December 17-21

WEEKLY NEWS

Hello Diamond Creek Families! We hope you're having a wonderful December with family and friends. A reminder that Friday is a minimum day, students will be dismissed at 2:05.

This week we had our Village Rally.  Our focus this month is Habit #3: Make Priorities Matter.  At our rally we talked about working before we play.  We reviewed the following key points of Habit 3:
1. I do the things that I have to do before I do the things that I want to do
2. I stay focused on what I'm doing.  I try to minimize distractions and regroup if I get off task.
3. I spend my time on the things that are most important.

These are such great lessons for our students and good reminders for us as adults!

We updated our Habits posters to show our essentials and link with our village names.  The posters are attached below, feel free to use in your homes as well.

Habits Posters 

Habit #1
Habit #2
Habit #3
Habit #4
Habit #5
Habit #6
Habit #7



Mrs. Sydow & Mr. Barfield's 3rd Grade classes performing their Holiday Play

TOY DRIVE - EXTENDED THROUGH THURSDAY 12/20!
Our Annual Toy Drive will continue through December 20th! We want to make sure we are able to deliver toys to all of our locations in Roseville  Thank you for your help and support with our toy drive this year!

Holiday Food Basket Program - DUE TODAY! 12/14
The Annual Holiday Food Basket Program is actively seeking eligible families who require additional assistance this holiday season.  Please return the completed application to the Placer County Food Bank (8284 Industrial Avenue or info@placerfoodbank.org) by December 14th in order to receive your free food basket on December 22nd.

Application

Volunteer Form

REGISTRATION
Registration is right around the corner!!! Do you have a new student who will be coming to Diamond Creek next year? Start gathering your documents as registration will begin when we return from Winter Break, January 18, 2019. Registration is all done online. Below is a list of what documents you will need to scan and upload during that process. 
 Birth Certificate (County copy)
 Proof of Residency – acceptable documents are PG&E or Roseville Electric. It must be the page
with your name and “service address”
 Photo ID of parent
Once you have completed your registration, we need you to bring the immunization record for your
student to the school office.


Please share this information with friends and neighbors!!!

CA Dashboard Information
The California School Dashboard has been publicly released, reflecting data from 2018, compared to data from 2017.  The Dashboard provides parents and educators with meaningful information on school and district progress so they can participate in decisions to improve student learning.  Attached you will find resources to better understand the layout and content of the Dashboard.  
Please reach out if you have any questions or concerns.

Girls on the Run
We will be hosting a Girls on the Run team again at Diamond Creek this year.  Girls on the Run is available to all of our girls in Grades 3-5.  Registration opens on January 21st at 8:00 am. Each team may have up to 20 participants.

Girls on the Run is a program created to inspire girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind. Trained coaches lead small teams through our research-based curricula which includes dynamic discussions, activities and running games. Over the course of the ten-week program, girls in 3rd-8th grade develop essential skills to help them navigate their worlds and establish a lifetime appreciation for health and fitness. The program culminates with girls positively impacting their communities through a service project and being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5K event.  We can't wait for our girls to experience this team again this year! 

4th & 5th Grade Breakfast & Books Club


GATE TESTING
Information regarding upcoming GATE testing can be found HERE

Permission forms can be found HERE and turned into our front office.

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


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 10:50-11:20.  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:
12/21 - Minimum Day - Students dismissed at 2:05 PM
12/24-1/7 - No School - Winter Break
1/8 - Students RETURN!!
1/9 - Site Council Meeting 3:30 @ Diamond Creek
1/16 - Dine & Donate - Krush Burger
1/18 - Progress Reports Sent Home
1/18 - School Spirit Day - SUPER HERO DAY!
1/21 - No School

PTC Newsletter
The December 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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