Washington State PTA - Essay Contest
Essay Contest: "Men Making a Difference" All men involved in a child's life - fathers, uncles, grandpas, brothers, step-fathers, mentors, neighbors, pastors, coaches, and friends - impact the children they care about. Washington State PTA sponsors an annual essay contest that explores the important and different contributions that men make in the lives and education of children, from our children's perspective. The writing contest is open to all Washington state children, grades K-12 and the deadline is March 1, 2017 . For more information about the contest and how to participate visit: https://www.wastatepta.org/events-programs/pta-mens-essay-contest/ ... read full article
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Nicole Trimble 
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12/11/2017-3/1/2018

Emergency Preparedness - Northshore Council PTSA
Emergency Preparedness Do you know what to do if there is an emergency while your child is at your school? Or when you are at  home? Northshore Council PTSA has a newly redesigned community resource page that contains a wealth of information to help you! Find tips, helpful links, educational materials and more on their website: http://www.northshorecouncilptsa.org/emergency-preparedness.html . ... read full article
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
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12/11/2017-1/27/2018

Student Music Concerts
This week there are many opportunities to enjoy performances by awesome student musicians from Canyon Creek and beyond! Wednesday, 12/13 - Advanced Strings Concert: 8:00 a.m. @ Canyon Creek Elementary Gym Thursday, 12/14 - 5th Grade Band Concert: 8:00 a.m. @ Skyview Middle School Gym Thursday, 12/14 - Beginning Strings Concert: 8:00 a.m. @ Canyon Creek Elementary Gym   ... read full article
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
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12/10/2017-12/14/2017

Holiday Sing-Along Assemblies
Canyon Creek Holiday Sing-Alongs! Come join the Holiday Sing-Along assemblies on Friday, December 15th , in the Canyon Creek Elementary Gym. Review the lists below to know which assembly your student's class will attend.  1:15-1:50 2:05 - 2:45 Andrick Barton Baumgartner Burkett Clarkson Farner Lindley McDonnell McGrew Meyer Nikula Nuss Sprague Vagt Vasatka Brown D'entremont Ducotey Goodspeed Hall Hilgers Hodgson Hollingsworth Krahn Larson Martin Mitchell Nor Reid Rompannen Vancour Vaughan Weinstein   ... read full article
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Nicole Trimble 
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12/9/2017-12/15/2017

Student Council: Winter Skivvies Drive
The Canyon Creek Student Council is hosting a SKIVVIES drive to benefit Threads & Treads . Items will be collected from Monday, December 4th thru Thursday, December 14th .  They are collecting donations of BRAND NEW (with tags): Undies Socks Warm Hats Mittens/Gloves Please drop all donations in the collection bin outside the main office.   Threads & Treads is a free clothing bank operated by the Canyon Park Junior High School PTSA and located at Canyon Park Junior High School, 23723 23rd Avenue SE, Bothell Wash. Northshore families in need of clothing assistance may shop once a month for 3 ... read full article
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Nicole Trimble 
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12/4/2017-12/14/2017

Holiday Resource: Christmas House
Christmas House provides an opportunity for qualifying, low-income, Snohomish County parents to select free holiday gifts for their children ages 18 and under.  To qualify to shop at Christmas House, you must be a resident of Snohomish County, have children aged 18 or younger living in your custody, and have a household income at or below 150% of the poverty level, as defined by the United States Department of Health and Human Services. ID, proof of income, proof of custody and Snohomish County residency are required. Christmas House 2017 is located at the Everett Boys and Girls Club (2316 12 ... read full article
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Nicole Trimble 
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12/3/2017-12/16/2017

Advocacy Update - December 2017
Upcoming Key Advocacy Dates:   Dec. 4 Conversations with the Board, 7pm at Lockwood Elementary Dec. 11 School Board Meeting, 4pm Jan. 8 School Board Meeting, 4pm Jan. 9 Bond & Levy Presentation at Canyon Creek PTA Meeting, 6:30pm Jan. 22 School Board Meeting, 7pm Jan. 25 Bond & Levy Open House at North Creek High School Commons, 7-8pm Jan. 30 Bond & Levy Open House at Woodinville High School Commons, 7-8pm Jan. 31 Bond & Levy Open House at Bothell High School Commons, 7-8pm Feb. 1 Bond & Levy Open House at Inglemoor High School Cafeteria, 7-8pm   Levy/Bond Measures - New ... read full article
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Nicole Trimble 
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12/2/2017-12/31/2017

Bond & Levies Open Houses - New Dates Announced
Northshore to Host Bond and Levies Open Houses Northshore families and community members are invited to learn more about the upcoming bond and levies at any of the Open Houses scheduled in early 2018. District representatives will be on hand to share information and answer questions about the three propositions that will be put before voters in the Feb. 13 election. Thursday, January 25th, 7-8pm ,  North Creek High School Commons Tuesday, January 30th, 7-8pm ,  Woodinville High School Commons Wednesday, January 31st, 7-8pm ,  Bothell High School Commons Thursday, February 1st, 7-8pm ,  Inglemoor High School Cafeteria   Canyon Creek ... read full article
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Nicole Trimble 
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11/21/2017-2/1/2018

Community Resources - Meals & Food
FREE COMMUNITY MEALS IN OUR AREA Bethesda Lutheran Church : Monday 5:30 pm , 23406 56th Ave. West, Mountlake Terrace, WA 425-778-6390 Kenmore Community Church : last Tuesday of each month, 6-7 p.m. 7503 NE Bothell Way, Kenmore, WA 425-486-7487 Annie’s Kitchen at Edmonds Lutheran : Wednesday 5-6:30pm , 23525 84th Ave W, Edmonds, WA 425-744-8090 Gloria Dei Lutheran : (During the school year) Wednesday 5:30-6:15pm , 3215 Larch Way Lynnwood, WA 425-776-2444 POPY's Cafe at Prince of Peace Lutheran : Wednesday 5-6:30pm , 14514 20th Avenue Northeast Shoreline, WA 206-363-8100 Northlake Christian Church : (During the school year) 2nd Thursday ... read full article
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Nicole Trimble 
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11/9/2017-12/31/2017

Free Game of Bowling for Kids!
