SCHOOLS OUT FOR – Summer Vacation 06/12/17 to 09/4/17

SCHOOLS OUT FOR – Summer Vacation 06/12/17 to 09/4/17

SCHOOLS OUT FOR SUMMER VACATION FROM 6/12/17 TO 9/4/17
HAVE A GREAT SUMMER AND SEE YOU ALL BACK TO SCHOOL IN THE FALL ON SEPTEMBER 5,2017!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Announcements -Friday – 6/09/17
Last DAY of school schedule:Friday, June 9, 2017 – regular start time – 1/2 day Last Day of School!!!
2nd Hour  – 7:30 – 9:10
1st Hour  – 9:15 – 10:45
Classes end at 10:45 a.m.

School is out for summer ENJOY!!

“Attention all 7th and 8th grade girls and boys interested in Sideline Cheerleading this fall: Tryouts will be held Monday June 12 through Wednesday June 14 from 6:30pm-8:30pm at Zeeland West High School in the Cheer Room! No experience required! You MUST have a physical on file at Creekside in order to tryout.  See you at tryouts!”

They can find the tryout packet at zeelandwestsports.com under sideline cheer!


**STUDENTS:
  ALL Books need to come back to the Media Center TODAY!

**Returning ZPass Bus Tags

Bus tags need to be turned in on the last day of school!

Bus tags may be given to student’s bus driver on the last day that they ride the bus, turned in to the school office, or dropped off at Transportation office.

All bus tags will be reactivated and reissued in the fall.  There will be a $10 charge for any bus tag not returned.

Please note:  ALL students have been assigned a bus tag, regardless if they rode a bus or walked/parent pickup, etc.   So all students should be returning their bus tag

**STUDENTS: Please check the lost and found. All of it will be donated and go away after school is done TODAY !!!
**Current 6th & 7th graders–Fall sports will be starting before next school year starts.  If you are interested, please sign up in the office.  You will need a physical form dated April 15, 2017, or later in order to tryout or practice in August.  Physical forms need to be turned into the office.  Following are the sports:  Boys Football, Boys Soccer, Girls/Boys Cross Country, Girls Volleyball, and Girls Tennis.  Please pick up an information paper for your sport.

**Creekside  Cafe Breakfast Served 7:00am – 7:30am

Lunch Menu For The Last Week of the School Year :

Friday 6/9 – 1/2 Day NO LUNCH!!! Last Day of School.

Menu subject to change without notice. Please refer our website www.zps.org/food-service in the event of a unplanned day off to review menu change.

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CURRENT 8th GRADERS ONLY–FRESHMAN INFORMATION”:

Summer Participation Requirement: New for 2017, all students participating in summer programs at ZW are required to have a ZAC (Zeeland Athletic Card—your passport to play) prior to participation.  ZACs may be picked up during posted athletic office hours beginning May 1 through June 9

  • Creekside athletes (played a school sport): Pick up a temporary ZAC from ZW athletic office.
  • Creekside students (did not play a school sport): Bring physical* form and concussion education form to the ZW athletic office to get your temporary ZAC.
  • Students/Athletes from other middle schools: Bring a copy of your current physical* form and a concussion education form to the ZW athletic office to get your temporary ZAC.

ImPACT Testing: Every freshman, who is even thinking about the possibility of playing a sport, must get tested during the summer!!  Multiple testing session are held each week through June and July.  Testing will take 1 hour.  Dates will be released by spring break, online sign-up required. ImPACT testing is a required component of the high school ZAC.

H/S athletes: Fall, Winter & Spring will need to make sure their ZAC requirements have been fulfilled before school starts.  ZAC pick up for fall athletes will begin in August.

For all things regarding athletics, please go to:

zeelandwestsports.com

Parents News:

**Thank you to everyone who contributed ink jets for recycling.  Lessening our impact on our world while increasing our classroom supplies is so appreciated.  Please continue to collect this summer so we can continue this worthy project in the fall.

**Please call 748-3310 directly to leave a message for ANY reason, late to school for example: because of car problems…forgot to set the alarm, stuck in traffic, etc. , early appointments coming in later, illness,  anything related to their attendance insure the accuracy of your students attendance record. Attendance #748-3310 PLEASE CALL BY 9:00A.M. TO EXCUSE YOUR STUDENT.

**Take note….Creekside opens it’s doors to students at 7:05a.m.. After school, students not with a teacher or coach, need to EXIT the building by 3:00p.m..

**PARENTS – PLEASE!! USE THE PARKING LOT DROP OFF/PICK UP POINT BETWEEN CREEKSIDE AND ROOSEVELT ONLY FOR BOTH THE MORNING AND AFTER SCHOOL!!!!  PLEASE BECAUSE OF CONSTRUCTION THIS YEAR !! DO NOT DROP OFF ON THE SIDE OF SCHOOL BETWEEN THE ADMINISTRATION BLDG. AND CREEKSIDE..……OR……...DO NOT DROP OFF IN FRONT OF SCHOOL, THAT IS THE BUS DROP OFF AREA IN THE MORNINGS  ONLY!!!! THIS IS FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR STUDENTS, AND STAFF, AND YOU!!!  PLEASE HELP US OUT!!  PLEASE DRIVE WITH CAUTION!! THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP!!

**Non-School Lunch Items: Outside food is only allowed in the lunchroom if you are bringing lunch for your student ONLY.  The office conference rooms are no longer available for groups lunches with friends.

**Paper Gator Recycling:

What?  Please bring in your newspapers, catalogs/magazines/junk mail/phone books/office-school paper.  We cannot take plastic, metal, trash, glass, or cardboard.

Where?  In the back of Creekside  (Look for “Paper Gator” on the bin)

When? 24-7(drop off anytime)

What will the paper become?  The paper will be shredded and processed into hydro-seeding mulch, lawn establishment products, lawn repair products, cat litter, dog litter or small animal bedding. Help us become a greener world!!!! Recycle!!!5

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Athletics

Athletics

Access the Dux Athletics website. Looking for directions? Click here. Looking for a physical form?  Click here.     Creekside Coaches and Athletic Staff Dux Athletic Director Mark Werley  616.748.4540 Dux Athletic Secretary Leslie Brookhouse  616.748.4540   Continue Reading

Summer Office Hours

Summer Office Hours

Due to Summer construction at Creekside, our physical office will be unavailable until mid August. If you have questions or need to contact someone from our office during the months of June and July, please email Barb Baareman, Principal Administrative Assistant, at bbaarema@zps.org or you can leave a message at 616-748-3306. If you need to… Continue Reading

2017-18 School Supplies

2017-18 School Supplies

6th graders are REQUIRED to have the following supplies: Heavy-duty binder (2″) One set of index tab dividers (8 tab) Spiral Notebook (several) Pencil bag and extra pencils and erasers Pens (red, green, blue and/or black) Highlighter (any color) Markers, Colored Pencils Calculator (Texas Instrument TI30XIIS) Protractor Ruler, scissors, glue sticks **STUDENT PLANNERS WILL BE… Continue Reading