Help Us Make Next Year a GREAT YEAR!
Let's Make the 2022-23 School Year Amazing! With the last few years the way they were, we are REALLY hoping we will be able to get back to in person events with kids and families on a regular basis. We hope to really build that community feeling again, with parent get-togethers, summer playdates for kids, fun STEM & Literacy events, Math Challenge, After School Enrichment, etc. Over the last couple years, many of our "seasoned" PTA leaders have already moved up to middle school - or will at the end of this year. We will need to really think about ... read full article
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
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4/30/2022-6/30/2022

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 - *OPEN* Vice President: Programs - Suzanne Subbarao Vice President: Communications - Nicole Trimble Secretary - Jake Tadema Treasurer - Tricia Black Membership - *OPEN* Advocacy - *OPEN*   Introductions The PTA Board members each wanted to share an introduction - we are excited about the coming school year. Suzanne Subbarao (Vice President: Programs) Hi! My name is Suzanne Subbarao, and my family has lived in Bothell for four years.  I grew up in Indiana, and met my husband at ... read full article
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
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6/13/2022-6/16/2023

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
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
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6/20/2022-7/31/2022

2021-22: Look What We Did This 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
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
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6/20/2022-8/26/2022

Book Swap Wrap-Up!
Canyon Creek PTA Book Swap Wrap-Up! PTA Book Swap was a success! Between the books purchased by the PTA and those collected from the amazing Canyon Creek community, we were able to give out over ~1200 books to our students to encourage summer reading as well as many books to teachers for their classrooms! Thanks to everyone for their book donations and especially to Autumn Mikela, who donated a very large number of books. We are so thankful for your generosity! As students came through with their classrooms, they were able to browse and select their books. Then they could ... read full article
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
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6/20/2022-7/4/2022

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
Author:
Nicole Trimble 
Show from:
5/28/2022-8/27/2022
Help Us Make Next Year a GREAT YEAR!Nicole Trimble4/30/20226/30/2022
Help Us Make Next Year a GREAT YEAR!
Let's Make the 2022-23 School Year Amazing! With the last few years the way they were, we are REALLY hoping we will be able to get back to in person events with kids and families on a regular basis. We hope to really build that community feeling again, with parent get-togethers, summer playdates for kids, fun STEM & Literacy events, Math Challenge, After School Enrichment, etc. Over the last couple years, many of our "seasoned" PTA leaders have already moved up to middle school - or will at the end of this year. We will need to really think about ... read full article
Meet our 2022-23 Canyon Creek PTA BoardNicole Trimble6/13/20226/16/2023
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 - *OPEN* Vice President: Programs - Suzanne Subbarao Vice President: Communications - Nicole Trimble Secretary - Jake Tadema Treasurer - Tricia Black Membership - *OPEN* Advocacy - *OPEN*   Introductions The PTA Board members each wanted to share an introduction - we are excited about the coming school year. Suzanne Subbarao (Vice President: Programs) Hi! My name is Suzanne Subbarao, and my family has lived in Bothell for four years.  I grew up in Indiana, and met my husband at ... 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 This Year!Nicole Trimble6/20/20228/26/2022
2021-22: Look What We Did This 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
Book Swap Wrap-Up!Nicole Trimble6/20/20227/4/2022
Book Swap Wrap-Up!
Canyon Creek PTA Book Swap Wrap-Up! PTA Book Swap was a success! Between the books purchased by the PTA and those collected from the amazing Canyon Creek community, we were able to give out over ~1200 books to our students to encourage summer reading as well as many books to teachers for their classrooms! Thanks to everyone for their book donations and especially to Autumn Mikela, who donated a very large number of books. We are so thankful for your generosity! As students came through with their classrooms, they were able to browse and select their books. Then they could ... read full article
Math Challenge #15 - Wall of FameNicole Trimble6/11/20226/25/2022
Math Challenge #15 - Wall of Fame
  MATH CHALLENGE #15 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!        CLASS WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  Rettig (Kindergarten)   GRADE WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  3rd Grade   All submissions for Math Challenge #15 (21 students) Grade Teacher Student Kindergarten Rettig Samantha B Sky M Sage T 1st Grade Axtell Viaan  Caeton Jayapradha S Lindley Adeline M 2nd Grade Hodgson John B Rodgers Prithvi M Valint Idhant T 3rd Grade Deer Niyathi  Adam N Mahoney Jordan S Nuss Eleanor M Willow T Rich Max M Amarissa C 4th Grade Vancour Rian R ... read full article
2021-22 Math Challenge Wrap-UpNicole Trimble6/11/20226/25/2022
2021-22 Math Challenge Wrap-Up
2021-22 Math Challenge Wrap Up!   The school year is almost over and the last Math Challenge is now complete!   We are thrilled with the student participation in this program. Over the year, we have had 446 unique submissions from 89 students!   We are excited to wrap up the 4th year of our Math Challenge program at Canyon Creek, and we would like to recognize all students who have submitted 10 or more challenges.   Here are the students who participated in 10 or more challenges this year! Students who participated in 12 or more challenges ( bolded ) will receive ... read full article
WSPTA 109th Convention RECAPNicole Trimble6/2/20226/16/2022
WSPTA 109th Convention RECAP
Over the weekend of Friday, May 20th - Sunday, May 22nd, PTA leaders from Canyon Creek PTA joined those from across the district and state at the 109th Washington State PTA Annual Convention - three full days of education, networking, inspiration, and fun. There was also a virtual option, providing education opportunities at home. Some of the highlights included the keynote presentations. The first featured Northshore students from The Root of Us/Root of Youth founded by longtime Northshore PE teacher, Fernell Miller. In the second keynote, Teacher of the Year, Jerad Koepp, shared his experiences developing a rich Native American ... read full article
Thank You Library Volunteers, for a GREAT YEAR!Nicole Trimble6/2/20226/16/2022
Thank You Library Volunteers, for a GREAT YEAR!
HUGE THANK YOU to our volunteers who helped in the library weekly! They helped classes during their library time by checking in books, shelving books and checking new books out for students. CaryAnn Anderson Tara Anderson Radhika Bhartia Kamna Bhatia Krista Chmielewski Archana Diwan Krista Ehlers Nega Gar Elizabeth Goodman Teagan Hagen Jeff Jensen Alyssa Koske Kelsey Kraupa Lucia Kurniawan Michelle Lee Naomi Leigh Lili Li Bria Lefeuvre Laurie Moody Loan Mosescu Lisa Murray Caihua Murfield Kristin Nagy Trupti Rao Sarah Richards Carson Sanderson Muthudevi Saravanakumar Rachel Stagnaro Daisy Tan Anna Tang Jasvir Thind Nicole Trimble   And extra special ... read full article
May General Membership Meeting - SummaryNicole Trimble5/31/20226/14/2022
May General Membership Meeting - Summary
May 2021 General Membership Meeting Recap On Tuesday, May 24th (via zoom), we had our final PTA General Membership meeting of the 2021-22 school year. We had a good turnout and were thrilled to have representation from Canyon Creek and Skyview in attendance to answer questions for our membership.  Skyview Middle School & Skyview PTSA - Principal Matt Wallace & Barby Taheri More details to come, but save the date for Wednesday 8/24 for Ice Cream Social & Parent Night at Skyview. First day of school for 6th Graders (and WEB leaders) is Wednesday, August 31st, 7th & 8th Graders ... read full article
Kindergarten Summer Playdates 2022Nicole Trimble5/28/20228/27/2022
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
2021-22 Local PTA Award Winners Announced!Nicole Trimble5/25/20226/17/2022
2021-22 Local PTA Award Winners Announced!
Congratulations to our PTA Award Winners 2021-22 School Year We announced our 2020-21 Local PTA Award Winners at our last PTA General Membership Meeting of 2020-21 on Tuesday, May 24th ! However, because this was an online meeting, we surprised our winners prior to the meeting, to make it a fun and special moment! So fun! Congratulations to our 2021-22 PTA award recipients: Outstanding Educator Deanna Roland , Kindergarten teacher Maddy Rodgers , 2nd grade teacher Outstanding Advocate Christy Deer , 3rd grade teacher Golden Acorn (Outstanding Volunteer) Foram Shah , Canyon Creek PTA Art Docent & Art Gala Chair Nancy Tangen ... read full article
2022 Art Gala Wrap-UpNicole Trimble5/20/20226/1/2022
2022 Art Gala Wrap-Up
Canyon Creek PTA Art Gala 2022 In case you missed it, or want to experience it again, we have created a slide show including much of the art on display at the Art Gala, as well as posters, displays, etc. Note: you can enter "full screen mode" (using the 3 stacked dots options menu) to see more details of the art!   Thank you... There are so many who helped get this event together, and we would like to thank them! ALL of the art docent volunteers who have given time all year to go into classrooms and teach our ... read full article
Math Challenge #14 - Wall of FameNicole Trimble5/19/20226/2/2022
Math Challenge #14 - Wall of Fame
  MATH CHALLENGE #14 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!        CLASS WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  Rettig (Kindergarten)   GRADE WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  2nd Grade   All submissions for Math Challenge #14 (25 students)   Grade Teacher Student Kindergarten Rettig Sky M Samantha B Sage T 1st Grade Axtell Viaan  Caeton Jayapradha S Lindley Adeline M 2nd Grade Forsman Deeya P Goodspeed Anvi S Hodgson John B Rodgers Samarth R Prithvi  Valint Dyuthi G Idhant T 3rd Grade Deer Niyathi  Mahoney Jordan S Nuss Eleanor M Willow T Rich Max ... read full article
Spring Staff Grants 2022 - Results!Nicole Trimble5/18/20226/1/2022
Spring Staff Grants 2022 - Results!
