Coyote Creek News

News for the Week of November 17th

Talent Show Reminder:

The sign up for the talent show is today, right after school in the library.

CMAS Information

Our state mandated testing, CMAS, is scheduled from March 24th through April 10th, 2020. Please mark these dates on your calendar in order to work around them for doctor’s appointments, trips, etc. Information about CMAS, including testing schedules and opt-out information, is on our school website HERE. For questions about testing, please contact Kirsten Sola at

Coyote Creek Thanksgiving Turkey Lunch

You are invited to join your Students(s) for our annual "Thanksgiving Feast" on Wednesday, Nov. 20th. For more information on the lunch please click here. If you can help with this fun Thanksgiving tradition please sign up for a shift here.

Please note the special lunch times:

1st Gr & Little Pups - 10:30-11:00

2nd Gr - 11:00-11:30

Kindergarten - 11:30-12:00

4th Gr - 12:00-12:30

3rd Gr - 12:30-1:00

5th Gr - 1:00-1:30

6th Gr. 1:30-2:00

Coyote Creek SAC Meeting

The Coyote Creek SAC meeting is November 19th @ 7:00pm in the CCE Library, click here if you would like to view the agenda.


Capture Your Memories in This Year’s Coyote Creek Elementary Yearbook

Purchase by November 30th to get 5% OFF Regular Price. Go to

Enter your school’s passcode: 1014303369244254 Coyote Creek. For more information click here to see the flyer.

The Preschool to Kindergarten Transition Process

The Preschool to Kindergarten Transition Process - What Every Family Needs to Know

DCSD Early Childhood Department is sponsoring regional Preschool to Kindergarten Transition Process information meetings! Click here for more information on how to RSVP

These informational meetings will help families better understand how to prepare for the changes in educational processes as their child transitions from Preschool to Kindergarten.

A panel of Preschool and Kindergarten educators will be at each of the regional meetings. Representation on the panel may include Kindergarten, Elementary Administration, Special Education, Transportation, Nursing and Early Childhood Education.

Click here to access ‘Preschool to Kindergarten FAQs’


It's that time of year when you can nominate staff at CCE who have made a difference for your children!! We hope you'll take just a few minutes to do so!! We have so many outstanding people at CCE!!! You can nominate teachers and support staff!!

Nominate a 2020 Outstanding DCSD Educator or staff member by clicking here:

ThunderRidge High School - November 18th - Screenagers Next Chapter

This is just a reminder that TRHS will host the latest Screenagers movie, Next Chapter, on November 18th in our auditorium at 6 pm. There is no charge for the event, though due to space constraints registration is required.

Click here for more information!

Save the Date - Full time Kindergarten Registration for 2020-2021

Coyote Creek offers FREE full time kindergarten for all students. We no longer have part time kindergarten, and the state funds Full time kindergarten for all Colorado kids!! Registration for the 2020-2021 school year will begin Wednesday, December 4th - 6th from 7:45am- 3:30pm. You can download the registration paperwork from our Coyote Creek website or click here. Please have forms filled out when you arrive, along with copies of your warranty deed/lease agreement, birth certificate and current immunization record. If you don't have printing capabilities packets will be available at the front office prior to registration. Please share this information with any neighbors who do not yet have students in school.

Please call the office with any questions. 303-387-6175

Breakfast with Santa

December 14th, 8:30 am to 11:30 am

Sponsored by the Mountain Vista Instrumental Music Program Mountain Vista Ridge

Highlands Ranch, CO 80126

Bring children of all ages to the winter wonderland in the Mountain Vista High School Commons Area. Visit with Santa Claus and enjoy a breakfast spread with pancakes, sausage, coffee and juice. The morning will include crafts and live holiday music by the Mountain Vista instrumental music students.

For Breakfast with Santa Tickets that include a visit with Santa, a professional digital photo, breakfast, crafts and priceless holiday memories, please visit:

Children up to 12 years of age - $15

Adults - $5 (breakfast only)

Coyote Creek Got's Talent - Friday, Jan. 24, 2020

Do you have a talent, trick,or simply like to perform? We want YOU to be a part of the Coyote Creek Variety Show!

CALLING ALL Musicians Singers Dancers Rappers Actors Comedians Lip Sync (solo and groups) Gymnasts ,Magicians, Artists ,Poets,Impressions, Martial Arts ETC...Jugglers, Hidden Talents

SIGN UP DATE and TIME: Thursday November 14 CCE Library 3:30 pm

Performance Date is Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 at Ranch View Middle School

Please email Chrissy at with questions or please click here for the flyer!

TRHS Girls Basketball Program Presnts the Denver Nuggets VIP Experience

Looking for something fun and affordable to do over the Thanksgiving Break? Join the TR Girls Basketball program for a night with the Denver Nuggets vs. the Phoenix Suns.

Enter before doors open and sit court side to watch players from both teams during the pregame shoot-around!Sunday, November 24th, 2019 - 6 p.m. Game Time

A portion of each ticket sold will go back to the ThunderRidge Girls Basketball Program. Support your Lady Grizzlies and get special group pricing by clicking the link to this the flyer!

Douglas County Community Night with the Denver Nuggets

Douglas County Community Nights with the Denver Nuggets

Tuesday, November 26th at 7:00pm vs. Washington Wizards
Sunday, December 15th at 6:00pm vs. New York Knicks
Wednesday, December 18th at 7:00pm vs. Orlando Magic

Students from Top Selling Schools will get the opportunity to participate in exciting experiences including: Fan Tunnels where they get to high five the players as they enter the court for warm-ups and Red, White and Blue Crew where they get to hold the American Flag on the court during the National Anthem!

Most Improved Schools (3) from last year will receive signed memorabilia

Please see the attached flyer for more information, or for tickets go to:

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:

  • November 18 - TRHS Screenager Next Chapter - 6:30pm-TRHS

  • November 19 - Restaurant Night - Mici - 11am-8pm

  • November 19 - PTO/SAC Meeting 6pm

  • November 20 - Turkey Lunch

  • November 21 - Preschool Parent/Teacher Conferences - No School for Preschool

  • November 22 - Preschool Partent/Teacher Conferences

  • November 22 - Unplug with us! Writing Thankful Cards - 8:40 a.m. (please note time change from previous communication)

  • November 25-29 - Thanksgiving Break - No School

  • December 4-6 - Full time Kindergarten Registration for 2020-2021 school year

  • December 10-12 - Holiday Shop

  • December 23 -January 3 - Winter Break- No School


The Douglas County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, genetic information, or physical characteristics, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment of, or employment in educational programs or activities. The School District’s Compliance Officer is Ted Knight, Assistant Superintendent, 620 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado,, 303-387-0067. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public.