Cougar Chronicle

Volume 17 Issue 1 - Friday, July 30, 2021

Welcome to Sand Creek Elementary!

Click above to visit the SCE Website.

Class Assignments will be in Skyward on July 30 at 3PM

Teacher names and bus information are communicated through Skyward. Click to link to Skyward.

The first day of school is Wednesday, August 4

Click above to visit the HSE District Calendars webpage.

School hours are 7:40AM - 2:10PM

For more information, click to visit the District Site

For Bus Riders

Masks are required for all students on buses per federal guidelines.

  • Check Skyward for your bus number, the location of your bus stop, and times for pick-up and drop-off.
  • Please be at your bus stop five minutes early.
  • Kindergarten students must have a grown-up at the bus stop to get them on and off the bus.
  • Please let your teacher and the Main Office know if your student will be riding a daycare bus.
  • Please contact the office before 1:00PM with any transportation changes.

For Car Riders - See the Image Below

  • Before 7:30AM, students must remain in their cars.
  • The car rider line forms in front of the school building, two rows of cars that narrow at the turn-around to one line at the curb.
  • Car line drop-off begins at 7:30AM when staff come outside to assist students.
  • Students must exit the car on the curb side only.
  • Car line drop-off will end when the car line has emptied.
  • If you are running late to join the car line and there is no adult staff outside to supervise your student, you must walk your student in to the Main Office and sign them in.

Please keep our kids safe! Be patient and stay alert.


  • The car rider line forms in the same way as the morning.
  • Please wait in your car as our staff calls for your students to come to you.
  • Car line pick-up will begin at 2:10PM.
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Meet the Teacher Night

Monday, August 9

Session 1: 6:00-6:40PM

Sesson 2: 6:40-7:20PM

Both sessions are identical, for families with students in more than one class.

The sessions are designed for adults. Students do not need to attend.

Masks are encouraged but not required.

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Do you need to speak to the Nurse?

Mrs. Cline will be in the building from 7:00PM - 3:30PM starting Monday, August 2.

You can reach Mrs. Cline by calling 317-915-4270 and press 3 for the nurse, or by email to

Please contact her or the Main Office before you stop by, as she will be in meetings and working with families on Monday and Tuesday before school starts.

Let's Eat Lunch!

The USDA is providing FREE lunches all school year for all K-12 students.

The Elementary Free Lunch includes an entree and your student's choice of one or two sides.

Each day, two hot entrees are available, as well as the regular options of a turkey roll-up, turkey club wrap, breaded chicken or veggie salad, or Protein Pack.

At this time, lunch visitors are not permitted per district policy.

First Day of School Lunch Menu

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Elementary Lunch Menu

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Welcome to SCE, Mrs. Rich! We're so glad you're joining the SCE family.

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Thanks for all you've done for us, Mr. English! Good Luck at your new school!

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Upcoming Events on the SCE Calendar

Wednesday August 4 - First Day of School

Monday, August 9 - Meet the Teacher Night, 6-7:40PM

Monday, August 9 - Dine to Donate at City BBQ, all day

Wednesday, August 25 - Fall Picture Day

Monday, September 6 - Labor Day, no school

Friday, September 24 - Scheduled E-Learning Day

Tuesday, September 28 - Fall Picture Retakes

Visiting and Volunteering

Volunteers are welcomed back to the classrooms!

You must have a current background check on file.

Call the school to find out if your background check is current.

Visit the Visiting and Volunteering page on SCE's website to submit a background check.

Masks are required for volunteers in the building during school hours, per district policy.

At this time, lunch visitors are not permitted per district policy.

Kroger Community Rewards

Link your Kroger card to Sand Creek Elementary and support your school each time you shop!

1. Create a digital Kroger account

2. Link your card to "Sand Creek Elementary" under Kroger Community Rewards.

3. SCE earns money to support students!