Volunteer leaders wanted!

Volunteer in all caps in purple

Update! We’re looking for volunteers for two fall activities, in addition to our list below.

Reflections Art contest: As part of our National PTA membership, our students are able to participate in the Reflections Art contest. This program currently needs a few volunteers to help run the contest within our school. This job …

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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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Information Your Little Dragons Need: Sign Up for the Directory & Digest

Cascadia PTA banner with dragon at right

Are you wondering what those buttons up there under “Communications” do? Why you should bother filling out a form for the Dragon Digest & the Dragon Directory?

The Dragon Digest is our weekly email newsletter. Plus, because you can enter students’ classroom information (teacher and grade level), we can help volunteers organizing grade-level events—from picnics …

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The triumphant return of Cascadia’s Makerspace, the iLab! [Volunteer & Donation Opportunities]

Makerspace graphic

STEM | Making | Tinkering | Engineering  | Fun!

Volunteer in our school makerspace! We are fortunate at Cascadia to have an amazing makerspace, known as the iLab. This year, Cascadia will introduce a new iLab STEM education program for our youngest students (grades 1 & 2), and all classrooms will utilize …

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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 …

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Cascadia: Welcome to the 2019-2020 School Year

Principal Anna Wallace sent the message below to families via School Messenger email on Friday, August 16. It is posted here for currently registered families to reference. See the communications section below for information on how to make sure you stay in the know, all year long.

Dear Cascadia Families,

I am excited to …

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Vote by August 6: School Board Primary

Remember to vote by August 6, 2019 for the Seattle School Board primary!

This year, 4 of the 7 seats on the Seattle School Board are up for election. With 12 primary candidates holding a wide variety of perspectives, your August 6 vote is incredibly important. If you will be out of town, …

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Stay in Touch with Cascadia This Summer

Dragon Digest is not weekly during summer, but expect periodic communications about summer playdates, back to school events and logistics, and ad hoc updates as needed. Here’s how to know if you’re “in the know.”

Families with students attending Cascadia in 2018-19

Garden Educator Update

Thanks for all the fun, work, and learning in the Cascadia Garden!

Read all about the third graders’ spring garden experience below.

If you would like to continue gardening this summer, here are some fun possibilities:

Volunteer Positions

The Cascadia PTA is still looking for volunteers for a few key jobs.  These are great choices for either new or returning parents.If any of these sound interesting, please contact president@cascadiapta.org.  The PTA looks forward to working with you!

1.  Someone who loves dotting i’s and crossing t’s to make sure …

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