• Incoming Kinder Night - Tonight!

    eNews 5.20.19 

    Welcome to K

    Do you have an incoming Kindergartner, or know someone who does? Help us spread the word:

    Kinder Information Night – TONIGHT!
    Monday May 20, 6pm!

    Incoming Kinders Attend too!

    New parents and their kindergarten student are invited to the Cascade Ridge Kindergarten Information Night tonight, Monday, May 20 beginning promptly at 6:00pm. We will meet in our Coyote Café at the bottom of the stairs…

    • 20 May 2019
  • Note to 5th Grade Families

    eNews 5.19.19 

    Correction in 2019 Plan for Exceptional Placement Testing 

    Exceptional Placement Math Test for Incoming 6th grade students.

    Exceptional Placement provides an additional acceleration option for students who are ready to skip CC 7/8 and begin middle school in CC 8/Algebra 1. Interested students must demonstrate sufficient mastery of CC 7/8 concepts and skills on a district-administered assessment. The…

    • 19 May 2019
  • eNews 5.16.19

    eNews 5.16.19 

    Join us for “Talk with Tia” tomorrow, Friday, May 17th at 9:15 am in the Coyote Cafe (General PTSA Membership Meeting immediately following).

    This is a great opportunity for conversation and coffee with Principal Kleinkopf (yummy goodies provided by the baking committee too)!

    Class Placement Letters due Tomorrow!

    2019-20 Class Placement Letters! 

    As we get closer to the end of the year, we begin…

    • 16 May 2019
  • eNews 5.9.19

    eNews 5.9.19 

     mouse saying thank you

    Thank you to all the parents and children who have shown their appreciation, in so many ways, throughout the week for all the staff at Cascade Ridge. A special thank you to Paula Koransky and the PTSA committee for all the yummy Harry Potter treats that magically appeared in the staff lounge every day this week. We appreciate you all!

    Levy Committee: Reps needed urgently


    The Issaquah School District…

    • 9 May 2019
  • eNews 5.2.19

    eNews 5.2.19 

     Let's Play banner

     

    We are so excited to have Parent Play Day again tomorrow. Below are a reminder of the guidelines. Please read carefully.

    Parking:

    • Do not park in fire lanes - this includes the lower loop and drop off zone. It is important that we don't block access to emergency vehicles in case of an emergency
    • You must park in a spot or on the street in an appropriate, legal place
    • Consider walking or carpooling…
    • 2 May 2019
  • Lunch with Principal!

    eNews 4.29.19 

     

    Dear Families, 

    Time is running out!! Bid now for a chance to win!

    The Issaquah Schools Foundation’s online auction is now open! The Foundation provides funding for programs that help students at our school and every school in our district, so I am happy to support their efforts by donating the auction item found here: https://isf.schoolauction.net/nemauction2019/catalog/45 

    I encourage you to…

    • 29 Apr 2019
  • eNews 4.25.19

    eNews 4.25.19 

    Earth Week

    Thank you for all the successful green initiatives this week and for 
    helping to save our environment!

    Lunch with Mrs. Kleinkopf!

    Dear Families, 

    The Issaquah Schools Foundation’s online auction is now open! The Foundation provides funding for programs that help students at our school and every school in our district, so I am happy to support their efforts by donating the auction item found here…

    • 25 Apr 2019
  • Festival of Cultures - Tonight!

    eNews 4.25.19 

    Important Message from your PTSA!

    Join us Today,  April 25th 6-8pm at the
    Festival of Cultures in the Coyote Café!

    Festival of Cultures is an event where we celebrate our school diversity, while learning about our different cultural backgrounds through games, entertainment, and tasting flavors from around the world; a very fun and educational event!

    Our children will love seeing their cultures…

    • 25 Apr 2019
  • Book Swap!

    eNews 4.22.19 

    Wednesday, April 24th
    ONE DAY ONLY!
     

    As part of our 2019 Earth Week celebration, the Book Swap is back!  Look through your home library and find any books that need a new home.  Students are invited to bring gently used books to SWAP for “new to you” books & SHARE the love of reading with other kids. 

