Jan 13
11:45a Staff Appreciation
Staff Appreciation

Wednesday, January 16
11:45a - 12:15p
IS Staff Lounge

Hosted by 6th Grade families
No School: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
No School: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, January 21
End of semester
End of semester

Friday, January 25
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Remember to request your Corporate Matching Gift!         

Make your donation to ISPTSA go further by requesting a Corporate Matching Gift through your company which could DOUBLE or even TRIPLE your support!

The International School PTSA is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. We accept donations from individuals and corporations, and these donations are tax deductible. Local companies such as Microsoft, Boeing, Google, T-Mobile, and Expedia will “match” the charitable contributions made by their employees, including:

  • Cash Donations,
  • Membership Dues,
  • Volunteer Hours.

Click here for more information about Corporate Matching.

Thank you for taking the extra step to make your generosity to IS go further!


Volunteer Opportunities                                                      

IS and the ISPTSA are currently seeking the following volunteers:

  • Staff Appreciation Luncheon hosted by 6th grade families, Wednesday 1/16
  • Bite of IS volunteers, Friday 2/8
  • On-call Volunteers, current school year

Click here to learn more and sign up.




Save the Date - Spring Social                                              

The PTSA will host the annual Spring Social to celebrate our students, our school, and our community on Saturday March 23, 2019 at 6pm. Please mark your calendars now to ensure you can join us for this fun event. Stay tuned for more information!



Membership creates Community                              

Thank you to all the 400+ parents and teachers that have joined or renewed your ISPTSA memberships. Our goal is 585 members, so please join now

If you have not received your membership card, please check your junk mail folder—the email is from Ching Guo, Bellevue International School PTSA President - Bellevue International School <>. If you don't see it there, please email Sharon Chen at



TLDR? (TOO LONG; DIDN'T READ)                          

This school year, the IS PTSA, with recommendations from several other Bellevue schools and sports teams, will be implementing an opt-in service via to send day-before reminder texts for events. 

Simply sign up here and provide your phone number to receive texts. There's no need to download the app, unless you prefer to, and you can leave the service anytime, if you don't find it useful. 

Sample text: "PTSA General Meeting & Pasta Dinner, tomorrow night 10/10 at 6:30pm. See you there!" is scheduled to go out on 10/9 at 11:00 AM.

Concerned about privacy? Click here.

Questions? Contact Li Wu,



Our 2018-2019 ISPTSA Board   

President: Ching Guo
Secretary: Zena Heywood
Treasurer 1: Beverly Ni
Treasurer 2: Nancy Chung
VP of Community: Liying Tan & Qiong Chen
VP of Communications: Li Wu
VP of Fundraising: Dori Kelleran
VP of Outreach: Meribeth Nordloef-Pedersen
The following positions are open:  
This position is a training position for president and will serve as president if the current president is unable to attend meetings or events.
If you are interested in one of these positions, please contact Ching Guo  




The 2018-2019 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 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 see this page for more details.

*Note: we get directory information from Bellevue School District's Synergy/ParentVUE system. If we don't have your data, it's likely that either you chose to be exempt from inclusion in directory listings, or you have not completed the online student data verification process.