2023-24 PTSA Membership Is Now Open!

Enroll here for PTSA to take advantage of PTSA membership, yearbook, donations, and volunteer opportunities.  Please note, membership needs to be renewed each year.  If you want to receive a school directory, you must be a PTSA member.  We welcome your support - thank you! 

Action Needed- If you purchased your PTSA Membership before school started, please go back into the PTSA website and update your child's teacher.  This will make it easier for us to deliver things like gift-a-book/yearbooks/etc.  Thank you!

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Upcoming Important Cougar Ridge Events

Tuesday, April 16th 6:30pm- PTSA General Membership Meeting in the CR library

Thursday, April 18th- Spring Fun Run! We need volunteers to help cheer on our students as they take a victory lap around the back field. Point the way, high give and help our Bobcats to the finish line.  If you'd like to volunteer, please sign up here.

Thursday, April 18th- Help us show our Cougar Ridge Staff how SOUP-ER we think they are by signing up for our April staff luncheon here.  Please bring your soup in a crock pot with a liner if possible. We have liners that can be picked up in the front office. This makes it easy for us to reheat/keep warm while serving. Please bring all items to the front office during morning drop off on Thursday.  

Saturday, April 20th 3pm - Cougar Ridge is hosting the 2024 National Math Challenge Tournament!  The registration window is open now through Friday, March 15th. This exciting event provides a valuable and fun opportunity for our young students to showcase their skills in a variety of math topics. For more information go here.

Wednesday, April 24th- Math Challenge #14 due. Submit answers here.

Thursday, April 25th 6-7:30pm- Cougar Ridge STEAM "World's Fair"- Calling all scientists, engineers, artists and mathematicians!  We need your experiments, projects, inventions, art, research or any other cool thing you have made for our "Hall of Innovation." Share your work by registering here. Experiment, build and learn with tons of hands-on projects and be astounded by the professional "mad" scientists from MadScience of Sno-King at this fun family event.  Click here to help volunteer at the event.  Questions? Contact Dorothy Davis.

Thursday, May 16 6-8:30pm- Cougar Ridge Heritage Festival- This is a fantastic opportunity for students to learn about different cultures from around the world! We are looking for families to sponsor a country/state/cultural heritage and share that knowledge and culture with the school. We also have signups for volunteers needed in other areas as well.  Sign up here to represent your culture at the Heritage Festival!

  Lights, Camera... Appreciation

Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week

May 6-10

It's time to celebrate all of Cougar Ridge's Super Stars!  Staff Appreciation Week is May 6-10.  Please join us in showing staff members how much you appreciate all they do year round. We have volunteer opportunities and donation opportunities.  Please help make this a special week in whatever way you can.  Click here to sign up to volunteer.  Click here to donate items.

PTSA Spring Fundraiser

Thank you for supporting our PTSA!  Our fundraiser raised over $42,000, which supports Cougar Ridge enrichment and your child's education. Classroom and student winners will be announced at school this week.  While our classroom contest and annual fundraiser has ended, you can always choose to donate year-round here.  Thank you SO MUCH for helping create a strong community and strong school! We look forward to seeing many of you at the Fun Run on Thursday, April 18th. Sign-up to volunteer at the event here.

Clean Out for Cougar Ridge

We are launching a new initiative with local business Small Threads!  If this is the time of year where you clean out your kids' closet and drawers, those clothes and shoes can be used to benefit Cougar Ridge! Our school will receive funds from all *clean and resaleable* clothes and shoes at the consignment store! Anything not sold will be donated to KidVantage. For clothes that are *stained or torn* Small Threads has a partnership with Ridwell, so those items will be recycled instead of ending up in the landfill! We will have two *separate* boxes in the office for ou to put your donated clothes and shoes. We will run this initiative for the entire school year so you can do this anytime! Thank you for supporting our school and helping to keep our planet a little greener!

Spiritwear Store

Gear up for the school year with Cougar Ridge spirit wear! Visit our website with hundreds of designs waiting for you! Shop now and get your order in just 10-12 business days. Free shipping over $75. Go Bobcats!

