Box Tops are going digital
Please download the new app for your smartphone (Select Clark Elementary for our school to collect your credits) - you can scan your receipts and the savings will continue to add up for Clark.  Watch this video to see more about the process.  We will still collect actual box tops through October 24 , so please clip and bring them in to the school to help support Clark! ... read full article
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Spirit Wear for Sale for a Limited Time!Tracy Cooke11/25/201912/2/2019
Spirit Wear for Sale for a Limited Time!
Spirit Wear is now available for sale until December 1st!   Order now to show your Clark Shark gear all year round.  Click to Order ... read full article
KidsKreations OrderingTracy Cooke11/18/201911/24/2019
KidsKreations Ordering
Online ordering is still available through November 23!  Order HERE with personal ID code.  ... read full article
It's a Season of Giving!Tracy Cooke11/18/201911/29/2019
It's a Season of Giving!
Join the PTA in participating in this year's Holiday Gift Barn by helping families in our community through giving and sharing of gifts for children from birth to 18 years old.  See  Wish List  for list of gifts needed.  Gifts will be collected through November 27 at the Clark PTA office.   Please do not wrap gifts, but gift wrap and supplies for gift wrapping are always appreciated.  All gifts should be brand new.  Contact PTA Outreach (outreach@clarkpta.org) or Angela (dhanley2@gmail.com) with any questions. ... read full article
Wise Camps Available for Grades 3 - 8Tracy Cooke10/21/201911/5/2019
Wise Camps Available for Grades 3 - 8
Wise Camps is bringing 2 new camps to life!  Starting October 28 (Mondays) - brand new rocketry camp (3-2-1 Blastoff!) for students in grades 5 - 8 at Odle Middle School from 5 - 6:30 PM for 6 weeks (skipping 11/11 b/c no school) with the last session taking place on Saturday at 9 AM where students will LAUNCH their rockets!  Cost: $175 including all rocket-building supplies.   On Monday, November 11 - a fun day of STEM activities at Newport High School for students in grades 3 - 6 from 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (drop off as early as ... read full article
Book Fair Volunteers NeededTracy Cooke10/17/201910/25/2019
Book Fair Volunteers Needed
The Book Fair is a great opportunity for Clark to earn money for more books and reading programs to support the school.  We can't make this event a success without the help of our volunteers.  If you can spare some time, please sign up !   Operating Hours: Monday 10/21 4pm-6pm Tuesday 10/22 4pm-6pm Wednesday 10/23 1:30pm-3:30pm Thursday 10/24 4pm-6pm Friday 10/25 4pm-8pm SIGN UP NOW TO VOLUNTEER ... read full article
Box Tops are going digitalTracy Cooke10/10/201912/31/2019
Box Tops are going digital
Please download the new app for your smartphone (Select Clark Elementary for our school to collect your credits) - you can scan your receipts and the savings will continue to add up for Clark.  Watch this video to see more about the process.  We will still collect actual box tops through October 24 , so please clip and bring them in to the school to help support Clark! ... read full article
National PTA ReflectionsTracy Cooke10/1/201911/1/2019
National PTA Reflections
Join America's oldest and largest arts education program of its kind developed in 1969 by Colorado's PTA President Mary Lou Anderson to encourage students to explore their talents and express themselves.  Since then, the Reflections Program has inspired millions of students to reflect on a specific them and create original artwork. Students can join 300,000 students from Pre-K to Grade 12 by creating an original work of art based on this year's theme of Look Within .  Students submit their completed original works of art in one or all of the available six art categories: (1) Dance Choreography; (2) Film Production; (3) Literature; ... read full article
Read-A-Thon is here!Tracy Cooke10/1/201911/3/2019
Read-A-Thon is here!
