Shackelford Braves

Principal Newsletter

Dear Shackelford Families,

Happy December! Teachers and students have been working on creating a festive environment that is themed around Candy Land and it looks so good! Although we are still limited in some of the traditions on campus we wanted to create new ones and provide joy during this time of year. We have several fun items on our calendar over the next two weeks for students and families. There was a Shackelford 12 days of Christmas calendar that went out and we are planning our first family night (COVID Friendly of course)!

*College Day is every Wednesday!* Students are welcome to wear their favorite college shirt or colors!

December 7:

Bring a canned good for Waxahachie Care! Our goal is to reach 1,000 cans! Can we do it?

December 8: Shackelford Chipotle Night!

Wear your favorite Santa/ Holiday shirt!

December 9:

Bring/make someone a Christmas card

December 10:

Wear your ugliest Christmas Sweater!

December 11:

School-Wide Virtual Christmas Carol Sing-Along!

December 14:

Wear a holiday hat! (Santa hat, antlers, anything fun!)

Positive behavior Tribe Ticket drawing

December 15:

Wear your favorite holiday scarf!

December 16:

Door decorating contest winners on campus will be announced!

December 17:

Wear your holiday pajamas!! Santa is coming to visit!

December 18:

Class Christmas Parties and early release at 11:40.

December 20- January 6: Student Holiday

January 7: Students Return!


Visitors can enter the building. We ask that you are symptom-free for our student and staff safety. Mrs. Barron or a front office staff member will be available to assist you.


Please follow the link below to register as a Shackelford volunteer. It is important to log your hours if you are currently assisting from home. If you have been debating if you should sign up, now is the time! Although, we are following new guidelines we still love our volunteers!

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Mrs. Schaeffer