Coyote Creek News

News for the Week of September 22nd

Mark your calendar!! Unplug with us!!

Our first shared parent time, where you join your kids at school, will be Friday, September 27, at 2:30 p.m. Unplug with us, bring in board games, and join your children in their classrooms for cards, yahtzee, monopoly, connect 4, etc. and focus on your kids with some old school fun!! We will change up what we do every other month, as well as the time of day (8:40 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.) as we love having you all come in a spend time with your kids here!!

Garden Club News

Big thank you to Katie Crocker for getting the Garden Club going!! Join her every Wednesday right after school, to give the garden some love and bring it back to life for the spring!! Bring gloves, shovels, etc. to really dig in!!

Message from Debbie Edwards - CCE Counselor

Dear CCE Families,

My name is Debbie Edwards and I am so excited to be Coyote Creek's new School Counselor! While this is my first year at the elementary level I have worked as a counselor and educator for 15 years. I'm excited to get to know your students and work with you and teachers to support and help your children meet their social-emotional and academic needs.

You can read more about me and the work I am doing at CCE on my website. Please feel free to reach out to me any time with questions or concerns. I look forward to partnering with you!

Debbie Edwards

School Counselor

(303) 387-6193

Save the Date: - CCE Scurry , Friday, Sept. 27th

The CCE Scurry will take place on Friday, September 27th, with the official kickoff Thursday, Sept. 19th. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year. The money we raise supports the school by paying part of the art teachers salary, various technology needs and other things that benefit our school. We can't do it without your help!

More information will be coming out start thinking about who to ask for donations. Obviously friends, family, and neighbors are great places to start. Remember that many companies offer matching donations as part of your employee benefits. So ask your company and families/friends' companies if they offer this benefit.

Feel free to join us and cheer your student on! We will also be sending out a signup genius soon so you can help make this event a success.

Thank you for being such an amazing community and for supporting our school!!

Art Contest - Taste of DCSD - Due September 30th

Nutrition Services is now accepting original student artwork for a special Art Contest which will debut at our annual Taste of DCSD community event on October 3rd. The theme for the contest is “What Does Food Mean to Me” or “What Do School Meals Mean to Me”. Go to the Nutrition Services website ( for contest rules, deadlines, and submission information. Click here for the flyer.

Nutrition Services Annual Open House Taste of DCSD - Thursday, Oct. 3rd

Nutrition Services annual Open House Taste of DCSD is just around the corner: Thursday, October 3rd, 2019. 4:30-7:00pm @ Cresthill Middle School. Please click here for flyer information.

ThunderRidge High School - October 7th Anxiety & Depression

TRHS Parent Partnership Seminar, Click here for more information!

Muffins with Mom - Thursday, Oct. 10th

Each year the PTO hosts "Muffins With Mom", where students can enjoy muffins and juice with their moms (or any special lady in their lives) before school!

Attention, Dads-- would you mind helping so moms can enjoy the event? Below is the link for the Muffins with Mom volunteer sign up.

Daddy/Daughter Dance - Friday, October 25th

Save the date for the annual Daddy/ Daughter Dance, taking place on Friday, Oct. 25th in the CCE gym. Remember, any special man in a little's girl's life can accompany her to the Daddy-Daughter Dance-- uncles, grandpas, family friends, etc. The goal is to make Tickets are now on sale for the Father-Daughter Dance through My School Bucks. The dance is on October 25th from 7 PM to 9 PM. Tickets are $30 per couple and $5 for additional siblings.This year we are going to Let It Glow!, so get ready to light up the night with all your neon colors, glow sticks, fiber optic fun and a DJ that will keep us dancing the night away! Carriage rides are back! There will be a sign-up sheet at check-in for ride times and a waiver form to sign that will be sent out prior to the event.

If you would like to the opportunity to help with this years Father-Daughter dance, the sign-up genius is now available! We need help with set-up, decorations, food stations, check-in, pictures, coat check, and clean-up. Thank you for volunteering at this fun event!

AnimalEdVenture Camp - Hosted by Stone Canyon Outdoor EdVentures

Camp Information:

Registration is now open for a two-day Animal EdVenture camp, hosted by Stone Canyon Outdoor EdVentures and the Zoology Foundation. At this camp, students will get to feed a couple of lovable camels, dance with Toogie the tortoise, and get up close with a variety of animals. The Zoology foundation is home to alpacas, sheep, goats, ferrets, and so much more! Campers will learn about these fantastic animals each morning, and then in the afternoon, they will head down the road to Stone Canyon to eat lunch (provided by Stone Canyon), play games, shoot archery, and hike around our beautiful 99-acre property.

Transportation will be provided to and from camp. Drop off and pick up of students will be at Douglas County High School’s NORTH parking lot. Douglas County High School is located at 2842 Front St, Castle Rock, CO 80104

For our 7, 8, and 9-year-old campers:
Monday, October 14 and Tuesday, October 15

Drop off each day is between 7:45 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Pick up each day is at 4:00 p.m.
Register Today!
Click here to access our registration page for 7, 8, and 9-year-old campers!

For our 10, 11, and 12-year-old campers:

Wednesday, October 16 and Thursday, October 17

Drop off each day is between 7:45 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Pick up each day is at 4:00 p.m.
Register Today!
Click here to access our registration page for 10, 11, and 12-year-old campers

** 10-12-year-old campers will also get an opportunity to climb on our ropes course and ride on the zipline!**

Both the Zoology Foundation and Stone Canyon are located in Larkspur at the following addresses:

Stone Canyon:
12163 S. Perry Park Rd. Larkspur, CO 80118

Zoology Foundation:
10554 S Perry Park Rd, Larkspur, CO 80118

The cost of our 2-day camp is $195.

If you have any questions, please contact Alicia Gerber at

Click here to see the flyer.

Chess Club

Fall Chess Club is coming, please click here for registration details.

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:

  • September 20 - District Professional Development Day

  • September 24 - PTO Meeting 6pm

  • September 27 - Scurry Run

  • October 7-11-Staff Appreciation

  • October 7-11 - Conferences

  • October 10 - Muffins with Mom

  • October 14-18 - Fall Break

  • October 21 - School Picture Retakes

  • October 22 - PTO Meeting - 6pm

  • October 24 - Restaurant Night - Panera Bread 4-8pm

  • October 25 - Father/Daughter Dance

Douglas County Schools 2019 Fall/Winter Community Events

More Douglas County Community Events - Click here

Douglas County School District Events - click here for more information!