The Charger Chronicle

May 3-7

From the Principal's Desk!

May 3-7: Teacher Appreciation Week!!

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Announcements!!

1. The next two weeks will be our STAAR testing window, we will also notify each grade level parents via email to avoid any confusion.

2. May 4th (Tuesday)- Final opportunity for any virtual student who has missed 4th & 7th grade STAAR online writing, this will start at 08:00 am.

3. May 5th (Wednesday)-Algebra I

4. May 6th (Thursday)-8th grade Science

5. May 7th (Friday)-8th grade social studies

6. All virtual students will have to test on campus, they can be dropped by 7:45 am and parents will be called for pick up once they are done.

May 3-26 Events!!

1. May 3-7: Teacher Appreciation Week ( Thank you Parents and PTO, greatly appreciated!!)

2. May 21-26: Spirit Week

3. May 24: Kinder Graduation at 1:30 pm

4. May 26: Field Day, Early Release and Last day of school.


Elementary School

STEM Fun with Mr. Gilbert!

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Elementary Spanish

This week, students learned about social activists César Chávez and Dolores Huerta via short videos, a song, and the book Side by Side - Lado a Lado. We talked about the power of their voice — even as young children. They also began working on their own Sí, Se Puede mini-posters with their own messages regarding Igualdad, Respeto, Justicia, Dignidad, Fuerza, Educación, y Racismo.

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From Ms. Nasr (our wonderful second grade class)

We have 17.5 days left in 2nd grade and the kids are so excited! In these last weeks we will be finishing up our end of year projects, trying out some 3rd grade math, cleaning up, and doing an end of year count down. In our countdown I have planned a movie and popcorn day with the movie The Pagemaster (1994 Macauley Culkin movie rated G).​If you would not like your student to participate in the movie that day please let me know. I can set them up with an alternate activity with another teacher at that time.


Reading-Readers response with independent reading and Dibels assessment (1 on 1 reading assessment that the kids think is silly)

Math-Financial literacy

Science and Social Studies-Recycled art project week 2 of 2 writing about our creations!


Next week we are starting a habitat research, creation, and writing project (May is all projects for science and social studies) that will last for 2 weeks. We have about 6 shoe boxes and small boxes for students to use for their habitats but could use more. If you have any shoe boxes or smallish Amazon boxes to send our way we will definitely use them!


Any materials left over from any project are donated to the STEM labs on campus for their projects. Any time you want to send recycling, boxes, paper tubes, and anything else the STEM and art teachers can always find a way to use it!

Helpful websites!

--Math and reading practice sites for home and school:

student.freckle.com ixl (portal.ptaaschool.org)

code HUNTON login through CLEVER with Gmail account

--Free book app for at home reading during spring break (and anytime you want):

www.getepic.com/student CLASS CODE: DRW3331

Get Epic offers 2 hours free per week outside of those hours as well! It's like Netflix for books up to 7th grade level! Outside of the free time offered they do try to ask for a paid subscription.

Scholastic book orders for any online orders.

Use our class code WQPPY and Order Online at www.scholastic.com/bookclubs

The North Dallas PTO has created a 2nd grade parent Facebook group to keep our families connected. They would love it if everyone would join

2nd grade PTAA North Dallas Class of 2031 | Facebook

REMIND101 Code-88DC8FH

5th Grade in full control of their "Robots"

Middle School

Year Book Orders!!

Please use the link below to place your order for the year book, we have limited copies!!


https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/3024653/PTAA-North-Dallas-K-8/

Civil Air Patrol

Dear Parents, If your child is 12 and older, interested in Flying, Emergency Services, Aerospace in general, here is the opportunity. The squadron meetings were on hold due to the pandemic, they meet every week at: 8611 Lemmon Ave, Dallas, TX 75219.
Contact Mr. Mathew if interested

http://www.capdallas.org/join-cap
https://www.gocivilairpatrol.com/

Summer Camp Registration

Summer Camp Registration- PTAA N Dallas
1.Please sign up using this form-link provided below (please note we have limited spots available)
2. All sessions will be co-ed
3 Rates $ 150 per week/per session and $ 275/per week morning and afternoon session
4. All payments by check payable to "Meadow Oaks Academy"
5.For credit card payments contact-469-792-6031 or email susan@meadowoaksacademy.com
6.Can bring your own lunch or can be pre-ordered.

https://forms.gle/Qwfd3eKGcBkgPxGH7

The PTO Corner!!

Teacher & Staff Appreciation week (May 3rd-7th).

Thank you to all PTAA North Dallas families that donated funds, items, and/or hours to support Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week this week (May 3rd-7th). To learn more about additional opportunities to support this important week, please go to www.ptaanorthdallaspto.org to join the PTO and receive updates via email and Facebook. Membership dues are $10/adult and cover through Spring 2022. You can pay for your dues on the website using PayPal as well as Debit and Credit Cards without a PayPal account.

http://www.ptaanorthdallaspto.org/


Check out the Spring Calendar of Events here: www.ptaanorthdallaspto.org/Calendar

May 3-7: Teacher Appreciation Week

May 18: PTO General Membership Meeting

May 21-26: Spirit Week

May 26: Field Day


Additional information about the May 26th Field Day will be sent soon. Pre-order your lunch now for Field Day for students and/or adults. Lunch orders are due in advance by May 10th and can be purchased on the PTO website: https://www.ptaanorthdallaspto.org/form/m/140731. If you have a small business and would like to sponsor a booth during Field Day, please email ChargersPridePTO@gmail.com.


Finally, Spirit Week Activities are also coming soon!


Fri May 21: Pajama day
Mon May 24: Crazy outfit day! (Clothes, hair, hats, etc.)
Tue May 25: Character day (Super hero, Book/movie character, etc.)
Wed May 26: PTAA t-shirt day and comfortable shorts for Field day!