Volunteer Dashboard

Volunteer OpportunityDate/TimeSignupQuestions
2020-21 PTA Board Positions 2020-21 School Year Learn More Nominating Committee
PTA Mural Project February-April Email Melanie McKenzie
Running Club Co-Chair Friday Mornings & monthly help Email Melanie McKenzie
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
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No School
Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No School

Date:
Monday, January 20
6:00p Social Time!
Social Time!

Date:
Tuesday, January 21
Time:
6:00p - 6:30p
Where:
Library

Come a little early to the General Membership meeting and visit or ask questions!!

6:30p PTA General Membership Meeting
PTA General Membership Meeting

Date:
Tuesday, January 21
Time:
6:30p - 8:00p
Where:
Library
Early Release Wednesday
Early Release Wednesday

Date:
Wednesday, January 22
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Feb 1
Non-Student Day - No School
Non-Student Day - No School

Date:
Monday, January 27
Early Release Wednesday
Early Release Wednesday

Date:
Wednesday, January 29
Student Council Special Spirit Day: Crazy Sock Day
Student Council Special Spirit Day: Crazy Sock Day

Date:
Friday, January 31
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Meet The Staff: 1st Grade Team
We thought it might be fun to introduce different groups of staff at Canyon Creek Elementary. Putting a face to the names helps make a community stronger! 1st Grade Teachers Photographed (left to right): Mrs. Lindley, Mrs. Axtell, Ms. Masterson, Mrs. Barton & Mrs. Sprague.   What is your favorite thing about your job? To learn a little about these teachers, we asked them, "What is your favorite thing about your job?". Mrs. Lindley:  I love finding new books to share with my students to inspire them to read more. Mrs. Axtell:  My favorite part of teaching is the connection ... read full article

Box Tops Drive - Week of February 3rd!
Box Tops Collection Week Is February 3rd-7th! The last label contest of the 2019-2020 school year, sponsored by the Canyon Creek PTA, is February 3rd-7th! From February 3rd-7th, bring your Box Tops to school in a Ziploc bag with the teacher’s name on the outside. The class with the most labels will have a class party! Check out the list of participating products !   **Please remember to trim the Box Tops - we do not need the entire packaging or wrapper included. **Box Tops must include the expiration date. EXPIRED Box Tops CANNOT be submitted.   Note that the Box Tops program is transitioning to a new ... read full article

Math Challenge: Wall of Fame! (MC 6)
  MATH CHALLENGE #6 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge.    GREAT JOB!          Math Challenge #6 CLASS WITH MOST SUBMISSIONS:  Archuleta (3rd grade) 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 #6 (50 submissions) Grade Teacher Student Kindergarten McDonnell John B James H McGrew Moaaz D Rettig Samvir B Roland Sienna M Yoona L Sarah A Vasatka Arjun O ... read full article

2019-20 Spelling Bee: Come Support Our Students!
Canyon Creek PTA is sponsoring a Spelling Bee Competition! Monday, February 3rd starting at 5:00pm Canyon Creek Cafeteria Students who are registered should be studying up on the words! This event is fun to watch. All welcome to attend and encourage our amazing Canyon Creek spellers. Questions? Email spellingbee@canyoncreekpta.org .   Find all the details  about the Canyon Creek PTA Spelling Bee!  ... read full article

Nominations Open for 2020-21 PTA Board - Due Friday 2/28
Nominations Open for 2020-21 PTA Board Build your leadership skills and support your school by serving on the 2020-21 Canyon Creek Elementary PTA Board! If you are looking to become more involved, the Nominating Committee would love to hear from you! Canyon Creek PTA is now accepting nominations for the following Executive Officer positions for the 2020-2021 school year: President President Elect Vice President: Programs Vice President: Communications Secretary Treasurer Assistant Treasurer Review  job descriptions  for each of these positions. All positions are open for nominations since all Executive Officers are elected (or re-elected) every year. Of the 6 current Executive Officer positions, two have ... read full article

Running Club Co-Chair Needed!
Running Club Co-Chair Needed! Our super popular Running Club would like to find someone to help with the program. *********** Shared responsibilities will include: Friday morning set up, scanning of running cards, and clean up Preparing the monthly student achievement certificates Planning the Running Club Popsicle Run toward the end of the school year. *********** This is a fun program that students love - come be a part of it! Contact Melanie McKenzie  if you are interested or have questions.  ... read full article

Pastries & Principals - Final One!
Tuesday, February 4th, 2:45pm Please join us for our LAST Pastries & Principals of the 2019-2020 school year. You won't want to miss this one! It's being held in the new building multipurpose room. ** Please make sure to sign in at the Canyon Creek office and get a visitor sticker. ** Mr. Denton and Ms. Airhart will join us to chat and answer questions. This is an informal event with no presentation or agenda. Drop in to enjoy a pastry and a cup of coffee (or bring your own, if you prefer). This is also a great opportunity to socialize ... read full article

PTA Family Game Night
Join us for a free evening of fun! Learn to play new games or share games you love! WHO: Canyon Creek Familes, Friends & Staff (All ages welcome!) WHERE: Canyon Creek Cafeteria WHEN: Friday, February 7th 6-8:00pm   When you arrive don’t forget to sign up for door prizes! Adult(s) must accompany students & friends. There will be games provided to play and you are welcome to bring your favorite game too! Free popcorn & water provided. Please, no outside food or drink.   Any questions? Please contact Bethany Jager/Emily Cross at gamenight@canyoncreekpta.org . ... read full article

