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October Awards

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On October 28, 2009, students at Cherry Creek Elementary in Springville received special awards. Three students from each class were chosen to receive awards for scholarship (red awards), citizenship (yellow awards), or special recognition (blue awards. The students who received awards are as follows:
 
Scholarship:
Kinder: Enzo Petelo, Jarren Pickett, Ammon Gull, Mayzie Greenman
First: Mason Larson, Mason Truscott, Jefferson Avila, Emma Beisinger
Second: Ryan Call, AJ Saveliev, Katelynn Boston, Jacob Memmott
Third: Andrew Wilkins, Shaina Hickenbotham, Rachel Cheney
Fourth: Montan Webb, Amanda Schouten
Fifth: Jacob Rogers
Sixth: Diana Lechuga, Mrs. Truscott
 
Citizenship:
Kinder: Kesley Smith, Ada Jensen, Joseph Folan, Kris Chirstopherson
First: Karla Andrade, Jaqueline Jimenez, Ethan Wilkins, Gavin Smith
Second: Tyon Mattinson, Lukas Marambio, Alexander Moreland, Adrian Gomez
Third: Saige Porray, Ana Leon, Beau Mattinson
Fourth: Abby Stewart, Alma Garcia
Fifth: Hagan Tischner
Sixth: Tyler Johnson, Sarah Christensen
 
Special Recognition:
Kinder: Tyler Bennett, Luke Tabachki, Austin Catterson, Pamela Cervantes
First: Ben Smith, Cole Anderson, Samantha Allred, Chantrice Fullmer
Second: Melissa Caro, Resse Barnes, Riley Miller, Mckenna Patterson
Third: Gabriel Jimenez, Adrian Torres, Irvin Villarreal
Fourth: Valeria Andrade, Eddie Lara
Fifth: Alex Farrell
Sixth: Cameron McWhorter, Marilyn Ibarra

 

Cherry Creek PTA puts on a Pie Eating Contest!

Mr. Scott Earl is trying his best to be the messiest pie eater at Cherry Creek!
Ethan in Mrs. Braithwaite’s class is really digging into his pie!
Mr. Robert Sedgwick is a pie eating champion!
The winners: Mr. Robert Sedgwick, Ethan in Mrs. Braithwaite’s class, and Mr. Randall Talbot

The PTA at Cherry Creek in Springville has a lot of dedicated members! In fact, Mrs. Amy Braithwaite’s 1st grade class has the most PTA members in the whole school! Their class was awarded a special party.  However, it was decided that this would not be enough. SO the PTA put on a Pie Eating Contest between children of PTA members, and the teachers.   It was a huge success.

The winners were chosen out of three categories. Ethan in Mrs. Braithwaite’s class ate the most out of all the students. Mr. Robert Sedgwick beat all the teachers (and the principal). Mr. Randall Talbot won the prize for “messiest”. Thanks to everyone who participated!

Cherry Creek’s Halloween Carnival is a Success!

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On Thursday, October 29, students at Cherry Creek Elementary in Springville got to wear their Halloween Costumes to school! They were treated to a fabulous Halloween Carnival by the PTA. Some of the kids even won awards for their awesome costumes. These are the winners of various categories in the PTA costume contest:
 
Front Row: Jake Erikson, Jordan Erikson, Ashley Durkee, Peyton Grace, Joe Marvin and Joe’s younger sister
Back Row: Brandon Simpson, Saige Porray, Shaina Hickenbotham, Brooke Bromley, Mckenna Witby

Utah County K-9 officers visit Cherry Creek

Nacho the dog shows off his skill at finding illegal drugs hidden on the stage.

 On October 6, as part of Red Ribbon week, students at Cherry Creek Elementary in Springville learned about the Utah County K-9 unit and how its Officers work with specially trained dogs to locate drugs and apprehend criminals. They were able to watch Nacho the dog successfully attempt to find drugs hidden on the stage. They even got to see how Nacho catches criminals! It was a fun and unique way for the students to learn about the importance of being drug and violence free. Thanks to the Utah County K-9 unit for coming to demonstrate!

 

September Awards

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On September 30, 2009, students at Cherry Creek Elementary in Springville received special awards. Three students from each class were chosen to receive awards for scholarship (red awards), citizenship (yellow awards), or special recognition (blue awards).

