Spirit Wear is Back - Sale ends Mar 2
The spirit wear store will remain open through March 2. Below is a list of the items that we are offering in this campaign. New styles and new items are available! ORDER TODAY !   -  Long sleeve T-shirt (youth)   -  ¾ sleeve T-shirt (women)   -  Short sleeve T-shirts (youth, men, women   -  Zip up hoodie (youth)   -  Shorts (youth)   -  Baseball hat Questions?  Contact  Kathryn ... read full article
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Andi Tate 
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2/12/2018-2/26/2018

Missoula Children's Theatre - Week of Mar 26
In March, Clark Elementary welcomes The Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT), the nation’s largest touring children’s theatre, to host a children’s theatre experience for our community. MCT will bring a “tour team” to Issaquah with a set, lights, costumes, props and make-up, everything it takes to put on a play...except the cast. The week of this event will be Monday, March 26 – Saturday, March 31. The team will hold an open audition on Monday, March 26. 50-60 Clark Sharks will be cast to perform in the production. The show is rehearsed throughout the week and two public performances are presented ... read full article
Author:
Andi Tate 
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12/17/2017-2/28/2018

Pre-Order a Yearbook
Order your yearbook today!  If you order your yearbook by April 4, you are guaranteed a copy.  The cost of the yearbook is $24. Click here to order . ... read full article
Author:
Andi Tate 
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8/22/2017-3/15/2018
February Staff Appreciation - February 14Andi Tate2/8/20182/14/2018
February Staff Appreciation - February 14
Clark PTA has a wonderful tradition of showing appreciation for our teachers and staff throughout the year with   our monthly potluck style luncheons. For February, we are offering a Dessert Buffet.  This event is all about chocolate - that's AMORE!  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 dessert today ! If you don’t have time to make dessert, please consider  making a donation  that we can put towards any desserts that are needed.  Questions?  Contact   Rachel ... read full article
Art Enrichment Gr 3-5 Volunteers Needed Andi Tate1/19/20181/24/2018
Art Enrichment Gr 3-5 Volunteers Needed
We have all the registrations in for the Enrichment classes.  Unfortunately we do not have enough volunteers to support the Art Class for Grades 3-5 .  The class will have to be cancelled if we don't have enough volunteers. The class will be a lot of fun and if you are able to help, it will secure your child's enrollment in the class.   Sign up today ! Questions?  Contact  Denine ... read full article
Winter Coat DriveAndi Tate12/1/201712/15/2017
Winter Coat Drive
Clark PTA is organizing the Winter Coat Drive to support Eastside Baby Corner.   We will also collect winter hats & gloves.  This is a chance to help families by donating winter apparel to children (birth to 18 years).  Donations will be collected from 12/4 - 12/15 at the PTA office. Here is your chance to help families in our community stay warm this winter! ... read full article
Clark Holiday Giving DriveAndi Tate11/23/201712/3/2017
Clark Holiday Giving Drive
The Clark PTA is participating in the Holiday Gift Barn that is sponsored by the Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank.  The Holiday Gift Barn program serves 1,200 children in the Issaquah School District each year.  The Pickering Barn is turned into a huge toy store where parents can choose 3-4 gifts for each of their children, plus stocking stuffers.  They also have a wrapping station and child care so the gifts can stay a surprise until Christmas morning.  For more information, please refer to the  Holiday Gift Barn website . Here is your chance to help families through giving and ... read full article
Walk-a-thon, November 27 DeadlineAndi Tate11/5/201711/27/2017
Walk-a-thon, November 27 Deadline
