YEARBOOK
YEARBOOKS ARE HERE! MAKE SURE YOUR STUDENT GETS ONE! $24 ORDER HERE  before the end of Wednesday. On Friday (June 21st) any yearbooks not sold will be available for purchase at the school between 9:00 & 9:30AM on a first come  first  serve basis. Credit Cards and checks will be accepted on Friday. All yearbooks will be handed out on Friday, June 21st. If you want to confirm your purchase you need to sign into clarkpta.org and check your order history. ... read full article
Author:
Lauren Taylor 
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3/7/2019-6/21/2019

Luau Themed Field Day
Field Day is back at Clark and will take place on the morning of Wednesday, June 26th ! Field Day will not happen without help from parents, so please consider signing up to help your child's class and make this event a great success! 4th and 5th grades: 9:20 - 10:00 ( 12 more Volunteers NEEDED ) 2nd and 3rd grades: 10:10 - 10:50 ( 10 more Volunteers NEEDED ) Kindergarten and 1st grade: 11:00 - 11:40 ( 3 more Volunteers NEEDED ) Please also make time to help clean up if you're a K or 1st parent! Volunteers SIGN UP HERE *You must ... read full article
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Lauren Bartholomew 
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6/3/2019-6/26/2019

2019/20 School Supply Orders
Order Securely Online Late orders are still available NOW   – July 7 th 2019  Go to educationalproducts.com/shoppacks Enter the school ID CLA205 (3 letters/3 numbers) Follow the directions to complete you order. Keep your online confirmation as your receipt.   Orders will be charged tax at checkout.  Email schoolsupplies@clarkpta.org  if you need access to a computer to order your supplies. ... read full article
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Lauren Taylor 
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5/28/2019-7/7/2019

Spring Picnic on the Playground
We wanted to invite everyone to the playground on Friday, June 21st 5:00-8:00PM We'll provide the pizza! We also be clearing out the PTA Office so there will be a limited amount of water and snacks       You just bring your family, something to sit on and any snacks you'd normally take to the park.  Please RSVP HERE  before the end of Tuesday, June 18th so that we can get an idea of how many pizza's we need to order. We hope to see many of you there before our last week of the year! ... read full article
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Lauren Taylor 
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5/28/2019-6/21/2019
Popsicles on the Playground - Tuesday Sept. 4th - 11:45 amDenine Vajja8/31/20189/5/2018
Popsicles on the Playground - Tuesday Sept. 4th - 11:45 am
Welcome back Sharks! Please join us on the playground after Meet the Teacher for Popsicles on the Playground. On Tuesday, September 4th, Clark PTA will host its Annual Popsicles on the Playground directly after the Meet the Teacher.  The Issaquah Trike Guy will be handing out popsicles from 11:45-12:30. We hope to see you there! ... read full article
PTA General Membership MeetingLauren Bartholomew6/8/20196/11/2019
PTA General Membership Meeting
Please join us for our last PTA GM Meeting for the 2018/19 school year Tuesday, June 11th at 6pm Doors open at 5:30pm Agenda: Final reports from all BOD's Approving the budget for the 2019/20 school year New Business We hope to see many of you there! ... read full article
WALK-A-THONLauren Taylor4/2/20195/3/2019
WALK-A-THON
WALKATHON Fundraising ENDS TOMORROW! We'll have one more drawing for prizes tomorrow and then final numbers and class winners will be announced Monday! Still want to donate? Send in your cash or checks payable to Clark PTA tomorrow morning with your students. Make sure you label everything with your childs name and teacher.  Create a WALKATHON webpage:  https://www.mightycause.com/team/Sharks2019 For the most current information check out our Facebook page HERE For more information about Clark PTA and its programs, visit our website a t  www.clarkpta.org   ... read full article
YEARBOOKLauren Taylor3/7/20196/21/2019
YEARBOOK
YEARBOOKS ARE HERE! MAKE SURE YOUR STUDENT GETS ONE! $24 ORDER HERE  before the end of Wednesday. On Friday (June 21st) any yearbooks not sold will be available for purchase at the school between 9:00 & 9:30AM on a first come  first  serve basis. Credit Cards and checks will be accepted on Friday. All yearbooks will be handed out on Friday, June 21st. If you want to confirm your purchase you need to sign into clarkpta.org and check your order history. ... read full article