The students who received awards are as follows:

Scholarship: Kinder: Emma Skeem, Joycelynn Thompson, Dulce Tenoria First: Addison Hansen, Shari Franke, Kahala Bandman, Kaitlin Pickett, Elle Livingston Second: Brendon Randall, Ryann Brockbank, Jonah Van Orman, Jack Dusbabek Third: Nicole Sad, Tristen Perez, James Tripp Fourth: Tana Smallcomb, Tanner Turnbow, Avarie Peterson Fifth: Ethan Beach, Alexis Pool, Ashley Jensen Sixth: Erick Vargas, Meg Longhurst, Quinn Gleave

Citizenship: Kinder: Paris Davis, Ku’ili Bandman, Sam Milburn First: Tanner Allred, Raelin Somers, Lizzy Schouten, Armondo Salcedo, Melissa Leon Second: Jocelyn Quiroz, Arlette Mendez, Nelly Torres, Andrew Monney Third: Scott Lauaki, Jed Johnson, Isabella Wardle Fourth: Isabel Fernandez, Sabrina Harris, Nitta Hungmany Fifth: Harrison Holley, Courtney Powell, Gavin Keller Sixth: Alanna Roylance, Eleah Coral, Helen Torres

Special Recognition: Kinder: Myia Miller, Mason Palmer, Jacob Moreland First: Eden Lewis, Tony Barlow, Joshua Conde, Kallie Harris, David Lopez Second: Mackenzie Peterson, Jimmy Avila, Nathan Olsen, Kaybrie Pratt Third: Riley Williams, Oakley Swenson, Dominick Beardall Fourth: Chris Isaacson, Franco Diaz, Alex Duke Fifth: Kayla Reynolds, Christian Suarez, Mckella Goff Sixth: Gage Clark, Dylan Johnson, Jared David

Cherry Creek 5th Grade Puts on a Wax Museum for Constitution Day!

Austin Booth, pretending to be Elvis Presley, at the 5th grade wax museum
Jordan Goff did an excellent job teaching us about Albert Einstein!
Ethan Beach knows a lot of cool facts about the Marx Brothers!

The 5th-graders at Cherry Creek Elementary in Springville decided to honor
past Americans by presenting the school with a wax museum on Constitution
Day. They learned loads of cool stuff about people in America who have done
great things!

Back to School Bash at Cherry Creek is a Success!

Just a small sample of the amazing talents of our PTA members!
Eduardo Gutierrez cheers on his sister Rochelle, who is a winner!
Amber Robertson learning about fire safety!
Brynlie Reynolds enjoying her drink with her newly painted face.

On Friday, September 11, 2009, Cherry Creek Green Ribbon Week came to an end with a successful "Back to School Bash" in the evening. The night was filled with friends and fun and lots of prizes. The PTA worked hard to set up an exciting carnival that even included stations about fire safety, car safety, and bike safety. We look forward to doing it again next year!

Cosmo Cougar Welcomes Cherry Creek Students on Walk to School Day!

Some of the students at Cherry Creek were lucky enough to get Cosmo's autograph!
Mr. Scott Earl is excited to greet Cosmo!
Cosmo Cougar helped some of the children walk across the Cherry Creek Elementary lawn to greet bus students!

Cherry Creek Elementary in Springville celebrated green week last week. On Thursday, September 10, the students were challenged to walk to school! They were lucky enough to be greeted by the one and only Cosmo Cougar from BYU!

The children were so excited to see one of their heroes at their school. Many of them even got his autograph!

Thanks students for working hard to walk to school safely!

Carmen Deedy comes to Cherry Creek!

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All students at Cherry Creek were so lucky to have author/storyteller Carmen Deedy come to their school on Thursday, September 3rd 2009! She was able to keep even the youngest children captivated for a full 30 minutes as she told her made-up story to them. The children were involved in making hand motions and sound effects while watching her face for the many different expressions she shared. Not only is she a great storyteller, but she is a great author! Some of her books include "The Library Dragon", "Martina the Beautiful Cockroach", and "Agatha's Feather Bed: Not Just Another Wild Goose Story". Thanks Ms. Deedy!

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