Silver Creek High School
Weekly Update for Friday, April 27th
Update from the Principal
Congratulations to our students and staff on successfully participating in the annual Colorado ACT exam! We are very excited to hear of our results, which typically become available in August.
Leadership St. Vrain (LSV) is now accepting applications for the 2012-2013 school year. Please direct any questions to John Poynton at 303-682-7404 or LSV Chair, Jay Stype at 303-653-5616. The program is especially appropriate for parents who want to obtain a foundation in the operations and management of the St. Vrain Valley School District. The training program provides valuable information about curriculum, finance, operations safety, governance, operations, education legislation, and public participation. Applicants can apply by visiting Leadership St. Vrain’s online application page, linked below and posted to the homepage under “What’s New.” The Department of Communications recommends that schools place the following link on your school’s website: (http://www.stvrain.k12.co.us/news/2011051902.php). Parents can obtain a hardcopy of the application by contacting John Poynton at 303-682-7404 or email or by picking up a copy at the Educational Services Center, 395 S. Pratt Parkway, Longmont. In addition to the Online application, parents can submit an application to LSV Chair Jay Stype: 303-653-5616 firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested in hearing about the state of the school district? Click on the following link for more details. Please join us on 5/7/12 at Heritage Middle School at 6:30 pm for the most current information on SVVSD.
Keep up the excellent work, Raptor Nation!
Principal, Silver Creek High School
May 1 7:15 am……Advanced Placement Pre-Administration (for students participating in an AP test in 2012)
May 1 2:30 pm……SCHS Accountability Committee
May 2……………….PLC Late Start Staff Development
May 7 7:00 pm……Awards Night for 9, 10, 11 Grades (invitations have been sent to student/family)
May 17……………..Seniors Graduation Rehearsal and Last Day
May 18 2:15 pm….ALL SENIOR ASSIGNMENTS DUE
May 24 7:00 pm….Senior Night in SCHS Gymnasium (seniors arrive at 6:30 pm commons)
May 26 10:00 am..GRADUATION SCHS Main Football Field (Seniors must be in gymnasium by 9:30 am)
!!!CLASS OF 2012 IMPORTANT DATES!!!
May 14…………Senior checkout sheets available LINK Senior Survey LINK
May 14-18……Cap and Gowns may be picked up in the Main Office. All fine and fees must be paid prior to pickup.
May 17…………Seniors’ Last Day, Blocks 1 and 2 ONLY
May 17…………Senior Countdown! Announcement will release students from class to meet in front of the Main Office.
May 17………..Graduation Practice, immediately after countdown, Main Gym. ALL
GRADUATING SENIORS MUST ATTEND
May 18………..Last day to turn in all missing work.
May 24………..Senior Night, 7:00 -9:00, Main Gym, business/casual attire required (no shorts).
Seniors arrive at 6:30 in commons.
May 26………..Graduation, 10:00 a.m., Main Football Field. Seniors arrive in gymnasium at 9:30 am.
On Graduation Day
7:30 am……….Earliest time that chairs may be placed on the football field (no tents or canopies). Seating is not provided, please bring your own chairs.
9:30……………Seniors report to main gym in cap and gown. Do not bring toys or other
11:30…………..Ceremony ends (approx.) Grads return to the main gym to pick up diplomas.
Silver Creek Education Foundation
The Silver Creek High School Education Foundation is looking for parent volunteers to serve on the Board and/or various committees for the upcoming school year. The current board members are holding an information session on Wednesday May 9, 7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. in the school’s administrative office conference room. Please join us if you are interested in getting involved. For more information, please contact Michelle Foster, President, at email@example.com .
ATTENTION SENIORS, Graduating Class of 2012!!!
All seniors need to complete a senior checkout form (document) and staple it to the “submission complete” page of the senior survey (link). The survey can be completed anytime; the senior checkout form needs to be completed once all fees/fines, textbooks, library books, and all assignments have been completed and turned in.
ALL SENIOR ASSIGNMENTS/ASSESSMENTS are DUE to teachers by Thursday or Friday, May 17 & 18 (depending on the course). All senior grades will be final the afternoon of Monday, May 21st, 2012, to ensure graduation requirements have been met prior to senior festivities.
Guarantee your 2012 Copy of The Raptorian
Unveiling will be May 15 at the Signing Party
Pizza for the early birds!
Don’t miss your chance to keep the memories of this school year for years to come! Purchase your Raptorian now at https://sites.google.com/a/svvsd.org/schs-yearbook-2011-2012/ or go to jostens.com
On sale at school the week of May 7-11
The pre-administration session for AP testing will take place on Tues., May 1st, at 7:30 and 9:00 a.m. The pre-administration is required for test-takers to fill out their initial information before the start of testing on May 7th. Starting Monday, students & parents will receive emails reminding them of which pre-admin session they signed up for and other AP testing information, so please check your email regularly!
