Helping Hands Program - Sign Up to Receive Support (English & Spanish)
Canyon Creek PTA Helping Hands Program Sign up to Receive Support Canyon Creek PTA has a program called Canyon Creek PTA Helping Hands . This is a completely confidential assistance program for families of Canyon Creek Elementary that is coordinated through Canyon Creek Office Manager, Sue Hanson. The PTA will help fulfill needs, but will have no information about the families who request support.   What kinds of support is offered? Food gift cards during school breaks that are a week or longer School clothes Canyon Creek t-shirt (spiritwear) Holiday Meals (Thanksgiving, winter break) Holiday Wish List (assistance with gifts) PTA ... read full article
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
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9/25/2020-12/31/2020

Happy Thanksgiving Week - We Are Thankful...
Happy Thanksgiving Week - We are Thankful for SO Much... We are thankful for our PTA members ! Without you, our PTA would not exist and a lot of great things wouldn't happen. Membership is key to a PTA and we hope you see the benefit of being members! We are thankful for all the staff at Canyon Creek Elementary --Administrators who partner with us, Teachers who amaze us each and every day with how they teach and support our kids, Staff who support the school, students, teachers, etc...it takes a wonderful team to make it work!! We are thankful for you all. ... read full article
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
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11/22/2020-12/6/2020

SAVE THE DATE: Food Drive for Woodinville Storehouse!
SAVE THE DATE:  Canyon Creek PTA will be hosting a Food Drive in January in conjunction with the next student materials distribution day. We will be collecting unexpired non-perishable food items. Food donations will benefit Woodinville Storehouse Food Bank.  More details to come.  Questions? Contact fooddrive@canyoncreekpta.org   ... read full article
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
Show from:
11/24/2020-12/5/2020

After School Enrichment - Winter 2021
Canyon Creek PTA After School Enrichment Program Winter 2021  We are excited to announce FOUR (4) 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.   Registration Register online at 6crickets (Canyon Creek page) . Make sure to pre-register before Monday, December 14th . Registration opens Monday, December 14th @ 8:00am and closes Monday, January 4th @ 11:00am. Classes will be filled on a "First Come, ... read full article
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
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11/23/2020-1/8/2021

RECAP: Ending the Silence for Families (NAMI Eastside)
  RECAP: Ending the Silence for Families Presented by NAMI Eastside On Monday, November 16th, we hosted a very informative, successful virtual event presented by NAMI Eastside , called  Ending the Silence for Families .     This presentation discussed warning signs of mental health conditions and steps families could take if a loved one is showing warning signs.   If you missed this presentation, there are plenty of resources. Here are a few: Ending the Silence warning signs of mental health conditions:  PDF Crisis Connection- who to contact if you are in crisis:  PDF NAMI Eastside offers many classes/forums/seminars to ... read full article
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
Show from:
11/22/2020-12/6/2020

QR code - Weird Black & White Square - How do I USE that?
We wanted to share instructions about how to use a "QR code". It's basically a shortcut to a webpage! You CAN use a QR Reader app on your phone, but you don't have to. Now, your phone's built in camera will just read it. See instructions below!! Open your phone built in camera app Point your device at the  QR code  so the  QR code  appears  on your  screen. Your phone will recognize that it's a  QR code and  a banner will appear  on your  screen to open the webpage. This allows for easier access to websites without having to ... read full article
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
Show from:
11/22/2020-12/6/2020

Canyon Creek Spelling Bee!! Register Today!!
