MESSAGE FROM THE PTA

This time of year is an exciting time for PTA. Two of our biggest and most impactful events are right around this time. The first is Freedom Week, which was held this past week, January 27-31. As with all of our Freedom Weeks, we planned some really special activities to help the students appreciate all the freedoms we enjoy in our country. This year’s theme was, “With Great Freedom Comes Great Responsibility”. We had a wonderful line-up of activities to help the students understand the importance of being responsible with the freedoms that they are blessed with, including meeting with firefighters and policemen, voting on a service project the students would take part in performing for the community, and holding an exciting school assembly. We were honored to have the BYU ROTC Honor Guard, and we were so grateful to our student speakers for their lovely contribution to the assembly. Lastly, we enjoyed a fun-filled show from the BYU Dunk Team! Thanks to all those who helped make Freedom Week a success! We couldn’t have done it without you!

Our second big event, which is coming up quickly, is Staff Appreciation Week. If you haven’t had a chance to get to know your student’s teacher and the staff at Spring Creek Elementary, you should take some time to do so. We are so lucky to have the dedicated, hardworking, and awesome staff that we do! Staff Appreciation Week is March 30- April 3 and it’s a huge PTA event to show our staff some much-deserved love. We work really hard to make this week as fun and celebratory as possible, but it takes a lot of hands in order to pull it off so if you’re interested in being involved in any capacity—decorating at the school, helping with food, gathering donations, donating from a business you have access to, putting gifts together at home, etc.—we need all the help we can get! Please contact us at springcreekpta@gmail.com or attend our next PTA meeting, which will be on Friday, February 7, in the Spring Creek Library. You don’t need to be a PTA member to be involved in Staff Appreciation Week or in helping with anything that PTA does. We love to have any help from anyone that is willing! 

Spring Creek Elementary is an awesome school and we’re lucky to benefit from the many great programs that are available to our students. If you or your student want to be involved in more activities, don’t hesitate to reach out and ask! PTA is always willing to answer any questions and the Spring Creek teachers and staff bend over backwards to help any student they can. We love our school community and we want everyone to be a part of it!

Olivia Goldman & Cristina Bray PTA Co-Presidents

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

FEBRUARY

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCE

Thursday, February 6th (by appointment only)

Please take a moment to sign up for Parent Teacher Conferences if you have not done so already. Sign up on our website by going to www.springcreek.provo.edu or call the school office at 801-370-4650 and they will help you get signed up. The majority of the conferences are being held on Thursday, February 6th. If you cannot attend on Thursday, February 6th teachers have limited availability on Wednesday, February 5th. Please contact the teacher directly to schedule for this day.

S.T.E.M. FAIR WINNERS

Thank you for everyone that participated in this years STEM Fair. It is always such a great honor and pleasure to see the students creativity and ingenuity come to life during this event.

Here are your STEM Fair winners!

Kindergarten

1st grade

2nd grade

3rd grade

4th grade

5th and 6th grade winners. The top 8 projects got to participate at the the District Fair on January 31st.

1st places:

2nd place:

3rd place:

COME VISIT OUR BOOK FAIR

TINY ART SHOW

Join us during Parent Teacher Conference and take a stroll through our Tiny Art Show! Our wonderful artists here at Spring Creek all created their own tiny art works and tiny frames for their tiny pictures! Stop by the art table to grab a judging card and tiny pencil to write your favorite artists in every grade and drop the card off with your student’s name on the back to enter the raffle for a chance to win tiny art supplies!

CAMP BIG SPRINGS 2020

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. They 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.

CLICK below for more information

Camp Big Springs 2020 – Parent Letter (Jan)

PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION

Parents, it is time to begin registering students for preschool for the 2020-2021 school year. To be eligible for preschool, a few criteria must be met:

Locations and other information about preschool are listed on the flyers below. If you know anyone who may be interested in having their child attend preschool next year please share this information with them.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

BYU Chem Camp for 9 – 12 yrs old

Summer 2020 – applications due April 1, 2020 Have you ever wanted to speed up chemical reactions using catalysts? Do you want to isolate DNA? Do you want to learn about the chemistry of cooking? Explore chemistry as you make molecules, model chemical reactions and measure the changes you can’t see with your eyes. For youth ages 9–12 at the time of the camp. Mature 12-year old youth that have completed a full year of junior high can submit an application to biochem camp.

Chem Camp Cost  Ages 9–10 $135; Ages 11–12 $145 Generous donors have made tuition scholarships available. If you currently cannot afford the registration fee, please apply and indicate that you need a tuition scholarship.

To apply for Chem Camp or for additional information visit their website at https://chemcamp.byu.edu/ .

School Calendar

Check our school calendar often for non-school days, early release days and events.

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For in depth information and detailed school calendar be sure to check our School Website at: www.springcreek.provo.edu

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