Hello, ISD Community! Today I am excited to share my progress on the first half of my First 100 Days. So far, my work has been centered on listening and learning.
Here's a video I filmed to share a bit about how I've been inspired by our students and staff as I visited our schools and service sites.
The next 50 days of the plan are focused on engaging with you. As a part of this phase, I’d like to invite all students, families, community members and staff to a Community Forum from 5-6:30 p.m. on Oct. 20 at the Administration Building, 5150 220th Ave. S.E., Issaquah. I’ll share more about the format and topics soon.
This event will be hosted in-person only. We will have interpreters available.
First Grade teacher, Katie Afman, wanted her students to “show and tell” how unique each one of them is.
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Students enrolled in the 2020-2021 school year.
Classroom teachers in the 2019-2020 school year.
Of our teachers have a master's degree or higher.
Of our students attend regularly.
School Highlights & Programs
Our students will be prepared for and eager to accept the academic, occupational, personal and practical challenges of life in a dynamic global environment.
Meet Principal Tod Wood!
Hi, Newcastle families! One of the best things about being a principal is the opportunity to make a difference for an entire building -- there is nothing else like being able to support an entire group of adults focused on helping kids! A few fun facts about me: My favorite children’s book is “The Wizard of Oz.” I enjoy Alternative and Americana music. If I could only eat one type of food for the rest of my life, it would be a really good bacon cheeseburger. On my travel bucket list: A visit to each of the 50 United States. I once wrote music and played guitar for a band called “When Worlds Collide.” (Don’t bother Googling it – we didn’t exactly hit the big-time!)
Students will understand and respect their freedoms and responsibilities as members of the ISD community and global world at large. They will move forward in all aspects of their lives by applying the ethical and equitable values fostered in their education.
Students will receive extensive social-emotional support each year of their educational career. In addition, they will learn life skills to support all aspects of their growth, including collaboration, goal setting, physical health, creativity, and resilience.