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Community

International Night
International Night

Chair:
When:
FALL

"International Night" is a great opportunity to enhance a more global outlook, especially since we live in such a diverse community. Local elementary schools have done Cultural Fairs with great success. We hope to create an event that continues an international understanding that appeals to middle school students and their families. If you or your student has an interest in sharing your ideas or being a chair, please contact the PTSA.

Hoe Down
Hoe Down

Chair:
When:
LATE WINTER

Fun social event for the whole family. Dust off your cowboy hats and boots and come ready to eat some cowboy grub and do some square dancing! This traditional event is a favorite among the PLMS community.

Golden Acorn & Educator Awards
Golden Acorn & Educator Awards

Chair:
(none)
When:
Spring

Nominate an outstanding volunteer for a PTSA award.
Awards page & forms
ISF - Issaquah Schools Foundation
ISF - Issaquah Schools Foundation

Chair:

Pine Lake MS benefits from the support of ISF.
ISF site

Parent Ed Events
Parent Ed Events

Chair:
(none)
When:
Year-Round

The PTSA works in conjunction with the Issaquah PTSA Council to fund, advertise, and facilitate programs of interest to parents in the community ranging from drug and alcohol awareness to parenting the over-indulged child. We would also like to promote events that are specific to our community. If you have ideas or requests please contact us. Chair: Open

Enrichment

Curriculum Grants
Curriculum Grants

Chair:
When:
Fall & Winter

The Pine Lake MS PTSA Curriculum Grant Committee solicits grant requests from teachers and staff administrators each year. The requests are then reviewed with the Principal. All approved requests are then evaluated, by the committee members, according to an established rubric criterion. The committee submits its recommendations to the PTSA Board of Directors for approval. Once approved, the grant applicants are notified and the pre-approved budget funds are dispersed.

Reflections Art program
Reflections Art program

Chair:
When:
September-January

The Pine Lake MS PTSA Reflections Art Program is open to all students, where kids get a chance to show off their artistic ability. Students create an original art piece focused on the year's theme: "The world would be a better place if...", in these categories: literature, musical composition, photography, visual arts, film/video, choreography/dance. Each student can submit up to (3) pieces in total.

PTSA

PTSA Board
PTSA Board

Chair:
When:
Year-round

Are you interested in a PTSA Board position? Do you just want to help out the Board? Do you have other experience that can help our PTSA? We'd love to have you join us anytime at our Board mtgs. and we'd love to have your help.
Nominating Committee
Nominating Committee

Chair:
When:
Jan-Mar

The responsibility of this committee is to find the best people to be PTSA officers for the next fiscal year. The officer positions that get filled each year are: President, Vice President, Treasurer, & Secretary. The remaining Board positions and various Committee Chairs are appointed by the incoming President.

Membership
Membership

Chair:
When:
Year-Round

This committee handles the PTSA membership drive throughout the year. We strive for 100% membership! We have been fortunate to have a supportive school community and have obtained 100% membership status for the last 10 years, as well as 100% teacher/staff membership for the last few year.

100% membership means that there is one paid membership to be an advocate voice for every enrolled student at PLMS.
Communications
Communications

Chair:
When:
Year-Round
Social Media
Social Media

Chair:
When:
year round

Teacher & Student Support

Staff Appreciation
Staff Appreciation

Chair:
When:
Year-Round

The Staff Appreciation Committee plans luncheons and other events throughout the school year to thank our staff for the hard work they do. They also plan and encourage student and parent participation during teacher/staff appreciation week in May. Many volunteers are needed to make this possible.
Volunteering
Volunteering

Chair:
When:
Year-Round
School Program-ASB
School Program-ASB

Chair:
When:
Year-round
8th grade promotion
8th grade promotion

Chair:
When:
June

help set-up tables and decorations for promotion event and/or bring cookies and snacks for after the ceremony.
Library Support
Library Support

Chair:
When:
Year-Round
Student Recognition
Student Recognition

Chair:

Fundraising

Direct PTSA Donations
Direct PTSA Donations

Chair:

The "Pass the Hat" ask for donations is our ONLY active fundraiser. This allows you to make a one-time annual donation at the beginning of the school year. This allows the PTSA to use the funds donated in the current school year to fund our entire year's programs.
Matching Funds
Matching Funds

Chair:
When:
Year-Round

If your company has a donations matching funds program, such as Microsoft, Boeing, then please contact us if you have questions on how to submit for matching funds.

Chair: PTSA Treasurer

Advocacy

Advocacy & Legislative Issues
Advocacy & Legislative Issues

Chair:
When:
Year-Round

VIS - Volunteers for Issaquah Schools
VIS - Volunteers for Issaquah Schools

Chair:
(none)

Health & Safety

Vision Screening
Vision Screening

Chair:
When:
FALL

The school nurse will instruct volunteers on vision & hearing screening of students at 7:15am.
Please contact Vision Chair, or school nurse, for specific details: (425) 837-5708

Volunteer

Picture Day
Picture Day

Chair:
When:
BEGINNING OF SCHOOL YEAR

Help students prepare for pictures with Lifetouch. Pictures will be used for ASB cards as well.

Pine Lake Middle PTSA 2.6.42 is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization

Tax ID # 91-1352729

The Pine Lake PTSA strives to represent and advocate for all students at PLMS to our community, governmental bodies, and other organizations that make decisions affecting the health, welfare, and education of our children.

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