Inaugural Year Highlights

Inaugural Year Highlights

We have a lot to be proud of this year. Many volunteers, committee members, and board members worked hard to make this inaugural year at Timber Ridge so successful. Here are some of the highlights:

Chartered a Brand New PTSA!

  • Successfully filed and awarded 501(c)3 status!
  • Awarded “Outstanding PTSA Website – Bronze” for the 2016-2017 school year by WSPTA
  • Earned “Platinum” Membership Award by WSPTA
  • Earned 100% Teacher Membership Participation Award by WSPTA
  • Coordinated after school enrichment through the YMCA, DMW, Village Theatre, Guitar with Bill, Jet Gymnastics, Smart with Art, Coding Class and more!
  • Bi-Weekly Newsletters to keep parents informed
  • Arranged the Box Tops and Amazon Affiliates fundraising programs
  • Established “Restaurants Give Back” program, raising $3,000!

Hosted Free Events To Students and Families!

  • Back to School BBQ at Jeanne Hansen Park
  • Back to School Bash and Ice Cream Social at the YMCA
  • Winter Bazaar with over 20 vendors!
  • STEM Night with fabulous hands-on learning activities
  • Family Movie Nights
  • Scholastic Book Fair that raised $3,500 for our school!
  • Morning with Mom
  • Donuts with Dad
  • Parents Night out at Sigillo Cellars
  • Mom’s Night out at Glass and Bottle
  • Education Funding Forum
  • ReadyGen Curriculum Informational

Established New Programming at TRES

  • Funded over $7,000 for in-school art enrichment with Smart With Art
  • Supported the Watch D.O.G.S. program
  • Designed and sold TRES spiritwear
  • Coordinated school yearbook
  • Coordinated school supply program
  • Monthly teacher appreciation events for our staff throughout the year
  • Supported 5th grade camp with fundraising at Winter Bazaar, Movie Night, and Book Fair

Granted over $20,000 to Our Classrooms!

  • $200.00 per classroom stipend
  • Marimbas for music
  • Die-cut machine for school workroom
  • Wixie Program for K-2
  • Small group literacy materials for K-5
  • Self regulation tools for K-5
  • Social-Emotion learning books
  • Speech therapy games, puzzles, and toys
  • A social skills program for Kindergarten
  • Dramatic kitchen play toys for Kindergarten
  • Headphones for Kindergarten
  • Literacy centers supplies for Kindergarten
  • Raz Kids for 1st graders
  • Chromebooks for a 1st grade classroom
  • 2nd Grade STEM games
  • 3rd Grade play clocks
  • 3rd Grade Author Studies book collection
  • 4th Grade WA State History book sets including Lewis & Clark books, Native American books, and Pioneer books
  • 5th Grade math games
  • 5th Grade literacy books
  • Recess Rack for playground toys
  • And more!

We’re thankful for EVERYONE who played a role in this year’s PTSA, including those who supported the Fall “Pass the Hat” fundraiser, and the local businesses who have made generous contributions to our PTSA – please see the scrolling list on our homepage and thank these sponsors with your business as often as possible!

We are looking forward to next year being EVEN BETTER. Please contact us to find out how you might be able to contribute your time and talents to our wonderful school.