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PTSA General Membership Meeting
PTSA General Membership Meeting

Date:
Thursday, September 30

6:30pm
TBD
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Join Skyline PTSA As A Volunteer! 

Our Ambassador Program is a great way to connect new families to families in our area who have more time and experience at Skyline. Interested in how you can help? Please contacDiane McKenna.

We have other opportunities to volunteer including our Staff Appreciation Committee or one of our Executive Board positions, including PTSA President and Treasurer. Please email president@skylineptsa.org if you'd like more information.


New To Skyline? Check Out Our New Families Page!
 
We've updated our New Families page with helpful resources, links and tips on our school and community. Check it out here! 
 

Issaquah School District PTSA’s Special Education Webinar Now Available

The Issaquah School District PTSA’s Special Education August 2021 Webinar is now available at https://www.issaquahptsa.org/programs/special-education. It has great information about Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings and recovery services, focusing on:

* The new role of Assistant Superintendent of Special Services and other administration changes for this school year;

* Whether special services classrooms and other special services staff positions are fully staffed – if not, how ISD will ensure all IEP goals can be worked on in terms of staffing, and all related services are provided;

* An explanation of what recovery services are and update on future options; and

* How families can request an IEP meeting to discuss recovery services at any time.


Issaquah Schools Foundation Cultural Bridges Family Guide 2021-2022 

The Issaquah Schools Foundation Cultural Bridges Family Guide 2021-2022 is now available in an electronic format, as well as a paper copy, in Chinese, English, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.  For an electronic copy, please visit: https://isfdn.org/cultural-bridges-magazine/. To request a paper copy, please contact your school front office, visit your local library or community center, or contact the Issaquah Schools Foundation at: alicia@isfdn.org. The Family Guide contains lots of useful school-related information from Kindergarten to High School and is for all families in the Issaquah School District. It provides a brief overview on the schools in the District, as well as what to expect when attending public school.

 

ParentWiser Kicks Off 2021-2022 Speaker Series: Building Resilience and Positive Coping Skills

During a pandemic, when many things are outside of our control, it’s what we do as parents with what we can control that will shape our children into cool, kind kids with character. Join nationally recognized author and speaker Dr. Laura Kastner for a discussion about strategies to help our children, our partners and ourselves find calm in the chaos. Drawing upon research-based best practices from her years of clinical practice and from her best-selling “Getting to Calm” book series, Dr. Kastner will share expert tips and tools to manage the pressures and opportunities of parenting during a crisis. Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/.../building-resilience-and...

 

Service Learning Hours Information
 
Due to restrictions in volunteering since the pandemic began, the number of required hours for Juniors has changed. Please note that this is not a mandatory requirement for graduation, but an opportunity to earn recognition for service performed in the community. The Class of 2021 deadline has already passed.
 
Juniors (class of 2022): 60 hours 
Sophomore and Freshman (classes of 2023 and 2024): 100 hours
 
Click here for more information about our Service Learning Program. 
 

Skyline PTSA Recognized With Silver Membership Growth Award

Skyline PTSA was recognized by the Washington State PTA as a Silver Membership Growth Award recipient! PTAs are presented with this award for enrolling members equaling at least 105% of their previous year’s total membership. That means our PTSA is growing! Thank you to everyone who has become a member: YOU are the reason our PTSA achieved this award! If you haven’t yet signed up for a 2021-2022 PTSA membership, please considejoining today! 

Resources for the School Year

Here are some helpful links from the Issaquah School District site:

ISD E-News Archive

Canvas Information and Login: Canvas is the platform used by ISD for middle and high schools. You will find video tutorials here for students and parents.

Below are some helpful links for Skyline High School:

Skyline High School Website

Skyline Printable Bell Schedule

Skyline E-news Archives

Skyline's Glossary of Jargon and Acronyms 

Skyline Counseling Department

Skyline College and Career Center

From Issaquah Schools Foundation

Cultural Bridges Family Guide Informative guide to learning all there is to know about the Issaquah School District!  


Volunteer for Skyline PTSA
 
Please note: Your volunteer approval lasts for the current school year and/or sport season only. You will need to visit your application and complete any new requirements in order to be approved for the next school year. Click here for the ISD Volunteer Application