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Date registered: June 25, 2018

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  1. Reflections art contest finalists — November 14, 2018
  2. Receipts for Annual Fund Donations — November 7, 2018
  3. Successful Garden Work Party! — November 7, 2018
  4. Seeking: Garden Coordinator — November 7, 2018
  5. November Library News — October 31, 2018

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Nov
14

Reflections art contest finalists

Reflections Finalists Chosen Thanks to all who participated in this year’s Reflections art program at Cascadia, from our wonderful artists to our helpful judges and members of the organizing committee! All of the entries on the theme of “Heroes Around Me” were fantastic! Twelve artists were selected to move on to the citywide competition: Literature …

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Nov
07

Receipts for Annual Fund Donations

Thank you to everyone who contributed funds to the Annual Fund! The fundraising team is hard at work to distribute receipts as requested by donors. Expect to receive a receipt on or before the 16th of November, if you have not already received one. If you opted for monthly contributions, you will receive an acknowledgement …

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Nov
07

Successful Garden Work Party!

October’s Garden work party, lead by 4th grade mom Mary Ellen Miller, was hugely productive.  The vines from the pumpkins and the beans were chopped and composted.  The invasive weeds from the embankment next to the Garden were pulled and removed from site. (See  pictures below.)  The weather was perfect to be outside in the garden …

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Nov
07

Seeking: Garden Coordinator

The Cascadia PTA is looking to fill the garden coordinator position for the calendar year 2019.  The Garden coordinator provides curriculum support by organizing volunteers and ordering supplies to maintain the garden space, and is the liaison to the PTA Board for the 3rd grade Garden Educator.   The ideal volunteer for this position would be a …

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Oct
31

November Library News

What’s happening in the library this November? A lot!! Global Reading Challenge: Fourth (4th) and fifth (5th) graders will have the chance to participate in the global reading challenge run by the Seattle public library (more info will be sent home in early November). Author Visit:  Local author, David McCulloch, will visit with grades 3-5 on November …

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Oct
31

Flu shots

Update: Additional and corrected info on the SPS website – https://www.seattleschools.org/cms/One.aspx?portalId=627&pageId=57204378     Update: The date and time has been set – Nov 7 from 8:15 to 11:15.  Nurse Kari says you can bring her the forms anytime between now and that day. Cascadia Families, The district has partnered with Healthy Schools Visiting Nurse Association to provide …

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Oct
15

iLab Update!

Dear Cascadia Families, Thank you so much for all the support for the iLab. The iLab is in full swing, and many teachers have been using the space daily to design and create with their students. As we continue through the year, the needs of the iLab will fluctuate and evolve, but we will continue …

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Oct
08

Soaring Together: 2018-19 Annual Fundraising

Annual Fundraising, “Soaring Together” The Cascadia Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is a non-profit organization committed to supporting families, teachers and school leadership. During the 2018-19 school year, the PTA will spend nearly $300,000 to fund programs designed to help our students reach their full social, emotional and academic potential. At Cascadia, we keep our fundraising …

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Oct
03

Walk to School day October 10

National walk to school day is October 10th! It celebrates and encourages walking to school. Studies show that walking to school helps boost student concentration and learning, as well as have a positive impact on in-school behavior. Walking to school can be part of a healthy exercise regime, as well as reduce pollution in school …

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Oct
03

Why you need to join your Cascadia PTA!

Join the Cascadia PTA!   As a PTA member, you are eligible to vote at PTA meetings and help direct the budget, endorse school activities, and make decisions that affect our school community. Find out more here: http://cascadiapta.org/info/cascadia-pta-faq/. Join here: https://www.pt-avenue.com/join/.   Your PTA membership is good for one year. In addition to contributing to the Cascadia …

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Oct
03

Reflections Art Contest

The annual Reflections student art contest is here! Young artists are encouraged to submit original works on the theme “Heroes Around Me” by Friday, November 2. Submissions are reviewed by local artists and creative professionals. Artists who are selected to participate in the next round of the contest will have their work displayed at the …

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Sep
26

Seeking Teacher Appreciation Volunteer Lead

Teachers change our kids lives, and they do it without asking for much in return. One small way we let them know they are amazing is by doing some teacher appreciation activities throughout the school year. This year we are looking for a new volunteer to lead teacher appreciation, such as our staff lunches (typically …

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Sep
20

PTA General Meeting September 27th

Please join the PTA for the first general membership meeting of the year, with accompanying parent education talk – “Where’s the Funding” by Summer Stinson.  This is the perfect meeting to get to know your board, catch up on membership, fundraising, and treasury news.  You will also hear a school update from Principal Anna Wallace. …

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Sep
19

Library News

Welcome back to another great school year! Cascadia Dragons love to read and all classes have had a chance to come in and check out books this week. Students in first grade can check out up to three books at a time and students in other grades can check out five. I’m happy to announce that …

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Sep
19

Recess Unicycling is back!

RECESS UNICYCLING NEEDS VOLUNTEERS— no experience necessary Recess Unicycling is looking to start up again the week of October 1, but we can’t do it without volunteers. Commitment is easy: you show up for 1 hour (10:30am -11:30am) and provide access and safety to kids who want to unicycle during their lunch recess period. No …

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Sep
18

Picture Day October 4th

Cascadia Picture Day is Thursday, October 4th and retake day is Thursday, November 8th. Time to freshen hairdos and practice smiles. Picture day is coming up. Look for order forms coming home via kid mail. Please send completed forms back with your student on, or before Thursday 10/4. Online ordering is also available at www.yuenluischools.com: …

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Sep
18

Meet Tammy Foulk, our new school counselor!

Tammy Foulk has joined Cascadia this year as our new school counselor! Tammy was kind enough to answer a few questions about herself. What is one thing you are particularly excited about this coming year? Being new to the school, I am really excited about getting to know the students, making connections with them, and …

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Sep
17

Take the PTA Survey

WHAT ISSUES ARE MOST IMPORTANT TO YOU? Take the Cascadia PTA online survey to help your PTA delegates vote on the TOP 5 issues that are most important to your school. The issues supporting the “Health, Education & Welfare” of our students cover  a wide spectrum of legislative policies  from school meals and closing to the gaps to pre-school, …

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Sep
10

Fun volunteer gig that needs YOU! Grade level event planners wanted.

Make a difference and plan something FUN! Give a little time to help build community at your child’s school by serving as a grade level event coordinator this academic year. What’s involved? Grade level event coordinators Work with the other volunteers (2-3 per grade) in the respective grade level to organize 4 grade wide events per school …

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Aug
30

Welcome back from Katie Detrano, PTA President

Hello Cascadia families, Welcome back Dragons! I hope you all enjoyed a great summer break. Your PTA and parent volunteers have been hard at work this summer preparing for school, and we look forward to welcoming all our new families into our community. First things first, keeping up to speed with what’s happening at the …

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