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The Island Park PTA provides resources and programs that benefit our families. We are devoted to the educational success of our students and the promotion of parent involvement in our school community. We keep parents informed through subscribing to: Eagle E-Newsletter and PTA Mailing List, IP Facebook page, and messages from, Principal Hoffman 


Register for Science Fun Night – NOW!!!

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

Students and parent volunteers are invited to join us for a night of science fun! Island Park PTA Science Fun Night participants will be in teams of three to four students within their grade range and will be led by a Team Facilitator (parent volunteer) as they participate in three 30-minute sessions of hands-on science experiments and activities (NOTE: 4th and 5th graders will rotate through two 45-minute sessions). No preparation prior to the event is required – just show up and be prepared to engage in science fun!

Island Park Black & White Ball and Auction

Our largest fundraising event benefiting our Learning Support fund is a party not to be missed! Thank you generous sponsors who made this all possible.

$1000 Gold Sponsors:

  • Brotherton Cadillac Buick GMC
  • Dyna Construction
  • Kasala

$500 Silver Sponsors:

  • Mercer island Pediatrics
  • Mercer Island Smiles
  • Molly Penny & Katie Penny Shea
  • Eva Nehring, State Farm
  • Chris Prock, Wells Fargo

$250 Bronze Sponsor:

  • Sarah Ford, Caldwell Banker Bain

Island Park’s Annual Hoedown

March 31st from 6-8 PM.  Grab your hat and boots and cinch up the biggest belt buckle you can find for the Island Park Hoe Down! After a week of learning new dances, students get to show off and teach their parents some new moves at the annual Hoedown. From 6 to 7PM Pizza and salad will be sold for $5, and popsicles the whole evening for $1. Volunteers are needed for short shifts of serving food and taking tickets. Sign up for a shift via the Hoedown Sign Up Genius http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0849a4ae22a13-island. Contact Sara Marxen at sara@marxen.com


New Enrichment Opportunities for Island Park

Before/After School Enrichment:
BOKS (Build Our Kids’ Success)
 Coming soon…..contact beldenkids@gmail.com
 
Girls on the Run
Tuesday’s and Thursday’s after school
3:45-5:15
Starts March 7th
 
Student Clubs:
Green Team
Ms. Jacobsen has started the Island Park Green Team! Meetings will be held once a month (schedule TBD). Ms. Jacobsen is welcoming any parents who would like to help during meetings. To register please email jordan.jacobsen@mercerislandschools.org

Math In Action Program has Started at Island Park

Math Challenge #9 will be available. Here is the schedule for the rest of the year. 
The program provides 15 sets of challenges throughout the school year; each set is published every other week starting in late September and ending in June. These math challenges covers problem solving strategies such as draw a picture or model, make an organized list, look for a pattern, working backward, and guess and check. 
Each challenge presents 10 to 18 problems ordered by level of difficulties which enables students from various grades to participate. 
Go to http://www.mathinaction.org/participating-schools.html and find the Island Park link. 
Questions to Shelly Johnson shellylynnjohnson@gmail.com

Important Information Regarding Emergency Procedures

The MISD has requested we remind our families of procedures for student pick-up if there was a hazardous situation during school hours. Please review this information and ensure that you have added or updated your contact information in the FlashAlert System


School Lunch Menus – “There has to be an App for that?!” 

Guess what? There is! New this school year, our school lunch menus for all 4 elementary schools and the middle school is available for viewing on a super easy-to-use app for your smartphone. Download the app called School Lunch by Nutrislice from the Google Play for Androids or the App Store for iPhones. More information available here.


Volunteer Training

Each school year, all adults that will be volunteering on school campus in any capacity, is required to complete the annual Volunteer Training and Background Check Information. Once you have watched the video and reviewed the volunteer handbook;  complete the Volunteer Questionnaire, WSP Background Check Form, Volunteer Confidentiality Agreement, and the Volunteer Release. Please turn in these forms to the front office at Island Park. There should be four forms in total all available at the link above.


IMPORTANT LINKS

Bus Schedules and Find Your Bus Route here.

Add money to your child’s account for the hot lunch program and check out the online access to the monthly menus! Also, http://mercerislandschools.nutrislice.com/menu/island-park

Register or update your information with the District’s Emergency Information Alert System.

Mercer Island School District Student Calendars for the next 3 school years.

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