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Join or Renew PTSA Membership for the 2022-2023 School Year!

Your Beaver Lake PTSA membership provides support for our students, staff and teachers and creates a strong school community. Click on the link above to join or renew - only one membership needed per family. Thank you!

Notice of BLMS PTSA General Membership Meeting

Join us for our final BLMS PTSA General Membership Meeting of the school year on June 7th at 5:00pm via Zoom. You'll receive updates on our budget, board nominations for the next school year and our upcoming Eighth Grade Celebration. Click here to view the Nominating Committee report. Don't miss the chance to chat with our Principal and ask any questions you may have. Participating in this meeting is an excellent way to stay informed about what's happening at BLMS, engage in important community discussions, and share your feedback. To register for the meeting and access the Zoom link, click here. We're looking forward to seeing you there! 

BLMS PTSA Needs Your Help!

Our PTSA Board is in immediate need of the following officers for the 2023-2024 school year:

  • President (or Co-Presidents)
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • VP (or Co-VPs) - Volunteers

In order to continue providing valuable programs to our BLMS community, we must fill these openings on our Executive Board for the 2023-2024 school year. Unless we are able to do so, our PTSA will not be able to continue. 

For more information and to express interest, please contact our Nominating Committee as soon as possible at

8th Grade Yard Signs Now Available for Purchase!
Deadline for purchase is May 24th. Signs may be customized with student’s name. Pick up on Thursday, June 1st from 3:30PM-5:30PM and Friday, June 2nd from 3:30-5:30PM at the BLMS bus loop. Click here to order:
If you are in need of financial assistance, contact (or the school directly).

Winners Announced!

Outstanding Educator and Golden Acorn Awards

Our PTSA recognizes outstanding volunteers with the Golden Acorn award and exceptional educators with the Outstanding Educator award. 

The Golden Acorn Award honors people who have provided exemplary volunteer service to children and youth in our school community. Recipients volunteer in ways that meet the mission of PTA: promoting the health, welfare, safety, and education of ALL children and youth. We are pleased to announce that the 2022-23 recipients of the Golden Acorn Awards are Paula Koransky and Susan Ho!

The Outstanding Educator Award was created to recognize individuals who have exceeded the normal expectations of their jobs to make the learning environment fun, beneficial and challenging. We are pleased to announce that the 2022-2023 recipient of the Outstanding Educator award is Kevin Christensen!

Congratulations to our winners!

Eighth Grade Promotion Donations Needed!

Eighth Grade Promotion is just around the corner and we would love your support! Click here to donate. Thank you!

Beaver Lake ASB and PTSA Host Heritage Festival!

Beaver Lake ASB and PTSA are hosting a Heritage Festival on Tuesday, May 16th from 5:00 - 7:00pm in the BLMS cafeteria. This will be an evening to celebrate the diversity of our Bulldog community! Just fill out this form if you would like to share your cultural heritage through crafts, performance, music, food or any other way you'd like!
We would also love your support in donating some much needed items - click on this link for our wish list:
Email if you have any questions!

BLMS Recognized as Platinum Membership Growth Award Recipient!

BLMS PTSA has been recognized by the Washington State PTA as a Platinum Membership Growth Award recipient! PTSAs are presented with this award for enrolling at least 20% more members this year than last year. That means our PTSA growth has been truly exceptional! Thank you to everyone who has become a member: YOU are the reason our PTSA achieved this award! If you haven’t yet signed up for a 2022-2023 PTSA membership or renewed from the previous year, please consider doing so today: By joining or renewing, you demonstrate your support for our PTSA and all it does for BLMS!

Volunteers Needed!

Volunteering is an important way to support our kids and school! Help make this the best year yet by lending your time, energy and enthusiasm as you are able - we offer many opportunities to match your available time commitment, such as data entry from home, help during school lunches, coordination of family events and much more. To find out more and sign up, click here.

Amazon Smile

Amazon will donate a percentage of every eligible AmazonSmile purchase to the Beaver Lake Middle School PTSA. Same products, same prices - it's super easy and it doesn’t cost you a thing! 

  1. Go to
  2. Select “Beaver Lake Middle School PTSA” as your preferred organization.
  3. Each time you shop, just start at instead of You can even create a bookmark to make it easier!

ParentWiser brings the latest research and educational information into the homes of our student families to support parents in raising thriving individuals - made possible through a partnership with the Issaquah School District PTSA and Issaquah Schools Foundation.
Find more information and ParentWiser's 2022-2023 Calendar of Events here

2022-2023 PTSA Board

Co-Presidents Meng Yang and Susan Ho
Secretary Janna Sadulla
Treasurer Pavithra Kannan
Co-VP Volunteers Tara Farhad and Loretta Brownlee
Co-VP Membership Nicole Brenner and Min Zhang
VP Communications Jeanna Schmidt
FACE Representative Qibo Fan

What’s The Difference Between PTSA, ASB, and ISF?

The Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA), Associated Student Body (ASB), and Issaquah Schools Foundation (ISF) are three separate but complementary organizations which provide a variety of support to multiple programs at BLMS. While each school has its own PTSA and ASB, the ISF supports all schools district-wide.

What is it?
Parent Teacher Student Association - a national organization of parents, staff, and students who elect to join the PTSA. Provides enrichment, grants, volunteers, necessities, and support to education-focused BLMS programs; acts as liaison for parents with the School District and  State PTSA.
Associated Student Body - comprised of all BLMS students who purchase ID cards in the fall; students vote on peer representatives to govern and provide leadership through school events.  
501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides district-wide programs supporting opportunities for every student at every school.
What is their primary focus?
Enrichment programs such as Reflections, volunteers, parent education, funding teacher grants, supporting school activities and community events through volunteers, and staff appreciation.
Sports and after-school clubs, extra-curricular activities, field trips, spirit week, BLMS assemblies, food drives, school-wide fundraisers, and providing necessary equipment, supplies, tools and uniforms.
Academic support, music programs, food support, student needs, fine arts fund, Cultural Bridges family guide, ParentWiser, robotics club, teacher grants.  

The BLMS PTSA supports all programs and events through membership, direct donations from families and fundraising events.
ASB requests donations directly from families. 


Giving Campaign (Fall), Nourish Every Mind (Spring).

How can parents get involved?
Join the PTSA and become an active volunteer! Join the Board, chair a committee, or support our programs or events. Find out more about volunteer opportunities here.
Learn about ASB and help your student know what programs are available. Donate to ASB, supporting clubs, sports activities, and socials. Volunteer to assist at ASB events.  
Find volunteer opportunities here

Cultural Bridges 2022-2023 Family Guide Now Available!
The Issaquah Schools Foundation Cultural Bridges 2022-2023 Family Guide is now available! It's offered in Arabic, Chinese, English, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese and contains useful school-related information from kindergarten to high school. Check it out here