What's playing at our next Movie Night Friday, June 3?

Survey closes May 20th so don't wait to cast your vote!
 
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Teacher Appreciation Week
Teacher Appreciation Week

Date:
Mon 5/2 - Fri 5/6

Visit Favorite Things for your teacher's list!
Mon–Bring a Thank You card or note for your teacher and staff member
Tues–Bring in school supplies to help the teacher and staff member finish out the year
Wed-Wear your teacher’s favorite color
Thurs–Pamper your teacher and staff member with something fun to make them feel special
Fri–Treat day! Bring your teacher and staff member a special treat or a small thank you gift
Teacher Appreciation Week
Teacher Appreciation Week

Date:
Mon 5/2 - Fri 5/6

Visit Favorite Things for your teacher's list!
Mon–Bring a Thank You card or note for your teacher and staff member
Tues–Bring in school supplies to help the teacher and staff member finish out the year
Wed-Wear your teacher’s favorite color
Thurs–Pamper your teacher and staff member with something fun to make them feel special
Fri–Treat day! Bring your teacher and staff member a special treat or a small thank you gift
3:15p Caring Coyotes Club
Caring Coyotes Club

Date:
Tuesday, May 3
Time:
3:15p - 3:45p
Where:
Room 141 - Mrs. DeRemer's Classroom

The Caring Coyotes Club gives students the opportunity to serve others, learn about our community and its needs, meet new people and have fun! Meeting schedule: 10/06, 11/03, 12/01, 01/05, 02/02, 03/01, 04/05, and 05/03.

Questions? Contact Alexandra Norton nortona@issaquah.wednet.edu or Illene DeRemer deremeri@issaquah.wednet.edu
Teacher Appreciation Week
Teacher Appreciation Week

Date:
Mon 5/2 - Fri 5/6

Visit Favorite Things for your teacher's list!
Mon–Bring a Thank You card or note for your teacher and staff member
Tues–Bring in school supplies to help the teacher and staff member finish out the year
Wed-Wear your teacher’s favorite color
Thurs–Pamper your teacher and staff member with something fun to make them feel special
Fri–Treat day! Bring your teacher and staff member a special treat or a small thank you gift
Teacher Appreciation Week
Teacher Appreciation Week

Date:
Mon 5/2 - Fri 5/6

Visit Favorite Things for your teacher's list!
Mon–Bring a Thank You card or note for your teacher and staff member
Tues–Bring in school supplies to help the teacher and staff member finish out the year
Wed-Wear your teacher’s favorite color
Thurs–Pamper your teacher and staff member with something fun to make them feel special
Fri–Treat day! Bring your teacher and staff member a special treat or a small thank you gift
Teacher Appreciation Week
Teacher Appreciation Week

Date:
Mon 5/2 - Fri 5/6

Visit Favorite Things for your teacher's list!
Mon–Bring a Thank You card or note for your teacher and staff member
Tues–Bring in school supplies to help the teacher and staff member finish out the year
Wed-Wear your teacher’s favorite color
Thurs–Pamper your teacher and staff member with something fun to make them feel special
Fri–Treat day! Bring your teacher and staff member a special treat or a small thank you gift
Popcorn Friday
Popcorn Friday

Date:
Friday, May 6
Where:
Playground

Your PTSA membership helps to provide free popcorn to students and staff on the first Friday of each month during lunch.
Coyote Gear & Parent Play Day
Coyote Gear & Parent Play Day

Date:
Friday, May 6
Where:
Playground

Show your school spirit and wear your Coyote gear today! Join your student(s) on the playground throughout the year. On the first Friday of each month, we invite all parents (grandparents or other special guests, too) to join us on the playground during recess.
10:55-11:20 1st, 4th, & LRC2 (M)
11:20-11:45 2nd, 3rd, & LRC2 (P)
11:45 Kindergarten
11:50-12:15 5th/Science Tech
7:45a Student Council Meeting
Student Council Meeting

Date:
Friday, May 6
Time:
7:45a - 8:15a
Where:
140 pod near 2nd grade classrooms

Student Council is composed of one or two student representatives from each class. They meet once a month before school to discuss leadership skills, plan school spirit days, and organize other school-wide activities. Questions? Contact Mrs. Pickering or Mrs. Holley.
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5:00p Dine with Cascade Ridge at Hop Jack’s
Dine with Cascade Ridge at Hop Jack’s

Date:
Tuesday, May 10
Time:
5:00p - 9:00p
Where:
Hop Jacks Klahanie

Take the family out to dinner before or after their activities or stop by and get take out on Tuesday, May 10th from 5pm-9pm at our local Klahanie Hop Jack’s! Cascade Ridge will receive 20% of all sales.

