Special PTA Membership Meeting
Special PTA General Membership Meeting Tuesday, June 6th, 2023 General Meeting: 7:00 - 7:30pm Board Meeting 7:30 to 8:00pm   We will be holding a Special General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, June 6th at 7:00pm to discuss and approve next year's PTA budget. This will be a short meeting!  Once our budget is approved, we can begin planning our amazing PTA events for next school year.    ZOOM LINK COMING SOON! After you register using the link above, you will receive an email with the Zoom link for the meeting! Looking forward to seeing you! ... read full article
Author:
Liv Gorman 
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5/26/2023-6/19/2023

PTA Feedback for 2022-2023
The PTA Wants to Hear from You! Share your thoughts and help us make the PTA events and experiences even better next year   Give your feedback now     ... read full article
Author:
Tom Lorusso 
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5/12/2023-8/31/2023

Math Challenge #15 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023
MATH CHALLENGE #15 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!     All submissions for Math Challenge #15 (21 students) Grade Teacher Student K Schroeder Gavin Z 1 Axtell Finn B 1 Barton Adharva B 1 Barton Sky M 1 Burns Sage T 1 Caeton Yahav A 1 Ka'ai Samantha B 2 Burkett Anish  2 Burkett Viaan S 3 Deer John B 3 Mahoney Yang X 3 Munoz Dyuthi G 3 Nuss Arjun k 3 Rich Yuva A 4 D'Entremont Amarissa C 4 D'Entremont Ayush R 4 D'Entremont Max M 4 ... read full article
Author:
Tom Lorusso 
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5/30/2023-6/13/2023

Final Math Challenge Wall of Fame, 2022-2023
YEAR END MATH CHALLENGE WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in the Math Challenge this year. Below are the final results from the 2022-2023 Math Challenge. 26 students with 9+ participations are on Final Wall of Fame 19 students with 12+ participations are bolded.      Grade Teacher Student K McDonnell ALYSON G K Schroeder GAVIN Z 1 Axtell FINN B 1 Barton SKY M 1 Burns SAGE T 1 Caeton YAHAV A 1 Ka'ai SAMANTHA B 1 Ka'ai RAHIM K 2 Burkett ASHLEY G 2 Burkett ANISH  2 Burkett VIAAN S 2 Masterson SLOAN D ... read full article
Author:
Tom Lorusso 
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5/30/2023-6/13/2023

Math Challenge #14 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023
MATH CHALLENGE #14 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!     All submissions for Math Challenge #14 (23 students)   Grade Teacher Student K McDonnell Alyson G K Schroeder Gavin Z 1 Barton Adharva B 1 Barton Sky M 1 Burns Sage T 1 Caeton Yahav A 1 Ka'ai Samantha B 2 Burkett Viaan S 2 Burkett Anish  2 Burkett Ashley G 2 Masterson Sloan D 3 Deer John B 3 Mahoney Yang X 3 Munoz Dyuthi G 3 Nuss Arjun k 3 Rich Yuva A 4 D'Entremont Ayush R ... read full article
Author:
Tom Lorusso 
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5/20/2023-6/3/2023
Special PTA Membership Meeting Liv Gorman5/26/20236/19/2023
Special PTA Membership Meeting
Special PTA General Membership Meeting Tuesday, June 6th, 2023 General Meeting: 7:00 - 7:30pm Board Meeting 7:30 to 8:00pm   We will be holding a Special General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, June 6th at 7:00pm to discuss and approve next year's PTA budget. This will be a short meeting!  Once our budget is approved, we can begin planning our amazing PTA events for next school year.    ZOOM LINK COMING SOON! After you register using the link above, you will receive an email with the Zoom link for the meeting! Looking forward to seeing you! ... read full article
Volunteers Needed: Nominating CommitteeTom Lorusso11/22/20221/22/2023
Volunteers Needed: Nominating Committee
Help Decide the Future of the PTA The Canyon Creek PTA is seeking volunteers to serve on its ​2022-2023 Nominating Committee ​The Nominating Committee is a special committee that holds the key to a successful PTA. It is responsible for presenting the best-qualified candidates to serve as the elected officers who will lead PTA in 2023-2024.  In other words, help us find people you think would be great at leading the PTA next year.  ​If you are interested in serving on Canyon Creek PTA’s 2022-2023 Nominating Committee, please contact Nicole Trimble president@canyoncreekpta.org. Effective candidates for nominating committee: • Are familiar ... read full article
Treats for Veterans Day ReceptionNicole Trimble11/2/202211/10/2022
Treats for Veterans Day Reception
Bring Treats for our Veterans Reception! We would love your help with providing a reception for our visiting Veterans on Thursday, November 10 . Canyon Creek is celebrating Veterans Day with two assemblies, a Veterans Reception with coffee and light snacks (provided by the PTA), and classroom visits from Veterans.   Sign up to bring a treat or other item for our Veterans Reception. this will be between the assemblies and the attending US Veterans will be invited to mingle and have snacks. Drop of the treats at the main office on Thursday, November 10,   between 8 and 9:15am ... read full article
Helping Hands - Winter Break Wishlists & Food AssistanceNicole Trimble11/2/202212/16/2022
Helping Hands - Winter Break Wishlists & Food Assistance
Canyon Creek PTA Helping Hands Program Help Provide Assistance Thank you to all our wonderful donors!! We will share photos and details soon! Canyon Creek PTA has a program called Canyon Creek PTA Helping Hands . This is a completely confidential assistance program for families of Canyon Creek Elementary that is coordinated through our Canyon Creek Elementary Office. The PTA will help fulfill needs, but will have no information about the families who request support. Lots of ways to support our families: Donate MONEY via our website . This will be used for the Helping Hands program only! Specifically, for the ... read full article
Available Volunteer SignupsNicole Trimble10/11/202210/25/2022
Available Volunteer Signups
Volunteer Signups!! Check here for opportunities to volunteer at events for Canyon Creek PTA! We will also share opportunities to donate here, like staff appreciation community provided events, food drives & helping hands collections/fundraiser, etc. (Don't forget to check our Partnerships page for dine-out and silent giving opportunities.) Canyon Creek Elementary volunteer needs may be be posted as well, but will be clearly noted as such! If you are interested in running an event or program, or joining our board of directors, look here . Year Long at School (2022-23): Art Docents Volunteers for each class to provide monthly art ... read full article
Election at October Membership MeetingNicole Trimble9/15/202210/18/2022
Election at October Membership Meeting
Election at October Membership Meeting Tuesday, October 18, 7pm Meeting Canyon Creek MultiPurpose Room (in Building F) We will try to fill the open positions on our board at the October 18, 2022 Membership meeting. We will accept nominations from the floor for President, Secretary* VP-Communications.  All nominees MUST be: 18 years of age or older and a PTA member for at least 15 days prior to the election. We currently have an appointed President (Nicole Trimble) and an appointed VP-Communications (Stephanie Lund) - so we can keep our work of the PTA moving. They will likely self-nominate for those ... read full article
PTA Membership Meeting October 18th - Sign up NOW if you need childcare!Tom Lorusso9/15/202210/18/2022
PTA Membership Meeting October 18th - Sign up NOW if you need childcare!
