East Ridge Newsletter 2.7.19

Sarah White, Principal

February 7, 2019

24-Hour Attendance Line: 425.408.4410. 

Save the Dates!

Calendar Link: https://eastridge.nsd.org/our-school-clone/calendar

No School February 18th, President’s Day
Mid-Winter Break: February 19th-22nd

Elementary Conference Day is February 8th. 

Hi Cap Testing 

Due to snow days, Hi Cap testing will be rescheduled to early March.


Open House for Possible Elementary Program Placement Changes

Do you have questions or thoughts about potential changes to school boundaries and elementary program placements in the east side of the District?  Join us to learn about and review some of the options being considered, and then engage in a question and answer session with Deputy Superintendent Duggan Harman and Chief Operating Officer Joe Paperman.

Leota Middle School Gym
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019
Review Options from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Question and Answer Session from 7:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Kindergarten Registration Opens

Kindergarten registration packets are now available in the East Ridge office.
Children entering kindergarten in September 2019 should have turned five years old by August 31, 2019. Tell your friends and neighbors who have kindergarten age children to come and register in the East Ridge office. If you have questions, please call the office at 425.408.4400.

To register your child for kindergarten, bring the following documents with you: 

  • Proof of residency (rental agreement, utility bill, mortgage statement)
  • Your child's birth certificate, passport or other proof of birthdate
  • Immunization records
  • Names and phone numbers of emergency contacts


East Ridge Kindergarten Tour, May 1st!  

Mark your calendars for the East Ridge Kindergarten Tour on Wednesday, May 1st, from 3:00 - 4:00 pm. 

Northshore Sings Concert

The following fifth graders will represent East Ridge in this year's "Northshore Sings" concert on Wed. Feb. 27th at WHS: Brayden B., Adelaide B., Quinn C., Blake C., Caleb D., Niamh D., Bailey D., Abby D., Sydney H., Will K., Dylan M. and Cadan VDW
This event brings together singers from all of our NSD elementary schools with the middle school choir directors and students for a fun day of singing, playing music games, question and answer session about middle school, pizza dinner and a culminating concert
in the WHS theatre at 7pm. Families and other fans are invited to attend the concert!
Note: East Ridge Spring Choir (for any interested students in grades 4-5) will begin Wed., March 13th and rehearse from 12:35 to 1:10 which falls during lunch recess.


Game Room

Sign up to support our students during recess time in our amazing Game Room. Located in the Art Room, Game Room runs on Thursdays from 11-1:15 and includes all three recesses. This is a supportive role for volunteers, Game Masters (3rd - 5th graders) have been trained in peer leadership and conflict resolution and need your positive encouragement and, at times, hands on help. Questions? Please contact Tanya O’Rourke (tanyakaarina@outlook.com).
Sign up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c48aea729abfd0-east1

PTA Musical

For this year’s school musical, ERPTA Presents: Space Pirates
The performance will be at Woodinville High School Theater and the times are:
Saturday, March 9th at 11 AM & 3 PM
Sunday, March 10th at 3 PM

Advanced ticket sales: February 4th to February 25th. 
For online ticket sales (credit card payment), go to erpta.org. 
Printed ticket sales order form will be available at the office on February 1st. 

Ticket prices are:
Adult (12 and up) - $8
Child (1 - 11) - $5
Infant (12 months and below. Sit on lap) - Free


Save the Date!

PTA BEcommunity Auction - Friday, May 31st, 2019, McMenamins, Bothell, WA


BHS - Valentine Night Out

Enjoy a BEE-UTIFUL night out with your Valentine while the kids have a fun movie and craft night in at Bothell High School.
Organization:  Bothell High School PTSA in support of the Class of 2019
Audience:  for kids ages 3-11
More information: https://resources.finalsite.net/images/t_file_download/v1548454346/nsdorg/e8kqiqa8reck9olwzwx0/BHSPTSAValentine.pdf