Volunteer Dashboard

Volunteer OpportunityDate/TimeSignupQuestions
Helping Hands: Winter Break Drop off by Tuesday, December 17th Signup Melanie McKenzie
Hour of Code - Helpers Tuesday, December 10th - 3 sessions Signup Abhishek Mehta
Library Brigade once a week OR every other week
** 1-2 volunteers wanted per class **
Signup Megan King
Art Docents Monthly art lesson
** at least 2 volunteers wanted per class**
Email team Courtney Carr,
Karen DeMercer &
Elesha Ostrander
2019-2020 PTA Chair Positions 2019-2020 School Year Volunteer
Interest Form
Melanie McKenzie
Watch D.O.G.S.
(Dads Of Great Students)
1 school day, as often as you want Schedule Your Day! Michael Richards
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Dec 8
9
10
11
12
13
14
Hour of Code (three sessions)
Hour of Code (three sessions)

Date:
Tuesday, December 10
Where:
Library

2:10p Early Release Wednesday
Early Release Wednesday

Date:
Wednesday, December 11
Time:
2:10p
8:55a Running Club
Running Club

Date:
Friday, December 13
Time:
8:55a - 9:10a
Where:
Canyon Creek Field


3:00p Math Challenge (MC6) Available
Math Challenge (MC6) Available

Date:
Friday, December 13
Time:
3:00p
Where:
Online!


6:00p Math Challenge (MC5) Solutions Available
Math Challenge (MC5) Solutions Available

Date:
Friday, December 13
Time:
6:00p
Where:
Online!

15
16
17
18
19
20
21
8:00a After School Program Registration Opens
After School Program Registration Opens

Date:
Monday, December 16
Time:
8:00a
Where:
6crickets website!


3:45p PTA Spelling Bee Practice
PTA Spelling Bee Practice

Date:
Monday, December 16
Time:
3:45p - 4:45p
Where:
Cafeteria


6:00p Math Challenge (MC5) Grading Results Due
Math Challenge (MC5) Grading Results Due

Date:
Monday, December 16
Time:
6:00p
Where:
Google form

Helping Hands - Winter Break Donations Due Today!
Helping Hands - Winter Break Donations Due Today!

Date:
Tuesday, December 17
Where:
Canyon Creek Office

2:10p Early Release Wednesday
Early Release Wednesday

Date:
Wednesday, December 18
Time:
2:10p
Student Council Special Spirit Day: Pajama Day!!
Student Council Special Spirit Day: Pajama Day!!

Date:
Friday, December 20
8:55a Running Club
Running Club

Date:
Friday, December 20
Time:
8:55a - 9:10a
Where:
Canyon Creek Field


11:59p After School Program Registration Closes
After School Program Registration Closes

Date:
Friday, December 20
Time:
11:59p
Where:
6crickets website!

View in Outlook or Google Calendar      See full calendar
Canyon Creek PTA Helping Hands Program
Canyon Creek PTA Helping Hands Program Our PTA and school are teaming up to offer this confidential program for our school families in need. Requests for needs were confidentially made directly to Sue Hanson, our school Office Manager. This is a year long program and we are hoping to provide holiday meals & grocery gift cards, fulfill wish lists for the winter break holidays, and more. If your family could use some assistance, please check out this article  with more information about how we hope to help, and how to directly contact Sue Hanson for confidential signup! The flyer in the linked article is ... read full article

STEM Night! January 14th, 6-7:30pm
Canyon Creek PTA STEM NIGHT Save the date! WHEN: Tuesday, January 14th, 6-7:30pm WHERE: Canyon Creek Cafeteria Enjoy a fun evening event filled with interactive, educational stations focused on STEM related activities for the whole family! The Interactive Stations These are the planned ideas for stations: Fun with Electronics Is it Real? VR and AR Entertainment Food Biology-You Are What You Eat Artificial Intelligent in Our Lives Why is the Sly Blue and Sunset Red? Learn Physics with Popsicle Sticks Cabbage Chemistry-Learn about pH   Volunteers Make Events Possible! This event is made possible by volunteers! Please consider volunteering to ... read full article

Math Challenge: Wall of Fame! (MC 4)
  MATH CHALLENGE #4 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge.    GREAT JOB!          Math Challenge #4 CLASS WITH MOST SUBMISSIONS:  Archuleta (3rd grade) <photo coming soon....> Mr. Archuleta's class will enjoy the Math Bear in their classroom until the next challenge results are posted - when the Math Bear will move to the classroom with the most qualifying submissions for that challenge!    All submissions for Math Challenge 4 (87 submissions) Grade Teacher Student K Hart Anvi S McDonnell James H John B Carolynn H McGrew Moaaz D Meyer Christian N Rettig Samvir B ... read full article

