Upcoming Events

February 4
Orchestra/Band meets
2:15-3:15 Team Dance
February 5
Healthy Hawk Milers at Lunch (2nd-5th grades)
12:30-1:30 Taekwondo meets
12:30-2pm Girls on the Run 
February 6
12:15pm Early Release
due to Spring Conferences 
Orchestra meets
No Band 
No After School Art 
February 7
Orchestra/Band meets
2:30-3:20 Takewondo meets
2:30-4pm Girls on the Run 
February 8
2019 Variety Show Applications Due
5th grade yearbook dedications due 
Healthy Hawk Milers at Lunch (2nd - 5th grades) MAKEUP DAY
2:15-3:30 Turquoise Times
2:15-3:30 French Class 
6pm PTO Valentine's Dance
February 11
Orchestra/Band Meets
2:15-3:15 Team Dance
February 12
Healthy Hawk Milers at Lunch (2nd - 5th grades) 
12:30-1:15 Student Council meets
12:30-1:30 Taekwondo meets
12:30-2pm Girls on the Run
6-8pm STEAM Extravaganza/Science Fair
February 13
Orchstra/Band Meets
2:20-3:20 After School Art Meets 
February 14
Orchestra/Band Meets
2:30-4pm Girls on the Run
2:30-3:20 Taekwondo meets
February 15
2:30-3:30 Turquoise Times
2:15-3:30 French Class   
February 16
County Spelling Bee at CDO 
February 18
Orchestra/Band meets
2:15-3:15 Team Dance 
February 19
Healthy Hawk Milers at Lunch (2nd - 5th grades) 
12:30-1:30 Taekwondo meets
12:30-2pm Girls on the Run
12:30-2:30 2019 Variety Show tryouts (for those who applied by 2/8)
6pm Governing Board at Wetmore 
February 20
Orchestra/Band Meets
2:20-3:20 After school Art
Feb 21 - Feb 22
NO SCHOOL- Rodeo Break
February 25
Orchestra/Band meets
2:15-3:15 Team Dance 
February 26
ALL DAY Restaurant day at MOD Pizza 
Healthy Hawk Milers at Lunch (2nd-5th grades)
12:15-1:15 Student Council  
2:30-1:30 Taekwondo
12:30-2pm Girls on the Run
February 27
Orchestra/Band meets
8:30-11:30 Healthy Heart Day Activities
2:20-3:20 After school Art
February 28
Orchestra/Band meets
2:30-3:20 Taekwondo  
2:30-4pm Girls on the Run
March 1
Amphi Track Meet
Spirit Assembly - wear green or something lucky
2:30-3:30 Turquoise Times meets
March 4
Orchestra/Band meets
2:15-3:15 Team Dance 
6pm Site Council
7pm PTO Meeting in Library
March 5
Healthy Hawk Milers at Lunch (2nd-5th grades) 
12:30-1:30 Taekwondo
12:30-2pm Girls on the Run
2:30-3:30 Variety Show Dress Rehearsal
March 6
Orchestra/Band meets
2:30-3:30 Variety Show Dress Rehearsal
March 7
Orchestra/ Band meets
2:30-3:20 Taekwondo
2:30-4pm Girls on the Run
March 8
2:30-3:30 Turquoise Times meets 

Have you taken amazing pictures of the school year? 
We'd love to see them in the yearbook!   
Please send any pictures you've taken of school events, everyday activities around campus, field trips, assemblies, etc. to
*Please let us know what grade and/or class your pictures are of.

Copper Creek Student Council meets from 12:20-1:15 the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month.
This schedule is regardless of breaks/holidays.
Volunteers Needed!

Copper Creek is an AMAZING COMMUNITY SCHOOL with lots of wonderful volunteers that make it such a special place! We need your help to continue doing all the fabulous things we do! You don't need to commit to hours a week...just an hour or two a year!  

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Make sure to save those box tops for the winter collection date. Box tops will be collected again on Friday, March 8th 
Check your cereal boxes, ziplock bag boxes, butter packaging, fruit snacks, etc. for the Box Top logo. We'll take them any way that you can send them in, but if you or your children have time to trim around the box tops, that saves our box top crew some time.  If you have any questions, please email the PTO at  

Club pictures will be taken for the
yearbook this week!
If you participate in any of the following clubs, we will be taking the yearbook photos this week.
Please wear any uniform/t-shirt if you have one, and follow the schedule below
TEAM DANCE: Monday during after school practice
GIRL SCOUTS/BOY SCOUTS: Tuesday will be called down for picture during school hours
GOOD NEWS CLUB: Tuesday during after school club time
STUDENT COUNCIL: Tuesday during after school meeting 
TRACK TEAM: will be taken at a later date  
GIRLS ON THE RUN: will be taken at a later date 
It's Time for 5th Grade Yearbook Dedications!
The end of the year will be here before we know it!
Let's send our 5th graders off to middle school with great memories and words of encouragement.
Click on the flyer below to print out and return to the PTO by Friday, February 8th.