  Be In The Know About Volunteering at Cougar Ridge Elementary!

Want to know about other volunteer opportunities at the school? Sign up for our volunteer interest list   (note: this requires an account on our PTSA website if you are not already registered).

Complete your Volunteer Application! Please also complete your Volunteer Application with the Issaquah School District and make sure you have Cougar Ridge Elementary School selected under school preferences. You must renew your volunteer application with ISD every year! 

Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in showing CR Staff some LOVE?!- We'd love to hear your ideas and help bring them to life. Sign-up to be part of the amazing team who will plan and execute this year's Staff Appreciation Week. Please email us if you are interested or have any questions. 

Join our CR PTSA Executive Board! Would you like to help set the direction to PTSA? Want to be more "in the know" about what happens at school? Interested in meeting new people? All while working in service of our students? Then please consider joining our PTSA Executive Board! If you're interested in learning more or have someone you think would be great on the board, please contact Kim Beaudoin

Monthly Staff Luncheon Volunteers- Please join PTSA in showing support for our awesome Cougar Ridge staff by volunteering for our monthly staff luncheons.  Volunteers are needed from 10-11:30am and 12:30-2pm.  The 1st shift of volunteers will help prep and put out food for the staff to enjoy.  The 2nd set shift of volunteers will help with replenishing food and drinks as needed and clean-up.  All dates for the year are in this SignUpGenius, so you can plan ahead!  

Library Volunteers Needed- We are looking for parent volunteers to help out with each class' library time. Please sign-up here, if interested. 

Get involved with Cougar Ridge PTSA! – This is a great way to meet other parents in your community and help our amazing school.  We currently have several supportive positions available.  Please contact Kim Beaudoin to find a committee that fits your interests.

2023-24 PTSA Math Challenge

PTSA is sponsoring an extracurricular math enrichment program that lets students show-off their problem-solving skills.  There will be 15 challenges throughout the school year, and students that complete 12 or more challenges will earn recognition! Click here for more information and/or contact Lingling Becker.

Submit answers here.

        Cougar Ridge Green Team News!


The Cougar Ridge Green Team is proud to host Earth Spirit Week, April 22th-26th, in celebration of Earth Day.  Please join in the festivities, think green and learn ways we can make a difference for our planet.

  • Monday- Hand Me Down day. Be sure to wear clothes that have gotten a second life instead of going to the landfill. These might be from a sibling, a friend, or some great finds from a thrift shop.
  • Tuesday- Black Out day. Wear black and try to turn off lights in the classroom and at home.  Reduce your use of electronics and electricity.
  • Wednesday- Waste Free Day. Try to bring your lunch and snack in reusable containers to create as little waste as possible. 
  • Thursday- White Out day. Wear white and try to use less paper products today. Can you use scratch paper or a white board instead?
  • Friday- Green Day. Wear green and try to do as many green practices as you can.

Art & Craft Supply Collection – In addition to a themed Earth Spirit Week, the Green Team is hosting an Art & Craft Supply Collection. This is for supplies you already have, even half used but still have life left, and are taking up valuable space in your home.  Items will be donated to Seattle Recreative thereby giving used and old art supplies a second life.  Visit here for more specifics on items we'll collect (please note, no paper).  We'll have bins throughout the school for your donations to be deposited Monday - Friday of Earth Spirit Week, April 22th-26th.  This is a great excuse for spring cleaning of your art and craft supplies! 



The Cougar Ridge Green Team and PTSA are proud to offer two specialty item recycling bins!  One for markers, pens and pencils.  Our newest bin, which was purchased using funds from the Spirit Swap is for glue sticks and glue bottles.  

Please make sure to only put the correct items in each box

Both bins are located by the front office. 

Thank you for doing your part to help protect our planet!

Apr 14
6:30p PTSA General Membership Meeting
PTSA General Membership Meeting

Tuesday, April 16
6:30p - 8:30p
PTSA Fun Run
PTSA Fun Run

Thursday, April 18

During school hours
6:00p STEAM Fair

Thursday, April 25
6:00p - 8:00p
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