Andrews Elementary

On Wings of Excellence

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Dear Andrews Family

What a great week of learning at Andrews! As always, we are immensely grateful for the important role that you play in your child's academic progress and success. Please remember that next Friday, March 25th, is a student/teacher holiday. You will also want to note the upcoming STAAR dates for 4th and 5th graders that occur on March 29-31. We hope that you and your family enjoy a wonderful weekend!


Sincerely,


Joy Lovell, Principal

Andrews Elementary

Upcoming Events

Monday, March 21st

  • Plano West Youth Soccer Night


Wednesday, March 23rd

  • 5th grade skating party, 3:00-5:00


Thursday, March 24th

  • Report cards go home


Friday, March 25th

  • No School (First Inclement Weather Day)


Tuesday, March 29th

  • 4th Grade Writing STAAR
  • 5th Grade Math STAAR


Wednesday, March 30th

  • 5th Grade Reading STAAR


Thursday, March 31st

  • Make-up STAAR testing

After School Programs/Rehearsals

Monday, March 21st

  • Mad Science


Tuesday, March 22nd

  • Beginning and Intermediate Chess
  • Coding Club
  • 4th Grade Choir Rehearsal
  • Tutoring (K-5)


Wednesday, March 23rd

  • Drama Club


Thursday, March 24th

  • Advanced Chess
  • Craniologix
  • Young Rembrandts K-1
  • Tutoring (K-5)


Friday, March 25th

  • NO SCHOOL

Specials Spotlight

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Mu Alpha Theta math competition

Plano Senior High School's Mu Alpha Theta (Math Club) is hosting a math contest for 4th and 5th grade students on Saturday, April 16th. The contest will be from 8:30 am - 12:00 pm, followed by awards (12:00 pm - 12:30 pm). There will be an entrance fee of $10.00 per student collected on the day of the contest. If a student needs assistance with the entrance fee, please let me know. Scholarships may be available.


Please email Mrs. Priya Subramanian (Priya.subramanian@pisd.edu) before April 8th, 2016 if you are interested in participating.


PS: THIS DOES NOT HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH MATH OLYMPIAD (MOEMS)

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Andrews PTA

Join the PTA Board in 2016-17

The Andrews PTA board is losing several board members whose children will be moving on to Rice in the fall. Now is your chance to get involved!


These PTA board positions will be open for the 2016-17 school year.

· 1st VP – Membership

· 2nd VP – Programs

· 3rd VP – Volunteers

· Communications

· Treasurer


If you are interested in serving your school, please email andrewselementaryplanopta@gmail.com.

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Jasper High School Information

Jasper Jazz Sweeps Competition

The Jasper Jazz drill team showed exceptional talent at the recent MA Dance Contest as the top scoring school overall for the day. The Jazz brought home 31 awards and ranked #1 overall out of 25 schools and four dance studios. They were awarded: Super Sweepstakes for team and officer division; Best in Class among JV teams and JV officers; Best in Class officer group for JV teams; Best Technique, Choreography and High Points for their team dances; Best Technique and Choreography for their officer routines. In addition, the Trio Performance with Scarlet Walls, Ashley Kadleck and Marinee Fielding won 1st place and the Duet Performance with Tylee Evans and Adrianna Smith won 1st runner up. The Jazz earned six superior ratings for Solos by Gabby Tocci, Auburn Berry, Natalie Moore, Purva Sharma, Brooke Butler and Lauren Hale.


Come watch their award-winning, spring show performance, titled The Heist, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 29 or Saturday, April 30 at Jasper High School. Tickets are $10 pre-order or $12 at the door. We anticipate a full house, so purchase your tickets today at http://jasperjazz.dance/forms.html . Pre-order by April 15 to ensure your seat.



Kendra Scott teams up with Jasper Jazz
Shop the “just-in” spring jewelry collection at Kendra Scott boutique and support Jasper Jazz at the “Kendra Gives Back” shopping party from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 24 at Kendra Scott Plano, located at The Shops at Legacy, 5800 Legacy Drive. Enjoy bubbles and bites at this fun event with 20 percent of sales benefiting Jasper Jazz. Contact Kim Butler with questions at kkbutler@airmail.net .



Calling all Jasper Jazz alumni and fans: Pre-order your commemorative t-shirt today!
The Jasper Jazz national champions are celebrating 20 years of dance and performance excellence since the drill team’s founding in 1996. In honor of the Jazz’s 20th anniversary, the members are calling all Jasper Jazz drill team alumni and fans to show their Jazz pride and pre-order the commemorative Alumni Spirit Tee featuring a black short-sleeve t-shirt with silver alloy lettering for $20. Pre-order by April 10 at http://jasperjazz.dance/forms.html . Email Dana Tocci with questions at dablue2560@yahoo.com . Sponsored by the Jasper Jazz Booster Club.

Plano West Royales Spring Show

Celebrate with the Royales - Plano West Royales invites the Plano West Community to our Royales Spring Show April 7, 8, and 9 (7PM) in the Plano West Auditorium. Tickets $10, more information on where and when to pick up your tickets coming soon!