Silver Creek High School
Weekly Update for Friday, April 13th
Update from the Principal
Congratulations to our four-time state champion Drumline. This past weekend our Drumline successfully defended their crown and once again have brought home the gold to Silver Creek. What a fantastic achievement!
We are looking for 8-10 senior/junior parent chaperones to assist us with our PROM Dance. If you are the parent of a junior or senior and are interested in serving as a chaperone, please notify the Silver Creek main office at (720)494-3721 or Prom Sponsor Cindi Lindsey at (720)494-3728.
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 a.m.
Please see the following schedule for the day:
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)
**Juniors don’t forget your picture ID, pencils and calculator**
Talk with your math teacher to ensure your calculator is approved for ACT.
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 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.
Slip on your leather jacket, pull on your bobby socks, and fall back to a simpler time as “bad boy” Danny and Sandy, the “girl next door”, fall in love. Join the Silver Creek Theatre Company for the original high-school musical, featuring songs including “You’re the One that I Want,” “Greased Lightnin’,” “Hopelessly Devoted to You,” and “Grease is the Word.”
Evening shows Friday, April 13, and Saturday April 14 at 7 pm
Matinee show on Sunday, April 15 at 2 pm
Ticket price: Adults $12.00 Students $8.00 from Silver Creek.
Tickets may be purchased at the door.
Senior Panoramic Picture
The Senior Class Panoramic Pictures were taken this week.
The deadline for ordering pictures without a late fee is Saturday, April 14th.
For additional information and online ordering, go to BestClassPicture.com.
Please click on the “Picture Taken This Week” button so you aren’t charged a late fee.
Students received order envelopes and extras are in the main office.
Part of every order comes back to our school. Thank you for your support.
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.
This year’s Prom will be held from 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 21st, at the Gatehouse in Lafayette. Tickets are $40 per person or $75 a couple. Prom is open to juniors, seniors and their dates. All students, their parents and guests are required to sign the dance expectation and guest contract. Tickets can be purchased with cash or check (made out to SCHS) during lunches or from Cindi Lindsey in the health office until 2:15 p.m. daily. If you are interested in assisting with set-up, clean-up, chaperoning or have any questions, please contact Cindi Lindsey at 720-494-3728.
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
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.
Raptor Track Pancake Breakfast for Dinner!
The Silver Creek Track Team wants to invite one and all to attend our annual Pancake Breakfast! However, this year we are serving it up for dinner on Friday, April 13th from 5pm-7pm right. This is a fun way to spend an evening with other school families and athletes while raising some money for our track program. The dinner will begin right after practice for our spring athletes and right before SCOPA’s spring performance of the high-school musical classic, Grease. If you are attending the performance, why not begin your evening by dining on delicious pancakes and sausage with us. There will be incredible door prizes including a 46″ flat screen TV and much more! Tickets for the dinner are $5 per person and door prize drawing tickets are $1 each. We look forward to see you all there.
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
Coming April 16th! Vote for the Cow!
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.
Representatives from Johnson and Wales University and from the University of Nebraska @ Lincoln will be here Friday, April 13th, at 9:30 and 1:00 respectively. Please sign up in the counseling office if you are interested in meeting with them.
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.
The Colorado Academy Information Day will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Aurora Central High School, 11700 E. 11th Ave, Aurora, CO 80010. The formal program will begin at 2:00 p.m. and is open to the public. Academy Information Day is an opportunity for potential service academy applicants, parents, teachers, and counselors to receive information from each member of the Colorado congressional delegation, as well as ROTC and the service academies – Air Force Academy, Naval Academy, Military Academy, Merchant Marine Academy and Coast Guard Academy.
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.
Concurrent Enrollment (formerly PSEO)
Any students who will be juniors or seniors during the 2012/2013 school year are potentially eligible to participate in the Concurrent Enrollment program, which allows students to take college courses at either Front Range or CU and get reimbursed for the cost of the tuition. Only courses that aren’t offered at Silver Creek will be eligible and there are additional requirements that must be met in order to be approved. Please contact the student’s respective counselor in order to pick up a copy of the State Agreement form. That form MUST be completed and turned in to the counselor by Wednesday April 18th in order to participate for the Fall semester of 2012.
Elementary and Middle School Tennis Clinic to Benefit Trey
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!!!