Spring 2021 Staff Grants   Recognizing that needs (and great ideas!) can arise throughout the year (especially in challenging years), the general membership voted to offer Canyon Creek Elementary staff grants of up to $75.00 per staff member to support innovative curriculum, ideas, and programs that align with the mission statement of the PTA.  Thanks to our membership vote, we are pleased to have been able to offer grants to our hard working staff. Thanks to donations and sponsorships this year, we were able to fund 39 staff grants totaling $2,798.36 which directly support our students’ learning! Below is a list by grade ... read full article
Book Swap at Canyon Creek!Nicole Trimble5/14/20226/10/2022
Book Swap at Canyon Creek!
  Wondering how this went? Check out our wrap-up article.     Canyon Creek PTA - Book Swap We need your help! Canyon Creek PTA is hosting a "Book Swap"! Students/families have donated new or used books -- and PTA also purchased additional books to ensure EVERY student will receive a book before summer break! All students will get some summer reading material! The Book Swap will happen at school on Thursday, June 9th and Friday, June 10th   during school hours. Each student will visit the Book Swap with their class and select one book. We are really excited to ... read full article
Staff Appreciation Week - What We Did and Thank Yous!Nicole Trimble5/6/20225/18/2022
Staff Appreciation Week - What We Did and Thank Yous!
Staff Appreciation Week (2021-22) RECAP!   Canyon Creek PTA Appreciates Canyon Creek Staff! Our Canyon Creek PTA Staff Appreciation Committee celebrated the Canyon Creek staff with special treats each day (except Thursday, when the school administration hosted a lunch for them). Thanks to the generous donations from our community, we are able to do more fun stuff. Monday, May 2nd: Bagel and Drip Coffee Breakfast Bagels donated by QFC (Canyon Park) and Safeway (Thrasher's Corner) Coffee donated by Starbucks (2 stores: 22904 Bothell Everett HWY and 220th near McDonalds) Tuesday, May 3rd: Individually Wrapped Cookies from a Local Bakery Donated ... read full article
Math Challenge #13 - Wall of FameNicole Trimble5/4/20225/18/2022
Math Challenge #13 - Wall of Fame
  MATH CHALLENGE #13 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!        CLASS WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  Rettig (Kindergarten)   GRADE WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  3rd Grade   All submissions for Math Challenge #13 (22 students) Grade Teacher Student Kindergarten Rettig Samantha B Sky M Sage T 1st Grade Axtell Viaan  Caeton Jayapradha S Lindley Adeline M 2nd Grade Hodgson John B Rodgers Prithvi M Samarth R Valint idhant t 3rd Grade Deer Niyathi  Mahoney Jordan S Nuss Eleanor M Willow T Rich Amarissa C Max M 4th Grade Vancour Rian R ... read full article
Math Challenge #12 - Wall of FameNicole Trimble4/24/20225/8/2022
Math Challenge #12 - Wall of Fame
  MATH CHALLENGE #12 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!        CLASSES WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  Rettig (Kindergarten) & Larson (5th)   GRADE WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  3rd Grade   All submissions for Math Challenge #12 (26 students) Grade Teacher Student Kindergarten  Rettig Samantha B Sky M Sage T 1st Grade Axtell Viaan  Caeton Jayapradha S Lindley Adeline M 2nd Grade Forsman Deeya P Goodspeed Anvi  Hodgson John B Rodgers Prithvi m Yang X Valint Dyuthi G 3rd Grade Deer Niyathi  Mahoney Jordan S Nuss Eleanor M Willow T Rich Amarissa ... read full article
Nominating Committee Report 2022 & Self-Declaration InstructionsNicole Trimble4/22/20225/24/2022
Nominating Committee Report 2022 & Self-Declaration Instructions
  Canyon Creek PTA is pleased to announce the 2022-2023 slate of officers as presented by the Canyon Creek PTA Nominating Committee. Canyon Creek PTA Nominating Committee Report lists the nominees for each of the officer positions for the 2022-2023 Executive Board. The election will take place during the Canyon Creek PTA Membership Meeting on Tuesday, May 24th, 2022 . Our Bylaws permit the nomination of candidates from the floor* at the meeting before the vote takes place. *Since meetings are currently held virtually, "nominations from the floor" will be done using an online submission form prior to the meeting. ... read full article
Website & Newsletter help needed for next year! - FOUND!!!!Nicole Trimble4/20/20224/29/2022
Website & Newsletter help needed for next year! - FOUND!!!!
Looking for Website & Newsletter Help for Next School Year!   UPDATE: We found someone for this role! YAY!!! Our current webmaster and newsletter editor, Nicole Trimble, is on the slate for the 2022-23 PTA Board of Directors as VP Communications. She needs to hand off some of the work updating the website and creating the newsletters, so she can focus on the VP position. Luckily, she has 2 more years at Canyon Creek, so she can pass her knowledge on to new volunteers. Key attributes for success include: has great written communication skills is a team player (lots of collaboration ... read full article
Art Gala and PTA Day of ServiceNicole Trimble4/20/20225/13/2022
Art Gala and PTA Day of Service
Canyon Creek PTA Art Gala 2022 Inspire - Be Inspired Friday, May 13th, 2022 5PM - 7PM* (see schedule below) Come join us at school and enjoy an evening of community  and many wonderful art displays! The Art Gala is open to all Canyon Creek families and staff. Students will have an opportunity to visit the Art Gala with their class during the day. Please find either of the two (2) information tables for event details/maps/etc. (one by main parking lot and the other next to covered area on playground) *Participation Schedule To limit the number of families participating at ... read full article
Staff Appreciation Week: 5/2-5/6Nicole Trimble4/7/20225/6/2022
Staff Appreciation Week: 5/2-5/6
Staff Appreciation Week (2021-22) May 2nd through May 6th   Canyon Creek PTA Appreciation Plans! Our Canyon Creek PTA Staff Appreciation Committee has been working to plan events during Staff Appreciation Week! Thanks to the generous donations from our community, we are able to do more fun stuff. Monday, May 2nd: Bagel and Drip Coffee Breakfast - coffee donated by Starbucks Tuesday, May 3rd: Individually Wrapped Cookies from a Local Bakery - donated by local bakery Wednesday, May 4th: Lunch Catered by Inchins - thanks to donations from our community! Thursday, May 5th: The school administration is doing something special ... read full article
May PTA General Membership MeetingNicole Trimble4/4/20225/24/2022
May PTA General Membership Meeting
Highlights of meeting are available here: https://canyoncreekpta.org/Article/View/May-General-Membership-Meeting-Summary   PTA General Membership Meeting Join us for our final PTA General Membership Meeting of the school year on Tuesday, May 24th at 6:30pm . This is a FUN meeting!! Here's what to expect: Skyview Middle School Presentation for 5th Grade Families ! Scheduled to share info and answer questions: Skyview Principal Wallace, a Skyview counselor, and a representative from Skyview PTSA. ------- Announcement of the 2021-22 PTA Award Winners. This will include winners of Golden Acorn (volunteer), Outstanding Educator & Outstanding Advocate. Join us to celebrate these community members. ------- Election of our 2022-23 PTA ... read full article
Math Challenge #11 - Wall of FameNicole Trimble4/1/20224/15/2022
Math Challenge #11 - Wall of Fame
  MATH CHALLENGE #11 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!        CLASSES WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  Rettig (Kindergarten), Nuss (3rd) & Larson (5th)   GRADE WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  3rd Grade   All submissions for Math Challenge #11 (33 students) Grade Teacher Student Kindergarten Larsen Carly P Rettig Samantha B Sky M Sage T 1st Axtell Viaan S Barton Aarya G Aarush B Lindley Adeline M 2nd Forsman Deeya P Goodspeed Anvi S Hodgson John B Rodgers Samarth R Prithvi M Valint Idhant T Dyuthi G 3rd Casper Aadithya M Deer ... read full article
DEADLINE EXTENDED: Spring 2022 - Staff Grants Available!Nicole Trimble3/31/20225/13/2022
DEADLINE EXTENDED: Spring 2022 - Staff Grants Available!
