Thank You, VFW Ladies Auxiliary

A special thank you to the VFW Post # 9977 Cochise Ladies Auxiliary for the generous donation for school supplies!

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Free School Meals Now Available to All Students

Ash Creek Elementary School is pleased to announce we are now part of the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). The CEP allows high-poverty schools to offer free school meals, breakfast and lunch, to all students attending. It eliminates the school meal application process.

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Track Meet Thank Yous

We would like to thank Bowie Elementary, McNeal Elementary, Pomerene Elementary, Cochise Elementary, Search homeschooling group, and Joanna Todd Christian School for attending our 35th annual track meet.

We would also like to thank all the volunteers for helping out, Michael Simmons for announcing, and a special thank you to Cochise County Sheriff’s Department, Border Patrol, and Pearce/Sunsites Fire Department for attending and helping out.

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Taiko Performance Coming Up!

Join us on March 19 at 6:30 pm for the culminating performance of our week with Odaiko Sonora Japanese drumming group. Members of the group will work with Ash Creek students all week, teaching them about the art of Japanese ensemble drumming. The final performance is a must-see event. We will share a potluck meal after the performance. Don’t miss it!


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National Hunger Hotline

Expanding Awareness and Access to Summer Meals

The National Hunger Hotline, 1-866-3-HUNGRY, operated by WhyHunger, is a toll-free phone number available to people in need of food assistance. Families can call the National Hunger Hotline to find summer meal sites in their communities.

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National School Choice Week Gears Up Jan 25-31, 2015

As we start the New Year and new semester, I want to express my sincere thanks to you for choosing to send your children to Ash Creek Elementary School.

We appreciate your confidence in our teachers and staff – and we take very seriously our commitment to the families of the Ash Creek Elementary school students who have chosen Ash Creek Elementary School to provide a sound and strong education.

This week you may hear about National School Choice activities here in Arizona. Public schools continue to be the number-one choice of parents. We know you have a choice when it comes to educating your children. Thank you for choosing Ash Creek Elementary School.

Sue Shepard, Principal

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A Visit from The Caravan

Ash Creek students received a visit from The Caravan, a group of people making a transcontinental journey in horse-drawn carriages. The horses were beautiful and their trip is fascinating. For more information, see their website:

Thanks to the folks at The Caravan for stopping by, and good luck on their journey.

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Third Annual Veterans Day Lunch

Ash Creek Staff and Students invite you to our third annual Veterans Day Lunch, at 12:00 pm on Monday, November 10th. All are welcome!

Please RSVP by Wednesday, November 5th: 520-824-3340

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Thank You to the VFW Ladies Auxilliary

A big thank you to the VFW Ladies Auxiliary for their recent donation of school supplies to the classrooms. Thank you, ladies! we will make good use of them.

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Shake Out!

Once again, Ash Creek School will be participating in the Shake Out to practice earthquake safety and awareness.

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