Eagle Updates

April 4-8, 2016

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FBISD Talent Fair a HUGE Success!

On Saturday, FBISD held their 3rd Annual Talent Draft! This is an opportunity to showcase all the wonderful things taking place in our schools and in our great district! Many of our team members showed up to help market our school. We met several wonderful candidates and had a little fun along the way!


A huge thank you to the following team members for coming out! Ms. McKinnon, Ms. Pena, Ms. Jones, Ms. Portugal, Ms. Eapen, Ms. Rodriguez, Ms. Vasquez, Mr. Mouton, Ms. Edwards, Ms. Holly, and Mr. Strutton!


We had a wonderful time showing our team spirit!

talent fair video

What Up at QVE?

April 4th

· STAAR Alt 2 Testing Window 4/4 – 4/15

April 5th

· Math District Benchmark Grades 3,4

· PLC Meeting

· Running Club 3:30-4:30

April 6th

· Faculty Meeting 3:30-5:00

April 7th

· STAAR Olympic Assessment 7th

· Running Club 3:30-4:30

April 8th

· STAAR Olympic Closing Ceremonies

April 11th

· Kindergarten Enrollment Appointments 11th – 15th 8:00-3:00

April 12th

· Appreciation Financial in Teacher Lounge

· PLC Meeting

· PLC Lead Meeting 3:30-4:30

· Running Club 3:30-4:30

· After School Kindergarten Enrollment Appointments 5:00-7:00

April 13th

· Garden Club Meet 3:30-5:00

· Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night 5:00-8:00

April 14th

· Running Club 3:30-4:30

April 15th

· District Professional Learning Day

· Student Holiday

· Transfer Window Closes

April 18th

· GT Project Showcase 1:45-2:45

· GEMS/GENTS Meeting

April 19th

· PLC Meeting

· Running Club 3:30-4:30

April 20th

· Committee Meetings 3:30-4:30- CANCELED Due to Leadership Day

· Leadership Day 4:30-6:00

April 21st

· Running Club 3:30-4:30

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April 25th

· Math District Assessment K,1 4/25-5/6

April 26th

· PLC Meeting

· Running Club 3:30-4:30

April 28th

· Sugar Land Heritage Foundation 3rd & 4th grade during enrichment

· Running Club 3:30-4:30

· Team Leader Meeting 3:30-4:30

April 29th

· Synergize Celebration

· Spring Carnival 4:00-8:00

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Message from Ms. Walton, Math Specialist

Hello Everyone,

I just wanted to remind you that the Math DA for K & 1st Grade will take place April 25 – May 6. I emailed you copies of the DA Blueprint for your review. If you have any questions or need assistance with anything please let me know. Thanks for all of your hard work!!

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Message from Ms. Portugal, Reading Specialist

Kinder, 1st, 2nd Grade:

PAPI Retest Window Open 4/4-4/15

Writing DA 4/12-4/14 **More information coming soon! **

Kinder, 3rd, 4th, 5th Grade:

DRA Window Open 4/25-5/20

1st & 2nd Grade:

DRA Window Open 4/18-5/13

I ordered DRA Protocol sheets from Print Shop and have filled all of the files. If you notice a file getting low, please notify me, so I can put in another order ASAP. Don’t wait until it is completely empty, as there is a turn-around period. J

Here are a few tips & reminders when assessing using the DRA:

*Pace yourself….divide the number of school days for testing with the number of students you need to test & complete a certain number per day.

****Do not stop ELA instruction to test.

*Follow the FBISD Procedures Up/Down Chart.

*Record date and teacher name on the recording sheets.
*Record all oral reading responses, just as you do a running record.

*Record all student responses to questions.

*Underline the student responses for the lower levels.

*Make sure the Continuum page is completed entirely.

*Staple all tests together. If you need to assess a student on more than one level, place the level you stopped at on top.

*Fill in the score totals on the top lines underneath name/date on the first page.

*Use the WPM calculation formula to fill in the WPM.

Let me know if you need any help! Thanks!

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Shout out to ...

Our all of our teachers and staff who made our first round of STAAR Testing a huge success! We appreciate Ms. Jones and Ms. Jennifer Pena for organizing!

IMPORTANT Message about Lab Printer- please read!

Please be mindful of the amount of documents being sent to the lab printer. There are large print jobs being printed and not being picked up. The toner is expensive and being replaced frequently. Class sets should be copied or printed to the workroom copier.

Please do not print a black and white document to the color printer which is QVE-LAB-P01 on distps03. Black and white copies should be printed to QVE-LAB-P02 on distps03.

Thank you for your help in maintaining our computer labJ

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April is Child Abuse Awareness month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month is a time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect, and to promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families. During the month of April and throughout the year, communities are encouraged to share child abuse and neglect prevention awareness strategies and activities and promote prevention across the country.


The Quail Valley Family will recognize and bring awareness to child abuse by participating in a school project led by Ms. Rodriguez. Please tune in to morning announcements for more information!

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Baby Wong Has Arrived!

We are sending a huge congratulations to Ms. Wong! She gave birth to a beautiful baby boy on Thursday, March 31st at 12:29 PM. His name is Emmett Nash Wong and he weighed 8 lbs, 3 ozs. We are SO happy for Ms. Wong and her family and miss her dearly!
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Million Mile Month- Ms. Bathe

Good Afternoon QVE Faculty and Staff,


Million Mile Month is officially here! Let’s show off our QVE spirit and everyone register online, its free! If you register online through the link below please email me and you will receive a free pedometer! The two elementary schools with the highest average miles logged per person will be award $2,500. Shout out to Mrs. Rodriguez for already registering! Everyone get online and start signing up!! J

Dust off those sneakers off and sign up for the Million Mile Month!

This year, Dr. Dupre is challenging area superintendents Dr. Thomas Randle (Lamar Consolidated School District), HD Chambers (Alief ISD) and Dr. Paul Cruz (Austin ISD) to join in MMM to determine which school district will log the most miles throughout April.

Last year, the district logged over 250,000 miles during this challenge. This year, our goal is to log at least 300,000 miles.

Win money for your wellness budget!

$2,500 awarded to the schools and location with the HIGHEST AVERAGE MILES logged per person.

· One $2,500 prize - Auxiliary Site

· One $2,500 prize - High School

· One $2,500 prize - Middle School

· Two $2,500 prizes - Elementary Schools

The Challenge begins Friday, April 1 and will run through Saturday, April 30. Get your teams together and Register to help bring awareness and to prevent diseases and conditions such as cancer, diabetes, depression, obesity, and heart disease through daily physical activity and proper nutrition.

Registration is FREE! Just choose the Bronze-level membership and leave zero in the donation box. Proceeds from your registration enable school children and low income families to participate for free. Your registration fee is a tax deductible donation to the charity organization who puts on Million Mile Month, HealthCode, whose mission is to empower people to live healthier lives.

FBISD employees, students, and their families are all encouraged to participate! Be sure to select your location from the drop down menu.

Organize walks or other activities at your schools or site and log your miles on the Million Mile Month website.

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QVE Animal Rescue Service Project!

QVE Eagles were able to bring in $145 in donations today! All proceeds will go to Mutts and Meows Animal Rescue Group.


Great job Team!