Canyon Creek Staff Grants Available   Update: View our list of grants awarded this spring!     At our General Membership meeting on Tuesday, March 22nd, our PTA membership voted to offer grants to Canyon Creek staff to allow for reimbursement of up to $75.00 (per staff member).   The approval criteria is that the expenditure supports the education and care for Canyon Creek students and also aligns with the mission & goals of our PTA . Grants will apply to purchases for our current school year 2021-2022. Purchases must have been made between July 1, 2021 and May 13th, 2022. Any staff ... read full article
Earth Day Art Contest - Random Winners Announced!Nicole Trimble3/31/20225/5/2022
Earth Day Art Contest - Random Winners Announced!
Canyon Creek PTA 2022 Earth Day Art Contest Update as of Wednesday, April 27th Announcing the Random Winners... All students who submitted an entry by the deadline were entered into wheelofnames.com for random selection. Winners of the random drawing: Caroline A. - Grade 3 Arianna W. - Grade 4 Ayush R. - Grade 3 Prithiva M. - Grade 2 Rhea S. - Grade 4 Winners will be receiving a coupon for FREE Menchie's 5oz cup. Prizes will be delivered to teacher mailboxes next week.  ----------------------------------------------- We invite all Canyon Creek students to be a part of the 2022 Earth Day ... read full article
Reflections Art Showcase - All Northshore Schools!Nicole Trimble3/30/20225/28/2022
Reflections Art Showcase - All Northshore Schools!
Northshore Council PTSA 2021-2022 Reflections Art Showcase  From Northshore Council PTSA Website: This year, Council had 267 entries from 28 schools and we were thrilled to see all the talented Northshore artists who participated! Of those entries, there were 59 State Qualifiers (SQ) who continued on to Washington State PTA for further judging and an additional 15 pieces that received the honorable Judge's Choice Award (JC).    Check out the Reflections Showcase! NOTE: View the showcase and navigate to the different sections by using the tabs (red boxes) at the top of the page.   We are so proud of all ... read full article
March General Membership Meeting RECAP!Nicole Trimble3/23/20224/6/2022
March General Membership Meeting RECAP!
PTA General Membership Meeting RECAP! March 2022 We had such a fabulous turn out at our March General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, March 22nd. The meeting was conducted over Zoom. It was great having so many families able to join us. Please take a moment to review what happened at our meeting.  Guest  Speaker: HiCap/EAP Presentation Northshore School District’s Director for Accelerated Models and Programs, Amity Butler, presented information about the various services offered within the Northshore School District with an emphasis on EAP and HiCap Services. Her presentation was very informative and  many questions were asked from the audience. ... read full article
Math Challenge #10 - Wall of FameNicole Trimble3/18/20224/1/2022
Math Challenge #10 - Wall of Fame
  MATH CHALLENGE #10 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!        CLASSES WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  Rettig (Kindergarten), Nuss (3rd) & Larson (5th)   GRADE WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  3rd Grade   All submissions for Math Challenge #10 (26 students) Grade Teacher's Name Student's Name Kindergarten Rettig Sage T Samantha B Sky M 1st Axtell Viaan S Barton Aarya G Caeton Jayapradha S Lindley Adeline M 2nd Hodgson John B NVP* - 2nd Grade Prithvi M Rodgers Samarth R 3rd Burkett Amarissa  Deer Niyathi  Eeksha N Mahoney Jordan S Nuss Eleanor ... read full article
Staff Appreciation "Provide a Lunch for Staff" -- THANK YOU!Nicole Trimble3/18/20223/30/2022
Staff Appreciation "Provide a Lunch for Staff" -- THANK YOU!
Huge Thanks to our Canyon Creek Community! We were overwhelmed with the number of volunteers who signed up to provide lunch(es) for the amazing Canyon Creek Elementary Staff! Every single staff member was selected on the signup. That's incredible. We also had such generous monetary donations to support this event! We are so lucky to have such a caring and giving community.  Donors contributed over $1,000 for this event! WOW!! Our Staff Appreciation team has a plan to use the money to provide a lunch for the entire staff during Staff Appreciation Week in May - in addition to other ... read full article
Spirit Wear On Hand Inventory Sale!Nicole Trimble3/16/20225/30/2022
Spirit Wear On Hand Inventory Sale!
Canyon Creek Spirit Wear This is a sale of extra inventory we have on-hand. Quantities are limited. We try to have inventory at our start of year Open House event (for samples and immediate purchases). This year we ended up with extra inventory. Some of that was used to fill the online orders -- however, we still have quite a bit left. Get a shirt to wear for volunteering (this year or NEXT year!)... Your student may be growing - if they like their shirt, consider a bigger size? New students to Canyon Creek - or returning to in-person? Learn ... read full article
Inchin's Bamboo Garden - Dine to Donate Family NightNicole Trimble3/12/20224/6/2022
Inchin's Bamboo Garden - Dine to Donate Family Night
Support Canyon Creek PTA when you dine in or take out at Inchin's Bamboo Garden! Wednesday, April 6th 5pm-10pm Valid for dine in OR take out. Order in person or via phone. -- Online Orders WILL NOT apply to fundraiser. -- Bothell Location: 22010 17th Ave SE Bothell, WA 98021 TEL: 425-483-4594 ONLINE MENU 20% of sales * will go to Canyon Creek PTA when flyer is presented for in-person or take-out orders.  OR mention that you are "supporting Canyon Creek PTA"! *Not including online orders. View flyer via link to PDF .   This is an embedded .pdf.   Find ... read full article
Math Challenge #9 - Wall of FameNicole Trimble3/4/20223/18/2022
Math Challenge #9 - Wall of Fame
  MATH CHALLENGE #9 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!        CLASSES WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  Rettig (Kindergarten) & Larson (5th)   GRADE WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  3rd Grade   All submissions for Math Challenge #9 (29 students) Grade Teacher Student Kindergarten Rettig Samantha B Sky M Sage T 1st Grade Axtell Viaan S Viaan S Barton Aarya G Mayra M Lindley Adeline M 2nd Grade Forsman Deeya P Goodspeed Anvi S Hodgson John B NVP* - 2nd Grade Prithvi M Dyuthi G Rodgers Samarth R 3rd Grade Burkett Amarissa C ... read full article
Smith Brothers Fundraiser!!Nicole Trimble3/2/20226/1/2022
Smith Brothers Fundraiser!!
New Fundraiser with Smith Brothers Farms! Would you love to get fresh local milk (and other grocery items) delivered to your doorstep once a week!? We are so pleased to introduce a new fundraiser partnership with Smith Brothers Farms! *New* customers will receive $15 in free groceries (include free delivery). Also, Smith Brothers Farms will make a $50 donation to Canyon Creek PTA! You can signup online, and enter the coupon code "CanyonCreekPTA" to make it happen. Visit www.SmithBrothersFarms.com . Make sure to enter COUPON CODE: "CanyonCreekPTA" when signing up online! Check out the flyer to learn a little about ... read full article
Spelling Bee - WE HAVE A WINNERNicole Trimble2/28/20223/14/2022
Spelling Bee - WE HAVE A WINNER
  We are thrilled to announce the results of the Canyon Creek Spelling Bee 2022:   Preksha R  is the  Canyon Creek Spelling Bee Champion!   The results are:   1st Place   Preksha R. (4th Grade)   2nd Place   Likhit A. P. (4th Grade)   3rd Place   Faizaan M. Isabella Z.     Preksha R.  will represent Canyon Creek at the local area spelling bee based on the performance in the third round testing.   Likhit A. P.  will represent Canyon Creek if Preksha opts out for any reason.   Congratulations again to all the students on ... read full article
Math Challenge #8 - Wall of FameNicole Trimble2/18/20223/4/2022
Math Challenge #8 - Wall of Fame
  MATH CHALLENGE #8 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!        CLASS WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  Rettig (Kindergarten)   GRADE WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  1st Grade (new leader!)   All submissions for Math Challenge #8 (28 students) Grade Teacher Student Kindergarten Rettig Samantha B Sage T Sky M Karthik  1st Grade Axtell Viaan S Braden D Barton Aarya G Mayra M Aarush B Caeton Jayapradha S Lindley Adeline M 2nd Grade Forsman Deeya P Aarav M Hodgson John B NVP* - 2nd Grade Dyuthi G Goodspeed Anvi S 3rd Grade Burkett ... read full article
Provide a Lunch for a Staff Member! Signup deadline Friday (3/4)Nicole Trimble2/17/20223/11/2022
Provide a Lunch for a Staff Member! Signup deadline Friday (3/4)
Say THANK YOU to our amazing Canyon Creek Staff! Please help make a Canyon Creek staff member's day extra special by signing up to provide a lunch for one (or more) of the incredible people who make Canyon Creek a wonderful place for our kids on  Friday, March 11th ! Please plan to deliver the lunch(es) by 9:45AM to the main office.  There are a couple options for these lunches: Make a lunch yourself and drop it off (sign up for a specific staff member) Buy a lunch and drop if off (sign up for a specific staff member) Buy a ... read full article
March PTA General Membership MeetingNicole Trimble2/15/20223/22/2022
March PTA General Membership Meeting
PTA General Membership Meeting Find our meeting recap here!   Join us for our next PTA General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, March 22nd at 6:30pm . The meeting will be held on Zoom. Pre-registration is required. Register here for access to Zoom link.   Guest Speaker: In the fall of 2020, Canyon Creek Elementary became a site for the district's Elementary Advanced Program (EAP). What does that mean? What are the characteristics of these students? How do students qualify for this program? And what does this look like as they move beyond elementary school? Amity Butler, the Director for Accelerated ... read full article
Calling Art Docents - Training Opportunities!!Nicole Trimble2/14/20224/30/2022
Calling Art Docents - Training Opportunities!!
