Monday, August 20, 2018

Welcome Back!

Welcome back to the the 
2018-2019 school year! 

We are back blogging so please follow us to stay up to date! 

We are so excited to have you in the program and look forward to an amazing year.

We had a great retreat with our incoming 9th graders at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park.  We hope this was helpful in getting the Class of 2022 ready for high school.  Pictures coming soon.

A few items of business:  

Booster Club- We hope every SCLA family will join the Booster Club and list SCLA as at least one of your organizations.  RABC is a a great supporter of our program.  Please join today!

SCLA Booster Needs:

Booster Rep- We need a Parent Rep for this school year. Being an RABC Booster Rep means attending monthly meetings and helping us stay in the loop with all things Booster.
  For details on Parent Rep responsibilities, click here: Booster Parent Rep    If you are interested in volunteering for this position, contact Carrie Adams.

We have other Booster roles to fill!  We need the following:

  • Concessions Rep 
  • Homecoming committee 
  • Dancing with the Silver Creek Stars Committee  
  • Raptor Run Committee 
  • After Prom Committee 
  • Hospitality Committee 
If you can assist with any of these positions contact Carrie Adams.

Raptor Run- Support the Longmont Humane Society & RABC and join us at Roger's Grove on Saturday, Sept. 15th at 8am for this 5K!   Sign up here:  Raptor Run

It's SCLA's turn to run the concession stand!  
Thursday, Sept. 13 from 6:30-8:30pm.  We will be running the north concession stand.  We need SIX Adults and FOUR students to make this run smoothly.   
Sign up here if you can volunteer:  Concession Volunteer

Upcoming Events: 

Back to School Night- Wednesday, August 29

An Evening in Nepal-  Thursday, August 30th  Join our friends from the local non-profit, Health and Ed 4 Nepal, and Jaget Lama to an informative evening of all things Nepal.  Get updates on how the village of Kumari is rebuilding after the devastating earthquake in 2015. Learn more about trekking Everest from Jaget, who has been leading expeditions for over 25 years.  Help us continue to support making a difference in Nepal.   Handmade items will be available for purchase for the educational fund that supports students pursuing medical degrees.   6:30pm in the Library at SCHS.  

Homecoming-Thursday, Sept. 13th  Would you like to volunteer helping us build the SCLA homecoming float?  Message Carrie Adams if you can help. 


2019 Trip to the Student Leadership Summit in Davos, Switzerland, is full. you can join  However, you can still join Ms, Whiteley's tour to Portugal.   Contact her at:

Mr. Lathrop is going to Greece during Spring Break in 2019.
Contact him at:

2020 It's not to early to be thinking of the summer of 2020 and our upcoming trip to the DOMINICAN REPUBLIC!  This 8 day adventure packed trip will be an amazing experience.  Plus, by signing up now, monthly payments are super affordable.    Come to an informational meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 5th at 6:30pm at SCHS in room D202.   This trip is open to students and parents and would be a great parent / child adventure trip.  Parents, be aware the trips are fast paced and geared to students- so get ready to move quickly!

Sign up here to let us know you will be attending the meeting.  DR Info Meeting

We are seeing the interest level of a trip to China.  This would be an exchange experience, spending time at a Chinese School and staying with a Chinese family, in addition to seeing some amazing sites.  If you are interested in this,  Contact Carrie Adams.  Dates are flexible based on interest level.

2021- Where do you want to go?  Fill out our questionnaire!  We have  three top ideas currently:
3-Cambodia, Thailand & Vietnam.

We are also open to your suggestions.  Take the survey here:  SCLA Travel Survey

Social Media 

Are you keeping up with SCLA on social media? 

We are on Facebook- Like our page:  Silver Creek Leadership Academy 
Twitter: @SilverCreekLA 
Intsagram: silvercreek_leadershipacademy 

Contact Silver Creek Leadership Academy Program Director Carrie Adams for more information.

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