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Friday Notes for 3/24/17

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PTSA Corner

3/24/17 Friday Notes

 

We hope everyone has a FANTASTIC Spring Break!  We’ll see you back at school on April 3rd!

 

Upcoming Events
Monthly General Membership Meeting
Monday, April 3rd
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Our regularly scheduled PTSA meeting will be the Monday we come back to school after Spring Break, so be sure to put this meeting on your family calendar as a reminder.  In April, we will concentrate our effort on planning Health & Wellness Night (April 7th) and the silent auction (May 12th).  We will finalize action items around our annual goals, and start recruiting for board and committee positions for the 2017 – 2018 school year.  Participating in these meetings is a great way for you to make a difference in our school by helping us make decisions about what we can and should be doing for our school to make it the best learning environment it can be.  We need your voice, so please join in!

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Health & Wellness Night & Beet Cook-Off
Friday, April 7th
6 – 7:30 pm
Our food theme this year is BEETS!  There will be a cook-off with prizes for the top beet dish in each category: sides, main & desserts.  Feel free to get creative!  We’ll also have lots of activities that encourage health, wellness and happiness!

Save the Date
April 29th9News Health Fair (basic health screenings)
May 1 – 5th – Teacher Appreciation Week
May 12thTalent Show & PTSA Silent Auction

Help Wanted
School Supplies Project Manager
Tis the season for planning for next year!  We’d like to sell school supplies again for this upcoming year as a service to our school families… which means more time to enjoy summer break!  The project manager will get next year’s school supplies lists from the staff, then work with the provider to organize the sale.  Typically orders are all online, so we only need to promote it!  If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Jody Dickson, jody@dickson.org, x3568.   Thank you for your continued support!

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Eagle Eyes is a program where men are present in the school during school hours, helping the students and staff and keeping watch for good and bad behaviors in and around the school.  You do not need to be a dad to participate: Uncles, Grandfathers, Older Brothers, Cousins, Neighbors, Dads are all welcome!  To claim your spot, go to this Sign Up form: http://signup.com/go/JK9m5F  If you have any questions about the program, please contact Jason Moat, 303-378-4500

MARCH EAGLE EYES CHALLENGE:  Last few days of 7th Grade!!  March is your month to accept the challenge!  Claim your spot today!  Let’s see how many days we can fill from 7th grade participants!

PTSA Question of the Week
Open-ended question: What are you most looking forward to during spring break?

Give us your answer to this question at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SFPDRHM
Or just comment your answer on our Facebook page: www.fb.com/ccck8ptsa
Feel free to email your answer to ccck8ptsa@gmail.com, if that works better for you.

 

Community Events

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Summer Camps

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Summer Soccer Camp

The British are coming back this year!

Our fifth summer of British Soccer Camp will be hosted by the Coal Creek Canyon Park & Recreation District (CCCP&RD) at the Coal Creek Canyon K-8 Turf Field from July 10-14.  This week of soccer fun is led by British soccer coaches, and programs are available for kids from ages 3 -16.

Kids can sign up for one or both weeks of camp. Register now to get the free jersey at www.challengersports.com.

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Wee Creekers is gearing up for another summer of fun! If your child, aged 5 – 12 years, needs some structure to their day, some friends to hang out with, adventurous sites to explore, and some great new info to learn, then Wee Creekers is the program for you! We believe in a whole-child approach. We feed the mind, as well as the body, heart, and soul because we believe in LIFE lessons! We give kids a “mostly outdoors, hands-on, kind-to-the Earth, generous to one another, safety first, where should we go next?” kind of summer. We have a 15 passenger van, a Highly Experienced Teacher and an energetic teenager waiting to explore the world around us with eager school-agers. We go swimming, hiking, boating, to museums, to fishing holes, to the library. We climb, catch, kick, read, dig, create, calculate, get dirty, explore. We do it all, and we do it with amazing teacher:child ratios. That Y camp? 20 kids to 1 college kid. Us? 13 kids to 2 teachers for travel and 16 kids to 2 teachers for sticking around. Can you beat that? I know you can’t! Our ratios mean your child’s ideas are heard and very likely incorporated into the day. Small groups mean less chaos, less bullying, more connection, and more guaranteed fun. Our rates are between $40-$55/day, depending on enrollment schedule. We are 100% GMO free and our fruits, veggies and milk are always organic. Please call Linda at (303) 642-2223 for more info and to get signed up today. Space is limited!!

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Stay tuned on our website http://www.ccck8ptsa.org or on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/CCCK8PTSA for more information on upcoming programs. If you have any questions, comments, suggestions, concerns, please feel free to contact me.
Jody Dickson, President          jody@dickson.org           303-642-3568

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