This Week at Belleview 11.12.17

This Week at Belleview:

Tuesday, November 14 – Thanksgiving Meal Box Donation Deadline

Square 1 Art Order Deadline

TuesdayThursday, November 14-16 –  ACT Summative Testing

Friday, November 17 – Turkey Trot (Volunteers Needed)

Upcoming Events:

Monday and Tuesday, November 20 & 21 –  Special Persons Day and Belleview Book Fair

WednesdayFriday, November 22-24 –  No School, Thanksgiving Break

***For a complete calendar of events subscribe to the online calendar at ***

Thanksgiving Meal Box Donation Deadline, Nov 14

It’s your last weekend to gather Thanksgiving meal supplies!  The deadline to get food items, complete meals, and grocery store gift cards is this Tuesday, November 14 by the end of the school day.

Please sign up here to let us know if your family plans to make complete Thanksgiving meals in a box.


1. Bring nonperishable food items to your children’s classroom’s collection box:

  • Kindergarten:  Canned fruit (pears, peaches, mixed fruit, cranberries, cranberry sauce)
  • 1st Graders: Stuffing mix (box or bag)
  • 2nd Graders:  Cornbread, muffin, or biscuits
  • 3rd Graders:  Canned vegetables (corn, green beans, carrots)
  • 4th Graders:  Regular/sweet potatoes (fresh, boxed, or canned) and Gravy (mix or jar)
  • 5th Graders:  Pie shell/mix & ready-made pie filling
  • Parents: Boxes-Boxes with lids (paper boxes work great)

2.  Leave a grocery store gift card at Belleview’s front desk in an envelope labeled “Thanksgiving Meals”. (Preferably $25 but any amount helps.)

3.  Assemble a complete “meal-in-a-box” project with your family.  Some ideas listed in the attached flyer, but please feel free to do what you think would make someone’s Thanksgiving Day special.

Please contact or with questions.  Thank you for your generosity!!!

Square 1 Art Order Deadline, Nov 14

Don’t miss your opportunity to purchase beautiful high-quality items personalized with your child’s artwork. Check out the display case at school to see samples of many of the unique items available. The best part is that you can place your orders on-line! You may also use the paper order form provided. Both on-line and paper orders are due no later than Nov. 14th. Items will be delivered in early December in time for holiday gift-giving.  Questions?  Contact Liz  or Casey White

ACT Summative Testing, Nov 14-16

There will be ACT Summative testing for 4th & 5th grade on November 14, 15, &16 in the morning and the afternoon.  Please be in attendance and do not schedule doctor appointments during these times.  See the schedule below.

4th GRADE AM – Testing PM- Testing
November 14 & 15 8:15-9:20 am 12:55-2:00


5th GRADE AM – Testing PM – Testing
November 14 9:50-11:00 11:30-12:30
November 15 & 16 9:50-11:00


Future Bruins Night, Nov 16

Future Bruins Night is an Open House at Cherry Creek on Thursday, November 16th from 6:00 – 8:00pm.  Students and parents can tour the campus and attend mini-classes with CCHS faculty.  This is a great opportunity to meet teachers, department coordinators, coaches and representatives of the numerous sports and clubs.  Future Bruins Night is a great way to live the Creek experience for an evening.  For more information and to sign up for classroom breakout sessions, please visit


Turkey Trot 2017, Nov 17

On Friday, November 17th, the students of Belleview will be running the Turkey Trot during recess.  For every lap they run, they will be entered into a drawing for a turkey.  We need some volunteers to assist with the Turkey Trot!  Please sign up to help with a shift during this fun event!  Thank you for your support.


Cherry Creek Community Legislative Network Breakfast, Nov 16

You are invited to join us for Our Annual Breakfast with Our Legislators

Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017

Time: 7:00a.m. – 9:00a.m.

Place: Student Achievement Resource Center (SARC) Rooms 301-304 14188 E. Briarwood Avenue, Centennial 80112

Cost: $8.00 per person

Please join us for breakfast along with members of the Colorado General Assembly representing the schools in the Cherry Creek School District. This is a wonderful opportunity to become better acquainted with members of our delegation in an informal setting as we work together for a successful 2017 legislative session that benefits Colorado students. To register, please mail completed flyer with payment by Monday, November 6th.

For more information please contact: Laura Felix at laurafelix.slp@gmail.comor Ilana Spiegel at


Special Person’s Day, Nov 20-21

Special Person’s Day is coming up!  Do you have family or special people in town for Thanksgiving? Someone important who you’d like to invite to school? Here’s your opportunity to invite an adult friend or family member to join you for lunch and let them know how special they are to you.  Please register online at or by using the attached form.  Looking forward to seeing you and your special person Monday, November 20th and Tuesday, November 21st.

We are looking for volunteers to help us staff this great event.   Come give a special welcome to your special people by helping out.  We need servers, delivery people, and help with our selfie station.  Please use the following sign up.  We appreciate your help!

Questions? Please contact Wendy Forman, wsforman@gmail.comPriscillaHawkinson,, or Stephanie McGee,


Belleview Book Fair, Nov 20-21

Please stop by the Scholastic Book Fair on Monday, 11/20 from 7:30-5:00 and Tuesday 11/21 from 7:30-2pm.  There will be books for all ages and perfect gifts for the holidays!

The online book fair will be available Friday 11/17- Sunday 12/3 so that you can order books without leaving your desk and still support Belleview’s library. Use this link to order great books and gifts

Lastly, we still need volunteers to help make this event go smoothly.  To help with the Book Fair, go to  

Thank you for supporting this amazing event!  All money earned goes to the Belleview Library to pay for books and the TAs that work in our fabulous library.

For questions, please contact Nancy Schwartz at


Calling all Philanthropy Club Parents! 

Please click on this link to sign up to assist with our upcoming club meetings and events. With a record number of kids joining the club this year, we are asking for lots of parental help during our meetings and projects.  Thank you!  Please contact Tracy Swen or Priscilla Hawkinson with questions.


Parents of all 5th Graders

The time has come to celebrate your 5th grader!  To help commemorate your child’s final year at Belleview, please submit a digital file of their baby picture and a 40-word dedication for printing in the yearbook and a presentation at the Continuation Ceremony (more details in attached flyer).  Please send the photos with the file name: lastname_firstname. Please send the baby photo and dedication (and/or questions!) to Deanna Gibbons no later than Friday, November 30, 2017!


CCSD Challenge School Application is now available on their website,

Challenge School is a Kindergarten-8th grade magnet school in Cherry Creek School District charged with the mission of meeting the needs of academically advanced and motivated students. Any student in the district may apply to Challenge. The purpose of the admissions process is to select students who demonstrate advanced academic achievement in math and/or language arts and possess the attributes that reflect the school mission and purpose to inspire, empower and challenge motivated students who are academically advanced and/or gifted.

Online applications can be found on their website under the “Prospective Students” tab or by following this link:

The online applications will be available from Wednesday, November 1, 2017-Wednesday, January 17, 2018.  Challenge School also offers Prospective Parent Information Sessions on Tuesday and Wednesdaymornings throughout their application season.  Please call the Challenge Office at 720-747-2100 to RSVP for a Parent Information Session.

CCHS Junior Bruin Cheer Clinic, Dec 16

CCHS Cheer will be holding its winter Jr. Bruin Cheer clinic on December 16th with a performance during halftime of CCHS Boys Varsity Basketball game. Please see attached flyer for more details. Questions? contact us at