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Thursday’s Thunderword! 09/09/2021

HAPPY THURSDAY, THUNDERBIRDS!  9/09/2021 Have an announcement or other great news to share? Please submit your info to communications@travisheightselementary the week prior to when you’d like to see it in this newsletter.   PTA News Have you joined the PTA yet for this year?  If it’s slipped your mind, you can use this link to […]

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News from P.E.

Ms. Collins wanted you to know what’s happening in PE these days: We are just beginning Fitnessgram Fitness Testing in P.E.. Our Health Theme is The Cardiovascular System. The CATCH theme is Speaking the Language of CATCH/Talk the Talk. Go, Slow, Whoa food. Levels of intensity of Physical Activity(Sedentary, Moderate, Vigorous).

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News from Special Areas for April

Music Kinder/1st – PTA performance is April 18 2nd – learning about the instruments of the symphony orchestra 3rd-5th – Music Memory, recorders P.E. For the last nine weeks in P.E. we are working on Soccer and Striking skills. Our Health topics are Health Related Fitness Components and Safety. We are also taking Fitnessgram Fitness […]

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News from Special Areas

P.E. We are practicing Volleyball Skills for our P.E. skills, and learning about Stress Management/Stress Relief for our Health concept. This week is Healthy School Breakfast Week. LAST Saturday, March 2, our Thunderbird 5th grade Volleyball team participated in the AAPER/Explore UT Volleyball Playday, and they represented our school very well!!! After Spring Break we […]

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THES Running Club

  January 30 — first session! Austin Youth Fitness is excited to start the Spring session of Running Club at THES. We hope you can join in on some fitness fun on Wednesdays from 3:15–4:14 pm. Register online at

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Family Fun & Fitness Day

Don’t forget–Family Fun & Fitness Day for 3rd–5th graders is this tomorrow. We still need volunteers for the snack station—and it’s a snap to sign up online. Please send requested food items with your child to help make this awesome event a success: 3rd pickles, 4th bananas, 5th oranges. Let’s keep our kids healthy 🙂

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News from P.E.

This nine weeks in P.E. we are focused on Basketball and Jump Rope skills. Our Health topics are Substance Abuse/Tobacco Awareness, and the Skeletal System. Marathon Kids and CATCH are ongoing. We are working on our first Marathon(the goal is four for the year). The CATCH focus is good nutrition, and getting enough physical activity. A […]

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Keep those kids active!

Summer is here, so AYF is have a 15% OFF SALE!! Use coupon code Summer and save on all of our groups! Here’s where you can register for the Travis Heights Group:

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