Friday, February 3, 2017

February 2017 Edition

New building update!

Things are rolling along with our new building.  Our projected move in is sometime in early April. We are getting very excited.  We are very thankful to our LCS board of education and to our Superintendent, Dr. Tom Sisk.

**Click on the pictures to enlarge**

Projected move in is early April 2017

Creekside Elementary
front of new building

New flag pole going up today

Front doors

New flag pole going up today 

Front of building looking south

Front of building looking north

Where both schools connect on south side of original building

South end of new building  

Hallway coming out of old building into new.  There is a slight slope down here.

New sidewalk behind new building connecting to old gym and walkway to lunchroom.

Behind new school where gym and building connect

New Gym

New sidewalk to new building from old gym

New classroom

New classroom

New sidewalk in front of new school.  New Flag pole was installed today

Music room


Front desk receptionist

Reception area

Front conference room

New gym

New gym

Concession in new gym 

Mail room for staff



Tile being put down this week

View from south end looking north

Girls bathroom

Boys bathroom

Nurse's office with bathroom

Teacher workroom

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

PTO meeting - 01/10/17

6:00 PM in CES Lunchroom

Mr. Scott- welcome 

Nancy Groce - read minutes & approve from last meeting. 
Discuss Winter Festival / Supper with Santa

Jennifer Thallas- financial update

Amy Bonville- Boosterthon update 

April Bielat- Box top update

Jennifer Turner- spring picture & Book fair dates.  

Officer Sara - Internet Safety information and Q & A

Close meeting

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Coffee w/ Principals

Info about Creekside:


1100 students
50 classroom units

Technology is a focus at CES

Boosterthon - helping fund all our technology needs

Data focus for our school year

Attendance - 95% or higher

Raising Math and Reading scores (currently above state and national avg)

  • Gains from 14-15 to 15-16 but want to keep improving
  • Increase in Math/Science training for teachers
  • Increase in Reading instruction training
  • monitoring scores 3 times per year with testing and ACT Aspire in April/May
  • K-5 Dibels testing and monitoring all school year

New Building Pics

Sign up for Remind messages - from CES

Sign up for Remind bus messages - see Mr. Taylor

Important Dates:

11-23 - Thanksgiving Holidays
12/5 - Book Fair
12/6 - Faculty Meeting (PTO provides food)
12/8 - Book Fair family night
12/9 - Spelling Bee Finals
12/10 - PTO Winter Festival
12/12 - Piano recital
12/13 - Drama Club presentation
12/16 - Christmas party day
12/17 - 1/4 - Christmas Holidays

Monday, November 14, 2016

Coffee w/ the Principals

Come join us @ CES tomorrow morning @ 830 am in the lunchroom for "Coffee w/ the Principals".

When - Tuesday, November 15th @ 8:30 AM

Where - CES Lunchroom

Park on the north side and enter the lunchroom doors.
  • Get a chance to know your Principals
    • Matt Scott - Principal
    • Nona Adams - Assistant Principal
    • Matt Taylor - Assistant Principal
  • Learn info about our school
    • Goals and data collection
    • Upcoming dates and information
    • PTO info
  • Hear about the new school and update on progress
  • Just meet & greet time
  • Open discussion time

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

PTO Meeting. Tue, Nov 1st @ 6:00 pm

PTO meeting

Tuesday, Nov 1st

6:00 PM

Creekside Lunchroom


Nancy Groce will Read Minutes and approve from last meeting

Jennifer Thallus will give a financial update

Jennifer Turner will give box tops update, turn in dates, prizes awarded, etc.

Nancy Groce will discuss Winter Festival

Amy Bonville will discuss Boosterthon

Melina Chasteen will go over dates of Holiday pictures, December Book Fair, and Discuss officer elections.

Kelly Hartley will read her bio for Vice President.

Melina Chasteen will pass out ballots for the Officer Elections

Matt Scott - Building construction update - pics

New Building Pics - 11/01/16

Front of school

Looking down main hallway

Inside a classroom

Door facings are in - Love the school colors!

Hallways and rooms have 1 coat of paint

Front office (SRO office window)

Front office looking into main hallway

Front office - reception area

Gym from hall doors

Gym looking back towards hallway

Brick is going up on backside of school

Main hallway looking back into old Creekside