Marlin Messenger

October 2022

Fisher is Ignited and Ready for Success!

We are very proud of our Marlins being here every day and on time! Every month, we will celebrate the students and classes with great attendance!

Atten-DANCE for Students: Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022 (Aug & Sept.)

  • Criteria: NO more than 3 absences and/or 5 Tardies
  • Dance during lunch time (after students eat).
  • Students will receive a dance ticket to enter the Atten-DANCE

TOP Attendnace Classrooms for Aug. & Sept.:

PK - Ms. Garcia: 95.9%

Kinder - Ms. Espaza: 96.21%

1st grade - Ms. Grunalt: 96.30%

2nd grade - Ms. Labrado: 96.89%

3rd grade - Ms. Fernandez: 97.99%

4th grade - Ms. Huitron-Perez: 96.50%

5th grade - Ms. Alba: 98.33%

ECSE/ALE/BMC: Ms. Reyna: 97.84%

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School Day: 7:45 am - 3:00 pm


  • Go through drop off lane ONLY if you are dropping off student. No parking lot drop offs.
  • Parking lot is only for parents that are parking and walking students to school door ONLY.Students are allowed to go to into classrooms at 7:30 am.
  • Classes begin promplty at 7:45 am. If students are not in their classroom at 7:45 am ....they are late.


  • Student should be picked up by car through Pick Up Lane
  • Display your dismissal number at all times. If you need additional numbers, pleae come to the office to get one.
  • Parents picking up students in person stand at flag pole area only. Students should be monitored at all times when waiting for siblings.

NO Shots, NO School

Students need their immunization up to date! Up to date immunizations are required for students to be enrolled in the current school year. Please refer to the information provided by our School District. If you have any questions, please call our Nurse, Laura Liesman at 210-397-4450.

District Information Regarding Vaccines

Fall Pictures

School Name: Mary Lou Fisher Elementary Sch

Picture Day Date: Thursday, October 13


Kids Heart Challenge

Our school cares about heart health!! American Heart Association Kids Heart Challenge for Fisher Elementary is from Oct.3 - 21. Will your student choose the challenge to move more or be kind?

Begin Finn’s Mission and learn live-saving skills like Hands-Only CPR! Our Goal is to raise life-saving funds and for all students to learn and raise awareness. For Every $50 raised during Kids Heart Challenge, get a bonus MYSTERY GIFT!*

Download the Kids Heart Challenge App or go to and REGISTER TODAY! (*up to 20 Mystery Gifts) #KidsHeartChallenge

PTA Fall Membership Campaign ends Oct. 14.

Support our School by becoming member of the Mary Lou Fisher Elementary PTA! Any adult can join for $8 and it will credit ALL children you have at Mary Lou Fisher Elementary School.

Our GOAL is 400 MEMBERS!

If we reach our goal of 400 members Mrs. Quintero will be duct taped to the wall!

***Classroom Incentives: Movie and Popcorn Party for the top 4 classes.

***Student Incentives: Attend a GLOW IN THE DARK membership party during school.

***Each membership gets an amazing Fisher Elementary Water bottle!!

Early Release - Oct. 19

We will have our second Early Release Day on Wednesday, October 19. Dismissal is at 11:45 a.m. A form was sent out with the students last month so we can know how students are going home. If your student is going home a different way, please confirm with Teacher through Dojo.

Breakfast and sack lunches will be provided on these days. We will provide adult supervision for your child if needed. Students can remain on campus until 3:00 pm (end of the normal school day). Learning Tree will also be available at traditional times.


Fisher Elementary and Fisher PTA invites you to their Trunk-o-Treat Event! Every year it gets bigger and better! Our 5th graders can't wait to see you at their Haunted House!

Date: Thursday, October 27, 2022

Time: 5:00 - 6:30 pm

If you are interested in hosting a Trunk for our Trunk-o-Treat, contact our PTA President, Rebecca Rodriguez at

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JCJ Scholarship Donation of $1

Northside High School Seniors are planning to further their education after High School! The Jack Jordan Scholarship, in conjunction with the District's PTA and each individual school's PTA, raise funds through donations every year to award Scholarships to NISD Students!

As we have done in the past, Fisher PTA, is asking for a $1 donation from each student. In return, your child can wear a Character Costume or 50s Attire on October 31st!

This is a great cause that helps our Marlins' Alumni go to Collage! Last year, Jacinda Navarro, was the receipient of this Scholarship! Jacinda was a preivous Marlin and graduated from John Jay SEA Class of 2022! We are very proud of Jacinda and honored that one of our Marlins was the recepient of this Scholarship!

Students that wish to participate will wear a Costume and bring $1 to their Teacher on that day.

October Important Dates:

National Principals Month, National Bullying Prevention Month, Crime Prevention Month, Learning Disabilities Awareness Month

Oct. 2 - 7 - National Custodial Appreciation Week

Oct. 4 - 21 - Kids Heart Challenge

Oct. 10-14 - National School Lunch Week

Oct. 17-21 - National School Bus Safety Week and Digital Citizenship Week

Oct. 24-28 - Red Ribbon Week

Upcoming Events:

10/2 - National Custodian Appreciation Day

10/3 - Wear BLUE for Anti- Bullying Day

10/4 - Kid's Heart Challenge Kick Off

10/5 - World Teacher Day

10/6 - AttenDANCE during lunch

10/7 - NISD Declaration on Respect

10/13 - Fall Pictures

10/14 - End of 1st grading period

10/19 - Early Dismissal @ 11:45 am

10/21 - Parent Cafecito - "Cybersecurity"

10/21 - Last day of Kids Heart Challenge

10/24 - Wear Red to Rally for Healthy Choices

10/24 - Report Cards Go Home

10/25 - Team Up against drugs and wear your favorite team's shirt or jersey

10/26 - Our future is too bright for drugs! Wear neon and glasses

10/27 - Be a hero for health & make super choices! Wear superhero gear.

10/27 - Trunk-o-Treat @ 5:00 - 6:30 pm

10/28 - Keep your dreams in focus! Wear school appropriate pajamas or sweats.

10/31 - 50th Day of School / Sock Hop Dance in Gym During Discovery Classes

10/31 - Character Dress Up Day

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NISD Dress and Grooming Updates

Revisión del Reglamento de Vestuario de NISD