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Wednesday Folder – Feb 21, 2018



What an awesome community we have!! Through the widespread support of friends, family, and our business partners: Home Slice Pizza, Juke Automotive, Edwards Mulhausen Design, Rockford Business Interiors, and PSW we’ve raised $23,172!

You may have noticed the mason jar contest we had going, tallying how many donations came in from each grade level, and the winner is…….FIRST GRADE!

A special grade wide treat will be distributed this Friday. Key chains will also be distributed to each child who had a donation made in their name.

There is still time to donate if you feel moved to do so–we still need another $6,828 to meet our $30,000 goal. You can drop a check in the PTA mailbox, located in the administration office, or go to

Your generosity and involvement are inspiring not only to our children but to the city at large. Your engagement is what makes this school so special. Again, THANK YOU.

Young Writer’s Workshop

Tomorrow is our 22nd annual Young Writer’s Workshop (YWW)! Be sure you ask your child how his/her day went. You’re bound to be delighted! If you are interested in learning more about the amazing presenters at this year’s workshop see the list here…
YWW bios and workshops 2018

It’s Time to Register!

Online registration for next school year is now open! Our goal is to have 75% of students registered by the end of March. Completing registration early is important as it impacts the amount of funding and staffing we receive. Classrooms who have all students registered by March 30th will receive a special prize! Register at
If you need assistance in logging back into your Parent Cloud account, see the instructions into the attached flyer.

Quizzes, Tests, and Exams… Oh My!!!

Join us for the Coffee Chat, Feb. 23rd at 8am as we welcome Amber Pleasant, AISD Social Emotional Learning Specialist, for a conversation about test anxiety and how to help students cope.

Spring Beautification Day is this Saturday 2/24!

We need anyone and everyone to come this Saturday 2/24 starting at 9:00 a.m. to work on beautifying our school! Bring your children to help…and anyone else (grandparents, relatives, neighbors) who enjoys gardening, carpentry, grounds clean-up, etc.

Whether you can stay one hour or the entire day, that’s fine by us.

Plan to bring a water bottle, gloves, tools ( wheelbarrows are always needed ) if you have them.

Give Your Feedback!

The Austin ISD 2017–18 Parent & Family Survey is now available and is accepting responses online through March 2.Paper copies of the survey are available at each campus and online at the links below.

Families are encouraged to participate so they can share input on district and campus performance.The results will help district leadership learn how to best to improve services for our students.

To take the survey

Click here to access the survey in English. (

Haga clic aquí para obtener la encuesta en español. (


2/23- Coffee Chat- Test Anxiety
2/24- Spring Beautification Day
3/1- Spring Individual Pictures!
3/2- (3rd-5th grade only)- Shamrock Dance 4-6pm
3/2- Spirit Day- NEON Day!

This week’s folder items:


Shamrock Dance
Register for 2018-2019 School Year
Thank you!
Kinsa Free Thermometer

Read the efolder 02-21-18

Upcoming Events

  • Aug 16
    Ice Cream Social/Meet Your Teacher

    Time: 3:30 pm-5:30 pm


    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 16
    T-shirt Sales at Ice Cream Social

    Time: 3:30 pm-5:30 pm

    Location: Ice Cream Social

  • Aug 20
    Welcome Coffee

    Time: 7:45 am-8:45 am

    Location: THES Cafeteria

  • Aug 20
    First day of school!

    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.

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!