DigCit Family Night

Parents, students and teachers, on Thursday, October 17 from 6 pm to 7 pm in the elementary cafeteria, Dr. Marialice B.F.X. Curran will inspire and challenge us to become mentors and not just monitors of our children’s online behavior.  Dr. Curran is an internationally known author and speaker on digital citizenship and is the founder and executive director of The Digital Citizenship Institute. Dr. Curran believes in a community approach towards digital citizenship. Please join us for this important event.

Book Order (Homeroom Only)

Screen shot 2011-09-25 at 4.51.05 PMBook club order forms were sent home today.  There are two ways to order:  1) you may pay with a credit or debit card by ordering online–just click on the picture or this link, Scholastic Book Club, and use our class code GZBP9, or   2) return the order form to school with payment.  CASH payments must be EXACT CHANGE, and CHECKS must be payable to SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB.

ALL ORDERS ARE DUE BY TUESDAY, SEPT. 10.

 

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.