Welcome to the 2022-23 School Year Bobcats!

A big thank you to those families who have joined the Cougar Ridge Elementary PTSA

for the 2022-23 school year!  If you haven't joined yet, but would like to, please click here to:

  • Renew your annual PTSA membership or JOIN PTSA!
  • Donate to the Cougar Ridge Elementary PTSA.
  • Sign-Up to volunteer in one of our many open positions!
  • Pre-Order your student's 2022-23 Yearbook.

Upcoming Important Cougar Ridge Events

Tuesday, January 31st – Yearbook prices increase – Check to see if you purchased your yearbook by going to My Account then scroll down to Orders.  If you did not already purchase one, click here to order.

Tuesday, January 31st 10:00-11:00AM – 5th Grade Visit to CMMS. Permission slips will be sent home with your students closer to the date.

Tuesday, January 31st 6:00-7:00PM – Parent-Only Incoming Kindergarten Information Night in the Cougar Ridge MPR. Kindergarten Enrollment for Fall 2023 will begin online on Wednesday, February 1st.

Wednesday, February 1st - Math Challenge #8 due.

Thursday, February 2nd 6:00-7:30PM – Parent-Only 5th Grade Parent Information Night at CMMS.  Parents with students who have Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and receive Special Education services are invited to arrive for an info session from 5:30-5:50 pm. Parking is limited at CMMS so carpooling is strongly encouraged.

Friday, February 3rd 10:00 - 11:00 AM - Coffee & Questions with Mr. Terry.  This is a great opportunity to express any concerns or answer any questions you may have.  Zoom link in the latest Cougar Ridge Newsletter. 

Friday, February 3rd 6:30-8:00PM – Lunar New Year Celebration – Come join our Cougar Ridge community as we celebrate the Lunar New Year.  Sign up here to get involved!  Reserve your free tickets here.

Lunar New Year Celebration 

Reserve your free tickets by January 28th, 2023 here to receive your lucky red envelope!

We need your help, please sign up here to get involved!  



We've partnered with the MOD PIZZA to raise funds for our school.

     Code: MODF13801 when you check out online.

     Where: 13156 Newcastle Commons Dr. Newcastle, WA 98059

Order online through the MOD app or website, use the provided coupon code and 20% of your order will be donated to Cougar Ridge Elementary PTSA. 

Thank you!

Be In The Know About Volunteering at Cougar Ridge Elementary!

Want to know about other volunteer opportunities at the school? Sign up for our volunteer interest list   (note: this requires an account on our PTSA website if you are not already registered).

Complete your Volunteer Application! Please also complete your Volunteer Application with the Issaquah School District and make sure you have Cougar Ridge Elementary School selected under school preferences. You must renew your volunteer application with ISD every year! 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Indoor Recess Volunteers Needed – Does your child want to have the option to stay indoors this winter during recess?  Volunteer to work in the library with the students staying inside.  Shifts will be 11:45-1 daily.  No planning required, but please feel free to bring a book to read aloud.  Volunteers will work in pairs, so feel free to sign up with a friend.  Volunteers must have been approved through the ISD application process.  Sign up here to participate, sign up once or as often as your schedule allows.

February Staff Luncheon Help Needed – We need your help with February's pasta bar staff luncheon on Monday, February 13th. Please click HERE to view the SignUp Genius and help us show our staff some Valentine's Day love with some delicious pasta offerings.  Please sign up by Monday, February 6th.

Math Challenge 2022-23

Cougar Ridge Elementary PTSA is excited to offer Math Challenge to all Cougar Ridge students. 

Math Challenge is a virtual enrichment program open to all K-5 students.

Click here to access the math challenge and submit your student's answers online.

Math Challenge is free and no-sign up is required.

The 8th Math Challenge is available on 1/20/2023

and due on 2/1/23!

Students that complete 12 or more challenges will earn an after school party and maybe even more prizes at the end of the school year!

Please contact Lana Williams with any questions. 

                       Have a Blast Bobcats! 

 Cougar Ridge Green Team News!


Recycle! The Cougar Ridge Green Team and PTSA are proud to announce that we have a recycling bin for markers, pens, and pencils. It will be located outside the front door. Please be sure to only put pens, markers and pencils in this box. Thank you for doing your part to help protect our planet!  

Smith Brothers

Cougar Ridge Elementary PTSA is partnering with Smith Brothers Farms to raise money!


Sign up here for grocery home delivery using our code, CREPTSA, to receive $15 in FREE GROCERIES and Smith Brothers Farms will donate $50 to Cougar Ridge Elementary PTSA.

Join Smith Brothers Farms today! Smith Brothers Farms, the Puget Sound's homegrown dairy and grocery home delivery brand, is continuing their legacy of partnering with local schools. Donations support local programs, education, and extra-curricular activities in our community. 


Donations accumulate with each new sign-up!

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Shop At Amazon and Help the PTSA!

Amazon Smile can help Cougar Ridge Elementary PTSA as a fundraiser for our students and community. This is a GREAT opportunity to support our PTSA with just a few clicks online. Click here and designate Cougar Ridge Elementary PTSA as your Amazon Smile charitable organization. By logging in and shopping through our Amazon Smile portal, a percentage of your purchases benefits CRE PTSA. This is an easy way to help out. Thank you for your support!

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Jan 29
Feb 1
6:00p Incoming 2023-2024 Kinder Parent Meeting
Incoming 2023-2024 Kinder Parent Meeting

Tuesday, January 31
6:00p - 7:00p
6:00p Lunar New Year Celebration
Lunar New Year Celebration

Friday, February 3
6:00p - 8:00p
6:30p PTSA General Membership Meeting
PTSA General Membership Meeting

Tuesday, February 7
6:30p - 8:30p
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Wed 2/8 - Thu 2/9
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Wed 2/8 - Thu 2/9
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