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My Name Is Debi Baxter. This is my 8th year here at Creekside . I am so excited to be the fitness coach for the students at Creekside Forest Elementary School. It warms my heart to see children excited about being healthy and physically fit! I have 19 years experience as a teacher. I have taught middle school math, fourth grade, Pre-K, and Physical Education. Living a healthy lifestyle is something that I try to model to my own children. I am the proud Mom of three beautiful girls. They all three have their own passions. One is a junior in college this year. She is loving her freedom, and works part time in a pre-school! My middle daughter is a Sophomore at the University of Oklahoma. She is living in the Pi Beta Phi sorority house, and is majoring in Interior Design. The baby is now a Junior at Klein high school, and on the varsity volleyball team. We enjoy doing many activities together that help us to stay fit. One of our favorite things to do is enter and run races together as a family. My second passion is running. For me it has always been my time to myself. It is always where I do my best thinking. I hope to help every child find their own personal passion in the fitness world. Please email me with any questions or comments. Just select the email link on the left, and I will get back to you as soon as possible. My planning period is from 8:35-9:30. Please feel free to contact me at: debrabaxter@tomballisd.net 281-357-4526 ext 3911.  Thank you for sharing your children with me!
 
Coach Baxter
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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1st Day of remote learning

I was so happy today to see so many of my sweet cougars outside today. I miss you all so much, and I can;t wait to see you again! I am posting a few activities you can work on this week. Look for more fun next week!
 
Love Coach Baxter

4th and 5th Grade Skating!

Parents,

If your child is in 4th or 5th grade, a permission slip went home for skating in the Wednesday folder this past week. It is a unit that we will be doing at CFES in the gym, and will NOT be leaving campus.

Please make sure that you:

 

1. Sign and return the permission slip as soon as possible so you child will not miss out on this wonderful opportunity.

2. The skating unit will cost $11 per child. You can ONLY pay online. Please follow this link to pay https://tomballisd.schoolcashonline.com/

3. If you would like to volunteer to help assist the students with skating, please email Coach Baxter.

There is a copy of the permission slip on my website if you need one.

 

 

Thank you in advance. The students are really excited:)

Clubs Announcement

The first Fitness Club will be Monday, September 30th
The first Spikeball Club will be Wednesday, October 1st
 
Please join my remind for Fitness club. I will send out messages that only involve fitness club.
1. Send a text to this number:81010
2. In the message please type: msdbax
3. Download the remind app on your smart phone. This way you will see all messages. If you don't download the app, you will still receive them as a text message.
 
Please join my remind for Spikeball club. I will send out messages that only involve Spikeball club.
1. Send a text to this number:81010
2. In the message please type: msdbaxt
3. Download the remind app on your smart phone. This way you will see all messages. If you don't download the app, you will still receive them as a text message.

Welcome Back

It was so exciting to see so many smiling faces at school today. I am ready to see everyone on Tuesday. It is going to be a great year!

Field Day Information

Follow the below link to volunteer. We really need helpers!

Field Day Sign up

Grades Kindergarten-2nd will have field day This Thursday!

The lunch schedule for this day is as follows:

K lunch: 10:30-11:00 
1st lunch: 11:00-11:30  
2nd lunch: 11:30-12:00 
 
Please wear the follow color, as well as Tennis shoes, a hat (Optional), and apply sunscreen & bug spray at home.
Kindergarten (GREEN)
1st (RED)
2nd  (BLUE)
 
The cafeteria will be closed to all grades on Friday. Please plan to pack a lunch unless you sent in the order form that went home 2 weeks ago.
 

Grades 3-5 will have field day This Friday!

These grades will eat at 12:30, after the games are finished.

ALL GRADES ON YOUR FIELD DAY:
Please wear a t-shirt in your assigned color, as well as Tennis shoes, a hat (Optional), and apply sunscreen & bug spray at home.
Please Send: A sack lunch (Unless you previously ordered one from the cafeteria), a water bottle and a Towel to picnic with.
 
 

Spikeball Club Canceled

Since it is walk to school day, please take time with your family to walk to school:) We will have Spikeball next Wednesday!

Welcome Back!

Welcome back Creekside Forest students. We are looking forward to a great year in PE. We have so many fun games and ways to stay fit to share with you. We all hope you are ready for fun and fit school year!
 
Coach Baxter & Coach V

Field day Information

Parents,
Your child will participate in field day this week. K-2nd grade will be on Thursday from 9:30-12:30, and 3rd -5th grade will be on Friday from 9:30-12:30. Please make sure that they wear the color that their teacher has given them, and tennis shoes. Field day attire must follow the school dress code. Kindergarten lunch on Thursday is from 10:30-11:00, 1st grade from 11:00-11:30, and 2nd grade is from 11:30-12:00. On Friday, Grades 3-5 will eat after the games at 12:30. If you did not order a box lunch for your student, please be sure to send your student with a sack lunch. On Friday the cafeteria will be closed, and will not be serving the regular menu to ANY grades. Only box lunches that were pre-ordered, will be served on Friday. Please pack a lunch on Friday as well, if you did not order a box lunch.
 
Please make sure that your student puts on sunscreen/bug spray before they come to school. Also, send them with a water bottle and towel for picnicking at lunch. We are hoping for beautiful weather, but you never know what could happen. Unless it is storming, we will plan to go on with the day. Thank you for allowing your child to participate. We are looking forward to 2 days full of fun!
 
An information paper will be coming home in the Wednesday folder.
 
Coach Baxter & Coach V

What to look forward to in PE for this nine weeks:

Grades K-2
Review of Rules & Procedures
Jump Rope & Hoop Games
Throwing Skills
striking and volleying
Aerobic Games
 
Grades 3-5
 
Review PE Rules & Procedures
Skills & Scrimmages in soccer
Football Skills
Volleyball Skills and Scrimmages
Basketball Shooting & Fitness Gram Testing
 
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me.
 
 

Fall Fun Run

Please join us for the annual fall fun run. This Saturday, October 14th, from
9-11 am. The course is 2 laps around the school and park area. Check in by the garden, and when you finish you will receive a token. We hope to see you all there!