Hawk-A-Thon 2017

CKMS's biggest fundraiser of the year is coming up on Friday, September 22nd!  Since its inception, funds from Hawk-A-Thon have provided our students with incredible educational and enrichment experiences, including: Ipads, Chrome Books, Microscopes, ActivExpression tools, Subscriptions for Gizmos, Glogster program, Materials for the outdoor mosaic mural, Reading and math intervention materials, Health room supplies, Healthy Eating and Exercise kit for PE, Music accompanist for in class and concerts, Current Event subscriptions, Teacher mini-grants, and much more.  For more information on the schedule by grade for the day of Hawk-A-Thon and the prizes for donations, CLICK HERE.

How To Donate

Start collecting pledges and encourage online donations!  Ask for pledges from friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers. Send a "Friends and Family" pledge email to make pledge collecting easier. Friends and Family do not have to be authorized users of the PTSA website to make an online donation.  They can donate online by clicking on the "Friends and Family Donate" button below. If your company provides corporate matching for donations, please refer to the information below.

                  

Pledge Envelopes are due back to school no later than Thursday, September 21st.  Please make checks payable to CKMS PTSA.  Donations may be tax deductible.  This would never have been possible without the support of CKMS families – thank you! 

Double your Hawk-A-Thon donation with your corporate matching funds! Many local companies have programs including Boeing, Microsoft, Home Depot, Costco, and Starbucks. CLICK HERE for a list of employers known to match employee donations.

Volunteer For Hawk-A-Thon

We would greatly appreciate your help on the day of Hawk-A-Thon!  Parent volunteers can help with set up, clean up, lap counting, and snack/water tables. It’s a positive and rewarding experience to be a part of approximately 800 students participating in a relay in support of the educational experiences at CKMS. VOLUNTEER NOW

Welcome Back To School

Welcome Back To School CKMS families!  The PTSA's website is designed to make it easy for our families to do the following tasks online:

  • Join or renew your annual PTSA membership (Click Here for more information on PTSA membership)
  • Make a donation to the annual Hawk-A-Thon
  • Volunteer for PTSA programs and events AND
  • Receive important information on PTSA programs and events

This is especially helpful at the beginning of the school year in order to Join the PTSA or renew your annual PTSA membership, volunteer, and make a donation to the annual Hawk-A-Thon.  

The information provided by you when you set up your online user account will enable us to communicate in a timely and accurate manner during the school year.  Additionally, we will be able to manage donations you have made to the PTSA and the events and volunteer positions you have signed up for online.  CLICK HERE, TO GET STARTED NOW!

TechSmartKids: After School Computer Science Coding Class
TechSmartKids, a leading provider of K-12 computer science education, is offering after school computer science coding classes at Chief Kanim Middle School this Fall. Start Date: Classes begin the week of October 10th and meet once a week after school. Day/Time: Tuesdays 2:45- 4:15pm  -or- Thursdays 2:45-4:15pm (1.5 hrs long) Course Title:  CS301- Coding in Python 1  Course Description: CS301 is an introduction to computer science & coding in Python, a professional programming language widely used in the software industry. This course focuses on fundamental computer science concepts, control and data structures as well as best practices in coding and debugging in Python coding ... read full article

Book Fair: September 11th-15th
CKMS students are excited about the Scholastic Fall Book Fair! Students are already donating to the All for Books campaign to buy books for students and families in need. Book purchases at the fair will be entered into a raffle to win 10 free books!  CKMS families and friends can shop the fair online by CLICKING HERE  between August 30-September 19th. All purchases shipped to the school for delivery. Students can shop at the fair before school, during lunch, and after school September 11th -15th. Stop by and shop in the library on Curriculum Night, September 14th from 5-8pm!   ... read full article

PTSA Activities And Volunteer Opportunities 2017
Below is a list of PTSA activities and volunteer opportunities for 2017/2018.  If you are interested in any of the volunteer opportunities, please CLICK HERE  to sign up. Picture Day purchase ASB card September 7th Help organize students as they have their school pictures taken, and distribute ASB cards. Book Fair September 11 th -15th Help set up, and sell books at the annual book fair held in the school’s library. Hawk-a-thon Annual Fundraiser September 22 nd Assist with the PTSA’s largest fundraiser. Students form teams of 4 and wear costumes (optional) for a wildly fun relay walk-a-thon Hearing and Vision ... read full article

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Parent Seminar: Toxic Stress and the Pressure to Succeed
FREE Parent Seminar: Toxic Stress and the Pressure to Succeed by Dr. Laura Kastner Date: October 24 th , 2017 Time: 7:00pm Where: Mt. Si Highschool Auditorium Details: FREE presentation by Dr. Laura Kastner for parents of any aged student on the topic of: Toxic Stress and the Pressure to Succeed.  MAKING FAMILY HEALTH A PRIORITY! In this lecture, Dr. Kastner will focus on what parents can do to enhance their children’s resilience, social and emotional competence, and healthy resistance to stress. By understanding how much stress kids  experience, parents are able to help their children with coping strategies and ... read full article

Order CKMS Spirit Wear For 2017-2018 TODAY!
Order from the Online Store now until September 24th for your 2017/18 Hawk-wear.   There are many styles and items to choose from, including flat-bill hats, beanies, and sweatpants. Additional fee for personalized name on back. Orders will arrive mid to late October at school.   CLICK HERE , to place your order TODAY! ... read full article

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Hawk-A-Thon
Hawk-A-Thon

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7:00p ASB School Dance
ASB School Dance

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Friday, September 29
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