Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Nielson!

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by Janelle Barrett

Cheryl Nielson is one of our incredible fifth grade teachers! She attended practically every university in Utah--BYU, USU, UVU, and SUU--to earn her Master's of Education and Math & ESL Endorsements. Mrs. Nielson is married to her best friend from high school, although they didn't date until after high school. She has three kids, one of whom is serving an LDS mission in Chile. In her (very spare) time, she enjoys running, reading, and gardening. When she gets stressed, she likes to organize closets. Her guilty pleasures is a pan of brownies and a good book.

Croc Walk & Carnival MOVED to 26th

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Due to a cold and wet weather forecast on Friday, we have decided to move the Croc Walk and Carnival to Monday, September 26 from 5:30-7:45 p.m.  Our PTA has put in a lot of time and effort to make this a great event and we do not want the weather to spoil it.  Sorry about the change!  We appreciate your understanding and hope that you can all attend on Monday evening.  It will be a fun and uniting event!! 

Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Bergera!

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by Janelle Barrett

Our first spotlight this week is Chelsie Bergera, one of our kind and caring kindergarten teachers! Mrs. Bergera loves being a teacher at Cherry Creek because she loves the staff, students, and parents she gets to work with. She has always been inspired to be a teacher because of the teachers she had growing up. Mrs. Bergera attended UVU and SUU to earn her master's degree and endorsements in ESL and Early Childhood Education. She loves teaching writer's workshop. If Mrs.

Teacher Spotlight: Mr. Andersen!

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by Janelle Barrett

Today's spotlight is Troy Andersen, our school counselor! Mr. Andersen is so loved by the students--it's not uncommon to see kids of all ages dropping by his office to see if he's here. He went to BYU and USU to receive his Master's degree in psychology, emphasizing in school counseling.  Since he was a teenager, he's always wanted to work with children and youth, and he felt like schools are the best place to make the biggest difference.  Mr. Andersen's guilty pleasure is shopping at yard sales, and he loves hiking with his wife and 7 year old "miracle" son.