Smoke Signals: Family Edition

January 14-18, 2019

This week...

All Week:


  • Mid Year Testing


Monday, 1/14

Tuesday, 1/15
  • 5th grade COGAT Screening

Wednesday, 1/16


  • Breakfast with a police officer
  • spelling Bee


Thursday, 1/17

  • Science Fair

Friday, 1/18

Upcoming Events...

January -

25 - 4th grade field trip to the Perot Museum

29 - 5th grade health & personal development presentation


February -

12 - 2nd grade field trip to SPARK

13 - Valentine's Dance

14 - Valentine's Parties 1:15 for 3rd grade, 2:00 for all other grades

18 - President's Day, no school, weather day

22 - DEAR day

25 - Benchmark Week - 4th writing, 5th math & reading

27 - Breakfast with a police officer


March -

5 - Brave Rally - Bingo

6 - 5th grade Career Day at Lumpkins Stadium

7 - First Grade program

8 - Parent Conference day - student holiday

11-15 - Spring Break

18 - Professional Development day, student holiday

19 - Grading Period 4 begins

22 - Report Cards go home

25-29 - Benchmark Week - 3 & 4 Reading & Math, 5 Science

28 - 2nd grade program


April -

5- STAAR Rally - 4th & 5th grades

9 - STAAR 4th writing, 5th math

10 - STAAR 5th reading

11 - I love my school day!

16 - CAT Meeting

18 - Ambassadors Field Trip

19 - Good Friday, staff/student holiday

22 - Earth Day

25 - 3rd grade field trip to Ft. Worth Museum


May -

3 - School Lunch Hero day, honor our cafeteria staff

3 - Volunteer Breakfast

6 - 10 - Teacher Appreciation Week

8 - PIE Luncheon

10 - Muffins with Mom

10 - STAAR Rally Grades 3/4/5

13-17 - STAAR Testing - 3 & 4 Reading & math, 5th science, 5th M & R retest

15 - Breakfast with a police officer

20 - College & Career Day

20 - Seniors Serve Day (tentative)

20-24 - Spring Book Fair

21 - 5th grade Talent Show 8:00-10:00

21 - 4th Grade AG day, Expo Center

23 - K, 1, 2 Awards Programs

24 - 3rd & 4th grade Awards program

24 - Donuts with Dad

27 - Memorial Day Holiday, student/staff holiday

28 - End of year Party

29 - Students last day, Elephant Walk (5Th), 5th Awards, Early Release

30 - Staff Work Day

31 - Staff Celebrations & last day for paraprofessionals

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Shackelford Elementary

Principal: Theresa Burkhalter

Assistant Principal: Brittany Griffith

Counselor: Monica Taylor