OTE Star Staff News

May 20- May 31

Our Next Week...

Monday, Mary 27

Memorial Day Holiday

Tuesday, May 28

Minor’s Coaching Day

Semester Awards:

  • 1st grade 8-8:45am
  • 2nd grade 9-9:45am

Wednesday, May 29

Mya's Coaching Day

Semester Awards:

  • 3rd grade 8-8:45am
  • 4th grade 9-9:45am

Happy Birthday Claire Green

Happy Birthday Linnea Vargas

Thursday, May 30

5th Gr. Semester Awards and Graduation 8-9:30am

ARD Mtg. (see separate schedule)

Kg Splash Day 11:15-2:00

Friday, May 31

CAT Mtg 8:50am

Last Day of School for Students!

Kg Semester Awards 8-9:30am

Year End Classroom Parties

Report cards go home today!

Kid President & Thomas Lennon Fix Global Sadness (YouTube Comedy Week)

Out & About...

"No significant learning occurs without a significant relationship"-James Comer

Star Gazing...

Congratulations to Mrs. Kelly Peters , star Resource teacher...our STAR Teacher of the Week! We appreciate all you do for your students and our learning community! You are entitled to a five-day jeans pass and an opportunity to park in the space designated all next week! Thank you for all you do for our Star Texan community, Kelly!


Way to Go Ms. De La Pena, Ms. Tidwell, Ms. Brown, Ms. Jones, Ms. Percefull, and Ms. Collier for another successful Market Day! What creative products your students sold!!


GINORMOUS APPRECIATIONS to Ms. Starnes, Ms. Littleton, Ms. Gibson, Ms. Steele, Ms. Hooper, and Ms. House for your Living History work with your little Texans. It was very evident that the students both worked hard and enjoyed the time spent on their presentations last evening!


Thank each of you so much for your dedication, service and commitment to helping each of our students achieve academic success! You truly embody the district's motto of "Every student will learn...whatever it takes!" You are amazing!!!


Remember to appreciate a colleague today!


Hope you take time to do something for you this Memorial Day weekend! We're almost there! See you Monday!


"The greatest sign of success for a teacher...is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist." -- Maria Montessori

Enrichment Tip of the Week...

This is a really short, but powerful article about the resiliency barriers that gifted kids face due to their internal thinking and intense emotions.

http://christinefonseca.wordpress.com/2013/05/15/understanding-resiliency/

Tech Tools...

Professional Library: Resource of the Week! Check your copy out today!

"Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other." -JFK

The Week After...

Monday, June 3

Staff Development

Last Day for Teacher Sign-Out

Tuesday, June 4

Superintendent's Mtg 2:00pm

Wednesday, June 5

1st Day of Summer School

Principal’s Mtg 9:30

ESL Administrator’s Training 12:00pm

Thursday, June 6

Friday, June 7

Sunday, June 9

Happy Birthday Andrea Rummel!

Our Virtual Suggestion Box Has Arrived! Please share your thoughts by clicking the google doc link below!

Old Town Elementary Vision...

Old Town will be a positive place that challenges all students to achieve success through learning opportunities that promote critical, creative, and global thinking within a climate of mutual respect and high expectations.