Jun 16
7:30p Graduation

Monday, June 17
7:30p - 9:00p
Newport HS
Last Day of School
Last Day of School

Friday, June 21
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Welcome Class 2026! 

We are so glad you'll be joining our community!
Here are some helpful information for new families.

Last PTSA General Membership Meeting of the year

 Thursday, June 13, 6:00–6:30 PM
Yes, it's the same evening as Senior Project Open House! Please join us half-an-hour before the open house for the last General Membership Meeting. We only have two agenda items: to approve next year's budget, and to vote in next year's ISPTSA board members. We'll have treats and coffee/tea before you go to the open house.



Another Successful Focus Week in the Books! 


Thank you to IS staff for all you do to provide so many amazing opportunities for our students!
IS students were all over the Seattle area and the world accessing quality work and experiences, developing strong rapport with adults, and cultivating relationships with students outside of their usual social groups in stimulating environments beyond their regular curriculum and classrooms. 
A tremendous amount of organization and planning goes into Focus Week every year—bus trips, meal catering, outside vendors & venues, community experts, travel, volunteers. Please take a moment to thank the teachers and staff members who made it all happen. 
Have a look at all the places IS students went, opportunities they were given, and incredible things they created! More photos can be seen here! Watch a video of IS students on television in Taiwan here! 






Volunteer Opportunities 


Lots of help needed

as the school year 

winds down!



IS and the ISPTSA are currently seeking volunteers:
  • Senior/Staff Luncheon (Junior Parents Needed)—6/5
  • Middle School College/Career Field Trip Chaperones—6/12
  • Senior Board Day Judges—6/12
  • 2019 Grad Night Celebration Chaperones—6/17–6/18
  • Session Leaders for High School Retreat—9/5
  • Chaperones for High School Retreat—9/5–9/6
  • 2020 Graduation Activities Committee (Junior Parents Needed)—next school year 2019–2020
  • ISPTSA Board Positions—next school year 2019–2020
  • Host a French Intern—next school year 2019–2020
  • On-call Volunteers
Click here to learn more and sign up.



Award-winning e-blast Monday Messenger 

Have you read the most recent issue of our award-winning weekly newsletter? Visit the archive and keep informed!

TLDR? (Too Long; Didn't Read)                      

This school year, the IS PTSA, with recommendations from several other Bellevue schools and sports teams, will be implementing an opt-in service via to send day-before reminder texts for events. 

Simply sign up here and provide your phone number to receive texts. There's no need to download the app, unless you prefer to, and you can leave the service anytime, if you don't find it useful. 

Sample text: "PTSA General Meeting & Pasta Dinner, tomorrow night 10/10 at 6:30pm. See you there!" would be scheduled to go out on 10/9 at 10:00 AM.

Concerned about privacy? Click here.

Questions? Contact Li Wu,


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The 2018-2019 ISPTSA Directory is now available online via DirectorySpot. Download the app, available for iPhones and Android devices, and you will always have the directory with you. You can also access the directory from your computer at For those of you who cannot part with paper, there is an option to self-print a copy of the directory using downloadable PDFs. Please see this page for more details.

*Note: we get directory information from Bellevue School District's Synergy/ParentVUE system. If we don't have your data, it's likely that either you chose to be exempt from inclusion in directory listings, or you have not completed the online student data verification process.


Membership Creates Community         

Thank you to all the 400+ parents and teachers that have joined or renewed your ISPTSA memberships. Our goal is 585 members, so please join now

If you have not received your membership card, please check your junk mail folder—the email is from Ching Guo, Bellevue International School PTSA President - Bellevue International School <>. If you don't see it there, please email Sharon Chen at



ISPTSA Board 2018-2019 

President: Ching Guo
Secretary: Zena Heywood
Treasurer 1: Beverly Ni
Treasurer 2: Nancy Chung
VP of Communications: Li Wu
VP of Community: Liying Tan & Qiong Chen
VP of Fundraising: Dori Kelleran
VP of Outreach: Meribeth Nordloef-Pedersen
The following positions are open:  
This position is a training position for president and will serve as president if the current president is unable to attend meetings or events.
If you are interested in one of these positions, please contact Ching Guo