Silver Creek High School
Weekly Update for Friday, December 18th
Announcing Silver Creek High School’s New Mission Statement
Silver Creek High School is an inclusive community committed to leadership and excellence in academics, the arts, and athletics.
I want to thank each and every one of you for a fantastic first semester at Silver Creek High School! Our students continue to go above and beyond in their accomplishments and our teachers continue to rise to the occasion in serving our school community.
One only need to open a Longmont Times Call to hear about the wonderful things occurring at Silver Creek. A short list includes a National Merit Semi-Finalist, six out of seven athletic teams making the postseason in the fall, the largest number of All-State Musicians in school history, our band appearing on the nationally syndicated Making Monsters, the first ever student Hackathon, a number one statewide ranking for our school library, a regional victory for our We the People team, and a state championship in football. All worthy accolades further extolling our commitment to the whole child. We also recently improved our ranking in coloradoschoolgrades.com , and narrowly edged other local schools for the top 3A/4A ranking in St. Vrain. All of this is attributable to the dedication of our students, staff and families and the importance that is placed upon education everyday at home and at school.
While our school continues to achieve great heights, we realize that the number one job is maintaining a safe and healthy environment for your children. Please take a moment to reinforce with your child that if he/she sees things that are suspicious, dangerous or uncomfortable, to report any such issue immediately to an adult. Students are also encouraged to use Safe2Tell to anonymously report any malicious behavior.
Our hearts and prayers go out to the fellow children, teachers and community at Sandy Hook Elementary School. And, our dedication to education and providing a healthy and safe environment shines brightly.
We wish your families a restful and peaceful winter break. Let’s make 2013 our best year, yet, at Silver Creek!
FREE Gift Wrapping!
Dear Silver Creek parents and extended family,
Given how busy all of you are, we’d like to offer to take at least one task off your plate this holiday season. The Silver Creek chapter of the National Honor Society will be providing free gift wrapping in the Silver Creek Commons on Wednesday, December 19th, from 5 – 8 p.m. All you have to do is bring your presents in, since we’ll have all the wrapping paper, bows, ribbon, etc. to make them look beautiful. If you decide that you’d like to make a donation for this service, we’d be happy to accept anything you care to give, and we’ll donate that money directly to A Woman’s Work (www.awomanswork.org), a wonderful Longmont non-profit that provides emergency financial assistance to local women and their families. Please feel free to contact Michael Sardinia at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. Thanks and Happy Holidays!!
Open weekly, Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
School Store’s inventory is filling up. Be sure to check out our website. You can order online, then pick up at the School Store any Thursday between 10:20 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., or stop by and shop in person.
This year’s SVVSD Financial Aid Night is scheduled for Wednesday, January 16, 6-7 p.m. in English and from 7-8 p.m. in Spanish, @ the Longmont HS Auditorium. All students and parents are encouraged to attend – it’s never too early to start planning for how to pay for college!
Topics to be discussed are:
- Types of financial aid
- How to qualify for financial aid from colleges
- The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form and how to process it
- How to find scholarships
- The unveiling of the 2013 St. Vrain Local Scholarship List (25+ scholarships sponsored by local organizations and businesses)
Concessions help for Basketball
Concessions has slots available for volunteers to work both boys & girls basketball games. Please see the link to sign up. If a slot has a name in the “activity” slot, then only someone willing to work for that activity can work that slot. All blank activity slots are open for anyone to take. Please note that the money you earn can go to After Prom as well as any other activity. It is a really fun and easy way to help our school. If you have any questions, please email or call me. We are still seeking someone or a group of people who would want to take concessions over for the next school year. Contact me as well if you are interested. It truly is a great way to get to know your kids school & everyone within the school. Thank you. Kaydene Hubert
After Prom Committee/Volunteers Needed:
Our After Prom Committee is currently looking for volunteers/committee members for After Prom. Prom this year is May 4th, 2013 so we need to get started. Please contact Lisa Eutsler if you are interested in any of the following groups.
