Baxter Bulletin


Week of December 5th-9th

Greetings Baxter Family!

We've had an amazing week at Baxter Elementary! Please be sure to read throughout! Also, to stay up to date with current events and daily happenings, please be sure to visit our campus Facebook page and campus website.

We are Baxter's Best!

Have an Amazing Week,

~Mrs. Silmon


December 1-16- Baxter 12 Days of Christmas

December 2nd- All City Choir Performance

December 8th-5th grade Winter Program 8:30am and 6:30pm

December 5-14th MAP Testing Window for grades 2-5

December 15-16 Winter parties ( Contact your student's teacher for details)

December 19-30 Student/Staff Holiday- Winter Break

January 5th-Students return to school

REVISED....Holiday Party RSVP Links!


It's that time of the year! Please use the link to RSVP for your student's holiday party.

Thursday, December 15th 3rd-5th. December 15th RSVP

Friday, December 16th PK-2nd December 16th RSVP

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Transportation Changes

Transportation Changes

All transportation changes must be made via telephone at 469-856-6100 before 2:00 PM on the day of the transportation change. Emails to teachers may not be seen before the end of the day. We appreciate your understanding in this matter and will ensure your student's transportation change is recorded correctly.

Attendance Reminders!


Warning Bell: 7:20 AM

Tardy Bell: 7:30 AM

School begins at 7:30 AM Students should be in their seats at this time. Students arriving after the tardy bell rings must be accompanied by an adult to the front office, sign in, and receive a tardy slip.

Official Attendance Time

Attendance is “official” at 9:30

If your student is not in the building at 9:30 AM they are officially marked absent unless a doctor’s note is provided. Students arriving after 9:30 AM without a doctor’s note will be marked absent for the day.

When Do You Need an Excuse Note?

  • Please submit an excuse note any time your student is absent. You can enter an absence request through Skyward, email (submit to AND your student’s teacher), or a handwritten excuse note.

  • Please provide a doctor’s note after every office visit. These can be turned in at the front office or emailed to

Baxter Attendance Clerk:

Kori Ellis

(469) 856-6104

Lunch Meals- Please READ


The district will be starting to enforce the charge limit and will be giving out the alternative meal for the students that have reached the limit of 2 charges. The meal entree will be a sunbutter and jelly sandwich for these students. Please be sure to complete the free and reduced lunch application and/or apply money to your student's account.

This link is the charge policy on the district website.

A Message from our Art Teacher-Mrs. Cayton

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Going on a Field Trip? Please fill this out

If you plan to attend a field trip with your child or help in your child’s classroom this year, then you will be required to pass a background check. The background check is free and can be found at The process can take up to 3 weeks, so please do not wait until field trips are scheduled to complete this process.


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Approved Volunteers Needed!

Please use the sign up link below
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Select Below Buttons for links to more information!

  • MISD Calendar
  • Baxter Calendar
  • School Supply Lists


District Newsletter


We are always in need of substitutes, and we would love to have you! Fill out the application here -
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District Events

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