Cottonwood Creek Cougar Chronicle

August 13, 2021

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At Cottonwood Creek, we value...

  • Differences. We recognize and celebrate each individual for their diversity.

  • Authentic and relevant learning experiences that promote independence, curiosity, creativity and critical thinking for ALL.

  • Perseverance, patience and relationships built around empathy and kindness.

  • Collaborative learning for both staff and students.
  • Physical and psychological safety.
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Next Week is PHASE IN WEEK

3rd, 4th and 5th graders come to school Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday next week. 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students DO NOT come to school on Tuesday.


1st and 2nd graders come to school Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday next week. 1st and 2nd grade students DO NOT come to school on Monday.


Kindergarten students start school on Wednesday and will come to school Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.

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Morning Arrival and After School Dismissal

Arrival and dismissal are a busy time at Cottonwood Creek. Please partner with us to ensure our students, staff and community are safe.


Arrival:We begin our day with a soft start. Students may arrive at school starting at 7:45AM. Please do not arrive prior to this time. Students enter the building through the door closest to their classroom. All students are expected to be in their classrooms by 8:00AM. If students are not in the building by 8:00AM, they will need to enter through the main entrance and will be marked tardy.



Drop Off and Pick Up Lane:All cars will enter the drop off/pick up lane as indicated on the map below and create a single file lane. Please follow the directions of staff and signage.


  • Students must enter and exit the right side of the car. Other people in the car MUST remain in the car at all times.
  • Please load and unload in the "LOADING ZONE" as indicated by signs.
  • Please pull all the way forward to the last sign.


Dismissal: ALL elementary students are dismissed at 2:45pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. On Wednesday, ALL elementary students are dismissed at 1:45pm. Our staff and teachers have after school meetings and commitments starting promptly after dismissal each day. Please be sure to be on time.


  • Students will be escorted by their teacher and exit the door closest to their classroom.
  • Kindergarten and 1st Grade Walkers: Families are encouraged to meet there child outside of the door closest to their child's classroom.
  • 2nd through 5th Grade Walkers: Families are encouraged to designate a space to meet their child.
  • Students who are to be picked up in the pick up lane, will be directed to the "LOADING ZONE". Staff will be there to supervise students.


Crosswalks: We will have crossing guards at two locations. If you are crossing E. Orchard Road, at arrival and/or dismissal, PLEASE cross at one of these two locations.


  1. E. Orchard Road and S. Lansing Court
  2. E. Orchard Road and S. Kingston Way
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Incoming Kindergarten Families

Please join us Wednesday, August 18th at 8:00am for "Kisses & Cheers" on the Kindergarten/1st Grade pavilion as we celebrate the start of your child's Cottonwood Creek Experience!

Celebrating our Students

Our Cottonwood Creek values guide our behaviors and actions. Our teachers will recognize and celebrate your children throughout the year. As we do, we ask that you help us honor the following:

  • Please coordinate with your classroom teacher on any specifics for their grade level.

  • All food items must be individually wrapped and prepackaged by the manufacturer with nutritional information.

  • Birthday parties are not permitted during the instructional school day.

Before and After School Care

Kids Club will offer before and after school care starting Monday, August 16th. For more information CLICK HERE.

Google Translate

English:

Please note that due to the high demand for specific email communication from schools and teachers, we will be unable to translate all documents using human translation. Many documents may come home with translations provided using Google translate and may not be 100% accurate. Thank you for your understanding. If you would like more information about how you can translate emails and documents yourself using Google translate, go here: English


Amharic:

እባክዎን ልብ ይበሉ ከት / ቤቶች እና ከመምህራን ከፍተኛ የጽሁፍ የትርጉም አገልግሎት ፍላጎት የተነሳ ሁሉንም ሰነዶችን ሰዎችን በመጠቀም በጽሑፍ መተርጎም አንችልም: ብዙ ሰነዶች የማሽን ተርጓሚ በሆነው "Google translate " በመጠቀም የተተረጎሙ ሰነዶች ወደቤትዎ ልላኩ ይችላሉ እናም 100% ትክክል ላይሆኑ ይችላሉ ። ስለ መረዳትዎ እነመሰግናለን። "Google translate" የምባለዉን የማሽን አስተርጓሚን በመጠቀም ኢሜሎችን እና ሰነዶችን እራስዎ እንዴት መተርጎም እንደሚችሉ ለማወቅ ተጨማሪ መረጃ ከፈለጉ እባክዎትን ይህን ልንክ ይመልከቱ ። Amharic


