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Students of the Week – May 10, 2021

Kindergarten Malia Rodriguez

Malia Rodriguez is in Mrs. Henkelmann’s class. She is such a great role model in her class. She puts her best effort into her work and she is a magnificent artist. She is a kind friend to others in her class and helpful to kids and adults. We love having her at our school!

1st Grade Nanson Subedi

Nanson Subedi is in Mrs. Cheney’s class. He is a hard worker and a great friend!! He does his best every day and always participates with enthusiasm. He’s a good example and a leader in addition to being a great helper and a supportive member of his class!

2nd Grade Deniz Yusupova

Deniz Yusupova has made her teacher so proud this year. She has put forth so much effort to overcome this year’s (and last year’s) setbacks. She is kind and determined and her teacher feels so lucky to have been able to watch her succeed this year!

3rd Grade Mylie McFall

Mylie McFall is in Mrs. Van Hofwegen’s class. Her peers voted her in. Her classmates said she is very kind to everyone and is a very hard worker. Her would agree with them and really appreciates Mylie’s “go getter” attitude. Mylie is not afraid to ask for help and will try so hard on her school work. She also has such a kind and thoughtful heart!Congratulations Mylie!

4th Grade David Gammon

David is in Mrs. Belliston’s class. He is a role model for all students. He is hard working and strives to do his best in everything. He has a positive attitude and comes ready to learn everyday. His classmates always comment on how kind and supportive he is. David shows how to follow the Raptor Way!

5th Grade Camila Rivera

Camila is in Mrs. Jones’ class. She works very hard in class, participates, and is very eager to share her knowledge with others.

 

 

 

Students of the Week – May 3, 2021

Kindergarten Hattie Small

Hattie is in Mrs. Owens AM class. She sets a great example of following the Raptor way. Hattie is kind to her peers and is always working hard to do her very best in everything she does.

1st Grade Feride Karayeva

Feride Karayeva is in Mrs. Hart’s class. She’s extremely hard working, kind and always eager to learn.

2nd Grade Bryan Carranza

Bryan Carranza is in Mrs. Vera’s class. He has the kindest heart. He has worked so hard this year and always does what he is told. Keep up the good work Bryan!

3rd Grade Ryler Rands

Ryler Rands is in Mrs. Hall’s class. He is a fantastic example to his classmates. He is always on task and works very hard. Ryler started at Rock Creek after Christmas, but has advanced through our multiplication facts on a math website that his classroom uses. He has had no problem catching on to what his class has already learned. He is a joy to have at our school.

4th Grade Olivia Santos

Olivia is in Mrs. Corn’s class. She is a student that always does her best. She works hard, and when things are difficult she isn’t afraid to ask for help. In class her teacher can always count on her to make sure her group is working hard together. Her classmates said that she is, “Always kind and respectful.” Keep Leading the Raptor Way Olivia!

5th Grade Stella Palmer

Stella Palmer is in Mrs. Delia’s class. She is a super star. She is an excellent student with a great work ethic. Her work is top notch and she can explain her thinking well. She is helpful to other students and has a positive attitude. Mrs. Delia has enjoyed having Stella in class this year.

Miss Meghan's Class - Harvey Bollwinkel

Harvey Bollwinkel attends Miss Meghan’s class. He is a great friend to everyone in his class. He works hard and always does his best. He is a great dancer and always makes his class laugh.

 

 

 

Students of the Week – April 26, 2021

Kindergarten Dynicio Garza

Dynicio Garza is this week’s Kindergarten Student of the Week! Dynicio is in Mrs. Reinke’s morning class. His classmates describe him as kind and helpful. He is hardworking and always tries his best! Thanks for being an amazing member in our school!

1st Grade Autumn Maynard

Autumn Maynard is in Mrs. Lythgoe’s class. Autumn is a great example of forgiveness and truly exemplifies what being a good friend looks like. She is a great helper in class, is always a willing participant no matter what the task is, and leads by example. Autumn comes to school ready to learn and has a great attitude! Thanks for being such a great part of our school Autumn!

2nd Grade Ava Rosas

Ava is in Mrs. Victor’s class. Ava is kind to others and always willing to help when needed. She always has a smile to share and is always trying to do her best. She is creative and loves art. We are so lucky to have Ava as part of our school community!

3rd Grade Brody Wood

Brody Wood is in Mrs. Swafford’s class. Brody is always trying his best. His classmates had this to say, Brody is always doing what he is supposed to do, he is nice, he is always doing his part.

4th Grade Avlee Urry

Avlee is in Mrs. Howe’s class. She is such a hardworking young lady. She is always doing her best, and she is constantly thinking of others. Avlee sets a great example of what a raptor should be!

5th Grade Saltanat Dzhasimova

Saltanat Dzhasimova is fifth grade’s Student of the Week. Saltanat, a student in Mr. Arenz’s class, is dedicated and puts in great effort into everything she does. Saltanat is kind towards everyone and likes to help out whenever she can. She models great choices and takes learning as her responsibility. She excels in all subjects and enjoys challenging problems. Congratulations Saltanat!

 

 

 

Students of the Week – April 19, 2021

Kindergarten Jansu Yusupova

Jansu is in Mrs. Owen’s PM class. She sets a great example of leading the Raptor Way. Jansu is always on task, kind to her peers and works extremely hard.

1st Grade Makayla Matson

Makayla Matson is the student of the week for 1st grade. She is in Mrs. Sheltra’s class. Makayla is kind and responsible. She is always willing to help others and makes everyone feel welcome. Makayla strives to do her best and her classmates say she is an amazing artist.

2nd Grade Cooper Garnsey

Cooper Garnsey is in Mrs. Brown’s class. He sets a wonderful example for his classmates. He is always on task and works very hard to do his best. He is kind and respectful to those around him. Cooper makes good decisions, even when the teacher is not looking. Mrs. Brown appreciates what a good helper Cooper has been this year. Way to be a great example of a Rock Creek Raptor, Cooper!

3rd Grade Shiri Eene

Shiri Eene is our student of the week for third grade. She is in Mrs. Hinton’s class. Shiri is a very determined student who consistently meets any challenge with great success. She is always willing to help others and can be counted on to be kind and respectful. Shiri truly shines when it comes to showing The Raptor Way.

