The Cardinal Rule
A Weekly Update for Holly Tree Families
Last day for volunteers and lunch visits - Thursday, May 25th
All parents who are interested in volunteering for Field Day:
K-2 Signup link:
3-5 Signup link:
PTA Meeting and Spring Choral Concert
Tuesday, May 23rd, 6pm
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Holly Tree Elementary Field Day
Thursday, June 8th, 9am-2pm
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Third Grade, Fourth Grade, and Fifth Grade 12:00-2:00
5th Grade Celebration
Friday, June 9th, 9am
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Congratulations Beginning Teachers!
EOG Testing Schedule for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students
Wednesday, May 31 - Reading EOG (3rd, 4th, and 5th Grades)
Thursday, June 1 - Math EOG (3rd, 4th, and 5th Grades)
Students who do not pass Science (5th), Math (3rd-5th), or ELA (4th and 5th) on the first administration and are within six standard deviations of a passing score will be eligible for summer testing. The summer remediation sessions (4- 90 minute sessions, one of which must occur after the last day of school) and testing days are listed below. We will contact the parents of eligible students By June 2nd.
June 5th - Remediation during the regular school day
June 6th - Remediation during the regular school day
June 8th - Remediation during the regular school day.
June 12th - Remediation (Student half day)
June 13th and 14th - Summer testing dates - Student Half Days
Students who do not pass ELA in 3rd grade and do not have a good cause exemption will be eligible for Reading Camp and retesting at the end of camp. Students who do not have a good cause exemption will have the opportunity to take the Read To Achieve Test on Friday, June 2nd, to meet grade level expectations. We will contact the parents of eligible students By June 1st.
Location: College Park Elementary
Dates: Monday-Friday June 19th-30th and July 5th & 6th (12 days)
Time: 8 am - 3 pm
Habit of the Week May 15 - May 26
Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw®
Balance Feels Best
I take care of my body by eating right, exercising and getting sleep. I spend time with family and friends. I learn in lots of ways and lots of places, not just at school. I find meaningful ways to help others.
Calling all parent artists!! Summer murals project!
- Parents who will design a lead a team of parents to create a mural
- Parents who can help paint murals
- Parents who can design and complete a mural alone
We would like to begin our efforts by June and finish up by August 20th.
Lost and Found
PTA Volunteer Breakfast
May 24th: Volunteer Breakfast 8am- 9am
The PTA would like to thank all of our volunteers for their time and energy this year! Hope to see you there!
PTA Board Nominees
We hope to see you at our PTA meeting (and chorus concert) on May 23rd. We will vote for next year's board. Our Holly Tree PTA Nominations for 2023-2024 are:
President: Mindy Baker
Vice President: Liz Moysey and Jason Marone
Secretary: Emily Good and Natalie Norris
Treasurer: Rand Pennington and Jennifer Pennington
Kindergarten Representative: Michelle McBride
1st grade Representative: Kate Galligian
2nd grade Representative: Holly Smith
3rd grade Representative: Glori Olsen
4th grade Representative: Shanna Lawton
5th grade Representative: Lauren Sleesman