Canyon Creek PTA Spelling Bee is BACK!!  Open to all 3rd-5th grade students! Canyon Creek PTA is thrilled to offer the Scripps Spelling Bee that will be administered online Monday, February 1st, 2021 .  Students, grades 3rd-5th, will be able to take the School Spelling Bee online on any device with a web browser while at home and the results of the test will determine who advances to the Bee’s next level of competition.    LEARN MORE & REGISTER HERE!! ... read full article
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
Show from:
11/22/2020-12/6/2020

Helping Hands Program - Fulfill Holiday Wishlists
Canyon Creek PTA Helping Hands Program Holiday Wishlists Our PTA and Canyon Creek Elementary are teaming up again to offer this confidential program for our school families in need. Requests for needs can be confidentially made directly to Sue Hanson, Canyon Creek Elementary Office Manager  (or via the Google Form in  this article ). This is a year long program and we are hoping to provide holiday meals & grocery gift cards, fulfill wishlists for the winter break holidays, and more. Help Fill Holiday Wishlists This year, due to concerns with COVID-19 AND the early winter break, we won't be able to post the Wishlists for people to ... read full article
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
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11/21/2020-12/18/2020

Math Challenge #3 - Wall of Fame!
  MATH CHALLENGE #3 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge.    GREAT JOB!          Math Challenge #3 CLASS WITH MOST QUALIFYING SUBMISSIONS:  Lindley (1st Grade) & Burkett (3rd Grade) These classes tied with the most submissions by the deadline.  All submissions for Math Challenge 3 (45 submissions) Grade Teacher Student Kindergarten Hart Claire N Adeline M 1st Axtell Rashika M Victor B Barton Arjun K Burns Dyuthi G Deeya P Lindley Nikhil S Neil S John B James H 2nd Goodspeed Griffin T Eleanor M Hilgers Tvisha R Willow T Max M Liedle Stella ... read full article
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
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11/19/2020-12/3/2020

Canyon Creek PTA -- Why We PTA...
As a way for our community to get to know our PTA and understand more about why someone might join PTA,  we are asking PTA board members, chairs & members to share THEIR WHY! YOU can PTA too!! Join PTA today. Would you share WHY you PTA? Fill out this form ! Jenn Snyder | CC PTA Member Since 2009 | VP-Communications Students: M.S. (4th grade) Why I PTA :  Why I PTA. I PTA for my children. My journey began when I wanted to be informed about my child’s school and education when my oldest started kindergarten. PTA was an avenue for me to ... read full article
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
Show from:
11/7/2020-12/31/2020

"Anchored Families" - 6 Month FREE Program!!
ANCHORED FAMILIES: 5 MUST HAVE TOOLS IN YOUR PARENTING TOOLBOX Presented by Cher Anderton Sometimes it is hard to understand the difficulties we all are facing. We are all under an  enormous amount of stress and it is vital that we ALL find a healthy outlet to support ourselves and our families. Canyon Creek PTA is so proud to be partnering with Cher Anderton, MSW, LSWAIC (our Pandemic Parenting presenter) to offer an amazing online subscription to her course and parent coaching. This program, normally $180 per family, will be FREE for ALL Canyon Creek families and staff ! Note that this program is not exclusive to our school ... read full article
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
Show from:
11/7/2020-5/22/2021

Art Docent Program - What is it? How can I help?
  *In Case You Were Wondering* Can we provide Art Docent lessons during remote learning? YES!! We can still provide Art Docents during remote learning!! Learning about art is so important. Northshore School District is encouraging schools & PTAs to work together to ensure art is taught to EVERY student. Our Art Docent Coordinators have been working to figure out how to provide students with art supplies, and make sure there are lessons plans for each grade available that are suitable for remote projects.    Did you know that our schools don’t provide art teachers due to budget constraints?  To ensure there is still art in ... read full article
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
Show from:
10/29/2020-12/31/2020
2020-21 Spiritwear Delivery Scheduled!Nicole Trimble8/28/202010/30/2020
2020-21 Spiritwear Delivery Scheduled!
