CFES Travel Plan for Parents

Destination Excellence

Week of October 12th

Good morning CFES Community! I hope everyone enjoyed their long weekend. The CFES staff and I are excited and ready to kick of the second quarter of the school year today! We hope to see you around campus so you get to witness all of the learning and excitement that takes place here daily!

Please take a moment to scroll down and review the PTO information on our only Fall Fundraiser of the year - Friends of Creekside- . It officially kicks off this Thursday, October 14th and we need everyone's help to reach our goal!

Have an awesome week!


Sherri Trammell

Summary of Action Items:

  • See PTO section for Friends of Creekside information

  • October 19 - Picture Retake Day (details below)

  • Reminder that all visitors must have their photo ID with them each time they visit CFES.

  • PTO Meeting at 1:00 p.m. today!

  • Thursday is "Walk to School Day"

  • October 21 - Boo at the Barn - information below

  • Review Lunchroom Guest Guidelines

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School Picture Make-up Day

Portrait retakes and absentees will be taken for Creekside Forest Elementary on Tuesday, October 19th. You may visit to prepay for your package online. Please have your student dressed in their best for their Fall photo.

If you previously purchased a package, and would like your photo retaken, ALL purchased items must be returned to the photographer the day of pictures. We can then exchange the old photos and place a new order for your child’s retake photo at no additional cost. Please call Provine at 713-528-1059 for any questions.

Everyone who didn’t purchase should have received a 2nd chance flyer with your child’s proof on it. If you haven’t, please email the below information to We can then send you a link to view & order your photos.

School Name:

Child’s Name:

Teacher name/Grade:

Purpose: Please send logon information to view & order fall photos.

Thank you

A huge shout out to the Lopez- Trujillo Family for redesigning, building and donating another traffic safety device to assist with student safety at our crosswalk. We are so grateful for your kindness, generosity and creativity in helping keep our biker and walker students safe daily!
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We are so excited to allow guests to have lunch with their child! Below are reminders of our procedures for lunch visitors.

  • You and your child should remain at the guest table or outdoor picnic area at all times
  • Students may only be at the guest table with their parent/family member (for safety reasons, friends are not allowed to join you)
  • Family members are only allowed to take photos of their child for safety reasons
  • The guidelines for birthday treats remain the same ( must be purchased and individually packaged or you may pre order (two weeks in advance) ice cream from the CFES cafeteria)

Designated Days for Lunch Visitors

Monday: Last Name= A thru D

Tuesday: Last Name= E thru K

Wednesday: Last Name= L-P

Thursday: Last Name = Q-Z

Friday’s in October: A-D

Watch D.O.G.S

Classrooms and the cafe are now open to our Watch D.O.G.S.! We have a revised schedule for our Watch D.O.G.S., which is below. Please remember to apply to volunteer every year. It may take a couple of weeks to process. It is required that the application be processed and complete prior to visiting the campus as a Watch D.O.G.S. You will receive a confirmation email once you are approved. Thank you for being our Watch D.O.G.S., as you are providing a positive and active male role-model for students during their school day, and you are an extra set of eyes and ears to enhance school security. Please see our flyer below for more detailed information.

Watch D.O.G.S. Schedule and Flyer

Volunteer Application Link

Sign Up Watch D.O.G.S.


  • If your child tests positive for COVID the district requires that you complete the Report Positive COVID Student the day you learn they are positive.

Great Expections

Life Principle of the Week: Empathy-noticing and sharing someone else's feelings

"The opposite of anger is not calmness, its empathy." -Mehmet Oz

Call Back- golden

Cheer-Amazing cheer

Expectation-#1 We will value one another as unique & special individuals

Activity-Create a paper chain of empathy

Mrs. Parson's Lesson on Empathy

Mrs. Parson's Resources on Empathy

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Hispanic Heritage Month Resources

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2 - Student Holiday

5 - Teacher Support (1:30-3:30 pm)

4 - Spirit Night Sonic from 6-8 pm

8-12 Book Fair

9 - General PTO Meeting (9:30-11:30 am)

9 - Family Event at Book Fair

10 - Veteran’s Day Program

11 - Teacher Support (9:00-11:00 am)

18 - Spirit Night Fajita Pete’s from 3 pm - close (delivery, take out or curbside)

19 - Teacher Support (1:30-3:30 pm)

22-26 Thanksgiving Break

CFES Special Dress-up Days

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