Newcastle PTSA is Excited to Bring you Science Expo 2019
  WHEN: Friday, March 1st, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM WHO: K-5 students - participate, learn & have fun. WHAT: Work on your choice of Science projects – Exhibit - Earn a certificate and souvenir. AND: Attend, explore and learn with hands-on Experiences from Tech Organizations. HOW: Register by Friday, January 18th, 2019 at NewcastleElementary.OurScienceFair.com WHO ELSE: Parent volunteers for various activities. Please sign up at http://signup.com/go/iajxCDD {Click here for the flyer and additional information.} {Click here for the Science Expo 2019 - Registration Form.}   Please contact Jon Gass at jon_gass@hotmail.com or Ram Sarma at rvallabh2@gmail.com for ... read full article
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Laurel Webb 
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12/11/2018-1/31/2019

Popcorn Friday Volunteers Needed
  Every Friday students can buy popcorn for 25 cents during afternoon recess.  The last Friday of every month is free popcorn Friday! If you are interested in volunteering for Popcorn Fridays, click here to sign up:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4ea9a92aa1fb6-popcorn Any questions, please contact Lori Weaver at Cousineaulori@aol.com .                         ... read full article
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Laurel Webb 
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1/14/2019-2/28/2019

Congratulations to the Newcastle 2019 Geography Bee Champion!
  After an outstanding effort by all 13 finalists in the Newcastle Elementary Geographic Bee, the championship round came down to Carter Ackermann and Caleb Chin. After an exciting round of three questions, Carter earned the title of school champion for the second year in a row. Carter will now take an online test provided by the National Geographic Society in an attempt to qualify for the state competition. The students in WA with the top 100 qualifying test scores will represent their schools and compete at the state level on March 29th, 2019.   Compliments to all of our ... read full article
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Laurel Webb 
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1/9/2019-1/31/2019
Newcastle PTSA is Excited to Bring you Science Expo 2019Laurel Webb12/11/20181/31/2019
Newcastle PTSA is Excited to Bring you Science Expo 2019
  WHEN: Friday, March 1st, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM WHO: K-5 students - participate, learn & have fun. WHAT: Work on your choice of Science projects – Exhibit - Earn a certificate and souvenir. AND: Attend, explore and learn with hands-on Experiences from Tech Organizations. HOW: Register by Friday, January 18th, 2019 at NewcastleElementary.OurScienceFair.com WHO ELSE: Parent volunteers for various activities. Please sign up at http://signup.com/go/iajxCDD {Click here for the flyer and additional information.} {Click here for the Science Expo 2019 - Registration Form.}   Please contact Jon Gass at jon_gass@hotmail.com or Ram Sarma at rvallabh2@gmail.com for ... read full article
Popcorn Friday Volunteers NeededLaurel Webb1/14/20192/28/2019
Popcorn Friday Volunteers Needed
  Every Friday students can buy popcorn for 25 cents during afternoon recess.  The last Friday of every month is free popcorn Friday! If you are interested in volunteering for Popcorn Fridays, click here to sign up:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4ea9a92aa1fb6-popcorn Any questions, please contact Lori Weaver at Cousineaulori@aol.com .                         ... read full article
Congratulations to the Newcastle 2019 Geography Bee Champion!Laurel Webb1/9/20191/31/2019
Congratulations to the Newcastle 2019 Geography Bee Champion!
  After an outstanding effort by all 13 finalists in the Newcastle Elementary Geographic Bee, the championship round came down to Carter Ackermann and Caleb Chin. After an exciting round of three questions, Carter earned the title of school champion for the second year in a row. Carter will now take an online test provided by the National Geographic Society in an attempt to qualify for the state competition. The students in WA with the top 100 qualifying test scores will represent their schools and compete at the state level on March 29th, 2019.   Compliments to all of our ... read full article
Finalists for the Newcastle Elementary Geography BeeLaurel Webb12/17/201812/31/2018
Finalists for the Newcastle Elementary Geography Bee
  Congratulations to the following 4th and 5th grade students who have qualified during their Classroom Bees to compete as finalists in Newcastle Elementary School’s Geography Bee: Eli Nguyen, Jojo Le, Sofia Kincaid, Nishita Alla, Wenhan Xie, Carter Ackerman, Ava Bastron, Caleb Chin, Trevor Reinhold, Kaitlin Ojendyk, Eesha Sreejith, Gianna Orchekowsky, Elora Rodriguez-Vigel, and Makenna Hall. The finalists will share their geography knowledge during the Geography Bee on Monday, January 7th at 2:50 pm in the Commons. Parents are welcome to attend and support our finalists. Thank you to Ms. Wilhelm for being the teacher coordinator for the Geography Bee ... read full article
Yearbook Cover Lion Art ContestLaurel Webb12/12/20181/5/2019
Yearbook Cover Lion Art Contest
  Calling all Newcastle artists!! Create your best Newcastle Lion and your drawing could end up on the cover of the 2018-2019 yearbook!! Entries due by Friday, January 4th. {Click here for the flyer and additional information.} Questions?  Contact Jessica Anderson at jessiej0608@gmail.com ... read full article
Mr. Miller Needs a Haircut - 5 Lucky Kids can be his Barber!Laurel Webb12/11/201812/31/2018
Mr. Miller Needs a Haircut - 5 Lucky Kids can be his Barber!
