Wrangler Weekly

March 6, 2022

PTO Spring Fling Dance

Thank you to all of our PTO and GRHS volunteers for organizing and hosting our 2022 Spring Fling Dance! What a fun night we had with our families and friends dancing the night away! Don't miss another exciting event at school!

Sole Loved

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Kid's Heart Challenge!

On 2/21/2022 we will kick-off this year's Kids Heart Challenge Road Trip! Students will learn how and why they need to take care of their hearts and have the opportunity to help others by raising awareness and funds for the American Heart Association. Click here for a Sneak Peek of the program!

Finn’s Mission will be your road map along the way! Check it out on the Kids Heart Challenge app for iPhone or Android, or online.

Complete Finn's Mission with your family! https://youtu.be/l_kOvZDYsdU

It's not too late to donate!


Childbuilders is an organization that provides resources for parents of PK-5th grade students. Through a grant from the George Foundation, the webinar series is free this year. The 3 webinar topics and dates are as follows:

  • May 4th : Keeping Kids Safe in a Troubled World 12:00-1:00 CST
  • February 23rd & April 13th Feeling Stressed: Learn Mindfulness Parenting 12:00-1:00 CST
  • March 2nd & April 6th When Children Test Your Patience: How to Parent with Empathy 12:00-1:00 CST

Order your Yearbook!

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Weekly Parent-School Connection

Connecting school and home makes us a great community of learners! You can also engage in learning by reading the weekly newsletter that usually goes out on Fridays from your homeroom teacher in Canvas. The weekly newsletter tells you what they will study in the upcoming week, any upcoming grades, and/or activities in class. #stayconnected

Making Words


How many words can you make from the words: Spring Break? Make a list. Enjoy the week!

Physics and Engineering Festival at TAMU

We’re excited to announce Physics and Engineering Festival 2022 for Saturday, April 2, 2022!

This year’s festival will feature both in-person AND virtual science fun!

The festival website, https://physicsfestival.tamu.edu, has

  • the schedule,
  • information about parking for passenger vehicles and school buses,
  • photos and videos from previous festivals, and
  • a link for downloading the 2022 festival poster for your classrooms.

Students can submit their questions to our outreach team AND enter for a chance to win a box of science goodies! Teachers and school administrators can also enter to win goodies in a giveaway exclusively for schools!


Department of Physics and Astronomy | Texas A&M University
4242 TAMU | College Station, Texas 77843-4242

979.845.7717 | festival@physics.tamu.edu


GRHS Boots and Bling!

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Practice at Home

We hope that you all were able to get some good rest in over the break! Here are a few resources below for additional practice at home if your Wrangler has free time :)
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Join PTO!

Field Trips are underway! Did you know that every Wrangler will go on a PTO sponsored field trip by the end of the year? Please consider paying your dues to PTO just to help with that cost.

Membership Dues are $15 per family, pay here: www.Williams.ptboard.com/home

You may also order a PTO spirit shirt at the link above!

Also join our PTO Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/ManfordWilliamsPTO

Williams Bell Schedule

  • 7:00 am- Doors open (1st - 5th report to class - they may grab their breakfast before heading to class, PK & Kinder report to cafeteria)
  • 7:30 am- Tardy bell
  • 9:30 am- Attendance bell
  • 2:00 pm- Transportation Changes deadline
  • 2:55 pm- Dismissal

Spring Semester Important Dates

*All dates are tentative. New dates and/or changes will be italicized.

March 10 - Jump Rope for Heart competition during specials

March 11 - Early Release at 11:30am

March 11 - School Wide Talent Show

March 11 - Sole Loved - pay $1 to wear silly socks and bring donated socks

March 14 - 18 Spring Break - no school

March 25 - Dare to Care Friday - wear red

March 25 - Outdoor Lunch - pay $1

March 31 - Report Cards posted in Skyward

April 4-8 School Librarian's Week

April 5 - PTO Meeting 6pm - https://lcisd.zoom.us/j/87364453246

April 6 - College and Career Readiness - wear jeans and college shirt

April 6 - Marco's Pizza Spirit Night

April 8 - Citizenship Friday - Wear purple

April 15 - No School

April 18 - No School

April 21 - Art Night 6-8pm

April 25-29 - Book Fair!

April 29 - Field Day

May 3 - PTO Meeting 6pm - https://lcisd.zoom.us/j/87364453246

May 4 - College and Career Readiness - wear jeans and college shirt

May 4 - Marco's Pizza Spirit Night

May 10 - STAAR 5th Grade Math

May 11 - STAAR 3rd and 4th Grade Math

May 17 - STAAR 5th Grade Reading

May 18 - STAAR 3rd and 4th Grade Reading

May 19 - STAAR 5th Grade Science

May 20 - Outdoor lunch - pay $1

May 23 - End of Year Awards for Grades 1-4 (times tbd)

May 24 - End of Year Programs for Kinder (9am) and 5th Grade (11am)

May 25 - Character Counts Day - wear color by grade level

May 26 - End of Year Awards for PK and ECSE/Pegasus

May 26 - End of Year Parties for all grades

May 26 - Final Report Cards posted in Skyward

May 26 - Last day of school

Manford Williams Elementary School

Mission statement:

The mission of Manford Williams Elementary School is to prepare students socially and academically to be lifelong learners and responsible, productive citizens in a competitive global society.

Vision statement:

The vision of Manford Williams Elementary School is to provide a rigorous and stimulating environment that engages all students while preparing them to become global innovators, well-rounded citizens, diverse thinkers, and lifelong learners.