L. A. Nelson Elementary

September 22, 2015

Traffic Audit

Dear Parents,

There have been several parents voice their concerns about the length of time it takes for cars to get off campus during dismissal. Please note that I have scheduled a traffic light audit for this Thursday afternoon. I will let you know if they make any changes.

October 5-9 -Early Release Week/Parent-Teacher Conferences

Mark your calendars!

During the week of October 5-9th, students will be dismissed at 12:50. Parents need to ensure that students have appropriate daycare organized during this week.

If you haven't already scheduled a conference with your teacher, please do so.

Calendar of Events


  • 22- Corner Bakery Day for Nelson

  • 29 - STUCO Meeting


  • 1 - Cookie Dough Kick-off

  • 2 - End of the 1st grading period

  • 5 - Beginning of the 2nd Grading Period

  • 5-9 -Early Release Week/Parent-Teacher Conferences

  • 8 - Fall Picture Day

  • 9 - All Pro Dads @ 7:00 a.m.

  • 12 - No School/District Staff Development

  • 13 - Watch D.O.G. Kick-off- 6:00 p.m. with pizza

  • 16- Nelson Fall Festival

  • 16 - STUCO Elections

  • 22 - Fall Concert @ 7:00 p.m.

  • 26-30 - Red Ribbon Week

  • 27 - STUCO Meeting

PTA Reflections

ATTENTION ALL ARTISTS: Reflect on the Theme. Create an Original Work. Be Recognized

Use your CREATIVITY and enter the PTA Reflections Contest this year!!!

This year’s theme is LET YOUR IMAGINATION FLY!

There are 6 categories: Visual Arts, Photography, Dance, Literature, Musical Composition and Film Production…

Top entries move onto district and have a chance to compete at state and national level. The classroom with the most participants wins the SPIRIT AWARD along with a special SURPRISE for the whole class!

Big Kahuna Cookie Dough Fundraiser and Limo Ride!

Nelson Elementary will have our Cookie Dough Fundraiser on October 1st. Please know that all proceeds go to technology and professional development for teachers.

I will share more information with you next week concerning prizes!

It's almost Picture Day!

Thursday, Oct. 8th, 8am

3909 Teasley Lane

Denton, TX

Our Fall Picture Day is quickly approaching. Please look for more information in Tuesday Folders.



WATCH D.O.G.S. Kickoff Party

October 13, 2015 6pm

Watch D.O.G.S. is a program that encourages fathers and father-figures to become more involved in their student's school through volunteer time on the school campus. Look for more information soon!

***In order to participate in the WATCH D.O.G.S. program, each volunteer must pass a background check. A new background check must be completed each school year and should be submitted prior to the kick off party in order to recieve a service date. Backgroud check instructions and application can be found at the bottom of this webpage. http://www.dentonisd.org/Page/48779.***