December News....

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Issaquah Valley Elementary PTA 

Nomination Committee Members Needed!  

We are currently looking for 5 to 7 PTA members to form this year's nomination committee.  The duty of the nomination committee is to recruit and nominate next year's 4 elected PTA board positions!  This is a great way to make an impact with minimum time committment.  If you are interested please contact Caryna Wilding at

The holiday season is upon us. Let your spirit of giving shine. Please join us in making sure all of our IVE students will not go hungry this winter break by donating to the Cougar Pantry. The following items are still in need:

  • Canned Tuna / chicken
  • Microwaveable Mac and Cheese
  • Granola bars
  • Cheese with crackers
  • Fruit cups
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
  • Loaf of Bread
  • Canned Soup
  • Dehydrated beans (pinto)
  • Evaporated milk
  • Cereal
  • Canned fruit
Cougar Pantry will distribute donated food items on December 17th and 18th.

We would like to express our gratitude to those families who have already donated. Your generous contributions are greatly appreciated!  


We’re nearing the end of our push for auction donations! Fabulous items are coming in, but we still need your help.  Donate or procure now through Thursday, December 17 at 3 pm to be entered into a drawing to win a $50 COSTCO GIFT CARD. The winner will be announced in the following IVE PTA ENews, Monday email.

For all auction information, including a link to download the procurement form and an easy customizable procurement email, visit If you have any questions at all, don’t hesitate to reach out to

We are still looking for Corporate Sponsorships for the Auction as well as family sponsorships! If you would like to be a family sponsor for the Auction, we are accepting donations $50-$100.00 to display your family name in our auction catalog, eNews, and bulletin at school! Please email

Membership Update

We are looking for PTA member families to become sponsors.  Sponsoring a PTA membership for another IVE family is a wonderful way to give back and helps toward our goal of a PTA member to represent each and every student at IVE.  Simply follow this link and complete the form with your name, choosing “Sponsor Family Membership” or “Sponsor Individual Membership” from the drop down list.  

We are so grateful to you for joining the PTA and for your continued support in reaching those families yet to do so. As always, please forward this link to families who might want to join.

We would love to have 100% participation, please join now! Various membership options are available. Contact with questions. Thank you!


Order your 2015-16

Order online through the IVE PTA website at:

$18 if you order between Sept – Feb
$20 if you order between Mar – Apr

Questions?  Contact Kim Pike at 206-250-9497 or

Yearbook Photographers 

Make the 2015-16 yearbook great! Please continue submitting your photos to the yearbook.   It’s simple, just upload photos anytime on our new online site

Questions? Contact Kim Pike (206-250-9497 or

Are you IN yet?
Thank you to the nearly 1,800 families who have donated to the Issaquah Schools Foundation's All in for Kids Annual Fund Campaign.  We are 75% to our campaign goal! If you haven't donated yet, you can ensure our students have the resources they need to succeed by giving now, at Whether you can give $10 a month or the average family donation of $31/month ($373/year), know that your gift will elevate and enrich education for your child and every Issaquah School District student.


Upcoming Events

Holiday Choir Performance
December 16

PTA General Meeting
January 21

IVE Auction
March 18
Pickering Barn

Math Adventures
March 25



A special thank you to:

Morgan Noble and Katie Bell for  coordinating Holiday Gift Barn donations from IVE!

Also a big thank you to our Family Movie Night committee! A huge success enjoyed by all.




Keep Clipping!  

Auction News:

Auction: March 18 at 6pm


Auction procurement!
We are now collecting fabulous items for our auction and we need your help.  We are on the lookout for great items, fun and unique experiences, airline miles, hotel stays and more! 

What can you procure?

Visit our auction page for more information, to submit an item online or to download our procurement form. If you have any questions, please contact us at

Super Auction Item!!!


Fiesta Mexicana for 5 Couples

Here's your chance to host a party for 5 couples, but you don't have to do any of the cooking!  IVE Moms will prepare a Fiesta Mexicana complete with appetizers, entrees, desserts and drinks.



Next time you shop at Amazon and shop through our PTA link.  You can save this link to your favorites to make sure you use it every time.

Your shopping experience will be the same as always; in fact there isn’t anything on their site or during checkout to tell you it worked. But if you have used the special IVE PTA Amazon link we will automatically get a percentage of your order!


Issaquah Valley Elementary PTA  and IVE Art Docents have pages on Facebook. Check out our us!...share us!!  Be in the know!


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