December 12 – 16, 2016

Here’s what’s happening this week @ Reidy Creek:



  • Father-Daughter Dance from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm!
    • Get more details here!
    • We are still looking for volunteers. If you think you can help, click here to see what opportunities are available. 


Upcoming Events:

  • Winter Recess begins Friday, December 23 and goes through Monday, January 9. Students resume school Tuesday, January 10.

December 5 – 9, 2016

Here’s what’s happening at Reidy Creek:

Tuesday (12/6):

  • Leader in Me: Habit #2-Begin with the End in Mind
    • The student-led assembly team will be outside the gates on Tuesday mornings to ask students to use Habit #8: Use your voice to let use know how they are practicing Habit #2: Begin with the end in Mind.


Thursday (12/8):

  • Family Restaurant Night is today! Take your family to dinner at Firehouse Subs (on W. Valley Pkwy), then stop at Barnes & Noble for story time and gift wrapping!
    • Firehouse Subs Escondido will donate 25% of the sales generated from this event to the REIDY CREEK ELEMENTARY PTA. View this flyer for more information.
    • After dinner, stop by Barnes & Noble and do a little shopping. A percentage of your purchase will be donated to Reidy Creek.
      • Between 5pm- 8pm,  you can have our fifth grade students wrap your gift for a small donation (the proceeds will go to the PTA, which supports many of our school events and activities).
      • During that time, you can also hear some of our teachers reading for story time.
      • Click here to print the voucher that you can present at checkout to make any purchases benefit Reidy Creek.


Reminder for Upcoming Events:

  • Next Friday, December 16 is the annual Father-Daughter Dance!
    • Mark your calendars and keep your eyes open for more information.
    • We will need volunteers. If you aren’t planning to attend but want to pitch in to help out, please mark that day on your calendar. More specific information to come.

Leader in Me Habit #2 (Begin with the End in Mind): What Does it Mean?


For the month of December, Reidy Creek Coyotes will be focusing on Habit #2 of Leader in Me: Begin with the End in Mind. The best way to help our students really adopt this philosophy is to practice it at home as well as in school. So, here is a little more information about Habit #2 and easy ways for you reinforce Habit #2 at home.

Continue reading “Leader in Me Habit #2 (Begin with the End in Mind): What Does it Mean?”

Leader in Me, Habit 1 (Be Proactive): What does it mean to be Proactive?


Habit #1 – Be Proactive means…

I am a responsible person. I take initiative. I choose my actions, attitudes, and moods. I do not blame others for my wrong actions. I do the right thing without being asked, even if no one is looking.

Think about a favorite toy or game you like to play with. When you are done playing with your game, who puts it away?

Understanding the New Report Card


Did you know that the district is using a new report card? Students are “graded” differently than they have been in the past. You may have concerns or questions when you see your student’s progress report in a few weeks. To guide you through this change, Reidy Creek is offering TWO Parent University sessions to help you understand the new report card and how to help your student.

Join one of these sessions Tuesday, November 15.

Session 1:

  • Topics:
    • PBIS (Positive Behavior in School) by Priscilla Nooner School Social Worker
    • New Report Card by Mrs. Mussatti & Susie Urrutia 1:30 – 2:30 pm
  • Location: Reidy Creek’s Sage Den
  • Time: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Session 2:

  • Topic:
    • New Report Card by Mrs. Mussatti & Susie Urrutia 1:30 – 2:30 pm
  • Location: Reidy Creek’s Sage Den
  • Time: 5:30 – 6:00 (then stay for our PTA meeting at 6:15 for more great information about what’s happening at Reidy Creek–free daycare and snacks are provided to our PTA meetings)


If you are interested in attending either of these sessions, please RSVP to:

Susie Urrutia

  • 760-739-5800 x213

Translation Available upon request.

Click here to view the full flyer.

November 7 – 11, 2016

Here’s what’s happening this week:


  • Leader in Me Focus for month of November: Habit #1 Be Proactive
    • Be Proactive is about taking responsibility for your life. Proactive people recognize that they are “response-able.”
    • A proactive person uses proactive language–I can, I will, I prefer, etc.
    • Just remember that every moment, every situation, provides a new choice. And in doing so, it gives you a perfect opportunity to do things differently to produce more positive results.
    • Talk to your child about being proactive and try to encourage proactive behaviors.



  • Coffee with the Principal
    • Get to know our school principal ! Share your thoughts, ideas, needs and how can we serve both our parents and students better. Al l in a welcoming environment!
    • Click here to learn more.



  • Deadline to express interest in “7 Habits of Successful Families”
    • Are you interested in creating a flight plan for a successful family? The 7 Habits of Successful Families training is for you! You will learn how to identify ways to improve your family by using the 7 Habits.
    • Before classes are offered, we are conducting a survey to find out how many are interested in attending this course. This information will be used for planning purposes.
    • Complete Interest Survey by clicking here.


October 31 – November 4, 2016

Here’s what’s happening this week at Reidy Creek:


  • Habit # 7 – Sharpen the Saw.
    • This habit encourages us to do things to renew and refresh our body, mind, heart, and soul so that we feel good and balanced. What helps you feel balanced? Take a walk with your family. Play a board game as a family. Try a new recipe and cook together. Tell your teacher how you Sharpen the Saw.
    • Want to know more about Leader in Me? Please take a couple minutes to fill out an interest survey for a class. Get more information here.