STEAM event - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math
Want to do a science project or art project and show it to others? The Canyon Creek STEAM event is coming 3/29!!! The fair will run from 6-8pm in the Canyon Creek gym. Below are some sample projects to give you a few ideas, we encourage you to use these for inspiration. Please avoid projects involving fires, explosions, dangerous chemicals, high voltages or big messes (think of things you'd be comfortable doing in your living room with little kids). ·        Science -  https://www.sciencefun.org/kidszone/experiments/top-science-experiments-for-kids/ ·        Technology -  https://geekpackhack.com/stem-resources/technology-projects/ ·        Engineering -  https://leftbraincraftbrain.com/engineering-projects-for-kids/ ·        Art -  https://leftbraincraftbrain.com/40-best-art-projects-for-kids/ ·        Math -  https://www.education.com/science-fair/applied-mathematics/ The STEAM fair will be open ... read full article
Author:
Michelle Lee 
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2/14/2024-3/30/2024

Yearbook photo collection
Yearbook photo collection: The company that assembles our school yearbook always appreciates having photos to select from so ...  Below are some links for you to upload various photos. Group photos are always appreciated so the book can feature more kids per photo. Please submit clear, well lit photos (this will be hard for Glow dance but perhaps photos in front of Photobooth would work). halloween festivities 2023 Whole School TOY build   After school clubs or enrichment '23-24 Glow dance 2024 Spelling Bee 2024 (after it happens on 3/1). SUBMISSION DEADLINE 3/15/24. ... read full article
Author:
Michelle Lee 
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2/14/2024-3/18/2024

After School Clubs Spring 2024
  After School Clubs - Spring Session Chess is on the docket already for Spring 2024. Read more and register here. We are currently looking for additional volunteers to lead an after school club. These are parent led volunteers who can teach a class after school once a week for 6 weeks. Chaperones will be required to help and any fee will be waived.  If interested, email Jen Chan @ vp-programs@canyoncreekpta.org More details coming soon   ... read full article
Author:
Tom Lorusso 
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2/4/2024-3/31/2024

Math Challenge Tournament® (MCT) at Canyon Creek Elementary School
We have exciting news! This year, our school is hosting the 2024 National Math Challenge Tournament . This exciting event provides a valuable and fun opportunity for our young students to show case their skills in a variety of math topics. Math Challenge Tournament® is a National Mathematics tournament open to Grade 2 – 5 students. Students in Grade 1 can participate; however, they will be competing at a grade 2 level, division 2. This tournament is open to students in all 50 states. Below is the information about the Math Challenge Tournament at our school: Location: in person at ... read full article
Author:
Michelle Lee 
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2/1/2024-3/16/2024

Volunteers make our school go round!! Join Us! 🖐
Join the 2023-24 PTA Team! There is a place for YOU in the Canyon Creek PTA!   You don't need any special qualifications to be a leader in the PTA- just passion and interest.  We have all levels of options for volunteering, and resources to support you.  See below for open positions:    Membership Glow Dance Helping Hands Advocacy Spelling Bee  Math League and MORE We also have LOTS of new families joining Canyon Creek for the EAP program - and we would LOVE to get those families involved in our PTA and community! The more volunteers we have, the ... read full article
Author:
Liv Gorman  
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7/18/2023-9/28/2024

Meet our 2023-24 Canyon Creek PTA Board
2023-24 School Year Meet the PTA Board of Directors PTA Board of Directors Here are the 2023-24 PTA Board of Directors: President - Liv Gorman  Vice President: Programs - Jen Chan  Vice President: Communications -Michelle Lee Secretary - Ashley Watts Treasurer - Erin Sadowski and Varnika Chaudhary Membership: Campaigns/Events  -  Membership: Data/Reporting  -  Advocacy  - Erika Del Villar Introductions The PTA Board members each wanted to share an introduction - we are excited about the coming school year. Liv Gorman - President Hello! I’m Liv Gorman, and I have a 3rd grader and a Kindergartener learning at Canyon Creek.  My husband and ... read full article
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Liv Gorman  
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7/18/2023-8/1/2024
DEADLINE EXTENDED - Wed 11/15 - Seeking 2023-24 business sponsors!!Nicole Trimble10/6/202311/15/2023
DEADLINE EXTENDED - Wed 11/15 - Seeking 2023-24 business sponsors!!