Canyon Creek Spiritwear *NEW* Delivery Update! Coyote spiritwear items that were ordered this fall will be in student’s pick up bags at the Canyon Creek materials pickup event on  Friday, October 30th (see information from school ). We will package each family's spiritwear order in its own bag that will be included in the student's pick up bag.   If you have any questions or concerns, please send us an email at  spiritwear@canyoncreekpta.org .   We hope you love your new shirts, sweatshirts and/or masks.       Purchasing Options Online pre-orders for spiritwear is CLOSED. This will be the only spiritwear sale of the school ... read full article
Helping Hands Program - Sign Up to Receive Support (English & Spanish)Nicole Trimble9/25/202012/31/2020
Helping Hands Program - Sign Up to Receive Support (English & Spanish)
Canyon Creek PTA Helping Hands Program Sign up to Receive Support Canyon Creek PTA has a program called Canyon Creek PTA Helping Hands . This is a completely confidential assistance program for families of Canyon Creek Elementary that is coordinated through Canyon Creek Office Manager, Sue Hanson. The PTA will help fulfill needs, but will have no information about the families who request support.   What kinds of support is offered? Food gift cards during school breaks that are a week or longer School clothes Canyon Creek t-shirt (spiritwear) Holiday Meals (Thanksgiving, winter break) Holiday Wish List (assistance with gifts) PTA ... read full article
Seeking PTA Sponsors -- 10/9 Deadline!Nicole Trimble8/26/202010/9/2020
Seeking PTA Sponsors -- 10/9 Deadline!
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
Happy Thanksgiving Week - We Are Thankful...Nicole Trimble11/22/202012/6/2020
Happy Thanksgiving Week - We Are Thankful...
Happy Thanksgiving Week - We are Thankful for SO Much... We are thankful for our PTA members ! Without you, our PTA would not exist and a lot of great things wouldn't happen. Membership is key to a PTA and we hope you see the benefit of being members! We are thankful for all the staff at Canyon Creek Elementary --Administrators who partner with us, Teachers who amaze us each and every day with how they teach and support our kids, Staff who support the school, students, teachers, etc...it takes a wonderful team to make it work!! We are thankful for you all. ... read full article
11/16 - Ending the Silence for FamiliesNicole Trimble10/20/202011/16/2020
11/16 - Ending the Silence for Families
Ending the Silence for Families Presented by NAMI Eastside Canyon Creek PTA welcomes NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Eastside for Ending the Silence for Families  presented in English and Spanish. This virtual Zoom event on Monday, November 16th from 6:30-8:00pm is designed for all Canyon Creek Elementary parents and guardians. The goal of this presentation is to support families, raise awareness about the warning signs of mental health conditions and what steps to take if you or a loved one are showing symptoms of a mental health condition. Mental health topics covered will include: Warning signs Facts and statistics Suicide ... read full article
10/22 - Parent Education: Pandemic ParentingNicole Trimble9/25/202010/22/2020
10/22 - Parent Education: Pandemic Parenting
Pandemic Parenting: Supporting Your Child's Mental Health During Uncertain Times Join Cher Anderton, MSW, LSWAIC on Thursday, October 22nd, 6:30-8:00pm for a virtual community event! During this event you will learn three (3) tangible strategies to support your own resilience and mental health as well as the mental health and resilience of your student(s) to minimize the negative impact of our current experience. Canyon Creek PTA is so excited to be co-hosting this event with three (3) other PTAs - Kokanee PTA, Ruby Bridges PTSA & Woodin PTA - and Northshore Council PTSA! **NEW - Spanish Translation Available** We are ... read full article
SAVE THE DATE: Food Drive for Woodinville Storehouse!Nicole Trimble11/24/202012/5/2020
SAVE THE DATE: Food Drive for Woodinville Storehouse!
SAVE THE DATE:  Canyon Creek PTA will be hosting a Food Drive in January in conjunction with the next student materials distribution day. We will be collecting unexpired non-perishable food items. Food donations will benefit Woodinville Storehouse Food Bank.  More details to come.  Questions? Contact fooddrive@canyoncreekpta.org   ... read full article
After School Enrichment - Winter 2021Nicole Trimble11/23/20201/8/2021
After School Enrichment - Winter 2021
Canyon Creek PTA After School Enrichment Program Winter 2021  We are excited to announce FOUR (4) 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.   Registration Register online at 6crickets (Canyon Creek page) . Make sure to pre-register before Monday, December 14th . Registration opens Monday, December 14th @ 8:00am and closes Monday, January 4th @ 11:00am. Classes will be filled on a "First Come, ... read full article
RECAP: Ending the Silence for Families (NAMI Eastside)Nicole Trimble11/22/202012/6/2020
RECAP: Ending the Silence for Families (NAMI Eastside)
  RECAP: Ending the Silence for Families Presented by NAMI Eastside On Monday, November 16th, we hosted a very informative, successful virtual event presented by NAMI Eastside , called  Ending the Silence for Families .     This presentation discussed warning signs of mental health conditions and steps families could take if a loved one is showing warning signs.   If you missed this presentation, there are plenty of resources. Here are a few: Ending the Silence warning signs of mental health conditions:  PDF Crisis Connection- who to contact if you are in crisis:  PDF NAMI Eastside offers many classes/forums/seminars to ... read full article
QR code - Weird Black & White Square - How do I USE that?Nicole Trimble11/22/202012/6/2020
QR code - Weird Black & White Square - How do I USE that?
