L. A. Nelson Elementary
September 22, 2015
Students showing P.R.I.D.E. at Nelson
Corner Bakery Night TONIGHT (9/22/15)
Nelson will get 15% of all proceeds. Make sure to mention Nelson Elementary!
Kindergarten students learning with Mrs. Ivey and Max.
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
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!
Visit this website for RULES and additional forms or pick up at the front office: http://www.txpta.org/programs/reflections/participate/
Contact Christine Fosmire at firstname.lastname@example.org or (940) 565-5925
**ALL ENTRIES DUE by Friday, NOVEMBER 13th in the front office!!
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!
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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.***