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Spring Break - NO SCHOOL
Spring Break - NO SCHOOL

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Mon 4/12 - Fri 4/16
Spring Break - NO SCHOOL
Spring Break - NO SCHOOL

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Mon 4/12 - Fri 4/16
Spring Break - NO SCHOOL
Spring Break - NO SCHOOL

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Mon 4/12 - Fri 4/16
Spring Break - NO SCHOOL
Spring Break - NO SCHOOL

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Mon 4/12 - Fri 4/16
Deadline to Submit "Read 4 Adventure" Reading Log!
Deadline to Submit "Read 4 Adventure" Reading Log!

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Thursday, April 15

Spring Break - NO SCHOOL
Spring Break - NO SCHOOL

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Mon 4/12 - Fri 4/16
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Early Release
Early Release

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Wednesday, April 21
12:00p Anchored Families - Live Discussion
Anchored Families - Live Discussion

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Wednesday, April 21
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12:00p - 1:00p
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Zoom

International Mother Earth Day
International Mother Earth Day

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Thursday, April 22

Math Challenge #14
Math Challenge #14

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Friday, April 23

Math Challenge #13 - solutions available, please submit grading results by 6pm on Monday.
Math Challenge #14 - 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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Canyon Creek PTA STEM Fair
Canyon Creek PTA STEM Fair 2020-2021 Canyon Creek Coyotes LOVE Science!  We are excited to announce and support our students in their science discovery with the Canyon Creek PTA STEM Fair. Being remote is sure different for an event like this, but our hope is that students will work independently on this with minimal parent support and they will have a fun time exploring some experiments. Here's How It Will Work   April 4th - April 18th : Conduct Science Experiment OR Research Project Students choose a science experiment to conduct or research. We have included suggestions below for each grade level. ... read full article

RECAP: April 5th General Membership Meeting
We held a special PTA General Membership meeting on Monday, April 5th (that was originally a PTA Board Meeting) to discuss an adjustment to our budget that we hoped to get in before the school year ended.  Our membership voted to offer Canyon Creek Elementary staff grants to allow for reimbursement of up to $75.00 , for any staff member that has made a purchase this school year for items to support their students either at school or in a virtual environment. Receipts will be required and all requests will be reviewed by the PTA executive board of directors.  Find the details about ... read full article

Student Directory is Available!!
Better late than never! Our 2020-21 PTA directory for all PTA members is here!!    The PDF directory is different than prior years. Students are organized by grade only, not teacher.  With all the changes this year, it was too confusing to separate by teacher at this point.   Only student families who granted permission to share contact information are included.    If you are not a PTA member and want access to this directory, it is not too late to become a PTA member!  https://canyoncreekpta.org/Page/Membership/JoinToday   Learn how to access the directory! ... read full article

Staff Grants Available - Submit by Friday, May 7th
Canyon Creek Staff Grants Available At our Special General Membership meeting on Monday, April 5th,our membership voted to offer Canyon Creek Elementary staff grants to allow for reimbursement of up to $75.00 (per staff member).   Any staff member that has made a purchase this school year for items to support their students either at school or in a virtual environment can submit a request. Receipts are required and all requests will be reviewed by the PTA executive board of directors. Deadline for submissions is Friday, May 7th. For all of the guidelines and to submit your grant request, review this Google Form: Grant Request ... read full article

CCPTA Supplying Stop the Bleed Kits!
STOP THE BLEED - SAVE A LIFE TALK ABOUT A GREAT PARTNERSHIP!! We are so appreciative of our PTA Board and membership, Canyon Creek Elementary, Northshore Council PTSA and Northshore School District .   Over the past few months, our PTA has been collaborating with our school, Northshore Council PTSA and NSD to procure and purchase  56 Stop the Bleed Kits , enough for all Canyon Creek classrooms . THANK YOU SO MUCH TO OUR BOARD AND MEMBERSHIP FOR APPROVING THIS ONE TIME PURCHASE!   In addition to that, Northshore Council PTSA has procured and purchased  2 Stop the Bleed Kits per ... read full article

Staff Appreciation: Fill The Fridge Event!
2021 Canyon Creek PTA Staff Appreciation Fill the Fridge for Canyon Creek Staff! Let's Fill the Fridge for our awesome Canyon Creek teachers and staff! Following Spring Break, we plan to bring lots of goodies and drinks to the staff room. Remote staff will receive a to-go snack pack to take home and enjoy. How to Contribute Donate items Signup for what you want to contribute:  We have a list of items we think would make great snacks and treats for the Canyon Creek staff. Check out the SignupGenius list  and signup for what works best for you to donate! ... read full article