Are you a Canyon Creek Art Docent volunteer? Interested in learning some new techniques? In case you missed it, the Northshore School District training team is hosting monthly virtual gatherings to learn about art mediums, watch live demonstrations, ask questions and more. Please note they are unable to answer school specific questions regarding supplies, classrooms or other topics that vary from school to school. 7 p.m., March 2, 2022 - Textiles 7 p.m., March 30, 2022 - Print Making 7 p.m., April 20, 2022 - TBD For more information please join the schoology group for all Art Docents. https://www.nsd.org/get-involved/volunteer/art-docent-program/portal If you ... read full article
Award Nominations Open - Due April 8thNicole Trimble2/11/20224/8/2022
Award Nominations Open - Due April 8th
2021-2022 School Year Do you know of an outstanding teacher or staff member  who goes the extra mile for students?   How about a volunteer who quietly contributes  to Canyon Creek Elementary? Or a volunteer that goes above and beyond?   Take a moment to think about the people who might be good candidates for any of the local PTA awards. Use the form below to confidentially nominate for the awards by   Friday, April 8th .   Awards and Descriptions   Golden Acorn Award: Recognizes an individual volunteer who has given outstanding volunteer service to all children in the school community. This ... read full article
PTA 2022-2023 Board Nominations Open!!Nicole Trimble2/11/20224/8/2022
PTA 2022-2023 Board Nominations Open!!
Are you interested in serving on our 2022-23 Canyon Creek PTA board? Consider joining our PTA Executive Board. We’re made up of parents from all different backgrounds and experiences, just like our community. We have parents who work full-time and part-time, and parents who don’t work outside the home. There’s a place for everyone. A conversation is NOT a commitment. IDEA: Co-chair ANY position. Consider finding a friend with complementary skill and take on a position together!    Elected Board Positions: President Vice President: Programs Vice President: Communications Secretary Treasurer Assistant Treasurer Learn more about each position and their responsibilities .   Interested in ... read full article
Math Challenge #7 - Wall of FameNicole Trimble2/4/20222/18/2022
Math Challenge #7 - Wall of Fame
  MATH CHALLENGE #7 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!        CLASS WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  Rettig (Kindergarten) This class had the most submissions by the deadline. GRADE WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  3rd Grade   All submissions for Math Challenge #7 (33 students) Grade Teacher Student Kindergarten Rettig Karthik  Samantha B Sage T Sky M 1st Grade Axtell Viaan S Braden D Barton Aarya G Aarush B Caeton Jayapradha S Lindley Adeline M 2nd Grade Forsman Deeya P Aarav M Hodgson John B NVP* - 2nd Grade Sia J Dyuthi G ... read full article
Essay Contest - Five (5) students submitted essays!Nicole Trimble2/2/20223/14/2022
Essay Contest - Five (5) students submitted essays!
WSPTA Essay Program Update as of February 28th, 2022: We had five (5) students submit essays for through this program! Aria P.  - 1st Grade Aarush B.  - 1st Grade Arthee K.  - 3rd Grade Jagrav A.  - 4th Grade Niya A.  - 5th Grade   WSPTA Essay Program rewards will be announced in the springtime.  ----------------------------- Essay Topic: Who is Your Real-Life Role Model and Why?  This statewide essay contest explores the important and varied influencers in the lives and education of children – from the children’s perspective. Every day children are exposed to a variety of people and each one ... read full article
Spelling Bee - Testing Starts Soon, Look for Informational EmailNicole Trimble1/31/20222/9/2022
Spelling Bee - Testing Starts Soon, Look for Informational Email
Canyon Creek PTA Spelling Bee Information about online testing was sent to all registered families on Sunday, January 30th, 2022 .  Subject of email was "Spelling Bee 2022 Instructions".  If you registered, but don't have this email, please contact our PTA Spelling Bee Chair . Canyon Creek PTA Spelling Bee testing will occur from Saturday, February 5th - Wednesday, February 9th . Find more information about the Spelling Bee. ... read full article
Reflections Program Update - Northshore Council PTSA Judging ResultsNicole Trimble1/24/20222/7/2022
Reflections Program Update - Northshore Council PTSA Judging Results
2021-22 Reflections Northshore Council PTSA Judging Results The latest Reflections updates come from Northshore Council PTSA. Council Reflections judges selected two Canyon Creek entries to advance to State level adjudication. They also awarded three Canyon Creek entries their Judge's Choice award.   Advancing to State Level Adjudication  Caroline A - 3rd Grade, Category: Dance Shrvya S - 1st Grade, Category: Visual Arts Northshore Council PTSA Judge's Choice Awards Aryan S - 4th Grade, Category: Music Sneha S - 4th Grade, Category: Film Anshi S - 5th Grade, Category: Photography   Congratulations to all five student artists. We are so proud of your ... read full article
Math Challenge #6 - Wall of FameNicole Trimble1/20/20222/3/2022
Math Challenge #6 - Wall of Fame
  MATH CHALLENGE #6 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!        CLASS WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  Rettig (K) This class had the most submissions by the deadline. GRADE WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  3rd Grade   All submissions for Math Challenge #6 (27 students) Grade Teacher Student Kindergarten Rettig Karthik  Samantha B Sky M Sage T 1st Grade Axtell Viaan S Caeton Jayapradha S Lindley Adeline M 2nd Grade Forsman Deeya P Aarav M Hodgson John B NVP* - 2nd Grade Dyuthi G Prithvi M 3rd Grade Deer Niyathi  Sathvik M Nuss ... read full article
Meet Our 2022 Nominating Committee!Nicole Trimble1/20/20222/12/2022
Meet Our 2022 Nominating Committee!
Meet our Nominating Committee At our PTA General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, January 18th , our PTA Membership elected our Nominating Committee! Thanks for our three volunteer Nominating Committee members: Barby Taheri, Nancy Tangen & Patty Buchanan ! Barby Taheri  has been volunteering at CC since 2014, it’s been a few years! She's held a number of board positions, as well as led and helped with multiple committees throughout the years! She likes doing a little of everything and enjoys helping out where there is a need! She's been on the board at Skyview MS for a number of years and is ... read full article
Pizza Nights at Uncle Peteza's - THANK YOU!!!Nicole Trimble1/11/20223/9/2022
Pizza Nights at Uncle Peteza's - THANK YOU!!!
Uncle Peteza's Family Pizza Nights Update as of Thursday, March 3rd: THANK YOU to everyone who participated in these two fundraising nights! Uncle Peteza's donated $525! That's amazing!  HUGE APPRECIATION to Uncle Peteza's Pizzeria, for partnering with us. They have been a huge supporter for years, and we are so thankful for their generosity! -------------------------------------- Tuesday, February 8th & Wednesday, February 9th Both Days: 5-9pm Valid for Pick up or Delivery. Call to order - or stop in! View menu online. Show this flyer or mention Canyon Creek PTA when ordering. 20% of Sales Support Canyon Creek PTA. Location : Uncle Peteza's ... read full article
Math Challenge #5 - Wall of FameNicole Trimble1/6/20221/21/2022
Math Challenge #5 - Wall of Fame
  MATH CHALLENGE #5 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!        CLASSES WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  Rettig (K) & Nuss (3rd) These classes tied with the most submissions by the deadline. GRADE WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  3rd Grade!!   All submissions for Math Challenge #5 (29 students) Grade Teacher Student Kindergarten McGrew/Weir Emma Y Rettig Samantha B Sage T Sky M 1st Grade Axtell Viaan S Barton Aarya G Caeton Jayapradha S Lindley Nihira  Adeline M 2nd Grade Forsman Deeya P Hodgson John B NVP* - 2nd Grade Prithvi M Dyuthi G ... read full article
Membership Incentive Drawing! Winner Announced!Nicole Trimble12/31/20212/11/2022
Membership Incentive Drawing! Winner Announced!
