Turn in CAPS for 40th Anniversary Mosaic!
Reflections Program 2017-2018
Staff Appreciation: Desserts!
Thank You Coyote Fun Run Sponsors & Donors!

Volunteer Dashboard

Volunteer OpportunityDate/TimeSignupQuestions
Book Fair Volunteers Week of 11/27 - 12/1 Signup Hannah Hurey
Art Docent Program
(classrooms in need listed)
1 classroom visit per month Email Coordinators Melissa Kline,
Jodie McClure &
Courtney Carr
Library Brigade
(days & times available listed)
1 hour weekly
OR 1 hour every 2 weeks
Email Coordinator Hannah Hurey
Running Club Fridays (8:45-9:05am) - 
one or more!
Signup Casey Dwyer &
Lori Kirsten
Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) 1 school day, as often as you want Email Coordinator Michael Richards
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Reflections Submissions Due!
Reflections Submissions Due!

Date:
Monday, November 13
Caps Collection Competition
Caps Collection Competition

Date:
Monday, November 13

- Monday 11/13 through Wednesday 11/15 -

Send those caps you have been collecting into school with your student's teacher's name on the bag!

Class with the most collected will win an ice cream party!!!
Caps Collection Competition
Caps Collection Competition

Date:
Tuesday, November 14

- Monday 11/13 through Wednesday 11/15 -

Send those caps you have been collecting into school with your student's teacher's name on the bag!

Class with the most collected will win an ice cream party!!!
6:30p PTA General Meeting
PTA General Meeting

Date:
Tuesday, November 14
Time:
6:30p - 8:00p
Where:
Canyon Creek Cafeteria

Canyon Creek Chorus will be performing!!
Early Release - 2:05 dismissal
Early Release - 2:05 dismissal

Date:
Wednesday, November 15
Caps Collection Competition
Caps Collection Competition

Date:
Wednesday, November 15

- Monday 11/13 through Wednesday 11/15 -

Send those caps you have been collecting into school with your student's teacher's name on the bag!

Class with the most collected will win an ice cream party!!!
9:00a Staff Appreciation: Desserts!
Staff Appreciation: Desserts!

Date:
Wednesday, November 15
Time:
9:00a
Where:
Canyon Creek Main Office

To show gratitude to our wonderful staff at Canyon Creek Elementary, our Staff Appreciation Committee is planning a Dessert Buffet for the staff. Please consider signing up to bring something for them to enjoy!!

http://canyoncreekpta.org/Article/View/Staff-Appreciation-Delicious-Desserts

Plan to drop the treats off before 9am in the main office (staff room).

2:10p Leap4Kidz
Leap4Kidz

Date:
Wednesday, November 15
Time:
2:10p - 3:10p
Where:
Canyon Creek Cafeteria

After school program!
http://canyoncreekpta.org/Article/View/Leap4Kidz-Lego-STEM-Classes

6:00p Bond and Levies Open House - POSTPONED
Bond and Levies Open House - POSTPONED

Date:
Wednesday, November 15
Time:
6:00p - 7:00p
Where:
Inglemoor High School

This has been POSTPONED until January - we will change the date when we get the new schedule!

Northshore families and community members are invited to learn more about the upcoming bond and levies at Northshore School District's Bond and Levies Open Houses.

http://canyoncreekpta.org/Article/View/Bond-and-Levies-Open-Houses
Conferences - 12:15pm dismissal
Conferences - 12:15pm dismissal

Date:
Thursday, November 16

Elementary early dismissal for conferences. Dismissal at 12:15pm.

NOTE: This is elementary ONLY.
7:00p Bond and Levies Open House - POSTPONED
Bond and Levies Open House - POSTPONED

Date:
Thursday, November 16
Time:
7:00p - 8:00p
Where:
North Creek High School

This has been POSTPONED until sometime in January - we will change the date when we get the new schedule!

Northshore families and community members are invited to learn more about the upcoming bond and levies at Northshore School District's Bond and Levies Open Houses.

http://canyoncreekpta.org/Article/View/Bond-and-Levies-Open-Houses
Conferences - 12:15pm dismissal
Conferences - 12:15pm dismissal

Date:
Friday, November 17

Elementary early dismissal for conferences. Dismissal at 12:15pm.

