SWE STAR GAZER

Every Student...Every Day

**October 25 Edition**

Dates to Remember

Oct. 25 - Oct 29 -Red Ribbon Week: Info below

Oct. 27 - Last day to get the "Early Bird" ticket prices for the Trunk or Treat.

Oct. 28 - Purchased Trunk or Treat tickets delivered to students.

Oct. 29 - Celebrate Star Students of the Month

Oct 29 - PTO Fall Fest ...Trunk or Treat: 6 - 8pm (Link to more information below)

Oct 30 - Join Humble ISD (and SWE) in the Heart Walk (Info Below)


Nov. 1 - Parent- Teacher Zoom Conferences Day: NO SCHOOL for elementary students. Teachers will send home a sign-up soon.

Nov. 5 - PTO Pay to Play: Shine Like Stars - Wear Neon colors & sunglasses. Glow necklaces on sale for an additional $1.

Nov. 7 - Daylight Savings Time ends


Nov. 9 - PTO Meeting at 6:30 pm

Nov. 11 - SWE will honor our veterans & current military with a drive-thru celebration. More information to come!

Nov. 13 - TX Roadhouse Spirit Night & Roll Pick-Up: 4:30 - 9pm


Nov. 16 - Picture Retake Day

Nov. 18 - 2nd Grade Mini Performance - 6:30 pm (More Info to Come)


Nov. 22 - Nov. 26 - Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 29 - No School for ELEMENTARY students. Staff PD.

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WAHOO....Coming this Friday!!! For more information, scan the QR code, or scroll down and click on the link below the PTO header.
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Join TEAM SWE!

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If you would like to walk us, wear an SWE shirt or our school colors and meet us for 8am. We'll take a STAR pic before the walk begins!


If you would like to donate, click the link:


https://www2.heart.org/site/TR/HeartWalk/SWA-SouthWestAffiliate?px=2534185&pg=personal&fr_id=6065


We hope you can join us at this family friendly-event with a purpose!!

Student Council Food DRive

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Red Ribbon Week: 10/25 - 10/29

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Math Olympiad Club Opportunity for 4th & 5th Grade

Math Olympiads is a worldwide problem solving competition for students in grades 4-8.


Kathleen Stuffler, 3rd grade teacher, will facilitate the Math Olympiads Club for Summerwood Elementary. To prepare the students for monthly competitions, we will meet weekly. Learning and sharing problem solving strategies will be our main objective. We will also practice test taking skills using past Olympiad tests and always celebrate our team's success. If you would like to have more information, please take a look at Math Olympiad website at www.moems.org.


The first 20 students that return the application below to Mrs. Stuffler will secure a spot. Applications are accepted starting October 28.

Fall Parent-Teacher Zoom Conferences

Teachers will be sending home a Sign-Up Genius (or similar document) soon to have all their parents sign up for a Fall conference time. While the district has set aside Nov. 1 for teachers to hold conferences, there will be other dates available as well. Please communicate with your child teacher(s) if you have any questions or needs.

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NURSE Takac's NEWS

Nurse T has an informative website. Check it out here: https://www.humbleisd.net/Domain/1559


If your child tests positive for COVID, please self - report to Humble ISD at https://humbleisd.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eyxBxCu13vN7LJr


Once the form is submitted, an email with specific details and a return to school date will be sent to the parent.


Please also call the SWE absence hotline at 281-641-3019 or complete and online absence note: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeiyElFfc97wqmi4b3OJujIEtVvS-Cy5UdLh-rG-kOAEk3eBg/viewform

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COUNSELOR'S CORNER

Hello, my name is Shannon Kinniebrew, and I'm the school counselor at SWE. I'm excited to share that this year I'm meeting with each student on campus through individual meetings! This is a special time for students to tell me about themselves, their strengths, and their goals for the future. In our guidance lessons this year we'll continue growing in our Great 8 Social & Emotional Learning Skills, especially in the areas of optimistic thinking, self management, goal directed behavior, and relationship skills. If you believe your student could benefit from additional counseling services please visit my website at https://www.humbleisd.net/Page/9936 or email me directly at shannon.kinniebrew@humbleisd.net. I hope you have a wonderful week. It's going to be a great year here at SWE!

