Mittelstadt Elementary

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Home and School is one of the most important partnerships you can enter into. We appreciate your support and dedication to your child's academic and character building success at Mittelstadt. During Open House, September 18th, please sign up for our Parent/Student Conference Day that will be October 13, 2017.

Mittelstadt Student Engagement Policy

The philosophy of student engagement at Mittelstadt is that we teach all children through the Nurtured Heart Approach and strive to help all students recognize his/her greatness. Students should become totally responsible for their actions. We can all help them to achieve their goals! Looking forward to a great school year!

Counselor's Corner

Check out what Ms. Dumas wants to share!

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GT Referral

If you would like your child to be referred for the Gifted and Talented program, Please visit this link: https://goo.gl/mjQuE9 to complete this form digitally! All referrals must be turned in by 4:00 PM September 29th.

If you need a paper version sent home with your child, or you have questions about the program please contact Mrs. Baustian at Lbaustian1@kleinisd.net , or 832-484-6711.

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Box Tops For Education

September 12, 2017

Hello Parents!

My name is Malia Nelson and I’m thrilled to be our school’s Box Tops for Education™ Coordinator.

Clipping Box Tops is an easy way to help earn cash for our school. Each one is worth 10¢ for our school! Just look for the pink Box Tops on hundreds of products. All you have to do is clip them and send them to school.

Our goal this school year is to earn $1000. I know it can be done with your help!

For more information on Box Tops, including a list of participating products, go to BTFE.com. Be sure to sign up as a member (it’s free!) so you can check out our school’s earnings details and get access to coupons and bonus offers.

There is a MAILBOX in the front hall of the school for the box tops collection. When you put your box top collection in the mailbox make sure you label the bag or envelope with the grade level your child is in so it can count for their grade level. If not it will go toward miscellaneous and not a grade level. The grade with the most brought in before the collection date, will receive a treat.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me. I’m here to help make our school’s Box Tops for Education™ program a success this year.

Thanks for your help!

Malia Nelson

Phone: 832-515-9384

Email: sweetnalani@sbcglobal.net


Last year, Mittelstadt received over $1,000.00 from Box Tops! Let's set a new record this year!

Patriot Singers Information

4th and 5th Grade

Patriot Singers

Dear Parents,

We are excited to bring to you the Mittelstadt Patriot Singers for 4th and 5th grade students. Attached you will find the Criteria. Students in the Patriot Singers will be expected to attend each rehearsal and each performance. If your child meets the criteria explained below and shows an interest in singing and playing percussion instruments, please fill out the Permission Slip online in Google forms by entering this URL https://goo.gl/Zu69G1

Registration for Patriot Singers ends on September 19th. If you do not have internet access, please ask your child to pick up a registration form from Mrs. Low or Mrs. Clark. Registration forms will not be accepted after September 19th.

Sincerely,

Patsy Clark

Shari Low

Mittelstadt Music Department

(832)484-6700

Criteria for participation in the Patriot Singers

v Classwork – All students must be passing all classes

(Homeroom, PE, Art, Music)

v Conduct – All students must have an E or S in conduct in all classes (Homeroom, PE, Art and Music)

v Attendance Requirements:

1. Each member cannot have more than two unexcused absences per semester.

2. Excused absences will be handled on an individual basis.

3. Notification of absences should be given prior to the absence, except in an emergency situation.

§ School day absence is an excused absence.

v We will meet on Tuesday mornings if your student auditions for the Orff group (instruments) or Thursday mornings for the choir. Both rehearsals start at 7:30 a.m. in the music room unless otherwise stated. Both groups must register for choir. The Orff group will be chosen from the choir students.

v Appropriate school behavior is expected from all students. Students will be removed and parents notified in the event of inappropriate behavior.

Thank you!!

A huge thank you to the Champions Area Teen Service Society, Champion Forest Baptist Church, Lone Star College, and the YMCA for collecting school supplies for each of our classroom teachers! Every donation is greatly appreciated!


Mittelstadt would like to give a great big thank you to Frank Elementary and the Gleannloch Farm Community for helping our students during Hurricane Harvey with much needed supplies!