Arabic:

يرجى ملاحظة أنه نظرًا لارتفاع الطلب على اتصالات البريد الإلكتروني من المدارس والمعلمين ، لن نتمكن من ترجمة جميع المستندات باستخدام الترجمة البشرية. قد تصلك العديد من المستندات إلى المنزل مع ترجمات مقدمة باستخدام ترجمة Google وقد لا تكون دقيقة بنسبة 100٪. شكرا لتفهمك. إذا كنت تريد المزيد من المعلومات حول كيفية ترجمة رسائل البريد الإلكتروني والمستندات بنفسك باستخدام ترجمة Google ، فانتقل هنا: Arabic

Chinese:

请注意,由于学校和教师对特定电子邮件通信的需求很高,我们将无法使用人力翻译来翻译所有的文档。许多文档可能带有使用 Google translate(谷歌翻译)提供的翻译,并且可能并非 100% 的准确。感谢您的谅解。如果您想了解有关如何使用 《谷歌翻译》以翻译电子邮件和文档的更多信息,请转到此处:Chinese


Korean:

학교와 교사의 특정 이메일 통신에 대한 수요가 높기 때문에 사람이 모든 문서를 번역 할 수는 없습니다. 학교에서 보내는 많은 문서들을 Google 번역기를 사용하여 번역본과 함께 제공 될 수 있으며 100 % 정확하지 않을 수 있습니다. 이해해 주셔서 감사합니다. Google 번역을 사용하여 이메일과 문서를 직접 번역하는 방법에 대한 자세한 내용을 보려면 여기로 이동하십시오 : Korean


Russian:

Пожалуйста, обратите внимание, что из-за высокого спроса на конкретные электронные сообщения со стороны школ и учителей мы не сможем перевести все документы с помощью человеческого перевода. Многие документы могут прийти домой с переводами, представленными с помощью перевода Google (Google translate), и не могут быть на 100% точными. Спасибо за Ваше понимание. Если Вы желаете получить дополнительную информацию о том, как самостоятельно перевести электронные письма и документы с помощью Google translate, перейдите по ссылке: Russian


Somali:

Fadlan la soco sababta oo ah baahida weyn ee loo qabo isgaarsiinta emaylka gaarka ah ee dugsiyada iyo macallimiinta, ma awoodi doonno inaannu turjunno dhamaan dukumiintiyada anagoo isticmaalaya tarjumaadda qof ah. Dukumiintiyo badan ayaa guriga ku imaan kara iyagoo wata turjubaanno la lagu soo turjumay iyadoo la adeegsanayo tarjumaada xaga Google oo laga yaabo inaysan 100% sax ahayn. Waad ku mahadsantahay fahamkaaga. Haddii aad jeclaan lahayd macluumaad dheeri ah oo ku saabsan sida aad ugu tarjumi lahayd emaylka iyo dukumiintiyada naftaada adoo adeegsanaya tarjumaada Google, halkan ka fiiri: Somali


Spanish:

Por favor, tenga en cuenta que, debido a la gran demanda de comunicaciones específicas por correo electrónico de parte de las escuelas y los maestros, no podremos traducir todos los documentos mediante la traducción humana. Muchos documentos van a llegar a casa con las traducciones proporcionadas usando el traductor de Google y pueden no ser 100% precisas. Gracias por su comprensión. Si desea obtener más información acerca de cómo puede traducir correos electrónicos y documentos usted mismo usando el traductor de Google, vaya aquí: Spanish


Vietnamese:

Xin lưu ý rằng vì nhu cầu cao về vấn đề email và tài liệu do trường học và giáo viên gửi đến cho phụ huynh, chúng tôi sẽ không thể cung cấp cho bạn tất cả các tài liệu do thông dịch viên dịch. Bạn sẽ nhận được nhiều tài liệu được dịch bằng Phiên Dịch của Google, nội dung có thể không chính xác 100%. Cảm ơn bạn hiểu cho điều này. Nếu bạn muốn biết thêm về cách để bạn có thể tự dịch email và tài liệu bằng Phiên Dịch của Google, vui lòng truy cập vào đây: Vietnamese