September Newsletter

2020-2021 School Year

PTO Mums Pick Up Information

Mum pick-up will be next week. Once we submit our order to the mum farm and then get a delivery date for next week. When we have our delivery date the PTO will send out an email with all the pick-up information to those who ordered! Please note if you ordered online we have your email from the purchase

Schedule A & B Day Information Timeline - Change Request to the District for A & B & Craven Live

A process will be created to allow parents to submit a request to change their student's learning choice or their day assignment. Requests will be reviewed by a district level committee in communication with school leaders as some changes may impact teaching assignments and class rosters.


  • Sunday, September 27 - Jennifer Wagner (Craven County Public Information Officer) will share a message with the community about the process.

  • Monday, September 28 - Superintendent's Cabinet will review and finalize the process. (The change process will be shared with school leaders once approved.)

  • Tuesday, September 29 - Jennifer Wagner will send out a Blackboard message letting parents know the day assignments.

  • Wednesday, September 30 to Wednesday, October 7 - Change request window is open


September 17, 2020

Good Afternoon Creekside Families

We wanted to let you know about an important email that you will be receiving from Craven County Schools in the next few days.

On Monday, September 21 at approximately 5:00 pm you will receive an email from Docusign regarding our annual Federal Impact Aid. As soon as you receive your email, please complete the form in its entirety. Once you have completed, please press the Finish button to sign and submit your form. That’s all you have to do.

Please note that you will receive a separate email for each of your children.

In the event that you do not receive this email, or should have questions, please contact the school at 514-4360.

Hello Creekside Families,

Please do not forget that PTO will be selling Mums Monday, Sept 21st and Tuesday, Sept 22nd outside of the Creekside Cafeteria & Gym entrance at the back of the school from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Small mums are $10.00 and large are $20.00. Thank you and PTO appreciates your support!

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News for Week #5

September 17th - Progress Reports go out via email, remind, Class Dojo, and other means

More information coming up this week about the Mystery Mum Sales!

Pictures, Pictures, Pictures

Please send Pictures of your child for our Digital Journal and to share in our newsletter this month! It could be a picture of their work completed, so really fun things they have been learning, or just a smile and a wave to say hello!

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We APPRECIATE your flexibility as we navigate through the Remote Learning Journey!

PTO Latest Update for Week 5 Sept 14th-18th

8/13 PTO Announcement

The PTO has a few open board positions remaining for this school year. We are taking nominations this week Sept 14th-18th. If you are interested in joining the board please contact Amanda Fahey at and check our Facebook Page for details on specific positions we have open! Also, please watch from more details on our Mystery Mum Sale coming up late this week!


Week 4 Sept 8th - 11th

Hello Creekside Parents!

The CES PTO is gathering parent information to be able to communicate with parents throughout the entire 20/21 school year. We would like to communicate with you both during digital learning and as we are hopefully able to return to face to face learning. Our weekly email will inform you of school information, PTO events, volunteer opportunities and more. Please take a moment to fill out the google form. Also, please mark your calendar for September 8th at 5:30pm. We will have our first meeting of the year via Zoom. The link will be posted in the coming week. Thank you from your Creekside PTO!

Zoom Link!

Topic: PTO September Meeting
Time: Sep 8, 2020 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 744 7571 6224
Passcode: 6zYhsK

Picture Challenge for Best Home Workspace!

Remote Work Space Challenge

Send in pictures of your child' Classroom Workspace for Remote Learning! We would like to post and share with our Creekside families and give them great ideas!

Send Pictures to Mrs. Franks so we can continue to add pictures to our Newsletter each week! (Collages, Slide Shows, and more)

  • Put name and grade in email
  • Make sure you have completed the Media Release Form
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Check out Ethan's Remote learning Environment! I see Mrs. Jones Zooming with him! How cool!

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Anna and Gabe Gonzalez have created a GREAT classroom environment in their dining room. Very organized!

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Griffin & Dylan Casseday working hard at their new classroom environment! Their Furry Pal is also enjoying hanging out!

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Santino Leon has a great classroom environment!Check out his calendar, name plate, workbox tools, and a great view of the yard!

How to Stay Organized for Distance Learning

Thank You, and cannot wait to add all these Great Home Classroom Workspaces!


Classroom Attendance is taken each day by 7:00pm

Information about Virtual and Blended Learning for Craven County Schools

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Technology Landing Page for Parents, Students, and Staff!

  • Please take the time to visit and become familiar with this Technology Landing Page
  • You will be able to find various How to.....
  • We have a technology request at th bottom that you can complete to get help throughout the day
Stay Organized as a Student in Google Classroom - Student Organization - Distance Learning

Thank you and we hope this site is very helpful to all our Parents and Students!

Need your help to Reach out to help our Agencies that are watching you children during the day!

Day Cares & Other Agencies

Creekside would like to give the various Day Cares, and other Agencies some added support through this Remote Learning experience. Please let me know the name of the Agency that your child is attending during the day! Thank You!

Creekside Elementary September Newsletter

This Newsletter is continually updated each week!