Florence Update

May 1, 2015

Dear Florence Families,

Thanks for a great week at Florence Elementary! We appreciate all of those that participated in our Casey's Fun Run Coin and Cash drive. Results are below! Thanks for contributing to such a great cause for students who need help in Keller ISD. There is still time to register for the Fun Run if you are interested in participating.

Please see below for more information on upcoming events and links to summer camp flyers. Also, be sure to click on the link to our FES Campus Calendar (Important Links Section). We have all of the end of school events including the Recognition Ceremonies scheduled. Check it out when you get a chance.

Have a great weekend!


April Character Quality Perseverence

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Thank you's and Shout out's to:

We appreciate our volunteers so much!!!! We could not do this without you!!!!

Thanks to Marie Garita for all the help and coordination of the Casey's Fun Run!!!

Upcoming Dates

May 1st - Report Cards Available in Home Access Center and hard copies sent home.

May 6th - Play it Safe Program

May 8th - Spirit Store and Spirit Day

May 8th - Watch Dog Celebration in the library at 7:30 a.m.

May 14th - Technology Day

May 18th - PTA Meeting and Fourth Grade Musical

Please see below for some very important links and info!

Swim Safe

All families are invited to attend the Swim Safe kick-off event, Back to Pool, scheduled for 1-3 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at the Keller ISD Natatorium. Families will hear from speakers about the importance of staying safe in and around the water, get to witness a simulated drowning demonstration, and visit interactive safety stations for a chance to win prizes. There will also be a bounce house, food trucks, and a ton of great water safety information from local vendors.

Now Accepting Class Placement Letters for 2015-2016

We will be accepting letters for Class Placements through June 6th. Please be sure to let us know the characteristics of your learner and the learning environment that you feel they work best. Please do not request specific teachers or placement with friends.

You may turn in your letters to our Secretary, Dana Shumake or email her at dana.shumake@kellerisd.net.

Casey Kids Fun Run!!!

Dear Keller ISD Families,

Wednesday, April 29, was the deadline for Early Registration and Sponsorships for the Casey's Kids 5K Fun Run/ Walk! But you can still register for the race.

We hope you will join us on Saturday, May 16 for our 18the Annual Casey's Kids 5K Fun Run/ Walk. The Fun Run welcomes participants of all ages and is the primary source of funds for the Casey's Kids Program. This program provides assistance to Keller ISD students in need. Currently more than 25 percent of KISD students are considered economically disadvantaged. These funds help to provide for things like school supplies, clothing and even food.


ONLINE: Click here to access online registration.

If you can't make it to the run but want to show your support for the program, there are two ways for you to do this:

  • Register as a "Virtual Runner" – This registration is for those that can't make it to the run but would like a Casey's Kids shirt. You can do this either online or via the paper form.
  • Donate Directly – We have a donation button in place on our Keller ISD webpage for those just wanting to donate money directly to the program! Click here to donate.

Casey's Coin and Cash Drive Results

Our Classroom coin drive for Casey's Kids raised a total of $1,189.04! Florence Elementary will have eleven classrooms on the back of the 18th Annual Casey's Kids 5K Fun Run/Walk t-shirt this year.

Congratulations and a huge thank you to all our Florence Falcons, parents and teachers!

Classroom Sponsorship Levels:
Harmon - Silver
Farmer - Bronze
Mistler - Bronze
Lane - Gold
Holman - Bronze
Horton - Gold
Roberts - Bronze
Love - Gold
Caldwell - Bronze
Sutter - Gold
Parkerson - Silver

School Packs for 2015-2016

Sandy Howerton has also been working hard on getting the school packs for next year organized and ready for everyone to order. Please click here to access the website to order your school packs. Note that the login is FLO000.

Florence Elementary

Laura Lockhart - Principal - laura.lockhart@kellerisd.net

Casey Riles - Assistant Principal - casey.riles@kellerisd.net

Angelina Bowen - Counselor - angelina.bowen@kellerisd.net

Leigh Anne Nelson - Nurse - leigh.nelson@kellerisd.net

Dana Shumake - Secretary - dana.shumake@kellerisd.net

Pris Brown - Receptionist/Attendance - priscilla.brown@kellerisd.net

Jeanne Devine - Receptionist - jeanne.devine@kellerisd.net

Georgia Altom - PTA President