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Hello Cougar Families!!

I am so thrilled to be a part of your child’s Gifted learning experience. This is going to be a great learning year for all of us! I'm looking forward to lots of great projects and the chance to get to work with each of your children. Please subscribe to this website for any important newsflash reminders or updates.

Contact information:

Cecelia Lummus
GT/Math Specialist

Creekside Forest Elementary
5949 Creekside Forest
The Woodlands, TX 77389

281-357-4526 X3897
FAX: 281-357-4535

cecelialummus@tomballisd.net
 

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SCIENCE FAIR NEWS

Tomorrow is the Science Fair.  Please send your student to school tomorrow with everything they need to present.  They will set up starting at 7:45 in the morning and judging will start at noon.  Parents are welcomed to come see the displays, but you will not be present during presentations to judges.  The projects can come home that afternoon.

4th GRADE GT SHOWCASE

The 4th Grade "We are Texans" Showcase will be Thursday, December 12th from 2:20 - 2:50 in the front hallway of the school.  Please come experience some of the cultures that made our great state of TEXAS!!  
 
Parents: Students should already have brought in Trifold boards and they will need 10 artifacts of their culture.  (they know this)

Science Fair Coming soon!

People doing a Science Fair project need to be mindful that it is due to me on December 10th.  Be working on it during the break!  :)  Happy Science!

4th Grade Parents

We are getting ready for our 4th Grade Showcase.  This showcase is  going to be on Dec. 12th at 2:20 in the front hallway.  Please come and see the amazing projects.
 
When the students return after Thanksgiving Break, they will each need to bring a TRIFOLD board of 36 X 48 size.  This is a big board....for a reason!  
 
They will each need 10 artifacts (or items that relate to their culture) to show and display.  (one of these is usually a food to sample!)

Myth Showcase Flyer

WE are so excited about this Friday Morning!  I am trying something new this year with Greek Mythology.  My students have really done it well!!  I am looking forward to a great Showcase on Friday as students come in to the school for the day!  The 5th graders will line the front hallway and turn it into a Greek Statue Hall of Fame!  Come by and see what they have created!!  
 
5th Grade Parents:  Please bring students to school between 7:30 and 7:45 dressed, (they can dress in my room if quickly done), and ready to set up!  Front doors open at 8:00 for students to come in for clubs and 8:10 for all students.  We want to be in place for 8:00.  

UIL CHESS Cancelled tomorrow

There will be no UIL chess this week due to a faculty meeting that has been scheduled and I have to attend.  We will have chess club and UIL chess next week!   

5th Grade GT ONLY

The students have been working on Greek Mythology.  They have researched famous gods and goddesses and they are now writing their own Myth based on a god or goddess they make up.  Ex:  God of Football, godess of Rainbows.  The creativity is amazing!! They have really enjoyed this unit and this is a first for me!  Our showcase will be on November 15th first thing in the morning.  They will come in at 7:30 and we will dress in our costumes and create a Greek Statue Hall in the main hallway.  When the other students arrive, they will see the "Greek Statues" and be able to view their research and Myths they created.  It is going to be a great show!  They will also be visible in call to Greatness!  :)  
 
They will need a costume that matches the god or goddess they created or studied.  It is totally up to them.  It can be a simple white sheet tied in a toga or a purchased costume.  The only requirement is that they dress as either the god they researched or created.  Parents are welcomed to come take pics as always!  It will be a sight!

CHESS UIL CANCELLED NEXT WEDNESDAY the 23rd

Chess UIL practice is cancelled next Wednesday afternoon due to a staff faculty meeting.  I will need to be there and I do not have another afternoon that I can do Chess UIL.  (other than Friday and who wants to do that!)  :)  
 
NO...they do not!  :)   
 
We will resume on the 30th!

UIL Schedule by Grade

Since so many of you asked...I'm letting you see what the options are:
2nd Grade:  
Chess:  Wednesday 4:00 - 4:45  Lummus
Storytelling:  Tuesday 4:00 - 5:00  Beiersdorfer
Creative Writing:  Thursday 4:00 - 5:00  Thorne/Stevens
 
3rd Grade:
Chess:  Wednesday 4:00 - 4:45  Lummus
Storytelling:  Tuesday 4:00 - 5:00  Beiersdorfer
Ready Writing: Tuesday/Thursday 7:30 - 8:00 AM  Wooderson
 
4th Grade:
Chess:  Wednesday 4:00 - 4:45  Lummus
Ready Writing:  Tuesday/Thursday 7:30 - 8:00 AM  Wooderson
Oral Reading:  Wednesday 4:00 - 5:00  Cordera
Number Sense:  Thursday 7:30-8:10  Schultz
 
5th Grade:
Chess:  Wednesday 4:00 - 4:45  Lummus
Ready Writing:   ???   Miller
Oral Reading:  Wednesday 4:00 - 5:00  Cordera
Number Sense:  Thursday 7:30-8:10  Schultz
Social Studies:  Thursday 4:00 - 5:00 Boyer
Maps Charts And Graphs:  Tuesday 7:30 - 8:10  Schultz
 

UIL TIME

GT Parents:  If you or your students are interested in a UIL topic, let me know and I will put you in touch with the correct coaches.  We want as many people involved as possible.  They will have to try out for a place on the team when that time comes.  

FLL JR. ROBOTICS TEAM 2019-2020

A BIG THANK YOU to all of you who came out to tryouts for Jr. Robotics. Everyone did a fantastic job.  We chose those who had great diagrams with lots of creativity and detail as well as those who worked well with others and had great insight in the challenge.  
 
The Team:
Clark McNeil
Julia O'Neal
William Siismets
Arthur Oliveira
Sofia Heckathorn
Joe Holub
Stege Lent
Wristan Bailey
Beni Zalcman
Sara Wang
Rameen Shiraz
Pablo Rivera
Hayden Halstead
Dithya Kammilli
Ella Varioglu
Alexis Ferfon
Meagan Bernard
Zander Calaway
Diego Castallenos
Andrew Dvorak
Ragan Dagg
Oscar Estrada
Kash Pemberton
Sara See Toh
 
We will see you at our first session on Wednesday. 4:00-5:00   
CONGRATULATIONS!!