Coyote Creek News

News for the Week of November 10th

Veteran's Day

Reminder of our Veteran's Day Assembly tomorrow, 11/8, 9:00 am. All are welcome!! We will recognize Veterans in the crowd from all branches of the military - please join us and bring family members who are veterans, as well. We look forward to recognizing this important day.

News from Girls on the Run

Hello CCE Community! We have an exciting event to share with you!

For the last several weeks, eight of our CCE girls have been participating in and training for the Girls on the Run 5K. They will be running the race on Saturday, November 16th, at Mile High Stadium. They would LOVE for their friends, family and CCE staff to come out and celebrate with them. You can participate in the race, or come out and cheer them on!


Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019
Location: Empower Field at Mile High, 1701 Bryant St. Online Registration: $25
Race Day Registration: $30

To register for the race, click here!

The race starts about 10:00am. If you would like to participate, you will need to be there by 8:00am and be sure to register online before November 13th at midnight!

This is an awesome organization and the girls and coaches have had such a fun season! We hope you consider coming out and cheering these young athletes on!

Thank you!
Coaches Meg, Shannon, and Laura

Click here to view the flyer!


Capture Your Memories in This Year’s Coyote Creek Elementary Yearbook

Purchase by November 30th to get 5% OFF Regular Price. Go to

Enter your school’s passcode: 1014303369244254 Coyote Creek. For more information click here to see the flyer.

Coyote Creek Thanksgiving Turkey Lunch

You are invited to join your Students(s) for our annual "Thanksgiving Feast" on Wednesday, Nov. 20th. For more information on the lunch please click here. If you can help with this fun Thanksgiving tradition please sign up for a shift here.

Please note the special lunch times:

1st Gr & Little Pups - 10:30-11:00

2nd Gr - 11:00-11:30

Kindergarten - 11:30-12:00

4th Gr - 12:00-12:30

3rd Gr - 12:30-1:00

5th Gr - 1:00-1:30

6th Gr. 1:30-2:00

The Preschool to Kindergarten Transition Process

The Preschool to Kindergarten Transition Process - What Every Family Needs to Know

DCSD Early Childhood Department is sponsoring regional Preschool to Kindergarten Transition Process information meetings! Click here for more information on how to RSVP

These informational meetings will help families better understand how to prepare for the changes in educational processes as their child transitions from Preschool to Kindergarten.

A panel of Preschool and Kindergarten educators will be at each of the regional meetings. Representation on the panel may include Kindergarten, Elementary Administration, Special Education, Transportation, Nursing and Early Childhood Education.

Click here to access ‘Preschool to Kindergarten FAQs’


It's that time of year when you can nominate staff at CCE who have made a difference for your children!! We hope you'll take just a few minutes to do so!! We have so many outstanding people at CCE!!! You can nominate teachers and support staff!!

Nominate a 2020 Outstanding DCSD Educator or staff member by clicking here:

Help Needed for Vision and Hearing Screenings

Volunteers are needed for CCE Vision & Hearing Screening on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 12 & 13, 2019.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

4 volunteers from 9:10 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.

4 volunteers from 1:10 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

4 volunteers from 9:10 p.m. to 12:10 p.m.

Volunteers will be helping with the hearing screening or with gathering classes from the classrooms at the appropriate time for screening. The volunteers do not need prior experience and willy will undergo a 20 minute training and practice session with hearing team members at the beginning of their volunteer shift prior to working with the students.

Because of the technical nature of the screening procedures, it is requested that volunteers not bring children with them, and that they be able to come promptly for training at the requested time. Able to volunteer? Send Lisa White an email to sign up.

Parent Academy


Stone Mountain Elementary November 14, 2019 3:45 to 5:15pm

Come and learn what devices, gaming systems, Apps, social media and platforms are doing to children and how to build a Digital Culture in your home.

Deputy Jay Martin is considered an expert on the topic & speaks Nationally on best practices digitally. He created a Social Media Basics course for the National Association of School Resource Officers requiring all SRO’s across the U.S. to learn and teach in their communities.

Don’t miss the Digital Parent Academy that has been taught to thousands of adults across the country.

ThunderRidge High School - November 18th - Screenagers Next Chapter

This is just a reminder that TRHS will host the latest Screenagers movie, Next Chapter, on November 18th in our auditorium at 6 pm. There is no charge for the event, though due to space constraints registration is required.

Click here for more information!

