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Welcome to Rose Creek Elementary!


September 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Welcome to a new school year! Our faculty and staff are absolutely the best I’ve ever worked with. They have dedicated hearts and have a depth of understanding the art and skill of teaching. I hope you and your children enjoy their expertise and kindness as much as I do.

We were awarded a state grant and will continue to use the K-5 Lexia Reading program. The number of units assigned weekly to each student varies based on the needs of each student. Please contact your child’s teacher if you haven’t received log-in information. Your support from home helps us reach student goals. Thank you!

We will continue teaching learning traits along with the Utah State Core Standards. Students are currently learning about having a Growth Mindset and the importance of The Learning Pit. In a nutshell, people with a growth mindset believe they can get smarter and as a result get smarter! Visit Carol Dweck’s website to learn more about the Growth Mindset. The companion trait to this is from work being done by James Nottingham from the UK. This video, The Learning Pit, gives a quick overview of his research. Our students relate well to the Learning Pit! It helps them understand that deep learning is often accompanied by confusion. Persistence and the right support help students “out of the pit.”

It’s a pleasure to be with your children every day. They are full of hope and possibility and bring me joy.

Tami Bird
Principal


School Community Council
Do you want to be part of important decision making at Rose Creek?
School Community Council applications are available in the office and this link. The deadline for submitting applications is September 18. Learn more about School Community Council here.


Student Registration

Student registration for the 2019-2020 school year has opened. Please complete all registration steps in Skyward for each of your students by Friday, September 20. Ensure all phone numbers, emergency contacts, permission to participate in school activities, etc. are current and complete. Contact the main office with questions or for assistance accessing your Skyward account.


New Students

Contact the office staff at 801-254-8082 and visit this link for student enrollment information.


Upcoming Events

Student Registration Closes
Friday, September 20

2nd Grade Bike Rodeo
Friday, September 27

PTA Fundraiser
Monday, September 30-Thursday, October 18

Reflections Entries Due
Wednesday, October 16


Learning Traits

September: The Learning Pit and Growth Mindset
October: Empathy
November: Resilience
December: Flexibility
January: Optimism
February: Courage
March: Ownership
April: Persistence
May: Curiosity


Boundaries for 2019-2020 School Year

Boundaries for the 2019-2020 school year have been decided. Please go to the following link for all of the information you might need regarding permits and boundaries:

http://boundary.jordandistrict.org/


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Motto
GROW
Give your best | Read every day | Own your mistakes | Wonder!

Mission Statement
Our mission is to ensure that all students and staff learn and lead at high levels.

School Goals
We’ve had great growth over the past few years and want to keep that going! Our students are working on the following two goals. We could sure use your help to meet our Lexia goals!

1. Score above 55% on SAGE Reading/Writing by June 2018.

2. Have 85% of all students complete assigned Lexia minutes weekly.