October 21-25

WEEKLY NEWS
We had a wonderful week at Diamond Creek! On Thursday during our Village meeting we discussed different scenarios that we may find ourselves in and how we can react to those scenarios.   Our Habit of focus is Habit #1: I am in Charge of Me along with two Essentials: Be Responsible for your Trash and Move Around Respectfully and Safely.

Our 2nd grade students enjoyed their Market Day on Friday afternoon.   This is a great learning experience for them as they are buying and selling goods, many of them that they have created themselves. Students use the class money they have earned to participate in games and buy items.


All of our students in grades 2-5 have been taking the iReady diagnostic. Each classroom has a different schedule of when they are taking both the Reading and Math diagnostic.  Students take this diagnostic four times throughout the year to measure growth in a variety of areas.  The data is then used to provide intervention and extension opportunities and provide appropriate instruction in the classroom.

1st Grade Writer's Workshop


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

Diamond Creek Student News


Upcoming Dates:
10/23 - Lucille's Dine & Donate
10/24 - Make Up Picture Day
10/30 - End of Trimester #1
10/31 - No School - Staff Development
11/1 - No School - Staff Development
11/4-11/8 - PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCE WEEK 
11/11 - No School
11/13 - Site Council Meeting 3:30
11/14 - PTC General Meeting 7:00 
11/20 - Dine & Donate - Skipolini's
11/25 - 11/29 - Thanksgiving Break - No School


Students creating a butterfly from our Knex Maker Cart


PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES:
Our Parent/Teacher Conference week is coming up in November (11/4-11/8). Students have an early dismissal each day this week.  Please look below for the schedule. 

ALL Kindergarten Students attend from 8:20-11:56.
ALL Students in Grades 1-5 attend from 8:55- 12:40.

Diamond Creek Meal Duty
If you have any interest in helping our students during their lunch and recess time from 11:45-12:45 each day, please email Mrs. Garcia.  We are looking for one more meal duty to help us with this supervision each day. This is a district paid position.

Fall Festival
THANK YOU to all of our volunteers who helped make Fall Festival a success for our families. We appreciate all of the planning, hard work, clean up and communication that goes into making this night such a fun evening for our community.  THANK YOU!

4th & 5th Grade Literacy Lanterns


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.  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! We are still looking for one more coach to help us with Girls on the Run this year. Please email Mrs. Garcia if you are interested in learning more. 


2nd Grade Market Day


WATCH D.O.G.S. DAYS!
WATCH D.O.G.S. is a Father Figure involvement program that is offered to schools around the Nation. We are so happy to have this wonderful program at Diamond Creek.  Our WATCH D.O.G.S. are invited to spend a day with our students and staff at Diamond Creek helping in classrooms, at recess, lunch and around the building.  We will always make sure your schedule has time in your child(ren) classrooms as well as other classrooms around the building.  If you have more questions about this wonderful program, please email Mrs. Garcia.  If you are interested in volunteering to be a WATCH D.O.G. please fill out this form with your available date.

WATCH D.O.G.S. Sign Up


2019-20 Village Rally & Meeting Schedule HERE

Check out our PTC Newsletter HERE


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