Order your IVE Cougar Spirit Wear!
Click  HERE  to order today! Show your cougar pride! Order IVE Spirit Wear. New this year, two designs to choose from and lots of styles and colors. Order deadline is November 18 , 2018 with delivery the week of December 17th. ... read full article
Author:
Anne Blackburn 
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10/30/2018-11/18/2018

IVE Family Movie Night
Please join us at the next IVE PTA Movie Night featuring the movie Incredibles 2! We will meet in the IVE MPR on Friday, November 30th. Doors open at 5:30pm and the movie starts at 6:00pm. Bring a picnic or take-out food, blankets and low chairs. The PTA will be collecting non-perishable items for the Issaquah Food Bank. Please note: Incredibles 2 contains a sequence of flashing lights which may affect people with photo sensitivities . We hope to see you there!    ... read full article
Author:
Anne Blackburn 
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11/11/2018-11/30/2018

General PTA Meeting
All are welcome to join us for our next General PTA Meeting on  Tuesday, November 27th . We will meet in the IVE library at 7pm. The PTA is an integral part of the IVE Family. We are here to enrich our children’s learning and provide fun and engaging opportunities for our community to connect. Please help us by joining the IVE PTA today at ivepta.org . Congratulations to Mrs. Zyanya's class who won the PTA membership drive pizza party contest for October! ... read full article
Author:
Anne Blackburn 
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11/11/2018-11/27/2018
Trunk or Treat!Anne Blackburn9/28/201810/19/2018
Trunk or Treat!
Trunk or Treat Monster Mash! Friday, October 19th, 6:30-8:00pm: Bring your “little monsters” to IVE to twist and shout, step and repeat, play some games and snag some treats! Dress up and enjoy safe trunk-or treating in the IVE parking lot. Please no masks, weapons, or gore. For more information, check out the PTA Events & Programs Icon on this website.  ... read full article
Community Picnic and Movie EventMarcelle Waldman7/29/20189/20/2018
Community Picnic and Movie Event
TONIGHT! We are bringing together our IVE community to kick off the school year! Please join us Thursday, September 20th from 6-8:30pm as we picnic together and screen Coco on the IVE playground. Grab a blanket and a pillow to settle in and watch the movie, bring your own picnic or purchase from the El Pingüino Cachearon   Mexican Food Truck ($1-$8 price range). The Issaquah Ice Cream Trike will also be making an appearance ($2 per item)!  ... read full article
IVE Family Day at the Sounders GameAnne Blackburn9/29/201810/13/2018
IVE Family Day at the Sounders Game
Join your friends and family at a Sounders FC Match! A portion of each ticket will go towards the IVE PTA. Watch your Seattle Sounders FC take on San Jose at CenturyLink Field on October 28th at 1:30pm. Tickets are $24 each. Please purchase tickets as a group if you'd like to sit together. Reserve your seats via the link below by October 12th to secure your tickets.  Click HERE to buy Sounders Tickets   ... read full article
New Enrichment Programs!Anne Blackburn9/20/201810/4/2018
New Enrichment Programs!
Click  HERE  to check out our new After School Enrichment Programs! ... read full article
General PTA MeetingAnne Blackburn9/12/20189/25/2018
General PTA Meeting
Please join us for our first IVE PTA General Meeting of the 2018-19 school year on Tuesday, September 25th. We will meet in the IVE library at 7pm. Come early to enjoy snacks and a Meet & Greet with Principal Pickard and the PTA Board at 6:30pm. Childcare will be provided in the MPR. We hope to see you there! ... read full article
New Program! D.I.V.E. Dads and Dudes of IVEAnne Blackburn9/7/20189/26/2018
New Program! D.I.V.E. Dads and Dudes of IVE
As part of IVE's continuing commitment to providing a more well-rounded education and student experience, D.I.V.E (Dads and Dudes of Issaquah Valley Elementary) has been created to introduce the presence of supervised, positive parent and guardian role models for students of IVE during recess hours.   For more info on DIVE, please click  HERE   Our first training/orientation is on Wednesday, Sept. 26th , from 7-9pm at IVE.  ... read full article
Hands on Art/Reflections ReceptionAnne Blackburn11/7/201811/15/2018
Hands on Art/Reflections Reception
The Hands on Art/Reflections Reception is an exciting family event held every year at IVE to celebrate our artists who have submitted entries for the national PTA Reflections art contest.  Please join us November 15th, from 6-8pm in the IVE MPR to enjoy art making and honor our contest participants. The Hands on Art making activities ar e from 6:00 -  7:15pm followed by the Reflections Reception from 7:15-8:00pm. For questions, please contact reflections@ivepata.org . ... read full article
Order your IVE Cougar Spirit Wear!Anne Blackburn10/30/201811/18/2018
Order your IVE Cougar Spirit Wear!