2019-20 Student Directory is Available!
2019-20 Student Directory is Now Available! One of the many perks of PTA membership is that you get access to the Canyon Creek PTA student directory! Find it on our website, left menu, "Directory"! (Or click here .) To access the directory online, you do need to be a current 2019-20 Canyon Creek PTA member and you need to have an account on our website (so we can limit access to those who are PTA members).  Please review the information on the directory page  for details about how to get access to the directory! ... read full article

PTA Mural Project - Looking for Help!
Canyon Creek Mural Project - Looking for Help!! Calling all passionate artists- or shall we say anyone with a desire to help with art!  Our PTA is about to embark on an entire school, inclusive, LARGE art mural project. The mural will be placed on the side of the portable facing the main parking lot, at the top of the grassy hill. We have a design and plan- now just need volunteers that can help make the idea come to life. Project will begin with prepping and painting in February, followed by student involvement in March and/or April. If you are willing ... read full article

Watch D.O.G.S. - Sign Up to Make a Difference Today!!
Watch D.O.G.S. Make a Difference! We have LOTS of open spots in our January (and beyond) Watch D.O.G.S. schedule! Having the Watch D.O.G.S. on campus all day, providing additional positive male role models to our students, is so amazing and valuable! Please consider signing up for a day today! SIGN UP HERE     Learn more about Watch D.O.G.S. ... read full article

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Advocacy Week
WSPTA Advocacy Week Advocacy Week will be February 24th-28th . WSPTA is asking members to take action from home by postal mail, email or phone throughout an entire week. Each day will have a new prewritten message (that can be customized!) for members to send to their legislators regarding WSPTA legislative priorities. The best way to get involved in Advocacy Week is to subscribe to the  WSPTA Action Network ! This helps you not only stay informed, but gives an easy platform to voice your opinions.   Find more information on Washington State PTA website:  https://www.wastatepta.org/events-programs/focus-day/ . To learn more about WSPTA legislative platform, ... read full article

Parent Education - 3 sessions - January 28th
Parent Education on January 28th @ Inglemoor Moorlands Elementary PTA has planned an EPIC Parent & Student Education Night on Tuesday, Jan uary 28th in the Inglemoor High School Theater - open to Northshore School District families! Feel free to attend one, two or all three parts.   Schedule: 5:30-6:30pm Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age 6:30-8:00pm School & Home Emergency Preparedness 6-6:45pm - Prepare Smart, Hopem Emergency Preparedness 6:50-7:10pm - School Emergency Preparedness 7:15-7:35pm - Reunification 7:40-7:55pm - Be Smart, Home Weapon Safety - Mom's Demand 8:00-9:00pm Screenagers: The Next Chapter   Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital ... read full article

Art Docent: Invited to Training & Feedback Forums
Calling All Canyon Creek Elementary Art Docents! Training Opportunity & Feedback Forums Training Opportunity Join NSD for a hands-on art training on Friday, February 28th from 1-3:30pm . It is a great opportunity to meet other art docents at other schools and learn new skills to use in the classrooms.   To register and learn more details,  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-afternoon-with-art-tickets-90052470363   Feedback & Planning Session Are you interested in helping shape the Art Docent Program? Join NSD for a feedback and planning session based on the topic(s) of your choice. NSD will offer a variety of topics over the next year as we continue to develop ... read full article

Angst Screening & Discussion (Feb 11th)
Kenmore Elementary PTA invites you to join them on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 , for a special FREE screening of the documentary “Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety” at the Kenmore Elementary School Gym at 6:00 p.m. The event will feature a viewing of the film (presented in English with Spanish subtitles), followed by a moderated discussion. The film is 55 minutes long and appropriate for ages 10 and up. Childcare (ages 3 and up) will be provided onsite free of charge by the YMCA. "Angst" producers, Scilla Andreen and Karin Gornick, have one goal: to start a global conversation and raise awareness ... read full article

Sustainability Corner: January
Sustainability Corner: January Let's Get More Earth Friendly! Make January the start of new habits for you and your family. Did you realize that “Heart” and “Earth” are spelled with the same letters?? It’s only fitting we should take care of our planet! Below are some suggestions and tips found from various #zerowaste sites on how you can make a difference.  *Before buying anything, consider its 'BEFORELIFE' and 'AFTERLIFE'. *Choose loose leaf tea because tea bags release micro plastics which end up in our oceans. Loose leaf tea can be purchased in bulk, which means less waste. *Try shopping in ... read full article

Mobile Market - Mobile Food Bank
The Mobile Market is a Hopelink food service for those who are eligible to use Hopelink for help with food, but find it difficult to visit one of our centers. The truck makes regular stops around the community distributing free food. Products available when you visit the Mobile Market: You will receive a prepackaged box of food with: soup, pasta, peanut butter, rice, canned fruits and vegetables, beans, tuna, and cereal. We also have a selection of fresh produce and bread for you to choose from. Monthly Mobile Market Hours and Locations:   2nd and 4th Monday Bothell United Methodist Church ... read full article

Advocacy: January 2020
  Upcoming Key Advocacy Dates Thursday, 1/16 - “Angst” Screening 7pm, North Creek High School  Monday, 1/20 - WSPTA Focus Day, Olympia, WA Mon - Fri, 2/24-2/28 - WSPTA Focus Week   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 to the meeting on a sheet available at the back of the board room. Monday, 1/13      4:00 - 5:30 Monday, 1/27      ... 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

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