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​CHERRY CREEK SCHOOLS TO HOST VETERANS WEEK NOVEMBER 5-9, 2018

All veterans and current military members are cordially invited to attend Veterans Week in Cherry Creek Schools, Nov. 5-9, 2018. Every school in the district will host an event or activity to honor those who have served or are serving our great nation.


“Our veterans heard a call of duty and answered it, and they selflessly put everything on the line to serve their country. The entire Cherry Creek School District community is honored to have the opportunity to pay tribute to the dedication, dignity and sacrifices of these heroes during our Veterans Week celebration.”

- Scott A. Siegfried, Ph.D., Superintendent



Veterans Week activities include assemblies, parades and classroom presentations. See the listing below for information on Veterans Week events throughout the district.

 

School DateTimeEvent DescriptionRSVP 
Altitude ElementaryThurs., Nov. 810:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.Our Veterans Day/Grandparents Day Celebration features military displays, a hospitality room for veterans and active-duty servicemen and women, an opportunity for veterans and grandparents to have lunch with their students, and a patriotic Veterans Day parade which will take place from 1:15 to 2:00 p.m. 
Antelope Ridge ElementaryThurs., Nov. 88:30 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. Antelope Ridge will celebrate Veterans Day with two patriotic assemblies to honor veterans including members of the Vietnam Veterans of America, as well as active-duty military members. The assemblies will feature the Antelope Ridge choir and student speakers from each grade level. RSVP to 720-886-3300
Arrowhead ElementaryMon., Nov. 122:30 p.m.Arrowhead will host a patriotic parade inside the school to honor veterans and active-duty servicemen and women, and to demonstrate students' and staff members' love for our country. After the parade, honored guests will be treated to a choir performance and reception in the gym.  
Aspen Crossing ElementaryFri., Nov. 28:15 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.The Aspen Crossing community will celebrate our veterans and active-duty military members with a Hospitality Room from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The Mile High RC Tank Club and Crosswinds RC Flying Club will display their vehicles in the gym from 8:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  At 1:00 pm, Aspen Crossing students will join students from Sky Vista Middle School and Eaglecrest High School for a parade to Sky Vista, followed by a flag ceremony from 1:45 to 2:15 p.m.   
Belleview ElementaryMon., Nov. 127:15 a.m.Belleview will honor veterans and active-duty military members with a Veterans Day breakfast that will begin with a flag ceremony conducted by our Cub Scouts. Honored guests will receive cards made by fifth-grade students. Photos and stories about our veterans will be featured on our Honor Wall.RSVP to 720-554-3100
Black Forest Hills ElementaryThurs., Nov. 81:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.Black Forest Hills will honor veterans and active-duty military personnel during a Veterans Day assembly. It will feature patriotic songs and some of our honored guests sharing their personal experience serving our country.  After the assembly, we will invite our guests and their families to stay for coffee, lemonade and cookies.  RSVP to 720-886-8900
Buffalo Trail ElementaryThurs., Nov. 88:30 a.m.Our community's heroes will be introduced and honored during a schoolwide assembly featuring a local Boy Scout Troop presenting the colors, our choir performing patriotic songs and a special guest speaker who is currently serving in the military. After the assembly, students will line the school hallways for our "Heroes Walk." RSVP to 720-886-4008
Campus Middle SchoolTues., Nov. 6
10:00 a.m. - NoonCampus Middle School administrators will welcome veterans and active-duty military members to an assembly in their honor. Students will read their stories of patriotism and choir and band students will perform patriotic music.  Our honored guests will be invited to stay for lunch and visit with one another.RSVP to 720-554-2704
Canyon Creek ElementaryThurs., Nov. 88:30-9:30 a.m. Canyon Creek Elementary will welcome veterans and active-duty military members with a parade through the school followed by an all-school assembly where Master Sergeant David Smith (USAF) will speak to our community about life in a military family. Canyon Creek military families will be recognized, our choir will perform and the entire audience will join in a patriotic sing-along.  Afterward, refreshments will be served in our cafeteria. 
