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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Committee 2020-21 School Year DEI Interest Form Melanie McKenzie
Art Docents via Zoom! 2020-21 School Year Article Links (NSD Volunteer & Google Form) Art Docent Team
Partnership Program Chair 2020-21 School Year Volunteer
Interest Form
Karen Mitchell Smith
2020-21 PTA Chair Positions 2020-21 School Year Volunteer
Interest Form
Karen Mitchell Smith
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day - NO SCHOOL
Martin Luther King Jr. Day - NO SCHOOL

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Monday, January 18
WSPTA Advocacy Week: Share YOUR Voice!
WSPTA Advocacy Week: Share YOUR Voice!

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Mon 1/18 - Fri 1/22

Advocacy Week is a time when EVERYONE can share their thoughts with legislators. WSPTA has made it so quick and easy. You sign up, they will email/text you and you can respond to things that you feel passionate about. Seriously can be as quick as 5 minutes each day of the Advocacy Week!! Your voice MATTERS!!

Learn how to share your thoughts on important issues affecting our kids
MLK Jr Day - Service Day
MLK Jr Day - Service Day

Date:
Monday, January 18

Did you know that MLK Jr is a day of service?
Learn more
WSPTA Advocacy Week: Share YOUR Voice!
WSPTA Advocacy Week: Share YOUR Voice!

Date:
Mon 1/18 - Fri 1/22

Advocacy Week is a time when EVERYONE can share their thoughts with legislators. WSPTA has made it so quick and easy. You sign up, they will email/text you and you can respond to things that you feel passionate about. Seriously can be as quick as 5 minutes each day of the Advocacy Week!! Your voice MATTERS!!

Learn how to share your thoughts on important issues affecting our kids
6:30p PTA General Membership Meeting
PTA General Membership Meeting

Date:
Tuesday, January 19
Time:
6:30p - 8:00p
Where:
Library OR Zoom
WSPTA Advocacy Week: Share YOUR Voice!
WSPTA Advocacy Week: Share YOUR Voice!

Date:
Mon 1/18 - Fri 1/22

Advocacy Week is a time when EVERYONE can share their thoughts with legislators. WSPTA has made it so quick and easy. You sign up, they will email/text you and you can respond to things that you feel passionate about. Seriously can be as quick as 5 minutes each day of the Advocacy Week!! Your voice MATTERS!!

Learn how to share your thoughts on important issues affecting our kids
Early Release
Early Release

Date:
Wednesday, January 20
12:00p Anchored Families - Live Discussion
Anchored Families - Live Discussion

Date:
Wednesday, January 20
Time:
12:00p - 1:00p
Where:
Zoom

WSPTA Advocacy Week: Share YOUR Voice!
WSPTA Advocacy Week: Share YOUR Voice!

Date:
Mon 1/18 - Fri 1/22

Advocacy Week is a time when EVERYONE can share their thoughts with legislators. WSPTA has made it so quick and easy. You sign up, they will email/text you and you can respond to things that you feel passionate about. Seriously can be as quick as 5 minutes each day of the Advocacy Week!! Your voice MATTERS!!

Learn how to share your thoughts on important issues affecting our kids
PTA Food Drive Benefiting Woodinville Storehouse
PTA Food Drive Benefiting Woodinville Storehouse

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Thursday, January 21
Where:
School Materials Pickup Event

Canyon Creek Materials Pickup
Canyon Creek Materials Pickup

Date:
Thursday, January 21
Where:
Canyon Creek Drive Through Lane

Fun Hat/Hair Day!
Fun Hat/Hair Day!

Date:
Thursday, January 21

WSPTA Advocacy Week: Share YOUR Voice!
WSPTA Advocacy Week: Share YOUR Voice!

Date:
Mon 1/18 - Fri 1/22

Advocacy Week is a time when EVERYONE can share their thoughts with legislators. WSPTA has made it so quick and easy. You sign up, they will email/text you and you can respond to things that you feel passionate about. Seriously can be as quick as 5 minutes each day of the Advocacy Week!! Your voice MATTERS!!

Learn how to share your thoughts on important issues affecting our kids
Last Day of Q2
Last Day of Q2

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Friday, January 22

Last Day of 2nd Quarter
Math Challenge #8
Math Challenge #8

Date:
Friday, January 22

Math Challenge #7 - solutions available, please submit grading results by 6pm on Monday.
Math Challenge #8 - challenge available today!

