Volunteer Opportunities

Want to help at an event??! Find ALL of our current signups here.

Looking for Board of Directors or Chair Positions?! Learn more.

Nominating Committee (committee of 3)
Help us find leaders for next school year!

Secretary
Join our board of directors with this position. Keep the minutes during our monthly board meetings and the 4-5 membership meetings we have during the year!

Fundraising
Come up with fundraising ideas, and help drive them to make them happen! Great for a group to plan together. This is critical to be able to fund our events and ongoing programs.

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Spelling Bee Registration - Initial Deadline!
Spelling Bee Registration - Initial Deadline!

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Sunday, December 4

Sign up by Sunday, 12/4 to get the study words on Monday, 12/5!

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Deadline to signup to shop for Winter Wishlists!
Deadline to signup to shop for Winter Wishlists!

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Wednesday, December 7

We have this deadline a little early because we will need to try to find people to help shop for any items that are not claimed in the signup genius.

All wishlist purchases, grocery gift cards, etc will be collected on Monday, December 12 - unless alternate arrangements are made.

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8:00a Helping Hands - Winter Wishlist Gift Dropoff
Helping Hands - Winter Wishlist Gift Dropoff

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Monday, December 12
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8:00a - 9:30a
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Canyon Creek Elementary (in front of gym)

All wishlist purchases, grocery gift cards, etc will be collected at this event!

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Important! Volunteers Needed: Nominating Committee
Help Decide the Future of the PTA The Canyon Creek PTA is seeking volunteers to serve on its ​2022-2023 Nominating Committee ​The Nominating Committee is a special committee that holds the key to a successful PTA. It is responsible for presenting the best-qualified candidates to serve as the elected officers who will lead PTA in 2023-2024.  In other words, help us find people you think would be great at leading the PTA next year.  ​If you are interested in serving on Canyon Creek PTA’s 2022-2023 Nominating Committee, please contact Nicole Trimble president@canyoncreekpta.org. Effective candidates for nominating committee: • Are familiar ... read full article

Important! Helping Hands - Winter Break Wishlists & Food Assistance
Canyon Creek PTA Helping Hands Program Help Provide Assistance 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 our Canyon Creek Elementary Office. The PTA will help fulfill needs, but will have no information about the families who request support. Lots of ways to support our families: Donate MONEY via our website . This will be used for the Helping Hands program only! Specifically, for the 4 breaks when we provide food bags to Canyon Creek families in need. If ... read full article

Spelling Bee Registration is OPEN!!
  Our Canyon Creek PTA Spelling Bee registration is open! Learn more! ... read full article

Family STEM Night was a success, thank you!
Thank You! The Family STEM night was a big success.  A special thanks to all the volunteers that made this event happen!   If you enjoyed the riddles, click here to see the riddles and answers from the event. Thanks to Sam Koppes for chairing the event, and to everyone listed below who volunteered their time and passion for science to make it a great night. Aadhya Goyal Aditi Thaker Akhila Lankalapalli Amanda Cai Amber & Andy Purvis Amit Mehta Amulya Potineni and son Mahas Anishka Gupta Ashley Watts Bhavyahshree Navaneetha Krishnan Dua Malkawi Duyen Le Eeshna Tummala Emma Le ... read full article

Membership Drawing - Join Today!
Join our PTA Today! Each 2022-23 Canyon Creek PTA Member, as of December 31st, 2022 , will be entered into a drawing! Joining PTA costs $10 and gifts of membership are available! Join today! Not sure if you are a member? Ask at  membership@canyoncreekpta.org ! Three PTA member names will be randomly selected and the winners will receive an online shout out, and a $25 donation will be made to our Helping Hands program, in each of the winners names. Become a PTA member today! ... read full article

Thanks for an amazing Helping Hands Thanksgiving Food Drive
Helping Hands Donations - Thank You! We were moved and honored to receive all the amazing donations and support for our Helping Hands food drive. Thank you to everyone who donated to our Helping Hands Thanksgiving meals food drive last week. The show of support was overwhelming, and we know how much it means to those families who had a better Thanksgiving because of this community First a big thank you to everyone who donated food and/or money: Ranee Axtell             Katie Barnes             Ruchika Batra         ... read full article

FUNdraising Event at the Ice Rink
  Skate at the Bellevue Ice Rink What: A FUNdraiser event at the Downtown Bellevue skate rink. When: November 18, 2022 - Jan 8, 2023 Where: 100 100th Ave NE, Bellevue Why: A $3 donation for every ticket will be donated to the PTA   ... read full article

*NEW* Math Challenge Tournament
Math Challenge Tournament Canyon Creek PTA is excited to announce that we are hosting our first-ever Math Challenge Tournament (MCT) this year! Registration link: https://ellipsisacademy.as.me/schedule.php?appointmentType=37312815 The registration is open now until Monday November 28, 2022 . School code: 318 To be filled in the School Giveback Program filed on the registration form Location: Online Date: Saturday December 3, 2022 Time: Anytime between 10am - 5pm PST (Pacific Time Zone) Duration: 1 hour Fee: $25 per student NON REFUNDABLE - 15% of the tournament fee will be donated to Canyon Creek PTA through MCT School Giveback Program. For more information, including ... read full article

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 our Canyon Creek Elementary Office. The PTA will help fulfill needs, but will have no information about the families who request support.   What kinds of support is offered? Food bags/boxes during school breaks that are a week or longer School clothes Yearbook Canyon Creek t-shirt (spirit wear) Holiday Meal (Thanksgiving) Holiday Family Wish List (assistance with gifts) PTA Membership ... read full article

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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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