Mrs. Hensley's O.W.L. News

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Valentine's Party:

Friday, February 12th, We will have a party at 1:30.

Valentine's Day Gram:

NEW this year, PTA is selling Valentine's Day Grams for anyone to purchase. $1 each, a CUTE note will be addressed and include a treat. The Valentine Grams will be delivered to recipients in class on the days leading up to Valentine's Day. Sales will begin this Friday, 2/5 and also on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of next week.

Valentine's Day Dance & Auction:

On Friday, February 12th, we will host a dance in the cafeteria for students and their families. Dancing, sweet treats, drinks and FUN! We can still use treat donations and volunteers. Please click here to sign up: Valentine Dance Help and Refreshments Sign-up Also, the "Teacher Experience Silent Auction" will conclude immediately at the end of the dance. NEW this year, the auction will take place ONLINE. Bidding will be placed on a specifically created Facebook page. This will allow for people to bid on "experiences" throughout the week and even if they aren't present at the dance. The auction Facebook page is: and will go live on Monday, February 8.

CARNIVAL Planning Committee

Our biggest event of the year, CARNIVAL, will be Friday, May 6th. Our first planning meeting will be Tuesday, 2/16, 7 pm at Tibbals. Please contact for more information.

STEAM Museum

Science, Technology, Engineer, Art & Mathematics Museum is coming to Tibbals on Monday, Feb 22 and Tuesday, Feb 23. This is an awesome program for our Tigers to participate in. We need your help to make it a success!! Check out this Sign Up Genius to see volunteer for a time:

CFA Spirit Night

Take the night off from cooking and join us for Spirit Night at Chick-fil-A in Murphy on Tuesday, Feb 23. Between 5:00 - 8:00pm, make any purchase, say you're with Tibbals and a portion of the proceeds supports our school. Remember, Tibby says, "Eat more chickn!"


Last chance to just roll out of bed and come to school! Pay just $2 and wear your pajamas to school on Wednesday, February 24th! Funds support programs hosted by the Tibbals PTA.

Box Tops

stop, drop and look for a Box Top! We are still collecting "Box Tops for Education." Please look at all food and household item packaging for the rectangle Box Tops. The LAST DAY to turn in Box Tops and qualify for the contest is Friday, February 26th. Box Tops should be cut out, placed on a form (copies available on the PTA bulletin board just outside of the cafeteria) and turned in. The students turning in the most Box Tops will be invited to an Ice Cream Party this Spring!

Recycle, recycle, recycle!

While our classroom contest for paper recycling is over, it's still a GREAT way to help the environment. The Wylie ISD Paper Recycling Contest continues through March, so don't forget to put all your paper recyclables in the dumpsters out back!

Nightly Practice:

Remember, your child should be practicing multiplication daily. Several students are behind the normal schedule.


Monday, February 8th 3rd grade will have a math checkpoint.

Tuesday, February 9th will be 3rd grades reading checkpoint.

Please make sure you student gets plenty of rest and that they eat a great breakfast. They will have four hours each day to complete their test.


We are starting on the unit of fractions. We will look at making equal shares, fractions on a number line, comparing fractions. In the past fractions have always been a little tough.


In Science, we started learning about the Solar System. We will focus on the planets. If possible, please allow your child to bring their devices all week. Students will be working on a Solar System project in class.


Monday, February 8th: Math Checkpoint

Tuesday, February 9th: Reading Checkpoint

Wednesday, February 10th: Breakfast with Dads

Friday, February 12th: Valentine Parties

Monday, February 15th: No School

Wednesday, February 17th: Spring and Class Pictures

Monday-Friday, March 7th-11th: Spring Break

Thursday and Friday, March 24th & 25th: No School

Tuesday, March 29th: 4th Grade Writing STAAR Test