DINO TRACKS

February 6, 2019

We are proud to announce Deep Wood Elementary's 2018-19 Teacher and Paraprofessional of the Year

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Calling all PARENTS, GRANDPARENTS, AUNTS, UNCLES, FRIENDS and INVESTED NEIGHBORS!! We need your help! We are moving into the next phase of creating Deep Wood Elementary's Wunderland. One of the projects is painting a huge graffiti wall based on literary elements. This is where we need YOU. If you enjoy painting by number, being with friends and neighbors, helping make your kids' school the very best place, and getting a little dirty... then you are exactly what we need! You do not have to be an artist, painter or have any experience in painting. If you are unable to volunteer to come paint, then you can help by providing some refreshments for those who can volunteer to paint. We have the day divided into hour slots, but please know that you are welcome to sign up for more than one slot. PLEASE CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO SIGN UP!!! :)

STUDENT COUNCIL FUNDRAISER-VALENTINE-GRAMS

The Deep Wood Elementary Student Council

invites you to send Valentines to your children,

teachers, friends and students!


Please join us in our STUCO Valentine Fundraiser that is taking place this week. We will extend the Valentine Forms due date until Monday, Feb. 11th. All treats will be delivered to your students on February 14th during their Valentine Party. Extra forms can be picked up in the counselor's office.


Thanks for your support!

If you have any questions, please call Mrs. Linda Hughes

512-464-4405

ART NEWS!!

Please be on the lookout for a Youth Art Month t-shirt order form going home with your student this week. We are both proud and excited that this year's artwork on the shirt was done by Liberty, a fifth grade student here at Deepwood. The sale of these shirts promotes art awareness in our community and helps to raise money for Deepwood Elementary fine arts. All orders are due by February 15th. Please make your check payable to Deepwood Elementary school. Thank you for supporting the fine arts!

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TALENT SHOW INFO!

Talent Show Information

It is time to get ready for our annual Deep Wood Talent Show. Since the school year ends sooner now and May is so busy, we decided to move our Talent Share Day and Talent Show to March. The Talent Show will take place on Friday, March 29th at 8:00 a.m. That Friday is also Grandparents Lunch Day, so we hope to have a lot of special visitors that day. Our Talent Share Day will be on Thursday, March 28th, the day before the Talent Show. You can find all of the information, including the schedule for Talent Share Day, guidelines for the student acts, and the form for students to sign up to participate on the “Talent Show” page of Mrs. Choate’s website by clicking here: Deep Wood Talent Show Information

If you have any questions or need help filling out the Talent Share Day Form, please e-mail Mrs. Choate at lorinda_choate@roundrockisd.org or call her at 512-464-4421 or send her a note in your child’s folder. Please fill out the form and send her any music by Friday, March 15th. We can’t wait to see the creativity of our Dinos, and everyone is invited to both the Talent Share Day on March 28th and the Talent Show on March 29th.

SURVEY CLOSES FEBRUARY 9th!

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Free activities for K-12th grade students


Follow us on Social Media:

@CTXTeenComicCon

https://tinyurl.com/CTXkidsCC

#CTXkidsCC



Comic Con Website

Reserve your FREE ticket for February 16!

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KID's HEART CHALLENGE

What’s the most exciting time of the year? Drum roll, please….. It’s the time when our entire school officially kicks off our Kids Heart Challenge program! We used to hold a jump rope for heart event, but the Kids Heart Challenge is a brand-spanking-new, out-of-this-world, more fun than ever program – and we can’t wait to participate!


For more than 40 years, the American Heart Association has supported schools like ours, and we’re thrilled to work together again this year to have fun, raise money and learn how nutrition and being active can help us live longer, healthier lives.


First things first! We have an easy way for you to raise money online by having your very own fundraising page.


Simply follow these steps:

  1. JOIN OUR TEAM Go to www.heart.org/kidsheartchallenge (on your phone or computer) and search for our school then click “Sign Up”
  2. DOWNLOAD THE APP for iPhone or Android by searching for Kids Heart Challenge. You can unlock your Heart Heroes, bring them to life, and raise donations on the go!
  3. JUMP START YOUR DONATIONS $10 teaches more than 200 adults how to save a life by recognizing the signs of heart attack or stroke and how to administer CPR or use an AED. YOU can make a difference!

Help us fight heart disease by earning our instant heart heroes Echo and Finn with your first online donation of at least $10. Earn Ruby right away when you raise at least $40 online.

Thank you so much for supporting our school and the American Heart Association. We are so excited to be learning about heart health on our campus.

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PARENTS WE NEED YOUR HELP!!

More and more drivers are dropping our Dinos off while in the right turn only lane and then going straight instead of turning right on Deep Wood Drive. We have had more than normal amounts of drivers going straight, as well as two near misses for accidents because the drivers going straight don't look to their left for the drivers in the straight lane. So here are some things we could really use your help with!


1.Please don't roll through stop signs. (It's the law)

2.Please stay off of your cell phones while driving in a school zone. (It's the law)

3. LASTLY, AND MOST IMPORTANTLY: PLEASE BE AWARE OF OUR DINOS, DRAGONS, and COUGARS CROSSING IN THE CROSS WALKS!!


We know mornings can become hectic, but please always try your best to be aware! We love our families and community and want so much for EVERYONE to get where they are going in a safe manner!

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Upcoming Events at Deep Wood:

February:

7th: Brown Bag Lunch w/Principals and PTA PREZ (11:30am-1pm)

14th: Valentine Parties @ 1:30pm

18th-19th: STUDENT HOLIDAYS

23rd: RRISD Fine Arts Festival Workshop and Concert

22nd: DINO PRIDE @8:00am

28th: Spring Picture Day/ Class Pictures