April / May 2024

Teacher Appreciation week 4/30-5/3
4/30-5/3 Book Fair in the Gym
4/29-5/12 Shop the Book Fair Online
5/1 Track Meet at Nevada Union- 3:00pm
5/1 Girls Volleyball Tournament begins- Time TBD
5/2 Clear Creek Open House: 5-6:30pm
5/2-5/3 PTC Plant Sale: Before and After school
5/3 Spirit Day: STAR WARS
5/6-5/17 CAASP Testing- 3rd through 8th grade
5/10 Muffins with Moms (TK/K-2nd Gr)- 8:45-10am
5/10 Family Movie Night- 5pm
5/14 Board Meeting- 4:30pm
5/15 PTC Meeting- 3pm in the Library
5/24 Emergency Day
5/27 No School- Memorial Day
5/31 School Rally 8:45-9:30am
5/31 6-8th Grade Dance “Spring Fling” 6-8pm

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Principal’s News

May 2024

Cougar Families,

State Testing will happen this month 5/6-5/17. The question I always get asked is:

How can I help my child get ready for the test?

YOU are an important part of your child’s education. Some things you can do to help your child are:

Discuss the test- make sure your child is not scared or anxious.
Take a practice test with your child. Practice tests can be found at
Make sure your child gets a good night’s sleep and a nutritious breakfast before testing.
Review test results with your child and discuss with their teacher where they might need additional help.
Your child’s teacher is the best place to start if you have other questions about testing or available accessibility resources.

Next, I need your help with some safety concerns I’ve observed recently. If you are parking for after school pick-up, please walk over to student lines and escort your student through the parking lot for their safety. It is dangerous for students to be darting through the parking lot unescorted. Please show care to all our Cougars and reduce your speed in the parking lot. With everyone working together we can ensure a safe and quick dismissal. Thank you.

Our Girls’ Volleyball team is wrapping up their season of league play. Track is finishing up their season as well. Go Cougars! The sports schedule is available in the office. You are invited to come out and cheer on our teams!

Please come out for Open House on May 2nd at 5pm, we would love to see all our families. You are also welcome to join us Friday, May 31st at 8:45am for our next All School Rally where academic achievements, STAR Students, and Cougar Pride are celebrated! Come early for a Cougar Café treat and stay for the event.


Cougar Café is open every Friday Morning from 8-8:30am. Come get a cup of coffee, cider, hot chocolate and of course a donut. Without the support of our PTC events like these would not be possible. If you are not currently active with our PTC I want to encourage you to come to the next meeting. It is never too late to get involved.

Our next meeting is on Wednesday, May 15th at 3:00 PM in the library. All are invited.

Home – School Communication

Good communication between the school and home is very important to us and we are working to provide numerous ways for this good communication to take place. Please call the school office when you child is sick or unable to attend school.

Happy May,

Duane Triplett