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Back to School Night is Sept. 11, 2014

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3rd Annual Fall Beautification Day!

September 28, 2014, 9:00am - September 28, 2014, 3:00pm

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Please join us for this important day of working together as parents, teachers, children, neighbors to beautify our school grounds. You come with a refillable water bottle, hats/sunscreen if sunny, and gloves or tools (labeled) if you have them - and THES will come with lots of important jobs for everyone....and incredible yummies too (think breakfast tacos, coffee, water, fruit : ) It's an all day event so come for an hour or all day - you decide. And bring the kids, the grandparents, the neighbors - anyone wanting to help make THES shine!

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Dedication of Wildman Woods - Honoring Mr. Brandon

October 3, 2014, 7:40am

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For those of you from the neighborhood that knew or worked in the classroom of Mr. Gene Wildman Brandon (former drummer with Omar and the Howlers and our "Kindergarten Whisperer” teacher for many, many years), please join us for the dedication of "Wildman Woods". We will meet and honor our beloved teacher, friend, and amazing musician. When: October 3, 2014 Where: Travis Heights Elementary School - Wooded lot at the north end of the school Time: 7:40am

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Wednesday Folder – September 17, 2014

Happy Wednesday Thunderbirds! Room Parent Social – This Thursday! If you are going to be volunteering as a Room Parent this year, or are interested in being a Room Parent, please plan to attend one of the Room Parent Socials this Thursday, September, 18th at 8am or 6pm. We will be covering all the essentials […]

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Wednesday Folder – September 10, 2014

Happy Wednesday Thunderbirds! Tomorrow Night is Back to School Night! This annual event welcomes parents to THES for an evening of important information. Parents will visit the Special Areas (Art Room, Music Room, Library, Computer Lab, Gym), meet as a community in the gym to discuss goals for the year with our PTA board, and […]

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Wednesday Folder – September 3, 2014

Happy Wednesday Thunderbirds! It’s another full Wednesday Folder. There is a lot of information to impart in these first few weeks. This morning there was an urgent alert sent out that the City of Austin has cut the funding for our afterschool Prime Time program to $0. This is a very big deal for our […]

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Wednesday Folder – August 27, 2014

It’s the 3rd day of school… How is your week going? Getting back into the routine can be hard on all of us, kids, parents, faculty, and staff. There is a lot of stuff to take in and learn, but don’t worry, it will all come together and soon you’ll be moving through the school like an expert!

Today is the first Wednesday Folder of the year, and it’s a full one! Be sure to read everything in the folder, sign, and return it to your teacher on Thursday.

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Volunteer Survey

We are excited to be starting a new project this year to better organize our volunteers to ensure ALL Travis Heights teachers have the support they need. We hope to eliminate disparities between classes by moving to a school-wide system. Our goal is to match the needs of our our teachers with the talents of our parents and community members. We hope to increase the number of volunteers by providing a variety of opportunities and training so that it is easy for everyone to be a part of Team Thunderbird. You will be hearing more about these opportunities as the school year gets going but in order to start identifying our community’s talents we’ve created a short survey. Please help us by taking the survey

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Wednesday Folder – May 28, 2014

Happy Wednesday All! Only one more Wednesday before Summer Break!! Next week we have the award ceremonies in the THES gym. Parents, of course, are welcome and encouraged to attend. Award Ceremony Schedule Tuesday, June 3rd -8am: Kindergarten -10am: 1st Grade (NOTE: This is the new time which changed from the May Monthly Newsletter – […]

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Wednesday Folder – May 21, 2014

Happy Wednesday All! Short and Sweet post today. The Young Artist’s Workshop and The Guero’s Event were successful and fun by all reports! If you have any pictures of the events send them our way either to communications@travisheightselementary.com or post them to our facebook page. Enjoy your Memorial Day Weekend and remember no school on […]

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