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Spring Creek Elementary School

January 28, 2024

Dear Spring Creek Families,

On Thursday, February 1st, we invite all families to attend our STEM Fair Family Night from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. This is an opportunity to come look at our student’s projects and look at booths from our local community organizations. Community booths will be providing STEAM themed swag bags while supplies last and will be performing science demonstrations for families. This is an amazing opportunity to see the great projects students have been working on for weeks.

We also hope you will go to our school’s website and sign up for a Parent Teacher Conference on February 7 and 8. You can come in person or request a Zoom meeting with your child’s teacher. This is a chance to meet with your child’s teacher and discuss how they are doing.

Thank you for your support and taking the time to check the weekly newsletter. We look forward to seeing you in the coming weeks.

Remember, Spring Creek Hawks don’t fly, they SOAR!

Ruth Ann Snow

Principal

Upcoming Calendar Items

  • School Calendar
  • **Tuesday Jan 30th: 6th Band & Orchestra Concert (teachers emailed information)
  • **Wednesday Jan 31st: 6th Grade UVU Prep Applications Due (see information below)
  • **Thursday Feb 1st: STEM Fair Family Night at 6:00pm (see information below)
  • **February 6th – 8th: Book Fair (see information below)
  • **February 7th and 8th: Early Release Days ~ Friday Schedule
  • **February 7th and 8th: Parent Teacher Conferences (see information below)

After School Program This Week

  • After School Academy 1-2 will meet on Monday – Thursday
  • After School Academy 3-4  will meet on Monday – Thursday
  • After School Academy 5-6  will meet on Monday – Thursday
  • Hawk Theatre Drama Club 1st – 3rd will meet on Monday & Wednesday
  • Hawk Theatre Drama Club 4th – 6th will meet on Tuesday & Thursday
  • STEM Fair Support Club meets on Monday for those who have signed up!

Parent Teacher Conferences!

Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on Wednesday, February 7th from 1:45-4:00 and Thursday, February 8th from 1:45-7:00 pm. We will be using the website Sign-Up Genius to schedule our conferences. Please see our school website to access your teacher’s Sign-Up Genius page and sign up for an appointment with your child’s teacher. 

Please sign up as soon as possible so that we can arrange for support with translation and other assistance as needed.

Sign ups are now available on the Spring Creek Website If you need assistance getting signed up please call the front office at 801-370-4650.

We’re excited to visit with you and discuss how we can work together to best support your child.

STEM Fair

Our STEM Fair is going to be this Thursday, February 1st, 2024. There is one more After School Meeting to finalize develop projects on Monday, January 29th. If you would like to attend, please visit our handbook for an application, or talk to Mrs. Kempter. If you would like to participate in our fair, please make sure to read all the rules and submit an application as soon as possible. Once your project is completed, you need to bring your poster board (or Chromebook) to the gym on Thursday morning. Projects must be displayed by 9:00 AM for judging.

STEM Fair Family Night

On Thursday, February 1st, we invite all families to attend our STEM Fair Family Night from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. This is an opportunity to come look at our student’s projects and look at booths from our local community organizations. Community booths will be providing STEAM themed swag bags while supplies last and will be performing science demonstrations for families. 5th and 6th graders will be told if their project is moving onto the District STEM Fair by the end of Thursday. All STEM Fair participants will be included in a raffle drawing at 6:15. We encourage everyone to come support our STEM learners! 

Book Fair

Please join us at the Book Fair!  Stop by before or after Parent Teacher Conferences. 

Hours will be as follows:

  • Tuesday, February 6th: 8:15-3:30 pm
  • Wednesday, February 7th:  8:15-4:00 pm
  • Thursday, February 8th:  8:15-6:30 pm

See the attached flyer for more information.

Book_Fair_Flyer

6th Grade UVU Prep Information ~ See Attached Flyer

Every summer the School of Community University Partnership (SCUP) department at Utah Valley University runs a Pre-Freshmen Engineering Program known as UVU PREP.

The program is a free 6 week summer program that challenges high achieving incoming 7th, 8th and 9th grade students who have shown an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). UVU Prep is built around a challenging academic curriculum that exposes students to advanced concepts in math and science.

If you’re interested  have your child apply for the program.

The application deadline is January 31, 2024.

Please contact your child’s teacher if you have any questions.

Battle of the Books/Family Reads

Our Battle of the Books competition will be here before you know it! If you have a 3rd-6th grade student that would like to participate in Battle of the Books we want to let you know that our Family Reads program is a great place to get the books they need to read for the competition! We have almost every book available! Request a free book from our Family Reads Google form and get busy reading! There is more information on how to do this on our school website. Let Mrs. Smith ( jills@provo.edu) our librarian, know if you have any questions!

2024-25 Preschool Registration

Registration has begun for the  2024-25 Provo City School District Title I Preschool. See attached flyer for more information. 

5th Grade Camp Big Springs

Each summer Provo City School District, in conjunction with Provo City Parks and Recreation, provides an Outdoor Education (summer STEM camp) Program. This is a co-curricular program that is an extension of the current fifth grade STEM curriculum. Students just finishing fifth grade are invited to participate and will spend five days at a camp located up the South Fork of Provo Canyon where they will be involved in activities such as hands-on science experiences, arts & crafts, sports & recreation and campfire programs. See attached flyer for more information.

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