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April 5                            Bank Days
April 26                          Creekside Talent Show
May 3                             ISF luncheon @ Meydenbauer Center
May 6                             Art Walk
May 11                           Seattle Sounders Game Night
May 14                           ISF Breakfast @ Eastridge Church Issaquah

Spring Popcorn- volunteers needed
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PTSA Open Programs 2019/2020 – We’re looking for parents to chair our Programs

If you are interested in any of these programs and want to see them return next year please contact Ghada Hamdi at ghadahamdi7@yahoo.com for more information.

Caring Through Sharing
This program coordinates donations to local families in need over the holidays.

Geography Club
Geography is a fundamental discipline at all levels of education.  Elementary students are naturally curious about the world around them.  Our Geography Club seeks to build on this natural curiosity and excitement for learning new things.  One or two parent volunteers are needed to run this club.

Chess Club
Creekside Chess Club provides the opportunity for the students to play chess with other students.  Chess club meets once a week after school.

Toastmasters Club
Provides students the opportunity to practice and improve their public speaking skills.

Math Club
Current 4th and 5th grade students have the opportunity to form teams for the Creekside Math Club.  The Creekside Math Club will help prepare kids for the “Online Math Olympiad” and and at least one off site competition.   

Box Tops
Box tops is an easy fundraising activity that everyone can participate in, simply clip the box tops and send them in.  Chair is responsible for creating Box top drives and sending in all the collected box tops.

Staff Appreciation/ Room parent coordinator
Every month the PTSA recognizes teachers and staff with fun activities and treats.  The chair would be responsible for organizing events throughout the year.  Chair will also over see room parent coordinators selected by teachers to distribute important PTSA news to parents.

PTSA Board position 2019-2020

Co-vp of volunteers
The VP of volunteers is looking for a Co who can assist with this important board position.  The VP of volunteers help provide important information to all the chairs that helps them run their events or programs smoothly.  Please contact Krista wood for more information krista.m.wood@gmail.com

Sponsorship Chair – New This Year
Looking for a person who can reach out to local businesses to raise money during our main fundraiser of the year. 

Bank Days
A penny saved is a penny earned!! The next Bank Day will be Friday, April 5th. I 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 for a trip to the prize box! For more information or to get your child signed up to participate visit http://creeksideptsa.ourschoolpages.com/Program and get your child saving!!

Talent Show

Creekside's Annual Talent Show is coming soon! 

Mark your calendars for Friday, April 26th.  Doors open at 5:30pm for the visual arts displays, show starts at 6pm. If your student is interested in participating please sign up via http://creeksideptsa.ourschoolpages.com/Page/Pta/Talent%20Show?GoBackUrl=%2fPageManager%2fViewAll beginning on March 27th. Space fills up quickly, so don’t wait! 

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. If you have a child who wants to be on stage but doesn’t want to put together a number, you can sign him or her up to participate in a pre-choreographed ensemble number Hailey Chamberlain is putting together.  Mandatory rehearsals, accompanied by a parent, are on Wednesday April 17th and 24th 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 Katie Heady at kateheady@hotmail.com
Space is limited. Registration will close on, or before, Friday, April 5th based on space availability.

Issaquah Schools Foundation

Nourish Every Mind

Save the date(s)!

Friday, May 3, 2019 – luncheon at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue (note the different day as NEM has historically been on Thursday)

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 – breakfast at Eastridge Church in Issaquah

It’s never too soon to think about who you can invite to these fun events

Creekside Art Walk
We are busy planning and prepping our Art Walk scheduled for Thursday, May 9th from 5:30-7:30.  We are looking for volunteers to take on a station.  We will have all materials, and instructions available for you making your time as easy as possible!  Bring your teenagers along for service hours, or a friend/spouse to join you.

We look forward to seeing you!

Kari and Katy

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Creekside and Seattle Sounders Game Night

May 11th, 7pm start time 

Please join your Creekside family and friends to cheer on our Seattle Sounders with group seating!  Creekside students attending will receive a free Sounders Prize to keep from your PTSA!  Come and enjoy the game!  Looking forward to seeing you there!  Tickets can be purchased online at:


For any questions please contact Hailey Chamberlain at haileyc.pak@gmail.com and look for the official flyer coming home this week!  Go Sounders! 

Treasurer Update
The budget for our upcoming year of 2019-2020 is currently being put together for review and will be voted on in our May general membership meeting.  The PTSA recently contributed to an increase in our grants awarded in thanks to our Hawkathon and we are reviewing ways to spend our remaining Hawkathon funds in a way that benefits our student body and staff. 

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If you have any questions contact Hailey Chamberlain at haileyc.pak@gmail.com

Yearbook – Order Today

If you haven’t already, order your yearbook TODAY!

At the end of the year, yearbooks will be distributed to your child's classroom.  Your child's teacher will hand them out in class for those who have ordered them.  Students then get time to sign each others' yearbooks.  Please do not let your child miss out on this fun end of the year tradition!  

You can order your child's yearbook at the PTSA website. 


Keep those photos coming!  We need candid photos from EVERY CLASS, and phone pictures are perfect, so don't feel like your pictures aren't good enough.   Did you attend the Family Science and Engineering Night?  Have any fun photos from volunteering in the classroom, doing art projects or attending a concert?  Send us those photos too!  Submit them on line here:  https://link.entourageyearbooks.com/index.asp   Or get the Entourage Link app on the Apple App Store or Google Play.   Log in, search for Creekside, and upload away!  Need help submitting photos?   Email Jill Lantz (jill.lantz@gmail.com)

Science Night Thank You

We would like to thank everyone who came to this year's Family Science and Engineering night. The event would not have been possible without the hard work of several members of the Creekside community, particularly Jill Kruper, Lea Lucchesi, and our wonderful parent and middle and high school student volunteers. We are grateful for the support of all of our vendors and the Creekside PTSA. Thank you for supporting science and engineering education in our school community!

Jane and Lara