Tissues & Tea - Friday, September 7th - 9:10-9:45 amDenine Vajja8/31/20189/8/2018
Tissues & Tea - Friday, September 7th - 9:10-9:45 am
Tissues & Tea for Kindergarten & New to Clark Parents Kindergarten & New to Clark parents please join us on Friday, September 7 th from 9:10-9:45 for Tissues and Tea. As your children are spending their first few minutes of Kindergarten getting to know each other we hope you’ll join us so that you can get to know other Kindergarten parents. As you leave the playground we’ll have the Staff Lounge door open for you to come inside. ... read full article
Final Coffee with ChristyLauren Taylor5/28/20196/6/2019
Final Coffee with Christy
Join us for our last Coffee with Christy on Thursday, June 6th from 9:30-10:30. This months agenda: Skinny on the Street - Mrs. Otley will share what's happening around the school and she asks you to share as well.  Q&A.                           There will be a PTA representative and coffee starting at 9:15. Please join us for a few minutes to socialize. Don't forget to bring a friend! ... read full article
BOGO Book FairLauren Taylor5/28/20196/1/2019
BOGO Book Fair
Spring Book Fair is May 28th-31st!   Book Fair Hours: Tuesday, May 28th 3:45 - 6:00 PM Wednesday, May 29th 1:30- 3:30 PM Thursday, May 30th 3:45 - 6:00 PM Friday, May 31st 3:45 - 7:00 PM Such a great opportunity to stock up on books for the summer... We NEED Volunteers to help cashier and help! Volunteer HERE! ... read full article
Teacher Appreciation Week Lauren Taylor5/2/20195/10/2019
Teacher Appreciation Week
  Clark PTA can’t wait to thank the Teachers with you! Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6-11, 2019.   A Teachers impact extends far beyond the boundaries of the classroom. Join us during Teacher Appreciation Week to show the teachers a small token of our appreciation. We can never repay them for all they do for our students, so let’s make this week an extra special one!    Monday, May 6 th Acts of Service   Students/Families & PTA: Staff Lunch (sign up here) “From Our Table To Yours”  Tuesday, May 7 th Words of Affirmation   Students/Families & PTA ... read full article
Robin Hood Ticket SalesLauren Taylor3/26/20193/30/2019
Robin Hood Ticket Sales
  Clark Students and Missoula Children Theatre present Robin Hood   Ticket sales are open!   Almost 60 Clark students have been rehearsing their little hearts out for two performances this Saturday, March 30th!  Please come and support these amazing kids on all their hard work.  Show times are 10:30am AND 1:00pm.   Tickets are $10 for Adults and $5 for Kids. You can purchase tickets at  http://clarkpta.org/Packet/MCTTicketSales .   ... read full article
Spring Spirit WearLauren Taylor3/18/20194/3/2019
Spring Spirit Wear
Spirit Wear is back for the Spring!!     We’re using a new company and are excited about the options they have given us access to. You can access the Spirit Wear store here! The store will be open until April 3rd   with the hopes that all orders will be back for spirit wear days in May. Questions? Contact Kathryn Navarro at Kats6776@hotmail.com ... read full article
Missoula Children's Theatre - Robin HoodLauren Taylor3/10/20193/24/2019
Missoula Children's Theatre - Robin Hood
CALLING ALL BUDDING ACTORS/ACTRESSES! Missoula Children’s Theater is coming back to Clark Elementary! We are looking for 50-60 students to cast for their rendition of Robin Hood. Auditions: March 25th @ 4pm – 6pm Rehearsals: March 25th – March 29th @ 4pm – 8:15pm Time Commitment: March 25th – March 29th @ 4pm – 8:15pmPerformances: March 30th @ 10am AND 1pm Cost To Participate: $25 (scholarships available) Register: March 11th – March 24th  CLICK HERE to register! This is a group audition–no advance preparation is necessary, but a smile never hurts. Students should just be ready to come and have ... read full article
Clark Elementary 2019 Science EXPO and Family Engineering Night: February 28th, 6-8PMErin Eaton1/17/20192/28/2019
Clark Elementary 2019 Science EXPO and Family Engineering Night: February 28th, 6-8PM
