SWE STAR GAZER
Together We Shine With Excellence
**Week of November 11**
Plan For These Upcoming Dates!
11/14 - MOD Pizza Spirit Night: 5- 8pm: Mention SWE!
11/19 - 1st Grade Field Trip
11/20 - Thanksgiving Feast Gr. 1, 3 & 5: See Below
11/20 - Safety Patrol Field Trip to Fire Station: 4-5pm
11/21 - Thanksgiving Feast Gr. K ,2, 4: See Below
11/21 - Make-up Individual Pictures
11/25-11/29 - Thanksgiving Break
12/4 - 4th Grde BMX Field Trip
12/5 - PTO On The Patio Meeting @ 7pm Location TBA
12/9- SWE Holiday Market Opens - Students visit during Library times (12/9 - 12/13)
12/9 - 10 Days of December Dress Up Begins - Optional fun!
12/12 - Choir Winter Performance @ 6:30
12/13 - Star Students of the Month celebrated
12/17 - 3rd Grade Mini Music Performance - 6:30 pm - More info from Mr. Conaton will be sent.
12/18 - Day of Drumming - Sponsored by SWE PTO
12/19 - Winter Wonderland activities at SWE
12/20 - Winter Parties - 10:30- 11:30am (PTO set-up @ 10am)
12/20 - EARLY DISMISSAL @ Noon!!
12/23 - 1/7/2020 :Winter Break: Enjoy the holidays!!
Student Council Food Drive For HAAM
“Giving is not just about making a donation. It’s about making a difference.”
Student Council will be hosting numerous Service Learning Activities this school year. The first project will be a Food Drive for HAAM this month.
We will begin collecting for the HAAM Food Drive
Monday, November 11th through Wednesday, November 20th.
Any contribution is appreciated. We will have grade level competitions to see which grade level can collect the most food items. The winning grade level will receive a treat. Listed below are the items HAAM has requested to help fulfill meals for Thanksgiving. We have assigned grade levels certain items so we can ensure we are able to provide each of the food items.
Stuffing Mix & Dry Beans- Pinto and Red Beans-1 pound bag - Kindergarten
Rice 1 Pound Bag- 1st Grade
Canned Green Beans & Canned Sweet Corn 2nd Grade
Turkey Gravy can or box mix - 3rd Grade
Instant Potatoes and Jiffy Cornbread- 4th Grade
Brownie Mix - 5th Grade
Thank you for the support,
Summerwood Elementary Student Counci
SWE Thanksgiving Feast: Nov. 20 & Nov. 21!!
SAVE THE DATE FOR SWE THANKSGIVING FEAST!
November 20 - GR. 1, 3 & 5 AND November 21 - GR. K , 2, & 4!!
We are thankful for all our students and families and look forward to celebrating the "Season of Thankfulness" with those who can attend.
Due to the size of our campus, the district splits our Thanksgiving Feast over two days. This year, Grades 1, 3 & 5 will be held on Wednesday, 11/20 and Grades Kinder, 2 & 4 will be onThursday, 11/21.
Lunch Times on Wednesday, 11/20:
1st Grade: 11:15 - 12:00 (Feast in the cafeteria)
3rd Grade: 12:00 - 12:45 (Feast in the cafeteria)
5th Grade: 12:45 - 1:30 (Feast in the cafeteria)
Kinder 10:30 - 11 (Eat sack lunch in classroom- no visitors)
2nd Grade - 10:45 - 11:15 (Eat sack lunch in classroom- no visitors)
4th Grade - 11:00 - 11:30 (Eat sack lunch in classroom- no visitors)
Lunch Times on Thursday, 11/21:
Kinder: 11:15 - 12:00 (Feast in the cafeteria)
2nd Grade: 12:00 - 12:45 (Feast in the cafeteria)
4th Grade: 12:45 - 1:30 (Feast in the cafeteria)
1st grade: 10:30 - 11:00 (Eat sack lunch in classroom- no visitors)
3rd grade 10:45 - 11:15 (Eat sack lunch in classroom- no visitors)
5th grade 11:00 - 11:30 (Eat sack lunch in classroom- no visitors)
With the expectation of a large number of visitors for the Thanksgiving Feast, we are putting things in place to help things that day move safely and as quickly as possible.
