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Mr. Skadson

Mr. Skadson is a new fifth grade teacher at Travis Heights Elementary School.  He is a teacher for all subjects and he makes learning fun. We asked Mr. Skadson some questions and here are his responses. fluffypuppycat: How long have you been a teacher for? Skadson: This is my fourth year. ava1234: Do you enjoy […]

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Creative Action

Creative Action

At Travis Heights Elementary School, there are many after-school programs and one of them is Creative Action. I am in creative action, so I have first-hand experience with the teachers and activities there. We have points that we can earn called Dojo points, we can get them by being the 4C’s which are: Creative Artists, […]

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“Life in Travis Heights”–A Neighborhood Magazine

Do you live in Travis Heights neighborhood? If so, did you get the “Life in Travis Heights” magazine? Well, I have bad news. There are not printing them anymore. “Life in Travis Heights” is a way to tell the TH area what’s going on. In each magazine there is a family that they interview. The […]

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McKinney Roughs

5th Grade’s Going to McKinney Roughs !

5th grade is like a roller coaster! We have our ups and downs. We have got our biggest up coming our way. We’re going to McKinney Roughs! McKinney Roughs is an overnight camp in Cedar Creek. We’re going to be rafting, hiking, and were doing ropes courses. We’re also going to be looking at carnivore […]

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Ms. King the T.H.E.S Music Teacher

Ms. King is the music teacher for Travis Heights Elementary School. She has taught at THES for 14 years. Before that she taught at a school in Dallas. She wanted to be a music teacher because she loves music and wants to inspire the love of music in others. She started playing the piano and […]

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THES Prime Time

At THES we have Prime Time and kids can sign up for Prime time classes. Prime time is a bunch of fun after-school activities like Advanced Drawing, Sports Club, and Arts and Crafts. The Prime Time is not for the whole year. It is for six weeks in the fall and six weeks in the […]

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School Lunch

At THES we have a school lunch. I’m here to tell you about it. First of all we have a new school lunch every day like hot dogs, tacos, sun butter and jelly sandwiches, and turkey sandwiches. The food is really good. It gets very noisy in the cafeteria because there are a lot of […]

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Thanksgiving Lunch

Every year at Travis Heights Elementary  we have a Thanksgiving lunch. The Thanksgiving lunch is on the Thursday before the week of the real Thanksgiving.  This year was great, all tickets were sold by the second week. We had a lot of families enjoy the lunch with friends and families.

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The Superheros of the Cafeteria

In the cafeteria, we are lucky to have some very nice ladies who prepare breakfast, make lunch, and stay after school to give food to kids at Prime Time and Extend-a-Care. Every day the lunch ladies have to get there by 5:00-6:00 to prepare breakfast in the classroom, and they bring it to the classrooms […]

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T.H.E.S Thunderband

Have you ever wondered what goes on in the Thunderband behind the scenes? My name is Guitarguy123 and I am in the Thunderband and I am going to tell you! The Thunderband is the Travis Heights school band. We play on the first and second Fridays of the month. When they hit the lights it […]

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THES Photogs

The THES Photogs is a group of Thunderbirds that take photos of Travis Heights Elementary School stuff and write articles about them. They’re led by Mary Friedman (called Ms. Friedman). When they’re not in a meeting, they can talk to each other on Google Classroom. Their real name is the Photojournalism Team, but they call […]

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