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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!

Fall Field Day Coming!

This year's Field Day comes early on Friday, September 9th.  As usual, the Kinder, 1st and 2nd graders will have their session in the morning and the 3rd, 4th and 5th graders in the afternoon.  Volunteers are needed and you can view the flyer below for complete information and fill out the volunteer form.

September 23rd is the backup date in case of inclement weather.


Field Day Flyer

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!

Side Creek Spirit!

We have Side Creek Wolverine T-Shirts and pullovers in both adults and students sizes. We have many sizes available in either Purple or White.  Shirts and pullovers may be purchased in the main office during school hours.  Support Side by buying your spirit shirts or pullovers today!

Don't forget Wolverine Spirit Week - May 16th to May 20th!

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