Copper Creek earned high ranking
Sunday, November 19, 2023
Copper Creek Elementary School's high ranking earned it eligibility to display a U.S. News Best Elementary Schools award badge. Badge eligibility recognizes educational excellence
Dear Copper Creek Families,
On behalf of Copper Creek staff, we would like to wish our families a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving break. May this be a time to rest, enjoy your family and friends, and reflect on the many things to be grateful for. Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!
BAND AND CHOIR CONCERT INVITE
Sunny Brew Coffee will begin selling drinks around 5:10
The 6th grade Bobcat Band at the Hillcrest Falcon Band Night which was held on November 8th.
CCPTS HOLIDAY SHOP INFO
Yearbook Cover Contest!
Attention all Copper Creek Artists! If you would like to submit a drawing for our yearbook cover contest, please have a parent/guardian print out both sheets of paper. We have extended the deadline, submissions are due by 11/29/23. Please have your student submit their art work and their student information sheet to Mrs. Meyerhofer in the library. If you need extra sheets, we will have them in the library. Winners of the yearbook cover contest will all receive a free copy of the yearbook. First place will grace the cover of the yearbook. Second and third place will be on the back.
- Please use bright colors, crayons, markers, pastels and oils can all be used.
- Please erase all extra markings on paper that might be a mistake.
- Please include Copper Creek (Elementary) and the school year (2023/2024).
- When submitting drawings please make sure that the artwork is not crinkled.
This year our in-person holiday shop will be open from Monday, November 27th - Friday, December 1st.
We anticipate this shop to be our largest shop yet with prices ranging from $0.25 - $10.00. Please see link at bottom to visit our PTSA store to purchase snowman cash for you child. Which is our version of a gift certificate.We will be looking for volunteers to help in our store. If you have time to spare please consider signing up. All volunteers must be volunteer trained.
Party Pictures & Veterans Day Photos!
Parents, if you attended our Fall party in October or attended our Veterans Day celebration and took pictures, can you please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us through Facebook and we can provide you with a phone number to text them too.
Or you can upload them directly to our yearbook site:
1. In a Google Chrome browser, go to:
2. Use the code: # 715412
3. Click ‘Create an Account’
4. Use your email address to make an account. You only need to do this once. If you registered last year please re-register again. (Our yearbook code changes with each new school year therefore your information is not saved.)
5. Click on the blue ‘Upload Images’ bar
6. Select the image(s) to upload
7. Choose which album to upload the image to
8. Don’t forget to “Tag” the people in the photo - grade level or teacher name is prefered!
**If you upload pictures from your mobile device, sometimes it slows the system down if you try to upload too many at one time. If this happens we suggest re-uploading the photos but cutting the quantity in half.
Show your school spirit by purchasing a student membership!
All student memberships include your student's class t-shirt. Class shirts are worn throughout the year on event and spirit days, field trips and membership days, which is something new for this school year.
- Student membership - $20 per student and includes class shirt
- Adult membership - $6 per adult
To see a list of PTSA benefits and/or purchase your membership, please click the link below.
Yearbooks will be on sale through March 1st, 2024. You can purchase your yearbook through our CCPTSA store or with cash/check throughout the year.
*If you purchase online with a student membership, the store will automatically discount $5 off of the yearbook. No code is required.
*If you would like to purchase online at a later date, please email us for your discount code.
Pricing for CCPTSA members is $20. Non-CCPTSA members is $25.00. We can not stress this enough, yearbooks will sell out so don't delay!
Adult Spirit Shirts:
We have on hand a select amount of spirit shirts that mimic our homeroom class shirts. They are black in color, with the large bobcat design on the back and are unisex. The cost is $20.00. If you would like to purchase a shirt, please click the link below. You can also send in cash or check (made payable to CCPTSA).
To order membership or yearbooks, please click on the link below to access our CCPTSA Store.
CCPTSA dates to remember:
11/27 - 12/1/23 - In-person Holiday Shop (TBA, rm 12)
1/18/24 - Pizza Bingo (5pm - 7pm, MPR)
1/23/24 - PTSA General Meeting (3:45pm, Library)
Gifted Testing Info
Below you will find information regarding opportunities for gifted services testing. Request for testing are submitted directly to DVUSD District Services and cannot be accepted through the school.
This year DVUSD will universally test all 2nd and 4th graders.
4th grade testing will take place the weeks after Thanksgiving Break. Information regarding opting out for 4th grade was already communicated through a Blackboard email.
If you do not wish your 2nd grader to be tested, a link for opting out will be available on the DVUSD Gifted Services website beginning Dec. 4th, and must be submitted by January 1st. Website T
Testing for all other grade levels requires registration by parents/guardians on the DVUSD Gifted Services website. This is the direct Link. Registration is open until Jan 1st. Only students registered at this link will be tested and late registrations are not accepted. Students who were tested this year in the Fall cannot be retested at this time.
If you have any questions email: email@example.com
The Copper Creek Way Highlight of the WEEK
UP COMING EVENTS
11/20 - 11/24 - NO SCHOOL (Thanksgiving break)
12/6 - Choir & Band Winter concert (see flier above)
12/18 - 1/02 - Winter Break
1/03 - Students return to school
Community Ed is now registering for Winter Break Camp
Welcome 2024-2025 Kindergarten Parents!
Kindergarten Registration for 2023-2024 is now open.
Please register on-line!
For Kinder info, please visit https://www.dvusd.org/kindergarten
To enroll: https://www.dvusd.org/enroll
What Parents will Need to Enroll Their Student
- Original birth certificate or a certified copy
- Immunization records
- Proof of residence (utility bill, house payment receipt, rent receipt, escrow document or lease agreement)
- Form of Identification
- Copy of legal guardian or custody papers if applicable
Open Enrollment for 2024/2025 School Year
Open Enrollment for the 2024/2025 school year will open to parents on October 2nd, 2023 at 8:00 AM. If you want your student to attend a school that is not their home school, you will need to apply for open enrollment. Applications will be reviewed starting sometime in January. If you have a current 6th grade student and they would like to follow Copper Creek's track and Hillcrest Middle School is not their home school, you MUST complete open enrollment and choose Hillcrest or the school of your choice. Please follow this link starting October 2nd at 8am https://www.dvusd.org/Page/30596 .
Please keep in mind enrollment is based on first come first serve with a limited number of spots.
FRIENDLY REMINDER!! ATTENDANCE LINE
Please call our 24-hour attendance line to report your child's absence, or send e-mail to Noelia.Harris-Mccarty@dvusd.org. Provide student name, grade, teacher and reason for absence. Attendance: 623-376-3990
FOOD & NUTRITION
If students would like to purchase breakfast before school, the cafeteria opens at 8:15 am.