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Wednesday Folder – November 16, 2016

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Hello Thunderbirds

Science Fair Parent Training- Tonight 6pm!

Wondering how Science Fair works? Not sure of the best way to help your student complete their project? Then tonight’s Science Fair Parent Training is for you! Science Fair Projects are required for 3rd-5th grade students and are optional for lower grades.

School Meeting & Performance this Thursday!

Our first School-wide meeting of the year is this Thursday, 11/17. Join us at 6pm in the gym for a conversation about how we can build community at our school. Then stay for a musical performance by our 2nd & 3rd grade students. (Student performers need to be in the cafeteria by 5:50pm).

🍗 Thanksgiving Lunch 🍗

It’s Turkey time! Thursday is the annual Thanksgiving lunch in the Cafeteria, and you are welcome to join your student! Please check with your child’s teacher for their lunch time. Lunches are $3.50 for adult visitors and $2.70 for child visitors. Don’t forget to come a few minutes early so you can check in at the office for your visitor’s badge!

Family Fun & Fitness Day Friday!!

3-5th grade students have their Family Fun and Fitness day this Friday, 8-11am!! Families are welcome to join students for this day of fitness fun and games. Don’t forget to bring your grade’s snack item!
3rd- Bananas 🍌
4th-Oranges 🍊
5th-Pickles 🍆 (just pretend it’s a pickle)

If you can help run the snack stand or an activity station, please sign up here: Volunteer Opportunities

Don’t forget! This is the last week of Primetime!

And next week is Thanksgiving Break- NO SCHOOL all week!!!!

But once we return, there’s a lot going on again!

Wednesday, November 30th-Tamalada

Please plan to join us at our annual Tamalada. No experience required, all are welcome to come and learn! Though children are not able to help make Tamales since we will be selling them, there will be activities for them as well.

Saturday, December 3rd-Cultural Festival!!

Cultural tables! Craft Mercado! Student Performances! Tamales for Sale!

Tuesday, Dec 6th – Picture Retakes

(Students wishing to have pictures retaken will need to return the original pictures in order to have their photo redone.)

Volunteer Corner

Family Fun & Fitness
Volunteers are needed to help run the snack station and monitor activity stations. If you would like to help, please sign up here: Volunteer Opportunities.

Tamalada & Cultural Festival!
Our annual Tamalada and Cultural Festival are the week right after Thanksgiving. Only 5 school days away! We need many additional volunteers for both events! If you can help make tamales, would like to learn how to make tamales, can host a cultural table, or volunteer in another way, please sign up: Volunteer Sign ups

Tour Leaders Needed!
If you are interested in learning how to be a tour leader for our Prospective Family Campus Tours, please contact volunteers@travisheightselementary.com.

This week’s folder items:

Fliers:

School Wide Meeting
Family Fun & Fitness Day
Tamalada & Cultural Festival
Coffee Chat
Thanksgiving Reminder
Middle School Fair

Read the efolder for 11-16-16

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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