Menger Texan Bulletin

October 24, 2018

2018-2019 Student Council Officers

Congratulations to our student council officers: front row- President, Aiden; VP, Jazmin, Historian, David; Secretary, Kaci. Not pictured, Treasurer Loushis
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Dia de los Muertos Pinata Contest

The past two weeks third, fourth, and fifth grade art students have been working hard on their annual pinata entry for the K space Contemporary Art Gallery. The theme this year is alebrijes ( Mexican spirit animals). Our Texans created a colorful bull ( el toro) . Please go by K space to vote for our Menger Texan Pinata. Voting starts on Oct. 26 and ends Nov. 4. K space is located at 415 D Starr Street downtown. K space is open Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. The Dia de los Muertos festival is this Saturday, Oct. 27th, from 3 p.m. until midnight. ( I have been encouraging the students to go early. It does get crowded.)

Thank you artists for all your hard work and talent,

Ms. Limke

Ray High School Homecoming Parade

Monday, Oct. 29th, 6:30pm

1002 Texan Trail

Corpus Christi, TX

Come cheer on our Menger Spirit Team, Cheetahs Running Club and our Garden Club during the RHS HOCO parade! Bring the entire family out for some fun!
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Red Ribbon Week Family Picnic

Join us for our Menger Family Picnic on Friday, October 26th from 11:30 - 12:30. Bring your picnic blankets, lawn chairs, kites, etc. Guest speaker: Judge Joe Benavides
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Fall Fundraiser

Our fall popcorn fundraiser orders and money will be due on Friday, October 26th. The orders should arrive the following week to distribute. Winners will be announced on Monday, October 29th.
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Literature Parade

On October 31st, students are invited to participate in our annual story book parade. Students may dress up as their favorite literature character. The parade starts at 8:15.
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Red Ribbon Week

We've been honoring Kiki Camarena's story all week with themed dress up days for Red Ribbon Week. Wednesday is Team Up against drugs day (Team t-shirt or Jersey), Thursday is Pajama Day (Follow Your Dreams) and Friday is Hat day (Hats off to being drug free). Family picnic on Friday from 11:30 - 12:30 behind the school.
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Literature Pumpkins

Literature pumpkins are due by Friday. Please submit your entry to Ms. Cantu in the library.

Homework

Reminder: Our homework policy at Menger requires students to read for at least 20 minutes each night. We need your help to be sure this is happening.
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Halloween Tshirts

Students may wear Halloween tshirts to school on Tuesday, October 30th. No scary or inappropriate attire, please.

MENGER PTA MEETING / 4TH & 5TH GRADE PERFORMANCE

JOIN US FOR OUR PTA MEETING ON THURSDAY, 11/1/2018 AT 6PM IN THE MENGER CAFETERIA. Information on Bond 2018 will be presented by CCISD District representatives & afterwards, ENJOY A PERFORMANCE BY OUR 4TH & 5TH GRADE STUDENTS.
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State of the District

Menger Elementary was represented at the State of the District Luncheon at the American Bank Center. We showcased our science lab activities and interactive student journals.