PTA Membership Meeting - Tuesday, October 18 Tuesday, October 18 Social Time starts at 6:30pm Meeting starts at 7pm Join us for our first PTA meeting of the new school year! We will be in room F230 (Multi-Purpose room in Building F) at Canyon Creek Elementary. Come a little early and say HI and have a treat. Topics on the agenda include: Programs & Events updates Review potential budget updates, mission & goals, standing rules, and more. Discussion of fundraising need...volutneers needed - or may need to cancel events/programs.  Review of financials (since last membership meeting in May), Year End Financial ... read full article
Glow Dance 2023Tom Lorusso9/2/202210/21/2022
Glow Dance 2023
Canyon Creek 2023 Glow Dance Thanks to all the volunteers and attendees for a great event! Thanks to everyone who attended the Glow Dance and supporting the PTA by purchasing fun glow things and snacks for the kids! If you & your student had fun, why not join a committee to plan it for next school year! It's fun to see everyone having a blast. And... Special thanks to our Glow Parent and Teen volunteers! We couldn't have done it without you. Here's a quick look at a night of DJing, dancing and glowing up!     A special thank you ... read full article
1st-5th Grade Caregivers Invited...1st day of school!Nicole Trimble8/20/20228/30/2022
1st-5th Grade Caregivers Invited...1st day of school!
1st-5th Grade Caregivers Invited! Wednesday, August 31st Canyon Creek Cafeteria @ 9:15-9:45am Please join us in the cafeteria after you drop off your student at school on the first full day for 1st-5th graders. Allow us to comfort your ”boo-hoos” OR celebrate your “woo-hoos” (or both). Our PTA will provide coffee, a little treat and tissues to kick off your school year. This is a wonderful way to connect with other parents, ask questions and become a part of our school community. Younger siblings are welcome. Please make sure to sign in at the main office prior to coming to ... read full article
Welcome Back to School Event - Thursday, 8/25Nicole Trimble8/10/20228/25/2022
Welcome Back to School Event - Thursday, 8/25
Welcome Back to School Event Canyon Creek Elementary Thursday, August 25th Check out what's going on: New Family Tours (3:30-4pm)  All new families are invited to get a guided tour from PTA volunteers! Meet tour guides outside the main office hallway, near the MAIN school parking lot. Meet/Greet Teachers (4-4:45pm) Students (& caregivers) can visit their new classroom and meet their teacher! Bring student school supplies, if you would like. PTA Back to School Social (after meeting teachers, until 5:15pm or so) Students will be invited to enjoy a little pack of cookies as a welcome back treat from the PTA. Take ... read full article
Spelling Bee Registration is closed.Nicole Trimble11/28/20221/2/2023
Spelling Bee Registration is closed.
  Our Canyon Creek PTA Spelling Bee registration is now closed for this year! Learn more! ... read full article
After School Enrichment - Winter 2023Tom Lorusso9/14/202210/23/2022
After School Enrichment - Winter 2023
After School Enrichment - Spring 2023 Registration Starts Wednesday 3/22 at 8 a.m. Register online at https://www.6crickets.com/   (Look for “At Your School”. Type Canyon Creek Elementary and follow the steps).  To save time it is encouraged that you create an account on 6crickets prior to Wednesday 03/22/23. A lot of classes are full within an hour of registration opening.  Schedule and Register powered by 6crickets   Registration opens Wednesday March 22nd @ 8:00 a.m. and closes Friday March 25th @ 11:59 p.m. First Come, First Served. There are a limited number of spaces in each class. A PTA chaperone ... read full article
Kindergarten Summer Playdates 2022 🛝Nicole Trimble5/28/20228/19/2022
Kindergarten Summer Playdates 2022 🛝
Calling all 2022-23 INCOMING Kindergarteners (& Families)!! Canyon Creek PTA would like to welcome your family to our school community! Our mission is to serve our school and community by supporting a positive and inclusive learning environment. We do this by providing after school enrichment programs, bringing art to every classroom through are Art Docent program, hosting fun evening events and more! One specific program that is aimed directly at incoming kindergarteners and their families is our Kindergarten Summer Playdates ! We arrange a number of play dates over the summer intended to get kindergarteners to meet each other, play together and hopefully make ... read full article
PTA Feedback for 2022-2023Tom Lorusso5/12/20238/31/2023
PTA Feedback for 2022-2023
The PTA Wants to Hear from You! Share your thoughts and help us make the PTA events and experiences even better next year   Give your feedback now     ... read full article
Dine to Donate at Panda ExpressTom Lorusso10/30/202211/10/2022
Dine to Donate at Panda Express
Dine to Donate at Panda Express, Tuesday November 8th 20% of event sales will be donated to the PTA Have a delicious meal at Panda Express and 20% of event sales will be donated to the PTA.  When: Tuesday, November 8th, 10am to 10pm Where: Panda Express Location 1402 164th St SW #301, Lynnwood WA, 98037 How: Order in person and show the flyer below on paper or your phone.  Or online with the fundraiser code 340889 ... read full article
HiCap Families Invited to EAP Playdates this Summer! ☀️Nicole Trimble7/11/20228/11/2022
HiCap Families Invited to EAP Playdates this Summer! ☀️
HiCap Playdates at Miner's Corner!   From our Canyon Creek PTA EAP/HiCap Liaison, Ashley Watts: Hello Canyon Creek EAP families! I'm the HiCap Parent's Council rep from Canyon Creek Elementary. In case you didn't hear, the Parent's Council and Canyon Creek PTA are hosting two playdates! Please join us at Miner's Corner in Bothell.  Thursday, July 14th, 6:30 - 8pm Thursday, August 11th, 10:30am - noon Please plan to stay with your child, since this is not a drop-off event. We hope to see you there!   What is EAP/HiCap? HiCap stands for "Highly Capable". EAP stands for "Elementary Advanced Placement". Find information about Northshore ... read full article
2023 Staff Appreciation Week Liv Gorman4/27/20235/15/2023
2023 Staff Appreciation Week
Help us say  "thank you" to our amazing Canyon Creek staff as this year comes to a close.   During this appreciation week, each day will have a theme.  Please click on the link to sign up:   Muffin Monday   Taco Tuesday   Cookie Wednesday   Behind the Scenes     ... read full article
Math Challenge #15 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023Tom Lorusso5/30/20236/13/2023
Math Challenge #15 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023
MATH CHALLENGE #15 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!     All submissions for Math Challenge #15 (21 students) Grade Teacher Student K Schroeder Gavin Z 1 Axtell Finn B 1 Barton Adharva B 1 Barton Sky M 1 Burns Sage T 1 Caeton Yahav A 1 Ka'ai Samantha B 2 Burkett Anish  2 Burkett Viaan S 3 Deer John B 3 Mahoney Yang X 3 Munoz Dyuthi G 3 Nuss Arjun k 3 Rich Yuva A 4 D'Entremont Amarissa C 4 D'Entremont Ayush R 4 D'Entremont Max M 4 ... read full article
Final Math Challenge Wall of Fame, 2022-2023Tom Lorusso5/30/20236/13/2023
Final Math Challenge Wall of Fame, 2022-2023
YEAR END MATH CHALLENGE WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in the Math Challenge this year. Below are the final results from the 2022-2023 Math Challenge. 26 students with 9+ participations are on Final Wall of Fame 19 students with 12+ participations are bolded.      Grade Teacher Student K McDonnell ALYSON G K Schroeder GAVIN Z 1 Axtell FINN B 1 Barton SKY M 1 Burns SAGE T 1 Caeton YAHAV A 1 Ka'ai SAMANTHA B 1 Ka'ai RAHIM K 2 Burkett ASHLEY G 2 Burkett ANISH  2 Burkett VIAAN S 2 Masterson SLOAN D ... read full article