Save the Date - Full time Kindergarten Registration for 2020-2021

Coyote Creek offers FREE full time kindergarten for all students. We no longer have part time kindergarten, and the state funds Full time kindergarten for all Colorado kids!! Registration for the 2020-2021 school year will begin Wednesday, December 4th - 6th from 7:45am- 3:30pm. You can download the registration paperwork from our Coyote Creek website or click here. Please have forms filled out when you arrive, along with copies of your warranty deed/lease agreement, birth certificate and current immunization record. If you don't have printing capabilities packets will be available at the front office prior to registration. Please share this information with any neighbors who do not yet have students in school.

Please call the office with any questions. 303-387-6175

Breakfast with Santa

December 14th, 8:30 am to 11:30 am

Sponsored by the Mountain Vista Instrumental Music Program Mountain Vista Ridge

Highlands Ranch, CO 80126

Bring children of all ages to the winter wonderland in the Mountain Vista High School Commons Area. Visit with Santa Claus and enjoy a breakfast spread with pancakes, sausage, coffee and juice. The morning will include crafts and live holiday music by the Mountain Vista instrumental music students.

For Breakfast with Santa Tickets that include a visit with Santa, a professional digital photo, breakfast, crafts and priceless holiday memories, please visit:

Children up to 12 years of age - $15

Adults - $5 (breakfast only)

Coyote Creek Got's Talent - Friday, Jan. 24, 2020

Do you have a talent, trick,or simply like to perform? We want YOU to be a part of the Coyote Creek Variety Show!

CALLING ALL Musicians Singers Dancers Rappers Actors Comedians Lip Sync (solo and groups) Gymnasts ,Magicians, Artists ,Poets,Impressions, Martial Arts ETC...Jugglers, Hidden Talents

SIGN UP DATE and TIME: Thursday November 14 CCE Library 3:30 pm

Performance Date is Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 at Ranch View Middle School

Please email Chrissy at with questions or please click here for the flyer!

Douglas County Community Night with the Denver Nuggets

Douglas County Community Nights with the Denver Nuggets

Tuesday, November 26th at 7:00pm vs. Washington Wizards
Sunday, December 15th at 6:00pm vs. New York Knicks
Wednesday, December 18th at 7:00pm vs. Orlando Magic

Students from Top Selling Schools will get the opportunity to participate in exciting experiences including: Fan Tunnels where they get to high five the players as they enter the court for warm-ups and Red, White and Blue Crew where they get to hold the American Flag on the court during the National Anthem!

Most Improved Schools (3) from last year will receive signed memorabilia

Please see the attached flyer for more information, or for tickets go to:

American Red Cross Babysitter's Training Class

The American Red Cross Babysitter's Training class will be held at Summit View Elementary School in Highlands Ranch on the PD day on Monday, November 11th, 10:00am-5:00pm All 5th-10th Grade students are welcome.

Form more information click here: Babysitting and Pediatric CPR - Nov/Dec 2019

Tennis & Golf classes - TGA Premier Sports Winter Session

Come play - we bring the golf course and tennis court to you! Beginner and intermediate players will have a blast building their skills, learning about the rules and etiquette of the games,and exploring how academic concepts like gravity, spin, and force apply to golf and tennis through fun games and activities.

We conduct after-school tennis and golf classes at elementary schools in Douglas County and will be having winter classes that will be open to students of other schools. We want kids to stay active and play sports throughout the winter and we would love to see your students in our classes. Click here for the information.

CCE Spirt Rock

"Rent the Rock" to recognize a student's birthday, show school spirit, thank or recognize teachers or staff members, congratulatory events, etc. It is a great way to spread positive messages and increase excitement in our community! Spots are open to "Rent the Rock" Sign up now to reserve it!

A Look Ahead:

A Look Ahead this school year:

  • November 8 - Veteran's Day Assembly - 9:00am

  • November 11 - District Professional Development Day - No School

  • November 12-13 - Hearing & Vision testing

  • November 18 - TRHS Screenager Next Chapter - 6:30pm-TRHS

  • November 19 - Restaurant Night - Mici - 11am-8pm

  • November 19 - PTO/SAC Meeting 6pm

  • November 20 - Turkey Lunch

  • November 21 - Preschool Parent/Teacher Conferences - No School for Preschool

  • November 22 - Preschool Partent/Teacher Conferences

  • November 22 - Unplug with us! Writing Thankful Cards - 8:40 a.m. (please note time change from previous communication)

  • November 25-29 - Thanksgiving Break - No School

  • December 4-6 - Full time Kindergarten Registration for 2020-2021 school year

  • December 10-12 - Holiday Shop

  • December 23 -January 3 - Winter Break- No School


The Douglas County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, genetic information, or physical characteristics, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment of, or employment in educational programs or activities. The School District’s Compliance Officer is Ted Knight, Assistant Superintendent, 620 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado,, 303-387-0067. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public.