HAPPY WEDNESDAY THUNDERBIRDS!
Winter Break has finally arrived. Time flies when you are having fun at THES! We hope you have the most amazing holiday season ever. See you next year – on Wednesday, January 8th, 2020!
YOU SHOP. AMAZON GIVES!
Last minute holiday shopping? Create an Amazon Smile account by linking it up to your current Amazon account, and Travis Heights Elementary will receive %0.5 of your eligible purchases. Simply use the smile.amazon.com link every time you shop, and Amazon will give back to our school. (Tip: Set up a Google Chrome extension that will automatically redirect you to the Smile link). It’s that easy! Learn about other easy ways to give!
HOLIDAY COOKIES AT MAÑANA BENEFITTING THES
Now through the end of December, South Congress Hotel will donate $1 from every purchase of a holiday sugar cookie created uniquely for Travis Heights Elementary by the pastry chefs at Mañana. Stop by for a cup of coffee and a holiday treat while benefiting your favorite school. Be sure to let the staff know you came for the cookie and thank them for their partnership! Go early as they have been selling out fast. If you are interested in purchasing cookies by the dozen, the kitchen needs at least 72 hours notice. Please email Sophia Stout: firstname.lastname@example.org
AISD is a District of Innovation (DOI) which gives all AISD schools some of the benefits that charter schools enjoy, such as setting aside days for additional teacher training, what we call DOI PD Days (you can read more about it here: www.austinisd.org/districtofinnovation).THES teachers will spend the day adding to their skills with professional development, a discussion about best practices, analyzing student data, Project Based Learning and planning. We look forward to using this learning in the classroom!
Thursday, December 19, 2019
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Friday, February 14, 2020
WINTER BREAK CAMPS
Code Galaxy (formerly Launch Code After School), a THES Carnival booth sponsor, is offering Winter Break Day Camps in Robotics, App Development, Hacking Minecraft, and Junior Coding. Classes offered at both Westlake and Downtown locations. Most camps are available multiple dates in either half day or full day. Camps will run on 12/23, 12/26, 12/27, 12/30, 1/2 & 1/3. View class descriptions and reserve your spot!
FALL AWARDS ASSEMBLY
January 16 & 17
Mark your calendars for Fall Awards Assemblies! Join us in the cafeteria as we celebrate and honor your child’s awesome achievements from the Fall semester.
January 16 (K-2nd)
2nd: 8:10 am
1st: 9:00 am
K: 9:50 am
January 17 (3rd-5th)
5th: 8:10 am
4th: 9:00 am
3rd: 9:50 am
January 16, 6pm
Please join us for our annual Thunderbird Community Showcase as students and teachers highlight the amazing Project Based Learning (PBL) work that has taken place in our Pre K4 through 5th grade classrooms. The Thunderbird Showcase provides students the opportunity to share their learning and demonstrate the processes and products that has taken place throughout the year. Spread the word and please join us for a very special evening at Travis Heights Elementary.
PTA Exec Board Meeting
Time: 3:30 pm-5:00 pm
Location: THES Library
Per PTA bylaws, only PTA Executive Board Members may attend.
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