Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for 2022-23 Volunteers (looking for new ideas too)! Learn more.

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-- Membership: Campaigns/Events needed. Come up with fun ideas, work events to share about PTA and get members.

Aug 7
10:30a HiCap/EAP Summer Playdate
HiCap/EAP Summer Playdate

Thursday, August 11
10:30a - 12:00p
Miner's Corner

Presented by Canyon Creek PTA & HiCap Parents Council
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10:30a Kindergarten Summer Playdate
Kindergarten Summer Playdate

Saturday, August 13
10:30a - 12:00p
Stipek Park in Bothell

Presented by Canyon Creek PTA
Families with kindergarteners starting in the fall are invited to join us at Stipek Park in Bothell, for a playdate.

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Kindergarten Summer Playdates 2022 🛝
Calling all 2022-23 INCOMING Kindergarteners (& Families)!! 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 are Art Docent program, hosting fun evening events and more! One specific program that is aimed directly at incoming kindergarteners and their families is our Kindergarten Summer Playdates ! We arrange a number of play dates over the summer intended to get kindergarteners to meet each other, play together and hopefully make ... read full article

HiCap Families Invited to EAP Playdates this Summer! ☀️
HiCap Playdates at Miner's Corner!   From our Canyon Creek PTA EAP/HiCap Liaison, Ashley Watts: Hello Canyon Creek EAP families! I'm the HiCap Parent's Council rep from Canyon Creek Elementary. In case you didn't hear, the Parent's Council and Canyon Creek PTA are hosting two playdates! Please join us at Miner's Corner in Bothell.  Thursday, July 14th, 6:30 - 8pm Thursday, August 11th, 10:30am - noon Please plan to stay with your child, since this is not a drop-off event. We hope to see you there!   What is EAP/HiCap? HiCap stands for "Highly Capable". EAP stands for "Elementary Advanced Placement". Find information about Northshore ... read full article

Volunteers Will Make Next Year a GREAT YEAR! Join Us! 🖐
Let's Make the 2022-23 School Year Amazing! With the last few years the way they were, we are REALLY hoping we will be able to get back to in person events with kids and families on a regular basis. We hope to really build that community feeling again, with parent get-togethers, summer playdates for kids, fun STEM & Literacy events, Math Challenge, After School Enrichment, etc. Over the last couple years, many of our "seasoned" PTA leaders have already moved up to middle school - or will at the end of this year. We will need to really think about ... read full article

Meet our 2022-23 Canyon Creek PTA Board
2022-2023 School Year Meet the PTA Board of Directors PTA Board of Directors Here are the 2022-2023 PTA Board of Directors: President - Nicole Trimble (appointed) Vice President: Programs - Suzanne Subbarao Vice President: Communications - *OPEN* Secretary - Jake Tadema Treasurer - Tricia Black Membership: Campaigns/Events  - *OPEN* Membership: Data/Reporting  - Mumtaz Zimbalist Advocacy  - Erika Del Villar Introductions The PTA Board members each wanted to share an introduction - we are excited about the coming school year. Nicole Trimble - President (appointed) Hello! 2022-23 will be my 9th year as a Canyon Creek parent (and PTA member). My son ... read full article

2022-23 PTA President Appointed
Canyon Creek PTA President Appointed Canyon Creek PTA ended the 2021-22 school year without an incoming PTA President. This is a critical position for our non-profit organization. Our newly elected VP-Communications, Nicole Trimble, decided to throw her hat into the (empty) ring for the president position. On July 6th, 2022 , the new executive board appointed Nicole Trimble as the President. Nicole has been a Canyon Creek PTA Member since 2014 and has been helping with PTA communications (website, newsletter, VP-Communications) and other events/programs since 2016. She will act as president until the October General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, October ... read full article

2021-22: Look What We Did LAST Year! 🎉
Look At What We Did This Year (2021-22) As we say goodbye to this school year and plan for next year, we would like to take a moment to reflect on what our PTA did in the past 12 months. We were limited with what we could do on the school campus, so many larger events could not happen. However, we still were able to make an impact and we hope you and/or your student felt the impact of some of these. Welcome Events: Summer 2021 Kindergarten Playdates Mini Back to School Welcome Event with New Family Tours (partnered with school) Two ... read full article

Help Shape 2022-23 School Year... 💡
Share Your Thoughts Canyon Creek PTA's 2022-23 Executive Board is planning for next year. There is STILL TIME to share. We want to hear from you! Please spend 3-5 minutes to complete our survey. It will help us learn what would make you feel welcome, what your family would be interested in, and more. Take our survey. ... read full article

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Back to School Resource Fair - NSD & Northshore Schools Foundation
Back to School Resource Fair In partnership with the Northshore Schools Foundation, the Northshore School District will host the Back to School Resource Fair from 4-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 11 at Pop Keeney Stadium. This event is made possible thanks to sponsorship from Amerigroup and McKinstry. There will be games provided by the YMCA on the field at Pop Keeney during the event, musical entertainment by local DJ LumberJake, a freeform Lego table sponsored by Snapdoodle Toys, and treats provided by the Northshore Rotary near the concession stand. Other organizations there will include: Bothell Fire Department Champions Before and After-school Program ... read full article

Summer Fun with the Principal
Join Principal Doyle for Popsicles and Reading Bingo   Presented by Canyon Creek Elementary Our new Principal, Brandi Doyle, is hosting fun events in July and August. An email with more details was sent from the principal to the Canyon Creek Elementary community on July 8th. Here's the key information and dates you need to know. Please note this is not sponsored by the PTA. From Principal Doyle - "I’ve created three dates for you and the family to come to Canyon Creek and have “ Popsicles with the Principal” on our playground on Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30pm. This will give ... read full article

Community Serve Day - ALL WELCOME
Community Serve Day - Sunday, August 21st Community Serve Day is coming to Canyon Creek on  Sunday, August 21st, 9:00am - 1:00pm . The whole family can participate! The kids LOVE to be helpers!  All are welcome!   Sign up here.   Details... Project Address: 21400 35th Avenue SE Bothell, WA 98021-7899 Park in the front/main parking lot when you arrive and come to the registration tables on the sidewalk to check in.   Hours:  9:00am - 1:00pm (please arrive at 8:45am am to allow time to check-in) More information will come out as the date gets closer...we will update this ... read full article

Want to Volunteer at School? Become an Approved NSD Volunteer!
Per district guidelines, all Northshore School District (NSD) volunteers must have cleared a background check and must be fully vaccinated to volunteer. This process might take as long as 2-3 weeks once submitted, please do ASAP . NSD volunteer approval is valid for ONE year. You will need to renew your volunteer status each year. Watch for a reminder about a month before it expires. The email will come from "Safe Hiring Solutions" ( info@safevisitorsolutions.com ).  If you are already an NSD approved volunteer, you will have received a volunteer "badge" that you might want to have with you (on your phone or printed). ... read full article

National PTA - Notes from the Backpack
A Podcast for Parents, by Parents National PTA is working to ensure our public schools provide a high-quality and equitable education for every child to reach their full potential. Notes from the Backpack is a PTA podcast designed for millions of parents and the decisionmakers they influence. Through the unique combination of expert, parent and educator guests, each episode features engaging conversations that offer real-life advice and ideas on how to support children’s learning and development—all in parent-friendly language. Real Experts. Real Parents. Real Conversations. There are so many great topics to explore!! Examples: Do My Child's Test Scores Really ... read full article

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