OTE Star Staff News

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Our Next Week...

Monday, April 15


Mya’s Coaching Day

Math CBA Opens 2nd

ELA Combo CBA Opens 2nd

Fire Drill 9:30am

Tuesday, April 16

Minor’s Coaching Day

Volunteer Appreciation Day! (Science Lab)

DAC Mtg 4:30pm

Wednesday, April 17

Mya's Coaching Day

Popcorn Day

Vertical Team Mtg 3:10pm

Thursday, April 18

ARD Mtg. (see separate schedule)

Principal’s Coffee 8:00am

Kg Texan Tours 12:50pm

Mya Out PM (PBL Initial Session @CRHS 1:00pm)

Friday, April 19

Grade levels eat in classrooms (Carnival Set-Up)

Math CBA Closes 2nd

ELA Combo CBA Closes 2nd

CAT Mtg 8:50am

SST’s 3rd – 5th

OTE Spring Carnival 4:00 – 8:00pm

Charlie Todd: The shared experience of absurdity

Out & About...

Star Gazing...

Congratulations to Kelly Dorman, star SpEd teacher ...our STAR Teacher of the Week! We appreciate all you do for your students and our learning community! You are entitled to a five-day jeans pass and an opportunity to park in the space designated all next week! Thank you for all you do for our Star Texan community, Kelly!

GINORMOUS APPRECIATIONS to Shannon Ridley and the Social Committee for all of your hard work and preparation in planning our Celebration of RRISD's 100th Anniversary! BIG THANKS to all of our star staff members for your part in helping our first school-wide parade run so smoothly! HUGE APPRECIATIONS to Linnea Vargas and team for all of your great work in planning another superbly smooth 5th grade Field Trip to Outdoor School!

Thank each of you so much for your dedication, service and commitment to helping each of our students achieve academic success! You truly embody the district's motto of "Every student will learn...whatever it takes!" You are amazing!!!

Remember to appreciate someone today!

Hope you take time to do something for you this weekend! See you Monday!

"The greatest sign of a success for a teacher...is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist." -- Maria Montessori

Enrichment Tips of the Week...

Tech Tools...

Check Out...

Here are a few virtual tours that teachers can take students on!


Professional Library: Resource of the Week! Check your copy out today!

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The Week After...

Monday, April 22

Earth Day!

Mya’s Coaching Day

Tuesday, April 23

STAAR testing 3rd & 4th math

Closed campus due to STAAR testing

Happy Birthday Carly Boeselt!

Wednesday, April 24

STAAR testing 3rd & 4th reading

Closed campus due to STAAR testing

Thursday, April 25

ARD Mtg. (see separate schedule)

STAAR Testing 5th science

Closed campus due to STAAR testing

Kg field trip to Zach Scott Theatre 9:15am

Friday, April 26

CAT Mtg 8:50am

STAAR make-up testing

SST 1st, 2nd

Kg field trip to Zach Scott Theatre 9:15am

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