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Happenings Around Dry Creek Elementary

Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held this week! We look forward to connecting with you and sharing information about your student(s).


  • All conferences will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams
  • Teachers will provide parents with a link to access conferences
  • Conferences will be scheduled for 20-minutes per student


To sign up or access available conference times, please click here!


As a reminder, there is no school for students on Friday, November 6th.

Accessing Virtual Meetings via Microsoft Teams

Conferences this week will be hosted through Microsoft Teams. For parents who have never utilized Teams, the information below will provide some direction into how to access virtual meetings.


1. Teachers or staff will send a link asking you to "Join Microsoft Team Meeting", click the link.

2. A webpage will open asking you to select between two choices: Download the Windows app or Join on the web instead. We recommend downloading the app.

Note: If you join on the web, you can either use Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome. Your browser may ask if it is okay for Teams to use your microphone and camera. Be sure to allow it, so that you can be seen and heard in the meeting.

3. Enter your name and choose your video and audio settings

4. Select Join Now


To view a video tutorial on how to enter a Teams meeting, please click here!

PTCO Event: Fit-A-Thon

A Message from the PTCO:


Please join us for our biggest fundraiser of the year! With the fit-a-thon, your kids can earn pledges by tracking daily fitness minutes through various daily activities. This can include sports practices, dance classes, bike rides, and even running around at recess! The money raised will go towards classroom needs/materials and funding for our awesome TA staff!


We have lots of incentives for the kids, including a Dry Creek wristband just for registering!!


Parent Registration: https://www.getmovinfundhub.com/register?school_uuid=5d2ca381ea76d


Dry Creek's School Site: https://www.getmovinfundhub.com/event-webpage/5f6ce4396df75

Join PTCO Meeting - Thursday 11/5 at 6:30pm

This month's general PTCO meeting will be this Thursday beginning at 6:30pm. The meeting is virtual via Zoom and can be accessed by clicking the button above.

THANK YOU PTCO FOR THE ADDITIONAL BIKE RACKS

Riding your bike to school is a great way to get exercise! We now have two additional bike racks for students to store bikes when they arrive. There is now a rack near the cafeteria on the northwest side of the school and another one added to the existing rack on the east side of the school by the baseball field. As a reminder, always lock your bikes up to avoid theft.
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Dry Creek P.A.S.S. Meeting

Wednesday, Nov. 11th, 6pm

This is an online event.

The purpose of P.A.S.S. is to support the district's goal of Inclusive Excellence and is a critical component of systemic equity transformation. P.A.S.S. provides a structure to build relationships between the school and parents in an effort to create an inclusive learning environment for all students. P.A.S.S. also gives parents and guardians of students of color voice and direct access to the administration and staff. This month's P.A.S.S. meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 11th from 6:00-7:00pm. Please add your name and e-mail address below if you are interested in attending. A link will be sent to you once you RSVP.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Upcoming Community Events

1. Stride Immunization Clinic at Smoky Hill High School, November 6th

2. Parent Information Network Presentation - Eliminating Power Struggles

COVID Symptom Checker

To assist with students entering the school as they arrive in the morning, please conduct the short symptom check using the Cherry Creek Schools COVID Symptom Checker. There are three ways to access the Symptom Checker:

1. Sign into your my.cherrycreekschools.org account and select the COVID Symptom Check tile

2. Using a QR code scanner on your smartphone, scan the image above

3. Visit this link: https://bit.ly/ccsd-health


Staff will ask students upon arrival if he or she has been checked at home and be able to refer to a health services staff member if there is a concern of illness.

Language Translation Resources

Families who need Dry Creek Elementary communication translated, please contact the liaison listed:


English:

Please contact Jill Exley at jexley@cherrycreekschools.org for support with this resource in your language.


Amharic:

እነዝህን መረጃዎችን በተመለከተ በቋንቋዎ ዕገዛን ለማግኘት ከፈለጉ እባክዎን ተሊሌን በዝህ እሜይል ያግኙዋት thirpa@cherrycreekschools.org


Arabic:

يرجى الاتصال بـ (جميعة صباحي أو جاودة العلمي) على (jsebbahi@cherrycreekschools.org أو

jdajanialami@cherrycreekschools.org للحصول على الدعم مع هذا المورد باللغة العربية.


Chinese:

如有需要,请经由ahan10@cherrycreekschools.org,与韩馥联系,以您的语言获得此资源的支持。


Korean:

귀하의 언어로 이 자원에 대한 지원을 원하시면 (리아 리) 에게 (llee6@cherrycreekschools.org) 로 문의하십시오.


Russian:

Пожалуйста, обращайтесь к Ларисе Бака по адресу: lbaca3@cherrycreekschools.org для получения поддержки с помощью этого ресурса на своём языке.


Somali:

Fadlan la xiriir Omar Nur cinwaanka emaylka-onur2@cherrycreekschools.org si aad u hesho macluumaad ku qoran luqadaada.


Spanish:

Si necesita ayuda con este recurso en su idioma, póngase en contacto con Ilse Chavez Maldonado en ichavezmaldonado@cherrycreekschools.org, Rosa Han en rhan4@cherrycreekschools.org, Helena Gognat en hgognat@cherrycreekschools.org o Milagro Nuanes en mnuanes@cherrycreekschools.org


Vietnamese:

Vui lòng liên hệ với Thuý Ngọc tại Lchung2@cherrycreekschools.org để được hỗ trợ về tài nguyên này bằng tiếng Việt.