Boyd Bulletin

Volume 7 - February 2019

Boletín de Boyd en Español - Volume 7 - febrero 2019

https://www.smore.com/x04y6

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Mark Your Calendars

FEBRUARY

1 - 6th Grade Trip to Collin College

4 - Middle School Registration for 6th Graders During the School Day

6-15 - Spring Book Fair

14 - Valentine's Party Times

  • 10:15-11:00 - 4th
  • 10:45-11:30 - 3rd
  • 12:45-1:30 - Kinder
  • 1:00-1:45 - 2nd
  • 1:15-2:00 - 5th
  • 1:30-2:15 - 1st
  • 1:45-2:30 - 6th

14 - Blood Drive

18 - Student Holiday

19 - STEAM Center Visit - 1st Grade

19 - STAAR Simulation - 3, 4, 6 Math - No Visitors on Campus

20 - STAAR Simulation - 3, 4, 6 Reading - No Visitors on Campus

21 - STAAR Simulation - 5 Science - No Visitors on Campus

28 - Chick-fil-A Spirit Night

28 - Black History Month Celebration



2018-19 - State and District Assessment Dates

3rd Annual Allen ISD Rock-N-Bowl Tournament

These wonderful Blackhawks represented Boyd at the 3rd Annual Allen ISD Rock-N-Bowl Tournament. They competed against bowlers from all the other Allen elementary schools.


Students:

Lavan Patterson, De'Kyre Madison, Jeremy Kamau, Alex Ransom, Manuel Coronado, Yahir Cortes, Violet Robles, Alivia Cupples, Layla Diego, and Syah Surles

Valentine's Day Parties - February 14

Times:

  • 10:15-11:00 - 4th
  • 10:45-11:30 - 3rd
  • 12:45-1:30 - Kinder
  • 1:00-1:45 - 2nd
  • 1:15-2:00 - 5th
  • 1:30-2:15 - 1st
  • 1:45-2:30 - 6th

Student Council Believes Kindness Matters

Promoting Kindness, Student Council invites all students to participate in our Kindness Challenge February 1 – February 7. In their Thursday Folders on January 31, each student was provided a challenge sheet listing a variety of activities they can do at school and at home to demonstrate kindness throughout the week.


Take the challenge - complete as many acts of kindness as you can!

All forms should be returned to homeroom teachers on Friday, February 8.

Boyd Elementary Student Council 2018 - 2019

Meetings will be held for Student Council Members on Mondays listed below at 3:00 - 4:00 in Room 189.

  • Feb 4, 2019
  • Feb 11, 2019
  • Mar 4, 2019
  • Mar 25, 2019
  • Apr 8, 2019
  • Apr 22, 2019
  • May 6, 2019


For questions, please contact the council sponsors.

Mrs. Solcher - lizabeth.solcher@allenisd.org

Mrs. Bayer - stephanie.bayer@allenisd.org

Blood Drive - February 14

The Kids Heart Challenge

Starting the week of January 28th through February 15th Boyd Elementary will be participating in The Kids Heart Challenge! We will be raising money for the American Heart Association. Students can earn prizes along the way for their fundraising efforts and the best part of it all is that all the fundraising can be done ONLINE. Information was sent in students' Thursday folders last week.
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Gifted and Talented Testing (2nd-6th grade)

Registration for Gifted and Talented testing (2nd-6th grade) is open and closes February 15th (no late registrations accepted).


If you are interested in having your student test for the Gifted and Talented program, please use this link to register (using a Google browser)

CogAT Phase I Registration OPENS Jan. 22 - Feb. 15, 2019


Testing Information:

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Begins at 9:00 am

Approximately 2 to 2 and 1/2 hours

Grades 1-3 @ Ford Middle School 630 Park Place

Grades 4-11 @ Curtis Middle School - 1530 Rivercrest Blvd

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From the Nurse

In order to comply with entry requirements for 7th Grade, your student will be required to have the following immunizations:

  • Tdap (diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis)
  • Meningococcal


Turn in proof of immunization as soon as possible. If requirements are completed between now and the end of school (May 2019), then a copy can be turned into the to the Boyd Elementary office.

Middle School Information for 6th Graders Going to 7th Grade

Parent Registration Information Nights:


  • Ford Middle School - Feb. 20 - 6:00 pm
  • Ereckson Middle School - Feb. 12 – 7:00 pm

Information from Ereckson Athletics Dept.

Cheerleading and Mascot Tryout Information

Ereckson Middle School Cheerleading and Mascot Tryout Information for 2019-20


https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZjoOzF8_OyG9J63VkgnDgFw3-pUW2Ozb/view?usp=sharing

Yearbook Sale

Its time to order your yearbook!


Don't forget to place your orders for the 2018-2019 Boyd Elementary Yearbook. Yearbooks are $30.


You can place the order online directly at www.jostens.com or by sending in the order form with either cash or a check.


These memories will last a lifetime and this year's story is just the beginning

Allen ISD Learn ‘N Playday Preschool

Allen ISD Learn ‘N Playday Preschool will be having registration for the 2019-2020 school year in early February. For more information on how to register your child please check their website at www.allenisd.org/learnnplayday.


Learn ‘N Playday is located at Anderson Elementary School (anyone in AISD may enroll) and has been providing a quality tuition-based preschool experience for 3 and 4 year old children since 1986. Classes run from 9 am until 2 pm and are offered 2, 3 or 5 days (5 day- 4 year olds only) a week. If you have any questions please feel free to email learnplay@allenisd.org.

FROM THE COUNSELOR

Patricia Chavez, M.Ed., LSC

Boyd Elementary School Counselor

patricia.chavez@allenisd.org

(972) 727-0560 ext. 0852

Chick-fil-A Spirit Days

Location: Chick-fil-A Allen—McDermott Rd


Please inform them that you are with Boyd Elementary.


2018/2019 School Year

December 20 2018

January 24, 2019

February 28, 2019

March 28, 2019

April 25, 2019

May 23, 2019

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Breakfast and Lunch Information

Breakfast Time

7:30-7:45 am


Lunch Schedule

Kinder - 10:55-11:25

1st - 11:10-11:40

2nd - 11:25-11:55

3rd - 12:50-1:20

4th - 12:25-12:55

5th - 11:50-12:20

6th - 1:00-1:30


If coming to eat with your child, please bring your ID to enter the building. You will only be allowed to eat with your own child (no friends).


BREAKFAST:

Students: $1.30

Adults & Guests & Siblings: $2.20

Reduced price $0.30 or Free for qualifying students


LUNCH:

Students: $2.35

Adults & Guests & Siblings: $3.75

Reduced price $0.40 or Free for qualifying students


Links

Online Prepayment

Menus


Free or Reduced Lunch

(Application must be completed each year)

Alton Boyd Elementary School

Address:

800 S Jupiter

Allen, Texas


Phone: 972-727-0560

Fax: 972-727-0566


Office Staff:

Principal: Judith Coffman

Asst. Principal: Nancy Jung

Asst. Principal: Wendy Williams

Secretary: Yesenia Fields

Registration: Elaine Gamboa

Receptionist: Kimberly Beltran

Nurse: Terry Phillips

Counselor: Patricia Chavez

CARE: Marison Puterbaugh

Campus Intervention Specialist (CIS): Yessica Schessler

Boyd PTA President: Trina Harmeson



School Website:

https://www.allenisd.org/Page/15028


Twitter:

@boydblackhawks

Free Vaccines

www.carevan.org

Boyd Elementary School

800 Jupiter Drive Allen, Tx 75002

5:00-7:00pm

Thursday, April 4, 2019