Author: Jodie Cottrill

Student Spring Picture Day (not class pictures) – Wednesday, February 20th

This coming Wednesday is Student Spring Picture Day (not class pictures) at CHE through Leo’s Photography.  The school sent out flyers this week and the office has some extras on the front counter. You can order and pay for pictures online at https://leosphotography.com/order and use code Spr180510.  Your child can bring in a copy of the order. Or you can use the envelope that came home with the form.  Some classes had envelopes separated from the main flyer so it came home in two pieces.  If you can’t find the envelope, then you can get an extra copy from the...

Valentine’s Teacher Luncheon

Friday, February 15th –  Let’s show our LOVE for our teachers with lunch and sweet treats! Besides food and drinks, Cat also needs help setting up, hosting during the event and cleaning up.  Please see the sign up… https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0b4fada922abfa7-valentines

Kleenex and Hand Sanitizer

With winter upon us and lots and lots of colds and germs….Crescent Heights is getting low on Kleenex and Hand Sanitizer!  Next time you are at the store, please grab either and have your child bring it into class! Also, classrooms are getting low on a few other items like Ziploc sandwich and gallon bags as well as expo pens and other items.  You could grab those items too!  Just ask your teacher and they can let you know what other items they need.  Give a little extra love at Valentine’s Day!!!

Carnival Team – We Need Your Help!

Every year, typically the 1st or 2nd Friday in June, CHE holds a carnival.  Kids and families really enjoy the carnival.  But, instead of a few people taking on the project, we have divided the Carnival into task teams.  The sign up below has listed out the teams we need such as food, decorations, games, etc.  Think about working on a team with your friends! Deadline to sign up:  We have set a deadline of Friday, February 15th to see if we can get enough help. Check out the sign up below which details each team.  If you sign up,...

NE Tacoma Healthy Kids – Donations Needed

The NE Tacoma Heathy Kids Coalition is in need of food donations for its weekend meal program for kids at our four NE Tacoma Schools!  CHE has a black bin in the front of the office where donations can be left.  They can also be sent in with your student. NE Tacoma Healthy Kids Coalition Food List In order to maintain equity in the food packs and ease of inventory and packaging, please only purchase items from the list below: Kraft Mac & Cheese Easy Mac Cups Chef Boyardee Ravioli Cups Hamburger Helper Microwave Singles Cups Chicken Cup O Noodles Beef...

Calling all 5th Grade Baby Pictures…

Jenn Schmitt is calling for all 5th grade baby pictures for the yearbook and slide show. ***Hard Copies of the picture due:  Thursday, January 31st*** Child’s Name and Teacher need to be written neatly on the back.

Next Week – Two PTA Events…

PTA Meeting: Tuesday, January 29th 7 to 8pm in the library (child care provided for elementary age kids) Come to hear: -recap of how November and December PTA happenings went -about upcoming winter happenings -Mrs. Stephanie’s updates We also need your input and insights on future PTA spring events and ideas for the 2019-20 school year.  Now is the time to start brainstorming. Spaghetti Family Night: Thursday, January 31st (no school the next day!) Where:  The Old Spaghetti Factory in Tacoma (1250 Pacific Ave) Timing:  4:30 to 8:30pm (we have a dedicated dining space between 5 and 8pm for up...

5th Grade Families – Camp Forms Due This Friday

Just a reminder to 5th grade families (whose kids are attending Camp Seymour February 6-8th), to turn in their camp forms by this Friday, December 14th.   ALL STUDENTS MUST TURN IN THE FOLLOWING FORMS COMPLETED AND SIGNED IN ORDER TO ATTEND CAMP: ☐  Assumption of Risk and Permission to Participate Form (#1 – Green, one sided) ☐  Tacoma Public Schools (TPS) Authorization Forms (#2 – Blue, three pages) ☐  YMCA Camp Seymour Health & Medical History Forms (#3 – Yellow, two sided) ☐  Sack Lunch Request Form for February 6th Lunch (#4 – Orange, one sided) FORMS TO TURN...

Health Screening Day – Thursday, December 13th – Note from the Nurse

  Parents,                   Health Screening Day is coming up on Thursday Dec. 13th. Grades K-3 and 5th grade will have their vision and their hearing tested. If your student wears glasses, please make sure that they have their glasses with them on Thursday. If your student wears hearing aids, we will not be screening them for hearing.                   Vision screening is done with the PlusOptiX machine. The purpose of a PlusOptiX vision screening device is to empower us to detect most prevalent vision disorders in children as early as possible. The earlier a vision disorder is detected the...