• Happy End of the school year

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    Dear Families, Here is my final newsletter.  Hope you have a safe and wonderful summer. Best, Cheryl Churchill
    • 26 Jun 2019
  • A request and field day information

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    Dear Families, Sorry to ask, again, but if your student is NOT going to be here on the last day of school, could you please e-mail me and let me know?  I have items to send home with each student and don't want any of them to miss out. Also, ple...
    • 18 Jun 2019
  • Library books need to be returned and last day of school...

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    Dear Families, Please help your student find any library books and return them as soon as possible.  Another notice is coming home today (for those that still have books out).  Also, if your student will not be attending the last day o...
    • 14 Jun 2019
  • Need help for field day...

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    Be a part of an annual end of year tradition…volunteer to help at IVE Field Day!  This year Field Day will be on Tuesday, June 25th at the IVE Playground. Volunteers are needed from 9:30-11:15am for K-2nd Grade Field Day, and f...
    • 13 Jun 2019
  • field trip and pizza and tech day

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    Dear Families, Tuesday, June 11, is our field trip to the Woodland Park Zoo.  Please make sure your student is wearing comfortable walking shoes (no flip flops), and comfortable clothes.  It looks like it will be warm and sunny, so you may ...
    • 8 Jun 2019
  • Great opportunity, hope you can come!

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    Author Visit and Family Literacy Night Event We are excited to welcome author Simon Calcavecchia to Issaquah Valley on June 4th for a student assembly and again that evening for a Family Literacy Event from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the IVE Multi-Pu...
    • 29 May 2019
  • First Grade Community Project

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    Dear Families, The first graders have chosen to host a clothing drive as a way to end our Needs and Wants unit during the week of May 20th-24th.  There will be a box dropped off near each classroom door to collect gently used clothing. Two of ...
    • 14 May 2019
  • Thank you and Happy Mother's Day weekend

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    Dear Families, Thank you so much for another week of being spoiled!  Thank you for the flowers, notes, treats and all around kindness!  I feel so appreciated, that is for sure!  Thank you to all the volunteers who helped with gardening...
    • 10 May 2019
  • Come and let us celebrate you!

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    The staff at IVE would like to show a small token of our appreciation for our amazing volunteers!  Please come join us for a luncheon, in your honor, on Thursday June 6th.  First grade lunch will be from 11:15-12:00.  I so hope you wil...
    • 8 May 2019
  • Great opportunity coming up

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    ISD and IVE in partnership present... Cultural Understanding and Misunderstanding Wednesday, May 15th 6:30-8:00pm, IVE Library How do cultural differences play out in your interactions with your school community? Have you ever felt it hard to connect...
    • 3 May 2019
  • Date change for first grade field trip...

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    IMPORTANT: The zoo field trip has now been changed to June 11th. A few of you had already told me you wanted to volunteer as a chaperone. Please let me know if you can still do this on the 11th of June. There was an event conflict, so we had our fiel...
    • 24 Apr 2019
  • Zoo field trip date

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    Dear Families,Our Zoo field trip will be on June 14th! More details will be sent home in the near future, but wanted to let you know the specific date. Parent volunteers will need to carpool and drive to the zoo. You will need to come to school first...
    • 19 Apr 2019
  • We need your help (message from Michelle Pickard, principal)

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    Attention Parents: We are in need of parent volunteers to help facilitate our incoming Kinder Screener Testing on April 16, 2019. Volunteers would greet incoming Kinder parents, check them in for testing, and help show them to their testing location...
    • 3 Apr 2019
  • Reward for Fun Run performance...

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    Dear Families, Our class is one that earned popcorn and jamba juice for doing so well on our fundraiser. Below you will see the ingredients.  Please let me know if your child has any allergies or if you would prefer they don't have popcorn or th...
    • 29 Mar 2019
  • Fun Run and animal incentives....

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    Dear Families, Our class did such a great job on the Fun Run!  Everyone was so excited and all ran and walked the entire time.  It was a great way to start our Friday.  Thank you so much for all your support for our great school! ...
    • 23 Mar 2019
  • Spring Fever has hit!

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    Dear Families, Happy Spring!  Apparently our warm spring days have started spring fever a bit early :).  There has been a lot of teasing going on (apparently) about who loves whom, etc.  I spent about 30 minutes talking about teas...
    • 21 Mar 2019
  • PTA Sponsored Food Drive for the break!

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    Dear Families, Here is a great IVE community project for you and your family to get involved in!  Please read the attached and help out if you can.  So appreciate your support. Have a safe and wonderful Wednesday and enjoy this summer sun!...
    • 20 Mar 2019
  • Our classroom family is growing!

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    Dear families, I am excited to announce that we will have a new member in our class!  Travis will be joining us Monday March 18th!  I know your student will welcome him and help him, quickly, feel a part of our class. The class cheered...
    • 17 Mar 2019
  • Spirit Day March 15th!!!

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    Orange Ruler Spirit Day Our students did it! They have raised more than 50% of our school fundraising goal! Way to go Cougars! The school has earned a spirit day! Friday, March 15th, will  be Funny Friday. Wear mismatched clothes, wacky hair, cr...
    • 13 Mar 2019
  • Gardening, Writing, Science and a little leprechaun fun!

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    Dear Parents, Tomorrow is our second gardening lesson.  Hopefully it won’t snow!  Our lesson is from 12:15-1:15.  If you are interested in volunteering for garden lessons we would LOVE to have you!  Also, some of the other f...
    • 7 Mar 2019
  • Orange Ruler Fundraiser!

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    The IVE PTA Orange Ruler Fun Run Fundraiser is HERE! Please help our school with this important fundraiser to ensure continuation of many of our beloved PTA programs and events. Please logon to orangeruler.com/signup and register today! Fo...
    • 5 Mar 2019
  • Dr. Seuss, 100th day, Spirit Day and kindness week

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    Dear Families, Our class will celebrate 100th day (actually it is Thursday, but we will celebrate it Friday) with Mrs. Wong-Lam's class on Friday March 1.  We will do this from 12:15-12:55.  Also on Friday March 1 the entire school will ...
    • 27 Feb 2019
  • Gardening Program

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    Dear Families, We just received our gardening schedules!     Fridays 2/8, 3/8, 4/5, 5/10 & 6/7  Churchill 12:15-1:15 If you are interested in volunteering (once a month for one hour) that woul...
    • 28 Jan 2019
  • Upcoming Valentine's Day Party Information and Plea

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    Here is the Valentine's Day Information
    • 25 Jan 2019
  • Gingerbread house reminder

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    Dear Families:   Gingerbread Houses- Wednesday December 19 from 10:30-11:15    On Wednesday, December 19, we are making a small gingerbread house out of graham crackers. It will be formed around the size of the milk cartons here at sch...
    • 17 Dec 2018