Happenings and News Roundup: Week of October 20, 2014

A snippet from “Creswell School News” a weekly news roundup published by Sue Bowers

From the District Office:

The district is hosting a special event, a Community Resource Fair, on Thursday, Oct. 23 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the main gym at the high school. Many local agencies which provide all kinds of services and resources for Creswell families will be on-hand. In addition, there will be juice, cookies and a chance to win over $500 in cash or great prizes! Please join us.

From Creslane:

Creslane is in need of volunteer coaches to assist teams of 3rd-4th-5th grade students who have registered to compete in the Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB). For more information visit www.creswell.k12.or.us/obob or Facebook www.fb.com/Creswell.obob. If interested in coaching, please e-mail Creslane OBOB coordinators Tracey Armitage and Tammy Sue Schuck at creslaneobob@gmail.com.

From Creswell Middle School:

Girls’ basketball sign-ups are set for Monday, Oct. 20 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Practice will begin on Tuesday.

The CMS Choir has a concert set for Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 7:00 p.m. in the CMS cafetorium.

For all:

You can still help the CHS boys’ soccer team (currently having a great season!) raise funds by donating your used consumer electronics and unwanted, broken or mismatched jewelry. Cell phones, inkjet cartridges, iPads, tablets, iPods, and gold, silver or platinum jewelry can be dropped off at the CHS office. Your donations may be tax deductible and will be recycled in accordance with EPA regulations. 100% of the proceeds will help fund the soccer program with needed equipment!

Read the entire document here (PDF File)

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Community Resource Fair: An Outreach Event for You

You are invited! 

Community Resource FairThursday, October 23 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm | Creswell High School Main Gymnasium

CRF flyerJoin us at the fair and learn about local agencies and services available for you. Services including: Creswell Food Pantry, South Lane Family Resource Center, South Lane Childrens’ Dental Clinic, Family Relief Nursery, The Child Center, Eugene Therapy, South Lane Mental Health, Direction Services and many more!

There will be juice, cookies and a chance to win over $500 in great prizes or cash from My Boyz’ Pizza, Creswell Coffee, Farmer’s Insurance, Hot Shots and more!

We hope to see you at the fair!

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Catching up Creswell High School on the Web

Screen Shot 2014-10-14 at 4.06.45 PMDid you catch the latest from Creswell High School and their annual state report card?

Read a snippet from an October 13 web post by Principal Bracco. Review the entire post here. (Link):

“In the 2013-2014 school year, we maintained a “Level 4” overall school rating. This means that Creswell HS met all the annual measurable objectives identified by ODE, and is considered “above average,” placing in to the top third of comparable schools Statewide. Our graduation rates were rated “Level 5,” meaning that compared to similar schools, we have one of the highest graduation rates in the State.”

Read the entire post along with the links to Creswell High School’s State Report Card. (Link)

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Happenings and News Roundup: Week of October 13, 2014

A snippet from “Creswell School News” a weekly news roundup published by Sue Bowers

From Creslane:

The third grade choir will visit the Hult Center on Tuesday, Oct. 14.

From Creswell Middle School:

School photo re-takes are scheduled on Friday, Oct. 17.

From Creswell High School:

LCC is hosting their annual fall College Fair on Sunday, Oct. 12 from noon-3:00 p.m. in their main gym. This is a great chance for students and parents to explore college options.

The PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test) will be given to all sophomores in the morning on Wednesday,Oct. 15. 

For all:

Creswell’s VFW post is encouraging middle and high school students to enter the annual Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy scholarship competitions. The needed forms are available at both schools and are due by November 1. Students and parents are also invited to submit Teacher-of-the-Year nominations to the VFW.

Read the entire document here (PDF File)

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Seen and Heard on Campus: Kissing a pig?!?

Creswell High School wrapped up their Homecoming week with some fun and flair. Go Bulldogs! 

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Calendar Reminder: Friday, October 10

Friday, October 10 will be a non school day for all students. 

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October 10 is a statewide in-service day for school staff with no school for students.

Staff will be spending the entire day in professional development activities.

View and download the 2014-2015 School Calendar (PDF)

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A foundation of support from Creswell Education Foundation

$4437.30 worth of grants were rewarded this fall by the Creswell Education Foundation.

The Creswell Chronicle picked up the story and published a nice write up.  Review it here (link) or pick up a copy of our local paper for more details.

From left to right are Todd Hamilton, Superintendent; Lynn Robertson, 5th grade teacher; Mary Jo Neill, 2nd grade teacher; Britney Davenport, 4th grade; Bethany Cross, ELL teacher; Debi Harper, CEF; Sherry Loennig, 2nd grade; Vange Bigham, CEF and Marilyn Fandrey, CEF.

From left to right are Todd Hamilton, Superintendent; Lynn Robertson, 5th grade teacher; Mary Jo Neill, 2nd grade teacher; Britney Davenport, 4th grade; Bethany Cross, ELL teacher; Debi Harper, CEF; Sherry Loennig, 2nd grade; Vange Bigham, CEF and Marilyn Fandrey, CEF.

Congratulations recipients! 

The Creswell Education Foundation is a federally certified 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation operating exclusively for charitable purposes. The purpose of the Creswell Education Foundation is to support the educational programs for both students and staff of the Creswell School District.

Their mission statement reads,

The mission of the Creswell Education Foundation is to foster community support for excellence in education for all students in the Creswell School District.

Will you be the next brick in the every growing foundation for Creswell Students? Visit the Creswell Education Foundation’s website to learn how you can help.

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