Become a Member of the Creekside PTSA for the 2021-2022 School Year HERE!

Award Winners
Please join us in congratulating our PTSA award winners for 2021-22! Outstanding Educators Bree Russell Kimberly Goodman Julie Siefkes Sharon Gelbrich Golden Acorn Awards Emily Repperger Maria Lozano Jennifer Nakamura Krista Wood Karen Rajtar ... read full article
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5/10/2022-5/24/2022

5th Grade Yard Signs - Pick-Up Location
  Order pick-ups - Thursday, May 19, 3:30-5:30pm Creekside Main Entrance If you purchased a 5th grade yard sign, we have a couple of PTSA volunteers who be distributing them after school on Thursday, May 19. Any remaining signs will be left in the office for pick-up. ... read full article
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4/23/2022-5/26/2022

End-of-the-Year Party
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5/8/2022-6/3/2022

Open Chair Positions 22-23 School Year
Volunteer Opportunities for 2022-23 School Year Are you interested in volunteering next year? We have some open chair positions available. Please contact Krista at krista.m.wood@gmail.com  if you're interested in learning more.  Reflections Chair or Co-Chair Do you have a passion for the arts and would be interested in chairing the annual Reflections program for Creekside? You would work with students on submitting their entries and organize a reception to honor the winners.   Family Science Night Chair or Co-Chair Do you enjoy executing experiments with your kids? We are currently looking for a Chair or Co-Chair for our Family Science & ... read full article
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5/1/2022-5/31/2022
Reflections9/1/202111/2/2021
Reflections
Calling all Creekside Elementary artists! Are you ready to get creative as an artist, literary writer, dancer, music maker, movie enthusiast or photographer? Creekside students are invited to enter Reflections by creating original works, based on this year’s theme, I WILL CHANGE THE WORLD BY… Entries from all grades and artistic abilities are welcome before the entry deadline, Tuesday November 2, 2021 Click  HERE  for more information! ... read full article
Award Winners5/10/20225/24/2022
Award Winners
Please join us in congratulating our PTSA award winners for 2021-22! Outstanding Educators Bree Russell Kimberly Goodman Julie Siefkes Sharon Gelbrich Golden Acorn Awards Emily Repperger Maria Lozano Jennifer Nakamura Krista Wood Karen Rajtar ... read full article
5th Grade Yard Signs - Pick-Up Location4/23/20225/26/2022
5th Grade Yard Signs - Pick-Up Location
  Order pick-ups - Thursday, May 19, 3:30-5:30pm Creekside Main Entrance If you purchased a 5th grade yard sign, we have a couple of PTSA volunteers who be distributing them after school on Thursday, May 19. Any remaining signs will be left in the office for pick-up. ... read full article
Happy Holidays!12/14/202112/28/2021
Happy Holidays!
Thank you for the amazing show of support and generous contributions during our annual fundraiser, Otterthon.  We would like to express gratitude to our amazing leaders, Principal Allison, Assistant Principal Smith and staff for navigating the return to school process and keeping our kids safe and happy.  On behalf of our Board, we wish you and your family's good health and happiness over winter break and a Happy New Year!    With Warm Regards,   Minal Kode Ghassemieh  PTSA President ... read full article
Kindergarten Leaderboard11/6/202111/11/2021
Kindergarten Leaderboard
Place Teacher % to Goal 1 Helfen 115.8% 2 Yea 77.5% 3 Pasley 66.7% 4 Min 60.6% 5 Bain 54.6% ... read full article
Halloween Bash9/27/202110/29/2021
Halloween Bash
The PTSA will be hosting a Drive-By Halloween Bash on Friday, October 29 from 5:30pm - 8:30pm. Families are encouraged to decorate their cars and kids can dress up in their costumes. We will have assigned times by grade level and will decorate the pick-up loop and front entrance to the school and volunteers will be handing out candy to families. If you are interested in volunteering at the event, please  sign up here . Let’s keep our annual Halloween tradition going! ... read full article
End-of-the-Year Party5/8/20226/3/2022
End-of-the-Year Party
Interested in volunteering at the event? Please sign up here .  ... read full article
Open Chair Positions 22-23 School Year5/1/20225/31/2022
Open Chair Positions 22-23 School Year
Volunteer Opportunities for 2022-23 School Year Are you interested in volunteering next year? We have some open chair positions available. Please contact Krista at krista.m.wood@gmail.com  if you're interested in learning more.  Reflections Chair or Co-Chair Do you have a passion for the arts and would be interested in chairing the annual Reflections program for Creekside? You would work with students on submitting their entries and organize a reception to honor the winners.   Family Science Night Chair or Co-Chair Do you enjoy executing experiments with your kids? We are currently looking for a Chair or Co-Chair for our Family Science & ... read full article
Cultural Night2/11/20223/10/2022
Cultural Night
Cultural Night - Country Representatives Needed! Our upcoming Cultural Night is scheduled for Thursday, March 10 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm. This event will be held outside on the playground and in the covered basketball area. If you're interested in representing your country, please sign up HERE ... read full article
2nd Grade Leaderboard11/6/202111/11/2021
2nd Grade Leaderboard