Did your kids love learning to bowl in P.E. last month? Did they have a blast with Cosmic Bowling? Thanks to In-School Bowling, the organization that generously provides resources for our P.E. teachers to teach bowling at school, we have some coupons so that students can take their skills to the bowling alley! Print the coupon below for your student(s) to enjoy one free game of bowling plus shoe rental at Kenmore Lanes now through the end of the year! Please note the date/time restrictions.   This is an embedded .pdf. ... read full article
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Nicole Trimble 
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11/9/2017-12/31/2017

Early Release / Dismissals 2017-18 - Canyon Creek
Normal release time: 3:35 pm Wednesday Early Release time: 2:05 pm   For the 2017-18 school year, all Wednesdays are early release except the following four Wednesdays: September 6th (first day of school for 1st-5th graders) - dismissal at 3:35 pm. November 22nd (elementary early dismissal for conferences) - dismissal at 12:15 pm. June 13th - dismissal at 3:35 pm. June 20th - dismissal at 3:35 pm.   Also note the following early dismissal days : November 16th, 17th, 20th, 21st & 22nd (elementary early dismissal for conferences) - dismissal at 12:15 pm. February 9th (elementary early dismissal for conferences) - dismissal ... read full article
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Nicole Trimble 
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8/22/2017-6/29/2018
6/14 & 6/21 - FULL DAYS!Robin Zaback6/11/20176/21/2017
6/14 & 6/21 - FULL DAYS!
There will be no early release for the last two Wednesdays of the school year. Wednesday, June 14 and Wednesday, June 21 are FULL DAYS. Dismissal at Canyon Creek Elementary will be at 3:10 p.m.   ... read full article
Field Day - Thursday 6/22Chitkala Seshasankaran6/3/20176/21/2017
Field Day - Thursday 6/22
We need the help of our wonderful community for Field Day on Thursday, June 22nd ! Field Day is when all of the students in our school take an hour or so out of their busy schedule to play games and challenge each other in a variety of activities. Each of almost forty different events needs one or two adult supervisors. School staff is always somewhere nearby to assist if needed. Each year our special volunteers report a very fun afternoon of happy students! The details: Save the afternoon of Thursday, June 22 for this fun event. Volunteers need to ... read full article
Primary Center Spiritwear!Robin Zaback3/1/20173/12/2017
Primary Center Spiritwear!
Northshore Primary Center Spirit Wear is now available! Show your school pride every day in a T-shirt, hoodie or 3/4 sleeve baseball shirt! Youth and adult sizes in many fun colors. Order your Spirit Wear Online today! Here is how to order: Go to: http://kokaneepta.com Click on the Primary Center Bear or Spirit Wear Banner Follow directions for ordering and paying with credit card or check made out to Kokanee PTA Deadline for ordering is March 12, 2017.   Note: you do not need to be a member of Kokanee PTA or have a child attending Kokanee to order.   ... read full article
Scholastic Book Fair - Updated (Volunteers Needed)Nicole Trimble11/8/201712/1/2017
Scholastic Book Fair - Updated (Volunteers Needed)
Come to the Canyon Creek Scholastic Book Fair  - Canyon Creek Library AND Online -  Canyon Creek Elementary is hosting the Scholastic Book Fair during the week of Monday, November 27th – Friday, December 1st . Shopping Hours in the library: Before School 8:25-8:55 AM daily After School 3:35-3:55 PM on Mon, Tue, and Thu & 2:05-2:35 on Wed DAILY during students’ scheduled library times Book Fair Family Night – Tuesday, November 28th, 5:00-8:00 (see below) Or  shop online ! Online shopping of our fair will be available from November 16th – November 29th . Free shipping to Canyon Creek! Book Fair ... read full article
November Early Dismissal Days Nicole Trimble11/2/201711/22/2017
November Early Dismissal Days
Just a reminder that the following days are EARLY DISMISSAL (12:15pm for Canyon Creek) - for elementary only . Thursday, November 16th Friday, November 17th Monday, November 20th Tuesday, November 21st Wednesday, November 22nd The early dismissal is to accommodate afternoon teacher conferences with families of students. Also note that Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November, 24th are NOT school days (for Thanksgiving holiday).   More information  on early release / early dismissal dates for the 2017-2018 school year. ... read full article
Coffee with the SuperintendentNicole Trimble10/3/201710/18/2017
Coffee with the Superintendent
Meet our school district superintendent and ask questions as you chat over coffee! On Wednesday, October 18th , parents and community members are invited to join Dr. Michelle Reid for an open chat from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at The Cottage, 10029 NE 183rd St., Bothell, 98011. Please come with questions, comments, concerns or discussion topics.   ... read full article
First Grade Open House - Thursday 8/10Nicole Trimble7/11/20178/10/2017
First Grade Open House - Thursday 8/10
Welcome First Graders!! Join Canyon Creek's First Grade teaching team for this fun event to welcome our incoming first graders from 10 - 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 10th. Students will be able to: Meet the 1st grade teaching team Meet their new classmates Enjoy fun activities Have a snack in the cafeteria Play on the playground Please drop your child off at 10 a.m. at A Building , then head to the playground to meet other first grade families. You are welcome to bring siblings and have them play on the playground while your first grader is with us. ... read full article
