Dining for Dollars
Save the Date: MOD Pizza Fundraiser!   If you don't feel like cooking, order from MOD in Newcastle to support CMMS! The CMMS PTSA will receive 20% of all digital and in-store orders on Thursday, December 1st . Visit the restaurant and show the fundraiser FLYER or mention the fundraiser at checkout. If ordering online , make sure to use the digital coupon code on the day of the fundraiser: MODF15048 . Thank you for supporting the CMMS PTSA! Questions? Email fundraising@cougarmountainptsa.org . ... read full article
Author:
Catharine Holtan 
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10/31/2022-12/1/2022

Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink Fundraiser
Looking for an activity for the family while raising funds for the CMMS PTSA? Visit the Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink between Friday, November 18, 2022 and Sunday, January 8, 2023 ! Mention "Cougar Mountain" during payment and a $3 donation will be made to the PTSA with each paid admission. Visit bellevueicerink.com for reservations and pricing.    Also, join the CMMS PTSA at the ice rink on Monday, December 19th , from 5:00-8:00pm for an Ice Skating and Food Drive Event! The PTSA will be collecting donations for the Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank. A list of specific items needed ... read full article
Author:
Catharine Holtan 
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11/14/2022-1/2/2023

Find us on Facebook & Instagram!
  CMMS PTSA is on Facebook and Instagram ! Follow us! We will post important PTSA news and updates. ... read full article
Author:
Catharine Holtan 
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8/8/2021-11/25/2023
Falcon Friendship FestivalCatharine Holtan8/8/20228/29/2022
Falcon Friendship Festival
Please join us for our first annual CMMS Falcon Friendship Festival! A casual get together for CMMS families at Lake Boren Park on Monday, August 29th from 11:30-2:30PM (immediately following 6th grade WEB orientation at the school). Bring a lunch and enjoy a cold treat on the PTSA! A great opportunity to make new connections, ease back into the school year, get questions answered, and build our community. We hope to see you there! Sponsored by the CMMS PTSA * Please no drop offs. Please arrange for adult supervision for your child whether that’s another friend or yourself. ... read full article
Vision and Hearing Volunteers NeededCatharine Holtan5/5/202210/25/2022
Vision and Hearing Volunteers Needed
Vision & Hearing Screening will be on Tuesday, October 25th and we need lots of volunteers to help the day run smoothly. Please sign up if you can help. You must be an approved ISD volunteer . No prior experience necessary. ... read full article
Coffee Talk with Principal McKeeCatharine Holtan3/28/20223/29/2022
Coffee Talk with Principal McKee
Coffee Q&A with the Principal Join Principal McKee for Coffee Talk on Tuesday, March 29th from 10:00-10:45AM in-person in the Commons. Please check in at the main office before entering the meeting. Carpooling is encouraged, and parking is available in the parking garage and parent pick up/drop off loop. ... read full article
CMMS PTSA Survey ResultsCatharine Holtan10/26/202111/9/2021
CMMS PTSA Survey Results
Thank you to everyone who took our CMMS PTSA fall survey. Based on your feedback, this year's PTSA will focus on Grade Level Events, Angel Student Assistance, and Student Recognition Programs. We look forward to offering a Cultural Fair in future years once we are in the new building and pandemic restrictions ease. 8th grade parent Sireesha G. won the drawing for the Amazon gift card! ... read full article
Congratulations to the New 2022-23 PTSA Board!Catharine Holtan6/17/20228/1/2022
Congratulations to the New 2022-23 PTSA Board!
Congratulations to the new PTSA Board for next school year, who were voted in at our May PTSA meeting: For the office of President: Karissa Mobilia & Elysa Piha* For the office of Treasurer: Mary McGuire-Brown    For the office of Treasurer: Bisa Meek For the office of Secretary: Dulce Bjorklund For the office of VP Communications: Tammy Chin For the office of VP Fundraising and Membership: Amy Finholm For the office of VP Programs: OPEN *The PTSA is actively looking for President(s). Karissa Mobilia & Elysa Piha have graciously offered to continue to serve as interim Presidents in the meantime. ... read full article
Angel Assistance Program - Spring Clothing NeedsCatharine Holtan11/10/20213/31/2022
Angel Assistance Program - Spring Clothing Needs
Does Your Student Need Spring Clothing? The rain has been relentless lately. If your student needs any items such as a raincoat, boots, or an umbrella, please contact their school counselor . They will pass the request on to the PTSA while keeping your information confidential. ... read full article
Dining for DollarsCatharine Holtan10/31/202212/1/2022
Dining for Dollars
Save the Date: MOD Pizza Fundraiser!   If you don't feel like cooking, order from MOD in Newcastle to support CMMS! The CMMS PTSA will receive 20% of all digital and in-store orders on Thursday, December 1st . Visit the restaurant and show the fundraiser FLYER or mention the fundraiser at checkout. If ordering online , make sure to use the digital coupon code on the day of the fundraiser: MODF15048 . Thank you for supporting the CMMS PTSA! Questions? Email fundraising@cougarmountainptsa.org . ... read full article
Issaquah Food Bank NewsCatharine Holtan5/13/20225/27/2022
Issaquah Food Bank News
Summer Lunch Program - Register Now! The issaquah Food Bank offers food assistance for kids in grades K-12 in our community. The Summer Lunch program includes in-store shopping with a rotating menu of fresh produce, deli, dairy and bakery items. Shopping days are on Thursdays: June 16th, June 30th, July 14th, July 28th, August 11th and August 25th from 1-7PM. Register Here . ... read full article
VIS Honk and WaveCatharine Holtan4/4/20224/25/2022
VIS Honk and Wave
Honk & Wave events remind the community about ballots arriving in mailboxes and to Vote Yes! for our 3 Issaquah School District Levies . Please join Volunteers for Issaquah Schools and show your support! Everyone is welcome!  This is a great opportunity for students to earn community service hours as well! Please click here dates and times . ... read full article
Levy Vote Coming Up!Catharine Holtan3/3/20223/17/2022
Levy Vote Coming Up!
