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We Lead: Leadership Lessons with Mr. Andersen

Submitted by janelle.barrett on Tue, 05/08/2018 - 16:49
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by Janelle Barrett

Our incredible school counselor, Troy Andersen, spends time with each class to reinforce the 7 Habits. In recent months, students have helped create artwork showing ways that they live the habits, that Mr. Andersen then posts around the school. This way, the kids can have a personal reminder of ways to be their best selves. We're so grateful for Mr. Andersen and the time he takes to talk with our students and build a positive culture at our school!

We Lead: Mrs. Crowley Lives Habit 2

Submitted by janelle.barrett on Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:03
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by Kendra Crowley

This is Mrs. Crowley beginning with the end in mind! Even though she is done teaching at Cherry Creek after this year, she is staying up late some nights to complete her license upgrade requirements. This way, if she decides to teach again after her husband completes his master's degree, she will already have her Level II license ready to go!

We Inspire: Lighthouse Celebration on May 7th

Submitted by janelle.barrett on Tue, 05/01/2018 - 09:53

Mark your calendars to join us for an evening of fun and celebration on Monday, May 7th at 6:30pm in the North Gym!

Franklin Covey representatives will be coming to formally award Cherry Creek as a Lighthouse School, which will be followed by the BYU Dunk Team! Free food will be served, as well as door prizes given - so be sure to come on time to get your seat!

We hope you'll join us for this exciting event! See the attached flier for details.

Talent Shows, Track Meets, and Field Trips, Oh My!

Submitted by janelle.barrett on Fri, 04/27/2018 - 13:22
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There's so many great things going on this time of year, that it's hard to keep up with all the fun! We are grateful for the beautiful weather that helps our activities go smoothly.

This past week, many grade levels had talent shows. Aiyana Sherman in 6th grade shared her Native American heritage with a shawl dance! Fourth graders took a field trip to Utah Lake to learn about wetlands, fish, and mosquitos (yuck)! Fifth grade competed in a track meet, and many of our Cherry Creek crocs placed in their events.

 

We Learn: Kindergarten Plays With Motion

Submitted by janelle.barrett on Wed, 04/25/2018 - 09:34
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by Chelsie Bergera

Last week, Discovery Gateway Children's Museum brought their Potential Energy program to the kindergarten students and taught them about force and motion. The students had fun learning about push and pull with a couple different hands-on experiments. By synergizing and working as a team, they were able to play tug-of-war, move a balloon without touching it, and make their hover crafts move in a perfect circle.

Nebo Summer Theater Camp

Submitted by janelle.barrett on Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:00

Nebo School District is excited to invite you to participate in the 2018 Summer Theater Camp. There will be two separate two-week sessions offered, one at Spring Lake Elementary in Payson June 5-16th, and another at Sierra Bonita Elementary in Spanish Fork July 9-20th. 

Registration is found at https://nebo.revtrak.net/Nebo-District-Programs/rw-summer-theater-camp/ and is $70. If you have questions about the program, please contact Lisa Bean at lisa.bean@nebo.edu

See attached flier for more information.

We Lead: Cherry Creek Achieves Lighthouse Status

Submitted by janelle.barrett on Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:12
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by Janelle Barrett

Last week, Franklin Covey designated Cherry Creek Elementary as the newest Lighthouse School! Among thousands of schools world-wide that implement The Leader in Me program, only around 380 schools have received this honor. We could not be more proud of this achievement!

For the last four years, teachers, staff, students, parents, and community members have worked to teach the 7 Habits and leadership principles to our students. Numberless people and hours have been contributed to shaping Cherry Creek into an incredible school. In order to achieve Lighthouse status, a school must demonstrate "mature" and "excellent" methods of implementing leadership principles. Although this is a great measure of our success, we will continue to grow and find better ways to practice leadership principles.

To celebrate reaching this milestone, Cherry Creek will host a family and community celebration on Monday, May 7th. The event will include an award ceremony, food, and entertainment. More details coming soon, but put it on your calendar, as it will be an event not to be missed!

Yearbook Pre-Ordering Available Now!

Submitted by janelle.barrett on Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:17
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by Janelle Barrett

I've seen the rough draft of the yearbook - and I'm here to tell you it looks incredible! PTA volunteers are putting in countless hours to make a yearbook worthy of the wonderful memories we've all made here at Cherry Creek this year. To pre-order yours, go to www.cherrycreek.ecwid.com

Also, remind your students to submit portrait drawings of their teachers to the office by this Friday, April 20th!

 

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