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FOCUS Newsletter

March 2014 This month we focus on the District's sustainable curriculum and partnerships, Highly Capable Students, and Points of Pride.
January 2014 This month we focus on the District's upcoming February 2014 School Levy Renewals and Points of Pride.
December 2013 This month we focus on the District's sustainable practices in our Capital Project and Facilities work, Gargoyles and a presidental award finalist, Common Core State Standards, and Points of Pride.
July 2013 This month we focus on the District's graduating seniors,illustrating the diverse interests, successes, and challenges of the Class of 2013, a farewell "thank you" from Dr. Steve Rasmussen, and Points of Pride.
March 2013 This month we focus on the District's incoming superintendent, Ron Thiele, retiring superintendent Dr. Steve Rasmussen, "Around the District" updates, pictures from school construction sites, and more.
November 2012 This month we focus on the District's 2012 Annual Community Report, "Around the District" updates, pictures from the first day of school, and more.
June 2012 This month we focus on the post-high school graduates' perspectives and stories from alumni about their adventures, successes, and challenges.
March 2012 Special election issue: This month we focus on building the future for students and explain the School Construction and Maintenance Bond that will be on the April 17, 2012 ballot
October 2011 This month, we focus on the District's Annual Community Report, the 5000 Days Project, a new documentary program that follows a diverse group of students as they progress through each grade to their diploma, District updates (commitee work, school board election, construction bond, and more), and the newest additions to the Kateri D. Brow Memorial Student Art Collection.
July 2011 This month, we focus on Summer Learning—Activities so fun, kids won't even know they're educational! We also feature four of our new high school graduates and their unique paths to their diplomas along with District updates about construction, the budget, and community support for new elementary science curriculum.
March 2011 This month, we focus on Access—Maximizing students' access to challenging courses, caring faculty, relevant programs, and quality instruction; cross-credit opportunities in Career and Technical Education, and partnering with industry professionals to provide expanded learning opportunities for students.
November 2010 This month, we focus on the District's Annual Community Report, a powerful new teaching initiative, and Issaquah alumni making their marks on the community, nation, and world.
July 2010 This month, we focus on "building the future," a handy District website homepage guide, an achievement snapshot, and the Issaquah Schools Foundation's incredible year!
January 2010 This month, we focus on the three renewal levies going before District residents on the February 9 ballot.

 

Each 2009 issue highlighted one of the five “Board Ends for Students”—categories of knowledge and skill that students must master to succeed in today’s dynamic global environment.
December 2009 This month, we focus on "E-5: Personal Awareness and Expression." See the ways students understand and develop their personal gifts and strengths.
September 2009 This month, we focus on "E-6: Life Management." See the ways students are learning to live healthy, satisfying, and productive lives.
June 2009 This month, we focus on "E-3: Citizenship." Explore how students are learning to be responsible, ethical citizens.
April 2009 This month, we focus on "E-2: Academics and Foundations." Discover the foundation of knowledge, skill, and problem-solving ability that every student needs to be ready for today's ever-changing global economy.
January 2009 This month, we focus on "E-4: Technology." Discover how, in only a few decades, technology has revolutionized the way students learn and live.

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