Ice Skating FUNdraising
  This winter, from now to December 21, 2018 and January 1 - 13, 2019, the Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink will donate $3 to the East Ridge PTA for every paid rink admission (includes skate rental). If you’re looking for a fun family activity, consider ice skating for a cause! Visit  bellevueicerink.com  for skating hours and special events. Don’t forget to mention you’re with East Ridge Elementary! ... read full article
Author:
 
Show from:
12/10/2018-1/13/2019

Winter Enrichment Programs
Winter Enrichment Programs registration is open now! Check it out!   Classes are only for current registered East Ridge students. ... read full article
Author:
 
Show from:
12/6/2018-2/5/2019

Giving Tree
                                        Click images to enlarge ... read full article
Author:
 
Show from:
11/30/2018-12/14/2018

Coding
Last week East Ridge students participated in  Hour of Code . The Kindergartners, 1st and 2nd graders did  Lightbot  coding and the 3rd, 4th and 5th graders did  Dance Party  coding. Even though it's not Hour of Code anymore, kids can still do coding at home for free. ... read full article
Author:
 
Show from:
12/10/2018-10/31/2019

Parent Talk
  Digital safety is a timely and important issue. Just last week, NSD sent an email to all families urging them to take an active role in keeping students safe online. Please consider sharing this free parent education event with your members and school community! This parent education event is being sponsored by Canyon Park MS PTSA, Skyview MS PTSA and Northshore Council.   ... read full article
Author:
 
Show from:
12/12/2018-1/17/2019

Winter Break - No School
School will be dismissed for winter break from December 19 - January 1. School will resume on January 2nd. Happy Holidays & We'll see you next year! ... read full article
Author:
 
Show from:
12/12/2018-12/26/2018

Costumes Co-Director Needed.
Do you have a love of clothing and fashion but an equally passionate interest in theater/play? We’re looking for Costumes Co-Director to help our talented East Ridge students sparkle on stage! Your talent would be so appreciated by the entire school. Contact Maria Faulhaber at playcostumes@erpta.org for more info. ... read full article
Author:
 
Show from:
10/6/2018-2/28/2019

School Parking Lot - Drop off & Pick Up
  Click image to enlarge Reminder: our parking lot traffic is one way lane (see the image below). Safety First! - ALWAYS use a crosswalk to cross in parking lot, whether you're alone or with your kid(s). - SLOW DOWN . Speed limit is 25 mph on Saybrook and 216th Ave NE. School zone speed limit is 20 mph and parking lot speed limit is 5 mph . - Do NOT drop off your kid(s) before 8:50 AM. ---- At pick-up and drop-off lane , remember: - Pull ALL THE WAY FORWARD continuously so there are no gaps. - Put ... read full article
Author:
 
Show from:
8/10/2018-8/24/2020

Traffic Volunteer Needed
Do you remember Billy Joe James, our amazing parking lot volunteer? We sure miss him, and many parents have commented about this, too! Billy Joe James was a constant figure at East Ridge for many years. He opened the school as our custodian and stayed on after retirement to volunteer for many years. You probably saw him in the parking lot directing traffic almost every day! Billy Joe has moved and we miss him. It also means we no longer have volunteer help directing traffic in the parking lot. Here are two ways you can help: Please follow the correct ... read full article
Author:
 
Show from:
10/17/2018-6/22/2019

JOIN East Ridge PTA
    Fill out an enrollment form ( CLICK HERE ) and return it with the payment to the school office. For more info, contact Mitch Zimberg at  membership@erpta.org ... read full article
Author:
 
Show from:
10/10/2018-6/20/2019

2018-2019 School Calendar
2018 - 2019 NSD School Calendar.   ... read full article
Author:
 
Show from:
5/25/2018-1/31/2019

AmazonSmile ERPTA
  When you shop at AmazonSmile , Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase (0.5%) to East Ridge PTA. ... read full article
Author:
 