4th Grade Aivlyn Barnes

Aivlyn Barnes is in Mr. Fullmer’s class. Aivlyn is a very kind and caring young lady. Aivlyn is always willing to help others, and displays all the qualities of being a “Rock Creek Raptor.” She perseveres even when things are hard, sticking with the most difficult concepts. Her teacher never has to remind Aivlyn to “stay busy” or “get to work” because she listens and follows directions. Rock Creek Elementary School should be proud to have Aivlyn Barnes as a “Student of the Week.”

5th Grade Darius Barnes

Max Heider is in Mrs. Connelley’s class. Max has a great sense of humor. He is always looking at the positive side, and trying to help others. Max is a hard worker that wants to succeed in his schoolwork. Thanks for being a great leader in your classroom!

 

 

 

Students of the Week – April 12, 2021

Kindergarten Logan Parson

Logan Parson is the kindergarten Student of the Week! He is in Mrs. Reinke’s afternoon class. Logan always has a kind thing to say about his classmates. He works hard in class and is respectful to others. Thank you, Logan, for leading the Raptor Way!

1st Grade Aubrey Hardy

Aubrey Hardy is in Mrs. Cheney’s class. She has grown so much this year. She has improved so much and is now doing really well socially! She is kind and respectful and responsible. She is working so hard every day to be her best self and definitely deserves to be recognized!

2nd Grade Grayson Johnson

Grayson Johnson is in Mrs. Rieth’s class. He is so incredibly helpful to his classmates and his teacher. He works hard in class to be a leader always. We are so proud of him!

3rd Grade Tyson Bucher

Congratulations to Tyson Bucher for being the 3rd grade student of the week! He is in Mrs. VanHofwegen’s class. Tyson came to our school only a couple of months ago and his class really took him in. Tyson is a student that works hard and wants to be challenged. He is so kind! The students that voted him in all wrote that! Thanks Tyson for being a Rock Creek rockstar!

4th Grade Landon Dalley

Landon is a hard worker. He is always helping others and works well with all his classmates. He brings enthusiasm and a willingness to expand ideas in every discussion. He has shown leadership skills and a desire to do his best.

5th Grade Darius Barnes

Darius Barnes is in Mrs. Jones’ class. He has grown so much academically this year! He is always asking questions and doing extra problems to make sure he understands concepts and is doing it correctly. Darius is always on task and works quietly. He is kind, polite, and always has a good attitude. Darius holds the door for others often. Darius is a wonderful student!

 

 

 

Students of the Week – April 5, 2021

Kindergarten Graysen Anderson

Graysen Anderson is in Mrs. Henkelmann’s class. He is a thoughtful, kind, funny friend to his classmates. He knows how to make people feel cared for and make them laugh,

1st Grade Logan Adams

Logan Adams is in Mrs. Hart’s class. He’s quiet, kind and a very hard worker. He’s a joy to have in class!

2nd Grade Korbyn Hoffman

Korbyn is in Mrs. Victor’s class. He is a hard worker and always does his best. He is a good friend to others and is always kind. He is always willing to help around the classroom and helps others. Korbyn is someone you can trust and who makes the right choices even when no one is around. We are so grateful to have Korbyn as part of our classroom community!

3rd Grade Kaylee Pugh

Kaylee Pugh is in Mrs. Hall’s class. She has a gift for writing. She uses creativity and originality. She is also a talented artist who shares her gift with others. She is a strong example to her classmates by giving 110% in all she does.

4th Grade Yiftach Eene

Yiftach Eene is in Mrs. Corn’s class. He is a student that always tries his hardest to reach any goal given to him. He works very hard and has become an exemplary student in his classroom. His peers said he deserves to be Student of the Week because, “He works hard, and gets all of his work done on time.” Keep up the good work Yifi!

5th Grade Addie Austin

Addie Austin is in Mrs. Delia’s class. She does amazing work in class. She loves a math challenge. The more difficult the better. She likes to be challenged in both writing and reading as well. Addie has shown the ability to set goals and be persistent in achieving them. She is confident, positive and a great role model for her classmates.

Miss Meghan's Class - Casey Wright Lee

Casey Wright Lee attends Miss Meghan’s class. He came to Rock Creek after Christmas break. He has been such a good friend to everyone and always tries his very best. We are so happy to have Casey in our school.

 

 

 

Students of the Week – March 29, 2021

Kindergarten Avery Hill

Avery Hill is in Mrs. Owen’s AM class. Avery is always working hard in Kindergarten. She is kind to her peers and is always willing to help others when needed. She sets a great example for others by following the Raptor Way!

1st Grade Brandt Holt

Brandt Holt is in Mrs. Lythgoe’s room. Brandt is a fun addition to his class. He is a superstar math whiz. His teacher loves that he is able to explain his math thinking and help others to understand. Brandt also works hard and does his best to persevere when he comes to tasks that are hard. He is a kind and caring friend and just a very nice addition to his class.

2nd Grade Zach Adolphson

Zach is in Mrs. Vera’s class. He is a great friend and a hard worker. Keep up the good work!

3rd Grade Aria Freeman

Aria Freeman is in Mrs. Swafford’s class. Her peers say, ” She is smart, respectful, nice, grateful, kind and really loving.” Great job Aria!.

4th Grade Addison Heider

Addison is in Mrs. Howe’s class. She is a super caring and helpful young lady. She is always doing her best and looking to help others. Addison always comes to school with a can-do-it spirit, and it shows in all of her school work. Addison is a fantastic example of a raptor!

5th Grade Eliana Mason

Eliana Mason is fifth grade’s Student of the Week. She is a student in Mr. Arenz’s classroom and shines among a top-notch group of students. Eliana has been a model student from Day 1. She consistently makes great choices in the classroom and around the school. She is a terrific partner in learning for those working with her. She doesn’t wilt in the face of tough problems but rather enjoys the challenge! She will go the extra mile on assignments, giving reasons for her answers. Eliana takes responsibility for her own learning in every subject. Congratulations Eliana!

 

 

 

Students of the Week – March 15, 2021

Kindergarten Grace Pinell

Grace Pinell is the Student of the Week for Kindergarten! She is in Mrs. Reinke’s morning class. Grace is a sweet friend who enjoys helping others. She shows kindness and respect and always gives her best effort! Thank you for being a positive member of our school community!

