SGE Family Newsletter

February 13, 2023

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Looking Ahead...

Feb - Black History Month

Feb - Kindness Month

Feb 15 - National SRO Appreciation Day

Feb 15-16 - Play it Safe Presentations during Activity Class (permission slips sent home)

Feb 17 - End of the 4th Six Weeks

Feb 19 - Family Dance Party (See flyer below)

Feb 19 - State of Texas Anniversary Remembrance Day

Feb 20 - Presidents' Day

Feb 20 - No School / Staff Development Day

Feb 22 - School Bus Driver Appreciation Day

Feb 23 - 4th Six Weeks Report Cards Post to Family Access

Feb 27-Mar 1 - Dr. Seuss Days at SGE

March - Texas History Month

Mar 2 - Read Across America Day

Mar 3 - School Maintenance Worker Day

Mar 9 - SGE Open House, 5:30-6:30pm

Mar 10 - Unclaimed items in Lost & Found will be donated

Mar 13-17 - Spring Break

Mar 20 - No School / Staff Development Day

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Lost & Found

Our Lost & Found collection is enormous! It's filled with jackets, hoodies, mittens, and water bottles. When we find a lost item that is labeled with a name, finding the owner is easy! Most of our Lost & Found items are nameless!

If you think your student misplaced his/her coat at school, have him check our Lost & Found.

The Lost & Found items are in our foyer and will remain there on the day of our Valentine parties. If you plan to attend, be sure to look through it!

Unclaimed items will be donated on the week of Spring Break.

New Hours at the Herman Brown Free Library!

New hours begin on Saturday, March 4th! Spring Break is just around the corner! Plan a trip to the local library!

Monday 10:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday 10:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday 10:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday 10:00am - 5:00pm

Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday 10:00am - 3:00pm

Access to a growing collection of books, audio books, and DVDs, use computers and printing services, get assistance with digital services, and have access to the genealogy and local history research center.

The Herman Brown library is located at 100 E. Washington in Burnet on the Historic Courthouse Square. For more information, please call the library at 512-715-5228 or visit

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February is Kindness Month!

Kindness month is here! February is a great month to focus on love and kindness with your children! Think about all of the ways we can be a positive influence in each other's lives.

Mrs. Figg is encouraging students to make the world a better place by spreading a little light around. She has hung kindness ideas around campus. Students can tear off ideas! Ask your child about the kindness he/she spread today!

"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." -Aesop

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ADA - STRIVE for 95, but 98 is GRRRRRRREAT!

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ADA stands for Average Daily Attendance. Average Daily Attendance is defined as the total days of student attendance divided by the total days of instruction. Check out SGE's ADA trends in the chart above.

We're going to "STRIVE FOR 95!" while also knowing that "98 IS Great!" We recognize that illnesses and events take place that necesitate absences, however, we do encourage every student to be in school every day he/she is able. Let's work for 98%!

Care Solace

Burnet Consolidated ISD partnered with Care Solace to support the well-being of students and their family members.

Care Solace navigates the mental health care system to find available providers matched to specific needs - so you don't have to.

If you or a family member are looking for help and would like to use Care Solace to find a provider:

  • Call 888-515-0595. Support is available 24/7/365 in over 50 languages.
  • Visit and either search on your own OR click “Book Appointment” for assistance by video chat, email, or phone.

Viewing Progress Reports and Report Cards

Please look at how your child is progressing. If you have questions, please reach out to your child's teacher.

See directions below, and be sure to electronically sign each report.

BCISD Transportation Department and Information

Click this link to view transportation contact information, bus service registration, and an FAQ regarding bus transportation.

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Shady Grove Elementary School

7:15am Office Opens

7:15am Student Drop Off/Breakfast

7:40am School Begins

7:45am Tardy Bell

9:00am Students not in attendance are marked absent

1:30pm Transportation changes due, please email:

3:20pm Student Dismissal

4:00pm Office/School Closes