Cougar Chronicle

Volume 17 Issue 30 - Thursday, March 31, 2022

A Message from Miss Vetter and Mrs. Rich

We wish everyone a healthy and restful spring break. Thank you for another great month of teaching and learning in March. It will be a fast and furious sprint once we return. Thank you for all of your support during our first year, we are so glad to be here!
March 31

Important Dates Coming Up

  • Monday - Friday, May 2 - 6 Spring Book Fair
  • Wednesday, May 11 - Fourth Grade Music Program "The Cloud Spinner"
  • Monday, May 2 - Friday, May 13 - NWEA Testing Window
  • Tuesday, May 17 - SCE Senior Celebration, 8:00-9:15AM
  • Friday, May 20 - Last Day of School
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Kinder Open House - Tell your friends! Enrollment is now open for ALL NEW STUDENTS TOO!

Have Questions about Enrollment? CLICK HERE

Ready to Enroll? - Follow the 3 Step Process Online: CLICK HERE

To read more about Kindergarten Readiness: CLICK HERE.

Contact our school registrar, Cher McCord at 317-915-4270 or with any registration/enrollment questions.

Current HSE/SCE students do not need to enroll for the next school year.

Please check your Skyward account and update your family's information as needed.

Garden Spring Clean-Up is moved to Saturday, April 16

The SCE garden and greenhouse will be planning on a Spring Garden Clean Up on Saturday, April 16th (weather permitting) beginning around 10am (come whenever!). We are looking for volunteers to help us prep the garden beds, assemble some things, prune, and tidy the spaces for the growing season. Tool knowledge and landscaping experience appreciated, but everyone is welcome.

Please contact Miss Coffman if you have questions.

Thank you for helping out! 🙂

Field Day Needs

We're still in need of hand/baby wipes and face paint.

Thank you for all the GENEROUS donations of sidewalk chalk. We have enough and are so appreciative! We can color ALL of the sidewalks thanks to your donations!

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BEACH BASH FUN! Games, Food, Auction, Prizes and More!

Please ask your child about the candy walk and their favorite game. It felt so good to be able to be together with all of our families. Thank you for supporting our fundraising event.

A special shout out to Kona Ice, the NJHS students and adult volunteers! We could not have pulled off the night without you!

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SCE Agriculture Day was a fantastic success!

Our students were able to interact, observe and engage in all aspects of agriculture. This annual tradition began in March 2018 with the goal of providing exposure for our students into the wonderful world of agriculture.

We would like to thank the following vendors for sharing their time and knowledge:

Hamilton County Soil & Water

FHS Agriculture and FFA Students

Fishers AgriPark

Hamilton County 4H Extension Office


Conner Prairie

J & J Excavating

Reynolds Farm Equipment

Many thanks to everyone who joined in the fun! We are thrilled to have brought our Ag Day back and are already planning for next year. Make sure and ask your child about something they saw and new facts that they learned!

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Fasting During Ramadan

Please encourage your child to communicate with classroom teachers regarding alternate environments for fasting during Ramadan. Feel free to contact your child's teacher on your own to discuss options for your child during April. We wish all of our families that participate in fasting a restful beginning to April.

Best Buddies Friendship Walk - Support SCE's Team!

On April 24th, the Indiana Best Buddies Organization is hosting their annual Friendship Walk. We would love to help support our state organization as well as our personal Sand Creek Chapter by raising funds to support Best Buddies and their mission.

Please contact Mallory Hackett or Clarice Nolan with any questions.

Please Donate to Best Buddies Friendship Walk: Team SCE!

All SCE Families, do you want to run in the Geist 5K Fitness Challenge?

Now that SCE Striders is underway, registration is open JUST FOR THE GEIST EVENT.

1. Go to and click on ‘Register Now.’

2. Click on ‘Register HERE for Geist 5k Fitness Challenge.’

3. On the next page, click ‘I have an access code’ located on the right hand side of the page.

4. ACCESS CODE REQUIRED page. Please use the access code: STUDENT

5. Click ‘Validate’ to be taken to the next page.

6. Enter name, address, phone number, emergency contact, t-shirt size, etc.

7. Be sure to enter your team name at the drop down menu!

8. Agree to waiver.

9. Feel free to make a donation to your school!

10. Add billing address and payment.

11. Click ‘Submit.’ You are all set!

Social-Emotional Learning - Week of March 28

Kindergarten: Problem Solving - Ready to Solve Problems

  • Students will be able to demonstrate apologizing as a problem-solving strategy.

First Grade: Problem-Solving - How to Say the Problem

  • Students will be able to state a problem respectfully.

Second Grade: Problem-Solving - The Way to Say a Problem

  • Students will be able to state a problem without blame.

Third Grade: Problem-Solving - STEP by Step

  • Students will be able to recall a process they can use to solve problems (STEP).

Fourth Grade: Digital Citizenship - Keeping Games Fun & Friendly

  • Students will learn to define “social interaction” and give an example, describe the positives and negatives of social interaction in online games, and will learn to create an online video game cover that includes guidelines for positive social interaction.

Would you like more information on Social Emotional Learning?

Visit the HSE District Sites to read more, or follow the links below:

RAVE Reviews

Keep the RAVE Reviews coming in!

Have you observed an employee who goes above and beyond their job responsibilities/duties to make a difference? Leave them a RAVE Review. It takes 2 mins to complete but makes a long lasting impact for an educator.

Breakfast and Lunch Menus

April 11-15 is Week 1 . There may be changes to the menu due to supply chain limitations. Thank you for your understanding.

Lunch for April 11-15

Monday - Arroz con pollo, black beans

Tuesday – Breaded chicken sandwich, green beans

Wednesday – Chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes

Thursday - Cheeseburger, carrots

Friday - Calzone, corn


Click the button to visit the HSE District Online Application for Food Service Positions.

Mudsock Youth Athletics Updates

Boys Volleyball is BACK this Spring!

Due to interest, Mudsock Youth Volleyball will be running sessions for 3rd - 8th graders from April 22nd - May 15th on Friday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Participants can register NOW at Parents/guardians, thank you for letting us know if you'd like to coach on the online form. Learn everything you need to know, including the format here. We’ll see you on the courts soon! Questions? Email

Visit the Community Insider page linked below for all the details.