1st Grade William Barlow

William Barlow is in Mrs. Sheltra’s class. He is hardworking and always has a positive attitude. He is kind, respectful and a good friend to others. We are very glad he is part of our school family.

2nd Grade Sydney Gregersen

Sydney is in Mrs. Brown’s class. She is very helpful to her classmates. She always makes sure that her peers know how to navigate on their computers. She is the first to volunteer when Mrs. Brown needs a helping hand. Sydney is good at coming up with fun games at recess and including all the kids. Sydney has worked very hard to become a better reader. She always listens in class and follows the directions. Way to go Syd!

3rd Grade McKoy Larson

McKoy is in Mrs. Hinton’s class. McKoy is truly a wonderful example of The Raptor Way. Here is what his peers have to say: McKoy is a friend to anyone. He is helpful and does not make me feel bad for not knowing stuff. I like McKoy because he is funny.

4th Grade James Brown

James Brown is in Mr. Fullmer’s class. He pays attention during instruction, and is always willing to share his knowledge with his classmates. He raises his hand before answering questions, and is thoughtful and kind. James reads and follows directions well, saving time and energy. James is an excellent example of a Rock Creek Raptor. Thanks for being such a great student, James!

5th Grade Bill Harrild

Bill is in Mrs. Connelley’s class. Bill has made major improvements academically this quarter. He is working hard on becoming prepared for middle school. Bill is kind to others and always willing to help others. I appreciate all of the hard work that Bill is doing!

 

 

 

Students of the Week – March 8, 2021

Kindergarten Livi Pierson

Livi Pierson is our Kindergarten Student of the Week. She is in Mrs. Owens PM class. Livi sets a great example of following the Rapor Way. Livi is very kind to her peers, makes safe decisions in the classroom and on the playground, is respectful to everyone around her and is always doing her BEST. Along with being a great Rock Creek Raptor Livi works extremely hard in all academic areas and always has a positive attitude!

1st Grade Bexlee Trammel

Bexlee Trammel is in Mrs. Cheney’s room. She is a superstar with a great attitude! She’s always ready to be a friend and a helper. She’s great at staying organized and assisting others, and her creativity and kindness shine through in everything she does! Bexlee is a hard worker and a good example and she leads the Raptor Way every single day.

2nd Grade Mya Gammon

Mya Gammon recently joined Mrs. Rieth’s class, and she jumped in feet first. She meets every task with determination and excellence. She sets a great example for other students, and we are lucky to have her as part of our school!

3rd Grade Kinley Mickelson

Kinley Mickelson is the student of the week for 3rd grade! She is in Mrs. VanHofwegen’s class. Kinley is a student who works hard and has a great “can do” attitude. She is so neat and artistic! Her classmates voted her in because she returns homework and follows the Raptor Way. Congratulations Kinley, well deserved!

4th Grade Alivia King

Alivia King sets the example in her class by following the Raptor Way! She is kind to all her classmates, shows respect to all, and tries her best every day. Alivia is in Mrs. Belliston’s class.

5th Grade Kate Allen

Kate is in Mrs. Jones’ class. She always has a positive attitude in class. Her teacher has never seen, nor heard of her being rude to anyone! She is quiet and always on task in class. Kate works hard to get her work completed. She occasionally raises her hand and answers questions and participates in discussions. Kate is a great example of a learner!

 

 

 

Students of the Week – March 1, 2021

Kindergarten Kendall Burdine

Kendall Burdine is the kindergarten Student of the Week! She is in Mrs. Reinke’s afternoon kindergarten class. Kendall is always looking for ways to be kind and helpful to others. She is a hard worker in class and always does her best work! Thank you for modeling the Raptor Way!

1st Grade Liam Johnson

Liam Johnson is in Mrs. Hart’s class. He’s an amazing student. He has worked very hard this year and has made amazing progress!

2nd Grade Caralee Cahall

Caralee is in Mrs. Victor’s class. She is always willing to help others around her and is a good friend to them. She works hard and does her best work. Caralee is a wonderful artist. She always has a smile to share and says positive things about those around her. We are so happy to have Caralee as a member of our school community.

3rd Grade Alex King

Alex King is in Mrs. Hall’s class. He is a great example to his classmates. He is always on task when it is time to work, and does his best work.

4th Grade Charlee Bowman

Charlee Bowman is in Mrs. Corn’s class. She is an exemplary student that is a natural leader. Her peers often look to her as their example in the classroom. She isn’t afraid to ask questions, and always does her best! Keep up the hard work Charlee!

5th Grade Lola Hudson

Lola Hudson is in Mrs. Delia’s class. She is conscientious about her work. She makes sure it is all done to the best of her ability. She strives to learn new things. She has embraced Genius Hour and loves to research a topic and present to her classmates. Lola is helpful and kind to her classmates. Mrs. Delia says it is a pleasure to have Lola in class.

Miss Megan's Class - Sergio Espino

Sergio Espino attends Miss Megan’s class. He never has much to say but his sense of humor is never in short supply. He always keeps us laughing and entertained. Sergio is a big help and is a great example to the other students.

 

 

 

Students of the Week – February 22, 2021

Kindergarten Harlow Henson

Harlow Henson is in Mrs. Henkelmann’s class. She is caring and helpful to others. Mrs. Henkelmann loves having her in class!

1st Grade Sadie Frampton

Sadie Frampton is in Mrs. Lythgoe’s class. Sadie is a kind friend who always does her best to make sure that her people are taken care of. She works hard in class and is a great example of how hard work and perseverance lead to growth. Sadie is always quick to help in her class both by helping a classmate and by helping to keep the class clean and tidy. Thanks for being a shining star in Club 128 Sadie!!

2nd Grade Maiah Larsen

Maiah Larsen is in Mrs. Vera’s class. She is always very kind. She takes her time in class and always makes sure everything she turns in is quality work. Keep up the good work Maiah!

3rd Grade Lexi Garduno-Lopez

Lexi Garduno-Lopez is the 3rd grade student of the week. She is in Mrs. Swafford’s class. Lexi is always trying her best and working really hard. Her classmates said, “she is kind, she is respectful, she is funny, and she is being her best.” Great Job Lexi!

