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Why Your Kid Should Do Shadowing

When you apply to middle schools, there’s a lot of things you have to do. There’s applications, the cognitive test, and the at-school testing. Though this is a lot, when you apply, you should consider shadowing to see the school.  If you don’t know what shadowing is, it’s quite simple. Shadowing is when a student […]

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Travis Heights Choir

The school has many after school clubs one of them is choir Our school has a choir made of 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders. Our choir director is Ms. King. She has been teaching for 14 years. Ms. King directs a winter and spring choir. In the winter choir we learn five or six […]

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The Smallest Members of THES

Many kids attend Travis Heights Elementary School, from our Pre-K to fifth grade. Pre-K and Kinder are some of our smallest kids, but still not our smallest members. Our smallest members are the THES pets! Some people would agree that animals movements and actions are inspirational for projects or PBLs that focus on science, specifically […]

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Native American Study

In class we are studying the Native Americans. The Native Americans are very cool to study about. We are making slides about the Native Americans. The tribe that I’m studying is the Tawakoni tribe. Everyday we read an article about a different tribe. The Native Americans are not just the people who live out in […]

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A Dual Language School

Hola, soy estudiante en la escuela primaria Travis Heights y estoy escribiendo sobre cómo esta escuela es de doble idioma. En la mayoría de los grados de nuestra escuela, hay dos maestros de español (que enseñan el programa de lenguaje dual) y dos maestros que enseñan solo en inglés. En las clases de lenguaje dual, […]

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Breakfast in the Classroom

Breakfast in the classroom is a really quick and easy way to have breakfast, plus the food is pretty good. You get up to three foods, a drink, fruit, and a choice of either a warm meal or cereal. The drinks can be  milk, orange juice, or apple juice. The fruit is usually an apple, […]

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Amazing Square One Art

Art is one of the most beautiful things in the world. In 4th grade art class we are doing Square One Art. Square One Art is the first art project of the year for all grades. For Square One Art in 4th grade, we are doing sun faces. Different grades do different projects. For example, […]

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W.O.W.

  At Travis Heights Elementary we do something called W.O.W. (Working Out for Wellness). W.O.W. is time for students to get their energy out before sitting down and learning. All students in AISD get 30 minutes of recess and P.E. every two days.  For most students, recess is still not enough. W.O.W. is instructed exercise […]

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Character Dress Up Day

THES hosted a school-wide Storybook Character Parade on Friday, October 31st. Students dressed up as a book character such as Mrs Frizzle, Red Riding Hood, Thing 1 or Thing 2 from Cat and The Hat and stuff like that. Our Dress-Up Day was on October 31st (on Halloween). If you didn’t want to dress up, […]

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Tech Crew

Lights, camera, action! The new tech crew has arrived! Every year at our school we welcome a new bunch of fifth graders to the esteemed Tech Crew. On the Tech Crew we have lots of job options to choose from. Here’s an example of a few of them: stage manager, floor manager, lights, dmx, best […]

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The Big Fourth Grade Dual Language Class

Do you know why the 4th grade dual language class is so big? It’s because this year,  there are only enough fourth grade students for three classes. Since there are fewer DL students than the non-DL, the two DL classes were combined in to one this year. Ms.Alvarez-Simms is the teacher of the fourth grade […]

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