IES News and Events

February 2018

Notes from the Principal

We have had a great start to the spring semester. Our staff and students are hard at work in their classrooms. I encourage you to reach out to them and get more specific information about how your student is progressing on their learning. We have a busy spring ahead of us and are looking forward to celebrating the 100th day of school, Valentine's, Easter parties and much, much more! Again, if you have not had a conference with your student's teachers, we would encourage you to do so. Thank you for sharing your student with us! We love our lil' cats!


This six weeks we are focusing on tolerance. Our campus read is the book "The Sandwich Swap" by Kelly DiPucchio and Queen Rania of Jordan. Students will learn about appreciating each other for who they are. Ask your student how they can show kindness and acceptance to others.

Upcoming Events

February 12 100th day- students may dress as if they are 100 years old

February 13 Folk Dance 6pm/College Shirts

February 14 Valentine's Day Parties 2:30pm

February 16 End of the 4th six weeks

February 19 No School

February 21-22 Fifth Grade Benchmarks Math/Reading

February 22 Report Cards go home

February 26-March 2 Texas Public School Week

ART Contest

We had a great number of students participate in our art contest. We submitted 44 entries to the Hill County Fair. Congratulations to Leah Moreno for her Grand Champion painting in the 2nd-4th grade category and Charlie Arriaga for his Reserve Grand Champion entry!

Nominate an outstanding IES staff member for Staff of the Month

2nd-5th grade Folk Dance

Tuesday, Feb. 13th, 6pm

Old Gym

Join us along with our second through fifth graders for some old fashioned fun. We will meet in the old gym behind the elementary school. Come see the historic dances our students have learned in music.

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