Challenge SchoolThurs., Nov. 88:20-9:20 a.m.We will be hosting a Veterans Day breakfast for our community. Our PTCO Bakers and Chefs Committee will provide a light breakfast of pastries, coffee and juices. Girl Scout Troop 68052 will lead the Pledge of Allegiance ceremony. Middle school student leaders will present speeches and musical selections. Students will also write letters to veterans.RSVP to 720-747-2103
Cherokee Trail High SchoolThurs., Nov. 8Noon-1:30 p.m.Cherokee Trail High School will celebrate veterans, active-duty servicemen and women and their family members during a Veterans Day luncheon in their honor. The Cougar community is proud to honor these heroes for their dedication and selfless service to our great nation.RSVP to 720-886-1940 or squaka@cherrycreekschools.org 
Cherry Creek High SchoolFri., Nov. 96:15 p.m.Cherry Creek High School will host our nation's heroes at the first home football playoff game. Each veteran and a guest receive free admission and will be treated to a pizza dinner in a VIP tent at the south end of the stadium. Several veterans will serve as honorary captains for the coin toss and all honored guests will be recognized at the start of the half.  RSVP to 720-554-2383
Cherry Hills Village ElementaryThurs., Nov. 11:30 & 7:00 p.m.Cherry Hills Village Elementary will pay tribute to America's heroes with a military display and two patriotic assemblies honoring veterans, active-duty servicemen and women and their families. 
Cimarron ElementaryThurs., Nov. 88:00 a.m.Cimarron will host a Veterans Day assembly and breakfast to honor veterans and active-duty servicemen and women. The assembly will feature patriotic music, a performance by our fifth-grade students, and a recognition of staff/community members who are veterans. After the assembly, honored guests will be treated to a light breakfast.RSVP to 720-886-8149
Cottonwood Creek ElementaryWed. Nov. 78:15 a.m.Veterans and active-duty servicemen and women will be treated to breakfast before attending a Veterans Day assembly in their honor. The schoolwide assembly will feature student speakers and patriotic musical performances. RSVP to 720-554-3201
Coyote Hills ElementaryThurs., Nov. 128:00-9:30 a.m.Coyote Hills students will escort veterans and current military members to the gym for two, 30-minute assemblies in their honor. The assemblies will feature a powerful video, songs celebrating all branches of the military and individual, group, class and grade-level presentations that may include songs, skits and speeches. Afterward, honored guests will parade through the school so students can share posters and cards with them. The festivities will conclude with a reception in the school's new Innovation Space.RSVP to 720 886 3900
Creekside ElementaryMon., Nov. 127:15 a.m.Creekside Elementary will welcome our veterans and active-duty servicemen and women at 7:15 a.m. for "Donuts with Dear Veterans" and a gallery walk through the school to view student artwork and writing. This will be followed by a parade of heroes at 8:15 a.m. and an assembly at 8:35 a.m., which will celebrate our honored guests with songs from our students and a slideshow presentation.   RSVP to 720-886-3500
Dakota Valley ElementaryMon., Nov. 128:15 a.m.Veterans and current military members are invited to an assembly in their honor. It will feature a guest speaker and patriotic songs performed by our second-grade students. The assembly will be followed by a breakfast for our honored guests.RSVP to 720-886-3000
Dry Creek ElementaryMon., Nov. 127:40-9:20 a.m.Dry Creek Elementary will honor veterans and active-duty servicemen and women with a Veterans Day breakfast, followed by a celebration assembly and a patriotic parade through the school hallways.RSVP to 720-554-3301
Eaglecrest High SchoolFri., Nov. 99:00-10:15 amA display of U.S. flags along Picadilly Street will welcome veterans, active-duty servicemen and women and their families to a breakfast hosted by Positive Impact, the EHS  male leadership group. During the breakfast, honored guests can enjoy student artwork that honors veterans and entertainment from our Performing Arts students.RSVP to 720-886-1018
Eastridge Community ElementaryWed., Nov. 147:00 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.Eastridge will kick off its Veterans Day celebration with a breakfast for veterans and active-duty military personnel, followed by a patriotic parade through the school. During specials classes, students will run through a "boot camp" experience in the gym and learn about the meaning behind Veterans Day. Students' patriotic artwork will be displayed throughout the school during the month of November.RSVP to 720-886-2200
Endeavor Academy Fri. Nov. 167:35 a.m. Endeavor Academy students and staff members will honor veterans and current military members during their Panther Pastries event. Honored guests will be welcomed to Endeavor with signs celebrating our nation's heroes, which will placed outside the school by the Proud Panthers student leadership group. Students will also recognize staff members who are veterans with personal, hand-written notes, thanking them for their service.  
Falcon Creek Middle SchoolThurs., Nov. 88:45-10:00 a.m.Falcon Creek SOAR and No Place for Hate student leaders will line the main hallway with flags and create an honor guard to welcome veterans, current military members and their families to a breakfast in their honor. The FCMS choir and orchestra will perform patriotic songs, followed by our honored guests sharing their thoughts about their service. 