Reflections: Congratulations & Save the Date
Congratulations! Congratulations to the 31 Canyon Creek students who participated in this year's Reflections program! It was wonderful to see the many ways they were inspired by this year's theme of "Look Within." We are so proud of all our amazing & talented students who submitted entries!!!                        Dance Choreography - Primary: Caroline A.* Film Production - Intermediate: Kendall K.* Katie P.* Sam S. Literature - Intermediate: Noelle P.* Anoushka H.* Zade K.* Steven G.* Benjamin P. Destiny W. Music Compostition - Primary: Thea M.* Intermediate Photography- Intermediate: Colton C.* ... read full article

Winter After School Enrichment - Enrollment starts 12/16
Canyon Creek PTA After School Programs Winter 2020  We are excited to announce SIX (6) after school classes offered this winter! 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, December 16th . Registration opens Monday, December 16th @ 8:00am and closes Friday, December 20th @ 11:59pm. First Come, First Served A PTA chaperone must be present ... read full article

Running Club 2019-20!
Join us for 2019-20 Running Club! Canyon Creek Elementary and Canyon Creek PTA work together to provide the "Running Club". A fun way to get energy out before the start of the school day! Every Friday, from   8:55-9:10am 1st-5th Graders : Friday, October 25th Kindergarteners : Friday, November 8th   Yes, they do this  RAIN OR SHINE !!   BONUS LAP: On SPECIAL Spirit Days (usually once a month), students who participate will get an extra scan (free lap) of their running club card!! Check the school's newsletter (Crier) and the PTA newsletter (Howler) for information about the SPECIAL Spirit ... read full article

2019-20 Spelling Bee
Canyon Creek PTA is sponsoring a Spelling Bee Competition!   Key Dates: Registration Deadline - Wednesday, November 20th Practice Spelling Bee -  Monday, December 16th, 3:45-4:45pm Spelling Bee -  Friday, February 3rd at 5pm   Find all the details  about the Canyon Creek PTA Spelling Bee!  ... read full article

PTA Membership Incentive Program: Drawing #2 Winner!!
Our PTA has set a membership goal of 500 members! 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! We have confidential scholarships available to join Canyon Creek PTA. Please contact our Membership Chair  to request one.   Incentive Drawings!   Drawing Dates & Prizes -- Tuesday, October 15th - PTA General Meeting  @ 6:30pm in the Library -- Reserved Parking Spot for PTA Events (outside of school hours) ** WINNER: Allison Carter ** -- Tuesday, November 12th - PTA General Meeting  @ 6:30pm in ... read full article

View all
Scholastic Book Fair - Thank you from Librarians!
Thank you to everyone who supported Canyon Creek Elementary's Scholastic Book Fair!  We had so many kids shop at our Book Fair this year - before school, after school and during normal library times. It was amazing! Thank you so much to the students and parents who shopped and supported our book fair. At times we had long lines and everyone had such good manners! Our family night was such a success. Thank you to all the families who attended and bought books! Every item purchased provides a credit for the us to purchase new books for our library! Also, thank you for donations and ... read full article

Focus Day & Advocacy Week
2020 Focus Day & Advocacy Week   Focus Day Save the Date: Monday, January 20th, 2020 Each year on Focus Day, Washington State PTA (WSPTA) members travel to Olympia for a day full of engagement around our mission. Members meet with legislators, tour the capitol, and demonstrate advocacy in action. Bus transportation to Olympia is available through Northshore Council PTSA .  Further details of the 2020 event will be available soon.   Advocacy Week In addition to Focus Day in Olympia, WSPTA will be asking members to take action from home by postal mail, email or phone throughout an entire week. ... read full article

Advocacy: December 2019
  Upcoming Key Advocacy Dates Monday, 12/2 -- Conversations with the Board 7pm, Kenmore Middle School  Tuesday, 12/3 -- Facing Student Anxiety, Stress and Challenges 7pm, Woodinville High School Sunday, 12/8 -- Stop the Bleed and Hands Only CPR + AED, Northshore Fire Department Monday, 12/9 -- Navigating Special Ed Procedural Safeguards 7pm, Northshore Middle School   Upcoming School Board Meetings 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 ... read full article

Washington State Car Seat Laws are Changing!
Important information about the car seat laws going into effect on January 1st, 2020!  The revised car seat law will require the following: Children up to age 2 must be properly secured in a rear-facing car seat. Children ages 2-4 must be properly secured in a car seat with a harness (rear or forward facing). Children 4 and older and less than four feet nine inches tall must be secured in a booster seat with seat belt (or continue in harness seat). Children over height four feet nine inches must be secured by a properly fitted seat belt (typically starting at ... read full article

2019-20 Canyon Creek Arrival & Dismissal Times
Canyon Creek Elementary  Arrival & Dismissal Times 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 and one day in February (noted with an " e" on the school district one-page calendar ) where ... read full article

View all