October 4th Eagle Blast

Announcements:

 October 4, 2016

Our Boosterthon Fundraiser was a SOARING success!!!  With your help, we have over $28,000 in pledges!  We surpassed our goal by over $1000! We could not be more proud of our students, staff, teachers, parents and community! We will keep you posted on how the money we raised will help our students, teachers and school. Thank you, again for all of your hard work in getting those pledges!

October is shaping up to be an exciting month at Creekside… stay tuned for information about upcoming events.

From the Principals Desk…

Parents thank you so much for all your support during Boosterthon! Our school community will raise over $28,000 if all pledges are collected! These funds will help increase classroom libraries and fund field trips for our students. We have such an amazing community and we thank you for all your support of our school. 

We are also excited about all the wonderful things going on at the Creek this month.  Please join us for some great events in October!

-Principal, Arrica DuBose

September and October Dates to Remember:

October 14 – Picture Day

October 19 – Early Release Day

October 20 – PTA Meeting, 6pm Media Center

October 20 – 3rd Grade Read to Achieve Information Parent Information Session, 5:30pm

October 28 – End of Quarter 1

October 28 – Donuts with DuBose, 7:45am

October 28 – Kindergarten Book Character Parade (more info coming home soon)

October 31 – No School, Teacher Workday

Boosterthon Fun Run

WE DID IT!!!  We surpassed our goal this year by over $1000!  Creekside’s Pledge Proffit is $28,327.89!!!

Our students and staff had a great time with the Boosterthon team over the past few weeks! Now the important part begins… collecting the pledges you entered!  Please reach out to your donors and thank them for their pledge, let them know how many laps your student ran and encourage them to pay their donation online. If they’d prefer to give cash or write a check, that’s great too!  Checks can be made out to “Creekside PTA”  and returned to your child’s teacher in the envelope that came home.

Our first collection date is on Tuesday, October 11. PLEASE have your pledges turned in by that point.  You can also still enter pledges until the 11th if you have family members that still want to donate!

If you’d like to help us count and enter the collections on 10/11, please sign up here

Here are our final pledge stats:

States: 42

Countries: Australia, Canada, Ireland, Spain, UK, Switzerland, USA

Registration %: 55% (488 students out of 884 have logged on.)

Participation %: 52% ( 464 students out of 884 have pledged.)

# of Meals Donated: A Whopping 108 Meals donated by your school!

Grade leaders:

Kindergarten: Laws – $63 per lap

1st grade: McNelly – $74 per lap

2nd grade: Scofield – $94 per lap

3rd grade: Donnelly – $94 per lap

4th grade: Lewis – $60 per lap

5th grade: Pape – $49 per lap

Top Three Grades:

1st Place  – 1st Grade

2nd Place – Kindergarten

3rd Place – 2nd Grade

Class with the Highest Participation Percentage: Barnes – 3rd Grade

We would like to extend a big THANK YOU to our 2016 Creekside Eagles Fun Run Corporate Sponsors!

These companies helped the PTA provide T-shirts for each student!!!

GOLD Level sponsors:                           

Jersey Mike’s Subs

www.jerseymikes.com/order

i9 Sports

www.i9sports.com

BRONZE Level sponsors:

The Mad Popper

www.themadpopper.com

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Volunteer Opportunities:

Boosterthon Collection Counters Needed: October 11

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d44afa92da0fd0-creekside1

The Creekside Media Center still needs volunteers to shelve books! If you have a little spare time, please email Sally Winstead at sally.winstead@dpsnc.net or just show up and she will happily be put to work!

PTA Membership Drive

THE MEMBERSHIP DRIVE HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH OCTOBER!!!!

There’s still time to earn your student’s classroom a gift card to the Book Fair! Sign up Today!!!

Sign-up online!!!  bit.ly/JoinCESPTA

Earn Free Money for Creekside:     

Money Bag Clipart

Link your Harris Teeter VIC card to Creekside #5611
Link your Kroger card to Creekside by asking at the Customer Service desk. We earn points for every dollar spent at Kroger toward purchases for our school.
Clip BOX TOPS  and Labels for Education. Students may bring in Box Tops  and labels every Friday to the Box Top store at the front of the school to trade them in for cool prizes. 

 Stay connected:

Like our PTA Facebook pagewww.facebook.com/creeksideelementarypta
Follow us on Instagramwww.instagram.com/creeksidepta

SOAR Eagles!

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