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Tues, January 21st, 2020
2019/2020 School Year



Important Dates to Remember

Wed, Jan 22nd 
How to be a Culturally Competent Family in 2020 

Thurs, Jan 23rd 
PTSA Board Meeting

Mon, Jan 27th
NO SCHOOL - Teacher Work Day

Wed, Jan 29th 
PTSA General Membership Meeting 

Fri, Jan 31st 
Coffee Talk With Dr. Wood

Save The Date: General Membership Meeting Jan 29 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Is Your Family Culturally Competent

Are your kids exposed to racially or culturally-charged comments? Parent Wiser hosts Dr. Caprice Hollins for a paradigm-shifting talk to help parents engage in courageous conversations with our children and learn How to be a Culturally Competent Family in 2020. Join us Jan 22 at 7-8:30pm at Liberty High. Participants will increase their understanding of equity vs equality, privilege, and implicit bias to develop a community where everyone benefits through inclusivity and the honoring of differences. For parents of K-12. Register at Event is free to PTSA members and VOICE Mentors and $10 for others.

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Local Dollars Support Local Kids

In 2018, ISD voters approved a 2 year Education & Operations (EP&O) Levy. This levy provided continued support for career and technical programs, mental health counselors, safety and security staff, the district's first dual language program and an expanded high school schedule. With voter approval of the 2020 EP&O Levy, voters can ensure these programs continue benefitting our students for another 2 years. Ballots drop this week. Please remember to vote.

What is Funded by Levies in the Issaquah School District: {Watch video}

Vote in the ISD 2020 Levy Renewal Election February 11th: {Watch video}

Please click on the links below for more information and why you should VOTE YES for our schools on February 11th!

{Click here to view informational videos on your levy dollars at work in our schools}

{Click here to download a fact sheet with details}

{Click here to view more details and tax rate chart}

Still have questions? Attend the Community Levy Information Night on Wednesday, Jan. 28 from 7:00 – 8:30pm at Liberty High School. 

News From Issaquah Schools Foundation

Dining for Kids
Join us Wednesday, February 5th at La Casita and they will donate a portion of your bill to Issaquah Schools Foundation. These funds go to programs and resources for Issaquah School District students, including food & snack support during the school day. {Click here for more info} 
Nourish Every Mind
Mark your calendars for Issaquah Schools Foundation’s Annual Fundraiser and Celebration: Nourish Every Mind 2020
Luncheon - Friday, May 8th,
Breakfast - Tuesday, May 19th
Both Events Held at Eastridge Church, Issaquah
Online Auction – April 24-May 4, 2020 {Click here for more info} 
Program Spotlight
Did you know… the Issaquah Schools Foundation supports afterschool homework labs at high schools that gives students access to academic support and open libraries at middle schools that provide a supervised location to student or use a computer after school? Last year, students received one-to-one help from teachers almost 14,000 times during these opportunities. 

“This has been invaluable to struggling students. One of my students does not have access to our software at home, so he is able to access the program from school providing him an equitable opportunity for success… It is an awesome way to reach out to students who need a little more help with the content without making them feel called out. I have found a higher success rate since beginning this tutoring funded by the Foundation.”

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