SGE Family Newsletter

November 14, 2022

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Looking Ahead...

Nov 12 - Turkey Trot & Fall Carnival!!! (see flyer below)

Nov 16 - PTO Meeting at SGE Library, 6pm

Nov 21-25 Thanksgiving Break

Nov 28 - No School / Staff Development

Dec 6 - 2nd Grade Christmas Concert

Dec 15 - Christmas Parties (Teachers will send specific party time)

Dec 16-Jan 2 - Student Holidays

Jan 3 - No School / Staff Development

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STRIVE for 95!


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ADA stands for Average Daily Attendance. Average Daily Attendance is defined as the total days of student attendance divided by the total days of instruction. Check out SGE's ADA trends in the chart above.

We're going to "STRIVE FOR 95!" while also knowing that "98 IS Great!" We recognize that illnesses and events take place that necesitate absences, however, we do encourage every student to be in school every day he/she is able. Let's work for 98!

Good attendance is connected to increased reading proficiency, increased academic performance, and fewer behavior issues. Every day counts! Every minute counts too...

The state of Texas requires 75,600 instructional minutes per school year. We want students in their seat for as many minutes of the instructional day as possible. Teachers have so much to teach and students have so much to learn between the 7:40 and 3:20 bells. Again, we recognize that events arise that necessitate a late arrival or early check-out, but avoiding a pattern of tardies and early check-outs is helpful to the student AND the teacher!

If your student is arriving after the 7:45 tardy bell, PLEASE WALK HIM/HER INSIDE THE BUILDING.

World's Finest Chocolate Prizes coming Soon!

Prizes have been ordered and are expected to arrive the week of November 14th. Prizes will be distributed, drawings will be held, and the top seller will be announced that week!

Viewing Progress Reports and Report Cards

Please look at how your child is progressing. If you have questions, please reach out to your child's teacher.

See directions below, and be sure to electronically sign each report.

BCISD Transportation Department and Information

Click this link to view transportation contact information, bus service registration, and an FAQ regarding bus transportation.

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Shady Grove Elementary School

7:15am Office Opens

7:15am Student Drop Off/Breakfast

7:40am School Begins

7:45am Tardy Bell

9:00am Students not in attendance are marked absent

1:30pm Transportation changes due, please email:

3:20pm Student Dismissal

4:00pm Office/School Closes