4th Grade Lilly Byrd

Lilly is in Mrs. Howe’s class. She is such a positive hard working student. She is always doing her best and pushing her classmates to do theirs as well! Lilly constantly helps others and is always kind!

5th Grade Caleb Freeman

Caleb Freeman is fifth grade’s Student of the Week. Caleb is in Mr. Arenz’s class and excels in many areas. Caleb has a great interest in math and science and gobbles up every bit of these lessons, often leading the class. His enthusiasm and willingness to share his ideas lifts us all up. He also works hard in all subject areas, not finishing until everything is completed to the best of his abilities. Caleb works well with everyone in the class and helps provide a wonderful learning space by showing the teacher and his peers respect and kindness. Congratulations Caleb!

 

 

 

Students of the Week – February 8, 2021

Kindergarten Amela Ramic

Amela Ramic is our AM Kindergarten Student of the week. She is in Mrs. Owen’s class. Amela works extremely hard to master all the kindergarten skills and also demonstrates the attributes of being a Rock Creek Raptor. She is always eager to assist her fellow classmates and adults in any way possible.

1st Grade Everly Marr

Everly Marr is in Mrs. Sheltra’s class. She always has a smile on her face and radiates sunshine and positivity. Everly is a kind and generous person and always willing to help others. She cheers on her classmates and is a friend to everyone. She has a love of learning and her enthusiasm is contagious.

2nd Grade Akshata Shrestha

Akshata Shrestha is in Mrs. Brown’s class. She is always on task and working hard in class. Akshata is kind to all of her classmates. She follows the rules and is so respectful. Mrs. Brown never has to worry about Akshata listening and following the directions. Thank you, Akshata, for working so hard!

3rd Grade Layla Matlock

The third grade SOTW is Layla Matlock. She is in Mrs. Hinton’s class. Here is what her classmates have to say about her: Layla knows how to show the Raptor Way and she is very nice. She is respectful, she knows how to listen to others and she always helps clean up messes. Layla is the kindest girl to everyone. She is a hard worker and is always safe on the playground.

4th Grade Isaac Paras

Isaac Paras is in Mr. Fullmer’s class. He really pays attention in class, and is willing to assist others that are having a difficult time learning. Isaac is a hard worker, and really shows that he cares for his classmates. He is extremely respectful, and stands up for those in need. We are proud of Isaac.

5th Grade Conley Rogers

Conley is in Mrs. Connelley’s class. He is a very dedicated student. He works very hard in class, and he also has been very responsible to do his at home work during this crazy year. Conley is respectful of his peers and kind to others. His teacher appreciates all of the great things Conley shares with his class. Thank you, Conley!

 

 

 

Students of the Week – February 1, 2021

Kindergarten Caleb Paras

Caleb Paras is in Mrs. Owen’s PM class. Caleb works really hard to make good choices in both academics and behavior. Caleb strives to follow the Raptor way by being kind to his classmates, staying safe at all times, being respectful to his peers and adults and is always doing his best?

1st Grade Makaley Austin

Makaley Austin is in Mrs. Cheney’s class. She really exemplifies kindness. She is a friend to everyone and tries to help others whenever she can! She always has a good attitude, even when things are challenging. She tries to make a difference every day. Makaley is a great friend, a super student, and she’s going to be a wonderful citizen of the world!

2nd Grade Karmyn Charles

Karmyn Charles is in Mrs. Rieth’s class. She is a joy to have in class. She works hard to do her best at all times and sets a great example for her classmates to follow.

3rd Grade Treysen Corn

Treysen Corn is in Mrs. VanHofwegen’s class. His class voted for him because he is so kind to others, one student said he does all of his work and another said that he helps people when they fall down. Treysen, Mrs. Van wants you to know you are a joy to have in class and a leader for sure! A lot of students look up to you! Congratulations!

4th Grade Brooklyn Halvorson

Brooklyn is in Mrs. Belliston’s class. She shows kindness to everyone every day. She is always willing to help wherever needed. She comes to school with a positive attitude and puts forth quality work. She is always on task and contributes to classroom discussions. Brooklyn is a leader showing the Raptor Way!

5th Grade Breanna Hill

Breanna is in Mrs. Jones’ class. She is a very hard working student! She always has a positive attitude, is helpful, and kind. Breanna’s teacher can ask her to do anything, and she does it with a happy attitude. She tries hard at everything she does or is asked to do, because of her effort, Breanna does very well in school. Breanna is a great example of an outstanding student.

Miss Meghan's Class - Sophia Guevara

Sophia Guevara is in Miss Megan’s class. She is such a great helper and a great friend in her classroom. She has the best fashion and her teachers love to see what she is wearing when she comes in in the morning. We are so lucky to have her in our school.

 

 

 

Students of the Week – January 25, 2021

Kindergarten Briggs Thomas

Briggs Thomas is the Kindergarten Student of the Week! He is in Mrs. Reinke’s morning class. Briggs tries being KIND to everybody. He believes that it is important. He works hard in class and does his BEST every day! Thank you for being an outstanding member in your class!

1st Grade Josselin Venegas

Josselin Venegas is in Mrs. Hart’s class. Josselin is an extremely dedicated student and very hard working. She’s kind to everyone and and true joy to have as a student.

2nd Grade Landon Boehme

Landon is in Mrs. Victor’s class. He has a wonderful sense of humor and always has a smile to share. He is a good friend to others and is willing to help. He is a creative problem solver and loves to think outside the box. He is also a great artist and loves to draw. We are so happy that Landon is a member of our school community!

3rd Grade Brooklyn Holt

Brooklyn Holt is in Mrs. Hall’s class. She has shown perseverance this year! She has grown on Istation Reading every single month. She is on task when it is time to be. She is an inspiration to her teacher of what can be accomplished if you never give up. In fact, in her “I Have a Dream” essay, she wrote that her dream was to be a better reader. Her concluding sentence was “I will never give up.”

4th Grade Henlee Martin

Henlee Martin is in Mrs. Corn’s class. She is a great example to her peers. She has a positive attitude and works hard in class. One of her classmates said, ” Henlee doesn’t blurt out and is always leading the Raptor Way.” Thank you for being a positive example Henlee, keep up the good work!

