Author: Jodie Cottrill

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...

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...

Pattison’s West CHE Skate Night – This Friday

What: Skate Night When: Friday, Nov 9, 2018 Where: Pattison’s West Time: 5:00 – 7:00 PM Who: All Crescent Heights students and their families Admission: $6.00 per person, includes skate rental Or $7.00 pp for in-line skate rental Parents must accompany children and remain with them.   Drop offs will not be permitted.

Super Star Party, Top 5 and Classroom Competition

Beyond the regular prizes, we have some pretty amazing extra special prizes.  The deadline to make donations that counts towards any prizes will be Monday, October 22nd at midnight.  Donations can be made beyond the 22nd, they just won’t count towards prizes. Super Star Party – Anyone raising at least $200 will be invited to a party on Tuesday, November 6th right after the Student Assembly that will include: Rhubarb the Reindeer – Tacoma Rainiers Mascot Photos with Rhubarb (handed out to students once printed) Cupcake Decorating Party from the amazing Celebrity Cake Studio Super Star Trophy Entered in a...

Harvest Dance – Info and How You Can Help

October is a busy month for us at CHE.  Even though we have our Fun Run this Friday, we wanted to get Harvest Dance Info out to make sure you had it on your calendar! Harvest Dance – Friday, October 26th 6 to 8pm, Kids can dress in school appropriate costumes (no weapons please).  We will have both a Photo Booth and DJ!       Admission: $3 for school age children.  Adults Free Dinner:  Slice of Pizza and a drink combo for $3.  Pizza $2 and Drinks $1 if buying separately. Candy:  $1 (cash only) available to support 5th...

Reminder – In School Money Donations Monday Morning

Monday Morning:  the PTA will be at school to collect any in school donations. Tuesday:  Our first weekly drawing for any student who donates at least $20 by Monday at Midnight in school or online.  28 students have already donated at least $20.  Also, prizes will be handed out on Tuesday for those who have reached the different prize levels. Register at  https://www.thegetmovincrew.com/. Updated Stats:  We have raised $3,000 and 71 students have registered!    

WatchDOGS Pizza Night – This coming Tuesday…

WHEN:  Tuesday, October 9th 6-7pm in the cafeteria. WHO:  Dads, Grandpas, Uncles, Step-Dads, adult brothers and/or other Male Role Models in a CHE student’s life and their kids TIMING:  6PM come have pizza and starting at 6:30pm we will watch a presentation about our WatchDOGS (Dad of Great Students) Program.  WatchDOGS is an innovative program being used by schools across America which helps them to be positively impacted by our committed involvement of fathers and father-figures in their student’s life. CHE’s GOAL:  have dads, grandpas, uncles and/or other male role models spend at least one day this year (could be...