Volunteer Opportunities

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WSPTA Convention
WSPTA Convention

Date:
Sunday, May 22
Where:
Lynnwood Convention Center
Book Donation Collection for Book Swap!
Book Donation Collection for Book Swap!

Date:
Mon 5/23 - Fri 5/27
Where:
Bin in hallway outside main office!

Book Donation Collection for Book Swap!
Book Donation Collection for Book Swap!

Date:
Mon 5/23 - Fri 5/27
Where:
Bin in hallway outside main office!

6:30p PTA General Membership Meeting (Date Updated)
PTA General Membership Meeting (Date Updated)

Date:
Tuesday, May 24
Time:
6:30p - 8:00p
Where:
Zoom

Meeting information and zoom registration.

Meeting date moved due to executive board member conflicts. (Updated February 11th, 2022)

Book Donation Collection for Book Swap!
Book Donation Collection for Book Swap!

Date:
Mon 5/23 - Fri 5/27
Where:
Bin in hallway outside main office!

2:15p Wednesday Early Release
Wednesday Early Release

Date:
Wednesday, May 25
Time:
2:15p

Most Wednesdays are "Early Release" days - CC students will be dismissed from school at 2:15pm.
Book Donation Collection for Book Swap!
Book Donation Collection for Book Swap!

Date:
Mon 5/23 - Fri 5/27
Where:
Bin in hallway outside main office!

Book Donation Collection for Book Swap!
Book Donation Collection for Book Swap!

Date:
Mon 5/23 - Fri 5/27
Where:
Bin in hallway outside main office!

Make Up Day - NORMAL SCHOOL DAY!
Make Up Day - NORMAL SCHOOL DAY!

Date:
Friday, May 27

School is on, to make up for the snow day this winter!
Canyon Creek Special Spirit Day: SPORTS DAY!
Canyon Creek Special Spirit Day: SPORTS DAY!

Date:
Friday, May 27

Friday, May 27th - SPORTS DAY! Wear jerseys, favorite sports team colors, professional teams, college teams, local teams, and/or international teams! Please do NOT bring sports equipment on that day.

Learn more about Canyon Creek Elementary Student Council Spirit Days!!
6:00p Math Challenge #15 - Submissions Due!
Math Challenge #15 - Submissions Due!

Date:
Friday, May 27
Time:
6:00p

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Memorial Day - NO SCHOOL
Memorial Day - NO SCHOOL

Date:
Monday, May 30
Book Donation Collection for Book Swap!
Book Donation Collection for Book Swap!

Date:
Tue 5/31 - Fri 6/3
Where:
Bin in hallway outside main office!

Book Donation Collection for Book Swap!
Book Donation Collection for Book Swap!

Date:
Tue 5/31 - Fri 6/3
Where:
Bin in hallway outside main office!

2:15p Wednesday Early Release
Wednesday Early Release

Date:
Wednesday, June 1
Time:
2:15p

Most Wednesdays are "Early Release" days - CC students will be dismissed from school at 2:15pm.
Book Donation Collection for Book Swap!
Book Donation Collection for Book Swap!

Date:
Tue 5/31 - Fri 6/3
Where:
Bin in hallway outside main office!

Book Donation Collection for Book Swap!
Book Donation Collection for Book Swap!

Date:
Tue 5/31 - Fri 6/3
Where:
Bin in hallway outside main office!

Canyon Creek Colors Day (Spirit Day)
Canyon Creek Colors Day (Spirit Day)

Date:
Friday, June 3

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Important! Spirit Wear On Hand Inventory Sale!
Canyon Creek Spirit Wear This is a sale of extra inventory we have on-hand. Quantities are limited. We try to have inventory at our start of year Open House event (for samples and immediate purchases). This year we ended up with extra inventory. Some of that was used to fill the online orders -- however, we still have quite a bit left. Get a shirt to wear for volunteering (this year or NEXT year!)... Your student may be growing - if they like their shirt, consider a bigger size? New students to Canyon Creek - or returning to in-person? Learn ... read full article

May PTA General Membership Meeting
PTA General Membership Meeting Join us for our next PTA General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, May 24th at 6:30pm . This is a FUN meeting!! Here's what to expect: Skyview Middle School Presentation for 5th Grade Families ! Scheduled to share info and answer questions: Skyview Principal Wallace, a Skyview counselor, and a representative from Skyview PTSA. ------- Announcement of the 2021-22 PTA Award Winners. This will include winners of Golden Acorn (volunteer), Outstanding Educator & Outstanding Advocate. Join us to celebrate these community members. ------- Election of our 2022-23 PTA Board of Directors , along with other PTA updates and business requiring ... read full article

