Summer Journal Program Starts Jun. 21st!
Calling all writers!  The Summer Journal Program is starting June 21 st ! Use your own summer journal (or the one you have from your classroom) to write, write & write some more!  The more days you write, the more prizes you will receive in September!   Program Details     ... read full article
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Chris Segura 
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Summer Reading Program Starts Jun. 21st!
Calling all readers!  The PTA Summer Reading Program is starting June 21st!   Read, read and read some more!  Use the summer reading calendars to record the minutes you read each day.  Teachers will be handing out information and calendars to students by June 19th.   Program Details ... read full article
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Chris Segura 
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6/18/2017-9/22/2017

Order Your School Supplies for 2017-2018
It’s that time of year again and we have a new supplier, School Tool Box! School supplies for all grades will be available for purchase ONLINE ONLY. All school supplies will be delivered directly to your home!  REMEMBER TO ORDER SUPPLIES FOR THE GRADE YOUR STUDENT(S) WILL BE ENTERING FOR THE UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR 2017-2018 Check out the website now! www.schooltoolbox.com Questions-Heather Wolter hrwolter@gmail.com   Download the flier for more detail and pricing ... read full article
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Chris Segura 
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5/26/2017-8/21/2017

After School Programs
Interested in After School Enrichment Programs at Challenger. We have art, performing arts and many more coming this year. Visit our Enrichment Page  to see what is currently being offered.  ... read full article
Author:
Heather Matthews 
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9/19/2016-6/30/2017
Golden Acorn & Outstanding EducatorJennifer McCommon1/26/20172/18/2017
Golden Acorn & Outstanding Educator
  Golden Acorn & Outstanding Educators   Let’s Recognize Challenger’s Outstanding Volunteers and Educators The Golden Acorn Award is awarded to PTA volunteers who go above and beyond in their service to a school community.  The Outstanding Educator Award is awarded to a teacher or staff member who makes significant contributions that enhance the education of students.  Nomination forms are available in the office or online - download the Outstanding Educator Form  or  Golden Acorn Form .  Please return the forms to the PTA lock box no later than Friday, February 17th **Please note that previous recipients are not eligible for nomination, ... read full article
Challenger PTA Color Run Heather Matthews8/16/201610/8/2016
Challenger PTA Color Run
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION Color Run is Friday, October 7th at 4:30pm.   Total Raised: $38,151 **Goal is $40,000**   Thank you to our MAIN SPONSOR:           ... read full article
It's time to register and volunteer!Amy Hammingh9/1/201610/15/2016
It's time to register and volunteer!
Welcome back!   The time has come to renew and/or join PTA, and sign up for volunteer opportunities.  Select the "Join" link at the left to do both at the same time.   Throughout the year, continue to check our site for updated volunteer opportunities and program information. ... read full article
Vision & Hearing Volunteers NeededAmy Hammingh9/2/20169/21/2016
Vision & Hearing Volunteers Needed
Vision & Hearing Screening is on Sept 22nd.   Assist the School Nurse in screening students' vision and hearing.   Volunteer  to sign-up and help in escorting classes, checking hearing or vision. After signing up, you will be contacted as to your preference.  Both morning and afternoon assistance is needed. ... read full article
Summer Journal Program Starts Jun. 21st!Chris Segura6/18/20179/22/2017
Summer Journal Program Starts Jun. 21st!
Calling all writers!  The Summer Journal Program is starting June 21 st ! Use your own summer journal (or the one you have from your classroom) to write, write & write some more!  The more days you write, the more prizes you will receive in September!   Program Details     ... read full article
Summer Reading Program Starts Jun. 21st!Chris Segura6/18/20179/22/2017
Summer Reading Program Starts Jun. 21st!
