Samantha Barth

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Student Led Food Drive

Cascadia Students are running a Food Drive during November leading up to Thanksgiving. The donations will go to the Ballard Food Bank. The Ballard Food Bank services many neighborhoods including Queen Anne, Magnolia, and Ballard. In addition to being a Food Bank that patrons come to shop for food at (for free), they also deliver …

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Donations of Socks and Other New Warm Items

One of our 5th graders is organizing a SOCK DRIVE (also accepting mittens, hats and scarves) this month to benefit Family Works in Wallingford. Any contributions of new items of any size will be greatly appreciated. The bin is by the front office through Dec. 2.

Friday Movie Nov 15: The Lion King

Cascadia Friday night movies returns with “The Lion King.” This visually stunning, extremely realistic computer-animated remake of Disney’s beloved 1994 original immerses the audience in the world of Pride Rock. This will be a good one for the big screen!

With a star-studded cast, sweeping storytelling, and obvious nods to “Hamlet” in plot and themes, …

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Big Fall Festival of Groundskeeping!

Come Weed With Me, The Best Is Yet To Be

Who: Cascadia friends, family, neighbors. Kids welcome! (I bet they’d love to help and/or play on the playground — no supervision provided) What: pull weeds and spread mulch When: Saturday, November 16, 9am to 2pm Where: The school grounds (specifically: the beds in the parking …

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Global Reading Challenge

Calling all 4th and 5th graders! The Seattle Public Library Global Reading Challenge is once again under way.

This is the annual “battle of the books” challenge where teams of seven students—both 4th and 5th graders—will read 10 books representing a wide variety of reading levels and genres.

Working with their team, students …

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Photo Retakes November 8

If you received a photo package and would like to do retakes, please return your photo package on Retake Day and Yuen Lui will print a new package free of charge with your retake photo. If you did not receive your package but still would like to do retakes please have your picture taken anyway …

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Supporting Community Equity: Feedback

This academic year the Racial Equity Team is leading staff in learning more about and supporting the community and cultural backgrounds of all its students. We recognize that many families celebrate holidays or participate in cultural celebrations that may not have been acknowledged or known about by staff or other students in previous years.

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Public Safety Survey

Seattle University is administering the 5th annual citywide Seattle Public Safety Survey. The purpose of the survey is to solicit feedback on public safety and security concerns from those who live and/or work in Seattle. A report on the survey results will be provided to the Seattle Police Department to assist them with making your neighborhood …

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Garden Zucchini Fun!

The Cascadia PTA sponsors garden programming for third grade students.  Currently, the summer crop of vegetables are coming in, including scarlet runner beans, pumpkins, and a bumper zucchini crop.  One rising fourth grader proposed some summer Zucchini Math practice. Come taste some zucchini bread and see the garden space during our back to school …

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