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7:00p Coyote Connections - Virtual Chat!
Coyote Connections - Virtual Chat!

Date:
Tuesday, September 22
Time:
7:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Zoom (preregistration required)

Early Release
Early Release

Date:
Wednesday, September 23
3:00p Math Challenge #1 - Program Kickoff!
Math Challenge #1 - Program Kickoff!

Date:
Friday, September 25
Time:
3:00p

All students are welcome to participate! Also, students can (and are encouraged to) work with family members, friends, etc to figure out how to solve the challenge problems!

Learn about Math Challenge and HOW to participate

Solutions for MC#1 will be release on Friday, October 9th! Family members can check student work and submit results via google form. Make sure you sign up for our reminder emails (find out how in link above).
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11:30a Coyote Connections - Virtual Chat!
Coyote Connections - Virtual Chat!

Date:
Tuesday, September 29
Time:
11:30a - 12:30p
Where:
Zoom (preregistration required)


7:00p 2nd PTA Membership Incentive Drawing!
2nd PTA Membership Incentive Drawing!

Date:
Tuesday, September 29
Time:
7:00p - 8:00p

All 2020-21 PTA members as of 5pm on 9/29, will be included in this drawing!
Early Release
Early Release

Date:
Wednesday, September 30
Spiritwear Order Deadline
Spiritwear Order Deadline

Date:
Friday, October 2

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SURVEY: We need your input!
In this very unusual time, we need your help to figure out the best place to direct our efforts to best serve our community!   Please take a few minutes to complete a survey to help us know what is important to YOU, our school community! We want to focus on the things that will make a difference.   Share your ideas with us! ... read full article

Math Challenge - Coming soon!!
Back again this year.... Math Challenge Program!   We are so excited to be able to have our Math Challenge program again this year! The first Math Challenge will be released Friday, September 25th at 3pm .   You are invited to sign up to receive  Math Challenge reminder emails on Fridays when a new challenge is posted.   Learn about the Math Challenge Program! ... read full article

*NEW* Coyote Connections!
Please join us for a virtual informal chat with Canyon Creek parents and guardians. This is an opportunity to get acquainted and connect with new and returning Canyon Creek families. Our goal is for our Canyon Creek families to still feel connected, engaged, and supported even while our students are learning remotely. Two sessions will be offered - please register in advance for these sessions and the Zoom link will be emailed to you: Tuesday, September 22nd at 7pm -  Register here Tuesday, September 29th at 11:30am -  Register here Attend one or both! You are welcome to bring your lunch or ... read full article

PTA Membership Incentive Drawings! Join today!
Our PTA has set a membership goal of 300 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!   Prizes & Drawing Dates -- Monday, September 14th @ PTA Board Meeting, 7pm via Zoom -- Winner will receive choice of spiritwear item (hoodies not included). WINNER: Mike Tangen -- Congratulations! -- Tuesday, September 29th @ 7pm -- Winner will receive choice of spiritwear item (hoodies not included). ... read full article

Seeking PTA Sponsors for 2020-21 School Year
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 our art docent program, STEM Fair, Math Challenge, Multi-Cultural Night, Family Fun events and more! There are various levels of sponsorship available. Size and placement of logos on the banners and website are based on sponsorship level. Please see below for ... read full article

2020-21 Spiritwear Ordering is OPEN!!!
Purchasing Options Online pre-orders for spiritwear is available now through Friday, October 2nd.  This will be the only spiritwear sale of the school year , so make sure to place your order! All sales are final.   START YOUR ORDER NOW!   Styles Available We have the following styles available: Black Short Sleeve T-Shirts (youth $8, ladies cut & adult $10) Black Long Sleeve T-Shirts  (youth $10, ladies cut & adult $12) Black Pullover Hoodies  (youth $20, adult $25) Teal Short Sleeve Athletic T-Shirt ( youth only $12) - This shirt is teal with black & white logo, made of moisture wicking, polyester material. Black ... read full article

Meet your 2020-21 PTA Board of Directors!
Our new PTA Board of Directors is working on planning for the 2020-2021 school year! The new directors officially assumed their roles on 7/1/2020. PTA Board of Directors Here are the 2020-2021 PTA Board of Directors:            President:  Karen Mitchell Smith           VP Programs:  Melanie McKenzie       VP Communication:  Jennifer Snyder       Secretary:  Emily Cross       Treasurer:  Mumtaz Zimbalist       Advocacy:  OPEN (find info about this role here )       Membership: OPEN (find info about this role here )       Introductions The PTA ... read full article

