December Staff Luncheon
Clark PTA has a wonderful tradition of showing appreciation for our teachers and staff throughout the year with  our monthly potluck style luncheons, are greatly appreciated by them .  The December theme is Holiday Cheer.  Let's fill those bellies with some yummy holiday dishes!  We also need help with set-up at 9:30 am and clean-up at 2:30 pm in the staff lounge.   Sign up for a dish today ! If you don’t have time to make food, please consider  making a donation  that we can put towards any dishes that are needed.  Questions?  Contact Rachel . ... read full article
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Coffee with the PrincipalAndi Tate9/25/20179/26/2017
Coffee with the Principal
Parents, please join Dr. Wood on Wednesday, September 27 th , from 9:15-10:15 AM in the Staff Lounge. This is a great time to hear directly from Dr. Wood about what’s going on around the school, upcoming events, and to ask questions. Coffee and light snacks will be provided. ... read full article
General Membership Meeting AgendaAndi Tate9/23/20179/28/2017
General Membership Meeting Agenda
Please join us for the first General Membership Meeting on September 28 at 6pm in the Clark Library.  The ISD Superintendent Ron Thiele and ISD School Board President Lisa Callan are going to open the meeting with an update on the new elementary school siting.  We will then discuss the different ongoing and planned activities and events and end the meeting with a review and approval of our 2017-2018 operating budget.  We hope to see you there! Full agenda can be found here . ... read full article
Reflections Art Contest - November 17Andi Tate10/20/201711/17/2017
Reflections Art Contest - November 17
Every fall, PTA invites students to participate in a national art program to explore their artistic interests. This year’s theme is “Within Reach” . Students are encouraged to create works of art supporting this theme in the areas of Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Musical Composition, Photography, or Visual Arts. Students may submit as many projects, in as many categories, as they wish! All art submissions must be original works by the student with no adult instruction/alteration. Return the sign-up found on the Reflections flier sent home with your student this week! Download the formal application form and review guidelines for ... read full article
WILD WEST Book Fair, Oct 30 - Nov 3Andi Tate10/19/201711/3/2017
WILD WEST Book Fair, Oct 30 - Nov 3
Once again our school library will be filled with Scholastic books for sale at the annual PTA-sponsored Book Fair. Hours will be daily from 3:35-5:30 pm (except Wednesday). Wednesday’s hours are 1:25-4:00 pm. When we host our book fair, we earn Scholastic Dollars which we use to support our Clark Library and Reading Programs. A great selection of books is headed our way, including the latest popular titles for kids, as well as books of interest to parents. And, you can contribute books to your child's classroom library! The Book Fair is a great way to get everyone excited about reading. ... read full article
Dads@Recess - October 20Andi Tate10/19/201710/20/2017
Dads@Recess - October 20
We are happy to report that the Dads@Recess program is starting this month - it will be held on the 3rd Friday of each month.  We look forward to seeing you Dads on Friday, October 20.    Questions? Please e-mail Nick Abdelnour ... read full article
ISF Annual Honk & WaveAndi Tate10/16/201710/16/2017
ISF Annual Honk & Wave
Please join us to support the Issaquah School Foundation’s Annual Honk & Wave campaign on October 17 th , before and after school. The legislative team would love parents to volunteer to help wave signs outside the school in the morning and afternoon. Meet in the front of the school at 8:55 am and again at 3:40 pm. ... read full article
Fall Enrichment Classes Start on October 30Andi Tate10/5/201710/13/2017
Fall Enrichment Classes Start on October 30
Pre-Registration is open through October 13.  Parents can pre-register their students. Pre-registration enters your student into a lottery for enrollment which will be held to randomly select students.  Pre-Registration is NOT a confirmed enrollment. Parents will be notified of CONFIRMED enrollment and payment options via email and KidMail the week of October 16. Click on the enrichment offering that you are interested in to register. Enrichment Offerings include: Drama Club, Grades K-5  - $150 It’s all about the DRAMA!  Kids who take our classes have tones of fun and develop important confidence-building skills that will help them personally and academically. 8 ... read full article
Salmon Days Parking FundraiserAndi Tate10/2/201710/7/2017
Salmon Days Parking Fundraiser
RESERVE YOUR SALMON DAYS PARKING TODAY Want to make your Salmon Days an even more fun and awesome experience than it already is? Take the stress out of the day and reserve your pre-paid parking spot through EventBrite! You'll have fantastic access and will support an even more fantastic cause — programs funded by the Clark Elementary PTA. Hurry and purchase now because the sale for pre-paid parking closes Friday at 6pm! Please be sure to read the fine print on the EventBrite page so we don’t have any unhappy customers. Buy your parking today ! VOLUNTEER TODAY! We are ... read full article
Salmon Day Parking FundraiserAndi Tate9/26/201710/1/2017
Salmon Day Parking Fundraiser
We have an opportunity this year to earn between $2,000 and $4,000 to support programs funded by the Clark Elementary PTA by offering parking for Salmon Days, October 7th and 8th. Please sign up for a 2-hour shift to help staff the lots that Clark will be running through this awesome community event. Without you, we can't do it! We need between six and nine volunteers for EVERY shift. This is a great opportunity for middle schoolers (accompanied by a parent) and high schoolers to earn volunteer hours. Also, the more money we raise outside of the Clark family, the ... read full article
Receive Text RemindersAndi Tate9/19/201710/3/2017
Receive Text Reminders
Text the keyword Clark PTA to 31996 .  You will receive texts throughout the school year to remind you of upcoming PTA events. ... read full article
Welcome BackAndi Tate8/3/20179/18/2017
Welcome Back
Welcome to the 2017 - 2018 school year at Clark Elementary! We are looking forward to getting to know you and your family. We are looking forward to a great year.  A welcome packet introducing the PTA was sent home with your child.  Click here  to read a copy.   ... read full article