Kindergarten Open House - Thursday 8/10Nicole Trimble7/11/20178/10/2017
Kindergarten Open House - Thursday 8/10
Welcome Kindergarteners!! All incoming Kindergarten students are invited to the Canyon Creek Elementary Open House on Thursday, August 10th from 12 - 1 p.m. Students will be able to: Meet the Kindergarten teachers Meet classmates Enjoy fun activities Have a snack in the cafeteria Play on the playground Please meet the Kindergarten teachers on the playground. There will be a sign-in table near the cafeteria and PTA representatives will be there to greet you, answer questions, and also let you know how to become involved in the Canyon Creek community. Families are invited to bring siblings and have them play ... read full article
Community Serve DayChitkala Seshasankaran6/3/20178/20/2017
Community Serve Day
Community Serve Day (CSD) is Sunday, August 20,  9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please mark your calendars for this very special opportunity to help prepare Canyon Creek Elementary for the 2017-18 school year! CSD is where volunteers come together with school staff and do everything from cleaning, gardening, book sorting, setting up classrooms, painting, and more. It is amazing what a group of volunteers can accomplish in half a day. This is a family friendly event - we welcome volunteers of ALL ages! Please visit www.CommunityServeDay.org for more information and to sign up to participate. Once registered, you will receive ... read full article
Washington State PTA - Essay ContestNicole Trimble12/11/20173/1/2018
Washington State PTA - Essay Contest
Essay Contest: "Men Making a Difference" All men involved in a child's life - fathers, uncles, grandpas, brothers, step-fathers, mentors, neighbors, pastors, coaches, and friends - impact the children they care about. Washington State PTA sponsors an annual essay contest that explores the important and different contributions that men make in the lives and education of children, from our children's perspective. The writing contest is open to all Washington state children, grades K-12 and the deadline is March 1, 2017 . For more information about the contest and how to participate visit: https://www.wastatepta.org/events-programs/pta-mens-essay-contest/ ... read full article
Emergency Preparedness - Northshore Council PTSANicole Trimble12/11/20171/27/2018
Emergency Preparedness - Northshore Council PTSA
Emergency Preparedness Do you know what to do if there is an emergency while your child is at your school? Or when you are at  home? Northshore Council PTSA has a newly redesigned community resource page that contains a wealth of information to help you! Find tips, helpful links, educational materials and more on their website: http://www.northshorecouncilptsa.org/emergency-preparedness.html . ... read full article
Student Music ConcertsNicole Trimble12/10/201712/14/2017
Student Music Concerts
This week there are many opportunities to enjoy performances by awesome student musicians from Canyon Creek and beyond! Wednesday, 12/13 - Advanced Strings Concert: 8:00 a.m. @ Canyon Creek Elementary Gym Thursday, 12/14 - 5th Grade Band Concert: 8:00 a.m. @ Skyview Middle School Gym Thursday, 12/14 - Beginning Strings Concert: 8:00 a.m. @ Canyon Creek Elementary Gym   ... read full article
Holiday Sing-Along AssembliesNicole Trimble12/9/201712/15/2017
Holiday Sing-Along Assemblies
Canyon Creek Holiday Sing-Alongs! Come join the Holiday Sing-Along assemblies on Friday, December 15th , in the Canyon Creek Elementary Gym. Review the lists below to know which assembly your student's class will attend.  1:15-1:50 2:05 - 2:45 Andrick Barton Baumgartner Burkett Clarkson Farner Lindley McDonnell McGrew Meyer Nikula Nuss Sprague Vagt Vasatka Brown D'entremont Ducotey Goodspeed Hall Hilgers Hodgson Hollingsworth Krahn Larson Martin Mitchell Nor Reid Rompannen Vancour Vaughan Weinstein   ... read full article
Student Council: Winter Skivvies DriveNicole Trimble12/4/201712/14/2017
Student Council: Winter Skivvies Drive
The Canyon Creek Student Council is hosting a SKIVVIES drive to benefit Threads & Treads . Items will be collected from Monday, December 4th thru Thursday, December 14th .  They are collecting donations of BRAND NEW (with tags): Undies Socks Warm Hats Mittens/Gloves Please drop all donations in the collection bin outside the main office.   Threads & Treads is a free clothing bank operated by the Canyon Park Junior High School PTSA and located at Canyon Park Junior High School, 23723 23rd Avenue SE, Bothell Wash. Northshore families in need of clothing assistance may shop once a month for 3 ... read full article
Holiday Resource: Christmas HouseNicole Trimble12/3/201712/16/2017
Holiday Resource: Christmas House
Christmas House provides an opportunity for qualifying, low-income, Snohomish County parents to select free holiday gifts for their children ages 18 and under.  To qualify to shop at Christmas House, you must be a resident of Snohomish County, have children aged 18 or younger living in your custody, and have a household income at or below 150% of the poverty level, as defined by the United States Department of Health and Human Services. ID, proof of income, proof of custody and Snohomish County residency are required. Christmas House 2017 is located at the Everett Boys and Girls Club (2316 12 ... read full article
Advocacy Update - December 2017Nicole Trimble12/2/201712/31/2017
Advocacy Update - December 2017
