Silver Creek High School
Weekly Update for Friday, April 20th
Update from the Principal
I would like to thank all of our parents and community businesses who have stepped forward to make Prom and After Prom successful events. Information upon donations is below and your help is greatly appreciated.
Prom and After Prom are being held this Saturday night 4/21/2012. All students and their guests who attend Prom may attend After Prom, which will be held at Silver Creek from 12:00 a.m. until 3:00 a.m., free of charge. All Silver Creek juniors and seniors may attend After Prom, free of charge, regardless of their attendance at Prom. Freshmen and sophomores who have attended Prom may also attend After Prom, free of charge.
Mark the date as all juniors in the state of Colorado will be taking the ACT (free of charge) on Tuesday, April 24. Juniors will take the test at Silver Creek High School. No lunch will be provided on this day. Buses will run on a schedule that is 4.25 hours later than normal, thus arriving at SCHS at 11:30 am.
Please see the following schedule for 4/24/12 at SCHS:
7:00-7:15 am………….All juniors arrive at the usual time
7:15-7:30 am…………Students check in with identification to testing rooms
7:30-11:15 am……….Junior ACT Testing
11:30 am………………Junior Dismissal – Buses arrive with Freshmen, Sophomores, Seniors
12:00-12:30 pm……..5th Block (Freshmen, Sophomores, Seniors)
12:35-1:05 pm……….6th Block (Freshmen, Sophomores, Seniors)
1:10-1:40 pm…………7th Block (Freshmen, Sophomores, Seniors)
1:45-2:15 pm…………8th Block (Freshmen, Sophomores, Seniors)
BUSES RUN 4:25 HOURS LATE ON 4/24/12
**Juniors, don’t forget your picture ID, pencils and calculator**
Talk with your math teacher to ensure your calculator is approved for ACT.
It’s time to vote for our cow in the Lucerne Art of Dairy 2012 Contest! Click here to vote now for our own Lindsay Droege (Class of 2012), who is one of nine finalists of 9,300 entries nationwide. Please click on the link to watch her video of creating the cow! YouTube: watch her video! Vote early and vote often as our school is in the final running for $20,000 in support of our Fine Arts program.
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
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.
FREE FREE After Prom FREE FREE
FREE FREE FREE for all Juniors, Seniors and their prom dates. You do NOT need to attend Prom to attend After Prom. Wear comfortable clothes!!!!! We will have a Velcro Wall, inflatable obstacle course, Minute to Win It games, Photo Booth, Casino, ping pong, the latest electronic games, food, and TONS OF PRIZES!!!! Don’t miss this great opportunity to have fun with your peers! Midnight until 3 a.m.
Parents, if you can provide the following, please let Annie Simboski know. PresidentRABC@gmail.com
1. Pulled pork in a crock pot
2. Cookies, veggies, finger food
3. 6 Black jack dealers
4. Help with the food during After Prom
5. Set up on Friday Night 5 p.m.-10 p.m. (we give National Honor Society volunteer hours!!)
6. Set up on Saturday noon – ? (we give National Honor Society volunteer hours!!!)
7. Tear down at 3 a.m.
8. $$ and gift cards
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
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 .
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!!!
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!
ACT Preparation Materials
The Longmont Public Library has lots of free practice tests in Learning Express for ACT, SAT, PSAT, as well as preparation for US citizenship and much more!
Here are directions to the library (tell your students- they’ll need their library number!):
Bolder Boulder Racers
Thinking about running the Bolder Boulder this year? If so, registering through the SC BBRacers group will save SC students $22 on the registration fee. Both SC students, family members and friends can register through the group so that you can get in the same wave, if desired. Please contact Ms. Rossman (email@example.com) or Mr. Smedley (firstname.lastname@example.org) to receive the necessary information. The registration deadline to receive the discount is Friday, April 20. We will also be running after school on Mondays and Wednesdays. Let us know if you’d like to train with us and we’ll keep you posted.
Friends and Family of Seniors!
Friends and Family of Seniors!
Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to remind your seniors how extraordinary they are. The senior issue of The Talon Tribune, Silver Creek’s student-run newspaper, will be distributed to all students on Monday, May 14, and we will be including special notes to seniors from their families and friends.
