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WPE Community Newsletter - Week of September 20

Message from the Principal

Whispering Pines Families,


REMINDER***** ELEMENTARY STUDENTS HAVE NO SCHOOL ON MONDAY 9-20-21


Lunch with your child. We are going to begin welcoming parents to come eat with their child beginning Tuesday, September 21, 2021. We will have seating for parents and their children in the commons area and we would like parents to RSVP to the front office at least an hour before their child's lunch. Please call 281-641-2500 and let them know your name, your child's name and grade level so that we can have them in the parent visitor seating area at the appropriate time. Our lunch times are as follows

PreK 10:00-10:30

Kinder 10:10-10:40

First 10:40-11:10

Second 11:10-11:40

Third 11:30-12:00

Fourth 12:00-12:30

Fifth 12:30-1:00



Wendy Anaya

WPE Principal

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Sept 13- Kinder-5th Grade Reading Gumball Challenge Begins CHEW UP SOME GOOD BOOKS!

Sept 15- Wise Wednesday- Dress up in your college shirts/hats

Sept 17- Spirit Day- Wear your Panda Shirts!

Sept 20-Student Holiday, Teacher Professional Development

Sept 22- Wise Wednesday- Dress up in your college shirts/hats

Sept 24- Fall Pictures for students

Sept 29- Wise Wednesday- Dress up in your college shirts/hats

Oct 1- Spirit Day- Wear your Panda Shirts!

Oct 4-Oct 8- Students/Staff Holiday

Oct 25-28 Fire Truck Visits PreK-5th

Oct 29- Character Parade

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CAMPUS UPDATES and reminders🏫

Chew up Books- Reading Gumball Challenge

To encourage reading our awesome librarian is running a reading challenge with our students. Student earn gumballs in the following way:

K-2-

Class Read Alouds=1 gumball for the class

Independently read books or books read to them by a parent=1 gumball for that student

Picture books=1 gumball

Chapter books=3 gumball

Graphic novels=2 gumballs


3-5-Students will read independently and fill out gumballs

Class Read Alouds=1 gumball for the whole class

Picture books=1 gumball per student

Chapter books=5 gumballs per student

Graphic Novels=2 gumballs per student


Last year the winning classes had a silly string battle with the Principal, we will see what they choose this year!


Panda Mart

Your child, your child and your child all love the Panda Mart! Panda Bucks are like gold and they earn them through great behavior and great work and showing Panda Pride. However we could use your help. We can't pay for these items through Title 1 funds so we rely on our teachers and families to make donations. Please check out the link to the Amazon Wish List for items you can donate to the Panda Mart. COME ON....HELP A PANDA OUT!


Breakfast in the classroom

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE get your child to school by 7:45 if you would like them to eat breakfast! We are serving all children breakfast this year. If you want your child to eat at school please get them here by 7:45am so they have time to eat their breakfast before we start class at 8:00. We have many students coming right at 8:00 and then wanting to eat breakfast. We don't want them to miss instruction time.


Activity Fees

Don't forget to pay your grade level activity fees. $10 for PreK and $15 for all other grade levels. These funds help us pay for field trips! Go to this link to pay


YEARBOOKS

We are very excited to be able to have a yearbook this year! It is going to be AWESOME. Please pre-order your book to get the pre-order price! PRE-ORDER HERE


Little Library

We have books available in our little library for free please take what your child needs to be able to practice their reading so they can be our next generation of doctors, lawyers, scientists, business owners, WORLD LEADERS. Just refilled with some AWESOME BOOKS check it out📘📙📙📙📘

😊😊😊😊COUNSELOR CORNER😊😊😊😊

Contact Information:

Elain Dabney

edabney@humbleisd.net

281-641-2507


Karla Corpus

karla.corpus@humbleisd.net

281-641-2507


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DISTRICT UPDATES

COVID VACCINE CLINIC

Memorial Hermann is proud to partner with Humble ISD to host a free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic open to the public from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 25, at Ross Sterling Middle School, 1131 Wilson Rd, Humble, TX 77338. We are offering the Pfizer vaccine at this event, as well as a Memorial Hermann Shot of Hope T-shirt for everyone who gets vaccinated. Individuals 12 years of age and older are eligible to receive free vaccinations. Please note that minors (individuals 12 through 17 years of age) will be required to have an adult accompany them to their vaccination appointment. Minors do not have to show ID to receive the vaccine, but their parents/legal representatives do. This is a walk-in event and no registration is required.

A follow-up clinic offering second doses of the Pfizer vaccine is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 16 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ross Sterling Middle School.


GT Testing

Are you interested in having your child assessed for the Gifted and Talented Program. Check out the flyer on our to refer them.



Humble ISD Parent University


Gifted & Talented Awareness: Should I Refer My Child?: Virtual August 30 Come and explore the common characteristics of Gifted and Talented students. Learn what to do if you feel your child has particular advanced academic needs. Parents will learn how and when to refer children for gifted services. Register Here


Social & Emotional Learning Series: Optimistic Thinking: Virtual September 2 Optimistic thinking is one of the Great 8 Social Emotional Learning Skills that Humble ISD teaches to students. Join us to learn how you can encourage your child to be more resilient when facing challenges by using optimistic thinking. Register Here



  • Back to School 2021
TEA announced its requirements for the 2021-2022 school year on August 5. Humble ISD has ensured we are in compliance with TEA and Governor's guidance. Visit our Back to School website for information on COVID protocols.


  • New Student Enrollment
Enrollment for students NEW to Humble ISD is now open for all grades. Visit the new student enrollment website to begin the online registration process.

Currently enrolled students will need to complete the required Annual Update beginning the week of July 19. Please note: You must use your parent/guardian HAC account, NOT the student's HAC account to access the Annual Update. Only living with guardians can access and submit the update.

If you have a new-to-district enrollment question, or need assistance with your parent/guardian HAC account, please complete the online Request for Assistance form.