Willie Brown Elementary News

November 20, 2015

Thanksgiving Holidays

No school Monday 11/23 through Friday 11/27. May your week be full of family and fun! WBE staff is so thankful for each of the unique students you send to us each day.

House Point Winners

These kiddos have been showing great character!

Accellerated Reader Winners for the 2nd Six Weeks

Toy Drive

Have you donated a toy yet? WBE is collecting new, unwrapped toys to be donated to the Toys For Tots campaign. This is a great opportunity to teach your child about the gift of giving to those in need. We have collection bins on campus and are ready to accept donations now through 12/9. We also encourage your family to come out the the community event (information below). Our WBE 2nd graders will be performing at the event.

Toys For Tots

Date: Wednesday - December 09, 2015

Time: 5:00 PM to 10:30 PM

Location: MISD Center for the Performing Arts

Yearbooks are on sale now!

On-line yearbook sales are going on now! Purchase the WBE 2015-16 yearbook for only $20! You will have the opportunity to purchase the book through the school in the spring, but the extra options will not be available (ex. personalized cover, year-end review, extra autograph pages).

How to order a book now:
Visit www.topoftexasprinting.com. Click "buy your yearbook". (Note: Tax will be charged.) The online option will only be available until January 1st.

Spring Creek Spirit Night

Tuesday, Dec. 1st, 5-9pm

1724 U.S. 287

Mansfield, TX

Can't beat this! Yummy BBQ and hot rolls served by WBE staff!

PTA Meeting

Come join us at the December PTA meeting on 12/1 at 7:00. Learn about the what PTA is doing for the school and how you can help!

Box Tops

Time to turn in your collected Box Tops! Please gather, put in a baggie labeled with your child's name and teacher name and turn them in by Friday, 12/4.

Kinder Parents GT Info Meeting

On Thursday, 12/3 at 6:30, WBE GT Coordinator Kim Greig, will be holding an informational meeting for any Kinder parents on the MISD Gifted and Talented program. If you would like to learn about the program, the evaluation process, or just have questions, this is the meeting for you!

Click here for more information on nominating your child for the GT program.

2nd Grade Field Trip

2nd grade is going to the UTA Planetarium on Friday 12/4.

Mrs. Dressel Wins!!

Mrs. Dressel was the recipient of 2 MISD Education Foundation grants on Thursday. Thank you to the Foundation and to Tandy Leather and the MISD PTA Council for sponsoring her 2 grants!

Thank you to the Mansfield Fire Dept. Fire Clowns for teaching our Kinder and 1st graders about fire safety in a fun way!