Mark your Calendars - Upcoming Important Cougar Ridge 2022 Dates 


Monday, May 16th - Friday, May 20th – The Cougar Ridge book fair is back!  The book fair will be held in our library and students will have an opportunity to shop the fair during their scheduled library time.

Thursday, May 19th, 3:40PM – 7:00PM – **BREAKING NEWS** Book Fair is open for after-school hours on one night and one night only!!!  Take this opportunity to shop the fair with your family and stock up for summer reading! 

Monday, May 23rd - Nominations for Outstanding Educator Award due.  See below for more details.

Monday, May 30th - Memorial Day - NO SCHOOL!

Wednesday, June 1st, 6PM – Cougar Ridge At Home Stem Night.  Prepare for a night of hands-on fun with “Toymaker” Rick Hartman who will be live on Zoom to lead your child through various projects.  Register online by Friday, May 27th to get your supplies!  Click here to register.  Please register each child that needs a kit.  Reach out to Dorothy Davis with any questions.

Friday, June 10th, 6 - 8 PM - School Carnival.  See details below.

Wednesday, June 15th, 3 - 4 PM - 5th Grade Graduation

See full ISD Calendar Here


Cougar Ridge Elementary School Online Book Fair!
If you or your child can’t make it to the Fair in person, shop your Fair’s online store.
Scholastic will give back 25% in rewards to COUGAR RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL when you shop online May 16- May 29.
Please click on the link here:


Carnival is back and everyone is invited!

Cougar Ridge Elementary PTSA invites you to celebrate the end of the school year on Friday, June 10th from 6-8PM at the school playground!  We will have games, food trucks (food for purchase), amazing prizes, and free ice cream.  Please register here to receive your free ice cream ticket (one ticket per person) by Wednesday, June 1st, 2022 to help us get an accurate count.   

If you would like to volunteer and help with the event or have any questions, please reach out to Lana Williams or Dorothy Davis

2022-2023 Slate of Officers Announcement
The Cougar Ridge Elementary PTSA is pleased to announce the 2022-2023 slate of officers as presented by the Cougar Ridge Elementary PTSA Nominating Committee.
The 2022-2023 Cougar Ridge Elementary PTSA Nominating Committee hereby places the following names into nomination, please click here.

Submit your nomination for the Outstanding Educator Award

The Cougar Ridge PTSA is thrilled to once again honor a teacher who has gone above and beyond in our school and for our children.  This award recognizes an individual who has provided outstanding educational opportunities for children that are beyond the normal scope of the job.  Please submit a nomination by Monday, May 23rd to help us recognize one extraordinary teacher!  

Our PTSA Spring Fundraiser was a tremendous success!

Thank you to our entire Cougar Ridge community for the incredible job you did in supporting Cougar Ridge Elementary through our big Spring Fundraiser, Fun Run - Obstacle Course! 

It was a tremendous success, we exceeded our goal and reached 104%! We are beyond grateful for you, our parent community, our students and our staff, the support and encouragement you have shown is just wonderful! Our children and school will benefit greatly from these funds as we will be able to continue to provide additional programs and resources for Cougar Ridge Elementary! 


On April 1st we had our FUN RUN - Obstacle Course. This was such a fun experience for our children and Bobby Bobcat came out to cheer everyone on! Thank you to all the parent volunteers who helped us out! We will make sure to share pictures of our fun recess in an upcoming Bobcat Blast Newsletter!

Our all school ice cream party was so much fun on Thursday, April 7th!! An ice cream truck came to our school for afternoon recess on and the weather was perfect for a popsicle!

We are very excited to announce the following winners:

The winning class, who gets to name our new Mini Mascot: 

Mr. Boynton’s class

The top 10 classes who get to participate in the Pig Race:

Mr. Boynton (4), Ms. Kanaga (3), Ms. Younglove (2), Ms. Christensen (4), Ms. Chase (4), Ms. Hand (3), Ms. Holland (K), Ms. Jang (3), Ms. Erickson (1) and Ms. Zaslow (1).

