Resources for Families

During COVID-19 School Closures

Below are resources compiled to assist families during the COVID-19 school closures. 

Northshore School District: COVID-19 resource page, 


Need Help?

Students Meals?

NSD is working on the plan for meals during this difficult time. Check here for updates as school approaches.

Need Childcare?

NSD is working on resources for childcare for when school starts. Find more info.

Food Bank Resources?

Find information on Northshore Nourishing Network website    Scroll down to Current Food Bank/Community Meal information for details on closures and changes in programs.

Accessing Learning Resources Online

Northshore Home Learning Resources

Check out this list of mostly free resources available to families to help students stay engaged and learning. 

Northshore School District "Northshore Learns 3.0" Resources

For students, parents & educators: 

Canyon Creek "Summer Fun, Learning & Support"

Check out ideas for summer activities and support: 

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

Developed . The Today Show has curated some free educational activities that students and families can .

Canyon Creek Student Directory

Want to connect students on video chat or email? Contact families using our PTA provided Canyon Creek Student Directory! This resource is for PTA Members only and its not to late to signup - JOIN TODAY!

Want to help?

Donate to food distribution non-profits like food banks and Lifelines. Food banks often have a list of urgently needed items on their website.

Donate to Northshore Schools Foundation Community & District Response Fund 

Talking to Your Child About the Coronavirus 

Children, as well as adults, are likely to experience anxiety in this uncertain time. Several resources have been created by leading mental health experts on how to have age-appropriate, fact-based and reassuring conversations with you children about the outbreak and the steps they can take to stay healthy.

Coronavirus and its Impact on Education and Children

There are several resources available for parents about the Coronavirus. The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has resources to assist education leaders in protecting student privacy and ensuring students with disabilities continue to receive services required under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) during school closures due to the outbreak. 

The ED also released important information for K-12 educators on flexibilities the Department could grant when it comes to the accountability standards required by law under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). We particularly recommend reviewing COVID-19 ("Coronavirus") Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has additional guidance and further resources, including:

Colorín Colorado is a good resource for English Language Learners and their families, as well as educators. We particularly want to call attention to their .

Public Health Resources

King County’s Public Health

Snohomish County Health District

Public Health Seattle & King County

Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Washington State DOH (Department of Health)

WHO (World Health Organization)


Political Office Resources

Governor’s Office
Resource List for Washington Workers Impacted by COVID-19