Show from:
4/7/2017-12/31/2018
School Release Time11/12/201811/23/2018
School Release Time
School Release Time for this week & next week: Tuesday, November 13th at 3:40 PM Wednesday, November 14th at 2:10 PM Thursday, November 15th - Wednesday, November 21st at 12:20 PM Thursday, November 22nd & Friday, November 23rd - No School   ... read full article
Thanksgiving Luncheon11/6/201811/15/2018
Thanksgiving Luncheon
We are so thankful for our teachers and Staff at East Ridge. Now is the time to show our gratitude and give back to those who give us so much. We will be hosting a Thanksgiving Luncheon for teachers and staff on Thursday, November 15th in the Staff Lounge. Check out where you can help out here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E054BA4AE29A4FC1-east ... read full article
Re-Registration of Interest - Space Pirates!10/29/201810/29/2018
Re-Registration of Interest - Space Pirates!
ATTENTION: YOU HAVE TO RE-REGISTER YOUR KIDS TONIGHT (10/29) AT 8 PM for Space Pirates!. NO EXCEPTION. NO kids are registered for Space Pirates! NOONE is registered for Space Pirates! at this point, even if you received the confirmation email last week! Online registration,  http://erpta.org/…/Schoo…/SpacePiratesRegistrationofInterest ... read full article
Re-Registration of Interest - Space Pirates!10/25/201810/29/2018
Re-Registration of Interest - Space Pirates!
  All applicants who hope to be in the musical must re-register on Monday, October 29th.   Registration will launch at 8:00 PM SHARP from the the erpta.org's musical page on Monday (10/29) and closes on Tuesday (10/30) at 8:00 PM.   People who tries to register before 8:00 PM on Monday (10/29), will be not be considered.   All of registration of interest dated October 22nd were VOID , so you need to re-register your kid(s) again on Monday (10/29) at 8:00 PM. Please take a moment to look at  step-by-step how to register , it might help you ... read full article
Auction Planning Meeting10/17/201810/17/2018
Auction Planning Meeting
Come to Auction Planning tonight (Oct 17th) at 7 PM at Triplehorn Brewery. This year is the 3rd Annual Joint Auction between East Ridge and Bear Creek Elementary and we'd like to welcome you to be part of the BECommunity PTA Auction! The Auction will be on May 31st, 2019 at McMenamins Anderson School in Bothell. ... read full article
Cake Walk Donations Needed!10/3/201810/12/2018
Cake Walk Donations Needed!
    The PTA's Fall Festival, on Friday October 12th, is just around the corner and we are in need of your DONATIONS of cakes, brownies, cookies, and cupcakes to delight the kids at our cakewalk!  We hope to make many kids happy by providing a variety of treats for them to choose from.  They can be big or small, homemade or store bought, the option is up to you.     *If nuts are involved, please label!! *Donations will be accepted starting at drop-off on the morning of Friday the 12th, and will be accepted until the end of the ... read full article
ERPTA Fall Festival9/26/201810/12/2018
ERPTA Fall Festival
East Ridge PTA will be hosting Fall Festival on Friday, October 12th from 5 PM - 7 PM. We need a lot of volunteers (adults and older kids who need community service hours) to run this event, please help out. To sign up,  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c094aa8a92babfb6-east For more info,  CLICK HERE Questions? Contact Flic Chastney and Danielle Rank at vpevents@erpta.org ... read full article
Meet The Teacher8/29/20188/29/2018
Meet The Teacher
We look forward to seeing you all on Thursday, August 30th, for our back to school festivities. New families are invited for a special tour from 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM. From 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, we welcome all families to meet their new teachers in their classrooms and to drop off school supplies. On your way out, be sure to enjoy a popsicle and check out the new playground, from 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM. We are looking forward to an exciting year ahead with all of our returning and new students! ... read full article
Kindergarten Playdate Rescheduled8/22/20188/28/2018
Kindergarten Playdate Rescheduled
Due to air condition, last summer Kindergarten playdate is rescheduled to August 29th from 2 PM - 4 PM at Cottage Lake Park.    ... read full article
Ice Skating FUNdraising12/10/20181/13/2019
Ice Skating FUNdraising
  This winter, from now to December 21, 2018 and January 1 - 13, 2019, the Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink will donate $3 to the East Ridge PTA for every paid rink admission (includes skate rental). If you’re looking for a fun family activity, consider ice skating for a cause! Visit  bellevueicerink.com  for skating hours and special events. Don’t forget to mention you’re with East Ridge Elementary! ... read full article
