Congratulations!Carlie Toliver won the DAR Essay Contest for Lincoln Parish and for the Northwest District, which includes ten parishes. She has also been invited to attend and berecognized at the 21st Annual DARE Training Conference in Ruston scheduled for July 11-12.
Cedar Creek School honored the outstandingacademic accomplishments of students in grades 6 through 12 and gave special recognition to all students enrolled in Advanced Placement and Advanced Honors Classes at the Super Omnia Banquet. Lamar Dowling, Cedar Creek Class of 2005, delivered an inspirational speech that expressed the merits of the ongoing pursuit of excellence.. Lamar also, expressed the importance of seeing failures as opportunities to learn and strengthen character. Finally, he challenged each student to be steadfast in the ongoing pursuit of the Cedar Creek motto of Super Omnia…the best of all.
Football LHSAA Composite Academic All State Basketball Hunter Anderson John McCallum Football,Track Jordan Davis Jacob Hargrove John McCallum Scott Barron Golf, Swimming Allison Ewing Nicole Nammour Tennis Morgan Lolley David Murphy Katie Stuckey Tennis Ruby Richie Ben SiegmundAdam VanDenlangenberg Lauren Yepson Softball Justin Williams Track and Field Tennis Baseball Jordan Davis Morgan Lolley Jacob Hargrove Allison Ewing Nicole Nammour Dylan Spearman Noelle Futch Zach Simmons Adam VanDenlangenberg John McCallum Lauren Spillers David Murphy Katie Stuckey Softball Emily Prestridge Golf Ruby Richie Scott Barron Swimming Wendi Henderson Ruby Richie Ben Siegmund Matthew Moss Scott Barron Brandon Newton Lauren Yepson
Eva Best OSFA Financial Aid TrailblazerAttending the "A-HEC of a Summer" Health CareerVolunteer Program - Taylor Witten, Katie Howard,Carley Bowman, Tyler Ray, Corey Moss, and WillRudnicki for being selected to attend the
Brandon Newton commits to play golf for LouisianaTech University Cedar Creek has won the State Championship for 4 consecutive years, and so has Brandon. He qualified for the Division V All-State Golf Team: Brandon finished 1st overall for the 4th consecutive yearHe has been invited to play in the LHSAA Tournament of Champions at Tamahka Trails in Marksville, LA. Brandon won the Tournament last year.
8th grader Maggie Manningplaced 2nd in the State Tennis Tournament.
This painting by senior Emily Prestridgehas been selected as one of the winners in the International Fund for AnimalWelfare’s Animal Action art contest. It is one of twelve, selected from more than1,000 entries, that will be displayed on the 2012-2013 Animal Action poster. Congratulations Emily!
Zach Smith of the 3rd grade enteredthe contest “Name Our Robot”.He was selected the winner out of1300 entries. His award was a newiPad and his teacher Mrs. Letlow H.O.S.S.received a $250 gift certificate for “Helping Our Skilled Surgeons”classroom supplies.
Kelly O’Neal doing barrel racing at Claire O’Neal doing pole bending inthe WestCal arena in Sulphur, LA. Jena, LA. at the high school rodeo. She placed 2nd!
11 students received the "Louisiana Student Achievement Award" from the Louisiana ACT Council for their performance on the PLAN (the Pre-ACT) Assessment. These students are on target to meet or exceed ACTs College Readiness Benchmarks by graduation.The students receiving this recognition are: Jacob Antee, Taylor Barron,Blake Ginn, Katie Grappe, Catherine Hild, Story Moller, Garland Pipes,William Pipes, Allie Veatch, Mark VanDenLangenberg, and Henry Wiygul.
Cedar Creek Golf Team has won the StateChampionship for 4 consecutive years. They have won 6 of the last 7 years, and 8 since 2000.All 5 golfers qualified for the Division V All-State Golf Team: Brandon Newton finished 1st overall for the 4th consecutive year Jordan Cole finished 2ndoverall Scott Barron tied for 3rd after regulation play, but finished in 4th place after a “Sudden-Victory” tie breaker that went to a second hole. Matt Moss and Johnny Maxwell tied for 8th place overall
The NCTE Achievement Awards inWriting is a school-based writingprogram established in 1957 toencourage high school students in theirwriting and to encourage some of thebest student writers in the nation. Thisyear, Will Rudnicki has been selectedfor superior performance in writing forhis pieces entitle "13.1 memories" and"The World That Built Me." Will is oneof only five students in Louisiana to bechosen for this honor.
