Boyd Bulletin

Volume 37 - May 17-21

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Mark Your Calendar

STAAR Dates for both At-Home and In-Person Students. All STAAR testing will be on campus.

  • May 17 and 18 - Make-ups


End of Year Events

  • May 17 - Kinder Field Day
  • May 18 - 1st Grade Field Day
  • May 19 - 2nd & 3rd Grade Field Day
  • May 19 - 6th Grade Celebration - 5:00-5:45 and 6:15-7:00
  • May 20 - 4th & 5th Grade Field Day
  • May 20 - High School Seniors Walk - 2:00 PM
  • May 21 - 6th Grade Bell Ringing - 8:00 AM
  • May 21 - 6th Grade Field Day
  • May 21 - Last Day of School Early Release - 12:00 PM
  • May 21 - At Home Learners return all devices, Hot Spots, and Materials - 9-11AM or 1-3PM

No Backpacks on the Last Day of School.

Goodbye Message from Mrs. Coffman

It is always a bitter-sweet time at the end of the school year. We celebrate the year and all of the growth and successes, but we also see our students leaving for the summer and say goodbye to those that leave our school.


This year will be more difficult than ever for me. It is with mixed feelings that I want to let you all know that I will not be returning to Boyd next year. I have an incredible opportunity to work as a consultant at Region 10 training administrators and supporting districts throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth area. It has always been my dream to provide this level of support to administrators at the local and state level, and I feel so blessed to be able to pursue this dream. I am so happy for this opportunity but heartbroken to say goodbye to the teachers, students, and families that are so close to my heart. Thank you for your support and for the blessing that your children have been in my life. I will greatly miss your little Blackhawks!


The district has begun the process of looking for a new principal, and communication will be provided once the principal has been selected. Boyd is a very special place, and I know that they will find the perfect fit.


At Boyd we always say, "Once a Blackhawk, always a Blackhawk!" We are a family and are forever bonded by the time we spent together. Therefore, I will not say goodbye but rather "see you soon."



Judith Coffman

Boyd Principal

Yearbooks have arrived!

Yearbooks will be sent home next week.

At Home Students - Device and Materials Return

We cannot believe it is already time to collect your student devices and hand back miscellaneous student items. Please follow the steps outlined below to make this drop-off process run smoothly.


Boyd will be collecting all devices and Hot Spots on Friday, May 21st.

  • We will have two-time slots available for drop-off, 9:00-11:00 AM or 1:00-3:00 PM. If you are not able to come on Friday, please arrange to drop-off the material to the front office earlier that week.
  • You will enter Boyd Elementary through the carpool lane as noted on the map below.
  • Once you arrive at Boyd, a staff member will come to your car to retrieve all student items.


Here is your checklist:

  • Drop off Times: Friday, May 21st 9:00-11:00 AM or 1:00-3:00 PM

  • Place all library books, leveled readers, and any other instructional items in a plastic bag labeled with your child’s name and grade.

  • Have your Chromebook, charger, and hotspot together, labeled on a piece of paper with your child’s name and grade

  • Please do not return consumables including: handwriting workbooks, Words Their Way, EnVision, GoMath, Fusion Science, and/or Springboard

  • Place all items (bag of books, Chromebook, charger, hotspot, etc.) in the trunk of your car

  • Any items your child should receive (yearbook, certificates, etc.) will be brought out to you at this time.


We want to thank you for working closely with us this school year and being a team player for your student’s success. Thank you for sharing your child with us this year and we hope you have a wonderful summer!

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6th Grade Celebrations

6th Grade Graduation

    Wednesday, May 19 - 5:00-5:45 PM - Mrs. Larios, Mrs. Solcher, and Mrs. Wittgow

    • Students need to arrive between 4:45 and 5:00 and go to their class. Parents will go to the gym. The program begins at 5:00, and we need parents ready and seated in the gym for students to enter.
    Wednesday, May 19 - 6:30-7:15 PM - Mrs. Cothron, Mrs. Sherrell, and Mrs. McClelland (Mac)
    • Students need to arrive between 6:15 and 6:30 and go to their class. Parents will go to the gym. The program begins at 5:00, and we need parents ready and seated in the gym for students to enter.


    In order to accommodate the students and guests in the gym, ONLY 2 GUESTS per student. Thank you for your understanding.


    6th Graders Ringing of the Bells

    • Friday, May 21 - 8:00-8:30 AM - 6th Grade students will walk the halls while ringing their bells. Parents will line-up outside of the front of the building to cheer as they exit the front doors. Students will walk around the building to the playground. At 8:30 AM students will begin their field day. Parents will not be able to enter the playground area but can take pictures prior to entering.
    • Parents that would like to take their students home after the ringing of the bell, will need to check them out in the front office.


    6th Graders Field Day - Friday, May 21

    • 8:30-10:30 - Boyd Playground

    May 20 - High School Seniors Walk

    If you know of a High School Senior that is graduating this year and went to Boyd, they are invited to our Senior Walk on May 20 at 2:00 PM.


    They will need to arrive between 1:45-2:00 wearing their cap and gown. Seniors will walk the halls one last time as Boyd students cheer them on. Parents will line the front of the school (outside) to cheer them on as they exit the front door.

    Online School Supplies

    Order Securely Online - Starting Now thru June 27th!


    • Go to www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks
    • Enter the school ID, BOY001 (3 letters/3 numbers)
    • Follow the directions to complete your order.
    • Keep your online confirmation as your receipt.
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    Boyd Student Featured in SOAR Magazine

    The Summer 2021 issue of SOAR Magazine is now available online. In this issue, you’ll find a story about a Boyd Elementary 6th grader in pursuit of her STEM passion.


    Congratulations Marly!

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    Allen ISD Pre-K registration

    Allen ISD Pre-K registration for the 2021-2022 school year is NOW OPEN! Did you know the district offers a Pre-K program for qualifying students? If you are interested in learning more about Pre-K eligibility criteria and enrollment details, please visit our webpage and review the flyer below.


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    Kinder Registration for Next School Year

    Is your future Allen Eagle ready to start Kindergarten in 2021? Who is eligible to enroll for kindergarten? Texas state law requires a child must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 of that school year.


    Pre-K students currently enrolled and attending Allen ISD at Rountree or Cheatham do not need to re-enroll for kindergarten.


    The first day of school is scheduled for August 11, 2021.


    Enrollment forms and information are available on the Allen ISD enrollment website. https://allenisd.org/Page/58088

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    Resources for Families in Need

    Linked below are resources for families that have various needs. If you have an urgent need, please contact our CARE Coordinator, Marisol Puterbaugh, at Boyd Elementary. As a community, we are working together to support each other in times of need.


    Resources for Families in Need


    Marisol Puterbaugh, CARE Coordinator

    972-727-0560

    marisol.puterbaugh@allenisd.net

    Alton Boyd Elementary School

    Address:

    800 S Jupiter

    Allen, Texas


    Phone: 972-727-0560

    Fax: 972-727-0566


    Administrators

    Principal: Judith Coffman

    Asst. Principal: Jenna Capps

    Asst. Principal: Wendy Williams


    Office Staff

    Secretary: Elaine Gamboa

    Registration: Gabby Villegas

    Receptionist: Ale Reyes

    Nurse: Terry Phillips

    Counselor: Patricia Chavez

    CARE: Marisol Puterbaugh

    Campus Intervention Specialist (CIS): Yessica Schessler


    PTA President: April Cheney


    School Website

    https://www.allenisd.org/Page/15028


    Twitter

    @boydblackhawks