Crescent Heights Elementary PTA 10.9.57 Blog

Reflections Arts Contest: Film Production

All children deserve opportunities to explore and be involved in the arts.  In support of this, the PTA’s “Reflections” program is currently underway!  This is our cornerstone arts program.  It offers your child the opportunity to earn local, state and even national recognition for original artwork they create in response to the theme “Within Reach”. Over the next few days, we will talk about each of the six different categories that your child may participate in.  Today, we’ll talk about Film Production. Film Production is the process of making a film.  The producer (your child) is not required to appear in the film, but...

Reflections Arts Contest: Visual Arts

Families – We have a LOT going on in the next month here at Crescent Heights!  Our Dance-A-Thon Fundraiser is getting ready to kick off, but before we get to that, we want to spend some time focusing on our Reflections program.  Read more about it here! All children deserve opportunities to explore and be involved in the arts.  In support of this, the PTA’s “Reflections” program is currently underway!  This is our cornerstone arts program!  It offers your child the opportunity to earn local, state and even national recognition for original artwork they create in response to the theme “Within...

Husky Connection Oct. 16th-20th

 Husky Connection Oct. 16th-20th Hi Families! Please take a look at the happenings this week: 10.16 Kindergarten Field Trip to the Pumpkin Patch 10.17 First Grade Field Trip to the Pumpkin Patch 10.20 Free Dress 10.20 Popcorn Friday Popcorn Friday – Help needed!  We will have a Popcorn Friday on October 20th.  We need a few volunteers to pop popcorn and distribute bags to classrooms.  Please sign up here if you can help!  www.SignUpGenius.com/go/20F0B4FADA922ABFA7-popcorn3  Our Reflections Arts contest is underway- We encourage all students to participate in this wonderful program sponsored by the PTA.  You can enter in one of six...

Mornings with McGeeney – Meeting notes

Thank you to all of our parents that were able to attend our first Mornings with McGeeney meeting of the year.  We had some great conversations, which are recapped below.  Please reach out to any of the people referenced in the notes, or contact us at board@chepta.org if you have further questions or would like clarification on anything addressed. Have a great weekend! Mornings with McGeeney – Oct 12, 2017 Updates for happenings this fall Disney Magic is the theme this year. How do we infuse magical moments into learning?   Make kids feel special. Staffing: New Faces: Kim Albers –...

Husky Connection Oct. 9th-13th

Husky Connection for the week of Oct. 9-13th Good Evening Crescent Heights Families! Take a look at what is happening this week: 10.11 Picture Day, “Free Dress”     (volunteers needed, please email Rhonda in the office at rgarris@tacoma.k12.wa.us for a time slot. You will receive a complimentary picture packet for helping.) 10.12 Mornings with McGeeney, 9:00 a.m Think Kindness Challenge Results:  We are happy to announce that our Crescent Heights students performed 3,456 acts of kindness during our 15 day challenge!  We also raised $577.87 for the American Red Cross to help with Hurricane Relief efforts!  Way to go Huskies!  Keep being kind and...

Husky Connection October 2nd-6th

Husky Connection October 2nd-6th Good evening families! Here are the happenings this week at Crescent Heights: Coin drive continues! Thank you for sending in your extra change-it is all adding up to help those affected by the hurricanes. Last day we are collecting coins is Tuesday! We have seen many random acts of kindness happen! Please send in your journals and help us meet (and exceed!) our goal of 5,000 acts of kindness! Last day we are collecting journals is Tuesday! 10.3 PTA Meet and Greet, please RSVP to board@chepta.org 10.5 Student of the Month Assembly, 9:30 am Looking ahead: 10.9...

Last call for Spirit Wear Orders!

Good afternoon families, Just a reminder that today is the last day for Spirit Wear orders!  The website shuts down tonight at midnight, and this is the last opportunity for spirit wear this year. Ordering is easy:  Just go to www.pugetsoundscreenprinting.com and click on Crescent Heights on the left hand side!  Orders will be delivered in just a couple of weeks – right in time for our rainy and colder weather. Don’t miss out!  Order now!  

Friday Reminders

    Hello Parents- Tomorrow is the last Friday of the month; which means it is “Free Dress”! 5th grade families– 1st payment is due if your child is attending camp. Please turn checks in to your child’s teachers. Thanks families!  

Husky Connection Sept. 25th-29th

Husky Connection for Sept.25th-29th Good evening families! Here are the happenings this week at Crescent Heights: Coin drive continues! Thank you for sending in your extra change-it is all adding up to help those affected by the hurricanes. We have seen many random acts of kindness happen! Please send in your journals and help us meet (and exceed!) our goal of 5,000 acts of kindness! 9.26 Meeker/New Zealand Assembly, 9:30 am (for 4th and 5th grade) 9.26 Box Tops are due, please turn them in to your child’s teacher 9.27 ASB Elections Assembly, 2:00 pm (3rd, 4th and 5th grades) 9.29...