Community Cougar Connection
August 1, 2023
December 8, 2023
Dear Cougar Community,
As we near the end of this semester, I want to extend my heartfelt appreciation to all families for their support thus far. Your encouragement and involvement have been instrumental in making this semester a success. As we enter the final stretch, I urge you to continue supporting your students in their academic endeavors. Your guidance and involvement in their educational journey play a pivotal role in their achievements. Thank you for an incredible first semester, and let's finish strong together!
Megan Madsen, Principal
🙌 Staff Spotlight 🙌
🗓️ Important Dates 🗓️
Winter Arts Festival
Please join us on Thursday, December 14th from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm for the first Annual Three Creeks K-8 Winter Arts Festival.
We will be celebrating our Visual and Performing Arts students in grades K-8. Artwork will be on display from Three Creeks K-8 students and Coal Creek Canyon K-8 Middle School students. Three Creeks Band, Choir, Orchestra, and Theater students in grades 5-8 will be in performance in the Gymnasium.
We hope that you will join us to celebrate the accomplishments of our fantastic Visual and Performing Arts students.
🗞️ News and Updates 🗞️
A huge thank you to our amazing community! Together we have helped make this holiday season magical for 217 kids at Arvada K-8. Please remember to bring your wrapped gifts to Arvada K-8 this Saturday, December 9 from 9 am - 2 pm. Please reach out to Debbie Drayer (email@example.com) with any questions.
🗓️ Semester 2 Schedule Information for Middle School Students 🗓️
Semester 2 schedules will be released to middle school students Monday, Dec. 11th after school. Students will be able to come by the Counseling Center to pick up a Change Request Form beginning Tuesday, Dec. 12th for the following reasons only: duplicate classes, blank in schedule, wrong level, missing a required core class, physical ability. Forms will not be accepted without a parent signature and must be submitted by Friday, Dec. 15th at 2:45 PM.
Yearbooks are $30 until December 31st, then the price goes up to $35. Order today so you are guaranteed a copy. We have sold out of more than half of our order already.
After School Activities
We have many after school activities starting soon. Please watch your children's Friday Folders and this newsletter for fliers with registration information.
Middle School Sports
Volleyball Tournament Information
Click here for the 6th/7th Volleyball tournament bracket - First round is on Dec 11th
Click here for the 8th Volleyball tournament bracket - First round is on Dec 12th
Winter break 3 day yoga camp! January 2nd-4th (Tues-Thurs) from 9 am to 12:30 pm at Three Creeks. Learn emotional regulation strategies and other important yoga aspect during fun activities in my Winter Camp. Taught by Ms. Jill with Jill Fold Yoga. $150 includes all supplies, activities, and snacks. Sign up here:
Testing & Assessment
Testing & Assessment
Testing & Assessment Windows
* FLEX Testing Day for grades K - 5 ONLY: December 8th
Winter MAP Testing Window
- MAP Reading: November 27 - December 19
- MAP Math: November 27 - December 19
- MAP Science (Only grades 5 & 8): November 27 - December 19
DIBELS Testing Window
- Only grades K - 3: November 27 - December 19
ACCESS Testing for ELLs Window
- January 8 - February 9
Mental Health Team
Social Emotional Learning at Home
At Three Creeks, we utlize the Second Step Program to teach all students skills to support their social and emotional wellbeing. Help us expand the connections out of the classroom by discussing your child's learning at home with these home connections.
Unit Two- Emotion Management
Unit 2 Overviews:
Unit 1: Recognizing Bullying and Harassment
Recognizing Bullying and Harassment