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September 2, 2019
When picking up from an extracurricular activity or Champions, please remember park in a parking space rather than the traffic and fire lanes.
Upcoming Events
  • PTO Fundraiser
September 4 -6
  • 5/6 Estes Park Trip
Monday, September 2
  • Labor Day: No School
Tuesday, September 3
  • Technology Committee Meeting: 7:00 a.m.
  • SAC Meeting: 8:05 a.m.
Wednesday, September 4
  • Finance Committee Meeting: 8:05 a.m.
  • Skate City Night: 6 - 8:00 p.m.
Friday, September 6
  • Student Council Event: Snack Shack Opens
  • Student Council Meeting: 7:30 a.m.
  • Governance Meeting: 8:05 a.m.
Saturday, September 7
  • Strategic Plan: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Monday, September 9
  • Fly like an Eagle Committee meeting: 8:00 a.m.
This Wednesday, September 4, is our Back to School Skate Party at the Aurora Skate City from 6 - 8 p.m.! Admission is $5.00 and skate rental is $3. Each skater will receive a FREE root beer float, and the class with the highest attendance will receive $100* to add to their classroom fund! There will also be interactive games, contests, trivia, and giveaways planned for a great time. Please click here for the flyer. *Only applicable if 110 or more skaters attend.
Starting Friday, September 6th, Student Council will open SNACK SHACK during middle school lunch periods! There will be tons of delicious goodies for sale! Everything is ONLY $1!
A Message from the our Board of Directors
CCA Board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 10th, at 6:00 p.m. in the library.  One of the agenda items that the Governance Committee will be discussing is updating the CCA Non-Negotiables in order to update them to current standards. Although the suggested changes are primarily wording, we invite community participation in this process.  The CCA Board meeting is set up to have community input at the beginning of each meeting (so please arrive on-time).  You will have opportunities to provide feedback between September 10th - Oct 8th and the plan is to vote on the final Non-Negotiables at the October 8th Board meeting. We will use the Eagle to communicate those feedback opportunities. If you have any questions about this process, please reach out to Andrea Evashevski, Board Vice President, at .
We are on our 2nd week of sales for the Charleston Wrap Fundraiser. Did you know that PTO uses these funds to put on the annual carnival, the Multicultural Festival, Pastries for Parents, and other fun activities for our students and families. Don't forget to have your child drop off any prize tags by Wednesday to be entered into a drawing for a free dress day. 

The PTO is also still accepting fundraiser opt out forms. If you choose to donate directly in lieu of the fundraiser, your child will receive their keychain prize on September 20, 2019. The opt-out donation will also count toward your child's classroom total.

All forms must be returned to CCA by September 13, 2019 , and the winning classes will be announced September 20, 2019.

Our PTO Fundraising Committee also needs your help! They are looking for volunteers to help distribute prizes during lunch on Fridays! Please click here to sign up to volunteer.
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Thank you to the amazing CCA PTO for organizing the annual carnival and to all of our awesome volunteers that helped make it so successful! It was so much fun for our community! You all are the best!
Peer Helpers
Caring Community
Have you heard your child excitingly tell you they visited Mr. Loomis’ mailbox today to drop off their Caring Community slip? Or have you noticed a colorful square sticker on their shirt? If you have, your child was recognized by a CCA staff member as a Caring Community member. Caring Community is a school wide program that honors students who demonstrate one of CCA's eight character traits: l eadership, responsibility, respect, loyalty, integrity, humility, diligence and compassion .

Bimonthly, a name from each grade level is drawn for the monthly Caring Community winners. Free dress and a prize is awarded to these students.

Congratulations to our August Caring Community Winners!
For a complete list of August's Caring Community members, Please click here.

Michael D, Anna F, Isaak F, Jaxan F, Madeline P, David K, Emma L, Hem M, Noha M, Sasha, M, Anton S. John S, Aidan T, Misha U, Advaith V, Simona W, and Savannah Y.
Cherry Creek Schools Parent Academy
Think: Kids
Rethinking Challenging Behavior
Using Collaborative Problem Solving
A new parenting approach to prevent and
solve behavior challenges
Walnut Hills Elementary
8195 E. Costilla Blvd.
Centennial 80112
Dates: Wednesdays, 10/23, 10/30, 11/13, and 11/20
Time: 5-6:30 p.m.

Cost: $20 includes light snacks and class materials

Who should take this class?
  • Do you struggle with parenting a child who, in spite of his or her best
intentions, seems to lack the ability to cope with frustration, perceived
injustice or stress?
  • Does your child’s emotional roller coaster leave you feeling drained and
angry on a daily basis?
  • Do you find that discipline strategies that work well for most kids only
seem to make the problem worse for yours?
  • Does your child get “stuck,” seemingly unable to move on or think about
things in a flexible manner?

If so, then this class is for you!

Click here for more information.
Fly like an Eagle Day
On September 13th, CCA will have Fly like an Eagle Day. This days is designed to build and foster teamwork, respect, and a sense of community throughout our school. Each classroom will be paired with another classroom, and together they will work alongside one another to complete various team-building challenges. 
Fly Like an Eagle Day is a FREE DRESS DAY! Athletic attire is highly recommended. Please remember the school dress code still applies. 
CCA's PTO will graciously provide lunch for the entire school. Cheese pizza, carrots and ranch, and an allergy-friendly dessert will be available for the students during their regular lunch time. No other lunch options will be available for purchase through Wholesome Foods/Mile High Catering, so please pack a lunch for your child if they will not be eating pizza. A separate announcement will be sent with nutritional/ingredient information. 
The Fly Like An Eagle Committee needs your help to make this fun team-building day a success! Volunteer opportunities for this event include helping prepare materials prior to the event, and opportunities helping the day of the event. Please click  here to sign up to volunteer
If you have questions, please email Mrs. MacFarland at
Extracurricular Activities
P lease 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 families will be charged a supervision fee when the child(ren) 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.
CCA's Girls Volleyball team has their first game tomorrow, September 3rd at American Academy Motsenbocker. Come cheer them on!
The 3rd -5th grade running club also starts tomorrow, September 3rd. For more information about running club, please email Mrs. Tench or Mrs. Labozan.
Box Tops
Want to earn easy money for our school? It's as easy as 1-2-3! Just buy, scan, & earn! Click here to learn more.
King Soopers
Connect your King Soopers Loyalty account to CCA and start earning money for our PTO today!

Connecting your King Soopers account with CCA can count for one volunteer hour.

For more information, please click  here
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)
The Fly Like An Eagle Committee needs your help to make this fun team-building day a success! Volunteer opportunities for this event include helping prepare materials prior to the event, and opportunities helping the day of the event. Please click  here to sign up to volunteer
Our PTO Fundraising Committee also needs your help! They are looking for volunteers to help distribute prizes during lunch on Fridays! Please click here to sign up to volunteer.
Employment Opportunities at Cherry Creek Academy
If you are interested in applying to Cherry Creek Academy please email your resume & cover letter to: .

Community Events
Free Week of Classes at Barre Beauty for Parents & Teachers: 9/2-9/6
For more information visit and/or
Cherry Creek School District Accountability Meetings
Cherry Creek School District Parent Information Network (P.I.N.)
On September 3rd and 10th, P.I.N. will host presentations titled "GAME ON for Couch Potatoes to Elite Athletes! Keys to Success in Youth Sports & Fitness Participation." For complete information on this event, please click here.

For a complete list of this year's presentations, please click here .
Cherry Creek Schools Annual Veterans and Active Military Appreciation Football Game
Please join CCSD on Saturday, September 7th at Legacy Stadium for a football game to honor the United States military. For more information, 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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