Events

Popsicles on the Playground
Popsicles on the Playground

Chair:
(none)
When:
September 3, 2019

Ease into the school year with Popsicles on the Playground. This event follows Meet the Teacher and will give the kids a chance to play and the adults an opportunity to meet each other. The Issaquah Trike Guy will be joining us again this year.
Tissues and Tea
Tissues and Tea

Chair:
(none)
When:
September 9, 2019

The first day of Kindergarten is a special and often emotional time for children as well as parents. The Clark PTA hosts an annual Tissues and Tea immediately after drop on the first day of school. It's a nice way for parents to connect with others, embrace the specialness of their child's first day and find out more about Clark.
BINGO Night
BINGO Night

Chair:
(none)
When:
October 25, 2019

Join us for a night of fun, food and community.
Gingerbread House Night
Gingerbread House Night

Chair:
(none)
When:
December 6, 2020

Our annual gingerbread house decorating night is a fun, sweet event for families.
Spring Social on the Playground
Spring Social on the Playground

Chair:
(none)
When:
June 12, 2020

Please join Clark PTA and families for an afternoon to connect with fellow friends and families before the start of summer.

Outreach

Kindergarten Summer Playdates
Kindergarten Summer Playdates

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When:
July - August

Each summer new Clark kindergarteners are invited to join other PTA families at pre-arranged summer park playdates. Times and dates are determined in June and notice is given to all families who are entering kindergarten the following fall.
Membership
Membership

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When:
September - June

This committee handles the PTA membership drive. We are striving for 100% membership!
Staff Appreciation
Staff Appreciation

Chair:
(none)
When:
September - June

The PTA shows our appreciation of our wonderful staff by hosting a monthly staff luncheon.

Programs

Art Docents
Art Docents

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When:
September - June

Parent volunteers lead and/or help our teachers with unique, curriculum enhancing art projects throughout the year. Students get experiences with various mediums, such as glass, clay, collage, paint, ink and charcoal.
Recess with Kids
Recess with Kids

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When:
September - June

Enjoy a fun-filled recess and lunch with your child, 3rd Friday of the month. Join the kids on the playground and during lunch. Volunteers need to complete ISD Volunteer Packet before they can be on campus.
Complete ISD Volunteer packet here: https://issaquahvolunteers.hrmplus.net
Popcorn Fridays
Popcorn Fridays

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When:
September to June

Popcorn is available for student purchase at select recesses. The cost is 25 cents a bag. Click the link below for popcorn nutrition information.

Coffee with the Principal
Coffee with the Principal

Chair:
(none)
When:
Multiple Dates

Join Principal Otley for an informal coffee and conversation session. Come to hear about Clark current events and share ideas.
2019/20 Dates:
Tuesday, Sept 17th @ 9:30am
Thursday, Nov 14th @ 9:30am
Friday, January 17th @ 9:30am
Monday, March 16th @ 9:30am
Tuesday, May 12th @ 9:30am
Reflections
Reflections

Chair:
(none)
When:
October

Each fall our school participates in the national Reflections art contest, which is open to all students grades K-12.
Yearbook
Yearbook

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When:
Spring

Clark PTA produces a yearbook for student purchase each spring. This is a wonderful way memento of your child's year at Clark.

Fundraising

On-going Fundraisers
On-going Fundraisers

Chair:
(none)
When:
September - June

Corporate Fund Matching, Safeway e-scripts, Box Tops for Education, and Campbell Labels.

Spiritwear
Spiritwear

Chair:
(none)
When:
September - June

Show your Clark Shark spirit - order your new Spiritwear.
Read-A-Thon
Read-A-Thon

Chair:
(none)
When:
October-November

Read-A-Thon is PTA's largest fundraiser of the year. It's goals are to help encourage reading outside of school and raise money to support PTA programs.
Fall Book Fair
Fall Book Fair

Chair:
(none)

All credit from our annual Scholastic Book Fair sales benefit our Clark library and the Shark Tales program. A great selection of books is here, including the latest and finest titles for kids, as well as books of interest to parents. And, you can contribute books to your child's teacher classroom library. The Book Fair is a great way to get everyone excited about reading.
Walk-a-thon
Walk-a-thon

Chair:
(none)
When:
April 22, 2020

Walk-a-thon is one of our primary fundraisers for the year. It provides a tax deduction incentive for donors. Donations collected are for the PTA general budget, which funds all of our programs and events.
School Supply Kits
School Supply Kits

Chair:
(none)
When:
Spring

This drive is to provide school supplies for those in need.

Student Life

4th Grade Fundraising
4th Grade Fundraising

Chair:
(none)

During your students 4th Grade year at Clark, they participate in fundraisers to raise money to go towards their experiences in the 5th grade. These donations/fundraisers minimize the families out of pocket expenses. Please consider a donation to be put towards different experiences for your 4th grader today. Thank you for your generosity!
5th Grade Promotion Fund
5th Grade Promotion Fund

Chair:
(none)
When:
ALL

Each spring the 5th grade teachers host a Promotion ceremony for their students. This fund helps offset the cost of cake, paper supplies and other materials for the event.

Volunteers

Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer Opportunities

Chair:
(none)
When:
September - June

Our programs are possible because of the help and dedication of our parent community. Clark PTA is ran 100% by volunteers. Please sign up for a position where you can help make Clark great. Thank you!