Our Grand Ridge PTSA offers more fun activities for students to participate in before and after school.
Check out the Activities page and more on the Grand Ridge PTSA website!
Name of Club
Oct 6, 2015 – May 3, 2016
Tuesday mornings from 8:15am-9:05am
Ms. Badgley music room
Ms. Badgley (email@example.com) and Ms. Walters (firstname.lastname@example.org)
For More Information
The Grand Ridge Chorus is intended for students who would like to have extra opportunities to rehearse, perform and learn about choral singing techniques.
Upcoming ConcertsWinter Concert: Thursday, December 10 at 6:30 p.m. at Grand RidgePCMS Concert: Tuesday, March 15 at 7:00 p.m. at PCMSSpring Concert: Thursday, April 28 at 6:30 p.m. at Grand Ridge
2nd-3rd Grade: Tuesdays from 8:15-8:55am.
4th-5th Grade: Wednesdays from 8:15-8:55am
Mr. Hogle (email@example.com)
Three-page form can be downloaded on Mr. Hogle’s Connect site.
5th Grade Musical
Friday mornings 8:00-9:05am
Nov 6, 2015 – Feb 11, 2016
Ms. Badgley (firstname.lastname@example.org), Ms. Walters (email@example.com), Mr. Carbajal (firstname.lastname@example.org)
5th grade students who want to put in extra time for the 5th grade musical will meet once a week on Fridays. Students will have a chance to audition/apply for singing and acting roles, stage crew, set design, choreography, lighting and sound design.
Girls on the Run
Girls in Grades 3-5
Tuesdays and Thursdays after school 3:45-5:15pm
Mar 1, 2016 – May 21, 2016
Portable 1 (Ms. Gahnberg)
Ms. Gahnberg (email@example.com)
Girls on the Run will be starting at Grand Ridge this spring! We are excited to host this awesome program that is aimed to promote self-esteem in girls. By helping girls set goals and establish a strong value system, we are helping create a generation with a positive attitude about themselves. It is about spending time with one another in an upbeat and supportive environment during the years when girls become vulnerable to societal pressures.
Girls on the Run will also participate in the Girls on the Run 5k run/walk (date TBD). Visit girlsontherun.org for the cost (sliding scale).
Global Reading Challenge
Friday mornings 8:30-9:00am
Oct 23, 2015 – Feb 5, 2016 (possibly through March)
Room 264 (Mrs. Pathak’s room)
Mrs. Pathak (firstname.lastname@example.org), Mrs. Rappin (email@example.com), Ms. Luci (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Global Reading Challenge is a program sponsored by the King County Library in which upper elementary students read fiction and/or non-fiction books and compete in a quiz-bowl format based on these books. The books are chosen by the King County Children’s Librarians and represent a variety of interests and reading levels. Students work in teams of six to prepare for the challenges starting at the school level with the possibility of advancing to the district, regional and city levels.
Session 1: Fridays Oct 16, 2015 – Nov 20, 2015 from 8:00-9:00am.
Session 2: Fridays Jan 8, 2016 – Feb 26, 2016 from 8:00-9:00am.
Room 247 (Mrs. DeTolla’s room)
Mrs. DeTolla (email@example.com) and Mrs. Woodard (firstname.lastname@example.org)
We’re excited to announce the return of our very own Grand Ridge Knitting Club. We have room for 15 new knitters and 10 experienced knitters. We’ll have needles, yarn and ideas to start a project. If you want to bring needles/yarn because you have some or want a particular color, that’s great too.
Please reserve your spot by emailing email@example.com. Please note if your child is a new or experienced knitter.
Jan 4, 2016 – May 23, 2016
Monday mornings from 8:15am-9:05am
Ms. Badgley (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Marimba club is open to 4th and 5th grade students who audition and are placed. There are only 25 spots available for marimba club. Marimba Club is intended for students who would like to gain more experience playing in an instrumental group. We will be rehearsing and performing music from around the world.
We will have two performances:
Grades 3-5 (selected by class election, 1 per classroom)
Thursday mornings 8:00-9:00am
Portable 7 (Ms. Luci’s room)
Mrs. Bacon (email@example.com) and Ms. Luci (firstname.lastname@example.org)
We are looking for responsible and caring 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade Grand Ridge Grizzlies who want to be school leaders and positive role models. Do you have good ideas on how to help Grand Ridge be a better place to learn? Do you want to improve something at school? Do you like to present information to groups (announcements - school wide/lunch time)? Do you want to help the community? Do you want to be a leader at Grand Ridge?
Student Green Team
Fridays Apr 1, 2016-Apr 22, 2016 from 8:00-9:00am
Room 246 (Ms. Swanson’s room)
Mrs. DeTolla (email@example.com), Ms. Cooks (firstname.lastname@example.org), Ms. Swanson (email@example.com)
Sign-ups begin in early March
A student Green Team is needed to plan and prepare for Grand Ridge’s Earth Day/Week. Activities include learning how to research facts, write up communication to then inform our school about related facts, create posters to advertise information, assess how our school is doing in maintaining the goals of a Level 4 school, and adhere to a deadline.
Ms. Walters’ music room (by the stage)
Ms. Walters (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Xylophone Club is open to 3rd grade students who audition and are placed. There are only 18-20 spots available for Xylophone Club. Xylophone Club is intended for students who would like to gain more experience playing in an instrumental group. We will be rehearsing and performing music from around the world.
Spring Concert: Thursday, May 26 at 6:30 p.m.
Arts and Crafts Club
Friday mornings 8:00-9:00am
Nov 16, 2015 – Dec 18, 2015
Room 142 (Mrs. Reiser’s room)
Mrs. Reiser (email@example.com) and Mrs. Fulghum (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Are you in the 1st or 2nd grade and enjoy making crafts? Come join Mrs. Fulghum and Mrs. Reiser as we create seasonal crafts and share our creative abilities. Together on Fridays in November and December, we will explore different seasonal crafts from 8-9am in Room 142. Due to high interest in this club, we will gather all applications turned in and use a lottery system to determine participants.
Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:10-8:55am
The Issaquah School District provides equal opportunity in its programs, activities, and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin/language, creed/religion, sex, sexual orientation—including gender expression or identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, age, marital status, honorably discharged veteran or military status and HIV/Hepatitis C status, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
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