SCHS Weekly Update for December 15, 2017

 Silver Creek High School

Weekly Update for Friday,December 15, 2017





Principal’s Update 12/12/17





*Winter Break* December 18 – January 1st




All Schedule changes for second semester are due by December 14th.  Check your infinite campus or school email for details!

2018-2019 Registration Information for ALL students

     For: class of 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022

  • Be aware of Special Programs and Application classes – link to site.

    • Notice: CDC & IC (Innovation Center) registration window is December 14 – January 28.

    • Most all other Special Program and Application class registration window is: January 16-30.

  • Teachers will recommend your core classes (English, Science, Social Studies, and Math) in January, so be sure that you are having those conversations with your teachers now.

  • Read the Registration Website. It can be accessed by going to the Silver Creek Website, clicking on Academics, and then on Registration 2018-2019.



November Attendance Drawing:


    • Regal Theatre Tickets – Teagan Allman

    • Parry’s Pizza – Meghna Ravi

    • One Week Chick Fil A – Amanda Throckmorton

    • 3 Days of Subway – Jacob Gambirasi

    • Parry’s – Barb Norrbom]

    • King Soopers – Kirsten Viera

    • Chick Fil A  – Samantha Smith

  • An attendance fact….The academic impact of missing school is the same whether the absences are excused or unexcused.

  • Thank you to our students who attend regularly! “Every Class. Every Day.” – It’s important!

Raptor of the Month Students and Staff Member for December.

Congratulations go to the following students:

  • 9th Grade: Julia Levy

  • 10th Grade: Caden Kerr

  • 11th Grade: Richard Keck

  • 12th Grade: Jesse Garnes

  • And – to Mr. Steve McNichols

  • Partnering with Village of the Peaks, All Raptors of the month will have their picture digitally displayed at Village of the Peaks as well as the Silver Creek website. They will also receive a gift card.

  • Nomination link for Teacher of the Month is now open. You will find it housed under quick links on the Silver Creek website. However, here is the link.





A Day of Excellence: An Inside View of Education in Our Community

On Saturday, January 20, spend the day deepening your knowledge of district operations and celebrate the achievements of our students, teachers, staff and partners who have transformed  St. Vrain Valley Schools into a national model for excellence in public education.

Register now >> (link to


Day Of Excellence Flyer English

Day Of Excellence Flyer Spanish







December 15, 2017

Our Mission: To support a culture of excellence for all students through enhanced academic and leadership opportunities

SCEF awarded over $21,000 in grants to programs at Silver Creek High School so far this year! Thanks to those that DONATE money, SPONSOR events, DINE at Chipotle and USE their King Soopers card!  Check for updates on our website on what is being funded!  
So many great things are happening at our school!

SAVE THE DATE!!!  SCEF GALA EVENT is Saturday, APRIL 14, 2018  at the
One of Longmont’s newest and most beautiful new venues!
Look for information in the next couple of months for ways to: Volunteer, Sponsor and buy Tickets!

SCEF meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 7:30am in the Main Office Conference Room.
The next meeting is Wednesday, January 10, 2018

We need your help!  We need MORE people carrying and loading their KING SOOPERS CARDS!  These are huge GROCERY months and GIFT CARD BUYING seasons!

Make sure you are loading your cards and so that we get

5% back to SCEF and our classrooms!

It’s FREE to you and great money toward our school!

Contact Teresa Flanagan by email or give her a call at 404-202-2048. If you have an expired card (unloaded for 90 days) we will gladly get you another. Easiest way to help support and fund the great work at Silver Creek!

If you ‘d like more information, please visit us online at:

LIKE US on Facebook

Email us at

A safe and wonderful Holiday Season to you all, Happy New Year and see you all in 2018!




Counseling/Registrar Office Alphabet A-EL  Alphabet EM-LA  Alphabet LE-RI  Alphabet RO-Z






Be sure to support our Raptor Athletes!

Find Sports Calendars and important information for each sport on their pages on the  Athletics Website

In order to tryout or practice for Silver Creek Athletics, the following items must be completed:

  1. Complete the Online Registration Form.

  2. Submit the SVVSD Student Medical History and Screening form  (or a similar Doctor’s office form) with an authorized physician’s signature clearing the student for athletic participation.  Physicals are valid for one full year (365 days from date of last physical). Please make sure your form has the following: Dr.s signature and date of physical.

  3. In order to submit your completed physical form please bring to the Athletic Secretary or  scan and email a copy to Yvonne Elder ( or fax to (720-494-3730).

  4. Pay the SVVSD Athletic Participation Fee $150 – Pay by credit card at the time of online registration or bring a check/cash into the main office. Please make checks payable to Silver Creek HS.



Communicating Attendance

Communication between schools, teachers, families, students and the district is an essential part of fostering high levels of student growth and achievement. Supporting better attendance through communication is one important way that schools and families can foster increased student engagement and academic success.

