SCC Elementary

New Drums for the Music Room

New Drums

Thank you to Mr. Rohde for purchasing drums for the music room through the “Art to Remember” fundraiser. Thank you to students and families for making the “Art to Remember” fundraiser a success. Mr. Rohde has generously purchased four drums from Uganda for the music room. The drums were made by artist/musician Sam Okello who has previously shared music from Uganda with our elementary students. All students will enjoy these handmade drums for many years to come!

Submitted by: Elementary Music Teacher Mrs. Jeanne Larson


Celebrate Reading

ES Readers

National Education Association's Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2nd; the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss. The kindergarten classes take this week to focus on a few of the 40-plus books Dr. Seuss wrote. This week is extra special because we are celebrating the reading and writing kindergarten students have completed so far this school year. This week’s celebration of Dr. Seuss is just a slice of the literacy-rich activities we are engaged in throughout the year. If you are a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle or a family friend of a kindergartener, ask them to read to you. You will be amazed at these young readers! “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” - Dr. Seuss

Submitted by: Kindergarten Teacher Bobbi Wilson


SCC Elementary CARES!


CARES is our behavior expectation. We continued with our CARES assemblies on Friday, March 6th. Students in each grade level were recognized that exemplified the S in CARES - self control - which was the focus for February.

Next, student learned about the March trait of the month - Perserverance. 

If you would like to watch the assembly. you can CLICK HERE to view it on our YouTube channel.


New Grading System for 4-K thru 5th Grade

St. Croix Central is excited to introduce a new grading system in the fall of 2014. Kindergarten through fifth grade students will be using standards-based grading in order to help students, teachers, and parents better understand the needs and strengths of each child in relation to the Common Core State Standards. The staff at SCC believes that standards-based grading will celebrate the strengths and support the challenges of all students.

For more information, please visit the STANDARDS & REPORTS CARDS page.


Upcoming Events and Announcements

9th Annual Spring Horticulture Sale

Horticulture Sale

Help support SCC FFA and buy plants at discount store prices with plant nursery quality. The St. Croix Central FFA is organizing a Spring Plant Sale of trees and shrubs and a few annuals from now until May 8th. Examples of the plants available, what they look like, and how to order them can be found on the St. Croix Central High School web page. This year we are adding the opportunity to buy flats of fresh fruit including blueberries and strawberries. Money raised from the sales goes to support FFA programs and travel expenses to the State FFA Convention. The orders will be delivered May 26th. If you would like to purchase plants from the FFA, or if you have questions, please contact the St. Croix Central Ag Department or Mr. Emery or Mrs. Rozeboom @ 796-5383 ext. 1145. More information about the sale is also available on the web at:

Submitted by: HS Ag Teacher Bill Emery



Mark Your Calendars for Grandparents Day!

grandparents day

When: May 22nd
Where: SCC Elementary Gym
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Please check your child’s “Thursday Folder” and the SCC website for more details.



Let's Talk About Mental Health, with Kevin Breel

Mental Health Event

Monday, April 6th at 6:30pm in the New Richmond High School Auditorium.

This is a free community event with Kevin Breel, a stand up comic and mental health activist.

For more information, check out the flyer



Summer School 2015 - REGISTRATION OPEN

Summer School

Registration will begin on March 9th and end on April 9th. Registration will be done online through the SCC webpage. You can also find the most updated class descriptions, schedules, and busing information by going to: > District > For Parents > Summer School.

The webpage will be updated as more information becomes available. Keep in mind that classes and schedules are continually being updated and that checking the webpage is the best option for the most current information. Please contact Summer School Director Heidi Sirek at with any further questions or concerns.



6th Annual Get Movin! 5K Road Race

5K Race

New location, formerly known as the Turkey Trot

What: 5K Health Run/Walk

Why: Motivate – Inspire – Accomplish
Fundraiser for SCC High School Senior All Night Party

When: 9:00 AM on Saturday, April 25, 2015
Registration begins at 8:00 AM

Where: Pheasant Hills Golf Course
1025 170th Street, Hammond, WI  54015

Hosted By: SCC Graduation Association and SCC High School Students

Fee: $10 per child fourteen years or younger
$15 per person fifteen years or older if mailed by 4/01
$20 per person fifteen years or older after 4/01 or on race day
Note: Registration fee includes a **LONG SLEEVED** shirt

Awards: Awards will be given to top 3 runners per age category!

For more information and to register CLICK HERE.



Save Boxtops & Milk Caps

YES!!! We will be collecting boxtops and milk caps again this year! Collection bins will be available at the elementary. Together we can make a difference.

2014-15 Current Total: $14,868.40

Keep sending them in so we can reach our goal of$20,000!



Purchase Your 2014-15 Elementary Yearbook Online

Elementary Yearbooks

Orders will begin March 2 - April 17

Cost: $12

Order envelopes will go home with students in March

Deadline for ordering will be 11:59 p.m. on April 17, 2015

This is a reminder that parents can pay school-related fees online. Fees can be paid the following two ways:
*  While on the SCC website click on “For Parents” > Online Payments > Webstore then select the appropriate grade level field trip or yearbook to make payment.
*  While making a food service payment click “Continue Shopping” while in the shopping cart then select the appropriate grade level field trip or yearbook  to make payment.

As in the past, shoppers will be charged a $1.75 service fee per transaction, so we suggest that you combine as many items as possible with one purchase.



School Closings

When the school is to be closed for the day or for early dismissal due to inclement weather it will be announced via the following:

Radio Television Internet
WCCO 830 AM KSTP TV Channel 5 News

WIXK New Richmond 1590 AM WCCO TV Channel 5 News
WEVR River Falls 1550 AM - 106.3 FM

We ask that you please do not call the school during this time unless you have an emergency.  The phones are needed for our communications.  Since many parents work, it may be wise to have a contingency plan if an early dismissal is necessary.

Channel 5 School Alert

Some people have asked if the AlertNow announcements could be sent out earlier than 6:00 am. The answer is yes!  If you would like to receive a message at the earliest possible time, you may sign-up to receive our school announcements via Channel 5 School Alert.  The Channel 5 School Alert system will be called first by administration and will allow you to receive any announcement within minutes of it being posted.

Click on the Channel 5 School Alert system link below to sign up to receive alerts via email or text message.

Register to receive ALERTS via EMAIL or text messaging


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