L. A. Nelson Elementary

April 12, 2016

Reminder! No School this Friday

This coming Friday, April 15th is a Bad Weather Day. Students and staff will not come to school on this day.

Calendar of Events


  • 12- Kindergarten Field Trip- Fort Worth Zoo

  • 15 - Bad Weather Day (No school)

  • 15 - End of the 5th Grading Period

  • 18 - Beginning of the 6th Grading Period

  • 21- New to Kindergarten Orientation- Playground Mixer-3:15-3:45

  • 28- District Kindergarten Orientation- 8:30- 9:15 or 6:00- 6:45 (repeat from a.m.)

  • 25-29- Open House in Music

  • 26 - STUCO Meeting

  • 29- Scoliosis Screening for 5th Grade

  • 30 - Choir @ Denton Arts and Jazz Festival


  • 2-6 Teacher Appreciation Week

  • 5- Sandy Lake Orchestra Field Trip

  • 9 - STAAR: 3 & 4 Math; 5 Math Retest

  • 10 - STAAR: 3 & 4 Reading; 5 Reading Retest

  • 10-CLT Meeting in Library

  • 11 - STAAR: 5 Science

  • 27, 28, 29- Book Fair- Buy One, Get One Free

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BOGO Book Fair

Buy One, Get One Free

Nelson PTA is sponsoring one last book fair before our summer break! On May 25, 26 and 27th, all classes will have the opportunity to visit this book. All books will be buy one and get one free. This is an affordable way to stock up on books for summer reading.

Please note that this will be a low-key event. No special decorations, no toys, no posters, JUST BOOKS!

More information to come as it gets closer.

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Nelson is So Cool!

One of our fourth grade students wrote a letter to the nutritional trainer for the NY Jets. The trainer then face timed several of the fourth grade classrooms to answer questions from all. A big thank you to Ms. Madden for making this happen!
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Congratulations to Ms. Scott's class who raised the most money for Fun Run- $434.93. They got to enjoy some popsicles for all their hard work!