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  • The Cougar's Roar Student Newsletter

    The Summer 2019 edition of our student newsletter is out! Click here to read: The Cougar's Roar 

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  • New, updated GBSD Mobile App coming soon

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  • Kelly Creek June 2019 Family Newsletter

    Cougar Tracks June 2019 Newsletter

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  • Champions Information Night May 2nd, 2019 from 5:00p-6:00p

    Champions is hosting an open house from 5-6pm on Thursday, May 2nd for families interested in Champions and to hear about Summer and Fall programs.

    There will be refreshments and an activity for kiddos to take home that night.


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  • Connect to Kindergarten

    Connect to Kindergarten is an annual event that takes place during the spring before your son/daughter is expected to begin kindergarten. At this event, you will be able to:

    • Tour kindergarten classrooms
    • Meet staff
    • Learn what you can do over the summer to make sure your student is ready


    Connect to Kindergarten at Kelly Creek Elementary will be on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 6:00 PM.

    If you would like additional information, please click here: Connect to Kindergarten

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  • Proposed Science Resources for Elementary Schools

    A teacher selection committee has recommended the adoption of STEMscopes as the new primary Science resource for GBSD elementary classrooms.  STEMscopes is a phenomena-based digital curriculum that is brought to life through hands-on experiences and student-driven inquiry.


    With school board and budget approval this spring, STEMscopes will be rolled out in two phases. Grades 3-5 will begin implementation during the 2019-2020 school year and grades K-2 will implement the following year. STEMscopes was recently adopted as the primary Science resource for grades 6-8 in GBSD classrooms as well.

    If you are interested in learning more about STEMscopes, please click the link above.  Reach out to Director of Teaching and Learning at kautz@gresham.k12.or.us with your feedback or questions.

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  • The Cougar's Roar Spring 2019

    The Spring edition of our student newsletter The Cougar's Roar is out! This edition has it all!! From staff interviews to crossword puzzles and even creative writing pieces written by our very own Kelly Creek students. Our students have been hard at work to make this newsletter the best yet! Please take a few minutes to check it out!

    The Cougar's Roar Spring 2019

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  • We are excited to announce that our first edition of the Cougar's Roar Student Newsletter is ready. Our students have been hard at work interviewing staff members, writing stories, and capturing some of the amazing things we are doing here at Kelly Creek. Enjoy!

    Cougar's Roar Dec 2018 Part 1

    Cougar's Roar Dec 2018 Part 2

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  • Join the conversation!

    Every voice matters at Kelly Creek Elementary

    Let's Talk!

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    If you know that you are going to be making a change to your child’s Transportation Home, on any given day, we would appreciate a call before 2:30pm. This way, your child and all staff involved will know in plenty of time so we can avoid any end of the day confusion.


    Thank you for your understanding

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  • Immunization Rates

    The State of Oregon now requires schools to notify parents of their immunization exemption rates for each required vaccine. These rates will now be posted on our school’s website, in our school office and sent home to parents twice a year. The rates attached are the exemption rates as of last spring. Schools are required to publish this information twice each school year. Approximately the second week of March we will post the updated rates. These new rates are collected and tallied in mid February.

    El Estado de Oregón requiere que las escuelas notifiquen a los padres de las tasas de excepciones de inmunización para cada vacuna requerida. Estas nuevas tasas serán publicados en la página web de nuestra escuela, en la oficina de la escuela, y se enviaran a los padres dos veces al año. Las tasas adjuntas son las tasas de exención en cuanto la primavera pasada. Las escuelas están obligadas a publicar esta información dos veces cada año escolar. Aproximadamente la segunda semana de Marzo vamos a publicar las tarifas actualizadas. Estas nuevas tarifas son coleccionadas y contadas a mediados del mes de Febrero.


    Kelly Creek 2018 Immunization Rates

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  • Changes coming to 2018-19 breakfast and lunch program

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District News

Principal's Message

Mrs. Fraze



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Mrs. Fraze

          Welcome to Kelly Creek Elementary School – Home of the Cougars!  I am extremely honored to be part of this amazing learning community with staff and families who are dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of our students.  Our young learners are the heart of our school and the reason we are here. We are passionate about creating culturally responsive learning environments for all students by eliminating barriers and designing engaging, differentiated learning opportunities that promote continuous growth and improvement.

           Kelly Creek has a reputation for academic excellence and was awarded the District’s 2017-18 banner for Outstanding Growth in Math and the 2017-18 Equity Award. Our belief is that all children, when given a carefully planned curriculum and effective instruction, can be competent and confident learners. This year I am excited to get to know the Kelly Creek family and how I can support its' commitment to excellence. I look forward to a successful school year together; making great academic growth, developing fantastic citizens, and strengthening our school community.