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NO School - Martin Luther King Day
NO School - Martin Luther King Day

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Monday, January 16
5:30p Talent Show Rehearsals
Talent Show Rehearsals

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Wed 1/18 - Thu 1/19
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5:30p - 7:30p
5:30p Talent Show Rehearsals
Talent Show Rehearsals

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Wed 1/18 - Thu 1/19
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5:30p - 7:30p
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5:30p Talent Show
Talent Show

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Wednesday, January 25
Time:
5:30p - 8:00p
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Coyote Cafe
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Important! Family Engineering Night - Volunteers Needed
We are excited to announce that Issaquah School District is sponsoring each school to host a Family Engineering Night! What is Family Engineering Night?  Family Engineering Night is a valuable resource for providing informal engineering learning experiences to elementary age children and their families. Developed with support from the National Science Foundation and modeled after the Family Science and Family Math programs, Family Engineering promotes 21st Century skills of inquiry, creativity, teamwork, and collaborative problem solving. Family Engineering Night is: •  families engaged in fun, hands-on activities and events •  families learning about what engineers do and the role engineering plays in everyday life •  families ... read full article

Girls On The Run - Volunteer Coaches Needed
Are you interested in helping start Girls on the Run at Cascade Ridge? This program aims at helping 3rd – 5th grade girls celebrate being girls! Through this non- competitive program girls run, play active games, talk about important issues, eat snacks and focus on building their self-esteem and improving their physical and emotional health. We need volunteer coaches in order to run this program in the spring. Please contact Carolyn Roberts at tycar74@hotmail.com if you are interested in helping. ... read full article

Brown Bear Car Wash Tickets
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 is $8.00!). Now you can purchase two ways! PTSA Website:  Order your car wash tickets from the PTSA website  with an option to pay via credit card or check.  We have 4 packages available online: 1 for $5 4 for $20 10 for $50 20 for $100  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. ... read full article

Come Out and Play!
Don’t forget to 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. The kids love to see their loved ones during the school day. 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 ... read full article

WSP Required to Volunteer in the Classroom/Field Trips
We are so proud of our volunteers who give their time and talents to the students and staff at Cascade Ridge! Please remember to get your Washington State Patrol Form filled out. All volunteers must complete an online application. Please complete as soon as possible to avoid a delay in volunteering: https://issaquahvolunteers.hrmplus.net/. All new volunteers are required to attend a mandatory Volunteer Orientation: dates will be announced soon, so please watch for those! For the safety of our school community, all visitors and volunteers are asked to sign in at the office upon arrival and sign out when leaving. Volunteer ... 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: http://cascaderidgeptsa.org/Event/ViewElsewhere (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 page every Monday for new posts. Don’t forget to tell your Cascade Ridge friends to like us too!

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Volunteer Spotlight
The PTSA Board would like to spotlight Stacie Lacina as our January Volunteer of the Month! We are grateful for all the times Stacie has turned up to support our various PTSA activities - in particular this year's Holiday Gift Barn. Stacie is one of the people we count on to lend a hand where it is needed. Thank you Stacie for all you do for Cascade Ridge. We are lucky to have you in the community. ... read full article

Passive Fundraising
Do all your online shopping through Amazon Smile ! The link below will take you directly to the Cascade Ridge PTSA sponsor page. Shop as you normally would, using your regular or Prime account. Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible Amazon Smile purchases directly to the PTSA. Start shopping:  https://smile.amazon.com/ch/91-2113434 Collecting and turning in Box Tops is an easy way for you to help earn money for Cascade Ridge PTSA. We are hoping to reach our goal of $1,000 again this year. Start collecting your box tops today and keep an eye out for turn-in dates and class competition details. ... read full article

2016 PTSA Leadership
Our PTSA leadership team has been working hard this summer planning programs and events to benefit our school community. If you have a question, idea, compliment or concern, feel free to contact anyone on the team. Jaime Foreman, President • jaimeforeman@comcast.net Sandy McNees, EVP • sandy_mcnees@hotmail.com Open Position, Treasurer  Stefanie Magnuson, Secretary • stef.mag@hotmail.com Krystl McCandlish, VP Fundraising • krystlm@hotmail.com Jackie Mueller, VP Communications • jackie.mueller1@comcast.net Angela Fischer, VP Community Relations • afischer515@yahoo.com Carolyn Roberts, VP Programs • tycar74@hotmail.com Ajita Gopikrishnan, CO-VP Volunteers • ajitagk@gmail.com Farzana Mogal, CO-VP Volunteers • farzana_6@yahoo.com Tara Farhad, 5th-Grade Committee Chair • tarafarhad@comcast.net ... read full article

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