Learn More About the Upcoming Levy Vote! The Issaquah School District will have 3 levies on the ballot  April 26, 2022 . These renewal levies will replace the current levies which expire December 31, 2022. Like a subscription, levies must be renewed or the programs funding will be lost. If renewed, these levies will provide funding for essential programs through December 2026. Click here for details of what each renewal levy funds . Want to know more? Visit  www.visvote.org for more information. Want to participate in the popular Honk and Waves  to bring awareness to the levy and importance to vote? ... read full article
Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink FundraiserCatharine Holtan11/14/20221/2/2023
Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink Fundraiser
Looking for an activity for the family while raising funds for the CMMS PTSA? Visit the Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink between Friday, November 18, 2022 and Sunday, January 8, 2023 ! Mention "Cougar Mountain" during payment and a $3 donation will be made to the PTSA with each paid admission. Visit bellevueicerink.com for reservations and pricing.    Also, join the CMMS PTSA at the ice rink on Monday, December 19th , from 5:00-8:00pm for an Ice Skating and Food Drive Event! The PTSA will be collecting donations for the Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank. A list of specific items needed ... read full article
WalkAboutCatharine Holtan9/12/20229/26/2022
WalkAbout
WalkAbout Volunteers Needed WalkAbout is a PTSA program that partners with the school to provide a positive adult presence on campus during peak traffic and unstructured times. At CMMS, this is before school, after school, and during lunch. WalkAbout volunteers have designated places where they walk around the school campus encouraging appropriate behavior and allowing students to feel safe and secure.   In order to become a WalkAbout volunteer, you must be approved to volunteer through the Issaquah School District. Please be sure to complete the  ISD Volunteer Application . You will also need to watch a WalkAbout training video. ... read full article
Issaquah School Foundation NewsCatharine Holtan4/8/20225/15/2022
Issaquah School Foundation News
Nourish Every Mind Online Auction is now Live! Did you know that Nourish Every Mind has an online auction May 6-15? You have the opportunity to win prizes in all price ranges: from exciting school experiences for our students, to great getaways, dining and exceptional wines for you! Find the NEM Auction online here or donate here . ... read full article
ReflectionsCatharine Holtan9/9/202211/2/2022
Reflections
Reflections Art Contest Entries Due November 2nd!   Reflections is a National PTA arts recognition program that helps students explore their own thoughts, feelings and ideas, develop artistic literacy, increase confidence, and find a love for learning that will help them become more successful not only in school, but in life. The theme for the 2022-2023 program year is Show Your Voice . Students submit their completed works of art in one, or all, of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts. Entries are due Wednesday, November 2nd! For more information, click HERE ... read full article
ParentWiser EventsCatharine Holtan9/3/202211/7/2022
ParentWiser Events
Parenting Without Power Struggles : Do you want your parenting life to be a bit easier and more fun? Join ParentWiser and Susan Stiffelman MFT to hear the research behind why our kids need us to be in charge, learn how to avoid the power struggles that once seemed inevitable, how to find your cool when you’ve temporarily lost it, and discover how to maintain your confidence even in the midst of those parenting storms. November 7th at 7PM. Register here . ... read full article
Family Partnership EventsCatharine Holtan2/4/20223/23/2022
Family Partnership Events
Meet and connect with the Family Partnership staff and families in the ISD at the Family Connections Q & A March 23rd The purpose of the meeting is to welcome new families in the ISD, especially those new to U.S. public school, and help them navigate the school system. At the meeting, the ISD Family Partnership department will answer questions from families regarding school programs and resources. There is no formal presentation during the meeting - discussion is based on the questions asked by families at the meeting or in the registration form. Register for the morning or evening event ... read full article
Sign up for CMMS PTSA Email!Catharine Holtan9/9/20218/1/2022
Sign up for CMMS PTSA Email!
Keep up with all of the latest CMMS PTSA News! Sign up for emails here: </form> ... read full article
Find us on Facebook & Instagram!Catharine Holtan8/8/202111/25/2023
Find us on Facebook & Instagram!
  CMMS PTSA is on Facebook and Instagram ! Follow us! We will post important PTSA news and updates. ... read full article