2019-11-08 Noticias de ISLA y ISLA PTO

September 7, 2021

Emily Smith

Administrative Assistant

Thank you to our anonymous donor for our lovely new ukuleles!

Thank you ISLA Families tor feeding us during conferences! We are so thankful for how well you take care of us!


Our Jog A Thon was a huge success thanks to the ISLA community!  Our kiddos ran their hearts out and raised an incredible $16,742.76 for ISLA!!!!  This is a terrific start to our $100,000 annual goal!

Below are the totals per grade including how many students participated and total dollar amount raised.

Patino- 18 kids- $1,862 
Fages- 19 kids- $1802
Alfaro- 15 kids- $1307
King-19 kids- $1261
Dilley-18 kids- $1009
Huaman-9 kids- $545
Helgerson-22 kids- $1603
Wood-22 kids- $1654.50
Allueva-17 kids- $1067
Floe- 13 kids-$1130
Maldonado- 15 kids- $969
Adams-16 kids- $1064
Ashby- 10 kids- $896
Seehafer- 7 kids- $510.26


11/12 - Hopkins North Jr. High & High School Juntos Presentation sponsored by PTO at 6:30; open to all.  Please see the flyer for more details. School aged child care available. Here is the link to register for school aged childcare: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfB8IzcY8_sEkYs9s0G8KNiwVpovn4w407QSwteReMUSf7yzQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

11/14 - MN Give to the Max Day - Mark your calendars and Remember ISLA PTO on Give to the Max Day! Our Goal is $15,000 for Give to the Max to bring us 1/3 of the way to our annual goal! Give to the Max Day fundraising is focused on the direct support to ISLA classrooms and the ISLA community. Contributions to this campaign allow the ISLA PTO to continue to support:

  • ISLA Teachers and Staff with special projects, classroom support, and classroom parties 
  • ISLA Families for field trip support and extracurricular support
  • ISLA Community with ISLA’s Free Community Events (DDLM, Winter Family Night, Spring Family Night, Back to School Picnic, and Yahoo/Boohoo)

We appreciate all of your support! Together we can make this our best year yet! 

See all of ISLA’s current volunteer sign-ups here: https://www.signupgenius.com/index.cfm?go=c.SignUpSearch&eid=0EC3CBD7F5CCFC67&cs=09B6BADC8FBF8B627B0A64745BB59BC9&sortby=l.title

LA Ride Request

Want to get to know the LA in your child’s classroom a bit more? Rides will be updated over the weekend, with new requests popping up regularly. Check this link anytime.


Vision and Hearing Screening (8 spots open still through November)

Assist with annual vision and hearing screenings for students. This occurs during the school day. Previous experience and Spanish are not required for these roles. Thank you for considering! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0d4fa4a62aa1ff2-vision1  


Looking for easy ways to help support the great work that the PTO does for our kids and their school?  Here are two great options!

Mabel’s Labels:  You can find your child’s things easily in the lost and found by marking them with bright, durable, Mabel’s Labels. Go to https://campaigns.mabelslabels.com/ and click on ‘Select your School/Organization and choose International Spanish Language Academy.  A portion of your purchase will support the PTO.

Amazon Smile: Shop at Amazon?  You can have a portion of your purchase donated to the PTO!  Go to https://smile.amazon.com/ and search for International Spanish Language Academy.  Then just make sure to bookmark AmazonSmile and use it for all your Amazon shopping needs.