Register now for the Happy Smackah! The 2nd Annual Happy Smackah 5K Fun Walk/Run will be held on May 12 at 8 am at Lake Macintosh. Come bring all your friends and join the fun to support Longmont High sophomore twins, Kaylee and Aubrey Adams who are battling kidney
disease. You can register at http://www.happysmackah.com/
The end of the school year is approaching. Fees may be paid through RevTrak or submitted to the Main Office. SENIORS, PLEASE REMEMBER: ALL fees/fines must be paid in full before official transcripts will be sent to colleges or to participate in graduation.
Show your graduate how much you care with a special caption to run alongside his or her senior photo or baby picture in the June issue of the Left Hand Valley Courier. See the attached flier for more information. CrayonsToCommencement
After Prom Photo Booth Photos
Great news! In an effort to go green we are now providing our customers with instant digital downloads of their photo booth gallery.
Your digital files for Silver Creek HS After Prom 4-21-12 are ready and waiting. Click on this link to get your zip file: http://www.smugmug.com/downloads/39986d95fa3d0da8ea85/453893 (141.28 MB)
Download your zip files or share the links any time in the next two weeks, but after 08:15 AM PDT on May 8th, 2012 you’ll need to go back to the gallery and generate a new request.
Need help? Don’t hesitate to write us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prom photos are also ready! Each student who attended prom will receive a free 5×7 print of their choice. You can view the photos at http://tinyurl.com/SilverCreekProm2012. In order to receive the free print students must give Ms. Lindsey the file name of the photo they want. Additional prints can be purchased as well as packages. If purchasing a package you are able to choose multiple poses. Please contact Cindi Lindsey at 720-494-3728 or email@example.com if you have any questions.
Silver Creek Leadership Academy
The Silver Creek Leadership Academy is hosting an online auction to raise funds for Spangler Elementary. The auction is hosted by the SCLA 11th grade community leadership class.
This school will be closing in Fall of 2014 but in the meantime we want to make sure the students have the access to items to help with learning. They are working hard to raise money to take the kindergarteners to the Denver Zoo, 5th graders to Calwood, and purchase needed school supplies.
You can visit our online auction by going to http://www.32auctions.com/organizations/3537/auctions/3939 and making a bid on some of the great items we have. Be sure to check back often, we are adding new items daily! Contact Carrie Adams, SCLA Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
SCHS Football Parent/Player Meeting
There will be a parent and player meeting on May 10th in the auditorium at 6:30 pm to meet the coaches, talk about Camp Chadron and get to know each other! If your son has an interest in playing football this fall, please attend!!!
2012-13 Dance Team Tryouts
Interested in being a member of the Silver Creek Dance Team? The time for tryouts has arrived and we want you to come and try out for the team. Tryouts will be next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday- May 1st-3rd from 3:30 to 5:30 in the small gym. Click here for the Dance Team flyer! Hope to see you there!
News From the Art Department
If this cow wins, Silver Creek’s Art Dept gets $20,000 from Lucerne Corp.
This year’s art show will begin on April 20th and run until May 6th at the former Steve and Berry’s. Come visit and see all the wonderful artwork from around the district.
Money Smart Colorado week is finally here!
Through Saturday, April 28, Money Smart Colorado partners are hosting free events all over Colorado to help you be smart about your money. See a full list Money Smart Colorado activities at www.moneysmartcolorado.org/activities.
$2000 Scholarship – Don’t miss it! Money Smart Colorado week is just one reason to be excited for the end of April. This week is also the last week of Financial Literacy Month, and the last week that you can use your Rewards points to enter the $2,000 Annual Education Cents Rewards Scholarship drawing. The deadline to enter the drawing is Monday April 30, 2012 at 11:59 pm MT.
Seniors: Please let Ms. Monteil (in the counseling office) know of any scholarships you have been offered. It is not necessary that you accept the scholarship. This information will be compiled and announced at Senior Night.
The COUNCIL ON INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE is currently looking for families to host a Foreign Exchange student for either one or two semesters. If you are interested, please contact Sue Schwenz at (303) 254-5796 or at email@example.com. You may also visit their website at http://www.ciee.org/highschool
SCOPA (SILVER CREEK ORGANIZATION for PERFORMING ARTS) NEWS
SCOPA Hosts Bingo Every Saturday from 1-3 p.m. at the Longmont Bingo Alley, 640 19th Ave. (Behind Wendy’s on Main St).
If you are a SCOPA parent and would like to support the performing arts by becoming a BINGO volunteer, please call Evonne at 720-320-7142.
Come play Bingo run by the RABC on Wednesdays from 7-9 p.m. at the Longmont
Bingo Alley, 640 19th Ave. (Behind Wendy’s on Main St). Families are
welcome. Silver Creek students have won some of our big games. Please
contact Joan Brundage at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any
questions or would like to volunteer.
School Store silvercreekstore.org
Raptor families, do you need a special gift for your Raptor student? Visit the school store at silvercreekstore.org and place your order. Generally, if the item is in stock, it will be available in the office the following day! It’s easy and your student will love it!!!