Fall Speaker Series – Dec 8, 2016: What Parents Need to Know About Smart Kids

“What Parents Need To Know About Smart Kids” presented by Austina De Bonte of Northwest Gifted Child Association, December 8, 6:30pm at Terrace Park Commons, FREE CPA General Meeting at 6:00pm What Parents (and Educators, Grandparents, Coaches, …) Need To Know About Smart Kids Many parents are surprised to learn that their bright child’s unique […]

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Directory

CPA welcomes you to a new school year! Our mission is to advocate for and support our gifted/highly capable students, families and teachers in the Brier Terrace Middle School (BTMS) Highly Capable Program and the Terrace Park Challenge Program. In an ongoing effort to improve communication and connection among our families we are creating a […]

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Back to School BINGO! – Sept 16th

Join us for a CPA General Meeting followed by an all school BINGO night! Date:  September 16, 2016 Time:  CPA Meeting at 5:30, BINGO at 6:00 Place:  Terrace Park Commons Free pizza, hot dogs and drinks will be provided at 6:00 Cookies and chips will be available for purchase Sponsored by PTA and CPA

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Spring Pledge Drive 2016

Spring Pledge Drive Donation Form It is hard to believe the school year is coming to an end. We’ve had a busy year and your generous donations have made a difference for our teachers and our school. This year CPA has been able to sponsor: Materials and supplies for 1 st -8 th grade classrooms […]

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Transforming Intensity – CPA General Meeting and Talk, May 11

CPA General Meeting and Talk 6:00pm-8:00pm May 11, at Terrace Park Commons   (Meeting at 6:00pm, Talk 6:30-8:00 pm.) Light meal and childcare available from 6-8pm. Catherine Stafford: Transforming Intensity – An Introduction to Inspiring Greatness through the Nurtured Heart Approach With many challenging and intense children, traditional parenting and therapy approaches can actually worsen behavior. Learn […]

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Gifted Education Day – Friday January 29th!

Gifted Education Day is an annual event scheduled by the Coalition for Gifted Education.  CPA is organizing a group of families to take a daytrip to Olympia. Together, we learn about current education legislation, tour the Capitol, and meet personally with legislators to voice support for programs for gifted and highly capable students. We’ll take […]

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Edmonds Comedy Night – January 29th and 30th!

Come support Terrace Park Elementary and enjoy The Ninth Annual Evening of Laughter at Edmonds Center for the Arts Friday, Jan. 29th Regular Admission $25 7:30 pm Showtime Saturday, Jan. 30th Regular Admission $25 7:30 pm Showtime VIP Admission $55 6:00 pm Party This year’s show features comedians Jackie Kashian, David Crowe, Andrew Rivers and […]

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Innovation, Inventing, and Creative Learning – Family Event on Jan. 27th!

CPA Winter Speaker! Please join us on Wednesday, January 27th at 6pm! We will have a short CPA meeting & update at 6pm sharp, followed by… Ed Sobey! We are super excited to welcome Ed Sobey, PhD, Creativity Advocate and Director of NW Invention Center, for this interactive family presentation! Ed Sobey is the President […]

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Please Plan to Attend: CPA Fall Speaker Nov. 4!

Challenge Parents Association Fall Speaker 2015 Get it Together! Organization, Planning and Prioritizing: Executive Function Skills to Help Kids Succeed Julie George, M.Ed Wednesday, November 4, 2015 6:30 pm Terrace Park Elementary, Commons 5409 228th St SW | Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043 Executive functions are mental skills that help the brain organize and act on […]

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CPA Fall Fund Drive

CPA’s goal is to advocate for and support our gifted/highly capable students, families and teachers in the Terrace Park Challenge Program and the Brier Terrace Middle School (BTMS) Hi-Cap Program, which are both a part of the Edmonds School District. We ask for your support twice yearly: $90 per student or $150 per family in […]

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Welcome to Challenge Spot!

This website has been created to support families within the Challenge Program at Terrace Park Elementary School and the Highly Capable Program at Brier Terrace Middle School. Here you will find information on up-and-coming events, advocacy issues, gifted resources and information from the Challenge Parents Association.