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.

Coffee & Chat for Incoming HiCap Families February 4, 2017

You are invited to join the Challenge Parent Association for coffee and an informal discussion about the Highly Capable Program.  Current parents will be available to answer questions and share their experiences. Sat, Feb 4th 10am-12pm, Donut Factory, 20815 67th Ave W, Lynnwood, WA 98036 We look forward to meeting you!  

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Gifted Education Day – February 2, 2017

Join us in Olympia! Help remind lawmakers that funding Gifted Education is vital and is part of the state’s paramount duty to educate Washington children. Gifted Education Day is an annual event scheduled by the Washington Coalition for Gifted Education (WCGE). Together, we learn about current education legislation, tour the Capitol, and meet personally with legislators […]

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General Meeting & Guest Speaker “Executive Functions and the Learning Brain” – February 16, 2017

The Challenge Parents Association  would like to invite you to our General Meeting Thursday, February 16, 2017 6:00pm in the Terrace Park Library followed, at 6:45, by our winter speaker: Megan Reimann from the Hallowell Todaro Center “Executive Functions and the Learning Brain”  How can I encourage problem solving, reasoning and planning skills? What is working memory?  

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Fall Speaker Series RESCHEDULED to Jan 12, 2017: What Parents Need to Know About Smart Kids

The Challenge Parents Association is thrilled to announce our fall speaker: Austina De Bonte President, Northwest Gifted Child Association “What Parents Need To Know About Smart Kids” Thursday, January 12, 2017 6:30pm in the Terrace Park Library preceded by CPA General Meeting at 6:00pm Many parents are surprised to learn that their bright child’s unique “quirks” are […]

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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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