Click  HERE  to order today! Show your cougar pride! Order IVE Spirit Wear. New this year, two designs to choose from and lots of styles and colors. Order deadline is November 18 , 2018 with delivery the week of December 17th. ... read full article
Box Tops for Education FundraiserAnne Blackburn10/5/201810/19/2018
Box Tops for Education Fundraiser
Help IVE by collecting Box Top labels from various consumer products. Each BTFE clipped earns our school 10 cents and can be redeemed for books, art supplies, sports equipment and more. Clip and save your Box Tops to send in with your students by   October 19 for a contest between classrooms. The class with the most Box Tops will win a prize! For more information, please go  HERE  or email boxtops@ivepta.org . Happy Clipping!    ... read full article
2018 Reflections CompetitionAnne Blackburn9/30/201811/1/2018
2018 Reflections Competition
It’s time for IVE students to express their creativity through visual and written art with this years’ National Reflections Competition. The theme this year is Heroes Around Me. For more information, please visit  http://ivepta.org/Page/Programs/Reflections ... read full article
Goodwill Fill the Truck-Start Saving Your Stuff!Anne Blackburn9/21/201811/3/2018
Goodwill Fill the Truck-Start Saving Your Stuff!
Save the date November 3rd !  We have a great opportunity to raise money for IVE PTA and support a great local charity. So as you are cleaning up your basements, organizing your garages, and straightening your closets, save up your donation items so we can fill a truck on November 3rd from 9:00am-noon in the IVE side parking lot.  You can bring almost anything, as long as it is not bigger than an end table...small furniture, old cell phones, clothes, toys and much more. A full  list of items accepted and exclusions can be found at:   https://seattlegoodwill.org/donate-goods/donation-guidelines   ... read full article
IVE Family Movie Night Anne Blackburn11/11/201811/30/2018
IVE Family Movie Night
Please join us at the next IVE PTA Movie Night featuring the movie Incredibles 2! We will meet in the IVE MPR on Friday, November 30th. Doors open at 5:30pm and the movie starts at 6:00pm. Bring a picnic or take-out food, blankets and low chairs. The PTA will be collecting non-perishable items for the Issaquah Food Bank. Please note: Incredibles 2 contains a sequence of flashing lights which may affect people with photo sensitivities . We hope to see you there!    ... read full article
General PTA Meeting Anne Blackburn11/11/201811/27/2018
General PTA Meeting
All are welcome to join us for our next General PTA Meeting on  Tuesday, November 27th . We will meet in the IVE library at 7pm. The PTA is an integral part of the IVE Family. We are here to enrich our children’s learning and provide fun and engaging opportunities for our community to connect. Please help us by joining the IVE PTA today at ivepta.org . Congratulations to Mrs. Zyanya's class who won the PTA membership drive pizza party contest for October! ... read full article
IVE PTA Holiday ChoirAnne Blackburn11/4/201811/8/2018
IVE PTA Holiday Choir
If you are a K-2nd grade student who enjoys singing, please join us this season to spread some holiday cheer! No experience necessary, just bring your smile and be ready to sing! We will join the IVE Cougar Chorus on Thursday, December 13th for our performance. For more information registration, participation and rehearsals, please click  HERE . Registration due Friday, November 9th.  ... read full article
Parents Night Out!Anne Blackburn10/12/201811/2/2018
Parents Night Out!
