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Welcome to Side Creek Elementary

Home of the Wolverines - Reaching for Excellence!

Side Creek Elementary

Ms. Susan Gariepy
Ms. Anne Ferris
Vice - Principal
Winner of the Governor's Award of Distinguished Schools!
(Third Consecutive Year)  
Vision Statement
"Developing independent learners through individualized instruction."
Side Creek Rated as One of the Best Elementary Schools
School Hours - 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
First Bell at 7:55 a.m.   
School Supply List 2016-17  New!

Diversity Fair for 2016

Side Creek Diversity Fair
 September 29th
5 - 7 pm

Come celebrate the diverse cultures we have at Side Creek. Each student has been learning about a culture of their choice.  They will be sharing their knowledge in a variety of ways during our evening event.

Session 1: Grades K-2 – 5:00 -6:00 pm

Session 2: Grades 3-5 – 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Enjoy and participate in the Diversity Fair Fashion Parade beginning at 6:00 pm in the main lobby.

Fall Field Day another “Wow”!

Field Day was an amazing day of synergy! Field Day took place on Friday, September 9th with the K-2 students participating in the morning and the 3-5 students participating in the afternoon. The weather was absolutely perfect and each session consisted of 12 stations which were run by parent volunteers.

The morning session had some events such as pizza relay, Zumba with Mrs. Yuan and Mrs. Snelling, fitness musical hoops, as well as an obstacle course. The afternoon session involved water stations like Statue of Liberty and Helicopter.

The afternoon session also had some new events that were a hit such as Hungry Hungry Hippo and Spike Ball. The day was full of smiles and laughs which in the end makes it one to remember! Thank you so much for all of the parent volunteers who came out to help and encourage our students, it is greatly appreciated!

Very special thanks for Mrs. Zimmerman, Side Creek Physical Education teacher, for organizing another great Field Day.


Summer Dates to Note!

Side Creek Elementary Office hours are from 8 am to 2:30 pm during the summer.  Summer registration will commence on July 25th. Other dates to note:

August 10th - First Day of School for grades 1st through 5th

August 15th - First Day of School for Preschool and Kindergarten.

Student class schedules will be posted in the windows at the front door on August 10th.  The will also be posted here on the website.

Principal’s Message



  Principal's Message
Happy Fourth Quarter Wolverine Families!


Our Colorado weather may not reflect it yet, but Spring is in the air!  Our students are continuing to work hard, but they are eagerly awaiting Summer Break!

We have completed our state PARCC testing for or 3rd through 5th graders and so proud of our students.  Thank you for your support during that stressful time.  Your students worked hard on the assessments and we are confident that they did their very best! In March, we launched a new program promoting male volunteerism in schools.  WATCH D.O.G.S. stands for Dads Of Great Students and can be found in many, many schools across the nation.  Our program kick-off brought over 80 dads to the building and in one month we have already had almost a dozen come to school to spend the day!  While here they support education in the classrooms, add a heightened level of security while supervising the campus and promote sportsmanship & safe play during recess.   Most importantly, their children glow to see their dads here and all kids want to spend time with the WATCH D.O.G.S!   If you are, or know, a male role model who would like to be a part of the program call the school for more information. Read the rest of this entry »

Spring Book Fair

The Side Creek Library/Media Center thanks all of you for making our Spring Book fair a great success! The Book fair sold  over $5000.00 in books.  Our school share will provide over a hundred new books for the library media center. 


Thanks for coming to the  Book Fair!

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