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Achieving Promise 2 Purpose with ZWAG

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Dear Zebra families,


As students join us for the 2017-18 school year, we are ecstatic to to live our

Klein ISD shared vision of Promise 2 Purpose and ensuring that every child enters with a promise and exits with a purpose. We will achieve this shared vision by focusing on 5 characteristics: Pathways, Equity, Challenge, Leadership and Continuous Improvement. The faculty and staff at Zwink will embrace this with a focus on continuous improvement in our learning community through instilling a growth mindset in our students. This year, our focus is all about learning and growing, and our theme is Zebras With A Growth Mindset! Those with a growth mindset find success in doing their best, and in learning and improving from previous mistakes. Those with a growth mindset believe that perseverance, practice, and dedication to their goals means whatever they want to achieve is theirs for the taking. ZWAG is our method to grow resilient learners with an unwavering sense of self, and constant grit to keep learning when it becomes difficult. We will do this in connection with our Zwink Core Values of Educational Excellence, Prized Relationships, Collaborative Community, Attitude of Gratitude, and Intentional Loyalty, as we will work to grow in all these areas. Be on the lookout for more information in the near future! Follow our 2017-18 hashtag on Twitter #ZWAG


Regards,

Katie Turner, Principal

New School Hours

7:50 am- Students may enter the building

8:10 am- School starts

8:15 am- Tardy bell

3:35 pm- Dismissal

Important Back to School Dates:

August 17- Meet the Teacher, 4-6 pm

August 21- First day of school

August 25- Champion Roller World Spirit Night, 5-8 pm

September 4- Labor Day, no school

September 13- School Fundraiser Kick-off

September 28- Open House, 6-7:30 pm

September 28- Fall picture day

Transportation

Bus routes are determined and published by the district at the end of August. Check our webpage regularly for published routes, including new pick-up times and locations. All students being picked up after school in the car-rider line must have a Zwink tag displayed prominently in the front windshield. Please discard old carpool tags; a new carpool number/tag is issued each school year to our students. If you did not get your carpool tag at Meet the Teacher, please stop by the front office to get one.. If you feel you may pick up your child even one day this school year, please obtain a carpool tag so you are prepared.

Skyward Registration Update

All Klein ISD families, either returning or new, will need to complete the online registration by Saturday, August 19 to ensure a smooth start and schedule pickup for your student on the first day of school. Please see link below for more information.

http://www.kleinisd.net/default.aspx?name=sis.skyparent

Spirit shirt Information

You will be able to purchase spirit shirts at Meet the Teacher, August 17th from 4-6pm. After meet the teacher, spirit shirts will be available in the school store.


Sizes: Youth small--$10

Youth medium--$10

Youth large--$10

Adult Small--$10

Adult Medium--$10

Adult Large--$10

Adult XL--$10

Adult 2XL--$12

Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21

In order to ensure student safety during the eclipse, our students will be viewing the live stream from NASA in their classrooms. We understand this is a memorable experience, and want our students to have the opportunity to participate in a safe manner. We appreciate your understanding as the safety of your child is our top priority.

Administration

Katie Turner


Principal

Linda Galicia

4th & 5th grade administrator

Christin Murphy

2nd & 3rd grade administrator

Carissa Talk

PreK, Kindergaten & 1st grade administrator

Counselor

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