Math Challenge #14 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023Tom Lorusso5/20/20236/3/2023
Math Challenge #14 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023
MATH CHALLENGE #14 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!     All submissions for Math Challenge #14 (23 students)   Grade Teacher Student K McDonnell Alyson G K Schroeder Gavin Z 1 Barton Adharva B 1 Barton Sky M 1 Burns Sage T 1 Caeton Yahav A 1 Ka'ai Samantha B 2 Burkett Viaan S 2 Burkett Anish  2 Burkett Ashley G 2 Masterson Sloan D 3 Deer John B 3 Mahoney Yang X 3 Munoz Dyuthi G 3 Nuss Arjun k 3 Rich Yuva A 4 D'Entremont Ayush R ... read full article
Math Challenge #13 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023Tom Lorusso5/7/20235/21/2023
Math Challenge #13 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023
MATH CHALLENGE #13 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!     All submissions for Math Challenge #13 (26 students) Grade Teacher Student K McDonnell Alyson G K Schroeder Gavin Z 1 Axtell Finn B 1 Barton Adharva B 1 Barton Sky M 1 Burns Asher N 1 Burns Sage T 1 Caeton Yahav A 1 Ka'ai Samantha B 2 Burkett Anish  2 Burkett Ashley G 2 Burkett Viaan S 2 Masterson Sloan D 3 Deer John B 3 Mahoney Xiaofeng X 3 Munoz Dyuthi G 3 Nuss Arjun k 4 ... read full article
Art Gala 2022-2023Liv Gorman5/1/20235/31/2023
Art Gala 2022-2023
Annual Art Gala, May 19th The Canyon Creek PTA will host an Art Gala on May 19th.  The theme is "Imagine, Create, Connect".  The gala will feature student art displays, the National PTA Reflections Showcase, a marimba band performance, art activities & a food drive. Families are invited to join us at school on Friday, May 19th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m . This will be an evening of community to celebrate students’ artwork. In order to limit the number of families participating at the same time, please arrive at the times listed below based on the last name of your ... read full article
PTA Exec Board NominationsTom Lorusso5/1/20235/24/2023
PTA Exec Board Nominations
Help Shape the Future of the PTA Nominations Open for the '23-'24 Canyon Creek PTA Executive Board   Interested in being part of the PTA leadership? Now is your chance.  You can use the form below to nominate yourself for one of the following PTA positions:   President Vice President of Programs Vice President of Communications Treasurer Secretary If you're interested, please email Suzanne Subbarao or use the link below.   SELF-NOMINATION FORM for '23-'24 Canyon Creek PTA Executive Board (google.com)   Canyon Creek PTA Executive Board elections will be held during our PTA General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, May ... read full article
Math Challenge #12 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023Tom Lorusso4/22/20235/6/2023
Math Challenge #12 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023
MATH CHALLENGE #12 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!     All submissions for Math Challenge #12 (22 students) Grade Teacher Student K McDonnell Alyson G K Schroeder Gavin Z 1 Axtell Finn B 1 Barton Sky M 1 Burns Sage T 1 Caeton Yahav A 1 Ka'ai Samantha B 2 Burkett Anish  2 Burkett Ashley G 2 Burkett Viaan S 3 Deer John B 3 Mahoney Yang X 3 Nuss Arjun K 3 Rich yuva  4 Clithero Adam N 4 D'Entremont Amarissa C 4 D'Entremont Ayush R 4 D'Entremont ... read full article
Math Challenge #11 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023Tom Lorusso4/2/20234/16/2023
Math Challenge #11 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023
MATH CHALLENGE #11 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!     All submissions for Math Challenge #11 (27 students) Grade Teacher Student K McDonnell Alyson G K Rettig Sarvam B K Schroeder Gavin Z 1 Axtell Finn B 1 Barton Sky M 1 Burns Sage T 1 Caeton Yahav A 1 Goodspeed Emma Y 1 Ka'ai Samantha B 2 Burkett Anish  2 Burkett Ashley G 2 Burkett Viaan S 2 Masterson Sloan D 3 Deer John B 3 Mahoney Samarth R 3 Mahoney Yang X 3 Munoz Dyuthi G 3 ... read full article
Dine to Donate - Chipotle Liv Gorman3/30/20234/13/2023
Dine to Donate - Chipotle
Do Good with Chipotle! Join the Canyon Creek PTA and Chipotle to raise money while eating a delicious meal.       When : April 19th, 5pm - 9pm  Where: Chipotle off Bothell Everett Hwy How : Use Promo Code DACHRWQ or show the flyer   ... read full article
Annual Art Gala, May 19thTom Lorusso3/26/20234/9/2023
Annual Art Gala, May 19th
Annual Art Gala Save the date: Friday May 19th, 5-7:30pm Annual Art Gala, May 19th The Canyon Creek PTA will host an Art Gala on May 19th.  The theme is "Imagine, Create, Connect".  The gala will feature student art displays, the National PTA Reflections Showcase, a marimba band performance, art activities & a food drive. Families are invited to join us at school on Friday, May 19th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m . This will be an evening of community to celebrate students’ artwork. In order to limit the number of families participating at the same time, please arrive at the ... read full article
Math Challenge #10 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023Tom Lorusso3/21/20233/30/2023
Math Challenge #10 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023
MATH CHALLENGE #10 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!     All submissions for Math Challenge #10 (22 students) Grade Teacher Student K McDonnell Alyson G K Rettig Sarvam  K Schroeder Gavin Z 1 Axtell Finn B 1 Barton Sky M 1 Burns Sage T 1 Caeton Yahav A 1 Ka'ai Samantha B 2 Burkett Ashley G 2 Masterson Sloan D 3 Deer John B 3 Mahoney Sohana K 3 Mahoney Yang X 3 Munoz Dyuthi G 3 Rich yuva  4 D'Entremont Amarissa C 4 D'Entremont Ayush R 4 D'Entremont ... read full article
After School Clubs Spring 2023Tom Lorusso3/12/20233/26/2023
After School Clubs Spring 2023
After School Clubs - Spring Session Chess and Cricket Pre-Registration and Volunteer Sign Up Club size depends on the number of volunteers. Students will be selected by lottery. If you volunteer for at least half the sessions, then your student is guaranteed a place in the club. Pre-Registration Ends 3/26. Classes Start: 4/4.  Classes End: 5/31 Cost: $40 Chess - Tuesdays - 3:55 p.m. to 4:55 p.m.  Pre-register here  Cricket - Wednesdays - 2:25 p.m. to 3:25 p.m. Pre-register here NSD Disclaimer These activities are not sponsored nor endorsed by the Northshore School District or any of its schools. The ... read full article
Math Challenge #9 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023Tom Lorusso3/4/20233/18/2023
Math Challenge #9 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023
MATH CHALLENGE #9 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!     All submissions for Math Challenge #9 (27 students) Grade Teacher Student K Rettig Sarvam B K Schroeder Gavin Z 1 Axtell Finn B 1 Barton Sky M 1 Burns Sage T 1 Caeton Yahav A 1 Ka'ai Rahim K 1 Ka'ai Samantha B 2 Burkett Anish  2 Burkett Viaan S 3 Caeton Yuva A 3 Deer John B 3 Mahoney Sohana K 3 Mahoney Yang X 3 Munoz Dyuthi G 3 Nuss Arjun k 3 Rich Prithvi M 4 ... read full article
PTA Meeting March 14thTom Lorusso2/27/20233/15/2023
PTA Meeting March 14th
Join us for the PTA Membership Meeting Tuesday March 14th at 7pm on Zoom   ... read full article
Dine to Donate: Inchin's Bamboo House March 15Tom Lorusso2/26/20233/16/2023
