Author: Selena Thompson

Ice Cream Social Volunteers Needed

ICE CREAM SOCIAL IS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1ST from 5-7pm! We are looking for a few volunteers to help with running the ice cream table, used uniform sale, buy back tables and the membership / raffle basket table.  Each volunteer slot is for 30 minutes and your help is greatly appreciated.  Sign Up to help at the Ice Cream Social event here on our online volunteer listing.

Save Kobetich Library

Dearest Friends and CHE Families, As many of you may know our neighborhood library, Mary Rose Kobetich is on the list of proposed library closures.  See the article in the News Tribune here – Proposed Closure for Kobetich. It would be a major loss to our community and our children not to mention the local daycares, home schooled children and elderly members of our community who can’t physically make it to another Tacoma branch. We encourage you to use social media as the powerful voice it is by “checking in” at the library when you visit, “Liking” the library and...

We want your feedback

Don’t forget – the PTA is looking for your feedback!  Please complete our year-end survey: .  The survey is open through June 30th.   Our goal is for 100 parents to provide feedback on programs that are important to your child!  We are only at 25 surveys received from our families, please take a moment to help us serve you better in the future. With thanks, CHE PTA

2016/2017 PTA Board

Thank you to all who came out to our last formal meeting of the year.  The turn out was spectacular –  we really do appreciate your support and it was very nice to see a few new faces. Congratulations to the following elected officials for Crescent Heights Elementary’s 2016/2017 PTA executive board: President: Mrs. Lori Reed Vice President: Mr. Lukas Rucks Secretary: Mrs. Kimberly Syverson The executive board position for 2016/2017 office of Treasurer is vacant.  Nominations for this position will reopen now and remain open until May 31.  All nominees at that point will be presented and voted on...

APEX Update – Halfway There!

Good evening CHE families! We are super excited being only 4 days into our fundraiser and this evening reaching 50% of our goal!  Your continued support and participation is greatly appreciated. We have heard great feedback from our students in the hallways and from teachers that the APEX team’s Dream Team concepts are reinforcing positive behaviors among our students and promoting encouragement to peers. Keep up the fabulous work Huskies!! Great way to show your PRIDE!  

Sock Hop Volunteers Needed!!

SOCK HOP is on FRIDAY!! We are in need of volunteers to help at admissions, cashier, food and drink tables.  If you are a parent that is planning on attending our Sock Hop this coming Friday please consider filling a volunteer spot. Sign up here at Sock Hop Volunteer Sign Up! This is an annual event put on by the PTA.  Children can come in costume (no violent costumes or weapons) and enjoy pizza, pop and snack.  There is a live DJ and Dance floor – we hope that you will have the chance to bring the kids by and have a little pre-holiday fun!...


This morning was the second biggest collection for Dance-A-Thon to date.  Our students and staff brought in $1,733.47!  The biggest HUSKY CLAP to the entire school for your continued support to make this event possible. As a reward for meeting our $15,000 mark , Mr. McGeeney has authorized a school-wide extra recess! (Time will be taken at teacher discretion).  We hope the Huskies enjoy it. 🙂 With todays collection, we are up to $15,933 which is 80% of the way there!  WOOHOO!  We are going to collect fundraiser money again tomorrow morning and plan to the leave the donation site up...


Dearest Huskies, First, a HUGE thank you to everyone for working so hard to get our school this far on our efforts to raise money for this year’s PTA programs. This week is the final stretch to pull in the last needed $6,290. After today’s school collection and our online total as of 6pm, our total income for Dance-A-Thon is $13,710.  We are 69% of the way there, and would like to encourage those families that have not yet supported the fundraiser to do so.  We still only have about 34% of our students participating. By meeting our goal of $20,000, we will...

CONGRATULATIONS we’ve reached $5,000 for DAT!!

CHE Huskies we are SUPER EXCITED to announce that your hard work dancing has brought our schools donation total up to $5,000!!  This is 25% of our $20,000 minimum goal to support the programs that PTA provides for the school. Keep up the “Paw”some work this weekend and remember the 10 for 10 strategy we talked about at the kick off assembly.  Ask 10 friends or family members to donation $10 to your school in return for your awesome dance moves. *Remember to mention that 100% of all donations comes directly to the school, there is no vendor pay out....

Dancing for Donations

Bring your spare change! In an attempt to keep up the positive momentum, Safety Patrol students and on duty Pick-Up teachers will be Dancing for Donations over the next two Wednesdays and Fridays. In the spirit of the Dance-A-Thon, music will be played at the drop off and pick up sessions. Who knows -we might even get a few bystander parents involved in the fun! We appreciate your continued support to helping us reach our goals for this year.