Vaughan Voice

Campus Parent Communication - October 15, 2021

We hope you enjoyed the long weekend with your kiddos! This week was pretty short, but we began the second nine week grading period. Today parents may access their child's first nine weeks grades in Skyward. Directions are below.


Have a great weekend!


Thank you,


Tonya Jasenof

Principal

Vaughan Elementary

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Report Cards for the First Nine Weeks are Now Available!

We will not be sending home paper copies of report cards.


  • Kinder - 2nd grade: You will be able to view your child's report card at the end of each nine weeks in Skyward under the Portfolio section.
  • 3rd-6th grade parents: You can access your child's Progress Reports, Grades, and Nine Week report cards in Skyward.


See the instructions below!


If you have additional questions about how to access Skyward, feel free to call the school office at 972-727.0470. If you have questions in regards to your student's progress, please reach out to your child's teacher.

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Red Ribbon Picnic

Our PTA Red Ribbon Picnic will be on October 28th from 5-6:30 PM. We'd love for you to join us!
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Room Parents

If you would like to be the head room parent for your child's homeroom, please complete this form. Please know that while we love having all volunteers on campus, we're only allowing one head room and one co-room parent per class. If you're not the head room parent or the co-room parent for your child's homeroom, you can still volunteer and support them. Thank you!


**If we have multiple room parents per class, we will just randomly draw for each homeroom.

Chess Club

While we're not offering free, teacher led clubs this semester, we will be offering them starting in January. However, we did choose to allow a company, coordinated through the district, to provide chess club. We felt like this is not a club we typically are well versed on, so we wanted a experienced group to handle it. This paid club does start soon and is on Wednesdays. If you choose to sign your child up, it will not impact them being able to participate in a free, teacher led club next semester. Those clubs will not be held on Wednesdays. The form went home a few weeks ago. Below is a copy. There are extras in the front foyer at Vaughan.
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Yearbooks!

Yearbooks are on sale starting now for $25. Please take advantage now before the price goes up on November 12th! Click here to purchase a yearbook.

College Flags or Pennants for the Gym

Coach G would love to fill the remainder of the gym perimeter with college pennants and/or flags. If you have one you would like to donate, please reach out to him at shawn.glover@allenisd.org. Thanks!

New Volunteer Background Check Form

If you've already filled out the volunteer background check and been approved to volunteer, you do not need to fill out this new form. If you have not, please click here to complete the new form.

NO Visitors During Book Fair (Oct. 21-29)

From October 21-29 the Scholastic Book Fair, coordinated by PTA, will be in our multi-purpose room. Therefore, we will not be allowing lunch visitors during this time.

STEAM

Allen ISD Steam Center is hosting a Fall Festival on Saturday, October 30 from 2-5 pm. We will have games, contests, a trunk or treat event, and more. For more information see the flyer below.
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WatchD.O.G.S.

We will begin having WatchD.O.G.S. on campus starting October 4th. Click here to sign up! For more information on WatchD.O.G.S., you may contact Melissa Dreher at melissa.dreher@allenisd.org.

Library Volunteers Needed!

Dr. Smithwick needs some extra hands in the library! If you are interested in helping to shelve books on a weekly basis or work on special projects when/if they arise, please sign up here:


https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805084AAAAC2DA4F85-vaughan2

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Remaining Spirit Shirts for Sale

We have some Vaughan t-shirts left to sale. We are selling them on a first come, first serve basis. If you would like to purchase one, click here.
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Emergency Broadband Benefit

The FCC is providing relief to help families struggling to afford internet services during COVID-19. The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband services for qualifying families and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Families can use this link to apply.

Other Important Details

Health and Safety Measures: 2021-2022 School Year

Please review the health and safety measure for the 2021-2022 school year. This is a live document, so any changes that occur will be reflected here.

Ways to Get Involved!

  • Contact your child’s teacher or sign up to volunteer through the Vaughan PTA.

Save the Date!

Monday, October 25th - Chick-Fil-A Day

Monday, October 25th - Friday, October 29th - Red Ribbon Week

Monday, October 25th - Parent Conference Day - No School for Students

Thursday, October 28th - PTA Red Ribbon Picnic- 5:00-6:30 PM (*change in time)

Friday, October 29th - Storybook Character Dress Up Day

Thursday, November 4th - Author Visit - Chris Barton (schedule coming soon)

Thursday, November 11th - Veteran's Day Celebration - 7:55 AM

Friday, November 19th - Early Release at 12 PM

Monday, November 22 - Friday, November 26 - No School - Thanksgiving Break

Friday, December 17th - Early Release at 12 PM

Monday, December 20th - Monday, January 3rd - Winter Break

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