Dine to Donate: Inchin's Bamboo House March 15
Dine to Donate at Inchin's Bamboo Garden Wednesday March 15th, 5pm to 10pm Have a delicious meal and help support the PTA and the Canyon Creek community. Dine in OR takeout!  Order by phone or in person.  Online orders will not be accepted. ... read full article
Math Challenge #8 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023Tom Lorusso2/18/20233/4/2023
Math Challenge #8 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023
MATH CHALLENGE #8 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!     All submissions for Math Challenge #6 (35 students) Grade Teacher Student K Hart (Chrissy) Ryan z K McDonnell Alyson G K Schroeder Gavin Z 1 Axtell Finn B 1 Barton Sky M 1 Burns Sage T 1 Caeton Yahav A 1 Ka'ai Rahim K 1 Ka'ai Samantha B 2 Burkett Anish  2 Burkett Ashley G 2 Burkett Viaan S 3 Deer John B 3 Mahoney Sohana K 3 Mahoney Yang X 3 Munoz Dyuthi G 3 Nuss Arjun k ... read full article
PTA Awards: Nominations OpenTom Lorusso2/14/20234/10/2023
PTA Awards: Nominations Open
Canyon Creek PTA Award Nominations 2022-2023 Is there an outstanding teacher or educator who goes the extra mile for students? Do you know a volunteer who quietly contributes to Canyon Creek Elementary? Or a volunteer that goes above and beyond Please consider nominating a person that you feel is deserving of one of our local PTA awards. Use the form below to confidentially nominate.   Nomination Form   Deadline is Friday, April 7th 2023.   If you have any questions, please email the award committee at awards@canyoncreekpta.org . ... read full article
Glow DanceLiv Gorman2/13/20233/30/2023
Glow Dance
    The very popular Glow Dance is back!  Come shake your groove on Friday, March 31st in the Canyon Creek Gym from 6:30 -8:30pm.   A live DJ will play all your favorite tunes while you get to dance in the dark!  Glow sticks and other glow items will be available for sale at the door, as well as snacks and drinks.  Each student will get a free bag of popcorn, too.   Please note that a parent or guardian does need to attend the entire event with their student - no drop offs.    Volunteer Want to make ... read full article
Bingo NightLiv Gorman2/13/20234/28/2023
Bingo Night
Canyon Creek Bingo Night Reserve Your Spot! Friday April 28th, 6pm- 8:30pm at North Creek High School   What: Canyon Creek PTA is proud to invite you to our always popular annual family bingo night.  FFill out your  reservation/pre-order form to get guaranteed entry.  When: Friday, April 28th, 6pm- 8:30pm. Doors Open at 6:00 pm (5:30pm for PTA members). Bingo & Raffle from 6:30-8:30. Where: North Creek High School (not Canyon Creek Elementary) How: Fill out this registration form  to save your spot!  You can do this in a few ways: Print the form out, fill it in and bring it ... read full article
Yearbook Photos NeededTom Lorusso2/13/20234/1/2023
Yearbook Photos Needed
Yearbook Photos Needed Photos from Clubs, After School Enrichment Classes, and other School Activities Do you have any photos from after school clubs, enrichment classes or events ? We'd love to add them to our 2022-2023 yearbook.  You can share photos in 2 ways: Add them to this Dropbox folder Email them to  sharephoto@canyoncreekpta.org Thanks for your help! ... read full article
2nd Annual Book SwapTom Lorusso2/13/20236/1/2023
2nd Annual Book Swap
  2nd Annual PTA Book Giveaway May 31 June 1st & 2nd 9:15am to 1pm daily   Start saving your elementary school level books to donate them in our 2nd Annual Book Giveaway.  Presented by the PTA, this is a fun even that lets kids "shop" for free books during school.  We could still use some volunteers. Please use this link to sign up. Canyon Creek Elementary: Volunteer for PTA Summer Book Give- Away ... read full article
Math Challenge #7 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023Tom Lorusso2/4/20232/18/2023
Math Challenge #7 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023
MATH CHALLENGE #6 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!     All submissions for Math Challenge #6 (35 students) Grade Teacher Student K Schroeder Gavin Z 1 Axtell Finn B 1 Barton Sky M 1 Burns Sage T 1 Caeton Yahav A 1 Ka'ai Rahim K 1 Ka'ai Samantha B 2 Burkett Anish  2 Burkett Viaan  2 Masterson Sloan D 3 Deer John B 3 Mahoney Samarth R 3 Mahoney Sohana K 3 Mahoney Yang X 3 Munoz Dyuthi G 3 Nuss Arjun k 3 Rich yuva  4 D'Entremont Amarissa ... read full article
Dine to Donate: Mod PizzaTom Lorusso1/29/20232/25/2023
Dine to Donate: Mod Pizza
Raise Some Dough! Join the Canyon Creek PTA and Mod Pizza to raise money while eating a delicious meal. When : Feb 22, 2023 Where: Mod Pizza in Canyon Park (near the QFC) How : Use Promo Code MODF12188   ... read full article
Multicultural DayTom Lorusso1/29/20234/1/2023
Multicultural Day
Canyon Creek Multicultural Day This FRIDAY!  March 31st, 2023 Canyon Creek Elementary is hosting a Multicultural Day on Friday, March 31, 2023, from 6pm-8pm at the school.  This event will honor each other’s identities with a day and evening celebration of cultures, nationalities, genders, and foods! Each grade-level was assigned a different continent of the world to represent with art. Students will get to see all of the art with their teacher during the day. This link has all sorts of detailed information about the event:  check it out!  Use the forms below to sign up: Table/Potluck/Performance Sign Up   ... read full article
Staff Appreciation Event - Dessert Bar Liv Gorman1/28/20232/18/2023
Staff Appreciation Event - Dessert Bar
Our staff takes the cake!   Please help us show our love for our amazing staff!!! In honor of Valentine's Day, we will be doing a dessert bar on Thursday, February 16th . Please feel free to bring your favorite family dessert recipe, a store bought dessert, or a local bakery item. The more variety the better.  To sign up, please click here to reserve an item.   Please plan to have any contributions brought to the Front office by 9:30am on February 16th - to allow time for setup. ... read full article
Math Challenge #6 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023Tom Lorusso1/21/20232/4/2023
Math Challenge #6 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023
  MATH CHALLENGE #6 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!          All submissions for Math Challenge #6 (35 students) Grade Teacher Student K McDonnell Alyson G K McDonnell Sahas M K Schroeder Gavin Z 1 Axtell David O 1 Axtell Finn B 1 Barton Sky M 1 Burns Sage T 1 Caeton Yahav A 1 Ka'ai Rahim K 1 Ka'ai Samantha B 2 Burkett Anish  2 Burkett Ashley G 2 Burkett Viaan  2 Masterson Sloan D 3 Deer John B 3 Mahoney Idhant t 3 Mahoney Samarth R ... read full article
Update from the PTA PresidentTom Lorusso1/15/20231/29/2023
Update from the PTA President
PTA President Update Dear Canyon Creek Community, our PTA president, Nicole Trimble, has decided to step down for family reasons. The Vice President of Programs, Suzanne Subbarao has graciously agreed to step in as the interim president. We are looking for someone interesting in taking on the president role for the remainder of the school year.  You can attend the upcoming PTA meeting or email  Suzanne Subbarao  if you're interested. Here is a message from Nicole, who has done an amazing job as President and in other roles in the PTA over the past few years. Nicole will be around ... read full article
Threads and Treads Clothing DriveTom Lorusso1/15/20232/20/2023
Threads and Treads Clothing Drive
