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January 8, 2019
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In this Edition
  • Upcoming Events
  • SAC Survey: Available Now
  • Schoolhouse Talk: Wednesday
  • Finance Committee Meeting: Thursday
  • Quarter 2 Grades: Available Friday
  • CCA Basketball
  • Important Reminders
  • Unsupervised Students Sent to Champions After School
  • Enrollment: Sibling Priority
  • Parking & Traffic Safety: Map
  • CCA Board News
  • Meeting: January 15
  • Updated Mission & New Vision Statement
  •  SAC Dashboard
  • CCA Spelling Bee: Success
  • Yearbook Cover Contest
  • Tips from Maverick: Happy New Year
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Destination Imagination: CCA Teams Forming
  • Cafeteria News
  • Current Employment Opportunities
  • Upcoming Events in CCSD & Community
  • P.I.N. Presentation: Suicide Prevention
  • Helpful Links
Upcoming Events
  • January 8:
SAC Survey Opens
Boys Basketball: Home
Girls Basketball: Away
  • January 9:
Schoolhouse Talk
Boys Basketball: Away
Girls Basketball: Home
  • January 10:
Finance Committee Meeting
Boys Basketball: Home
Girls Basketball: Away
January 11:
Quarter 2 Grades Available
  • January 14:
Boys Basketball: Away
Girls Basketball: Home
SAC Surveys:
Available TODAY!
CCA is excited to provide an opportunity to collect feedback from you regarding our teachers and the school environment. The Teacher Feedback Survey data is used to provide feedback to teachers and is part of their performance evaluation done by the Executive Director and Assistant Principals. This survey contains only 5 questions. The Climate Survey data contains questions about the CCA administration team, school communication, academic instruction, school safety, and other aspects of the CCA environment. Responses from the Climate Survey are reviewed by the School Accountability Committee, CCA administration, and the CCA Parent Board to guide future improvements to our school. Both surveys are administered at the same time. The link provided in a seperate email from noreply@cherrycreekschools.org and the text message from 231-77 will take you to the Teacher Feedback Survey for Parents. At the end of the survey, you will then click another link to go to the Climate Survey. Both surveys should not take longer than 30-60 minutes to complete, depending on the comments you add. You are allowed to enter 2 hours of volunteer time for taking both surveys. As a parent-involved charter school, this is your chance to help provide both positive and constructive feedback for CCA teachers, the administration, and the Parent Board. Note that both surveys are intended to be filled out by parents, not students. The surveys work best taken from a computer and not a hand-held device, e.g. iPhone. Both surveys will be closed at midnight on Sunday, January 20th.

School House Talk:
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
When: 8:05 a.m.
Where: CCA Cafeteria



Please join Dr. Ann Schultz, CCA's Executive Director, and other CCA community members for an informal discussion about our school.
Finance Committee Meeting:
Thursday, January 10, 2019
When: 8:05 a.m.
Where: Dr. Schultz's Office



Please join the CCA Finance Committee for the January meeting.
Quarter 2 Grades:
Friday, January 11, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.
This year grades will only be available through PowerSchool. Report cards will not be sent home.

You can access Quarter 2 student grades at 12:00 p.m. on January 11 by following the instructions below:

  • Open PowerSchool
  • Click on the name of the student you would like to review
  • Click on Grade History to see Grades
  • Click on Teacher Comments to review any teacher comments
CCA Basketball:
Come Cheer Us On
CCA basketball players are having a great season and would love to see you all in the stands cheering them on!

Important Reminders:
After School Supervision
Please note that ALL students not playing in a sports game or personally attending a after-school club/activity must be supervised by parents or guardians or they will be sent to Champions. This includes younger siblings.

To access Champions, please use the stairs near the front office or the stairs by the gym.
Enrollment: Sibling Priority
Please remember that you must still submit a Wait List Application for all children you intend on having attend CCA, including siblings of current students. We will begin offering spots in February.
Parking & Traffic: Friendly Reminders
Drop-off Time and Location
School begins at 8:05 a.m. Supervision for student drop-off is provided from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. All students must be dropped off on the north side of Caley. There is one line of cars on Caley. We ask that you stay in this line and continuously pull up. There is a yellow sign one car length past the opening of the front lot. NO STUDENTS may be dropped off until they have pulled up past that sign. This is for the flow of traffic and the safety of all our students. Please stay in line, do not pull around cars to get ahead. 

