Festival of Cultures
Author:
Amy Senior 
Show from:
1/6/2020-1/24/2020

After School Movie
Early Release After School Movie Featuring: "The Lego Batman Movie" Wednesday, February 12th 1:30 - 3:30 pm Challenger MPR Price $10 (includes two nut free snacks and a water) Sign up here 5th grade parents will be chaperoning this event and all proceeds benefit 5th grade end of year activities. After School Movie Dismissal Procedure: Kindergarten: 5th Grade Parents will walk students from classroom to MPR First Grade: 1st Grade Teachers will drop students off at MPR Second Thru Fifth: Report directly to the MPR Please send all questions for this event to Briana Segura   ... read full article
Author:
Briana Segura 
Show from:
1/12/2020-2/10/2020

Challenger needs you - STEM Fair
  The PTA Needs You! Do you have a passion for Science?  Do you want to help foster that love in our Challenger students?  Challenger Elementary is need of a STEM Chair.  The event happens in March so there is plenty of time to prepare and get help!  Typically, many middle-schoolers help and Issaquah HS has already inquired about hosting a booth.  Time commitment is roughly 15-20 hours between January and March.   Please consider stepping up to chair this wonderful program.   Unfortunately, without enough volunteers, we are unable to provide this program.   If interested, please contact Kendra or Lisa ... read full article
Author:
Kendra Campbell 
Show from:
9/10/2019-1/31/2020
Golden Acorn AwardsKendra Campbell1/6/20201/20/2020
Golden Acorn Awards
HERE                                                                            2020 Golden Acorn & Outstanding Educator We need YOUR help to Recognize Challenger’s Outstanding Volunteers and Educators!!   The Golden Acorn Award: is awarded to PTA volunteers who go above and beyond in their service to a school community. The Outstanding Educator Award is awarded to a teacher or staff member who makes significant contributions that enhance the education of students. Challenger parent ... read full article
Vision and Hearing Volunteers NeededKendra Campbell10/2/201910/16/2019
Vision and Hearing Volunteers Needed
                                                                            Every year the school performs vision and hearing screening for our students. This valuable event cannot take place without about 20 volunteers- please consider signing up for a shift. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080b4caba629a4fb6-hearing    ... read full article
Festival of CulturesAmy Senior1/6/20201/24/2020
Festival of Cultures
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Challenger Staff Cookie ExchangeBetsy Kheriaty12/5/201912/17/2019
Challenger Staff Cookie Exchange
The PTA is hosting a Cookie Exchange day for our amazing Challenger Staff. Many of the staff members are busy with our kiddos right up until Winter Break and don't have time to bake. To help start off their holiday right, we are hoping to bring in holiday cookies for each staff member to take a plate home to their family. Please consider signing up to bake or buy  2 dozen   holiday cookies  and deliver to me in the staff lounge  Tuesday ,  12 / 17 from 10 : 00 - 10:30am . TO SIGN-UP - click here:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0c45a9a62ba7fe3-challenger ... read full article
Join the Challenger PTAHeather Matthews8/1/20199/18/2019
Join the Challenger PTA
The PTA is a National, State & Local Organization Advocating for our Children Please join and show that you care and are invested in the welfare of our children:  -You are not required to volunteer – but we’d love it if you did!  -100% membership gives credence to our PTA voice in advocating for our children with the Legislature and sends a message to Olympia that our school and district are made up of parents who are concerned and involved.  -PTA is the largest child advocacy group in the United States.    Parents:   Click here to join the PTA ... read full article
Order School Supplies for 2019-2020 School Year! Heather Matthews6/1/20198/20/2019
Order School Supplies for 2019-2020 School Year!
