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May 6th, 2021

Hello Eagle Crest Families!

 

My name is Amanda Holden and I am so excited to be taking on the principalship at ECES!  I am currently a principal in Bayfield, CO, which is outside of Durango.   As we ease into the end of the school year, I am looking forward to joining the Eagle Crest community. 

For me and my family this truly feels like coming home!  Although we have been living in the southwest corner of the state for the past three years, our home is truly Boulder County, and we are excited to be closer to our extended family and community.  At the moment we’re in the tornado of packing, moving, and saying goodbye to the dear friends and sweet community we have created out here in rural Colorado.  And yet, in all the hustle and bustle, we are so thrilled to be making our way back to our roots. Our two children, Brady (6) and Alex (2) are thrilled to be closer to their cousins, and they are excited to start school in their new neighborhood. 

One of the aspects I admire most about ECES is the community school feel and the focus that staff and families have on student-centered learning and growing.  In my early talks with staff it is clear that they work super hard to meet the needs of all learners, and that they are invested in making our school a warm and joyful learning environment for everyone.  I know that we have a culture of family involvement and support in our school and I am ready to dive in with all of you to continue this good work.  

We are moving at the beginning of the summer and I plan to be around the building during the Project Launch summer program in June, and of course in August as we gear up for the school year.  My greatest hope is that I will get to know students and families and form relationships that help us to continue to support our students to shine!

I look forward to getting to know you and your children!

Warmly,

Amanda

holden_amanda@svvsd.org


 


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NEWS FROM THE LIBRARY


WE DID IT EAGLE CREST!

The school has reached its reading goal of 500,000 plus minutes for the year! 
Way to READ everyone!

Next Wednesday, we will celebrate reading with a Silly String Celebration. On Monday, May 10th one reader from every class to be the CLASS SILLY STRINGER/READER. For a chance to be class silly stringer be sure to read and log minutes through the Weekly Reading Log.  So grab a book, read and log your minutes!
We are ending the Eagle Crest Reading Challenge but we have one more round of FREE BOOK WINNERS: 
Kindergartener - Aung in Mrs. Woolaway's class
1st grader - Jack W. in Mrs. Hammond's class
2nd grader - Ian T. in Mrs. Phillips' class
3rd graders - Yvonne in Mrs. Sudbeck's class
4th graders -  Autumn in Mr. Gaccetta's class
5th graders - Nela in Mr. Blaser's class

 

KEEP ON READING ALL SUMMER LONG - SUMMER READING BINGO

The Longmont Public Library has summer plans for your students!  Check out their Summer Reading Program full of fun ways to support reading at home all summer long and keep on reading! 

 


End of Year Picnic
Important Information!

 

We will still be holding our whole school picnic on the last day of school (May 27th) for staff and students only.  We will head outside at about 11 after classes hold their individual end of the year celebrations.  We will have music playing and the day will mirror what we typically do on that last day except that students will need to stay in their cohort.  In a typical year, many parents choose to take students home following the picnic to get a jump start on summer vacation.  If you chose to take your child out early, you will be picking them up at their outside classroom door or where they enter the building in the morning.  We hope this eliminates major congestion at the front door and makes for a quick pick-up.  If you will be having anyone pick-up your child not listed as a contact in IC, you must notify the classroom teacher through email.  Students will not be allowed to leave with a friend or another contact without prior notice.  We apologize that parents aren't allowed to participate in these events, but we hope to create a great experience for our students.


Watch this video and join us on the......
Kindergarten Tour

 

Spirit Day for Mwebaza Annex
Thursday May 13th



 

Community Schools Summer Camps 2021

 

 





SPRING PICTURES

To order online: mylifetouch.com  EVTT7CK2J

 

 



Academic proficiency is an important district goal for all elementary students. Research shows that extended school year learning opportunities positively affect student success.

Project Launch program includes:

  • Targeted literacy practice daily

  • Content literacy in science and social studies

  • Focused math study and exploration

  • Transportation provided

  • Breakfast, lunch and snack

  • Kindergarten – 5th Grade Students

  • Available at no cost to families 

Date & Times

Monday-Thursday, June 7-July 1

8:30-3:30 PM

Registration Deadline March 12, 2021

Contact your school for a registration form

El objetivo del distrito escolar es que todos los alumnos obtengan proficiencia académica.  Las investigaciones nos demuestran que los estudiantes reciben un gran beneficio cuando el calendario escolar es extendido para proporcionarles más oportunidades de aprendizaje.
 

El programa de verano Project Launch Incluye:

  • Instrucción de lectura diaria

  • Lectura conectada con ciencias naturales y ciencias sociales

  • Estudios de matemáticas y exploración

  • Transportación

  • Desayuno, comida, y bocadillos entre comidas

  • Para estudiantes de Jardín de niños hasta el 5o grado 

  • El program es gratuito para todas las familias

 

La fecha límite para registrarse es el 19 de marzo del 2021.

Póngase en contacto con su escuela para obtener un formulario de registro

 

Please let any future kindergarten or pre-k students' parents know that they should register for 2021-2022 school year!  They can call the office for more info.
303-485-6073

 

2021-2022 Before and After School Care 

 
 

An Introduction to Infinite Campus for Parents

What is Infinite Campus?

  • Student Information System – Official record of student information
  • Includes information on:
    • Attendance
    • Class Schedules
    • Official Grade Book
    • Enrollments
    • Transcripts
    • Household Relationships
  • Parents can receive email, text, and phone communications from the information provided in the IC Parent Portal.
 


 

  

The Eagle Crest PTO is looking for new member for the 2021-2022 school year! We'd love to have you join us. If you're interested in finding out more, please 
click here!

  

 

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