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2:15p Wednesday Early Release
Wednesday Early Release

Date:
Wednesday, September 29
Time:
2:15p

Most Wednesdays are "Early Release" days - CC students will be dismissed from school at 2:15pm.
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7:00p PTA Board Meeting
PTA Board Meeting

Date:
Tuesday, October 5
Time:
7:00p - 8:30p

7:00p NSD Candidate Forum
NSD Candidate Forum

Date:
Tuesday, October 5
Time:
7:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Kenmore Community Club

This event is being hosted by Northshore Council PTSA and is planned to be recorded. We will post the link to the recording when we see it available!

Find all the details here.
2:15p Wednesday Early Release
Wednesday Early Release

Date:
Wednesday, October 6
Time:
2:15p

Most Wednesdays are "Early Release" days - CC students will be dismissed from school at 2:15pm.
Vision/Hearing Screening
Vision/Hearing Screening

Date:
Thursday, October 7
Where:
Canyon Creek Elementary

Math Challenge #2 Available
Math Challenge #2 Available

Date:
Friday, October 8

Math Challenge #2 is available! Complete this challenge by October 22nd.
Math Challenge #1 solutions are available today.

Learn about how to participate in the Math Challenge Program
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2021-22 PTA Membership - Join Today for $10!
We are kicking off our fall PTA membership campaign for the 2021-22 school year! Please take a moment to join our Canyon Creek PTA. Your membership shows your support for our non-profit organization and all we do for Canyon Creek Elementary! There is NO obligation or expectation to volunteer or attend meetings. (But we do LOVE to meet members and find fun opportunities for those who want to help!) Anyone can become a member...parents, caregivers, relatives, students, friends, neighbors, coworkers, etc! Our membership goal this year is conservative at 300 members. Please help us reach (and pass) that goal! The membership ... read full article

*** 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 you moved to the area, joining EAP program, or entering Kindergarten, we are excited to meet you and welcome you to our community. Canyon Creek Elementary hosted a welcome webinar for new families! View recorded webinar. 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 ... read full article

2021-22 Math Challenge Program!
Back again this year.... Math Challenge Program! We are so excited to provide our Math Challenge program again this year! The first Math Challenge will be released Friday, September 24th.   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

Reflections Program
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. Students of all ages and abilities may participate and explore the arts based on the 2021-22  theme: "I Will Change the World By..."   Find details about the 2021-22 Reflections program on our Reflections Program page  - including rules, categories, and printable entry forms.   Reflections THEME Contest for 2023-24 School year! Submit an idea for the NATIONAL REFLECTIONS THEME. Prize given for the selected theme! ... read full article

Seeking Library Volunteers
Become a Library Volunteer! 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 re-shelf books according to library call number (requires knowledge of ABC order as well as number ... read full article

Art Docent Program - What is it? How can I help?
  Our Art Docent Chair would love to have someone else (or a couple people) to help coordinate this program. If you are interested in talking about it, please contact Foram at art@canyoncreekpta.org .  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 how to best run art docent lessons for our classrooms. This district has put together a strong and more ... read full article

2021-22 Canyon Creek Spiritwear - Pre-Ordering is OPEN!
   We are so excited to offer TWO (2) student created designs for spirit wear options this year! Purchasing Opportunities Online pre-orders for spirit wear are available NOW! Deadline to order online is Saturday, October 16th . Delivery will likely occur is early November - but we will communicate updates on our website and in our newsletter! To order, click button below OR click here . This will be the only spirit wear sale of the school year , so make sure to place your order! All sales are final.   Style Options (and Pricing) All items are black with design printed on them. Design ... read full article

Seeking PTA Sponsors for 2021-22 School Year!!
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 Fair, Math Challenge, Literacy Night, Multicultural Night, Family Fun Glow Dance, Game Night and more! There are various levels of sponsorship available. Size and placement of logos on the banners and website are ... read full article

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APEX Fun Run - Volunteers Needed
Volunteers Needed for APEX Fun Run! Thursday, October 7th Canyon Creek Elementary is holding a school-wide fundraiser starting Tuesday, September 28th , with a FUN RUN during recess on Thursday, October 7th . Canyon Creek PTA is helping to recruit volunteers for the APEX Fun Run on October 7th. There are two different volunteer positions available for each grade . Lap Markers: They need 10-12 volunteers to stand on the "start line" and mark student's Fun Run shirts with each lap they complete. It's a fun, high energy job - and you can cheer on the students and tell them ... read full article

NSD School Board Candidate Forum -- October 5th!!
Northshore Council PTSA NSD School Board Candidate Forum Tuesday, October 5th, 7pm Kenmore Community Club This forum will be hosted and moderated by Northshore Council PTSA.  For those who cannot attend in person, it will be recorded and shared. In accordance with King County health mandates, masks will be required. Do you have a question for the candidates? Please email Northshore Council PTSA at  advocacy@northshorecouncilptsa.org . ... read full article

Hearing & Vision Screening - Volunteers Needed
Hearing & Vision Screening Days Thursday, October 7th & Monday, October 11th   Every year the school nurse(s) and school district helpers - along with parent volunteers - conduct vision and hearing screenings for all the elementary grade levels except for the 4th graders. It is very important to get all the kiddos screened because good vision and hearing are essential to learning!   The screening days are set for  Thursday, October 7th & Monday, October 11th  at Canyon Creek Elementary.   About the Screenings It is important to understand that these are basic screenings , and are designed to ... read full article

Highly Capable (HiCap) Screening & Assessments
Highly Capable Screening and Assessments for 2021-22 Students in Kindergarten, 1st grade, and 5th grade will be participating in universal Highly Capable screening in their regular classroom this fall. Students in grades 2-4 can be screened if they are referred to the Highly Capable department by October 15th at 4 pm . (Referrals can be made by parents, guardians, grandparents, teachers, etc.) Students who qualify to participate in Highly Capable assessments based on their screening results or who have a single subject qualification and wish to test in the other subject area will need permission from their parents/guardians in order to be ... read full article

2021-22 Canyon Creek Arrival/Dismissal Times
Canyon Creek Elementary  Arrival & Dismissal Times In Northshore school district, we have early release Wednesdays. These are days when students are released 1 1/2 hours early to allow for teacher planning, collaboration & meetings. Most Wednesdays of the school year are early release days.  The other exceptions to the normal release time are for elementary conferences - there are 5 days in November and one day in February (noted with an "e" on the school district one-page calendar ) where elementary schools have early dismissal for conferences. These early dismissal for conferences are ONLY for elementary school. Middle school ... read full article

Observances, Commemorative Months & International Days
Observances, Commemorative Months & International Days We have a diverse community at Canyon Creek Elementary and we want to provide you with resources that reflect our diversity! We know everyone is busy and we want to make sure we provide you with great resources to bring awareness, education, advocacy and promotion of the US National Observance Months and the UN International Days. These provided resources should compliment what your student is learning and should offer ways your family can learn and grow together.   This collection of information (and Canyon Creek PTA articles linked below) is gathered by our DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) committee.  UN International Days The United Nations (UN) ... read full article

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