Menchaca Elementary School

Important Reminders

Tickets for MRU

Dear Families,

Thank you so much for promoting the tickets for MRU!

Raffle tickets can still be turned in tomorrow or brought to MRU.

PTA will be treating the entire school to popcorn during special areas day if the goal is met or surpass what we made last year!!

Also, Ms. Loyola generously agreed to wear a silly costume during Special Areas Day if we meet our goal!

Call for Volunteers to help with MRU Carnival Shifts

Dear Menchaca Families & Friends,

There are plenty of volunteering slots still available for MRU!!

We need a lot of help to pull off an event of this size.

Reminder: working a shift earns you a free wristband, which includes unlimited access to rides (a $25 value). https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040c45adaa2da5f49-mru2023#/

We appreciate your help in making this annual event such a success!


Stations that need to be filled:


12-2 pm

  • Inflatable Maze
  • Giant Purple Slide
  • Mickey Mouse Bounce House
  • Barrel of Fun Ride
  • Whack a Wall
  • Kingdom Bounce House
  • Queen Bounce House
  • Floater/Runner (Extra hands on deck)
  • Tattoos & Hairspray


2-4 pm

  • Inflatable Maze
  • Giant Purple Slide
  • Mickey Mouse Bounce House
  • Dunk Tank
  • Barrel of Fun Ride
  • Whack a Wall
  • Kingdom Bounce House
  • Queen Bounce House
  • Train
  • Floater/Runner (Extra hands on deck)
  • Whizzer Ride
  • Tattoos & Hairspray

No School this Friday, March 31st

Dear Menchaca Families,

Friendly reminder that there will be no school this Friday, March 31st.

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No School Next Friday, April 7tth

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Austin ISD Menchaca Elementary School Survey

Dear Families,

Austin ISD is currently surveying Menchaca Elementary families in order to gain insight into your perception of our school and district effectiveness. To ensure we continue to provide high quality, rigorous learning experiences that meet the needs of our learners and prepare them for college and career, we need your feedback. We want to know what you think.

https://surveys.panoramaed.com/austinisd/family/surveys/v2/231595910?language=en


The survey asks about the following topics:

  • Perceptions of School
  • Perceptions of Child
  • School Environment
  • Engagement Barriers
  • Perceptions of School Safety
  • AISD Communication/Customer Service
  • Background Questions



The survey is currently open and will close on Saturday, April 8th.

The survey's language has the option to be changed to Spanish, Vietnamese, and Arabic. Just look on the upper left and click on the drop-down menu.

We thank you in advance for your thoughtful responses!

STAAR Testing Days - No Visitors will be allowed on campus

Dear Families,

STAAR is right around the corner. Our 3rd to 5th graders will be testing for STAAR. The campus will be closed to visitors and volunteers on the following dates:

  • April 18 - Reading
  • April 27 - Science (5th grade only)
  • May 4 - Math