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2019-2020 PTA Chair Positions 2019-2020 School Year Volunteer
Interest Form
Melanie McKenzie
Back-to-School Ice Cream Social Wednesday, August 28th Signup Melanie McKenzie
Community Serve Dayl Sunday, August 25th, 9am-1pm Signup Ms McLain
Watch D.O.G.S.
(Dads Of Great Students)
1 school day, as often as you want Email Coordinator Michael Richards
Aug 25
9:00a Community Serve Day
Community Serve Day

Sunday, August 25
9:00a - 1:00p
Canyon Creek Elementary

3:30p New Family Tours
New Family Tours

Wednesday, August 28
3:30p - 4:00p

New to Canyon Creek Elementary? Come take a tour of Canyon Creek and ask questions!

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4:00p Classrooms Open
Classrooms Open

Wednesday, August 28
4:00p - 4:45p

Meet your student's teacher & drop off supplies (if teacher is ready - check teacher assignment letter to confirm).

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4:30p PTA Ice Cream Social
PTA Ice Cream Social

Wednesday, August 28
4:30p - 5:15p

Join Canyon Creek PTA for:
* an ice cream sundae (one per person)
* purchase spiritwear (limited quantities, online ordering will open after ice cream social)
* become a PTA member - or RENEW your membership!
* check out our PTA program/event tables!

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Sep 1
Labor Day
Labor Day

Monday, September 2
First Day of School (1st-5th)
First Day of School (1st-5th)

Wednesday, September 4

All students will start school on Wednesday, September 4th - except kindergarteners!!

Kinder families:
- schedule a meeting with their student's teacher on one of those first 3 days of school (9/4-9/6)
- have a staggered start - HALF of kinders will go to school on Monday 9/9, OTHER HALF will go on Tuesday 9/10
- then ALL kindergarteners will go to school on Wednesday, 9/11.
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SAVE THE DATE: 2019-20 Back to School Ice Cream Social
Save the Date: 2019-20 Back to School Ice Cream Social Wednesday, August 28th Canyon Creek Elementary and Canyon Creek PTA invite you to join us for this opportunity to tour the school, meet your student's teacher, enjoy an ice cream treat, visit with friends, and start the school year with some fun!! We expect lots of CC families to attend this community event. If possible, walking or carpooling is encouraged. Overflow parking is available at the Hindu Temple and Cultural Center.     SCHEDULE: 3:30-4:00pm -- New Family Tours New Family Tours begin in the foyer outside the office at 3:30pm . Check out ... read full article

Art Docent Program - What is it? How can I help?
Did you know that our schools don’t provide art teachers due to budget constraints?  To ensure there is still art in our school, our PTA provides monthly art lessons in every classroom through the Art Docent program! Isn't that amazing!?!  We rely on MANY volunteers to keep the program running. Volunteering to teach art is a great way to get into the classroom and support art in our schools.    What is an Art Docent: An Art Docent is a volunteer who takes art into a classroom at Canyon Creek Elementary. The Art Docents can be one person, two people or a team working together ... read full article

Watch D.O.G.S. Kick-off: Save the date!!
Canyon Creek Elementary and the Canyon Creek PTA work together to run this great program to bring more male role models into the school during the school day! The Watch D.O.G.S. are dads, grandpas, step-dads, or other father figures who spend a day at the school, in a couple classrooms, at recess running activities, eating lunch with their student, and more! Learn more on our Watch D.O.G.S. program page .   Are you interested? Save the date for our kickoff PIZZA PARTY on Friday, September 20th, 6-7pm .  RSVP options will be available soon!   If you can't make the kickoff party: ... read full article

Seeking PTA Sponsors
We are looking for great businesses to sponsor our PTA and help us fund the wonderful events and programs we offer and support throughout the school year. If you know of a business owner who might be interested in this opportunity, please share this information with them! Sponsorship Opportunities Sponsorships will be used by Canyon Creek PTA to support many school programs such as welcome back to school event, art docent program, STEM Fair, Math Challenge, Multi-Cultural Night, Family Fun events and much, much more! There are various levels of sponsorship available. Size and placement of logos on the banners and website are based on ... read full article

2019-20 PTA Membership - Join or Renew Today!
Join our team and help us shine, so we can continue to enrich and serve the Canyon Creek Elementary community!  Our membership goal for 2019-20 is 500 members. This goal is about 15% over our membership count last year - let's GROW!! We have confidential "gift of membership" for anyone who requests one. Please consider becoming a part of our completely volunteer, non-profit organization focused on our KIDS! NO MEETINGS OR VOLUNTEERING IS NECESSARY TO BE A MEMBER!  PTA provides: support to Canyon Creek through our Library Brigade program (coordinating volunteers to help during every class' library time), Art Docent Program (bringing monthly Art education ... read full article

