Parr Patriot News

Home and School Connection, Week of May 11-15

A Note from Mrs. Buckels

Hello Parr Patriot Families,


I hope all of the moms out there had a happy Mother's Day!


Thank you for making all our teachers feel so appreciated last week! I know they enjoyed all the kind words, gifts and videos from their students. We would also like you to know how much we appreciate all you have done to help your child continue their learning during this school closure.


We are on the countdown to the end of school. We only have 13 days left. Please read through this newsletter carefully and check out the flyers for some of our end of the year opportunities.


We hope to see you all on Wednesday, May 13th from 4:00-5:30 p.m. for our Reverse Car Parade. Our teachers will be lining the driveway at Parr and you can come drive through and say hi! Please enter on Coleman Boyle(off of 96) and exit at Highway 3. We will have a box available for you to drop off library/guided reading books. We will also have boxes out in front of school during the next two weeks between 10-2 for you to drop off books.


Next week's work will be available on it's Learning on Monday morning. Don't forget to check out the other courses that your child has access to-PE, Art, Music, Library and our Parr page.


In this S'more, you will find videos for each day of the week with the morning announcements if you would like to start your student's day with these. You can access them from this S'more or from our Parr it's learning page. We will also have a Workout Wednesday video from Coach Henderson.


Don't forget our technology department has a helpline that is now available for any issues you may be having! The number is 281-284-0500. They are available M-F from 8:00-4:00.

Click on the titles below for the morning announcements!

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Parr's Got Talent-- A virtual Talent Show!

Parr's Got Talent-- A virtual Talent Show!

One of our favorite end of the year traditions is our Parr's Got Talent- Talent Show. This year we decided to bring the talent show to your living room!


Watch Ms. Kimbley's video posted in the link below and then log in to the Parr's Got Talent Flipgrid. The password is talent2020. Please email Ms. Kimbley with any questions ekimbley@ccisd.net.

Directions from Ms. Kimbley

Click the button to watch a video from Ms. Kimbley on the rules and how to add your video to our grid.

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Congrats to Mrs. Reid!

Maggie Sienna Reid Born 5/6/20 7 lbs 13 oz

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Pre-K/Kinder registration

CCISD is gearing up to welcome new Pre-K & Kindergarten students for next year! Online registration will begin on April 20 and documents will be accepted at campuses beginning Aug. 10.

Additionally, Clear Creek ISD will host a live presentation and Q&A session to help navigate parents and guardians through the registration process. This virtual information session will assist families with how to prepare their student for school and what to expect in the first years of their formal education.

The A, B, Cs of Pre-K & Kindergarten Success:
Live Virtual Information Session for Parents & Guardians

April 22, 2020
10:00 a.m.

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Current 3rd/4th grade students interested in Robotics-see the two documents below

Message from Nurse Burke

Hi Patriots! I miss you and can not believe that summer is right around the corner. At Parr Elementary we learn about making healthy and safe choices all year…now it is time to learn about being safe and making healhty choices this summer. Here are some safety tips to keep you and your family enjoying all of your summer days.


Want more safety tips and fun ideas to stay healthy and active this summer? Check on the following links to learn more.


https://www.cdc.gov/family/kids/summer/index.htm

https://ccaeducate.me/blog/summer-fun-tips-to-engage-your-students-body-and-mind/

https://web.magnushealth.com/insights/top-10-tips-to-a-healthy-summer

https://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/at-play/Pages/Summer-Safety-Tips-Staying-Safe-Outdoors.aspx

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Click on the link below to fill out the Are you returning for 2020-21 form

Resources for families

Counselor's Corner

We are here for you and ready to provide support however we can. Please email Laurie Hennington, our interim counselor, lhenning@ccisd.net.


Click this link for more resources! http://tiny.cc/CounselorsCorner

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Video about Empathy K-2

Singa and the Kindness Cubbies (Ep 2) - Empathy

Debrief about Empathy Video K-2


Debrief:

How does Tom define empathy?


How do you think Tom felt when Tosh did not treat him with empathy?


How and why does Tosh’s behavior change?


Tosh and and Tom show how empathizing with one another strengthened their friendship. What other outcomes of empathy are shown in the video?


How can you avoid making assumptions about others, and instead show empathy towards others?

Video about Empathy 3-5

Empathetic Listening - Inside Out, 2015

Debrief about Empathy Video 3-5


Debrief:


Part of empathy means being able to understand another’s feelings. How was empathy shown in this video?


How did Joy and Sadness differ in the way they tried cheering up Bing Bong?


Why do you think Sadness was able to empathize more with Bing Bong? Were there specific actions or words she used to demonstrate empathy?


How can you practice empathy in your life?

Click on the file below for a menu of activities to keep kiddos engaged while at home!

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Stay connected with us!

CCISD Website www.ccisd.net


Parr Website https://parr.ccisd.net/


Parr Facebook @ParrPatriots https://www.facebook.com/ParrPatriots/


Parr Elementary on Twitter! @ParrPatriots https://twitter.com/ParrPatriots


Parr Elementary Library on Twitter! @ParrLibrary https://twitter.com/ParrLibrary