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Wright Elementary Parent and Family Involvement 2019-2020

See What is Happening at Wright Elementary!

At Wright Elementary, we believe that parent and family involvement in your child’s education is a vital component to their success. This newsletter is a calendar of opportunities for you to get involved at Wright Elementary. A Spanish translator will be available for all scheduled events. We look forward to seeing you at all of our events!


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September

Picnic with Parents

Beginning September 23 and running daily through October, parents are invited to have lunch and share game and read aloud time with their student at a special picnic. A schedule will be published and invites for your child’s class day for the picnic will be sent home before the event.

STEM Night/Scout Round Up

Tuesday, 9/10/19, 5:30 - 6:30 PM


Join us for a fun STEM night in the cafeteria where we will explore math and science with family friendly experiments.


A representative from the Boy Scouts of America will also be there to do a scout round up.

Roper Read-A-Thon

9/18/19 - 10/2/19


The library will be sponsoring a read-a-thon again this year as a fundraiser to buy new reading materials for our students.

October

Picnic with Parents

Beginning September 23 and running daily through October, parents are invited to have lunch and share game and read aloud time with their student at a special picnic. A schedule will be published and invites for your child’s class day for the picnic will be sent home before the event.

Parent/Teacher Conference Night

10/1/19, 5:00 - 7:00 PM


Home room teachers will schedule individual conferences with parents to discuss student progress. We will have translators on site, but they are limited. Please provide an adult translator of your own if available.

Roper Open House/Title 1 Meeting

10/15/19, 5:30 - 7:00 PM


Join us for our annual open house to see our students’ learning and hard work on display. You can also enjoy a musical performance by our 3rd graders and attend our annual school wide Title 1 meeting to learn about our program.

November

Turkey Trot

11/1/19, during PE classes


Join your student during their PE time during the day for our annual fun walk and you could win a Thanksgiving turkey!

Roper Book Fair

11/4/19 - 11/8/19


Mrs. Britton and her crew will host a Scholastic Book Fair in the library all week. Parents may visit anytime during the week to make purchases.

Title 3/EL Parent and Family Night

11/5/19, 5:30 - 6:30 PM


Parents of our English Learner students are invited to join us for a family night to enjoy reading and literary activities. We will present information on our Title 3/EL program and help parents understand the EL services available to our students.

3rd Grade Cup Stacking Competition

11/14/19, during 3rd grade PE


Our 3rd graders will compete with each other in a cup stacking competition during their PE class. Parents are invited to cheer their students on!

Roper Thanksgiving lunch

11/14/19, during grade level lunches


The cafeteria will serve its annual Thanksgiving turkey meal during lunch and parents are invited to attend. Guest meal tickets will be available for sale before the day of the event.

UIL Academic Meet

11/15/19, all day at FPC in Borger


Students will compete in various academic events to show what they know!

December

Breakfast with Santa

12/7/19, 9:00 - 10:00 AM


Join us for our annual pancake breakfast and pictures with Santa in the cafeteria. We will have festival activities and story time. Tickets for breakfast and pictures are available at the door.

2nd grade musical plays

12/4/19 & 12/6/19, 6:00 and 7:00 PM


Our 2nd graders will perform in a musical play that you are sure to enjoy. Schedules for various classes will be available closer to show dates

1st Grade Gingerbread House Building

1st grade teachers host parents and friends in their classrooms and invite everyone to help their 1st grade student build their own gingerbread house. A schedule of dates and times for each class will be sent out at the beginning of December.

Homeroom Holiday Parties

12/20/19


Students will celebrate the holidays in their homeroom class before we release for Christmas break. Times will be confirmed closer to event day.

January

Roper Family Math Night

1/16/20, 5:30 - 6:30 PM


Join us for fun with math games on a cold winter night! Learn easy strategies to help your student tackle math obstacles.

February

3rd Grade Musical Plays

2/4/20 & 2/6/20, 6:00 and 7:00 PM


Our 3rd graders will perform in a musical play that you are sure to enjoy. Schedules for various classes will be available closer to show dates.

Roper Family Book Cafe

2/13/20, 5:30 - 6:30


Bring your Valentine to our Book Cafe and have fun participating in a fun reading activity.

Homeroom Valentine Parties

2/14/20


Students will celebrate Valentine’s Day in their homeroom class. Times will be confirmed closer to event day.

March

Roper Spring Fling/Title 1 Meeting

3/26/20, 5:30 - 7:00


Help us celebrate Spring with family friendly activities to promote learning. You will also have the opportunity to learn more about our school-wide Title 1 program.

April

1st Grade Musical Plays

4/21/20 & 4/23/20, 6:00 and 7:00 PM


Our 1st graders will perform in a musical play that you are sure to enjoy. Schedules for various classes will be available closer to show dates

Book Bingo

4/30/20, 5:30 - 6:30 PM


Our annual Book Bingo is a big family fun hit! Join us for some old fashioned bingo and win books to build your home library.

May

Roper Field Day and Track Meet

5/14/20, all day at Ranger Field


Our students work hard to display the skills they have learned all year in PE and then compete in classic foot races. Times available closer to event date.

Wright Honor Rally

5/20/20, 9:30 AM


We celebrate our hard working Ropers at our annual awards ceremony. Parents will be notified if their student will be recognized at the ceremony, but everyone is invited to attend.

End of the Year Play Days

Each grade will celebrate a successful year with a play day. 3rd grade will take a trip to the Beaver Sand Dunes on Friday, 5/15/20. 2nd grade will have a full movie and play day at a local park on that same Friday, 5/15/20. 1st grade will celebrate with their play day at a local park on Monday, 5/18/20. (Play days are scheduled to take place outdoors, so weather may play a factor in location, time, and date.)

Check Back With Us!

We may add even more fun events to this calendar throughout the year, so check back with this calendar often. We will also send out a monthly calendar each month with all scheduled campus events and the monthly menu. Our events are scheduled on the main calendar on the PISD website. We are excited about all of the opportunities to engage with you and your student throughout the year!