Rocket Newsletter

February 2019

Important Dates


February 4-8-National Counseling Week


February 5-Wear a college shirt to school


February 6-5th grade Symphony field trip/Texas Roadhouse Spirit Night


February 8th-Early Release Day/progress reports go home


February 9th- School Fair


February 15th-student holiday


February 18th-student holiday


February 19th-Spring Pictures/Class Pictures


February 20th- Fit Night 5:30-7:00 pm.


February 22nd-Go Texan Day-wear your cowboy clothes!

February Holidays and Early Release Day

Please make note of our February early release day on Feb. 8th.


Students will also have a holiday on Feb. 15th and 18th. Our teachers will be participating in professional learning on these days.

Watch D.O.G.S.

Please consider signing up for a Watch D.O.G.S. spot in the spring semester. We had a full fall semester! Thank you so much to all the dad's who have signed up. We have loved having our dad's on campus. We have received so much positive feedback from our dad's about their day on campus. If you would have signed up for a spot this spring, please make sure you have filled out the volunteer form on the CCISD website in advance of your scheduled day. Please show up at 7:40 to check in, get your schedule and overview of the day. If you would like to sign up, please click on the link below to sign up for a date in the spring.If you enjoyed your day in the fall and want to sign up for the spring, please sign up for a date!

Attendance Goals

We are working as a campus to reach an end of the year attendance goal of 96.5. Each month, we calculate each grade levels attendance rate. Here is January's data:


Kinder-95.7%

1st-96.4%

2nd-96.1%

3rd-95.6%

4th-97.4%-exceeded our goal

5th-97.1%-exceeded our goal

Overall-96.4%


As you can see, overall, we are barely below our goal of 96.5%. Thank you for having your students here at school!

Perfect Attendance

A big shout out to Mrs. Turrentine, Ms. Davis, Mrs. Patterson, Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Strawn classes for having perfect attendance for 17 days! Classrooms earn a letter for each day that their class has perfect attendance. Once they spell out "perfect attendance" they get a big shout out and a special treat. Congrats to these classes and we have many more that are close to reaching the goal! A special shout out to Mrs. Florez's class for reaching this goal twice!!!!

Please join us on Feb. 21 for Fit Night!! First 100 students get a free water bottle!

Texas Roadhouse Spirit Night

Wednesday, Feb. 6th, 5pm

18194 Gulf Freeway

Friendswood, TX

Please help support North Pointe Elementary by eating at Texas Roadhouse. NPE will receive a portion from each order.

District Science Fair Winners

A big congratulations to the following students for placing in our District Science Fair!


Faris Haji-5th grade-3rd place in the Math category


Carter Grillo-4th grade-1st place in the Math category


Aza Momin-4th grade-Honorable Mention in the Consumer Science category

School Fair

Our school fair is around the corner. This is our biggest community event and fundraiser. It is fun for all the family with games, booths, inflatables, laser tag, chili cook-off and food from local restaurants. This event is RAIN or SHINE!


We have some awesome baskets full of fabulous prizes-all for one Fair ticket entry.


Our silent auction has lots of exciting items to bid on including a front row parking space good for the next YEAR!


Our grand raffle has two opportunities to win Walt Disney World tickets for a $10 donation.


Fair Tickets are 4/$1 presale. They will be sold via an order form OR before and after school the week of 2/4/19-2/8/19.


Day of Fair Tickets are 3/$1.


Food will be sold for CASH ONLY.


Please be sure to join us for the fun!

National School Counseling Week-2/4-2/8-Let Mrs. Murray know how much you appreciate her!

DreamBox Learning

What is DreamBox Learning Math?


DreamBox Learning is a K-8 digital math program that independent studies have found to raise student achievement and better prepare children for future success. Powered by the brilliance of each child, DreamBox combines a fun and engaging learning environment with a rigorous, standards-based, math curriculum. DreamBox promotes active learning and independent critical thinking by responding to each student’s strategies and decisions in the moment. Because DreamBox adapts lessons and recommendations based on the needs of each learner, children always have just the right level of support when and where it’s needed.


Healthy Habits for Success in Dreambox


Try every problem: Persist even when it is hard.

Finish every lesson: Persevere instead of choosing another lesson.

Utilize in-lesson support: The feedback, hints, and help are created to assist you.

Use headphones with volume on: Listen to the directions, assistance, and feedback.

Work Independently: Don’t let others do your work for you.

Take a peek at all our great class baskets for the fair!

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