CanDo5K Virtual Race - Join our Team!
Can Do 5K Virtual Race Sign Up Today! WHEN: Saturday, April 24th - Saturday, May 1st WHERE: Anywhere, WA 98011 US   From the CanDo5K organizers: While the world isn’t ready for us to come together in close proximity, the Can Do Community is definitely ready to celebrate everything that defines the Can Do Spirit virtually. We welcome new and returning Can Do 5K participants to support the incredible children and adults who exemplify the best in all of us. Let’s run/walk/roll together virtually! We are changing things up this year by adding Can Do 5K Fun Run medals, a ... read full article

Want to Get Involved?
Volunteers Needed for 2021-22 School Year! It's hard to believe we are already planning for the 2021-22 school year, especially when we don't know what fall will look like. We are going to do our best to plan for options that might happen (just like last year)!  We thought we would kick it off with two key positions that would be great to fill soon: Membership Chair & Advocacy Chair . These two positions are board positions, appointed by the elected board members - and all work together as "the board" to steer the PTA.  Make sure to read our Volunteer FAQ page  to help answer questions about ... read full article

DEI Windows & Mirrors Book Drive - *NEW* April Focus
Canyon Creek PTA Windows & Mirrors Book Drive Benefiting Canyon Creek Elementary Despite much progress, our school library and classrooms lack diversity and updated books; funding is the largest barrier. Our PTA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) committee has organized a new program for Canyon Creek - the Windows & Mirrors Book Drive ! All books will go to Canyon Creek library and classrooms. Each month we will focus on a different theme with intersectionality at the core. The ONE purpose of the Windows & Mirrors Book Drive is to diversify and update Canyon Creek library content! These book lists were curated ... 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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Café con el Superintendente para familias de habla español de Northshore
Café con el Superintendente para familias de habla español de Northshore Cada año escolar, la Dra. Michelle Reid ofrece cinco eventos de café con el Superintendente en la comunidad de Northshore. Mientras estamos en un entorno virtual, ella todavía quiere conectarse con las familias y los miembros de la comunidad. Con ese fin, las familias de habla hispana y los miembros de la comunidad están invitados a unirse al Superintendente Reid para una charla abierta. Por favor, venga con preguntas, comentarios, temas de discusión e ideas. Confirme su asistencia para recibir la información de inicio de sesión y las actualizaciones. ... read full article

International Mother Earth Day is April 22nd
  International Mother Earth Day / Earth Day The United Nations has adopted April 22nd as International Mother Earth Day .  This adoption dates back to 2009 , however, original roots go back to the 1970s when environmental protection was not yet a priority of the national political agendas. Fortunately since 2009, the United Nations celebrates this observance through the Harmony with Nature initiative which acknowledges that the Earth and its ecosystems are our common home. Their conviction to the advocacy in promoting Harmony with Nature is necessary to achieve a just balance among the economic, social and environmental needs ... read full article

Canyon Creek HYBRID Supply List
Canyon Creek April 2021 Return to School Supply List for Hybrid Students On Friday, March 26th, Canyon Creek Elementary sent out the supply list for those students who are returning to the classroom in April 2021.  "If your child is return for hybrid instruction, we request that you send in these supplies for your child. Unfortunately, Target and Fred Meyer aren’t having hybrid school sales now. Supplies don’t need to be new and if there are things your child doesn’t bring, we will make sure they have what they need." Printable PDF This is an embedded .pdf. ... read full article

NSD 2021-2022 Registration is OPEN
2021-2022 Kindergarten & New Student Registration is OPEN! To help with planning for the 2021-2022 school year, please make sure to register your incoming Kindergarteners. Northshore School District uses an  online enrollment process  and requests registration ASAP. If you have access to the internet we highly recommend using this new  online enrollment  option.  However, if you do not have internet access, contact Canyon Creek Registrar, Terri Jaenson, by phone at 425-408-5703. Please help spread the word and inform any families you know of that may have a 2021-2022 Kindergarten student of our enrollment process. Encourage them to access our online registration system on the ... 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

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.   UN International Days The United Nations (UN) is an international organization founded in 1945 guided by peace, dignity and equality on a healthy planet.  The UN has ... read full article

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