You can buy a…
2 by 4.5 message with text: $15
4 by 4.5 message with text, photo, graphics (your choice): $25
6 by 4.5 message with text, photo, graphics (your choice): $40
If you are interested in buying a senior ad, forms are available in the Silver Creek front office or by clicking here. You may also contact Jamie Neufeld, the Tribune’s newspaper advisor, at email@example.com. Also, if you’re interested in buying a bigger-sized advertisement, then you can do so upon request to Jamie Neufeld at her e-mail address.
You can either pay with cash or a check. Make checks payable to SCHS. You can personally deliver your senior advertisement to the front desk at Silver Creek, or you can mail your advertisement to Silver Creek High School, 4901 Nelson Road, Longmont, CO 80503.
Sign-up for senior advertisements will end on April 24, 2012.
News From the Art Department
Vote for the Astro Cow! You can vote an unlimited amount of times. Go to www.artofdiary.com, or click this link. There’s is a lot at STEAK here! Go Vote!!!
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.
Junior Leadership Opportunity: Girls and Boys State
The American Legion and its Auxiliary are offering a fun filled week for juniors! Girls: Columbine Girls State will be held June 10-15, at Western State College, Gunnison, CO. Boys: Colorado Boys State will be held June 3-9, at CSU-Pueblo, Pueblo, CO. Both options provide an opportunity to learn about government, test your leadership skills and make friends from all across the state. College credit is also available. Applications and contact info for Girls and Boys State programs are available from SCHS US Gov’t teachers and in the Counseling Office and are due Apr. 19th.
The 2012 Denver Spring College Fair, a Rocky Mountain Association for College Admission Counseling (RMACAC) and Colorado Council for High School/College Relations (CCHS/CR) co-sponsored event will be held at the University of Denver, Daniel L. Ritchie Athletic Center, Gates Field House, Sunday, April 22, 2012, 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
A flier for counselors, students and parents can be found at http://www.rmacac.org/media/docs/9a7de3af23208e5b70c6af188ccc1afb.pdf.
Summer School 2012 – Students interested in summer school for 2012 please click on the following link to find out more information about registration and classes offered.
A Representative from Grand Canyon University in Arizona will be here on Thursday, April 26th at 11:30. Sign up in the counseling office if you are interested in meeting with her.
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.
Athletic/Activity — Parent Volunteers Needed
Athletic/Activity parents we need your help!!!! A great big thank you to Kevin and Joan Brundage, Andrea Kreitman and Shirlee Adolfson for their tireless support of Raptor Activity Booster Club through their sponsorship of BINGO! With students graduating this year we need to find a few parents who can help us continue BINGO.
We need your help! We are looking for 2-3 new general managers to help Pam Prinz with BINGO. We are also looking for 9-10 volunteers to help serve as volunteers to help with sessions. Please contact Kevin or Joan Brundage at firstname.lastname@example.org or Annie Simboski at email@example.com or (303)545-5150.
Did you know that contributions to the RABC from BINGO for the last two years was more than $90,000? Did you know that BINGO is the biggest fundraiser for RABC and our school? Did you know that BINGO proceeds have gone to purchasing the following: Medical Supplies for the Athletic Trainers, Soccer Goal & Nets, Volleyball Standards, School Marquee, Flag, Pole at the Athletic Field, Technology for the School Newspaper, Staff Appreciation Gifts & Meals, Windscreens, Posts & Nets for Boy & Girls Tennis Teams, Protective Screens & Nets for the Baseball and Softball Teams, Electronic Headsets for Football and many more great additions?
Officers for Booster Club (RABC)
At our meeting on Monday, April 23rd at 6 p.m. in the library, we will be voting on our Booster Officers for next year. If you would like to be an officer, please contact Annie Simboski at presidentRABC@gmail.com. There are 2 officer positions available:
Secretary (involves takes notes during meetings and distributes to all members, types agenda, huge help to President)
Treasurer (keeps track of all finances for RABC, writes checks to clubs, pays taxes, keeps everything legal, uses Quickbooks).
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.
JOIN the BOOSTER CLUB!!! Only $20
RABC – Next Booster meeting is Monday, April 23rd @ 6:00 p.m.
The Booster Club sponsors all Clubs and Sports in the school. Please join and support all of the fabulous activities happening at Silver Creek.
RABC Hosts Bingo Every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m.!
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!!!
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