We wanted to share instructions about how to use a "QR code". It's basically a shortcut to a webpage! You CAN use a QR Reader app on your phone, but you don't have to. Now, your phone's built in camera will just read it. See instructions below!! Open your phone built in camera app Point your device at the  QR code  so the  QR code  appears  on your  screen. Your phone will recognize that it's a  QR code and  a banner will appear  on your  screen to open the webpage. This allows for easier access to websites without having to ... read full article
Canyon Creek Spelling Bee!! Register Today!!Nicole Trimble11/22/202012/6/2020
Canyon Creek Spelling Bee!! Register Today!!
Canyon Creek PTA Spelling Bee is BACK!!  Open to all 3rd-5th grade students! Canyon Creek PTA is thrilled to offer the Scripps Spelling Bee that will be administered online Monday, February 1st, 2021 .  Students, grades 3rd-5th, will be able to take the School Spelling Bee online on any device with a web browser while at home and the results of the test will determine who advances to the Bee’s next level of competition.    LEARN MORE & REGISTER HERE!! ... read full article
Helping Hands Program - Fulfill Holiday WishlistsNicole Trimble11/21/202012/18/2020
Helping Hands Program - Fulfill Holiday Wishlists
Canyon Creek PTA Helping Hands Program Holiday Wishlists Our PTA and Canyon Creek Elementary are teaming up again to offer this confidential program for our school families in need. Requests for needs can be confidentially made directly to Sue Hanson, Canyon Creek Elementary Office Manager  (or via the Google Form in  this article ). This is a year long program and we are hoping to provide holiday meals & grocery gift cards, fulfill wishlists for the winter break holidays, and more. Help Fill Holiday Wishlists This year, due to concerns with COVID-19 AND the early winter break, we won't be able to post the Wishlists for people to ... read full article
Math Challenge #3 - Wall of Fame!Nicole Trimble11/19/202012/3/2020
Math Challenge #3 - Wall of Fame!
  MATH CHALLENGE #3 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge.    GREAT JOB!          Math Challenge #3 CLASS WITH MOST QUALIFYING SUBMISSIONS:  Lindley (1st Grade) & Burkett (3rd Grade) These classes tied with the most submissions by the deadline.  All submissions for Math Challenge 3 (45 submissions) Grade Teacher Student Kindergarten Hart Claire N Adeline M 1st Axtell Rashika M Victor B Barton Arjun K Burns Dyuthi G Deeya P Lindley Nikhil S Neil S John B James H 2nd Goodspeed Griffin T Eleanor M Hilgers Tvisha R Willow T Max M Liedle Stella ... read full article
Helping Hands Program - Providing Thanksgiving Meals!Nicole Trimble11/7/202011/19/2020
Helping Hands Program - Providing Thanksgiving Meals!
Canyon Creek PTA Helping Hands Program Thanksgiving Meals Our PTA and Canyon Creek Elementary are teaming up again to offer this confidential program for our school families in need. Requests for needs can be confidentially made directly to Sue Hanson, Canyon Creek Elementary Office Manager  (or via the Google Form in  this article ). 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. Help Provide Thanksgiving Meals There are two options for our school community to help with this program and have a part in providing Thanksgiving ... read full article
"Anchored Families" - 6 Month FREE Program!!Nicole Trimble11/7/20205/22/2021
"Anchored Families" - 6 Month FREE Program!!
