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ALL EAGLE SUBMISSIONS MUST BE RECIEVED FRIDAY AT 8:00 A.M.
August 19, 2019
To report absences and tardies, please email* attendance@cherrycreekacademy.org or call 303-779-8719 ext. 290 rather than, or in addition to, emailing teachers.

*You can now do this through the CCA App!
Upcoming Events
Monday, August 19
  • Fall Athletics Practice begins
Tuesday, August 20
  • Scienceletes Informational Meeting: 3:45p.m.
Wednesday, August 21
  • Schoolhouse Talk: 8:05 a.m.
  • Student Council Speeches & Election
Friday, August 23
  • PTO Event: CCA Carnival: 5 - 8:00 p.m.
Sale Dates:

  • October 18th - 20th: 15% off
  • November 26th: 20% off
  • January 22nd - 26th: 15% off
  • May 24th - 27th: 15% off
  • June 18th - 25th: 15% off
Be sure to scroll down for information on extracurricular activities!
The PTO is currently accepting Friday T-Shirt orders. This year the PTO will place one large order at the beginning of the year only. Students are allowed to wear these fun shirts on Fridays.

Please turn the Friday Shirt Order form in to the CCA front desk by August 23rd.
You can get a copy of the form at the CCA front desk or click here to print one out. Please make checks payable Cherry Creek Academy PTO. Payments can also be made online here .
Our PTO is excited to announce the Fall Fundraiser will kick off on Monday, August 26th! Approximately 80% of PTO funds come from this event! It is with these funds that the PTO is able to bring the Cleo Parker Dance Assembly, the Dr. Arthur Benjamin Mathmagician Assembly, the annual carnival, Pastries for Parents, the multicultural festival, and more awesome activities to the CCA community free of charge. This year, the PTO is offering an opt out option for families that want to help fund these events, but are not interested in participating in the fundraiser. You may now give a straight financial donation by completing this form . You can also pay online by clicking here .
Don't forget, you can get one hour for downloading the CCA App !
This weekend the Cherry Creek Academy App got an awesome update! Check out some of the new features below:

  • Calendar: This is a special calendar made just for our app. Click on each event for a detailed description.
  • Tutoring Schedule: Find out when teachers are available for tutoring.
  • Extracurriculars: Click here for a link to all of CCA's current clubs, sports, and extracurricular activities.
  • The Eagle: This button takes you right to the latest Eagle, CCA's weekly newsletter.
  • Class Newsletters: This takes you right to a page where you can access all of our amazing teachers' newsletters.
  • Volunteer Log: Use this button to access your volunteer account and record your service.
  • Traffic/Parking: Find pickup times and locations, as well as other helpful information to keep our kids safe during dropoff and pickup.
  • Staff Directory: This is a special directory made just for the app. Find contact information for all CCA employees.
  • Attendance: Click on this button to easily report absences and tardies through email.
  • Payments: This button puts CCA's online payment platform right at your fingertips.
  • PowerSchool: Use this button to access PowerSchool where you can access your child(ren)'s grades and more.
  • District: Access the Cherry Creek School District Website with this button.
Our middle school students have created some incredible posters for their Student Council campaigns. Students began campaigning on August 14th and voting will take place on August 21st. Check out our hallways to see all of these awesome posters! For more information please click here. If you have questions, please email Cassie Wagner, Student Council Leadership, at cwagner@cherrycreekacademy.org.
We have lots of wonderful volunteer opportunities right now!
Per the  Cherry Creek Academy Volunteer Policy , all parents/legal guardians of children at CCA shall volunteer as outlined below:  
• Two parent family – 40 hours, per school year (both parents in the same household) 
• Joint parenting family – 20 hours each parent, a total of 40 hours, per school year (parents in separate households, but both responsible for child’s care) 
• Single parent family – 20 hours, per school year (one parent solely responsible for child’s care)
Extracurricular Activities
Please visit Cherry Creek Academy's Clubs and Extracurricular Activity page here .
This page has a link to all individual club and activity calendars.

