Category: General News

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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Provide Input to the Advanced Learning Taskforce

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The Advanced Learning Taskforce (ALTF) has requested input from families in HCC programs via a short, online survey. Please complete the survey as soon as possible. No deadline has been provided; sooner is better, as the ALTF is slated to conclude their work shortly.

Click here to complete the survey online: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScc0FohmNBrirZm4EJF9co-cUHNIbihBYNYPkSYW-47DS9mgw/viewform

Help Fight the Flu in Seattle – Participate in the Seattle Flu Study

The flu affects almost 10% of us every year and can lead to serious illness requiring missing school, work, doctor visits, or going to the hospital.

The Seattle Flu Study is a new study to understand how flu spreads in our city. We want to see how flu and other germs spread in a city. …

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Calling All Gardeners – and Gardener-Wanna-Bes!

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The grounds around Cascadia need some sprucing up and we need lots of help!

Last year, we focused on weeding and mulching the beds around the parking lot. (Still needs work, but it’s better than it was!) This year, I’d love to continue last year’s efforts and expand our “control” to the beds all along …

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After-School Clubs – Enrollment Opens Saturday at 7am

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Registration for after-school clubs administrated by KidsCo. will open on Saturday, September 21, at 7:00 a.m. All clubs will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Registration will be open for two weeks, closing on Sunday, October 6, at 11:59 p.m.

Registration Details

  • Registration link: https://campscui.active.com/orgs/KidsCo#/selectSessions/2705702
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Advocacy: SPS Board & Advanced Learning Task Force Meetings

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As many parents and guardians of students at Cascadia know, there is an ongoing discussion about the best way to provide services to students identified as “advanced learners” in the district (and beyond).

The Cascadia PTA Board suggests that Cascadia families consider attending upcoming meetings of the Seattle School Board, Board Member Community Meetings and …

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Updating Student Data Forms – Why Paper AND Online?

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Did you know?

While you can now update students’ emergency information & student release information online, a paper copy can be helpful in case of a natural disaster or other emergencies.

What does this mean to you? If you updated your student’s emergency information online, but recycled the paper copy sent home in the first-day …

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Time to Show Your Dragon Spirit—It’s Fall Spirit Wear Time!

Image with select items from fall 2019 spirit wear collection

We’re excited to continue our partnership with The Uplifters with some great new designs as well as favorites from the spring. All items are made in Los Angeles and have the perfect soft, vintage-inspired feel. What’s even better is that with each item you purchase, 15% of the sale will go back to Cascadia! This …

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Back to School at Cascadia – What to Expect

students and parents in Cascadia Elementary playground

Cascadia Elementary is a special place! One of the things that makes us different is our students entering the school at every grade level, every year. That’s a lot of opportunity to meet new people, make friends, attend an awesome new school, and, um, worry, overthink, and perseverate!

One of my favorite things about being …

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