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 student focused events & programs such as our art docent program, STEM Night, Math Challenge, 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
Available Volunteer SignupsMichelle Lee9/28/202311/25/2023
Available Volunteer Signups
Volunteer Signups!! Check here for opportunities to volunteer at events for Canyon Creek PTA! We will also share opportunities to donate here, like staff appreciation community provided events, food drives & helping hands collections/fundraiser, etc. (Don't forget to check our Partnerships page for dine-out and silent giving opportunities.) Canyon Creek Elementary volunteer needs may be be posted as well, but will be clearly noted as such! If you are interested in running an event or program, or joining our board of directors, look here . Year Long at School (2023-24): Art Docents Volunteers for each class to provide monthly art ... read full article
Pass the Hat Fundraiser!Liv Gorman9/24/202310/31/2023
Pass the Hat Fundraiser!
                                This is our ONLY fundraiser!  Really!                               Just $20 - $40 can go such a long way! Every dollar we receive goes directly to funding the important PTA programs below:   Welcome Back Event, Staff Appreciation Events, Popcorn Fridays, Art Docent/Gala program, Spelling BEE, Math Challenge, Food Donations (Helping Hands: food insecurity program at CCE), Reflections National Art Competition, Golden Acorn and Outstanding Educator Awards   It’s easy to pledge ... read full article
Glow DanceMichelle Lee1/8/20242/15/2024
Glow Dance
Glow Dance Friday Feb 9th, 2024 Sign up now to help! Where: Canyon Creek Gym & Cafeteria When: Friday, February 9; 6:30-8:00pm Read on for more info about this glowtastic event. Glow big or glow home!! Live DJ, fun lights, and a great way to have kids express themselves (and get some energy out along the way) “ Admission ”: Please bring at least 1 food item for Helping Hands Mid-winter Break CCE Families. Glow items will be on sale in the gym. Packaged snacks & beverages will sold in the cafeteria. Please no food in the gym. CASH only. ... read full article
Winter Chess Club RegistrationLiv Gorman11/28/20231/1/2024
Winter Chess Club Registration
Chess Club pre-registration open until 12/29/23; 11pm. Chess Club registration link  (make sure to scoll down to find the tuition link too) Winter Session 2024 Tuesdays, in the Library, from 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Start: 1/9/2023 End: 2/13/2023   The number of students that are able to participate in this club will be determined by the number of people who volunteer to help. No chess experience is required to volunteer. Volunteers will help supervise the students and make sure the library is left clean and organized, as it was before the club.   Please fill out one form for ... read full article
STEAM event - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, MathMichelle Lee2/14/20243/30/2024
STEAM event - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math
Want to do a science project or art project and show it to others? The Canyon Creek STEAM event is coming 3/29!!! The fair will run from 6-8pm in the Canyon Creek gym. Below are some sample projects to give you a few ideas, we encourage you to use these for inspiration. Please avoid projects involving fires, explosions, dangerous chemicals, high voltages or big messes (think of things you'd be comfortable doing in your living room with little kids). ·        Science -  https://www.sciencefun.org/kidszone/experiments/top-science-experiments-for-kids/ ·        Technology -  https://geekpackhack.com/stem-resources/technology-projects/ ·        Engineering -  https://leftbraincraftbrain.com/engineering-projects-for-kids/ ·        Art -  https://leftbraincraftbrain.com/40-best-art-projects-for-kids/ ·        Math -  https://www.education.com/science-fair/applied-mathematics/ The STEAM fair will be open ... read full article
Yearbook photo collectionMichelle Lee2/14/20243/18/2024
Yearbook photo collection
