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The Stallion Scoop: 11May17

IN THIS WEEK'S NEWSLETTER:

  • THE PRINCIPAL CHRONICLES
  • FROM THE AP
  • PSP NEWS
  • RC TOUR OF THE SCHOOL
  • FROM THE LIBRARY
  • FREE DINNER / PALS - FROM READING RECOVERY
  • FROM PE
  • NEW FLYERS
  • GIFTED & TALENTED NEWS

THE PRINCIPAL CHRONICLES - JOSH MILLER

 

The Principal Chronicles continue ... As I write this I am sitting on the orange couch in the learning commons listening to our staff learn about Thinking Maps. Thinking Maps are a great way for our kids to organize their thinking and will really help with their writing moving into next year. So keep an eye out for your kids to start drawing all kinds of different maps, especially next year.

On a personal note, tonight is my youngest's band concert. She has been squawking and squeaking for a whole year on the clarinet and now she is ready to strut her stuff. Honestly, she is not a big fan of band. I think she doesn't like getting up super early. I get it, we have to leave our house by 6 AM in order to make it to Legend by 6:55. I can't tell you how super fun it has been this year trying to get her up at 5:30 AM.

I think she is ready for the concert and by being ready, I mean she has her dress all picked out. As for her actual musical readiness? That will be a wait and see. Either way, it will be fun to listen to the kids tonight and I'm excited to be a parent for one night.

That is it for this week. See you next time when the Principal Chronicles continues...


FROM THE ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL - ROBIN HUNT

2015 balloon release for JaydonWe are participating in the May Jay Day competition against Iron Horse Elementary in honor of Jaydon Sidener, a former CTE student (see the letter from his mom). Please consider donating items for the Parker Task Force!!

 

 

 

 


PSP NEWS

Restaurant Day & Night: Monday, May 15th is our last restaurant night of this school year at Firehouse Subs. Stop by any time during regular business hours, 10:30am - 9:00pm, and let the cashier know you are there to support CTE. Thank you for supporting our school!

School Supply Kits: It's time to order your school supply kits for the 2017 - 2018 school year! These kits come with all the required items on the school supply list. This is a convenient way to take care of your back-to-school shopping! Kits will be delivered directly to your student's classroom prior to the first day of school. Orders are online only and must be placed by June 4th. The school code is 83115


RC TOUR OF CTE

Please enjoy this tour of CTE recorded by our Building Engineer, Josh Meade, and edited in iMovie by one of our 5th grade students, Danielle Corbin.​


FROM PE - MICHELE WHITTINGHAM

FIELD DAY! Save the Date: May 26, 2017 - 9:00 am to 3:00 PM (1/2 day for Kindergarten) ... Click HERE to volunteer!

LEARN THE SKILLS - FIND YOUR STRENGTH - CONQUER THE COURSE - May 17th
TRAIN OC presents Denver's Premier Obstacle Course Field Day. This event will enhance physical fitness and field fun by using an obstacle course to teach fundamental movements that will help kids get stronger, more flexible, and move their body with more confidence than ever before.
Your students will complete the TRAINOC obstacle course during their regularly schedule lunch recess period. (10:30am and continue until 1pm).  The cost is $2.00 per student to run the course as many times as they are able in the 20 minute recess. Link to Register


FROM THE LIBRARY - KAREN NOTTINGHAM

Calling all books home to the Library! All books are due into the Library by Friday May 19th. PLEASE see Mrs. Nottingham if you have a lost book!
Lost book fees: $10 per hardcover, $5 per paperback


FROM READING RECOVERY - MILES COPELAND

PALS - FREE DINNER, FREE BOOKS AND READING TIPS!
You're invited to the CTE Parent Academy for Literacy Learning [PALS]!  Parents and students of K-3 grades please join us on May 10th, 17th & 24th for books and materials at your child's level to support summer reading.  We will provide all materials and dinner and childcare for siblings!  Please return this form to school by this Friday, April 21st. (MORE INFO)


NEW FLYERS:
SOFTBALL YOUTH CAMP


GIFTED & TALENTED NEWS

DCAGT newsletter
Parent Institute flyer
DCAGT [Douglas County Association for the Gifted & Talented]
DCSD Gifted Education News


May 11, 2017 | By abhylton | Category: Cherokee Trail Elementary School

District News

kids running outside as part of a race

DCSD is requesting parent input on the health and wellness of our students. Last year, DCSD received a large planning grant from Colorado Health Foundation in an effort to assess how the district supports students through the lens of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model (WSCC). The mission of this grant is to review the current state of DCSD's student health and wellness program, and then formulate a three to five-year plan based on stakeholders’ needs, the latest research, and best practices. As part of this process, we would like your input.

How are we doing?

We want to hear from you! How often do you prefer to receive email newsletters from DCSD? How can we improve the news and information you receive? This brief survey should only take a minute or two of your time. Thank you for giving us your input!

Tell us what you think, here!

 

glowing purple lights hover over trays of seedlings in a dark room

It may look like a plain, white shipping container was just parked on the backyard grounds of Mountain Vista High School. The contents of the container are anything but plain, though. Walking inside the container, different colors of ambient lighting glow, futuristic-looking equipment and tall towers are suspended from the ceiling, and the humidity level is set to 70 percent. The container has been recycled into a new kind of learning opportunity for students.