Upcoming Key Advocacy Dates:   Dec. 4 Conversations with the Board, 7pm at Lockwood Elementary Dec. 11 School Board Meeting, 4pm Jan. 8 School Board Meeting, 4pm Jan. 9 Bond & Levy Presentation at Canyon Creek PTA Meeting, 6:30pm Jan. 22 School Board Meeting, 7pm Jan. 25 Bond & Levy Open House at North Creek High School Commons, 7-8pm Jan. 30 Bond & Levy Open House at Woodinville High School Commons, 7-8pm Jan. 31 Bond & Levy Open House at Bothell High School Commons, 7-8pm Feb. 1 Bond & Levy Open House at Inglemoor High School Cafeteria, 7-8pm   Levy/Bond Measures - New ... read full article
Bond & Levies Open Houses - New Dates AnnouncedNicole Trimble11/21/20172/1/2018
Bond & Levies Open Houses - New Dates Announced
Northshore to Host Bond and Levies Open Houses Northshore families and community members are invited to learn more about the upcoming bond and levies at any of the Open Houses scheduled in early 2018. District representatives will be on hand to share information and answer questions about the three propositions that will be put before voters in the Feb. 13 election. Thursday, January 25th, 7-8pm ,  North Creek High School Commons Tuesday, January 30th, 7-8pm ,  Woodinville High School Commons Wednesday, January 31st, 7-8pm ,  Bothell High School Commons Thursday, February 1st, 7-8pm ,  Inglemoor High School Cafeteria   Canyon Creek ... read full article
Advocacy Update - November 2017Nicole Trimble11/12/201711/30/2017
Advocacy Update - November 2017
Upcoming Key Advocacy Dates: Nov. 7 General Election Day Dec. 4 Conversations with the Board, 7pm at Lockwood Elementary Jan. 9 Bond & Levy Presentation at Canyon Creek PTA Meeting, 6:30pm   Levy/Bond Measures Our area is growing by leaps and bounds and Northshore School District (NSD) has a plan to address this growth. One way to address the growing student population is to build a new building between Skyview and Canyon Creek and a new elementary school on Maltby.   To support NSD’s plan they will be asking voters to consider three measures on the Feb. 13, 2018 ballot ... read full article
Community Resources - Meals & FoodNicole Trimble11/9/201712/31/2017
Community Resources - Meals & Food
FREE COMMUNITY MEALS IN OUR AREA Bethesda Lutheran Church : Monday 5:30 pm , 23406 56th Ave. West, Mountlake Terrace, WA 425-778-6390 Kenmore Community Church : last Tuesday of each month, 6-7 p.m. 7503 NE Bothell Way, Kenmore, WA 425-486-7487 Annie’s Kitchen at Edmonds Lutheran : Wednesday 5-6:30pm , 23525 84th Ave W, Edmonds, WA 425-744-8090 Gloria Dei Lutheran : (During the school year) Wednesday 5:30-6:15pm , 3215 Larch Way Lynnwood, WA 425-776-2444 POPY's Cafe at Prince of Peace Lutheran : Wednesday 5-6:30pm , 14514 20th Avenue Northeast Shoreline, WA 206-363-8100 Northlake Christian Church : (During the school year) 2nd Thursday ... read full article
Free Game of Bowling for Kids!Nicole Trimble11/9/201712/31/2017
Free Game of Bowling for Kids!
Did your kids love learning to bowl in P.E. last month? Did they have a blast with Cosmic Bowling? Thanks to In-School Bowling, the organization that generously provides resources for our P.E. teachers to teach bowling at school, we have some coupons so that students can take their skills to the bowling alley! Print the coupon below for your student(s) to enjoy one free game of bowling plus shoe rental at Kenmore Lanes now through the end of the year! Please note the date/time restrictions.   This is an embedded .pdf. ... read full article
All for Books - Fundraiser to Help Local Families Get Books!Nicole Trimble11/9/201712/1/2017
All for Books - Fundraiser to Help Local Families Get Books!
This year, we have an opportunity to bring books to families needing assistance within our Canyon Creek Community. Scholastic calls it All for Books . Starting November 1 st  through December 1 st , donate any loose change, or dollar bills, with your student to class in a marked envelope with their name and teacher. Your student will be given an “All for Books Donation Book Slip” that they will write their name on and all donation slips will be proudly displayed in the library hallway. The students will be able to see their progress in giving back to the ... read full article
Bond and Levies Open Houses - POSTPONED!!Nicole Trimble11/3/201711/20/2017
Bond and Levies Open Houses - POSTPONED!!
Northshore to Host Bond and Levies Open Houses Northshore families and community members, please note that the remaining Bond and Levies Open Houses that were scheduled in November have been postponed until January - so they are closer to the election. The new schedule will be posted on our PTA website and sent out in this newsletter as soon as we have it!   Canyon Creek PTA will host an informational presentation at our January meeting:  Tuesday, January 9th, 6:30-8pm , Canyon Creek Library   You can find a bond/levy information at www.nsd.org/2018bondlevies . If you have additional questions about ... read full article
2017 Legislative Assembly SummaryNicole Trimble10/26/201711/10/2017
2017 Legislative Assembly Summary
2017 Legislative Assembly Summary On October 20th and 21st, over 200 PTA representatives from across 11 regions in the State of Washington gathered for the 2017 WSPTA Legislative Assembly in Tacoma. Robin Zaback and Barby Taheri represented Canyon Creek PTA as voting delegates. Delegates adopted 4 Resolutions as well as adopting 7 Issues to be supported on the 2018 WSPTA Legislative Platform. The Platform provides a timely list of legislative priorities for WSPTA and its members to support through its grassroots efforts. Delegates were also offered opportunities to further their advocacy training, participate in panel discussions, and network with other ... read full article
Veterans Day Assembly Invitation!Nicole Trimble10/24/201711/9/2017
Veterans Day Assembly Invitation!
