2024-03-07 Noticias de ISLA y ISLA PTO

March 7, 2024

Emily Smith

Administrative Assistant

Mentor Interest link

SIGN UP FOR A FREE TREE - Due March 15th

PTO is excited to host a series of events for the ISLA community to celebrate Earth Day.

Starting with FREE TREES!

We are partnering with @NeighborhoodForest to help green our community and inspire youth environmentalism!

Parents/Guardians, please sign your child up to receive a free tree this Earth Day by March 15: Neighborhood Forest ISLA Free Tree Signup

Tree saplings will be distributed during Earth Week (April 22nd - 26th). Keep an eye out for more opportunities to celebrate earth day with ISLA!

#Freetreesforkids #NeighborhoodForest #EarthDay2024


Get ready to mingle, celebrate the year, dance, eat & drink while we fundraise to provide 100% of the costs to run the ISLA PTO Language Ambassador Program!!

– Current Fiesta Needs –

Bid – Bid – Bid!

Our silent auction CLOSES Saturday evening and you can bid whether you are attending or not!! Here is the link to ALL auction items, and below are some specific things recently added:

– School Auction Items –

  • Front Row seats for graduations
  • Reserved parking for graduations
  • Reserved parking for pickup
  • Lunch Helper, Gym/Music/Art Teacher for a day
  • Donuts with the Director
  • A chance to do morning announcements

– Art Projects –

These were created by OUR KIDS along with some guidance from a few wonderful parents & our teacher!! Each grade has their own art project that the kids collaborated to create– Ready to be hung up in your house!!! Don’t miss your chance to bid on these special keepsakes.

Quick Tips for Givesmart

  • From the home page, click the blue “View Items” button to see auction items!
  • Click on “Categories” to sort by: Experiences, Gift Baskets, Great Gatherings & more
  • Use the “Watch this item” function to mark your favorites
  • Track them by clicking on “My Activity”!

Grab a volunteer slot!

The Fiesta Committee has the fun planned & ready– Now we need your help to bring it all together on Saturday! Grab a slot here!

Here is where we currently still need help:

Set-up at the venue 11am–2pm
Spotters for live auction 8-8:30
Write down final bids on live auction items & Fund-A-Need donations

Candid photos 1hr slots: 7pm–11pm

(cell phones okay)

Check-out Helpers 9-11pm

Grabbing gift baskets, envelopes and other auction items to hand out to the winners.

Tear down 11pm


I hope to see many of you there– This will be our third year attending Fiesta and I so appreciate the time with other parents while we're not having to keep an eye on our kids' (sometimes adorable, sometimes not-so-adorable) antics! There are 8 AMAZING items coming to you during our Live Auction at Fiesta de la Primavera. Here is a preview of those, and you can view full details here. There are only SIX tickets left to attend Fiesta until we are sold out!!! So grab yours here to have a chance at these amazing items:

  • Red Door Resort Stay
  • Golf for 4 + carts at the Oak Ridge Country Club
  • Gunflint Cabin Adventure from Sra Dilley
  • Spanish Wine Tasting w/Izquierdo
  • Week-long trip to Mexico
  • MN Wild Kaprizov signed Jersey
  • Chilean Sushi Night w/Sr Rivera, Sr Diaz & Sr Edgar
  • MN UFC VIP Tickets– Front row/center field w/access to Field Club for free food, drinks & parking!

Can’t attend?

You can still participate in the online auction!! Click here to register on the Givesmart website and view the available items. Great Gatherings are available now!! If you attended Fiesta or participated in the online auction last year, you should already have an account. Follow this link if you have forgotten your username or password.