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Eager Reader
Eager Reader

Date:
Fri 10/17 - Fri 11/14

Eager Reader is a voluntary reading incentive program designed to foster a love of reading. Students read outside of school to earn prizes. Each minute spent reading counts toward both individual and class totals en route to fun prizes - including gift cards at participating merchants, books and a Kindle!
3:30p Site Council
Site Council

Date:
Monday, October 20
Time:
3:30p - 4:30p
Eager Reader
Eager Reader

Date:
Fri 10/17 - Fri 11/14

Eager Reader is a voluntary reading incentive program designed to foster a love of reading. Students read outside of school to earn prizes. Each minute spent reading counts toward both individual and class totals en route to fun prizes - including gift cards at participating merchants, books and a Kindle!
Eager Reader
Eager Reader

Date:
Fri 10/17 - Fri 11/14

Eager Reader is a voluntary reading incentive program designed to foster a love of reading. Students read outside of school to earn prizes. Each minute spent reading counts toward both individual and class totals en route to fun prizes - including gift cards at participating merchants, books and a Kindle!
Eager Reader
Eager Reader

Date:
Fri 10/17 - Fri 11/14

Eager Reader is a voluntary reading incentive program designed to foster a love of reading. Students read outside of school to earn prizes. Each minute spent reading counts toward both individual and class totals en route to fun prizes - including gift cards at participating merchants, books and a Kindle!
Eager Reader
Eager Reader

Date:
Fri 10/17 - Fri 11/14

Eager Reader is a voluntary reading incentive program designed to foster a love of reading. Students read outside of school to earn prizes. Each minute spent reading counts toward both individual and class totals en route to fun prizes - including gift cards at participating merchants, books and a Kindle!
Spirit Day - PINK OUT
Spirit Day - PINK OUT

Date:
Friday, October 24

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month so Cascade Ridge Student Council voted to have a PINK OUT on Friday, October 24th. Wear as much pink clothing as possible!
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Eager Reader
Eager Reader

Date:
Fri 10/17 - Fri 11/14

Eager Reader is a voluntary reading incentive program designed to foster a love of reading. Students read outside of school to earn prizes. Each minute spent reading counts toward both individual and class totals en route to fun prizes - including gift cards at participating merchants, books and a Kindle!
Eager Reader
Eager Reader

Date:
Fri 10/17 - Fri 11/14

Eager Reader is a voluntary reading incentive program designed to foster a love of reading. Students read outside of school to earn prizes. Each minute spent reading counts toward both individual and class totals en route to fun prizes - including gift cards at participating merchants, books and a Kindle!
Eager Reader
Eager Reader

Date:
Fri 10/17 - Fri 11/14

Eager Reader is a voluntary reading incentive program designed to foster a love of reading. Students read outside of school to earn prizes. Each minute spent reading counts toward both individual and class totals en route to fun prizes - including gift cards at participating merchants, books and a Kindle!
Eager Reader
Eager Reader

Date:
Fri 10/17 - Fri 11/14

Eager Reader is a voluntary reading incentive program designed to foster a love of reading. Students read outside of school to earn prizes. Each minute spent reading counts toward both individual and class totals en route to fun prizes - including gift cards at participating merchants, books and a Kindle!
Eager Reader
Eager Reader

Date:
Fri 10/17 - Fri 11/14

Eager Reader is a voluntary reading incentive program designed to foster a love of reading. Students read outside of school to earn prizes. Each minute spent reading counts toward both individual and class totals en route to fun prizes - including gift cards at participating merchants, books and a Kindle!
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Reflections Chair Needed! * * OCTOBER 17 * *
DEADLINE: October 17! Grab a Friend and Co-Chair this Important Program for our Kids! Reflections is a national PTSA art competition that runs each Fall and challenges students to create an original work (in music, dance, visual arts, photography, literature or film/video) that supports a theme. The Reflections chair promotes the program to CRE students, coordinates judging and sends the winning entries to the next round. If you are interested or would like more info, please contact Kelly Huber kellyahuber@aol.com or Marci Bartholomae kevin_marci@hotmail.com.

Math Club Chair Needed! * * OCTOBER 17 * *
DEADLINE: October 17! Grab a Friend and Co-Chair this Fun Program for our Kids! Students who are interested in taking their math skills to the next level are invited to join the Math Club. The Math Club will meet Monday or Wednesday mornings before school, and the kids will be exposed to advanced math concepts. In the spring, the kids will compete in the regional Math Olympiad against kids from other schools.If you are interested or would like more info, please contact Kelly Huber kellyahuber@aol.com or Marci Bartholomae kevin_marci@hotmail.com.

Box Top Classroom Competition Due 10/27
It's Box Top submission time! Our goal this school year is to earn $1,000. You can help us reach that goal by clipping, pasting, taping and turning in your collection sheets. If you are not familiar with the “Box Tops for Education” program or want to see a list of eligible products, visit www.boxtops4education.com for more information.

