Backpacks for Kids
The Northshore Schools Foundation Backpacks for Kids drive is going on now and lasts through Sunday, August 5th ! The community-wide drive collects back-to-school supplies and backpacks for families in need. For details about the program, collection sites, and more, visit: http://www.northshoreschoolsfoundation.org/backpacks/   ... read full article
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
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7/19/2018-8/5/2018

First Day of School 2018-19
First Day of School Information Canyon Creek Elementary, 2018-19   First Day of School: 1st through 5th grades: Wednesday, September 5th Kindergarten: Monday, September 10th O R Tuesday, September 11th NSD will have a staggered start for kindergarteners - where some still start Monday and some will start Tuesday. Canyon Creek will be informing families of when their kindergarten students will be starting school. More info on NSD website  or school website . 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
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
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7/1/2018-9/11/2018

School Supply Lists for Fall are Available!
School Supply Lists Available! Are you ready to shop for school supplies? Want to look for deals or go in with friends on bulk purchases to get a discount? There is time to plan it all... Find the fall school supply lists  on Canyon Creek Elementary's website. Happy Summer!! ... read full article
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
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7/1/2018-9/14/2018

2018-2019 School Calendar
2018-2019 School Calendar Do you need to plan for child care for next school year? Want to plan your vacations? The 2018-2019 School Calendar is available on the NSD website  (or on the Calendar menu to the left). ... read full article
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
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7/1/2018-8/31/2018

Join Us for Community Serve Day!!
Community Serve Day - Sunday, August 26th Community Serve Day is coming to Canyon Creek on Sunday, August 26th, 9:00am - 1:00pm . Come join us to help teachers set up classrooms, as well as improve the campus through landscaping, repair, and other grounds projects. The whole family can participate! Sign up at  communityserveday.org Once registered, you’ll receive information on your project via email. Thanks in advance for helping prepare our teachers and campus for the start of school! Contact Ms. McLain   or the school office with questions.  ... read full article
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
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6/16/2018-8/26/2018