An Invitation to All Veterans  in our Canyon Creek Community Canyon Creek students and staff would like to invite veterans and families to honor our veterans’ service to our country. All of our Canyon Creek community is welcome to attend to see our performances, accompany our veterans, and honor the day.   Thursday, November 9th Assembly #1 : 9:20-10:00 am Reception : 10:00-10:30 am Assembly #2 : 10:30-11:10 am   Additionally, we will have musical performances from the 1st and 4th grade classrooms, and a presentation of the color guard by our students involved with Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, and ... read full article
The 2017 Great Pumpkin RaceNicole Trimble10/18/201710/23/2017
The 2017 Great Pumpkin Race
The 2017 Great Pumpkin Race is coming on Monday, October 23rd! Hosted by the North Creek High School & Bothell High School Cross Country Programs. This Northshore District Elementary School Cross Country Invitational is open to  ALL North Creek High & Bothell High Elementary feeder school students in grades K-5 . (Note: Runners not involved in the elementary school X-Country program and GRADES K-5 will need to complete a waiver to participate.) See the flyer below for more information about the event - or here . This is an embedded .pdf.     ... read full article
Every Kid in a ParkNicole Trimble10/15/201711/30/2017
Every Kid in a Park
The National Park Service is once again offering the Every Kid in a Park program for fourth graders that will allow free entrance to more than 2,000 federally managed lands and waters nationwide for an entire year! The “Every Kid in a Park” pass admits the fourth grader and any accompanying passengers in a private, non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas, or the pass owner and up to three accompanying adults at sites that charge per person. Your 4th grader can go to https://www.everykidinapark.gov/ and sign up for a pass today!   Todos los Niños en un Parque Conseguir ... read full article
Capital Bond & Levy Presentation @ Skyview Middle SchoolNicole Trimble10/14/201710/25/2017
Capital Bond & Levy Presentation @ Skyview Middle School
Capital Bond & Levy Presentation on October 25th @ 7pm at Skyview Middle School Library The Northshore School District plans to have three ballot measures for voters to decide on in the February 13, 2018 election: A renewal of the educational maintenance and operations levy to ensure current buildings are well maintained A capital bond  to build additional classroom space A technology levy to ensure all students have the technology skills they need for success These measures directly impact Canyon Creek Elementary and Skyview Middle School students!   Join Skyvew PTSA and Northshore School District as they host a special ... read full article
Woodinville Storehouse Food BankNicole Trimble10/14/201710/27/2017
Woodinville Storehouse Food Bank
Woodinville Storehouse Food Bank This year, our Fall Food Drive (October 23rd-27th) is collecting donations for Woodinville Storehouse (WSH). It is a non-profit organization serving residents in Woodinville, Bothell, Kirkland, Kenmore and Redmond. Located at 17110 140th Ave NE, Woodinville, WA 98072, WSH is open on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-7:20pm and Saturday mornings from 9:30-10:20am for families in need of assistance. Walk-in clients are welcome! Bring ID for all family members and proof of residency such as utility bill or rental agreement for Woodinville, Bothell, Kirkland, Kenmore or Redmond. Regular appointment times can be scheduled after the first visit. For more ... read full article
Advocacy Update - October 2017Nicole Trimble10/1/201710/31/2017
Advocacy Update - October 2017
Upcoming Key Advocacy Dates: Oct. 9 Last Day to Register to Vote Online or by Mail Oct. 20 – 21 WSPTA Legislative Assembly in Tacoma Oct. 23 Candidate Forum for Bothell City Council Oct. 30 Last Day to Register to Vote in Person at Auditor’s Office Nov. 7 General Election Day   Make Your Vote Count! Prepare to vote in the upcoming General Election. Remind your family and friends to register to vote. It only takes a couple minutes of your time. You may register to vote online by visiting www.myvote.wa.gov .  The deadline to register to vote in the ... read full article
NSD HiCap Parents CouncilNicole Trimble9/27/201710/26/2017
NSD HiCap Parents Council
Northshore School District (NSD) HiCap Parents Council If you have a Highly Capable (HiCap) student and would like to connect with an organization that is working to ensure your student succeeds, feel free to explore their website and join their mailing list. http://hcparents.org     From their website: Our Vision The vision of the HiCap Council is for all Northshore School District (NSD) Highly Capable students to reach their full potential through programs that distinguish NSD as an exemplary district for highly capable education. Our Mission To advocate for the needs and unique challenges of both identified and non-identified highly ... read full article
Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety (Oct 16)Nicole Trimble9/25/201710/16/2017
Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety (Oct 16)
Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety is a documentary and VR experience that looks at anxiety, its causes and effects, and what we can do about it. Northshore Council PTSA and Kenmore Middle School PTSA are pleased to team with Northshore School District to bring this important film and Q & A to our community free of charge on Monday, October 16th .   Please reserve tickets via this link:  https://www.showclix.com/event/angst-northshore-council-ptsa Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save ... read full article
Conversations with the Board: 10/30Nicole Trimble9/25/201710/30/2017
Conversations with the Board: 10/30
Parents and community members are invited to attend Conversations with the Board, Monday, Oct. 30, 7-8:30 p.m. , in the Wellington Elementary School library. This evening forum is designed to allow for two-way conversation in an informal setting. School board members would like to hear from parents and community members about the opportunities they see for Northshore and their priorities for the district over the next 3-5 years. ... read full article
2017 WSPTA Legislative Assembly SURVEY!Nicole Trimble9/22/201710/9/2017
2017 WSPTA Legislative Assembly SURVEY!
Share your opinions and ensure our PTA speaks for the school community! On October 20th & 21st, our PTA will send representatives to attend the 2017 WSPTA Legislative Assembly in Tacoma. We really need to hear from our school community to ensure we are representing our community's concerns and opinions accurately. We'd love to know your thoughts about these issues! To give your feedback on the 4 new long-term Resolutions and 7 short-term Legislative Issues that will be debated and voted on at Legislative Assembly, please take the following survey.   Submissions are due by end of day on Monday, ... read full article
Meet & Greet with Superintendent Reid - 9/29, 8:40amNicole Trimble9/9/20179/29/2017
Meet & Greet with Superintendent Reid - 9/29, 8:40am
  Would you like to meet Dr. Reid? Do you have questions for the Superintendent of our school district? Want to hear what others are asking?   Come meet Dr. Michelle Reid on Friday, September 29, from 8:40-9:00am in the Canyon Creek cafeteria.  Enjoy a treat during this informal visit with the superintendent of the Northshore School District.    Learn more about Dr. Reid and read her blog:  here .   If you have any questions, please contact the school office.   ... read full article
Advocacy Update - September 2017Nicole Trimble9/3/20179/30/2017
Advocacy Update - September 2017
Upcoming Key Advocacy Dates: Sept. 26 National Voter Registration Day Oct. 9 Last Day to Register to Vote Online or by Mail Oct. 20 – 21 WSPTA Legislative Assembly in Tacoma Oct. 23 Candidate Forum for Bothell City Council Oct. 30 Last Day to Register to Vote in Person at Auditor’s Office Nov. 7 General Election Day   PTA Advocates for All Children Did you know that PTA is the oldest and largest child advocacy organization in the country? Since inception in 1905, PTA has been a driving force behind the creation of kindergarten, hot lunch programs, early education, and ... read full article
First Day of School!!Nicole Trimble8/21/20179/12/2017
First Day of School!!
