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5th Grade Environmental Camp
5th Grade Environmental Camp

Date:
Mon 2/27 - Wed 3/1
2nd, 3rd and 4th Grade Author Visit
2nd, 3rd and 4th Grade Author Visit

Date:
Monday, February 27
Where:
Library

STEM author SEAN CONNOLLY will be here on Monday, Feb. 27th to share fun and engaging science experiments! Book pre-orders will go through the University Bookstore and are due by Thursday, February 15th. Flyers were sent home in KidMail Feb. 2nd. Questions? Please contact Ms. Berry in the library.

Read Across America! Horton Hears a Who
Read Across America! Horton Hears a Who

Date:
Monday, February 27

Monday, 2/27 ~ Horton Hears a Who.

The school-wide kick off for our Read Across America celebration begins by reciting the Reader’s Oath with Mr. Mellish. It’s also a day where we focus on kindness. Can you be like Horton and commit a random act of kindness?
Golden Acorn Award - Last day to nominate!
Golden Acorn Award - Last day to nominate!

Date:
Monday, February 27

Each year our PTSA awards the Golden Acorn award to individuals in our school who have given outstanding, continued and dedicated volunteer service to the children and youth in our school community. This is an excellent way to honor our volunteers that have gone “above and beyond”!

5th Grade Environmental Camp
5th Grade Environmental Camp

Date:
Mon 2/27 - Wed 3/1
6:00p Read Across America! Read My Shirt Day
Read Across America! Read My Shirt Day

Date:
Tuesday, February 28
Time:
6:00p - 8:00p

Tuesday, 2/28 ~ I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

Read My Shirt Day - Wear a shirt with words on it.

6:30p Keynote John O’Sullivan, “Changing the Game”
Keynote John O’Sullivan, “Changing the Game”

Date:
Tuesday, February 28
Time:
6:30p - 8:30p
Where:
Issaquah High School Theater

For more information, please contact parentwiser@issaquahptsa.org
5th Grade Environmental Camp
5th Grade Environmental Camp

Date:
Mon 2/27 - Wed 3/1
Read Across America! One Fish, Two Fish
Read Across America! One Fish, Two Fish

Date:
Wednesday, March 1

Wednesday, 3/1 ~ One Fish, Two Fish
Twin Day - Dress the same as someone else at school.
Read Across America! Hunches in Bunches
Read Across America! Hunches in Bunches

Date:
Thursday, March 2

Thursday, 3/2~ Hunches in Bunches

Drop Everything and Read Day - All Newcastle Lions will stop what they’re doing sometime on Thursday to read a good book. Have a book ready to read that day!
7:00p “Helping or Hindering”
“Helping or Hindering”

Date:
Thursday, March 2
Time:
7:00p - 8:30p
Where:
Issaquah High School Theater

“Helping or Hindering”, by Issaquah School District and Brooks Powers. For more information, please contact parentwiser@issaquahptsa.org
Read Across America! Cat in the Hat Character Day
Read Across America! Cat in the Hat Character Day

Date:
Friday, March 3

Friday, March 3rd ~ The Cat in the Hat Storybook Character Day

Students are encouraged to show off their creativity by dressing up as their favorite book character. (It doesn’t have to be a character from a Dr. Seuss book, but you can always wear red and white and/ or a hat like The Cat in the Hat!)
6:00p 4th GRADE MOVIE NIGHT
4th GRADE MOVIE NIGHT

Date:
Friday, March 3
Time:
6:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Newcastle Elementary Commons

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CogAT/SOI - Second Grade Testing
CogAT/SOI - Second Grade Testing

Date:
Tue 3/7 - Thu 3/16
CogAT/SOI - Second Grade Testing
CogAT/SOI - Second Grade Testing

Date:
Tue 3/7 - Thu 3/16
CogAT/SOI - Second Grade Testing
CogAT/SOI - Second Grade Testing