NOTE: This is elementary ONLY.
8:45a Running Club!
Running Club!

Date:
Friday, November 17
Time:
8:45a - 9:05a
Where:
Canyon Creek Playground Field

Running club is every Friday, 8:45-9:05.
All students welcome (and families too!)

More info: http://canyoncreekpta.org/Page/Programs/RunningClub
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Conferences - 12:15pm dismissal
Conferences - 12:15pm dismissal

Date:
Monday, November 20

Elementary early dismissal for conferences. Dismissal at 12:15pm.

NOTE: This is elementary ONLY.
Conferences - 12:15pm dismissal
Conferences - 12:15pm dismissal

Date:
Tuesday, November 21

Elementary early dismissal for conferences. Dismissal at 12:15pm.

NOTE: This is elementary ONLY.
4:00p Red Robin Spirit Night / Dine Out!
Red Robin Spirit Night / Dine Out!

Date:
Tuesday, November 21
Time:
4:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Red Robin - Bothell

Eat at Red Robin and present flyer to have 20% of bill (not including alcohol & tax) donated to Canyon Creek PTA!

http://canyoncreekpta.org/Article/View/Red-Robin-Spirit-Night

7:00p Bond and Levies Open House - POSTPONED
Bond and Levies Open House - POSTPONED

Date:
Tuesday, November 21
Time:
7:00p - 8:00p
Where:
Bothell High School

This has been POSTPONED until sometime in January - we will change the date when we get the new schedule!


Northshore families and community members are invited to learn more about the upcoming bond and levies at Northshore School District's Bond and Levies Open Houses.

http://canyoncreekpta.org/Article/View/Bond-and-Levies-Open-Houses
Conferences - 12:15pm dismissal
Conferences - 12:15pm dismissal

Date:
Wednesday, November 22

Elementary early dismissal for conferences. Dismissal at 12:15pm.

NOTE: This is elementary ONLY.
Thanksgiving Break - No School
Thanksgiving Break - No School

Date:
Thu 11/23 - Fri 11/24
Thanksgiving Break - No School
Thanksgiving Break - No School

Date:
Thu 11/23 - Fri 11/24
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Bellevue Magic Season Ice Arena - Fundraiser
What is the Bellevue Magic Season Ice Arena Fundraiser? The Bellevue Downtown Association is providing a fundraising opportunity for our school at the 2017-2018  Bellevue Magic Season Ice Arena  presented by Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® card. The ice arena is a production of the Bellevue Downtown Association (BDA), a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization. The ice rink is a temporary structure at the Bellevue Downtown Park in Downtown Bellevue, just south of Bellevue Square. It features the region’s largest covered open-air ice (real frozen water) skating experience, a tent covers the rink surface for those days when it is raining. In addition, there ... read full article

STEM Night - Recap & Survey!
  FALL STEM NIGHT!! Summary Over 125 kids participated at Fall STEM night last Tuesday! Kids visited 9 interactive stations and collected stamps on their passports as they completed each activity - with a visit to the treasure chest at the end for a prize! See the list of stations that were available along with a brief description. Couldn’t attend? Save the date for Spring STEM night on April 24th, 2018 ! More details to follow closer to the date.   Help us improve! Please take a moment to complete our very short online survey  to help us make the ... read full article

Red Robin Spirit Night - Tuesday, November 21st
Take a break from cooking dinner and 20% of your bill will be donated to Canyon Creek PTA!! Visit Red Robin in Bothell on  Tuesday, November 21st, between 4pm and 8pm . Enjoy a meal and show this flyer , it's that easy!     Questions?  Contact our Partnerships Chair, Misty Carter at partnerships@canyoncreekpta.org .   This is an embedded .pdf.   ... read full article

Become an Art Docent - UPDATED!!
Did you know that our schools don’t provide art teachers due to budget constraints?  To ensure there is still art in our school, our PTA provides monthly art lessons in every classroom through the Art Docent program! Isn't that amazing!?!  We rely on MANY volunteers to keep the program running. Volunteering to teach art is a great way to get into the classroom and support art in our schools.  You Do NOT Have to Be An Artist or a Teacher!!! Art docents are given a handbook full of lessons, guidelines and tips to help implement approximately one lesson per month. Plus, there are plenty of ... read full article

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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
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

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 & 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!
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!
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!!
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

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

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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