Winter Enrichment Programs12/6/20182/5/2019
Winter Enrichment Programs
Winter Enrichment Programs registration is open now! Check it out!   Classes are only for current registered East Ridge students. ... read full article
Giving Tree11/30/201812/14/2018
Giving Tree
                                        Click images to enlarge ... read full article
Hour of Code Volunteers Needed11/16/201811/30/2018
Hour of Code Volunteers Needed
East Ridge will be participating in the Hour of Code program from December 3rd-5th, and we need volunteers to help.   https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/20f0d4ea8aa2babfc1-hour ... read full article
Parent Survey - Please Participate11/13/201811/27/2018
Parent Survey - Please Participate
Our district has collaborated with the Center for Educational Effectiveness to create surveys for parents, staff, and students. The purpose of this survey is to gather information about how we can improve our schools and district. At East Ridge, we are excited to offer our families this opportunity to share feedback with us! We care about how you and your child feel about our school, and want to hear from you. Thank you for taking the time to answer this anonymous survey: https://www.research.net/r/ northshore-parent Paper copies in English and other languages are also available in our school office. Students in ... read full article
Reading/Writing/Phonics Curriculum Preview11/13/201811/20/2018
Reading/Writing/Phonics Curriculum Preview
The Northshore School District is in the process of choosing elementary curriculum for reading, writing, and phonics. The curriculum chosen will be implemented in grades K-3 next year, and 4th and 5th grade the following year. Kristina Schmidt and Sarah White presented information at our recent PTA General Meeting. If you missed that meeting and would like information, you can reach out to Sarah White or Sandi Long (district committee members), Kim Anderson or Tracey Gangwish (classroom teachers participating in the curriculum pilot), or Kristina Schmidt (PTA Liaison). As parents, we predict that you care very much about your child ... read full article
Bingo Night11/7/201811/15/2018
Bingo Night
... read full article
Scholastic Book Fair11/2/201811/25/2018
Scholastic Book Fair
Online Scholastic Book Fair -  https://tinyurl.com/y74dkzja ... read full article
Space Pirates!10/23/201810/29/2018
Space Pirates!
Dear East Ridge Families, As many of you know, registration for the musical opened online last night at 8pm. Thank you so much to everyone who took time out of their evening to take part.  Unfortunately, upon reviewing the data this morning, it would appear that our service provider glitched and not all applicants were recorded as anticipated.  We value transparency and integrity in the application process and will be redoing registration (more than likely next Monday night at 8pm) using a new, more reliable provider.    We will contact you shortly with the exact time, date, and method of ... read full article
Boxtops Collection9/27/201810/12/2018
Boxtops Collection
Boxtops collection will be on the week of October 8th. Start cutting and collecting them. ... read full article
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED9/22/201810/5/2018
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
We need volunteers for health screening day on Monday on October 8th. Please come at 8:50 AM, it'll be done by 11:40 AM. Questions? Contact nurse Gerry at gcullins@nsd.org or 425-408-4406. ... read full article
Picture Day9/18/20189/20/2018
Picture Day
  Picture Day is this Thursday, September 20th. Picture forms were sent home last week and they are also available in the East Ridge Office. Pre-orders for picture packages can also be placed online at: https://ios.mydorian.com using access key of D9Z8SYJW. Online pre-orders are available up to 4 days after picture day. ... read full article
Curriculum Night9/10/20189/25/2018
Curriculum Night
    Tuesday, 9/25 K & 1st grade : 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM in classrooms Principal & PTA Presentation: 6:25 PM - 6:40 PM in the gym 4th grade : 6:45 PM - 7:30 PM in classrooms ... read full article
Kindergarten Coffee Date9/8/20189/17/2018
Kindergarten Coffee Date
  Kindergarten parents, families and friends are invited to coffee on Wednesday, September 12th at 9:10 AM in room 11. ... read full article
Welcome Back Coffee (1st - 5th Grades)8/31/20189/4/2018
Welcome Back Coffee (1st - 5th Grades)
    Join us for welcome back coffee for 1st - 5th Grades parents, families & friends on the first day of school, September 5th at 9:10 AM in the Library. ... read full article
