Category: General News

Cascadia Buddies

The PTA is excited for the 2020-2021 school year. To our new families, we are excited to have you in the community. For returning families, we look forward to reconnecting. As we gear up for a year that will be different from what we used to consider “normal”, we are trying to rethink how we …

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Weekend Food For Kids

donation receipt for 523 lbs of food

This week, due to the dedication of families picking up school items, Cascadia Elementary was able to donate 523 lbs. of child-friendly food to the Ballard Food Bank.  The Ballard Food Bank has been providing our Weekend-Food-For-Kids bags all year, and plans to continue over the summer.  If you wish to contribute more, learn how …

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Library resources

Librarian extraordinaire, Merrick Bodmer, regularly is sharing news from her “Smore” page – subscribe, or bookmark it and check it often!

Available this week are a number of anti-racist book recommendations, as well as ongoing info about the virtual book fair.

https://www.smore.com/bmjh3-cascadia-library

 

What’s Working

This past month has been a new challenge for many of us – figuring out how to balance our days and work with our kids in a new way.  Every family has their own sticking points, but I bet every family has discovered at least one things that works.  This post is to share what …

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PTA General Membership Meeting

A meeting for the general membership of Cascadia PTA is scheduled for Thursday, April 30, 7-9pm.   Please look for a link to the virtual meeting in your email.

The agenda for this month’s general meeting will be:

7-7:10pm : Greetings and chat.

7:10-7:25pm:  Principal’s Update (Sandra Mackey)

7:25-7:35pm:  President’s Update (Megan Hazen)

7:35-7:40pm: Proposed …

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We need YOU for the 2020/21 PTA Board

We hope that you and your families are staying healthy, active, and adjusting as well as possible with the support you need at this time. While this school year has proven to be unlike anything we could have ever imagined at the start of this year, we invite you to envision how you can contribute …

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How to Help

Many members of our school community have reached out wondering how to help in this unprecedented situation.  Here is a collection of ways that our members can help the greater community.  In many cases we focus on supporting organizations that have infrastructure for more efficiency and greater reach than our own PTA.  There are also …

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Earth Day Service Project

Love Licton and Cascadia are partnering to host an Earth Day Service project on April 4th, 10am-1pm. Improve tree health, increase sight lines to reduce hideouts, remove invasive ivy and grass, and prepare a new area for UW Capstone students to come in and plant native species.   Please RSVP and sign up to bring …

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Spirit Wear Orders

Spring Sales are OPEN for Cascadia Spirit Wear!

Order until March 15th for mid-April delivery.

Spirit Wear

 

Summer Fun Performing Arts Camp at Cascadia

There are still spots open at Summer Fun!

A unique performing and visual arts integrated day camp for ages 7-12

Held at Cascadia this summer! July 6th – 24th

Summer Fun focuses equally on the arts as both a process and a product. Over the course of three weeks, our campers mount a …

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