5th Grade Fundraising: Movie Night - Incredibles
The PTA & 5th Grade Fundraising Committee Present: INCREDIBLES 2 December 14th from 6:00pm-8:00pm in the MPR Buy Tickets Here  (Deadline is Dec 11th) ... read full article
Author:
Heather Matthews 
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11/12/2018-11/26/2018

Challenger Angel Program
The Angel Program at Challenger Elementary provides a helping hand to students who need extra support with basic necessities.  The program is strictly confidential, both sponsors (known as “Angels”) and students remain anonymous.  Click here to learn more about the program and to sign up as an Angel.  ... read full article
Author:
Heather Matthews 
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10/24/2018-6/20/2019

Karate West Parents Night Out
October 5, 2018 ? November 2, 2018 ? December 7, 2018 Register for one or ALL!!!  The cost is $35 per child and 100% of all proceeds from this event will go to the PTA! Kids ages 6-12 will enjoy a fun-filled night of the coolest karate games while you get a night out. There is no martial arts experience necessary. Call today to register 425-391-4444 or register online at  http://karatewest.com/parents-night-out/ Each “Parent Night Out” session is limited to 30 kids, be sure to tell them you are from Challenger! Don’t Delay Register Today! ... read full article
Author:
Heather Matthews 
Show from:
9/17/2018-12/7/2018
Family BINGO NightHeather Matthews9/12/201810/26/2018
Family BINGO Night
Challenger PTA's Family BINGO Night is this Friday, October 26th at 6:00 pm.  Click here f or information about the evening.  We  are still looking for  Volunteers for this event!  Sign up here. ... read full article
Join the Challenger PTAHeather Matthews8/7/20189/18/2018
Join the Challenger PTA
The PTA is a National, State & Local Organization Advocating for our Children Please join and show that you care and are invested in the welfare of our children:  -You are not required to volunteer – but we’d love it if you did!  -100% membership gives credence to our PTA voice in advocating for our children with the Legislature and sends a message to Olympia that our school and district are made up of parents who are concerned and involved.  -PTA is the largest child advocacy group in the United States.  Added bonus: All PTA members are given access to ... read full article
5th Grade Fundraising: Movie Night - IncrediblesHeather Matthews11/12/201811/26/2018
5th Grade Fundraising: Movie Night - Incredibles
The PTA & 5th Grade Fundraising Committee Present: INCREDIBLES 2 December 14th from 6:00pm-8:00pm in the MPR Buy Tickets Here  (Deadline is Dec 11th) ... read full article
5th Grade Fundraising: Concession Stand at BINGO NightHeather Matthews10/22/201810/26/2018
5th Grade Fundraising: Concession Stand at BINGO Night
The class of 2019 will be holding a  Concession Stand  at Challenger's annual BINGO NIGHT!! This is a great opportunity to earn money to offset the costs of camp and the promotion party!   Please sign up to donate store bought goodies and drinks. ... read full article
Kinders & Kleenex for Kindergarten ParentsHeather Matthews8/28/20189/7/2018
Kinders & Kleenex for Kindergarten Parents
Kindergarten Parents! Please join us for Coffee & Kleenex on Friday, September 7th at 9:15 am. We will meet outside the Kindergarten wing under the covered area. After you drop off your precious little one for their first day of Kindergarten please stop by our table, grab a Kleenex, a pastry, a cup of coffee/tea and take a moment to meet other amazing Challenger Parents. Hope you can join us! Warmly sponsored by Challenger PTA.  ... read full article
Dinner Fundraiser: Chipotle on November 16thHeather Matthews10/22/201811/16/2018
Dinner Fundraiser: Chipotle on November 16th
Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Challenger PTA. Come into the Chipotle at 22704 SE 4th St Suite 210 in Sammamish on Friday, November 16th between 4:00pm and 8:00pm. Bring in this flyer , show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 33% of the proceeds will be donated to Challenger PTA. ... read full article
News from the Issaquah Schools FoundationHeather Matthews10/3/201811/1/2018
News from the Issaquah Schools Foundation
Go All in for Kids! The Issaquah Schools Foundation invites you to go All in for Kids and donate today! Gifts to the Foundation’s All in for Kids annual campaign fund programs such as robotics, art education, food aid, STEM clubs, one-to-one mentoring, orchestra and band – and much more – in each of the Issaquah School District’s 24 schools. Learn more at isfdn.org/all-in-for-kids/ .  Cultural Bridges Family Guide Download a Free Family Guide in Chinese (Mandarin), English, Korean, Russian, Spanish, or Vietnamese today! This guide has information on how the school system works in the Issaquah School District and ... read full article