What is Personalized Counseling in Humble ISD?

In Humble ISD, we believe in a personalized approach to counseling. Each elementary student will receive one individual meeting with their counselor. In these meetings, the students will have the opportunity to discuss their goals and aspirations, and discuss the options for their personal path in Humble ISD. Additionally, the counselors will be working with students and teachers in the classroom to provide additional avenues for student success. This partnership is designed to give Humble ISD students a unique approach to meeting their personal goals, career pathways, and setting them up for success.


Mr. Kinniebrew is working with the fifth graders to provide the one on one meetings at this time. If you have specific questions, please reach out to Mr. Kinniebrew.

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PTO INFORMATION

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I'm Stocking up on rolls for the holidays...

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Volunteering at SWE

Just a reminder that in order to volunteer or chaperone at any Humble ISD school, parents MUST complete a background check per district policy.


This must be completed each school year


Here is the link. It is quick and easy do.

https://www.humbleisd.net/volunteer

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District Information

SCHS Choir Fundraiser

This 21 oz. maroon, stainless steel, vacuum insulated bottle can hold hot and cold liquids. More importantly, it is a great way to show your school spirit and support of the fine arts while contributing to the SCHS Choir program.

Each bottle is $25 pre-sale. Then $30 while supplies last.

Fundraiser Pre-Sale will end on 10/29.

Click to Order

Bottles will be delivered to SCHS. Pick-up dates/time will be sent via email to everyone who purchased a bottle after the fundraiser has ended. We will be receiving the bottles 1-3 weeks after sales have ended.

Digital purchasing only:

  • Zelle purchases-SCHSChoirBC@gmail.com and add a message that includes the student you are buying from (if applicable), a comma, and “Reusable Bottle”.
  • Cash app-$SCHSChoirBC and include in the “For” section the name of the student you are buying from (if applicable), a comma, and “Reusable Bottle”.

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Campus Information

Arrival & Instruction Times

Supervision begins at 7:30 am

Breakfast begins at 7:30 am in the cafeteria

Soft Starts begin at 7:30 am in the classroom

Instruction begins at 8:00 am


Parents, please walk your student into school if they are arriving after the tardy bell has rung.

Dismissal Reminders

Even though we plan dismissal procedures with a similar skeleton framework each year, several factors impact the implementation and final plan. This year we have substantially more students on campus and less staff to support (with no virtual classes on campus). We so appreciated your grace & patience as we adjusted to meet the needs of our campus this year. Safety is our first priority.


Some reminders moving forward to help ensure the safety of all our students and staff.


Please ensure that you completed a dismissal form for every child at SWE. Teachers did make calls to those families that were missing forms yesterday, so we knew first day dismissal plans. We still need everyone to complete this form for each child as soon as possible!


Dismissal Times:

3:10 - 4th & 5th Bikers released

3:12 - K - 3 Bikers released

3:15 - 3 - 5 Walkers released

3:17 - K - 2 Walkers released

3:19 - Daycare released

3:20 - Car Riders begin to be dismissed - Students are released from their dismissal classrooms when their car rider number is inputted into our system as parents arrive in the car rider line.


Walkers: Please ensure that your child knows which direction to walk. IF you are meeting your child as a walker, please practice safety. Staff can not let students run across roads to meet you in any spot other than the crosswalk.


Daycare: Please communicate with your daycare provider, if your student has a change of plans and will not be attending.



Car Riders: If your child is assigned as a car rider, it is necessary for you to REMAIN IN YOUR CAR in the car rider line. The Car Rider line will begin to move more quickly as students & parents learn routines. Car rider students will not be called out of their dismissal area for parents who walk up. If you would like to meet your child, students can be reassigned as a walker.


Please communicate ANY dismissal changes to your child's homeroom teacher before midday, if possible. If a change needs to occur later, please contact the main office at 281-641-3000.

Please Click Here To Complete The SWE Dismissal Form

Please complete one form for each child.Thanks!

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