Come and join us for an evening of Science, Technology, and Engineering stations! Families will need to work together to build , design, test and learn from a variety of stations. In addition, we want students to create their own projects and showcase them at the event! All students are eligible for entry under these categories: Technology, Engineering, Science Appreciation, and Scientific Inquiry. Students may elect to submit projects by completing an experiment ( Scientific Inquiry ), researching and presenting information on a topic ( Science Appreciation or Technology ), or by designing an invention/concept/solution ( Engineering ). These multiple ... read full article
BINGO NIGHT - OCTOBER 26th Denine Vajja10/10/201810/27/2018
BINGO NIGHT - OCTOBER 26th
Clark Family BINGO Night Friday, October 26 th 6:00 – 8:00 PM   Don’t miss our first Fall family event! Mingle, eat pizza, support the 4th grade bake sale, and win prizes! All PTA members get 5 free BINGO game boards. Join PTA today ! Game boards are only $1 each or 10 for $6, play as many as you Show spirit by wearing a Halloween costume. (School appropriate costumes, no weapons and no masks.) Food (pizza, chips, popcorn, applesauce) and drinks for Raffle to win a fun night out. ($1/ticket, drawing at 7:15 PM—must be present to win) Bake ... read full article
Luau Themed Field DayLauren Bartholomew6/3/20196/26/2019
Luau Themed Field Day
Field Day is back at Clark and will take place on the morning of Wednesday, June 26th ! Field Day will not happen without help from parents, so please consider signing up to help your child's class and make this event a great success! 4th and 5th grades: 9:20 - 10:00 ( 12 more Volunteers NEEDED ) 2nd and 3rd grades: 10:10 - 10:50 ( 10 more Volunteers NEEDED ) Kindergarten and 1st grade: 11:00 - 11:40 ( 3 more Volunteers NEEDED ) Please also make time to help clean up if you're a K or 1st parent! Volunteers SIGN UP HERE *You must ... read full article
Volunteer Appreciation NightLauren Taylor5/28/20196/11/2019
Volunteer Appreciation Night
  Calling All Volunteers!   Please join the PTA Board at The Rouge Alehouse so we can thank you for all you’ve done to help the programs, fundraisers, and events run smoothly for the PTA this year!   Monday, June 10 th 5:45pm – 8pm Light appetizers will be served BYOB (Buy Your Own Beer) ... read full article
2019/20 School Supply OrdersLauren Taylor5/28/20197/7/2019
2019/20 School Supply Orders
Order Securely Online Late orders are still available NOW   – July 7 th 2019  Go to educationalproducts.com/shoppacks Enter the school ID CLA205 (3 letters/3 numbers) Follow the directions to complete you order. Keep your online confirmation as your receipt.   Orders will be charged tax at checkout.  Email schoolsupplies@clarkpta.org  if you need access to a computer to order your supplies. ... read full article
Read-a-thon 2018Denine Vajja10/15/201811/16/2018
Read-a-thon 2018
Clark PTA READ-A-THON is here! October 15th - November 16th READ-A-THON will be the PTA’s biggest fundraiser of the year. The money raised is for our general budget which funds our teacher grants, events, and programs. One of the best advantages of the READ-A-THON is that it allows all money collected to stay at Clark! It also provides a great tax deduction incentive for donors. READ-A-THON packets will be sent home on 10/15. Packets contain everything your student needs to participate including: 1. Important DATES for turning in reading minutes and fundraising deadlines 2. FUNDRAISING & prize information 3. PLEDGE ... read full article
Clark at the Clink - October 28thDenine Vajja9/21/201810/21/2018
Clark at the Clink - October 28th
Grab your family and friends for a fun afternoon at CenturyLink Field as you watch the Seattle Sounders FC take on San Jose at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 28th. Discounted tickets are $30 for PTA members and $32 for non-members. Each ticket sold will raise $6-8 to support the Clark Elementary PTA! We have a block of 100 seats available. They are first come first serve so hurry and order NOW (either online at clarkpta.org or via the form sent home with your child) to reserve your seats.    ORDER TICKETS HERE ... read full article
Order Today! Sharks at the Park, Saturday, May 18thErin Eaton3/20/20185/6/2019
Order Today! Sharks at the Park, Saturday, May 18th
