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Family Traditions

Family Holiday Traditions Challenge

We would love to hear about your family holiday traditions! Submit a video no more than 1 minute in length with your whole family included about a tradition that your family celebrates or engages in during the holiday season. Remember a tradition is something that repeats. Email your video to Mrs. Record recordd@friscoisd.org. We will compile all of the videos and share with everyone before Winter Break. So, please submit by next Friday, December 11th.


Can't wait to hear all about your tradition!

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Chick-Fil-A Day is Tuesday!

When you visit Chick-Fil-A on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, remember to tell them you are from Pink! 20% of your purchase will be donated to the school. Visit Chick-Fil-A on Tuesday, December 8th and tell them you are apart of the Pink Family!
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Coffee Talk with Dr. Lyon, FISD Superintendent

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jeremy Lyon, along with a member of the Frisco ISD Board of Trustees, will be hosting coffee talks throughout the school year at each of the FISD high schools.


The next one is scheduled for Wednesday, December 9, from 8-9 a.m. in the Wakeland HS library. Any parent is invited, however, as each one is held, we will draw more attention to it among the families who live within the zone of that particular high school. There is no agenda or topic, just a time for informal conversation with District leaders. Coffee will be provided.

Holiday Party Pre-Registration
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PLC: Parent Learning Community

Mrs. Andrew, Pink Counselor is organizing a parent learning community to read and meet online discussing books on various topics. She will be hosting our first online book study focusing on the book “The Whole Brained Child” by Dr. Dan Siegel. You can pick up the book this holiday season and read about it on her blog at http://pinkbookstudy.blogspot.com/ (also under “Events for Parents” on her website).


Discussion will begin in January and we will have one meeting in person on January 25th at 8:00 a.m. in the Library.

The Fear of Failure Parent Seminar

We encourage all parents who can to attend The Fear of Failure parent seminar at Purefoy Elementary in the library on Wednesday, December 9th at 8:30 a.m. presented by Vanessa Sanford. She will provide an enlightening session all about why we have a fear of failure, and learn why failure plays an important role in your child's social and emotional development. Mrs. Sanford presented at Pink early in the school year on Kid Anxiety. This will definitely be a great learning experience you don't want to miss.


RSVP by accessing the link below.

https://docs.google.com/a/friscoisd.org/forms/d/1BOm52vruWLz32NZht29TjiHstkWgSn9wbgH_ix1oNK0/viewform

Had to Share! Go Cowboys!

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Pink PTA S.A.G.E Committee

The S.A.G.E (Special and Gifted Education) Committee is gearing up for Diverse Abilities Day on January 15th. This special day is designed to raise awareness about friends and classmates with special abilities. Students will experience different hands-on stations throughout their special area time. Some of the topics include speech or visual impairment, dyslexia and autism.


In 2007, Colleen Kugler organized the District’s first Diverse Abilities Day at Fisher Elementary. That year, she called it simply Diversity Day. In 2008, Kugler received a grant from the Frisco Education Foundation to purchase supplies and develop a traveling trunk that other schools could use. Since that time, nearly 20 Frisco ISD schools have hosted events on their respective campuses.


Stay tuned for more information!

Telling is Not Tattling: Reporting Bullying

Part of being a safe school at Pink Elementary involves providing a way for students and parents to report when someone has witnessed bullying. There are a few ways to report bullying. Each classroom has yellow forms students can fill out and give to their teacher or turn in to the office. There is also a link on Mrs. Andrew’s website that goes to a confidential form that will be monitored and investigated. You can always email your child’s teacher if you know of a problem happening at school. Thank you for working with our staff to make Pink a safe place to be!


https://sites.google.com/a/friscoisd.org/pink-counselor/

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Additional Upcoming Events

December 5th

Merry Main Street

*Pride of Pink Choir performs at 7:20 p.m.


December 8th

Chick-Fil-A Day


December 8th

CIT Meeting @ 3:00 p.m.


December 10th

Winter Pride of Pink Choir Concert 6:30 p.m.


December 17th

5th Grade High Touch High Tech (PTA sponsored program)


December 18th

Holiday Parties @ 2:00 p.m.


December 21st-January 1st

Winter Break

Student Super Star

We want to celebrate your child's accomplishment outside of school with you! So, we are starting something new this year to do just that. You can share your child's accomplishment with us by completing the form by clicking on the box below and we will highlight your child on our school morning broadcast. We are proud of our Pink students and we want to celebrate them as often as we can! Please follow all guidelines outlined on the form for submission.
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Pink Elementary School

Danielle Record, Principal

Cari Owens, Asst. Principal

Jennifer Andrew, Counselor