Upcoming Key Advocacy Dates

  • Friday, 6/1 - Digging Deep into Equity and Diversity & The Unspoken Truths in American History, 12:00 - 3:00pm

  • Wednesday, 6/5 - Coffee with the Superintendent, 8:00 - 9:30am

  • Friday, 6/28 - Care Day,10:00am - 3:00pm

     

Upcoming School Board Meetings

  • Monday, 6/10  4:00 - 5:30 pm

  • Monday, 6/24  7:00 - 8:30 pm

  • Monday, 7/8    4:00 - 5:30 pm

No School Board Meetings are scheduled for August!

All residents are welcome to attend regular board meetings. The board provides a public comment period at the beginning of each meeting. During public comments, individuals may address the school board. Those interested in speaking should sign up prior to the meeting on a sheet available at the back of the board room.

School Board meetings are usually held on the second Monday of the month at 4pm and the fourth Monday of the month at 7pm.  They are held in the Dr G.E. Ricketts Board Room in the Northshore School District Administrative Center, 3330 Monte Villa Parkway, Bothell, 98021.  

Past meetings can be viewed online on Northshore School Districts website (View Board Meeting Materials page).

 

Digging Deep into Equity and Diversity & The Unspoken Truths in American History

June 1, 2019   12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

North Creek High School, 3613 191st Pl SE, Bothell, WA 98012, USA

Join us on Saturday, June 1 for Digging Deep into Equity and Diversity & The Unspoken Truths in American History. This free community event, will focus on the question 'what is equity and diversity?'. It will also explore historical moments related to equity, and the importance of multiple perspectives. The event will be held from 12 - 3 p.m. at North Creek High School and is suitable for all Northshore families. Space is limited, so please reserve your ticket.

The community will have the opportunity to hear from Independent Education and Systems Consultant, Erin Jones in a conversation around the meaning of equity & diversity and single story projections. Jones will also host two question and answer sessions.

Additionally, attendees can visit Delbert Richardson's traveling museum, The Unspoken Truths, which showcases artifacts that symbolize the African experience in the Americas and Europe. Jones will join Richardson for a second question and answer session.

 

Coffee with the Superintendent

June 5, 2019  8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Hollywood Schoolhouse, 14810 NE 145th St # A, Woodinville, WA 98072, USA

Northshore families and community members are invited to join Dr. Michelle Reid for an open chat.

 

Care Day

June 28, 2019  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Northshore Middle School, 12101 NE 160th St, Bothell, WA 98011, USA

The following services are free at Care Day:

  • Dental Care
  • Employment Support and Training
  • Food & Clothing Information
  • Bike Helmets
  • Baby and Child Development and Disability screening
  • Safe family and Domestic Violence information & support
  • Free Groceries
  • Haircuts and Hygiene Supplies
  • Health and Medical Services
  • and more!

 

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month

This commemorates the Stonewall Riots of June, 1969. Pride Month is observed nationally to recognize and celebrate members of the LGBTQ+ community. Our PTA welcomes and supports ALL Canyon Creek students and their families!

Below are links to the King County Library System and Stanford University LGBTQ+ themed book lists for children:

https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/list/share/1039993937/1098761497

http://library.stanford.edu/guides/childrens-books-lgbtq-theme

 

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Submitted by: Jennifer Spataro, PTA Advocacy Chair

 

Learn More!

For more information about PTA Advocacy and Legislation in general, local representatives, 2019-2020 platform, and upcoming events for the year, please see our PTA Advocacy & Legislation page.

 

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