Category Archive: General News

May
23

Library News

The end of the school year is almost upon us! In June, students will no longer be checking out books as I’ll be doing library inventory, reordering and repairing books. Classes will still visit the library during their scheduled class time the first week in June. As an incentive to return books and settle up …

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May
16

Bike to School – Friday, May 25

Friday, May 25 is the final biking Friday in May. Ride your bike on Friday, check in to receive goodies and snacks*, and join us for a final check-in where you can pick up a Bike Calendar if you haven’t printed one out yet. Remember to submit your calendar by Monday, June 4 to the …

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May
16

Seattle School District Task Force Openings

Advanced Learning Task Force Deadline May 24, noon The goal is to rethink and re-examine our practices to ensure all students receive the high-quality instruction necessary to grow and achieve, across all of our schools. This Task Force will focus on the identification, support, services, operational systems and practices necessary to meet the academic, social, …

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May
16

We Love Cascadia

children make outline of 'We

May
04

Spirit Week

Our Student Counsel wants to announce Spirit Week, May 7-11.   As we also celebrate our teachers and staff, next week is shaping up to be quite the fun-filled week of Cascadia pride!  To find your theme of the day, see the attached flyer.

May
03

Bike To School, Wednesday May 9th

Google map of bike route.

Wednesday May 9th is National Bike to School Day.  Biking to school is a wonderful way to kick off your day with a little fresh air and exercise, along with many other benefits.  At Cascadia, we hope Bike to School day is a fun way to join your community. All our kids can participate.  If …

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May
03

PE News & Field Day!

Our May PE Rocks Newsletter is now posted on our Schoology site, please check it out for important information regarding your student’s PE class and to see this month’s activity challenge. SAVE THE DATE – YOU ARE INVITED! PLEASE COME TO WATCH OUR OPENING CEREMONY AND/OR VOLUNTEER FOR OUR 3rd ANNUAL JUNIOR OLYMPICS THEMED FIELD DAY.  This …

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May
03

Parents Night Out, May 24th

Who: All Cascadia students are welcome, as well as younger siblings 4 years old and above. What: An opportunity to drop your kids off at school for a night out! This event is our way of saying thank you to all of the parents who volunteered at Cascadia this school year. When: Thursday, May 24th …

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Apr
29

Second Chance Yearbook Orders thru May 14

Yuen Lui has opened a second-chance ordering window for yearbooks, which is from now through May 14. Ordering Steps: 1) Go to www.yuenluistudio.com and click on School / Sports / Yearbooks 2) Select Order Yearbooks 3) Click View Gallery for 2017 – 2018 Cascadia Elementary Yearbook Prepay Scholarships are available; contact lremme (a) seattleschools.org.

Apr
26

Bike to School Month

Bike to School Month is May!  Please join your Cascadia classmates in biking to school, and around town.  Students may participate by recording biking minutes during the month of May.  Cascade Bicycle Club will provide small prizes for biking students. Students are encouraged to record minutes on unicycles and for recreation as well as commuting …

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Apr
25

Cascadia Book Fair

Thank you to all who were able to attend the book fair last night hosted by Phinney Books! There was a great selection of books available.  Phinney Books have agreed to continue the book fair via phone or in person at the store until May 8th. Any purchases made between now and then will go towards …

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Apr
25

Night Under the Stars Art and Talent Show

Please come out to celebrate our creative community for the Night Under the Stars Talent and Art Show. Wednesday, May 9, 5:30-8PM 5:30-6 Art Walk through and Buskers 6-8pm Talent Show in the Gym

Apr
25

Teacher Appreciation Week May 7th-11th

There are lots of ways you can contribute during Teacher Appreciation Week in May! Fri. May 4th: Help decorate for the week ahead SignUp: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4daea72ba6f58-teacher2 Mon. May 7th: PTA provided breakfast Tues. May 8th: Catered BBQ lunch from Smokin’ Pete’s Wed. May 9th: Favorites Day **watch for an email from your room parent(s) for how …

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Apr
20

National PTA School of Excellence Survey

School of excellence badge

Dear Families, The Cascadia PTA knows that a strong partnership among our families, school leaders and community members is important to the success of our students and school. That’s why we are participating in the National PTA School of Excellence program, which grows partnerships between PTAs and schools to enrich the educational experience and overall …

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Apr
19

Welcome New Families

We are so excited for the new families who will join Cascadia in September, 2018.  Here are so tips to stay in touch through the spring and summer: You should have received an email from Anna Birinyi welcoming you to the school. If you did not, please check with your co-parent. (Due to communications restrictions …

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Apr
19

Family Survey about School

Seattle Public Schools has emailed all families a link to the Family Survey about School. This survey helps us know how families are feeling about the Welcoming Environment, your involvement in decision making, and the educational quality. We value your feedback as we seek to improve. Please look for the email with your personalized link. …

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Apr
18

News from the Library

Poem in Your Pocket Day is coming soon! April is national poetry month and Cascadia students will be celebrating by reading and producing poetry in the library. We will also participate in Poem in Your Pocket Day which began in NYC in April 2002. In 2008, the Academy of American Poets took the initiative to …

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Apr
18

Cascadia/Decatur Day at the Sounders

Join your classmates from Cascadia and Decatur for the Sounders vs the Columbus Crew on Saturday, May 5th, at 1:00 PM. Tickets are $27 each (regularly $29). There will be an opportunity to greet the players as they head to the field for warm-ups before the match. Details to come. Purchase tickets here: https://seatgeek.com/columbus-crew-sc-at-seattle-sounders-fc-tickets/mls/2018-05-05-1-pm/4203783?sgo_ac=DragonsGators18 Please …

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Apr
18

Teacher Appreciation Week

Save the Date: Teacher Appreciation Week is May 7-11! This is a wonderful opportunity each year to show our teachers and staff how much we appreciate what they do for our school and our children every day. Learn more about how to help, here. Let’s make sure our teachers and staff feel the love!

Apr
04

PE Rocks Newsletter

Hello Cascadia Families! The April PE Rocks Newsletter, PE schedule calendar and the PE monthly activity challenge are now up on Schoology. Soon we will be posting pictures and videos we have been taking in PE class for your viewing pleasure as well (it is all secure and follows all FERPA rules). Many of you …

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