Scott Elementary

October 21, 2016

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Veteran's Day Celebration

Calling all Veterans! We are so thankful for your service, and we would like to celebrate you on November 11th during our Veteran's Day Celebrate Scott. Please send Whitney Zorn (zornw@friscoisd.org) a picture of your Veteran, name, student they are associated with & relationship, and the branch they served with. We can't wait to honor you.

Principal's Pen

Scott Family,


We've had another busy and exciting week at Scott Elementary. Many of you have told us stories about your kiddos coming home and not being able to recall details about their day. Asking, "How was school today?" might not get you as far. Instead, ask questions like these for a better picture of your kiddo's day:


  • "What's the coolest thing that happened? What wasn't cool?"
  • "Pretend you're the teacher. How would you describe the day?"
  • "What made you laugh?"
  • "What was the most creative thing you did?"
  • "How were you kind or helpful today? Was anyone kind or helpful to you?"


We can't thank you enough for sharing your precious kiddos with you!

Paige & John

#scottproud

Red Ribbon Week & Scott Trot!

Red Ribbon week is next week!! We have lots of fun in store and lots of dress up days! :)

*Monday: Team Up Against Drugs–Wear favorite team jersey/shirt.
*Tuesday: Friends Don’t Let Friends Do Drugs–Twin Day, Dress like twins
*Wednesday: Lei Off Drugs–Wear Hawaiian
*Thursday: I’m A “Jean”-ius B/c I’m Drug Free–Wear Jeans/Scott Shirt
*Friday: Scott Trot–Wear Grade-Level Shirt


This is all leading up to our annual fundraiser - the super fun SCOTT TROT! Packets have gone home this week, and our students are so excited for next Friday!

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Getting Good Grades is IMPORTANT!!

Scott Spirit Shirts - Limited Quantities Left!

We have limited quantities of Scott Spirit t-shirts and hoodies for sale in both children and adult sizes. Please print the attached form and have your child bring it to school. Orders will be filled within 24 hours, and they will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.


Thank you for your continued support of Scott Elementary!


https://goo.gl/a8jnWl

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Welcome Heritage High School to Celebrate Scott!

Boo-Grams for Sale for Student Council!

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We Recycle at Scott!

Shout Out to First Grade-Mrs. Moreno's and Mrs. Longacre's Classes!

Shout Outs...

  • Shout out to our amazing parents that were able to attend Muffins with the Family!
  • Shout out to the outstanding PTA and Book Fair Chair - Nikki Rosales, for organizing the Book Fair! #Scott Proud!
  • Holler to all of the Heritage students that came to make our Celebrate Scott extra special!
  • Woo Hoo! Our Grandparents ROCK! Thanks for coming to hang with our students this week for Grandparents Day!
  • We are so blessed to have our Watch Dog Dads Program taking off! We appreciate all our volunteers!
  • A BIG thank you to our PTA for helping us provide field trips for those that need the help! PTA also helped purchase the muffins for our families this week.
  • Shout out to our 5th graders! They performed an amazing Pirate Musical! It was outstanding!!
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Neon Day at Scott Elementary

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Pastries with Our Parents!

Spirit Night at Mooyah! #scottproud

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Shout Out to our Watch Dog Dads

Mrs. Holden's Class in Action--Home/School Connection at work!

Sound Energy

Pirate Sighting in 5th grade!

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Flu Vaccination Clinic

Scott families are encouraged to get their flu shots during our Passport Health vaccination clinic, October 27th from 2:55-5:00 in the Scott Library. Please enter the building through the front doors.

No advance registration is required, but a parent or guardian must accompany each student.

Many common forms of insurance are accepted and shots are only $10 for children without insurance.

Participants must bring a photocopy of their insurance card and primary insured’s driver’s license.

Cash or check only please.

Reminders....

Class Party Contributions

Classes throw three fun bashes: a Winter party, Valentine's Day, and End of the year. Contributions from Scott families support food, beverages, games and more---which means no soliciting when the time arrives. The last day to pay is Friday, October 7. A secure payment of $7 per student can be made online at ScottPTA.com. Link: https://scottpta.membershiptoolkit.com/classparties


Save the Date for Scott Trot on Oct 28

Ready, set, go! Register your kiddo for Scott Trot and help support your school. See your child's Thursday flyer with details, including run times and rewards for top classes. More information to come Monday on http://ScottPTA.com


Shop the Scott Book Fair ONLINE through 10/28

Got the Book Fair blues? No worries. Shop the Scott online book fair through October 28 at https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.do?method=homepage&url=scottelementary1


October Teacher Snack Attack Luncheon

Help us make this month's teacher luncheon the best and scariest yet. We're looking for sweet and spooky treats and need your help. Visit the online form to sign up. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0C45AAAA2CA1F85-halloween

SCOTT PTA UPDATES

Help Scott while you SHOP!

It's a new school year which means you must link your Kroger to Scott Elementary so our school earns every time you shop. It only takes a minute and we have quick and easy instructions on the Scott PTA website. https://scottpta.membershiptoolkit.com/retailrewards


Spirit Store is Open

Snag a class t-shirt and other Scott apparel and gear in the spirit store. Class sizes are limited. URL: https://scottpta.membershiptoolkit.com/spiritstore


Wanted: Box Tops and Labels for Education

Don't forget to bring in those Box Tops and Labels. You may send them in directly to your teacher, and stay tuned for information from the PTA. Learn more and see which products qualify: Scott Box Tops and Labels


We Need You!
Looking for ways to get more involved? There's a slot for everyone and every busy schedule. Scott PTA Volunteers


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Updates and Reminders

Morning Drop-off:


  • Students must exit from the passenger side of the car per the City of McKinney ordinance.
  • Please DO NOT drop off your children in the middle of Millbend Drive. The only drop-off allowed in the mornings is around the back of the school in the FIRST carpool lane. We have had numerous parents allowing their children to hop out of the car on Millbend and run across the street. This is extremely dangerous and cannot happen; your children's safety is our #1 concern.
  • The speed limit for carpool lanes is 10 miles per hour.


Parking on Campus: Please do not park in the fire lanes at any time including lunch or Celebrate Scott.


Texting/Calls: It is against the law to use a phone in an active school zone. Please refrain from texting in/around the school.


Bikes on Campus: Students must walk their bikes/scooters on school grounds. We have had some near misses with student safety because of bike riders nearly running into other students or failing to stop at the crosswalk. Again, your child's safety is always our #1 concern.


Birthday Parties/Class Parties: Per Frisco ISD, elementary students may only bring items for distribution to classmates on the three party days: Winter Party, Valentine’s Day and end of year celebration. In addition, students issuing invitations to individual birthday parties or other celebrations may only do so at school if all students in the homeroom class are invited. These birthday invitations must be passed out at the end of the day with permission from the teacher.

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