Friday Focus

Friday Focus

19 May 2017

Hello Willowcreek Family.  This is Miss Abby Walton, Mrs. Stewart’s Student Teacher for the day, and here is the Friday Focus message for this week.  Our mission is educating, empowering and inspiring excellence. There are 7 items of  interest to follow.   If you miss any part of this message, visit Schoology, the Willowcreek website or our Facebook page where it will be printed in its entirety.  

  1. Congratulations to our students of the week.  6th graders:  Krystal Kramer, Ava Ampeliotis, Akeyria Gutierrez, Abby Metheny and Shelby Tucker.  7th graders: Morgan Adkins, Janessa Chavez and Ravinder Singh.  8th graders: Trista Darnell, Alyssa Unger and Taylor Loudenber.  Principals’ Choice goes to Madolynn Schultz. Well done all!


  1. A parent-student orientation meeting for 5th graders who will be coming to Willowcreek next year will be held on Monday, May 22 from 5 - 6:30 p.m.


  1. Yearbooks that have been pre-ordered will be distributed following Awards.  8th grade on Monday, 7th grade on Tuesday and 6th grade on Wednesday.  


  1. Parents are reminded to pick up any medications from the clinic prior to the end of the year.  Any medications not picked up, including such items as inhalers and epi-pens, will be disposed of on June 1.  


  1. Our 6th-12th grade Choir Fest will be held at the Portage High School gymnasium on Thursday, May 25 at 7:30.


  1. Our final picnic of the year will be on Wednesday, May 24, weather permitting. Kona Ice will be here.


  1. Our 8th grade Dinner Dance will be held on Tuesday, May 23 from 6-8.  There is no cost for this dance.  Food will be served.  If you are able to help with decorating or serving, please contact the office.  



Thank you.  Have a great weekend!



Friday Focus

12 May 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 7 items of  interest to follow.   If you miss any part of this message, visit Schoology, the Willowcreek website or our Facebook page where it will be printed in its entirety.  

  1. Congratulations to our students of the week.  6th graders:  Gabriella Pagan, Kayla Mitchell, Kaylie Baker, Taylor Haywood and Amanda Liang.  7th graders: Felix Martinez, Maddie Lett  and Soledad Astorga.  8th graders: Hayley Marlow, Bradley Conrad and Makynzee Baldauf.  Principals’ Choice Awards go to Abby Walton, Brianna Trinidad, Seth Kennedy and Chris Contreras.    Well done all!


  1. If you failed to purchase a yearbook earlier in the year, you still have the opportunity to order one.  Representatives will be available in the mornings in the cafeteria next week.  The price is $30 cash or a check made out to Jostens.  Yearbooks will be distributed the week of May 22.  


  1. Parents are reminded to pick up any medications from the clinic prior to the end of the year.  Any medications not picked up, including such items as inhalers and epi-pens, will be disposed of on June 1.  


  1. Our 6th-12th grade Band Fest will be held at the Portage High School gymnasium on Thursday, May 18 at 7:30.


  1. All library books are due Monday, May 15.  Debt slips for missing books will be issued on May 19.  Please look around and send any library books you find back to school.


  1. Our picnic next week will be on Thursday, May 18, weather permitting. Kona Ice will be here.


  1. Our 8th grade Dinner Dance will be held on Tuesday, May 23 from 6-8.  This is a free dance for 8th graders only.  Dinner will be provided at no cost.  Entertainment Express will be providing the music and lights. Door prizes will be given out throughout the night.  We hope that all our 8th graders will attend this celebration as they get ready to leave the ‘Creek.  If there are any parents who would like to volunteer to help decorate or help serve food at the dance, please contact the office.






Friday Focus

5 May 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 6 items of  interest to follow.   If you miss any part of this message, visit Schoology, the Willowcreek website or our Facebook page where it will be printed in its entirety.  

  1. Congratulations to our students of the week.  6th graders:  Zachary Alexander, Nick D’Antonio, Mark Adkins, Adriana Espinoza and Mason Rogers.  7th graders: Talaya Lowe, Michael Mula and Simeon Bright.  8th graders:  Isabella Velez, Samantha Davis and Jackie Ortiz. Principals’ Choice goes to Marissa Powell.  Well done all!


  1. NWEA testing will take place next week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning.  Please be sure that your child is present and on time on those days.  


  1. Our 6th-12th grade Orchestra Fest will be held at the Portage High School gymnasium on Thursday, May 11 at 7:30.


  1. All library books are due May 15.  Debt slips for missing books will be issued on May 19.  Please scour the apartment, the car, the dog’s house or any other place where library books might be hiding.


  1. We will try again for a picnic next week.  It will be on Wednesday, May 10, weather permitting. Kona Ice will be here.


  1. Our 8th grade Dinner Dance will be held on Tuesday, May 23 from 6-8.  This is a free dance for 8th graders only.  Dinner will be provided at no cost.  Entertainment Express will be providing the music and lights. Door prizes will be given out throughout the night.  Students will receive an invitation on Monday so that we can get an idea of how much food to provide.  We hope that all our 8th graders will attend this celebration as they get ready to leave the ‘Creek.  If there are any parents who would like to volunteer to help decorate or help serve food at the dance, please contact the office.



Thank you and have a great weekend.