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Issaquah Education Association and Issaquah School District Joint Message Regarding the Upcoming School Year

Posted on June 18, 2021

Together we worked hard to face the challenges last year brought. We are now looking to prepare for the upcoming school year. This fall we are planning to return to our regularly scheduled, in-person instruction.

We know that staff, students, and families alike are coming back from a wide range of experiences. We will continue to support students and families through another time of transition. Going back to our regular schedule is a welcomed transition! We also acknowledge that students and staff may experience this transition differently. With this awareness, we are working together to prepare for any remaining challenges and new opportunities that come with a return to full in-person schooling this fall.

What can families expect this fall?

  • 5 school days per week
  • Traditional bell schedules, much like pre-pandemic
  • Canvas and Clever will continue as our learning management systems
  • We eagerly anticipate a return to hands-on, in-class and group experiences in science, in CTE classes, in the visual and performing arts and more
  • Adherence to health and safety measures provided by the Seattle King County Public Health Department, the Governor’s office, OSPI and the Washington State Department of Health (DOH)
    • Currently, this includes mask wearing and physical distancing to the degree possible.
    • DOH and OSPI have been clear that social distancing requirements cannot and will not prevent any or all student(s) from attending all day in person.
    • At this time, attestation will not be required. Instead, parents will monitor their students prior to sending them to school; students with symptoms of illness should stay home.
    • As we have done in the past, students who become ill at school will be cared for in the isolation room and staff will contact parents and guardians to pick them up.
  • We will continue monitoring and communicate any changes to the health and safety measures
  • The District and Association will continue to review the guidance and work together to ensure a smooth opening in the fall

In partnership and in anticipation of a great fall,

Donna Hood,
Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources

Derona Burkholder,
Issaquah Education Association President


  • Have a great summer Challenger Comets! 
  • Challenger Office Opens August 5th
  • Enrollment Verification Process Aug. 9-15 for all families
  • Meet the Teacher Aug 30 10AM-11AM
  • August 31, first day of school (grades 1-5)
  • September 3, first day of school  (kindergarten)


Online Registration for 2021-2022 School Year

Please click HERE to view the power point presentation for kindergarten


Online registration for the 2021-2022 school year for grades K-5 is happening now.  Please use the following link to begin the online registration process:   https://issaquah.wednet.edu/schools/enrollment    The documents listed below are required for registration.  Some of the documents may be uploaded during the registration process.  Once you have completed the online process, the Registrar will email you about other items needed to complete enrollment.

  • Parent Identification
  • Birth certificate or passport
  • Current utility bill (gas, water, or electric)
  • Purchase papers, property tax statement or lease agreement
  • Medically verified immunization records

We are very excited to have your family be a part of the Challenger community. 

If you have any questions about the registration process,

please contact Heather Wolter, the school Registrar, at 425-837-7550  or wolterh@issaquah.wednet.edu 



Attendance Reporting Reminders

For accuracy and consistency, please report all attendance to the following:

Attendance email - chattendance@issaquah.wednet.edu

Attendance phone – (425) 837-7550

Attendance Reporting - https://www.issaquah.wednet.edu/live/attendance

Thank you!



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Reporting an Absence

To report an absence for TODAY:
Please call the Challenger office at (425) 837-7550 or email chattendance@issaquah.wednet.edu. Include:

  • Student's first and last name (please spell the name)
  • Date of absence
  • Teacher's name
  • Reason for absence

For vacation requests (future absences) over 3 days, fill out a pre-arranged absence form and turn into the office or your child's teacher. If the vacation is over 20 days, use this form.