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Wednesday Folder – April 26, 2017

Thursday is Poem in Your Pocket Day!

It’s super easy to participate:

  • Students, write your own poem on an index card.
  • Carry your “Pocket Poem” with you all day and read it out loud to at least five people.
  • Ask each of your listeners to sign the back of your card.
  • After you have five signatures on the back of your card, show it to Mrs. Underwood for a special “Poem in Your Pocket” day treat!

Your Opinion Counts!

Join Us Thursday Night (April 27th or May 4th) to review our Title I Compact. As a community school we know that parents, teachers and students are all partners in the educational process. This is an opportunity to share thoughts about your role as a parent in our community school. Meetings start at 5:30 in the Cafeteria. Childcare will be provided. There will be hot dogs, bring a side to share!

Friday Box Tops are Due!

Attention all Volunteers!

This Friday at 8am is the Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast. Head to the cafeteria for a little token of our appreciation for all you do for the school! THES wouldn’t be the same without you!

Speaking of Volunteers…
Let’s give a big Appreciation Pump 💪??💪??💪?? to Megan Colwart for Volunteering to lead the Welcome Coffee next year!

Carnival Captains Wanted!

Please consider joining the awesome Carnival crew as a Team Captains! We need Captains for the following teams:

  • Publicity/Marketing
  • Setup/Cleanup
  • Volunteers
  • Supplies
  • Sponsorship/Donations

For more information, please contact:

Teacher Appreciation Week – May 1st-5th

Please see the attached flyer with some suggestions of ways that we can show our amazing teachers and staff some love! We’re also hosting some meals and treats, so please email me at willowb @ if you’d like to volunteer for those efforts as well.

Save the Date!

Our Gueros End of Year Party is planned for Tuesday May 16th.

Help Us Keep the Communications Flowing!

This is a quick and easy way to help ensure parents stay informed about what’s going on. We are looking for a volunteer regularly check the calendar and send reminders to event leaders that they need to prepare communications materials. It only takes about a half an hour each week but is essential to ensuring messages get to parents on time. If you can help, please contact

This week’s folder items:


Help Modify Title 1 Compact
Teacher Appreciation Week
Compact Meetings
Summer Art Camp
4th Grade Gueros Help Appeal

Read The eFolder 4-26-17

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 09
    Family Learning Night

    Time: 4:30 pm-5:30 pm


    Join us for an afternoon of learning and fun! Make and take activities to do at home, obtain resources, shop our free book fair, and more.

    Come through the front door and head to the cafeteria.

  • Feb 10
    Upper Grade Assembly

    Time: 8:00 am-8:30 am

  • Feb 10
    Parent Tour

    Time: 8:30 am-9:30 am


    Prospective parents: please call the office if you are interested in learning more about the school and joining a tour of the campus.

  • Feb 15
    Parent - teacher conferences

    Time: 12:00 am-11:59 pm

  • Feb 17
    Lower Grade Assembly

    Time: 7:45 am-8:15 am

  • Feb 17
    Early Release

    Time: 1:30 pm-3:00 pm


    School will dismiss at 1:20 for the long weekend.

  • Feb 20
    School holiday

    Time: 12:00 am-11:59 pm


    No school.

  • Feb 21
    Spring and class pictures

    Time: 12:00 am-11:59 pm

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.

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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!