ASPIRE WEEKLY

April 15, 2016

Dates to Remember

April 22- SAGE Speaker 6:00-7:30 (See below for more info)

April 29- Lunch with the Principal for April

May 6- Spirit Day

May 10- 2nd Grade Parr Park Field Trip

May 13- Gator Games (Field Day)

May 16- Career Day

May 20- Faculty/5th Grade Softball Game

May 27- No School-Bad Weather Make-up Day

May 30- No School-Memorial Day

May 31- Second Grade Success Assembly 9:00 am

Thank You!

I want to give a big THANK YOU to everyone for being so generous during Teacher Appreciation Week. I felt truly appreciated!

Zoo Trip Thank you

I also want to thank everyone who came as a chaperone on our trip to the zoo. With so many volunteers, our class was able to break up into small groups and see just what they wanted at the zoo. They had a blast!

Class Picture

We have a few (I believe 3) extra class pictures. If you wanted one, but didn't get to order it, please send in $12 cash or a check to Top of Texas Photography. Because there are limited extras, they will be given out on a first come, first served basis.

Class Objectives for next Week

Math- Measurement

Writing- Narrative Writing

Reading- Non-Fiction Text

Science- Animals and Their Environments

Social Studies- Inventors and their Inventions

SAGE Speaker- Ian Byrd


SAGE is thrilled to welcome Ian Byrd as our speaker on April 22!

Ian is a popular GT consultant and speaker. How popular? True story: His session at TAGT was so over-packed with eager teachers and parents that the fire marshal was called.

Ian's passions are GT teaching strategies and social and emotional support for gifted students. He creates teaching materials and videos. Check out byrdseed.com.

Are you attending on April 22? Click here to reserve your seat! We expect a big crowd.

Ian says, "We like to simplify success into a linear, step-by-step series of events like: get good grades, go to a good school, get a good job. But what happens when our students run into a road bump? How do they respond to inevitable failures, tough teachers, or difficult decisions? We'll discuss how to get kids comfortable with a different version of the road to success."

Watch for updates: Facebook Event page | SAGE web site

Cost: The Speaker Series is free for SAGE members (and their household), and $15 at the door per non-member. Invite your friends. And be sure to reserve your seat!

* Location: PDEC = Professional Development and Education Center, 5800 Colleyville Blvd., Colleyville, Texas 76034.
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V.I.P.s this Week

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