Fox Hollow ElementaryMon., Nov. 121:00 p.m.Fox Hollow will kick off its Veterans Day celebration with a VIP tea from 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. Then from 1:30 to 1:50 p.m., students, waving U.S. flags, will parade past our honored guests in a patriotic show of support. From 1:55 to 2:30 p.m., the school will hold an assembly featuring a choir performance and students from each grade level spotlighting local veterans.RSVP to 720-886-8702
Fox Ridge Middle SchoolWed., Nov. 14MorningFox Ridge Middle School will host two assemblies to honor our veterans and active-duty servicemen and women. The assemblies will feature performances by the FCMS band and choir, as well as a guest speaker from Buckley Air Force Base.  Student artwork that honors our nation's heroes will be on display.RSVP to 720-886-4402
Grandview High SchoolFri., Nov. 98:00-9:30 a.m.Grandview High School students will celebrate and visit with veterans, current military members and their families, during a Veterans Day breakfast in the Upper Commons.  Profiles of veterans associated with Grandview will be on display. 
Greenwood ElementaryWed., Nov. 78:15-8:45 a.m. & 2:00-2:30 p.m.Greenwood Elementary will honor our nation's heroes during two patriotic assemblies: Kindergarten, first and second grade will celebrate from 8:15-8:45 a.m., and first, third and fifth grade will celebrate from 2-2:30 p.m. Each grade will perform a song and students will present projects to our honored guests. 
Heritage ElementaryThurs., Nov. 87:45-9:15 a.m.Heritage Elementary will kick off its Veterans Day celebration with a continental breakfast for veterans and active-duty military members, followed by an assembly featuring a flag ceremony and patriotic songs. Veterans will have the opportunity to speak and the school will also recognize students who have demonstrated behaviors consistent with the ideals held by servicemen and women. RSVP to 720-554-3500
High Plains ElementaryThurs., Nov. 8All DayVeterans and active-duty military members will visit individual classrooms to talk with students who have been studying different Veterans Day themes at each grade level.RSVP to 720-554-3603
Highline Community Elementary Mon., Nov. 128:15 a.m.Highline will honor veterans and active-duty servicemen and women during a schoolwide assembly. The event will feature a flag ceremony, patriotic musical performances, poems recited by students, a guest speaker and a video tribute.  
Holly Ridge Primary/Holly Hills ElementaryThurs., Nov. 148:30 a.m.The entire school will gather in the gymnasium at Holly Hills for an assembly to honor veterans from our community and from American Legion Post #1. A color guard will lead the assembly with the National Anthem. The Hollys choir will perform, students will share projects that they've created to honor veterans and a spokesperson from the American Legion will address the students.RSVP to 720-747-2500  
Homestead ElementaryThurs., Nov. 88:15-9:30 a.m.Local veterans and active-duty servicemen and women are invited to Homestead Elementary for a schoolwide assembly to honor their service and sacrifice. The assembly will be followed by a reception for honored guests and their families.RSVP to 720-554-3700
Horizon Community Middle SchoolMon., Nov. 129:00-11:30 a.m.Our community will host veterans and current military members a Living Museum for our students. This Living Museum will serve as an experiential interpretation of history and lived testimony of veteran and active-duty military experiences. Students will interact with these heroes, listen and learn from perspectives rooted in honor, commitment, and valor. Through our P.A.C.K. principles, they will examine the Perseverance, Achievement, Connectedness and Kindness that are required to serve this great nation.RSVP to 720-886-6108 
Independence ElementaryThurs., Nov. 88:00-9:30 a.m.Independence Elementary will celebrate our nation's heroes with a Veterans Day parade through the school, led by our student council. Then honored guests will visit with students in their classrooms to share stories and answer questions. The celebration concludes with a reception in the cafeteria for veterans, active-duty military personnel and their families. The reception will feature a performance by our fifth-grade choir.RSVP to 720-886-8202
Indian Ridge ElementaryThurs., Nov. 81:30 p.m.Veterans, active-duty military members and their families will be recognized at Indian Ridge Elementary during a patriotic, all-school assembly followed by a Parade of Heroes. Afterward, honored guests can enjoy a refreshments and conversation during a reception in our STEM Lab. 
