General Membership Meeting, January 17th, 6:30-8:30PM  - Library

Please join the ISPTSA for our upcoming General Membership Meeting on Wednesday, January 17th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

This meeting will be running in tandem with the IS Innovation Night (Tech Jamboree) so come and enjoy an informative evening. We will be electing our 2018 Nominating Committee as well as discussing important PTSA items. Please watch for further details.

We are Platinum Award Winners for Membership! Help us achieve our 100% Membership Goal.

We are just 39 members away!  The Platinum Level Award was awarded to ISPTSA for increasing its paid membership by 20% or more over the previous year. There is still, however, more membership work to do! IS currently has 533 members, and we want to get to 572 members by February 15th.  Every student will be supported by and ISPTSA member when we reach 100%.
 
If you are already a single member, for $15 you can upgrade to a dual member ship which counts towards our goal.  Upgrade today!
 
PlPlease Join Us!. Or if you would prefer to send in a check, download and fill out the form and drop it off at the office.
Want to see who is supporting our Community to Success at IS? See our listing as of 12/8/17.

Thanks to every parent and teacher and student who supported this goal.
 
Any questions, please contact Joanie Chang at  membership@isptsa.org.
 

Volunteer Opportunities - We need you!

We have Four volunteer opportunities available now-- Budget CommitteeScholastic Book FairCampus Improvement (Curtains), and Closet Organizer. Please see descriptions below and contact the person in charge if interested or have questions. Thank you for your consideration!  
 
Budget Committee
3-4 volunteers needed to review the current budget and previous budgets and recommend changes to the budget for next year. Ability to review numbers on a spreadsheet. Understand the concept of a budget and why a budget is needed. Looking for a mix of PTSA members with high school students and middle school students. Work with the PTSA president and Treasurer as part of the committee. Starting in January, meeting once a month until May. Any questions or interest please contact president@isptsa.org.

Scholastic Book Fair Chair
1-2 volunteers needed to organize the Scholastic book fair (early February). Will have lots of support from Michele Dang (Librarian) & Tara Jones (Research Technology Specialist). Attend in-person workshop or online webinar on running a book fair; collaborate with Michele & Tara; organize, manage, and train volunteers; make sure paperwork is completed for PTSA & Scholastic. Any questions or interest please contact Li Wu at vpcommunity@isptsa.org.

Curtains for International School - (community campus improvement project)
With the support of the PTSA, we are planning on replacing the paper curtains that are used during lockdowns. We have the collected the materials needed to start assembling the curtains.   We are looking for parent volunteers to help cut the material using the quilting board and rotary cutters.   Help is also needed for snipping,  gluing, sewing and installing the curtains.  We are also looking to borrow the following supplies for our work party  - Quilting boards, very sharp  fabric scissors, rotary cutters.  Please, contact Minal Shah at  amar_ca@yahoo.com   or 425 633 7659, if you any questions regarding this project.  
 

 

Show your community spirit with ISPTSA Merchandise

The ISPTSA offers a tumbler, car magnet as well as apparel from the Fieldhouse store to show your ISPTSA Spirit.

Check out our ISPTSA Store for all the ordering details. 

ISPTSA Insulated Tumbler $17
Car Magnet $5
Apparel   Price Varies

 

 

  Have you tried DirectorySpot - Our directory online!

The 2017-2018  ISPTSA Directory is now available online via DirectorySpot.  Download the app, available for Iphones and Android devices, and you will always have the directory with you..  You can also access the directory from your computer at Directoryspot.net.  For those of you who cannot part with paper, there is an option to self-print a copy of the directory using downloadable PDFs.  Please send mail to vpcommunications@isptsa.org to get a link to sign in.  
 
Want to help with the website - We are looking for a co-website editor who can learn the ropes this year and be the lead next year.  No previous web experience is required, less than 1 hour per week.  Contact Betsy Johnson at betsygpj@hotmail.com
ISPTSA Tumbler

Be International School Green and show your community spirit!  Buy a Tumbler!

These great looking 14 oz, dual wall insulated stainless steel tumblers have a swivel lid with drink thru opening and a plastic ring seal to stave off spills, with the new ISPTSA logo, will keep your drink hot or cold while you handle the morning commute or afternoon pickup or really anytime, and benefit the International School PTSA at the same time!

tumblerThe orders received by Wednesday will be ready for pick-up on Friday in the IS Office.  Order one today by clicking on the Paypal button below.

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