Boyd Bulletin

Volume 4 - November 2019

Boletín de Boyd en Español - Volume 4 - noviembre 2019

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Mark Your Calendars


1 - Kinder Field Trip and 1st Grade Field Trip - Crayola Experience

4-8 - 12-week Benchmarks: ELA 3-6, Math 3-6, Science 3-6,

4 - SOARing Celebration for Kinder - Cafeteria - 8:15-8:45

8 - 6th Field Trip - Dallas Museum of Art

11 - Breakfast of Champions (Veteran's Day Celebration) - 7:30-9:30

12 - Fantastic Teeth Program - 8:00-9:15

13 - 4th Grade Field Trip - AHS - PAC

14 - 5th Grade STEAM Center

14 - 5:00 PTA Board & 5:30 PTA General Meeting

14 - Thanksgiving Feast - 6:00-7:30

20 - Re-take Picture Day

22 - Early Release Day

25-29 - Thanksgiving Break

November 22- Early Release Day!

Lunch will be served, and the school day will end at noon (12:00).
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Science Fair

Science Fair

December 17th, 2019

This is a great opportunity for students to be creative, experience the scientific process and learn something about the world that interests them.

Restrictions: Students may not use animals or open flame in their experiments.

To register: The bottom portion of this form must be filled and signed by the parent/guardian and submitted to the Science Fair Coordinator (Mr. McDaniel), via your classroom teacher no later than November 5th.

Student Name: ______________________ Teacher Name: _____________________

Parent/Guardian Signature: ________________ Email/Phone: ____________________

Name of Project: ____________________________

Question being investigated: _____________________________________________



Will you want a display board? (Circle one) Yes No

You child will receive a Science Fair Packet with all the requirements once your science fair registration is received.


Patricia Chavez, M.Ed., LSC

Boyd Elementary School Counselor

(972) 727-0560 ext. 0852

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UIL Meetings

UIL Meetings scheduled on:

Monday, November 4

Monday, November 11

Monday, November 18

Monday, December 2

Monday, December 9

Monday, December 16

Wear your UIL shirt on Mondays!

Celebrating Our Veterans and First Responders

We will provide breakfast for the honored CHAMPION and the student(s) that invited them at 7:30 AM on November 11, 2019. They will be honored by all our students with a "walk of champions" around our school and will be the guests of honor at a special performance at 8:15 AM.

Thanksgiving Feast

Thanksgiving Feast

November 14th, 2019

From 6pm to 7:15 pm

Rudolph Run

Registration is open for the City of Allen's annual Rudolph Run! It is always a lot of fun. $15 for the Donner Dash (1 mile) and $25 for the Rudolph Run (5K). Register at:
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Yearbook Sale

Its time to order your yearbook!

Don't forget to place your orders for the 2019-2020 Boyd Elementary Yearbook. Yearbooks are $30.

You can place the order online directly at or by sending in the order form with either cash or a check.

These memories will last a lifetime and this year's story is just the beginning

ACO Holiday Gifts Giving for Children

Allen Community Outreach (ACO) will serve as the registration and distribution for Toys For Tots to children, ages 0-16 who attend school in ALLEN ISD ONLY. All school age students need to be enrolled in an Allen ISD school. For information on receiving toys in other areas, please visit

The deadline for registering to receive toys is:

Friday, 11/22/19.

Forms are online please go to ACO website and click on Holiday help link and follow directions. If you are not able to access, online please call or visit ACO.



801 East Main Street

Allen TX 75002

ACO Regalos de Navidad

ACO servirá como registro y distribución de Toys For Tots a niños, de 0 a 16 años, que viven SOLAMENTE dentro de los límites del distrito escolar de ALLEN.

La fecha límite para registrarse para recibir juguetes es: Viernes, 11/22/2019.

La fecha de distribución es el Miércoles, 12/18/19 en la Iglesia First United Methodist Church,
601 S. Greenville Ave., Allen, TX 75002.
(Para recoger, por favor proporcione una identificación con fotografia de la persona que completo la solicitud). La aplicacion se hace en linea red pero si tience dificultad por favor llame al ACO directamente para ayuda.



801 E. Main Street

Allen TX 75002

A Note from the Librarian

During November your student will be learning about two programs, Tumblebooks and Overdrive, that provide online books in English and Spanish to students for free.

Both programs can be logged on to at home through the Boyd Library Website “Ebook Resources”.

Both Tumblebooks and Overdrive have apps that can be downloaded for free on to any phone or tablet. The Tumblebooks app is under the same name while the Overdrive app is named Sora by Overdrive.

Breakfast and Lunch Information

Breakfast Time

7:15-7:45 am

Lunch Schedule

K 10:45-11:15

3rd 11:00-11:30

1st 11:20-11:50

4th 11:35-12:05

5th 12:15-12:45

2nd 12:40-1:10

6th 12:50-1:20

If coming to eat with your child, please bring your ID to enter the building. You will only be allowed to eat with your own child (no friends).


Students: $1.30

Adults & Guests & Siblings: $2.20

Reduced price $0.30 or Free for qualifying students


Students: $2.35

Adults & Guests & Siblings: $3.75

Reduced price $0.40 or Free for qualifying students


Online Prepayment


Free or Reduced Lunch

(Application must be completed each year)

Alton Boyd Elementary School


800 S Jupiter

Allen, Texas

Phone: 972-727-0560

Fax: 972-727-0566

Office Staff:

Principal: Judith Coffman

Asst. Principal: Lara Mercer

Asst. Principal: Wendy Williams

Secretary: Elaine Gamboa

Registration: Terri Rosales

Receptionist: Gabby Villegas

Nurse: Terry Phillips

Counselor: Patricia Chavez

CARE: Marison Puterbaugh

Campus Intervention Specialist (CIS): Yessica Schessler

Boyd PTA President: Trina Harmeson

School Website: