Stallion Scoop

March 2023 Edition

SPE Happenings

March Events

March 1-3: Spring Book Fair

March 6th: Field Day T-Shirt deadline

March 10: Archery Pizza Day

March 10: End of Quarter 3 Grading Period

March 13-17: Spring Break

March 21: Quarter 3 Report Card in OnCourse Portal

March 22: Spring Pictures

March 24: Quarter 3 Celebration of Excellence

March 29: 5th-grade visits Cope

March 30: Cook’s Night Out at Texas Roadhouse

Looking Ahead

April 5: 3rd-5th Field Day
April 6: K-2 Field Day
April 7-10: Easter Break

April 13: Kindergarten Pictures

April 14: Military Picnic

April 26-May 3: LEAP Testing for grades 3-5

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Student Handbook Reminders

Afternoon Car Line

Please do not line up in the car line prior to 2:30. This causes a problem for afternoon deliveries, staff that travel to other schools and locations, parents who are leaving school meetings, etc. Cars that line up prior to 2:30 will be asked to return at the appropriate time.

Anyone picking a student up in the car line must have the PikMyKid app and the student must be delegated to the person picking the student up in the car line. If the person does not have the app, you will be asked to go to the office to pick the student up at the conclusion of dismissal. If you need assistance with the PikMyKid app, please click here for guides and videos or call the school office for assistance.

All parents who are picking students up in the afternoon car line should be in line no later than 3:10.

Uniform Policy

A few reminders about our Uniform Policy:

  • Coats, jackets, sweaters, and sweatshirts must be solid navy blue. Hoodies of any color are not permitted. Jackets may have a hood but must have a zipper that extends the length of the jacket. Make sure your child’s name is written inside all outerwear! If your child does not have a navy blue jacket, they will be allowed to wear it to class, but not in class or around the school building.
  • SPE club shirts may only be worn on meeting days and must be from the current school year. This includes Archery, FCA, Robotics, Destination Imagination, Be Kind, 4-H, and Honor Choir.

  • Previous year's Field Day shirts may not be worn to school.

Click here for the full Uniform Policy.

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Field Day

Field Day for 3rd-5th is on Wednesday, April 5th and K-2nd Field Day is on Thursday, April 6th. Our students look forward to this event all year long! Detailed information, including Field Day Dress Code, will be sent home after Spring Break.

Field Day T-shirts enhance the team spirit of the day and help us to keep students safe and identifiable throughout the day. Students will be permitted to wear their Field Day T-shirt for the remainder of the 22-23 school year. Field Day t-shirts can be ordered and purchased online only beginning February 6th. If you can not pay online, please visit the school’s office between 9 AM-2 PM before March 8th.

Field Day shirt orders are due on Monday, March 6th.

Click here to order Field Day t-shirts! Be sure to choose your child’s homeroom teacher when ordering.

Spring Pictures

Spring Pictures will take place on March 22nd. All individuals dressed in their spring best will be photographed. A proof order envelope will be sent home two weeks after the picture day. If you would like to have sibling portraits (SPE students only) taken, send an additional $5 with the eldest child on picture day.

Stallion Sprint Sponsorship

Do you own a business or know someone who does? We are seeking sponsorships for The Stallion Sprint 5K/10K that will be held on Saturday, April 1st. Click here for a sponsorship packet. Thank you for assisting us in seeking race sponsors!

Stallion Sprint

Are you ready for the Stallion Sprint? On Saturday, April 1st, Stockwell Place will host a Fun Run (½ mile) for kids 11 and under, 5K, and 10K. The Stallion Sprint will serve as our Spring Fundraiser so we need your help in making this event a success! The funds from the Stallion Sprint will help provide materials for student learning, professional development opportunities for teachers, and fund staff hospitality events.

Click here to register for the Stallion Fun Run and 5K/10K.

Pre-Run Fun and Workout

All students who register for the Fun Run and/or Stallion Sprint (5K) by Friday, March 24th are invited to the Pre-Run Fun and Workout! Students will be allowed to wear school-appropriate workout gear to school on Friday, March 31st. From 2:00-2:45, students will be led by special guests in fun activities to prepare for the race. Click here for more information and a flyer.