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
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Non-Student Day - NO SCHOOL
Non-Student Day - NO SCHOOL

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Monday, January 25
Math Challenge #7 - Log Results
Math Challenge #7 - Log Results

Date:
Monday, January 25

Early Release
Early Release

Date:
Wednesday, January 27
6:30p Inclusion and Children - What We Should Know
Inclusion and Children - What We Should Know

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Thursday, January 28
Time:
6:30p - 8:00p

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Math Challenge #6 - Wall of Fame!
  MATH CHALLENGE #6 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge.    GREAT JOB!          Math Challenge #6 CLASSES WITH MOST QUALIFYING SUBMISSIONS:  5 Way Tie!! Hart (K), Hilgers (2nd), Liedle (2nd), Masterson (2nd) & Burkett (3rd) These classes had the most submissions by the deadline.  All submissions for Math Challenge 5 (35 submissions) Grade Teacher Student Kindergarten Hart Grayson W Adeline M Claire N 1st Axtell Victor B Barton Arjun K Burns Dyuthi G Deeya P Lindley John B James H 2nd Goodspeed Eleanor M Griffin T Hilgers Tvisha R Max M Willow ... read full article

Spring 2021 PTA Membership Drive
Spring 2021 PTA Membership Drive It's not too late to join PTA! Even though this is not a typical school year - your membership is still important. Your $10 annual membership dues supports our PTA programs and every member adds strength to the voices already advocating for every child.   What programs has PTA membership  supported so far this year? Parent Education/Support Workshops 6 month Parenting Course including online live parent coaching sessions ($180 value per family - free to Canyon Creek families and staff) Math Challenge Art Docent Supplies Staff Appreciation Coyote Connections: Connecting Parents Virtually Pumpkin Contest Helping ... read full article

January PTA General Membership Meeting
PTA General Membership Meeting Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 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

Learn about Inclusion in the Early Years
Inclusion in the Early Years: Why, What, How?    with Rosetta Eun Ryong Lee January 28th, 6:30-8:00 pm Do you know what it means to be inclusive in our school and local community? You may ask w hat is inclusion? Simply put, inclusion is the act of being included. We all know what it feels like to be excluded- and it does not feel good. Let’s do better for ourselves and our students! About the Presentation Folk wisdom tells us that young children don't notice differences or have any biases, yet research is telling us otherwise. What are age appropriate ways to develop intentionally ... read full article

"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

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International Day of Education - January 24th
Education is a human right, a public good and a public responsibility. The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed January 24th as International Day of Education , in celebration of the role of education for peace and development.  Without inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong opportunities for all, countries will not succeed in achieving gender equality and breaking the cycle of poverty that is leaving millions of children, youth and adults behind. Today, 258 million children and youth still do not attend school; 617 million children and adolescents cannot read and do basic math; less than 40% of girls in sub-Saharan ... read full article

Sno-Isle Libraries Present: Issues That Matter Series
New Series from Sno-Isle Libraries Pandemic Pressures Starting Thursday, January 14th, Sno-Isle Libraries will try to ease the public’s distress with a new Issues That Matter series , Pandemic Pressures: Supporting and Family Mental Health. The series will focus on the profound effects the coronavirus pandemic has had on everyone’s emotional well-being with events aimed to help individuals and families of all ages. Here are the scheduled events so far (as of January 16th): Wellness in Uncertainty Thursday, January 14, 2021, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM ( learn more and register ) Recognizing Anxiety and Depression in Kids Saturday, January 30, ... read full article

Advocacy Week: January 18-22, 2021
WSPTA Advocacy Week January 18 – 22, 2021 You don’t have to travel to Olympia to be an advocate for our children and youth in Washington! You can advocate from the comfort of your home. WSPTA Advocacy Week is an opportunity for all PTA members to take action each day of Advocacy Week. It only takes a few minutes each day from your phone or computer.  Your voice MATTERS!! To participate and have your voice heard , subscribe to the WSPTA Action Network . Tentative schedule (likely to change): Monday, January 18th – Call to Action: Focus on anti-racism Tuesday, ... read full article

Advocacy: January 2021
January 2021 WSPTA Focus on Advocacy - 2021 Legislative Session Preview Get the 2021 legislative session in focus with this recording of a webinar hosted by Washington State PTA’s legislative consultant Marie Sullivan. Access the slide deck . This pre-session webinar takes a brief look back at successes in 2020 and then looks forward at WSPTA’s legislative priorities for 2021, opportunities for testifying, tips for meeting and talking with legislators remotely, and a special “focus” on preparing for Advocacy Week during a pandemic! Save these dates... Also, save the date: January 5th, 7 PM – 8:30 PM for an update ... read full article

School Related Technology Parent2Parent Liaisons
NSD Parent2Parent Network Liaisons The Northshore School District has created a group of parent volunteers to help promote collaboration and two-way communication in assisting parents and guardians with general technology needs. As parents supporting their children with distance learning, Jenn and Andrea understand your needs and are happy to help! Jenn and Andrea can relay information about services and resources to support you with your use of Clever, Schoology and Zoom, as well as making the Tech Department aware of issues and/or problems families are having. They can also work to find resources to answer your questions or connect you ... read full article

4th & 5th Grade Families! Get "Every Kid Outdoors" pass too!!
Every Kid Outdoors - 4th Graders!! AND (NEW) 5th GRADERS TOO!! Calling all 4th graders! (And 5th graders...due to COVID-19) 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 ... read full article

Resources for Families During COVID-19 School Closures
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,  https://www.nsd.org/covid19     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  http://www.nourishingnetworks.net/networks/northshore/     Scroll down to Current Food Bank/Community Meal information for details on closures and changes in programs. Accessing Learning Resources Online ... read full article

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