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Mon, Sept. 7, 2020
2020/2021 School Year



Important Dates to Remember 

Wednesday, Sept. 9 - Virtual Curriculum Nights 

Monday, Sept. 14 - ParentWiser Presents Talking to Kids About Race and Bias

Monday, Sept. 28 - PTSA Membership Meeting with Dr. Wood


Welcome Back Lions! 

Our Newcastle Lions roared to the occasion and got off to an amazing start with remote learning! Thank you to our amazing teachers and staff for all of their hard work and to our families for their patience, grace and support. WE CAN DO HARD THINGS LIONS!

Congratulations Scavenger Hunt Winners! 

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Reuniting the Pridelands Scavenger Hunt! Congratulations to the raffle winners and a BIG thank you to the businesses who supported us. Check out the raffle winners here.

Send in Pictures and Help Build the Yearbook

Our yearbook this year will no doubt be the most unique one your kids will have. To make it great we need you all to act as photographers. Let’s start with those First Day pictures, pictures of remote set-ups, or anything from the start of school. Pictures should be of Newcastle students only and at least 750KB in size. Send pictures to

Save the Date! PTSA Membership Meeting Featuring Dr. Wood 

Our first General Membership Meeting of the year is on Monday, Sept. 28 from 6:30-7:30pm. All parents of Newcastle students are invited to attend, though you must be a PTSA member to vote. We will be voting on our PTSA Standing Rules and our budget for the year and will then quickly move to an opportunity to connect with Dr. Wood. Don’t miss the chance to influence what the PTSA will do this year AND to get your questions answered by Dr. Wood.

Join ParentWiser for Talking to Kids About Race and Bias

Join us for an opportunity to learn how to address the complexities of race, racism, privilege, bias and inclusively. Rosetta Lee, local educator, diversity consultant and activist, will help you walk away with increased confidence and tools to help you handle conversations on tough topics.

 September 14, 2020

  • Noon: Parents of grades K-5
  • 7 p.m.: Parents and students of grades 6-12

 Learn more and register at 

Join the Step Up For Kids Fitness Challenge! 

 Introducing the Issaquah Schools Foundation NEW Fall Fitness Challenge!!! Take a break from your screens, reconnect with friends, win prizes, and support local students by accepting the challenge to be active every day from 9/8-10/8/20! All ages, abilities, and activities welcome. Learn more and register today:


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