And we HAVE a winner... ** The lucky  winner is  Jennifer  (Jenny) Herbison! ** She will receive the $25 Amazon Gift Card. We are excited to have another Canyon Creek PTA member drawing. Become a member by Monday, January 31st . Drawing will take place on Tuesday, February 1st . The winner will receive an $25 Amazon Gift Card. Not sure if you are a member yet for this year? Ask our Membership Team to confirm your membership status. Email membership committee. Become a member of our PTA for the 2021-22 school year, and you are eligible to win! Every ... read full article
Gender Diversity Webinar - Recordings Available to NSD Community!Nicole Trimble12/27/20213/15/2022
Gender Diversity Webinar - Recordings Available to NSD Community!
" Laying the Groundwork for a More Supportive and Aware Community Around Gender Diversity"   -------------------------------- Update from Monday, February 14th: We have wrapped up our two-part webinar series titled Laying the Groundwork for a More Supportive and Aware Community Around Gender Diversity. The two part webinar series was a success and were so pleased to have so many Canyon Creek families (and NSD families) attend the webinar.  If you are interested in watching the two-part series, please fill out   this Google form .  We will send you the recordings shortly after registration.  -------------------------------- SESSION 1: Informational Presentation February ... read full article
Helping Hands - Thank you HOLIDAY HEROES!Nicole Trimble12/17/202112/28/2021
Helping Hands - Thank you HOLIDAY HEROES!
Tremendous gratitude to our incredibly giving Canyon Creek school community that provided 28 Holiday Food Boxes and Holiday Gifts for 100 individuals, helping to make the holidays special for Canyon Creek families!   A million THANKS to these following amazing individuals and their families for providing individual holiday gifts or donating to our Helping Hands funds (and we also used leftover funds from the Thanksgiving donations!):   Adler Page Janet Vickers Maria Allen Alyssa Koske Janine Richards Mary Vasatka Amber Purvis Jenis Bhavsar Melanie McKenzie Bela Bhatt Jenn Snyder Melissa Karpen Bethany Valint Jennifer Herbison Mumtaz Zimbalist Betsy Baeskens Jessica Shaffner Nancy ... read full article
MOD Pizza Dine Out - January 11th, 2022Nicole Trimble12/14/20211/11/2022
MOD Pizza Dine Out - January 11th, 2022
 Dine to Donate for Canyon Creek PTA! Save the date - and grab lunch OR take a night off from cooking dinner! <YAY> Tuesday, January 11th! 20% of orders (online & in person) will be donated to Canyon Creek PTA.  RSVP:   https://www.groupraise.com/events/203990 (instructions with how to order are included on this page too!) How it Works You can participate in this fundraiser by: Take out Pick up Delivery MOD Pizza will accept your order in several ways: Restaurant Website Storefront Walk-in Please read the instructions below, so that MOD Pizza knows you are with the GroupRaise Meal for Canyon Creek ... read full article
Math Challenge #4 - Wall of FameNicole Trimble12/10/202112/24/2021
Math Challenge #4 - Wall of Fame
  MATH CHALLENGE #4 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!        CLASSES WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  Rettig (K), Northshore Virtual Program (2nd), Deer (3rd), Nuss (3rd) These classes tied with the most submissions by the deadline. GRADE WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  3rd Grade!!   All submissions for Math Challenge #4 (31 students) Grade Teacher Student Kindergarten Larsen Jaysen C Rettig Samantha B Sage T Sky M 1st Grade Axtell Viaan S Barton Aarya G Aarush B Lindley Nihira  Adeline M 2nd Grade Forsman Deeya P Hodgson John B NVP* - 2nd ... read full article
Special General Membership Meeting Recap - Election Results!Nicole Trimble12/8/202112/22/2021
Special General Membership Meeting Recap - Election Results!
Special Election Our Special PTA General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, December 7th was very productive (and short).  We elected three new executive board members: Radhika Bhartia for Treasurer Priya Patel for Secretary Suzanne Subbarao for VP-Programs Our President also appointed an executive board position: Melanie McKenzie for Advocacy Chair Meet our entire Canyon Creek PTA Executive Board! Special thanks to all of the PTA members who ran in this special election! We were really in need of some help and we are lucky to have filled all our open positions - one even had two candidates! Thank you Radhika Bhartia, ... read full article
January General Membership Meeting -- RECAPNicole Trimble12/8/20212/8/2022
January General Membership Meeting -- RECAP
PTA General Membership Meeting RECAP! To kick off 2022, we had our first membership meeting over Zoom on Tuesday, January 18th, 2022.  Take a moment to review what happened at our meeting. Northshore School District Bond & Levies Presentation Our guest presenters were representatives from Northshore School District. Information was presented about the three funding measures which are on the February 8th, 2022 ballot . Voters in the Northshore School District will have an opportunity to vote on an Educational Programs and Operations Levy, Technology Levy, and a Capital Projects Bond. If you missed the presentation, you can learn more ... read full article
Company Matching Donations & Volunteer HoursNicole Trimble12/6/202112/20/2021
Company Matching Donations & Volunteer Hours
DO YOU MATCH? You can DOUBLE or TRIPLE the impact of your donation with a MATCHING GIFT. Let your company double or triple your impact!  Many employers sponsor matching gift programs to match charitable contributions made by their employees. Gifts from employees' spouses and retirees may also qualify for a match. Ask your employer if they have a matching gift program.  If you volunteer with Canyon Creek PTA, your company may also offer a match for volunteer hours spent with our association. Some examples are volunteering at an event, volunteering as part of a committee, board member or executive officer. Examples of local companies ... read full article
Election of PTA Executive Board MembersNicole Trimble12/2/202112/7/2021
Election of PTA Executive Board Members
Election of PTA Executive Board Members The election has occurred and the positions were all filled! Thank you! Find update.   We want to thank everyone who reached out and asked questions about the open positions. We are thrilled to announce that we have nominees for all three of our open executive board positions. Nominees & Statements Please find the nominees for each position as well as their statements as submitted in their self-nomination. For Treasurer Radhika Bhartia - "I am a mom to a first grader in Ms. Barton's class. Really amazed at the wonderful work by the Canyon ... read full article
Reflections Student SubmissionsNicole Trimble12/2/20215/13/2022
Reflections Student Submissions
2021-22 Reflections Submissions Canyon Creek PTA can advance up to 21 entries to the council-level Reflections judging. The 21 entries advancing to the next level judging are denoted with an asterisk (*) next to their name. It was such a difficult decision - all entries were fantastic!   Dance Aria P - 1st Grade* Caroline A - 3rd Grade* Music Aisha B - 2nd Grade* Aryan S - 4th Grade* Film Amarissa C - 3rd Grade* Sneha S - 4th Grade* Literature Anshi S - 5th Grade* Isabella Z  - 3rd Grade* Isaiah P - 1st Grade* Vienna B - ... read full article
Helping Hands - Thanksgiving Meals: THANK YOU!Nicole Trimble11/22/202112/6/2021
Helping Hands - Thanksgiving Meals: THANK YOU!
Tremendous gratitude to our giving Canyon Creek school community that provided 24 Thanksgiving Meals to our school families.   A million THANKS to these following amazing individuals and their families for providing food items or donating to our Helping Hands funds:    Alyssa Koske  Heather Araki  Megan Madsen  Annie Hall  Heather Douangpanya  Melissa Karpen  Arlene Alba  Jenn Snyder  Mumtaz Zimbalist  Barb Miller  Jennifer Herbison  Nancy Tangen  Bela Bhatt  Jim Powers  Nicole Trimble  Beth Baeskens  Jordan Holley  Patricia Black  Bethany Valint  Karen Smith  Rachel Nielsen  Brandi Doyle  Kari Lucas  Radhika Bhartia  Christy Deer  Katie Scott  Ranee Axtell  Crystal Fry  Kay Robinson  Rochelle ... read full article
SAVE THE DATES: Parent Education in FebruaryNicole Trimble11/22/20211/1/2022
SAVE THE DATES: Parent Education in February
Save the Date!   Find all the details in our event article!   We are excited to announce a superbly amazing presentation by Gender Diversity ( genderdiversity.org ) coming in February! Save the dates for our TWO PART SERIES Webinar: Laying the Groundwork for a More Supportive and Aware Community Around Gender Diversity. These sessions are intended for families, caregivers, educators, and community members. Students are welcome to attend, however content (and terminology used) may be more suited for middle & high school students. Mark your calendars for Wednesdays - February 2nd and February 9th , both sessions starting at 6pm.   Registration and ... read full article
Helping Hands - Be a Holiday Hero!Nicole Trimble11/19/202112/13/2021
Helping Hands - Be a Holiday Hero!
