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

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

09/13/16 - PTO Meeting



Nancy Groce - approve minutes from last meeting
Jennifer Thallus - financial update
Jennifer Turner/April Bielat - box tops update/turn in dates
Amy Bonville - Boosterthon

Boosterthon Video

Melina Chasteen:

  • picture days
  • December Book Fair
  • Winter Festival (moving from Spring) - Dec 10th

Matt Taylor - Attendance Data

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

08.09.2016 - PTO Meeting Agenda

Introduce Officers
Read Minutes & approve from last meeting
Financial update
Picture Day dates/info
Box tops info
Boosterthon Dates/info
Volunteer sheets/signup
Construction Update
Traffic Update and reminders
ACT Aspire Results
CES Goals for 2016-17

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Upcoming Dates

OPEN HOUSE on August 2nd @ 5:00-6:30!

New Parent Orientation @ 6:30 PM in the lunchroom.

Come for a meet and greet with your child's teacher.  

This is come and go night.
  • PTO info - Lunchroom
  • Bus info - Lunchroom
  • Car rider info - Library
  • Extended Day info - Library
  • ELAA Sports info - Gym
***New Parent Orientation @ 6:30 PM in the lunchroom (approx 20-30 min)***

Upcoming dates:

July 29 - Class Lists posted on Lunchroom Doors (North Parking Lot) @ 5:00 PM

Aug 2 - OPEN HOUSE @ 5:00-6:30.  This is a come and go meet/greet with your teacher.

Aug 2 - New Parent Orientation @ 6:30 in the lunchroom.
  • This will be an orientation for new CES parents to help you better understand school procedures and help you make an easier transition.  (approx 30 minutes)
Aug 3 - First day of school!

Sep 5 - Labor Day - NO SCHOOL

Sep 7 - 1/2 day for students (professional development 1/2 day for teachers)

Sep 28 - NO SCHOOL (professional development day for teachers)

Oct 1-9 - FALL BREAK

Oct 26 - 1/2 day for students (professional development 1/2 day for teachers)