NOVEMBER 8, 2017

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Fredericksburg Farm fundraiser products are anticipated to be delivered to Deep Wood on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. If your child's order is small enough for them to take home in hand, we will make that happen. If not, please prepare, and make arrangements to come by the school and get your child's order to give out or enjoy! Thank you all again for your help in this fundraiser!!!
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This Friday, November 10 @ 8am is our annual Veterans Day Assembly! Please invite a Veteran as we honor those who fought so bravely for our freedoms!
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Broadcast Club:

Broadcast Club starts next week November 14 and is open to 2nd - 5th graders, it will take place on Tuesdays from 2:55 - 3:45. This is a drop-in club your child only needs to come when they have a specific project they want to work on to produce a segment for our Dino News. This permission slip will need to be completed each week your child attends.

**Any student on the Broadcast Crew is welcome to attend every week (but, they must fill out the weekly permission slip for attendance purposes as well) because they will be helping run the studio equipment and helping students practice their segments. It is not required for them to come, but it would be a great experience for them to help other students.

Please complete this form for your child to participate in this year's Broadcast Club. Go to for more information. *Please have your email confirmation before you let your child stay after school on Tuesday. Thank you for your support!

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Our annual Food Drive has begun!!

DWE has partnered with Round Rock Serving Center to help provide food for their pantry. No perishable items please. Each item brought into your classroom will count as a point. Each classroom will compete with their grade level classrooms.

Our food drive will end on November 15th.

Many thanks!

MONDAY NIGHT With Our Dinos!

Students from Deep Wood's Tyrannochorus Rex choir participated Monday in the Round Rock High School Vertical Learning Community Concert at the district's Performing Arts Center. Students from 11 different schools sang a finale with 300+ students ranging from ages 8 to 18. It was truly a beautiful community event. GO DINOS GO!!

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Thank you!!!

Thank you to BookPeople for sending Barney Saltzberg to present to our Dinos. We learned that mistakes happen, but we can use our imaginations to fix them and turn an 'Oops' into a 'Victory'! Stories unfold right in front of us if we let them.

​Mr. Saltzberg presented

about Beautiful Oops & My Book of Beautiful Oops: A Scribble It, Smear It, Fold It, Tear It Journal for Young Artists http://www.barneysaltzberg.com/

​*Additional autographed copies of both books are still available through Tuesday, Nov. 14. Each book is $17.50. Stop by the library to get a copy or send an order form and payment with your child.

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The Online Book Fair​ is NOW OPEN! (Nov. 1-21st)

Scholastic provides thousands more choices in their online book fair so you can find some thing for all ages and interests. All items will ship to Deep Wood for FREE at the end of the online fair. ​

​(items will arrive before November ends).

Online Book Fair Link​

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Book Fair Volunteers Needed:

There are a few shifts we need volunteers to help make the book fair a success. Please take a look and sign up if you are able.

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​Volunteer Sign Up​

email amber_barr@roundrockisd.org or call 512-464-4407

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It’s Digital Citizenship Week in Round Rock ISD! November 13th-17th

Each day this week, Round Rock ISD students will be learning and refreshing their memories about Digital Citizenship and what it means to stay safe and make good choices while using the internet. Click here to learn more!

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Our school is participating in an art fundraiser with Square 1 Art that give you the opportunity to purchase various keepsake items customized with your child's artwork. The best part is that our school benefits from each order!

Catalogs were sent home today and you may notice the stickers included. The stickers are yours to keep for free! These keepsakes make excellent gifts for family, friends, teachers, and your kids! The deadline to order is Friday, November 17th.


  1. The paper order form attached to their custom catalog.

  2. Online at www.square1art.com/shop.

  3. Phone Customer Care 888-332-3294.

Please call or e-mail Jennifer Weithman @ 512-464-4422 or jennifer_weithman@roundrockisd.org with any questions! Thank you!



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November / December: Graphic Novels Thursday, Dec. 7th 2:55-3:45

You may think graphic novels are easy to read because they are just a bunch of pictures, but reading a graphic novel actually takes tons of thinking and making of inferences. Let's discuss the ways the authors of graphic novels use pictures and other techniques to help us understand their story, and then let's try our hand at writing and illustrating our own comics!

Readasaurus is a monthly book club to promote an excitement for reading with 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders! During monthly book club meetings after school, we will discuss our reading as a community and continue our learning through a hands-on activity.

Find out more and sign up HERE!



Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke

Bera the One-Headed Troll by Eric Orchard

The Great Pet Escape by Victoria Jamieson

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