Knights in the Know

September 22, 2017

Book Drive to Support Hurricane Harvey Texas Schools

To help Texas schools who suffered loss due to Hurricane Harvey, Blanton Elementary will join other DISD schools to help rebuild libraries. We will accept donations the weeks of October 16-27. We appreciate you looking through your home libraries for gently used books or considering purchasing new books to help with this effort. More information to come soon.
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Attendance Matters

We appreciate your help in getting your students to school on time, even with the earlier time to begin. Our goal at Blanton is to have 98% student attendance. When a child is absent, they may be able to make up the work, but you can't replicate the face to face time with the teacher, the class discussions, and learning through cooperative groups. Our goal is to be intentional with our instruction, making the best use of your child's time helping them in their educational journey.

We have had some questions about attendance matters. Please use the following links as a resource for attendance. To make it easier for emailing absence notes, on our school website there is a link which will take you directly to that email. Please let us know if you have questions or concerns about attendance.

It's the Law

10 Tips for Good Attendance

Kindergarten STEM Project

Kindergarten students made a flotation devices for our action figures after learning about sink and float. Students used the STEM process of creating, testing, and adapting our plans! When their flotation device didn't work, they just tried a new plan and put it into action.

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Meet our second grade team

Why do you love teaching 2nd grade?
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Upcoming Events

Sept. 27 ~ Wear Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Sept. 27 ~ NNAT2 for 1st Grade

Sept. 28 ~ PTA/Watch DOG Pizza Night 6:00

Sept. 29 ~ End of 1st 6 Weeks

Oct. 2 ~ Go Blue - World Day of Bullying Prevention

Oct. 5 ~ Report Cards home

Oct. 5 ~ Walk/Ride your Bike to School Day

Oct. 5 ~ 5th Grade Camp Parent Meeting

Oct. 9 ~ PTA Board Meeting

Oct. 10 ~ 4th Grade Field Trip to Clear Creek

Oct. 11 ~ Fall Picture Day

Oct. 12 ~ Dismiss at noon

Oct. 13 ~ No school for students

Oct. 16 ~ No school for students ~ PLC Day for Staff