Winners of the Pig Race, who win a Pizza Party:

Ms. Younglove (2), Ms. Erickson (1) and Ms. Chase (4).

The teachers from the 3 top classes who win a $100 Amazon gift card:

Mr. Boynton, grade 4, Ms. Kanaga, grade 3 and Ms. Younglove, grade 2.

The top 3 classes with the highest student participation who win a PJ/Donut party:

Mr. Boynton (4), Ms. Younglove (2) and Ms. Christensen (4).

Top 7 students that have donated the highest $ amount who win 2 Defy VIP Passes (Free 1 hour pass): 1 Kindergartener, 1 First Grader, 2 Third Graders, 2 Fourth Graders and 1 Fifth Grader.

Congratulations to everyone, the entire school gets to be winners and benefit from your joined contribution to supporting our Spring Fundraiser!

Thank you once again for all your generosity, support and participation in making this event such an enormous success!


Cougar Ridge Elementary PTSA 

PTSA Spring Fundraising Team, Christina Smedegaard, Diana Heyd & Lana Williams


Does your Employer Corporate Match donations to non-profit organizations, like our PTSA? Many companies participate in the Corporate Matching Gift Programclick here to see if your Employer is on the list and find more information. 

All donations are 100% tax-deductible.

Cougar Ridge Elementary PTSA EIN# - 91-1553861.

Volunteer Opportunities


VOLUNTEER APPLICATION PROCESS – All volunteers in Issaquah Schools are required to complete the ANNUAL Volunteer Application for the current school year.  Click here for instructions and allow one week to process prior to any volunteer time at the school.

Sign-up to be an Art Volunteer! – Art Docent has returned to Cougar Ridge.  Please sign-up here to be an art volunteer in your student's classroom.  

Carnival Volunteers - PTSA is looking for a chair or committee to plan the end of school Carnival.  PTSA will provide all necessary guidance and training. Interested individuals please email Betty Ko


Join the Cougar Ridge PTSA for 2021-22 Today!


You may now purchase your 2021-2022 Cougar Ridge PTSA membership by clicking here.  This will also be your opportunity to donate to the Art Docent fund and purchase yearbooks. Remember that if you want access to a school directory you must be a PTSA member. We welcome your support - thank you!

Sign Up for PTSA Weekly Newsletter, the Bobcat Blast!

Thanks for visiting our CR PTSA website. We hope you can find useful information about our school and community here.  Make sure to subscribe to our newsletter, the Bobcat Blast.  You do not have to be a member to sign up!  Please click here for instructions on how to sign up. 
If you are new to the school, please feel free to reach out to us:

Cougar Ridge Green Team News!



Recycle! The Cougar Ridge Green Team and PTSA are proud to announce that we have a recycling bin for markers, pens, and pencils. It will be located outside the front door. Please be sure to only put pens, markers and pencils in this box. Thank you for doing your part to help protect our planet!  

Staff Favorite Things List


We are so thankful for our wonderful teachers and staff.  Check out their favorite things on our PTSA website.


Returning to School 2021-2022 Handbook and COVID FAQ

FAQ and Welcome Back Orientation

CR COVID Family Handbook 2021-22

COVID Flow Chart

COVID Info Update 

ISD FAQ 2021-22


Parent/Student Handbook 2021-22

May 15
Book Fair
Book Fair

Mon 5/16 - Fri 5/20
Book Fair
Book Fair

Mon 5/16 - Fri 5/20
12:01a General Meeting - New officers election
General Meeting - New officers election

Tuesday, May 17
12:01a - 11:59p
Book Fair
Book Fair

Mon 5/16 - Fri 5/20
Book Fair
Book Fair

Mon 5/16 - Fri 5/20
Book Fair
Book Fair

Mon 5/16 - Fri 5/20
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