Free Summer Meals
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. The Northshore School District will serve breakfast and lunch at no charge to all children who are 18 and younger thanks to a program funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Children do not have to be enrolled in the District to receive this benefit. The program will run from June 25 to August 17, Monday through Friday, except for July 4 and 5, at Northshore Middle School, located at 12101 NE 160th St. ... read full article
Author:
Robin Zaback 
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6/15/2018-8/24/2018
Save the date: Back to School FairNicole Trimble7/25/20188/15/2018
Save the date: Back to School Fair
Back to School Fair, August 15, 2018 - Come Join the Fun! When: Wednesday, August 15th, 4 - 6:30 p.m.   Where: 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. ... read full article
Backpacks for KidsNicole Trimble7/19/20188/5/2018
Backpacks for Kids
The Northshore Schools Foundation Backpacks for Kids drive is going on now and lasts through Sunday, August 5th ! The community-wide drive collects back-to-school supplies and backpacks for families in need. For details about the program, collection sites, and more, visit: http://www.northshoreschoolsfoundation.org/backpacks/   ... read full article
First Day of School 2018-19Nicole Trimble7/1/20189/11/2018
First Day of School 2018-19
First Day of School Information Canyon Creek Elementary, 2018-19   First Day of School: 1st through 5th grades: Wednesday, September 5th Kindergarten: Monday, September 10th O R Tuesday, September 11th NSD will have a staggered start for kindergarteners - where some still start Monday and some will start Tuesday. Canyon Creek will be informing families of when their kindergarten students will be starting school. More info on NSD website  or school website . 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
School Supply Lists for Fall are Available!Nicole Trimble7/1/20189/14/2018
School Supply Lists for Fall are Available!
School Supply Lists Available! Are you ready to shop for school supplies? Want to look for deals or go in with friends on bulk purchases to get a discount? There is time to plan it all... Find the fall school supply lists  on Canyon Creek Elementary's website. Happy Summer!! ... read full article
2018-2019 School CalendarNicole Trimble7/1/20188/31/2018
2018-2019 School Calendar
2018-2019 School Calendar Do you need to plan for child care for next school year? Want to plan your vacations? The 2018-2019 School Calendar is available on the NSD website  (or on the Calendar menu to the left). ... read full article
Summer Reading Prevents Summer SlideNicole Trimble7/1/20187/15/2018
Summer Reading Prevents Summer Slide
Summer reading prevents summer slide Research shows summer break away from school can cause students, especially struggling learners, to experience "summer slide" or some loss of what they've learned over the school year. We're launching a summer reading initiative to encourage students and parents to keep it going. Join us! Learn more . (Source: NSD website) ... read full article
Skyview Campus - CLOSED FOR SUMMERNicole Trimble6/27/20187/11/2018
Skyview Campus - CLOSED FOR SUMMER
Beginning June 25, NSD will be preparing Skyview & Canyon Creek for construction for the Skyview Middle School/Canyon Creek Elementary multi-use building and campus renovations. In an abundance of caution, the Skyview campus, including the tennis courts and track, will be off limits to students, staff and the community until further notice. An update is expected in mid-August. Source:  https://www.nsd.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=4&ModuleInstanceID=3134&ViewID=6446EE88-D30C-497E-9316-3F8874B3E108&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=87155&PageID=1     ... read full article
Join Us for Community Serve Day!!Nicole Trimble6/16/20188/26/2018
Join Us for Community Serve Day!!
Community Serve Day - Sunday, August 26th Community Serve Day is coming to Canyon Creek on Sunday, August 26th, 9:00am - 1:00pm . Come join us to help teachers set up classrooms, as well as improve the campus through landscaping, repair, and other grounds projects. The whole family can participate! Sign up at  communityserveday.org Once registered, you’ll receive information on your project via email. Thanks in advance for helping prepare our teachers and campus for the start of school! Contact Ms. McLain   or the school office with questions.  ... read full article
Free Summer MealsRobin Zaback6/15/20188/24/2018
Free Summer Meals
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. The Northshore School District will serve breakfast and lunch at no charge to all children who are 18 and younger thanks to a program funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Children do not have to be enrolled in the District to receive this benefit. The program will run from June 25 to August 17, Monday through Friday, except for July 4 and 5, at Northshore Middle School, located at 12101 NE 160th St. ... read full article
Advocacy Update - June 2018Nicole Trimble6/9/20186/30/2018
Advocacy Update - June 2018
  Upcoming Advocacy Dates JUNE 6/11 – NSD School Board Meeting at 4pm 6/20 - City of Bothell Open House at 5:30pm 6/25 - NSD School Board Meeting at 7pm JULY 7/9 - Last day to register or change/update voter registration online or by mail 7/9 - NSD School Board Meeting at 4pm AUGUST 8/7 - Primary Election Day 8/13 - NSD School Board Meeting at 4pm 8/27 - NSD School Board Meeting at 7pm  Get out to Vote!! The Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, August 7th . The last day to register or change/update your address online ... read full article
Field Day 2018 - Come Join The Fun!!Nicole Trimble6/6/20186/18/2018
Field Day 2018 - Come Join The Fun!!
FIELD DAY 2018 is right around the corner and the school needs A LOT of help! Join us the afternoon of Monday, June 18th , to help out at this awesome event when all of the students in our school get to play games and challenge each other in a variety of activities. Volunteers need to arrive at about 1:00pm and should plan to stay until about 3:00pm . During that time you'll be running an event such as jousting, potato carry, cup stacking, bowling, or many others! Please come out and have some fun with students having fun! Contact Mr. ... read full article
Care Day - June 29thNicole Trimble6/5/20186/29/2018
Care Day - June 29th
Care Day Connects People In Need with Resources to Help Care Day, in partnership with the Northshore School District, brings together in one location, service agencies and resources within the Northshore area to meet the needs of struggling families and individuals. Services include: free dental care; employment support; housing and food assistance; health and medical services; legal, financial and Veteran services; and a hot meal. Care Day is Friday, June 29th, 10am - 3pm , at Northshore Middle School. More information, including opportunities to be a Care Day volunteer, is available at  www.careday.net . ... read full article
Kids Bowl Free This Summer!Nicole Trimble6/2/20186/30/2018
Kids Bowl Free This Summer!