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Virtual Conversation with the Superintendent
Virtual Conversation with the Superintendent Each school year Dr. Michelle Reid hosts five Coffee with the Superintendent events around the Northshore community. While we are in a virtual setting, she still wants to connect with families and community members. To that end, families and community members are invited to join Superintendent Reid for an open chat. Please come with questions, comments, discussion topics and ideas. Please RSVP to receive the login information and updates. Date: Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020 Location: Virtual Time: 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. RSVP to get access to the virtual conversation! ... read full article

Conversaciones Con La Mesa Directiva
Conversaciones Con La Mesa Directiva Invitamos a nuestras familias de habla hispana a una conversación virtual con nuestra La Mesa Directiva. Por favor venga con preguntas, comentarios, temas de discusión e ideas. Confirme su asistencia para recibir la información de inicio de sesión. Fecha Y Hora: lun., 19 de oct. de 2020, 18:00 PDT Ubicación: Evento en línea Registrar   Conversations with the Board for Spanish-speaking Families We invite our Spanish-speaking families to a virtual conversation with our School Board. The School Board members will have some prepared questions relating to the strategic plan but please come with questions, comments, discussion topics ... read full article

Drive-Through Flu Shots Available!
All NSD families and staff can sign up for a drive-through flu shot clinic happening Monday, October 5th through Friday, October 9th , at the NSD Administration Building.    Find more information - and sign up here:  https://www.nsd.org/n/~board/district-news/post/drive-through-flu-shot-clinic     ... read full article

What ISSUES are most important to YOU??
What issues are most important to you? Member voice matters — please take a few minutes and complete our Canyon Creek PTA e-survey . There’s a wide range of advocacy issues and we need your voice to help our PTA delegates vote on the Top 5 issues that are most important to our PTA members. The survey also includes other proposed positions that delegates will vote on to develop the WSPTA platform. The issues all support the health, education, and welfare of children and youth but the proposed platform covers a wide spectrum of advocacy positions and legislative policies from increasing ... read full article

YMCA Suicide Prevention Webinar
*NEW* Suicide Prevention Webinar Series (via seattleYMCA.org) While all of these topics/seminars may not seem to be directly applicable to elementary students, many of us have older children or we might just want to learn about these things and signs to look out for. Join the YMCA throughout the month of September for their Suicide Prevention Webinar Series and learn how to see the warning signs, how to find help, and how to support people as they move toward hope, recovery and survival. Each webinar has a different topic.  https://www.seattleymca.org/blog/suicide-prevention-webinar-series   What Causes Depression & Anxiety (9/15 6-7:30pm) Suicide Prevention Training (9/17 7-8:30pm) ... read full article

#ParentStrong: A National Town Hall on Distance Learning
#ParentStrong: A National Town Hall on Distance Learning Thurs., Sep 17, 2020, 2:30pm PDT/5:30pm EDT https://globalmeet.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1362135&tp_key=1455b28032   Calling all Pre-K – 8 parents! Worried about the challenges presented by distance learning or hybrid school models? Get expert advice and practical tips on how to keep your children motivated, emotionally strong, and on track academically. Learn how to support your children's wellbeing, academic success, and build routines for the months ahead. You can do this, and you're not alone. ¡Hacemos un llamado a todos los padres de familia de pre-K al grado 8! ¿Te preocupan los retos de la educación a ... read full article

4th Grade Families! Get "Every Kid Outdoors" pass - FREE!
Every Kid Outdoors - 4th Graders!! Calling all 4th graders! Did you know you can earn a free pass to explore thousands of America’s federal lands and waters with your family and friends? What is it? Learn about your heritage and connect with nature while exploring millions of acres of federal lands and waters—for free!   Visit Canyons of the Ancients , the Frederick Douglass home , Land Between the Lakes , Channel Islands , and other amazing places. Discover prehistoric dinosaur tracks, paddle down a pristine river, walk in the footsteps of famous explorers, and gaze up at a dark night ... read full article

Advocacy: September 2020
  Upcoming Key Advocacy Dates Saturday, 10/24 - WSPTA Legislative Assembly, Day 1, Virtual Sunday, 10/25 - WSPTA Legislative Assembly, Day 2, Virtual Monday, 10/26 - Deadline to register online to vote (find more details at below) Tuesday, 11/3 - Election Day   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. Meetings are usually ... read full article

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