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Mark Your Calendars For This Week's Events!

9/17 - Kinder Vision & Hearing Screening

9/17- Culver's Spirit Night: 4-9pm

9/19- 1st Grade Parent Informational Night @ 5:30pm

SWE Choir - 4th & 5th Graders

Mr. Conaton spoke with all 4th & 5th graders on Friday to share choir information and hand out information & permission slips to those interested. The slip is also attached here.


The SWE Choir will be composed of the first 50 students interested. Mr. Conaton will begin collecting the forms Monday, 9/16 at 8:15 am.


He can be contacted at christopher.conaton@humbleisd.net

Plan Ahead With These Upcoming Dates!

9/23 - NO SCHOOL for elementary students: Staff Professional Development

9/24 - WATCH D.O.G. Kick-Off @ 6:30pm in SWE Cafeteria

9/25 - 2nd Grade Parent Informational Night @ 5:30pm

9/26 - 5th Grade Parent Informational Night @ 5:00pm

9/30 - Book Fair Week

10/1 - Kinder Parent Informational Night @ 5:00pm

10/3 - 4th Grade Parent Informational Night @ 5:30pm

10/7 - 10/11 - NO SCHOOL: Fall Break

Grade Level Parent Informational Nights

To give parents a little more information regarding all things specific to each grade, grade level meetings have been scheduled. These will begin promptly at the designated start time and last about an hour varying depending on grade level . For those unable to attend, information will be shared electronically by the grade level. Grade levels will also send additional information.


September 19: 1st Grade @5:30pm

September 25: 2nd Grade @5:30pm

September 26: 5th Grade @5:00pm

October 1: Kindergarten @ 5:00pm

October 3: 4th Grade @5:30pm

Clubs @ SWE

Clubs at SWE (as of now):


Marathon Club - All Students - Every morning from 7:30 - 7:50am. Contact Person: Coach Frye


S.T.E.E.R Club (Robotics) - 4th/5th - Limited to 20 students. Applications due 9/20. Contact person: Camie Tews & Larenzo Givens


Geography Club - Grades 3 - 5: Not limited - Contact Person: Melissa Donnell for application


Destination Imagination- 4th/5th - More info to come - Contact Person: Robin Dukes


Math Olympiads - 4th/5th - Applications due 9/17 - Contact Person: Carol Oke & Kathleen Stuffler


Science Olympiads- 4th/5th - Applications will be sent out after Thanksgiving Break - Contact Person: Robbie Morrow & Laure Friedel


Choir - See information above- Contact Person: Christopher Conaton

Calling All Dads of Great Students!!!

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Watch D.O.G.S. Pizza & Information Kick-Off

Tuesday, Sep. 24th, 6:30pm

SWE Cafeteria

Calling all dads & father figures! Your attendance is requested!!


Attendees will get information regarding the Watch DOGS program and be able to sign up for a day to make a positive impact at their child's school.

Attendance at this event is for the father/father-figure and the school-age SWE child(ren).


Please RSVP at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1zgc2KfvmsfCqcg7YHrZWil-t2QuQdxu5XzXA0fH7D1c/viewform?edit_requested=true

SWE Student Council Partners With WLMS Student to "Stuff Out Cancer"!

September is Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month. SWE will be supporting the effort to "Stuff Out Cancer". Through September 30, please send a NEW stuffed animal to SWE. Our student Council will partner with Kaitlyn from WLMS to donate these generous donations to Texas Children's Hospital. While this effort will not cure cancer, it will bring comfort and support to those children fighting the battle. Thank you for considering!

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Gifted & Talented Information

Gifted/Talented Referrals


The identification & selection of students is determined through a comprehensive three-step process conducted by a committee which uses multiple and specific evaluation criteria.


REFERRAL

Parents and teachers have the opportunity to refer new & returning students Referrals should be completed in the online portal, https://www.humbleisd.net/site/Default.aspx?PageID=115204, on the Advanced Academics website. The portal will be open during the referral window


  • Grades 1 - 12: August 26 - September 27

  • Kindergarten: August 26 - December 20



Also note: All kindergarten students will be screened toward the middle of the year.


TESTING

Students who are referred for the Humble ISD Gifted & Talented Program are assessed with a variety of quantitative and qualitative instruments. Once the testing is complete, a committee meets to look at a variety of factors to determine identification in the gifted & talented program.


NOTIFICATION

Parents will be notified by letter of the testing results.


Please contact our ELT (Extended Learning Teacher), Robin Dukes, at robin.dukes@humbleisd.net if you have any questions or visit her website at https://www.humbleisd.net/Domain/1593



“Should I Refer?” district slideshow is attached below.

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VOLUNTEERING IN HUMBLE ISD

Humble ISD continually enhances proactive safety measures to keep children safe.

Anyone interested in volunteering in Humble ISD will be required to complete an application and undergo a criminal background check.

Go to humbleisd.net/volunteer to begin the application process.

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Absent Line

Please call 281-641-3019 if your child will be absent. Please leave your child's name, grade and reason for absence in the message.



Students have 2 days after his/her return to school to bring in an absence note. Absence notes should be contain the following:

  • student's name
  • date of absence
  • reason for absence
  • parent signature