Helping Hands: "Be a Holiday Hero" Thank you for your donations! Thank you article.   Deadline to Sign Up: Thursday, December 9th Delivery of Gifts: Monday, December 13th, 7:30-9:30am   SPECIAL NOTE: We could really use help with gift cards since PTAs cannot purchase gifts cards due to IRS regulations!   As we approach the winter break, we are working to help families in our school community that could use a little help with gifting. This has been a HUGE success the last two years and we are thrilled to be able to do it again this year. Check out ... read full article
Math Challenge #3 - Wall of FameNicole Trimble11/19/202112/3/2021
Math Challenge #3 - Wall of Fame
  MATH CHALLENGE #3 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge. GREAT JOB!        CLASSES WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  Rettig (K), Deer (3rd), Nuss (3rd), Vancour (4th) & Larson (5th) These classes tied with the most submissions by the deadline. GRADE WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  3rd Grade!!   All submissions for Math Challenge #3 (32 students) Grade Teacher Student Kindergarten Larsen Jaysen C Rettig Sage T Samantha B Sky M 1st Grade Axtell Viaan S Barton Aarush B Aarya G Caeton Jayapradha S Lindley Adeline M 2nd Grade Hodgson John B NVP*- 2nd Grade Sia ... read full article
November General Membership Meeting - RECAPNicole Trimble11/18/202112/1/2021
November General Membership Meeting - RECAP
November PTA General Membership Meeting RECAP Our second membership meeting of the 2021-22 school year took place over Zoom on November 16th. It was wonderful to have new members join the meeting as well as returning members. Membership: Membership reported we have reached our goal of 300 members this year and we are just a handful of staff members away from becoming eligible for the WSPTA 100% Staff Membership Award. We are very appreciative of all our members’ support. If you haven’t yet joined this school year, it’s not too late to become a member . Reflections: For some exciting ... read full article
Special PTA General Membership MeetingNicole Trimble11/16/202112/7/2021
Special PTA General Membership Meeting
Special PTA General Membership Meeting Tuesday, December 7th, 2021 Meeting: 6:30-7:30pm We will be holding a Special General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, December 7th at 6:30pm, to officially elect the new executive board members based on the electronic ballot vote. This will be a short meeting with the results of the election, a President Report, as well as a few other important updates.  Find out who self-nominated and how you can vote (until 12/6 @ 8pm)!     Zoom pre-registration is required ! After you register using the link above, you will receive an email with the Zoom link for the meeting! Looking forward ... read full article
Seeking Nominations for Open PTA Board PositionsNicole Trimble11/12/202112/1/2021
Seeking Nominations for Open PTA Board Positions
Update: 12/7/2021 The election has occurred and the positions were all filled! Thank you! Find update.     🆘 ‼️ We REALLY need to fill the Secretary and Treasurer positions to be able to continue to operate as a PTA and support Canyon Creek Elementary. Do you want to help? Do you know someone who might be interested?  Find out more below, including link to position descriptions, etc. Want to nominate yourself? Complete this self-nomination form! Please reach out if you have any questions. PTA President, Karen Smith   Self-Declared Board Nomination Period Open Canyon Creek PTA Members and Canyon Creek ... read full article
Math Challenge #2 - Wall of FameNicole Trimble11/5/202111/19/2021
Math Challenge #2 - Wall of Fame
  MATH CHALLENGE #2 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge.    GREAT JOB!        CLASSES WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  Rettig, Mahoney & Nuss These classes tied with the most submissions by the deadline.  GRADE WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  3rd Grade!!   All submissions for Math Challenge #2 (33 students) Grade Teacher Student Kindergarten Larsen Jaysen C Carly P Rettig Sage T Samantha B Sky M 1st Grade Axtell Viaan S Caeton Miqail O Lindley Adeline M 2nd Grade Forsman Deeya P Hodgson John B NVP* - 2nd Grade Dyuthi G Vagt Pranav B ... read full article
Helping Hands Program - Providing Thanksgiving Meals!Nicole Trimble11/3/202111/22/2021
Helping Hands Program - Providing Thanksgiving Meals!
Canyon Creek PTA Helping Hands Program Thanksgiving Meals Thanks to all our generous donors, we were able to provide 23 Canyon Creek Elementary families with Thanksgiving dinners! Check out our Thank You a rticle !   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 Sue Hanson, Canyon Creek Elementary Office Manager  (or via the Google Form in  this article ). This is a year long program and we are hoping to provide holiday meals & grocery gift cards, fulfill wish lists for the ... read full article
Pumpkin Decorating Contest - WINNERS ANNOUNCED!Nicole Trimble10/28/202111/6/2021
Pumpkin Decorating Contest - WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
Pumpkin Decorating Contest! We had 30 submissions for our pumpkin decorating contest this year! Kindergarten & 1st Grade 1st Place: Scared Chicken by Shrvya S. (Ms. Burns' 1st grade class) 2nd Place: Cinderella's Cart by Jahnavi M. (Ms. Axtell's 1st grade class) 3rd Place: Mr. Silly Willy by Gleb V. (Ms. Barton's 1st grade class) 2nd & 3rd Grade 1st Place:  Ribbon the Unicorn Pumpkin by Elsie U. (Ms. Rodgers's 2nd grade class) 2nd Place:  May the BOO be with you by Stella M. (Ms. Nuss' 3rd grade class) 3rd Place:  kitty meow by Sohana K. (Ms. Valint's 2nd grade class) ... read full article
Spelling Bee 2021-22 Registration is OPEN!Nicole Trimble10/27/202112/15/2021
Spelling Bee 2021-22 Registration is OPEN!
Canyon Creek PTA Spelling Bee is BACK!!  Open to all 3rd-5th grade students! Canyon Creek PTA is thrilled to offer the Scripps Spelling Bee this year! The online test will be administered online Saturday, February 5th, 2022 .    Register by Wednesday, December 15th! Students, grades 3rd-5th, will be able to take the School Spelling Bee online on any device with a web browser while at home and the results of the test will determine who advances to the Bee’s next level of competition.    LEARN MORE & REGISTER HERE!! ... read full article
Math Challenge #1 - Wall of FameNicole Trimble10/23/202111/5/2021
Math Challenge #1 - Wall of Fame
  MATH CHALLENGE #1 WALL OF FAME!   We applaud all students who participated in this Math Challenge.    GREAT JOB!        CLASSES WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  Rodgers, Mahoney, Nuss, Clithero & Larson These classes tied with the most submissions by the deadline.  GRADE WITH MOST PARTICIPATION:  3rd Grade!!   All submissions for Math Challenge #1 (51 students) Grade Teacher Student Kindergarten Hart Smayan G Larsen Siya G McDonnell Aashay R Rettig Sage T Samantha B Sky M Roland Joshua R 1st Grade Axtell Shaina J Viaan S Barton Aarush B Burns Jia L Caeton Jayapradha S Miqail Lindley Adeline M Aria P ... read full article
Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink - Fundraiser!Nicole Trimble10/23/20211/9/2022
Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink - Fundraiser!
Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink - FUNdraising Opportunity  Start or continue an annual tradition of ice skating at the Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink! If you visit during the timeframe and mention Canyon Creek, $3 of each ticket purchased will go to Canyon Creek PTA!! When: November 19th, 2021 through January 9th, 2022 Where: Bellevue Downtown Park 100 100th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004 (South of Bellevue Square) More information: Visit bellevueicerink.com  for skating hours, promotions and special events. This is an embedded .pdf.   Find more opportunities to support us through partnerships! ... read full article
October PTA Membership Meeting - RECAPNicole Trimble10/21/202111/4/2021
October PTA Membership Meeting - RECAP
October PTA General Membership Meeting RECAP We kicked off our first meeting of the 2021-22 school year virtually. It was wonderful to have some new members join the meeting as well as returning members. At the start of the meeting, we adopted our PTA’s mission and goals for the year and our standing rules. We also reviewed the monthly financial reports and approved the 2021-22 budget. Membership reported they are on their way to reaching their goal of 300 members for the year. As an incentive to join PTA, the membership committee is having a drawing! Everyone who becomes a ... read full article
November General Membership Meeting - November 16thNicole Trimble10/21/202111/16/2021
November General Membership Meeting - November 16th
PTA General Membership Meeting Tuesday, November 16th, 2021 Meeting: 6:30-8pm Come find out what we have been working on - and what's coming up! AND... All attendees will be entered in a drawing to win an adult short sleeve spirit wear tee shirt!   Zoom pre-registration is required ! 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
Helping Hands Program - Sign Up to Receive Support (English & Spanish)Nicole Trimble10/15/202112/31/2021
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 Canyon Creek Office Manager, Sue Hanson. The PTA will help fulfill needs, but will have no information about the families who request support.   What kinds of support is offered? Food gift cards (or food box) during school breaks that are a week or longer School clothes Yearbook Canyon Creek t-shirt (spiritwear) Holiday Meal (Thanksgiving) and/or Food Box (Winter Break) ... read full article
Membership Drawing! All Members Eligible!Nicole Trimble10/10/202111/1/2021
Membership Drawing! All Members Eligible!
