Smoke Signals: Family Edition

Week of September 19-23, 2016

This week's events:

  • Lighthouse for Learning classes begin on September 19
  • The Ellis County Career and College Fair is Wednesday, September 21 at 6:00 pm at the Civic Center.
  • Progress reports will be coming home Thursday.
  • This is Homecoming Week! The spirit days are listed below. Friday is also an early release day so that we can all attend the homecoming parade, tailgate party and pregame festivities.
  • We are growing! Our kindergarten and 2nd grade classes have been very full since the beginning of the year. The WISD school board has approved two new positions for Shackelford. We have hired Miss Jennifer Hernandez for 2nd grade and plan to hire a kindergarten teacher soon. Our GT teachers and interventionists moved in to the portable building this week and plan to begin classes in their new space very soon. Thank you for your support as our campus grows!

Dress up to show your school spirit this week!

Monday- Patriotic day- wear Red, White, & Blue

Tuesday- Silly hat and sunglasses day

Wednesday- Wear your favorite jersey day

Thursday- Crazy sock and hair day

Friday- Green Out! Wear all green or Indian spirit attire

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Meet Miss Hernandez

Miss Jennifer Hernandez joined our staff on Tuesday, September 13 after the board approved two additional positions for Shackelford. She has been in WISD for the past 6 years at Dunaway Elementary as an instructional aide and art teacher. She will begin with her new class of very excited 2nd graders on Monday, September 19. Welcome, Miss Hernandez!