Date:
Tue 3/7 - Thu 3/16
CogAT/SOI - Second Grade Testing
CogAT/SOI - Second Grade Testing

Date:
Tue 3/7 - Thu 3/16
6:00p PTSA "Dare to Dream" Auction
PTSA "Dare to Dream" Auction

Date:
Saturday, March 11
Time:
6:00p - 10:00p
Where:
The Westin - Bellevue

Supporters of Newcastle Elementary will gather at The Westin in Bellevue to raise the funds for the next two years of PTSA-sponsored activities. Show your commitment to the high quality education and experiences at Newcastle Elementary by coming out and bidding on the incredible assortment of items gathered. This is the event at which you can bid to buy your child's classroom art project and many more wonderful pieces! Dare to Dream with us!
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CogAT/SOI - Second Grade Testing
CogAT/SOI - Second Grade Testing

Date:
Tue 3/7 - Thu 3/16
CogAT/SOI - Second Grade Testing
CogAT/SOI - Second Grade Testing

Date:
Tue 3/7 - Thu 3/16
CogAT/SOI - Second Grade Testing
CogAT/SOI - Second Grade Testing

Date:
Tue 3/7 - Thu 3/16
CogAT/SOI - Second Grade Testing
CogAT/SOI - Second Grade Testing

Date:
Tue 3/7 - Thu 3/16
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6:00p Positive Behavior Support Workshop
Positive Behavior Support Workshop

Date:
Thursday, March 23
Time:
6:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Newcastle Library

Positive Behavior Support Workshop: Social Development for Ages 7-9
Discussion Topics:
• Setting social and behavioral expectations that promote personal growth for this age group
• How to support social problem solving
• Positive intent: promoting empathy and understanding
9:30a Coffee Talk with Rich Mellish
Coffee Talk with Rich Mellish

Date:
Friday, March 24
Time:
9:30a - 10:30a
Where:
SAGE Classroom

Join Principal Rich Mellish and other interested families for an informal discussion that can be driven by YOUR questions! Coffee and light refreshments are provided by the PTSA to welcome you into the conversation! This conversation will no doubt be the first glimpse into the overall success of the "Dare to Dream" Auction!
2:00p STEM Afternoon
STEM Afternoon

Date:
Saturday, March 25
Time:
2:00p - 4:00p
Where:
Newcastle KCLS Library

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6:30p ParentWiser | Hidden in Plain Sight
ParentWiser | Hidden in Plain Sight

Date:
Tuesday, March 28
Time:
6:30p - 8:30p
Where:
Liberty High School Commons

March 28th Hidden in Plain Sight, 6:30-8:30pm at Liberty High School Commons. Walk through a Hidden in Plain Sight exhibit of a youth bedroom, and learn what signs of substance use to look for, and what to do if you find something. Not your kid? What about friends? Includes expert Q&A forum, and brief professional talk on communicating with youth about at-risk behavior. This is a PARENT ONLY event.
6:30p 4th Grade Music Concert
4th Grade Music Concert

Date:
Thursday, March 30
Time:
6:30p - 7:30p
Where:
Newcastle Commons

Delight in the musical performances of the 4th Grade classes, demonstrating their prowess with the Recorder! The music teacher will share details of this event with classes, including a call for volunteers to bring refreshments.

The PTSA provides video recording and a DVD copy of all performances to Newcastle families. Sit back and be in the moment for the performance...a professionally recorded copy will come to you soon!
6:00p 1st and 2nd Grade Movie & Potluck
1st and 2nd Grade Movie & Potluck

Date:
Friday, March 31
Time:
6:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Newcastle Commons & Gym

Bring food to share and enjoy a night getting to know other 1st and second grade families! This is an opportunity for adults to meet and mingle in the Gym while the kiddos enjoy a movie with their classmates and other 1st and 2nd graders in the Commons. PTSA Family Nights can be crowded, so take advantage of a time when everyone invited has 1st graders! Questions? Connect with NewcastlePTSA.Outreach@gmail.com
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