ANCHORED FAMILIES: 5 MUST HAVE TOOLS IN YOUR PARENTING TOOLBOX Presented by Cher Anderton Sometimes it is hard to understand the difficulties we all are facing. We are all under an  enormous amount of stress and it is vital that we ALL find a healthy outlet to support ourselves and our families. Canyon Creek PTA is so proud to be partnering with Cher Anderton, MSW, LSWAIC (our Pandemic Parenting presenter) to offer an amazing online subscription to her course and parent coaching. This program, normally $180 per family, will be FREE for ALL Canyon Creek families and staff ! Note that this program is not exclusive to our school ... read full article
Help Canyon Creek PTA Find our Next Leaders!Nicole Trimble11/7/202011/21/2020
Help Canyon Creek PTA Find our Next Leaders!
Join our Nominating Committee --  Help Us Find Canyon Creek PTA's Next Leaders!    Canyon Creek PTA is seeking three (3) volunteers to serve on its 2020-21 Nominating Committee.   The Nominating Committee is a special committee that holds the key to a successful PTA. It is responsible for selecting and presenting the best qualified candidates to serve as the elected officers who will lead Canyon Creek PTA in 2021-22 . This group will work with the PTA communications team to reach out to ask our community for recommendations and self nominations. Members of the nominating committee  are  eligible to become ... read full article
Canyon Creek PTA -- Why We PTA...Nicole Trimble11/7/202012/31/2020
Canyon Creek PTA -- Why We PTA...
As a way for our community to get to know our PTA and understand more about why someone might join PTA,  we are asking PTA board members, chairs & members to share THEIR WHY! YOU can PTA too!! Join PTA today. Would you share WHY you PTA? Fill out this form ! Jenn Snyder | CC PTA Member Since 2009 | VP-Communications Students: M.S. (4th grade) Why I PTA :  Why I PTA. I PTA for my children. My journey began when I wanted to be informed about my child’s school and education when my oldest started kindergarten. PTA was an avenue for me to ... read full article
Math Challenge #2 - Wall of Fame!Nicole Trimble11/5/202011/19/2020
Math Challenge #2 - Wall of Fame!
  MATH CHALLENGE #2 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge.    GREAT JOB!          Math Challenge #2 CLASS WITH MOST QUALIFYING SUBMISSIONS:  Lindley (1st Grade) This class had the most submissions by the deadline.  All submissions for Math Challenge 2 (47 submissions) Grade Teacher's Name Student's Full Name Kindergarten Hart Claire N Adeline M Grayson W 1st Axtell Victor B Barton Arjun K Burns Deeya P Dyuthi G Lindley Nikhil S Neil S John B James H 2nd Deer Karthik R Goodspeed Eleanor M Griffin T Hilgers Tvisha R Max M Willow T Liedle ... read full article
11/10 - PTA General Membership Meeting - You Are Invited!Nicole Trimble10/29/202011/10/2020
11/10 - PTA General Membership Meeting - You Are Invited!
PTA General Membership Meeting Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 Social: 6-6:30pm Meeting: 6:30-8pm We are thrilled to invite you to our membership meeting! Come find out what we have been working on - and what's coming up!   Pre-registration is required ! After you register using the link above, you will receive an email with the Zoom link for the social time & meeting!   ... read full article
Art Docent Program - What is it? How can I help?Nicole Trimble10/29/202012/31/2020
Art Docent Program - What is it? How can I help?
  *In Case You Were Wondering* Can we provide Art Docent lessons during remote learning? YES!! We can still provide Art Docents during remote learning!! Learning about art is so important. Northshore School District is encouraging schools & PTAs to work together to ensure art is taught to EVERY student. Our Art Docent Coordinators have been working to figure out how to provide students with art supplies, and make sure there are lessons plans for each grade available that are suitable for remote projects.    Did you know that our schools don’t provide art teachers due to budget constraints?  To ensure there is still art in ... read full article
National Principals Month!Nicole Trimble10/23/202010/31/2020
National Principals Month!
