Who We Are
Who We Are
Posted on 02/20/2018

 We are Educators
   Students and staff at Karshner Elementary are proud to have a National Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) instructor in their midst. 

Sixth grade teacher Nancy Ellis learned last November she had been selected to teach on a national level after receiving a recommendation and endorsement from AVID directors and the Western Division Program Manager.

 Nancy Ellis
We are Artists
     Emerald Ridge students visited the UW Tacoma on January 24 to present their art and discuss the project with education classes. The "Celebrate the Masters" art show was held at Emerald Ridge on December 12.  
 Emerald Ridge Art Students
 We are Athletes
     With an enrollment of nearly 23,000 students, almost one out of every four students participate in athletics in the Puyallup School District.  In the 2016-17 school year, 5,100 students from grades seven through 12 dedicated their time to one sports season or more in addition to their studies. 
 Wrestling Tournament
We Are Readers
     The Love of Reading event was held at Pope Elementary on Saturday, February 3. Students, staff, and community members were invited. It began with breakfast in the gym and was followed by reading events held throughout the school. 
 Pope Reading Night
We Are Prepared
Students at Karshner Elementary have big plans for their future. Sixth graders Stevie Entrekin, Giselle Hernandez Chavez, Homero Marquez-Apreza, and Johan Cruz shared their goals of attending college, owning a business, becoming a musician, or perhaps a veterinarian