This Friday is Dress Like a Decade Day
Come to school dressed in the fashion of your favorite decade. This fun spirit day is sponsored by the Student Council. If you need some inspiration I’ve put together a small slideshow of Simplicity Pattern images for you. (It’s down at the bottom of the post so it doesn’t interrupt your efolder reading … Enjoy!) Can’t wait to see what decade you choose!
Your Holiday Shopping Can Benefit THES!
Did you know that THES can get money from your Amazon purchases? It’s really cool – THES will get .5% of all Amazon Smile 😀 eligible purchases. All you need to do is to click this link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/74-6062872 or go to smile.amazon.com and search for Travis Heights Elementary School. Once you are linked to the school, THES will begin getting benefits from your purchases. Remember to do that when you are doing your online holiday shopping this year!
OMG! OMG! OMG! Winter Break is Almost Here!!!
(not that I’m looking forward to it – or anything…)
Tuesday Dec. 20 is the last day of school of 2016!!! Enjoy your holiday off and I hope you get many mornings to sleep in and quiet days where you can imagine you are watching the snow fall outside and the kids are out building a snowman ?? (or in our house it would be a snow puppy). Or maybe you will be somewhere where that could actually happen. Either way – Have a great break and we will see you in 2017 🎉!
Aaaaannnnddd we are back already with announcements for 2017. (That last section felt like a closer, didn’t it? It was just a tease I guess.) Anyway, to continue, the first day of school is January 4, 2017! And mark your calendar for the Awards Assemblies: January 13th for K – 2nd Grade and January 20th for 3rd-5th Grade.
The Grand Unveiling!
Save the date for a Welcome Back Party!! Sunday, January 8th 1-3pm. Join your Thunderbird community as we celebrate the start of the spring semester and unveil our 75th Anniversary Mural!! This event will include a potluck so bring a dish to share. We will also have an art activity for the kids and a community soccer game if the weather is nice. (If not, we’ll move inside for volleyball.)
Come help us celebrate our Thunderbird pride and get the new year off to a great start!
Ok – now for the closer…
Have a wonderful Holiday Season and a Happy New Year!! Much love and joy to you all! THES is such a great community and I feel very lucky to be a part of it! 🕊 ?? 🕊
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This week’s folder items:
Winter Break Reminder
Welcome Back Party Flyer
Awards Assemblies Flyer
Spanish Immersion After School Program Flyer
Fulmore Middle School Evening of Wonder Magnet Showcase
THES COMMUNITY POTLUCK
Time: 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Location: THES cafe
THES families and area restaurants & businesses gather together with a dish to be shared.
Time: 3:30 pm-5:00 pm
Location: THES Library
Class Picture Day
Time: 12:00 am-11:59 pm
Thunderbird Curbside bag filling
Time: 7:45 am-9:15 am
Location: THES Cafeteria
We need help! Please join us in the cafeteria as we fill orders for our new reward program, Thunderbird Curbisde! (This is the new ROCK store.) We will be putting small toys in bags for students who placed orders using ClassDojo points.
THES Spirit Night at Torchy's
Time: 12:00 am-11:59 pm
Location: Torchy's Tacos, 1822 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704, USA
Our neighborhood Torchy’s Tacos (1822 S. Congress Avenue) is hosting a Spirit Night supporting Travis Heights Elementary School. Join THES family and friends at the Torchy’s Tacos on South Congress Thursday, January 30th from 4pm – 8pm, and 15% of the evening’s sales will be donated to the school!
Time: 8:00 am-8:30 am
PTA Exec Board Meeting
Time: 4:00 pm-5:30 pm
Location: THES Library
Per PTA bylaws, only PTA Executive Board Members may attend.
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