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Cedar Creek Elementary

Cedar Creek Elementary

MESSAGE FROM PRINCIPAL JESSICA BROWN


October 19, 2017

 

 

Dear Cedar Creek Family,

 

 

It's hard to believe the end of the first grading period ends this Friday. Please remember students will be dismissed at 11:50 a.m. on October 25th, 26th and 27th for our Parent/Teacher Conferences. No lunches will be served on those days, but buses will run. We look forward to sharing important information about your child during your conferences.

 

 

On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, our 4th grade students will be performing the musical, "The Ghost of the Sifty Sifty Sam". The show begins at 8:30 AM and will be approximately 35 minutes long. We look forward to this performance under the direction of our music teacher, Lindsey Creel.

 

 

Looking ahead, our annual CCE Fall Family Fun Fest and Movie Night is right around the corner on October 28, 2017 beginning at 4:00 PM. Mrs. Julia Glass and Mrs. Beverly Crenshaw have been busy planning this fabulous community event for our Cedar Creek Eagles. Please bring your entire family to enjoy this fun-filled day. All activities will occur here at Cedar Creek. You may purchase wristbands now at www.cedarcreekboosterclub.com.  Please see flyer below for more information.

 

 

Have a great week!

 

 

Warm regards,

Jessica Brown

     

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SCHOOL NEWS


Dear Cedar Creek Family,

 

 

Please see the important district message below regarding Quick Report:

 

We are always looking for ways to foster an even safer and more caring school community.  We have added a new feature to our websites to ensure students, staff and parents have a voice to report issues that may affect their peers and/or schools.

Quick Report allows school administrators to receive tips at any time and have the ability to respond in a timely manner to issues that impact the school or individual students. The reported issues range from bullying to weapons/threats.

Students, staff, parents and other stakeholders can visit the district website or any campus website and click either "Connect" at the top navigation bar, "Quick Links" at the top navigation bar, or click under the "Students" section, then select "Quick Report".

 

Once on the Quick Report page, you can identify which school(s) receives the tip, select an appropriate topic from the dropdown list, write the message and submit the tip. There is also an option to include a photograph as appropriate. Messages may be communicated anonymously or with contact information. 

Please note that in an emergency, you should call 911, or in the case of a mental health crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

 

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

 

Regards,
Jessica Brown

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                               NEED VOLUNTEERS FOR HEALTH SCREENINGS
 

Need Parents to help assist the Nurse and her Screeners with Vision and Hearing Screenings to be held on NOVEMBER 30th. Would like at least 2 Volunteers per 2 hour slot. The times needed are:


             8AM-10AM


            10AM-12PM
 

             12PM-2PM
 

If you are able to assist, please call  Nurse Bulluck at (512)732-9125, or email at  sbulluck@eanesisd.net
Coffee, beverages, and food will be provided.


                       Veterans Day

Cedar Creek will celebrate Veterans Day on Monday, November 13th in the cafeteria, with a reception to follow in the Commons.

 

We have three special opportunities to honor CCE's military family and friends:

 

Video Tribute Casting Call

 

Please invite local veterans to participate in a special video for the Veterans Day Program. On Wednesday October 18th from 9:30-12:30 and/or Tuesday October 24th from 10-12:30. They can visit Cedar Creek to share, on camera, what Veterans Day means to them. All recruits should report to the front office during those hours, sign in and ask for Tara Johnson (tmkleinert@gmail.com)

 

Veterans Wall

 

Every year we create a wall of Veterans' photos to display on the butterfly garden windows. If you contributed a picture in previous years, we'll post it! If you would like to submit a new picture, here's how:

 

1) Please print a hard copy* (preferably 8 x 10) with the following information on the back:

 

* Name of Military Personnel

* Branch of Military

* Years Served

* Name of Related Student/s

* Other Pertinent Details (e.g. Served in Vietnam or Active Duty)

 

2) Deliver photos to the front office. You'll find a Veterans Day folder to the right of the sign-in station.

 

The deadline to submit pictures is Tuesday, November 7th.

 

*Please do not send originals. Pictures will be laminated for future use and are non-returnable.

 

For changes to existing pictures or other photo wall questions, please contact Tara Johnson at tmkleinert@gmail.com

Veterans Day Assembly and Reception

 

Please save and share the date for this wonderful celebration of service for Cedar Creek families and local veterans:

 

Monday, November 13th at 8:00 a.m. in the CCE Cafeteria.

                    Fall Festival Parties  

We need hosts for our Fall Festival Parties!!  Take a look at these parties, and ask some friends to help host!   Don't feel limited in your party ideas, we have also had Ugly Sweater Parties, Movie Parties and more…


Gingerbread House Decorating Parties For Kinder, 1st,2nd, and 3rd Grades:  Cedar Creek's Gingerbread House Decorating Party tradition continues! 


We are in need of:


** 4-6 families (from each grade) to co-host a Gingerbread House Decorating  Party


** Co-hosts pick the perfect December date to gather around the Cedar Creek

picnic tables after school from 2:45-3:45


** Co-hosts share in the purchase of gingerbread houses, decorating candy, snacks, hot chocolate and refreshments


In-Line skating parties in the Gym OR Gingerbread House Parties For 4th and 5th Grades:   Take your pick! Host a coveted after-school gym party, in-line skating party OR Gingerbread House decorating party! Coach Davis and Ms. Boltie have offered to entertain 24 lucky students on December 4th and December 11th from 2:45-4:00.


We are in need of:


** 4-6 families (from each grade) to co-host a party (see dates above!)


** Co-hosts share in the cost of the gym or in-line skating party and refreshments OR purchase of gingerbread houses, decorating candy, snacks, hot chocolate and refreshments


Adult only Parties!


Help us continue our fun by co-hosting a party for CCE parents in your child's grade.

 

We are in need of:


** 4-6 families (from each grade) to co-host adult parties with other parents in  your child's grade


** Hosts provide an evening of cocktails, refreshments, appetizers, and great company 


** Hosts choose the perfect location, weeknight or weekend evening, and number of guests


 If interested in co-hosting a party for your child's classmates or their parents, please email or call Rebecca Kodak at rebecca.kodak@gmail.com or 512-423-8282. 

 

 


                                                               Socktober

 

We have been invited to join Forest Trail in their efforts to collect new children and adult size socks throughout the month of October. Bridge Point Elementary is also accompanying us this year. GO EANES!

 

Last year socks were donated to:
-Veteran's Association
​-Mary's House (home for terminally ill homeless people)
-various Church groups (distribute to needy families)

 

Drop off items by the Cafeteria stage, Music room, Gym or Front office foyer!


 

Thanks,
Lindsey, Jo and Scott

Parents requesting to have their kindergarten child assessed for Gifted & Talented Services are encouraged to attend a district-wide parent information meeting on Monday, November 6th, at 6pm at the Valley View Elementary Cafeteria.

Download a printable handout on the Penny Swap & Drop/TRE

IMPORTANT REMINDERS

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SCHOOL CALENDAR

Friday, October 20, 2017
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
 
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
All day
 
Thursday, October 26, 2017
All day
 
Friday, October 27, 2017
All day
 
Saturday, October 28, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
All day
 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
All day
 
9:20 AM - 12:50 PM
 
Thursday, November 2, 2017
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
 
Friday, November 3, 2017
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
 
Monday, November 6, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
All day
 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
All day
 

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CEDAR CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3301 Pinnacle Road, Austin, Texas 78746

http://cce.eanesisd.net

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