Please note:  Students NOT picked up from school by 3:50 p.m. or 15 minutes after the last dismissal time from classes or after school activities such as clubs, team sports, or tutoring, will be sent to Champions and the parent will be charged a supervision fee when the student is picked up.  All families are required to register their student(s) on Champions website to ensure each student’s emergency information is on file.
Athletics
CCA is it excited to announce that we are offering COED Cross Country for fifth through eighth grade students. Registration for CoEd Cross Country, Girls Volleyball and Boys Soccer is now open. You can access the registration form here . Athletic fees can be paid online here .

Practice for all sports starts today.

Practice for soccer and volleyball are 3:30 p.m. -4:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday when there is not a game..

Cross Country runs will be held Monday, Tuesday, and Friday, 3:30 p.m. -4:45 p.m.

Please access the Fall Athletics Calendar here .
Band & Choir
Mr. White, our CCA music teacher will be offering band to our students in grades five through eight after school twice a week during the 2019-2020 school year. Students will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:25 pm to 4:15 p.m. If there is enough interest (a minimum of 10 students), Mr. White will also be offering choir to our students in grades five through eight after school twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:25 to 4:15 p.m. If you're interested in joining Band please click here to complete the registration form. Middle school choir registration can be found here . There will be no charge for choir, and middle school band fees can be paid online here . Fees may also be paid in person at the Cherry Creek Academy front desk using cash or check. When paying by check, please make checks payable to Cherry Creek Academy, and write Band and your child's name in the memo line.
Mrs. Fitt will host choir for elementary school students in grades second through fourth this year. These choir students will meet on Wednesday afternoons from dismissal until 4:15 p.m. in Mrs. MacFarland's room beginning on August 21st. If your student is interested please print and complete the registration form available here . Ms. Sadie, at the front desk, will also have registration packet available. If you have any questions, please email Mrs. Fitt at  jfitt@cherrycreekacademy.org . Elementary school choir fees can be paid online here. Choir fees may also be paid in person at the Cherry Creek Academy front desk using cash or check. When paying by check, please make checks payable to Cherry Creek Academy, and write Elementary Choir and your child's name in the memo line.
Chess Club
Chess club at CCA begins August 30th and will meet from 3:20 - 4:25 p.m. Chess Club is open to CCA students in kindergarten through sixth grades and beginners are welcome! To register, please click here. The fee for Chess club is $105 and can be paid through the registration form. Discounts are available. For more information on Chess Club, please click here.
French Club
French Club begins September 9th and is open to CCA students in kindergarten through sixth grade. French Club will meet on Mondays from 3:30 - 4:25 p.m. Registration for French Club is now open. You can register online here. This club has a $50/month tuition. Discounts are available. Payments can be made through VENMO @Bikepath-Learning. You may also pay by check. Please mail checks to: Bike Path Learning, PO Box 1594, Castle Rock, CO, 80109. Please click here for more information!
Peer Helpers
Peer Helpers will begin meeting this week! Meetings are on Thursday mornings from 7:15-7:50 a.m. or Friday afternoons from 3:35-4:30 p.m. in the Innovation Space. Please choose ONE meeting to attend. Peer Helpers is open to middle school students in grades five through eight. To join Peer Helpers, simply attend a meeting! If you have any questions or want more information, please email Ms. Yamauchi at  kyamauchi@cherrycreekacademy.org
Mathletes
CCA is excited to have Mathletes, CCA's math club, for its students in grades two through eight this year. The goal of Mathletes is to enhance your student’s love of math and inculcate confidence and team spirit in its members. The first Mathlete meeting for 2nd grade is September 9 th from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. After that, 2 nd grade Mathletes will meet on the first Monday of every month. The first Mathlete meetings for students in grades three through eight will be held on August 30 th . Following the first meeting, Mathlete meetings for students in grades three through eight will be held on the 2 nd and 4 th Fridays every month from 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. In the event of inclement weather, the club meeting will be held the following Friday.

