Issaquah School District

Cascade Ridge Site Council 2017-2018

Cascade Ridge Elementary

Monday, February 5th, 2018



Call to Order: 


Welcome:  Introductions

  • School Administrator – Tia Kleinkopf (Principal)
  • Staff Members –Donna Cleary, staff, Angela Ahlemeyer staff, Makenzie Lee (Primary rep) Demetra Trull (Intermediate Rep)
  • Parent/Community Members –AJ Henderson, PJ Maffett, Dafna Tarlowe, April Gregory
  • PTSA Rep – Sandy McNees (EVP)       

 Reading and Approval of Minutes:  November 6th, 2017

 Principal’s Report:  Tia Kleinkopf

 Staff Report:  Donna--Support staff, Angela- EA’s, Makenzie- K-2, Demetra- 3-5

  • Kindergarten just finished up an Arctic Regions unit and is moving into learning about Forests in the PNW. We finished up Narrative writing and are starting an informational How-To Unit. We have finished units 1-3 of math and started unit 4 last week. 
  • First grade is working on Information Writing. They are studying nonfiction texts in reading and are learning about families around the world and the continents. In math they are working on 
  • Grade 2 is working on book reviews and opinion writing. We are wrapping up our science unit where the kids have been learning about the engineering process and designing hand pollinators. We are looking forward to our music concert on the 13th and we’re having two sessions of Cartooniversity this month.

PTSA Report:  Sandy McNees

  • Update on Winter Programs & Events
    • Spelling Bee Feb. 5th, 6th and 8th
    • Family Movie Night March 2nd
    • All About Growing Up – Girls, March 5th 6:30-8:30pm
    • All About Growing Up – Boys, March 6th 6:30-8:30pm
    • Dine out at the Ram- March 6th
    • Science Fair March 22nd

 New Business:

  • Community Questions
    • PTSA sponsoring events back to back
    • Process for cleaning tables during lunch
    • Class photo photographer


 Adjourn:  Next meeting March 5, 2018