Infinity Middle SchoolThurs., Nov. 89:30 a.m.Infinity Vipers will host a breakfast for veterans and active-duty service members featuring student performances that celebrate our honored guests. Throughout the day, students will have opportunities to hear stories from those who have served our country through audio vignettes recorded by our morning guests.RSVP to 720-886-6005
Laredo Middle SchoolMon., Nov. 59:30 a.m.Laredo Middle School will host veterans and active-duty servicemen and women in the Central Commons for a student-led presentation and celebration featuring guest speakers from the USO.  After the celebration, honored guests will be treated to a breakfast in their honor.RSVP to 720-886-5000
Liberty Middle SchoolWed., Nov. 79:00-10:30 a.m.Veterans, active-duty servicemen and women and their families will be honored during a Veterans Week breakfast and celebratory assembly featuring student speakers and performances by the band, orchestra and choir.RSVP to 720-886-2410
Meadow Point ElementaryMon., Nov. 51:30 p.m.Veterans and active-duty servicemen and women will be greeted by students and escorted to the library for a meet and greet opportunity. That will be followed by a schoolwide assembly in the gym. During the assembly, poems and drawings will be given to our honored guests as a thank you for their service.RSVP to 720-886-8600
Mission Viejo ElementaryWed., Nov. 77:30 a.m.Mission Viejo Elementary is proud to honor local heroes at its 12th annual Veterans Day celebration. The festivities begin at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast in the library, followed by a schoolwide assembly at 8:30 a.m. in the gym. After the assembly, honored guests are invited to visit classrooms until a luncheon in their honor at 11 a.m.RSVP by Nov. 5 to 720-886-8003
Mountain Vista ElementaryMon., Nov. 57:45-9:00 a.m.Mountain Vista's PTO will host coffee and donuts in the cafeteria for veterans, active-duty servicemen and women and their families. Then honored guests will visit classrooms and talk with students. The  celebration will conclude with an inspiring Parade of Heroes through the building.RSVP to presidentmvpto@gmail.com
Overland High SchoolMon., Nov. 58:45 a.m. & 10:00 a.m.Overland High School continues its tradition of recognizing local veterans during a breakfast reception at 8:45 a.m. and a schoolwide celebration at 10:00 a.m. Veterans will be individually recognized during the assembly, which includes a spectacular collaboration of 250 talented Performing Arts Blazers and an uplifting performance by our Cecilians Choir. RSVP to 720-747-3872 or sruiz9@cherrycreekschools.org
Peakview ElementaryMon., Nov. 57:15 a.m.Veterans and current military members in the Peakview Elementary community are invited to join us for breakfast, a group photo and a patriotic assembly where they will be serenaded by our students and receive thank you notes for their service. Peakview will also recognize families whose loved ones are currently deployed. They will receive thank you notes and "You've got this!" cards. RSVP to 720-886-3100
Pine Ridge ElementaryThurs., Nov. 87:45-10:00 a.m.Veterans will be treated to a light breakfast in the cafeteria before moving to the gym for a celebration in their honor. Boy Scout Troop 2010 will present the colors and lead the Pledge of Allegiance and our choir will perform patriotic songs. David Johnson, a veteran and Pine Ridge parent, will be our guest speaker. Honored guests will then parade through building as students and staff cheer and thank them for their service. Afterward, veterans are invited to talk with their students' class.RSVP to 720-886-8802
Polton ElementaryThurs., Nov. 81:30-2:30 p.m.Veterans and active duty military members are invited to speak in classrooms, have lunch with students and visit with each other any time on Thurs., Nov. 8. In addition, Polton will host an assembly in their honor at 1:30 p.m.  The Buckley Air Force Base Honor Guard will present the colors and a General will be our guest speaker. Honored guests will introduce themselves and our students sing patriotic songs. 
Ponderosa ElementaryWed., Nov. 79:00-11:00 a.m.​Ponderosa Elementary invites local veterans and active-duty servicemen and women to visit with students in their classrooms to share their stories of service to country and answer  student questions.RSVP to 720-747-2800
Prairie Middle SchoolThurs., Nov. 88:30-10:30 a.m.Prairie Middle School will celebrate veterans and active-duty servicemen and women with a Veterans Day breakfast followed by a "Thank You" performance featuring student speakers and musical groups.   RSVP to 720-747-3060
Red Hawk Ridge ElementaryMon., Nov. 127:15-9:00 a.m. Veterans and active military members will be treated to a breakfast in their honor. The Red Hawk Ridge choir will perform and there will be a video montage thanking our honored guests for their service to our country. Following the breakfast, we will have a patriotic parade through the school to celebrate these local heroes.RSVP to 720-886-3800
Rolling Hills ElementaryWed., Nov. 71:45 p.m.Veterans and active military members will be honored during a celebration that begins with a parade into the school gymnasium, continues with a patriotic assembly to recognize their dedication and commitment, and concludes with a reception to thank them for their service. RSVP by Nov. 2 to 720-886-3400
Sagebrush ElementaryWed., Nov. 77:30 a.m.The Sagebrush Elementary community will celebrate our nation's heroes with a pancake breakfast and schoolwide appreciation ceremony to recognize their service to our country. Afterward, honored guests are invited to visit with students in their classrooms to share their stories and answer questions.RSVP to 720-886-8300
Sky Vista Middle SchoolFri., Nov. 21:00-3:00 p.m.Sky Vista students will participate in a parade from Aspen Crossing Elementary to Sky Vista, where a community flag ceremony will take place to honor the men and women who have served and still serve our great nation.RSVP to 720-886-4732 if you would like to participate. No RSVP required to attend.