Threads & Treads Clothing Drive The Student Council and the Canyon Creek PTA are sponsoring a clothing drive to help those in need in the community.  Bring in donations to your class donation box February 6 - 16.  The winning grade gets a prize and all donations benefit Threads and Treads, an NSD 501c open to all NSD families.  Items to bring: New PJs New adult underwear New hats New gloves ... read full article
Bingo NightTom Lorusso1/15/20232/1/2023
Bingo Night
Bingo Night Save the Date April 28th ... read full article
Math Challenge #5 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023Tom Lorusso1/7/20231/21/2023
Math Challenge #5 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023
  MATH CHALLENGE #5 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!          All submissions for Math Challenge #5 (31 students) Grade Teacher Student K Hart (Chrissy) Ryan z K McDonnell Alyson G K Schroeder Gavin Z 1 Axtell David O 1 Axtell Finn B 1 Barton Sky M 1 Burns Sage T 1 Ka'ai Rahim K 1 Ka'ai Samantha B 2 Burkett Anish  2 Burkett Ashley G 2 Burkett Viaan S 2 Masterson Sloan D 3 Deer John B 3 Mahoney Samarth r 3 Mahoney Sohana K 3 Mahoney ... read full article
Red Robin Dine in to DonateTom Lorusso1/2/20231/22/2023
Red Robin Dine in to Donate
Red Robin Dine to Donate Have a delicious dinner and help support your PTA What: Dine to Donate night at Red Robin in Bothell When: Tuesday Jan 17th Why: Red Robin® will give 20% of food sales back to the Canyon Creek PTA. Red Robin® will give 20% of food sales back to the Canyon Creek PTA.  How: If eating in person, show this flyer or simply mention the fundraiser to your server to have your sales counted. If ordering online, please follow these instructions: Start your order at order.redrobin.com and select the restaurant below. In the menu, go to ... read full article
PTA Membership Meeting January 17thTom Lorusso1/2/20231/18/2023
PTA Membership Meeting January 17th
PTA General Membership Meeting January 17th, 7pm on Zoom Join us at the January edition of the PTA General Membership Meeting.  Social time starts at 6:30pm, meeting starts at 7pm.  Please use this link to pre-register for the meeting.  At this meeting we will have to elect the nominating committee. We are still looking for volunteers to help us find the next leaders of the Canyon Creek PTA for 2023-2024. We hope to see you there. Register now! ... read full article
PTA Sponsor Spotlight: Bothell Gymnastics ClubTom Lorusso1/2/20231/20/2023
PTA Sponsor Spotlight: Bothell Gymnastics Club
Sponsor Spotlight: Bothell Gymnastics Club Thank you for supporting your local PTA A big Canyon Creek PTA thank you for our Bothell Gymnastics Club for sponsoring our PTA! You can learn more on their website at http://www.bothellgymnasticsclub.com/ ... read full article
Thank You for the Helping Hands EventsTom Lorusso12/15/202212/29/2022
Thank You for the Helping Hands Events
Thank You to Our Generous Donors The gifts, money, food, supplies and other donations will make a big difference to our community this holiday season Thank you to those listed below for their donations and their time.    Shout out to Fred Meyer (Canyon Park) for donating two (2) $25 gift cards for our families. WOOHOO  to these businesses for donating Gingerbread Houses for our families: Trader Joes (Totem Lake), Haggen Foods (Woodinville) and Fred Meyer (Lynnwood). Special thanks to those who helped with the bulk grocery shopping, assembling of the food bags, and collection & organization of student gifts. ... read full article
After School Enrichment Programs - Winter SessionTom Lorusso12/14/20222/1/2023
After School Enrichment Programs - Winter Session
After School Enrichment Programs Winter Session Starts Soon We are excited to report that all but one of the classes are now full, with waitlists started for many of them!  The Registration deadline for the Yoga class has been extended to Monday 01/16@11:59pm .  There are only 10 spots left so get your student signed up soon!   Here are some details about Winter session:   * Classes will take place either in the Multipurpose Room (MPR) in Building F, Gym, or Library * Registration will open on Monday 01/09/23@8am and will close on Friday 01/13/23@11:50pm * Just like Fall session ... read full article
View the 2022 Reflections GalleryTom Lorusso12/13/20222/28/2023
View the 2022 Reflections Gallery
The 2022 PTA Reflections Gallery Please view our amazing entries for Canyon Creek below We are honored to have 33 entries to the National PTA Reflections Art Competition from our talented Canyon Creek students. 21 of these entries are moving on to the All NSD level. Stay tuned about which entries move on past that, and the Gallery Night that we hope can be in person this year. You can view the entries in the slideshow below or click here to open the Google Slideshow if the below doesn't work (or videos don't play).   Entries Moving on to the ... read full article
Chess Club Winter SessionTom Lorusso12/11/20222/1/2023
Chess Club Winter Session
Chess Club - Winter 2023 Session Come and learn about chess.  All skill levels welcome. Chess Club is starting soon on Tuesdays in the Canyon Creek Library. Chess club will involve a short lesson, followed by chess matches. Children will be grouped on skill level. Students will go directly to the foyer outside the library at dismissal. They can have a snack in the foyer and enter the library at 3:55 p.m. Registration is now closed.  Thanks to everyone who has signed up. Confirmation emails have been sent to those who have registered. Information about payment has also been sent.  ... read full article
Lego Club Winter SessionTom Lorusso12/11/20222/1/2023
Lego Club Winter Session
Lego Club - Winter 2023 Session Join our Lego Club.  Volunteers Needed. Lego club will involve lots of creative building and fun challenges! Please volunteer to help if you would like this club to happen.    Registration is now closed.   Thanks to everyone who has signed up. Confirmation emails have been sent to those who have registered. Information about payment has also been sent.   The $40 club fee is due by 1/8.   When: Thursdays, 3:55 p.m. to 4:55 p.m. Starts: 1/12 Ends:  3/23. No Class: 2/23/2023.   Volunteers Needed.  Sign up here. We still need your help. Volunteers will ... read full article
Math Challenge #4 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023Tom Lorusso12/11/202212/25/2022
Math Challenge #4 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023
  MATH CHALLENGE #4 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!          All submissions for Math Challenge #4 (40 students) Grade Teacher Student K Hart (Chrissy) Ryan  K McDonnell Alyson G K McDonnell Neel S K McDonnell Sahas M K Schroeder Gavin Z 1 Axtell Finn B 1 Barton Sky M 1 Burns Sage T 1 Caeton Karthik S 1 Caeton Yahav A 1 Goodspeed Emma Y 1 Ka'ai Rahim K 1 Ka'ai Samantha B 2 Burkett Anish  2 Burkett Ashley G 2 Burkett Viaan S 2 Masterson Sloan ... read full article
Staff Appreciation - Stock the Break Room on January 4th!Nicole Trimble12/8/20221/4/2023
Staff Appreciation - Stock the Break Room on January 4th!
Help us welcome the Canyon Creek Staff back to school after the winter break!  On Wednesday, January 4th , our Staff Appreciation team will be collecting snacks/treats/drinks for the break rooms at Canyon Creek.  Sign up in advance and plan to deliver to school on Wednesday, January 4th by 9:30am . If you need to make alternate arrangements, please reach out to staffappreciation@canyoncreekpta.org .    ... read full article
Family STEM Night was a success, thank you!Tom Lorusso11/30/202212/10/2022
Family STEM Night was a success, thank you!
