School Staff Support

Book Room Coordinator
Book Room Coordinator

Chair:

Work with Canyon Creek staff to manage and maintain the Book Room, including working closely with Canyon Creek teachers and staff on organization, preparation and maintenance of materials, and coordinating volunteer support.
Health Room
Health Room

Chair:

Act as PTA liaison to the school nurse and assist with organizing and recruting volunteers for health screenings.
Library Brigade
Library Brigade

Chair:
When:
year-round

The PTA coordinates volunteers for class library support. Library Assistant duties include checking class books in and out, student check-out inquiries, distributing & placing holds and placing returned books back to the shelves.

Staff Appreciation
Staff Appreciation

Chair:

Canyon Creek loves their teachers and staff! We want to show how much we appreciate all the hard work they put into educating our children by providing a monthly meal/treat//event for them to enjoy. However, we can’t do it without the great volunteers at our school. Several times during the school year, we will be hosting themed meals for the staff. Whether you donate food or money, every contribution is greatly appreciated! For more information, or to be added to an informational distribution list, please contact
Watch D.O.G.S.
Watch D.O.G.S.

Chair:

Become a member of our Watch D.O.G.S. program and make a difference at Canyon Creek. Who are the D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students)?

- Dads
- Grandpas
- Step-dads
- Or other father figures


Communication

Directory
Directory

Chair:

Our Directory Chair will work to create a PTA sponsored student directory - available to our PTA members via the PTA's website, with a focus on maintaining the privacy of those who do not wish to be included.

Email Coordinator
Email Coordinator

Chair:

Our Email Coordinator ensures our subscriber file is maintained accurately.
Newsletter
Newsletter

Chair:

We want to help families keep track of what is happening at in the PTA, at our school, and in the community. One way to do this is provide a weekly newsletter to information recipients of the current week's happenings - and a peak of what's coming.
Reader Board
Reader Board

Chair:

The PTA manages the reader board sign at the front of the school.
Website
Website

Chair:

Information is key! We use our website (canyoncreekpta.org) to share information about what is going on in the PTA, at our school and in the local community!

School Spirit / Community

Community Outreach
Community Outreach

Chair:
(none)

This committee helps with community outreach projects, also work with Student Council to support their outreach initiatives.
Back to School Ice Cream Social
Back to School Ice Cream Social

Chair:
When:
August 31st, 2017

Get a chance to meet your teacher before school starts, drop off school supplies, socialize with friends over an ice cream sundae and sign up for PTA and volunteer opportunities. Show your school spirit by wearing Canyon Creek shirts or our school colors, black and turquoise.

Schedule of Events:
5:30pm-6:15pm- CLASSROOMS OPEN: meet your teacher in their classroom and drop off school supplies.
5:45pm-6:45pm - Join us for a FREE Ice Cream Social in the covered area outside the cafeteria.
We anticipate a good turnout, so please consider walking or carpooling if possible.

Family Fun Night
Family Fun Night

Chair:

This committee brings a FREE fun evening event to our students and families.
Popcorn Fridays
Popcorn Fridays

Chair:

This committee provides a super anticipated, lunch recess, FREE bag of popcorn for each student at the school!
Skate Night
Skate Night

Chair:
When:
Fall & Spring

This committee coordinates 2 skate nights, one in the spring and one in the fall - for students and their families to attend.
Spirit Wear
Spirit Wear

Chair:

Spiritwear is available for sale at the beginning of each school year. You can shop in person at our annual Ice Cream Social or be on the lookout for an order form that will come home with your child near the start of school.
Summer Fun
Summer Fun

Chair:

Coordinate efforts to build community during the summer through summer events, such as summer play dates, as well as support school-sponsored summer events, such as First Grade Open House.
Volunteer Coordinator
Volunteer Coordinator

Chair:
(none)

Act as the point-of-contact person for people interested in volunteering, maintain lists of people who indicate they want to volunteer, contact them when the need arises (e.g., event support, special projects, etc.), and also work to find ways to recognize and appreciate our amazing volunteers!
40th Anniversary
40th Anniversary

Chair:

The 2017-2018 school year is the 40th year for both Canyon Creek Elementary AND the PTA! This committee will find ways through the year to celebrate this big year, including new spiritwear and a Mosaic Art installation!

Enrichment

Afterschool Programs
Afterschool Programs

Chair:

This program works to bring interesting and enriching after school programs to our families.
Art Gala
Art Gala

Chair:
When:
May 11th 2018 , 6:00- 8:00 pm , Gym

Celebrate our student artists at our annual Art Gala!
Art Docent Program
Art Docent Program

Chair:
When:
October-May

Canyon Creek's Art Docent Program is growing strong! With the support from parent volunteers, the PTA, and Northshore School District our school has achieved a high standard of art lessons reaching students from kindergarten to fifth grade. The program includes a variety of different artists from different cultures and time periods, helping to expand the students' awareness of art appreciation. Mediums include: pencil, charcoal, watercolor, clay, tempera paint, oil, pastels, chalk and a variety of paper types. The program is conducted with a series of questions and discussions related directly to the piece of art brought into the classroom. There is never a right or wrong answer, only contributions to the conversation.

Heritage Festival
Heritage Festival

Chair:
(none)
When:
Spring

This committee would work with our 3rd grade teaching team to coordinate the Heritage Festival in the spring - celebrating our diverse school community!
Literacy
Literacy

Chair:
(none)

The Literacy Committee works to promote reading and literacy skills through programs such as reading challenges and (new this year!) evening literacy events. For more information, contact the Literacy Committee co-chairs:
Playground Improvements
Playground Improvements

Chair:
(none)

PTA partners with the school to develop playground and outdoor improvements. Projects for 2016-2017 have included a new sandbox, a seating area near the 5th and 6th grade portables, and new buddy benches.
S.T.E.M.
S.T.E.M.

Chair:

Join us for some fun Science Technology Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M.) activities! We have 2 S.T.E.M. nights planned and a couple evenings of "Hour of Code".

Running Club
Running Club

Chair:
When:
Fridays - all school year!

This committee works with the school program coordinator to help provide volunteers to scan running cards and cheer on the runners! Students can get some energy out before school starts by participating in the RUNNING CLUB on Fridays from 8:45-9:05am.

Reflections
Reflections

Chair:
When:
Fall

PTA Reflections is a nationally acclaimed student recognition program to encourage artistic creativity in the classroom and at home. Students of all grades and abilities may participate and explore the arts.

Fundraising

Box Tops
Box Tops

Chair:
When:
All Year

Twice a year Canyon Creek PTA will have a week long Box Tops competition - raising money for the PTA to benefit the school and our students!

Bingo Night
Bingo Night

Chair:
When:
March 9th, 2018 6-8:30pm

PTA is proud to invite you and your family to Bingo Night on Friday, March 9th at North Creek High School Commons. Doors open at 6:30pm and play Bingo from 7-8:30p.m.

Coyote Fun Run
Coyote Fun Run

Chair:
When:
October 7, 2017

Our SECOND Coyote Fun Run will be on Saturday, October 7, 2017!

This is our biggest fundraiser of the year, and works to support all of our many programs, events, and activities. For more information, contact our event chairs (coyotefunrun@canyoncreekpta.org).

Partnerships
Partnerships

Chair:
When:
year-round

We work to develop fundraising opportunities by partnering with businesses for dining out events, shopping rewards programs, and more.

Executive Board

Legislative
Legislative

Chair:

Keeps up on and shares the latest on Legislation and Advocacy as it relates to our schools and our students.

Membership
Membership

Chair:

This committee handles PTA membership throughout the year. We are striving for 100% membership!