Coyote Connection

Fun in Fifth at Walker Creek Elementary

Instruction takes the lead.

We are in full-swing of the fourth six weeks.

Writing CBA 2/3

Social Studies CBA 2/25

Math 2/17th

Reading CBA-February 18th and Mock Reading STAAR-February 29th

In reading, we are beginning Drama, Idioms, Similies, Metaphors, and text features. We will continue writing summaries.

Tutorials : Tuesday/Wednesday 3:40-4:30PM and Thursday 7:30AM

In math, we are working with coordinate grids, various types of graphs and plots, and are about to learn how to multiply and divide fractions. After fractions, we are taking on various polygons and converting measurements. As we are intently working on Countdown to STAAR, notice standards or topics of weakness that your scholar continues to struggle on. We are taking on "fast focus" practice to strengthen these areas of weakness. You will notice improvements in your student's math ability in the following seven weeks of instruction. We love to ensure that our scholars are confident in their ability!

Tutorials are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:15 p.m.

Science is taking on weathering, deposition, and erosion

Social Studies is tying expository writing into the the causes and effects of the civil war.

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We need Chick-Fil-A pick-up for Walker Creek Educators

We still have several delivery days needing to be filled. Please sign-up if you are able to assist in any way. 20% of our sales goes to Sky Ranch this year and the future! Thanks greatly! Click the sign-up genius below to help!

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Bonnie Riski

ELA/SS by day...mother/wife/die hard Red Raider fan by night!

Many received our informational letter sent home about our newest addition to our Dream Team. If you did not, here are some specs on our Writing and Social Studies instructor:

She was born and raised in Lubbock, TX. She is a HUGE Texas Tech Red Raider fan. She graduated from The University of Texas-Arlington. She has been married for over 11 years and has two little boys, Parker - 6 and Brayden - 4.

Her favorite eats are Chuys and Chick-Fil-A. Her birthday is February 25. She is very involved in her church, Compass Christian Church.

Send her a warm welcome...

coming up...

World Read Aloud Day at Walker Creek Elementary is Wednesday, February 24! Your scholar may dress like a storybook character and bring his/or her storybook that costume goes with!

Family Fun Night is Friday, February 26 (more details to come)!

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Valentine's Day Dance

Friday, Feb. 12th, 6:30-8:30pm

8780 Bridge Street

North Richland Hills, TX

Parent and scholar Valentine dance is coming up...spend this time waltzing with your sweetheart scholar!

$5 per person ; max of $20/family

Spelling Bee extraordinaire!

Fifth grade had a wonderful output with our school-wide spelling bee! Anagha Dharmavaram and Alyssa Nguyen in Mrs. Cassady's class were the number two and three spellers for the entire school! Impressive! Great job to all spellers!
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popcorn sales!!!

Get more Popcorn Order forms here!

I cannot press enough how beneficial selling popcorn for our sole Sky Ranch Fundraiser will be! We have sent home informational sheets about what it will work towards. We certainly want our scholars to take part in everything that we can at Sky Ranch! It will be the experience of a lifetime. If every scholar does their part (and meets a goal) of selling at least 10 popcorn sales a piece, our profit will allot us the opportunity to take on all of the extra without our Coyote families having to pay for them.

Encourage your scholar to ask family and friends to purchase one $15 variety bag of popcorn. These are due this Friday, February 5!

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Student Holiday/Staff Development

Monday, Feb. 15th, 8am-3:30pm

8780 Bridge Street

North Richland Hills, TX

Unless we receive bad weather before this date, our scholars will be enjoying a day off from school. See school calendar link below.
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Bring your Box Tops!

Clip all box tops you find. If you've been saving up for months, now is the time to bring them in! It's our annual "collect-a-thon" time and competition between grade levels to see who can help raise the most box top$ for education for Walker Creek Elementary!