Husky Connection: Week of September 2-6th

Welcome back to school Huskies! We hope you all had an amazing summer!


Teacher Meet and Greet/Ice Cream Social – Tuesday, September 3rd (5 to 6:15pm):

Teacher Meet and Greet Aspect:  For new families, K-2nd classrooms are upstairs and 3-5th grade classrooms are downstairs.  If your last name begins with A-M, your scheduled time for meet & greet is 5-5:35 and if your last name is N-Z, your assigned time is 5:40-6:15. If you have more than 1 child @ CHE and your time overlaps a bit into another session, it’s totally fine.  You can turn in your class supplies during this time.

Collecting Extra School Supplies: We will be collecting extra school supplies during the ice cream social. You can also send extra supplies with your child on the first day of school.

Ice Cream Social Aspect:  PTA will be In the cafeteria 5 to 6:30pm.  You will find ice cream and PTA Tables/Info including pre-ordered sweatshirts and information about PTA programs.  A great time to ask questions!

PTA Memberships and Full 5th Grade Camp Payments:  For interested families, you can pay by cash, check (made out to CHE PTA) or credit card.  Please note credit card option for both are only available during Ice Cream Social and the first PTA meeting on 9/19.  Here is more info:

  • PTA Membership ($12 for individual memberships and $10 each for 2+ memberships…grab a friend)
  • 5th Grade Camp – Parents can make a full camp payment ($144).  Otherwise 4 payments by check or money order can be made  between October and January.  Info will go home the first full week of school about Camp including payment coupons.  Camp is February 5 to 7th at YMCA Camp Seymour.

Teacher Assignments: If you still need your child’s teacher assignment please call the school front desk or log into the parent portal (HAC) on the Tacoma Public Schools Website.  If you have questions, please contact the front desk at 253.571.5500.

Supply Lists (can be turned in during Ice Cream Social):

Future Spirit wear orders:

Future Dates:

**1st day of school – Thursday, September 5th (1-5th graders)

**1st day of school – Tuesday, September 10th (Kinders)

*PTA Meeting – Taco Thursday – September 19th –  6:30-8pm in the cafeteria.  6:30pm Taco Dinner, 7pm Meeting

*Skate Night – Friday, September 27th – 5 to 7pm at Pattison’s West Skating Center

*Harvest Dance – Friday, October 25th –  6 to 8pm, more info to come

*PTA Meeting – Thursday, November 7th –  7 to 8pm in the library


**If you haven’t already done so, be sure to “like” and “follow” our school and PTA Facebook pages: Crescent Heights Huskies and Crescent Heights Elementary PTA. CHE PTA can also be followed on Instagram (crescentheightspta) and Twitter (CHEPTA8).  Following these pages will keep you informed and provide helpful information on things happening during the school year. Typically on Sundays, a Husky Connection newsletter will come to your e-mail (sign up at and our Facebook page.***