2022 Art Gala Wrap-Up
Canyon Creek PTA Art Gala 2022 In case you missed it, or want to experience it again, we have created a slide show including much of the art on display at the Art Gala, as well as posters, displays, etc. Note: you can enter "full screen mode" (using the 3 stacked dots options menu) to see more details of the art!   Thank you... There are so many who helped get this event together, and we would like to thank them! ALL of the art docent volunteers who have given time all year to go into classrooms and teach our ... read full article

Math Challenge #14 - Wall of Fame
  MATH CHALLENGE #14 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!        CLASS WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  Rettig (Kindergarten)   GRADE WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  2nd Grade   All submissions for Math Challenge #14 (25 students)   Grade Teacher Student Kindergarten Rettig Sky M Samantha B Sage T 1st Grade Axtell Viaan  Caeton Jayapradha S Lindley Adeline M 2nd Grade Forsman Deeya P Goodspeed Anvi S Hodgson John B Rodgers Samarth R Prithvi  Valint Dyuthi G Idhant T 3rd Grade Deer Niyathi  Mahoney Jordan S Nuss Eleanor M Willow T Rich Max ... read full article

Spring Staff Grants 2022 - Results!
Spring 2021 Staff Grants   Recognizing that needs (and great ideas!) can arise throughout the year (especially in challenging years), the general membership voted to offer Canyon Creek Elementary staff grants of up to $75.00 per staff member to support innovative curriculum, ideas, and programs that align with the mission statement of the PTA.  Thanks to our membership vote, we are pleased to have been able to offer grants to our hard working staff. Thanks to donations and sponsorships this year, we were able to fund 39 staff grants totaling $2,798.36 which directly support our students’ learning! Below is a list by grade ... read full article

Book Swap at Canyon Creek!
Canyon Creek PTA - Book Swap We need your used books! Canyon Creek PTA is hosting a "Book Swap"! Students/families can donate new or used books and we will also purchase additional books to ensure EVERY student will receive a book before summer break! This is a great chance for you to get rid of some clutter and donate any books that your family is ready to pass on to someone else to enjoy. All students will get some summer reading material! We will be collecting used (or new) books for the swap for 2 weeks: Monday, May 23rd to Friday, June 3rd ... read full article

Help Us Make Next Year a GREAT YEAR!
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

Nominating Committee Report 2022 & Self-Declaration Instructions
  Canyon Creek PTA is pleased to announce the 2022-2023 slate of officers as presented by the Canyon Creek PTA Nominating Committee. Canyon Creek PTA Nominating Committee Report lists the nominees for each of the officer positions for the 2022-2023 Executive Board. The election will take place during the Canyon Creek PTA Membership Meeting on Tuesday, May 24th, 2022 . Our Bylaws permit the nomination of candidates from the floor* at the meeting before the vote takes place. *Since meetings are currently held virtually, "nominations from the floor" will be done using an online submission form prior to the meeting. ... read full article

Reflections Art Showcase - All Northshore Schools!
Northshore Council PTSA 2021-2022 Reflections Art Showcase  From Northshore Council PTSA Website: This year, Council had 267 entries from 28 schools and we were thrilled to see all the talented Northshore artists who participated! Of those entries, there were 59 State Qualifiers (SQ) who continued on to Washington State PTA for further judging and an additional 15 pieces that received the honorable Judge's Choice Award (JC).    Check out the Reflections Showcase! NOTE: View the showcase and navigate to the different sections by using the tabs (red boxes) at the top of the page.   We are so proud of all ... read full article

*NEW* Smith Brothers Fundraiser!!
New Fundraiser with Smith Brothers Farms! Would you love to get fresh local milk (and other grocery items) delivered to your doorstep once a week!? We are so pleased to introduce a new fundraiser partnership with Smith Brothers Farms! *New* customers will receive $15 in free groceries (include free delivery). Also, Smith Brothers Farms will make a $50 donation to Canyon Creek PTA! You can signup online, and enter the coupon code "CanyonCreekPTA" to make it happen. Visit www.SmithBrothersFarms.com . Make sure to enter COUPON CODE: "CanyonCreekPTA" when signing up online! Check out the flyer to learn a little about ... read full article

