Eagle Blast 11/1/2016

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November 1st 2016

The results of this year’s PTA Membership Drive are in!!!
The class with the most PTA members is…

Ms. McCowan’s 1st Grade Class!!!

The Class winners for each grade level are:
Kindergarten – Ms. Shinn
1st – Ms. McCowan
2nd – Ms. Guerrero
3rd – Ms. Causley and Ms. Clark
4th – Ms. Normann and Ms. Lewis
5th – Ms. Bodleander

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Be sure to read this Blast all the way through… the format is the same but the information changes weekly.

Please feel free to pass this newsletter along to any Creekside Families you think might like to “be in the know” and encourage them to sign up using the following link: http://eepurl.com/cdKE-b 

November Dates to Remember:
November 4 – Spirit Day, wear your favorite college gear
November 8 – No School, Election Day

November 11 – No School, Veteran’s Day
November 17 – PTA Meeting
November 23-25 – No School , Thanksgiving Break

Volunteer Opportunities:
The Creekside Media Center is always in need of 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! 
Open PTA Postions…
Carnival Auction Committee Members Needed please contact Brooke Dever at lbdever@gmail.com if you are interested in helping with this committee.

**The requests below are from our Specials Teachers.  These teachers instruct the entire student body but don’t have a materials list they send home at the beginning of the year.  We will use this space to list items they need for their classrooms. Please contribute if you are able.  **

Art Specialist, Ms. Hansen is in need of hand wipes for several grades working with oil pastels.

You may be interested in…
Free event for Creekside families
From Mr. Slavin, science specialist, Creekside Elementary:
The 1st, 3rd and 4th grades will be studying about the moon, earth and solar system during the next nine weeks. And 5th grade will be studying the weather, which is impacted by the moon. This is a great event run by the Morehead Planetarium to elaborate the learning experience for any age!
Skywatching at Jordan Lake
viewing: Saturn, Venus, Moon, Mars
Nov 5, 2016  7:00pm to 9:00pm 
Ebenezer Church Recreation Area
Morehead Planetarium hosts free skywatching sessions every month (weather permitting). Morehead educators and CHAOS members (from Chapel Hill Astronomical & Observational Society) bring telescopes and guide you through fun observations of stars, planets, moons, nebulae and other celestial objects. You might even see a few meteors!
WHAT HAPPENS AT A SKYWATCHING SESSION?
Skywatching sessions are very informal and family-friendly. Each session is scheduled for two hours, but you can arrive and leave at any time during the session. During the evening, you might do any of these things: peek through telescopes for up-close views of celestial objects, take a laser-guided “star tour” of the night sky and learn where to look for major constellations.

Skywatching sessions are at Ebenezer Church Recreation Area, part of Jordan Lake State Recreation Area. This site has restrooms, a picnic shelter and a sandy beach area. You’ll find the telescopes at the far (west) end of the parking lot.
Check the Morehead Planetarium website for more information and for weather updates/cancellation.
www.moreheadplanetarium.org

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Earn FREE Money for Creekside PTA
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.
Amazon Smile Account  https://smile.amazon.com/ch/84-1644408

Please continue to support the businesses that support our school!

Jersey Mike’s Subs  – i9Sports  – The Mad Popper

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*** If your business would like to be a Creekside Sponsor, please email
Erica Libertore at
ericalibertore@gmail.com ***
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