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7:00p ParentWiser Webinar - Challenging Behavior
ParentWiser Webinar - Challenging Behavior

Date:
Wednesday, December 9
Time:
7:00p - 8:15p
Where:
Virtual meeting

Beyond Behavior; Understand and Solve Your Students’ Behavioral Challenges

Are you trying to parent through tantrums and unpredictable behavior? What about aggressiveness? Mona Delahooke, PhD will share neuroscience-based tools and strategies to reduce behavioral challenges and promote psychological resilience and satisfying, secure relationships.

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Help thank our Skyline Staff! Donate to our gift card drive! 
In the spirit of the holiday season we want to thank ALL of our staff at Skyline for all they do for our kids with a $25 DoorDash gift card!
 
Donations are being collected from December 3rd - December 15th. Please consider donating any amount that works for you.
 
To make a donation:
Please click here if you are a Skyline PTSA member.
If not a PTSA member please click here.  
 
Thank YOU for your support!

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!
Online Gallery of our Reflections Finalists

My Name is Abstract by Garg Shubham

 

Click here to see the Online Gallery of the rest of our amazing Reflections Finalists!

2020-2021 Skyline PTSA Reflections Finalists
Kavya Chandrasekar Rachael Kim  Vidya Ramamurthy
Esther Fang Aanika Nakra Elani Rocker
Shubham Garg Sukanya Nanda Loli Shrivastava
Trisha Joshi Diksha Padmanabhan Tara Thirumurthy

Upcoming ParentWiser Events                                                                     
Beyond Behavior: Understand & Solve your Child's Behavioral Challenges—December 9th Are you trying to parent through tantrums and unpredictable behavior? What about aggressiveness? Mona Delahooke, PhD, will share neuroscience-based tools and strategies to reduce behavioral challenges and promote psychological resilience and satisfying, secure relationships. Dr. Delahooke will also point out important signals that we should address by seeking to understand a child's individual differences in the context of relational safety. Click here to register.

Service Learning Hours—Changes for Juniors and Seniors
Due to current restrictions in volunteering, the number of required hours for Juniors and Seniors has changed:
Seniors (class of 2021): 70 hours 
Juniors (class of 2022): 60 hours 
Sophomore and Freshman (classes of 2023 and 2024): 100 hours
Currently, only senior forms will be accepted via email: servicelearning@skylineptsa.org. The last day for forms to be turned in will be April 15, 2021. All other classes are asked to hold onto their forms until September 2021. Click here for more information about our Service Learning Program. 

Join Skyline PTSA! 
School might look a little different this year, but we are just as committed to our mission to "strengthen our community one student at a time."
  
We are excited to continue our Teacher Grant and Staff Appreciation Programs. The College and Career Readiness Speaker Series will be free to all Skyline families, and we are offering reduced pricing for the Mock ACT/SAT virtual exams. In addition, we are planning ways to make the student body feel welcomed and a part of the Skyline family!
 
Please click here to join PTSA and make a donation! With your support we can continue to enrich the Skyline community both inside and outside the classroom.

Skyline PTSA Recognized with Silver Membership Growth Award

Skyline PTSA was recognized by 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 PTA is growing! Thank you to everyone who has become a member: YOU are the reason our PTA achieved this award! If you haven’t yet signed up for a 2020-2021 PTA membership, please consider joining today! 

Resources for the School Year

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

ISD 2020-2021 District Calendar

ISD e-news archive

Back to School FAQ: An extensive list of Frequently Asked Questions for the 2020-2021 school year. 

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

Here are some helpful links for Skyline High School:

Skyline High School web site

Skyline printable bell schedule

Skyline E-news Archives

Skyline's Glossary of Jargon and Acronyms 

Skyline Counseling DepartmentFall 2020 Counseling Department Newsletter

Skyline College and Career Center

From Issaquah Schools FoundationCultural Bridges Family Guide — informative guide to learning all there is to know about the Issaquah School District!  


Volunteer for Skyline PTSA
Please note: Since all ISD buildings and facilities are closed to the public, volunteer opportunities will be limited with our current remote learning model. Your volunteer approval lasts for the 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