A year-long list of parent seminars and workshops will be updated regularly by the PTSA and posted here so that anyone interested can see the programs being organized this year to help parents be even stronger partners and "first teachers" of their students. Each seminar lists a contact person who has answers to questions and more details about the seminar. To learn more about the Issaquah PTSA Council, please visit: http://www.issaquahptsa.org/programs/parent-ed.
March 12, 2015 – Liberty High School, 16655 SE 136th St., Renton
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
A significant amount of THC consumption is now in the forms of vaporized hash oil (used with e-cigarette) or some type of edible (i.e. beverage, gummy bears, cookies, goldfish crackers, etc.). On March 12th LHS Principal Dr. Almy and the LHS PTSA will host an evening with Dr. Greg Rudolph from Swedish Medical Center. Together, they will shed light on the “look fors” in the new age of marijuana consumption. Dr. Rudolph will also share the latest research in the area of impacts of THC on the developing adolescent brain. The event will take place in the LHS Performing Arts Center.
For more information contact: Liberty High School at (425) 837-4800.
State of Mind –Youth Mental Health Conference
March 21, 2015 – Tiger Mountain Community High School, 355 SE Evans St., Issaquah
On Saturday, March 21, the ISF Healthy Youth Initiative and the City of Issaquah Youth Advisory Board will co-host the “State of Mind” youth mental health conference from 12 noon to 5:00 p.m. at Tiger Mountain Community High School. Adults and students are welcome to attend. The event is FREE, but registration is limited to 150 attendees, so register early. Presentation topics will include how to manage stress, helping friends with depression and anxiety, youth suicide prevention, how drugs affect developing brains, how to build healthy relationships, tips for developing healthy eating habits and appropriate body image. Participants will be able to attend three sessions, and each presentation will be given twice to ensure that no one misses a topic of interest.
Interested persons can register for this event by going to http://www.healthyyouthinitiative.org/state-of-mind.html
FLASH for 5th Graders: Parent Preview For Briarwood, Cougar Ridge, Maple Hills, Endeavour, Grand Ridge, and Issaquah Valley Elementary School Families
April 16 – 18, 2015 – Issaquah School District Administrative Boardroom, 565 NW Holly St., Issaquah, WA
The Spring parent preview presentation will be Thursday April 16 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 18 from 9:00-10:30 a.m.
For more information contact: Teaching and Learning Services at (425) 837-7113.