Creslane Update 11/6

Creslane Elementary School

Creswell Education Foundation (CEF) has recently awarded its Fall 2017 Teacher Grants for classroom/school projects. Many community members have made donations to our foundation to support student success in our schools. We thank each of our donors and hope others will join their ranks. Donations can be sent to CEF, P.O. Box 206, 97426. All such gifts are tax-deductible.

Creslane Elementary

– Bethany Cross (Grade 5): two area rugs for classroom for small group work  $250.00

   – Shawna Bradley (Grade K): “Twist ‘N’ Write” Pencils/refills for classroom         $80.00   

– Devin Pixton (Grade K-5 Spec Ed): Yoga mats, games and books                       $267.00

   – Brandee Buehler (Grade 2): Scholastic books for classroom                              $150.00

  – Chemen Clearwaters (Grade K): Books on CD for Listening Center                 $149.94

   – Taylor Roberts (Grade 2): Reading books                                                               $100.00

– Debbie Bruce (Grade K-12 Speech/Language): Vocabulary books                    $258.50

   – Ashleigh Thayer (Grade 5): Replacement reading books                                  $273.40

                                                                                                            TOTAL @ Creslane: $1528.84

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Creslane Update 10/19


            Creslane Elementary School is piloting a program with our third, fourth, and fifth graders called Active Recess. Active Recess is being used around the state to improve opportunities for students to increase their physical activity each day and improve their health and academic achievement. The program also has been found to improve the playground climate, bring together students of different skill levels, and coach children in how to develop interpersonal skills to deal with conflict. Teachers also have reported that the vigorous play during Active Recess improves student behavior and their attentiveness in the classroom.


The three goals of Active Recess are to:

  1. Engage ALL students in physical activity with various games and activity options
  2. Improve behavior through increased activity opportunities and increased adult support
  3. Build positive social and play organization around recess

We will be participating in this program each Tuesday and Thursday during lunch recess for the eight weeks. Active Recess, in conjunction with our switch to “Play, Then Eat” and the changes we have made in our cafeteria, is all part of our school-wide efforts to promote student wellness.



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Creslane Popcorn Day is Friday!

Good morning Creslane.   Friday, October the 20th is a PBIS popcorn day!

Each bag of popcorn costs $0.50 and all of the money collected goes to support our PBIS program and monthly PBIS activities.



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Creslane Update 10/16

We have mailed home the Health Screening results for each student that includes BMI (height and weight) as well as dental screening results.  If your child is referred for vision, you will get a separate letter in the mail.  Please contact Paula in the Creslane office at 541-895-6141 if you have any questions.

Thank you,

Creslane Office

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Creslane Update 10/13

Dear Creslane families,

Oregon Battle of the Books is beginning. This is a reading competition for grades 3-5. Students form teams of 4 and read from the list of 16 OBOB books, then compete against other teams in our school to answer questions about the books. Practice battles will be in January with final battles in early February. The team that performs the best will move on to the regional competition.
OBOB permission slips went home with students last week. If your child is interested in participating, we are extending the deadline for sign-ups to Monday October 16th. Please go over the information pamphlet and make sure that your child can commit to reading the books and attending team practice (most teams practice during the lunch/recess period but each coach determines their practice schedule). Permission slips need to be signed by a parent for your child to be placed on a team. Also, we are always looking for parents willing to coach teams so please mark if you are interested in coaching.
Please write the following information on a sheet of paper : Student name, grade, and teacher; parent phone number, email and signature; permission for photos to be taken of your child and potentially posted to the Creswell OBOB Facebook page; willingness to coach; names of other students they’d like to form a team with.
All permission slips are to be turned into the Creslane library.
Thank you!
Creslane OBOB team
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