If you are planning on attending, please do the following:
1. Ensure you have scanned your license at SWE before Monday, 11/20.
2. Respond to the Google Form to RSVP, https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1JT1XZ3qfsnHExzbA_ldtaZOFI8yNEJmu2BCqk96IuQw/edit, If you have scanned your license this year at SWE, we will print a badge and have it waiting in a Fast Track line.
If you do not scan you license prior, please know you will need to wait in a line the day of the feast to have it scanned.
Reading is Our Superpower Reading Program
A Note From The Nurse
Good afternoon parents,
Flu season is among us! It's not too late to receive your flu vaccines! Contact your child's pediatrician with questions!
In an effort to avoid students coming to the clinic as soon as they walk into school, please read and understand the following reasons to keep your child home.
- A temperature of 100 degrees or more in the last 24 hours (please report flu-like symptoms, confirmed flu or strep)
- Vomited the night before or the morning of school
- Diarrhea the night before or the morning of school
- a persistent cough
- a Continually runny nose with white, green or yellow mucus
- Eyes that appear read and weeping with green or yellow discharge
- a rash of unknown cause anywhere on the body
PLEASE REMEMBER THAT IT IS THE POLICY OF HUMBLE ISD THAT NO MEDICATION BE TRANSPORTED TO AND FROM SCHOOL BY A STUDENT. ALL MEDICATIONS MUST BE BROUGHT TO THE CLINIC BY AN ADULT. I CANNOT ACCEPT MEDICATIONS OTHERWISE.
Thanks and stay warm :)
Julie Takacs RN, BSN
School Nurse Summerwood Elementary
Office/planning time: 9-9:30am
Thanks to PTO for Bringing Opera to SWE!!
VOLUNTEERING IN HUMBLE ISD
Humble ISD continually enhances proactive safety measures to keep children safe.
Anyone interested in volunteering in Humble ISD will be required to complete an application and undergo a criminal background check.
Go to humbleisd.net/volunteer to begin the application process.
For Those Early Bird Planners....The Ten Days of December...
'Twas 10 days before Winter Break and all through the school,
the dress code shall deviate a bit from the rule!
On December 9th, let's kick-off the season wearing holiday bling or comfy plaid, and imagine all the fun that will be had!
On December 10th, the holidays are here for you and for me. Wear your apparel that resembles a winter/holiday tree!
On December 11th, the best way to spread winter/holiday cheer is by singing loudly for all to hear… Come dressed and ready for your sELFie!
On December 12th, Put on your best winter/holiday hat, -Hip, Hip Hooray! Parade around on this festive day!
On December 13th, in honor of Rudolph and the other deer, wear antlers or animal print to show your cheer.
On December 16th, wear a top hat, buttons and a sprinkle of snow. Dress like Frosty and you will be good to go!
On December 17th, let's all dress the same to stroll down our winter/holiday lanes (halls). Wear your red and white clothes to look like candy canes!
On December 18th, to help the Grinch's small heart to grow 3 sizes today, wear green to honor him in your own special way.
On December 19th, happy feet (slippers) and happy seats (PJs), this is how we should meet.
On December 20th you’ve never looked better… especially since you will be wearing your “wackiest” winter/holiday sweater!
Get ready for some fun….Follow the daily themes of this annual SWE tradition!
****PTO Information & News****
Volunteers for Thanksgiving Feast are Needed
You'll need to log into your PTO account to access the link :)
Box Top News
Sharing good news that we officially collected 2,000 box tops (scanned on the app and physically turned in to SWE) Since the goal was surpassed, Mrs. Lalmansingh and Mrs. Bryan will pick a day to dress crazy!!!!
Thanks to Laurie Wootton for her time & organization and to our STAR families for clipping and scanning!