The lucky drawing winner was Sam Nguyen!     Our PTA has set a membership goal of 300 members! Please consider becoming a part of our completely volunteer, non-profit organization focused on our KIDS! NO MEETINGS OR VOLUNTEERING IS NECESSARY TO BE A MEMBER! We have confidential scholarships available to join Canyon Creek PTA. Please contact our Membership Chair  to request one OR just fill out our  Scholarship Request Form (google form).    Incentive Drawing!   Prizes & Drawing Date -- Monday, November 1st -- Winner will receive a basket of goodies for a Family Fun Pizza & Treats Night!      ... read full article
2021-22 PTA General Membership Meeting! JOIN US!Nicole Trimble10/5/202110/19/2021
2021-22 PTA General Membership Meeting! JOIN US!
PTA General Membership Meeting Tuesday, October 19th, 2021 Meeting: 6:30-8pm We are thrilled to invite you to our 1st membership meeting of the 2021-22 school year! Come find out what we have been working on - and what's coming up! We are excited to have Canyon Creek Principal, Mr. Bruce Denton, attend and answer questions - please submit your questions in advance  here  (form closes Sunday, 10/17).     Zoom pre-registration is required ! 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
Chipotle Dine Out Event - CANCELLEDNicole Trimble10/1/202111/15/2021
Chipotle Dine Out Event - CANCELLED
CANCELLED: Dine Out: Chipotle Mexican Grill in Bothell!   Sadly, we have decided to cancel this event due to worker shortages and supply chain issues. Our neighborhood Chipotle has been closing on Mondays, which is when we were scheduled.  We hope you will still support all of the local businesses and we plan to reschedule this event in the future!   Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Canyon Creek PTA. Come in to the Chipotle at 21135 Bothell Everett HWY in Bothell on Monday, November 15th between 4:00pm and 8:00pm .   Find more ... read full article
Red Robin Dine Out Event - SAVE THE DATE!Nicole Trimble10/1/202110/21/2021
Red Robin Dine Out Event - SAVE THE DATE!
Dine Out: Red Robin in Bothell! Red Robin will give 20% of food sales back to Canyon Creek PTA! Come in to the Red Robin at 21215 Bothell Everett HWY in Bothell on Thursday, October 21st between 5:00pm and 9:00pm . Bring in this flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell your server you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 20% of food sales will be donated to Canyon Creek PTA. How to participate: Order in restaurant. Bring the flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell your server you’re there to support Canyon Creek PTA. Order online ... read full article
2021-22 Math Challenge Program!Nicole Trimble9/8/20219/30/2021
2021-22 Math Challenge Program!
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 24th.   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
Reflections Program - DEADLINE EXTENDED!!Nicole Trimble9/8/202111/8/2021
Reflections Program - DEADLINE EXTENDED!!
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8th. 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 2021-22  theme: "I Will Change the World By..."   Find details about the 2021-22 Reflections program on our Reflections Program page  - including rules, categories, and printable entry forms. Contact our Reflections Chair, Foram Shah  with questions.  ... read full article
Seeking Library VolunteersNicole Trimble9/6/202110/31/2021
Seeking Library Volunteers
Become a Library Volunteer! UPDATE (as of December 5th, 2021): Three classes (two Kindergarten & one 3rd grade) have volunteers now! Thank you!! We still need volunteers to help out in the library for THREE (3) 5th grade groups . 5th Grade - based on music class 5th graders are in (Band/Orchestra/General) and when they have their specialist (students should be able to tell you the day and if they are dismissed for the day from library). You can also definitely contact your teacher to find out this library section your student is in! Orchestra 2: Thursdays, 3:00-3:45 pm --  ... read full article
Art Docent Program - What is it? How can I help?Nicole Trimble9/1/202112/31/2021
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 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 great artists, ... read full article
PTA Members Get Free Ice Cream! Learn how!Nicole Trimble8/29/20219/1/2021
PTA Members Get Free Ice Cream! Learn how!
CANYON CREEK PTA MEMBERSHIP DRIVE Wednesday, September 1st, 4-7pm   Join us at Park Ridge Church Community Market to celebrate the First Day of School!   ALL 2021-2022 Canyon Creek PTA members (joined since 7/1/2021) who attend will receive a ticket for free ice cream from the Kool Kidz Ice Cream Truck. Ticket valid only on Wednesday, September 1st, 4pm and 7pm.   Join online and pick up your ticket from our membership committee between 4pm - 7pm at Park Ridge Community Market on Maltby. Membership is open to all. Students, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and community members. No meeting or volunteer requirements!   ... read full article
Welcome From Our PTA PresidentNicole Trimble8/29/20219/7/2021
Welcome From Our PTA President
Dear Canyon Creek Parents, Teachers, and Students!                                                                                 August 2021 I am Karen Mitchell Smith, the president of Canyon Creek PTA. I am delighted and honored by the trust shown in me by the PTA and look forward to serving you and the students at Canyon Creek. The previous school year was full of challenges we never anticipated. Despite the pandemic, ... read full article
2021-22 Canyon Creek Spiritwear - Help Clear our Inventory!Nicole Trimble8/24/202110/16/2021
2021-22 Canyon Creek Spiritwear - Help Clear our Inventory!
    Clear our inventory! This is a sale of extra inventory we have on-hand.  Quantities are limited. We try to have inventory at our start of year Open House event (for samples and immediate purchases). This year we ended up with extra inventory. Some of that was used to fill the online orders -- however, we still have quite a bit left. * Get a shirt to wear for volunteering (this year or NEXT year!) * * Your student may be growing - if they like their shirt, consider a bigger size? * * New students to Canyon Creek ... read full article
Canyon Creek Open House/Meet & Greet (PTA TOO!)Nicole Trimble8/22/20218/26/2021
Canyon Creek Open House/Meet & Greet (PTA TOO!)
Canyon Creek Elementary Open House/Meet & Greet & New Family Tours Thursday, August 26th, 2021 3PM to 4PM  From School Admin: Please come to school on August 26th for Canyon Creek Elementary’s Open House/Meet & Greet from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM. This is a great opportunity to find your student's classroom and for students  to enter classrooms, drop off supplies, and meet their teachers. For those new to Canyon Creek, New Family Tours will be held 3PM to 3:30PM .   Please have your child visit the classroom/teacher at the time that corresponds with the first letter of their last name. In order to ... read full article
Spirit Wear Design Contest - Winners Announced!Nicole Trimble8/22/20219/5/2021
Spirit Wear Design Contest - Winners Announced!
Spirit Wear Design (Inspiration) Contest Winners Announced! Last spring, Canyon Creek PTA sponsored a Spirit Wear Design (Inspiration) Contest. We received so many great submissions. The Canyon Creek PTA Board and Canyon Creek Elementary Administration voted on the winners... We are so excited to announce we have TWO (2) new spirit wear options for 2021-22 school year!   Option 1 is the HOWLING COYOTE with Canyon Creek Elementary wording created by 2019-20 5th grader, Aayush Gupta . Nice work Aayush!      Option 2 is the KIND COYOTE created by sisters,  Bianca (entering 1st grade) and  Olivia Mosescu  (entering 3rd grade).  We are so ... read full article
2021-22 PTA Membership - Join Today for $10!Nicole Trimble8/14/20219/30/2021
2021-22 PTA Membership - Join Today for $10!
We are kicking off our fall PTA membership campaign for the 2021-22 school year! Please take a moment to join our Canyon Creek PTA. Your membership shows your support for our non-profit organization and all we do for Canyon Creek Elementary! There is NO obligation or expectation to volunteer or attend meetings. (But we do LOVE to meet members and find fun opportunities for those who want to help!) Anyone can become a member...parents, caregivers, relatives, students, friends, neighbors, coworkers, etc! Our membership goal this year is conservative at 300 members. Please help us reach (and pass) that goal! The membership ... read full article
Still Time to Become a PTA Sponsor for 2021-22 School Year!!Nicole Trimble8/4/202110/29/2021
Still Time to Become a PTA Sponsor for 2021-22 School Year!!
