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WOW! Anyone who attended last night’s SCHOOL WIDE MEETING also got a treat! We witnessed an amazing performance from our 2nd and 3rd grade students on the Orffs! Hats off to Ms. King and Ms. Chin - and our our little Thunderbirds - for making this event happen. It left a huge impression on the importance and beauty of music education in our schools. To watch these young children keep in time and perform such melodic pieces was touching and inspirational. Big thanks to our PTA and our neighborhood for the donations received last year which allowed Ms. King to purchase all kinds of new instruments (including the Orffs) so as to enrich the music education of our children (and parents too)! APPRECIATION PUMP TO 2ND AND 3RD GRADE TEACHERS, STUDENTS, AND TO MS. KING AN MS. CHIN…PUMP! PUMP! PUMP! (6 photos) ...

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Reminder: Tonight's School-Wide Meeting (Parents/Teachers) & Performance @ 6pm. Kids in the performance (2nd & 3rd graders)
need to be in the cafeteria by 5:50. All other children
should go to the cafeteria and parents to the gym for the 6pm
meeting. Performance will follow the meeting in the gym - and all children will be able to watch. Thanks!
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Wednesday Folder – November 19, 2014

Hi Thunderbirds!

There is a lot happening this week and most of it seems to be happening Thursday night!

Tonight though we have Science Fair training in the Cafeteria from 6-7p.m. Science Fair is mandatory for 3rd-5th Graders and Voluntary for Kinder-2nd.

Thursday’s events start off with a Thunderboard meeting at 4p.m., followed by the final Volunteer Training of the year at 5p.m. – if you want to go on field trips with your kids you must do a training session! Then at 6:00 p.m. we have a school-wide meeting to discuss the proposed calendar changes and for the finale a wonderful performance from the 2nd and 3rd Graders!

On Friday we will have a Coffee Chat st 8:00 a.m. where the topic again will be about the Proposed Calendar change. Come share your thoughts with us!

After all the Calendar discussions we will send a survey home on Friday, please fill out and return on Monday!

Thank you all!

Have a great Wednesday!!

This week’s folder items:

Up Coming Events

November 19, 2014: Science Fair Parent Training
Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm
Location: Cafeteria

November 20, 2014: Career Day/Young Scientists Workshop

November 20, 2014: Thunderboard Meeting
Time: 4:00 pm-5:30 pm
Location: Library

November 20, 2014: Volunteer Training
Time: 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
Location: cafeteria

November 20, 2014: 2nd & 3rd Grade Performance
Time: 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
Location: Gym

November 20, 2014: School Wide Meeting
Time: 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
Topic: Proposed Calendar Changes
Location: Gym

November 21, 2014: Coffee Chat
Time: 8:00 am-9:00 am
Topic: Proposed Calendar Changes
Location: Cafeteria

November 26-28, 2014: Thanksgiving Holiday

Information:

Special Message from Principal & PTA

Ann Richards Flier

Cultural Festival Flier

Growing Together Flier

Science Fair Training Info

Do you have information or an event to submit to THES’s Wednesday Folder? Please visit our Folder FAQ page for submission requirements and guidelines.

To subscribe to Wednesday eFolders and have the eFolder delivered to your inbox, please use the subscribe form in the footer of the website.

While our goal is to move most communications to digital methods some documents need to be delivered in hard copies so please continue to check your paper Wednesday Folder every week, sign and return it on Thursday.

Thank you!

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THES 2015/2016 Proposed Calendar

Dear THES Community, Two years ago, our school community discussed changing our school calendar. The decision was made to move slowly in order to determine the best possible schedule for our teachers and students. After being an In-District Charter school for one year and beginning our work with both Project-Based Learning and Expeditionary Learning, our […]

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Wednesday Folder – November 12, 2014

Hi Super Amazing Thunderbird Parents! Most of you know that THIS WEEK, November 10-14, is Mission 75 Challenge Match Week! We need each one of you to spread the word to neighbors, friends, aunts, uncles, even grandparents in a different time zone…any donations next week get matched dollar for dollar by Alkali Marketing and a […]

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Wednesday Folder – November 5, 2014

Happy Wednesday Thunderbirds! MISSION 75: CHALLENGE MATCH WEEK! Big News! We have a local business, Alkali Marketing, and some Travis Heights community members who have offered to match any donations received NEXT WEEK (Nov 8-14) up to $7,500! So every $1 you give turns into $2 for Travis Heights Elementary! Please give what you can […]

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Wednesday Folder – October 29, 2014

I would like to start this week’s folder with a HUGE APPRECIATION PUMP to our intrepid Carnival organizer Kim O’Driscoll!! Without her tireless efforts and leadership our Fall Carnival would not have been the hugely successful, amazingly fun time that it was. If you see Kim around school please do not forget to take a […]

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Wednesday Folder – October 22, 2014

Fall Carnival is here! Woo Hoo! Don’t forget to bring your food, volunteer for your class booth, and especially don’t forget to have a BLAST on Friday!! Don’t know what your grade level is supposed to bring? Never fear, I have it right here… PreK – Coookies Kinder – Fresh Fruit 1st – Bottled Water […]

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Wednesday Folder – October 15, 2014

Greetings Thunderbirds! Fall Carnival is just around the corner! Don’t forget to sign up for a booth or to bring some food! TOYS! TOYS! TOYS! – We ask everyone to sift through your child’s black hole of toys and drop off gently used (but ignored) toys to our big collection bin outside the office. These […]

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Wednesday Folder – October 8, 2014

Greetings Thunderbirds! Can you believe it’s already October? Our next big event on the horizon is Fall Carnival! There is a flier in today’s folder containing important information. Please be sure to read it! It’s time to break out your art supplies and let your kiddo express his/her inner Picasso because the Travis Heights Art […]

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