaks on neuro-diversity, how we should stop fixing people and start empowering them. He gives hope for anyone who learns differently, emphasizing the impact of supportive teaching and parenting. Join us Oct 22 at 7pm at Skyline HSREGISTER HERE!

Support the Issaquah Schools Foundation and Support Our Kids!
Step up for kids this Fall! Issaquah Schools Foundation is an important resource at all 24 schools in our district, supporting programs like after school academic programs, robotics, dedicated fine arts, Cultural Bridges, basic student needs and homework help! We also provide grants to teachers and schools that benefit every student and every school in the district.
As you consider planning your yearend donations, consider supporting the Issaquah Schools Foundation. Your donations give students opportunities to explore and cultivate their interests, thrive academically, and graduate with the skills they need for a rewarding and productive future. Step Up for Kids and donate to our fall campaign here.

Save the Date: Dine for Kids at Agave Cocina on Wednesday, Oct. 2

Take a break from making dinner and enjoy a night out at Agave Cocina at 961048 NE Park Drive in Issaquah. A portion of all meals purchased on Wednesday, October 2nd will come back to our schools via the Issaquah Schools Foundation.


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