Be the Change Performance 1/31 at 3:10 or 2/4 at 7pm
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ERPTA Musical needs volunteers!
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The BeCommunity Auction needs volunteers!
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Inaugural Taste of East Ridge Cultural Night, Nov 12 6-8pmLori Burkman10/18/201911/12/2019
Inaugural Taste of East Ridge Cultural Night, Nov 12 6-8pm
ALL CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS AND POSTER BOARDS FOR CULTURAL NIGHT! Click here to get a form. Cultural Night participation forms were due this past Monday, but I will continue to accept forms through this coming Monday November 4th! We currently have 14 teams/boards. Our goal is to have 30 boards! Boards are provided to all participants. East Ridge is a school full of diversity and we want to celebrate all of it! What is Cultural Night? On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 we invite East Ridge families to showcase their culture through food and poster displays. This will take place inside ... read full article
Bully Prevention Week October 21-25Lori Burkman10/18/201910/25/2019
Bully Prevention Week October 21-25
Bullying Prevention Week at East Ridge October 21-25 East Ridge students are invited to participate in a week-long celebration of upstanders, inclusion, kindness, and empathy. Did you know that when bystanders intervene, bullying stops in 10 seconds 57% of the time? You hold so much power as a bystander!  Monday: Wear Blue to Support the Cause. Commit to being an Upstander today and every day. Sign the poster in your foyer and remember if you see something, say something .  Tuesday: Introduce Yourself to a Student Whom You Have Never Met. Wednesday: Make kindness go viral with an act of ... read full article
Be the Change Performance 1/31 at 3:10 or 2/4 at 7pmLori Burkman1/22/20202/4/2020
Be the Change Performance 1/31 at 3:10 or 2/4 at 7pm
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5th Grade Spelling Bee 1/13, 3:50pmLori Burkman1/4/20201/13/2020
5th Grade Spelling Bee 1/13, 3:50pm
Go to the  Spelling Bee page to find out more! ... read full article
ERPTA Musical needs volunteers!Lori Burkman12/12/20193/22/2020
ERPTA Musical needs volunteers!
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Hour of Code Volunteers NeededLori Burkman12/6/201912/13/2019
Hour of Code Volunteers Needed
Click  here to see the slots to sign up to help facilitate and instruct during Hour of Code! No coding experience necessary. Hour of Code: Collaboration.  Communication.  Creative problem-solving.  Critical thinking.  These four skills, known in some education circles as the 4Cs, are the skills necessary for the future and are the hallmarks of innovators.  They are also skills utilized by coders.  As East Ridge looks toward the 2019 Hour of Code during the week of December 9-13, we're excited to engage our students in various Hour of Code activities as yet another example of how Northshore encourages innovation.   ... read full article
4th/5th Grade Choir 12/7 4:45 at DeYoung ParkLori Burkman12/5/201912/7/2019
4th/5th Grade Choir 12/7 4:45 at DeYoung Park
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Hour of Code during the week of December 9-13Lori Burkman12/5/201912/13/2019
Hour of Code during the week of December 9-13
Collaboration.  Communication.  Creative problem-solving.  Critical thinking.  These four skills, known in some education circles as the 4Cs, are the skills necessary for the future and are the hallmarks of innovators.  They are also skills utilized by coders.  As East Ridge looks toward the 2019 Hour of Code during the week of December 9-13, we're excited to engage our students in various Hour of Code activities as yet another example of how Northshore encourages innovation.   This year, our school is excited to once again participate in the Hour of Code.  When students engage in coding activities during the week of ... read full article
Parent Education Evening Tuesday December 3, 7-9 pm at WHSLori Burkman11/12/201912/3/2019
Parent Education Evening Tuesday December 3, 7-9 pm at WHS
Parent Education Evening: Facing Student Anxiety, Stress & Challenges! Purposeful Parenting:  Creating Balance & Calm through Student Changes & Pressures Join us for a unique opportunity for all NSD parents – an evening with the highly sought after local speaker, Dr. Laura Kastner. Click here to register!   ... read full article
Science Olympiad Info Nights 11/13, 11/14 6:30-8pmLori Burkman11/7/201911/14/2019
Science Olympiad Info Nights 11/13, 11/14 6:30-8pm
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Book Fair Volunteers 11/15-11/26Lori Burkman10/28/201911/26/2019
Book Fair Volunteers 11/15-11/26
Book fair is seeking volunteers! Click  here to sign up.  ... read full article
Submit your yearbook cover artwork! Contest runs until Friday, November 1stLori Burkman10/18/201910/31/2019
Submit your yearbook cover artwork! Contest runs until Friday, November 1st
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Inclusivity Cultural NightLori Burkman8/28/201911/12/2019
Inclusivity Cultural Night
East Ridge's  Inclusivity program is putting on a cultural night event on November 12th. If you are interested in being part or just learning more, email Tanya O'Rourke at inclusivity@erpta.org ! ... read full article
PTA Board PositionsLori Burkman8/27/201911/30/2019
PTA Board Positions
Our  PTA Board is seeking a PTA Legislative Chair, a Year-end DVD Creator, and a Volunteer Coordinator ASAP! Click  here to sign up or email  president@erpta.org  with questions! ... read full article
The BeCommunity Auction needs volunteers!Lori Burkman1/16/20205/1/2020
The BeCommunity Auction needs volunteers!
