October 2021

1st Grade and the Arts

Submitted by stephanie.galt on Fri, 10/29/2021 - 09:24

The first grade students from our school were able to attend Peter Pan's Great Adventure at the Scera Theater in Orem.  We are lucky to have many wonderful opportunities to participate in, enjoy, and learn about the arts.  Not only do students get to attend performances showcasing various forms of art, we are lucky to have arts education integrated into our curriculum, and be able to take advantage of district arts specialists.  

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Spirit Day Winners!

Submitted by jan.grotegut on Thu, 10/28/2021 - 14:54

This week, Mrs. Truscott’s 4th Grade Class and Mrs. Jarvis’ 5th Grade Class tied with 95% of their students wearing Red.  Way to show your School Spirit! Congratulations!

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Spirit Day Team

We need your help Inviting All Veterans To Our Parade

Submitted by stephanie.galt on Wed, 10/27/2021 - 14:33

Cherry Creek students and faculty are preparing to host a parade honoring all veterans in our community.  We need your help inviting family members, friends, and neighbors so we can honor them for their service and show how much we respect them.  Please use this link to provide information about a veteran you will be helping us honor.  We will be making car posters for those who register and need their information ahead of time.   Veteran Information Page

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Great Lessons From Our Counselor

Submitted by stephanie.galt on Tue, 10/26/2021 - 14:25

There are many wonderful things happening at Cherry Creek, including character education lessons being taught by our school counselor, Mrs. Smith. Today she was teaching, laughing, and interacting with students in Mrs. Jensen's class with a fun lesson. We have a strong community of educators working hard every day at Cherry Creek to help all of our students be successful in every aspect of life.

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2nd Grade Learning About Matter

Submitted by stephanie.galt on Fri, 10/15/2021 - 21:11

Second grade has been learning about properties of matter and recycling. This week, Mrs. Hill’s class was able to bring recyclable items to school. They sorted them according to their properties and took them to be recycled.  Way to go second grade, we sure love that you are learning about science and recycling at the same time.  

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Mrs. Hill

Engineering Skills in 4th Grade

Submitted by stephanie.galt on Wed, 10/13/2021 - 18:55

Mrs. Truscott's class has a fun basic engineering task that not only allowed students to complete a friendly class competition, it gave them authentic practice with communication and negotiation skills, as well as using the habit of synergizing.  

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Mrs. Truscott

Little Caesars and Sunpro Reward Students

Submitted by stephanie.galt on Mon, 10/11/2021 - 13:58

Little Caesars Pizza and Sunpro recently partnered with the Cherry Creek PTA to reward students during the book fair week.  Miss Pullan's class visited Sunpro where the highlight of the tour was the requested chain saw section.  They popped some corn for students and answered 2 million 3rd grade questions.  Then students went to the gas station.  Here they learned about safety measures gas stations take.  They learned that about once a week customers accidentally drive off with the gas nozzle still in their car.  The nozzle is designed to detatch safely from the pump and drag along with the

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Spirit Day Winners!

Submitted by jan.grotegut on Fri, 10/08/2021 - 15:14

This week, we had a Tie!  Both Mrs. Truscott’s class and Mrs. Frossard’s class had 100% of their students Rocking the Red!  Congratulations!  

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Spirit Day Leaders