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Monday, October 21st, 2019
2019/2020 School Year



Important Dates to Remember

Tues, October 22nd
Crocktober Staff Lunch

ParentWiser Talk - Is Your Child Normal

Fri, October 25th
Free Popcorn Friday

Tues, November 5th
Picture Retake Day

Mon, November 11th
No School Veterans' Day

Fri, November 15th
PTSA Board Meeting


Wed, November 20th
General PTSA Membership Meeting

Our Food Drive Continues Through October 30

Our annual Food Drive to benefit the Issaquah Food Bank is underway. Donations will benefit members of our community from newborns to age 90+, including the homeless, struggling seniors, the mentally ill and victims of tough times or tough streets. Please help make a difference in our community by donating non-perishable food items and essential supplies from now until October 30.

Deposit donations into one of the bins at school by the main office or foot of the stairs. The bins are labeled “Dress Alike Day” and “Dream Job Day”. At the end of the Food Drive, whichever bin has collected the most food will determine which kind of fun day the whole school will have. Find a list of needed items at

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Ever Wonder If Your Child Is Normal? Attend Parentwiser “Normal Sucks” On Tuesday, Oct. 22

Author and advocate Jonathan Mooney will be visiting Issaquah on October 22 to share his empowering message that being different doesn't mean people are deficient in any way. Experience Jonathan's inspiring message and his epic journey overcoming learning differences to eventually attend Brown University.

Normal Sucks: How to Live, Learn and Thrive Outside the Lines

October 22 at 7pm at Skyline High School

Register here. Free for PTSA members.


Volunteer Spotlight

Our classroom art curriculum kicked off this month and a HUGE Newcastle Lion thank you goes out to our Art Docent Chairs, Randi Belcher and Sam Condiotty. These ladies have spent countless hours planning an innovative and engaging art curriculum for every grade this year. Give them a big Thank You when you see them.


Support Our Kids Through the Issaquah Schools Foundation 

Dining for Kids 
Join us on November 6th at Chinoise Sushi Bar & Asian Grill in Issaquah Highlands and Dine for Kids! Our Dining for Kids restaurant partners generously guarantee a portion of the day’s proceeds as a donation to the Issaquah Schools Foundation that provides multiple forms of support to Issaquah School District students, including food aid. More information about Dining for Kids dates & locations can be found here.

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Shop for a Cause

Join the Issaquah Schools Foundation at the Golf Club at Newcastle on November 14th and get a jump on your Holiday shopping! $3 from each glassybaby purchase and 20% of all Kendra Scott jewelry sales will be donated back to fund programs and resources for Issaquah School District students. Enjoy an evening on the Terrace (indoor) of the Calcutta Grill with friends, neighbors, and colleagues, and rally together to shop for a cause!

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