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Wednesday Folder – October 26, 2016

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Hello Thunderbirds!

Thank You All!!!

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Thank you to everyone who helped make this year’s Fall Carnival a smashing success! It was so much fun and so great to see everyone there!

We’ll have more information on the money raised once all the receipts are in, but we are on track to beat last year’s totals!

5th grade leaves for Camp Champions

You may have noticed all the bags in the foyer this morning. Today our intrepid 5th Graders head off for 3 days and two nights on a educational team building adventure. This is an annual trip that all the 5th grade classes get to take. They have a blast learning in nature and come back with so many stories. I can’t wait to hear about this year’s adventure.

Learn more about this amazing experience here: http://www.outdoorschool.com/camp-champions

Thursday 10/27 6pm- Final Volunteer Training of the semester

Pajama Day!

Reminder that on Mon. 10/31 we will be having Pajama day instead of wearing costumes to school

Coffee chat: Friday, Oct. 28th, 8am

Do you have questions about the STAAR test or our school’s scores? Do you wonder how it connects with our 4 educational pillars? Then this Friday’s coffee chat is the one for you! Join Principal Roberston in the cafeteria at 8am for a discussion of all things STAAR.

Square 1 Art

Order forms are in your folder. The deadline for ordering with free shipping is next week so be sure to get those in right away! They make great holiday gifts and the proceeds support the school.

Volunteer Corner

Pre-K Volunteers
We still need additional volunteers to help support our Pre-K classrooms. If you are able to help 8:30-9:30 Monday, Tuesday or Thursday morning or 1-2pm Tuesday, Thursday or Friday afternoon please contact volunteers@travisheightselementary.com.

Tamalada & Cultural Festival
These two annual community events are quickly approaching- Tamalada (Nov. 30) and Cultural Festival (Dec. 3rd). If you are able to help with planning for either of these events, please let us know (volunteers@travisheightselementary.com). The more helpers we have, the easier the planning is!

ESL Volunteers
Our Parent Support Specialist is looking for some volunteers to help with ESL (English as a Second Language) classes for our parents. If you are interested in learning more about how you can help, please contact Daniela Licona at 512-414-3494 or daniela.licona@austinisd.org.

Square 1 Art
Our fabulous Art teacher, Ms. Isoline-Webb could use a parent volunteer to help her organize the Square 1 Art fundraiser. Contact volunteers@travisheightselementary.com for more info!

This week’s folder items:

Fliers:

Pajama Day
Menu
Square 1 Art
Coffee Chat
DL meeting
DL Study

Read the efolder for 10-26-16

Upcoming Events

  • Aug 18
    Ice Cream Social/Meet Your Teacher

    Time: 3:30 pm-5:30 pm

    Description:

    Annual Back-to-School Ice Cream Social: Find classroom assignments and meet your teacher at this annual event. Come by any time after 3:30 and stroll through your classroom. The cafeteria will have information about the school available and ice cream/non-allergen icy pops available to cool off from the heat. Please plan on stopping by the cafeteria with your child.

    The social is also a great time to bring school supplies to your classroom too! School supplies can be placed in a bag with your child’s name on it. Please do not place your child’s name on individual items/school supplies within the bag. If you cannot make the social, school supplies can be brought in the first week of school. Questions about supplies can also be posed to teachers at the social or during the first week of school as well, and purchased thereafter.

  • Aug 18
    T-shirt Sales at Ice Cream Social

    Time: 3:30 pm-5:30 pm

    Location: Ice Cream Social

  • Aug 21
    School Starts!

    Time: 12:00 am-11:59 pm

  • Aug 21
    Welcome Coffee

    Time: 7:45 am-8:45 am

    Location: Library

    Description:

    Bienvenidos Thunderbirds! Please stop by the cafeteria after dropping off your new and returning Thunderbirds and enjoy a nice refreshment with others. Perhaps we can join together in a sigh of relief, a gasp of joy, and/or some reassuring words/tissues (it’s tough dropping off that little Kinder fledgling) as our little ones return for a fantastic and full year of learning! Hope to see you there : )


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Thank you!

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