Smoky Hill High SchoolTues., Nov. 69:00-11:00 a.m.The entire Smoky Hill High School feeder area will honor our nation's heroes during a tribute show featuring a choir performance, student speaker and special presentations for each branch of the Armed Forces: Air Force - Mission Viejo Elementary; Army - Indian Ridge Elementary; Marines - Cimarron Elementary; Coast Guard - Sagebrush Elementary; and Navy - Independence Elementary.  Laredo and Horizon middle schools will do a joint presentation honoring all servicemen and women. The celebration will be followed by a brunch for honored guests prepared by SHHS ProStart students. 
Summit ElementaryTues., Nov. 67:50 a.m.Veterans and active-duty servicemen and women are invited to a Veterans Day breakfast in the library, beginning at 7:50 a.m., followed by a an all-school celebration in the gym, beginning at 8:30 a.m. The celebration will feature patriotic songs and poems honoring our nation's heroes for their dedication and service to our country.RSVP to 720-886-6403
Sunrise ElementaryThurs., Nov. 88:00 a.m.Sunrise Elementary will host a Veterans Day breakfast to honor veterans and current military members and thank them for their selfless service to our nation.  Grade level assemblies during specials with a "Buffalo Soldier" reenactor. The Sunrise Veterans Day Museum will be open to visitors all week.RSVP to 720-886-2900
Thunder Ridge Middle SchoolFri., Nov. 911:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Thunder Ridge Middle School is proud to host a spaghetti luncheon for veterans, active-duty servicemen and women and their families. The TRMS band ensemble will perform patriotic music and honored guests will have the opportunity to share their stories of service to our country.RSVP to 720-886-1510
​Timberline Elementary
​Mon., Nov. 5
​7:00-8:30 a.m.
​Timberline will be honoring veterans, active-duty servicemen and women and their families during a Veterans Day breakfast. Boy Scouts will present the colors and a the Timberline choir will perform. After the breakfast, there will be a Parade of Heroes through the school so students, staff and community members can show their support and appreciation for our honored guests.
Trails West ElementaryThurs., Nov. 18:00 a.m. Trails West will honor our local heroes during a special ceremony thanking them for leaving their "heart print" on America through their military service. The celebration will begin with a  reception of coffee and "heart print" cookies, followed by an outdoor assembly featuring patriotic songs, students speeches and a near-space balloon launch. Everyone is reminded to check the weather forecast and dress appropriately. 
Village East ElementaryWed., Nov. 78:30-11:30 a.m.Veterans and active-duty servicemen and women will be greeted by our kindergarten, first and second grade students. They will then be the guests of honor at a patriotic parade and a catered pancake breakfast.  Following breakfast, fifth-graders will read essays to our honored guests and third- and fourth-graders will distribute hand-written thank you letters. The celebration will conclude with students performing a musical medley.RSVP to 720-747-2000
Walnut Hills Community ElementaryThurs., Nov. 88:30 a.m.Walnut Hills Elementary will welcome veterans and current military members to a Veterans Day breakfast and parade, followed by a patriotic assembly featuring students singing songs, a slideshow and introductions of our honored guests. 
West Middle SchoolThurs., Nov. 89:00, 9:45 & 10:40 a.m.West Middle School will host three assemblies to honor veterans and current military members. The WMS band, choir, and orchestra will perform. 8th-grade students who were selected to lay a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier will share their essays on freedom. West will also recognize staff and alumni who have served in the Armed Forces.RSVP to 720-554-5153
Willow Creek ElementaryThurs., Nov. 81:30-2:30 p.m.Willow Creek Elementary will host a full day of events honoring our nation's heroes. At 7:45 a.m., our Cub Scouts will raise the flag. Veterans and active-duty servicemen and women are invited to visit classrooms to talk with students between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. A patriotic assembly will take place in the gym from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., followed by a reception for honored guests and their family and friends from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. 

 

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