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Outstanding Educator Award Winners

Dear Cascadia Families, I am honored to announce this year’s recipients of the PTA’s Outstanding Educator Award: Jessica Gibbons and Katie Shae! Congratulations to both on this well earned honor. Read about why they were selected, as well as the other nominees, below. From Ms. Gibbons’s nomination letter: Ms. Gibbons is an incredibly organized, warm, …

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Get ready for Fifth Grade Promotion!

Promotion is coming up on Monday, June 17th! The program starts at 9:00 so make sure you come early and get a seat. After promotion, we will meet outside for pictures and greeting parents. After that we will walk to Sandel Park together to have a picnic in the park. We will be back at …

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Congratulations, Cascadia Debate Team!

This past weekend, Team Cascadia competed with nearly 200 other students in the Debateable’s All-city Debate Tournament. The eloquent orations of our 11 person strong team were recognized with Top Team and Top Speaker awards. Every team member won at least one round. Great job, debaters! A big THANKS to our dynamic coaching duo, Derek …

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Summer Playdates

The calendar of grade level and neighborhood playdates for Cascadia Families is now available! Each playdate is on the events calendar, and a summary list is in the document below. Come and play with others on the playground. Any grade/neighborhood is welcome as are friends and siblings of Cascadia students. You are welcome to bring …

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Box Tops for Education Requests

BoxTops = Money for the SelfHelp fund! Turn them in before 17 June and I’ll submit them and then BoxTops will send school a check. The collection box is in the corner to your left as you enter the Office, by the front windows.  Drop them into the Box Top cylinder.   About the program  A Coordinator …

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Letter from the President, May 2019

Dear Cascadia Families, Our final PTA general meeting of the year was last Thursday, and it was very productive! Thanks to all who attended. The PTA board presented a budget for next year, and it was approved by the general membership. We are excited to continue offering grade level programs such as Shakespeare and garden …

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Field Day June 18

Field Day is coming and we need YOU! In order to pull off this amazing event for our students we need YOUR help. We need volunteers to set up, run stations and clean up. Please join us for part or all of the day and follow the link to sign up. Any time you can …

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Drop-off and Pick-up Safety Procedures

Please follow pick up and drop off procedures every day These procedures are put in place for yours and our students’ safety. Please especially do NOT double park or park in the fire lane (red painted curb). We need to ensure that emergency vehicles can always access the building safely. If you have family or …

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Ice Cream Social for incoming Hamilton families: June 6

 

Robert Eagle Staff Middle School – New student and family welcome nights

New student/family welcome night – Thursday June 6, 7pm Save the date! Incoming students and families are invited to attend a new student welcome night on Thursday June 6, scheduled for 7-8:15pm at Eagle Staff MS. Meet other students, learn about the school, chat with PTSA, find out about sports and music and other programs, …

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Spring Art Department News

Hello Cascadia Families! If you haven’t met me yet, let me introduce myself, I’m Ms. Bush and I am Cascadia’s new art teacher. Please feel free to come by and introduce yourself to me in person. I am making updates on Schoology so please look there for more information about lessons. It has been a wonderful …

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Help bring the “Let Me Run” program to Cascadia!

Are you interested in bringing a running program to the boys of Cascadia?  “Let Me Run is a nonprofit wellness program that inspires boys to be themselves, be active, and belong.” If you would be interested in coordinating this type of program at Cascadia, please contact vicepresident@cascadiapta.org, and consider attending the local training session on …

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Help in the iLab!

Dear Cascadia Parents, Guardians, and Family Members, I am seeking volunteers to help with the week-to-week operations of the iLab. In a dream scenario, a couple volunteers would come in each week and help with light cleaning and organizing. Additionally, a volunteer will need to update an ongoing list of needed materials on the PTA …

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Cascadia Community Reads

The PTA is proud to announce a book club for our parent community. It is hoped that a community reading program, fostered through regular book selections and discussions, will engender unity, camaraderie, and thoughtful conversation. Shared reading experiences allow communities to explore big ideas through literature, and regular discussions provide adults with social connections. Our …

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Jan 31 Letter from PTA President

Hello Dragon Families! Principal Wallace spoke at our PTA general meeting last week about the SPS levies and the school budget. We are grateful she was able to walk us through this dense information and answer our questions. If you missed this meeting, check out our advocacy page on the PTA website for levy information. …

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Cascadia Dragons Ultimate (frisbee) starts soon!

Does your 3rd, 4th or 5th grader want to play on a Cascadia Dragons ultimate frisbee team? Could you help coach a team? Then fill out this survey today! Roster spots for players are limited and priority is determined by the date you sign up on the survey. Sign up your player as soon as …

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Winter Festival Event

Please join us as we ring in the New Year for a cultural celebration of Cascadia families. Families are invited to attend and participate by wearing their traditional attire, bringing traditional foods, or showing traditional art, song or dance. A Lion Dance will be performed as well. A sign up genius is available for families …

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Help for our Art room and teacher

Our art room and wonderful Art instructor, Ronnie, would really benefit from some volunteer help of an hour or more of time. Anyone who is willing to hang up art work is great. Poster making and helping with organizing is great fit for people with an arts background! If you can offer your time and/or expertise, …

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Letter from the PTA President-January 2019

Happy New Year, Dragons! Here’s hoping you had a chance to rest and recharge during Winter break, because we are jumping into a busy January with both feet! We have a couple all school events coming up: ·      Movie Night is this Friday (1/11) at 6pm and we’ll be showing Christopher Robin. As always, the …

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Terracycle Program Update

In January 2019, we redeemed 23,000 more points to earn another $230 for the Cascadia PTA! As we begin 2019, I’d like to remind students, parents, and staff about the Cascadia Terracycle Program (the blue station located in the Cascadia lobby) and encourage you all to bring in: foil-lined energy bar wrappers mouthwash bottles and …

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