Spring Enrichment for TK – 5th Grade begins April 21st
Only $175 per child for participation in any or all of the Friday sessions 9am – 2pm at Rideout Community Center.
Reserve your space today by paying online or bring a check to school made out to Creekside PTO.
Read our flyer for more information about Spring enrichment structure spring 2017 creekside enrichment
The winter season is approaching and we are gearing up for another winter – with that starts our Ski Enrichment program on January 13th.
The forms will be sent home this week in your child’s backpack, and you can view or download them here:
The program will be the same as last year: 6 Alpine days at Squaw, 3 Nordic days at the Tahoe Nordic Center, 2 ice skating days at HighCamp. (Ice Skating is new this year)
Important: We need payment and all four waivers sent back by December 15th in order to participate in the Ski Enrichment program. Please leave a check for $150.00 per child made out to Creekside PTO in the school office along with each of the four waivers found above. There is a box labeled PTO Winter Ski Enrichment in the office!
If you prefer to pay online by credit card: click here!
We are planning on having a quick ski enrichment meeting on Wednesday November 9th at 8:30 after drop off for any new families that have questions or concerns about the program. Please read the Intro Letter for more information, and if you still have questions and can’t make the meeting – don’t hesitate to contact Kristen or Sarah (Their contact info is located in the Intro Letter.)
Here are a few bits of info as we are moving into the school year after an amazing first week of school.
-Tomorrow, September 2nd from 11-1, is our Family Gathering at the Truckee Tahoe Airport. All families are welcome to come. Bring a picnic blanket and a packed lunch or buy lunch at the Red Truck Cafe. We will have tours, a plane to touch and feel, face painting, Red Truck cookies, and lots of good company.
– Enrichment starts September 9th for both our Elementary and Middle school kids. More info on the new Middle School Enrichment will be sent out tomorrow. The cost of fall Enrichment is $300.00. Starting next week you can make payments online at creeksidepto.org. A packet will be going home with your children on monday with wavers and more info. Click Here for an Enrichment newsletter which explains more of the program.
-Pizza Thursdays starts next week! This can be payed for online starting next week.
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Spring Session of Enrichment Fridays for Creekside starting after spring break!
April 22-June 10, 8 weeks
K-4th grade: Rideout Community Center 9-2:00 (4th til 2:30)
5th-6th grade: Squaw Valley Adventure Center (Ropes Course near OVL), 9-2:30
$200 for 8 weeks, payable to Creekside PTO in classroom PTO envelopes, office PTO mailbox or
All-School End-of-the-Year Party will be Friday, June 17 from 11:30-2 at Commons Beach
Kindergarten-3rd grade will have:
Lego Engineering with Heather Maloy of Bricks for Brains
Art with Alissa Morganti and Sally Osborn
PE with Denise Parker
Mountain Biking with Kim and John Percy
Improv with Kidscape Productions
4th grade will have more intensive study with two main courses:
Outdoor Ed/Native American studies with Eli Miller (including hiking, field trips, leather work, local history, outdoor experiences)
Acting with Kidscape Productions (Improv, as well as script, scene and character study, with performance at the end of session)
The kids will have a bit of mountain biking and PE as well, but the main focus will be the core two courses
5th and 6th will have Outdoor Ed at Squaw Valley Adventure Center with Jesse Desens and his instructors. They will focus on team building, geology, botany, outdoor ed, environmental studies, survival skills,art, PE and more.
Families with siblings attending the two sites may bring kids earlier or pick up later at Rideout (8:30-9 and 2-2:30 supervised playground time). We would also like to help families to carpool from Squaw or Rideout to help with logistics. This will be such a cool opportunity for the older Creekside students- we hope that this change in location will be a great experience for them and worth any hardship in transportation!
Please sign up by paying at school or via the creeksidepto.org site. Note your students name and grade on check or online when paying.
If you are interested in helping every week, your child can attend the classes for free! We will need help with 5th and 6th grade, esp with heading out into the woods. Having a consistent helper each week is really valuable, if you are able to do commit! As always, we need and love having you come and help out just for a day, half day or even lunch time on any Friday!
Please contact Alicia with any questions or comments, or if you would like to sign up to be a class helper. firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, I am retiring from Enrichment Coordinator after this session! Please contact me or someone on PTO board if you would like to be the next Enrichment Coordinator. Thank you to Jesse Desens and Alyson Schreiber for assisting in creating the new outdoor program for 5th and 6th. Let’s have a great spring session of enrichment classes!– Alicia
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