Mrs. Gast's Reading Cafe

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Mrs. Gast's students entered the Reading Cafe last week. Students enjoyed mood lighting, silver platters filled with snacks and a variety of reading material. Students ate snacks while looking through multiple genres of books and discussed books that they already love! We LOVE reading!!

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by Michelle Gast

Think BIG

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What does it mean to be "BIG" at Cherry Creek? That's the question Mr. Duncan asked when he came to visit every classroom this week. He read the book "Think BIG" to every class and talked about what this means for the kids. 

Being BIG means being your best self, being responsible, being helpful and kind. You don't get an award for being BIG, but you get a good feeling inside. When Mr. Duncan asked the students what it means to be BIG at Cherry Creek, some said:

"Helping friends at recess."

"Eating healthy things."

"Being nice."

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by Janelle Barrett

Back to School Night

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Thank you for coming to our Back to School Night! The teachers put in so much time preparing to greet the new faces coming into their classrooms. We hope you felt welcome and comfortable. The faculty and staff at Cherry Creek truly feel that this is a wonderful place to be, and we hope you do too. See you tomorrow for day one!

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by Janelle Barrett

Mini Society

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Fifth grade students have worked hard to set up shop at this years "mini society". Some stores were selling time to play video games, face painting, candy, toys, pokemon cards, and so much more! Once the stores close, the fifth graders will have an auction using the money they've earned. 

Teacher Changes Next Year

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It's always bitter-sweet to experience changes in who will be here at Cherry Creek year after year. We celebrate those who have reached retirement and congratulate those who will be moving on to other jobs or life adventures, but they will all be sorely missed. Some teachers will also be switching grade levels next year. On the bright side, we get to welcome some new faces to the Cherry Creek family! Here's the run-down of what's changing:

Teachers retiring:

Mrs. Mack, Mrs. Ernst, Mrs. Faux, Mrs. Beyal