            Our annual PTA Walk-a-thon has kicked off and we need your support to reach our $30,000 fundraising goal . EVERY child at Clark benefits from the programs, grants and events provided by your PTA. Here’s how you can participate: Check out our  Walk-a-thon webpage Use this site to donate, share the event through social media, and personalize the fundraiser for your child. Help your child’s class win a pizza party; the class with the highest participation percentage rate wins. Donate either on the website listed above or by using the  paper form sent home ... read full article
Spirit Wear is Back - Sale ends Mar 2Andi Tate2/12/20182/26/2018
Spirit Wear is Back - Sale ends Mar 2
The spirit wear store will remain open through March 2. Below is a list of the items that we are offering in this campaign. New styles and new items are available! ORDER TODAY !   -  Long sleeve T-shirt (youth)   -  ¾ sleeve T-shirt (women)   -  Short sleeve T-shirts (youth, men, women   -  Zip up hoodie (youth)   -  Shorts (youth)   -  Baseball hat Questions?  Contact  Kathryn ... read full article
Coffee with the Principal - January 24Andi Tate1/22/20181/24/2018
Coffee with the Principal - January 24
Parents, please join Dr. Wood on Wednesday, January 24 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. Questions?  Contact  Lauren ... read full article
Flicks, Friends and Fun - Due January 17Andi Tate1/10/20181/16/2018
Flicks, Friends and Fun - Due January 17
The Clark Elementary PTA hopes that K-2 students will join us on Wednesday, January 24, from 1:45 – 3:15 pm for a showing of the newly released “Despicable Me 3,” and that students in grades 3-5 will come out to see, “Rogue One” from the Star Wars franchise on Wednesday, January 31, from 1:45 – 3:50 p.m.    To have your child attend, please complete the form that was sent home with your child and send it with your payment of $10 to the PTA office by January 17 . A drink and a selection of nut-free, gluten-free and dairy-free ... read full article
Winter Enrichment Classes - January 18Andi Tate1/10/20181/18/2018
Winter Enrichment Classes - January 18
Pre-Registration is open for Winter enrichment classes until January 18 .  Since the different Enrichment classes have a limited number of spots, a lottery will be held to randomly select pre-registered students.  Pre-Registration is NOT a confirmed enrollment. Parents will be notified of CONFIRMED enrollment and payment options via email by January 19. Click on the enrichment offering that you are interested in to register. Drama Club, Grades K-2, $150/student Drama Club, Grades 3-5, $150/student 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. Thursdays ... read full article
Family BINGO Night - October 27Andi Tate10/10/201710/27/2017
Family BINGO Night - October 27
Don’t miss our first Fall family event , BINGO from 6-8 pm !   Mingle, munch popcorn, eat pizza and win prizes! Game boards are only $1 each and 10 for $6, play as many as you like. Show spirit by wearing a Halloween costume or Clark Spirit Wear to the event. Raffle to win Lunch with the Principal ($1/ticket, drawing at 7:15—must be present to win) Food (pizza, chips, popcorn, applesauce) and drinks for purchase.   Bake sale hosted by 4 th grade families to support their fund for 5 th grade camp Donate canned food for our Fall Canned ... read full article
Clark at the ClinkAndi Tate9/8/20179/20/2017
Clark at the Clink
Grab your family and friends for a fun evening at CenturyLink Field as you watch the 2016 MLS Cup Champion Seattle Sounders FC take on FC Dallas at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 15. Discounted tickets are $25, and eight dollars of each seat sold will support the Clark Elementary PTA! We will have a block of 80 seats, but it’s first come, first serve, so hurry and order NOW either online at clarkpta.org or download a form . Orders are due by September 22. What better way to spend the Seahawks’ bye week than by enjoying the *other* football game ... read full article
New School, New Spirit Wear - Order Today!Andi Tate9/4/20179/29/2017
New School, New Spirit Wear - Order Today!