Thank You! The Family STEM night was a big success.  A special thanks to all the volunteers that made this event happen!   If you enjoyed the riddles, click here to see the riddles and answers from the event. Thanks to Sam Koppes for chairing the event, and to everyone listed below who volunteered their time and passion for science to make it a great night. Aadhya Goyal Aditi Thaker Akhila Lankalapalli Amanda Cai Amber & Andy Purvis Amit Mehta Amulya Potineni and son Mahas Anishka Gupta Ashley Watts Bhavyahshree Navaneetha Krishnan Dua Malkawi Duyen Le Eeshna Tummala Emma Le ... read full article
Membership Drawing - Join Today!Nicole Trimble11/28/202212/31/2022
Membership Drawing - Join Today!
Join our PTA Today! Each 2022-23 Canyon Creek PTA Member, as of December 31st, 2022 , will be entered into a drawing! Joining PTA costs $10 and gifts of membership are available! Join today! Not sure if you are a member? Ask at  membership@canyoncreekpta.org ! Three PTA member names will be randomly selected and the winners will receive an online shout out, and a $25 donation will be made to our Helping Hands program, in each of the winners names. Become a PTA member today! ... read full article
Thanks for an amazing Helping Hands Thanksgiving Food DriveTom Lorusso11/28/202212/12/2022
Thanks for an amazing Helping Hands Thanksgiving Food Drive
Helping Hands Donations - Thank You! We were moved and honored to receive all the amazing donations and support for our Helping Hands food drive. Thank you to everyone who donated to our Helping Hands Thanksgiving meals food drive last week. The show of support was overwhelming, and we know how much it means to those families who had a better Thanksgiving because of this community First a big thank you to everyone who donated food and/or money: Ranee Axtell             Katie Barnes             Ruchika Batra         ... read full article
Math Challenge #3 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023Tom Lorusso11/16/202211/30/2022
Math Challenge #3 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023
  MATH CHALLENGE #3 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!          All submissions for Math Challenge #3 (36 students) Grade Teacher Student K Hart (Chrissy) Ryan z K McDonnell Alyson G K Schroeder Gavin Z 1 Axtell Finn B 1 Barton Sky M 1 Burns Sage T 1 Goodspeed Emma Y 1 Goodspeed Yasaman  1 Ka'ai Rahim K 1 Ka'ai Samantha B 2 Burkett Anish  2 Burkett Ashley G 2 Burkett Viaan  2 Masterson Sloan D 3 Casper Aurelia K 3 Deer Morgan Y 3 Deer Yukichiyo M ... read full article
Spirit Wear Holiday Sale!Tom Lorusso11/11/202212/1/2022
Spirit Wear Holiday Sale!
  Holiday Spirit Wear Sale Get 20% savings sitewide, now through November 30th Free shipping over $75, Guaranteed delivery by December 23rd Shop the sale now!   Bonus Sale Update: From Black Friday to Cyber Monday, get an extra 5% off!  Bringing the total discount to 25% The Canyon Creek Elementary School holiday sale has begun! Save 20% all November on everything in the store! Choose from hundreds of spirit wear designs and garments, including gift ideas for parents and grandparents. Guaranteed delivery by Dec 23rd! Check out our new product lines, many in adult and youth sizes: Puffer Vests, ... read full article
Dine to Donate at Canyon Creek PaneraTom Lorusso11/11/202212/1/2022
Dine to Donate at Canyon Creek Panera
  Dine to Donate Save the date to eat at the Canyon Creek Panera to support the PTA   Dine to Donate at the Canyon Creek Panera Panera is next up in our popular "dine to donate" events series.  When:  Thursday, December 1st, 2022 What: Eat at Panera in Canyon Park and you'll help support the PTA.  Why: 20% of sales will be donated directly to the Canyon Creek PTA.  Where: 21221 Bothell Everett Highway Use promo code FUND4U when you dine in person, online, pickup or delivery. ... read full article
FUNdraising Event at the Ice RinkTom Lorusso11/11/20221/8/2023
FUNdraising Event at the Ice Rink
  Skate at the Bellevue Ice Rink What: A FUNdraiser event at the Downtown Bellevue skate rink. When: November 18, 2022 - Jan 8, 2023 Where: 100 100th Ave NE, Bellevue Why: A $3 donation for every ticket will be donated to the PTA   ... read full article
Helping Hands - Thanksgiving Meals!Nicole Trimble11/5/202211/16/2022
Helping Hands - Thanksgiving Meals!
Canyon Creek PTA Helping Hands Program Thanksgiving Meals Our PTA and Canyon Creek Elementary are teaming up again to offer this confidential program for our school families in need. Requests for needs can be confidentially made directly to the Canyon Creek office (or via the Google Form in  this article ). This is a year long program and we are hoping to provide holiday meals & food boxes, fulfill wish lists for the winter break holidays, and more. Help Provide Thanksgiving Meals There are two options for our school community to help with this program and have a part in providing Thanksgiving Meals for our families! Donate ... read full article
PTA Membership Meeting RecapTom Lorusso11/1/202211/13/2022
PTA Membership Meeting Recap
PTA Membership Meeting Recap October 18th Thanks to everyone who joined us in person for our first PTA Membership meeting of the year. It was great to connect with current and new PTA members and hear from our principal about the latest updates at Canyon Creek. We covered a lot of ground but here's a few highlights: We formally elected Nicole Trimble as PTA President & Liv Gorman as VP of Communications We approved our updated Mission & Goals, our updated Standing Rules, the Budget for 2022-23 (amended), and the financial reports. Principal Doyle gave an update about APEX Fun ... read full article
Math Challenge #2 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023Tom Lorusso11/1/202211/3/2022
Math Challenge #2 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023
  MATH CHALLENGE #2 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!          All submissions for Math Challenge #2 (44 students) Grade Teacher Student K McDonnell Alyson G K McDonnell Sahas M K Schroeder Gavin Z 1 Barton Bhavya P 1 Barton Sky M 1 Burns Sage T 1 Caeton Karthik s 1 Goodspeed Emma Y 1 Ka'ai Rahim K 1 Ka'ai Samantha B 2 Brinson Vivaan k 2 Burkett Anish  2 Burkett Ashley G 2 Burkett Viaan  2 Masterson Sloan D 2 Schaeffer Julia V 3 Casper Aurelia K ... read full article
Staff Appreciation Lunch - Thank you!Tom Lorusso10/30/202211/8/2022
Staff Appreciation Lunch - Thank you!