Place Teacher % to Goal 1 Russell 83.7% 2 Merrick 77.6% 3 Shults 74.6% 4 Dodd 68.3% 5 Hannley 67.5% ... read full article
Save the Date9/17/202110/15/2021
Save the Date
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Family Science and Engineering Night2/8/20224/6/2022
Family Science and Engineering Night
Science Night is coming up on Wednesday, April 6 from 5:30-7:30pm. There will be 4 hands-on experiments, a Spartabots robot demonstration, and more! We also need volunteers to make this event a success. Please sign up here  if you can help. Questions? Contact Sarah at  sarahkaplanmoore@gmail.com . ... read full article
4th Grade Leaderboard11/6/202111/11/2021
4th Grade Leaderboard
Place Teacher % to Goal 1 Emsky 96.4% 2 Eadson-McLemore 81.5% 3 Bulmer-Pranghofer 80.3% 4 Yanev 77.4% 5 Phillips 69.7% 6 Walmsley 54.2% ... read full article
Levy Information1/27/20224/26/2022
Levy Information
Our current levy will expire December 31, 2022. The School Board approved to have the renewal levy on the ballot in April.  Ballots will be due April 26th. This levy must pass in order to continue programs for our 2022-2023 school year and beyond  (this is a 4-year levy, so will fund through 2026).   What are School Levies?  What is VIS?   What does the Levy Pay For? The ISD Levy Development Committee  is made up of representatives from every school, local business representatives, and community members are meeting from December 2021 to January 2022 to form a recommendation for a ... read full article
Recess Parent Volunteers!!!!1/12/20222/7/2022
Recess Parent Volunteers!!!!
Creekside Elementary is looking for parent volunteers to help during our afternoon recesses between 2:00-3:20pm! Parents will be trained in facilitating recess games and supporting students with problem solving using Kelso’s Choices. ❑ Sign up HERE by 1/26/22  ❑ Fill out the ISD Volunteer Application HERE (scroll to the bottom)  ❑ Training via Zoom on 2/2/22 (Motley will send Zoom link via email)  ❑ Volunteering starts the week of 2/7/22 All volunteers must have an approved ISD Volunteer Application on file to start!  ... read full article
BOOK FAIR11/29/202112/2/2021
BOOK FAIR
We are excited to announce that we are able to go ahead with an in person book fair on the 1st and 2nd of December , during parent/teacher conferences. This is a great event for the kids to enjoy book browsing, for parents to stock up for Christmas presents and help raise Scholastic book dollars for Creekside.  Book Trailers: K-2 , 3-5 Volunteers Needed for Bookfair!! We need parent volunteers to run this event. Please sign up below if you are able to help. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0944ACAD29A2F85-creekside   ... read full article
Yearbook & Annual Yearbook Cover Art Contest – Entries Due11/29/20211/7/2022
Yearbook & Annual Yearbook Cover Art Contest – Entries Due
Artists! The Cover Art Contest deadline is approaching very soon! Please visit the PTSA website and click on the yearbook. You will find all rules and submission instructions. Entries now due January 6th. Looking for photos of your kids wearing their favorite masks. Also, don’t forget previous requests: first day of school, Halloween costumes, favorite activities, and Otter-thon spirit days!    MORE INFO HERE!    If you have any questions, please contact Carole at  precarole@gmail.com ... read full article
Curriculum Night8/31/20219/1/2021
Curriculum Night
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Join Creekside PTSA8/1/20218/2/2021
Join Creekside PTSA
Become a PTSA Member Your membership supports our school and all our students.   Join today! ... read full article
School Supplies 2021-227/19/20218/30/2021
School Supplies 2021-22
School Supply Boxes for Creekside Elementary (schooltoolbox.com) ... read full article
Community Connections9/3/202111/3/2021
Community Connections
DID YOU KNOW? Community Connections with Principal Allison answered many parent questions. Check out the full presentation for more info and answers to your questions. Presentation from August 26 ... read full article
Art Docent Grade-Level Leads Needed for 2021-2022 6/7/20218/31/2021
Art Docent Grade-Level Leads Needed for 2021-2022 
Art Docent Grade-Level leads act as a point person to the Art Docent Chair and coordinate approximately 6 projects across the grade.  The Art Docent Program has projects already available.  It is imperative that we have a Lead for every grade level!   We are currently seeking Grade-Level leads for Kindergarten, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, and 4th Grade    Click here if interested -  https://forms.gle/Wyn6F3c6BbP3ihMs9   ... read full article
Kindergarten Playdates3/14/20223/28/2022
Kindergarten Playdates
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Box Tops App - Download Today11/29/20215/9/2022
Box Tops App - Download Today
All you need is your phone to scan your store receipts and add cash to Creekside's school earnings!  Download the Box Tops app and scan your receipt within 14 days of purchase and the app automatically finds participating products and instantly adds cash to our school’s earnings online. Plus, you can invite friends to earn, get reminders to scan, give credit for your earnings, and more!  Download on the App Store or get it on Google Play TODAY!  ... read full article

The PTSA is the school's Parent Teacher Student Association. We are a registered not-for-profit comprised of parent volunteers, just like you, who help provide many programs and events at Creekside.