LV Intermediate Parent Newsletter

Volume 32 May 4, 2018

Upcoming Events...

Teacher Appreciation Week is next week

May 14-18 STAAR Testing

May 18 Fourth Grade Field Trip to Camp Mabry

May 22 Intermediate Talent Show @2:15

May 23 Fourth Grade Field Trip to Inner Space Caverns

May 25 Early Release @11:35

Minds Under Construction...Building Kids Up for Success

Teacher Appreciation Week

Please joins us as we show our teachers how much we appreciate them during "Teacher Appreciation Week":


Monday (5/7): "Hands Down the Best" - bring your teacher their favorite hand lotion or soap.

Tuesday (5/8): "Supplying Thanks" - bring your teacher a classroom necessity or gift card.

Wednesday (5/9): "Thankful Treats" - bring your teacher their favorite treat or snack.

Thursday (5/10): "Petals of Appreciation" - bring your teacher a flower or plant.

Friday (5/11): "Pouring Out the Thanks" - bring your teacher their favorite beverage.


Please check out attached spreadsheet of our staff's favorite items.

Counselor’s Corner


The Viking Character Trait for May is

Gratitude

· Say thank you for the things that you receive

· Think about what you are thankful for and why

· Show others how nice it feels to be remembered and appreciated by someone

· Write thank you cards

· Enjoy giving back

And ….. next week is Teacher Appreciation Week!

Here are some insights from my most recent Love and Logic Insider’s Club newsletter:

Great teachers are amazing!


The best gift we can give them involves our own parenting. The most wonderful display of our appreciation is to send them students truly ready to be respectful, responsible, and eager to learn. No doubt this gift also benefits our children, who will rise to the top when equipped with such character attributes.

Listed below are just a few things you can do:

Make sure that your kids overhear you saying positive things about their school and their teachers.

Ensure that they are doing chores without reminders at home, so that they know how to do assignments without reminders at school.

Limit and monitor time with technology, including video games, texting, surfing the web, watching videos, television, etc. These activities make it more difficult for our children to remain calm and content at school.

Have family meals together, where you enjoy each other and talk about all of the things you’ve learned during the day.

Dr. Charles Fay

The Love and Logic organization has lots of parenting resources for all ages! Check out their website at www.loveandlogic.com. Feel free to contact me for additional information.

“The miracle of gratitude is that it shifts your perception to such an extent that it changes the world you see.”

Dr. Robert Holden

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Community Events


Health Rodeo Information:


Take advantage of an opportunity to receive free health screenings, dental screenings, health classes and so much more! It's all happening at Cedar Creek Middle School in Cedar Creek, TX (Bastrop County). Please see the attached flier for more information.


LVISD Clothes Closet Open This Weekend:


The LVISD clothes closet, located in the back of the LV Intermediate School in Portable 6 will be open Saturday, May 5th from 2-4pm.


Cheerleading and Football Sign-ups:


The LVYFA has started accepting sign-ups for the 2018 football season. Please see the attached form for more information. Please note, that this is not a school sponsored activity and the forms need to be returned to the point-of-contact listed on the form. Please do not return the forms to the school.


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2018-19 School Supply Packs

4th and 5th grade school supply packs for 2018-19 are now available for order. For your convenience, there are two ways to order:


1. Online: http://www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks Code: LAG029

(3 letters and 3 numbers)


2. Paper forms were sent home with your child in their Wednesday folders. You are welcome to attach payment to that form and return it to the Intermediate School front office.


All orders are due by Monday, June 11th. Packs will be delivered to your child's homeroom teacher prior to the first day of school.

Attendance this Week

Attendance Percentages:


4th Grade: 95.93%

5th Grade: 96.96%

Total: 95.95%