It’s so easy, simply follow these steps:
1. Clip, paste and or tape your Box Tops to the collection sheet found on the school website. (Be sure to check that the Box Top has not expired.)
2. Turn in your collection sheets to your classroom by Monday, October 27th. Be sure to write your teacher's name on the sheet!

Look for information coming this week from your Room Coordinator. The classroom that turns in the most Box Tops will receive a Yo Plateau class party! Questions? Contact our box top chair Khristie Tobler at: krt17@comcast.net

Scholastic Book Fair 11/4-6
The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to Cascade Ridge November 4th – 6th. The theme this year, Sir Readalot’s Castle – Enter the Kingdom of Books!, surrounds students in the celebration of reading with hundreds of fun, engaging, affordable books for them to discover. Giving kids access to good books, and the opportunity to choose their own books, motivates them to read more. And, all purchases benefit our school!

Tuesday, November 4th from 3:00-7:00 PM
Wednesday, November 5th from 1:00-5:00 PM
Thursday, November 6th from 3:00-5:00 PM

We need your help to make it happen! Please share your talents and join us for a shift…or two. Volunteer opportunities include: set-up/decorations, cashier, and clean-up. Check out VolunteerSpot to sign up. Thank you!

Questions? Contact Book Fair Co-chairs Michele Brady brady1093@yahoo.com or Lauri Kinnan laurikinnan@yahoo.com.

Eager Reader Begins October 17
Eager Reader is a voluntary reading incentive program designed to foster a love of reading. Students read outside of school to earn prizes. Each minute spent reading counts towards both individual and class totals en route to fun prizes including: gift cards at participating merchants, books and more! Eager Reader starts October 17th and continues for four weeks. Look for an informational flyer coming home with your student(s) very soon with more details on this reading incentive program.

It's Caring Through Sharing time! - December 2-5
Cascade Ridge will once again be collecting much needed holiday gifts for Issaquah families in need. We will be partnering with the Issaquah Food Bank to help fill their Holiday Gift Barn. The Food Bank will be setting up a 'store' where families in need can shop for needed items and holiday gifts. Each classroom with be assigned a theme. You can bring in an item from that theme, OR donate a gift card for groceries, OR donate gift wrapping supplies. This is of course optional, I know many families have other groups they help and support. Look for information and details coming in November from your Classroom Caring Through Sharing Rep. Donations will be collected in the classroom the week of December 2-5. Donations need to be new and unwrapped. If you have any questions please contact Chrisann Penz chrisannpenz@yahoo.com

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Reflections Cultural Arts Competition
REFLECTIONS 2014 - 2015 "The World Would Be A Better Place If..." The Reflections Program is a National PTA and WSPTA cultural arts competition. The purpose is to provide an opportunity for students to use their creative talents by expressing themselves through their own original works. Coyote artists can get involved in Reflections through the Cascade Ridge PTSA.  A student may submit an entry in any of six art categories: Literature, Choreography/Dance, Photography, Visual Arts, Film/Video, and Music Composition. Only original works of art are accepted. Go to: http://cascaderidgeptsa.org/Doc/Ptsa/Reflections.pdf  for the Student Entry Form, Project Label and Submission Rules. There ... read full article

Mahalo for a Successful Walkathon!
Mahalo Cascade Ridge community! Our Wiki Wiki Walkathon was a fantastic success, and it wouldn’t have been so without all the hard work of our AMAZING team who brought an entirely new theme and ideas to fruition, all within the first month of the school year. Because of the generosity and dedication of our families, students, staff, sponsors, and volunteers, we met our $53,000 fundraising goal! With the financial success of our primary fundraiser, we can now implement the planned funding for this year. Congratulations and thank you to everyone who was involved! As communicated during the last month, nearly ... read full article

Safety Corner
A new school year = a new Safety Patrol Team. Mrs. Paula was thrilled to be able to have a team of 13 amazing 5th graders as her Safety Patrol Trainers. These dedicated 5th graders started off the first 2 weeks of school year by working on the Safety Patrol team. The following week our dedicated team of 13 started the process of training the newly recruited 37 team members. By Friday, October 10, our entire Safety Patrol team of 50 members will have served at least one week’s worth of duties, and will have been trained in a variety ... read full article

HOW WE RAISE MONEY THROUGHOUT THE YEAR!
Last Chance!! - Jamba Juice “Buy One, Get One Free” Punch Cards Do your kids love fruit smoothies? Don’t miss this opportunity to purchase Jamba Juice punch cards for only $10. The card entitles you to buy one smoothie or other Jamba Juice menu item and get another of equal or lesser value FREE. The punch card is good for 8 smoothie purchases and 2 other menu item purchases. 50% of the proceeds go to CRE PTSA. This is a great way to save money while raising money for your school. These cards will be available for purchase until Friday, ... read full article

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