Monthly Archive: September 2014

Sep
22

Teacher Spotlight: Kris Diamond

Each month, we will highlight and feature a teacher and/or classroom from our wonderful school, so that we can all learn more about the people who make up our school community. This month, we start our series with Kris Diamond, our school’s music teacher. Mrs. Diamond has been at Sage Canyon Elementary since it opened …

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Sep
19

Get Ready for Spookfest

We’re having a party, You’re in for a scare, It’s a Halloween bash, So dress up if you dare! Our annual Spookfest is after school on Friday, Oct. 24. What will you find? A Haunted House, Costume Parade, Cookie Decorating Station, Face Painting, and Candy Walk — just to name a few of the great …

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Sep
18

PTO Membership Update

Thank you to all of you who already joined the Sage Canyon PTO this year! We are growing our community of parent and teacher support, and we are so proud to have all of you as a part of our school family. If you haven’t joined PTO yet, our online membership payment system makes it …

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Sep
17

PTO Meeting Recap

Thank you to all who attended our first PTO meeting of the school year. We had new faces in attendance, plus lots of teacher and administration support. Leanne Vakoc, our vice president of fundraising, shared some information for those interested in chairing an event. Even if you’re new to chairing an event, we promise you …

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Sep
16

Help Us Through Automation

All of us are strapped for time and looking for ways to do things quicker and more efficiently — our Popcorn Program is no different. Would you please help us? Using the online PTO cart to pay for your $13 classroom popcorn sponsorship really helps us by freeing up manual resources used to reconcile checks …

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Sep
15

Reminder: Sign Up for the Online Directory

Our online school directory has been getting great feedback — thank you to all who have already signed up! If you haven’t signed up yet, you can easily get registered today. This year, our entire school directory and the signup process are paperless — from data collection to making the directory available on your computer, …

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Sep
13

Send In Your Box Tops!

It’s time to send in all your Box Tops! We are collecting Box Tops for our school — send them in to your teacher attached to the collection sheet or just in a bag with your child’s teacher’s name and grade. You should have gotten a collection sheet and letter in your child’s Thursday folder. …

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Sep
12

Join Us for Ice Cream!

We are having our first Spirit Night fundraiser of the year at Cold Stone Creamery! Our school will receive 20% of the sales for that night. They will also have face painting available from 5pm to 7pm. You might even see a few of your teachers there, scooping ice cream. See you there!

Sep
11

Join us at Cold Stone Creamery!

Sage Canyon is having a Spirit Night at Cold Stone Creamery! Join us on Monday, Sept. 15, 4:00-8:00 pm. Come support your school by enjoying a delicious treat. You’ll even see your teachers there through the event scooping ice cream! Remember, there will be face painting from 5:00-7:00pm. Can’t wait to see you there! Cold …

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Sep
11

It’s Almost Time for the Fun Run!

We are gearing up for our major fundraiser of the fall semester — the Boosterthon Fun Run! The Fun Run experience is a fun fitness event, an interactive character program, and a highly profitable school fundraiser. It’s all wrapped up in an unforgettable experience that’s fun for the students and school. What we love: the …

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Sep
10

It’s Time for Box Tops!

This year, our school will be participating in the Box Tops for Education™ program. My name is Lana Lane, and I’m thrilled to be the Box Tops Coordinator for Sage Canyon Elementary. Clipping Box Tops is an easy way for you to help our school buy what it needs. Box Tops are each worth 10¢, …

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Sep
09

September 2014 Letter from the Principal

Dear Wrangler Community, We have had an amazing start to our year, and several classes are already diving into projects. One of our sayings here at Sage Canyon is that we want to “Go Slow to Go Fast.”  This means that our focus for the first few weeks of school is building a powerful classroom …

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Sep
08

PTO Meeting Reminder

Don’t forget — we have our first PTO meeting of the year this Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 6:30pm in the Rodeo Room at school. We will also have an Event Chair Info meeting right before the PTO meeting at 6pm. Our meetings for this school year: Sept. 10 – 6:30pm (with an Event Chair Info …

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Sep
07

SAC Meetings

We invite you to attend the next SAC meeting on Sept. 9 at 5pm at school in the main office conference room. The School Accountability Committee (SAC) is a committee that’s required for every Douglas County school. The Committee works collaboratively with the school administration to discuss items that affect the school — like budget, …

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Sep
06

Get Your Spirit Wear Orders In!

We getting close to the deadline for ordering your new Spirit Wear — we are collecting orders through Sept. 9. If you order during this initial drive, you will get free shipping with your order — it will be delivered to the school when the orders come in. Your new spirit wear will arrive by …

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Sep
05

September 2014 Letter from the PTO President

Welcome back! I can’t believe how quickly the summer went, and now we are right back in the swing of things with school, fall activities, etc. It was great to see so many returning and new happy faces at our Back to School Ice Cream Social and Boo Hoo Breakfast. We are looking forward to a …

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Sep
02

The September Newsletter is Here!

Full of information you need to know — our September 2014 newsletter is hot off the press and ready for you. Download our September 2014 Newsletter today. Enjoy!