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2022 Canyon Creek Field Day - Sign up for FUN!
2022 Field Day is Tuesday, June 14th!! We are excited to inform you we will be having Field Day for the first time since 2019, here at Canyon Creek! This is such a fun way for our students to end their school year and celebrate all their hard work. Our PE team is looking for parent volunteers to help manage our activities during Field Day 2022! Canyon Creek staff will be managing many aspects of Field Day, but we need parent volunteers as well!  Field Day will be held during school on Tuesday, June 14th . Primary grades (K-2nd):  9:30-10:30am Intermediate ... 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 2-3 weeks once submitted, please do ASAP . 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). The school will confirm your approved volunteer status. If you are NOT an NSD approved volunteer, know that the process can take up to 2-3 weeks, so its important to start it as soon as you can. Click this link to become ... read full article

Canyon Creek Elementary Spirit Days!
Canyon Creek Elementary Spirit Days! To promote school  spirit , the Canyon Creek Elementary Student Council decided to have spirit days for the remainder of the school year! Every Friday is Canyon Creek Colors Day - black, turquoise, spirit wear There is a SPECIAL SPIRIT DAY one Friday of the month, selected by Student Council each month.  Friday, May 27th - SPORTS DAY! Wear jerseys, favorite sports team colors, professional teams, college teams, local teams, and/or international teams! Please do NOT bring sports equipment on that day.  Friday, June 10th - TROPICAL DAY!  Wear bright colors, school appropriate warm weather ... read full article

Recess Watch D.O.G.S.
Calling all Dads and Father Figures! Sign up for "Recess Watch D.O.G.S." We are excited to announce a volunteer opportunity that some of our Canyon Creek dads helped us pilot earlier this year - "Recess Watch D.O.G.S.!".   We are looking for dads and other father figures (uncle, grandparent, family friend, etc) to help provide positive playground support during recess - and spend some fun time with your own students! Time slots are 2 hours - and feel free to sign up for one OR as many as you want.   To learn more and sign-up, please visit the SignUpGenius. ... read full article

Advocacy - April & May 2022
  Attend a School Board Meeting! Have you ever attended a school board meeting? They can be quite informative and insightful as to the happenings in our district. The below dates are held in person (NSD 3330 Monte Villa Pkwy, Bothell) or can be watched later on once the session is recorded. Monday, April 25th , 7-8:30pm Monday, May 9th, 4-5:30pm Monday, May 23rd, 7-8:30pm School Board meetings are usually held on the second Monday of the month at 4pm and the fourth Monday of the month at 7pm. School Board meeting schedule and info about how to attend a meeting. ... read full article

Kindergarten Registration OPEN for 2022-23 School Year
Kindergarten Registration is OPEN 2022-23 School Year Online Enrollment for the 2022-23 School Year Online enrollment is available for families who are new to the Northshore School District and are enrolling students for the 2022-23 school year, as well as those enrolling a student for kindergarten.Enrolling your student early in the year helps us plan for incoming students and ensure that we meet our staffing needs.  Will your student start September 2022? Scan/photograph required documents and immunization records.  Login to ParentVUE or create an account. Follow the prompts to input information about you and your student.  Upload your documents safely and ... read full article

Column Art Project - Share Ideas for New Column Designs
Column Art Project at Canyon Creek Winter/Spring 2022 Excerpt from January 2022 Canyon Creek Crier: Have you visited campus lately? If you have been to the main office, you may have noticed that one of the columns between the gym and the main office has been painted by some of our Brazilian families. The greeting “Bem Vindos” welcomes visitors to campus on one side, while the Brazilian flag adorns two other sides. Around the base of the column, students’ handprints make colorful flowers and butterflies. Thank you so much to Mellissa Portes Deolindo and Elisangela Deolindo for organizing the project ... read full article

FREE Webinar Series - Special Education: Student & Family Support
Special Education: Student & Family Support FREE Parent Education Webinar Series Northshore Council PTSA is hosting this webinar series in partnership with PAVE (Partnerships for Action, Voices for Empowerment).  There are four (4) webinars.  Tuesday, March 22nd - Student Rights - IEP, Section 504, and more. Wednesday, April 20th - Early Learning (birth - age 3) Tuesday, May 10th - IEP Transition Planning for Life after High School Tuesday, June 7th - Caregiver Self-Care Learn more on Northshore Council PTSA website. ... read full article

Update Your Emergency Contacts in ParentVue!
Update Your Emergency Contacts in ParentVue! Are we ever ready for a true emergency? More than likely not. Lots of planning to do and conditions that we all have to think about that are often scary and intimidating. However, one thing you can DO RIGHT NOW that is not scary or intimidating is making sure your students' ParentVue account is up to date with 3 emergency contacts. This is SO IMPORTANT in case of an actual emergency. ParentVue is the resource that NSD schools will use to contact parents/caregivers/emergency contracts. Make sure to have your ParentVue account up to date ... 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

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

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