East Elementary Parent Newsletter

May 2019 Edition

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Summer is Coming!

What a wonderful year we have had at East Elementary! We are so proud of your students and all that they have accomplished! We are thrilled with the progress they have made and are grateful we get to be a part of their lives.

May is the busiest month of the year so please take a close look at the events we have scheduled. We hope you are able to join us for some of them!


Thank you for the privilege of educating your children!

Melissa, Ashley, and Courtney

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Teacher Appreciation Week: May 6th - 10th

East Families!

This week is set aside in the state of Texas to honor our educators. Please take a moment this week to thank your child's teachers for all that he or she does for them. A note or an encouraging word is always appreciated. We are grateful for our staff at East!

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Our Spring Book Challenge - Meet Ralph!

Whether you were able to attend our spring parent night or not, you are invited to participate in a Spring Reading Challenge with your family. Each East family should have now received a copy of The Mouse and the Motorcycle along with a reading log and journal questions. We invite you to read this book with your children and return the completed log to your child's teacher by May 17th.

All students that submit their completed logs will earn a Reading Saves the Day spirit stick and families will be entered into a drawing for a Family Fun Basket which will include family fun passes, a Chick-fil-A gift card, and the next book in the Ralph series. One basket per grade level will be given away.

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May Events

Here is a preview of May events:
  • May 1st - Color Splash Dash Fundraiser Envelope Due
  • May 2nd - College Day
  • May 3rd - Muffins with Moms
  • May 6th - 10th - Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week
  • May 9th - Kindergarten Orientation at 6:00 p.m. for Incoming Kinder Students
  • May 13th - 30th - Campus Closed to Outside Visitors for STAAR Testing and Special Events
  • May 13th - Math STAAR Testing for 3rd Grade
  • May 14th - Reading STAAR Testing for 3rd Grade
  • May 15th and 16th - STAAR Testing Make Up Days
  • May 17th - 2nd and 3rd Grade Field Day
  • May 20th - Kindergarten and 1st Grade Field Day
  • May 22nd - G-Force Reward for PreK and Kinder
  • May 23rd - AR End of Year Reward
  • May 23rd - G-Force Reward for 1st Grade
  • May 24th - G-Force Reward for 2nd and 3rd Grade
  • May 24th - Kindergarten Program and Graduation
  • May 27th - Memorial Day Holiday
  • May 29th - East Color Splash Dash
  • May 30th - Class Parties and Awards
  • May 30th - Last Day of School and Early Release