Yearbook photo collection: The company that assembles our school yearbook always appreciates having photos to select from so ...  Below are some links for you to upload various photos. Group photos are always appreciated so the book can feature more kids per photo. Please submit clear, well lit photos (this will be hard for Glow dance but perhaps photos in front of Photobooth would work). halloween festivities 2023 Whole School TOY build   After school clubs or enrichment '23-24 Glow dance 2024 Spelling Bee 2024 (after it happens on 3/1). SUBMISSION DEADLINE 3/15/24. ... read full article
After School Clubs Spring 2024Tom Lorusso2/4/20243/31/2024
After School Clubs Spring 2024
  After School Clubs - Spring Session Chess is on the docket already for Spring 2024. Read more and register here. We are currently looking for additional volunteers to lead an after school club. These are parent led volunteers who can teach a class after school once a week for 6 weeks. Chaperones will be required to help and any fee will be waived.  If interested, email Jen Chan @ vp-programs@canyoncreekpta.org More details coming soon   ... read full article
Math Challenge Tournament® (MCT) at Canyon Creek Elementary SchoolMichelle Lee2/1/20243/16/2024
Math Challenge Tournament® (MCT) at Canyon Creek Elementary School
We have exciting news! This year, our school is hosting the 2024 National Math Challenge Tournament . This exciting event provides a valuable and fun opportunity for our young students to show case their skills in a variety of math topics. Math Challenge Tournament® is a National Mathematics tournament open to Grade 2 – 5 students. Students in Grade 1 can participate; however, they will be competing at a grade 2 level, division 2. This tournament is open to students in all 50 states. Below is the information about the Math Challenge Tournament at our school: Location: in person at ... read full article
Chess Club RegistrationTom Lorusso1/30/20242/17/2024
Chess Club Registration
Chess Club Registration is Now Open   Registration Form   Filling out this form does not guarantee that your child will be enrolled in the chess club   Winter Session 2024 Tuesdays, in the Library, from 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Start: 3/5/2024 End: 5/7/2024 No club on 4/9   The number of students that are able to participate in this club will be determined by the number of people who volunteer to help. No chess experience is required to volunteer. Volunteers will help supervise the students and make sure the library is left clean and organized, as it was ... read full article
Spelling BeeTom Lorusso1/30/20242/17/2024
Spelling Bee
Spelling Bee This year's Spelling Bee will be March 1st, 6-8pm in the school Gym.  Register by THURSDAY, February 15   here Practice materials will be emailed out.  No entry fee. Open to 1st-5th grades    ... read full article
February Staff AppreciationMichelle Lee1/25/20242/16/2024
February Staff Appreciation
    Our next Staff Appreciation is around the corner. We are planning to do Valentine sweets appreciation on 2/15. If you are interested in showing appreciation to staff by donating sweets please use the link below! Valentine Staff Appreciation Signup Here To make a monetary donation specifically to Staff Appreciation and have the PTA shop for you, click here or use QR code here: ... read full article
Soccer registration open until 1.24.24 at 10pmMichelle Lee1/23/20241/31/2024
Soccer registration open until 1.24.24 at 10pm
Friday 1/26/24 4/5/24 SOCCER $215 4:10 - 5:10pm in the Gym no class 2/2, 2/23 There are TWO spots left in after school soccer enrichment class.  Class starts this Friday, 1/26/24 after school in the gym. Children will be chaperoned by the parent volunteers. Must be a CCE PTA Member to register kids for class. Window closes on wednesday, 1/24 at 10 pm Pacific time. Link to signup: https://www.6crickets.com/schools/US/WA/Bothell/Canyon-Creek-Elementary/493?refer=&school=493&type=any&include_sold_out=&page=1&any_grade=&any_date=#programs ... read full article
Winter Enrichment ClassesMichelle Lee12/13/20231/22/2024
Winter Enrichment Classes