2019-20 Spiritwear Sale - Preview!
2019-20 Spiritwear Sale We are keeping the same logo for spiritwear as last year-- based on our logo from 3 years ago (designed by Jodie McClure). We are printing the reversed color logo on a black shirt, which cuts down on the amount of ink, helping the logo feel less thick and stiff.  Purchasing Options Find the Spiritwear table at the Ice Cream Social  on Wednesday, August 28th , for limited quantities of each item available to purchase. Online pre-orders for spiritwear will be available following the Ice Cream Social, from  Thursday, August 29th through Friday, September 20th. Paper order forms will go home with students in ... read full article

Fall After School Enrichment Classes
Canyon Creek PTA After School Programs Fall 2019 We are excited to announce THREE (3) after school classes offered this fall! Make sure to read the details below - and check out the classes offered. We are using a PORTAL called 6crickets to book and manage all after school programs - so you will want to get setup for that prior to registration opening, to ensure quick booking. Register online at 6crickets (Canyon Creek page) . Make sure to pre-register before Monday, September 16th . Registration opens Monday, September 16th @ 8:00am and closes Friday, September 20th @ 11:59pm. First Come, First Served A PTA chaperone must ... read full article

Kindergarten Families - Boohoo OR Woohoo?
Kindergarten Families, You are Invited Monday, September 9th* & Tuesday, September 10th* Canyon Creek Cafeteria @ 9:10-10am Please join us in the cafeteria after you drop off your kindergartener for their first day of school. Allow us to comfort your ”boo-hoos” OR celebrate your “woo-hoos” (or both). Our PTA will provide coffee, a little treat and tissues to kick off your school year. This is a wonderful way to connect with other parents, ask questions and become a part of our school community. Younger siblings are welcome. * Each kindergartner will be assigned which day will be their first day ... read full article

Crayon & Marker Drive Recap!
Crayon & Marker Drive Recap! Our PTA Sustainability Team had a Crayon and Marker Drive during the last couple weeks of school before summer break. We wanted to let you know how much we collected and where it went!   Crayons We sent 40 lbs of the collected crayons to Crazy Crayons to be melted down and reused. We also donated about 15 lbs to Northshore Headstart- these were crayons that were in excellent condition and we wanted to give those to our local community.   Markers We sent 35 lbs of markers to Crayola ColorCycle program to be re-purposed into clean burning fuel.   Thank ... read full article

Box Tops Program Changes!
New Box Tops Collection Program! Did you know that Canyon Creek PTA collects Box Tops twice a year? In the 2018-19 school year, we earned about $833!  Box Tops is changing to fit today's families. The new and improved Box Tops mobile app uses state-of-the-art technology to scan your store receipt, find participating products and instantly add Box Tops to your school's earnings online. Check out this YouTube video  about the program changes.  Create an account at BTFE.com - entering Canyon Creek Elementary, then your name and birthday. Then download the Box Tops app and start scanning every receipt! It's ... read full article

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SAVE THE DATE: Community Serve Day - August 25th, 2019
SAVE THE DATE! Community Serve Day - Sunday, August 25th Community Serve Day is coming to Canyon Creek on Sunday, August 25th, 9:00am - 1:00pm . Come join us to help teachers set up classrooms, as well as improve the campus through painting and grounds projects. The whole family can participate! The kids LOVE to be helpers! The signup is closed, but just SHOW UP TO HELP! All welcome! Once registered, just show up the day of the event, ready to work and maybe get a little dirty!  Snacks & lunch will be provided. Lunch at 1:00pm, following work. Thanks in advance ... read full article

Canyon Creek 2019-20 Supply Lists
BACK TO SCHOOL - SUPPLIES LIST! NOTE: This page was updated to link to the correct supply list on July 30th at 8:45pm. Several items were not the same as what was sent home with report cards.   Want to start shopping for deals for supplies for fall?  Here's the 2019-20 Canyon Creek Elementary supply list ( direct link ): Canyon Creek Supply list for 2019-20. ... read full article

Northshore School District 2019-20 Calendar
Northshore School District 2019-20 Calendar Check out the 2019-20 NSD school calendar for the holiday, early release and break schedules. Also note there are conference days that are usually even shorter than early release! Find the printable calendar here . For details about the calendar, visit the NSD  2019-20 calendar page . There are dates reserved for snow days (if necessary), as well as all the early released dates and conference dates.  ... read full article

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