Caleb Cupit- Citizenship award- medal.... … for collecting over 200 boxes of Macaroni Heather Wilhite - 1st place for 5th grade … in bullying evaluation Savannah Davis- 1st place for 4th grade … in bullying evaluation 3rd place- for scrapbook compiled …Collins Walker 3rd place for Club t-shirt- … designed by Caleb Cupit 2012 Best Club Meetings- trophy Most Outstanding club secretary - Megan Gallagher Most Outstanding club Vice President - Lauren MenzinaElementary 4-H Club Most Outstanding club President - Audrey Miller 2012 Outstanding New Leader- Shauna Vallery
Emma Crawford, Chloe Kaczvinsky, Jeff Carroll, and Ryan Dwyer will represent Cedar Creek School at Louisiana Girls State and Boys State this summer at Northwestern State University.Sponsored by the American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary, Boys State and Girls State are educational programs that focus on providing leadership experiences, character development, and citizenship
Geometry Students Raise Funds for JDRFThe three geometry classes have designed and created two very unique quilts to raisefunds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The students began with some research to investigate the geometrical aspects of quilt block patterns. Since Cedar Creek has six students who suffer from Juvenile Diabetes, the classes decided to sell raffle tickets to raise money for the support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The thirty-six students raised a total of $1355.00 to donate to JDRF.
Cedar Creek Key Club members attended the LaMissTenn District Convention in Baton Rouge. Key Club members attended officer training, club development, and service leadership seminars during the convention. Will Rudnicki was elected Lieutenant Governor for Division 6. The Cedar Creek Key Club has 100 members and is active in many school and civic service activities.
Cougar golfers capture the Regional Tournament for the fourth consecutive year.Matt Moss finished in 1st place, Scott Barron in 2nd, Brandon Newton rounded outthe top 3 and Jordan Cole tied for 5th place.
Cedar Creek’s 2011-2012 National Junior Honor Society held its annual InductionCeremony for new members. In order to be inducted, a student must maintain a 93% overall GPA. Mrs. Kay Phillips is the teacher-sponsor for the CC NJHS.
CongratulationsChanley Patterson for beingnamed a State Grade-LevelWinner in the Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest. Over 325,000students participated in thisyear’s contest. She will now be eligible to compete for aNational Grade-Level title. We are thankful for Mrs. Letlow, Chanley’s 3rd grade teacher, for promoting legible handwriting and helping her students to develop their early literacy skills.
The elementary 4H club raised $122.85 for 4 paws of Ruston.
Congratulations Kathryn Bryanplaced 2nd in Division Two Geography at the State Social Studies.! All students who participated did an outstanding job and we are so very proud of them
Lady Cougar basketball guard, Ruby Richie signs a letter of intent to play basketball for Ouachita Baptist University in Arkansas.
The First Grade Class has been learning lots of different things about the weather. Theyvisited KARD-TV Fox 14 . Meteorologist, Natalie Walters, gave a tour of the weather labto enhance what the students have been learning in the classroom. They were able toread radar screens, and see where all the action takes place.
3rd Grade 4th Grade1st Place -Lauren 1st Place – Laney RobbinsEnsminger, 2nd Place - Lexi 2nd Place - Blake MossShankle3rd Place - Cameron McCarthy, 5th Grade 1st Place - Annamari Farrar, Garrett Madden, 2nd Place - Collin Hill, Bri Murray, Navy Coggins 3 rd Place - Trey Johnson, Brody Johnston, Reed Grayson, Tre Pardue
Students in French andSpanish classes spent theirspring break travelingacross the ocean to Europe.They visited Paris andBarcelona. They saw placesin which they had onlystudied in the classroom.
Middle School was represented byBrandon Carroll, Elizabeth Guinn, Mary Tyler Storms, and Ethan Hunt at the state MATHCOUNTS competition in Pineville. Mrs. Memrie Lolley is the teams sponsor and coach.
