Coyote Creek News

News for the Week of November 24th

Reminder: Tomorrow Unplug with Us! Writing Thankful Cards

Join your students tomorrow, November 22 - 8:40 a.m.-9:10am to write thank you notes to seniors, first responders, & veterans.

CCE Spelling Bee

Attention all 4th, 5th, and 6th graders!

Have you heard the buzz? It’s time for the Coyote Creek Spelling Bee. If your child is interested, the qualifying written test will be held in Mrs.Lawrence’s room, 202, on Tuesday, December 3rd before school at 7:45 AM sharp.

Attendance is mandatory. No make-up test can be given.

The fifteen students who score the highest on the written portion will qualify to be in the Coyote Creek Spelling Bee.This is an exciting opportunity for all of those great spellers out there, so we hope to see many smiling faces at the tryouts on Tuesday, December 3rd.

If you have any questions please email Nicole Lawrence (

Can’t wait to see you there!

Mrs. Lawrence and Mrs. Yach

Parent Engagement Session

The Special Education leadership team will offer a parent education session on the evaluation process on Thursday 12/12/19 at noon in the Wilcox boardroom. RSVP is required.Please click on this flyer for more information.

CMAS Information

Our state mandated testing, CMAS, is scheduled from March 24th through April 10th, 2020. Please mark these dates on your calendar in order to work around them for doctor’s appointments, trips, etc. Information about CMAS, including testing schedules and opt-out information, is on our school website HERE. For questions about testing, please contact Kirsten Sola at


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.


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:

ThunderRidge High School - January 27 - Teenage Poor Choices and Consequences

TRHS will host Teenage Poor Choices and Consequences on January 27th 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!

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 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 20 -January 6 - 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.
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