Week of March 6-10

What's Coming Up This Week? March 6-10
If you have a 3rd-5th grade student I hope they have shared with you their experience with our new Spheros! All of our 3-5 students have now had the opportunity to collaborate, problem solve and learn how to code.  Next up is our TK-2nd grade classes. They will be using the Spheros in the next few weeks. Our teachers even had some time to experiment with coding this week at our Staff Meeting. Our goal is to have this set of Spheros traveling to classrooms so students are having the opportunity to create and code! They are loving this time.  To finish off our February month of I Love to Read Month I also had the opportunity to read aloud some of my favorite books in our classrooms. It was a true treat to read with all of your students!

Upcoming Dates:
2/21-3/10 iReady Testing Window (Grades 2-5)
3/8 Site Council Meeting 3:30 PM
3/12 Mother/Son Bowling @ Strikes 12:00-2:00 PM
3/14 Dine & Donate - Blaze
3/15 Minimum Day
3/17 Crazy Hair Day
3/20 Skate Night 6:00-8:00 PM

Run for Roseville
Please check out the website for Run for Roseville news!! We would love to have many of our Diamond Creek students and families running with us on this day! Sign up before April 1st for an early bird rate!

Run 4 Roseville

iReady Testing
Our 2nd through 5th grade students are finishing up their third round of iReady testing this week. This is a diagnostic test in ELA and Math which allows us to measure progress of our students and determine individual needs.  Our teams use this data to plan intervention groups and to meet the individual needs of each student. 

Morning Safety Patrol
We now have some 4th and 5th grade students who are helping us with our bus loop in the mornings.  They will have orange vests on and be standing in the large bus loop.  Please pull up all the way to the end of the loop when entering and our 4th and 5th graders will help open doors and greet your students.  This allows the students to hop right out so that you as a driver can continue moving through the bus loop.  Please remember to always form one line in the bus loop, we have been close to some accidents from cars trying to go around cars.  Please wait in line for your turn to pull up, do not form another line to go around cars. 

We ask that you are not using your cell phone while driving on to our campus to pick up or drop off students, this can be distracting and cause unsafe conditions for our students. We want to make sure to keep our students safe, please drive slow and use patience in the bus loops.

Adult supervision begins at 8:45 am, please do not have students arrive on campus before this time.  Thank you

Articles We Are Reading..
Check out an article our staff read this week together at our Staff Meeting.
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Online Registration is NOW LIVE!
Have a future TK or Kindergarten student? Please click the link below to register your student online for the upcoming 2017-18 school year.

Online Registration

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

YP Fundraiser
Help us continue to put technology and creation experiences in the hands of our students! Join YP and make some easy ratings on places you eat, shop, visit, etc and all dollars go directly to our PTC and Diamond Creek technology!  Follow these easy steps:
Get Started Now:
It’s as easy as 1-2-3…
 1 - Sign up at http://ow.ly/Z2dxY
 2 - Share your opinions about local businesses on yp.com or using the YP app.
 3 - Each review translates into points that count towards funds that will benefit Diamond Creek.
 Do your part: Sign Up now (link to http://ow.ly/Z2dxY)

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