Porter Elementary School

Week of February 2nd, 2016

Dual Language Showcase 2016

Please join us for a colorful, musical journey through several countries around the world.

When: Thursday, February 11th from 5:30-6:30pm

Where: Porter Elementary Cafeteria

We Are 100 Days Smarter!

The 100th Day of School is Wednesday, February 3rd! You can help us celebrate by dressing up with 100 hair bows, 100 eyeballs on your shirt, dressing how you would when you're 100-years-old, or dressing how you would have 100 years ago.

Valentine's Day Parties

Each homeroom will have a Valentine's Day party on Friday, February 12th. Please contact your child's teacher for exact times of the party. If you plan to send out Valentine's Day cards, please send enough for each child in the class.Your child's teacher can give you an exact amount of students in the class, but class lists will not be sent out.

STAAR Testing Information

The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness otherwise known as the STAAR tests are quickly approaching. Please note the dates of the upcoming STAAR tests and refrain from planning any appointments that may take your child out of school on these dates. Also please note that we ask you to refrain from visiting in all grades levels (PreK-5th grade) on the testing dates due to test security. The testing dates are as follows:

3rd Grade: Monday, May 9th - Math and Tuesday, May 10th - Reading

4th Grade: Wednesday, March 30th - Writing, Monday, May 9th - Math, Tuesday, May 10th - Reading

5th Grade: Tuesday, March 29th - Math, Wednesday, March 30th - Reading, Monday, May 9th - Math (retest only), Tuesday, May 10th - Reading (retest only), Wednesday, May 11th - Science

Thank you in advance for your help with a successful STAAR administration.

Buy Your 2015-2016 Yearbook Today!

Make sure your child can always remember their time at Porter Elementary by purchasing your yearbook for this school year! Yearbooks can be preordered for $20 online at jostensyearbooks.com or you can pick up an order form in the front office. The $20 presale price ends February 26th!

Lunch Menu:

Wednesday: Chicken burrito served w/ salsa and black beans

Thursday: Popcorn chicken w/ fries and cheesy broccoli

Friday: Hot dog on pretzel bun served w/ baked beans and optional sauerkraut

Monday: Pizza sticks and marinara, Sonoma vegetable blend, spinach salad and/or veggie dippers

Tuesday: Chicken nuggets w/ loaded mashed potatoes, steamed broccoli and carrots

100th Day of School

Wednesday, Feb. 3rd, 7am

22256 Ford Road

Porter, TX

Dual Language Showcase

Thursday, Feb. 11th, 5:30-6:30pm

22256 Ford Road

Porter, TX

Student Holiday

Monday, Feb. 15th, 7am

22256 Ford Road

Porter, TX

Porter Elementary School

Attendance is very important to everyone at Porter Elementary as we teach bell-to-bell and instruction time is precious. Student pick-up will not be allowed after 2:15pm.