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Looking for 2022-23 Volunteers (looking for new ideas too)! Learn more.

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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 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!
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!
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!
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

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

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Canyon Creek Elementary - Summer Reading BINGO!
  Canyon Creek Elementary Presents Summer Reading BINGO "Come with a BINGO pattern done and leave with a prize!"   Each week, come check in with some teachers to show which spaces you completed and get a prize! There is a different pattern goal each week! Then, you can play with your friends on the playground! Dates: Every Wednesday evening, June 29th – August 10th Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm Place: The Canyon Creek Playground   Have this pattern done by...   ... this date Pick any 3 Squares June 29th 4 Corners July 6th 5 in a Row or Column July 13th * 5 in a ... read full article

Community Serve Day - ALL WELCOME
Community Serve Day - Sunday, August 21st Community Serve Day is coming to Canyon Creek on  Sunday, August 21st, 9:00am - 1:00pm . The whole family can participate! The kids LOVE to be helpers!  All are welcome!   Sign up here.   Details... Project Address: 21400 35th Avenue SE Bothell, WA 98021-7899 Park in the front/main parking lot when you arrive and come to the registration tables on the sidewalk to check in.   Hours:  9:00am - 1:00pm (please arrive at 8:45am am to allow time to check-in) More information will come out as the date gets closer...we will update this ... read full article

Want to Volunteer at School? Become an Approved NSD Volunteer!
Per district guidelines, all Northshore School District (NSD) volunteers must have cleared a background check and must be fully vaccinated to volunteer. This process might take 2-3 weeks once submitted, please do ASAP . If you are already an NSD approved volunteer, you will have received a volunteer "badge" that you might want to have with you (on your phone or printed). The school will confirm your approved volunteer status. If you are NOT an NSD approved volunteer, know that the process can take up to 2-3 weeks, so its important to start it as soon as you can. Click this link to become ... read full article

National PTA - Notes from the Backpack
A Podcast for Parents, by Parents National PTA is working to ensure our public schools provide a high-quality and equitable education for every child to reach their full potential. Notes from the Backpack is a PTA podcast designed for millions of parents and the decisionmakers they influence. Through the unique combination of expert, parent and educator guests, each episode features engaging conversations that offer real-life advice and ideas on how to support children’s learning and development—all in parent-friendly language. Real Experts. Real Parents. Real Conversations. There are so many great topics to explore!! Examples: Do My Child's Test Scores Really ... read full article

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