SAVE THE DATE - ISPTSA Fundraiser MAY 18, 2018 - HATS OFF TO IS!

Grab your fancy hat, your enthusiasm, and your heart- it's time to raise your hat to IS!

The school fundraiser is Friday, May 18, 2018 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm at the Bellevue Botanical Garden. Save the date and join us for an evening of food, drinks and fundraising in support of International School students, staff and families. There will be a live auction, music, and a wonderful buffet. But, you better wear a hat because this is a celebration with the theme, "Hats off to IS."

Date: Friday, May 18, 2018

Place: Bellevue Botanical Garden

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Questions? or wanting to donate? please contact





2nd Annual Campus Improvement Day May 5th 9:00-12 Noon

Plan on attending and making our campus Beautiful.

Parents and students can help out. Sign-up







A Big Thank you to each and every PTSA member of our IS Community. We reached the goal of 100% March 1st, 2018. What this goal means is that for 565 students, each and every student at IS is supported and cheered on for their success by a PTSA member. As a unique choice school in the Bellevue School District, we are showing the community that "Community Creates Success at IS". We reached 100% staff membership too. Membership still matters, if you haven't joined yet, Please 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

Any questions, please contact Joanie Chang at

Join us on Facebook - ISPTSA has both a Facebook page and a closed discussion group on Facebook for parents of IS students.  Like us on Facebook and join the parent community in a closed discussion group via the signup link on the Facebook page.  The discussion group is made up of IS parents and is place to get your questions answered from other parents, or start a discussion about something happening at IS.


Volunteer Opportunities - We need you!

We have 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!  
Nominating Committee 
ISPTSA is still in need of volunteers for this year's Nominating Committee. Nominating Committee Members seek out candidates for the 2018-2019 elected offices of the ISPTSA executive committee. Please consider fulfilling this vital role. 
For more information or to volunteer please contact ISPTSA President Meribeth Nordloef-Pedersen at
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

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   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  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 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
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