Menger Texans Bulletin

Oct. 10, 2018 2nd Six Weeks WK 1

Literature Pumpkins

It's that time of year again! The literature pumpkins are taking over the main lobby. Here are just a few of the amazing pumpkins we have so far. Very creative! Keep them coming.

We want to send a shout out to our generous sponsors and partners!

Thank you so much to our community partners for the generous donations along with volunteering at our school. We are so thankful for all you do!

HEB, First Baptist Church, Port of Corpus Christi, & 361 Contractors

Join us for Coffee with the Principal

Calling all Menger parents! We're meeting on Friday, October 19th, at 8:00 a.m. in room 124 for coffee and sweets with Dr. Barrera, our principal. Get to know your fellow Menger parents, learn about all of the wonderful things we have going on at Menger, and meet our new parent liaison Kandi Guajardo.

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Good Neighbors

Please be mindful of our neighbors and do not throw trash in their yards after school. We've had several complaints from our neighbors about trash in their yards. Let's all be good to our school neighbors.
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1st Six Weeks

Report cards will go home on Friday, October 12th. Students who earned A Honor Roll, A/B Honor Roll and Perfect Attendance will be featured on the Menger Hall of Fame for the 1st Six Weeks.

Ray High School HOCO Parade

Monday, Oct. 29th, 6:30pm

1002 Texan Trail

Corpus Christi, TX

Come cheer on our Menger spirit team and our Cheetahs as they march in the RHS HOCO Parade!
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Accelerated Reader Celebration

Students who met their Accelerated Reading goal for the first six weeks will be invited to an AR celebration on Friday, October 12th at 2 p.m.
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Literature Parade

Students may dress up as their favorite story book character on October 31st. All students who dress up will participate in a literature parade at 8:15 a.m. No scary or violent costumes, please.
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Red Ribbon Week

October 22 through 26 is Red Ribbon Week. Mrs. Ford, our school counselor, has several fun activities planned. Please see flyer in Menger Mail for more information.
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Family Picnic Day!

Join us on Friday, October 26th from 11:30 - 12:30 for our family picnic on the back lawn. Bring your lawn chairs, picnic blankets, kites, and lunch for some family fun. Judge Joe Benavides will be our guest speaker.
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BOX TOPS

Please send in your Box Tops! You can leave them in the front office or take them to room 102. Thank you!

Fall Picture Proofs

Fall picture proofs will be sent home today in Menger Mail. If you would like to order a package, please send your envelope and payment in by October 23rd.

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Menger Homework

Just a friendly reminder that our students have 20 minutes of reading homework and a short math activity each night. Research shows that homework at the elementary level is not effective as an instructional tool, so this year we have significantly decreased the amount of homework our students receive. We would much rather they spend quality time being kids and enjoying their families.