The Stallion Scoop: 27Sep18

The Stallion Scoop: 27Sep18
Posted on 09/27/2018
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fun run

Another successful Fun Run at CTE - with all proceeds going to fund primary technology in the classrooms.

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run club

The CTE running club completed its last leg during the Fun Run on September 25th - great job runners!

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PSP NEWS Annual Fun Run: Tuesday was a beautiful day for the Fun Run! Our students ran a total of 12,992 laps! That's 812 miles! Mrs. Briese class won Best Spirit with their classroom full of mustaches and they ran the most laps on average for the primary grades. Mrs. Tyler's class ran the most laps on average for the intermediate grades. Now it's time to keep raising funds and then turn them in next Tuesday, October 2nd. Remember that donations can be made online! Thank you for supporting our school! Dinners for Conference Nights: It’s that time of year again to treat our teacher to some yummy food and treats! On October 2nd & 4th we will need parents to sign up to bring in food, drinks and other items to make our teachers feel appreciated! - October 2nd we will doing school yard BBQ theme - October 4th we will be doing a Mexican theme. There are several items which we will need to make these nights go off without a hitch! Please sign up for whatever you can! And don’t forget we will need some Vegetarian options as well! Please make or bring enough of each item for 20-30 people! Box Tops: You should have received Box Tops collection bags in your students' folders this week! The collection has started and, as some Box Tops will expire November 1, please feel free to send in what you have by October 26th. We have to tally and mail them before they expire. Competition will still take place in Jan/Feb and any box tops turned in prior to that will count towards your students' totals! Thank you for supporting our school!

FROM TECH - ANNA HYLTON PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES - 1-5Oct18 - visit this link to sign up for parent/teacher conferences. 1. no log-in required! 2. just click on the teacher's name - use the Register for Multiple Conferences link if you want to find a common time for all of your students 3. chose the date of conference 4. chose the time of conference - click Sign Up 5. fill in the required information 6. click Sign Up for your Conference at the bottom optional - use the Add to my Personal Calendar link

Please contact Anna Hylton with any questions.


WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 3rd, 5:30-8:30pm WHERE: 9195 Cresthill Lane, Highlands Ranch, CO MORE INFORMATION: Get Educated: Youth Mental Health and WellnesS Cresthill Middle School - The Commons Free Registration - click here
* Listen to a parent’s perspective on raising a child with a mental disorder * Learn important facts/statistics about mental disorders and the basic biology of mental disorders * Learn about the adolescent brain and teen substance use * Learn to identify unhealthy adolescent behavior * Learn what treatments are available for mental disorders and the steps to take to access treatment * Connect with experts and resources in mental health * Talk one-on-one with mental health professionals * 2 CE credits offered * Light refreshments included

For more information, click here.

FROM THE AP - ROBIN HUNT Thanks to all those families who participated in National Walk to School Day! It was a huge success with about half of our students participating. Safety First This past Wednesday we practiced our Lockdown procedures. It’s unfortunate that we need these precautions, but it’s important that our community knows that we have a plan in case we have an unsafe situation within the building. Students and staff did an excellent job during the drill. We focused on our safety plan rather than all the “what if” scenarios. The expectations during a Lockdown are: doors locked, lights out, everyone out of sight. Here is more information if you are interested. Lost and Found Lost and Found will be out in the front lobby all of next week. We will be donating anything left after Friday, October 5th at 4pm, to charity. Please come look through all the lost items so many might be found! Academic Excellence Last Friday, September 21st, while your students were home for the day, our teachers were hard at work learning ways to teach and assess writing. Teachers learned the strategies and structures related to teaching expository writing using our writing curriculum, Write From the Beginning and Beyond. They also looked over writing samples and our assessment rubric to ensure they were all using the same grading practices. It was a wonderful day of learning and our teachers started using the information they learned on Monday. It was a great day and we thank you for any sacrifices you made to make it happen! Spirit Week Spirit Week was a great success. We raised funds to support families in need within our Cherokee Trail community. Thanks for your donations! Student Council StuCo is selling candy bars to raise money for the charity work they will be doing this week. World’s Finest Chocolate candy bars are $1.00. Please consider purchasing one to support Student Council.

What's Happening at CTE (calendar)
1-5-Oct Conference Week 
1-Oct EPIC Assembly  2:45 - 3:15pm
2-Oct Picture Retakes - Music Room  9am - 1pm
2-Oct Late Conference Night  4 - 7pm
4-Oct 5th Grade Ameritowne Field Trip  9am - 2:30pm
4-Oct Film Club - Library  3:30 - 4:15pm
8-12-Oct NO SCHOOL - Fall Break 
15-Oct Hearing Re-Checks Tier 2  9:30am - 2pm

The Principal Chronicles return ... Seems like we have fundraiser information coming out of our ears these days. We just finished our annual Fun Run at CTE and our kids were pretty excited to show me how many laps they had completed. They all did such a good job and I was extremely proud of them. If you are still looking to donate, we are still taking donations for a few more days. As of now, we need to purchase some iPads for our K-1 students. We had to return a bunch of our K-1 iPads recently because they were so old they would no longer connect to our District servers and our youngest students do so much better with touchscreens than they do with Chromebooks. Anything helps, and please know how much we appreciate the support. On the home front, there isn't much going on. I am just now catching up on the sleep I lost at Outdoor Ed. It is amazing now that I am super old, how long it takes my body to recover from lack of sleep. As my oldest would say, "I am no spring chicken anymore." That is it for this week, stay tuned for next week when I may or may not have some witty insight into what is happening at CTE. Until next time when the Principal Chronicles continues....

  • Chaparral Wrestling Club - flyer
  • Stone Canyon is partnering with the Zoology Foundation to offer a NEW fall break camp
  • Drawing Classes from Young Rembrandts - flyer
  • after school Spanish at CTE
  • Strategic Kids Chess at CTE
  • Strategic Kids LEGO at CTE


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