The BeCommunity Auction needs volunteers! Click  here to see what is still needed. ... read full article
PTA Movie Night 1/17; 6:00pm Lori Burkman1/4/20201/17/2020
PTA Movie Night 1/17; 6:00pm
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4th Grade "Of Cedar and Salmon": December 9th & 10thLori Burkman11/9/201912/10/2019
4th Grade "Of Cedar and Salmon": December 9th & 10th
In-school student experience Dec 9th Family celebration Dec. 10th, East Ridge Gym Doors open at 6:30, presentation at 7pm This is a special week for 4th graders where they learn in depth about local Native American heritage and culture. A special presentation with a guest speaker is given during the day and also one in the evenings for families to attend. "Of Cedar and Salmon is a multimedia, multicultural, hands on, portable educational program designed to maximize student participation and involvement with the native art and cultures of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Ronn Wilson has been providing this unique serve ... read full article
ERPTA Book Fair 11/18-11/26Lori Burkman10/29/201911/26/2019
ERPTA Book Fair 11/18-11/26
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Picture Retake Day Nov 7thLori Burkman10/18/201911/7/2019
Picture Retake Day Nov 7th
Were your first set of pictures not what you'd hoped? Make sure to be ready for retake day! November 7th. Getting retakes on Thursday? A few things to know! If it's your child's first school picture of the year, a form should come home with your student today or tomorrow. They are also available in the front office. If this is a retake, have your child bring their original picture envelope and pictures to school on Thursday. ... read full article
ERPTA MusicalLori Burkman8/27/201910/16/2019
ERPTA Musical
The  ERPTA Musical  can't launch this year's program without a few key volunteer roles being filled. Please help keep this 17 year tradition alive! Click  here to sign up or email Lori Burkman at  musicaldirector@erpta.org ... read full article
Panera ERPTA Fundraiser 1/22/20 4-8pmLori Burkman1/12/20201/22/2020
Panera ERPTA Fundraiser 1/22/20 4-8pm
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Choir Concert 12/17 7pmLori Burkman12/5/201912/17/2019
Choir Concert 12/17 7pm
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11/8 3:05pm Veterans Day AssemblyLori Burkman10/28/201911/11/2019
11/8 3:05pm Veterans Day Assembly
Friends, family, and veterans are invited to attend this all school assembly to honor our Veterans. Ms. Fawcett and Mrs. Reed's fifth grade classes will be performing and we will also have a 5th grade colorguard. If you would like to RSVP the attendance of a Veteran, please submit the form to the office by November 1st. ... read full article
Bingo and Book Fair Family Night 11/21 6-9pmLori Burkman10/28/201911/21/2019
Bingo and Book Fair Family Night 11/21 6-9pm
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District Parent Education NightsLori Burkman1/7/20201/21/2020
District Parent Education Nights
Seating is limited, reserve at the link . ... read full article
ASB Spirit Days for JanuaryLori Burkman1/4/20201/4/2020
ASB Spirit Days for January
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Visit with Dr. Reid 12/13 8:50amLori Burkman12/5/201912/13/2019
Visit with Dr. Reid 12/13 8:50am
Dr. Reid will be stopping by East Ridge Dec. 13 for an informal Meet and Greet. This event is open to all East Ridge parents and guardians. Please join us at 8:50 a.m. in the Library if you are able.  Don't forget to check in at the school office first! ... read full article
Elementary Band and Strings Concert 12/18 7pm, TMSLori Burkman12/5/201912/18/2019
Elementary Band and Strings Concert 12/18 7pm, TMS
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All School Musical Celebration Assembly 12/20 3:15pmLori Burkman12/5/201912/20/2019
All School Musical Celebration Assembly 12/20 3:15pm
Friday, December 20th at 3:15 pm, we will have our annual East Ridge Musical Celebration Assembly. The fourth and fifth grade choir will perform and then we'll have a sing-along of seasonal songs. Students are encouraged to wear festive hats that day and parents are welcome to join us for the assembly. ... read full article
"We Are Thankful for You" Staff Luncheon. Monday, November 25th 11:15am to 1:00pmLori Burkman11/12/201911/25/2019
"We Are Thankful for You" Staff Luncheon. Monday, November 25th 11:15am to 1:00pm
'Tis the season to be thankful and so this month we want to show our teachers and staff how grateful we are for all that they do by hosting a Thanksgiving luncheon. The luncheon will be held in the Staff Lounge from 11:15am to 1:00pm.  Volunteer Signup Questions? Contact  staffappreciation@erpta.org ... read full article
After-school Enrichment needs volunteers to attend classesLori Burkman10/22/201912/18/2019
After-school Enrichment needs volunteers to attend classes
After-school Enrichment  needs volunteers to attend classes Signup Genius  Email  vpprograms@erpta.org  if you can volunteer or have questions! ... read full article
Indoor Game Room Volunteers (January)Lori Burkman10/22/201910/27/2019
Indoor Game Room Volunteers (January)
The Inclusion Committee will be in need of parent volunteers for our  Indoor Game Room  slated to begin in January.  Contact Tanya O'Rourke,  inclusivity@erpta.org   ... read full article
Auction CommitteeLori Burkman10/22/201911/5/2019
Auction Committee
BE Community Auction needs YOU! Email to find out how you can be part of this amazing event:  auction@erpta.org ... read full article
Recess Game Room HelperLori Burkman10/6/20191/15/2020
Recess Game Room Helper
As we approach the January please take some time to consider volunteering in the  game room which opens up January 16th! Student game masters will be trained to run the indoor game room (located in the art room) on Thursdays during lunch recess. These game masters will be given skill building sessions in how to encourage all levels of appropriate game room play and inclusive socializing. They will also be trained in peer conflict resolution so that they can practice problem solving skills alongside game room participants. Therefore, parent volunteers serve more as "supervisory back up" during these volunteer slots. ... read full article
Wednesday WeedersLori Burkman8/27/201912/4/2019
Wednesday Weeders
Earth Club  is looking for Wednesday Weeders! Click  here to sign up or email Flic Chastney at  earthclub@erpta.org  with questions. ... read full article
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