Eagle's Eye Newsletter

February 11, 2016

Clear Creek Elementary

Principal - Carrie Handy

School Improvement Specialist - Kelly Robinson

Our Clear Creek MISSION:

To unite school, family and community by inspiring, challenging and empowering each of us to grow as life-long learners and responsible citizens.

Upcoming Important Clear Creek Calendar Dates

Feb 11 No School for All Students

Conferences Grades KG-5th 9:30am-8:00pm

Feb 12th No School/Buildings Closed

Feb 15th No School/Holiday (Presidents’ Day)

Feb 18th 4th Grade Wax Museum

Feb 19th Box Top and Label's for Education Pick Up

Feb 19th PTA Movie Night @ 6:30pm

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It was AMAZING!!!

Thank you to the wonderful Staff Appreciation Committee volunteers, headed up by Chris Devery and Heather Keeler for the amazing food prepared and served to the staff during conferences. We truly feel blessed and appreciate the time and effort each committee member made on our behalf.

2015-2016 Yearbooks Are Now On Sale

Please open the link below with yearbook ordering information. This is the first and only opportunity to order a yearbook for your child. Yearbooks are not part of enrollment fees.

For your convenience, we now have online ordering. Please click on the link below and follow directions to order. Please contact Melanie Blackmore at mblackmore@usd232.org if you have any questions.

http://inter-state.com/yearbook Use order code 03535D

Clear Creek is participating in the Hooked on Books Elementary School Challenge February 1st - 19th

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Attention 5th Grade Parents!

Please remember that we need you to send in pictures of your student for the 5th Grade Farewell Video. Please send the pictures (up to a total of five) via email to farewellcce2015@gmail.com. Please send one photo per email with a subject line that includes student name, teacher name, and the number of the photo (i.e. 1 of 5). Group photos of students can have a subject line of 'Group Photo'. All pictures need to be submitted by March 10th!

Box Top and Labels for Education Collection Date is Coming on February 19th

Our next collection date is February 19th.

Join us for the PTA Movie Night

PTA is hosting a Family Movie Night February 19th and admission is just $1 or 10 Box Tops or 10 Labels for Education. Keep saving those box tops and labels and come to the movies with your friends at Clear Creek!

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February Upcoming PTA Events At Clear Creek

Check out the latest news and mark your calendars.....

Go to https://www.smore.com/ha10y

Looking for a part time job while your children are in school?

Looking for a way to earn some extra cash while your students are in school? The Student Nutrition department is looking for people to work in our kitchens under a substitute capacity. Hours would be approximately 10am – 2pm and days are flexible. If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online at the link below.


JCPRD Summer Camp Registration Is Coming Soon

Indoor Summer Camp Registration will begin Monday, February 22 at noon by downloading the forms from www.jcprdkids.com

Forms will have to be scanned into the Registration Office not left at the school.

There will only be 60 spots available for participants this summer.

Voluntary School Transfer Option to attend Lexington Trails Middle School or De Soto High School for the 2016-17 school year

Dear Parents/Guardians:

The school district is now accepting voluntary transfer requests for students to attend Lexington Trails Middle School or De Soto High School for the 2016-17 school year. This option is available for students who reside within the attendance areas of Mill Valley High School, Monticello Trails Middle School or Mill Creek Middle School.

This voluntary transfer option is only for students who desire to attend LTMS or DHS.

We ask that you please consider letting us know of your decision to transfer by Friday, April 15 to allow our schools time to effectively prepare for the new school year. While requests will still be accepted after April 15, please know that decisions regarding voluntary transfers (after April 15) may be granted on a space available basis.

If you are undecided about transferring, we encourage you to take advantage of Parent Information Nights (for incoming 6th and 9th grade students) at LTMS and DHS to help make a decision for your family.

If you decide to voluntarily transfer, please use the following link to download and print the Intra-District Transfer Request form (PDF). Link >> http://bit.ly/1LbGLca

  1. The transfer request form makes reference to the current procedure regarding bus transportation for transfer students. Please familiarize yourself with that information.
  2. New! For 2016-17: We are taking steps to waive the transportation fee for DHS/LTMS transfer students. We will keep you advised.
  3. Please check the box “Enrollment Balancing” as the reason for the transfer request. Once the form is complete, please send to your current school principal for processing.

Again, this voluntary transfer option is only for students who desire to attend Lexington Trails Middle School or De Soto High School.


USD 232 Administration

De Soto USD 232 Electronic Flyers

This link is a source for information on events, classes and programs offered at Clear Creek and throughout our district by outside groups and agencies. This information is constantly updated so please check back often.

Watch D.O.G. Sign-up

To sign up to volunteer at Clear Creek as a WD, please use our Sign Up Genius calendar.