The Ripple

November Issue

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From Principal Parquet

Dear Parents,

We love having the kids in the building. They are doing a great job with the new procedures and expectations. Please help us by reminding them to wear their masks correctly at all times. It is hard for the littles to keep it covered over their nose.


Please remember that we are passing out tardy passes after 8:30. To ensure students are in their classrooms on time, please have them at school by 8:25.


If you have not set up your Parent Square accounts, please do so. This is the main mode of communication with families. Teachers are able to send direct messages to families as well as group messages.


We can't believe that it is already November. Students will take their NWEA tests this month. In December students will take their F and P Reading Assessment. Then teachers will meet with the Instructional Team to discuss successes and areas of concerns and then supports will be made for students needing extra support. Please continue to have students read every night. This will help students so much. Practicing math facts is also a great idea.


We continue to thank you for all you are doing to support our school. As the weather changes continue to monitor the health of the students. Please don't send students to school who are exhibiting any signs of COVID-19. We appreciate you keeping your child as well as the staff and children of CC safe and healthy.


Thanks,

Keana Parquet

Donation, Magazine, and Cookie Dough Fundraiser

“THINK 2”

Parents,

We are just 2 days away from our fundraiser kickoff.

Students and faculty are getting excited about it.

Please mention to your student today and tomorrow that they will be finding out soon why the number "2" is so important.

Watch your emails for details of this new and exciting fundraiser.

Information will be coming home with your student in just 2 days.

“THINK 2”

RSFX Elementary Kickoff Video with Coop

Crooked Creek Elementary hopes to raise $10,000 to support the students.

Our school is raising money for building school community and providing opportunities to fund supplies for teachers.

YOU CAN HELP US BY DONATING AND SENDING TEXTS OR EMAILS!!

STUDENTS EARN A KUNG FU COOP FOR EVERY DONATION!! COLLECT THEM ALL!!

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Be sure to make an encouraging comment on the live scoreboard for the student you are supporting!!

TEXT or email THIS LINK TO AT LEAST 10 PEOPLE. Forward the link to all your Facebook and Twitter friends.

Donate online at: www.readysetfund.com/livescoreboard/cce

Click on the GROUP LINK to help our school.

This link will allow friends and family who live in town or out of town to donate online during the sale. Forward this link via social media like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc. Each donation will be credited to your student and your school. Online donations are payed with Credit Cards.

Please don’t send cash or check donations to the school as this is against our school Covid – 19 policy.

GET JUST “2” DONATIONS AND HELP OUR SCHOOL BY DOING YOUR FAIR SHARE!!

EARN MONEY FOR COLLEGE!

1 donation = $1,000 Tuition Rewards Points Valid at 340+ participating colleges!

2 donations = $2,500 Tuition Rewards Points Points Never Expire

*For more info on Tuition Rewards Credits, go to: www.tuitionrewards.com/GAO

Important Dates to Know

November 1-Daylight Savings Time-Change clock back an hour!

November 3-E-Learning Day-Election Day

November 4-Union Jacks-Dine and Donate

November 9-Hot Box Pizza-Dine and Donate

November 13-Midterms sent home

November 13-Virtual or In person choice

November 19-Early Release-2:15

November 23-27-Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 3-Election Day-E-Learning

K-1-Students will receive a packet to work on for this day.

2-5-Students will bring home their laptop and charger. Students will do work on Canvas.


Please send laptops and chargers back to school the next day.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Corner

The Weaponization of Whiteness in Schools

This article was reflected on by the staff last month. Many teachers gained insight and had realizations. Wanted to share with you all what we have been doing at CC to grow as educators. If you have articles or videos that you think would be great for our staff, please email me.


Keana Parquet: kparquet@msdwt.k12.in.us

With recent events, we felt we wanted a positive affirmation for our students to learn and recite. This was spearheaded by Mr. Bolles with feedback and ideas from students, staff and families. Rich conversations have happened in classrooms. Thanks for continuing to support us!

Crooked Creek Affirmation

At Crooked Creek, Greatness Happens Here! Our choices affect us and our future. We embrace and respect our differences, from skin tone, hair type, and family structure to our abilities. We commit to become a better version of us and to help along the way. Today and every day, at Crooked Creek, we believe we all have the potential to make greatness happen.

PTO

PTO Count On Me Form

We're excited to welcome families back to the 2020-2021 school year!! Did you know, as a parent/caregiver of a child at Crooked Creek, you're automatically a member of the PTO? We'd love to engage our members as much as possible, especially in this tricky year. If you're interested in getting involved in some way (big or small), please take a moment to fill out the following form. Please fill out the form even if you've filled it out before, as there are a few additional questions this year. We can't wait for a great year!


Fill out this form: http://bit.ly/CCPTOsignup


Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/crookedcreek.pto/

Dine and Donate

SEL Corner

Social Emotional Learning Newsletter

Bully Safe Video

This video will be shared with all students. Ms. Gindl, our Social Worker will also follow up with classes as needed.

Vote! Vote! Vote!

Your Vote Matters

Click the button to register!

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