May 2-6, 2016
THIS WEEK AT THE CREEK...
May 2: DCE Dash Preliminaries during Recess on the North track for 3rd-5th
May 2: NO Faculty Meeting
May 3: DCE Dash Preliminaries during Recess on the North track for 3rd-5th
May 3: Educational Foundation Banquet: Good Luck Barbra!!!!!
May 4: Wedding Shower for Michelle @ 3:15 in the DCE Library
May 5: Kinder Round Up 5:00-6:30pm **volunteers needed
May 9: STAAR Math Test for 3rd & 4th (Sandwiches & Such for Lunch for all Staff!)
May 10: STAAR Reading Test for 3rd & 4th (Chick-fil-A for Lunch for all Staff!!)
May 11: STAAR Science Test for 5th (Jason Deli for 5th and testing staff only...sorry)
May 11: SBDM Meeting in A100 @ 3:15pm
May 12: Kinder Field Trip to the Ft Worth Zoo
May 16: Spring Conferences for K1/K2/1A/1B/3C
May 16: School Meeting in Gym @ 8:15 to roll out 2016 "One School, One Book"
May 17: Spring Conferences for 2A/2B/5A/5B/1C
May 17: CISD Luncheon to Honor Retirees 11:00-1:00pm
May 18: Spring Conferences for 5D/5E/1D/1E/4C
May 18: DCE Dash Finals!! 8:30am @ the North Track...All grade welcome to come out and watch!!
May 18: After School Drama Play: 2:00pm in Cafeteria...all are welcome to come
May 19: Kinder Animal Habitat Parade @ 8:15am along the main hallway
May 20: Field Day!!
May 20: Volunteer Appreciation Lounge During Field Day in DCE Library
May 23: 170th Day of School!! Dress in 70's wear or Tropical!!
May 23: Spring Conferences for 4A/4B/3A/3B
May 23: Faculty Meeting @ 3:15pm in Library
May 24: Spring Conferences for 5C/3D/3E/2C/2D
May 24: 1st Grade Walking to Kid Kountry
May 24: Team Leader Meeting @ 3:15pm
May 25: Spring Conferences for K3/K4/4D/4E/PreK
May 25: 3rd Grade Economics Fair 8:00-10:00am in Cafeteria
May 25: DCE Reception for Retiring Educators 3:30-5:00pm
May 26: 5th Grade Talent Show for Kinder-2nd Grade 8:00-10:00am in Cafeteria
May 26: Evacuation/Shelter Drill @ 2:00pm
May 27: 5th Grade Talent Show for 3rd-4th and Parents 8:00-10:00am in Cafeteria
May 27: ALL Grades and Comments DUE in Pentamation by 9:00am
May 30: NO School: Memorial Day
May 31: Memorial Day Observance 8:00am in side parking lot
May 31: 5th Grade Walking to Aquatic Center
June 1: 5th Grade Graduation 8:00-10:00am in DCE Cafeteria and Gym
June 2: Final Spirit Rally @ 8:00am
June 2: 5th Grade Final Walk @ 12:45pm along main hallways
June 2: Early Release @ 12:50pm
June 2: All Staff Lunch & Quick Meeting in DCE Library 1:10pm
The mural is almost completed! Be sure to take your learners upstairs to check it out! Nancy, thanks for your leadership in guiding the learners!!
Our super fast Running Club!!
Tons of fun at Urban Air last week!! Special thanks to all the staff members who came out and enjoyed the fun!!
*turn in requests for summer painting and maintenance needs
*put note in newsletter about Lost and Found....take students by to see if they can find their jackets
*maintain daily schedule and high engagement learning...it will help with behaviors :)
*have all EOY Data enter into Aware BEFORE the deadline (see email sent last week)...this deadline is FIRM and no extensions will be given to anyone...talk to Tricia if you are having problems
*start working on your inventory now....inventories must be turned in before you can be checked out on the last day
*give Margareta the names of any parent volunteering, reading to your class, going on field trips....to ensure they have completed the CISD Background Check
*Team Leaders, let Sandra know if your grade level will not be eating in the cafeteria at least 2 weeks before
*sign up on the 2 Google Docs for Volunteer Appreciation and Retirement Celebration
CELEBRATE...an amazing year of Trail Days!! So many kids came up and said how sad they were it was the last one for the year! Your leadership during Trail Days allows so many to explore their interests, shine with gifts they have, and practice leadership skills!!
CELEBRATE...23 Days Left!!! Almost there! Hang in there!!
MAY, JUNE, & JULY BIRTHDAYS!!!
5/16 Alison Wilkinson
5/21 Claudia Gutierrez
5/26 Debbie Eckley
6/8 Kelly Murphy
6/19 Jessica Green
6/22 Jessica Kreais
6/25 Brad Cook
7/13 Vonda McFarling
7/22 Christina Guillen
7/26 Jennifer Hendricks
7/27 Claire Jeffers
7/31 Michelle Solomon
TEAM MEMBER OF THE WEEK
TEAM MEMBER: Caroline Gross!!
Thank You Caroline for your servant heart and loving care you provide our youngest Trailblazers! We are so very lucky to have you working with our kids and supporting Lizzie!!
TEAM MEMBER: Margareta Farrell!!
Thank you doesn't even begin to be enough!!! You are the Super Glue of DCE!! Thank you for always being so bright, happy, and friendly to all who enter DCE's doors!! We don't know what we would do without you!!