Golden AcornCatharine Holtan3/9/20203/11/2020
Golden Acorn
LAST CHANCE to nominate the amazing volunteers in our school community! There are individuals in the Cougar Ridge community who work tirelessly to make the elementary school experience enriching and positive for all of our kids. It is time to honor the individuals who dedicate so much time and energy into our children and our community. Attached please find the nomination form for the Golden Acorn and Outstanding Advocate awards. Please take the time to nominate the individuals you feel have gone above and beyond in helping all of our children learn and grow. Deadline for nominations has been extended ... read full article
AwardsCatharine Holtan2/10/20202/24/2020
Awards
There are individuals in the Cougar Ridge community who work tirelessly to make the elementary school experience enriching and positive for all of our kids. It is time to honor the individuals who dedicate so much time and energy into our children and our community.  Click here for the nomination form for the Golden Acorn and Outstanding Advocate awards. Please take the time to nominate the individuals you feel have gone above and beyond in helping all of our children learn and grow. Deadline for nominations is February 24! ... read full article
Nominating CommitteeCatharine Holtan2/3/20202/17/2020
Nominating Committee
PTSA Executive Board Nomination Committee Members Needed: The PTSA is starting to plan for the 2020-21 school year! We are looking for volunteers to serve on the nomination committee for new executive board members. Please contact Jenny Adlakha if you are interested in participating or learning more. More information about this committee will be discussed at the February PTSA General Meeting on 2/11. ... read full article
Caring Through SharingCatharine Holtan11/18/201912/2/2019
Caring Through Sharing
Our Caring through Sharing Holiday Gift Barn  program is underway! This Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank program helps provide gifts for deserving families in the area during the holidays. Cougar Ridge’s  Gingerbread Village  is in the hallway near the entrance of the school. Bags for your purchased gifts are under the Gingerbread Village wall. All gifts are due back by Monday, December 2nd . Questions? Contact Jenny Adlakha .  ... read full article
Chess ClubCatharine Holtan9/21/201910/13/2019
Chess Club
Cougar Ridge Chess Club is accepting applications. Deadline to apply is October 13th for the first session.  Please click here  for more information and to fill out an application. Questions? Contact Randi Letendre . ... read full article
Volunteer DashboardCatharine Holtan8/28/20193/16/2020
Volunteer Dashboard
***Important change for volunteers: All volunteer work at Cougar Ridge is currently suspended until March 20 per ISD guidelines. The PTSA is looking for a STEM Coordinator for Fall 2020 to manage our robotics club and other STEM opportunities that come our way. If you are interested or have more questions please email Danielle Kolesnikov and Vivian Bae . ... read full article
Thank You Volunteers!Catharine Holtan10/28/20192/11/2020
Thank You Volunteers!
The Spelling Bee was a HUGE success!  Thank you to Jenne Greene, Danielle Kolesnikov, Vivian Bae, and the parent volunteers for all of their efforts in putting together the bee! We appreciate your hard work in making this such a success! ... read full article
Auction 2020 - March 13th!Catharine Holtan8/28/20193/27/2020
Auction 2020 - March 13th!
Cougar Ridge Auction 2020 Rescheduled to Saturday, June 13, 2020!  Given Seattle & King County Public Health guidance to reduce public gatherings, we have made the decision to postpone the auction. If you booked a room at the Hyatt Regency for the night of the Auction, please be sure to change your reservation to the new date.  Contact Ewelina Hickey with any questions! Want more information about the auction and what it is all about? We have you covered! Click here for descriptions in English ,  Chinese and Korean . Auction Ticket Sales are now open through May 31st. We ... read full article
We Love Volunteers!Catharine Holtan8/28/20194/9/2020
We Love Volunteers!
Volunteers are appreciated and wanted at Cougar Ridge! All volunteers in Issaquah Schools are required to complete the ANNUAL Volunteer Application for 2019-20 school year. This includes volunteering in your child’s classroom, Art Docent, Camp Warm Beach, or Library time.  Click here  for instructions and allow one week to process prior to any volunteer time. ... read full article
Spiritwear is Here!Catharine Holtan8/28/201910/21/2019
Spiritwear is Here!
Cougar Ridge  Spiritwear deadline has been extended and  is now  on sale  through 10/21!  We have a new design logo and new collectibles, including a cool new hatch pack and a cute cuffed beanie. We are also continuing to offer our popular athletic wear and tees with rhinestone lettering. We have added lots of items for parents and staff too!  Show off your CR pride and check out the gear  here !  Contact  Kalpa Baghasingh  or  Summer Heacock   with any questions. ... read full article
YearbookCatharine Holtan2/23/20204/17/2020
Yearbook
Don’t forget to order your yearbook for the 19-20 school year!  Did you know that over 90% of our students choose to receive a yearbook? Please click  here  to pre-order your yearbook now if you have not already. Do not plan on extra yearbooks being available at the end of the year for purchase. Contact  Catharine Holtan  with any questions.  Can’t remember if you have already bought a yearbook?  Just contact  Catharine  and she can let you know! We need your classroom photos for the yearbook ! The 2019-2020 yearbook is due to the publisher in two weeks and the following classrooms still need photos: Mrs. Zaslow, ... read full article
Art Fair and Art WalkCatharine Holtan2/3/20202/22/2020
Art Fair and Art Walk
Please join us for the Art Fair and Art Walk on February 27 th 6:30-8:00PM in the MPR . Submit any piece of art you like for display and come see art that other students have completed! There will be art stations and lots of fun for the whole family. Please submit your labeled art to the black art portfolio folder in the office by February 26th. Look out for a flyer coming home next week. We need volunteers! Please contact Vivian Bae and Danielle Kolesnikov if you are interested in helping or have any questions. ... read full article
Vote for Issaquah Schools!Catharine Holtan12/2/20192/11/2020
Vote for Issaquah Schools!
Have you mailed your ballot? Ballots are due by next Tuesday! The renewal/replacement levy continues support for mental health counselors, safety & security, career & technical programs, special education, highly capable program, expanded high school schedules, dual-language programs and more! Local dollars support local kids! Not a new tax! ... read full article
ReflectionsCatharine Holtan9/2/201911/23/2019
Reflections
Congratulations to all our Reflections participants!   A panel of 3 judges evaluated the entries based on the artist's interpretation of the theme, creativity, and technique. A special recognition to  Felicia C. (Grade 3)  who received the first place. The following students are selected as finalists and will advance to the Issaquah District level: Kindergarten : Pragnya C, Irene R.  1st Grade  : Timmy C, Kaya D. 2nd Grade : Iris K, Juhee L. 3rd Grade : Felicia C, Savanna L. 4th Grade : Valorie N, Kayla L. 5th Grade : Shuhan L, Justin H. ... read full article