5th Grade Micah Smith

Micah Smith is in Mrs. Delia’s class. He drives himself to do well on his classroom assignments. He tries to figure out his mistakes and learns from them. Micah’s work is of good quality each day. He completes all of his tasks on his at home days as well. Micah’s teacher is proud of his accomplishments this year.

 

 

 

Students of the Week – January 18, 2021

Kindergarten Nick Trevino

Nick Trevino is our kindergarten Student of the Week. He is in Mrs. Reinke’s PM class. He is an excellent example of demonstrating the Raptor Way. Nick is a KIND friend to the kids in his class. He makes SAFE choices in class and on the playground. He is RESPECTFUL to others and always does his BEST!

1st Grade Landon Walton

Landon Walton is in Mrs. Lythgoe’s class. Landon is a very quiet, kind addition to his class. He is helpful and responsible when it comes to taking care of his classroom and belongings. Landon is a hard worker and always does his best even when things get hard. He is a great example of perseverance.

2nd Grade Remington Bailey

Remington Bailey is in Mrs. Vera’s class. He is a great friend. He is always kind and willing to help out. Keep being awesome!

3rd Grade David Zarate-Aguilar

David is in Mrs. Swafford’s class. He is a model student. He is always trying his best and follows our Raptor Way. His classmates said, ” David is always nice and kind. He is also respectful and safe.” Great job David.

4th Grade Kaiden Johnson

Kaiden is in Mrs. Howe’s class. He is a super hardworking student. He has truly found his love of reading this year, and his teacher is super proud of the growth that he has shown in reading. Kaiden is a very caring young man that is always willing to help out.

5th Grade Kaden Black

Kaden Black is this month’s Student of the Week from fifth grade. He is in Mr. Arenz’s class. Kaden is an eager learner, making the most of the lessons and activities. He demonstrates great student habits such as attentive listening to instruction and participating in classroom discussions. When collaborating with other students he stays of task, he is helpful and engaged in the learning activity. He enjoys his group of friends, but is friendly and encouraging to everyone. His positive attitude is infectious. He strives to do his best in each assessment. Congratulations Kaden!

 

 

 

Students of the Week – January 11, 2021

Kindergarten Lincoln Thomas

Lincoln Thomas is in Mrs. Henkelmann’s class. He is working really hard to learn his letters and sounds. He came back to school after break so bravely, and his teacher is so proud of him!

1st Grade Jihan Salvarov

Jihan Salvarov is in Mrs. Sheltra’s class. He is always positive and kind. Jihan is a wonderful helper and goes out of his way to help others and to keep his classroom clean and organized. He is considerate and works hard.

2nd Grade Aria Estrada

Aria is in Mrs. Brown’s class. She works hard in class and has shown a lot of growth this year. She is a good helper and leader. She makes good choices and is a good example to her classmates. Recently, Aria reported that she was having problems with a boy on the playground who had hurt her. When her teacher brought the pair together, the boy apologized to Aria. Then, Aria asked if he would like to play with her during the next recess and told him where to meet her. Aria’s teacher was so proud of her. She is definitely an amazing Raptor!

3rd Grade Artin Afkhamiadeh

Artin is in Mrs. Hinton’s class. He is a hard worker, and has lots of determination. Artin moved to the USA right before school started and knew no English. His hard work and determination have allowed him to grow in his communication skills immensely! He is always the first one to raise his hand and share what he knows. Artin is kind and willing to be a friend to anyone!

4th Grade Abigail Campbell

Abigail Campbell is in Mr. Fullmer’s class. Abigail is a very hard-working student that listens and follows directions well. She is always willing to help any classmate that is struggling, and models the Raptor Way in everything that she does. Abigail get along well with others, and diligently does her work. Her teacher is proud of Abigail Campbell for being the fourth grade student of the week!

5th Grade Penny Burtis

Penny Burtis is in Mrs. Connelley’s class. Penny is a very dedicated student. She worked very hard during our online days of learning in second quarter. Penny turned in all of her assignments, quite an accomplishment for online learning! Thank you for all of your effort, Penny!

 

 

 

Students of the Week – January 4, 2021

Kindergarten Maxwell Adolphson

Maxwell Adolphson is our Kindergartener of the week. He is in Mrs. Owen’s AM class. Max sets a perfect example of following the Raptor Way! Max is always kind to his classmates. He plays safely on the playground. He consistently shows respect to his peers and adults. Max is a hard worker and is always striving to be his BEST!

1st Grade Kyler McEntire

Kyler McEntire is in Mrs. Cheney’s class. He leads the Raptor Way every day and other students want to be awesome like him! He’s a kind friend, he helps others out, he’s always organized, and he has a stellar attitude. He wakes up every school day so excited to come! He’s a math superstar and a reading rockstar but above all else, he’s an incredible example and a wonderful kid.

2nd Grade Wendy Zarate-Aguilar

Wendy Zarate-Aguilar is in Mrs. Rieth’s class. She is an exemplar student. She shows so much kindness and determination. Her teacher says she is a joy to have in class!

3rd Grade Jaxton Shaw

Jaxton Shaw as our 3rd grade student of the week! He is in Mrs. VanHofwegen’s class. Jaxton is a student that always works hard on his school work. He takes everything he does seriously, even reading a book. His friends love being around him because he has the best imagination! Thank you Jaxton for being an example in your class!

4th Grade Asher VanHofwegen

Asher VanHofwegen is in Mrs. Belliston’s class. He is a hard working, dependable student. He strives to do his best everyday. He encourages others to be their best and is respectful to all. His classmates look to him for guidance as he shows great leadership.

5th Grade Tenley Gregersen

Tenley Gregersen is in Mrs. Jones’ class. She always has a positive attitude. She is kind, hardworking, and trustworthy. She is one of the first to participate and answer questions. If Tenley does not understand something, she asks questions until she does understand. She turns all her work in on time and has great grades! Tenley is always kind to others, helpful, and polite. Tenley is a model student!

Miss Megan's Class Shelby Capps

Shelby Capps attends Miss Megan’s class. She always has a happy attitude and is everyone’s friend. She loves making new friends and having conversations. We love having her around.