  Winter Enrichment classes are here! Day Start Date End Date Class Cost Time/Location Notes Monday 1/22/24 4/1/24 ART $214 3:55 - 4:55pm in MPR no class 1/29, 2/19 Wednesday 1/24/24 4/3/24 LEGO $212 2:25 - 3:25pm in the MPR no class 2/21 Thursday 1/25/24 4/4/24 SPANISH $240 3:55 - 4:55pm in the MPR no class 2/22 Friday 1/26/24 4/5/24 SOCCER $215 4:10 - 5:10pm in the Gym no class 2/2, 2/23 Sign up through 6crickets. All fees go directly to the vendor.   Registration opens on 6crickets MONDAY, 1/8/24 at 8am and closes Friday, 1/12/24 @ 11:59 pm PST. ... read full article
Staff Appreciation Pasta Feast Liv Gorman10/26/202311/9/2023
Staff Appreciation Pasta Feast
Signup to bring something in to celebrate our staff on November 9 ! Link: Sign-up Genius with listed foods If donating money is easier, here is a link for that. We will do the food shopping for you. Easy! Donate here! Thank you for your support!   ... read full article
PTA Membership Meeting, October 17thTom Lorusso9/28/202310/18/2023
PTA Membership Meeting, October 17th
First PTA meeting of the year Tuesday, October 17th Update: Thank you to everyone who joined us for the first PTA members meeting of the year on October 17th.  It was a fun opportunity to see new and familiar faces, get some important updates, and hear the inside scoop from our principal. If you didn't make it, don't worry, we'll have another meeting in a few months. October 17th, 2023 Meeting Minutes   Join us in person for our first PTA membership meeting of the year. Meet the PTA and get an update from our special guest, Principal Doyle. Tuesday, ... read full article
Art Docent Program - What is it? How can I help?Michelle Lee9/6/202311/3/2023
Art Docent Program - What is it? How can I help?
  Our Art Docent Chairs would love to have more help to coordinate this program. If you are interested in talking about it, sign up here or please contact Jessica, Christine and Loan at art@canyoncreekpta.org .  Already an art docent? Download this PDF for details and resources to help you throughout the year. As an art docent, you will help students gain an appreciation for art. We will help to train you and there is a pre-planned curriculum at your disposal. You do not have to be an art scholar or renowned artist; anyone can do this!  We're still figuring out ... read full article
Seeking Library VolunteersMichelle Lee9/6/202311/3/2023
Seeking Library Volunteers
Become a Library Volunteer! Sign Up Today     Our PTA coordinates a group of volunteers who assist the librarians at Canyon Creek. The goal is for EVERY   class at the school to have a Library Volunteer EVERY week, which allows the librarians to spend more time with the children, reading to the class, helping each child to pick out just the right book for them, or helping them with the computers (older grades).  The Library Volunteers  will: Check out books to students using our computer circulation system Check in returned books Reshelve books according to library call number (requires knowledge of ABC ... read full article
Spirit WearMichelle Lee9/6/202310/30/2023
Spirit Wear
SPIRIT WEAR OFFERINGS THIS YEAR! On demand ordering, ship to home, open all year long.  Sales will be advertised here and on social media so you don't miss it. Kick off the school year with some new Canyon Creek spirit wear! We have 2 different online vendors from which you can order. Last year's 1st Place Spritwear and a new vendor this year called BSN. They both print and ship directly to you. There are TONS of options in youth and adult sizes (up to 5XL) at both stores.  1st Place Spiritwear Link BSN Link   ... read full article
BooHoo WhooHooMichelle Lee8/24/20239/7/2023
BooHoo WhooHoo
First Day of School Is dropping student(s) off making you happy, sad, or both...it's okay! Come hang out with other caregivers and have coffee, a treat, a chat and maybe a tissue. Wednesday, 9/6 from   9:15-9:45 (For Caregivers of kids in any grade) ... read full article
Welcome Back to School Liv Gorman8/22/20239/5/2023
Welcome Back to School
