MOD Pizza Fundraiser November 10th

MOD Pizza – eat pizza on Nov 10th and benefit your school!

Eat at the Bella Botega MOD Pizza on Thursday Nov 10th to support Clara Barton Elementary. (20% of your bill goes back to our school) Be sure to invite all your friends, family and neighbors. You must order directly from the MOD Pizza in Bella Botega, either in store, or on their website, but no outside venders (Uber eats etc). Use the code MODF13416 in the notes at check out.

Bella Bottega Shopping Center
8900 161st Ave NE, Ste 165

PTSA General Membership Meeting coming up Oct 13th 7pm

Please join us for the next Clara Barton PTSA general membership meeting on Oct 13th. The meeting will be at 7pm in the Clara Barton library. We’ll also have a Microsoft Teams link for those who wish to join online. There is no commitment needed to attend, just show up to learn more about what is happening. If you’d like to join the PTSA, check out our ‘Getting Started’ guide.

Join your Clara Barton PTSA!

Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year! Your Clara Barton PTSA is excited for the new year and looking forward to welcoming back our Barton Family. Take a look at our membership pages to learn how to get involved this year. By being a member you are not committing to anything, it’s just a way to get started learning more about our community. You can join with an individual membership or if there are two family members who want to join that is an option too. Check our more information on our membership page. We look forward to chatting with you all soon!

Kids Coming Together Events

Kids Coming Together is a program that provides opportunities for local youth in grades 3–8 to make new friends and connect with their community through service events led by high school students.

  • June 8: Legos & Cards
  • June 14: Cookie Decorating for Father’s Day
  • June 21: Invasive Specifics Event

Register now for an upcoming event!

Volunteer on Field Day – June 15th

Volunteers Needed for Field Day

Clara Barton will be holding the fun-filled event on Wednesday, June 15th. Mrs. Horner needs volunteers for set up, running the primary and/or intermediate level stations, and clean up. If you would like to volunteer, you need to be vaccinated and a LWSD approved volunteer.

Please sign up to help on Field Day through SignUpGenius and choose the time slot(s) you are available.

Questions? Contact Michelle Horner at

Clara Barton PTSA Receives GOLD for Outstanding Website

The Local PTA and Council Awards of Excellence Program recognizes local PTAs, community PTAs, and councils whose level of effort in specific areas help them make a difference in their community.

Washington State PTA announced its 2021-22 Awards of Excellence and Clara Barton PTSA was awarded GOLD for Outstanding Website. Websites are judged on their content, including appropriate messaging, useful resources and links, site usability and appearance. This is the second year Clara Barton PTSA has earned GOLD for their website. Amazing!

Thank you to all the PTSA leaders and volunteers who contributed to building our website and making it an important and effective form of communication for the Clara Barton community this year.

Volunteer for ‘Bobcats Fun Run’

The Bobcats Fun Run fundraising and fitness event is back this year on Friday, May 20! We are looking for volunteers to help with race stations, setup/cleanup and also to cheer on all the students. Rain or shine, all Bobcats will be encouraged to participate by running or walking laps on the school grounds for 20 minutes and to secure family, friend and neighbor sponsorship support for their participation. Go, Bobcats!

The success of this all-school event requires volunteers like you! You can sign up now to help with the Fun RunTHANK YOU for your support.

Kristina Spooner and Ingrid Haugaard, Fun Run Co-Chairs

Scholastic Book Fair: May 16-20

“Today a reader, Tomorrow a leader.“–Margaret Fuller.

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to Clara Barton the week of May 16-20. Join us before or after school to buy some amazing books for your child. A percentage of sales goes to the school library.

Where: At the heart of the school, (Library)

When: Before school – M-F 8:30-9:20 am,

After school: M, T, Th 3:50-5:00 pm, W 2:20-4:00 pm, F 3:30-5:00 pm

Set up an ewallet, so your student doesn’t have to carry cash. It is free to set up the account, funds are immediately available, parents can decide the limit, and any unused funds will be refunded.

Help make the Book Fair a success by signing up to help out the Book Fair. There are several open shifts available and your child can accompany you.

Saima Maniar, PTSA Book Fair Chair

May 4: Bring a Favorite Treat for the Educator Dessert Potluck

May 4 is Super Sweets Wednesday

Parents, kids! We need your help! Please bring a favorite treat for our wonderful educators to enjoy. Drop treats off in the cart outside in front of the school any time Tuesday, May 3rd or Wednesday, May 4th by 9:30 AM. Please put in a disposable container and label dessert with any pertinent dietary information (contains nuts, gluten-free, vegan, etc.)

Sign up now to bring a favorite treat for the educator dessert potluck