 

 

 

Students of the Week – December 14, 2020

Kindergarten Nataly Ramirez

Nataly Ramirez is our kindergarten student of the week! Nataly is in Mrs. Reinke’s AM class. She is a hard worker and just earned her Alphabet Whiz Kid dog tag! Nataly is very helpful and kind to others and is a good friend! Thank you for always being your BEST!

1st Grade Jace Stahlecker

Jace Stahlecker is in Mrs. Hart’s class. He has a great attitude towards school and always tries his hardest to do his best work. He’s kind to everyone and his teacher says he is a joy to have in class.

2nd Grade Abigail Vera

Abigail is in Mrs. Victor’s class. She is a good friend to those around her and is always willing to help. She is very creative and always puts her best effort into everything she does. She is a good example to others. We are so happy to have Abigail as a member of our school community.

3rd Grade Tiffany Wai

Tiffany Wai is in Mrs. Hall’s class. She is a great example to her classmates. She is on task when it is time to work. She puts tremendous effort into all her assignments.

4th Grade Brooklyn Grimm

Brooklyn is in Mrs. Corn’s class. She is a good example to her peers. She works hard in class and is kind to others. One of her classmates said, “Brooklyn should be Student of the Week because she is a good and kind partner.” Keep working hard Brooklyn. We are proud of you!

5th Grade Hadley Howe

Hadley Howe is in Mrs. Delia’s class. She is a student who thinks carefully about her work. She will persevere through her work; she never gives up. Her work is of superior quality every day on every assignment. She is a problem solver. She will quietly process her assignments until she knows how to answer and then will give her teacher a thoughtful, well written explanation or answer. She is respectful to her classmates as well as the adults around her. It is wonderful to have Hadley in our school.

 

 

 

Students of the Week – December 7, 2020

Kindergarten Ellie Higginson

Ellie is our Kindergarten Student of the Week. She is in Mrs. Owen’s PM class. She sets a great example of hard work, doing her best work and persevering through challenging tasks. Ellie is also amazing at modeling what it means to be a Raptor, along with always doing and being her best, she makes safe choices, is very kind to her classmates and respectful to all the staff at Rock Creek.

1st Grade Evangeline Hill

Evangeline Hill is in Mrs. Lythgoe’s class. Evangeline is a great friend to all the kids in her class. She works really hard at school and is a great example for her peers. We are so happy that Evangeline is one of our students.

2nd Grade Holly Burtis

Holly Burtis is in Mrs. Vera’s class. She is a great friend to everyone. She works hard and always participates in class. Keep up the good work Holly!

3rd Grade Paizley Seibold

Paizley is in Mrs. Swafford’s class. She is a model 3rd grade student. She is kind, safe, and respectful, and is always doing her best. Her classmates had this to say, ” Paizley is kind, she is respectful, she listens to others, she is her best.” Great job Paizley!

4th Grade Luke Walton

Luke is in Mrs. Howe’s class. He is a fun hardworking student. He works diligently to achieve his goals both in the classroom and outside. His teacher loves that he pushes himself to always do his best! Luke is definitely a great leader for his classmates to follow.

5th Grade Taytom Prestin

Taytom Prestin is this week’s Student of the Week for fifth grade. Taytom has a great attitude towards work and goes the extra mile at every opportunity. She treats everyone with respect and is happy to help in any way. She makes the most of her time in the classroom and during at-home learning. Taytom is a great model for the students around her in Mr. Arenz’s classroom. Congratulations, Taytom!

Ms. Megan's Class - Brady Zuro

Ms. Megan’s student of the week is Brady Zuro. Brady is always smiling and fun to be around. He works hard and does well following directions. Ms. Megan’s class is always happy to see him.

 

 

 

Students of the Week – November 30, 2020

Kindergarten Ivy Palmer

Our kindergarten student of the week is Ivy Palmer from Mrs. Reinke’s afternoon class. Ivy is such a positive, RESPECTFUL person and a good friend! She always shows KINDNESS to others and is a good role model demonstrating the Raptor Way! Thank you for always doing your BEST!

1st Grade Akeylah Hernandez

Akeylah is in Mrs. Sheltra’s class. She radiates a positive attitude and is kind and caring toward her classmates and everyone she meets. She constantly looks for ways to contribute to her classroom community by helping others. Akeylah works hard and has a passion for learning.

2nd Grade Emily Ramirez

Emily Ramirez is in Mrs. Brown’s class. Emily is the best example of a hard worker and someone who wants to do her best. She is kind to all of her classmates. She is happy to be in school. Emily tries to do her best always. Mrs. Brown is so proud of her! Way to go Emily!

3rd Grade Jude Josie

Jude is in Mrs. Hinton’s class. He is the type of student that always thinks of others. He can always be counted on to do his best, to help whenever needed and to always have a smile on his face.

4th Grade Abigail Gates

Abigail Gates is in Mr. Fullmer’s class. Abigail is an excellent student that is always paying attention and is eager to help others. She works extremely hard, and really meets the definition of a leader and a Rock Creek Raptor. She is a top-notch student and individual that is kind, caring, and always does her best.

5th Grade Jonas Bollwinkel

Jonas is in Ms. Connelley’s class. He is a very hard working student. He is kind to other students and friendly with everyone. Jonas always tries his best, even if things are difficult. Thank you for working so hard, Jonas!

 

 

 

Students of the Week – November 16, 2020

Kindergarten Carson Andrus

Carson Andrus is in Mrs. Henkelmann’s class. He has been noticing what he is learning around him more (for example: he told his teacher that one of his classmate’s name starts with a Z because he recognized the /z/ sound in his name). Way to go Carson!

1st Grade Van Hales

Van Hales is in Mrs. Cheney’s class. He is a super student! He is a creative thinker and a great example, and always leads the Raptor Way! He’s positive and friendly and helps others out of the goodness in his heart, and he works hard every day to learn more and share his learning with others!

2nd Grade Brynlee Allen

Brynlee Allen is in Mrs. Rieth’s class. She always has a smile on her face and is ready to work hard. She is a leader in her classroom and a friend to all.

3rd Grade Onur Salvar

Onur Salvar is in Mrs. VanHofwegen’s class. Onur is a student that works very hard in class. He has such a positive attitude and makes everyone smile. Mrs. Van appreciates all the extra work that he does with Mrs. Nebeker.Thanks Onur for being a great example in your classroom!

