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October-November Newsletter

What's Going at Austin Elementary

Bullying Prevention Week Kick-off

Bullying Prevention Week Dress Up Days

Bullying Prevention Week Kick-Off 10/5/15/10/19/15

Hosted by Mrs. Campbell Counselor

Monday

(Wear Red to show your awareness of Bullying and your promise to stop it.)

Tuesday

(Wear Your Cap/Hats to show you support your support in putting a cap on bullying )

Wednesday

(Wear Boots to show you stand tall against bullies.)

Thursday

(Wear Yellow to show you will Keep Calm and Report Bullying to a Trusted Adult)

Friday

At Austin, We Don’t Bully, We Brag!!” (Wear Your “Braggin Blue” to show that you are an affirmer/say nice things about others and do not bring others down, but up)

Goodies With Gilliam

Friday, Oct. 9th, 9am

815 North West 7th Street Grand Prairie, Texas 75050

Featuring "6 Ways to Travel to Academic/Life-Long Success for Parents "

Presented by Tonya Womack Campbell

Red Ribbon Week (Drug and Alcohol Prevention)

Monday, Oct. 26th, 8am to Friday, Oct. 30th, 3:30pm

Austin Elementary School, Northwest 7th Street, Grand Prairie, TX, 75050 United States

Cloud 9 Guidance Lessons on Self-Control and Making Good Choices

Provided by the Counselor in classrooms

Monday- Team Up Against Drugs

Wear Your Jersey Or Uniform (No Cleats)

Lunes: Haz un equipo contra los drogas

Ponte una camiseta o uniforme de tu equipo favorito (No zapatos de futbol o casco)


Tuesday: Your future is too bright without drugs

Wear Your Sunglasses

Martes: Tu futuro es muy brillante sin drogas

Ponte unas gafasde sol


Wednesday: Knock the Socks of Drugs

Wear Your Crazy Socks

Miercoles: Dejaran fuera las drogas

Llevar calcetines locos


Thursday: Put a cap on drugs

Wear Your favorite cap/hat

Jueves: Ponle una tapa a las drogas

Ponte tu cachucha favorita o una gorra loca


Friday: Be a superhero and knock out drugs

Dress like a superhero or create your own superhero

Viernes: Se un Heroe y derrota a las drogas

Vistete de un heroe o crea tu propio heroe

Longhorn Character Store

Thursday, Oct. 22nd, 1:30-3:30pm

Outside Counselor's Office

School wide store for good behavior and academic success
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WE “CAN” Help Others In Our School and Community Canned Food-Non-Perishables Drive/Collaboration with Calvary Baptist Church

Monday, Nov. 2nd, 8am to Wednesday, Nov. 18th, 3:30pm

Austin Elementary School, Northwest 7th Street, Grand Prairie, TX, 75050 United States

WE “CAN” Help Others In Our School and Community

Canned Food-Non-Perishables Drive/Collaboration with Calvary Baptist Church

Cloud 9 Theme: Determination

Sponsored by: Leadership Through Kindness Club and Counselor

Drive Dates: 11/2/15-11/18/15

How will the drive be executed?

Students and Staff will bring canned-food and non-perishables to show their compassion and determination to help others.

LTK and Counselor will keep track of each class’ contribution. The class that brings the most canned food items within the time frame will be rewarded with a pizza party.

Items will be picked up by LTK members and placed outside the counselor’s office across from the garden

At the completion of the drive, counselor will call to schedule donation to Calvary Baptist Church

GEN TX Week/College and Career Week (Career Cruising)

Monday, Nov. 16th, 8:30am to Friday, Nov. 20th, 3:30pm

Austin Elementary School, Northwest 7th Street, Grand Prairie, TX, 75050 United States


Career Cruising is an internet-based career exploration and planning tool your child uses to explore career and college options, and develop a career plan.

This program is implemented through the GPISD Counseling Department, whose mission it is to guide students from cradle to career. Career Cruising can be accessed from school or home.


Features of the program include:

  • Interest and Skills Assessment a world-renowned career assessment tool to help people identify suitable career options based on their interests and skills
  • Career Profiles thorough and up-to-date information about hundreds of different occupations, including direct links between careers and college programs
  • Dual Language – The program can shift from English to Spanish text with a click of a button
  • Personal Graduation Plans – Assists with House Bill 5 Endorsement tracking and allows high school students to register for courses online
  • Multimedia Interviews interviews with real people in each occupation, which add depth and realism to career profiles
  • College and Financial Aid Information comprehensive college and financial aid information, with a number of useful search tools to help students find the right college and the right scholarships
  • Electronic Career Portfolio available online, so students can develop their education and career plans from wherever they access Career Cruising
  • Resume Builder integrated with the portfolio to help students format and print professional-looking resumes quickly and easily




Grades Pre-K – 5


The elementary component of Career Cruising is called CCSpark. In GPISD all Pre-K through 5th grade students can log into their account at the link below from school or home to learn about careers through a fun game format.

How do I access Career Cruising? Career Cruising can be access from school, from home, or wherever your son or daughter has access to the internet. www.ccspark.com Student Login: GP-Your Child’s Student ID Student Password: Your Child’s Date of Birth Example: Student Login: GP-111111 Student Password: 12122014 For questions on your



Students go to www.careercruising.com

usename: gpisd

password: learn

Longhorn Character Store

Monday, Nov. 30th, 1:30-3:30pm

Outside Counselor's Office

School wide store for good behavior and academic success