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Week of November 4th

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Notes from Coach Hood

NO SODA NOVEMBER CAMPAIGN!

McClure Students, Parents and Staff


Please join us in our No Soda November campaign!


Challenge calendars will go home in each student’s take home folder on Tuesday Oct. 29th.


Any student or staff who successfully completes the challenge should turn in their calendar to Coach Hood, Coach Keller or Coach Q. to receive a Certificate of Completion for a job well done!


Did you know that one 20-ounce soda contains MORE SUGAR than 6 donuts or 18 cookies? Wow! That is a lot of sugar! Students will learn about the importance of avoiding sugar and sugary drinks during the months of October and November. Join us in our campaign to focus on healthy habits.


Remember – if you don’t take care of your body, where will you live?

McClure PTO Information

Volunteers are needed throughout the school year. Our students love to see parents helping out at their school. We have many programs to suit anyone’s schedule or interests! If you would like more information on volunteering at McClure, please visit www.mcclurepto.com/volunteer or send an email to Jaime Erickson, Director of Volunteers, at Volunteers@McClurePTO.com.
McClure Messenger - Nov. 4th

McClure Messenger from the PTO

Week of Nov. 4th

(Bolded items reflect events for students/families)


Monday, Nov. 4th

Safety Patrol - Team 5

Alpha - 4th and 5th Grade - Bus departs McClure at 8:45AM

Alpha - 1st Grade - 12:45

Alpha - 2nd Grade - 1:45

5th Grade Art Club - 3-4PM Art Room

Abrakadoodle Art Camp - 3-4PM - Science Lab


Tuesday, Nov. 5th

Choir Rehearsal - 7:20-7:50 - Music Room

Jr. Gardeners - Team #4 - 7:30-7:50

Alpha - 4th and 5th Grade - Bus departs McClure at 8:45AM

Collaborative Team Time - 7:30AM - Collaborative Team Room - 4th (Same room as before)

M&M 2.0 - Leadership Team Meeting - 10:00AM - Conference Room

LEGO Robotics (3rd-5th) - 3:00PM - 4:30PM


Wednesday, Nov. 6th

Walk to School Wednesday

Collaborative Team Time - 7:30AM - Collaborative Team Room - 3rd (Same room as before)

Drama Kids 3:00-4:00PM - Music Room

Staff Meeting - 3:30PM - Library


Thursday, Nov. 7th - Thankful Thursday - What are you thankful for today?

Staff, be sure you find Mr. Arend today. He is thankful for you and has something to show his appreciation!

Twitter Task Thursday - Complete by Today and wear jeans today.

4th Grade Field Trip - DMA

Collaborative Team Time - 7:30AM - Collaborative Team Room - 5th (Same room as before)

Choir Rehearsal - 7:20-7:50 - Music Room

2nd Grade Veterans' Day Performance - 6PM


Friday, Nov. 8th

Wear Your Red, White and Blue Today to Celebrate Veterans' Day.

Coding Club Meeting - 7:30-8AM - Computer Lab

Alpha - 3rd Grade - Bus departs McClure at 8:40AM

Veterans' Day Parade - 9AM


Sunday, Nov. 10th

Facebook Live Read Aloud - 7PM

Week of November 11th


Monday, Nov. 11th - No School - Veterans Day



Tuesday, Nov 12th - Students and staff are encouraged to wear their favorite college shirt every Tuesday throughout the school year.

**5th Grade Camp Forms and Money is Due Today**

Safety Patrol - Team 6

Choir Rehearsal - 7:20-7:50AM - Music Room

Jr. Gardeners - Team #1 - 7:30-7:50AM

Green Team - 7:30-8AM - Science Lab

Alpha - 4th and 5th Grade - Bus departs McClure at 8:45AM

Collaborative Team Time - 7:30AM - Collaborative Team Room - KN

LEGO Robotics class (3rd-5th) - 3:00PM - 4:30PM

Team Leader Meeting - 3:30 - Collaborative Team Room

Science Fair Workshop #3 - 5:00PM - Mrs. Copeland's Room


Wednesday, Nov. 13th - Walk to School Wednesday

3rd Grade Dallas Symphony Orchestra Field Trip

Fall Picture Retakes

World Kindness Awareness Day - Wear Yellow

Collaborative Team Time - 7:30AM - Collaborative Team Room - 2nd

Drama Kids 3:00-4:00PM - Music Room

Staff Meeting - 3:30PM - Goal Groups - Collaborative Talk Group Presentation


Thursday, Nov. 14th - StuCo Dress Up Day - Scrabble Day

World Diabetes Awareness Day - Wear Blue

Choir Rehearsal - 7:20-7:50 - Music Room

Collaborative Team Time - 7:30AM - Collaborative Team Room - 1st (Same room as before)

Coordinated Health/MERT Team Meeting - 3:30PM


Friday, Nov. 15th

Wear Your McClure Spirit Wear Today

Coding Club Meeting - 7:30-8AM - Computer Lab

Alpha - 3rd Grade - Bus departs McClure at 8:40AM

RtI meetings during team planning times - Collaborative Team Room

PTO Carnival - See image below for details and times

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Join us for a Thanksgiving Celebration - November 19th

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Daily Schedule

Doors are open daily at 7:15AM (North Entrance Carpool Drop Off)

Breakfast is served at 7:30AM - 7:50AM

Tardy bell rings at 8:00AM and morning announcements begin

Dismissal bell rings at 3:00PM

2019-2020 Recess/Lunch Schedule

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Specials Rotations

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Shop & Support McClure Elementary

This year McClure Elementary is excited to be partnering with a fun, free, and truly easy fundraiser called Shoparoo! Schools nationwide are already earning hundreds and even thousands every year through Shoparoo and it’s a great opportunity for us to really make a difference this year!


Shoparoo is school fundraising made easy: the free app turns pictures of your everyday shopping receipts into cash donations and sweepstakes entries for our school! Yep, it’s that simple. No more cutting labels, selling door to door, or time-consuming coordinating. All you have to do is shop as you normally do, snap pictures of your receipts with the app, and voila Just shop, snap, earn!

Get started today:
1. Download the free Shoparoo app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store
2. Select McClure Elementary from the list and start taking pictures of your receipts - shop anywhere, buy anything!
3. You can even select a grade to support and have fun with grade competitions!

There’s no limit to how much money we can raise with Shoparoo - the more supporters, the more we will raise for our school. Schools with just 40 supporters are earning an average of $1,000 every year. That’s free, easy money that we could be fundraising too. Check out shoparoo.com to learn more about this awesome app!

Thank you for your support!

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