CIS Events

The Communities In Schools program at Clear Creek Intermediate School focuses on building students' self esteem and providing basic needs. We are grateful to our campus and community for helping us with various events throughout the year.

Sarah Pepper at CCIS
Sarah Pepper


Santa’s Workshop:
Santa’s Workshop provides an opportunity for students to work for and earn presents for their families at Christmas time. Students earn “Jag Bucks” through good behavior and good grades. With these Jag Bucks they are able to purchase household items, blankets, toys, athletic equipment, toiletries, gift cards, tools, auto supplies and more. This provides a great sense of pride and self-worth when they are able to give gifts that they have earned and wrapped themselves.

CIS at Clear Intermediate needs donations of new items that the students can purchase for their family members. Wrapping paper, tape, gift bags, tissue, and ribbon would also be greatly appreciated. 

Student Incentives:
One way to motivate students is by providing incentives for improved attendance, good grades and improved behavior. The incentives do not have to be expensive and might include small denomination gift cards ($5 - $10) from stores and fast food restaurants, candy, sports items, nail polish and clear or pink lip gloss.

Book Drive :
CIS collects and hands out books and snacks to students before holiday breaks. The students are extremely excited to read and keep the books.

Adopt-A-Family: 
During the Holiday season CIS – Bay Area Campus Coordinators match economically disadvantaged families with individual or group sponsors to provide for their tangible needs at Christmas. Christmas can be a very stressful time for these families and this program brings them a little joy. Without the benefit of an adoption, these families would be looking forward to a very grim holiday. Clear Creek Intermediate has approximately 25 families in need of assistance.

Food Drive: 
Collect canned and other non-perishable goods for needy students and their families.