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Volunteer OpportunityDate/TimeSignupQuestions
Staff Appreciation - Bring a lunch! NEW DATE: Tuesday, March 5th,
by 9:30am
Signup Nancy Tangen &
Megan Madsen
Art Docent once a month Email Coordinators Courtney Carr,
Karen DeMercer,
Elesha Ostrander &
Melissa Kline
Library Brigade (Assistants) every week or every other week Email Librarian Laryssa Schwartz &
Erin Corsaro
Watch D.O.G.S.
(Dads Of Great Students)
1 school day, as often as you want Email Coordinator Michael Richards
2018-2019 PTA Chair Positions 2018-2019 School Year Volunteer
Interest Form
Melanie McKenzie
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President's Day - NO SCHOOL
President's Day - NO SCHOOL

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Monday, February 18
MC 9 Grading Results Deadline @ 6pm
MC 9 Grading Results Deadline @ 6pm

Date:
Monday, February 18

Mid-Winter Break - NO SCHOOL
Mid-Winter Break - NO SCHOOL

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Tue 2/19 - Fri 2/22
Mid-Winter Break - NO SCHOOL
Mid-Winter Break - NO SCHOOL

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Tue 2/19 - Fri 2/22
Mid-Winter Break - NO SCHOOL
Mid-Winter Break - NO SCHOOL

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Tue 2/19 - Fri 2/22
Mid-Winter Break - NO SCHOOL
Mid-Winter Break - NO SCHOOL

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Tue 2/19 - Fri 2/22
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Drop off Bingo Donations
Drop off Bingo Donations

Date:
Mon 2/25 - Fri 3/1

We would appreciate help with filling the prize baskets for bingo - and also the raffle offerings! Check out the linked article for themes. Cash donations are also welcome!!

Try to get donations to the bingo committee (drop off in bins outside the office) by Friday, March 1st.

Details
Box Tops Drive - Extended Again!
Box Tops Drive - Extended Again!

Date:
Mon 2/25 - Tue 2/26

Box Tops Drive has been extended to Tuesday, 2/26 - due to winter weather & mid-winter break!!

Details
Drop off Bingo Donations
Drop off Bingo Donations

Date:
Mon 2/25 - Fri 3/1

We would appreciate help with filling the prize baskets for bingo - and also the raffle offerings! Check out the linked article for themes. Cash donations are also welcome!!

Try to get donations to the bingo committee (drop off in bins outside the office) by Friday, March 1st.

Details
Box Tops Drive - Extended Again!
Box Tops Drive - Extended Again!

Date:
Mon 2/25 - Tue 2/26

Box Tops Drive has been extended to Tuesday, 2/26 - due to winter weather & mid-winter break!!

Details
Drop off Bingo Donations
Drop off Bingo Donations

Date:
Mon 2/25 - Fri 3/1

We would appreciate help with filling the prize baskets for bingo - and also the raffle offerings! Check out the linked article for themes. Cash donations are also welcome!!

Try to get donations to the bingo committee (drop off in bins outside the office) by Friday, March 1st.

Details
Early Release
Early Release

Date:
Wednesday, February 27
Drop off Bingo Donations
Drop off Bingo Donations

Date:
Mon 2/25 - Fri 3/1

We would appreciate help with filling the prize baskets for bingo - and also the raffle offerings! Check out the linked article for themes. Cash donations are also welcome!!

Try to get donations to the bingo committee (drop off in bins outside the office) by Friday, March 1st.

Details
Drop off Bingo Donations
Drop off Bingo Donations

Date:
Mon 2/25 - Fri 3/1

We would appreciate help with filling the prize baskets for bingo - and also the raffle offerings! Check out the linked article for themes. Cash donations are also welcome!!

Try to get donations to the bingo committee (drop off in bins outside the office) by Friday, March 1st.

Details
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Family Bingo Night - Save the Date & Donate to Prizes!!
Save The Date Our ever popular annual Bingo Night will be on Friday, March 8th, 6-8:30pm  at North Creek High School! Canyon Creek PTA members will get early entry at 5:30pm. If you aren't a member already, join today ! Mark your calendars for this fun Canyon Creek PTA sponsored event. Watch for the Reservation/Pre-Order form in mid-February!   Donations for Bingo Prize Baskets and Raffle Baskets Awesome prizes are a big part of the Bingo fun! Help us create bingo prize baskets (and raffle baskets) by making a donation. The more families who donate, the bigger (and better) the baskets will be. The ... read full article

