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February 3, 2020
Upcoming Events
Remember to donate your gently used uniforms during drop off this week on the morning of Wednesday, February 5th!
For the latest schedule of events, please click here . More information on events is offered in the description section of each event on CCA's Master Google Calendar. Learn how to add events from our calendar to yours at
Our Eagle Honors Assemblies will be on Friday, February 7th. The Kindergarten - 4th grade assembly will take place between 8:15 and 9:30 a.m. The 5th - 8th grade assembly will be from 9:45 - 11:00 a.m. At the Eagle Honor assembly some of our students are recognized for exemplifying an Eagle Honor character trait of Leadership, Responsibility, Respect, Loyalty, Integrity, Humility, Diligence and/or Compassion. Students receive a certificate from their teacher. We reminded parents that our focus for the Eagle Honor recognition is on our students. We want our students to be notified when they received the award at the award ceremony and not before. We want every student fully engaged in the event and not knowing if they are getting an award causes more to be attentive and focused on the event and in celebrating their peers and their own accomplishments. Although parents are not notified if their child will receive a certificate, all parents are invited to attend every Eagle Honor assembly. When a student receives a Golden Eagle it is because they have in previous years received recognition for all 8 character traits. When a Golden Eagle is going to be awarded, parents are notified.  
Highlights from Last Week
Last week was a GREAT week for our CCA Community! Our 1st graders showed off their knowledge about planets and gave presentations that were out of this world! Our 4th graders did a "Mystery Skype" with a class in New York in their technology class. The Staff v. Student Basketball game was so much fun and ended another great season on a high note. Our 7th and 8th graders in the Chromebook Repair elective worked on devices to resolve issues ranging from broken screens to faulty track pads and problems with software. CCA parent, Sara Depperschmidt, was honored at CCSD's Exceptional Volunteer Dinner. And Mrs. Peterson led a wonderful Cookies and Canvas event for our middle schoolers!
January's Caring Community
Caring Community is a school wide program that honors students who demonstrate one of CCA's eight character traits: leadership, 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. To view a complete list of students honored in January's Caring Community please click here . 
  • Danveer G.
  • Hasini G.
  • Alisa K.
  • Diana K.
  • Hudson K.
  • Leon K.
  • Yeva L.
  • Hanaan M.
  • Nadini M.
  • Aidan P.
  • Dominic S.
  • Noni S.
  • Dina T.
More News from CCA
Mapping Our Future
Cherry Creek School District (CCSD) has recently launched the Mapping Our Future Project that is designed to share information about every school in CCSD. This digital tool features each school in CCSD and showcases a variety of facts about each. In addition, you can now get  Legislative Updates . Use this resource to learn about proposed legislation that could impact public schools and your child’s education.

To view Cherry Creek Academy's Mapping Our Future page, please click  here

To learn more about CCSD's Mapping Our Future Project please click  here.  
TrainOC Obstacle Course Giveaway
It's time to cast your vote and help CCA win an awesome obstacle course during recess! V oting will be open to the public until Monday, February 10th.

  • Click here to vote now!

  • Use the social sharing buttons to win 2 extra votes

  • Share this link with your school, family and friends to increase your chances of winning.

If you have any questions please reach out to Ms. Rutz at
Box Tops: Due SOON

Box Tops are due February 26th! Please turn them in soon!
Club & Athletic Calendars
Please remember to view the Extracurricular Activities calendars and Athletics calendar on the CCA website to see the most updated schedules for all of our awesome club meetings and sport events! You can find more information about activities we currently offer here.
Valograms Coming Soon
Student Council is excited to sell Valograms from February 10th until February 13th . They will be delivered on Valentine's Day! Valograms may be purchased from classroom teachers, Ms. Sadie, or in the lobby during lunch.
  • $1 for ValoGram and Ringpop
  • $2 for ValoGram, Ringpop and Rose

Buy one for a friend, classmate, teacher or family member!

If you would like to help sell during lunch, please click  here.
Used Uniform Sale: Volunteers Needed
Our next Used Uniform Sale will be on February 27th and 28th. Our PTO needs volunteers to help organize and work the sale. If you are available, please click  here  to sign up to volunteer. 
Multicultural Festival: March 6th
Our PTO is excited to announce this year’s Multicultural Festival will be held on March 6th from 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Cherry Creek Academy. This is an annual school event that honors and celebrates the diversity and inclusion that makes CCA so special. Throughout our school we have tables set-up in our classrooms that represent many different countries. At each table we will share food, artifacts, and music. This event is a hands-on way for all students and families to learn more about the countries that make-up our CCA community. In addition to the tables, we also have performances that celebrate the dance and traditions from many different countries. It is an amazing night that culminates with a “March of the flags,” that visually shares the diversity of our CCA community. 

Our Multicultural Festival also provides our community with wonderful volunteer opportunities! Come and share your heritage!

  • To volunteer to represent a country click here
  • To volunteer to help with the festival in general, please click here
  • To volunteer to do a performance, please click here

Thank you for helping make this year’s festival as awesome as in past years. Please email all questions to .
Annual Board Election
Each year in May, CCA holds an election for our Board of Directors. There will be 3 open positions. 2 of the requirements to be considered are:

  • Potential candidates must attend a minimum of two (2) regular CCA Board meetings during the nine (9) months prior to the April Board meeting. The February & March Board meetings are eligible meetings for this requirement.
  • Potential candidates must interview with at least one (1) current Board member prior to the nomination form submittal deadline.

Please note, the nomination packet and biography forms will be posted closer to the election in May. For the complete 2019-20 Board Nomination and Election Procedure, please click here .
Volunteer Information
If you have any questions about volunteering at CCA, or for volunteer account information, please email Chelsea Anderson, CCA's Communications Director, at .

Community News & Resources
An Innovative Look at Nutrition: The Way to the Brain is through the Stomach

Date: February 4, 2020
Time: 9:15 - 11:15 am
Location: Cherry Creek Options School (14603 E. Fremont Ave., Centennial, CO 80112

Date: February 11, 2020
Time: 6:30 - 8:15 pm
Location: Cherry Creek Options School (14603 E. Fremont Ave., Centennial, CO 80112
The Cherry Creek High School Varsity Poms team is hosting their annual 2020 Winter Jr. Poms Camp on February 22nd. It is open to students in grades K-8. If you are interested, please click here for more information!
The Parent Connection is sent to parents and community subscribers twice a month with information about student, school and district achievements, financial information, staff, events, board policy and more.   Subscribe to The Parent Connection here .

Please click here to read the lastest Parent Connection newsletter from CCSD.
Impact Volleyball is looking for girls under 14 to join their club teams. If interested, please click here for more information.
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