February 9-27 – Box Tops Collection Contest
Additional Kindergarten information from the Issaquah School District is available at this link.
Family Author Night Event - rescheduled!
Come and hear what kept our Otters enthralled during Simon’s assemblies!
Wednesday, February 12th, 6:00-7:00 pm Creekside Multipurpose Room
Children’s author, Simon Calcavecchia, will discuss the power of positivity & the Growth Mindset. His message promotes ideals of inclusion, which mirrors a key focus of the Issaquah School district. Join us for this inspirational night as we continue to build a school environment where all feel welcome and celebrated. The stories of Frank and Mustard are based on his personal experiences.
RSVP at: http://bit.ly/creeksidesimon
Books can be purchased in advance for signing at https://www.frankandmustard.com/books/
Family Science and Engineering Night will be held on Thursday, March 26, from 5:30 - 7:30pm in the MPR.
Volunteers are needed! No science expertise is required for any of the positions. Sign up on the link if you can help. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4aa4af2ca4f85-family
Hope you can join us for a fun evening of exploration!
Mark your calendars for Friday, April 24th. Doors open at 5:30pm for the visual arts displays, show starts at 6pm. If your student is interested in participating, please sign up on the PTSA website starting on Wednesday, March 18th.
Students can sing, dance, do a skit, show their yo-yo, hula hoop, stilts, or pogo stick tricks, demonstrate martial arts, play an instrument (or two or three at the same time), quote a poem or read an original poem. Be creative and have fun. Acts need to be 2 minutes or less. Mandatory rehearsal, accompanied by a parent, is on Wednesday, April 22 after school. If you have a Creekside artist in your home, sign him or her up to submit art or writing for the visual arts section that will be on display before and during the show.
For questions, contact Kathy Brandt at email@example.com
It is only February but we are already planning the Creekside Summer Celebration! Save the date for Friday June 5th from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Our wonderful volunteers are already working on games and activities and lining up delicious food options, entertainment and more. If you want to volunteer to help that evening, if you have a middle school to high school age volunteer or just want to help out, please contact Jennifer Nakamura firstname.lastname@example.org or Hailey Chamberlain email@example.com.
We are also looking for balloon artists who are able to make animals, hats, etc. If you, a family member or friend, is interested in volunteering for this activity, please contact Jennifer.
A penny saved is a penny earned!! The next Bank Day will be on Friday, March 6th. Our Bank Day Chair, Nova, will be available on the 2nd floor library overlook anytime from 9:00am-10:00am for kids to make a deposit.
Get your children in the habit of saving money by participating in Creekside’s Bank Day. We have paired up with Washington Federal to create a Save at School program. As an incentive, the bank will give your kids $5.00 once their account is setup. For those of you with accounts already, please send your kiddos in with their deposits (limited to a max of $20 cash, no limit on checks) for a trip to the prize box!
For more information or to get your child signed up to participate visit creeksideptsa.ourschoolpages.com/Program and get your child saving!
The Box Tops contest collection is starting this week and it runs through Thursday, February 27th. This is the perfect time to turn in any unexpired Box Top labels you may have around the house. If you would like to see a list of all products with Box Tops labels, please visit their website at https://www.boxtops4education.com.
Thanks for your participation!
Don’t put it off any longer! It’s time to get those yearbooks ordered! We will not be ordering extra books to sell in June. You must pre-order a yearbook!
Not sure if you have already ordered? Click “Track my Order" on the Entourage site and enter your email address.
The Popcorn Friday schedule still needs parent volunteers! Sign up to help with Popcorn Friday and include ‘new’ next to your name in the sign-up if this is your first time. Popcorn Fridays Winter Schedule
Nourish Every Mind
Mark your calendars for Issaquah Schools Foundation’s Annual Fundraiser and Celebration: Nourish Every Mind 2020.
Luncheon - Friday, May 8th
Breakfast - Tuesday, May 19th
Both Events Held at Eastridge Church, Issaquah
Online Auction – April 24-May 4, 2020
More info: http://isfdn.org/nourish-every-mind/
Impact Scholarship Applications due February 21, 2020
The Issaquah Schools Foundation offers scholarships to help juniors and seniors in the Issaquah School District continue their educational journeys. The Impact Scholarship will be awarded to students who submit essays that describe how Issaquah Schools Foundation-funded programs have enriched their education. For more information on the scholarships and how to apply, please visit our Impact Scholarship Page.
Creekside Elementary partners with Peachjar, an online bulletin board system, to help families see all the opportunities happening with community partners in the greater ISD community.