Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Principal Update

CELEBRATIONS
VETERAN’S DAY PERFORMANCE
Canyon Creek celebrated Veteran’s Day on Wednesday with a patriotic performance with fifth graders and Grisham Middle School’s orchestra, band and choir.
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CLASSROOM HAPPENINGS
We are thrilled to have Mrs. Christie and Mrs. Morris back in their classrooms. Welcome back!
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Fourth graders are learning about composting by making a home for earthworms.
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Mrs. Cerda’s class is using design apps  on their Galaxy tablets to create an innovative learning classroom.
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CAMPUS NEWS
PTA REFLECTIONS
PTA Reflections entries can be dropped off at the office starting Monday the 16th.

TAG REFERRAL WINDOW
The TAG referral window opens on Monday, November 16th and closes on Tuesday, December 8th.  If you are interested in referring your child for the Talented and Gifted program you will need to fill out the appropriate paperwork during the referral window.  Please click on the Gifted and Advanced Academic Services Page. The referral button on the page will not be available until Monday, November 16th.

THANKSGIVING LUNCH
We hope to see you on Wednesday, November 18th during our Thanksgiving Lunch.  Students will eat during their regular lunch time.  If you plan to eat, which we hope you do, please be sure to bring cash to pay for your meal.  The meal price is $3.30 for adult visitors.  Don’t forget to bring your photo ID to assist in signing in at the office. If you sent in your RSVP we will do our best to have your visitor badge pre-printed.  

WESTWOOD HOLIDAY AFFAIR DINNER AND AUCTION
Westwood High School is getting ready for their Holiday Affair Dinner and Auction.  This is the fundraiser for their Junior Prom this year! The event will take place on Thursday, December 3rd in the Westwood Cafeteria from 5:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.  Tickets may be purchased at Westwood High School at the entrance on the day of the event.  Please see the flyer attached below for more information.

WESTWOOD VPA  ACADEMY CHILDREN’S THEATRE
Westwood VPA Academy Children’s Theatre invites all Canyon Creek families to their performance of a  Still Life with Iris.  The performances will be Tuesday, November 17 at 5:30 p.m .and 7:00 p.m. in the Westwood Cafetorium. Admission is free but donations to the theatre program will be accepted.  For more information please click on the flyer below.
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IMPORTANT DATES
Saturday, November 14th
Singing Stars @ Texas Stars hockey game 4 p.m., Cedar Park Center
Monday, November 16th
TAG Referral Window Opens
Wednesday, November 18th
CCE Annual Thanksgiving Meal
Friday, November 20th
Kindergarten Thanksgiving Program 8 a.m., CCE Cafeteria,

Gr. 3 Field Trip - Children’s Theatre Performance
Monday, November 23rd
Thanksgiving Holiday begins
Monday, November 30th
Welcome back Comets!
Wednesday, December 2nd
Picture Retakes,

Early Release, 12:45 p.m.
Thursday, December 3rd
Gr. 4 Coffee House Poetry
Friday, December 4th
Gr. 4 Coffee House Poetry
Tuesday, December 8th
TAG Referral Window Closes,

Site Based Advisory Committee Meeting, 3:15 p.m.
Wednesday, December 9th
Kindergarten Field Trip - Zachary Scott Theatre
Thursday, December 10th
Gr. 3 Field Trip - Nutcracker Performance @ Long Center

Singing Stars Holiday Concert, 7 p.m., CCE Cafeteria
Wednesday, December 16th
Gr. 3 December ‘Round the World Program, 8:15 a.m.
Thursday, December 17th
Class Holiday Parties, 1:45 p.m.
Friday, December 18th
Winter Break Begins
Tuesday, January 5th
Welcome Back Students


Sincerely,
Jenny Kasson

Principal

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