Weekly Update - May 19

May 19, 2017

Olde Creek Weekly Update



Amazing artwork by our Olde Creek Bears on display at the Woodson Pyramid Art Show.


Olde Creek Bears are staying cool on warm and sunny days!



Parent Input Form for Class Placement - New Online Form this Year

We would like to ask for your input as we work determine the appropriate educational environment for your child in the 2017-2018 school year. Using the link below, we invite you to share information about your child’s. Please know that it is optional for you to complete this form.


You may consider listing your child’s strengths, areas for growth, and motivators as well as the characteristics of the classroom structure that you feel will best meet your child’s needs.

We work diligently to consider all aspects of your child when thinking about class placement. Please know that we cannot honor requests for specific teachers.

The deadline for submissions will be June 2, 2017 and paper copies of this form will not be sent home this year. Submissions of parent input from current families after this time will not be considered during the class placement process. Please feel free to contact the school with any questions.


Frost Summer Programs

There are two upcoming summer programs open to all students who will be enrolled in 7th grade at Frost Middle School next year.

Lift Off Program

Registration for Frost Falcon Lift Off Program is now open!  This program will take place on August 10 and is open to all rising 7th grade students who will be attending Frost next year. Students will have the opportunity to participate in school orientation activities such as tours of the school, practice opening lockers, discussion of middle school procedures, and a Q&A sessions with teachers and counselors.  Students may sign up for one of two sessions on August 10: 8:00am-11:00am OR 12:00pm-3:00pm.  There is no cost to this program, but parents must provide transportation to and from Frost.  If interested, please register your student using the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/r33WWHO7NqT39owX2. Confirmation of registration will be sent out in June. If you have any questions or concerns, please email Danielle Hornbecker at dshornbecker@fcps.edu

7th Grade Orientation

The 7th Grade Orientation will take place on August 24th from 9-11am.  During the orientation students will receive their schedules, have an opportunity to walk through their class schedule, and meet their teachers.   The morning is for students only.  However, students and parents are invited to come that afternoon from 1-3pm for self-guided tours to practice walking the student’s schedule and opening their locker.  More information will be sent regarding this event in the summer, but please mark your calendars!


Upcoming Events:

SOL testing begins—May 22

2 Hour Early Release—May 26

Memorial Day Holiday—May 29

PTA Board Meeting—June 7

Evening of Fine Arts—June 8

Band Concert—June 13

Battle of the Books—June 13

Field Day Grades 4-6—June 14

Field Day Grades K-3—June 15