ORDER DEADLINE: May 5th at 11:00PM Mark your calendars for  7 p.m. , Satur day, May 18th ! The Clark PTA is offering discounted tickets to the Mariners v. Twins game, where our very own Clark Shark Choir will sing the National Anthem! So get ready to head out to the ballgame with your family and Clark Shark friends to support our choir and catch on awesome night of baseball! View Level tickets are $20 and Main Level tickets are $40.   Order here!                 Questions? Contact PTA Treasurer, Erin Eaton at Treasurer@clarkpta.org        ... read full article
Spring Picnic on the PlaygroundLauren Taylor5/28/20196/21/2019
Spring Picnic on the Playground
We wanted to invite everyone to the playground on Friday, June 21st 5:00-8:00PM We'll provide the pizza! We also be clearing out the PTA Office so there will be a limited amount of water and snacks       You just bring your family, something to sit on and any snacks you'd normally take to the park.  Please RSVP HERE  before the end of Tuesday, June 18th so that we can get an idea of how many pizza's we need to order. We hope to see many of you there before our last week of the year! ... read full article
Shark HuntLauren Taylor5/13/20195/29/2019
Shark Hunt
Clark Elementary will be hosting its first ever "Shark Hunt" Wednesday, May 29th from 5-6pm  All new to Clark families have been invited to take a self guided tour (Shark Hunt) of our wonderful school. Fall Kindergarteners have been invited as well! In order for this to be a success we're asking for 13 volunteers to come that evening checking in at 4:30 to be in strategic areas around the school to help welcome these new families. Here's a list of example stations: Classrooms Playground Gym Library Commons (MPR) For this event you would be able to bring a student with ... read full article
Gingerbread Night - Friday December 7thDenine Vajja11/13/201812/7/2018
Gingerbread Night - Friday December 7th
Come enjoy a festive night at school with family and friends!! Clark PTA will be hosting Gingerbread Night in the MPR on December 7 th from 6-8 PM. Gingerbread houses are available for purchase and will be $12 each for PTA members and $14 each for non-members.  Houses must be pre-ordered by December 3 rd to guarantee availability.   PRE-ORDER HERE!!   All sweets and frosting needed to decorate your house will be supplied with each kit. Pizza ($3.00) and/or water and juice ($1.00) can also be pre-ordered by December 3rd .  There will also be some small concession items ... read full article
KidsKreations - Orders Due by November 16th11/1/201811/16/2018
KidsKreations - Orders Due by November 16th
SALE EXTENDED Purchasing KidsKreations products is a fun way to treasure your child’s artwork and creates beautiful gifts.  There are dozens of fabulous and useful products to choose from.  Please visit www.kidskreations.us by November 16 th to place your orders.  Orders placed by November 16 th will be delivered prior to the first Winter Break.    Please contact Jennifer Krohn: jenniferkrhn@yahoo.com with any questions. ... read full article
PURCHASE YOUR CLARK SPIRIT WEAR HEREDenine Vajja10/30/201811/9/2018
PURCHASE YOUR CLARK SPIRIT WEAR HERE
  Spirit wear is here! Orders are due by Friday, November 9 th .    Visit  https://clark-elementary-pta.myshopify.com/collections/all  to place your order.     Questions? email fundraising@clarkpta.org     Sizing charts are also available at this link:  Clark Spirit Wear Sizing ... read full article
Reflections 2018-2019Denine Vajja10/22/201811/5/2018
Reflections 2018-2019
  Reflections – Annual WASPTA Art Contest                                                 Attention Clark Sharks!! It’s time for Reflections, the Annual PTA art contest!  Join us and have fun unleashing your inner artist as you apply your unique interpretation of this year’s theme to your art.    Every fall, PTA invites students to participate in a national art program to explore their artistic interests. This year’s theme is  “Heroes Around Me ” and is a great opportunity to engage students in learning Clark’s objectives of being safe, ... read full article
PTA General Membership Meeting - Monday at 6pmDenine Vajja9/21/20189/25/2018
PTA General Membership Meeting - Monday at 6pm