New spirit wear has been designed this year to commemorate the new school.  The spirit wear store will remain open through September 29.  Below is a list of the items that we are offering in this first campaign.   ORDER TODAY   online or download an order form . ... read full article
Summer PlaydatesAndi Tate6/14/20178/21/2017
Summer Playdates
All are welcome to join us at local parks for Summer Play Dates! Where:   *  Issaquah Train Park: 130 E Sunset Way (behind police station)   *  Squak Valley Park:   10319 Issaquah-Hobart Road S.E. When:   *  Monday, August 21 at 9-11 am, Squak Valley Park More dates may be added as we learn about the availability of our new building/playground! ... read full article
Missoula Children's Theatre - Week of Mar 26Andi Tate12/17/20172/28/2018
Missoula Children's Theatre - Week of Mar 26
In March, Clark Elementary welcomes The Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT), the nation’s largest touring children’s theatre, to host a children’s theatre experience for our community. MCT will bring a “tour team” to Issaquah with a set, lights, costumes, props and make-up, everything it takes to put on a play...except the cast. The week of this event will be Monday, March 26 – Saturday, March 31. The team will hold an open audition on Monday, March 26. 50-60 Clark Sharks will be cast to perform in the production. The show is rehearsed throughout the week and two public performances are presented ... read full article
FLICKS, FRIENDS AND FUN!Andi Tate10/23/201710/27/2017
FLICKS, FRIENDS AND FUN!
New and improved after-school movies are back! The Clark Elementary PTA hopes that K-2 students will join us on Wednesday, November 8, from 1:45 – 4:00 PM for a showing of the newly released “Cars 3,” and that students in grades 3-5 will come out to see a classic, “The Incredibles,” on Wednesday, November 15, from 1:45 – 3:45 p.m . To have your child attend, please complete the form that was sent home with your child and return it with your payment of $10 to the PTA office. Water and a selection of nut-free, gluten-free and dairy-free snacks will ... read full article
Fall Enrichment ClassesAndi Tate10/19/201710/24/2017
Fall Enrichment Classes
The registration for the lottery has closed and those selected to participate in the Fall Enrichment classes have been sent confirmation by e-mail.    Please check your email for next steps and deadlines.  Questions?  Contact Denine Vajja   ... read full article
Back by POPular demand, Popcorn Fridays start October 6th!Andi Tate9/26/201710/16/2017
Back by POPular demand, Popcorn Fridays start October 6th!
Clark PTA will be selling popcorn on Fridays during recess for just 25¢ or with an earned coupon!  ( Due to the recent regulations on healthy foods in schools, we will offer a tasty new lowfat/low sodium recipe, and have a limit of 1 bag/student. )  Please remind your student to have their 25¢ available during recess! In order to serve popcorn weekly, PTA needs volunteers! Click here to sign up to volunteer If you have questions, contact  Ashley Connor or Merisa Heu-Weller . ... read full article
Clark at the ClinkAndi Tate9/21/20179/22/2017
Clark at the Clink
We have sold out of tickets for Clark at the Clink.  Don't worry if you weren't able to get tickets this time.  We have more fun events planned...    THANK YOU! ... read full article
Pre-Order a YearbookAndi Tate8/22/20173/15/2018
Pre-Order a Yearbook
Order your yearbook today!  If you order your yearbook by April 4, you are guaranteed a copy.  The cost of the yearbook is $24. Click here to order . ... read full article
KidsKreations Art Fundraiser - November 12Andi Tate10/20/201711/12/2017
KidsKreations Art Fundraiser - November 12
Recently, your students completed an individual art project for the KidsKreations art fundraiser. Their artwork will be printed on FREE STICKERS they can keep, and will be offered for purchase on one-of-a-kind keepsakes such as jewelry, mugs, zippy pouches, stationary, and more. Stickers and personalized order forms will be sent home by October 27 th . Orders can be placed using the paper order forms sent home with your students; paper order forms are due back to the PTA office by November 7 th . Online orders can also be placed through November 12 th . Ordered items will be ... read full article
Call to Action! Issaquah City Council MeetingAndi Tate8/31/20179/5/2017
Call to Action! Issaquah City Council Meeting
Attention Community Members.... Your input is needed at the Issaquah City Council Meeting Tues. Sept. 5th 7-8pm:   The Issaquah School District has found a property to build an additional elementary school near Swedish Hospital in the Issaquah Highlands. ISD believes this property represents our best chance to secure a location for a new elementary school in the Issaquah Highlands. ISD would also like to build a new middle school on the property that their ISD admin offices are located on in downtown Issaquah (behind IVE) and relocate their admin offices at another property in downtown Issaquah. In order to ... read full article