Thank you for an Amazing Staff Appreciation Chili Event As usual, our community did an amazing job showing our teachers and staff how much we appreciate them.  The Chili Event was a big success.  We want to give a special thanks to all the individuals who donated delicious food: Amber Jarrett, Ashley Howes, Ashley Watts, Christine Hansen, Gregg Kramer, James Grigsby, Jen Edler, Joanna Mora, Katie Barnes, Kristen Labrecque, Laura Butler, Maria Allen, Maryia Labovich, Michelle Lee, Mumtaz Zimbalist, Nancy Tangen, Ritika Manohar, Sharief Youssef, Shawna Mattson, Somayeh Vahid, Tanantha Couilliard, Teagan Hagen, Yoon-Mi Antone. And a big thank you ... read full article
Math Challenge #1 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023Tom Lorusso10/23/202210/31/2022
Math Challenge #1 Wall of Fame, 2022-2023
  MATH CHALLENGE #1 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!          All submissions for Math Challenge #1 (53 students) Grade Teacher Student Kindergarten Hart (Chrissy) Ryan z McDonnell Alyson G McDonnell Sahas M 1st Grade McGrew Saanvi L Schroeder Gavin Z Axtell Finn B Barton Akshaj I Barton Bhavya P Barton Sky M Burns Dongling H Burns Sage T Caeton Karthik S Goodspeed Emma Y Goodspeed Yasaman  Ka'ai Samantha B Ka'ai Rahim K 2nd Grade Brinson Vivaan k Brinson Nihira  Burkett Ashley G Burkett Anish  Burkett Viaan  Masterson ... read full article
Dine in to Donate at Bollywood 360 (10/25 & 10/26)Tom Lorusso10/15/202210/28/2022
Dine in to Donate at Bollywood 360 (10/25 & 10/26)
Dine to Donate! Canyon Creek PTA is proud to present our first dine to donate event, in partnership with Bollywood 360. Go out for a great meal and help support the PTA. When : October 25th and 26th, all day.  Call in or walk in ordering - and pickup only. Where : Bollywood 360 Pizza & Kwality Ice Cream|Bothell, WA   (online order system does not work) What : Dine (or take out) at Bollywood 360 and 20% of sales support the Canyon Creek PTA How: Show a copy of the flyer on your phone or a paper copy when ... read full article
*NEW* Math Challenge TournamentTom Lorusso10/5/202212/9/2022
*NEW* Math Challenge Tournament
Math Challenge Tournament  Update! A big congratulations to the 40 Canyon Creek students who participated in our first-ever Math Challenge Tournament (MCT) this year! And super congratulations to the 2 Canyon Creek students who are honored above top 10% nationwide . All participants should have received the test results by now. We do hope you had fun all the way. Please let us know your experience or if you want more like this. Original Information Canyon Creek PTA is excited to announce that we are hosting our first-ever Math Challenge Tournament (MCT) this year! Registration link: https://ellipsisacademy.as.me/schedule.php?appointmentType=37312815 The registration is ... read full article
Watch DOGS Pizza Event - Learn more, RSVP, sign up to help at event! Tom Lorusso9/30/202211/1/2022
Watch DOGS Pizza Event - Learn more, RSVP, sign up to help at event!
Watch D.O.G.S. Kickoff Event Save the Date T uesday, November 1st 6:30pm - 7:30pm Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads* of Great Students) is hosting a kickoff event for anyone interested in the Watch DOGS program. *"Dads" is meant to include dads, step-dads, uncles, grandfathers, family friends, older siblings, cousins, whatever male role-models are in students lives! Pizza will be provided by Canyon Creek PTA.  Students are welcome to attend too!  RSVP Today   Learn more... Canyon Creek Elementary and the Canyon Creek PTA work together to run this great program to bring more male role models into the school during the school ... read full article
Lunch Buffet for Staff - Donations Requested!Nicole Trimble9/29/202210/19/2022
Lunch Buffet for Staff - Donations Requested!
Help Feed our Staff and Show Appreciation! Our PTA Staff Appreciation committee is working to provide a Chili Cook-Off lunch for our wonderful Canyon Creek staff! The lunch is Wednesday, October 19 . Please sign up to bring something for our teachers and staff to enjoy for lunch - with a chili theme. Take a look at the signup for some ideas! SIGN UP TODAY!  Please plan to drop of all contributions by 9:30am on day of event. If food should stay warm, please provide a crock pot or instant pot.  Bring the ingredients (or recipe) for your donations for ... read full article
Staff Appreciation Committee IntroductionNicole Trimble9/27/202210/23/2022
Staff Appreciation Committee Introduction
Meet our Staff Appreciation Committee! We wanted to introduce ourselves and explain the Staff Appreciation Committee to those who don’t know what we do. We are two PTA members/moms who want to ensure the Canyon Creek Staff knows how much our community appreciates all that they do for and with our kids each day. We are:  Alyssa Koske , I have two boys at Canyon Creek, a 5th grader and a 3rd grader.  Lisa Murray , I have two girls at Canyon Creek, a 1st grader and a 3rd grader. One of the best ways to our staff’s hearts is ... read full article
Reflections 2022 Submission Form AvailableTom Lorusso9/22/202211/10/2022
Reflections 2022 Submission Form Available
Show your voice! Reflections 2022 The Reflections Program is a National PTA and Washington State PTA cultural arts competition. The purpose is to provide an opportunity for students to use their creative talents by expressing themselves through their own original works. Students of  all  ages and abilities may participate and explore the arts based on the  2022-23  theme: "Show Your Voice..." Submission deadline is Monday, November 7th, 2022. Download and submit this entry form to participate Learn more on our Reflections page ... read full article
Math Challenge Program - Kickoff Friday 9/23Nicole Trimble9/21/20229/30/2022
Math Challenge Program - Kickoff Friday 9/23
Back again this year.... Math Challenge Program! We are so excited to provide our Math Challenge program again this year! The first Math Challenge will be released Friday, September 23rd.   Sign up to receive Math Challenge reminder emails on Fridays when a new challenge is posted.   Learn about the Math Challenge Program! ... read full article
Help Us Find Sponsors for our PTA!Nicole Trimble9/6/202210/20/2022
Help Us Find Sponsors for our PTA!
We are looking for great businesses to sponsor our PTA and help us fund the wonderful events and programs we offer and support throughout the school year. If you know of a business owner who might be interested in this opportunity, please share this information with them! Deadline extended to 10/20/2022 (Thursday, October 20, 2022). We will accept sponsors after this deadline, but they will not be eligible to be on the banners, as we need to get them printed! Sponsorship Opportunities Sponsorships will be used by Canyon Creek PTA to support many student focused events & programs such as our art docent program, STEM Fair, Math ... read full article
Seeking Library VolunteersNicole Trimble9/6/202210/31/2022
Seeking Library Volunteers
Become a Library Volunteer! Sign Up Today   As of Saturday, October 15: We are almost there!! Only 1 volunteer still needed! 5th Grade - Henderson (Thursdays 10:15-11:00) Our PTA coordinates a group of volunteers who assist the librarians at Canyon Creek. The goal is for EVERY   class at the school to have a Library Volunteer EVERY week, which allows the librarians to spend more time with the children, reading to the class, helping each child to pick out just the right book for them, or helping them with the computers (older grades).  The Library Volunteers  will: Check out books to students using ... read full article
Holiday Spirit Wear Sale!Nicole Trimble9/1/20229/30/2022
Holiday Spirit Wear Sale!
NEW SPIRIT WEAR OFFERING THIS YEAR! On demand ordering, ship to home, open all year long.  Sales will be advertised so you don't miss it. Kick off the school year with some new Canyon Creek spirit wear! Our prior vendor wasn't available this summer to get our spirit wear for us this year, so we decided to try a different approach. We are working with a vendor who will print the shirts for us and ship direct to you. There are TONS of options in youth and adult sizes (up to 5XL). Students can show their personality and style with ... read full article
Spelling Bee and Membership Chairs NeededTom Lorusso8/26/20229/14/2022
Spelling Bee and Membership Chairs Needed
Spelling Bee and Membership Chairs Needed The Canyon Creek PTA is looking for volunteers to coordinate the Spelling Bee and Membership events. The spelling bee is a fantastic event and the membership events are what help drive the impact the PTA has on the students, staff and community. If you're interested, please contact our VP-Programs, Suzanne Subbarao ( vp-programs@canyoncreekpta.org ) to discuss. We LOVE seeing new people get involved in helping Canyon Creek PTA fulfill our  mission & goals ! Feel free to read our  Volunteer FAQ page  to help answer questions about PTA volunteering!! ... read full article
Become A Classroom Art DocentTom Lorusso8/24/202210/1/2022
Become A Classroom Art Docent
Are you interested in sharing art with your student's class?  Each class will have the opportunity to learn about different artists and styles of art throughout the school year. Our PTA coordinates this program using lesson plans provided by NSD. Training is provided! Sign up to be a Classroom Art Docent for your student's class.   Sign up today!   Email us at Art@canyoncreekpta.org ... read full article
Kindergarten Caregivers - Happy or Sad about School Starting?Nicole Trimble8/20/20229/8/2022
Kindergarten Caregivers - Happy or Sad about School Starting?