Fall Enrichment Programs8/30/20189/24/2018
Fall Enrichment Programs
  Check out the  Enrichment Programs for Fall 2018. Registration is now open! ... read full article
Teachers Assignment8/15/20188/29/2018
Teachers Assignment
Letters of teachers assignment will go out towards the end of August, Aug 27th. ... read full article
School Supplies8/4/20189/15/2018
School Supplies
  For list of school supplies,  https://eastridge.nsd.org/resources/school-supplies   ... read full article
Honoring the Veterans10/17/201811/2/2018
Honoring the Veterans
To honor veterans in our community we will be building a “Wall of Honor” in the gym.  If you would like to honor a veteran in your family please fill out the form and return it to the office by Friday, November 2nd. http://erpta.org/Doc/Public/VetArtforNewsletter182.pdf ... read full article
ERPTA General Meeting10/11/201810/16/2018
ERPTA General Meeting
    Our first East Ridge PTA General Membership Meeting of the school year is this Tuesday, October 16th at 7:00 PM. We will be meeting in the school library. We will re-approve/update the 2018-2019 budget, vote for co-secretary, have a book fair update, and more! Please join us and bring your kids! ... read full article
Space Pirates!10/4/201810/24/2018
Space Pirates!
    This year school musical, Space Pirates, is open to East Ridge students (1st - 5th grades for cast; 4th - 5th grades for stage crew).  You have to be a PTA member for your kids to participate in the play and registration of interest is first come first serve. Please contact Mitch Zimberg for PTA membership or if you need a sponsorship at membership@erpta.org. For more info, CLICK HERE     Space Pirates FAQs,  CLICK HERE ... read full article
WHAT’S MOST IMPORTANT TO YOU?10/2/201810/8/2018
WHAT’S MOST IMPORTANT TO YOU?
    Take the Northshore PTSA Council online  survey to help your PTA delegates vote at the Washington State PTA Legislative Assembly on the TOP 5 issues that are most important to your school. The proposed issues cover a wide spectrum of legislative policies from school meals and closing to the gaps to pre-school, recess, SEL, teacher shortages, gun safety and more. Take the survey to find out what’s on the proposed agenda and share your priorities wi th your PTA. Your voice matters, please take a few moments and let us know what’s important to you and your family. ... read full article
Parent Jump Rope Help Needed10/2/201810/25/2018
Parent Jump Rope Help Needed
      We will be jumping rope in PE soon, October 10th - October 25th . If you have the time and interest, we could really use your help turning long ropes for our students in our younger grades. If you can make it, please come to the gym on their PE day(s). Here is the schedule below: Kindergarten: Long :Tuesday @9:20-10:05 & Thursday 1:10-1:55 Anthony : Monday @1:10-1:55 & Thursday 10:10-10:55 Moore :Tuesday & Friday 1:10-1:55 First grade: Anderson :Tuesday & Friday 2:00-2:45 Gangwish : Wednesday @ 1:20-2:05 & Thursday 2:00-2:45 O’Shields : Monday @2:00-2:45 & Wednesday 11:25-12:10 ... read full article
Booked for Lunch9/26/201810/12/2018
Booked for Lunch
This program is offered to students in grades 3 - 5 and is designed to foster a deeper appreciation for literature and love of reading. Students will engage in small group discussions, as they explore different genres. Grade level groups will assemble during lunch recess for approximately 25 minutes on a biweekly basis. There will be five meetings for each grade. During each meeting, the students will engage in lively discussion while enjoying a book-related snack. For more info,  CLICK HERE Questions? Contact Holli Bieler at booked4lunch@erpta.org   ... read full article
Coding12/10/201810/31/2019
Coding
Last week East Ridge students participated in  Hour of Code . The Kindergartners, 1st and 2nd graders did  Lightbot  coding and the 3rd, 4th and 5th graders did  Dance Party  coding. Even though it's not Hour of Code anymore, kids can still do coding at home for free. ... read full article
Veterans Day Assembly10/14/201811/2/2018
Veterans Day Assembly
    On Wednesday, November 7th, we will have an assembly to honor our Veterans. We cordially invite all family members or friends who are veterans to join us. Please RSVP by Friday, November 2nd, so we know how many veterans will be attending. We also invite the Veterans and their families to join us for refreshments in the library before the assembly begins. More more info,  CLICK HERE ... read full article
Parent Volunteers Needed!10/9/201811/7/2018
Parent Volunteers Needed!
