Austin Elementary PTO: Latest News
Schoolwide Enrichment Model (SEM) Transforming Austin One Child At A Time
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The Week in Review
“At Austin Elementary, we are driven to unlock the passion and cultivate the uniqueness inherent in every learner.”
1st & 2nd Grade Enrichment Cluster Showcase
Join kids age 8-12 this Summer at our 2014 Austin Enrichment Camp!
Looking for a fun and exciting opportunity for you child(ren) this summer?? Please check out what our Specials teachers—Mr. Barnett, Mrs. Dobecka, and Ms. Ricciardelli are planning!
Visit the website at http://enrichmentcamp.weebly.com/!
2014 SUMMER CAMPS
Looking activities for your children for the summer CISD has gathered some information for you to review.
Click on the links below:
CISD does not promote these camps. The purpose of including this content is informational only.
STAAR TESTING - CAMPUS CLOSED TO ALL VISTORS
On Tuesday, April 22nd and Wednesday, April 23rd, public schools around Texas will be administering the 3rd/4th grade Reading and Math and 5th grade Science sections of the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR).
For parents of 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders, you can help your student perform their best by ensuring that they receive a good night sleep and a healthy breakfast on testing days. Also, please make sure that your student is present and on time each day.
We are proud of our learners and of how hard they have worked this year!
As always, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Laurie O’Neill, Principal
Cooper Hilton, Assistant Principal
Field T-Shirt Deadline Extended - Final Chance to Order Thursday 4/24
Final Chance to Order…due to numerous requests, deadline extended until Thursday 4/24
Please fill out the order form that was sent home with your child and send it back to your teacher with cash or check (payable to Austin PTO).
You can also order your t-shirts and pay online at the Austin PTO Website.
REMEMBER FIELD DAY IS PAID FOR PRIMARILY THROUGH PROCEEDS OF THESE T-SHIRT SALES SO PLEASE ORDER NOW!
Field Day T-SHIRTS are $10 each, $12 for XL & XXL.
You can purchase via Revtrak or turn in the form, with your money to the school.
T-shirt orders DUE BY APRIL 24th.
Boosterthon Pledge Collection - Last Call Monday, 4/21
Last Call! Our final Boosterthon collection is April 21st!!!
Please make sure you send in all outstanding pledges with your students by April 21th!!
We have collected 91% of our pledges but we need YOUR help to make it 100%! Pledges may be paid by cash, check or easily online by credit card.
Please help your student collect all pledges in their Boosterthon envelope and return it to their teachers. You have 3 ways to pay for pledges:
The Boosterthon program is this Spring’s main PTO fundraiser.
Log on to www.funrun.com with your students access code tonight for more information.
Thank you for your support and generosity.
Burgers and Books Lunch Friday, May 2nd
Join us for lunch on Friday, May 2 for “Burgers and Books”
· In ‘n Out Burger will serve fresh, hot hamburgers, cheeseburgers, or grilled cheese, with chips and a soft drink For Only $5.00
· The Austin PTO Fiesta Book Fair will offer special early-bird shopping from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Burgers and Books Tickets MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE by completing and returning the form being sent home in student folders this week.
Parents and grandparents are also welcome to pre-purchase tickets and join their child for lunch during their regular lunch period!
Forms and $5.00 payment (per pre-purchased meal) MUST BE RETURNED by April 25th. Exact cash or checks only.
Please attach your cash or check made out to Austin Elementary and return to your child’s teacher.
This is a PRE-ORDER meal only event. So get your order in now!
MUSTANG MUTUAL IS OPEN THIS THURSDAY APRIL 24TH
Mustang Mutual is scheduled for THURSDAY 4/24 Please bring in those deposits on THURSDAY!!
Remember it is never too late to sign-up!
Click Below for more details
THIS THURSDAY, APRIL 24TH IS OUR NEXT BANKING DAY
Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week April 28-May 2nd
Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up the week of April 28-May 2nd.
We will need the help of everyone to make it a success! Please check out the
The attached flyer gives an overview of our plans and the theme. Email Ellie Derr any questions.
SURVIVOR: SHIP WRECKED FIELD DAY
FIELD DAY REMINDERS!
CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!!! Austin Elementary’s Survivor Field Day May 16th NEEDS YOU! We are in desperate need for field day volunteers to help work the morning, afternoon or full day shifts on Friday May 16th. Its a fun way to help out Austin and spend some great time with your kids. Please fill out and send in your volunteer form or go to Sign-Up Genius.
Field Day is staffed and organized entirely by volunteers so PLEASE VOLUNTEER TODAY!!!
If you have any questions regarding field day please contact Allison Spiller at firstname.lastname@example.org
We still need SPONSORS to help make this field day a success. If you or your company can help sponsor this event, please contact Courtney White.
Please don’t forget to complete your back ground check! You can do this by stopping by the school’s front office to fill out the paperwork or go to CISD Background Check
Mark your Calendars for Field Day Friday, May 16!
HOOPS FOR TOMMY CHARITY BASKETBALL GAME
The CHS senior basketball players want to invite you April 25 at 7:30
The Cowboy senior basketball men and women will play the Coppell Police
Money raised for this event will go to sophomore Tommy Gantt and the
Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students at the door.
We will place last t-shirt order Monday (4/20) at 9:00 AM.
Please consider joining us for fun atmosphere of basketball and help us