The Bronco Buzz
Issue 1 - September 3, 2019
WE ARE THE BRONCOS!
WELCOME BACK, BRONCOS!
First Day of School Photos
TEACHER OF THE WEEK
Mrs. Jackie Smith
As the 2019-2020 school year began, Reading Interventionist Jackie Smith started her third year in that role here at Forest Hill Elementary, also marking the beginning of her 18th year as an educator in Caddo Parish. Added to all that goes with her position at FHE, she also serves on the District ELA Content Leader Team, where she is responsible for providing professional development to educators across the district. In her spare time, she serves as the PTA President.
Mrs. Smith received her Bachelor's Degree at LSUS and her Master's in Educational Leadership at American College of Education.
Mrs. Smith is the proud mom of Hayden, a 2018 Forest Hill Alum, who is now a YDMS Spartan and the wife of Derrick, a retired veteran of the US Army. She loves spending time with her family playing board games, enjoying the outdoors, and going to church.
Calendar of Events
2- Labor Day- no school
3- Back-to-School Night @ 5:30
10- Progress Reports
11-Patriot Day (wear red, white, and or blue with khaki bottoms)
13- Dot Day- wear polka dots
RUNNING CLUB STARTING SOON!
BREAKFAST begins at 7:20 AM!
STUDENT ARRIVAL, DEPARTURE AND CHECK-OUT!
- Students may not arrive to school before 7:20 a.m. There is no adult supervision before this time.
- Students must be picked up from school before 3:30 p.m.
- The latest students may check out is 2:35 p.m.
DISMISSAL FOR CAR RIDERS
Icess are $1.50.
Article: "35 Children's Books that Teach Empathy and Kindness" by Caroline Bologna
Parents today are very concerned about raising kids who will be forces for good in the world. There are many ways to teach children empathy and understanding, and one very simple yet powerful approach is through books.
Countless children’s books offer beautiful lessons about friendship, acceptance, kindness and compassion. We’ve rounded up a sample of 35.
Click on the link below to scroll for a "selection of diverse books that feature messages of empathy and kindness."