It’s THAT time again!

I can’t believe it’s already August!  I’ve had a restful summer and now it’s time to get back to work!  I’m so ready to meet my new students! Bring your supplies and come meet your teachers on Tuesday, Aug. 13, from 4:30 to 5:30.  It’s going to be a fun and exciting year!

Last Week of School

Monday, May 20:  11:00-1:00 XtraMath Picnic in the Park– Students will need to bring a sack lunch & drink. (Eligible students have already received permission forms.)  They may also bring items to play with such as a ball, frisbee, whiffle ball/bat, etc.  (No baseballs, softballs, or metal/wooden bats.)

Tuesday, May 21:  8:00 4th Gr. Awards Ceremony followed by the Recorder Concert– Students may be checked out with the teacher AFTER the recorder concert.  Early dismissal at 12:00 today.

Wednesday, May 22:  Last day of school! 4th Gr. Autograph Party– Students may bring a Sharpie permanent marker and wear an old t-shirt or bring an item such as an old pillowcase for classmates to sign.  Early dismissal at 12:00 today.

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Week of May 13-17

Monday:  STAAR Math- Bring a book to read after testing, an unopened bottle of water & mints or mint gum.  No outside lunches or visitors will be allowed.

Tuesday:  STAAR Reading- Bring a book to read after testing, an unopened bottle of water & mints or mint gum.  No outside lunches or visitors will be allowed.

Wednesday:  5th Grade STAAR Science– No outside lunches or visitors will be allowed. 

No electronics (including classroom phones) are allowed on STAAR testing days.  If you need to get a message to your child or a teacher, please call the Intermediate office, 903-291-2101.

Thursday:  Board & Card Games in Math-  Bring your favorite board or card game to play during math class.

Friday:  Splash Pad from 10:30-2:00–  Please bring a towel, sunscreen, and a change of clothes if you won’t be checked out at the Splash Pad.  Because the concession stand will not be open, students will also need to bring a bagged lunch, some snacks, and 2 drinks.  Please label everything with your child’s name!!   Parents are welcome to come join the fun!  Students will be allowed to be signed out with the teacher.

Benchmark Testing this week!

Wednesday, March 27th – Math Benchmark – Students may bring water bottles, mints, and a healthy, no-mess snack.

Thursday, March 28th – Reading Benchmark – Students may bring water bottles, mints, and a healthy, no-mess snack.   PLEASE, no outside lunches on these days.

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April 9th – 4th grade Writing STAAR Test!!

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Field Trip – Jefferson, April 17th:  A letter was sent home last Thursday.  There is a permission slip for parents to sign and the total cost for students to ride the boats and wagons is $10.00.  It must be cash!  No checks please!  Parents, you are welcome to come and walk with us, shop with us, and eat lunch with us.  Students may be checked out with a parent to ride home with them.






Week of Jan. 7

Wed., Jan. 9- Math Benchmark testing  

Thur., Jan.10- Reading Benchmark testing; Report Cards & Graded Work envelopes will be sent home for parent signatures.

*Students may bring mint gum or mints, a HEALTHY, no-mess snack (no chips, cookies, or candy) & a bottle of water on testing days.

Week of Dec. 17-21

Monday:  Wear Christmas Colors/outfits; Skittles needed for math

Tuesday:  Wear Christmas Hats

Wednesday:  Wear Christmas Socks; Bouncy House for students who sold at least 5 fundraiser items–SOCKS MUST BE WORN

Thursday:  Class Parties 9:00-1:00; Students may be checked out with teacher after the party; Early release at 12:15

Friday:  Christmas Holidays begin!  See you on Thursday, Jan. 7!

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Holiday Book Orders

Book orders were sent home on Monday and are due by next Tuesday, Dec. 4.  If you would like to order books to give to your child as Christmas gifts, you can order them online, and then let me know by text, email, or phone, and I will text or call you when they come in so that you can pick them up in the office.  A free book is earned with online orders of $25 or more!  You may click on the link below to order online!

Week of Nov. 12-16

Wed., Nov. 14- Fundraiser Party Bus to Chick-fil-a:  Students who qualified must have returned their signed permission form.

Thurs., Nov. 15- Fundraiser delivery:  If your student sold more than 2 items, please make arrangements to pick up their orders between 2:00 and 5:30 in the Elementary gym.

Next week, Nov. 19-23, we will be out for the Thanksgiving holidays!