First Day of School Information Canyon Creek Elementary, 2017-18   First Day of School: 1st through 5th grades: Wednesday, September 6th Kindergarten: Monday, September 11th Note that Kindergarten families will be invited to have personal meetings with their teachers to build relationships for a successful year.  Families will be contacted in August to schedule those individual meetings on 9/6, 9/7 or 9/8.  The family lists are supported through the state's WaKIDS kindergarten transition program, linked to full-day kindergarten funding.    School Day Hours: Drop-off Begins: 8:45 a.m. Start: 9:05 a.m. End: 3:35 p.m.  Wednesday Early Release: 2:05 p.m.  (Note, September 6th is ... read full article
Back to School ResourcesNicole Trimble8/21/20179/16/2017
Back to School Resources
Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year! For back to school information from the school district, follow the Northshore School District Facebook page  for daily countdown messages leading up to the first day of school - about resources available to you and your student! Information from the Northshore School District Back to School Resources page : First Day of School 1st - 5th grades: Wednesday, September 6th Kindergarten: Monday, September 11th* Note that Kindergarten families will be invited to have personal meetings with their teachers to build relationships for a successful year.  Families will be contacted in August to schedule those individual meetings ... read full article
Back to School Fair August 16thNicole Trimble7/11/20178/16/2017
Back to School Fair August 16th
Come Join the Fun! Wednesday August 16th,  4 - 6:30 p.m. Canyon Park Middle School 23723 23rd Ave. SE Bothell, WA   98021   The Northshore School District, in partnership with the Northshore Human Services Consortium and other human service organizations, hosts the annual Back to School Fair. All ages are welcome to attend this FREE event.   There will be entertainment, music, free children's ID cards and haircuts, food and drinks, children's activities and school and community resource information.   (Source:  https://www.nsd.org/Page/20656 ) ... read full article
Supply List Available for 2017-18 School YearNicole Trimble7/1/20179/8/2017
Supply List Available for 2017-18 School Year
2017-2018 School Supply List Now Available     Our school supply lists for next school year is available!  Classroom teachers will share with students during the first week of school what additional supplies are needed for their individual classrooms. Please direct questions regarding the list of supplies directly to the Canyon Creek Elementary main office (415-408-5700). Printable version of School Supply List 2017-2018 . This is an embedded .pdf.   This document and supply lists for other elementary schools are available on the Northshore School District website .   In 2016-17, a committee of parents, teachers, office managers and administrators worked to streamline this list; reduce the ... read full article
Backpacks for Kids!Nicole Trimble6/28/20178/10/2017
Backpacks for Kids!
Help with the Backpacks for Kids campaign! You are invited to help the Northshore Foundation in providing backpacks filled with school supplies for students experiencing need in our community. Now in its 18th year, the Backpacks for Kids Program has helped thousands of students prepared to start the year with everything they need. When you make a donation, you help students like Mary, whose mom is experiencing illness this fall that has drained family resources. And Isaac whose family is new to the community and sharing housing with a relative, and Josie whose dad is experiencing joblessness because his company has relocated. ... read full article
Summer Food Programs Chitkala Seshasankaran6/20/20178/21/2017
Summer Food Programs
Free Summer Meals for Children 18 and Younger There are a number of food programs in the Northshore area to support families during the summer months. King County Library System is will have Summer Meals at the Library at 12 locations across King County. The meals are free for all children and teens ages birth to 18. There are no restrictions on family income and no registration is required. Come for lunch, then hang out to read and learn. For more information and a complete list of locations, visit: https://kcls.org/blogs/post/summer-meals-at-the-library/ . Free summer lunches for children 18 years and under ... read full article
3rd Grade Heritage FestivalRobin Zaback6/11/20176/14/2017
3rd Grade Heritage Festival
Canyon Creek's 3rd Grade students are excited to share their Heritage Projects on Wednesday, June 14th, from 6:30-7 p.m. in the gym. Come see their projects and celebrate their work and the diversity of our Canyon Creek families! Help is still needed to make this event run smoothly-- if you are interested in volunteering, please contact  Mrs. Burkett . ... read full article
Care DayChitkala Seshasankaran6/3/20176/29/2017
Care Day
Care Day, the annual resource event that helps connect our neighbors to the services and resources they need, is happening Thursday, June 29th at Northshore Junior High. Free health care services, haircuts, housing, public benefits and more, all in one place on one day. For more information, to sign up as a provider, or to volunteer, go to www.careday.net .   ... read full article
Skyview PTSA MeetingChitkala Seshasankaran5/22/20176/7/2017
Skyview PTSA Meeting
Skyview PTSA invites 2017/2018 school year incoming 6th and 7th grade families to attend their next PTSA General Membership Meeting on  Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 , at  7 p.m.  in the Skyview Library. It will be a great opportunity to learn more about Skyview and how you can get involved! For more info:  Skyview PTSA ... read full article
Northshore Schools Foundation AmbassadorChitkala Seshasankaran5/9/20175/31/2017
Northshore Schools Foundation Ambassador
Northshore Schools Foundation Ambassador   Northshore Schools Foundation is a non-profit organization that raises funds and works to build partnerships to support the school district's priorities of academic success and excellence for all Northshore students. The Foundation Ambassadors program is designed to help maintain collaborative and mutually beneficial relationships with individual schools and PTAs. They are currently seeking an individual to be their Ambassador for Canyon Creek Elementary . Anyone who loves public education, wants to serve our students, and is affiliated with Canyon Creek can serve as an Ambassador. Regular access to email is required. The time commitment is ... read full article