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Mittelstadt School Store

Mittelstädt has a school store that is open to our students every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7:45 to 8:10. We sell school supplies, spirit shirts and a variety of special fun items the kids enjoy. Stop by and check us out!

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Latest from the Library

I am very proud of our Mittelstädt Patriots that have returned their summer reading logs, which were calendars this year. They are receiving a prize in the library. We will be having our Character Parade Friday, September 29th. Are you thinking about a costume? Come dressed that day as your favorite storybook character.

Third – Fifth Graders have begun reading books from the Patriot List. When they have reached their grade level goal, they will earn a free Patriot Reading Crew t-shirt! A complete list of books can be found on the library web site.

We will also continue to have the Birthday Book Club. Parents, grandparents, and friends may surprise a student by donating a new book to the library in honor of his/her birthday or other special event. We will have a special selection of NEW books in the library office from which you may choose. There is a set price of $15.00 for all Birthday Book Club books. A decorative bookplate with your child’s name and birth date will be permanently placed in the front of the book. On the date you select, a special presentation will be made to him/her in his classroom or in the library. Your child will be the first to check out the book and may enjoy it for up to two weeks before returning it to the library. The book will become a permanent part of the Mittelstädt library and will be shared and enjoyed by many Patriots to come. In addition, your child’s name will be displayed in the library on our Star Birthday Book Club wall. This is such a unique and personal way to say “Happy Birthday” and at the same time, add wonderful new books to our library. Students with summer birthdays may be celebrated at any time during the school year.

See you in the library!

Mrs. Bullen

Free Saturday Art Class

Saturday Art Classes

For Elementary school 3rd-5th graders

Dates: Oct. 7th thru Nov. 4th, 2017 (5 Saturdays)

Time: 10:00am-12:00noon

Address: 3657 Cullen Blvd., Houston, TX 77204-5027,

Room 302 Farish Hall

Parking: (Faculty/Staff LOT 13A is the nearest parking lot to the classroom, Student LOT 12A and Economy LOT 9 are also close to the classroom. Please refer to the UH campus map. (http://www.uh.edu/maps/)


Dear Parents,

Thank you for your interest in your child’s participation in our Saturday Art Program.

All classes will be structured to encourage participants to explore ideas and issues through contemporary and traditional art media and experiences. These classes are specifically designed for middle school students and will be taught by University of Houston advanced art education students in collaboration with faculty and graduate teaching assistants.

Please use the attached registration form to enroll your child in the Saturday Art Classes. The registration form must be completely filled out and emailed to Ms. Li at arted@uh.edu Confirmation of registration will be made via phone or email.

Should you have academic inquiries, please contact Professor Chung, Art Education Program Chair, at skchung@uh.edu .

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Mark your calendar!

September 15 - Vision and Hearing screening begin

September 18 - Fall Open House 6:30-8:30 PM

September 19 - Progress Report Day

September 20- Cub Scout Rally night 6:30-8:30 in the cafeteria

September 29- Character Parade with the Klein High School Band @ 2:00 PM

September 30- Farmer's Market @ Wunderlich Farms 11:00-3:00 18218 Thiess Mail Rt.

October 3 - School Board Candidates Forum

October 12 - End of 1st grading period

October 13- Parent/Teacher/Student conference day

October 16 - Student Holiday

October 17 - Spring Creek BBQ spirit night

October 20 - Fruit & Veggie Day, Report Card day

October 23 - Book Fair Week

October 26 & 27 - Picnic with your Patriot

October 27 - Book Fair open until 7:30pm

October 28 - Wunderlich Farmer's Market 11:00-3:00

October 30-November 3 - Red Ribbon Drug Awareness Week

Custody Issues

Please assist us in the handling of custody related issues. It is the responsibility of the parents to provide the principal with a certified copy of the court order affecting any other person's right to their children. Should you have any questions, please contact Ms. Levy at clevy1@kleinisd.net

Mittelstadt Elementary

Ms. Levy, Principal, clevy1@kleinisd.net, 832-484-6710

Ms. Baustian, Associate Principal, lbaustian1@kleinisd.net, 832-484-6711

Mr. Hansen, Assistant Princpal, chansen1@kleinisd.net, 832-484-6722