Haley Roebuck and Ava Hartwell recently spent a day as aTeacher. Miss Roebuck worked along side with Mrs. Letlowand Miss Hartwell worked with Mrs. Storms
This is our 5th year to host St. Jude Trike-a-Thon.The Trike-a-thon program is a fun program that exposes children to proper bicycle safety habits. It also serves as a fundraiser for St. Jude.Thanks to our pre-kindergarten children and parents for collecting $2,244.08 this year!
Aaron Hunt represented North Louisiana at theNational Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana.
The Middle School Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society have elected officers for the 2012-2013 school year. They are : Sarfraz Ahmed, Vice President, Caroline Hill, Activities Chairperson, Jaina Robinson, Secretary, Mackenzie Harris, Treasurer, and Ethan Hunt, President. Mrs. Kay Phillips is the CC NJHS teacher/sponsor.
Congratulations to the students who participated in the North Louisiana High School Music Rally. ALL the students received "I"(one or first place) in their performance event! Girls Ensemble: Saraf Ahmed, Catherine Hild, Shelby Raley, Katie Grappe, Victoria Sullivan,Domari Thomas, Morgan Vann, Brooke Evans, Irene Hild, Sarah Grimm and Chloe Kascvinsky. Girls Solo: Saraf Ahmed, Emma Crawford, Anna Blake, Lauren Spillers, and Sarah Grimm. Piano Solo: Sam Rudnicki, Will Rudnicki, Anna Blake, Catherine Hild and Erik Eklund.
The Cedar Creeks Robotics Team placed secondin the 3rd Annual Institute of Navigation MiniUrban Challenge Robotics Competition . Thegoal of the competition was to program a LegoNXT robot so that it could autonomouslynavigate its way through a small city,accomplishing specific tasks along the way.Each team was required to give a technical oralpresentation to a panel of judges. Roboticscompetition provides an opportunity for studentsto integrate science, technology, engineering, andmath to solve problems in real world settings.Cedar Creek qualified to go to the nationalcompetition in Washington, DC on May 26. The Cedar Creek Robotics Team Allan Taunton, Story Moller, Hassan Shahid, Zachary Barron, John Brook, Erik Eklund, and Gary Sidhu.
Dr. Mark Cross and Ryan Dwyer attended the 80th annual meeting of theLouisiana Academy of Sciences, a collegiate event, in Alexandria. Ryancompeted in the physical sciences division against 11 college students fromacross the state. He presented a poster session titled "Efficiency of CFLLights," which explained and documented the results of experiments thatwere conducted under the direction of Dr. Cross. His presentation was wellreceived by the judges and Ryan gained valuable insight into futureacademic and career choices.
The Lady Cougars and Ouachita ChristianSchool softball team played a game designatedto help raise awareness for breast cancer bywearing pink uniforms. A total of $7,600 wasdonated to the Kitty Degree Health Center ofMonroe.
Mary Wynne, Cedar Creek 6th grader, won 2nd place in the Northwest LA Spelling Bee at LSUS on Saturday!Mary competed against 54 other students.
3rd graders, Catherine and Elisabeth Hunt,completed the NELSA soccer regular season with an undefeated record and were selected to play in the CenturyLink Springfest Tournament. The girls are coached by their father, Chris Hunt, and brothers, Ethan and Aaron Hunt.
Congratulations Lauren Yepson selected asRotary Student of the Month.
Congratulations Dante CecilState Champion Level 5 on the vault. He is in this 5th grade. Fantastic Job
Senior Division –RegionalScienceFairSam Rudnicki- 3rd place in Medicine & Health Special Awards:Erik Eklund -3rd place in Physics Erik Eklund – The Air Force AwardKay-Lynn Klug- 3rd place in Engineering-Materials Kay-Lynn Klug – The L-SWEEP AwardBrock Blackwell-2nd place in Chemistry Brock Blackwell –Carley Bowman- 1st place in Biochemistry The American Scientific Award The National Ocean and Atmosphere Award Carley Bowman and Brock Blackwell will compete at the State Science Fair in March. Team Members: Sam Rudnicki, Brock Blackwell, Kay-Lynn Klug, Carley Bowman, Hannah McNew and Erik Eklund.
Cedar Creek School seeks to provide a superior college preparatory educational experience tostudents in North Central Louisiana based on the highest standards of academic excellence and personal conduct.
