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Date registered: June 25, 2018

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  1. Cascadia Circus Night January 16 — December 12, 2018
  2. Donations and Fourth Grade Work Party to Support Aurora Commons — December 5, 2018
  3. Girls on the Run! — December 5, 2018
  4. Winter session of Kids Co Registration Dec 4-16 — December 3, 2018
  5. Cool program volunteer gigs — November 28, 2018

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Dec
12

Cascadia Circus Night January 16

Come join the Cascadia Circus! Your PE teachers, Ms. Hanford and Ms. Sayles, will be hosting a free PE family night on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 from 5-7pm. All families, friends and neighbors are welcome to come learn circus arts skills. We will have vaulting, jump rope, balance beams, trampolines, unicycle, diablos, flower sticks, juggling, …

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Dec
05

Donations and Fourth Grade Work Party to Support Aurora Commons

Aurora Commons, located a few blocks from our school, provides meals, resources and community to our unhoused neighbors. The organization has an urgent need for cold care items, and we can help!  Cascadia Fourth Graders are collecting donations of hats, scarves, tissues, cough drops, lip balm and other items to add to a cold care …

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Dec
05

Girls on the Run!

Girls on the Run is coming to Cascadia on Mondays and Thursdays, 2:30-4pm beginning March 4th.  This nationally recognized, evidence-based program for girls in 3rd, 4th and 5th grades is about so much more than running and has a proven lasting impact on girls’ social and emotional health into adulthood. Online registration opens January 4th …

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Dec
03

Winter session of Kids Co Registration Dec 4-16

Registration for the winter session of after school programs will run from 8:00 am Tuesday December 4th to 12:00 midnight December 16th. All registrations** will be done online at https://campscui.active.com/orgs/KidsCo?season=2560210. For more information and details, please review the After School Clubs page.   **CORRECTION: For the language link registration, please go tohttps://thriva.activenetwork.com/Reg4/(S(hh3244cngptgg1xuuaixul15))/Form.aspx?regkey=RpYOYPxE378wNjTYCkFkMw%3d%3d&qid=79993 . All Cascadia classes …

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Nov
28

Cool program volunteer gigs

The PTA is searching for a volunteer to serve as movie night coordinator for the 2018-2019 school year.  Movie night occurs roughly once per month at 6 pm in the school gym.  Duties include communicating the event to families, choosing the movies covered by the PTA license, set up and clean up including moving stage panels, moving …

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Nov
28

Holiday Giving Tree

The Cascadia PTA and the RESMS PTSA are teaming up to make the holiday season a little brighter for students from both schools who need extra support. We are asking our generous community for gift card donations to distribute to students in need this holiday season. We would be grateful for donations of the following …

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Nov
28

Chess Mates Foundation Fall Kick Off Tournament Results

On Saturday, November 17th several Cascadia students competed in the Chess Mates Foundation Fall Kick Off Tournament,  Congratulations to all the Dragons who competed! Here are the top place finishers: 1st Grade Winner 4th Place – Anh Doh 2nd Grade Winners 4th Place – Ethan Elms 5th Place – Alec Van Wesep 3rd Grade Winner 5th Place …

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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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