Paloma Creek Elementary

September 2015

Welcome Back

What an amazing beginning to the new school year! The students are excited about returning to see old friends and meet new ones. The teachers are devoted to creating positive, successful learning environments for all of our students. We are looking forward to a year of inspiring passionate learners!

In the News

  • Schedule Areas Schedule
  • Attendance
  • Faithful Falcon Assemblies
  • PTA Corner
  • Grandparents Day
  • Important Dates to Remember


To ensure that all students have a positive and safe learning environment, Paloma Creek uses a proactive and positive approach to behavior management called CHAMPS. At Paloma Creek, there are common expectations that are followed throughout the building based on the CHAMPS acronym. These CHAMPS procedures create a positive atmosphere focused on learning.
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Special Areas

Do you ever wonder which special areas (art, PE, music or library) that your child will be attending? Here is a copy of the schedule for you to reference.
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When your child is absent please call the school by 10 A.M. on the first day of the absence. In addition to telephone contact, a note explaining the reason for the absence is required to be turned in the school’s office within 72 hours (3 days) of the student’s return to school. Please do not turn in notes to the classroom teacher. Failure to provide a note will result in the absence being recorded as unverified.

The following is a district-approved list of approved absence reasons for elementary students:

  • medical illness
  • board approved extracurricular activities
  • medicals appointments, screenings and similar matters
  • juvenile or other court preceding
  • absences required by state or local welfare authorities
  • death and or serious illness of an immediate family member (with documentation)
  • religious holy days
  • family emergencies (approved by administrator)
  • quarantine
  • deployment of immediate family members

Faithful Falcon Assemblies

Every six weeks each grade level will have a Faithful Falcon assembly honoring students who exemplify our campus values represented in our Falcon Pledge:

  • Friends respect everyone
  • Advocate for one another
  • Lift others with words
  • Create solutions to problems
  • Optimize our learning targets
  • Never give up
  • Soar like a falcon

The Faithful Falcon assemblies will take place the last Friday each six weeks during Specials Time. Look for an invitation from your child's teacher letting you know when he/she is being honored.

PTA Corner

Welcome to the PTA Corner!

As a PTA we want to help you stay connected and informed about all the wonderful opportunities you have to be a part of your child's education and help create a school that makes you proud to be a Falcon.

General PTA Meeting and ICE CREAM Social: September 15 @ 7pm, school cafeteria. Meet this year's PTA Board, discuss with other parents educational goals and concerns, and learn how to most effectively have a voice!

Join PTA become a PTA member online. It's easy! Only $7.50. You can also sign up at the General Meeting.

Facebook page Paloma Creek PTA "Like" to stay up to date and ask questions.

Falcon Festival and Math Curriculum Night, Friday, October 16, 5:30pm-8:30pm This is the PTA's annual fundraiser. Help us make this the best and most productive festival by attending our General PTA Meeting. All funds earned go right to the school, the teachers, the classroom, and your kids!

Grandparent's Day

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Important Dates to Remember


11th - Grandparent's Day

11th - Moment of Silence in Remembrance of 9/1 - Wear Red, White and Blue

15th - International Dot Day - Wear your polka dots or spots

15th - PTA General Meeting and Ice Cream Social @7pm in the cafeteria;

16th - Wear a College T-shirt Day

17th - 5th Grade Camp Fundraiser at Sonic from 5pm to 8:30pm

23rd - 5th Grade Camp Fundraiser at Fuzzy's Taco's from 5pm to 9pm


1st - 5th Grade Science Camp Fundraiser at Mooyah Burgers from 5pm to 9pm

(The location on 423 in Little Elm)

2nd - Faithful Falcon Assemblies (during special areas)

5th to 9th - Early Release Week/Parent Conferences