PTA eNews for Tuesday, November 12, 2019


Upcoming Events & Programs

  • November 13 - Holiday Choir Practice #2, MPR, 1:30-3:00pm
  • November 14 & 15 - Vision & Hearing Screening at IVE
  • November 14 - Reflections/Hands on Art, IVE MPR, 6:00-8:00pm
  • November 15 - Principal Coffee Chat, IVE 9:15am
  • November 20 - Holiday Choir Practice #3, MPR 1:30-3:00pm
  • November 28 & 29 - No School, Thanksgiving Holiday

News & Announcements

Hands on Art Night/ Reflections Reception, November 14 from 6-8pm

Bring the whole family and join us in the IVE MPR to enjoy creating art to take home with you, while learning about our PTA Art Docent Program. We will also be recognizing our student artists who participated in our National PTA Reflections art competition. 

Bring Joy this Holiday Season

IVE PTA is collecting toys and essentials for the Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank Holiday Gift Barn. With your generous donations of new, unwrapped gifts for children ages 0-18 years, we can help families in need. Drop off gifts in the collection box in the IVE lobby between November 15 - December 3, 2019. Click HERE for more information. 


Sign up for a PTA membership by December 15th, and help your student be in the GRADE with the highest number of PTA memberships to win a Dress Up Day! Click HERE to join/renew today. Congratulations to Mrs. Crandall’s Kindergarten class for willing the last Membership Drive Contest and enjoying a well-deserved pizza party!

Missing Something? Check the IVE Lost & Found

It's that time again! Make sure to check the IVE Lost and Found ASAP. We have lots of jackets, hats, water bottles, and much more! Remaining items will be collected for donation on November 19, 2019.

Issaquah Schools Foundation Shop for a Cause

Join ISF at the Golf Club at Newcastle November 14th and get a jump on your Holiday shopping! $3 from each glassybaby and 20% of all Kendra Scott jewelry sales will be donated back to fund programs and resources for ISD students.

Volunteers Needed 

Vision & Hearing Screening November 14-15- We need your help!

During the Vision & Hearing screening day, the PTA provides volunteers to help identify children who need further evaluation. We still need help for both shifts on Thursday, November 14th. Please click here to indicate which session(s) you can be present. No experience is necessary and training is provided. Email with questions or if you can work a partial shift.

Hands on Art Helpers for November 14, 6-8pm

Be a part of this fun night of creating art and honoring our PTA Reflections artists. We need 4-8 adult volunteers to help our students and families create some fun art projects. No experience needed. The art docent program provides all the supplies and instructions. Contact if you are interested in volunteering. 

Show Our Thanks for IVE Staff, Friday November 22nd

We will show thanks for our wonderful IVE teachers and staff by hosting a luncheon filled with Thanksgiving and fall themed dishes. Click on the SignUp Genius below to help us celebrate our incredible teachers & staff. Please note there are spots to fill for set-up & clean-up as well. Thank you all in advance.

Important Reminders

Holiday Gift Barn Child Registration

The Holiday Gift Barn provides help during the holiday season with gifts, stocking stuffers and gift-wrapping for children up to 18 years living within the ISD. Registration opens November 4 and closes Nov. 29. Pre-registration is required. Register HERE

Free Turkey and Groceries! 

Do you need or know someone who could use a helping hand this year to put a Thanksgiving meal on the table? No proof of need required. Date and time: Nov. 23 – Begins at 9AM while supplies last. Location: Eastridge Church  24205 SE Issaquah Fall City Rd., Issaquah.

Lunch for the Break

Winter Break, Mid-winter Break and Spring Break – Families can select a variety of options at different locations or pick up a prepackaged box of food containing breakfast, lunch and snack items for each school-age child in a family. To register go to: Issaquah Food Bank or call 425-837-3167.

Parents Night Out

Do your kids need a guaranteed night of fun without their parents? Do you need a guaranteed night out without your kids? Drop your kids at Xtreme Ninja Nights at Karate West and support the IVE PTA! Next event is Friday December 13th, 6-9pm. The cost is $45 per child and includes pizza dinner and supervised activities. Select IVE when you register by clicking HERE.

Thank You Notes

A special thank you to all of our wonderful committee members, volunteers, donors and participants who help organize and support our PTA activities.

  • Goodwill Fill the Truck - Thanks to Brooke Sullivan for organizing, and all of the volunteers who helped out and donated unwanted treasures. Your generosity supports the Goodwill as well as the IVE PTA! 
  • Fall Scholastic Book Fair - A big booky thank you to all of the amazing volunteers that made our fall book fair such a success including Adriana Gonzalez, Alex Rosenstein, Amy Armstrong, Anne Blackburn, Ben Stieglitz, Bree Russell, Christine White, Christy Sobhani, Colleen Daniel, Erin Bell, Fang Tang, Greg Bell, Katrina Nye, Kerri Danley, Kimberly Brown, Laura Burnett, Marcelle Waldman, Nikki Ludwyck, Nita Timberlake, Rawan Alghafari, Rebecca Konopka, Rebecca Sosby, Shannon Hamrick, Shoko Brown, Suzanne Geohagan, Tina Crispo, and Violet Estrin. 

Haven’t renewed your PTA Membership Yet? Do that Here!

Want to Check Out Current Opportunities to Volunteer at School? Do that Here!

Can't attend a meeting but want to share your thoughts? Email us!