Did you know that October is National Principals Month!? We are so lucky to have amazing partners in the Canyon Creek Elementary administration . Mr. Bruce Denton - Principal Ms. Ali Airhart - Assistant Principal Ms. Brandi Doyle - Assistant Principal Thank you all. We are excited to work with you again this year!   Here are a few ideas if you and your student(s) would like to recognize our principals: Write and mail a handwritten thank-you note. Submit an ad or editorial to your local newspaper about your principal. Send a letter to your superintendent supporting your principal. Share ... read full article
October 20th PTA General Membership Meeting RecapNicole Trimble10/23/202011/5/2020
October 20th PTA General Membership Meeting Recap
What a great first meeting for the 2020-21 school year on Tuesday, October 20th ! We started our meeting off with social time before getting down to business. It was a great opportunity to connect with everyone, even if it was just virtually.  To kick the meeting off, we adopted our PTA’s mission and goals for the year  and our standing rules. We also reviewed the financials and approved the 2020-21 budget. Membership is targeting to reach 275 members by the end of October. As of the meeting, we had 231 members - so we NEED YOUR HELP!! As an incentive to ... read full article
Math Challenge #1 - Wall of Fame!Nicole Trimble10/22/202011/5/2020
Math Challenge #1 - Wall of Fame!
  MATH CHALLENGE #1 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge.    GREAT JOB!          Math Challenge #1 CLASS WITH MOST QUALIFYING SUBMISSIONS:  Deer (3rd Grade) This class had the most submissions by the deadline.  All submissions for Math Challenge 1 (58 submissions) Grade Teacher Student Kindergarten Hart Adeline M Claire N Grayson W 1st Grade Axtell Victor B Barton Arjun K Burns Deeya P Dyuthi G Lindley John B Nikhil S Neil S James H 2nd Grade Goodspeed Eleanor M Griffin T Hilgers Tvisha R Max M Willow T Hodgson Shine ... read full article
October General Membership Meeting (10/20/2020)Nicole Trimble10/2/202010/20/2020
October General Membership Meeting (10/20/2020)
PTA General Membership Meeting We are thrilled to welcome all to our first membership meeting of the 2020-21 school year on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 6:30 PM – 8 PM . Hear about what is new and upcoming with our PTA and community. We are excited to have Canyon Creek Principal, Mr. Bruce Denton, attend and answer questions - please submit your questions in advance  here  (form closes Sunday, 10/18). Please join us early from 6-6:30pm for social time. Pre-register for Zoom link .   ... read full article
Pumpkin Decorating Contest - WINNERS ANNOUNCED!Nicole Trimble9/28/202011/7/2020
Pumpkin Decorating Contest - WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
Pumpkin Decorating Contest WINNERS ANNOUNCED! We received over 50 submissions of wonderful pumpkins!! We appreciate all the work families put into making these really fun. Kindergarten & 1st Grade 1st Place: The Majestic Tiger by Aarish K. (Ms. Burns' 1st grade class) 2nd Place: Scarecrow Pumpkin by Nikhil S. (Ms. Lindley's 1st grade class) 3rd Place: Spookely Unibrau by Isaac E. (Mr. Rettig's kindergarten class) 2nd & 3rd Grade 1st Place:  Pretty Unicorn Pumpkin by Piper G. (Ms. Hodgson's 2nd grade class) 2nd Place:  Treat...or Trick? by Dhruv M. (Ms. Schaefer's 2nd grade class) 3rd Place:  Go Canyon Creek Coyotes! Ahoooooo! ... read full article
Volunteer Opportunity - Partnership ProgramNicole Trimble9/26/202010/10/2020
Volunteer Opportunity - Partnership Program
Canyon Creek PTA is looking a Partnership Program Chair. This is a volunteer opportunity that can be done from home. Ideally coordinating an event or two a month. Would you be interested in coordinating fundraising events with partners in our community and online? This position develops and promotes PTA fundraising opportunities, including silent fundraising management, special events, and ongoing community partnerships. Includes coordinating Dine-Out events (MOD, Menchies, etc), Fred Meyer Community Rewards, Amazon Smile, and Shutterfly programs. Works with communications to ensure that our community knows about each opportunity. We estimate that this role probably takes 2-4 hours per month, depending on number of events ... read full article
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion CommitteeNicole Trimble9/25/202010/9/2020
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee “Diversity is about all of us and about us having to figure out how to walk through this world together.” Jacqueline Woodson   Our PTA is forming a new committee! Would you consider being on it? Our new committee is called the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee.   We know that our PTA can only be the strongest when our leaders and members reflect the diversity of our school and community. We are seeking multiple perspectives to help solve tough problems by bringing a variety of solutions to the table.    Meetings for now ... read full article
SURVEY: We need your input! Ends Friday, 10/16Nicole Trimble9/15/202010/16/2020
SURVEY: We need your input! Ends Friday, 10/16
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.   This survey will end on Friday, October 16th ! Please help direct our efforts this year.   Share your ideas with us! ... read full article
Math Challenge - Is Here!!!!Nicole Trimble9/15/20209/29/2020
Math Challenge - Is Here!!!!