    • Books will be collected BEFORE SCHOOL on Wednesday, April 24 (Courtyard & Café line up areas…
    • 22 Apr 2019
  • eNews 4.18.19

    eNews 4.18.19 

    April is Earth Month and
    next week is Earth Week!

    Earth Week

    Celebrate Earth Week!
    Monday, April 22 – Friday, April 26
     

    YOU can BE GREEN by:

    Monday, April 22 - Conserve Energy and Water

    • Turn off lights & computers when not in use
    • Check faucets for leaks and shut off water when not in use 

    Tuesday, April 23 – Spread the Word!

    • Read a book or Show a video or Just TALK to Your Child(ren) 

    Wednesday…

    • 18 Apr 2019
  • eNews 4.4.19

    eNews 4.4.19 

    spring break sign

    We hope you all have a wonderful Spring Break next week.
    There is no school for students and we look forward to welcoming everyone back to Cascade Ridge on Monday April 15th!

    Let's Play

     

    Tomorrow is our Parent Play Day and Popcorn Friday!

    We are excited to welcome parents to recess tomorrow. Below are the guidelines if you are planning to visit. Please read carefully.

    Parking:

    • Do not park in fire…
    • 4 Apr 2019
  • eNews 3.28.19

    eNews 3.28.19

    SCIENCE FAIR 2019

    The PTSA sponsored Cascade Ridge Science Fair takes place TONIGHT at 6pm!

    Come enjoy our celebration of science with over 200 student science projects, exciting exhibits from our local science community and scientific snacks, pizza and baked goods for sale (CASH ONLY). 

    We’re excited to present exhibits from the Pacific Science Center, Iron Patriots (Liberty HS Robotics club), Oxbow Farms, Insect…

    • 28 Mar 2019
  • eNews 3.21.19

    eNews 3.21.19

     spring is here

    Thank You PTSA! 

    St Patty Day Lunch

    We all enjoyed the incredible lunch this month! 

    lost and found

    The lost and found is full of coats, jackets, backpacks, etc.  Please stop by the lost and found to claim any items that your child may have misplaced. 

    All remaining items will be donated to a local charity on Friday, April 5th

    To families of students receiving English Language Services (ELL)

    Between March 8 – March…

    • 21 Mar 2019
  • Trudy Ludwig Tonight!

    eNews 3.19.19 

    Bestselling Children’s Author, Trudy Ludwig,
    is coming to Cascade Ridge!

     ATTENTION ALL PARENTS:  On Tuesday March 19, you are invited to attend Trudy’s special parent presentation: “Understanding Our Kids’ Online & Offline Social World: Friendships, Cliques & Power Plays.” This family night, co-sponsored by our school and Endeavour Elementary, will take place at Cascade Ridge Elementary from …

    • 19 Mar 2019
  • eNews 3.14.19

    eNews 3.14.19

     

    Bestselling Children’s Author, Trudy Ludwig,
    is coming to Cascade Ridge!

     ATTENTION ALL PARENTS:  On Tuesday March 19, you are invited to attend Trudy’s special parent presentation: “Understanding Our Kids’ Online & Offline Social World: Friendships, Cliques & Power Plays.” This family night, co-sponsored by our school and Endeavour Elementary, will take place at Cascade Ridge Elementary from 6…

    • 14 Mar 2019
  • eNews 3.7.19

    eNews 3.7.19

    cartoon images of teachers

    Let's show our teachers that we love them!
    Dress like your teacher or other staff member
    in at least one way tomorrow... 
    Some ideas for you: Same shoes, same hair style, similar clothes or accessories!  

    And speaking of spirit! Order your Coyote Spirit Wear here! 

    https://cascaderidgespring.itemorder.com/sale

     Spring Orders close Sunday, March 10 at 11:59pm! 

