Ms. Macias's Minions

November 11th-15th

What's new in Ms. Macias's Class?

Math- Multiplication (2 digit by 2 digit) with estimation

Science- Continue Science Fair

Social Studies- We will be beginning a unit on "Explorers."

No Spelling or Vocabulary this week due to the four day week.

Patton Science Fair

Please remember to sign and return the science fair consent form!

Your child's science fair topic is due no later than November 18. If you haven't already, please visit the Patton Science Fair link for parents. It is attached at the bottom of this memo.

Veteran's Day Assembly

Tuesday, Nov. 12th 2013 at 8:30am

Westcreek Drive

Austin, TX

Canned Food Drive Ends

Thursday, Nov. 14th 2013 at 2:45pm

Westcreek Drive

Austin, TX

All donations will be for Austin families suffering from the recent floods. Please send your donations! The winning class receives a pizza party!

Parent Night

Tuesday, Nov. 12th 2013 at 5:45pm

4801 Monterey Oaks Boulevard

Austin, TX

Dear 4th & 5th Grade Parents &/or Guardians,

You are invited to attend a Parent Night on Tuesday, November 12th to learn about the new high school graduation plans and college and career readiness opportunities for your child.Join the PTA and Small MS staff at 5:45 p.m. for a meet & greet. After a brief PTA meeting starting at 6:00 p.m., AISD Associate Superintendent Edmund Oropez will present an overview of the new high school graduation plans. 8th grade parents will then attend breakout sessions to review endorsements from our feeder high schools, Austin and Bowie, and have additional opportunities to hear about school choice options such as the Liberal Arts and Science Academy (LASA), McCallum Fine Arts Academy, the Austin Global Studies Academy (AGS), and the Akins New Tech and STEM Academies. 6th & 7th grade parents will learn about Small Middle School’s 21st century learning, high school options while in middle school, and have an opportunity to attend breakout sessions covering topics on the adolescent brain, college/career readiness, social-emotional learning, financial planning for college, and the Small Green Tech STEM Academy. Please see the attached flier for more detailed information.

We hope to see you there!