Membership

Nominating Committee
Nominating Committee

Chair:
(none)
When:
Jan-April

Each January the membership elects 3 people to handle Nominating Committee responsibilities. This committee secures nominations to PTSA Board officers, President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary. The committee then makes their recommendations to the membership by posting the slated names a minimum of 15 days prior to election at a GM mtg. in the Spring.

Community Membership
Community Membership

Chair:
(none)

Skyline PTSA membership sends a strong message of unity in all advocacy work taking place in the state and the district towards graduation requirements and basic education funding. Members receive email messages detailing our programs and advocacy activities about twice a month, in addition to a student directory.

Members of the community are welcomed to join!

NOTE: Your membership does not include a printed directory.
Membership
Membership

Chair:
(none)

Skyline PTSA membership sends a strong message of unity in all advocacy work taking place in the state and the district towards graduation requirements and basic education funding. Members receive email messages detailing our programs and advocacy activities about twice a month, in addition to a student directory.

Others

Issaquah Schools Foundation (ISF)
Issaquah Schools Foundation (ISF)

Chair:

The Issaquah Schools Foundation is a non-profit organization that drives resources to help all students in the Issaquah School District reach the promise of their academic potential. They do this by bridging the gap between funds the state provides for basic education and the dollars our schools need to prepare students for success in school and life.

Volunteers for Issaquah Schools (VIS)
Volunteers for Issaquah Schools (VIS)

Chair:

The VIS group is made up of volunteers throughout the school district that organize and run the Issaquah school bond and levy campaigns. For more information or how you can help, please visit their website. http://www.visvote.org/

Advocacy
Advocacy

Chair:
(none)

Skyline PTSA regularly communicates state and local legislative activity to its members. Sometimes, there are calls to action as well, especially in levy or bond years.

For the Students

Cinderella Closet
Cinderella Closet

Chair:

A new program started last year at Skyline High School called The Cinderella Project. One part of this program allows families to donate gently used girls/women's formal dresses and accessories, i.e. Homecoming and Prom attire to our Cinderella closet. The Cinderella Project is intended to give Skyline girls with a need, the opportunity to feel beautiful on these special occasions. The other part, which is new this year, will provide gift cards to boys/men for tux rentals.

College Readiness
College Readiness

Chair:
(none)

The Skyline PTSA provides an SAT preparatory course for students at Skyline through SAT Prep, Inc., as well as a mock SAT test and mock ACT test for practice for our students.

Service Learning
Service Learning

Chair:

PTSA volunteers collect Community Service Hours throughout the school year. Students can find volunteer opportunities under the Guidance Center tab at Skyline school website.

Enrichment

Skyline Spartan Grants Committee
Skyline Spartan Grants Committee

Chair:

Skyline PTSA funds Spartan Grants in 2 cycles – Fall and Spring. The PTSA on average budgets $10,000 each year ($7,000/Fall and $3,000/Spring). These grants directly benefit both staff and students and are funded through PTSA fundraisers. Spartan Grants provide an opportunity for SHS staff applicants to purchase materials and equipment that support Skyline’s academic program that are not funded by more traditional sources.

Reflections
Reflections

Chair:
When:
Fall

Skyline PTSA annually facilitates the National PTA Reflections Program. A fine arts competition is held at Skyline and entries are selected to move onto the Council level.

IB Parents Group
IB Parents Group

Chair:

Parent volunteers help support and fundraise for the staff and students of the International Baccalaureate Program. Over 60% of the juniors and seniors participate in IB, and the PTSA provides the necessary parent support for this growing program.

Email: ibkidsparents@gmail.com
Student Enrichment Grants
Student Enrichment Grants

Chair:

Got funding? A Skyline PTSA Student Enrichment Grant may be the ticket. These grants will fund specific learning opportunities at Skyline High School when other resource pathways are not available (e.g., Booster Club, ASB, school district budget, etc.) ANY student may apply for a grant and ANY student may participate in the approved grant programming which results from a successful application. The application process and criteria are straightforward and results will be communicated quickly.

Think outside the box, compose your ideas, and submit an application today!

Student Club Enrichment Grant Information
Student Enrichment Grant Application


For questions, contact Skyline PTSA at skylineptsa@live.com.

Community

Welcome
Welcome

Chair:

This committee works to connect with families new to the Skyline community. It supplies up-to-date school, community, and PTSA information as well.
Parent Education Chair
Parent Education Chair

Chair:
(none)

Skyline PTSA works in conjunction with the Issaquah PTSA Council to fund, advertise, and facilitate programs of interest to parents in the community ranging from drug and alcohol awareness to parenting the over-indulged child.
Parent Education
Parent Education

Chair:
(none)

Skyline PTSA works in conjunction with the Issaquah PTSA Council to fund, advertise, and facilitate programs of interest to parents in the community ranging from drug and alcohol awareness to parenting the over-indulged child.

Fundraising

Matching Funds
Matching Funds

Chair:
(none)

Donations made to the Skyline PTSA can be increased with corporate matching fund programs. Please contact the Human Resources department at your respective employer to find out if your company has a matching fund program.

For the Staff

Staff Appreciation
Staff Appreciation

Chair:
When:
Throughout the year

Skyline PTSA hosts a luncheon for the entire school staff at the beginning of the school year, holds appreciation days about five times a year, and coordinates Staff Appreciation Week in May.

Volunteer Opportunities: We always need lots of volunteers to donate food items. It is a great way to volunteer. It makes the staff very happy and that happiness spreads to your children that they serve everyday. They love it and really appreciation the kind gesture.