Volunteer Opportunities

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

Join our board of directors with this appointed position. Keep the minutes during our monthly board meetings and the 4-5 membership meetings we have during the year!

Come up with fundraising ideas, and help drive them to make them happen! Great for a group to plan together. This is critical to be able to fund our events and ongoing programs.

Sep 25
Oct 1
6:00p Curriculum Night Kindergarten
Curriculum Night Kindergarten

Tuesday, September 27
6:00p - 8:00p
Canyon Creek Elementary

7:15p Curriculum Night 3rd Grade
Curriculum Night 3rd Grade

Tuesday, September 27
7:15p - 9:00p
Canyon Creek Elementary
Fallin' In Fun Event - Deadline to Signup
Fallin' In Fun Event - Deadline to Signup

Friday, September 30

We would LOVE to have you host a table at our event - find all the details at the link below!

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Fallin' in Fun - Community Event - Sign up to Share and/or RSVP!
Fallin' in Fun The Fall Community Event Friday, October 21 6 pm to 7:30 pm Canyon Creek Gym Canyon Creek Families! You are ALL invited to c ome enjoy an evening filled with fun  interactive stations related to fall activities  around the world, created and presented by our own community. These may include art,  crafts, music, board games, traditions, sports, costumes, and more. Share an activity/tradition with our community! YOU are invited to come share something with our community! Do you have a fall tradition you think would be fun to share? Do you celebrate something in the fall that means ... read full article

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 9/23
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

PTA Membership Meeting October 18th
PTA Membership Meeting Tuesday October 18th Join us for our first PTA meeting at 7pm on Tuesday October 18th  of the new year! We will be in room F230 (Multi-Purpose room in Building F) at Canyon Creek Elementary School. Topics on the agenda include: Programs & Events updates Review potential budget updates, mission & goals, standing rules, and more. Review of financials (since last membership meeting in May), Year End Financial review. Update from Principal Brandi Doyle. Election of PTA officers, filling open spots.   Election: We will be filling the positions on our board, that are open. We have ... read full article

After School Enrichment Programs
After School Enrichment Program Information After school enrichment programs are back this year! Registration will be open from 10/3 to 10/7. Classes start the week of 10/17.  Planned class schedule includes art, yoga, chess, and LEGO/STEM. Print flyer here: https://canyoncreekpta.org/Doc/2022-2023/Afterschool_Fall2022.docx-4.pdf   This is an embedded .pdf. ... read full article

Show Your Support of Children & Families by Sponsoring 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! 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 Challenge, Literacy Night, Multicultural Night, Community Nights, after school enrichment, and more! There are various levels of sponsorship available. Size and placement of logos on the banners and website are based ... read full article

Seeking Library Volunteers
Become a Library Volunteer! Sign Up Today 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 our computer circulation system Check in returned books Reshelve books according to library call number (requires knowledge of ABC order as ... read full article

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

NEW SPIRIT WEAR OPTIONS! Gear Up for the New School Year!
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

Volunteers Will Make Next Year a GREAT YEAR! Join Us! 🖐
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

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

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Hearing and Vision Screening - Volunteers Needed
Hearing & Vision Screening Days Friday October 7th & Monday, October 10th   Every year the school nurse(s) and school district helpers - along with parent volunteers - conduct vision and hearing screenings for all the elementary grade levels except for the 4th graders. It is very important to get all the kiddos screened because good vision and hearing are essential to learning!   The screening days are set for Friday October 7th & Monday, October 10th at Canyon Creek Elementary.   About the Screenings It is important to understand that these are basic screenings , and are designed to ... read full article

School Spirit Fridays
School Spirit Fridays - Starts This Friday, 9/16   Every Friday is Coyote Colors Day!  If your student wants to participate, they can wear black and turquoise clothes or Canyon Creek Spirit Wear on Fridays.  We have special Canyon Creek bracelets for every student and to kick off our first School Spirit Day this Friday.  ... read full article

NSD Food and Nutrition Services Update
Food and Nutrition Services - Breakfast and Lunch Information Keep reading to learn about important updates from the Northshore School District about nutrition and meals at school All schools offer breakfast and lunch. Menus are available online along with nutritional information at nsd.org/meals. Milk is included in the price of a full meal. Cartons of milk can also be purchased separately. Free and reduced-price breakfast and lunch Parents whose income falls within guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Agriculture should apply for free or reduced-price meals. Families must reapply each year to receive benefits for the current school year. ... 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 as long as 2-3 weeks once submitted, please do ASAP . NSD volunteer approval is valid for ONE year. You will need to renew your volunteer status each year. Watch for a reminder about a month before it expires. The email will come from "Safe Hiring Solutions" ( info@safevisitorsolutions.com ).  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). ... 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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