Feb 15

Our Spring Book Fair is coming! March 9-15

Come. Stay. Read a great tale!

The Paws for Books spring Book Fair will be held from March 9-15.  Family Night- Tuesday, March 13, with extended hours until 6:00 p.m.

Image result for shopping cart emoji  Shop online!  Online ordering will be available from March 2-15.

  New this year!  Our Book Fair has a new digital payment option!  Simply set up an account and have funds immediately available for your child to shop the Book Fair.

Click the link below to shop and add funds to your child’s account.

Paws for Books

Feb 14

Notes for Absences

If your student is absent due to illness or doctor’s appointment, please send a note on the day that your child returns to school so that the absences can be excused.

Feb 05

Family Engagement Night- Tailgating at the Creek

Join us on February 27 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for Tailgating at the Creek!

Wear your favorite Football or Nascar jersey!

Come play games to review math and reading skills!

PTA will have hot dogs, chips, and drinks for $5.

 

Feb 05

Apex Fun Run

We are excited to announce that Creekside will be participating in the Apex Fun Run to raise funds for our PTA!

The Apex program will last for 2 weeks and will culminate in a Fun Run on Thursday, February 15.  Students will run for 30 minutes and will run an average of 26-36 laps around the Apex Raceway.  Through Apex’s online pledging system , sponsors can pledge $1/lap, $2/lap, or more!

We ask that these donations be submitted any time before the Fun Run, so that students receive credit.

Fun Run Day info:

Thursday, February 15

10:05  4th grade
10:55  5th grade
11:40  3rd grade
1:05    1st grade
1:55  Kindergarten
2:40  2nd grade

Fun Run Flyer                              Frequently Asked Questions

 

Feb 02

Is your child missing hat, coat, mittens, lunchbox?

Please check our lost and found for any missing items.  The lost and found tables will be set up in the main lobby beginning on Wednesday,  January 25th.  Any items not claimed by Friday, February 2, will be discarded.

Jan 31

Youth Spirit Wear Still Available!

There is a limited number of youth small, medium and large t-shirts, and youth medium and large hoodies available.  If you would like to purchase one, please send your order to Mrs. Topping in the office (cash or check made out to Creekside Elementary).

T-shirts- $15.00

Hoodies- $25.00

 

Jan 30

Creekside Students Get Comfortable with Learning

Students in Mrs. Sante’s kindergarten class are enjoying more flexible seating choices this semester.
Mrs. Sante removed the desks from her classroom over Winter Break and replaced them with pillows, lawn chairs and balls inside platic crates.  Click the link below to read the Suffolk News-Herald article!

Children get comfortable with learning

Jan 29

Gifted Advisory Board Presents: Strategies for Success: Dealing with Anziety, Sensitivities and Social Struggle among Students

February 5, 2018
6:30 p.m.
King’s Fork Middle School Auditorium

Clickthe link below for the flyer.

Strategies for Success

 

Jan 29

February and March Important Dates

February                     African American History Month
Career & Technical Studies Month
School Board Appreciation Month
Feb. 5-9                       National School Counseling Week
Feb. 5-16                     PTA Apex Fun Run Fundraiser
Feb. 13                        PTA Meeting- 4th grade performance
Feb. 14                        PTA Chick-Fil-A Valentine biscuits
Crossing Guard Appreciation Day
Feb. 15                            Apex  Fun Run
Feb. 15-Feb. 23          Parent/Teacher Conferences at parent and/or teacher request
Feb. 16                        FULL DAY OF SCHOOL
Feb. 19                       FULL DAY OF SCHOOL
Report Cards distributed
Feb. 20-28                   Yearbook Pre-sales
Feb. 24                        Battle of the Books Semi Final Battles, 6:30pm, North Suffolk Library
Feb. 27                          Title 1 Family Night- Tailgating at the Creek
Mar. 3                          Battle of the Books Final Battle, 6:30pm, North Suffolk Library
Mar. 6                          Full day for students (this was a Professional Development Day).
3rd 9 Weeks Interim Reports issued to students
Mar. 19                        Young Audiences performance, K-1, 10:00
Mar. 27                        Title 1 Family Night- Family Fitness & Gator 3K Run/Walk

Jan 25

You can help Creekside by participating in our PTA grocery store rewards programs!

Help the PTA earn money and supplies for Creekside by using our grocery rewards programs. The money from these programs is used to fund student activities and classroom needs.

It’s easy!  Here is how to start using each one:

Farm Fresh:
Scan your school Key Tag every time you shop or buy gas at any Farm Fresh. If you need a tag, please let us know!!! You may scan up to 5 different school tags with each transaction. This tag will not link to your existing Farm Fresh account, so you must scan the actual key chain tag.

Kroger:
Link your Kroger Plus Card by searching for Creekside or entering the NPO number 80020. You would need to register your account and then add this number to the Community Rewards section.

Harris Teeter:
Link your VIC card with our school code – 7844. You can do this by googling the Harris Teeter TIE program and locating the “link” tab. You use the phone number associated with your account or account number to link the school code your account. It’s very easy and fast!

 

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