There is still time to become a PTA sponsor, however, it is too late to be included on the banners (and Welcome & Event banner). All other recognition will still occur. 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! *** Special thanks to the companies who have already signed up to be Sponsors!! Check them out. Sponsorship Opportunities Sponsorships will be used by Canyon Creek ... read full article
"Fun in the Sun" Scavenger Hunt Wrap-Up!Nicole Trimble7/17/20217/31/2021
"Fun in the Sun" Scavenger Hunt Wrap-Up!
Many thanks to all the families that participated in our scavenger hunt!    Here are some fun facts: 5 teams participated 2 teams completed every mission:  Penguin & Sachev The 2 winners will be receiving $10.00 Dairy Queen gift cards. Congrats to the top 2 teams: Penguin & Sachev, and all the participants!     Find info on our other scavenger hunts!     ... read full article
Scavenger Hunt #3 for students & families!Nicole Trimble6/19/20217/11/2021
Scavenger Hunt #3 for students & families!
"Canyon Creek PTA - Fun in the Sun" Scavenger Hunt!   Summer is HERE!! Explore and enjoy summer with Canyon Creek PTA Fun in the Sun Virtual Scavenger Hunt. Complete as many missions as you can and make sure to follow the instructions- most missions need a video or a photo.       How Do I Participate? Download the GooseChase app and look for our game (find directions in the section below). The game is set to start Sunday, June 27th at 8am and will end Sunday, July 11th at 8pm . Complete as many missions as you can and try and get ... read full article
Thanks to you...here's what we did this year!Nicole Trimble6/17/20216/30/2021
Thanks to you...here's what we did this year!
What Did We Do This Year? 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 not able to meet in person at all, so many events could not happen. However, we worked to come up different new ways to continue existing programs, and find new things to try to engage our wonderful Canyon Creek community. Art Docent Program - art lessons for ALL students Spelling Bee - open for all 3rd-5th grade students Food Drive benefiting our local Woodinville ... read full article
2021 Kindergarten Playdates - CONFIRMED!Nicole Trimble6/12/20218/18/2021
2021 Kindergarten Playdates - CONFIRMED!
Calling all 2021-22 INCOMING kindergarteners (& families)!! Canyon Creek PTA would like to welcome your family to our school community! Our mission (displayed at the top of the website) 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 Playdates ! We arrange a number of play dates over the summer intended to get kindergarteners to meet each ... read full article
*** WELCOME NEW FAMILIES!! ***Nicole Trimble6/5/202110/10/2021
*** WELCOME NEW FAMILIES!! ***
Canyon Creek PTA Welcomes New Families to our School! We are so excited to welcome all the new families!! Whether you are coming because you moved to the area, joining EAP program, entering Kindergarten, or coming from Northshore Virtual Program (NVP), we are excited to meet you and welcome you to our community. Canyon Creek Elementary hosted a welcome webinar for new families! View recorded webinar. Here are some ways to stay informed and get involved: Meet the Board As a non-profit organization, we are completely run by volunteers. Meet the people who are running the Canyon Creek PTA this year! Meet the ... read full article
DEI Windows & Mirrors Book Drive - *NEW* June FocusNicole Trimble5/28/20216/30/2021
DEI Windows & Mirrors Book Drive - *NEW* June Focus
Canyon Creek PTA Windows & Mirrors Book Drive Benefiting Canyon Creek Elementary Canyon Creek PTA's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) committee has organized a new program for Canyon Creek - the Windows & Mirrors Book Drive ! All books will go to Canyon Creek library and classrooms. Each month we will focus on a different theme with intersectionality at the core. The ONE purpose of the Windows & Mirrors Book Drive is to diversify and update Canyon Creek library content! These book lists were curated using NSD-recommended sites  and encompasses multicultural and social justice books, books covering neurodiversity, the many beautiful forms of ... read full article
Column Art Project - extended deadline!Nicole Trimble5/25/20217/31/2021
Column Art Project - extended deadline!
Column Art Project! **** DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 31st! **** We want our school to be a welcoming , inclusive space for our students and families. Canyon Creek PTA’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) committee is partnering with Canyon Creek Elementary to start a Column Art Project! The first part of the Column Art Project will start with the idea of “ welcome ” in mind.  How many ways can we say WELCOME in other languages?  That is what we are seeking.  We want our Canyon Creek families to create artwork with the word WELCOME in another language. DEADLINE for all ... read full article
Scavenger Hunts!Nicole Trimble5/1/20216/1/2021
Scavenger Hunts!
Canyon Creek PTA 2020-21 Scavenger Hunts Canyon Creek PTA is delighted to offer a fun, engaging family and friend virtual scavenger hunt game that challenges you to complete missions.   #1: "Spring is in the Air" Scavenger Hunt (ended) May 1st through May 23rd ( hunt information | wrap-up )  #2:  "Signs of Summer" Scavenger Hunt  (ended) May 30th through June 13th ( hunt information | wrap-up ) #3: "Fun in the Sun" Scavenger Hunt  (ended) June 27th through July 11th ( hunt information | wrap-up )   If you do not have the "GooseChase" app, follow the steps in ... read full article
UPDATE: Spirit Wear (Inspiration) Design Contest!!Nicole Trimble4/28/20216/18/2021
UPDATE: Spirit Wear (Inspiration) Design Contest!!
Spirit Wear Design (Inspiration) Contest!! This year, Canyon Creek PTA is sponsoring a Spirit Wear Design (Inspiration) Contest. We are encouraging and challenging our Canyon Creek students, families, and staff to create a NEW design that we can use for our Spirit Wear for the fall of 2021. We received several submissions and as wonderful as they are, we are concerned with the print quality. Therefore, we have extended our deadline and will use submissions as an inspiration contest. We will take the ideas submitted and use them to have a design created that will work for printing and sale. Rules As with any competition, there ... read full article
Student Directory is Available!!Nicole Trimble4/15/20216/30/2021
Student Directory is Available!!
Better late than never! Our 2020-21 PTA directory for all PTA members is here!!    The PDF directory is different than prior years. Students are organized by grade only, not teacher.  With all the changes this year, it was too confusing to separate by teacher at this point.   Only student families who granted permission to share contact information are included.    If you are not a PTA member and want access to this directory, it is not too late to become a PTA member!  https://canyoncreekpta.org/Page/Membership/JoinToday   Learn how to access the directory! ... read full article
Want to Get Involved? NEED: VP-Programs, Advocacy Chair & OTHERS!Nicole Trimble3/28/20216/30/2021
Want to Get Involved? NEED: VP-Programs, Advocacy Chair & OTHERS!
Volunteers Needed for 2021-22 School Year! It's hard to believe we are already planning for the 2021-22 school year, especially when we don't know what fall will look like. We are going to do our best to plan for options that might happen (just like last year)!  Make sure to read our Volunteer FAQ page  to help answer questions about PTA volunteering!! From our FAQ page: What happens if you don't fill a position (event or program chair)? Our Canyon Creek PTA Executive Board has agreed that the right thing to do for our PTA is to set deadlines by which volunteers are needed for programs/events ... read full article
PTA Emergency Prep Chair - Open PositionNicole Trimble1/19/20222/2/2022
PTA Emergency Prep Chair - Open Position
PTA Emergency Prep Chair Needed Are you interested in learning about emergency preparation for our school? Our PTA has a volunteer position (E-Prep Chair) that works with the school to help with various things relating to e-prep. We have a chair who is stepping down and she would love to transition the information to someone else before she leaves.  If interested, now is a great time to start, as the Northshore Council PTSA is holding an E-Prep Chair Meeting on Tuesday, February 1st, 11am-noon . This is a zoom meeting. Here's the official information about the meeting:  Northshore Council PTSA ... read full article
Meet Your 2021-22 PTA Board of Directors!Nicole Trimble6/18/20213/1/2022
Meet Your 2021-22 PTA Board of Directors!
2021-2022 School Year Meet the Board PTA Board of Directors Here are the 2021-2022 PTA Board of Directors: President - Karen Mitchell Smith Vice President: Programs - Suzanne Subbarao Vice President: Communications - Jennifer Snyder Secretary - Priya Patel Treasurer - *OPEN* Assistant Treasurer - Mumtaz Zimbalist Membership - Nancy Tangen & Megan Madsen Advocacy - Melanie McKenzie   Introductions The PTA Board members each wanted to share an introduction - and let you know that you can contact any of them at any time with question / comments / suggestions.  Karen Mitchell Smith (President) My name is Karen Smith. I was born in Buffalo, NY, but ... read full article