Dec 4
NO School - Conference Day
NO School - Conference Day

Wednesday, December 7
NO School - Conference Day
NO School - Conference Day

Thursday, December 8
3:30p Site Council
Site Council

Monday, December 12
3:30p - 8:00p

The Cascade Ridge Site Council Representatives work together in support of Cascade Ridge's mission statement. You can direct a concern to the Site Council for consideration by attending the Site Council meeting, contacting representatives personally, or emailing your thoughts to the Cascade Ridge Site Council email account at
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Talent Show
Talent Show The 2017 Cascade Ridge Talent Show is one night only! Please join us on Wednesday, January 25th for a night of entertainment! Act One 5:30-6:30PM Intermission Act Two 7:00-8:00PM. Calling all Cascade Ridge Performers grades K-5, the stage is waiting for YOU! Space is limited this year, there are 15 spots per Act so don’t wait, sign up today. Can you sing, dance, or play an instrument? How about magic, or ball tricks, maybe some extreme hula-hooping or double-dutch jump roping is where you shine! Show us your talent and creativity, we can’t wait! New this year we ... read full article

Bellevue Holiday Ice Skating Fundraiser
Holiday Happenings The Bellevue Downtown Association is offering a fundraising opportunity for our school at the 2016-2017 Bellevue Magic Season Ice Arena. Mention that you are with Cascade Ridge at the admission counter, and a $3 donation will be made to our PTSA for each paid rink admission during specific dates: Nov 25th – Dec 16th, 2016 & Jan 3rd – 8th, 2017. HOURS OF OPERATION (during fundraising dates listed above) Mon: 3pm-9pm Tue: 3pm-9pm Wed: 1pm-9pm Thu: 3pm-9pm Fri: 3pm-10pm (opens at 11am on Nov 25) Sat: 11am-10pm Sun:11am-6pm Admission to the rink is $12/person (includes skate rental), $9/person ... read full article

Family Engineering Night - Chair 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 if you are interested in helping. ... read full article

Cascade Ridge Math Club
4th Grade Coaches Needed!! Are you passionate about Math? Would you like to share your love for math with an eager group of 4th grade students? Math Club Classes are coached by dedicated parent volunteers. No coaches means no Math Club classes for 4th grade. We need at least 2 coaches per class. The curriculum and homework sets are available. Students will also have the option of competing in fun competitions that are held during in the Spring. Please consider volunteering for this very fulfiilling role.  Contact Kanika Arora at if you'd like more information.  ... 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  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: 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: (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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Parent Ed Corner
  Not sure how to start “the talk” with your child? I have great news for you…help is on the way! Amy Lang, founder and creator of “Birds + Bees + Kids” will be coming to speak to us in the Coyote Café following the PTSA meeting on Thursday, January 12th. If you haven’t seen her in person, it is well worth your time. Check out her website at This event will be open to other parents in the district, so please spread the word and bring a friend or two! If you are unable to attend the PTSA ... read full article

Volunteer Spotlight
The PTSA Board would like to throw a spotlight of recognition on Tracey Perino Tracey is one of those volunteers who can be seen helping behind the scenes at the PTSA events, willing to pick up the slack wherever there is a need. She spent several hours this year, staying late helping out at events such as the Walkathon and the Book Fair. ... 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: 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 • Sandy McNees, EVP • Open Position, Treasurer  Stefanie Magnuson, Secretary • Krystl McCandlish, VP Fundraising • Jackie Mueller, VP Communications • Angela Fischer, VP Community Relations • Carolyn Roberts, VP Programs • Ajita Gopikrishnan, CO-VP Volunteers • Farzana Mogal, CO-VP Volunteers • Tara Farhad, 5th-Grade Committee Chair • ... read full article

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