Drop off the kids and enjoy a night to yourself! Parents Night Out at Karate West is a fundraiser benefiting our PTA. On Friday November 2nd from 6-9pm your 6-12 year old can enjoy pizza, games and fun with friends. The cost is $35 per child including pizza dinner. Sign up here:  https://www.gevme.com/karate-west-parents-night-out-2018 and select IVE at registration. If you can't make it, mark your calendars and register in advance for December 7th. ... read full article
Online PTA Directory Now AvailableAnne Blackburn9/20/20189/28/2018
Online PTA Directory Now Available
The Online PTA Directory is now available! Access is only for current IVE PTA members who have been verified and authorized by the webmaster. To access the directory or read the FAQ document, please click on the PTA Info Icon on the left side menu.  ... read full article
Online PTA Directory available September 20thAnne Blackburn9/12/20189/19/2018
Online PTA Directory available September 20th
The IVE PTA website has an online directory feature that will be activated on September 20, 2018 . This directory is a restricted document viewable ONLY by registered PTA members who are authorized by the PTA webmasters after verification of legitimate PTA membership. Authorized users are able to search by family/student first or last name, or they can search for class lists by teacher name. As a default all contact information in the PTA website user’s profile will be displayed UNLESS specifically opted out of by the user either upon membership activation/renewal or via the steps in the link below. The ... read full article
PTA Calendar Anne Blackburn9/6/20189/16/2018
PTA Calendar
Please click  HERE  to see our 2018-19 PTA Calendar that is in a printable format. This is a nice resource for PTA events and general meetings throughout the year. Great for hanging on the refrigerator!  ... read full article
School Bus Routs available ONLINEAnne Blackburn8/30/20189/5/2018
School Bus Routs available ONLINE
2018-2019 school bus routes are now available online ONLY! Please note this is a change to previous years. Cards with bus route information will NOT be mailed home this year. Please visit the Find Your School and Bus Route webpage for your student's bus route information. If you are having trouble logging in as directed, please email: Transportation-Enews@issaquah.wednet.edu. https://www.issaquah.wednet.edu/…/2018-2018-school-bus-rout… ... read full article
Teacher AssignmentsAnne Blackburn8/30/20189/5/2018
Teacher Assignments
Teacher assignments will be available on Family Access on Friday, August 31 st at 5:00 p.m. https://www.issaquah.wednet.edu/family/FamilyAccess   ... read full article
ParentWiser EventAnne Blackburn8/10/20188/29/2018
ParentWiser Event
Speaker: Rosalind Wiseman Queen Bees & Masterminds Navigating Friendships, Social Conflicts & Popularity August 29, 2018 6:30 PM Liberty High School  Rosalind Wiseman pulls back the curtain on what's really going on in boys` and girls` friendships and social hierarchies. She'll share how group dynamics influence interactions and offer step-by-step advice on how to teach young people how to navigate common yet complex situations. She’ll explain why our youth can be reluctant to ask for help and give common-sense suggestions to break through communication barriers. Rosalind Wiseman is a teacher, author and media spokesperson on bullying, ethical leadership, and the ... read full article
Kindergarten/New Families Play-datesMarcelle Waldman7/29/20188/29/2018
Kindergarten/New Families Play-dates
Happy Summer to our IVE Families! Please spread the word... PTA will sponsor two summer play-dates for incoming kindergartners, new IVE families - and really anyone that would like to join in! Kids can play and adults can mingle while supervising their children. Our scheduled play-dates are August 21st @ 11:00am & August 29th @ 6:00pm. We hope to see you all out on the IVE playground! ... read full article
Tears and CheersMarcelle Waldman7/29/20189/6/2018
Tears and Cheers
Whether you are anticipating tears of sadness or tears of joy, the first day of Kindergarten can be a bittersweet time for parents! Join fellow Kindergarten parents in the front lobby just after the school bell rings on the first day of school. Together, you can shed some “tears” and shout some “cheers” as your students start school. As an added bonus- get to know other IVE kindergarten parents. A special thank you to the Issaquah QFC on Gilman and the Issaquah Commons Starbucks who will provide pastries and coffee. We hope to see you September 7th around 9:15am. ... read full article