Staff Appreciation - Sign up to bring a lunch! New Date: Tuesday, 3/5
Say THANK YOU to our amazing Canyon Creek Staff! NOTE - this event has been moved to Tuesday, March 5th due to winter weather... Please make someone's day by signing up to bring one (or more!) lunches to a staff member on Tuesday, March 5th ! Another option is to have Panera deliver a lunch to the school - if you want to pre-order a lunch for a staff member!! Suggested items to include are:    - sandwich, salads, or soup   - chips   - fruit   - drink   - dessert/treat Plan to deliver your lunches  by 9:45am , in a nicely ... read full article

Family Game Night - New Date is Friday, March 29th!!!
FAMILY GAME NIGHT! Rescheduled due to winter weather! New date is Friday, March 29th!!   Save the Date: Friday, March 29th, 6-8pm This super fun FREE, PTA-sponsored event is open to all Canyon Creek students, their families & friends, and all staff!    How does it work? In the Gym Tables will be setup with games - there will be multiples of the same games. There will be extra EMPTY tables, in case people want to bring their own games to play & share! In the Cafeteria Free popcorn and water will be available. (Please no outside food or drink.) Door ... read full article

Nominating Committee Report 2019
Below please find the report from the Nominating Committee, listing the nominees for each of the officer positions for the 2019-2020 Canyon Creek PTA board. The election for these positions will take place at the next PTA General Membership Meeting on  Tuesday, March 12th, 6:30-8 p.m.  in the Canyon Creek Cafeteria. Note: one position for next year's board does not have a nominee. We are still seeking individuals who may be interested in serving as Assistant Treasurer. If you would like to know more, please contact the Nominating Committee for more information:  nomcom@canyoncreekpta.org .     2019 Nominating Committee Report ... read full article

Join our team for the Can Do 5K!
Can Do 5K - Sign Up Today! Looking for a fun, family-friendly event  to get everyone moving? Would you like to support those with special needs  in our school and community?    My Village Northwest and the Northshore YMCA are holding their 11th annual Can Do 5K race in Bothell the morning of  Saturday, April 27th --  and Canyon Creek PTA is putting together a team! This is a family event and a wonderful celebration of inclusion, as well as a professionally timed 5K for avid runners, right in our community! There will be the 5k, a one mile walk, along with ... read full article

Math Challenge: Wall of Fame! (MC 8)
  MATH CHALLENGE #8 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge.    GREAT JOB!          Math Challenge #8 CLASS WITH MOST SUBMISSIONS:  Reid (Grade 4) Ms. Reid's class has won the honor of having the Math Bear in their classroom until the next challenge results are posted! This is the first time a 2nd grade class has not won! <photo to come>   All submissions for Math Challenge 8 (40 submissions) Grade Teacher Student Kindergarten Ms. Hart Hannah L Olivia M Ms. McDonnell Griffin T Krishna B Ms. Meyer Georgina T Grace N Grade 1 Ms. ... read full article

General Membership Mtg with Emergency Prep Speaker
Join us for our March General Membership Meeting & Parent Education! Are you prepared for a true emergency? Do you have a plan for your family?  Please join us for our PTA General Membership meeting on Tuesday, March 12th, 6:30-8:00pm  in the school cafeteria. Our guest speaker, Robin McKenzie, is locally and nationally trained in emergency management, CERT, Stop the Bleed, active shooter trainer and so much more.  He is also the chair for Emergency Preparedness and Safety for Northshore Council PTSA.  Discussion topics include (number of topics covered will depend on amount of discussion for each): Why do we need to ... read full article

Bingo - Reserve Your Spot & Pre-Order!!
Reserve Your Spot and Pre-Order Items   Event Info: Friday, March 8th Doors open at 6pm (5:30pm for PTA members), Bingo from 6:30-8:30pm North Creek High School Commons (3613 191st Place SE, Bothell) You Are Invited! Canyon Creek PTA is proud to invite you to our annual family bingo night! It’s a great time with friends, food, bingo and a chance to win fun prizes! Also, bring cash or checkbook to purchase raffle tickets - all proceeds will go to Canyon Creek PTA!   Registration / Pre-Order Form is Due by Friday, March 1st!! Registration for the event is completed when the form is ... read full article

Spelling Bee Recap & Winner Announced!
Spelling Bee Recap & Winner Announced!   Our 1st annual Scripps Spelling Bee was Friday night and we have a winner-- please congratulate our 1st place winner, 3rd grader, Shreya Battula . Shreya won in 10 rounds with the word "asseveration". Our runner up, Navkiran Kaur , a 4th grader, did a stellar job as well. Shreya will represent Canyon Creek at the Regional Spelling Bee on March 2nd in Bellevue.      Please express congratulations to Shreya, Navkiran and to all our talented and brave Bees.  We had nearly 60 participants (3rd, 4th and 5th graders) and every student displayed courage ... read full article