Community Conversations with The BoardChitkala Seshasankaran5/9/20175/16/2017
Community Conversations with The Board
Community Conversations With The Board   Northshore families and community members are invited to attend Community Conversations with the Board on Tuesday, May 16th from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Leota Junior High . It will be in the library. This will be the last one for this school year. Northshore School Board directors will introduce their work, and then meet in small groups with the community to discuss major areas of focus for the year. A Spanish interpreter will be available. Those needing interpretation in additional languages should contact Communications at 425-408-7670. ... read full article
Skyview PTSA Meeting - 5/10Robin Zaback5/8/20175/10/2017
Skyview PTSA Meeting - 5/10
All incoming 6th and 7th grade families are invited to attend the next  Skyview PTSA General Meeting on Wednesday, May 10th at 7 p.m. in the Skyview cafeteria. North Creek High School's Principal, Eric McDowell will be speaking and the PTSA Golden Acorn awards will be presented as well. It will be a great opportunity to learn  more about Skyview PTSA and how you can get involved! ... read full article
Student Concert Series - Spring 2017Robin Zaback5/2/20175/16/2017
Student Concert Series - Spring 2017
The Spring Canyon Creek Elementary Grade Level Concert series continues next week! Tuesday, May 9th - 2nd grade (6:00) | 4th grade (7:00) Tuesday, May 16th - 5th grade (7:00) All performances are in the Canyon Creek Gym. Save Save ... read full article
Northshore SEPAC & Northshore Council PTSA - Reading PresentationNicole Trimble4/30/20175/10/2017
Northshore SEPAC & Northshore Council PTSA - Reading Presentation
Help Your Kid Decode:  What struggling readers don’t know and good readers don’t know they know This parent education class is geared toward families who want more tools to help their kids read confidently and with less guessing and tears, from beginning readers to those struggling with multisyllabic words.  The English language has a reputation for being all about rules that don’t work.  We’ll discover that even though English is complex, it follows a lot more rules than it gets credit for.  In this class we’ll: study basic and advanced phonics,  practice different ways to break words down into smaller ... read full article
Student Council Book Drive - May 8th -12thChitkala Seshasankaran4/28/20175/12/2017
Student Council Book Drive - May 8th -12th
  Book Drive Canyon Creek’s Student Council and Mentor a Gambian have teamed up for a: Book Drive                                      May 8th-12th Help support literacy in The Gambia! Bring new or gently used children’s books to donation bins in the office foyer.   Mentor a Gambian :   http://portal.mentoragambian.org/reading    “Helping Establish Reading Programs in Small Communities, One Small Community at a Time.” Help support literacy in The Gambia!  Please contact Annie Hall ( ahall@nsd.org ) or Lauren Fabrizius ( lfabrizius@nsd.org ) for more ... read full article
Skyview Parent Info Night - May 31st @ 6:30 pmChitkala Seshasankaran4/28/20175/31/2017
Skyview Parent Info Night - May 31st @ 6:30 pm
Skyview Parent Info Night                  The Skyview Counseling department has scheduled  a "Class of 2023 & 2024 Parent Middle School Information Night"  for May 31st at 6:30 p.m. in the Skyview gymnasium. Note that due to capacity and programming, this event is for parents only. Students will be visiting the Skyview campus on Tuesday, June 6th. For more information :  Parent Info night   ... read full article
NSD Mobile App!!!!Chitkala Seshasankaran4/28/20175/31/2017
NSD Mobile App!!!!
NSD Mobile App Available Now!!!                                         Northshore School District recently announced that they have a new mobile app for Android and iOS devices! This new tool allows f amilies to follow their students' schools, track lunch balances, see checked out library books, access grades and attendance, and much more!  You will need your ID and password to ParentVUE in order to access personalized student information and notification options. If your ParentVUE account has not been activated, contact the Canyon Creek Office ... read full article
Skyview PTSA MeetingChitkala Seshasankaran4/17/20174/26/2017
Skyview PTSA Meeting
Skyview PTSA Meeting - Current 5th & 6th Grade Families!!   Skyview PTSA invites 2017/2018 school year incoming 6th and 7th grade families to attend their next  PTSA General Membership Meeting on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017, at 7 p.m. in the Skyview library.   Representatives from the Student Planning Committee, Shannon Cortinas and Bret Geller, will  be speaking about the 2018 Spring Break Washington D.C. trip. It will be a great opportunity to learn  more about Skyview and how you can get involved!   Questions? Contact Skyview PTSA Secretary, Teresa Holmberg . Want to get involved with Skyview's PTSA? See ... read full article
Canyon Creek Track & Field Chitkala Seshasankaran4/3/20174/17/2017
Canyon Creek Track & Field
Canyon Creek Track & Field   Registration is now open to all 3rd-6th graders for Canyon Creek's 2017 Track and Field Season! This school-sponsored activity will meet after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting April 18th. For all the details and registration information, visit Canyon Creek's website: http://www.nsd.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=10&ModuleInstanceID=22859&ViewID=047E6BE3-6D87-4130-8424-D8E4E9ED6C2A&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=71271&PageID=13                                                               ... read full article
Canyon Creek Start Time 2017-2018Chitkala Seshasankaran3/27/20178/21/2017
Canyon Creek Start Time 2017-2018
The Northshore School District has mapped out the new start a nd end times for fall of 2017 for individual schools. For most schools, this will mean starting and ending about 25 minutes later than they do this year. This was approved by the School Board in November.  Overall, elementary start times will vary by school, with the earliest starting at 9 a.m. and the latest starting at 9:35 a.m.  Canyon Creek Elementary NEW school times: Start time: 9:05 a.m End time: 3:35 p.m. Wednesday Early Release: 2:05 p.m. For more Information on the start and end times:  NSD website - start ... read full article