Thanks to In-School Bowling, the program that generously provides resources for our P.E. teachers to teach bowling at school, we have a coupon to share so students can take their skills to the bowling alley! Bowl this summer at Kenmore Lanes - and kids bowl free (during posted times, exclusions apply).   Print coupon below (or found here ) and check out details at www.KidsBowlFree.com . This is an embedded .pdf. ... read full article
Heritage Festival 2018Nicole Trimble5/25/20186/12/2018
Heritage Festival 2018
Heritage Festival 2018 - Volunteer Opportunity! Canyon Creek's 3rd Grade students are excited to share their Heritage Projects on Tuesday, June 12th at 6:30 p.m. in the gym. Come see their projects and celebrate their work and the diversity of our Canyon Creek families! The teachers would appreciate help to make this event run smoothly! Volunteers are requested for: set-up in the afternoon ( 1:40 pm ) during the event in the afternoon ( 2:45-3:30 pm ) - this event is for classes to check it out!! during the evening event ( 6:30-7:30 pm ). If you are interested in volunteering, please contact ... read full article
Parent Ed: Autism- Sensory Processing and BehaviorNicole Trimble5/21/20185/30/2018
Parent Ed: Autism- Sensory Processing and Behavior
  The Northshore Council PTSA is proud to present a Education Event for parents, teachers, paraprofessionals, and therapists on Autism: Sensory Processing and Behavior.   This is a free event however no childcare provided. Date:   Wednesday. May 30th Time:   7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Location:  Northshore Middle School Library,  12101 NE 160th St, Bothell, WA 98011 *There will be a Spanish interpreter at this event.   Presenter:  Jeanette Lange, Masters of Nursing and Special Ed Rep at Northcreek HS Target Audience:   NSD families, teachers, paras, school therapists    Event format: one hour presentation parents of kids with ... read full article
Avoid, Deny, Defend (Active Shooter) TrainingNicole Trimble5/11/20185/14/2018
Avoid, Deny, Defend (Active Shooter) Training
Lake Forest Park Police Department will present Citizen Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE): Avoid, Deny, Defend sponsored by NS Council PTSA 6.10. Reserving a spot guarantees entry if room capacity is met. No need to print ticket, we can check you in at the event.  Event Details WHEN: May 14, 7:00PM WHERE: North Shore Fire Station 51 Kenmore. 7220 NE 181st Street, Kenmore, WA 98028. This meeting was originally intended for PTA Leadership and PTA Emergency Preparedness Chairs, but has been opened up to the entire community. Agenda Human behavior and physiology, decision making, Avoid, Deny, and Defend methodology, ... read full article
NSD Safety & Security UpdateNicole Trimble5/6/20185/19/2018
NSD Safety & Security Update
A safe and secure learning and working environment is our priority. Northshore School District has put together a presentation  about where they are in the Safety & Security Preparation and Planning process. The bond passed this year (Proposition 2: Capital Projects Bond) provides for safety and security updates at all schools as well as many other things. Read more about the 2018 Bond and Levies  and what they will be used for in NSD.  Did you know? 100% of Northshore schools have: Received Active Threat training Conducted lockdown drills Conducted evacuation drills  (*Bus drivers conduct evaluation drills twice a year.) Totals ... read full article
Northshore Council PTSA Spring TrainingRobin Zaback5/3/20185/7/2018
Northshore Council PTSA Spring Training
Northshore Council PTSA will be hosting its Spring Training event on Monday, May 7th, at the NSD Admin Building (3330 Monte Villa Pkwy, Bothell, WA 98021). The evening will begin at 7 pm with their general meeting followed by break-out training sessions starting at 7:45. The following classes will be offered: 1. Ready, Set, Go 2. Treasurer 3. Advocacy 4. PTA Through the Ages To learn more, visit the event page on Facebook . If you are interested in attending one of the classes, please also pre-register at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0a4badab2baafe3-spring . ... read full article
Advocacy Update - May 2018Nicole Trimble5/1/20185/31/2018
Advocacy Update - May 2018
  OSPI Plan Their Budget Requests to the Governor and the Legislature What's your opinion on the most important issues facing public K-12 education in WA? For the first time ever, OSPI is giving you a chance to Pick Your Priorities! Take the 5-minute survey today:  http://bit.ly/pickyourpriorities . Your feedback will help OSPI as they develop a budget that moves our public schools from “basic” funding toward a system better designed to meet the needs of all learners. Please take five minutes to complete the entire survey – your feedback will be invaluable. The survey will remain open until Friday, ... read full article
WSPTA Annual ConventionNicole Trimble4/29/20185/13/2018
WSPTA Annual Convention
WSPTA's 105th annual Convention is May 18-20  in Vancouver, WA Would you like to attend the Washington State PTA Convention? The Keynote Speaker will be National Teacher of the Year Mandy Manning.  Why attend? Because it’s FUN! Attend classes that help you develop new skills and reach new levels of knowledge. Classes count as approved training for PTA board members. Sign up for a personal or group coaching session to answer your questions and discuss solutions to your challenges. Network and meet new people from around the state. Share your successes and brainstorm fresh ideas. Be inspired by amazing students – ... read full article
Canyon Creek Grade Level Spring Concert SeriesNicole Trimble4/25/20185/22/2018
Canyon Creek Grade Level Spring Concert Series
The Canyon Creek Elementary Grade Level Spring Concert series is a fun way to see what students have been working on in Music class! Tuesday, May 1st - 1st grade (6:00) | 3rd grade (7:00) Tuesday, May 8th - 2nd grade (6:00) | 4th grade (7:00) Tuesday, May 22nd - 5th grade (7:00) All performances are in the Canyon Creek Gym. Students should arrive 15 minutes before their concert time, in either the music room or the music portable based on their home teacher name. ... read full article
NSD: Safety & Security MeetingNicole Trimble4/11/20184/24/2018
NSD: Safety & Security Meeting
NSD - Safety & Security Meeting Join our school district leaders for a conversation about safety and security on April 24, 2018 from 6-8pm  at the Northshore Performing Arts Center. It is an opportunity for district staff to listen to the thoughts and ideas of our community as they refine the bond planning with regard to safety and security initiatives. Law enforcement officials and the district's board of directors will also be participating in the conversation.  ... read full article
If You See Something, Say SomethingNicole Trimble3/16/20183/30/2018
If You See Something, Say Something
Safety and security at school depends on the school community being alert, aware, and speaking up when something is out of place.  If you see or hear something unsafe, please report it to a staff member or use SafeSchools Alert, an anonymous tip reporting service independent from the school district that allows students, staff, parents and community members to submit safety concerns four different ways: Phone 855.521.2665 Text 855.521.2665 Email 1414@alert1.us Web http://1414.alert1.us   You can also look for the SafeSchools Alert logo in the header of all NSD and Canyon Creek web pages.  Use SafeSchools Alert to easily report ... read full article