ParentWiser: Seth PerlerHeather Matthews9/12/20189/26/2018
ParentWiser: Seth Perler
Does your child struggle with organization, planning, prioritization, or motivation to learn? Join us for a very special hands-on workshop with the amazing Executive Function coach Seth Perler.  Seth will walk you through proper setup of systems so you stay on top of school work.  Parents: Bring your kids! Kids: Bring your stuff! • Planners – how to use it, even if you dislike it • Papers – organize folders, binders, syllabi, notebooks • Backpacks – how to keep it simple, working for YOU! • Laptop Browser – how to quickly access what you need Seth will also teach you ... read full article
Curriculum Night DinnerHeather Matthews9/4/20189/12/2018
Curriculum Night Dinner
The PTA Hospitality Team is providing dinner from Chipotle for our teachers on Curriculum Night. We need a couple more items to help make dinner even more delicious.  Please click here to sign up to bring drinks, desserts, chips, etc. Thank you!  ... read full article
ParentWiser: Author Rosalind WisemanHeather Matthews8/6/20188/29/2018
ParentWiser: Author Rosalind Wiseman
Want to empower your kids' with a positive social life?  Parent Wiser presents parent talk & book signing with youth behavior expert Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queen Bees Wannabes and Masterminds & Wingmen , on Wed Aug 29 at 6:30pm at Liberty HS . Rosalind Wiseman pulls back the curtain on friendships & social hierarchies and gives practical advice for teaching youth how to navigate common yet complex social situations and break through communication barriers. For parents of K-12. Free for PTSA members in Issaquah School District, $10 donation for non-members/guests.   REGISTER HERE! ... read full article
Festival of CulturesHeather Matthews9/29/201811/9/2018
Festival of Cultures
At the Festival of Cultures , Challenger Elementary “will go around the world” and learn more about the culture, food, music, and traditions of the countries representing the rich diversity of our school. Please sign up to  Volunteer ! ... read full article
Order School Supplies for 2018-2019 School Year! Heather Matthews5/29/20188/20/2018
Order School Supplies for 2018-2019 School Year!
It’s that time of year again!!! Time to purchase school supplies for Fall 2018. We are excited to be offering prepackaged school supplies from School Tool Box. All school supplies will be shipped directly to your doorstep. Please allow 10 days for shipping and remember to order the grade your student will be entering in the Fall. You can order until August 20 th . Order yours today!!  schooltoolbox.com . View the  Challenger Flyer for prices.  Contact Heather Wolter Questions at hrwolter@gmail.com ... read full article
Challenger Angel ProgramHeather Matthews10/24/20186/20/2019
Challenger Angel Program
The Angel Program at Challenger Elementary provides a helping hand to students who need extra support with basic necessities.  The program is strictly confidential, both sponsors (known as “Angels”) and students remain anonymous.  Click here to learn more about the program and to sign up as an Angel.  ... read full article
Karate West Parents Night OutHeather Matthews9/17/201812/7/2018
Karate West Parents Night Out
October 5, 2018 ? November 2, 2018 ? December 7, 2018 Register for one or ALL!!!  The cost is $35 per child and 100% of all proceeds from this event will go to the PTA! Kids ages 6-12 will enjoy a fun-filled night of the coolest karate games while you get a night out. There is no martial arts experience necessary. Call today to register 425-391-4444 or register online at  http://karatewest.com/parents-night-out/ Each “Parent Night Out” session is limited to 30 kids, be sure to tell them you are from Challenger! Don’t Delay Register Today! ... read full article
PTA Reflections 2018-2019 School YearHeather Matthews9/12/201811/1/2018
PTA Reflections 2018-2019 School Year
Reflections for the 2018-2019 will be starting soon. This is a National PTA program that celebrates the artistic talents of students. Dates and Information will be coming home with students soon and posted on the website. You can get general information and details about the program by visiting the Reflections Page .  ... read full article
Summer Reading & Writing Program Starts June 21stHeather Matthews6/13/20189/11/2018
Summer Reading & Writing Program Starts June 21st
Calling all readers! Calling all writers!! The PTA Summer Reading & Writing Programs are starting on June 21st.  Read more information and download the forms by visiting the webpage: http://challengerpta.org/Page/Programs/Summer%20Journals ... read full article