Chavez Eagle Express

Week of January 26, 2015


Definition: HUMILITY--Humility is being humble, not proud or haughty, not arrogant or assertive.

“Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.” Matthew 5:5

ACADEMIC FAIR--Tuesday, January 27--(6:00-7:30pm)

This Tuesday our 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students will be presenting their projects for the Academic Fair. Previously The Academic Fair was the Science Fair. Our teachers suggested giving students the option to present a project in any of the core subjects. It has been a hit since it started. Students have presented very creative projects in Math, Science, Social Studies, and Literature. We hope to have another great turnout to support the creative work of our students. We will have a brief PTA meeting at 5:45 and the Projects will be available to view from 6:00--7:30pm.


Annette Westrick: PRE K Teacher

Hi! My name is Annette Westrick and I am happy to be teaching Pre-K at Chavez this year. Originally from a suburb of Chicago, I graduated from Northern Illinois University with a bachelor's degree in Child Development. After many years teaching in child care, I returned to school (TWU) and worked to earn teacher certifications in EC-4, Special Education, and ESL. This is my ninth year teaching young children in the district. I especially enjoy reading to and singing with my wonderful young students.

I live in Denton with my husband of 19 years and have three sons. My oldest son, Jonathan, has been in the navy for ten years. Currently stationed in San Diego, he works as communications support for Seal Team 1 and has recently earned a bachelor degree in Cyber-Communications. My middle son, Adam, is a student at NCTC. My youngest son, Nick, is a senior at Ryan High School and is working at Denton Area Teachers Credit Union as an intern in their IS Department. We also have a three year old Australian Shepherd

named Koda who is very devoted to my husband.

I love reading, traveling, and spending time at the lake.

Students of the Week

Kindergarten--Mrs. Cain

Samuel Robles

Sophia Song

1st Grade--Mrs. Cassell

Jairus Gardner

Chloe DeWeese

2nd Grade--Mrs. Wilson

Lucy Sohr

Zander Howard

3rd Grade--Ms. Slifer

Dominick Gonzales

Emily Welch

4th Grade--Mrs. Pruitt

Salvador Robles

Kyleigh Parnell

5th Grade--Mrs. Jacques

Yalani Hodge

Terry Mathew


Jan 27--5:45 PTA meeting

Jan 27--6:00pm Academic Fair 3-5th grade

Feb 9-13--Bookfair

Feb 10--Muffins for Mom 7:00am

Feb 16--President's Day--Student Holiday

Feb 18--3rd & 4th Benchmark--Reading

Feb 19--3rd & 4th Benchmark--Math, 5th Science

Feb 24--3rd Grade Choir Performance--6:00pm

Feb 27--11:20--Early Release--Staff Development

Mar 2-6 Texas Public Schools Week

Mar 3---Open House----5:30--7:00pm

Mar 6--Kinder Horse Parade

Mar 6--Grandparents Day Lunch

Mar 9-13 Spring Break

Mar 20--1st and 2nd Grade Spelling Bee