Read more >>  (link to




Attendance Direct Line:  Lois Davis  720-494-3738

  • Excusing An Absence

  • Arrangements to get your student a pass to leave for an appointment

  • Extended Absence Forms

Students who become ill during class must ask their teacher to be excused the Health Office




Mathematics Department:

All teachers in the Mathematics Department offer help outside of class time.  Please consult your student’s teacher via syllabus, website, or email to find out what time(s) s/he is available.

Math Club meets Thursdays from 2:40 pm – 3:40 pm in Room E206.  We are currently in our Math Madness competition season.




Naviance Information

Students and parents, please take advantage of Naviance, made available to all Silver Creek students by the SCHS Education Foundation.  Naviance is an excellent tool that provides students with many opportunities to make a successful transition between high school, college and career.  Please view the link below for instructional videos on how to log-in and use the colleges and careers features, and access mini-lessons that help students learn more about their own interests and aptitudes, as well as all the pathways available to them in high school and beyond.  LINK to Naviance Information.





Paying Class Fees

Parents, Class Fees are  available to view on Infinite Campus.You may pay them through RevTrack or payments will be accepted in the office .





School Lunch

Information for Parent Organizations

Policies for Outside Foods Served in District Schools (click here)

Bake Sales (click here)

Colorado Beverage Guidelines (click here)

Colorado Competitive Food Guidelines (click here)

Online Applications

Pre-Payment Options

Please take advantage of the options to prepay your student’s meal accounts. Prepaid meal accounts help the lunch lines go faster and give students more time to eat, relax, and play. It also gives you peace of mind — not having to worry about looking for lunch money every day or having to worry that it might get lost or used for things other than lunch.

Meal Charging Guidelines – It is very important to keep you child’s account current. If you have any questions about the account, please call your child’s school kitchen manager.

Online Payments

MY School Bucks now can be used to make online payments to your student’s lunch account quickly, easily and securely. Online payments are a simple, safe and secure way to make payments to your students account 24 hours a day at your convenience.

Click here to make prepayments to your child’s meal account online anytime at!

Send Check or Cash

You can always bring money personally or send it with your student. Please place it in an envelope marked clearly with your student’s name, their ID #, the $ amount and the check #. Turn in prepaid deposits to the cafeteria cashier(s) or school office.

Download and Print Out a pre-formatted #10 Envelope for making Deposits





Student Handbook iBook Edition:

Student Handbook.





Infinite Campus Tutorial

Infinite Campus is a great resource for parents to check grades, homework assignments, attendance, fees, and much more.  Click here for more information.  If you are having trouble logging in to Infinite Campus or RevTrak, our Help Desk can help.  Contact them at 303-702-7730.





Approved Flyers for December






Attached you will find a MS Word Document that reiterates to parents that student bus passes are required to be stored and kept in a safe place over the summer to avoid their loss, and the subsequent cost of a replacement pass.  In addition, the letter also talks about the implementation of Zpass+, a notification system which sends time and location messages via phone text to parents when their student scans on and off the bus.  This is a great program that provides another level of safety and security for the students of SVVSD.  Parents are truly going to love this new functionality.  The system is currently active and ready for parents to sign up for an account and begin receiving these valuable text notifications.

Z Pass+ information – In an effort to better serve you, we are implementing a program called Z Pass+ this year.  This free program will allow parents to receive text and/or email notifications via their smartphone whenever their student scans on or off the bus.  This technology is invaluable, and provides an additional layer of safety and security for District students utilizing transportation services.  The following link has directions on how to sign up.

Please open the following link for more important bus information.


In English & Espanol

    Important Bus Pass Information for Parents of Students Riding the Bus     

Students only receive one free bus pass.  For a replacement pass, please contact the Bus Pass coordinator by sending an email to bus or calling 303-702-7540.  The replacement cost for lost, stolen and/or mutilated bus passes is $5.00 and shows up as fee under your student’s name in Infinite Campus.  New students to the district or new to riding the bus may pick up their bus passes at the Main Office of the school they will be attending.





Low Cost Health Insurance

Students who are 18 and graduating may be eligible for FREE and LOW-COST HEALTH INSURANCE until their 19th birthdays! This health insurance is available through Medicaid and CHP+ and enrollment occurs right here through St Vrain Valley School District.  Once children turn 18 and are no longer in school, Medicaid no longer counts parent income towards the child’s eligibility!  Please call The Healthy Kids Initiative at 720-722-1454 to see if your kids qualify today!

Los estudiantes que tienen 18 años y están por graduar de preparatoria podrían ser elegibles para obtener SEGURO MÉDICO GRATUITO O A BAJO PRECIO hasta que cumplan 19 años!  Este seguro médico es proporcionado por parte de los programas del gobierno Medicaid y CHP+.  Cuando un joven cumple 18 años y no está asistiendo a la escuela, Medicaid no toma en cuenta el ingreso de los padres! Por favor llame al programa de Niños Saludables al 720-722-1454 para informarse si sus niños son elegibles hoy!

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