Please click here to register for Mathlets. Mathlete fees can be paid online here. Mathlete fees may also be paid in person at the Cherry Creek Academy front desk using cash or check. When paying by check, please make checks payable to Cherry Creek Academy, and write Mathletes and your child's name in the memo line.
Running Club
Mrs. Labozans and Mrs. Tench's Running Club is open to CCA students in third, fourth, and fifth grade. Running Club meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from dismissal until 4:45 p.m. This club promotes personal growth, friendship, and being healthy! Students do not need to be world-class runners to join- they need only a positive attitude and a growth mindset for challenging themselves to achieve their own personal best! Students will learn proper running/stretching techniques in order to run various routes to prepare for a final 5K at the end of fall semester. In addition, students will be working towards their own personal running goal that they will guide them in setting themselves.

Please click here to register. You can pay the $75 team fee here. Fees may also be paid in person at the Cherry Creek Academy front desk using cash or check. When paying by check, please make checks payable to Cherry Creek Academy, and write Running Club and your child's name in the memo line. The fee includes a running team shirt, Pumpkin Pie 5K entrance fee, personal goal rewards, & end of season team celebration!
Scienceletes
CCA is excited to start Scienceletes, a science club, for students in grades six through eight this year. The goal of the club is to help nurture the curiosity in our budding scientists.

Scienceletes will be coached by Mr. Gunning with the help of Mr. Nolen and Mrs. Priya.

Please join us for an informational meeting on Tuesday, August 20th,from 3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. in Mr. Gunning's room. 
Spanish Club
Spanish Club begins September 9th and is open to CCA students in kindergarten through sixth grade. Spanish Club will meet on Mondays from 3:30 - 4:25 p.m. Registration for Spanish Club is now open. You can register online here. This club has a $50/month tuition. Discounts are available. Payments can be made through VENMO @Bikepath-Learning. You may also pay by check. Please mail checks to: Bike Path Learning, PO Box 1594, Castle Rock, CO, 80109. Please click here for more information!
Student Council
Students in grades five through eight are invited to join Student Council. Student council meetings are Friday mornings at 7:30 a.m. in the CCA Innovation Space. All fifth through eighth grade students are welcome to attend. If you have questions, please email Cassie Wagner, Student Council Leadership, at cwagner@cherrycreekacademy.org.
Employment Opportunities at Cherry Creek Academy
If you are interested in applying to Cherry Creek Academy please email your resume & cover letter to:  careers@cherrycreekacademy.org .

Community Events
Cherry Creek School District Parent Information Network (P.I.N.)
Join P.I.N. for an exciting year of dynamic speakers!
  • Morning presentations are typically held the first Tuesday of the month from 9:15-11:15 a.m. 
  • Evening presentations are typically held the second Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8:15 p.m.
*There is no December evening presentation or January morning presentation.
Location: 14603 E. Fremont Avenue, Centennial, CO 80112

For a complete list of this year's presentations, please click here .
Cheer Clinic and Pom Camps
The Cherry Creek High School Cheerleaders are hosting a one day cheer clinic for students in kindergarten through eighth grade on August 24th at Cherry Creek High School from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The attendees will learn cheers and a routine to perform at halftime of the September 6th Varsity Football Game.   Please register by August 15th. For more information and to register, please click here .

The Cherry Creek High School Varsity Poms team is hosting their annual Fall Poms Camp at Cherry Creek High School for students in kindergarten through eighth grade on Friday, August 30th from 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. The attendees will learn basic pom technique and a football halftime dance that they will perform on that same day at the Cherry Creek High School varsity football game. For more information and to register, please click here .
Hula Frog:
A Chance for CCA to win $1000
Click here for more information on how to win.
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