The Golf Team placed 1st atthe St. Louis Invitational heldin Lake Charles. Members areMatthew Moss, JordanCole, BrandonNewton, Johnny Maxwell andScott Barron. Jordan andBrandon tied for 4th Matthew– tied 9th, Johnny tied 11th andScott tied 28th place. The teamhad a total of 602 for the twoday tournament. They were9 shots ahead of 5A schoolsSulphur and Barbe.
Turbo Goat Dr. Billy Smith Hunt, Guillot & Associates LA State Police Air Support Unit PetStar Animal Care Belue Family Clinic Louisiana Tech University John Ward, DDS Ruston Eye and Laser Institute The Fashion of Ruston Shear Heaven Hercules Transport & O’Neal GasRuston Police Department Bank of Ruston Squire Creek Country Club
Second grade classes have enjoyedlearning about plants. They grew their very own Chia Pet Head. Students observed and recorded data of the plants growth, made predictions about the plants growth based on availability of water, nutrients, and sunlight. They even had the exciting task of styling their "Grass Hair.“
2012 Regional Science Fair-Middle School Congratulations to the entire middle school science fair team for their outstanding performance and behavior at the Regional Science Fair . The following awards were won: Sarfraz Ahmed-4th place in behavioral & social sciences Caroline Hill-4th place in biochemistry Andrew Bratton-3rd place in engineering –electrical & mechanical Martha Mills-2nd place in Earth & planetary science Logan Kent -1st place environmental management Seth Reynolds- 1st place in plant science Special awards:Regional Participants Broadcom Masters awards to the top 10% Logan Kent Seth Reynolds
* 22 players were named to the District 2-A All District Team * 22 players were named to the Ruston Daily Leader Elite 22 All Parish Team · 12 players were named to the Monroe NewsStar All Northeast Louisiana Team · 5 players were name to the Shreveport Times All Northwest Louisiana Team · 12 players were named to the Louisiana Class A All State Team · 8 players were named to the Louisiana Class A Academic All State Team · John McCallum was named to the Composite (All classes) Louisiana Academic All State Team · Austin Ginn was named District 2-A 2011 Cedar Creek Football Team Offensive Co-MVP and the Ruston Daily Ben Haddox was named the Leader Bert Jones Offensive Player of the YearRuston Daily Leader Coach of the Year
Congratulations to John McCallum,the district winner of the AmericanLegion High School OratoricalScholarship Contest! John has nowbeen invited to compete on the statelevel in this Constitutional speechcontest in March. The purpose of theprogram is for students to not onlygain more knowledge about theConstitution of the United States, butto also learn how to express themselvesfluently and forcefully on the subject inorder to emphasize the duties andresponsibilities of an American citizen. American Legion Representatives Jimmy French and Bill Miller
Uma Tadikonda, a junior, has been selected to participate in "A Day with the Doctors“ sponsored by the North Louisiana AHEC and LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine. This program is an educational opportunity for students to explore health careers. Uma Tadikonda was selected based on her interest inpursuing a health career, her academic accomplishments, and successful participation in other AHEC health career enticement and training programs. Only 60 students fromnortheast and northwest Louisiana (21parishes) were selected for this unique opportunity.
The National Geography Bee had 29 students in grades 6 – 8 participated . Finalist were: 3rd place – Rachel Kinslow 2nd place – Brandon Carroll 1st place – Collin Moak (center) Collin will now take a written exam in hopes to qualify for the state competition.
Kindergarten celebrates the “50th “ Day of School with Hula Hoops.
THIRD GRADE First Place: Turner Frasier Second Place: Chanley Patterson, Garvin Witten Third Place: Jacob Norsworthy, Cameron McCarthyFOURTH GRADE First Place: Lauren Menzina Second Place: Alexandra McConnell Dylan Ward Third Place: Ty Lolley, Blake Moss, Landri ThomasFIFTH GRADE First Place: Audrey Miller Second Place: Kinslee Spatafora Third Place: Bri Murray
Cedar Creek School, in participation with the Louisiana Students of the Year Program, recently named outstanding students in grades 5, 8, and 12. Cedar Creek Students of the Year for 2011-2012John McCallum - 12th , Sarah Katherine McCallum - 5th , Madison Hoffman - 8th
Sally Foster Fundraiser Winners MS/HS John McCallum, Grace Smith, Bess Ewing, Alex Thomas, Dylan Jung, Will Kirkland, Mary Wynne, Domari Thomas, Kendell Raley, and Mckenzie KeesElementary had 38 students who sold over$200 . Top 3 winners were Tayler Ellis,Taylor Basham , and Owen Robinson.All top winners will enjoy movie-limo party.
