Challenger at the Mariners
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BINGO IS BACK
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PTA General MeetingAmy Senior1/8/20221/12/2022
PTA General Meeting
PTA General Meeting January 11, 2022 6:30pm- Social Time 7pm- Meeting Begins   We will here from board members and make decisions on new playground equipment.    Join us! ZOOM LINK ... read full article
Challenger at the MarinersAmy Senior5/10/20225/24/2022
Challenger at the Mariners
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Last General Membership Meeting of the YearAmy Senior5/9/20225/9/2022
Last General Membership Meeting of the Year
Join us for the last General Membership Meeting of the year. Tuesday, May 10, 7-8pm on Zoom   ... read full article
Teacher and Staff Appreciation WeekKendra Campbell4/20/20225/6/2022
Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week
Help us Celebrate our Teachers and Staff the Week of 5/2 though 5/6. Sign up to bring a breakfast item HERE Ideas for the kiddos to help celebrate teachers and staff   HERE ... read full article
Membership MeetingAmy Senior3/7/20223/9/2022
Membership Meeting
  Special Guests:  Martin Turney, Executive Director of Finance, and Marnie Maraldo, School Board Director will present on the Levy and answer questions.   ZOOM LINK:  https://issaquah-wednet-edu.zoom.us/j/88321410842             ... read full article
Student Recess SurveyAmy Senior1/11/20221/22/2022
Student Recess Survey
You raised the money, now tell us what you want!    After a fun and successful Dance-a-Thon, we want to add fun new things for recess.   Let the PTA know what you want to see purchased for the playground.       Teacher’s Name:_______________________________________________________   Tell me 3 things you want added to recess:   1)__________________________________________________________________   2)__________________________________________________________________   3)__________________________________________________________________                                  Please fill in and return to the office by Jan 21, 2022 ... read full article
Volunteer Opportunities for 2021/2022Lisa Mitchell3/21/20216/4/2021
Volunteer Opportunities for 2021/2022
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BINGO IS BACKAmy Senior5/7/20225/19/2022
BINGO IS BACK
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BOOK FAIRAmy Senior4/27/20225/6/2022
BOOK FAIR
  Volunteers NEEDED.  Here's the signup Note, all volunteers must be cleared by the district.  Click here.     Find out more abut eWallet here    ... read full article
ART WALK Amy Senior4/27/20225/6/2022
ART WALK
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Yearbooks For SaleAmy Senior4/12/20224/23/2022
Yearbooks For Sale
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Yearbooks For SaleAmy Senior3/28/20224/11/2022
Yearbooks For Sale
    PTA Member : https://challengerpta.ourschoolpages.com/Packet/Yearbook%20PTA%20Members     PTA Non Member : https://challengerpta.ourschoolpages.com/Packet/Yearbook%20Non%20PTA%20Members   ... read full article
Student Council Food DriveAmy Senior3/17/20223/31/2022
Student Council Food Drive
Challenger Food Drive March 28-April 8   Challenger Elementary Student Council   We will be supporting the Issaquah Food Bank.  Our food drive is Monday March 28-April 8.   Please bring items from the list below.   There will be no clothing collected at this time.     White Rice (1-2 lb.  bags only please)    Pancake Mix (regular and gluten free, regular size boxes not jumbo bags or packages please)    Hearty Soup (i.e. Progresso, Campbell's Chunky, etc.)   Canned Pasta (i.e. Chef Boyardee; Annie’s)    Individual trail mix or nut packets .   Thank you for sending your donations to ... read full article
Yearbooks For SaleAmy Senior3/12/20223/26/2022
Yearbooks For Sale
2021-2022 Yearbooks     PTA Member $16   Non PTA Member $20     Not a Member? ... read full article
BOOK SWAPAmy Senior2/8/20222/22/2022
BOOK SWAP
Volunteers Needed! email challenger.comets.pta@gmail.com if you're interested.       ... read full article
PTA Swim NightsAmy Senior1/17/20221/30/2022
PTA Swim Nights
Join your classmates for a fun hour at Mountain View pool!   Wednesday, Jan 26th & Saturday, Jan 29th  Spots are limited : Sign Up Here Please only sign up for one session per student   *This event is for current Challenger students.   *Please respect the time slot for your students. Students who arrive early will be asked to wait outside    Pool Rules ... read full article
School SuppliesLisa Mitchell7/28/20218/30/2021
School Supplies
  Visit School Toolbox to order your pre-packaged school supplies. They will ship right to your home!    School Supply Boxes for Challenger Elementary (schooltoolbox.com)   ... read full article
Raffle Tickets for PurchaseAmy Senior4/26/20225/6/2022
Raffle Tickets for Purchase
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Outstanding Educator AwardAmy Senior4/26/20225/12/2022
Outstanding Educator Award
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5th Grade FundraiserAmy Senior4/4/20224/27/2022
5th Grade Fundraiser
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Festival Of Cultures WeekAmy Senior4/4/20224/23/2022
Festival Of Cultures Week
