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Parent-Teacher Association

The International School of Panama’s Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) extends a warm welcome to those families who are new to our school and a “welcome back” to all those returning. We are fortunate to have many exciting events for our families to enjoy throughout the school year. Our PTA and staff are always looking for ways to include our entire school community. 

We Need You

To support the activities the PTA sponsors, we really need your help. Working together, we can truly make a difference at the school and in the lives of our children. Your involvement with the PTA will benefit everyone, but the greatest reward is seeing the smile on your child’s face when you are involved in his/her world. So please join us in making this a successful year!

PTA Event Updates

Holiday Fest

Be sure to reserve your table for our upcoming Holiday Fest! Table reservations will be open from October 14 to 28.

Welcome Back Barbecue

The International School of Panama PTA kindly invites you to our welcome back barbecue on Saturday, August 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the high school gym. There will be music, food, fun activities, and sports for everyone. Don't forget your bathing suit! Please see our flyer for more information.

ISP Dolphin Fan Shirts

ISP dolphin fan shirts are now available in the PTA office. Cotton t-shirts are $8 in sizes 2-4, 6-8, 10-12, and 14-16; dry-fit t-shirts are $10 in sizes 18 and 20; and adult dry-fit polos are $12 in sizes S, M, L, XL, and 2XL.

Support the Arts at ISP

Consider posting an advertisement in the ISP Musical Souvenir Program (Playbill). For example - "Congratulations to the Cast & Crew! We are so proud of you!" The deadline for submission is on Wednesday, November 11, and the deadline to pay fees is Friday, November 13. See the Arts section in our recent Dolphin Dispatch for more information.

Language and Culture Program
This year, we are offering a Language and Culture Program for parents and staff at ISP. This program consists of weekly two-hour workshops. Check out this flyer to learn more.

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PTA Meetings
Do you want to learn more about the events at ISP? We invite you to join us for our monthly Parent Teacher Association meeting to get the inside scoop. Keep an eye on out for our meeting dates listed on our school calendar and in the weekly Dolphin Dispatch. We'll see you there!

PTA Officers

PTA Co-President - Cristina Barberi
PTA Co-President -Maria Lopez de Cobo
Secretary - Sarah Tatum
Treasurer - Jill Monaghan
Deputy Treasurer - Michelle Jervey

We invite you to contact our PTA officers via e-mail at

School Representatives

Elementary School

Maureen Hinson
Mehdia Bendella
Kim Purcell
Paola Romano

Middle School

Olga Sipos
Griselda Arosemena
Debora Garcia

High School

Sara Shahidi
Graciela Bareiro

Special Committees

Fiestas Patrias
Yearbook Photos
Welcome Back BBQ
Holiday Shop
Family Fun Fair
Booster - Arts, Music, Drama, Sports

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