WSPTA Convention - April 28-30Chitkala Seshasankaran3/27/20174/28/2017
WSPTA Convention - April 28-30
WSPTA Convention - April 28-30 Washington State PTA will host its 104th Annual Convention taking place April 28-30, 2017 at the Hilton Seattle Airport and Conference Center. The convention is a celebration of all things PTA! Here is a list of reasons why YOU might want to attend: Be inspired. Convention is the place where leaders go to be inspired, understand the issues, and learn the skills to be powerful and effective leaders and advocates. Professional development . Convention classes are the best way for PTA officers to get the leadership training they need to have a successful year, and ... read full article
Diversity Discussion for Parents & Staff Chitkala Seshasankaran3/9/20173/20/2017
Diversity Discussion for Parents & Staff
   Fostering a Diverse & Inclusive Environment for All Students                                  All parents and staff in the Northshore School District are invited to a special discussion on how to talk with children about race and diversity. The discussion is offered as part of Northshore’s Equity and Diversity Initiative that launched in 2015. This year, the number of languages families speak at home in the district has grown to 94.   Ilsa Govan, co-founder of Cultures Connecting, will lead an interactive session with parents and staff. ... read full article
Design Proposal Open HouseChitkala Seshasankaran3/8/20173/13/2017
Design Proposal Open House
                                 Design Proposal Open House      You are invited to attend a special open house to preview the conceptual design for construction that -- if approved -- would add classroom space for both Skyview and Canyon Creek. From 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 13 , in the Skyview Junior High commons, you may view the conceptual design and ask questions of district leadership, school administrators, the capital projects team, and consultants. This is a drop-in event rather than a formal presentation. The construction project ... read full article
"Profectum" - A Special PresentationChitkala Seshasankaran2/28/20173/14/2017
"Profectum" - A Special Presentation
    "Profectum" - A Special Presentation Northshore HiCap Council and SEPAC invite you to a special presentation: "Profectum" Using Pediatric Physical and Occupational Therapy to Empower Parent and Children Interactions by Rosemary White , OTR/L A HiCap Council– SEPAC Joint Presentation Thursday, March 9, 2017, 7 - 8:30 pm At: The Public Meeting Room at the Kenmore Fire Station 7220 NE 181st St Kenmore, WA 98028 This FREE presentation is open  to all educators & families. Rosemary White has been an Occupational Therapist since 1972 and brings a wealth of clinical experience to every workshop she teaches throughout the ... read full article
Recess Running ClubChitkala Seshasankaran2/28/20174/30/2017
Recess Running Club
Recess Running Club Recess Running Club is in full swing!! This is a voluntary before school recess activity ( Fridays, 8:25-8:40 am ) for students at Canyon Creek. Students run or walk around the perimeter of the dirt field (1/4 mile). Students have the opportunity to earn shoe tokens for miles they achieve. Running Club will continue through the end of May. We need volunteers to help make it run smoothly!! Our runners love seeing frequent volunteers,  but any volunteer time commitment you are willing to offer is welcomed. Volunteers are needed  to help monitor and record students’ laps on ... read full article
NSD Calendar Update!!!Chitkala Seshasankaran2/28/20173/14/2017
NSD Calendar Update!!!
  NSD Calendar Update! Northshore School District has posted an updated calendar that accounts for the snow days in February and shows the new last day of school (Monday, June 26). Access the revised calendar: http://docs.nsd.org/hr/publicdocs/SchoolCalendar/SchoolCalendar.pdf   ... read full article
Education Funding ForumChitkala Seshasankaran2/28/20173/14/2017
Education Funding Forum
Education Funding Forum   Education Funding Forum: A Conversation with Legislators   Please join us for a conversation with our legislators on Saturday, March 11th, 9:30-11:30am . The State Legislature will be shaping compensation and education funding for decades to come. In October, the State Supreme Court ordered the Legislature to finally fully fund our schools, including compensation, during the current session, with full funding to start September 1, 2018. The state budget the legislature passes this session will be the “McCleary Budget,” the framework for future education budgets for the foreseeable future. This event is open to all educators, ... read full article
NSD Kindergarten Orientation NightsChitkala Seshasankaran1/31/20173/16/2017
NSD Kindergarten Orientation Nights
  NSD Kindergarten Orientation Nights   Do you have a child who will be attending Kindergarten in 2017-18??? If so,  Be sure to attend one of the school district Kindergarten Orientations scheduled in March. At these sessions, curriculum specialists and kindergarten teachers present parents with information about the NorthShore School District's kindergarten program. The orientations are intended for parents only and do not require registration to attend.   This year, there are three orientation opportunities for parents:   Thursday, March 9, 2017   7:00 p.m.   Northshore Performing Arts Ctr.   9130 NE 180th St.   Bothell, WA 98011   ... read full article
Early Release / Dismissals 2017-18 - Canyon CreekNicole Trimble8/22/20176/29/2018
Early Release / Dismissals 2017-18 - Canyon Creek
Normal release time: 3:35 pm Wednesday Early Release time: 2:05 pm   For the 2017-18 school year, all Wednesdays are early release except the following four Wednesdays: September 6th (first day of school for 1st-5th graders) - dismissal at 3:35 pm. November 22nd (elementary early dismissal for conferences) - dismissal at 12:15 pm. June 13th - dismissal at 3:35 pm. June 20th - dismissal at 3:35 pm.   Also note the following early dismissal days : November 16th, 17th, 20th, 21st & 22nd (elementary early dismissal for conferences) - dismissal at 12:15 pm. February 9th (elementary early dismissal for conferences) - dismissal ... read full article