Robison Elementary Rocket Register

May 2019

PTO Newsletter

Click here to see the important PTO events for May!

Thank You, Volunteers!

This morning we celebrated our amazing volunteers. A big shout out to the following volunteers who earned over 1,000 hours of volunteer service this year. In all, 9,680 volunteer hours were logged into the system this year. We are so grateful for each and every one of you!
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Summer Library Hours

Our students are fortunate to have the opportunity to have access to the Robison library during summer checkout. We hope you'll be able to join us for one or more of these dates. Please know that you will be required to sign in this summer. Club Rewind is hosting their summer program at Robison; therefore, all visitors must sign in.


Dates for summer checkout (9 am to 11 am) are:


June 11

June 25

July 9

July 23

August 6

Library News

Six Flags Read to Succeed tickets will be here the last week in May! Fiesta Texas tickets will be given to all who participated reading 6 hours or more and turned in their forms. Have a great time in San Antonio readers : )

STAAR Testing

STAAR testing will begin in April and finish in May. In order to maintain a secure testing environment, we do not allow visitors for any grade levels on these days. Schedules will be altered to allow a solid 4-hour testing window for the students, and testing will occur throughout the building in order to provide the small group accommodations that are required for some of our students. More information about snacks and our policy for electronic devices will be sent to the students in the grade levels that are testing.


Please help your child to be successful on these days by helping them to be well rested for each of their testing days.


3rd Grade

Monday, May 13-Math STAAR

Tuesday, May 14-Reading STAAR


4th Grade

Monday, May 13-Math STAAR

Tuesday, May 14-Reading STAAR


5th Grade

Wednesday, May 15-Science STAAR


Students in 5th grade have 3 opportunities to pass the Reading and Math STAAR. The retest dates are as follows:

Monday, May 13-Math STAAR 2nd Administration

Tuesday, May 14-Reading STAAR 2nd Administration

Tuesday, June 25-Math STAAR 3rd Administration

Wednesday, June 26-Reading STAAR 3rd Administration

Medication Pick-Up Notice

Dear Parent or Guardian:

As the end of the school year approaches, we would like to remind you to pick up any medications you provided to the school clinic this year. According to CFISD Board policy FFAC (local), medications must be retrieved from the clinic by a parent/guardian or designated responsible adult. Please make arrangements to pick-up your student’s medications by Thursday, May 30th, no later than 4:00 p.m.

Any medication that is not picked up by May 30th at 4:00 pm will be disposed of according to CFISD policy.

Thank you and have a great summer!!!

Joyce Chiasson, BSN, RN

School Nurse

281-213-1704

End-of-Year Parties

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5th Grade End-of-Year Celebrations

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School Supplies for 2019-2020

School supply packets will be available for purchase online at www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks


The code should be available next week. Our school code is: ROB097 (the first three are letters, the last three are numbers)


The window for ordering will be open April 19. We will update you on the last day that supplies will be able to be ordered. Be sure to order your child’s supplies for NEXT year’s grade level. Extra packets will not be ordered.

Important Dates

May

Wednesday, May 1

1st & 2nd @ SRC (Fritcher, Gross, Raia, Grisham, Brown, Lieberman, Russi, & Wisener)


Friday, May 3

Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast (7:45 am)

Spirit Day

Box Tops Due

PPCD/Pre-K Splash Day


Monday, May 6

PTO Board Meeting (9:30 am)


Wednesday, May 8

Math DPM (1st)


Thursday, May 9

Math DPM (1st) continued

Spirit Night @ Orange Leaf


Friday, May 10

Spirit Day

Science DPM (2nd)

Poetry Cafe for 1st Grade (9:00 am)

Garden Day (Kindergarten)


Sunday, May 12

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY


Monday, May 13-We are unable to accommodate visitors

STAAR (3rd & 4th Math, 5th Math Retest)


Tuesday, May 14-We are unable to accommodate visitors

STAAR (3rd & 4th Reading, 5th Reading Retest)


Wednesday, May 15-We are unable to accommodate visitors

STAAR (5th Science)


Thursday, May 16

Math DPM (2nd)


Friday, May 17

General PTO Meeting (9:00 am)

Spirit Day

Volunteer Breakfast for volunteers with 100+ hours of service

Math DPM (2nd) continued


Monday, May 20

Science DPM (3rd & 4th)


Wednesday, May 22

Poetry Picnic (2nd grade @ 11:05 am)


Friday, May 24

College Spirit Day

5th Grade Celebration at Urban Air

Garden Day (2nd)


Monday, May 27

HOLIDAY (Memorial Day)


Tuesday, May 28

5th Grade Walk of Honor and Talent Show (9:00 to 11:00 am)

5th Grade Awards @ Cy-Woods HS Auditorium (6:00 pm)


Thursday, May 30

Last Day of School

Report cards go home

End-of-Year Parties

Lost and Found Items

Click on link to view lost and found items

All lost and found items will be donated at the end of the year.
What's cooking in May?

Click here for the breakfast and lunch menu for May.

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WATCH D.O.G.S. Sign-up

If you would like to volunteer, the link to the sign-up genius is here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4ca5ac23abf58-robison2

STAYING CONNECTED

We want to be sure that you are kept in the loop with all that is happening at Robison. Please take a moment to review the "Quick Guide" shown above for ways to stay connected with Robison.

Join Us on Twitter

We are excited that all of our teachers will be launching classroom twitter accounts! Our permanent hashtag for RES will be #robisonspirit. Our 2018-2019 hashtag that we'll also use is #successatRES. We are looking forward to sharing the story of Robison Elementary with you!
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Child Find Information

The Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District Special Education Department provides educational services to an estimated 8,000 students with special needs.

Teachers, instructional aides, speech pathologists and related service personnel provide instruction and related services to students who have a disability. Students are eligible for special education services from the age of 3 through 21. Students who have hearing and vision disabilities may receive services from birth.

To be eligible for special education services, students must meet eligibility requirements as a student with an orthopedic impairment, other health impairment, auditory impairment, visual impairment, diagnosis of deaf/blind, intellectual disabilities, emotional disturbance, learning disability, speech impairment, multiple disabilities, autism, non-categorical early childhood, or traumatic brain injury.

Cypress Fairbanks ISD instructional arrangements for elementary school-aged students include in-class support, resource classes and speech/language therapy. Preschool Programs for Children with Disabilities (PPCD), adaptive behavior, and LIFE Skills classes are offered as cluster services at the elementary level.

In-class support, resource classes, LIFE Skills, adaptive behavior and speech/language services are available at all secondary level campuses.

Related services may include psychological services, occupational therapy, physical therapy, orientation and mobility training, school health services, adaptive equipment and special transportation.

Other special education service options include the Dorothy Carlton Center, the Adaptive Behavior Center, homebound, adaptive physical education, itinerant and on-site services to the visually impaired.

As part of the Northwest Harris County Cooperative for the Hearing Impaired, services for students who have auditory impairments are offered at Birkes Elementary, Hancock Elementary, Spillane Middle School and Cy-Ridge High School. In addition to receiving instruction at the on-site campuses, students may be served by itinerant teachers, speech pathologists, and/or an audiologist at their home campus.

Are you the parent of a pre-school (3-5 years) or school-aged child and have concerns regarding your child’s physical, speech, and/or emotional development? Is your child experiencing academic problems which could interfere significantly with educational success? If so, contact the Special Education Department at 281-897-6400 to discuss your concerns and learn more about the referral process.

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