It’s that time of year to order school supplies for next school year! We are excited to be offering prepackaged school supplies from School Tool Box . All school supplies will be shipped directly to your doorstep. Please allow 10 days for shipping and remember to order the grade your student will be entering in the fall. You have the option of customizing the teacher-approved list too! You can order until August 20 th . Order yours today!!  schooltoolbox.com . View the  Challenger Flyer for prices.  Contact Lisa Mitchel for questions  lisakatiem@gmail.com ... read full article
After School MovieBriana Segura1/12/20202/10/2020
After School Movie
Early Release After School Movie Featuring: "The Lego Batman Movie" Wednesday, February 12th 1:30 - 3:30 pm Challenger MPR Price $10 (includes two nut free snacks and a water) Sign up here 5th grade parents will be chaperoning this event and all proceeds benefit 5th grade end of year activities. After School Movie Dismissal Procedure: Kindergarten: 5th Grade Parents will walk students from classroom to MPR First Grade: 1st Grade Teachers will drop students off at MPR Second Thru Fifth: Report directly to the MPR Please send all questions for this event to Briana Segura   ... read full article
Save the DateAmy Senior12/4/201912/20/2019
Save the Date
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PTA Family Bingo NightBetsy Kheriaty10/21/201911/15/2019
PTA Family Bingo Night
PTA Family Bingo Night is Coming! Friday, Nov. 15th 6:00 - 8:00 pm.   Join us for an exciting evening filled with pizza, bingo and fun for the whole family !  For important event details, like pre-ordering your pizza and bingo cards, visit the event page:   PTA Bingo & Pizza Night Event Page PIZZA PRE-ORDER Deadline is November 8th .... don't say we didn't tell ya!  *Pizzas will not be sold on Bingo Night - Pre-order only*  Can you help? To volunteer at the event please sign up  here ... read full article
Kinders & Kleenex for Kindergarten ParentsHeather Matthews8/1/20199/9/2019
Kinders & Kleenex for Kindergarten Parents
Kindergarten Parents! Please join us for Coffee & Kleenex on Monday, September 9th at 9:15 am. We will meet outside the Kindergarten wing under the covered area. After you drop off your precious little one for their first day of Kindergarten please stop by our table, grab a Kleenex, a pastry, a cup of coffee/tea and take a moment to meet other amazing Challenger Parents. Hope you can join us! Warmly sponsored by Challenger PTA.  ... read full article
Kindness WeekBetsy Kheriaty11/1/201911/15/2019
Kindness Week
Kindness Week At Challenger our students can show kindness in a variety of ways. We are focusing on kindness in our school and community through kindness week starting Tuesday November 12th. For more information, click  here     ... read full article
Challenger needs you - STEM FairKendra Campbell9/10/20191/31/2020
Challenger needs you - STEM Fair
  The PTA Needs You! Do you have a passion for Science?  Do you want to help foster that love in our Challenger students?  Challenger Elementary is need of a STEM Chair.  The event happens in March so there is plenty of time to prepare and get help!  Typically, many middle-schoolers help and Issaquah HS has already inquired about hosting a booth.  Time commitment is roughly 15-20 hours between January and March.   Please consider stepping up to chair this wonderful program.   Unfortunately, without enough volunteers, we are unable to provide this program.   If interested, please contact Kendra or Lisa ... read full article
Reflections 2019/2020Lisa Mitchell10/4/201910/29/2019
Reflections 2019/2020
  It's Reflections time again!  Students in pre-K through grade 12 create original works of art in response to a theme. The theme for the 2019-2020 program year is  Look Within . Students submit their completed works of art in one, or all, of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts. Deadline for submissions this year is October 29th.  We can't wait to see what the kids come up with this year!  For more information, visit:  http://challengerpta.org/Page/Programs/Reflections  or  https://www.wastatepta. org/events-programs/ reflections/  or email questions to  ChallengerReflections2019@ gmail.com ... read full article
Update Your Info for Challenger PTA Directory!Amy Senior10/4/201910/18/2019
Update Your Info for Challenger PTA Directory!
  Challenger PTA Members get access to the Online PTA Directory - be sure to update your info today! One of the wonderful bonuses about becoming a PTA member is having access to an online directory of your child’s classmates and friends.  This makes contacting parents for play dates and birthday parties simple.  The directory only works when we have correct and current information.  Please log into your PTA account, ASAP, to make sure your student’s grade level and teacher are updated for the 2019-2020 school year.                            ... read full article