Grab your family and your dancing shoes for  
Copper Creek's Annual Valentine's Dance!

Join us Friday, February 8th in the MPR
from 6:00-8:00pm

$5 for individuals or $20 per family
Tickets will be available at the door for cash purchase. 
*Ticket price includes a snack, drink, and a trip to the photo booth.
This is NOT a drop-off event.
Parents/guardians need to stay for the event.  
It's time for the Student Council  
Student Store
Starting Wednesday February 6th, at lunch, Student Council will be selling slime, stress balls, yo-yos, and many other items ranging in price from $0.25-$3.They will also have valentine's grams for sale for $1. Students can buy a gram to send a nice note to a friend or staff member at school.  
Student Store will run until Feb 14th or until supplies run out.

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There are spots available NOW!  
American Taekwondo Super Karate
is in session!  
Sign up for classes now!
click the picture above for a printable sign up form.   
For more information, call 520-603-0834 or email 

The Silent Auction is just around the corner! Would you want to help put your class basket together?
 Please email your teacher or Valerie at if you are interested in helping.
 Each class will be contributing a themed basket chosen by their teacher.   
 We are asking each family to donate a $10-$15 item to the basket, or if you choose to not shop for an item we will ask for a cash donation for items to be purchased.   
Are you wondering what to buy for your class basket?   
Click on your class below for a  
sign up genius with ideas 
The basket themes are:
Tollefson - Fun with PlayDoh 
Brandauer - Crafting Craziness
Multhup - Harry Potter
Womack - Book Nook 
Lewis - Summer Sizzle (Grilling basket) 
Peplinski - U of A Super Fan  
LoVerde - Everything Nerf
Latin - Date Night   
Yawitz - Movie Night  
Weiber - As Seen on TV 
David - Fun with Science 
Roddewig - Just Add Water (Pool Party Basket)
Thanks for your help and contributions to make our Spring Auction a success.  If you have any questions please contact Valerie Crawford at  

Loop Litter Scavenger Hunt with  
Tucson Clean & Beautiful
Friday, February 22nd 10am-12pm
at Children's Memorial Park
Since 2017, REI has adopted two sections of the Rillito River Park through the Tucson Clean & Beautiful Adopt-A-Public Site Program. Join both groups along with the City of Tucson for a brief recognition of REI's commitment to remove litter. Afterwards, grab a trash bag and join the clean-up efforts! Gloves, trash bags & trash-grabbers provided. Stewardship t-shirts, prizes for trash collection, Trees for Tucson raffle & snacks. All ages welcome (under 16 requires adult supervision).
Boots & Bling, our Annual Silent Auction & Reception is quickly approaching, on Saturday, March 30th and we need your help!

We are currently accepting donations for our Silent Auction. We DO NOT want you to purchase something to donate, however, if you own a business or know someone who does, please ask them to donate to your child's Silent Auction.

It's very easy to ask for a gift card or basket from places we regularly go.  
We are also in need of bigger items too, including: Vacation Home rentals, Hotel packages, Birthday Party packages, Sporting Event Tickets, Memorabilia, etc.

For those of you who have a talent to share, you could donate your time, for example: music lessons, sewing lessons, swimming lessons, art classes, landscaping.

If you know of anyone who would be willing to donate any of these items please let them know about our auction.

  Auction Procurement letters and   Donor forms can be found in using these links, in the school office, or on the PTO website,   
or you can email Valerie Crawford at

All donations are due by March 22nd to be listed in the Auction Catalog, however donations will be accepted until March 27th
Thank you in advance for your contributions!   
Get Ready for the Copper Creek
Variety Show 
Applications for tryouts will be available starting 
Tuesday, January 22nd in the office.
Applications are due to office Friday, Feb 8th.
Tryouts will be held Tuesday, Feb 19th.
Dress Rehearsal is Wednesday, March 6th.
Final Show will be held Thursday, March 14th. 
More information and times will be available soon.
We hope that you are as excited as we are to begin another great school year at Copper Creek!  
Stephanie Caramanica
Copper Creek Elementary PTO