September 24-28

WEEKLY NEWS

It was another great week at Diamond Creek! We have students in all grade levels creating writing journals and taking off with their writing.  It's exciting to walk through classrooms and observe our students writing about their interests and passions!

We had our 2nd September Village Meeting on Wednesday.  Our focus continued to be on "Eyeballs & Handshakes" Our students are working on greeting and speaking with students and staff using eye contact.  We also practiced our Diamond Creek chant and our Village chants.  Our students will definitely be ready to share their chants at our Village Rally on October 3rd.  Our 4th and 5th grade students have been amazing leaders and big buddies to our Kindergarten and 1st grade students.

This year at Diamond Creek instead of having a Student Council with elected members, we have formed a variety of leadership teams across the school. We have equipment leaders, lunch helpers, social media interns, Student News anchors, and more!  If you follow us on Twitter and notice a tweet that reads, STUDENT TWEET, this is a tweet that was completed by our Social Media Student Interns.

Our W.A.T.C.H. DOG Pizza Night Kick Off Event is coming up this Thursday, September 27th from 5:00-6:00. Please RVSP on the link listed below. 

Our Writers & their Writer's Notebooks



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:
9/27 - WATCH D.O.G.S. Pizza Night 5:00-6:00 PM @ Diamond Creek 
9/28 - Crazy Hair Day
10/1 - Skate Night 6-8 PM @ RollerKing
10/3 - Village Rally
10/1 - 10/21 - Online Book Fair
10/8-10/12 - Book Fair
10/10 - WALK TO SCHOOL DAY!! We are encouragng our DC students to WALK TO SCHOOL TODAY!!
10/12  - Fall Festival
10/17 - Village Meeting
10/17 - Dine & Donate - Rubio's
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 

"Eyeballs & Handshakes"


GIRLS ON THE RUN
We will be hosting another Girls on the Run team this year at Diamond Creek.  Practices start in February and registration is in January, but we are looking for one more coach to help with our team.  Girls on the Run is open to our girls in 3rd through 5th grade and is a program that's designed to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.  Practices are two days a week after school for 90 minutes. 

Please click HERE if you'd like to apply to coach this program!

WATCH D.O.G.S. KICK OFF PIZZA NIGHT
WATCH D.O.G.S. is coming back to Diamond Creek for the second year in a row! WATCH D.O.G.S. is one of the nation’s largest and most respected school-based, family, and community engagement, organizations in the country. Who are WatchDOGS? Fathers, grandfathers, step-fathers, uncles, and other father figures who volunteer to serve at least one day a year in a variety of school activities as assigned by the school principal.  Come learn about our WATCH D.O.G.S. program at Diamond Creek for our kick off event on Thursday, September 27th from 5:00-6:00 PM in our MPR at Diamond Creek. Father figures and their Diamond Creek student(s) are invited to attend.   


Please RSVP HERE for our Pizza night Kick Off Event


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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