Home of the Wolverines!

Side Creek Elementary

Reaching for Excellence!

Welcome to Side Creek Elementary School...

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Home of the Wolverines!


We exist to inspire a community of learners who are respectful, responsible and ready to develop the skills necessary to shape successful futures.


Side Creek students believe they can achieve, learn and grow through communication and collaboration.  Our staff is committed to partnering with students and families in support of this vision. 

Important School Information

Contact Us

Nelson Van Vranken
Vice Principal:
Laura Cooper
LaQuana Guillory-Williams 

Phone: 303-755-1785
Fax: 303-326-1239

2022-23 Bell Times

First Bell at 7:55 a.m.
School Hours - 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Preschool Hours  AM - 7:50 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Preschool Hours PM- 11:40 a.m. to 2:25 p.m.
Full Day Preschool Hours - 7:50 a.m. to 2:25 p.m.
Morning Supervision does not begin until 7:40 a.m.

Early dismissal will not be accepted between 2:00 and 2:30 pm (except in cases of  emergency)

Office Hours - 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Purchase Your 22-23 Yearbook 


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Dear Parents,

Attached you will find a PDF of our school’s Class Group picture day flyer. The PDF is hyperlinked directly to our schools online ordering event. All that needs to be done to go to our online event is to click anywhere on the page of the attached PDF. This will then take you directly to our schools ordering page. You can also access the online ordering portal by going to www.mymjthomas.com  and entering our schools event password (Located at the bottom of this PDF). 

You may also print this order form and attach a check or cash and bring it in on picture day!

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Upcoming Events

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FREE COVID-19 Vaccinations for the APS Community!

APS is excited that all Coloradans ages 12 and older are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. We are partnering with STRIDE Community Health Clinic and the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) to host FREE vaccination clinics for our families. The clinics will be open to individuals ages 6 months and older. Students must have a parent or guardian present.

Rocky Mountain Kids.pdf