Friday/Monday Notes for 5/22/17


PTSA Corner

5/22/17 Friday/Monday Notes




at our Silent Auction & Talent Show

We would like to thank you for your support of our community school at our annual Silent Auction at the Talent Show on the 12th.  It was an excellent event, and the local support for our staff, students and their families is invaluable!  Through coming to the event, or by purchasing an item or by volunteering (planning, donating or gathering items, setting up or cleaning up), you make a difference for our community school.  We THANK YOU!

Upcoming Events


Family Fun night at Lakeside amusement park
June 1stGates open at 5:30 pm, Rides from 6 – 10 pm.
Tickets can be purchased for $10 at the school from today until 5/25 and $11 at the gate!

PTSA Question of the Week
We are looking for some feedback about the items we sold at the silent auction.  With your feedback at future events we can prioritize obtaining items like the ones you liked.
What item(s) did you like the most from the silent auction?

Give us your answer to this question at:

Or just comment your answer on our Facebook page:
Feel free to email your answer to, if that works better for you.

Summer Resources


Jefferson County Public Library Summer Reading – Let’s Prevent the Summer Slide and Build a Better World!
Did you know that kids who don’t read and keep their minds active over the summer can lose up to two months of learning progress by the time school begins in the fall? Prevent that summer slide by participating in Jefferson County Public Library’s summer reading program. Meet your own reading goal, win a finisher prize, and help Jeffco read 30 million minutes. Register and log minutes (after June 1) here:, and pick up your prizes when you go to a library.

In addition, Jefferson County Public Library is awarding $800 to one school in five categories with the highest percentage of finishers based on school enrollment. Read and help CCCK8 win!!

Other local public library reading programs:
Boulder Public Library (
Gilpin Public Library (


Keep your eye out as School Supplies kits for next year will be on sale soon.  Watch our website and Facebook page for instructions as soon as they are available.

Help Wanted
Tie Dye Day
The annual Tie Dye Day is coming up on Wednesday, May 24th  We are looking for parent volunteers to help with individual classrooms.  If you are able to help with this fun activity, please sign up at

2017 – 2018 Secretary / Membership Chair

We have one open position for our board next year.  The secretary is responsible for taking and preparing meeting notes from PTSA meetings.  Since it is not a huge time commitment, we have combined it with the membership chair.  As membership chair, you manage documentation and reporting related to our annual membership.  It includes some promotion of becoming a member as well as twice annual reports to Colorado PTA.  The commitment is heavier at the beginning of the year, but then tapers out to a few hours a month.  If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Jody Dickson,, x3568.

eagle eyes
Eagle Eyes is a program where men are present in the school during school hours, helping the students and staff and keeping watch for good and bad behaviors in and around the school.  You do not need to be a dad to participate: Uncles, Grandfathers, Older Brothers, Cousins, Neighbors, Dads are all welcome!  To claim your spot, go to this Sign Up form:  If you have any questions about the program, please contact Jason Moat, 303-378-4500

MAY EAGLE EYES CHALLENGE:   Last month!  (And by being last you can take it all!!)  You are up the mighty few 6th grade!!!  May is your month to accept the challenge!  Ask your Dad, Grandpa, Neighbor, Family Friend to come in and be an Eagle Eye for at least one day in April.  Claim your spot today at!  Let’s see how many days we can fill from 6th Grade participants!

Summer Camps

soccer brazil

Summer Soccer Camp
The Brazilians and the British are coming back this year!

Coming back for a second year, from June 12-16 will be hosting the Tetra Brazil Soccer Academy for our 10-16 year old soccer players.  This program focuses on technical development, and is led by Brazilian coaches that bring an authentic taste of the flair, passion and creativity of Brazilian soccer.

Our fifth summer of British Soccer Camp will be hosted by the Coal Creek Canyon Park & Recreation District (CCCP&RD) at the Coal Creek Canyon K-8 Turf Field from July 10-14.  This week of soccer fun is led by British soccer coaches, and programs are available for kids from ages 3 -16.

Kids can sign up for one or both weeks of camp. Register now to get the free jersey at


Wee Creekers is gearing up for another summer of fun! If your child, aged 5 – 12 years, needs some structure to their day, some friends to hang out with, adventurous sites to explore, and some great new info to learn, then Wee Creekers is the program for you! We believe in a whole-child approach. We feed the mind, as well as the body, heart, and soul because we believe in LIFE lessons! We give kids a “mostly outdoors, hands-on, kind-to-the Earth, generous to one another, safety first, where should we go next?” kind of summer. We have a 15 passenger van, a Highly Experienced Teacher and an energetic teenager waiting to explore the world around us with eager school-agers. We go swimming, hiking, boating, to museums, to fishing holes, to the library. We climb, catch, kick, read, dig, create, calculate, get dirty, explore. We do it all, and we do it with amazing teacher:child ratios. That Y camp? 20 kids to 1 college kid. Us? 13 kids to 2 teachers for travel and 16 kids to 2 teachers for sticking around. Can you beat that? I know you can’t! Our ratios mean your child’s ideas are heard and very likely incorporated into the day. Small groups mean less chaos, less bullying, more connection, and more guaranteed fun. Our rates are between $40-$55/day, depending on enrollment schedule. We are 100% GMO free and our fruits, veggies and milk are always organic. Please call Linda at (303) 642-2223 for more info and to get signed up today. Space is limited!!


Stay tuned on our website or on our Facebook page for more information on upcoming programs. If you have any questions, comments, suggestions, concerns, please feel free to contact me.
Jody Dickson, President           303-642-3568


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