HURRY! This week is your final chance to buy tickets to the Cougar Ridge PTSA Auction! You can purchase your tickets here! Tickets will be on sale until March 1.

Our kids need YOUR support at this event! This biennial fundraiser supports many of the amazing programs our children are able to participate in. These PTSA-funded programs are one of the reasons Cougar Ridge is such a desirable school to attend. Please contact Ewelina Hickey with any questions about the auction.


Upcoming Important Dates

Wednesday, February 26th 1:30-2:30 PM – Chess Club in Portable 5

Thursday, February 27th 6:30-8:00 PM – Art Fair and Art Walk (MPR). Submit any piece of art you like for display and view art 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. Volunteers needed! Questions or interested in volunteering? Contact Vivian Bae and Danielle Kolesnikov.

Wednesday, March 4th 8:15-9:10 AM – Student Council in the MPR


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!

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PTSA Executive Board Nomination Committee Members Needed by February 28th: The PTSA is starting to plan for the 2020-21 school year and we need your help! Serve on the nomination committee. This committee screens and selects potential candidates for vacant positions on the executive board. Executive Board positions are open to all PTSA members. The nominating committee will be elected at the March 10th PTSA meeting (meeting agenda here). YOU play a part in creating a strong PTSA that works for your child’s best interests. Please contact Jenny Adlakha to express interest or learn more.
Webmaster needed for 2020-21! The PTSA is looking for a volunteer webmaster for the 2020-21 school year. This position involves managing the PTSA website using a hosted platform (direct programming skills are not required). Please contact Amy Himowitz if you are interested or would like to learn more about this position.

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.

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Auction 2020 - March 13th!

Welcome to the Roaring 20’s! Save the date for Friday, March 13th at the Hyatt Regency Lake Washington for our biennial fundraiser that makes our PTSA programs and events possible throughout the year. Contact Ewelina Hickey with any questions!

Tickets go on sale Monday, January 13th on our Auction website!

Want more information about the auction and what it is all about? We have you covered! Click here for descriptions in EnglishChinese and Korean.

Are you wondering what people wear to an Auction? Most people wear cocktail attire or dress for the theme. Roaring 20’s attire examples can be found here.


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!

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Feb 23
1:30p Chess Club
Chess Club

Wednesday, February 26
1:30p - 2:30p
Portable 5
6:30p Art Fair and Reflections Reception
Art Fair and Reflections Reception

Thursday, February 27
6:30p - 8:00p
Mar 1
8:15a Student Council
Student Council

Wednesday, March 4
8:15a - 9:10a
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