Cedar Creek School put out PINK pumpkins to collect coins for theSusan G. Komen Foundation. The total collected was $4003.53. Thesixth grade class collected $1428.24.
The 8th grade students have completedDARE, Drug Abuse ResistanceEducation. Lt. Sam Chrisman and Lt.Kirk Taylor from the Lincoln ParishSheriff’s Department were the DAREofficers teaching the students. Thestudents learned ways to avoid or resistsituations in which they might be offereddrugs or alcohol. All the 8th gradersreceived a DARE t-shirt. Cedar Creekand Mrs. Phillips (sponsor)want to thankLt. Chrisman, Lt. Taylor, and the LincolnParish Sheriff’s Department for their hardwork and support for the DARE programas it helps our students learn ways toavoid alcohol and drugs.
Elementary students presented Janet Wilson with 100 books for the boys and girls club through our Sunny D collecting of UPC codes this fall.Mrs. Perots and Mrs. Lewis children Janet Wilson
There were sixteen junior students who were recognized with this highesthonor: Jeff Carroll, Anna-Rose Chestnut, Emma Crawford, MaggieDavidson, Ryan Dwyer, Christopher Feron, Joseph Hild, ChloeKaczvinsky, Corey Kennedy, Allison Knowles, Taylor Lee, Hannah Myles, ToriRobichaux, Will Rudnicki, Tucker Smith, and Uma Tadikonda.
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is the nation’s longest –running scholarship and recognition program for teenage artist and writers. Senior – Saraf Ahmed Junior - Chloe Kaczvinsky received Gold Keys for received a Gold Key for her both her science fiction Short story entitled short story entitled “A Memoir of Wanderlust” “Triumph” and for hersenior writing portfolio.
Finalist of National Achievement Scholarship Program Ben Siegmund, a senior has been named a National Achievement Scholarship Program Finalist. Ben serves as the senior class president andis a member of the Cougar Varsity Football and Track team.
Team Overall – 3rd place in State!Senior Scott Barron placed 3rd in the 200 Free and 4th in the 500 Free; 7th graderMatthew Usher placed 6th in the 200 Free; Freshman Preston Sparks placed 3rd inthe 200 IM and 4th in the 100 Breast; Sophomore Story Moller placed 12th in the 50Free and 6th in the 100 Breast. The 4-man relay team placed 3rd in the 200 Free Relayand 2nd in the 400 Free Relay.
Emma Crawford and Christopher Feron won the Honesty & Integrity Awardfor Cedar Creek given by The Grand Lodge of Louisiana, Free and AcceptedMasons, Ruston Lodge #106
Students who were the top sellers of the Sally Foster fundraiser were treated to amovie and limo party at Celebrity TheatresThe forty students were picked up at school in limousines and taken to the movies to watch “Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked”.
Molly Mitchell District 3 Winner of the DAR Good Citizen Program.She and five other district winners are now competing for state recognition. Our district encompasses Ruston, Farmerville, WestMonroe, Monroe, Winnsboro, Vidalia, and Lake Providence. Senior, Molly Mitchell
Cedar Creek School, the community and all area veterans attended a Veterans Day Tribute.Congressman Rodney Alexander was our keynote speaker . Louisiana Tech A.F.R.O.T.C. Honor Guard lead the presentation of colors.
Madison Hoffman, president of theCedar Creek National Junior HonorSociety, and Lindsey Corie, presidentof the Cedar Creek Middle SchoolStudent Council, present a Pack-n-Play baby bed and a gift of moneyto Mrs. Georgia Street, Housedirector of the Ronald McDonaldHouse in Monroe, LA. In November, 2011 the Cedar Creek chapter of the National Junior Honor Society joined with the Middle School Student Council to host their annual “Pack the Pantry” food drive for the Ronald McDonald House in Monroe, LA. The entire school participated in donating food, paper goods, office or play supplies, and money.
