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Mon, Feb. 28, 2022
2021/2022 School Year



Important Dates to Remember 

Monday, February 28: PTSA General Membership Meeting

Friday, March 11 - Golden Acorn Nomination Deadline


PTSA Membership Meeting TONIGHT!

Our next membership meeting is this evening, February 28th at 7p via Zoom. As a PTSA member, you have a voice and a vote! 

Emails with the zoom info and agenda have been sent out. If you did not receive an email or are not a PTSA member but still wish to attend, please email

We will have special guests Martin Turney, Executive Director of Finance & Support Systems and Marnie Maraldo, School Board Director scheduled to speak about the Levy that will be on your ballot!

In April the School district will be asking voters to approve the renewal of the EP&O levy, the Transportation Levy, and the Capital Levy (Technology and Capital) which are expiring December 31, 2022.

Like a subscription, local school levies must be renewed, or the funding will be lost. A Levy Development committee was chartered in December, made up of community members, business representatives, and a member from each school attendance area. Considering the current economic climate, committee members will form levy packages that include funding essential to:

  • Ensure the Issaquah School District has all the resources necessary to meet its mission and Ends student learning goals;
  • Safely and efficiently maintain facilities and property according to state and district use standards and schedules.

Please come to our meeting to find out more information!

Following the meeting we will have time with Dr. Wood for principal chat.



Here are the current standings of the top classes as of Monday, February 28th 8am:

Pizza Party!

Mrs. Burnham, 3rd grade 76%

Ms. Afman, 1st grade 71%

Mrs. Crawford, 3rd grade 70%

Mrs. Pitingoro, Kindergarten 70%

Pajama Party!

Mrs. Graff, 4th grade 67%

Mrs. Jasman, 1st grade 65%

Mrs. Posten, 3rd grade 65%

Mrs. Johnson, 2nd grade 65%

Mrs. Thomas, 1st grade 60%

Mrs. Vanourek, 2nd grade 60%

See where your student's class ranks HERE

One or two joining a small class can have a huge impact on the overall percentage! It’s worth verifying that you have joined (and purchased a yearbook): 

Here’s how to double check:

Go here:

~Scroll down until you see "My Account" on the left

~Log in (or create an account) and from there you'll be able to see all purchases made.

Remember, joining the PTSA does not mean you have to volunteer! However, if you are interested, please email

If you have any questions about yearbook or PTSA membership, please email


Golden Acorn Nominations Deadline Extended to March 11! 

If you have not yet had a chance to nominate someone (or multiple people) for the PTSA Golden Acorn award, you have a bit more time! 

Each year our PTSA awards the Golden Acorn to individuals who have given outstanding volunteer service to the children in our school and community. This is an excellent way to honor our volunteers who have gone “above and beyond”! If you have someone you believe deserves recognition for their service, please complete the nomination form HERE

School & Community News
Levy 2022 Update!
The School Board approved (3) renewal levy packages which will go before voters April 26, 2022. These are renewal levies and will replace the current levies which expire December 31, 2022. The EP&O and Capital Levies are 4 year levies and will fund programs and critical repairs through December 31, 2026. The Transportation Levy (Bus Levy) is a 1 year levy and will not need to be renewed until 2027. Like a subscription, levies must be renewed or the funding will be lost.

Please be sure you are registered to vote!

More info on voting registration and these renewal levy funds can be found at

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