Kindergarten Caregivers Invited! Thursday, September 8th Canyon Creek Cafeteria @ 9:15-9:45am Please join us in the cafeteria after you drop off your kindergartener at school on the first full day for ALL kindergarteners. Allow us to comfort your ”boo-hoos” OR celebrate your “woo-hoos” (or both). Our PTA will provide coffee, a little treat and tissues to kick off your school year. This is a wonderful way to connect with other parents, ask questions and become a part of our school community. Younger siblings are welcome. Please make sure to sign in at the main office prior to coming to the ... read full article
Welcome Back to School Event Chair FOUND! 🎉Tom Lorusso7/28/20228/14/2022
Welcome Back to School Event Chair FOUND! 🎉
YAY! We found a volunteer!   Welcome Back to School Event Chair Needed The Canyon Creek PTA is looking for volunteer to coordinate the Back to School Welcome Event on Thursday, August 25th. The PTA portion of the event consists of providing a single serve treat, as well as coordinating the chairs & volunteers to work the PTA event/program tables (spirit wear sales, art docent, etc). We also coordinate the New Family Tours with the school office and provide volunteers to lead them. If you're interested, please contact our VP-Programs, Suzanne Subbarao ( vp-programs@canyoncreekpta.org ) to discuss. We LOVE seeing new people get ... read full article
Year End Volunteer Appreciation ❤️Nicole Trimble6/20/20227/31/2022
Year End Volunteer Appreciation ❤️
Thank You For Volunteering! We would like to take this moment to express our gratitude to our volunteers who worked to bring events and programs to our school community. Much gratitude to the 2021-2022 PTA Board : Karen Smith (President) Jenn Snyder (VP Communications) Suzanne Subbarao (VP Programs) Priya Patel (Secretary) Mumtaz Zimbalist (Assistant Treasurer) Megan Madsen & Nancy Tangen (Membership) Melanie McKenzie (Advocacy) Sincerest warm wishes to Karen Smith, Jenn Snyder, Priya Patel, Mumtaz Zimbalist, Megan Madsen, Nancy Tangen and Melanie McKenzie  who are leaving our board and moving on to other positions, other schools, or new adventures. You will be ... read full article
2021-22: Look What We Did LAST Year! 🎉Nicole Trimble6/20/20228/26/2022
2021-22: Look What We Did LAST Year! 🎉
Look At What We Did This Year (2021-22) As we say goodbye to this school year and plan for next year, we would like to take a moment to reflect on what our PTA did in the past 12 months. We were limited with what we could do on the school campus, so many larger events could not happen. However, we still were able to make an impact and we hope you and/or your student felt the impact of some of these. Welcome Events: Summer 2021 Kindergarten Playdates Mini Back to School Welcome Event with New Family Tours (partnered with school) Two ... read full article
Meet our 2022-23 Canyon Creek PTA BoardNicole Trimble6/13/20229/16/2022
Meet our 2022-23 Canyon Creek PTA Board
2022-2023 School Year Meet the PTA Board of Directors PTA Board of Directors Here are the 2022-2023 PTA Board of Directors: President - Nicole Trimble Vice President: Programs - Suzanne Subbarao Vice President: Communications - Liv Gorman Secretary - Jake Tadema Treasurer - Tricia Black Membership: Campaigns/Events  - Michelle Lee Membership: Data/Reporting  - Mumtaz Zimbalist Advocacy  - Erika Del Villar Introductions The PTA Board members each wanted to share an introduction - we are excited about the coming school year. Nicole Trimble - President Hello! 2022-23 will be my 9th year as a Canyon Creek parent (and PTA member). My son ... read full article
Help Shape 2022-23 School Year... 💡Nicole Trimble5/31/20228/19/2022
Help Shape 2022-23 School Year... 💡
Share Your Thoughts Canyon Creek PTA's 2022-23 Executive Board is planning for next year. There is STILL TIME to share. We want to hear from you! Please spend 3-5 minutes to complete our survey. It will help us learn what would make you feel welcome, what your family would be interested in, and more. Take our survey. ... read full article
Volunteers Will Make Next Year a GREAT YEAR! Join Us! 🖐Nicole Trimble4/30/20229/28/2022
Volunteers Will Make Next Year a GREAT YEAR! Join Us! 🖐
Let's Make the 2022-23 School Year Amazing! Spring is just around the corner, and we have some amazing club and event opportunities that we want to see happen for our students.  But we need YOU to make that possible.  ANYONE can be a volunteer!  It doesn't take much time, but it makes all the difference to our kids.  We need help with our STEM Fair, Multicultural Day, Glow Dance and After School Enrichment.   STEM Fair Chair Hip Hop Dance Chess Club Cricket  Multicultural Event  Glow Dance  We also have LOTS of new families joining Canyon Creek for the EAP ... read full article
Helping Hands Program - Sign Up to Receive Support (English & Spanish)Nicole Trimble11/1/20213/16/2023
Helping Hands Program - Sign Up to Receive Support (English & Spanish)
Canyon Creek PTA Helping Hands Program Sign up to Receive Support Canyon Creek PTA has a program called Canyon Creek PTA Helping Hands . This is a completely confidential assistance program for families of Canyon Creek Elementary that is coordinated through our Canyon Creek Elementary Office. The PTA will help fulfill needs, but will have no information about the families who request support.   What kinds of support is offered? Food bags/boxes during school breaks that are a week or longer School clothes Yearbook Canyon Creek t-shirt (spirit wear) Holiday Meal (Thanksgiving) Holiday Family Wish List (assistance with gifts) PTA Membership ... read full article
Art Docent Program - What is it? How can I help?Nicole Trimble9/1/202111/1/2022
Art Docent Program - What is it? How can I help?
  Our Art Docent Chairs would love to have more help to coordinate this program. If you are interested in talking about it, please contact Foram and Jessica at art@canyoncreekpta.org .  As an art docent, you will help students gain an appreciation for art. We will help to train you and there is a pre-planned curriculum at your disposal. You do not have to be an art scholar or renowned artist; anyone can do this!  We're still figuring out how to best run art docent lessons for our classrooms. This district has put together a strong and more modern curriculum with ... read full article
2022-23 PTA President AppointedNicole Trimble7/15/202210/18/2022
2022-23 PTA President Appointed
Canyon Creek PTA President Appointed Canyon Creek PTA ended the 2021-22 school year without an incoming PTA President. This is a critical position for our non-profit organization. Our newly elected VP-Communications, Nicole Trimble, decided to throw her hat into the (empty) ring for the president position. On July 6th, 2022 , the new executive board appointed Nicole Trimble as the President. Nicole has been a Canyon Creek PTA Member since 2014 and has been helping with PTA communications (website, newsletter, VP-Communications) and other events/programs since 2016. She will act as president until the October General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, October ... read full article