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Wednesday Folder – May 10, 2017

🎉 T-Bird Fiesta!! 🎉

Can you taste summer – just a few weeks away? Join us at Guero’s next Tuesday to celebrate our kids completing another year of school and to and raise money for future Thunderbird 5th graders to attend Camp Champions Outdoor School. This community-building, educational, and crazy-fun three day, two night trip is the highlight of the year for our Thunderbirds and something they look forward to for years. But it can be quite cost prohibitive for our students.

Consider becoming a VIP Scholarship Sponsor and sponsor a child to go on the trip. (or donating at the door)!

Be a VIP – Donate $150 toward Camp Champions Scholarship Fund

Event: Tuesday – May 16th – 5: 30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Where: Guero’s Taco Bar Garden – South Congress
What: Thunderbird Families, Kids + Neighbors (performances by kids + friends)
Why: Raise scholarship money for fifth graders who could not otherwise afford to attend Camp Champions, an Outdoor School and overnight experiential learning experience

Thunderbird VIP Scholarship Sponsor Benefits Include:

  • Lots of Recognition by Kids, Faculty and Families @ the Event
  • 2 House Drinks (You can share with teachers or friends! Pick up at Gueros)
  • 4 Free Tacos (You can share with teachers or friends! Pick up at Gueros)
  • Complimentary Chips / Salsa, Restocked by Future Champions (aka Students)
  • Warm fuzzy feeling knowing you made it possible for a kid to have a once in a lifetime experience at camp!

GO TO: AND click “Camp Champions” on your donation or in the comments section/VIP. You can also pay via Square at Guero’s at the door.

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

You are coming back next year, right?

I know it’s on your list but maybe it’s down in the middle somewhere but it’s time to move it up to the number one spot. What is it? Registration for next year. It is crucial for staffing and funding that we have all our students registered as soon as possible. Also if you don’t register before the start of school, your student won’t be assigned a teacher. If you need access to a computer or help through the process (it’s definitely not as easy as it could be) computers are available at the school and Ms. Gio in the office is an expert in the process and available to help anyone who needs it.

Go to and click on the Student Registration tile to register your student online.

Register Here Now!

Family Fun & Fitness and Young Artist Workshop Volunteers Needed!

We are in need of volunteers for our Family Fun & Fitness day May 19th and our Young Artist Workshop on May 23rd. Please sign up if you can help. These days run so much more smoothly when we have a great team of parent volunteers!

Pre-k – 2nd Grade Family Fun & Fitness!

Join us for this family fun field day event on May 19th 8-11 a.m.!

Please send the following items to school on May 19:
Pre-K: Pickles
Kinder: Bananas
1st Grade: Oranges
2nd Grade: Apples

lf you would like to volunteer, please contact Ms. Collins (512-414-3399, or send an email to

Appreciation Pump 💪??💪??💪??

Thank you to everyone who helped make Teacher Appreciation Week successful. The teachers and staff felt so loved! And thanks to Willow McIndoo for leading the effort!

Summer Chicken Crew

We need a team of volunteers to help care for the THES chickens over the summer. Training will be provided and we are looking for families to take care of the chickens for a week at a time. This will involve coming to the school daily to feed/water, clean the coop and let them roam free for a bit. For more information, please contact

This week’s folder items:


Family Fun & Fitness
Young Artist Workshop
Website Flyer
Summer Chicken Crew
PBS Flyer

Read the efolder 5-10-17

Upcoming Events

Nothing from July 22, 2024 to August 5, 2024.

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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!