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Principal's Message 5/13/2022

HC Families,

As we enter the final two weeks of the school year, we know that it is a time to celebrate, have fun, and reflect on the amazing year we had. Some of our most recent highlights include our orchestra concert on Wednesday and our final volleyball match on Thursday. An additional exciting event for us was the creation of a mission statement for our school. We have collaboratively worked on this process for the past few months, and we are excited to begin next school year with the following mission: “We are an authentic, empowered community that believes in opportunity for all.” This statement will serve as a guiding and driving force for our future work as a school.

8th Grade Families: Our 8th Grade Awards Celebration will be held on Wednesday, May 25th starting at 1:05pm. Family members of 8th grade students are invited to attend. Please contact Shayna Price at sprice@cherrycreekschools.org with questions.

Our Multicultural Fair Returns! HCMS will be hosting a Multicultural Fair on Friday, September 30, 2022 (after school). We are looking for entertainment at this time. If you or someone you know would be interested in performing, please reach out to Kerri Benzel (kbenzel@cherrycreekschools.org) or Erin Taylor (Etaylor7@cherrycreekschools.org).

Finally, please see below for important reminders and updates. Also, please share your feedback on our community survey (links below). We want to hear feedback from every HC family!

Have a great weekend!

Brad

Brad Weinhold, Ed.D.

Interim Principal

Horizon Community Middle School

bweinhold@cherrycreekschools.org

720-886-6101 (office)

720-767-2352 (cell)

Community Feedback Survey for Families

We are interested in hearing your feedback on several aspects of the 2021-2022 school year. Please complete this survey and share your honest and confidential input on how we can continue to improve as a school. The survey is divided into multiple sections and should only take approximately 5 minutes to complete. Students who turn in a slip indicating that their parent has completed the survey will be entered into a drawing for a prize!

HC Family & Community Survey

Encuesta de la familia y la comunidad de HC

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PTCO 2022-2023

We are looking for board members for our PTCO for next school year. We will have vacancies in both the secretary and treasurer roles. If you are interested, please contact Dr. Brad Weinhold at bweinhold@cherrycreekschools.org at your earliest convenience.

HCMS Facebook Page

In addition to regularly updating our website and sending community emails, we post important school updates to our Facebook Page (sponsored by PTCO). Search “Horizon PTCO” to find this page and follow us via social media.

Yearbooks

You still have time to purchase a yearbook! Hardcovers are $30 and softcovers are $15. Yearbooks can be purchased by bringing cash or a check made out to Horizon Community Middle School to Ms. Scoglio's room (263). There are still some yearbooks left!

A Message from the Deans’ Office

As we near the end of the school year, many exciting and fun events are planned. While these activities are celebrations, they are also privileges. It is an expectation that all HC students display positive behavior and maintain excellent attendance records, modeling our PACK Commitments at all times. Students who engage in behaviors that do not reflect PACK Commitments may lose privileges, including, but not limited to, participation in end of the year field days, other fun activities, and/or the 8th grade dance.

Additional Important Dates

Tuesday, May 17th

Choir Concert (all grades)

6:00pm

Wednesday, May 18th

Band Concert (all grades)

6:15pm

Wednesday, May 25th

8th Grade Awards Celebration

1:05pm – 1:55pm

8th Grade Parents/Families are welcome to attend!

Wednesday, May 25th

8th Grade Dance (at HCMS)

4:30pm – 6:30pm

Thursday, May 26th

Last Day for 8th Grade Students

Friday, May 27th

12:00pm release for 6th and 7th Grade Students.

English:

Please contact Merebeth Scott at mscott@cherrycreekschools.org for support with this resource in your language.

Amharic:

እነዝህን መረጃዎችን በተመለከተ በቋንቋዎ ዕገዛን ለማግኘት ከፈለጉ እባክዎን ተሊሌን በዝህ እሜይል ያግኙዋት thirpa@cherrycreekschools.org

Arabic:

يرجى الاتصال بـ (جميعة صباحي أو جاودة العلمي) على (jsebbahi@cherrycreekschools.org   أو

 jdajanialami@cherrycreekschools.org  للحصول على الدعم مع هذا المورد باللغة العربية.

Chinese:

如有需要,请经由ahan10@cherrycreekschools.org,与韩馥联系,以您的语言获得此资源的支持

Korean:

귀하의 언어로 이 자원에 대한 지원을 원하시면 (리아 리) 에게 (llee6@cherrycreekschools.org) 로 문의하십시오.

Russian:

Пожалуйста, обращайтесь к Ларисе Бака по адресу: lbaca3@cherrycreekschools.org для получения поддержки с помощью этого ресурса на своём языке.

Somali:

Fadlan la xiriir Omar Nur cinwaanka emaylka-onur2@cherrycreekschools.org si aad u hesho macluumaad ku qoran luqadaada.

Spanish:

Si necesita ayuda con este recurso en su idioma, póngase en contacto con Ilse Chavez Maldonado en ichavezmaldonado@cherrycreekschools.org, Rosa Han en rhan4@cherrycreekschools.org, Helena Gognat en hgognat@cherrycreekschools.org o Milagro Nuanes en mnuanes@cherrycreekschools.org

Vietnamese:

Vui lòng liên hệ với Thuý Ngọc tại Lchung2@cherrycreekschools.org để được hỗ trợ về tài nguyên này bằng tiếng Việt.