    East Ridge will be putting on a jump rope event; 'Jump Rope Extravaganza', on Wed. Nov. 7th from 2:15-3:15, after the Veterans assembly.  Question? Contact Mrs. Lucke at nlucke@nsd.org ... read full article
Reflections Program9/26/201811/3/2018
Reflections Program
The Reflections Program is a National PTA and Washington State PTA cultural arts competition. The purpose of this program is to provide an opportunity for students to use their creative talents by expressing themselves through their own original works. Young artists get involved through their local PTA or PTSA. A student may submit an entry in any of six arts areas. Only original works of art are accepted. The six art areas are: Visual Arts, Photography, Literature, Music Com position, Dance Choreography, Special Artist, and Film Production. The competition will start October 1st and run through November 2nd.  Four meetings ... read full article
Parent Talk12/12/20181/17/2019
Parent Talk
  Digital safety is a timely and important issue. Just last week, NSD sent an email to all families urging them to take an active role in keeping students safe online. Please consider sharing this free parent education event with your members and school community! This parent education event is being sponsored by Canyon Park MS PTSA, Skyview MS PTSA and Northshore Council.   ... read full article
Winter Break - No School12/12/201812/26/2018
Winter Break - No School
School will be dismissed for winter break from December 19 - January 1. School will resume on January 2nd. Happy Holidays & We'll see you next year! ... read full article
Costumes Co-Director Needed.10/6/20182/28/2019
Costumes Co-Director Needed.
Do you have a love of clothing and fashion but an equally passionate interest in theater/play? We’re looking for Costumes Co-Director to help our talented East Ridge students sparkle on stage! Your talent would be so appreciated by the entire school. Contact Maria Faulhaber at playcostumes@erpta.org for more info. ... read full article
ERPTA October Newsletter10/5/201810/31/2018
ERPTA October Newsletter
    ERPTA October newsletter is here! You can read it at  http://erpta.org/Page/Pta/NewsletterOctober18 ... read full article
School Parking Lot - Drop off & Pick Up8/10/20188/24/2020
School Parking Lot - Drop off & Pick Up
  Click image to enlarge Reminder: our parking lot traffic is one way lane (see the image below). Safety First! - ALWAYS use a crosswalk to cross in parking lot, whether you're alone or with your kid(s). - SLOW DOWN . Speed limit is 25 mph on Saybrook and 216th Ave NE. School zone speed limit is 20 mph and parking lot speed limit is 5 mph . - Do NOT drop off your kid(s) before 8:50 AM. ---- At pick-up and drop-off lane , remember: - Pull ALL THE WAY FORWARD continuously so there are no gaps. - Put ... read full article
PTA Member Benefits5/9/20189/1/2018
PTA Member Benefits
Do you know if you’re a PTA member of East Ridge, you’re also a member of Washington State PTA member? Being a WASPTA member, you can save money through member benefit providers. To learn more, https://www.wastatepta.org/get-involved/member-benefits/ ... read full article
Traffic Volunteer Needed10/17/20186/22/2019
Traffic Volunteer Needed
Do you remember Billy Joe James, our amazing parking lot volunteer? We sure miss him, and many parents have commented about this, too! Billy Joe James was a constant figure at East Ridge for many years. He opened the school as our custodian and stayed on after retirement to volunteer for many years. You probably saw him in the parking lot directing traffic almost every day! Billy Joe has moved and we miss him. It also means we no longer have volunteer help directing traffic in the parking lot. Here are two ways you can help: Please follow the correct ... read full article
JOIN East Ridge PTA10/10/20186/20/2019
JOIN East Ridge PTA
    Fill out an enrollment form ( CLICK HERE ) and return it with the payment to the school office. For more info, contact Mitch Zimberg at  membership@erpta.org ... read full article
2018-2019 School Calendar5/25/20181/31/2019
2018-2019 School Calendar
2018 - 2019 NSD School Calendar.   ... read full article
AmazonSmile ERPTA4/7/201712/31/2018
AmazonSmile ERPTA
  When you shop at AmazonSmile , Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase (0.5%) to East Ridge PTA. ... read full article

 

"Activities on this site are not sponsored nor endorsed by the Northshore School District or any of its schools. The district assumes no responsibility for the conduct during or the safety of the activities. Northshore School District shall be held harmless from any cause of action, claim, or petition filed in any court or administrative tribunal arising out of the distribution of these materials including attorney's fees and judgment or awards."