4th Grade DJ DeLeon

DJ DeLeon is in Mrs. Belliston’s class. He is kind to all his classmates, puts forth quality effort in all he does, and is respectful to others. His classmates voted for him to be student of the week because he shows what a true Raptor would do by following the Raptor Way every day!

5th Grade Esmira Mamedova

Esmira is in Mrs. Jones’ class. She always has a positive attitude, works hard in class, always does her best, and is kind and respectful. Esmira is always on task, participating by answering questions, and is helpful. She is faithful in completing her schoolwork and always does a beautiful job!

 

 

 

Students of the Week – November 9, 2020

Kindergarten Tara McEntire

Tara McEntire is in Mrs. Owen’s’ AM class! Tara sets a great example of being a Rock Creek Raptor. Tara is KIND to her peers, she is always RESPECTFUL to the adults at school, she is SAFE and aware of her surroundings at school and lastly she works really hard at always doing her BEST in everything she attempts at school! We are proud to have Tara represent our grade as the Student of the Week!

1st Grade Jaylee Seamons

Jaylee Seamons is in Mrs. Hart’s class. She is an extremely hard worker and kind to everyone. She tries to do her best and is always a great listener.

2nd Grade Matthew Nielson

Matthew is in Mrs. Victor’s class. Matthew is always cheerful and kind to others. He has a good sense of humor and works hard. He is always willing to help around the room and is a good friend to his classmates. We are so glad that Matthew is such a positive member of our classroom community!

3rd Grade Grant McMurdie

Grant McMurdie is in Mrs. Hall’s class. He is a great example to his class. He is on task when it is time to work, and is kind to his classmates.

4th Grade Lucy Haddock

Lucy is in Mrs. Corn’s class. She is an exemplary student. She isn’t afraid to ask questions to clarify her understanding for any subject matter. Her love for learning is obvious no matter what the task or subject. Her fellow classmates have said that she is kind and patient with them when they do not understand something. Keep working hard Lucy, it will help you to be successful no matter where you choose to go in life.

5th Grade Reese Call

Reese Call is in Mrs. Delia’s class. Reese is an amazing, dedicated student. She is an avid reader. She will work hard to understand math concepts. Reese loves school and she is doing a great job on her at home work as well. Her teacher says it is such a pleasure to have Reese in class. She will do amazing things in years to come.

 

 

 

Students of the Week – November 2, 2020

Kindergarten Desmond Turner

Desmond Turner is from Mrs. Reinke’s AM class. Desmond is a hard working student. He is friendly and kind to his peers and other adults. Desmond tries his best and is a good model to others. Thank you for being YOU!

1st Grade Nicholas Forschler

Nicholas Forschler is in Mrs. Lythgoe’s class. Nicholas is a very quiet and kind kid. He is a great example of what Raptor behavior looks like, being kind, safe, respectful, and his best. When things get hard, Nicholas keeps working and trying.

2nd Grade Juliauna Nahapet

Juliauna is in Mrs. Vera’s class. She is always smiling and has a great attitude. Way to go Juliauna.

3rd Grade - Caleb Nielson

Caleb Nielson is in Mrs. Swafford’s class. Caleb is a model student. He is always trying his best and follows our Raptor Way. His classmates said, “Caleb is kind and smart, he is nice and funny, he deserves to be student of the week.” Great job Caleb!

4th Grade Luke Walton

Luke is in Mrs. Howe’s class. He is such a hardworking student. He constantly does his best and is always willing to go the extra mile.

5th Grade Vanessa Maughan

Vanessa Maughan is fifth grade’s Student of the Week. Vanessa is a gifted student, a deep thinker, and a great partner for learning. Vanessa lets her work speak for herself, thorough and creative. Vanessa makes the most of each opportunity! She is in Mr. Arenz’s class.

 

 

 

Students of the Week – October 26, 2020

Kindergarten Hattie Johns

Hattie Johns is our Kindergarten Student of the week. She is in Mrs. Owen’s PM class. Hattie has been working hard demonstrating what a Rock Creek Raptor does. She is very kind and patient with her classmates. Hattie is often caught helping her peers stay on task and follow directions. Hattie is leading the Raptor way in Kindergarten!

1st Grade Miles Chaffee

Miles Chaffee is in Mrs. Sheltra’s class. He is hardworking and focused. He is very kind and friendly to all of his classmates and always looks for ways to help others and make them feel welcome. Miles is respectful and always does his best.

2nd Grade Logan Swallow

Logan Swallow is in Mrs. Brown’s class. He is always on task and works very hard. He is well-behaved and a good example to his classmates of how to behave in class. He is very good at knowing appropriate times to talk and when to quiet down and work. Logan, you are an amazing Rock Creek Raptor!!

3rd Grade Briella Ramos

Briella Ramos is in Mrs. Hinton’s class. She is a hard working student who is not afraid of a challenge. She knows how to show the Raptor Way in all that she does, everyday. Briella is a great example to all.

4th Grade Caleb Adams

Caleb Adams is in Mr. Fullmer’s class. Caleb is great to have in class. He listens and follows instructions, and willingly helps his classmates. He respects all of his classmates, and is an excellent example of all aspects of being a Rock Creek Raptor. Caleb is kind, thoughtful, and does his best at all times.

5th Grade Melony Pettingill

Melony Pettingill is in Mrs. Connelley’s class. Melony is a dedicated student! She works well while at school or at home. Melony is kind to other students in our class and outside of her class. She is a great addition to her class. Thank you for being your best, Melony!

 

 

 

Students of the Week – October 19, 2020

Kindergarten Isaac Hobbs

Our kindergarten star of the week is Isaac Hobbs from Mrs. Reinke’s PM class. Isaac has shown great effort in class and is working hard to follow the Raptor Way! He tries hard to be a good example and is helpful to others. Thank you for being a good friend!

1st Grade Laney Detweiler

Laney Detweiler is in Mrs. Cheney’s class. She is a super sweet and hardworking student! She does her best every day and always follows the Raptor Way! Her positive attitude really lifts up her class, and she is such an amazing helper. She is kind to everyone and always sets a great example for others to follow.

