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No School - Martin Luther King Jr Day
No School - Martin Luther King Jr Day

Date:
Monday, January 20
5:30p Talent Show
Talent Show

Date:
Wednesday, January 22
Time:
5:30p - 8:00p


7:00p ParentWiser event
ParentWiser event

Date:
Wednesday, January 22
Time:
7:00p - 8:30p
Where:
Liberty High School

How to Be a Culturally Competent Family in 2020
1:20p Cultural Club during 2nd recess
Cultural Club during 2nd recess

Date:
Thursday, January 23
Time:
1:20p - 3:00p
Where:
Portable 10

China
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Feb 1
No school - Teacher Work Day
No school - Teacher Work Day

Date:
Monday, January 27
1:20p After School Movie
After School Movie

Date:
Wednesday, January 29
Time:
1:20p - 3:30p
Where:
MPR

Sign up by Monday, Jan 27 here!: http://grandridgeptsa.org/Packet/After-school Movies

6:30p 5th Grade Camp Parent Meeting
5th Grade Camp Parent Meeting

Date:
Wednesday, January 29
Time:
6:30p - 7:30p
Where:
MPR
1:20p Cultural Club during 2nd recess
Cultural Club during 2nd recess

Date:
Thursday, January 30
Time:
1:20p - 3:00p
Where:
Portable 10

United Kingdom

7:00p PTSA Meeting - Topic is Emergency Preparedness
PTSA Meeting - Topic is Emergency Preparedness

Date:
Thursday, January 30
Time:
7:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Grand Ridge Library
1:40p Grizzly Guys - 2nd recess
Grizzly Guys - 2nd recess

Date:
Friday, January 31
Time:
1:40p - 3:00p
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PTSA Meeting - rescheduled date

Are you new to living in an earthquake area? Or maybe your new year’s resolution is to create a home emergency kit but you don’t know where to start. Then join us on Thursday, January 30 at 7pm in the Grand Ridge library where the City of Issaquah’s Emergency Management Coordinator will talk with us about emergency preparedness. We’ll also do a brief update on PTSA financials and programs as well as elect a Nomination Committee to recruit for elected PTSA Board of Director positions. Children are welcome at the meeting. We hope to see you there!  

The Spelling Bee has been rescheduled to Feb 3-5th.  Please check the Spelling Bee page for more information.  Volunteers are needed for this event.

 

Kindergarten Registration is coming up.  If you have an student starting Kindergarten in the 2020-2021 school year, you are invited to attend the parent only Kindergarten Registration Information Night hosted by Grand Ridge Elementary on Wednesday, February 5 at 6pm in the Grand Ridge Commons (MPR).

DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE FEBRUARY 11th, 2020 RENEWAL LEVY?

Levies are the only locally approved ballot measures that directly pay for classroom and education needs in our schools that the state does not fund. This February 11, 2020 voters will have a chance to continue supporting programs and services funded by the previous levy expiring in 2020.

The 2020 EP&O Renewal Levy Continues Support For:

Career & Technical Education • Mental Health Counselors in our schools • Special Education • Early Childhood Learning • Safety and Security • Highly Capable Programs • Dual Language • After School Activities and Athletics

This is NOT a new tax. The proposed 2-year levy replaces the expiring 2018 levy at a lower overall tax rate. With voter approval of this renewal levy, we can ensure these programs continue benefiting our students for another 2 years. Please click on the links below for more information and why you should VOTE YES for our schools on February 11th!

Click here to view informational videos on your levy dollars at work in our schools

Click here to download a fact sheet with details

Click here to view more details and tax rate chart

Register to vote by February 3rd to be able to vote on the 11th.

 

Save the date!  Grizzlies Night Out is April 3rd at Pickering Barn. 

We are looking for desirable donations such as tickets to popular events, vacation rentals, technology, gift cards for local businesses, and more.  

Click here to learn more about this fun event and to fill out the donation form.

Science Fair

Our bi-annual Science Fair returns on March 18. We are looking for parents or community members that would like to participate by sharing your own professional expertise or fun & creative projects you are working on. If you are interested, contact our Event Director, Liette Loiselle, at liette_loiselle@hotmail.com.


Become a PTSA Member


It's not too late to join the PTSA.  Your membership supports our school and all our students.  Check out the many benefits of membership.  


Book Swap is coming

Our bi-annual book swap is returning on February 27.  Start setting aside any gently used books your family is ready to pass on.  Collection starts in early February.  


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December Volunteer of the Month

Our volunteer of the month is Latha Veerarghaven!  Latha has been a long time, dedicated volunteer who has spent many hours volunteering at our school since she moved from India in 2015.  This school year, she can frequently be seen in the classroom and the library.  Thank you for all you do for our school community Latha!


Family Engineering Night

Family Engineering night, on Wednesday, February 12, is a chance to have interactive STEM experiences and enjoy learning TOGETHER. The hands of activities promote the engineering process, scientific thinking, and an opportunity to learn and play as a family. 

Sign up by February 5th to ensure we have enough materials for everyone.


After School Movies presents The Lego Ninjago Movie

On Wednesday, January 29th, After School Movies will be showing The Lego Ninjago Movie!  Sign up here by Monday, January 27th. Also consider volunteering - your kid(s) can attend for free!


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