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PTSA General Membership Meeting
PTSA General Membership Meeting

Date:
Thursday, January 27

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.


Notice of Skyline PTSA Membership Meeting

Please join us for our next Skyline PTSA General Membership meeting on Thursday, January 27th at 6:30pm via Zoom (link will be posted on PTSA website 24 hours prior to meeting).

We will vote on our 2022-2023 nominating committee and review upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. 


 
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 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, visit: https://isfdn.org/cultural-bridges-magazine/. To request a paper copy,  contact the 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.


Step Up for Kids with the Issaquah Schools Foundation! 

Our school – and every school in the district - benefits from the programs and resources the Issaquah Schools Foundation funds in our school community. From after-school homework support and robotics clubs to Cultural Bridges community outreach and big idea grants to teachers, these vital programs are made possible because of YOU! To ensure these programs continue, we need your help and ask that you Step Up for Kids by donating today. The goal is to raise $214,000 this fall and every donation – whether $5 or $500 – makes a difference! Learn more and donate today at www.isfdn.org.


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!