Cedar Creek School supports its mission bymaintaining high expectations for student achievement and by focusing on andimproving student learning through school wide goals, a rigorous curriculum, and diversified instructional strategies.
There’s an app for that!That’s right, Cougar fans – the Cedar Creek TeamInfoApp is now available in the Apple App Store!! Search for “TeamInfoApp” in the app store & get started using the Cedar Creek TeamInfoApp today!
The Spelling Bee Champion winner is…Mary WynneThe following students who competed in the school-wide spelling bee:4th Grade - Luke Black and Corbin Johnson5th Grade - Sarah Katherine McCallum and Audrey Miller6th Grade - Landon Millsap and Mary Wynne7th Grade - Sarfraz Ahmed and Ethan Hunt8th Grade - Nikita "Nikki" Mallepalli and Mary Tyler Storms
Cedar Creek is honored to have three students namedNational Merit Finalists for the 2011-2012 school year: Justine Ker, John McCallum and Saraf Ahmed
JUST WHO WE ARE - SUPPORTING THE Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation TeamCedar Creek shirt won2nd place in the t-shirt contest Cedar Creek raised $2178.00
Cedar Creek congratulates Saraf Ahmed, Molly Mitchell, John McCallum and Justine Ker for being named AP Scholars. These students have received scores of 3 or higher on three ormore Advanced Placement Exams. Sarah Ahmed, has earned theadded recognition of being named an AP Scholar with Honor.She received at least 3.25 on all AP Exams and scores 3 or higher on four or more exams.
The sixth grade students have completed DARE, Drug Abuse Resistance Education,with Mrs. Darby Hollingsworth as the teacher/sponsor. Lt. Sam Chrisman from theLincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department was the DARE officer teaching the students. Thestudents were required to write an essay and to present it to the entire sixth grade.Essay winners were chosen by their peers and will represent Cedar Creek at theregional DARE convention. This year’s DARE Essay Winners are Ben Slusher, CarlieToliver, Kevin Tamakloe, and Brandon Vessel.
The First grade class went to Mrs. Pikes Biology class anddemonstrated the functions and placement of the heart, lungs and rib cage by modeling with their chest vest. In return, the Biology students shared their knowledge of these organs in detail. It wasinteresting for the students to see how curriculum stretches from first to tenth grade.
Cedar Creek Chapter of the 2011-2012 National Junior Honor Society
Mr. Robert Dawkins Mr. Ben James Mr. Tommy James Dr. Jerry JohnstonMr. Charles Killgore
Elementary 4-H Club 2011-2012 officers:President – Audrey MillerVice President – Lauren MenzinaSecretary – Megan GallagherPhotographers – Collins Walker Lauren ShirleyTreasurer – Savannah DavisHistorian – Landri Thomas
JOIN US! FCA – Wednesday at lunchBible Study – Thursday at 7 AM
Lauren Yepson and John McCallum are state finalists in theWendys High School Heisman Program.
LPSO Officer Williamsand Officer Taylor came to talk to the children aboutsafety. LA State Trooper Haley came to visit us in the State Police helicopter. The children really enjoyed seeing him fly over and then land!
Girls Ensemble sing at the Multi-Cultural Christmas Program at Louisiana Tech Left to Right: Shelby Raley, Brooke Evans, Chloe KacKaczvinsky, Irene Hild,Sarah Grimm,Catherine Hild, Victoria Sullivan, Morgan Vann, Domari Thomas, Katie Grappe, Saraf Ahmed
Board President – Brandon EwingSandy Kunz, Toni Crawford, KellySmith (front left to right)John Maxwell, SeanDwyer, Brandon Ewing, JayMcCallum, Lonnie Menzina, JohnMark Wilhite(back - left to right)
Cedar Creek students earning the Duke TIP Talent Search Program are: SafrazAhmed, Cameron Barron, Andrew Bratton, Matthew Brown, Blake Canales, William Dinh, HenryFutch, Matthew Gallagher, MacKenzie Harris, Caroline Hill, Ethan Hunt, Logan Kent, MarthaMills, Kelly O’Neal, Matthew Owens, Austin Riley, Jaina Robinson, Shivkaran Sarai, NicholasSlusher, Mary Terral, Matthew Usher
The Boys Varsity Cross Country team placed7th at the State meet. Chris Kennedy finished20th overall, followed by Corey Moss in31st. Cord Simmons kicked in to finish in45th, followed by Johnny Maxwell in 55th andteam captain, Will Rudnicki in 63rd.Great job guys on a season of racing tough!