December Staff LuncheonAndi Tate12/5/201712/15/2017
December Staff Luncheon
Clark PTA has a wonderful tradition of showing appreciation for our teachers and staff throughout the year with  our monthly potluck style luncheons, are greatly appreciated by them .  The December theme is Holiday Cheer.  Let's fill those bellies with some yummy holiday dishes!  We also need help with set-up at 9:30 am and clean-up at 2:30 pm in the staff lounge.   Sign up for a dish today ! If you don’t have time to make food, please consider  making a donation  that we can put towards any dishes that are needed.  Questions?  Contact Rachel . ... read full article
Gingerbread House NightAndi Tate11/17/201712/8/2017
Gingerbread House Night
Come enjoy a festive night at the school with family and friends.  Join in on the fun and holiday cheer! Gingerbread Houses must be pre-ordered by December 8 to guarantee availability.  Orders placed late or purchased at the door will be on first come, first serve basis. Decorating starts at 6:00pm and runs through 8:00pm—frosting and sweets for decorating are supplied with the kits.  Gingerbread house cost is $13.00 each.  Place your order HERE  or complete the paper form . All children must be accompanied by a supervising adult. We are looking for volunteers to help with this fun evening.  ... read full article
Walk & Bike to School Day - October 25Andi Tate10/19/201710/24/2017
Walk & Bike to School Day - October 25
On Wednesday, October 25 th , Clark will host its first Walk & Bike to School Day! All students are encouraged to walk or bike to school to promote fitness, reduce car emissions, and ease traffic congestion around the school. If your student lives too far away from school to walk or bike the whole way, please consider carpooling and park several blocks away so you can walk or bike the remaining few blocks to school. Bus riders are welcome to participate, too, or can continue riding the bus to ease traffic congestion. There will be a celebration for bus ... read full article
Issaquah Community Center Youth Basketball Andi Tate9/22/201710/4/2017
Issaquah Community Center Youth Basketball
A chance to represent Clark Elementary in the Issaquah Community Center Youth Basketball Leagues !! Please click here to learn more about the winter youth basketball league and specific grade-level teams. ... read full article
KidsKreationAndi Tate9/8/20179/22/2017
KidsKreation
The PTA has is runnning the KidsKreations art fundraiser again this year!  Each student will complete an individual art project that will later be offered for purchase on one-of-a-kind keepsakes such as jewelry, mugs, zippy pouches, stationary and more.  Each child will receive free stickers of their artwork, regardless of purchase. Order forms will be distributed in late October for early November ordering, and purchases will be distributed prior to the first winter break.  ... read full article
Subscribe to Receive Texts from Clark PTAAndi Tate8/22/20179/5/2017
Subscribe to Receive Texts from Clark PTA
Text the keyword Clark PTA to 31996 .  You will receive texts throughout the school year to remind you of upcoming PTA events. ... read full article
2017-2018 PTA Board and Committee PositionsAndi Tate6/30/20178/15/2017
2017-2018 PTA Board and Committee Positions
This year is full of possibilities at Clark!  With a new school campus and a growing student body - it promises to be an exciting year! PTA is hard at work recruiting for Board and committee positions.  The theme this year is "Parent Participation" .  We are building the volunteer schedule to offer MANY ways to get involved.  Whether you have one hour a week, or one hour a quarter, volunteering at Clark is not one size fits all - we have something for you! If you are interested in learning more about how to get involved or any of ... read full article
Staff Appreciation - November 17Andi Tate11/5/201711/16/2017
Staff Appreciation - November 17
Clark PTA has a wonderful tradition of showing appreciation for our teachers and staff throughout the year with  our monthly potluck style luncheons, are greatly appreciated by them .  The November theme is Giving Thanks!  Let's get our holiday cheer on and bring in those lovely dishes that we love to see on our tables.  We also need help with set-up at 9:30 am and clean-up at 2:30 pm in the staff lounge.  Sign up for a dish today ! If you don’t have time to make food, please consider  making a donation  that we can put towards any dishes that are needed.  Questions?  Contact ... read full article
Fall Food Drive, November 6-17Andi Tate10/30/201711/16/2017
Fall Food Drive, November 6-17
The Clark PTA is organizing a Fall Food Drive for the Issaquah Food Bank. To make this collection fun, we are organizing a friendly competition! Each classroom (students + teacher) will be a team. There will be a separate team for staff. The classroom team with the most donations (highest average donation per student) will receive a Ben & Jerry’s gift certificate for a free cup or cone for each team member. Winners will be announced November 20 th . Each morning, teachers will collect donated canned good and non-perishable items from students.  A list of suggested items can be ... read full article
Staff Appreciation Lunch - October 27Andi Tate10/12/201710/27/2017
Staff Appreciation Lunch - October 27
Each month, we honor the staff with a lunch to show our appreciation for all that they do.  We are starting our Around the World themed lunches with October being dedicated to Indian food.  We have inserted some ideas but if you don’t see the dish that you want to bring, please feel free to insert it.  If you don’t have time to make food, please consider making a donation that we can put towards any dishes that are needed.    Sign up today !   Questions? Contact  Tiffany Nance ... read full article
EnrichmentAndi Tate10/1/201710/2/2017
Enrichment
We are offering a limited number of Enrichment classes.  Enrollment in classes will be a two-step process.  Registration for the classes are open from October 9-13.  Since each class only has 20 spaces available, a lottery will be applied to the classes that have more than 20 students enrolled. If your child is selected to participate, you will have XX days to confirm your spot with payment.   To register your child, please click on the enrichment class that you are interested in. Art Club, K-2 :  Class description Art Club, 3-5 :  Class description Reading Club, 4-5 :  Class description ... read full article