    Mr. Miller's lucky barbers have been chosen.  The lucky winners are... Mia Carr - Bechtold (4th grade) Gabi Thoenson - Burnham (3rd) Brighton Flint - Johnson (2nd) Malak Helal - Johnson (2nd) Claire Webb - Eisele (2nd) Mr. Miller will get his holiday haircut during lunch on Wednesday, December 19th. Thank you to everyone who turned in raffle tickets. This will be a great holiday gift for Mr. Miller!     Look in your child's KidMail this week to find the raffle tickets that could win your child the chance to give our PE teacher, Mr. Miller, a ... read full article
Auction Art Details!Laurel Webb11/7/201812/9/2018
Auction Art Details!
  Here are a few details on the All New Auction Art Projects that will be available for you to bid on for your child starting Monday, December 3rd.   1 of 6 - Would your 4th or 5th grader go nuts for this latest art craze? Give ‘em a chance to create a one-of-a-kind piece of fluid acrylic art you will be proud to hang on your wall. 2 of 6 - Poppies, Polymers and Painting, Oh My!  How excited would your 2nd or 3rd grader be to create and bring home a 3-D masterpiece like this? And how excited ... read full article
'Crocktober' Staff Appreciation LuncheonLaurel Webb10/17/201810/23/2018
'Crocktober' Staff Appreciation Luncheon
  Three times a year, the families of Newcastle Elementary host a luncheon for teachers and staff to show them how much we appreciate everything they do for our children.   This year, we need the help of the 4th and 5th Grade parents to help create a delicious 'Crocktober' Staff Appreciation Luncheon on Tuesday, October 23rd.   Non- perishable items can be dropped off on Monday, October 22nd. Tables will be set up in front of the office for you to leave your food. All containers will be returned to the same tables by the end of the day ... read full article
Dad’s Night Out! Friday, October 19thLaurel Webb10/9/201810/19/2018
Dad’s Night Out! Friday, October 19th
  Dad Volunteers Needed for the inaugural Spooky Spaghetti at the Costume Carnival… Dad's you would be committing to a night on the town.  This could include helping with the Spooky Spaghetti set-up, serving dinner to the children and families, dressing up in themed event gear.  Dad's can then join afterwards in a social gathering at a local venue. Please contact p eteinseattle@yahoo. com  to learn more.     ... read full article
Costume Carnival & Spooky Spaghetti DinnerLaurel Webb10/8/201810/19/2018
Costume Carnival & Spooky Spaghetti Dinner
  Find Spaghetti Dinner Ticket Presale ($5 each) information by visiting www.newcastleptsa.org Crazy hair d ay vs . Pajama Day - Vote by donating a food item Click here to view\print the flyer - Costume Carnival & Spooky Spaghetti Dinner Don't forget to return the Pie Eating Contest Ballots! Want to see your favorite staff member compete onstage at the PTSA Costume Carnival? Start Voting Now!   The 3 staff members who receive the most votes will compete in the Pie Eating Contest at 7pm at the Costume Carnival on Friday, Oct. 19th.    Return Ballots by Friday, Oct. 12th - ... read full article
Stay Up to Date with Calendar of EventsLaurel Webb9/28/201810/31/2018
Stay Up to Date with Calendar of Events
  Did you know you can view all of the events from Newcastle Elementary PTSA in your favorite calendar applications? For a step by step guide, click here: http://newcastleptsa.org/Event/ViewElsewhere This includes Google Calendar, Microsoft Outlook, smart phones, tablets, and any other devices or applications that support the iCal format. As events are added and changed on this website, your other calendar applications will automatically update to reflect the changes. At the same time, events coming from this website will be kept separate from your personal calendar items, and you can easily hide these events at any time.       ... read full article
Dates to RememberLaurel Webb8/17/20189/13/2018
Dates to Remember
  Please note the following important dates! Date\Time   Tues, Sept 4th 2:00pm - 3:00pm KinderConnect Popsicle's on the Playground for incoming Kindergarten families Tues, Sept 4th 3:00pm - 3:45pm Meet the Teacher Tues, Sept 4th 3:45pm - 5:00pm PTSA Back-to-School Picnic Tues, Sept 4th 5:00pm - 6:00pm Curriculum Night for Kinder, 3rd and 4th Wed, Sept 5th 9:15am - 1:30pm First Day of School for 1st - 5th Grades Fri, Sept 7th 9:15am - 1:30pm First Day of School for Kinders Thurs, Sept 13th 6:00pm - 7:00pm Curriculum Night for 2nd and 5th Thurs, Sept 20th 6:00pm - 7:00pm ... read full article
Volunteer ApplicationLaurel Webb8/1/201810/31/2018
Volunteer Application
  Interested in Volunteering during the 2018/2019 school year?  The Issaquah School District requires that volunteers update their application information annually. If you are interested in volunteering during the 2018/2019 school year, please log-in to your existing account by going to: https://issaquahvolunteers.hrmplus.net/ and clicking on “Login” in the upper right corner of the screen. Please allow up to four weeks for processing .  If you have questions please e-mail volunteers@issaquah.wednet.edu for assistance.                           ... read full article
Updated Bell Schedule for 2018/2019 School YearLaurel Webb8/1/20189/13/2018
Updated Bell Schedule for 2018/2019 School Year
  A slight change has been made to elementary school start and end times for the 2018/2019 school year to allow more time for buses to complete their routes. All elementary schools will start and end five minutes later beginning next fall. Bell Times Regular  Wednesday  Early Release   General 9:15 AM - 3:40 PM 9:15 AM - 1:30 PM 9:15 AM - 11:45 AM Half-Day Kindergarten 9:15 AM - 12:15 PM 9:15 AM - 12:15 PM  9:15 AM - 11:45 AM                           ... read full article