Smoke Signals: Family Edition

October 8-12

Calendar events for the week...

All Week: Blaze a Trail for Literacy

Monday, 10/8

Tuesday, 10/9

3:30 - CAT Meeting #1, library

Wednesday, 10/10

5th grade Field Day at Lumpkins Stadium

Thursday, 10/11

5th grade Math DCA window

Friday, 10/12

5th grade Math DCA window

Science Fair Permission Slips go home

Pink Out

Upcoming Events...

October

15 - Fair Day

18 - 4th grade program

19 - Grading period 1 ends

22 - Grading Period 2 Begins

22-24 - Building open until 7:00 pm for parent conferences

25 - 5:30-7pm - Shackelford's 30th anniverary celebration and fall carnival

26 - Parent Conference day/Homecoming

29-2 - Red Ribbon Week


November -

1 Birthday Celebration day - October/November/December birthdays

2 - PTO Luncheon

5 - Teacher of the Month

7 - GLL meeting

7 - 5th grade Career Expo

13 - 5th grade Symphony field trip

December -

3-7 Hour of Code Week

4 - CAT Meeting #2

6 - Staff Christmas Party

13 - 3rd grade program

Parent Conference Day

The official parent conference day is October 26. Here are a few expectations to keep in mind:


  • Every effort should be made to have a face to face parent conferences the week of October 22.
  • The building will be open, with an administrator on campus until 7:00 pm on Monday, 10/22, Tuesday, 10/23, and Wednesday, 10/24. Please plan to conclude all conferences by 7:00 pm these evenings.
  • We will have our 30th anniversary celebration on Thursday evening from 5:30 - 7:00 pm. Do not schedule conferences to happen during this event. Conferences should end by 5:30 on Thursday, 10/25.
  • Conferences may be scheduled from 8:00-12:00 on Friday, 10/26. All staff will be released at 12:00 for homecoming festivities.
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Shackelford Elementary

Principal: Theresa Burkhalter

Assistant Principal: Brittany Griffith

Counselor: Monica Taylor