Comet Express

May 13, 2016

Cedar Creek Elementary School

Cedar Creek Elementary is one of 35 elementary schools in the Olathe Public Schools in Olathe, Kansas. We are a Community building Character and academic Excellence . . . We are CCE!

It's the "Principal" of the Thing

Bond 2016 Safety and Security Projects

The safety and security of students and staff in the Olathe Public Schools is vital to the success of the district. To ensure additional safety and security of the district’s schools, a portion of this proposed bond would support school safety enhancements across the district.

While numerous large-scale security projects have been completed in recent years, the district needs to put the finishing touches on the security of its buildings. The proposed security projects include upgrading the district’s keyless entry, interior and exterior camera replacements and upgrades, front door audio/visual equipment and door access control systems for the high schools, and door hardware throughout the district. The proposed safety projects include resilient gym floorings for all elementary schools.

“The safety and security of our students and staff is a priority in the Olathe Public Schools,” Superintendent Marlin Berry said. “Completing necessary improvements to our security systems at all school, upgrading keyless entries and camera systems are an important part of our efforts to keep students and staff safe.”

For more information about Bond 2016, visit

www.olatheschools.com/bond2016

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End of Year Events

May 16 - 9:00am Grades K-2 Awards Ceremony | 1:30pm Grades 3-5 Awards Ceremony

2:45pm Yearbook Signing

May 17 - 9:00am Grades K-2 Talent Show | 1:30pm Grades 3-5 Talent Show

May 17 - 7:00pm 5th Grade Farewell

May 18 - Field Day

Last Day for Kdg Students

May 19 - 11:40 Dismissal

June 1 - Office Closes for Summer

End of Year Reminders

Watch for information about online fee payment, etc. to come home in your child's backpack on the last day of school. Online fee payment will be available beginning July 11th. All students who will be riding the bus need to register prior to enrollment day. Please visit the Olathe district website for the Bus Transportation link to do this. We look forward to seeing you on Thursday, July 28th from 11-7 for enrollment day. If you are unable to attend enrollment, please contact the office.

Nurses' Notes

MEDICATION

If your child has medication at school it will be sent home with them on the last day of school. Please contact me if you would like to make other arrangements for your child’s medication. A new medication form for the 2016-2017 school year will be attached.



FIELD DAY REMINDERS: Wednesday, May 18th

· Please encourage your children to wear proper clothing for sun protection (t-shirt rather than tank top.

· Apply sun screen (as recommended by their health care provider) on students prior to sending them to school that day.

· Bring a water bottle that is labeled with your child’s name.

Wear tennis shoes-as we will be very active during the day.

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