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Wednesday Folder – April 5, 2017

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📚 Book Fair is this week!📚

Stop on by to check out all the great books! Here’s the schedule for the rest of the week:

  • Wednesday 8am-3pm
  • Thursday -Family night – 8am- 6:30pm. The Kona Ice Snocone truck will be here in the afternoon too!
  • Friday 8am- noon

?? Teacher Appreciation Week is just around the corner! ??

Our annual celebration of teachers and staff is May 1-5th. If you have some ideas of how we could show our staff how amazing we think they are, please contact Willow willowb @ gmail.com to join the planning team!

We have an awesome T-shirt design for next year!

Congratulations to design #3! What a fantastic illustration this is! So excited to wear this new shirt next year!

Now we just need a Coordinator to organize sales so we can all rock our new Thunderbird gear. The Sales Coordinator organizes volunteers to sell T-shirts and other merchandise, tracks inventory, and publicizes and arranges logistics for sales.
Time Commitment: 1 hour/week to prepare for sales (more during sales) primarily in August/September

If you can help, please contact volunteers @ travisheightselementary.com

10 MORE MUSICIANS, ACTORS, DANCERS, DESIGNERS NEEDED!!!

Sewing, filmmaking, printmaking, painting, drama, dance, multimedia, graffiti art, ceramics…. We are calling artists of all walks to participate in the THES annual Young Artists’ Workshop on the morning of May 23rd! This morning of workshops gives our 3rd to 5th graders a hands-on opportunity to explore different ways of engaging with their world through the arts.

Interested? Art is not your day job? No problem! We are looking for individuals who are passionate about the art they practice!

For more information, contact Soo at sooleespaw @ outlook.com or Renee pinchero.renee @ gmail.com by April 10th!

Appreciation Pump!! 💪! 💪! 💪!

To Gretchen Otto for volunteering to be our PTA Secretary next year!

She’s joining an amazing team of parent leaders and you can too! We still have the following openings:
Communications Chair
E-folder leader
Wednesday Folder leader
Grants team lead
Carnival Captains for Setup/Cleanup, Marketing, Volunteers & Donations

For descriptions and more information check out the volunteer page or contact volunteers @ travisheightselementary.com.

This week’s folder items:

Fliers:

April Breakfast & Lunch Menu
YMCA Camp flyer
Kinder & 1st Grade Performance
Pre-K Registration

Read the efolder 04-05-17

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 24
    Thunderboard

    Time: 3:30 pm-5:00 pm

    Location: THES Library

  • Feb 25
    Young Writers' Workshop

    Time: 12:00 am-11:59 pm

  • Feb 28
    Coffee Chat

    Time: 8:00 am-9:00 am

    Description:

    Join us this month for a helpful training on managing strong emotions in our children and implementing peace areas at home by our Travis Heights counselors. You’ll leave with some quick strategies to try at home, raffle items, and a make-and-take project for your child’s very own peace area. 

  • Feb 29
    Thunderbird Thrift Sale

    Time: 8:00 am-12:00 pm

    Location: THES gym

    Description:

    Save the date and save your stuff! The 2nd Annual Thunderbird Thrift will take place in the gym from 8am-noon. This fun event was created last year to present a great way for our community to shop second hand and also help raise money for our school. 

    Please donate GENTLY USED CLOTHES, TOYS, BOOKS, HOUSEWARES, and ELECTRONICS. Ask your friends, neighbors & family if they have donations for the sale – the more inventory we have, the better the sale!

    Shop the sale early, and stick around for BEAUTIFICATION DAY! Just 30 minutes of gardening and clean-up can make a huge difference in how our campus looks and feels for our children.  The whole family is welcome!
    Contact Maria Bergh (mebergh@gmail.com, 512-585-2708) or Anna Roth (anna.m.roth@gmail.com, 832-498-2398) with any questions or to schedule a donation drop-off.

  • Feb 29
    Winter Beautification

    Time: 9:00 am-1:00 pm

  • Mar 03
    PTA Exec Board Meeting

    Time: 4:00 pm-5:30 pm

    Location: THES Library

    Description:

    Per PTA bylaws, only PTA Executive Board Members may attend.

  • Mar 06
    3rd-5th Shamrock Dance

    Time: 4:00 pm-6:00 pm

    Description:

    This dance raises money for 4th grade to go to the Alamo. Only 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students may attend. No younger siblings or alumni allowed.

  • Mar 06
    Upper Grade Assembly

    Time: 12:00 am-11:59 pm

  • Mar 07
    It's My Park Day: Clean up Blunn Creek!

    Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm

    Description:

    Volunteers are encouraged to meet at Blunn Creek for a neighborhood park cleanup. Austin Parks Foundation will lend waders, grabbers, trash bags, and will also dispose of trash. Click here for more info! Please spread the word and help keep the park behind our school beautiful! 


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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