Dragon’s Lair Chess Tournament

On March 19th Cascadia PTA will host the Dragon’s Lair Chess Tournament. It will be online via chess.com. Please see this PDF announcement for details.

Open Enrollment, Middle School Open Houses, HCC Identification

Middle School Open Houses Many of our 5th Grade families are thinking about the various public school options. Middle Schools should post their open house information on their website and provide to their feeder elementary schools. This is the information we have from:

Hamilton – Information posted here. Jane Addams – Information posted

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Mask Upgrades for Students

The following message is from Theresa Glatstein, our PTA President:

Due to the omicron variant, health officials have encouraged people to upgrade their masks. The consensus seems to be that surgical masks are better than cloth and KN95 or KN94 (there are no N95 masks made to fit children’s faces) are better still. The caveat …

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Advocacy Update

Statewide Legislative Initiatives The Washington Legislature is in session. There are a number of bills working their way through the system that focus on education and the overall well-being of students and families. Through the Washington State PTA, you can sign up here ( https://actionnetwork.org/forms/subscribe-to-wsptas-action-network-group) to receive (easy) daily advocacy actions you can this …

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Prospective Family Nights

Cascadia will be hosting Prospective Family Nights, online via Microsoft Teams, at the following times:

Mindfulness for Parents with speaker Andrea D’Asaro, Academic Interventionist at Cascadia

Blog post by Ivan Fernando Gonzales:

Last month’s workshop on Mindfulness for Parents with Andrea D’Asaro provided great tips to incorporate mindfulness into my family routine. From breathing exercises that are fun to do, to calming exercises such as moving like a Maple tree in the wind.

Yes, it may look a little funny when …

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Annual Fund: Goal Met!

Thank you to our wonderful community for helping us reach our goals, from last-minute donations to the incredibly generous matching donation by one of our families.

We’d also like to thank our Fundraising Directors for working on a theme that kids could be excited about as well as working with local businesses for the …

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Annual Fund: 25% to Our Extension Goal

Annual Fund: 25% to Our Extension Goal

Hello Cascadia Families,

We appreciate all the families who made a contribution to our Annual Fund. Unfortunately, we are far behind in meeting our goal of filling our funding gap. If you have not yet made a donation, please do so. We want to wrap our extension …

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Annual Fund Extension and Appeal

Hi Cascadia Families,

We are so appreciative of the high participation in our annual fund and the many families who donated so generously – thank you! Unfortunately, we missed the goal by $40,000 and will be experiencing a significant budget shortfall. We have decided to

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Annual Fund 2021-2022 Minecraft Edition

The Annual Fund Drive has begun, and will run through Oct 29th.  You should receive a letter, a red envelope, and a response card via kid mail.  Our goal is 100% participation, a red envelope returned for every child, no matter what is inside. There will be gift cards for a free gelato from Nutty …

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