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A Weekly Update for Acton Elementary Families

Acton Update - 8/5/22

This week has been a busy one! On Tuesday night we enjoyed popsicles and fellowship with many of our AES families at Popsicles with the Principals! We loved getting to see so many of our students and families and are counting down the days until we are all together again!

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On Wednesday we welcomed all of our new hires! Having time carved out to get to know them is always such a special time. We are so excited about each of our new staff members and can't wait for you to get to know them!

Introducing, our 2022-23 AES New Hires...

Kindergarten - Katlyn Armstrong

1st Grade - Cambry Hedger

2nd Grade - April Soos

2nd Grade - Brittany Melton

2nd Grade - Sara Moore

4th Grade - Amanda Williams

4th Grade - Destanni Rebolloso

5th Grade - Brittany Lovins

Music - Rachel Fines

Math Interventionist - Amy Thompson

These women come from a variety of backgrounds and with a myriad of experiences and their gifts and talents will allow them to contribute to the AES family in incredibly impactful ways.

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  • ALL students (including returning students) must be registered in Skyward. Information about GISD registration can be found here.
  • Teacher assignments will be posted in Skyward on Wednesday, August 10th @ 4:00 PM
  • Be sure to connect with us on remind: text @aesupdates to 81010.
  • Take a look at the important upcoming dates that are listed below.
  • GISD school supply lists can be found here.

If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to reach out to my via email @ or via phone @ 817-408-4200.

With love and gratitude,

Maggie Walton

Principal, AES

Upcoming Dates - Semester at a Glance

  • August 10th - Online Registration Event @Rancho Brazos Community Center (11-1 & 5-7)
  • August 11th - Meet the Teacher (5:30pm - 7:00pm)
  • August 16th - First Day of School
  • August 26th - Milers Club Kickoff
  • September 5th - Student/Staff Holiday
  • September 6th - 5th Grade Camp Grady Spruce Meeting (6:00pm - 7:00pm)
  • September 12th - September 16th - AES Book Fair
  • September 13th - Grandparent's Day Lunch (during regular lunch times)
  • September 20th - Back to School Bingo (5:30pm - 7:00pm)
  • September 21st - Fall Picture Day
  • September 23rd - Staff Day/Student Holiday (End of GP1)
  • October 12th - October 14th - 5th Grade to Camp Grady Spruce
  • October 25th - November 4th - Boosterthon
  • October 31st - Character Costume Day
  • November 17th - Fall Picture Retakes
  • November 21st - November 25th - Thanksgiving Break
  • December 17th - January 9th - Winter Break


To sign up for AES Family Updates notifications, text @aesupdates to 81010

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Staff Shoutout Submissions

One of the ways we cultivate a spirit of positivity is by celebrating our AES staff! If you have something kind to share about a staff member, please complete this google form linked above.

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