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Pie Eating Ballots Due!
Pie Eating Ballots Due!

Date:
Tuesday, October 16

Food Drive - Pajama Day vs Crazy Hair Day
Food Drive - Pajama Day vs Crazy Hair Day

Date:
Wed 10/17 - Fri 11/2
Food Drive - Pajama Day vs Crazy Hair Day
Food Drive - Pajama Day vs Crazy Hair Day

Date:
Wed 10/17 - Fri 11/2
Food Drive - Pajama Day vs Crazy Hair Day
Food Drive - Pajama Day vs Crazy Hair Day

Date:
Wed 10/17 - Fri 11/2
Popcorn Friday
Popcorn Friday

Date:
Friday, October 19
Where:
Every Friday during Recess 25 cents

9:30a Principal Coffee Talk
Principal Coffee Talk

Date:
Friday, October 19
Time:
9:30a - 10:30a
Where:
Stage

6:00p PTSA Costume Carnival & Spooky Spaghetti Dinner
PTSA Costume Carnival & Spooky Spaghetti Dinner

Date:
Friday, October 19
Time:
6:00p - 8:00p


7:00p Pie Eating Contest at Costume Carnival
Pie Eating Contest at Costume Carnival

Date:
Friday, October 19
Time:
7:00p - 8:00p


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Food Drive - Pajama Day vs Crazy Hair Day
Food Drive - Pajama Day vs Crazy Hair Day

Date:
Wed 10/17 - Fri 11/2
Food Drive - Pajama Day vs Crazy Hair Day
Food Drive - Pajama Day vs Crazy Hair Day

Date:
Wed 10/17 - Fri 11/2
'Crocktober' Staff Appreciation Luncheon
'Crocktober' Staff Appreciation Luncheon

Date:
Tuesday, October 23
Where:
Newcastle Elementary School

Food Drive - Pajama Day vs Crazy Hair Day
Food Drive - Pajama Day vs Crazy Hair Day

Date:
Wed 10/17 - Fri 11/2
Food Drive - Pajama Day vs Crazy Hair Day
Food Drive - Pajama Day vs Crazy Hair Day

Date:
Wed 10/17 - Fri 11/2
Food Drive - Pajama Day vs Crazy Hair Day
Food Drive - Pajama Day vs Crazy Hair Day

Date:
Wed 10/17 - Fri 11/2
Free Popcorn Friday
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Auction Co-Chairs:
Allison Sweeney & Trisha Marshall
newcastleauction2019@gmail.com

 
Road to the Emerald City Website is Live! 
For all auction-related information, visit: newcastleptsa.schoolauction.net
     

PIE EATING CONTEST

 

SPONSORSHIP & VOLUNTEERS

The Road to the Emerald City is making a stop at Newcastle Elementary for a PIE EATING CONTEST! 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, October 19th.

  • Ballots are coming home in KidMail – check those folders! You can also find one below or pick one up in the Main Office.
  • Indicate how many votes your child allocates to each staff member ($1 for 1 Vote; $5 for 10 Votes; $10 for 25 Votes)
  • Return your child’s ballot and accompanying cash or check (payable to Newcastle Elementary PTSA) in a sealed envelope or Ziploc to your child’s teacher or to the PTSA Mailbox in the Main Office.
  • Class with the most votes wins a FREE POPCORN DAY!
  • All proceeds benefit the PTSA Road to the Emerald City Auction.

Return Ballots by end of day Tuesday, October 16th - {Click here to view/print the ballot}

Special thanks to these staff members for volunteering to compete!

Ms. Kusunose
 
Ms. Binks
 
Ms. Burnham
 
 
 
 
 
Ms. Leuenberger
 
Ms. Howard
 
Ms. Kruck
 
 
 
 
 
Ms. Engelhardt
 
Ms. Genereaux
 
Ms. Wilhelm

 

 

AUCTION WINE AND GIFT CARD DONATION DRIVE

Remember to drop off your donation of unopened wine and unused gift cards on your way to the Costume Carnival on Friday!

We'll have volunteers staffed at two convenient locations from 5:45-7:15. Stop by 8558 135th Ave SE (Mile Post neighborhood near the playground stairs) or 8803 137th Ave SE (right by the bus entrance).

Can't make the Costume Carnival? You can still donate! Wine and gift cards will be used as part of our games to raise money Auction night. {Click here to view/print the flyer}

Holiday Online Auction Launching December 3rd!

Our Holiday Online Auction is launching on December 3rd and we need more items to auction! Do you have unused toys, electronics, gadgets, gift cards, etc that you think others might like? Let us know at newcastleauction2019@gmail.com.

Get those ballots in for the Pie Eating Contest. Don't miss the chance to have your child help pick the contestants for this year's Pie Eating Contest.  Three (3) lucky staff members will compete at the annual Costume Carnival on Friday, October 19th and the class with the most votes wins a Free Popcorn Day!

Ballots are available in the Main Office or at www.newcastleptsa.org. Get them in by end of day Tuesday, October 16th!

Newcastle Elementary PTSA is calling you to sponsor our school! 

We’re seeking sponsors to help offset the cost of our event, enabling even more dollars to go directly to the school.

  • A variety of sponsorship levels available, starting at $250
  • Great advertising benefits available as you reach over 400 Newcastle families!

 {Click Here to Review Sponsorship Details} 

Contact Luisa Gass at l_vacca@hotmail.com for more information.

     

SAVE THE DATE - March 30th, 2019

 

OUR GOAL IS TO RAISE

Hyatt Regency Lake Washington
1053 Lake Washington Blvd N

Renton, WA 98056

Auction and Dinner from 5:30pm - 10:00pm
After Party from 10:00pm - 12:00am

 

 

$275,000

     

 

Cultural Bridges Family Guide
 

Download a Free Family Guide in Chinese (Mandarin), English, Korean, Russian, Spanish, or Vietnamese today! This guide has information on how the school system works in the Issaquah School District and how to get involved at your child’s school.

The Issaquah Schools Foundation’s Family Guide is available online at bit.ly/CulturalBridges.

 

 


Go All in for Kids!
 

The Issaquah Schools Foundation invites you to go All in for Kids and donate today! Gifts to the Foundation’s All in for Kids annual campaign fund programs such as robotics, art education, food aid, STEM clubs, one-to-one mentoring, orchestra and band – and much more – in each of the Issaquah School District’s 24 schools.

Learn more at isfdn.org/all-in-for-kids.

 

 


Reflections 2018: Heroes Around Me
 

The Reflections Program is a National PTA and Washington State PTA cultural arts competition. The purpose is to provide an opportunity for students to use their creative talents by expressing themselves through their own original works.


Student artists can get involved in Reflections through the Newcastle PTSA. A student may submit an entry in any of six arts areas. Only original works of art are accepted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Popcorn Fridays Starts September 28th


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'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 for you to pick up.
  • Please label dishes, crock pots and utensils with your name.  Crockpot liners are greatly appreciated!
  • Refrigeration is available and items can be reheated if instructions are provided.
  • ALL DISHES NEED TO BE AT SCHOOL NO LATER THAN 10:00AM ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23RD.

Please email the Staff Appreciation Chair: Yvette Blauvelt at ykblauvelt@gmail.com if you have any questions. Thank you in advance for helping us show our teachers and staff how much they are appreciated!  

Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:

  1. Click this link: http://signup.com/go/AbeQrhe
  2. Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
  3. Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on SignUp.com.

Note: SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.

 

 


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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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