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
Coyote Connections!Nicole Trimble9/2/20209/29/2020
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 Drawing on 11/3 for PIZZA!Nicole Trimble8/27/202011/7/2020
PTA Membership Incentive Drawing on 11/3 for PIZZA!
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 -- Tuesday, September 29th @ 7pm -- Winner will receive choice of spiritwear item (hoodies not included). WINNER: Brian ... read full article
Want to make a DIFFERENCE?Nicole Trimble8/25/20209/8/2020
Want to make a DIFFERENCE?
Are YOU our next Advocacy Chair! There are lots of opportunities for making a difference in this role - and this is one of the appointed board positions, so you would have a voice on our PTA board. We are lucky to have a prior Advocacy Chair on our current board, Jennifer Snyder, who would be happy to help you get going! PTA Advocacy 101 What is advocacy? Advocacy for the PTA is supporting and speaking up for children, families, and schools!  Have You Ever... Helped spread the word about something a classroom or school needs? Invited others to an event ... read full article
Meet your 2020-21 PTA Board of Directors!Nicole Trimble7/20/20209/25/2020
Meet your 2020-21 PTA Board of Directors!
2020-2021 School Year 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:  Adnan  Siddiqui       Membership: *OPEN* (find info about this role here )       Introductions The PTA Board members each wanted to share an introduction - and let you know that you can contact any of them at any time with question / comments ... read full article
Thank You 2019-20 PTA Board Members, Chairs & VolunteersNicole Trimble6/14/20208/16/2020
Thank You 2019-20 PTA Board Members, Chairs & Volunteers
Canyon Creek PTA has a long tradition of amazing volunteerism and community leadership. With such dedication from our volunteers, it is possible to fulfill our PTA mission: We serve our school and community by supporting a positive and inclusive learning environment . Thank you to all of our volunteers! Much gratitude to the 2019-2020 PTA Board: Melanie Mckenzie (President), Nicole Trimble (VP Communications), Bethany Jager (VP Programs), Emily Cross (Secretary), Barby Taheri (Treasurer), Mumtaz Zimbalist (Treasurer), Jennifer Snyder (Membership), Jennifer Spataro (Advocacy) and Alyssa Koske (President elect). We had many successes and some challenges this year and everything was handled ... read full article
*** WELCOME NEW FAMILIES!! ***Nicole Trimble5/26/202010/23/2020
*** WELCOME NEW FAMILIES!! ***
Canyon Creek PTA Welcomes New Families to our school! We are so excited to welcome all the new families!! Whether you are coming because of boundary changes, EAP program, or entering Kindergarten, we are excited to meet you and welcome you to our community. Here are some ways to stay informed and get involved:   Newsletter & Reminders We send weekly newsletters throughout the school year and send text reminders to help know when things are happening! Please feel free to fill out this google form  to be setup for our Newsletter and/or Remind (text reminders). *** Add editor@canyoncreekpta.org  to ... read full article