November 10, 2020
Veteran's Day is November 11
November 9-13 - National School Psychology Week
Special thank you to Sheldon ISD school psychologists:
- Dr. Myracle Elliott
- Dr. Amanda Hirsch
- Ms. Jennifer Langley
- Ms. Monica Stiles.
- Ms. Rebecca Azuara
November 18 is Education Support Professionals Day
SISD receives $108K in grant funds
During the October school board meeting, Sheldon ISD celebrated achieving three grants listed below:
- Carroll, Garrett, and Sheldon Elementary are the recipients of the 2020-21 CASE Partnership Project grant. These funds are provided in partnership with Harris County Department of Education, the Gulf Coast Workforce Development Board, and the Texas Workforce Commission. Each campus will received $15,000 to support the implementation of the after-school program which focuses on academics, social emotional learning, and enrichment activities that promote and support the teaching and learning process beyond the school day.
- Sheldon ISD is the recipient of the HCDE Partners in Education Project Grant Award in the amount of $13,538. The funds will support Sheldon On Demand by purchasing 50 additional devices for student checkout with priority given to students identified as homeless. The Partners in Education Project is funded by Harris County Department of Education, in collaboration with the Education Foundation of Harris County.
- Sheldon ISD is the recipient of the 2020-2021 Lone Star STEM Cycle 3 Year 1 Grant in the amount of $50,000 to support the expansion of College and Career Readiness School Models (CCRSMs) at C. E. King High School. The focus of the grant is to expand STEM pathways in computer science and engineering. The partnership includes the Texas Education Agency, Jobs for the Future (JFF), and the University of Texas Center for STEM Education.
Tis the Season
Nominate a fellow employee for the CARE Award
Recognizing excellent customer service
To nominate an employee for excellent customer service, click here. Nominations will be accepted through November 20 for the winter award presentation.
SISD Customer Service Framework
HAABSE Virtual Meet and Greet
The Sheldon ISD Houston Area Alliance of Black School Educators (HAABSE) Committee welcomes all staff to join us for a Virtual Meet and Greet at 6 p.m. Thursday, November 12. You do not have to be a member to join us for an evening of virtual fun! Click here to RSVP.
Rosetta Stone classes available for SISD parents
There are 25 spots still available. Call Sully Contreras at 281-727-3650 for any questions.
Donate to the employee scholarship fund
A link to this year's payroll deduction form is provided here and any amount you wish to donate is appreciated. Once the form has been completed, please give it to your school secretary or forward to the Payroll Department. Thank you for all the ways you make a difference in the lives of our students.
Sheldon ISD Employee Perks
Sheldon ISD Partner in Education Texas Bay is offering November promos in the following areas:
Thanks to Texas Bay for being a valued SISD partner.
- November 13 - World Kindness Day - wear orange!
- November 23-27 - Thanksgiving Break
- November 30 - Personal Development Day - Student Holiday - Upcoming professional development days will be used as an opportunity to deep clean schools. Employees should work remotely these days.
Important Quick Links for Staff
Helpful resources available online for Sheldon staff
The above link contains mandatory agreement forms that must be completed before returning to work.
Sheldon Independent School District
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