After Prom Committee:
Set up/Clean up
Lisa Eutsler can be reached at email@example.com or (303) 250-5329.
Please Clean Out Your Closets and Send Us Your Shoes
Once again, Silver Creek is sponsoring a SHOE DRIVE to benefit SOLES4SOULS! This American based community service organization supplies shoes to people in need in over 127 countries on 5 continents! Over 300 million children around the world are without shoes. New and gently used shoes are sent directly to distribution hubs. Old shoes considered “ONE MAN’S TRASH AND ANOTHER MAN’S TREASURE” are used in an exciting initiative to help break the cycle of poverty. They are donated to micro-enterprise programs and generated into recycled materials for local entrepreneurs to re-sell or trade for goods in their communities. For many, this can mean the difference between life and death. So take this opportunity to dig up your unwanted … too big … or too small … flip flops, crocs, high heels, dress shoes, slippers, boots, cleats, or sneakers and load up our collection boxes. We’ll even be happy to take all those OLD STINKY ones! Please keep them in pairs by tying them together or securing them with a rubber band. Thanks for your help!
SOLES4SOULS Changing the World, One Pair at a Time. Check out the flyer for more information.
Etch your support of Silver Creek into stone! The Silver Creek Education Foundation is building better classrooms one brick at a time, using beautiful Colorado Red Sandstone. Ensure your piece of SC immortality and get in on the initial offering at the most prime location, as we begin replacement of our front walkway with the engraved sandstone. CELEBRATE YOUR GRADUATING SENIOR WITH A BRICK OF HIS OR HER OWN. Click on the following LINK to the Brick-Buy-Brick brochure. Brick samples are on display in the main office.
We want you as an RABC member! Join during this Fall Membership Drive!
Your membership will help us to update athletic equipment, subsidize
student clubs and continue providing excellent activities and athletic opportunities
for our kids.
Your membership means a great deal to our school as we face declining revenue and budgets for our schools. Membership cost is only $20 per family per year.
If you are at all interested in being the Concessions CEO for the 2013-2014 school year, please contact Kaydene Hubert @ firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-845-2290. We would like to start training asap for this open position.
Entertainment (coupon) Books $10
It is snow season! Buy an E-book and save $$ skiing this ski season
Copper Mountain: 2 for 1 lift ticket (4 coupons)
Copper Mountain: $69 Adult lift ticket, $49 Child lift ticket
Granby Ranch: $40 lift ticket (3 coupons)
Loveland Ski: $10 off lift ticket (2)
Loveland Ski: Free child lift ticket with purchase of adult ticket (2 coupons)
Sunlight Resort: $35 Adult lift ticket Winter Park: $79 Adult lift ticket (2 coupons)
Winter Park: $62 Adult lift ticket – early season, before Dec.
14th (2 coupons)
Winter Park: $62 Adult lift ticket – late season, after April 1 (2 coupons)
Winter Park: $49 Child lift ticket (2 coupons)
Available at silvercreekstore.org OR school store on Thursday 10-1
BINGO on Wednesday nights at 7 p.m.Gather some friends and neighbors and play Bingo at the Longmont Bingo Alley at 640 19th Ave. It’s LOTS OF FUN and the proceeds support all activities at Silver Creek High. “Silver Creek” Bingo night is EVERY Wednesday at 7 pm. Hope to see you there!
Bingo is a huge fundraiser for our school and our athletic department. We operate Bingo every Wednesday night and need workers from 5:30 until about 9:00 at the Longmont Bingo hall, 640 19th Avenue, Longmont, CO 80501.
SCOPA (Silver Creek Organization for the Performing Arts) supports the staff and students of Silver Creek through fundraising and volunteer opportunities.
SCOPA Bingo times are: Saturdays from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. and Sundays from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Bingo Alley near Main and 19th Street.
For more exciting news about the performing arts go to SCOPANEWS.ORG!