COYOTE CONNECTIONS

Weekly Updates from Mrs. Cervantes - May 8, 2022

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Happy Mother's Day to all the CRE moms, step-moms, grandmothers, aunties, godmothers, and all other positive female role models in our students' lives. We celebrate you this weekend and hope you have a wonderful day!


We wanted to give a special thank you for all the fabulous Teacher/Staff Appreciation treats and goodies this past week! We were showered with love notes and daily treats in the lounge. Thank you so very much to the CRE PTA for organizing such lovely spreads each day!


STAAR Testing this week:

Students in grades 3-5 are scheduled to participate in the STAAR assessment this week. Our campus will be participating in STAAR Tuesday, May 10th (Mathematics); Wednesday, May 11th(Reading); Thursday, May 12th (Science). This is a state mandated test. Due to security and confidentiality measures used to support with testing, NO VISITORS WILL BE ALLOWED ON CAMPUS during these three days.

We appreciate your support with these very important testing dates!

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Coyote Choir

Our Coyote Choir, led by our music teacher Cami Guerrero, participated in the NRH2O Music Festival choir contest this past week. They did an amazing job and brought home a trophy and a superior rating! We are so very proud of our Coyote Choir!
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CRE Yearbooks Have Arrived!

Hello CRE families! The yearbooks have arrived! They will be distributed on Monday, May 9th, to all students who purchased online. We have a few extra that can be purchased in the office on Monday. If you are interested in purchasing one the cost is $25. We hope that you enjoy a peek at our wonderful school year!



Yearbook Advisors,

Mrs. Clements and Mrs. Hernandez

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From the Librarian

Hello CRE families!


I would like to start by saying thank you for all the support that you give the library in creating responsible library users! This week was the last week to check out books! Next week, the students will visit the library to return all books and learn about Summer Reading Challenges and opportunities happening around our local libraries! Students Pk-2nd grade will come in on Thursday (5/12) and students 3-5th grade will come in on Friday (5/13). Please help your child remember to have their book in their backpack and ready to be returned. I will be sending notices on Tuesday, May 17th to all students who still have books out. Please reach out to me if you know that your child has a missing book. You have the option of paying for a replacement with cash/check (please make is payable to Coyote Ridge ES) or with a credit card online. If you choose to pay online please email me so I can add the fine to Revtrak. I hope that you guys are geared up to have a great summer full of reading and relaxation!


Mrs. Hernandez, CRE Librarian

hernandezv@lisd.net

School Meals

School meals will be free for all students this year, but we encourage qualifying families to sign up for the Free & Reduced program to receive numerous other benefits! It's meals and so much more: http://lisd.net/freeandreduced


Please see below for the link to Breakfast/Lunch menus.

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Coyote Ridge PTA (Parent-Teacher Association)

Parents, we invite you to join the CRE PTA! Along with spirit wear sales will be online membership and registration. I encourage ALL parents/guardians and staff to join, and we will continue to aim for 100% membership. Please remember that your membership dues go to support the school with items and programs that directly and positively impact your child's learning experience at CRE. Your membership also helps us have a collective voice in matters that impact education as a whole. Your membership in no way obligates you to any specific volunteer tasks or participation in meetings, but we'd love to have you! We proudly aim for 100% CRE staff participation, and we'd love to get as many families in as possible. Grandparents, neighbors, and community members are welcome members as well!


To join PTA and/or order CRE Spirit Wear, click on our CRE PTA website below and follow the steps. REMINDER: Membership dues go to support the school with programs directly impacting our students learning experience at CRE. Joining the PTA, in no way obligates you to specific volunteer events or participation in meeting. We would love to have you join, but there is NO obligation.


Coyote Ridge PTA Website - https://coyoteridgepta.membershiptoolkit.com/home


Thank you for partnering with us this school year!

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Mark Your Calendars!

  • 5/10 - STAAR Math test (3rd, 4th, 5th grades)
  • 5/11 - STAAR Reading Test (3rd, 4th, 5th grades)
  • 5/12 - STAAR Science Test (5th grade) plus any makeup testing
  • 5/13 - STAAR makeup testing continues
  • 5/13. Spirit Day: Homeroom Wars
  • 5/16. Senior Hawk Walk and breakfast
  • 5/17. 5th grade to Rough Riders game
  • 5/19. General PTA Meeting and 5th grade music performance
  • 5/20. Spirit Day: Beach Day
  • 5/23. EOY Celebrations (Bounce Houses provided to students by PTA during enrichment)
  • 5/24. K-4 Awards Ceremonies - during enrichment/specials schedule
  • 5/25. 8:30AM - 5th Grade "Moving Up" Celebration
  • 5/25. Last day of school! Early dismissal for students at 11:45AM