Read-a-Thon is one of the biggest PTA fundraisers of the year.  The money raised provides funds for teacher grants and events and programs for students and families throughout the year.  Plus, it provides a great tax deduction incentive for our donors.   Packets will be sent home on October 7th and will include important dates, fundraising and prize information, pledge form, and reading incentives/minutes log.  IMPORTANT DATES: Week 1 – 10/7-10/13, turn in minutes on 10/15 **Students who read & turn in 100 minutes by 10/14 will receive a free book valued up to $10 at the book fair! Week 2 ... read full article
2019 Salmon Days Parking Volunteers NeededTracy Cooke9/23/201910/7/2019
2019 Salmon Days Parking Volunteers Needed
Volunteers are needed during the 2019 Salmon Days (Oct 5 - 6) to staff the parking lots run by Clark PTA.  This event is a huge opportunity for Clark PTA to raise up to $5,000 to help support programs funded by the Clark PTA including grant funded programs like Raz-Kids, Word Detectives, Lucy Caulkins Reading Curriculum, and Science to Go.  Sign up to Volunteer here .  No ISD background check required.  Volunteers get a free parking spot and you can use it if you want to enjoy Salmon Days either directly before or after your shift. ... read full article
Nurse's WishlistTracy Cooke9/12/201910/1/2019
Nurse's Wishlist
The Clark Elementary nurse is asking for clothing items to be donated to the school to help children throughout the year.  If you can donate some of these items, please bring them to the school office or directly to the nurse.   Leggings in all sizes for girls (6-14) Boy’s sweat pants all sizes. (6-14) Girls & Boys small underwear. Socks in all sizes. ... read full article
Clark Art Docent ProgramTracy Cooke9/4/201910/7/2019
Clark Art Docent Program
The Clark Art Docent Program is a 100% PTA sponsored, in-class volunteer opportunity offering art education to our students.  The program is made possible through PTA sponsorship and dedicated volunteers who lead, support and demonstrate hands-on lessons once per month.   Anyone can be an art docent and no art background is required.  Getting involved as a docent is an amazing way to encourage student growth and creative thinking.   Feeling like this may be a great fit for you?  Here's what you need to do:  Complete your  ISD volunteer background check.   Let your student's teacher know ASAP that you want to ... read full article
School Supply ListsTracy Cooke8/15/20199/9/2019
School Supply Lists
School supply lists are out!  Find your list  here  for each grade.   ... read full article
PTA BenefitsTracy Cooke8/5/20199/9/2019
PTA Benefits
Your Clark PTA membership helps Clark students and teachers throughout the year.  It also allows us to provide fun and engaging activities to participate in throughout the year for you and your family, like BINGO night, Gingerbread House night, Spring Social on the Playground, Art Docents, Recess with Kids and so much more!   You also receive great benefits like discounts to Key Arena, Seattle Storm games, Wild Waves, FedEx, and Great Wolf Lodge.   Join today !  ... read full article
PTA Board Volunteers NeededTracy Cooke8/4/20199/11/2019
PTA Board Volunteers Needed
The following volunteer positions are needed still for the 2019-2020 school year.  If interested, please contact info@clarkpta.org .  Director of Fundraising Events Director Legislative Director ... read full article
Volunteer Application Forms OpenTracy Cooke8/4/20199/13/2019
Volunteer Application Forms Open
The Issaquah School District volunteer application for 2019-20 is now open and should be completed now if you wish to volunteer during the 2019-2020 school year. Log in now to update your information and complete all items under the My Checklist tab.  Applications make take a few weeks to process.  You will need to complete: Volunteer Agreement Volunteer Orientation 2019-20 Volunteer Preferences My Uploads: Valid Driver's License/Government Issued Photo ID (unexpired) Submit Verification Signature If you have forgotten your password, please request a password reset via email to volunteers@issaquah.wednet.edu  and include the email address you used to create your account.  ... read full article
Get to Know Your Future Classmates @ Summer PlaydatesLauren Bartholomew7/10/20198/20/2019
Get to Know Your Future Classmates @ Summer Playdates
Join us at Depot Park and spend some time getting to know your future classmates!  67291 1st Ave NE Issaquah *Friday, August 16th 9:00-11:00 *Tuesday, August 20th 3:00-5:00 ... read full article