Eagle Blast 09/20/2017

Creekside Eagle Blast 
September 20, 2017


It’s time to start gathering pledges for the FUN RUN on September 28!

The Fun Run Times are as follows…
Kindergarten and 1st Grade:  8:15am
2nd and 3rd Grades:               9:20am
4th and 5th Grades:              10:45am

Please visit http://www.funrun.com to register your student!!
(more info below)

If you have not joined the PTA, you may do so by clicking HERE
$8 – Single Membership
$12 – Family Membership
$5 – Staff Membership

If you select the family membership please add both names to the form.
Joining the PTA is a great way to support Creekside, your student, our community, teachers, staff and also a great way to stay informed.

Stay tuned for information about our Membership Drive!

The next PTA meeting will be on
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
in the Creekside Media Center.

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

Dates to Remember:

September 20:  Early Release
September 27:  General PTA Meeting
September 28:  Boosterthon Fun Run!!!
October 4:         PTA Meeting
October 4:         Spirit Night at Jason’s Deli (more info below)

The Creekside Eagles Fun Run!

Our Creekside Eagles Fun Run program is off and running! Parents, you may be asking yourself, “What’s the best way to get a pledge?”

Answer: STUDENT STAR VIDEO! Parents who send a Student Star video to friends and family raise, on average, $90 more than those who don’t. It’s the EASIEST and BEST way to ask for a pledge, plus this hilarious video will have your friends and family in stitches.

Simply log in to FUNRUN.COM, click the “Create Student Star Video” button, upload a photo of your child, and off you go!
(The Creekside registration code is 388-165)


Creekside Spirit Night, October 4

Creekside Elementary’s GroupRaise Meal at Jason’s Deli
Commit to Eat in support of Creekside Elementary at Jason’s Deli on October 4

Click here to RSVP

Other Announcements: 

Teacher Grant Committee Needed!!  Calling any PTA member with interest in granting Teacher’s wishes 🙂  We have $15,000 in PTA funds to distribute to teachers who apply for the PTA Grant.  Please contact Brooke Dever at lbdever@gmail.com if you are interested.

Membership Drive Committee Needs a few helping hands! Please contact Courtney Mills at courtney.mills01@gmail.com if you are interested in helping the committee design and create a bulletin board to show PTA participation by grade or class.

Box Top Collection EVERY FRIDAY!!!  Look for Mrs. Tyrell and her cart full of goodies in the hallway outside the main office.


Please visit the Creekside Online Spirit Wear Store for new gear!

We’ve added new car magnets ($3.00 or 2 for $5.00) and cinch sack backpacks (only $5.00!) and we have short-sleeved Creekside t-shirts available in all youth and adult sizes, even kids’ x-small! Spirit wear items purchased through the online store will be delivered to your child’s classroom, and we’ll have the same items available for purchase at several of the upcoming school events.

Stock up and show your Creekside Pride!

EARN FREE Money for Creekside PTA

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  Students may bring in Box Tops every Friday to the Box Top store at the front of the school to trade them in for cool prizes.

OfficeDepot / OfficeMax – When you make a purchase of qualifying school supplies, provide the ID 70208472 at checkout and Creekside will receive 5% back in credits for free supplies!

MightyNest – By shopping at MightyNest.com, up to 15% of your purchases can go to Creekside! Choose from hand-picked household essentials, including kitchen items, lunch gear, toys, baby products, cleaning supplies and personal care products.  Search for Creekside Elementary School under zip code 27707.

Amazon Smile Account  https://smile.amazon.com/ch/84-1644408

Coca-Cola Give – Inside every bottle cap and cardboard case of Coca-Cola products is a special code you can enter to claim money for your school. There are a range of Coke products, including Powerade and Dasani, which offer these points. Each bottle cap is worth $0.05 and 12-packs are worth $0.15 – and you can even enter your own codes so you can see your donations add up!  Just look up by Creekside’s zip code of 27707 and scroll until you see Creekside Elementary School – Durham.  For more information, visit us.coca-cola.com/give Kellogg’s Family

Rewards – Reward others when you donate your Kellogg’s Family Rewards® points. Through KFR Giving, your points can become a cash donation to any participating K–12 School in the U.S. For more information, visit www.kelloggsfamilyrewards.com

Please continue to support the businesses that support our school!

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


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