Calling all readers!  The PTA Summer Reading Program is starting June 21st!   Read, read and read some more!  Use the summer reading calendars to record the minutes you read each day.  Teachers will be handing out information and calendars to students by June 19th.   Program Details ... read full article
Order Your School Supplies for 2017-2018 Chris Segura5/26/20178/21/2017
Order Your School Supplies for 2017-2018
It’s that time of year again and we have a new supplier, School Tool Box! School supplies for all grades will be available for purchase ONLINE ONLY. All school supplies will be delivered directly to your home!  REMEMBER TO ORDER SUPPLIES FOR THE GRADE YOUR STUDENT(S) WILL BE ENTERING FOR THE UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR 2017-2018 Check out the website now! www.schooltoolbox.com Questions-Heather Wolter hrwolter@gmail.com   Download the flier for more detail and pricing ... read full article
5th Grade Promotion CeremonyChris Segura5/23/20176/2/2017
5th Grade Promotion Ceremony
Please register your 5th grader for the Promotion Ceremony! You can also purchase additional meals for your family, if desired. Deadline - June 2nd Click here to learn more! ... read full article
ART WALK: FRIDAY, MAY 19th, 6:00-8:00Rachelle Roberts5/9/20175/21/2017
ART WALK: FRIDAY, MAY 19th, 6:00-8:00
  Come tour your child's art and enjoy fun art activities at the annual PTA Artwalk!  Students, parents, grandparents and friends are all invited.  Hot dog and veggie dog meals available for $5.  Volunteer and help make this night possible by clicking Volunteer  .  More art walk information can be found  on the artwalk page. ... read full article
Challenger Staff Favorite ThingsJennifer McCommon3/27/20176/20/2017
Challenger Staff Favorite Things
Challenger Staff Favorite Things Lists   Click this link to see the lists!       ... read full article
PTA Challenger Yearbooks on Sale until March 31stHeather Matthews3/23/20174/1/2017
PTA Challenger Yearbooks on Sale until March 31st
Can you believe it's that time of year? Purchasing a Challenger yearbook is a great way to preserve your child's school memories!  Yearbooks for the 2016-2017 school year are $15 each. Hurry and order yours now. The deadline is March 31st. Order forms will go home with students on March 15th. We will have order forms in the office as well. To order immediately go online by clicking the link below: http://challengerpta.org/Page/Programs/Yearbook ... read full article
Challenger Mariner NightJennifer McCommon3/9/20173/9/2017
Challenger Mariner Night
Challenger Elementary Mariner Night at Safeco Field When: Saturday, May 20 th at 7:10pm Mariners vs. White Sox   Enjoy some Major League Baseball at Safeco Field with Challenger Elementary. Arrive early, the Challenger Elementary Comet Choir will be performing the National Anthem. Special group seating has been reserved and is available for you to purchase online. Tickets are $13 (section 316).   Buy Tickets by clicking on the link below: (Insert payment link here)   Deadline to purchase tickets is April 28 th   If you have any questions contact Erin Hayes at HayesE2@issaquah.wednet.edu ... read full article
Challenger Mariner NightJennifer McCommon3/9/20174/27/2017
Challenger Mariner Night
Challenger Elementary Mariner Night at Safeco Field When: Saturday, May 20 th at 7:10pm Mariners vs. White Sox   Enjoy some Major League Baseball at Safeco Field with Challenger Elementary. Arrive early, the Challenger Elementary Comet Choir will be performing the National Anthem. Special group seating has been reserved and is available for you to purchase online. Tickets are $13 (section 316).   Buy Tickets by clicking  here :   Deadline to purchase tickets is April 28 th   If you have any questions contact Erin Hayes at HayesE2@issaquah.wednet.edu ... read full article
Nominations Announced for 2017-2018 PTA BoardChris Segura3/1/20173/15/2017
Nominations Announced for 2017-2018 PTA Board
The Challenger Nominating Committee submits the following slate for the 2017-2018 PTA Board:  Co-President: Libby Kell and Catherine Johnson, Co-Vice President: Dawn Phillips and Alison Greer, Co-Treasurer: Heather Matthews and Shirley Rullan, Co-Secretary: Anna Gibson and Briana Segura.   Elections for the 2017-2018 PTA Board will occur at the PTA General Meeting on March 21st. ... read full article
Join us for STEM nightChris Segura2/17/20173/3/2017
Join us for STEM night
Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) night - A night of fun, hands-on activities promoting creativity, teamwork and communications. Please join us! Registration is free. ... read full article
Book Swap & SaleHeather Matthews1/31/20173/4/2017
Book Swap & Sale
Book Swap & Sale is Coming March 2nd & 3rd. It's time to clean out your home libraries and restock them with some exciting (new to you) books!   Challenger PTA brings you the annual Book Swap to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday and kickstart Eager Reader! Visit Book Swap & Sale for more details and to sign up to Volunteer !   ... read full article
Eager Reader is almost here!Jennifer McCommon1/24/20172/28/2017
Eager Reader is almost here!
