Creekside Primary News

Matt Scott - Principal - Creekside Primary

Principal Matt Scott

Instagram @PrincipalMS

I am very proud to be the Principal at Creekside Primary School.

This is my 16th year to be the Principal @ Creekside and my 24th year overall.

I am very excited to be a part of this school and community. If you ever need anything, please do not hesitate to call on us at Creekside.

Week of 2020.03.29

Hey this is Matt Scott, Principal @ Creekside Primary.

I hope everyone is staying safe and staying healthy during this time of quarantine.

Parents, in the next couple of days your child’s teacher will be contacting you to ask what method of instruction you will need for the rest of the school year for your child. We will have online instruction if you have home internet and a device and we will make paper packets available for students who do not have a device or internet connection. Again, your child’s teacher will contact you in the next couple of days to discuss this with you.

Our district is working to ensure our online instruction and our paper packets are manageable for all families and will be covering the most essential skills and state standards for the remainder of the school year.

We will be distributing meals to students on Monday, Wednesday and Friday again this week @ East Limestone High School.

The pick-up location is at the cafeteria entrance of East Limestone High. This is a drive through service. Just pull up and food bags will be given through your car window. Any LCS student can receive 2 days of breakfast and lunch bags each day. Students do not have to be present. Pick-up time is from 11:00-1:00 each day.

I also want to thank Lindsay Lane Baptist Church, Capshaw Baptist Church, East staff and Creekside staff for helping prepare and distribute meals on each of these days. Great job and great teamwork!

Please visit our @CreeksideReads Instagram page to watch videos of staff members from Creekside reading books for our kids.

A Creekside resource page is available on our online newsletter. LINK This resource page has a lot of information for all ages of students and is a great resource to provide fun activities while we are out of school.

All of Creekside campus will be closed for the remainder of this emergency closure. Enjoy this time at home with your families. Stay safe and healthy.

If anyone needs something during this time please let me know by emailing through our school’s website or contact your child’s teacher and they can pass any message along to me.

Stay safe, stay healthy and enjoy your family time. Talk to you soon.

That’s all for tonight. Have a great week and #GoCreekside!

Creekside Primary Teacher of the Year - Mrs. Morgan Wilbanks

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Creekside Primary Bus Driver of Year - Ms. Cynthia Wynkoop

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Creekside Primary Support Staff of the Year - Mrs. Amy Phillips

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Upcoming Dates

03.28 - 04.05 - Spring Break

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Creekside Scores an A on Alabama State Report Card!

We are proud to report Creekside Primary and Elementary schools both scored an A on the Alabama State Report Card!

Thank you students, parents and teachers! Everyone has worked hard for this recognition!

We celebrated this morning before school at a special called 6:45 AM faculty meeting with Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Brad Lewis and Creekside Board Member, Mr. Earl Glaze attending.

Report Card scores are based up on academic scores, academic growth and attendance. More details will be shared later.

Thank you! #GoCreekside

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Dyslexia Awareness Month Info from Mrs Trockenbrot
Creekside Primary News 10.15.19
Boost Attendance - Make Every Day Count -> Read here

Attendance more here about the importance of school attendance

Join Creekside PTO Remind Group

Get announcements and info from our PTO President - Amy Bonville

19-20 School Information

2019-20 School Year Information

Important Dates:

07.31 - Class lists posted @ front entrance

08.01 - Open House @ 5:00-6:30 pm

08.05 - 1st day of school (parents may park and walk their child in on 1st day)

School Hours

7:35 - 2:45

7:35 - Tardy Bell - Parents must walk in and sign their child in after 7:35

Car Line

7:05 - North Car line begins.

  • Students go to the lunchroom or gym if dropped from 7:05-7:20.

  • If dropped after 7:20, students will go to class.

7:20 - South Car line begins. Students go directly to class.


7:05-7:15 - All buses enter the south entrance and unload behind the school.

  • Students enter the gym & wait for the 7:20 bell or go to the lunchroom for breakfast


Breakfast is free for all students

Served from 7:05-7:30

  • We have 2 options for breakfast

    • “Hot” breakfast is eaten in the lunchroom - served from 7:05-7:20

    • “To go” breakfast in a bag is taken to the classroom - served from 7:20-7:30


$2.50 for students

Lunch $$ can be paid for daily, weekly, or monthly.

Please send $$ in an envelope with your child’s name written on the outside.

You may also place money in their account through PayPam, an online payment program.

Free/reduced lunch forms can be found online. These forms must be filled out each year.


The snack can be brought from home or can be purchased at school. A drink and food item can be

purchased for $1.50. This money is separate from lunch money. If you send a snack from

home, please pack it separately from lunch.

Extended Day


We are currently looking at updating our Ext Day prices for the 19-20 school year.

Proposed changes are TBD.

ELAA - East Limestone Athletic Association

Youth sports for Creekside and East Limestone

Bus Safety Information

Bus safety information for students and parents