October 15-19

WEEKLY NEWS

It's been an exciting week at Diamond Creek leading up to our Fall Festival on Friday.  Our classrooms have some amazing pumpkins to share and our students have been pumped about visiting the Book Fair to find new books to read. 

Our 3rd grade students visited the Maidu Museum this week and came back excited to share about their learning and adventures. 

Our 2nd through 5th grade students will be taking the iReady diagnostic for the 2nd time this year anytime from now through October 31st. This is a diagnostic assessment that allows us to measure progress in ELA and Math for each student and plan intervention and instruction which is appropriate to each student's individual needs. 

On Wednesday, we will have our next Village meeting.  Our meeting focus will also be on Habit #1: I'm in Charge of Me which we kicked off at our rally a few weeks ago.  Students have been working hard to remember our Essential: Be Responsible for Your Trash.  We hope you are noticing these habits and essentials we are teaching at home as well!  I have had many compliments from visitors and parents of how well our students are doing at greeting people and using "eyeballs and handshakes".  Our Habits posters are again linked below if you would like to use these in your homes as well.

Habit #1 - I'm in Charge of Me (AND Habits #2 & #3)


STEM Challenge: Building structures with specific materials & specific guidelines


W.A.T.C.H. DOGS - 
We have officially kicked off W.A.T.C.H. DOGS for the 2nd year at Diamond Creek. Any Dads and Father Figures that would like to volunteer in our school for day, we would love to have you helping our teachers and helping us with school safety.  Information on W.A.T.C.H. Dogs is linked below as well as a sign up for open days!

W.A.T.C.H. DOG Information Slides

W.A.T.C.H. DOG Sign up Link

Check out our Diamond Creek Student News that is filmed and produced by our Student News Leadership Group!

Diamond Creek Student News


Walk to School Day on Wednesday!!



Village T-shirts
If you would like extra T-shirts for your child for our Village days, please fill out the form linked below and return to our school office.

Order Form 

Village Meeting & Rally Dates
Click HERE for all of our Village Rally and Meeting dates for the 2018-19 school year.  Our Meetings and Rallys occur on Wednesdays and are from 11:00-11:30.  On these days students are encouraged to wear their Village T-shirt or their Village color.

Village Names & Details 
Click HERE for a list of all of our Village names, their descriptions and what they all represent! Look for more information on our Village to come soon on our Diamond Creek website.

Upcoming Dates:
10/1 - 10/21 - Online Book Fair
10/8 - 10/31 - iRead Diagnostic Window for Students in Grade 2-5
10/17 - Village Meeting
10/17 - Dine & Donate - Rubio's
10/26 - Sports Day
11/1 - No School
11/2 - No School 
11/5-11/9 - Parent/Teacher Conferences (Early Dismissal Week)
11/12 - No School
11/14 - Panera Dine & Donate
11/19-11/23 - Thanksgiving Break 
11/30 - Pajama Day!

A Touch of Understanding visited our 4th grade students last week


Love & Logic
Love and Logic opportunities for parents! 

Love & Logic Information - English

Love & Logic Information - Spanish

PTC Newsletter
The welcome PTC newsletter is now available!

Diamond Creek PTC Newsletter

Remind APP
If you would like to receive reminders to your phone, we will be sending reminders through our Remind APP.  Send a text to: 81010 and in the message put: @diamondcr

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to see daily happenings at Diamond Creek! @rcsdDC






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