    Bestselling Children’s Author…

    • 7 Mar 2019
  • eNews 2.28.19

    eNews 2.28.19

    read across americaIt was Read Across America Week at Cascade Ridge! This year’s theme was 'Celebrating a Nation of Diverse Readers'.  There was an extra emphasis on diversity in the library through read alouds, author spotlights, book talks and CulturalGrams-country research & interviews of young people. Author, Grace Lin, tells us that “it is important for books to serve as both mirrors and windows. Mirrors…

    • 28 Feb 2019
  • Message From Your PTSA

    eNews 2.26.19 

    Message From Your PTSA

    Dine Out

    Lunch with your preschooler? Dinner after practice? Swing by on the way home from the office? Join us at Evergreens Salad on Thursday February 28th! 20% of sales will be donated to the Cascade Ridge Elementary PTSA supporting our programs. 

    FREE FOOD?! Want to win lunch for you and your friends? Take a photo of your salad or a selfie in Evergreens and tag the photo with#EG…

    • 26 Feb 2019
  • eNews 2.15.19

    eNews 2.15.19

    upside down snowman


    We look forward to welcoming all students back to school on Monday February 25th.

    Thank  you for your help and patience getting all the students to and from school today! We had a great day! 

    There will be NO events at Cascade Ridge from today, Friday Feb 15th through Sunday Feb 18th, while we continue to clear the site of snow.

    PLEASE REMEMBER YOUR PHOTO ID WHEN YOU NEXT VISIT SCHOOL!

    NEW…

    • 15 Feb 2019
  • TWO- Hour Delay TOMORROW!

    eNews 2.14.19

    Happy Valentine's Day!

    Valentine's Day

    We are very excited to get kids back to school tomorrow! 

    Drop Off:

    • The parking lot is pretty much all clear! 
    • The playground is partially clear with paths!
    • Drop off will run as normal - just two-hours late!
    • Drop off between 11:00-11:10
    • Doors will open at 11:10

    Recess:

    • A final decision will be made tomorrow, but based on conditions today, we will have
    • 14 Feb 2019
  • TWO- Hour Delay TOMORROW!

    Apologies: The subject on the last eNews was not changed before sending. 

    Please Read for Important Information about Drop Off!

    eNews 2.13.19

    We are so excited to get kids back to school tomorrow! Please read carefully for important changes for tomorrow:

    Drop Off:

    • The parking lot is still very full of snow. We have a drop off lane, but not much parking. Please walk or drive and drop. 
    • The back of the school…
    • 13 Feb 2019
  • One - Hour Delay Today!

    Please Read for Important Information about Drop Off!

    eNews 2.13.19

    We are so excited to get kids back to school tomorrow! Please read carefully for important changes for tomorrow:

    Drop Off:

    • The parking lot is still very full of snow. We have a drop off lane, but not much parking. Please walk or drive and drop. 
    • The back of the school is full of snow, so all students will be let in through the front doors (even…
    • 13 Feb 2019
  • eNews 2.8.19

    eNews 2.8.19 

      Thank you for your patience and cooperation today during our early dismissal! Please watch eNews and the website for weather related updates as we approach Monday. 

    Stay safe and warm!

    • 8 Feb 2019
  • School is out at 1:40pm Tomorrow!

    eNews 1.31.19

      Snow Update:

    TWO HOUR EARLY DISMISSAL for ISD Friday, February 8 

    School is out at 1:40 pm, tomorrow!

    Buses on Snow Routes – No Out of District Transportation – PM Activities Cancelled for Grades K-8 - NO ECE/ECEAP

    Due to weather reports indicating a significant snow event beginning Friday afternoon, the ISD will close schools two hours early on Friday, February 8.

    • Schools will start at their…
    • 7 Feb 2019
  • One - Hour Delay Today!

    eNews 2.6.19

    We are on a 1-Hour Delay this morning due to snow and icy conditions. Here are some 1-Hour Delay reminders:

    • All before school activities and meetings are cancelled
    • Students should arrive between 9:55-10:10
    • Students will be let in the building at 10:10
    • School begins at 10:15
    • The rest of our school day will function on time including recesses and lunch
    • Dismissal will still be at 1:30
    • After school…
    • 6 Feb 2019