* *Simply print this FLYER or show it to your waiter/waitress on your mobile phone so Cascade Ridge will receive credit for your order.**

6:00p 1st Grade Concert
1st Grade Concert

Date:
Tuesday, May 10
Time:
6:00p - 7:00p
Where:
Coyote Cafe
Safety Patrol Appreciation Day
Safety Patrol Appreciation Day

Date:
Friday, May 13

Be sure to wave or honk or say thank you to all our safety patrollers and an especially huge thank you for Miss Paula!
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Important! 5th Grade Party Fee Due 5/20
Register HERE  for the Lucky Strike Bowling Bonanza (Due 5/20) After the Cast-off on June 14th, the 5th graders will hop on busses and head to Lucky Strike in Bellevue for a fun afternoon of pizza and bowling.  We will load up on buses at 10:45 for 11:00 departure. The kids will get to bowl from 11:45-1:45 and return to school on the buses around 2:30 in time for regular school dismissal. The cost is $30 per student to be paid by May 20th. Fee includes $25 for the entire party and $5 for 5th grade staff gifts (Mr. Richey, Ms. Moore, office staff, ... read full article

Movie Night - Cast Your Vote!
We are excited to announce the next Cascade Ridge Family Movie  Night on Friday June 3rd.   Here is your chance to vote on which movie we will be showing.  Please visit  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5YVPNBC  for your say! Voting closes  May 20th , so get your vote in now! ... read full article

Seattle Sounders Ticket Orders Due 4/22
Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 21st at 7:00pm for Cascade Ridge’s Elementary Night with the Seattle Sounders FC versus the Colorado Rapids! Ticket order forms will be available outside the front office and emailed out to families in early April. They will be due back to school (cash or checks made payable to: CRE PTSA) by Friday, April 22nd. Please drop forms/payment in the black PTSA lock box located outside the front office. Cascade Ridge will benefit from each ticket purchased! Tickets will be $24 each ($36 value), and $3 will be donated back to our school!! Should you ... read full article

Dine with Cascade Ridge at Hop Jack’s 05/10

Take the family out to dinner before or after their activities or stop by and get take out on Tuesday, May 10th from 5pm-9pm at our local Klahanie Hop Jack’s!  Cascade Ridge will receive 20% of all sales.  

* *Simply print this FLYER or show it to your waiter/waitress on your mobile phone so Cascade Ridge will receive credit for your order.**


Brown Bear Car Wash - SOLD OUT
Spring is in the air! Isn’t it time to get the winter dirt off of your car? We can help! Order your Brown Bear Car Wash tickets today! Get a clean car, save money and earn $$$ for Cascade Ridge PTSA! For every $5 ticket purchased CRE PTSA earns $3.50 (normal price for basic exterior car wash just went up to $8.00!). Now you can purchase two ways! By Email: Order tickets by emailing Nicole Brenner at nicbrenner@yahoo.com  with the number of tickets you would like, your student’s name and student’s teacher. Then simply deposit a check in the black ... read full article

Fifth Grade Newsletter - 2nd Edition
Check Out the 2nd Edition of the Fifth Grade Newsletter !  Fifth-Grade News is Online, All of the Time! You can keep track of 5th-grade news and events by clicking on the “News” icon on the PTSA website, or bookmark this link: http://cascaderidgeptsa.org/Page/Newsletter/5thGrade . Fifth-Grade Cast-Off Ceremony Slideshow – Deadline April 4th This year for the 5th grade slideshow, we would like to include pictures of the 5th graders throughout their entire time at Cascade Ridge. We will be taking photos throughout their 5th grade year, but we could use your help in providing photos from Kindergarten through 4th grade. ... read full article

