OTE Star Staff News

January 21 - February 1

Next Week...

Monday, Jan 21


Tuesday, Jan 22

Minor’s Coaching Day

Mya’s off campus Principal’s Mtg

Centennial Flag Raising Ceremony

TAG testing (see separate schedule)

Reading Rally ends today!

Wednesday, Jan 23

Mya’s Coaching Day

Popcorn day – please turn in your popcorn envelopes!

Special Committee Mtg 3:10pm

Thursday, Jan 24

ARD Mtg. (see separate schedule)

The Ned Show Kg – 2nd 8:00am 3rd – 5th 9:00am

Friday, Jan 25

CAT Mtg. 8:50am

SST’s Kg – 2nd

Teach of the Year nominations due today

Saturday, Jan 26

Happy Birthday Kathy Callaway!

This Week In Pictures...

Enrichment Tips of the Week...

Use Pearson Online Resources to Extend Learning...


Check out Ian Byrd's site discussing character motivation and consequences...

Tech Tools...

Leslie's Google Tip of the Week...


Also check out...

More of something we could use personally for our own kids....


Teaching Vocab Strategies...


Thank you Leslie for the really good tech resources!!!

Star Gazing...

Congratulations to Tracey Hall, star TAG Teacher...our STAR Teacher of the Week! We appreciate all you do for your students and our learning community! You are entitled to a five-day jeans pass and an opportunity to park in the space designated all next week! Thank you for all you do for our Star Texan community, Tracey!

What a great week! Thanks for all of the heartfelt posters, cards and pictures submitted to celebrate our Board of Trustees! Thank you so much for all of the work and planning you have put into making the second semester of teaching and learning even better than the first! Remember to appreciate someone today! Have a long restful and relaxing weekend!

Bring on the Learning Revolution! Worth every minute...

Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution!

The Week After...

Monday, Jan 28

Mya’s Coaching Day

Kinder DRA opens

Semester Awards Kg-8:00am, First-9:00am

Progress Reports go out this week!

Walk to Read Assembly 3rd – 5th 1:00pm Kg – 2nd 1:45pm

Tuesday, Jan 29

Semester Awards 2nd- 8:00am, 3rd- 9:00am

Superintendent's Community Mtg 5:30pm

Wednesday, Jan 30

Mya Off Campus-STAAR Intervention Training

Semester Awards 5th- 8:00am, 4th- 9:00am

Faculty Mtg 3:10pm

Happy Birthday Melissa Kelley!

Thursday, Jan 31

Science Fair judging

Principal’s Coffee 8:00am

ARD Mtg. (see separate schedule)

Fire drill 1:15pm, Lock Down 1:25pm

PTA Executive Board Mtg 6:00pm

Friday, Feb 1

CAT mtg. 8:50am

4th RR Serving Center Presentation 7:55am

SST’s 3rd – 5th

Saturday, Feb 2

Happy Birthday Virginia Vandiver!

Sunday, Feb 3

Happy Birthday Tom Scurry!

Old Town Elementary

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