Please join Monday, September 24th, at 6pm in the library at Clark for our 1st General Membership PTA Meeting of the 2018/2019 school year. This meeting is open to ALL Clark parents. If you're asking yourself what the PTA does and how you can be involved coming to a PTA General Membership Meeting is a great way to be involved and learn more about PTA at Clark. At every PTA General Meeting you will hear from each member of the PTA Board, including Principal Otley.   September 24th, 2018 - PTA GM Meeting Agenda Monday's Agenda will include: Approving the ... read full article
Picture Day - September 10thDenine Vajja8/29/20189/10/2018
Picture Day - September 10th
Picture Day is Monday, September 10th!    We are looking for some volunteers to help make Picture Day run smoothly!  Click here to see what shifts are in need of your support! ... read full article
Volunteer OpportunitiesDenine Vajja8/29/20183/6/2019
Volunteer Opportunities
Have you checked out Volunteer Opportunities at Clark? Please take a moment and see what opportunities there are to be involved in at Clark Elementary ( here ) At ClarkPTA.org you can also see a calendar of events, become a PTA Member and sign up for SharkBites- Clark PTA News to keep up to date with events and what’s going on a Clark. If you plan on volunteering at the school or with Clark PTA you need to complete the ISD Volunteer Application . This is required annually so everyone needs to complete this before you’ll be allowed to volunteer. ... read full article
School starts soonDenine Vajja8/5/20188/31/2018
School starts soon
Time to mark your calendars. School begins on Wednesday, September 5th for 1st to 5th grade. Begin time is 9:15 AM and release time is 1:30 PM . Kindergarteners begin on Friday, September 7th. Begin time is 9:15 AM and release time is 3:40 PM.     ... read full article
Have a Great SummerAndi Tate6/20/20188/5/2018
Have a Great Summer
We had a great year and we appreciate everyone's help that allowed us to accomplish so much this year.  We hope you enjoy the summer and we look forward to seeing you next year!   ... read full article
Note from Art Department (Clark PTA)Lauren Taylor5/28/20196/1/2019
Note from Art Department (Clark PTA)
Hello from the Art Department at Clark! If you haven't heard from us, we are a 100% parent volunteer led and 100% PTA funded program. If you have seen paintings or clay projects or paper sculptures come home with your child this year, that was the Clark Art Department working hard! We NEED YOU to help keep a parent art docent in every classroom next year- if you are interested in helping out, please email us at  art@clarkpta.org . There is no commitment involved at this point, just let us know if you are interested (ask a friend, too!), no ... read full article
Summer Play DatesLauren Taylor5/2/20195/16/2019
Summer Play Dates
Future Clark Sharks! Pre Kindergarten Play Dates Join us at Depot Park 67291 1st Ave NE Issaquah Spend some time playing with and getting to know your future classmates Tuesday, July 9th 10:00-12:00 Thursday, July 18th 1:00-3:00 Tuesday, July 30th 4:00-6:00 Bring a picnic meal Wednesday, August 7th 11:30-1:30 After the Bus Ride Friday, August 16th 9:00-11:00 Tuesday, August 20th 3:00-5:00 ... read full article
Dad's at RecessLauren Taylor12/10/201812/15/2018
Dad's at Recess
Calling all Dads (granddad's, uncles, etc)!  PTA is very excited to be able to offer our first Dads at Recess of the 2018/19 school year on Friday, December 14th.  Monthly dates for the remainder of the year:  Jan 11, Feb 8, March 8, April 19, May 10 & June 7 Here's this years new lunch/ lunch recess schedule: 2nd & 3rd grade - 11:45-12:05 Lunch Recess 1 1st & 4th grade - 12:10-12:30 Lunch Recess 2  5th grade (Cramer & Hogan) & Kindergarten (Clausen, Hoell, McCarry & Shimizu - 12:35-12:55 Lunch Recess 3 5th grade (Muller & Murray), Sci-Tech & Kindergarten (Terry & Serblin) - 1:00-1:20 Lunch Recess 4 You can access lunch/lunch recess information at  Clark Elementary Website . ... read full article
4th Grade Fundraiser - Mixed Bags11/21/201812/11/2018
4th Grade Fundraiser - Mixed Bags
   Clark’s 4 th Grade classes are raising funds for next year’s camp.  PLEASE SUPPORT US BY SHOPPING ONLINE at this Mixed Bags Fundraiser! Mixed Bag's - Clark 4th Grade Fundraiser    - CUSTOM FUNDRAISER PAGE  ID NUMBER 775163                                                                               Help us raise funds for a great cause! Every order counts, and we are hoping you can take a moment to shop online & ... read full article