Friday Focus

Friday Focus

13 October 2017


Hello Willowcreek Family.  This is Ms. Stewart and here is the Friday Focus message for this week.  Our mission is educating, empowering and inspiring excellence. There are 10 items of interest to follow.   If you miss any part of this message, visit the Willowcreek website or Facebook page where it will be printed in its entirety.  


  1. Students of the week for this week are:  6th graders: Ethan Huley and Kaitlyn Puplava.  7th graders: Amanda Liang, Alexander Cunningham and Jenna Ibrahim.  8th graders: Sarah Torres, Brooklyn  Molina and Andrew Hitchcock.  Principals Choice goes to Sean Lambert Knight, Isaiah Grant, Richard Jones, Amya King,Vincent Rosado and Angela Hernandez.  Great job to all!  


  1. This weeks Athletes of the Week are:  Volleyball Hailey Manville and Mikalah Patterson, Boys football Adam Melton and Cameron Coker.  Cross Country:  Jasmine Martinez and Troy Marshall.  Well done!


  1. Our 7th & 8th grade Halloween dance will be Monday, October 16 from 6:00 to 8:00.  We will be on the football field for lots of spooky fun!  The cost of the dance is $5.  There will be concessions and glow products available for sale.  Students may wear school appropriate costumes, but remember to dress for outdoor fun.


  1. The end of the first grading period is Wednesday, the 18th of October.  Please check your child’s grades via Parent Portal and see if there are any missing assignments that could be turned in before grades are calculated.   Report cards will go home with your child on Thursday, October 26th.  Look for your copy!


  1. There will be no school for students on Thursday, October 19 for teachers’ record day.


  1. There will be no school on Friday, October 20 and Monday, October 23 for Fall Break.


  1. 8th grade boys basketball tryouts Oct 24 and Oct 25, 2:30-4:15pm. 7th grade boys basketball tryouts will be Oct 24 and Oct 26 from 2:30- 4:15.   Wrestling will begin October 24.  All students must have a physical dated April 1, 2017 or later in order to tryout for basketball or participate in the wrestling program.


  1. Weather permitting, Tuesday, October 17 will be our last picnic day of the Fall.  Kona Ice will be available on Tuesday.


  1. Portage schools closely monitor our water quality through reports provided by Indiana American Water; however, in an effort to take advantage of a free program that tests water for lead, we will be participating in water sampling and testing in the near future.

  2. Study tables will continue to meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Any student who wishes to get additional help in Math and/or Language Arts may stay.  Study tables meet from 2:30 - 4:15 and students may ride the 4:30 activity bus home on those days.  


Thank you and have a great weekend.