March 2015

Cherry Creek at State Chess Tournament

Attributions: 
Mike Duncan

According to the results released online, Cherry Creek's team got 34th place out of 105 teams represented in the state chess tournament. They all had a wonderful day of chess and proudly wore the Cherry Creek colors. Congratulations contestants!

Microorganisms in 6th!

Attributions: 
Sarah Sumsion

Mrs. Sumsion's students had fun exploring microorganisms today as they rotated through six centers.  1. Making flip books showing how microorganisms move. 2. Watching a video of microscopic pond life and identifying it on a master diagram. 3. Looking under microscopes at prepared slides. 4. Creating their own germs (drawings & explanations). 5.  Searching for answers to questions in a science magazine on cells. 6. Labeling and color coding a microscope diagram.

SEP Conference Surprise

Attributions: 
Marjean Strong

Lovette Marchbanks, representative from United Way of Utah County (Everyday Learners Initiative) was at the first two hours of SEP Conferences.  She offered each student a free book. Parents were given information about reading together everyday.  Parents are children's most important teacher!

Spring Book Fair 2015

Attributions: 
Marjean Strong

The Scholastic Book Fair will be held in the Collaboration Center at Cherry Creek. On Monday, March 2, classrooms will be previewing books with their teachers.  It will run Tuesday, March 3- Friday, March 6 (8:15-3:45 pm); also fair will be open during Wednesday, March 4, SEP Conference.

Parents, come see your child's art-work displayed at the Book Fair.  The theme is "Under the Sea."

Our Cherry Creek PTA has worked hard to run this week's Book Fair.
Pictured below are Eileen Tew, Kristi Dorman, Heather Johnson, and April Rockwood.

Grand Events are held daily 11am-1pm.  Parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, family friends are invited to share lunch with students in the lunchroom, then attend the Book Fair.  Don't forget to take a picture together in the "Under the Sea" photo booth.

Book & Cash Donation

Attributions: 

Madison Monson-- first attendant for miss springville, donated gently used books that she collected from many donors.  She also donated a check for 550 dollars to be used towards our take home library.   She has also decided to volunteer her time.  She will be reading with students once a month.  Cherry Creek is so grateful to Madison and her service!