Category Archive: General News

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 – Volunteers needed

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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Aug
29

Help build out our bus route maps

Parent volunteer Dan Sabath is once again putting together a bus route map for families. By registering your stop and time, it will help parents to know when and where buses to and from the school are available. If you would like to participate, complete the Google form here: https://goo.gl/forms/GicNTh1w5L7zrFhC2. This is a parent led and …

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Aug
29

Garden Update

The garden is growing so spectacularly! I was so pleased to see some little pumpkins, and bunches of beans and greens when we went to drop off materials for the 3 new beds we will be installing Thursday. We actually have a bunch of weeds, too. Our Garden Educator, Rowan Lang, will be on site twice …

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Aug
03

School Supplies for 2018-2019

School Supplies! For grades doing bulk school supply orders (2-4) a new online payment system is now available! Create an account, select your student(s), and supply funds for supplies.  If you choose to pay via check, please make the check payable to Cascadia Self-Help, and turn it in to your child(ren)’s teacher. Supplies requested this year are …

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Jun
13

Summer Playdates

Grade Level Playdates All grade level playdates will be held at the Cascadia Elementary playground. Kids from all grade levels are welcome, and siblings encouraged, but specific incoming (2018-2019) grade levels are listed to encourage meeting new classmates. Wednesday, June 27, 5-7pm First grade Wednesday, July 11, 5-7pm Second grade Saturday, July 21, 3-5pm Third-Fifth grade …

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Jun
06

Garden Work Party

On Friday morning, June 15th, 8-10am, the Garden Team will be meeting for a work party for the end of the school year. Some jobs include tidying the garden beds, minor repairs to garden beds; setting up a watering system, watering, organizing the deck box and storage closet, inventory of items and replacements needed for …

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May
30

If you missed yearbook ordering…

. . . there will be a limited number of extra copies available when the yearbooks are delivered next week! We don’t have a system set up for this yet, so look for more information in a separate e-mail and on the unofficial Facebook page.

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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