2nd Grade Bradley Marshall

Bradley Marshall is in Mrs. Rieth’s class. He is an exemplary student. He always works hard to do his best 2nd grade work. Bradley is kind to others and shows respect to his teachers. Bradley leads the Raptor Way!

3rd Grade Jane Johnson

Mrs. VanHofwegen is happy to announce Jane Johnson as the 3rd grade student of the week! Jane is a student that leads the raptor way, works hard in class, is a friend to everyone, and has a great attitude despite what happens. Jane you are a great student! Thank you for all you do!!

4th Grade Daysen Thomas

Daysen Thomas is in Mrs. Belliston’s class. He sets the bar for his fourth grade peers. He shows kindness and respect to all and is willing to help where needed. He strives to do his best and follows the Raptor Way daily. Daysen has a positive vibe that allows others around him to want to be successful

5th Grade Darius Barnes

Darius is in Mrs. Jones’ class. He is a hard worker! He is always on task, respectful, quiet, paying attention, and participating in class. Darius does extremely well academically and is always kind and polite.

 

 

 

Students of the Week – October 12, 2020

Kindergarten Ayla Ehrmantraut

Ayla Ehrmantraut is in Mrs. Henkelmann’s class. She is kindergarten’s student of the week because she listens closely, works hard, and is helpful to her classmates. She is also an excellent new big sister her teacher has heard. 🙂

1st Grade Nixon Neeley

Nixon Neeley is in Mrs. Hart’s class. He is always ready to learn by following directions and doing his best. He’s kind and helpful to others and is an excellent example of a Rock Creek Raptor following the “Raptor Way”.

2nd Grade Nicole McEntire

Nicole is in Mrs. Victor’s room. She is a good friend to others and shows kindness to all. She always goes the extra mile in all that she does at school. She is positive and always has a smile to share. She is very creative and a wonderful artist. We love having Nicole as a member of our school community!

3rd Grade Peyton Anderson

Peyton Anderson is in Mrs. Hall’s class. She is a great example to her classmates of having a positive attitude. She is polite and on task when it is time to work. She does her best on all of her assignments.

4th Grade Ellie Dean

Ellie Dean was chosen to represent Mrs. Corn’s class for Rock Creek Student of the Week. Her classmates said, “She is nice, kind, and always pays attention in class.” Ellie has been a great addition to Rock Creek Elementary. She is leading the Raptor Way in all areas of our school, and is a perfect example of an exemplary student. Keep up the amazing work Ellie. You are rockin’ it at Rock Creek!

5th Grade Kadence LaCombe

Kadence LaCombe is in Mrs. Delia’s class. She is a thoughtful student. She thinks carefully about her work and does an exceptional job. She answers questions completely and she explains her thinking. She has a positive attitude in class. It is a pleasure to have her in class everyday.

 

 

 

Students of the Week – October 5, 2020

Kindergarten Zoe Skuza

Zoe is in Mrs. Owen’s AM class. She is always demonstrating all the attributes of being a Raptor. She is always kind to her classmates. She makes sure she is playing safely on the playground. She always shows her peers and adults respect. She is always being her BEST!

1st Grade Paizley Anderson

Paizley Anderson is in Mrs. Lythgoe’s class. She is a kind and caring friend to all. She is a great example of working hard and perseverance. Great job Paizley!

2nd Grade Terrence Wisk

Terrence Wisk is in Ms. Vera’s class. He is a hard worker and a great helper. He is the first person to jump up to help if he sees a classmate struggling.

3rd Grade Eliza Palmer

Eliza Palmer is 3rd grade’s student of the week. She is in Mrs. Swafford’s class. Her classmates say, ” Eliza is very kind and respectful, she is a nice friend.” Great job Eliza, keep up the good work!

4th Grade Charlee Howe

Charlee is in Mrs. Howe’s class. She is a fantastic student. She is always doing her best. Charlee comes to school with a great attitude and is always willing to help others. Thank you so much for your hard work!

5th Grade Samuel Kauffman

The fifth-grade Student of the Week is Samuel Kauffman. Sam has proven himself to be an excellent leader in the class and role model. He takes each assignment with a positive attitude, even thanking the people handing out papers and materials. He uses his time wisely and urges his neighbors to do the same. Sam is happy to help others and be a good partner. Sam is a member of Mr. Arenz’s class, Room 239. Great job, Sam!

Miss Megan's Class - Pragedis Rodriguez

Pragedis Rodriguez is in Ms. Megan’s Class. Pragedis has made large gains in a short amount of time. He constantly reminds us how smart he is. He follows directions and keeps us laughing. We are proud to have him.

 

 

 

Students of the Week – September 28, 2020

Kindergarten Piper Harris

Piper Harris is the kindergarten star of the week! Piper is a positive and caring member of Mrs. Reinke’s AM class. Her kindness is infectious and she is a great friend! She goes out of her way to be nice to others. Thank you for being YOU!

1st Grade Ana Chesley

Ana Chesley is this week’s student of the week in first grade. Ana is in Mrs. Sheltra’s class. Ana is kind and caring. She works hard and always gives 100%. She is helpful and patient and a great asset to her classroom family.

2nd Grade Breanna Campbell

Breanna Campbell is in Mrs. Brown’s class. She is a great listener and good at following directions. She works hard to accomplish all of her assignments. She is kind to all of the students in her class. Breanna is a great example of a Raptor. Way to go Breanna.

3rd Grade Yvette Gregory

Yvette Gregory is in Mrs. Hinton’s class. She is a hard worker in every way. She is also very kind to others and is willing to be a friend to anyone. Yvette is new to Rock Creek Elementary this school year and we are so happy that she is here!

4th Grade Lucie Miles

Miss Miles is in Mr. Fullmer’s class. Lucie is a splendid example for others because she pays attention in class, listens fully, and works her hardest. Lucie shares openly with her classmates, always willing to go the extra mile. Lucie is the epitome of a “Raptor” and displays all of the wonderful qualities of a leader. She is kind, respectful, and always tries to be her best.

5th Grade Jaxon Preston

Jaxon is in Ms. Connelley’s class. He is always helping others. He works very hard on all assignments he is presented with on a daily basis. Jaxon is kind to others and a great role model in his classroom. Thank you for being a great Raptor, Jaxon!