Crescent Heights Elementary PTA 10.9.57 Blog

Order your Spirit Wear now! Delivery at Ice Cream Social!

We know it’s a bit early – and the weather has been warm – but we’re excited to announce that our Spirit Wear sales are now underway! We have two new designs:  Kindergarten – 4th grade students may order this navy blue sweatshirt in either a crewneck or hoodie version.  Check out the cool paw prints down the sleeve!   Our 5th Graders can order the 5th grade exclusive “We Lead” Royal Blue Hoodie! How: Place your orders online at www.pugetsoundscreenprinting.com, When: Order before August 13th Pick up: Pick up your child’s sweatshirt on August 31st at Ice Cream Social!...

Fundraiser Meeting – HELP NEEDED with Dance-A-Thon planning!

CHE families – We hope you are all having a great summer vacation so far.  Can you believe it is already July?  September will be here before we know it and our kiddos will be heading back to school. Will you help us make this a GREAT year for Crescent Heights students?  We NEED your help.  We are planning to have a Dance-A-Thon be our main (and hopefully ONLY) fundraiser for the year.  If we can pull this off, we will keep 100% of the profits of this event!  But – the PTA board cannot do this on our own.  We...

A Farewell Teacher Tuesday: Sandy Morris

We are wrapping up our Teacher Tuesday profiles for the year with a very special farewell to our second grade teacher, Sandy Morris.  Sandy retired yesterday after over 30 years in education.  We sat down with Sandy last week and asked her a few extra questions in honor of her retirement. Tell us a little bit about your educational history.  I know you taught overseas for some time; can you tell us more about that?   I taught for four years in Nigeria, at an American international School.  It was comprised of 32 different countries of children, from preschool to 9th...

**Last Husky Connection Monday, June 19th**

    Good evening Crescent Heights Families! A few things worth mentioning: Monday, June 19th: Students are to wear their uniform for the last day of school. Please check the lost and found, we have several items unclaimed. Come take a look and see if any of your child’s items are there. All will be donated tomorrow evening. All library books and fines are due. Progress reports will be handed out once all fees are taken care of. Talent Show: 9:30 a.m A last opportunity to purchase a yearbook for your child. $20 for softcover and $25 for a hardcover....

**Fifth Grade Celebration, Friday June 16th 9:30-10:30**

Fifth Grade Celebration Good evening parents, Our 5th grade classes are spending their final days of elementary school! We want to mention that for the celebration on Friday; students may wear their school uniform or dress attire. Skirts /dresses should be appropriate length. (longer than fingertips) All other students may wear “free dress” for the last Friday of school.

Extra Yearbooks on sale in the office!

Good morning, We have had a few questions about yearbook distribution. All classroom teachers have received the yearbooks for their classrooms and will be distributing them this week.  The date varies by classroom.  If your child hasn’t received theirs yet, you can double check with their teacher or email crescentheightspta@gmail.com. If you didn’t pre-order a yearbook for your child, we do have a few extras for sale. Where:  Crescent Heights Main Office Cost:  Hardcover books:  $25.00 each    Softcover Books:  $20 each. How:  Send in CASH ONLY with your child, in an envelope with their name on it.  The child must come...

Teacher Tuesday Profile: LaNae Rice

This week’s Teacher Tuesday profile is on our Kindergarten teacher LaNae Rice.  Here’s more about LaNae! What is your name, and what grade/specialty do you teach? LaNae Rice, and I teach Kindergarten. Tell us a bit about your family.  Do you have kids?  If so, what ages are they?  Do you have pets? My husband’s name is Paul and he works for the city of Gig Harbor.  We have two girls Laurel, 24 and Haley, 22.  Both went to Crescent Heights and are now UW graduates!  Haley just graduated June 8th.  We have one cat named Lucy. What are your hobbies?  What do you love...

Yearbooks on sale in the office today!

Good morning, Just a reminder we will be in the office selling yearbooks again this morning! Where:  Crescent Heights Main Office When:  Monday, June 12th, 8:45 AM Cost:  Hardcover books:  $25.00 each    Softcover Books:  $20 each. How:  Send in CASH ONLY with your child, in an envelope with their name on it.  The child must come to the office to purchase the book.  (Parents are also welcome to come in and purchase the books). Books will be sold first come, first served.  Quantities are limited.  Sorry – no holds! The books are BEAUTIFUL, so don’t miss out on this last chance opportunity to...

Husky Connection June 12th-16th

Husky Connection June 12th -June 16th A view of the week: Mon. June 12th: Volunteer appreciation assembly 9:30 am Tues. June 13: Field Day Wed. June 14th: Meeker Band/Glee Club Assembly, 9:30 a.m Fri. June 16: 5th Grade Celebration Assembly 9:30-10:30 Looking ahead: Mon. June 19: Talent Show 9:30, Last Day of School (12:15 Dismissal) Miscellaneous: We very much appreciate our volunteers! Tacoma School District requires that we fill out our volunteer forms once per year. If you plan on helping in any way; please complete your

Extra Yearbooks for sale

Good morning, Our Yearbooks have arrived and have been distributed to each classroom teacher.  If you missed out on the pre-sale and would like to purchase one, we have a limited number of extra books available for sale! Where:  Crescent Heights Main Office When:  Friday, June 9th, 8:45 AM Cost:  Hardcover books:  $25.00 each    Softcover Books:  $20 each. How:  Send in CASH ONLY with your child, in an envelope with their name on it.  The child must come to the office on Friday morning to purchase the book.  (Parents are also welcome to come in and purchase the books). Books will...