“It's Almost Time to Leap Into Reading” Please Read Below for Important Information on How to Set up your Reading Log for This Year’s Eager Reader Program Dear Challenger Parents, As you already know Eager Reader is beginning on March 1 st .  If you haven’t updated your student’s teacher information on your PTA account or if you haven’t registered, please do so before March 1 st . If you are not registered on the PTA website your student cannot set up their Eager Reader reading log. If your student is not assigned to the correct teacher on the PTA ... read full article
Intro to STEM with LEGO, at Challenger Elementary, Grades K-2Chris Segura1/14/20171/28/2017
Intro to STEM with LEGO, at Challenger Elementary, Grades K-2
Ratchet up your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO®! Build engineer-designed projects such as Motorcycles, Castles, Airplanes, and Monorails. Then use special pieces to create your own unique design! New and returning students can explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor. There is no prerequisite for this course. Learn more here.   ... read full article
Last Call for Brown Bear Car Wash Tickets!Chris Segura1/2/20172/28/2017
Last Call for Brown Bear Car Wash Tickets!
Did you know?  The face value of each ticket is $8 so you are saving money AND supporting the 5th grade trip to Camp Orkila.  This is the only 5th grade fundraiser, please help us meet our goal! Buy tickets online  HERE  or pick up an order form in the office.  Tickets will be sent home with your student.  Last day to buy will be Friday, March 3rd. ... read full article
Karate West "Parents Night Out"Jennifer McCommon11/1/20161/14/2017
Karate West "Parents Night Out"
Karate West Parent’s Night Out Drop Your Kids off and have a Night to Yourself! The PTA will be hosting 3 “Parent Night Out” events this school year at Karate West in Issaquah. November 4 th , December 9 & January 13 th from 6pm to 9pm and dinner is included! The Cost is $35 per kid and 100% of all proceeds from these events will be donated to support Challenger’s PTA. Don’t let your child miss out on these exciting nights. Kids ages 6-11 will enjoy a fun-filled night of the coolest karate games while mom & dad get ... read full article
Family Bingo NightChris Segura10/4/201610/20/2016
Family Bingo Night
Join us  for an exciting evening filled with pizza, bingo and fun for the whole family!   6:00 – 6:30pm:  Pizza Dinner 6:30 – 8:00pm:  Bingo ... read full article
PTA Member BenefitsAmy Hammingh9/2/20169/16/2016
PTA Member Benefits
Did you know?  PTA provides great member benefits and discounts to each member.  Wild Waves, Barnes & Noble, Puyallup Fair, Fed Ex, Great Wolf Lodge, Key Arena, Silverwood, Value Village, and more!   Head to the WA State PTA  site under Leadership Resources for details! ... read full article
Scholastic Book Fair is Coming!Jennifer Laramore5/2/20176/2/2017
Scholastic Book Fair is Coming!
Mark your calendars!  The Scholastic Book Fair  is coming to the library on May 31, June 1 and 2, check the PTA calendar for specific times.  Stock up on summer reading, and teacher wish lists will be available.  Books make a great end of year gift! ... read full article
After School ProgramsHeather Matthews9/19/20166/30/2017
After School Programs
Interested in After School Enrichment Programs at Challenger. We have art, performing arts and many more coming this year. Visit our Enrichment Page  to see what is currently being offered.  ... read full article