Oh, Snap! It's yearbook time! Yearbooks are on sale.

Cost: $40

Sale Ends: March 31st

There are 2 ways to order:

  • ORDER YOUR YEARBOOK ONLINE, Go to, Use order number 16816
  • Send check/cash to school: (checks made out to Stockwell Place Elementary)

Each student must have a form even if you are paying for the yearbooks together. Click here for a yearbook form.

5th Grade Yearbook Salutes

It’s time to submit ads for the 5th Grade Salutes pages of the 2022-2023 yearbook!

All "salutes" are full color and allow you to leave a message for your student. There are several templates that you can choose from with different backgrounds, fonts, and font colors.

The deadline for submitting your ad is 3/30/23. No late ads will be accepted.

Click here for more information.

Parents in Action

Are you interested in volunteering for the month of March? We have several opportunities available.

Click here to sign up for March Volunteer opportunities.

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Lexia Core 5

What is Lexia?

Lexia is a computer-based program that helps all K-5 students improve their literacy skills. The activities in Core5 support and build on your child’s classroom curriculum and focus on developing reading skills in six areas: phonological awareness, phonics, structural analysis, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.

How Does Lexia Help My Child?

At the end of October, all students took the Lexia Core 5 placement test. The placement test placed all students at an instructional level that is based on their skill level, not their current grade level. Because of the placement test, Lexia meets the needs of all students. If your student is struggling with any of the six instructional areas of reading, Lexia will work to fill any gaps and help your student to catch up. If your student is reading on grade level or above, Lexia will enrich their learning by challenging them.

As beginning readers, Lexia meets the needs of all of our K-2nd grade students by reinforcing the skills they are learning in class. Lexia is not only important for our K-2nd grade students, but it is essential for our 3rd-5th grade students. Due to Covid, most of our 3rd-5th grade students have gaps from lost learning during the pandemic. We are seeing evidence of these gaps in their reading, spelling, and writing. Lexia is assisting our teachers in filling these gaps that are crucial for our students to master by the end of 5th grade.

How Can I Help My Child?

While students have time to work on Lexia at school, many of our students will need to complete their Lexia units at home for homework. Directions to log in are below.

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Students have two goals based on their level. If students meet these goals weekly, they are predicted to reach grade level by the end of the school year. The further the student is from grade level, the more minutes and units are required weekly. As students progress throughout the year, the minutes and unit goals will change.

At Stockwell, we are focused on the number of units gained each week. Teachers have communicated with students about their units per week goal. Students who meet their units gained goal will be rewarded each week. To check their units gained each week, check the home page when students log in to Lexia. A sample screen is shown below.

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There are 21 levels in Lexia. The chart above shows the grade equivalency of each level. The levels that have been completed are indicated with a star on the student's Lexia map. Their current level is highlighted in blue. When students complete their level, they are rewarded with a trip to our Book Vending Machine.

If you do not have a computer for your student to work on Lexia at home, click here to request a Chromebook to check out.

Thank you for supporting us in our efforts to make sure every student ends the school year on grade level.

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Ways to Stay Connected

OnCourse-Email Updates

In order to stay informed regarding your child’s progress, it is crucial each parent access the online portal. OnCourse allows you to view your child’s attendance, grades, etc. You can also select in the settings to receive weekly updates on your child’s current grades.

Class Dojo

Over 75% of our parents have signed up for Class Dojo! Thank you for supporting your child and SPE by praising your child for their positive points in Dojo and monitoring any area that may need work. Teachers only record needs work after they have redirected the behavior and it is not corrected.

Please be reminded that teachers will not respond to messages through Class Dojo. Teachers only communicate through their parish email and by telephone. If you need to contact a teacher by email, their email address is

SPE Parents in Action

Our first Parents in Action meeting was held on September 28th and we had a great turnout. We are still seeking volunteers. If you are interested complete the Google Form.

We understand that parents work throughout the day; therefore, the presentation is linked below. Click here to view the upcoming volunteer opportunities discussed at the September meeting. Sign-up sheets to volunteer for these activities will be emailed soon. Make sure you are signed up for our Parents in Action to receive the volunteer opportunity emails. We are so grateful for our volunteers!