Smoke Signals: Staff Edition

October 22-26

Calendar events for the week...

All Week: Parent Conference Week

Monday, 10/22

RTI during conference periods

Grading period 2 begins

6:30pm Parent Session - Love & Logic Session 1: Putting an End to Arguing - Clift Elementary

Building will be open for conferences until 7pm

Tuesday, 10/23

Building will be open for conferences until 7pm

Wednesday, 10/24

3rd & 4th grade ELAR DCAs

Building will be open for conferences until 7pm

Thursday, 10/25

10:00 - 30 picture on the Map, weather permitting

Order out Lunch - BBQ

5:30-7pm Fall Festival & 30th birthday celebration

Friday, 10/26

8:00-12:00 Parent Conferences

12:00 - Staff dismissed for Homecoming Festivities

Upcoming Events...

October

29-2 - Red Ribbon Week


November -

1 Birthday Celebration day - October/November/December birthdays

2 - PTO Luncheon

5 - Teacher of the Month

7 - GLL meeting

7 - 5th grade Career Expo

13 - 5th grade Symphony field trip

14 - Staff Meeting: Ellis County Child's Advocacy Center Training


December -

3 - Teacher of the Month

3-7 Hour of Code Week

4 - CAT Meeting #2

6 - Staff Christmas Party

12 - Staff Meeting

13 - 3rd grade program

Parent Conference Day

The official parent conference day is October 26. Here are a few expectations to keep in mind:


  • Every effort should be made to have a face to face parent conferences the week of October 22.
  • The building will be open, with an administrator on campus until 7:00 pm on Monday, 10/22, Tuesday, 10/23, and Wednesday, 10/24. Please plan to conclude all conferences by 7:00 pm these evenings.
  • We will have our 30th anniversary celebration on Thursday evening from 5:30 - 7:00 pm. Do not schedule conferences to happen during this event. Conferences should end by 5:30 on Thursday, 10/25.
  • Conferences may be scheduled from 8:00-12:00 on Friday, 10/26. All staff will be released at 12:00 for homecoming festivities.

See the Hub for updated schedules!

We have had some staff changes and schedules have been updated to reflect these. Be sure to use the live document on the Hub for all of your campus information!
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email tburkhalter@wisd.org to sign up!

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Shackelford Elementary

Principal: Theresa Burkhalter

Assistant Principal: Brittany Griffith

Counselor: Monica Taylor