Developmental Disabilities Assistance
Does your child have an intellectual or developmental disability such as autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, or a similar condition?  Sheila Collins from the Developmental Disabilities Administration of the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services will provide an overview of the DDA's eligibility requirements and an explanation of services available through DDA, such as respite, personal care, assistive technology, and community engagement. Application packets will be available so that anyone interested in applying to become a DDA client can do so on the spot. If your child experiences substantial limitations in one or more of the following areas: physical ... read full article
Author:
Kim Jones 
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11/6/2019-11/15/2019

Suicide Prevention Training
Suicide Prevention Training for parents will be offered on Tuesday, December 3, from 7- 8:30 p.m. in the Mount Si High School library (above the main office). Developed by Forefront Suicide Prevention at the University of Washington, parents will learn the five effective LEARN® steps that empower individuals to help others. Learn how to recognize when friends or family might be having thoughts of suicide, know how to respond, and where to refer individuals to keep them safe.  ... read full article
Author:
Kim Jones 
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11/8/2019-12/4/2019
No School on Monday!Kim Jones11/5/201911/12/2019
No School on Monday!
Remember: Monday, Nov. 11, is Veteran's Day and there is no school. ... read full article
Developmental Disabilities AssistanceKim Jones11/6/201911/15/2019
Developmental Disabilities Assistance
Does your child have an intellectual or developmental disability such as autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, or a similar condition?  Sheila Collins from the Developmental Disabilities Administration of the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services will provide an overview of the DDA's eligibility requirements and an explanation of services available through DDA, such as respite, personal care, assistive technology, and community engagement. Application packets will be available so that anyone interested in applying to become a DDA client can do so on the spot. If your child experiences substantial limitations in one or more of the following areas: physical ... read full article
Suicide Prevention TrainingKim Jones11/8/201912/4/2019
Suicide Prevention Training
Suicide Prevention Training for parents will be offered on Tuesday, December 3, from 7- 8:30 p.m. in the Mount Si High School library (above the main office). Developed by Forefront Suicide Prevention at the University of Washington, parents will learn the five effective LEARN® steps that empower individuals to help others. Learn how to recognize when friends or family might be having thoughts of suicide, know how to respond, and where to refer individuals to keep them safe.  ... read full article
Happy Halloween!Kim Jones10/30/201910/31/2019
Happy Halloween!
Happy Halloween! Please remember that costumes are allowed but must follow the CKMS dress code and should follow the provided school guidelines: No masks or anything covering the entire face (including face paint) Costumes cannot disrupt the educational process Students must be able to participate in all classroom activities and assignments Nothing offensive, scary or sexually suggestive Nothing advertising or promoting any drug, alcohol or weapon No weapons for props -- even plastic or foam ones Follow classroom and school rules No clown costumes! ... read full article
Hawk-A-Thon Pizza LunchKim Jones10/20/201910/31/2019
Hawk-A-Thon Pizza Lunch
If your child raised $200 or more for Hawk-A-Thon, please make sure and sign their permission slip to attend the special off-campus pizza lunch on Oct. 31 at Lorenzo's Pizza & More in Snoqualmie. If your child is attending and has any special dietary restrictions please let us know in advance at  chiefkanimptsa@gmail.com .   ... read full article
ABCs & 123s of IEPs & 504sKim Jones10/20/201910/23/2019
ABCs & 123s of IEPs & 504s
The SVPTSA Council's Special Education and Disability Committee and the Arc of King County will present "The ABCs and 123s of IEPs and 504 Accommodations," a free presentation designed for parents of children in the special education system, on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 7 pm at Snoqualmie Elementary School. Topics include a brief overview of special education law, important definitions, the IEP process, evaluations, using data effectively, facing challenging behaviors, high school transition, conflict resolution, working with the IEP team, and more. For questions, contact SED committee chair Sarah Lichtenberger at  SVPTSASED@gmail.com .   ... read full article
Hidden in Plain Sight (SOLD OUT)Kim Jones9/29/201910/29/2019
Hidden in Plain Sight (SOLD OUT)
 Would you be able to notice the signs of alcohol or drug use in your child's room? Attend this free interactive presentation about how to spot and respond to problem behaviors on Oct. 29-30 at Mount Si High School.  *Please note that this event is for parents and caregivers only.*   ... read full article
The Bird & The BeesKim Jones9/29/201910/16/2019
The Bird & The Bees
Still haven't had "The Talk" with your middle-schooler? The PTSAs of Cascade View and Snoqualmie Elementary School invite parents of local elementary and middle school students to a free education night! "The Birds & the Bees: Talks for the 21st Century - Raising Kids in the Age of Technology" will be presented by award-winning author Amy Lang on October 16th at 7 pm in the Cascade View Elementary School Multi Purpose Room. RSVP at  https://www.facebook.com/events/382946692601164/ . Please note that this event is for parents/caregivers only. ... read full article
Book Fair Volunteers Needed!Chief Kanim8/20/20199/20/2019
Book Fair Volunteers Needed!
When: September 16 th  – 20 th Where: CKMS Library Or shop online  HERE  for a huge selection of books for all ages, grades and interests at your convenience from home or device.   Online shopping is available from September 13th – 20th.   Volunteers are needed to help students find books and to cashier.  If you can help with Book Fair,  CLICK HERE  to volunteer today! ... read full article
CKMS Spiritwear Is Now on Sale!Kim Jones8/15/20199/15/2019
CKMS Spiritwear Is Now on Sale!
Our online spirit store is open for business! Place your order by Sunday, Sept. 15 -- this is your only opportunity to purchase these items this year! Merchandise will be delivered in early October. CLICK HERE to place your online order. ... read full article