Come Out and Play!
Join your student(s) on the playground throughout the school year! On the first Friday of each month , we invite all Dads (Moms, grandparents or other special guests too) to join us on the playground during recess. Visitors sign in at the front office, get a visitor’s badge and then join your student outside for recess! Please remember to get your Washington State Patrol Form filled out. This must be turned in before you can attend a play date! Forms can be found in the office or online on the school website under Quick Links. A new one needs to ... read full article

Cascade Ridge PTSA: We’re Online, All the Time!
Did you know you can have school and PTSA events automatically added and updated into your calendar app of choice? Checkout the details at: Viewing calendar events in other calendar applications  (you'll need to be logged into your PTSA account.) Another way to stay connected: “Like" us on Facebook ! Get the most up to date information on all upcoming school and PTSA events, Spirit Days, late-breaking news and everything else relevant to our school community right in your news feed. If you like our page already but aren't seeing our news on your feed, make sure to check our ... read full article

WSP Required to Volunteer in the Classroom/Field Trips
How to sign up online (completing WSP) The process for completing the WSP (Washington State Patrol) forms to volunteer in a classroom or on a field trip has changed. All volunteers have to be authorized every year.  Please follow the directions below to complete this process. Volunteers will not be allowed to volunteer unless they have been authorized at the district level. Go to the district website: http://www.issaquah.wednet.edu/ Please click or hover on the blue tab (which you will see across the top of the page) that says “ Family Resources .” At the bottom of the tab you will ... read full article

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PTSA 2016-17 Exec Board Nominees
The 2016 Cascade Ridge Nominating Committee proudly submits the following slate of nominees to the general membership for election to the 2016-2017 PTSA Executive Board: President: Jaime Foreman Executive Vice President: Sandy McNees Secretary: Stefanie Magnuson Treasurer: Becky Henle VP Communications: Jackie Mueller VP Fundraising: Krystl McCandlish VP Programs: Carolyn Roberts VP Volunteers: Ajita Krishnan and Farzana Mogal VP Community Relations: Angela Fischer Please join us at our next General Membership meeting on Friday, April 22nd at 8:30am in the Coyote Café, when we will elect the 2016-2017 PTSA Executive Board. Also, thank you to this year’s PTSA nominating committee: ... read full article

Coyote Art Walk Coming Soon!
Please join us Thursday evening, May 19th from 6 - 8 P.M. for an evening of artistic fun and celebration, and view your very own child’s artwork on display!  Watch the newsletters and FB for more information in the coming weeks, but in the meantime, we need volunteers to make this night happen! If you’re interested, please contact art walk chair Carrie Tulloch: carrie.tulloch@gmail.com  , Leah Chambers: leah@leahchambers.com  or Jackie Mueller: jackie.mueller1@comcast.net   Thank you! ... read full article

Volunteer Hour Matching
Dear Cascade Ridge parents, I want to take this opportunity to thank all of you for volunteering at various PTSA and school activities. It is your involvement day in and day out that help make Cascade Ridge a vibrant community. You are all very much appreciated! One of the areas of opportunity to help support our school, staff and students is the employee volunteer hours matching program. Many of our volunteers work for companies that gladly contribute millions every year to ensure their employees remain engaged in the communities. For example, Microsoft donates $25 per hour for their employees’ volunteer ... read full article

We Love Our Teachers and Staff
Ever wonder when your teacher’s birthday is, or what their favorite treat might be? How about which teams they root for or what kind of flowers make them smile? Cascade Ridge teachers and staff were invited to share some things they love and things that they hold dear so we can shower them with joy and happiness throughout the year! All their favorites are conveniently posted on our PTSA website so you can access them anytime. The link can be found in the left column towards the bottom under “ staff favorites ”.  ... read full article

Thank You Sponsors
Cascade Ridge gives a huge shout out to: • Tingey Orthodontics • Elite Roofing & Remodel • Carla Marsh - Realtor • SportClips Haircuts • Eastside Pediatric Dental Group • Cathy Santiago - Realtor • Washington Awards These corporate sponsors generously donated funds towards our annual fundraiser this year! The entire Cascade Ridge community thanks you! ... read full article

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