Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Fwd: Winter Wonderland Toy Drive Ends this Friday - please donate unwrapped toys!

LAST TWO DAYS!    PLEASE DONATE IN YOUR CLASS!
Please give generously to the 100s of homeless children and families that long to receive a toy or gift card this season.   These big red boxes are in each 1st period classroom from now, until Dec. 13th.   Our toy drive ask for UNWRAPPED toys and Target or Amazon gift-cards for teens and pre-teens, who are often overlooked during gift giving holidays.    All toys and gifts will be picked up THIS FRIDAY by Good Tidings Foundation, to display at their annual Winter Wonderland event, Dec 15 in Burlingame!  Local Boys & Girls Clubs end carter buses with their kids to attend this Winter Wonderland event!  Those attending are allowed to choose one gift for themselves, and one gift for a sibling.  Thank you for any donations this holiday season!  

Monday, December 9, 2019

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code will meet today in the Maker Space at lunch! 

Friday, December 6, 2019

Next week is the LAST week to donate toys to the Red Collection Boxes

Dear Crocker,
Next week is the last opportunity to donate unwrapped toys to the Red Collection boxes in each classroom!    Toys will be given to Winter Wonderful by Friday of this coming week, December 13!   Please donate what you can for the winter holidays!

Community Service Rep meeting Thursday, Dec 12 at lunch in Room 15

  Comm. Service reps, you have a meeting next Thursday, Dec 12 at lunch in Room 15, to finish up the Winter Wonderland Toy Drive!  

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Library News

Today is overdue day. Please turn in what you are done with and renew what  you still need. Be sure to come in and check out the new books in the library and stock up on books to read over winter break.

If you are interested in the public library's NovCon short story contest, the deadline for submissions is December 20th. Pick up a flyer from the library counter with more information.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Public Library News

Winter reading has begun at the Burlingame Public Library. Pick up a reading log at the library, read 15 days over the break, and turn in your completged log for raffle tickets. You can complete additional reading logs to earn more raffle tickets for some cool prizes. See the poster on the library door for more information. The last day to turn in your reading log is January 11th. All ages are welcome to participate. 

For the 8th graders- here's an opportunity to earn some community service hours. The Burlingame Public Library is looking for teens (8th-12th grade) to help younger students in their Homework Center. You must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Submit your application before January 12th. There's a mandatory training on January 15th. For more information, check out the poster on the Crocker Library door.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Library News

Overdue Day is this Thursday. Please turn in the books you are done with and renew what you still need.
To check what books you have out: Go to your HCSD student bookmarks > Follett Destiny > choose Crocker > login (upper right corner) > Login with Google > My Info
If you have problems accessing your account, bring your Chromebook in to Ms. Gilchrist, and she'll show you how to check  your account.

Monday, December 2, 2019

Please donate Toys and Gift Cards to the Red Collection Box in your classroom !

Hi Crocker students and staff!
During our  second week of Glad Tidings Gift Giving, please donate unwrapped toys and gift cards to the Red Collection boxes in your classrooms!  These gifts will be delivered to Winter Wonderland children and teens in Burlingame on December 15th.   Thank you!

Girls Who Code Today at Lunch

Girls Who Code will meet today at lunch in the Maker Space. 

Friday, November 22, 2019

Crocker students Support the Troops with letters and kindness

Crocker students boxed hundreds of snack bars, cup-o-noodles, socks, playing cards, magazines, beef jerky, cookies, candy, magazines, and personalized letters from students, into 50 Care Boxes yesterday, and marched them down to the waiting cars from the USO, who will airlift these holiday gifts to the 82nd Division, now stationed in Afghanistan.  Thank you, Crocker, for your incredible generosity and patriotism!

Thursday, November 21, 2019

7th and 8th Grade Middle School Basketball game and practice schedules

All Middle School Basketball games and practices are online at: Basketball Calendars games/practices   



Library News

YANovCon is coming in January to the Millbrae public library. In conjunction with this event, our local public libraries are sponsoring a short story contest for all 6th-12th graders in San Mateo County. Write a 500 word max story where a character's academics or online interactions has major positive or negative impacts on their life. For more details, pick up a flyer in the library or visit tiny.cc/yanovcontest
Entries are due December 20th.

Elective Changes

Crocker Students

If you submitted a request for an elective change, please stop by the office today to pick up your new schedule.  

Thank you

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Please donate Toys and Gift Cards to the Red Collection boxes in your classrooms!

Hi Crocker students and staff!
During our first week of Glad Tidings Gift Giving, please donate unwrapped toys and gift cards to the Red Collection boxes in your classrooms!  These gifts will be delivered to Winter Wonderland children and teens in Burlingame on December 15th.   Thank you!

Library News & Spelling Bee Wrap Up

Book Club meets today at lunch in the library. We are discussing One for the Murphys by Linda Mullaly Hunt. New members are always welcome. Sorry, Crocker, the library is closed to other business during book club. Please be sure to come in on Thursday at lunch to stock up on books for Thanksgiving break. 

Congratulations to Megan Crocker's 2019-2020 Spelling Champ. Each English classroom produced a class spelling champ, and those students competed on Tues. Nov. 19th in our school-wide spelling bee. Our 2nd place winner is Alexa, and our 3rd place winner is Cooper. Congratulations to all our spellers. The spelling bee went an amazing twelve rounds. 
Here is a list of our classroom winners.
6th grade: Alex, Lina, Cat, Maddie, Brooke, and Chase
7th grade: Sabrina, Lila, Julia, Hem, Darren, Megan, Kaz and Juliana
8th grade: Zen, Annelise, Dylan, Ethan, Nicole, Alexa, Ryan, Paige and Cooper