Thank you all so much for the flowers, notes, sweets, and gifts this week. I am so lucky to teach each of your students!!
-Today BLUE homework folders will come home. Please keep them at home to use for continued practice.
-TOMORROW May 9th Kindergarten will have a picnic at the park. Send your child with a towel and lunch (students can still purchase a cafeteria lunch if needed).
Students in grades 3, 4, and 5, will have an opportunity to show all that they’ve learned this year as they take a variety of STAAR tests.
May 8th, 2017: 3rd, 4th, Math STAAR, 5th retest
May 9th, 2017: 3rd, 4th, Reading STAAR, 5th retest
May 10th, 2017: 5th Science STAAR
Due to the security of this testing process, all parents (Kinder through 5th grade), will eat lunch with their children on other dates. Volunteers are also asked to reschedule their time. Thank you in advance for your cooperation in this matter. Here at Creekside Forest, we have the most amazing parents who provide their time and care to volunteer and make our school a nurturing environment.
Elysia Dean - Counselor
Tomorrow is our Creekfest pep rally!
If you ordered a Creekfest t-shirt,
please check backpacks today.
Please wear your tshirts for
Run the Creek Pep Rally, on Friday March 24th
and during Run the Creek and Creekfest on Friday, April 7th.
Note: if you order has a mistake please let us know, email@example.com ,
Next week we will be learning about rocks and soil. Please send a few rocks and soil samples from your yard or nature hike. We will observe our rocks and soil samples with hand lenses. Thank you!
A message from Ms. Dean:
STAAR is around the corner, and we are all working together as a team to encourage ourstudents because we know that they are all stars! On March 28th and March 29th, we will have our first round of STAAR testing for this school year. On Tuesday, March 28th, our fourth graders will be taking STAAR Writing, and our fifth graders will be taking STAAR Math. The following day, Wednesday, March 29th, our fifth graders will be taking the STAAR Reading.
Due to the security of this testing process, all parents (Kinder through 5th grade), will not be able to eat lunch with their students on these dates. Volunteers are also asked to reschedule their time. Thank you in advance for your cooperation. Here at Creekside Forest, we have the most amazing parents who provide their time and care to volunteer and make our school a nurturing environment.
RUN THE CREEK & CREEKFEST - SAILING TO SUCCESS!!
Run the Creek and Creekfest will be held on Friday, April 7th.
The Run the Creek Pep Rally will kick-off our spring fundraising event during school on Friday, March 24th. Students will also bring home Run the Creek packets with information about getting donations and sponsors for our fun run event. New this year, students who raise $50 in sponsorships will receive 10 raffle tickets and students who raise $100 will receive 25 raffle tickets!
Avoid the lines and pre-order all of your tickets for Creekfest! Order forms for Dinner, Raffle, and Dollar Tickets will be coming home soon... Dollar tickets can be used for drinks, popcorn, cotton candy, sugar shack goodies and more! Please keep in mind that dinner tickets must be ordered in advance and will not be sold at the event.
A flyer with information about grade level donations for the Silent Auction has been sent home. Please consider bringing in an item or two and help make Creekfest a success! If your business or family is interested in donating to the Silent Auction, please contact Sue Gallice at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are also currently seeking donations for the super popular raffle items! The children love to get involved with this element of the event to try to win their favorite items! If you have the ability to donate an item or get an item donated for this portion of the event, please contact Angela Gomez email@example.com and /or Marcela Gonzalez firstname.lastname@example.org. Raffle items are available to be bid on at lunch time during the entire week of Creekfest and the evening of Creekfest.
All donations are tax deductible and due by Friday, March 24th.
Once again, thank you in advance for all of your generosity and support. We couldn't do it without each and every one of you! If you have any questions, please contact Lilian Garcia-Plascencia - email@example.com. See more info on CFES PTO Web page or Cougar Connection. Thank You!!
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