HAPPY WEDNESDAY, THUNDERBIRDS!
Don’t forget Friday is Upper-Grade Assembly, 7:35 in the gym.
TAMALADA IS TODAY
Wednesday, December 4, 3–6pm
Get to know other parents and staff while learning how to make tamales in the THES cafeteria. No experience needed. There will also be lots of fun activities for kids! We need volunteers to help wrap the finished tamales on Friday morning after drop up. Please come to the cafeteria if you can help!
Saturday, December 7, 10am–1
We will celebrate the diverse cultures of THES with cultural tables, performances, and a Mercado with unique holiday gifts! Tamales from the Tamalada will be available for $12/dozen while supplies last. WE STILL NEED table hosts at the Cultural Fest. We would love to have ALL the diverse cultures in our school represented. Share the culture of your family or a place you have visited with photos, clothing, instruments, maps and more. Email Sarah Wu to sign up for a table, firstname.lastname@example.org. Sign up for other volunteer opportunities HERE!
FOOD & TOILETRY ITEMS NEEDED
We have an urgent need for some basic household and food items for THES families. If you are able to contribute please drop off the following items to our Parent Support Specialist (PSS) Ms. Dianna Perez: body soap, dish soap, shampoo, toilet paper, laundry detergent, milk, eggs, cereal, snacks for kids, pasta, pasta sauce, bread, peanut butter and jelly. Items can be left outside her door (first office on the right when walking into the school’s front doors). Thank you!
THES RESTAURANT BENEFIT DAY at PHO PLEASE
Monday, December 9
Enjoy a delicious Vietnamese meal and support Travis Heights Elementary School! Win-win!! Our friends at Pho Please will generously donate 20% of all sales on this day to help fund our school initiatives—takeout included. Hours of operation are 11am–10pm, and they are located at 1920 E. Riverside Dr. (in the shopping center behind Walgreens). www.phopleaseaustin.com
PROSPECTIVE PARENT TOURS
Travis Heights Elementary is a proud community-supported In-District Charter School. Our current families are the best way to share great news about our school. We have exciting events coming up that we would love for you to invite your friends, neighbors, or coworkers to attend and learn more about THES. No RSVP is needed to attend any of these events. Prospective parents should bring a photo ID and are welcome to bring their child.
December 13: assembly at 7:40 am in the gym and tour at 8 am
January 10: assembly at 7:40 am in the gym and tour at 8 am
January 23: tour only at 8 am
Eager to share what makes THES so special? We are looking for volunteers to help lead tours! Please contact Volunteer Coordinator Julie Joyce if you would like to help. email@example.com
Time: 8:00 am-9:00 am
Upper Grade Assembly
Time: 8:00 am-8:30 am
PTA Exec Board Meeting
Time: 3:30 pm-5:00 pm
Location: THES Library
Per PTA bylaws, only PTA Executive Board Members may attend.
Lower Grade Assembly
Time: 8:00 am-8:30 am
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