  Welcome Back to School Event Canyon Creek Elementary Thursday, August 31st Check out what's going on: New Family Tours (3:30-4pm)  All new families are invited to get a guided tour from PTA volunteers! Meet tour guides outside the main office hallway, near the MAIN school parking lot. Meet/Greet Teachers (4-4:45pm) Students (& caregivers) can visit their new classroom and meet their teacher! Bring student school supplies, if you would like. PTA Back to School Social (after meeting teachers, until 5:15pm or so) Students will be invited to enjoy an ice cream sandwich as a welcome back treat from the PTA. Take ... read full article
Reflections 2023 Submissions and Theme SearchTom Lorusso8/18/202311/1/2023
Reflections 2023 Submissions and Theme Search
National PTA Reflections Art Competition, 2023-2024 "I Am Hopeful Because" The Reflections Program is a National PTA and Washington State PTA cultural arts competition. The purpose is to provide an opportunity for students to use their creative talents by expressing themselves through their own original works. Deadline for submissions is  Friday, November 17th, 2023 Students of  all  ages and abilities may participate and explore the arts based on the  2023-24  theme: Students are also encouraged to submit theme ideas for the 2024-2025 school year.  The winner will receive $100! Visit our Reflections page to learn more!   ... read full article
Volunteers make our school go round!! Join Us! 🖐Liv Gorman 7/18/20239/28/2024
Volunteers make our school go round!! Join Us! 🖐
Join the 2023-24 PTA Team! There is a place for YOU in the Canyon Creek PTA!   You don't need any special qualifications to be a leader in the PTA- just passion and interest.  We have all levels of options for volunteering, and resources to support you.  See below for open positions:    Membership Glow Dance Helping Hands Advocacy Spelling Bee  Math League and MORE We also have LOTS of new families joining Canyon Creek for the EAP program - and we would LOVE to get those families involved in our PTA and community! The more volunteers we have, the ... read full article
Meet our 2023-24 Canyon Creek PTA BoardLiv Gorman 7/18/20238/1/2024
Meet our 2023-24 Canyon Creek PTA Board
2023-24 School Year Meet the PTA Board of Directors PTA Board of Directors Here are the 2023-24 PTA Board of Directors: President - Liv Gorman  Vice President: Programs - Jen Chan  Vice President: Communications -Michelle Lee Secretary - Ashley Watts Treasurer - Erin Sadowski and Varnika Chaudhary Membership: Campaigns/Events  -  Membership: Data/Reporting  -  Advocacy  - Erika Del Villar Introductions The PTA Board members each wanted to share an introduction - we are excited about the coming school year. Liv Gorman - President Hello! I’m Liv Gorman, and I have a 3rd grader and a Kindergartener learning at Canyon Creek.  My husband and ... read full article
Kindergarten Summer PlaydatesLiv Gorman6/14/20238/31/2023
Kindergarten Summer Playdates
Calling all 2023-24 INCOMING Kindergarteners! Canyon Creek PTA would like to welcome your family to our school community! Our mission is to serve our school and community by supporting a positive and inclusive learning environment. We do this by providing after school enrichment programs, bringing art to every classroom through our Art Docent program, hosting fun evening events and more! One program that is aimed at incoming kindergarteners and their families is  Kindergarten Summer Playdates ! We arrange four dates over the summer to allow our kindergarteners to meet each other, play together and hopefully make friends before school starts - making those first ... read full article
Kindergarten Summer PlaydatesLiv Gorman6/14/20238/31/2023
Kindergarten Summer Playdates
Calling all 2023-24 INCOMING Kindergarteners! Canyon Creek PTA would like to welcome your family to our school community! Our mission is to serve our school and community by supporting a positive and inclusive learning environment. We do this by providing after school enrichment programs, bringing art to every classroom through our Art Docent program, hosting fun evening events and more! One program that is aimed at incoming kindergarteners and their families is  Kindergarten Summer Playdates ! We arrange four dates over the summer to allow our kindergarteners to meet each other, play together and hopefully make friends before school starts - making those first ... read full article