Fifth Grade Flash

February 12, 2016

What's Happening In the Fifth Grade?


Thank You!!!


Thank you to all of the parents for making our parties so much fun!! We really appreciate all of the hard work and effort that goes into making our celebrations special for the students.



Spring Creek BBQ PTA Fundraiser


Don't forget to come Tuesday, February 16th, to Spring Creek BBQ for the PTA fundraiser. It begins at 5:00.



STAAR DATES


Please do not make any appointments for your fifth grader on these dates. The first two STAAR dates are in March. Science is in May.


  • Math STAAR, Tuesday, March 29th
  • Reading STAAR, Wednesday, March 30th
  • Science STAAR, Wednesday, May 11th

CTMS Parent Info!

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2016-2017 Kindergarten Registration and Round Up

Kindergarten Registration for the 2016-2017 school year, will begin on Monday, April 25 and run through the end of May. Colleyville Elementary will have their Kindergarten Round Up on Tuesday, April 26, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Please spread the word in the community, so that we have all of our incoming kindergarten students registered and ready to go for next year!

Curriculum Corner

Reading: The students will continue analyzing nonfiction.


Language Arts: We will continue figurative language. No spelling due to half days on Wednesday and Thursday.


Social Studies: We will continue with our new American government. Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase will be presented as well as the War of 1812.


Math: We will begin our geometry unit.


Science: We will explore ways to create a series curcuit.

Save the Date!

Be sure to check the dates below. There are many important dates coming your way concerning programs available for next year and middle school in general.



February 15 - Student Holiday


February 16 -


  • choir Rehearsal
  • 5:00 PTA Restaurant Night at Spring Creek BBQ


February 17 and 18 - Early Release


February 17

Destination Imagination


February 19

5th Grade to Middle Schools for Fine Arts electives tour 8:50-11:00


February 22


  • Middle school counselors visit CES 5th grade to hand out course selection sheets
  • Photography Club


February 23


5th grade Parent Night at all of the Middle Schools - CTMS @ 6:00; CMS @ 6:30


February 24 - Choir Rehearsal


February 29 - March 4


  • Texas Public Schools Week
  • Book Fair Week Begins


February 29


  • 7:15 Donuts for Dad
  • 2:45 Photography Club



March 2


  • Choir Rehearsal
  • AVID Parent Info. Night - 6:30 @ PDEC for parents and students


March 4 - Middle School course selections are due


March 10

Students enter course selections in the computer lab

GCISD Portrait of a Graduate

  1. Skilled Problem Solvers
  2. Effective Communicators
  3. Collaborative Workers
  4. Global Citizens
  5. Self-Regulated Learners