Welcome back to school 2014-2015

Skyline High School PTSA (Sammamish, WA) is a 501c3 non-profit member organization dedicated to supporting the SHS community. 



The following members were elected on March 23, 2015 as the Skyline PTSA 2015-2016 Officers

  • Co-President - Kirsten Juenke
  • Co-President - Leslie Miniken
  • VP Communications - Karen Ishimaru
  • VP  - Mary Jo Webb
  • VP  - Chrisann Penz
  • Treasurer - Tina Yerges
  • Secretary - Susan Schlosstein 







You'll also find up-to-date news and school community info on our Facebook page.


Mar 22
6:30p PTSA General Member mtg
PTSA General Member mtg

Monday, March 23
6:30p - 8:00p
Skyline Library

Elect 2015-16 PTSA officers.
The nominees for next year's PTSA Officers are as follows:

For co-President: Kirsten Juenke
For co-President: Leslie Miniken
For Vice President: Karen Ishimaru
For Vice President: Mary Jo Webb
For Vice President: Chrisann Penz
For Treasurer: Tina Yerges
For Secretary: OPEN

Submitted by, Tara Johnston, Maricel Medina-Mora, Tina Yerges,
2015 PTSA Nominating Committee
10:00a PTSA Board mtg
PTSA Board mtg

Thursday, March 26
10:00a - 11:30a

6:00p Health Wellness Symposium
Health Wellness Symposium

Thursday, March 26
6:00p - 9:00p
Skyline High School

Apr 1
7:00p Council Golden Acorn Open House (District-wide)
Council Golden Acorn Open House (District-wide)

Tuesday, March 31
7:00p - 8:45p
Swedish Medical Center – Issaquah Campus Conference Rooms – 2nd Floor

Join us this evening to celebrate all the District-wide volunteers being recognized for their dedication to our Issaquah School District community. This is an open house social event.
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Newly elected 2015-16 PTSA Officers
On Mar. 23rd, the following members were elected as 2015-16 PTSA Officers:

co-President: Kirsten Juenke
co-President: Leslie Miniken
Vice President Communications: Karen Ishimaru
Vice President: Mary Jo Webb
Vice President: Chrisann Penz
Treasurer: Tina Yerges
Secretary: Susan Schlosstein

Thank you to all the members that attended the GM mtg and voted.

Service Learning Hours turn in Dates
During lunch time on these dates service learning hour forms can be turned in- at a table in the lower commons.

Feb 2
March 2
April 13 is the FINAL turn in date for the school year.

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Golden Acorn Recipients
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2014-2015 Golden Acorns:  Maryann Bellavia and Kendra Kruper! About Golden Acorn Awards ... read full article

Congratulations to Alex Elevathingal
  Alex Elevathingal won 2nd Place Award of Excellence state-wide in this year's Reflections Film Category, with entry:    “Missing the Moment” a film reflection on the theme, The world would be a better place if...     Over 1000 entries from all over WA state were received for WA State PTA Reflections. 89 Entries received State-level Awards in 6 categories.  11 of these State Awards are from Issaquah School District students! And 1 of those students is Alex Elevathingal from Skyline HS.   All 89 WSPTA finalists will be on open display at the Washington State PTA Convention at the ... read full article

Scholarship Opportunity for HS Seniors
                                          Washington State PTA offers six (6) $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from Washington State public high schools that will be starting college (either 2yr or 4yr) in the fall, 2015. The application deadline is April 30, 2015. This is a DUE BY date, and not a postmarked date. Scholarships will be awarded by June 15, 2015.     Application (PDF)         Application (Word doc) ... read full article

Support Early Start Act
Early learning is one of the best economic investments we can make for our state. (For every dollar spent on early learning there is a return of seven dollars or more.) But that doesn't make it any less true. As part of an education continuum—from early learning through postsecondary education—high-quality early learning can close gaps before they begin. A week ago, the Early Start Act passed out of the House Appropriations Committee and the Senate Ways and Means Committee with overwhelming support. The legislators who voted in favor of Early Start span both sides of the aisle and ends of ... read full article

Family Engagement in Education Act of 2015
  Today, the Family Engagement in Education Act of 2015 was introduced in the US House of Representatives by Congressman Glenn Thompson (R-PA) and Congressman Mark Desaulnier (D-CA), and in the Senate by Senators Jack Reed (D-RI), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Chris Coons (D-DE).   These Congressional champions need our help!  Contact your members of Congress and ask them to cosponsor the Family Engagement in Education Act of 2015. The evidence is clear—schools need parents to help close the achievement gap, and we stand ready to help them with this important task. We need Congress to make sure that family ... read full article

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