Principal's Bulletin

Week 7: October 4-8, 2021

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A Message from Mrs. Zagala

Dear Allen Families,

I hope that you and your families have been doing well as we enter the month of October. On Friday we recognized our Pillars of Respect with a special breakfast in their honor. Each month two students from each class will be recognized for the Pillars of Character. At the end of October we will recognize the Pillars of Trustworthiness. I have linked a video below for you to preview about the Pillar of Trustworthiness.

This Friday we also celebrated Custodial Appreciation Day. I would like to thank our amazing Custodial Team Ms. Dora (Head Custodian), Mr. Rex (Assistant Head Custodian), Mr. Jacob (Day Custodian) and Ms. Lilly (Afternoon Custodian) for all of their hard work keeping our school clean and safe for our students and staff.

Thank you for all that you do and we look forward to another amazing week!

Eagles Rock!

Mrs. Zagala

Pillars of Respect

Thank you to our AMAZING Custodians!

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Reminders about Dismissal

Parents we would like to thank you for helping us out during dismissal. Our dismissal process is definitely smoother and we appreciate your help. Here are a few reminders to help our process continue to go smoothly:

-If you are picking up your child by car, please make sure that you have the yellow car hanger visible in the front window. If you need a new hanger please ask the front office and we would be happy to get you one.

-Please remember to move all the way forward before loading your child. This helps with the flow of traffic.

-We ask that you use the crosswalk.

-If you are waiting at the bike rack for your child, please do NOT park in the bus loop. The bus loop is intended specifically for buses and cars parked in the loop prevent our bus drivers from picking up our bus rider safely.

-Please arrive to pick up your child by 3:25 PM. The staff's work day ends at 3:25 PM, after that time there is not any staff available to monitor students.

World Teachers' Day: October 5, 2021

On Wednesday, October 5th we will celebrate World Teacher's Day. On this special day we recognize the service of teachers and their contributions to education as well as the important role they play for the development of students and all of society.

To celebrate this day, we invite all of our Allen Eagles to show their support for all teachers around the world by wearing the color BLUE on Tuesday, October 5th.

Jerry D. Allen Elementary PTA Fundraiser: October 4-15th

Your support is needed as we begin our World’s Finest Chocolate fundraiser. Our PTA will use the funds collected to help pay for field trips and special events such as Fiesta, Western Day, Reading Carnival, etc. This year we are encouraging each student to sell at least 10 World’s Finest Chocolate bars; each bar is only $1, for a total of $10. If you would like to help us raise money for our school please sign and return the permission that will be sent home this week. When we receive the signed permission slip we will send home the10 chocolate bars with your child or you can arrange to pick them up. Once you have sold the 10 chocolate bars please turn in the $10 cash. If you would like more chocolate bars please complete another permission slip. Chocolates will not be sent home without a signed permission slip to ensure the child has permission to participate. Please note that any unsold chocolates may not be returned.


  • Your child will receive one entry for every $10 sold.

  • A drawing will be held for prizes to include: Principal for the Day, Associate Principal for the Day, Giant World’s Finest Chocolate Bar, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Sellers

  • The class that sells the most World’s Finest Chocolate bars will earn a Glow Dance!

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Pumpkin Book Character Contest

It's officially Fall, and that means pumpkins are everywhere!

-Choose a book and read it

-Pick one character from the book to focus on

-Choose a pumpkin (it may be a real pumpkin or a plastic pumpkin, that you will decorate as your book character)

-Decorate it, paint it, glue things on it, and just get creative!

-Please bring your pumpkin to school the week of October 18-22

-Your child's pumpkin will be entered into our pumpkin character contest. Winners will be notified on October 29, 2021.

-Please be sure to write your child's name, grade, and teacher's name on the bottom of your child's pumpkin before turning it in.

-Please do not carve your pumpkin.

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Learning Fun in Mr. Sensiba's STEM Class

Pillar Of Trustworthiness

October CC trait - Trustworthiness
Ped Motion Graphics - Walking Safely

Parent Handbooks

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