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Week of October 14-18

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This year all K-5 teachers in Roseville City School District adopted a new writing curriculum by Lucy Calkins.  Our students are enjoying their daily writing experiences. It's been so fun walking through classrooms and seeing this curriculum develop for our students from Kindergarten all the way up through our 5th grade classrooms. Today I had the opportunity to sit with 1st grade students sharing their Writer's Workshop stories with their peers and some parent volunteers.  Their ideas are endless and the details they add to their stories are so creative! 

We are looking forward to our Fall Festival this evening at Diamond Creek from 5-8 PM! There will be games, food and family fun for our students! This is a community event that we look forward to each year.  Our Book Fair will also remain open throughout the evening. We hope to see you there!


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Diamond Creek Student News



Upcoming Dates:
10/17 - Village Meeting
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Week of October 7-11

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Hello Diamond Creek Families!

We had another great week at Diamond Creek! 

Our 4th grade students were able to experience "A Touch of Understanding".  Throughout the day, students had the opportunity to experience life from the perspective of a variety of disabilities.  Students were able to practice writing in Braille, drive a wheelchair, understand the sounds and senses of autism, and more.  This is a wonderful experience for our students.  Students also have the opportunity to hear stories from a variety of speakers who have different disabilities.  We look forward to this experience for our 4th grade students each year.

On Thursday, we had a Village Rally.  Honhulu students and staff led our rally and reintroduced Habit #1: I'm in Charge of Me.  Along with Habit #1, we discussed two essentials. Be Responsible for Your Trash and Move Around Respectfully and Safely.   We will be focusing on this Habit and these two essentials through the month.  Linked belo…

Week of September 30-October 4

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WEEKLY NEWS

Hello Diamond Creek Families!

We hope your child(ren) had a great week at Diamond Creek! We had more fun learning experiences in our medical room and glow room with reading, writing and math! We had sentence surgery going on, glow word problems and more!

It's hard to believe we are already at the midway point of Trimester #1.  Progress Reports will be coming home today.  If you have questions or concerns related to the progress reports, our classroom teachers are more than happy to answer those questions or meet with you for further discussion.

Our next Village Rally is coming up this Thursday, October 3rd! We will be reviewing Habit #1: I'm in Charge of Me along with a few of our essentials.  Students are encouraged to wear their Village T-shirt or color!

Diamond Creek Student News

Upcoming Dates:
10/2 - Walk to School Day - Students are encouraged to walk to bike to school!
10/2 - Skate Night 6-8 PM @ Roller King
10/3 - Village Rally
10/7-10/11 - Book Fair!!
10/11 - FAL…

Week of September 23-27

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Hello Diamond Creek Families!

We hope your student(s) came home excited and pumped up about their learning on Thursday. We started off the day with Mr. Carlos and his live band playing some awesome music for us to start the day off rockin' together! You may have heard - but our staff even had a surprise dance all planned and choreographed for our students.

The rest of the day was filled with rigorous learning in our classrooms which were transformed into a medical lab, glow room and book cafe.  Check out the pictures below to see the amazing learning done throughout the day. The students were highly engaged in math and reading throughout the day.

Each week we have a student leadership group that films our Student News which is broadcasted each Monday to our students.  Click on the link below to check out our student news crew and what's happening at Diamond Creek!

Diamond Creek Student News



Upcoming Dates:
9/26 - WATCH D.O.G.S. Pizza Night 5-6 PM - Information Below
9/…

Week of September 16-20

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Hello Diamond Creek Families!

Our students had a wonderful day at our annual Walk-a-Thon today! Students were walking 30, 40 and even 50 plus laps! There was dancing, high fives and lots of cheering! A huge thank you to Traci Petrie, Jessica Weston and Mrs. Sydow along with all of our volunteers who helped us make this event a success for our students and staff.  We truly appreciate your support.

There's still time to collect Walk-a-Thon donations!  Envelopes are due Thursday, September 19th and 99 Pledges will be open through September 26th!

THIS THURSDAY is ROCK YOUR SCHOOL DAY at Diamond Creek. We will be starting the day with an All School Rally to start out our day together "Rockin".  Thursday will also be our first spirit day - ROCKSTAR DAY - students can dress like rockstars if they choose!  Our day will be filled with engaging, rigorous learning experiences for our students through a variety of learning environments. We can't wait!



Upcoming Dates:
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September 9-13

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Hello Diamond Creek Families!

We had our first Village Meeting this week! Students were able to meet and greet students in their Village.  We learned new names, welcomed new teammates to our Villages and practiced our Village chants! We are working very hard on giving eyeballs and handshakes and responding to people when they ask us questions.  Hopefully you are noticing these behaviors at home as well!

Our 15th Annual Walk-a-Thon is THIS WEEK!! THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th!! Thank you all for your support at home with this fundraiser.   In the past our Walk-a-Thon has helped us buy Chromebook Carts, iPads and outfit every classroom at Diamond Creek with Apple TVs and 72 inch TVs for projection.  Last year, our Walk-a-Thon also helped us launch our Villages system building wide and we are so excited to continue this great work at Diamond Creek!  Thank you for your support.


Upcoming Dates:
9/11 - Site Council Meeting 3:30 (Library)
9/12 - Walk-a-Thon
9/13 - No School - Staff Develo…

September 2-6

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Hello Diamond Creek Families - We had a great week of learning at Diamond Creek! As I'm walking through classrooms, students are definitely into the routine and deep into learning. 

We will have our first Village Meeting this Thursday, September 5th.  Please have students wear their Village T-shirt or Village color.   We will be doing some team building activities within our Villages.  Students are working very hard on giving eye contact, responding to questions and asking others questions! They are doing an incredible job at school with these habits and we hope you are noticing them at home as well.

A reminder there is no school on Monday - enjoy the three day holiday weekend!


Upcoming Dates:
9/2 - Labor Day - No School
9/11 - Site Council Meeting 3:30 (Library)
9/12 - Walk-a-Thon
9/13 - No School - Staff Development
9/17 - Chipotle Dine & Donate
9/26 - WATCH D.O.G.S. Pizza Night 5-6 PM - Information Below
10/2 - Skate Night 6-8 PM @ Roller King
10/11 - FALL FESTIVAL!!!! 



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