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Principal’s Monthly for March

Information For Parents About STAAR All public school students in Texas, grades 3–12, take STAAR tests. STAAR is the state’s testing program and is based on state curriculum standards in core subjects including reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies. Grades 3–8 STAAR tests are given in the spring. End-of-course assessments (EOC) are given throughout […]

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Principal’s Monthly for February

THES BEATS TO A DIFFERENT DRUM. Our Thunderbirds participated in a school wide drum circle K-5th.  The specialized educational program focused on encouraging respectful attitudes and developing critical skills for academic and overall life success. Group drumming and rhythm activities foster positive social behaviors like respect for self and others, responsibility, communication, and cooperation, which […]

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Principal’s Monthly@ Travis Heights Elementary

THUNDERBIRD SHOWCASE Our Thunderbird Showcase highlights the amazing Project Based Learning (PBL) that takes place in our Pre K4-5th grade classrooms. Please join us on Thursday, January 16th at 6:00 pm to share our students’ learning and demonstrate the processes and products that has taken place.  See some of the fun projects our students have […]

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December Principal’s News

Project Based Learning Project Based Learning is a teaching method in which students learn by working for an extended period of time to research and respond to a real-world, engaging and complex question, problem, or challenge. Students are given a chance to reflect, peer critique, and revise throughout the project to create critical thinking skills […]

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November Principal’s News

Community and Culture THES is a community school. We live, learn, and play together. The Fall Carnival was a huge success because of  our amazing community participation. Travis Heights is rich with diversity and culture.  Plans are underway for Tamalada and Cultural Festival!  Please consider participating in our annual Tamalada December, 4th and Cultural Festival […]

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