Many people ask - Why should I join the PTSA?

The PTSA supports programs for all kids at Cougar Ridge that are not covered via the school due to district/state budget shortfalls.

What does the Cougar Ridge Elementary PTSA Sponsor?


  • Technology (iPads/interactive white boards/portable computers)
  • Science and Technology Demonstrations in the classroom (Science-to-Go)
  • Science Fair
  • Art (Art Docent program/Reflections/Art Fair)
  • Teacher Allocations (Supplies/Educational materials/Student prizes)
  • School Grants (benefits teachers and school staff)
  • Field Trips
  • Reading Club Books & Support
  • Assemblies and Speakers 

FUN school community programs and events:

  • 2018 Playground Equipment Funding - over $50K worth of incremental equipment not covered by the District
  • Kindergarten Playground Night
  • Staff Appreciation - Monthly Luncheons & Staff Appreciation Week
  • Book Fair
  • Caring through Sharing
  • Chess Club
  • Robotics Club
  • Back-to-School Ice Cream Social
  • Spooky Spaghetti
  • End-of-Year Carnival
  • Heritage Festival
  • School Auction and Walk-a-Thon (Fun Run)
  • 5th Grade Camp & Promotion

In addition, both Washington State PTA and the National PTA offer services and discounts through select partners and as a member of the Cougar Ridge Elementary PTSA, they are available to you!  New benefits are being added, so be sure to check often!