Afternoon Pick-up Times and Locations
Strictly adhere to the indicated times. If you arrive prior to your student’s assigned pick-up time, you may be asked to leave and come back at your scheduled time. CCA staff will accompany students at all times. Those who do not have older CCA siblings or belong to a carpool with older members will immediately go outside to be picked up at their assigned time. 
For more information regarding traffic and safety at CCA,
please click here .
Cherry Creek Academy Board News
The January Board meeting will be on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the CCA Library.
The CCA Board adopted a vision statement for CCA and revised the mission statement at the December 11th, 2018 Board meeting. 

Vision:    Building Our Future of Academic Excellence in a Value Rich Community  
 
Mission:  Cherry Creek Academy is a Core Knowledge charter school with motivated students and responsible parents working together with exemplary teachers to provide excellent education in an environment that upholds the high expectations and values of leadership, responsibility, respect, loyalty, integrity, humility, diligence and compassion

The Board Nomination and Election Procedures were also updated. You can view them here .
The Cherry Creek Academy 2017-2018 SAC Dashboard was added to the CCA website. As you will see, the 2017 - 2018 SAC Dashboard got a make over and revamp. We hope that you like these new changes, including a description of what a dashboard is and how the CCA SAC Dashboard functions as a tool to show how CCA is performing. To see the SAC Dashboard, please click here!
Phonetic Phoenixes: Spelling Bee Success
Congratulations to all of the CCA students that participated in the Spelling Bee. The students selected to go to the Cherry Creek School District Spelling Bee are: Sonakshi S., Anusree R, Sanvi S., MinJae L., and Aubrielle R. (alternate - not pictured)  

We wish them good luck at the district Bee later this month.
2018 - 2019 Yearbook Art Cover Contest
Dear CCA Students and Families,

Once again, it’s time for the yearbook art cover contest! The winning artwork will be our front cover of the yearbook and both 2nd and 3rd place will be featured in the yearbook.

A few things to keep in mind regarding the contest:
  • The theme this year is “Learning today...Leading Tomorrow.” This theme should guide the creation of the artwork and must be included/written somewhere within the art. Tip: Please make it easy to read!
  • Artwork needs to be completed on regular size (8 ½ x 11), flat printer paper.
  • All artwork must be original hand drawings or paintings by the students (no help from parents).  No digital artwork will be accepted. 
  • Please make sure artwork is completed in color, not black & white. Note that artwork will be scanned for yearbook publication - when considering use of water colors, oil, crayon, colored pencils, etc.
  • For entry into the contest artwork should be given to students’ homeroom teachers or to the front office.
  • The deadline for students turning in artwork is Friday January 18, 2018.
  • The student with the winning artwork (1st place) will receive a free yearbook and will be notified/announced in the Eagle.
  • PLEASE WRITE YOUR NAME, GRADE, AND HOMEROOM TEACHER ON THE BACK OF YOUR ARTWORK. We will return all art and want to be sure the proper credit is given in the yearbook!
  • The artwork will be put in three grade categories for judging K-2nd, 3rd-5th & 6th-8th

We look forward to the students’ continued participation in the creation of the yearbook!

Thank you,
The CCA Yearbook Committee
To purchase and customize your yearbook*
* Must be a parent or student 13 years or older

  1. Go to www.TreeRing.com/validate
  2. Enter CCA's passcode: 1013808470921971
The More You Know: Tips from Maverick
  • The Yearbook Committee is looking for volunteers to take pictures for the yearbook, if you are interested, please sign up here.
  • Monday Munchies: Looking for a way to volunteer, but you're short on time? Bring treats for our wonderful teachers on Monday.
Please note the Volunteer Policy has been updated to include information on caring for pets over break: Taking home a class pet can accrue 2 hours per day that the animal is in a
family’s home.
Destination Imagination: Sign Up Now
PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR CHILD HAS A LUNCH
EACH DAY.

Allowing students to use the microwave is a safety hazard and poses a risk for getting burns for students, therefore, s udents  DO NOT  have access to a microwave;
however, we do have hot water for the students who bring their own “Cup Noodles.”

Login   to see the complete line up of menu items available each day.

Order lunch at  www.wholesomefoodservices.com   .

You can order up to 60 days in advance and right up until 1:00 p.m. the day before delivery.

 Late cancellations can be made until 8:oo a.m. the day of delivery.

Please contact us with any questions or for ordering help at  support@wholesomefoodservices.com
or
1-800- 872-0226
Current Employment Opportunities
  • Substitute Teachers

If you are interested in any of the positions listed above, please click here for more information and email your resume and cover letter to  careers@cherrycreekacademy.org .
Upcoming Events in Cherry Creek School District & the Community
P.I.N. Presentation