Join the Challenger Community in celebrating the many different cultures of our families!   Click here for the link to the All About my Culture Poster.  Please print your completed poster and bring it to school no later than April 20th, or email to challenger.comets.pta@gmail.com no later than 4/19   ... read full article
Festival Of Cultures WeekAmy Senior4/3/20224/4/2022
Festival Of Cultures Week
  Join the Challenger Community in celebrating the many different and amazing culture s of our students, teachers and staff!   Click HERE for the All About my Culture poster template.  Please return completed posters to school by April 20th or email completed poster to challenger.comets.pta@gmail.com no later than April 19th.    ... read full article
Change ChallengeAmy Senior3/25/20224/30/2022
Change Challenge
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Yearbook Photos NeededAmy Senior3/5/20223/28/2022
Yearbook Photos Needed
2201-2022 Yearbook Photo Submission   To make our 2021-2022 yearbook fun and exciting, we are looking for pictures of your children. There are 2 types of photos we want you to share with us. Photo of Fun Scenes We are looking for photos of your children at school activities such as: Safety Patrol Dance a Thon Swim Night First Day of the School With Friends at Playground *Due to space limitations, only selected photos will be used for the yearbook.   Individual Student Photo *only who missed the School Photos last Fall If your children missed the individual photos by ... read full article
Red Robin Dining for DollarsAmy Senior1/28/20222/10/2022
Red Robin Dining for Dollars
    Thank you for joining us last night at the Issaquah Red Robin!  It was great to see many Challenger Comets!   ... read full article
VIS Levy Amy Senior1/11/20221/29/2022
VIS Levy
Our current levy will expire December 31, 2022. The School Board approved to have the renewal levy on the ballot in April.  Ballots will be due April 26th. This levy must pass in order to continue programs for our 2022-2023 school year and beyond  (this is a 4-year levy, so will fund through 2026).   What are School Levies?   What is VIS?   What does the Levy Pay For? Click  HERE  for a list of what is funded by our local Issaquah School District Levies (see attached PDF on this email of page 12 with the programs listed). The ISD ... read full article
Kindergarten PlaydatesNaj Soutar8/10/20218/21/2021
Kindergarten Playdates
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Thank You VotersAmy Senior4/26/20225/10/2022
Thank You Voters
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Food for the Break.Amy Senior3/18/20224/8/2022
Food for the Break.
  Do you need extra help with food for your school-aged children during Spring Break? Lunch for the Break  is a program offered by the Issaquah Food Bank to provide a week's worth of free produce and non-perishable items for students to be able to prepare breakfast, lunch, and snacks for themselves. For this April, we   are pleased to offer  Lunch for the Break  shopping  inside  the Food Bank! Families can choose from a variety of produce, dairy, proteins, snacks and other kid-friendly items. Lunch for the Break  is available to all families with school-aged children within the Issaquah School ... read full article
Teachers/Staff 100% PTA Membership AwardAmy Senior3/17/20223/31/2022
Teachers/Staff 100% PTA Membership Award
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Book Swap is Back!Amy Senior3/1/20223/5/2022
Book Swap is Back!
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VIS Levy Amy Senior3/1/20224/25/2022
VIS Levy
    Ballots due by next Tuesday 4/26. Have you voted yet? There are 3 reveal levies on the ballot. Your vote can make difference!   Like a subscription, levies must be renewed or the funding will be lost.   Did you know? The EP&O Levy provides 15.6% of the district's current funding for mental health supports, special education, academic programs, nurses and safety and security measures. The EP&O pays $7.3 million towards the special education budget not covered by State and Federal funds. The EP&O pays for each of the 27 schools to have a nurse on staff; the ... read full article
What's a Levy?Amy Senior3/1/20224/25/2022
What's a Levy?
  The Issaquah School District will have 3 levies on the ballot  April 26, 2022 .  These renewal levies will replace the current levies which expire December 31, 2022. Like a subscription, levies must be renewed or the programs funding will be lost. If renewed, these levies will provide funding for essential programs through December 2026. Local Levy Funding....Did you know? •  Local levy funding provides 15.6% of our district's operating budget. •  Local levy dollars are needed to fund essential programs not fully funded by the state including mental health counselors, nurse,  safety/security, special education, substitute teachers, custodial staff and pre-K ... read full article
Creative and Crafty?Amy Senior2/8/20222/9/2022
Creative and Crafty?
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Volunteers for Issaquah SchoolsAmy Senior2/2/20222/16/2022
Volunteers for Issaquah Schools
 Information about the Levy:     Volunteers for Issaquah Schools    www.visvote.org       ... read full article
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