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Week of May 25-29

WEEKLY NEWS Hello Diamond Creek Families! We're so proud of all of our students and we want to thank each of you for your support throughout the school year and distance learning.  Material Pick Up Days ~ June 1st and 2nd will be the days for picking up the end of the school year items. Please see the  schedule  for suggested material pick up times.  Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns. rconway@rcsdk8.org  Our RCSD music teachers created this video for students and families. Thank you to our very own music teacher Mrs. Dahl.   May a Rainbow Run Beside You - RCSD Music Teachers Our RCSD Physical Education Teachers made a farewell video for 5th grade students .  Here are learning resources for students to use throughout summer break.   iReady Math and Reading will be open to all students through July 23. Here is a parent link   for a parent Webinar about using iReady : Edutyping has also offered to support our students in RCSD. Here’s the in

Week of May 18-22

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WEEKLY NEWS Hello Diamond Creek Families! We hope week #5 of Distance Learning went well for you. We're all so proud of the hard work students are putting in while learning virtually. We love seeing your students on zoom meetings and miss them all so much. Please give them a hug from us.  We are excited to share with you the Diamond Creek Student News.  Our latest and final edition  of Diamond Creek Student News-Staying Connected Virtually edition is HERE . Thank you to our student leadership, Ms. Triplett and Mrs. Lopez for all of your work with this fun project.  On May 18, all RSCD teachers will not be online with students. Instead, teachers will be learning about new curriculums that will be implemented in the 2020-2021 school year and will be working with colleagues planning lessons for the remainder of the school year. Students WILL NOT be assigned new work on this day. Instead, we suggest independent reading, catching up on incomplete assignments, or engaging in an

Week of May 11 - 15

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WEEKLY NEWS Hello Diamond Creek Families! We hope week #4 of Distance Learning went well for you. We are excited to share with you our Virtual Rally for Habit #7. What a great time to reflect and find balance in our own lives. I hope you can enjoy this as a family. Click on the link below.  Habit #7: Virtual Rally We know that Distance Learning is not easy for everyone so our school psychologist, Julie Buchner shared a great social-emotional resource. Click here . We know that at this time some students are using a lot of screen time and struggling with social isolation, so this might be a great alternative.  Please make sure to be reading through all email and messages sent through district communication. This will keep you up to date on information that is being shared with our RCSD community.  The FAQ sheet linked below is also a great resource that answers many common questions. Diamond Creek's phone lines are now open 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Monday - Friday to

Week of May 4-8

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WEEKLY NEWS Hello Diamond Creek Families! We hope week #3 of Distance Learning went well for you.  Our weekly class Zoom meetings are definitely a highlight for our teachers and staff. We love seeing your students as we miss them so much! Our thoughts are with all of you each day as we know these times are no easy task.  We hope you are all staying healthy and safe. Please make sure to be reading through all email and messages sent through district communication. This will keep you up to date on information that is being shared with our RCSD community.  The FAQ sheet linked below is also a great resource that answers many common questions. STAYING CONNECTED WITH OUR DC COMMUNITY We truly are in this together and we would like to stay connected as a DC community! This is completely OPTIONAL but if you would like to complete  THIS FORM , we will highlight your student and/or family in our DC news to send to DC families. This is a way for families to share what they are doing to sta