Updates Week of May 9th

May 9th- 13th

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Happy Mother's Day QVE

Team,


It's so appropriate that Teacher Appreciation Week is the same week as Mother's Day! You guys do such an amazing job being there for your students, not only as a teacher, but as a counselor, social worker, doctor, and yes- a mother (father)!


I hope you enjoyed this special day with all the mother's in your life who have helped to shape you into the magnificent people that you are today. It's not only a day that we celebrate Mother's, but life, and all the gifts our mothers, children, aunts, grandmothers, teachers, friends others have contributed to the world.


YOU are truly a gift and we are so blessed to have you share them with the students, staff, and families of QVE!


Happy Mother's Day!

STAAR Testing Tomorrow!

Team,

Rest up- STAAR Testing is tomorrow! I sent out a reminder to parents this evening and gave them a few tips that will ensure students are STAAR READY!


Here's the message:


Eagle Families,


First, we want to wish you a Happy Mother's Day! This is not only a day we celebrate motherhood, but the beautiful gift of life and our amazing contributions to the world! Thanks for sharing your precious gifts with us!


Tomorrow is STAAR Testing for 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grades. Please make sure students take the following steps in an effort to be ready to ROCK the STAAR tomorrow:


1. Make sure your child(ren) get to bed at a good time. We know you're celebrating today, so make sure you get home in time for students to get at least 8 hours of sleep.


2. Get up early enough to get a good, nutritious breakfast in the morning. Students will have fours hours to take the test, our wonderful PTO has provided a snack and water- but a good breakfast will ensure students have the endurance to stay focused and engaged.


3. Dress your child in comfortable clothing - maybe send a light jacket or sweater in case s/he gets cold.


4. As stated above, our wonderful PTO have provided gold fish crackers, fruit snacks, and bottled water for students that are testing. If for some reason, your child cannot consume these snacks, you may send a special "healthy" snack.


5. Share encouraging words or share an inspirational quote with students in the morning. Many times how we feel and our confidence has a great deal to do with our performance.


Here are a few:


If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride - and never quit, you'll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards. Paul Bryant


Believe in yourself, and the rest will fall into place. Have faith in your own abilities, work hard, and there is nothing you cannot accomplish. Brad Henry


If you believe in yourself anything is possible. Miley Cyrus


You can have all the tools in the world but if you don't genuinely believe in yourself, it's useless. Ken Jeong

We appreciate your partnership!



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What's Up at QVE?

May 9th

· Grade 3 & 4 Math, Grade 5 Math Re-test – STAAR


May 10th

· Grade 3 & 4 Reading, Grade 5 Reading Re-Test – STAAR

· PLC Meeting

· PLC Lead Meeting 3:30-4:30


May 11th

· Grade 5 Science STAAR

· CBLT Meeting 3:30-4:30

· Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night 5:00-8:00


May 13th

· PDAS Summatives are Due

· Spring Carnival! 4:00-8:00


May 16th

· Grade Posting Window 16th–31st

· Library Inventory week

· 1st Grade Field Trip - Main Street Theater

· Lunch by Freedom Church

· Online registration opens for new students to the district

· GEMS/GENTS Meeting 3:30-5:15


May 17th

· Fort Bend Library Summer Reading Programs Presentation

· Lunch provided by PTO

· PLC Meeting

· Global Leadership Day (rescheduled) 4:30-6:00


May 18th

· 4th Grade Field Trip

· Committee Meetings


May 19th

· Lunch provided by PTO

· QVE Eagle Choir Spring Concert 2:00-3:00

· QVE Eagle Choir Spring Concert 6:00-7:00


May 20th

· Student Library Books Due

· Teacher Library Book Check-Out Ends


May 24th

· PLC Meeting


May 25th

· Rhythm Path


May 26th

· QVE Stars Talent Show 8:30-10:00

· QVE Stars Talent Show 1:30-3:00

· Team Leader Meeting 3:30-4:30


May 27th

· Spring Fling

· Synergize Celebration 2:15-3:00


May 30th

· Holiday/Memorial Day



May 31st

· PLC Meeting


June 1st

· 5th Grade Party

· Faculty Meeting 3:30-5:00


June 2nd

· Last Student Day/Early Dismissal at 12:10PM

· Report cards sent home

· Teacher Library Books Due

· PTO Meeting 6:30-8:00


June 3rd

· Teacher Work Day


June 9th

· Digital Learning Conference 7:30-4:30

· Focus on Collaboration