Congratulations to 4th/5th Cedar Creek Students Duke TIP Talent Search Congratulations to the Cedar Creek 4th and 5th grade students who qualified to participate in the highly- selective Duke University Talent Identification Program 4th/5th Grade Talent Search based on their excellent performance on their standardized test. Way to Go!! 4th Grade Students: Nicholas Adams, Luke Black,Savannah Davis, Corbin Johnson, Ty Lolley, Isabella Marano, Jack May, Alex McConnell, Audrey McDonald, Kaleb McWhorter, Blake Moss, Jayden Nguyen, Garrett Nobles, Clayton Nolan, ChristianNorris, Leyton Riley, Laney Robbins, Lauren Shirley, Landri Thomas, Dylan Ward, John Ross Wilhite, th Sydney Wilhite, 5 Grade Students: Jackson Brashear, Navy Coggins, Annamari Farrar, Megan Gallagher, Reed Grayson, Collin Hill, Garrett Madden, Chloe Marcus, Sarah Katherine McCallum, Emma McWhorter, Audrey Miller, Virginia Grace Mills, Brook Ovitt, Cole Pike, Riley Rasberry, Kenneth Ray, Brennan Marie Roberts, Jackson Robinson, Kinslee Spatafora, Anna Jane Storms, Tate Towns, Ashley Van De Velde, Luke Vigna, Gabe Walker, Dylan Yakaboski, Mary Page Wood
CEDAR CREEK STUDENT EXPLORES U.S. NATIONAL SECURITY DURING FALL FORUM Trevor Holden, Cedar Creek 11th grader recently attended the National Youth Leadership Forum on National Security in Washington, D.C. The program allowed Holden the opportunity to explore careers in American diplomacy, intelligence, theTrevor with Congressman Rodney diplomatic corps, and defense.Alexander in Washington, D. C.
THANK YOU toThe Adopt-a-School Partners Green Clinic Storms and Storms KLS Princeton Place
Kathryn Maxwell, a sixth grade student isthe school winner of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Patriots Pen Essay Writing Contest. The contest theme this year is "Are You Proud of Your Country?" Kathryns essay has been chosen to represent Cedar Creek and will now enter the contests next levels: local VFW posts, regional, state, and national. Good luck to Kathryn !
Anna -Kate Tollette was featured in an ad in the magazine Diabetes Forecast. (below)Anna Katherine is featured inthe Annual Report of theAmerican Diabetes Association
Middle School Cheerleaders andJewel Dancers received Superior ratings at summer camp.Four girls received All-AmericanCheerleaders: Audrey Taunton, Elizabeth Guinn, Lindsey Corie and Kendall Machen.Two girls received All-American Dancers: Sydney Moore and Gracie Maxwell. Anna Yakaboski (received the "Queen of Drill Down“ FANTASTIC JOB GIRLS!!!!!
The Creek Experience… the Tradition ContinuesCedar Creek Alumni with their children enrolled for the 2011-2012 school year. An Education for a Lifetime
MOMS in Touch Cedar Creeks group of Moms in Touch International, meet once a week to pray for our students, our school, the activities and our spiritual lives. They have been meeting for ten years. They pray weekly this scripture for the students: But that you guard them from the Evil One, from drugs and alcohol, from sexual immorality, and from JOIN US negative peer pressure.MOMS in Touch meets every John 17:15Tuesday morning at 8 A. M. in the lecture room.
Kindergarten visits the Ruston Fire Department
John McCallum, Cedar Creek School Student Council President, has been named a Samsung American Legion Scholar. With this honor, McCallum receives a scholarship that may be used forundergraduate study in the United States. He represented Cedar Creek School and Louisiana at both Boys State and Boys Nation this summer.
Carlie Toliver, a 6th grade student, won overall atLa Tech Solo Festival Piano. She competed in the 6th and 7th grade division.This is her 4th year in a row to be the overall winner.