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Mrs. Robertson Has Left

By Pandababy and Thesrocks It is sad news to say that our beloved Ms. Robertson has left Travis Heights Elementary School. She enjoys seeing us kids all around the school. She knows everybody’s name in the whole school. She has served as a principal for about 18 years. She loves the school and us, but […]

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Butterflies

by Goldenmonkey and Fuzzylobster We learned that 1st grade was learning through a project involving butterflies.  Here’s what we found out. How does camouflage work ? Camouflage is two different things hide from predators and hunt for prey. What did you learn? We interviewed a student named Penelope. She told us about the life cycle […]

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After School Fun

One of the extra-curricular activities that we have here at Travis Heights is prime time. Prime time is a variety of after school activities that kids can participate in, from grades K – 5 and most run from 3:15 to 4:15. Many of the prime times are run by school teachers and it is cool […]

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Badger and Moca

If you’re a student at Travis Heights and have not met these furry friends, then make sure you do! When someone first hears that are art teacher has rats they might freak out. But once you get close to these cute, lovable, creatures there will be no turning your back. Badger and Moca first arrived […]

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Market Day in Third Grade

Market Day is fun because 3rd graders donate things and create their own stores. The students get prizes and much, much more. You can buy prizes with T-bills with faces of our 3rd grade teachers: Mr. Myers, Ms.Esquivel, and Ms. Mefford. I hope you get you prizes like when I was in 3rd grade. I […]

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Guest Artist

In Travis Heights this year a guest artist cam.  He came to Ms. Freeman’s room.  The room number was 409. He is going to be drawing something and inspiring other kids to draw. This is the first year he has come. It’s  one of the other students dad. He was sketching.  In my opinion I […]

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Travis Heights Elemenatry Library

Travis Heights Elementary has its own library with almost every book in the world poems, including nonfiction, fiction, graphic novel, scary, Korean, Spanish, Texas 2 by 2 books, bluebonnets and fairy tales.  There is even a kiva where our library’s stuffed dog Bankes has books in his doghouse. The librarian, Mrs.Underwood, picks a book and reads […]

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Pottery pumpkins

In October 2017, Cafe Monet had a festival or party where we got to paint little clay pumpkins. It was really fun. They gave you little clay pumpkins and you would sit at a table and they would give you paint and brushes. There was a snack table with donut hole spiders and fruit. There […]

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Math With Mefford By Coconutcrew and Puppypaw

Hello, we go to math with Ms. Mefford, and we study perimeter. We measure the sides and add all of the sides to find the  perimeter. To find the area, we get square centimeter cubes and line all of them up inside of the shape and then count them. How many cubes you have is […]

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One and Only Ivan

4th grade is reading the book One and Only Ivan. The book is about a gorilla that  lives in the zoo with his friends. Everyday we respond to questions in our reading response  journal in Spanish.  Our class is enjoying it very much. Dual-language is reading it in Spanish.         Here are some words from […]

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NEON DAY!!!!

It’s bright, colorful, and fun! On March 10th there was a wild, crazy Spirit Day at Travis Heights Elementary. On that day, kids grades Kinder to 5th celebrated by wearing crazy neon outfits. Everywhere you looked there were hundreds of kids in bright, exuberant colors. Student council organized this event and many others. Three cheers […]

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