Canyon Creek PTA Spring Bazaar: Vendor Applications Welcome!
 Vendor Applications Welcome! Would you like to be a vendor at our upcoming Spring Bazaar on Saturday, April 6th, 10am - 1pm . We are accepting only one vendor for each company, so get your applications in early! Fees: There is a fee of $50 per booth space (booth spaces are 8’x8’ and include 1 table and 2 chairs). Vendors are required to donate an item to be raffled off during the event. Timing of event: Set up for the bazaar begins at 8:00am. Breakdown begins at 1:00pm, no earlier. Spaces must be completely cleaned up by 2:00pm. Deadline: The ... read full article

Spring Bazaar - Saturday, April 6th
We are excited to announce the 3rd annual Canyon Creek PTA Spring Bazaar on Saturday, April 6th, 10am - 1pm in the Canyon Creek Elementary Gym. We will be hosting 30+ vendors. Raffle tickets will be available at the door.  Come shop and enjoy visiting with friends and community members.  If you are interested in being a vendor at our Spring Bazaar, check out out our Spring Bazaar Vendor article  and return the application by the Monday, March 25th deadline! ... read full article

What is Bingo Night?
Bingo Night Run Down!   DATE: Friday, March 8th TIME:   Doors open 6:00pm (5:30pm for PTA Members), Bingo & Raffle 6:30-8:30pm LOCATION: North Creek High School Commons   New to our school? Haven't made it to Bingo Night before? Here's a brief summary of what to expect.  Before Bingo Night:   Collection of items for the Bingo Prize Baskets & Raffle A prize is given for every bingo game - makes it very exciting and fun to play! Also, there will be a collection of raffle baskets you can enter to win! Help fill these baskets by donating items in the bin ... read full article

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Advocacy: February 2019
  Upcoming Key Advocacy Dates: 2/4   Conversation with the Board for Spanish Speaking Families 7:00, Bothell High 2/7   Coffee with the Superintendent 1:00, Kenmore Library 2/11 WSPTA Focus Day  9:00, Olympia, WA == CANCELLED due to winter weather 2/11 - 2/15  WSPTA Advocacy Week 2/12  Child Internet Safety Presentation 6:30 - 7:30, Woodmoor Elementary Library   Upcoming School Board Meetings: 2/11   4:00 - 5:30 2/25   7:00 - 8:30 3/11   4:00 - 5:30 3/25   7:00 - 8:30  Meetings are usually held in the Dr G.E. Ricketts Board Room in the Northshore School District Administrative Center, 3330 Monte Villa Parkway, Bothell, 98021  ... read full article

Northshore Schools Foundation - All in for Kids Event
Northshore Schools Foundation All in for Kids Event --------------- Thursday, April 4th  The Northshore Schools Foundation holds many smaller fundraisers throughout the year, however the largest of the year is the  All in for Kids  event on April 4th. As in previous years, there are two opportunities to attend this event: breakfast at 7:30am  and  lunch starting at 11:30am  at the Evergreen Church (3429 240th St SE, Bothell, WA 98021) .  In the time between these two events, there is an information fair where you can learn more about the foundation, listen to kid musicians from the Northshore School District, and meet other people who support ... read full article

Bike Rack for Canyon Creek: Northshore Schools Foundation & Northshore Gives
Northshore Schools Foundation and Northshore Gives Bike Rack for Canyon Creek Northshore Schools Foundation is using a crown-fund type platform (Northshore Gives) for collecting money to purchase and install bike racks for Canyon Creek Elementary. If you are interested in supporting this and seeing bike racks on our campus, donate here .   For some background on this specific project, please check out the Northshore Foundation Blog Article  about helping to fund bike racks for 17 schools in our district.     If you are interested in learning a little more about how Northshore Schools Foundation and Northshore Gives work together, check ... read full article

Running Club EVERY Friday! - Goal Announced!
Running Club is EVERY Friday! Canyon Creek Elementary and Canyon Creek PTA work together to provide the "Running Club". All Canyon Creek students are invited to participate 8:45-9am every Friday that is a school day. Yes, they do this RAIN OR SHINE!!   Each student has a running club card available in binders located on tables by the softball field. Binders are organized by grade and teacher. Students will run (or walk) with the card and have it scanned for each lap they run. This card will track miles run or walked for the student! Student will earn shoe tokens for miles earned including: 1 ... read full article

2018-19 Early Release / Dismissals - Canyon Creek
In Northshore school district, we have early release Wednesdays. These are days when students are released 1 1/2 hours early to allow for teacher planning, collaboration & meetings. Most Wednesdays of the school year are early release days, except usually the 1st Wednesday of the school year and the last two (2) Wednesdays of the school year.   The other exceptions to the normal release time are for elementary conferences - there are 5 days in November (noted with an " e" on the school district one-page calendar ) where elementary schools have early dismissal for conferences. These early dismissal for ... read full article

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