Hawk Highlights

April 22, 2022

Dear Friends and Families of the Hollys,

Today’s world is filled with many changes and challenges. The daily news highlights the effects of poverty, conflict and strife on local and national levels. These factors and conditions certainly reinforce the need for our community to work together to teach our students to be compassionate, curious and confident learners. Throughout this school year our students have had many opportunities to engage in learning activities and experiences that reinforce these integral skills. Our community has generously provided positive support and resources to help make these learning opportunities a reality. I am humbled and grateful to partner with the wonderful humans of the Hollys. Thank you for your continuous support and engagement.


Planning is already underway for the 2022-23 school year. Each year we have the opportunity to tweak programs, schedules, procedures and practices to better meet the needs of our students and community members. We have a leadership team at the Hollys comprised of representatives from the various teams and departments in our school. We examine ideas for positive change for the new school year. We reached consensus on a myriad of topics using “what is best for our children” as our guiding principle. I will share a presentation highlighting plans for the 2022-23 school year at our next accountability meeting on Tuesday, April 26 at 5:00pm at Holly Ridge Primary. All are welcome! I will follow up with a written summary in our May newsletter. Be sure to check out our innovative plans for the upcoming school year.


Staff appreciation week is May 2-5

Come join in the FUN!


Sunday, May 1 from 2-4pm
Chalk the Walk, make signs and help decorate the school


Monday, May 2 from 7:25-7:40am
Cheer on staff and teachers in a clap-in parade as they arrive at school


All Week May 2-5

Drop off a note of appreciation, kids make a drawing, say thank you!


Thank you to all our students and families for all your personal efforts to partner with your Hollys team this school year. We are so blessed to work in this great community!


Together in education,


Molly Drvenkar

Principal

Kindergarten Orientation

Tuesday, May 3rd, 5-6pm

3301 South Monaco Parkway

Denver, CO

Come join us for Kindergarten Orientation at Holly Ridge Primary on Tuesday, May 3 from 5-6pm!

Library Books Due by May 6

All library books are due by Friday, May 6.


If you have searched and cannot find your student’s library book, you may send $5 per lost book to the Hills or Ridge library, attention Ms. Judith, to help replace that book.


Thank you!

Field Day at the Hollys

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Sign Up for Summer Camp!

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A Message from the Hollys PTCO

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Parent Information Network Event

Power Scholars Academy 2022

Free Meals for Colorado Kids

Colorado Food Cluster supports growing minds with healthy, free food. They believe that delivering fresh meals can help students learn, grow, and reach their fullest potential! They've brought thousands of meal boxes to students throughout the Denver area and are excited to deliver many more! For more information, go to: https://www.coloradofoodcluster.com/

I Matter - Mental Health Services for Colorado Youth

I Matter is a behavioral health services program that was established to provide access to mental health services for youth in Colorado. The program is open to youth 18 years of age or younger or 21 years of age or younger if receiving special education services. To learn more, go to https://imattercolorado.org/.

Clothes to Kids of Denver

Additional Resources

Translation Services

English:

Please contact (name of liaison) at (email) for support with this resource in your language.


Amharic:

እነዝህን መረጃዎችን በተመለከተ በቋንቋዎ ዕገዛን ለማግኘት ከፈለጉ እባክዎን ተሊሌን በዝህ እሜይል ያግኙዋት thirpa@cherrycreekschools.org


Arabic:

يرجى الاتصال بـ (جميعة صباحي أو جاودة العلمي) على ( jsebbahi@cherrycreekschools.org أو

jdajanialami@cherrycreekschools.org.) للحصول على الدعم مع هذا المورد باللغة العربية.


Chinese:

如有需要,请经由ahan10@cherrycreekschools.org,与韩馥联系,以您的语言获得此资源的支持。


Korean:

귀하의 언어로 이 자원에 대한 지원을 원하시면 (리아 리) 에게 (llee6@cherrycreekschools.org) 로 문의하십시오.


Russian:

Пожалуйста, обращайтесь к Ларисе Бака по адресу: lbaca3@cherrycreekschools.org для получения поддержки с помощью этого ресурса на своём языке.


Somali:

Fadlan la xiriir Omar Nur cinwaanka emaylka-onur2@cherrycreekschools.org si aad u hesho macluumaad ku qoran luqadaada.


Spanish:

Si necesita ayuda con este recurso en su idioma, póngase en contacto con Ilse Chavez Maldonado en ichavezmaldonado@cherrycreekschools.org, Rosa Han en rhan4@cherrycreekschools.org, Helena Gognat en hgognat@cherrycreekschools.org o Milagro Nuanes en mnuanes@cherrycreekschools.org


Vietnamese: Vui lòng liên hệ với Thuý Ngọc tại Lchung2@cherrycreekschools.org để được hỗ trợ về tài nguyên này bằng tiếng Việt.