Principal's Bulletin

Week 9: October 18-22, 2021

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A Message from Mrs. Zagala

Dear Allen Families,

I hope that this week's bulletin finds you and your family well. This week we ended our first nine weeks of instruction. Report cards will be sent home on Friday, October 22nd to all students in PK-5th grade. During this next nine weeks your child's teacher will be setting up a conference for each student. I encourage you take the opportunity to meet with your child's teacher to learn about his or her current progress.

I would also like to thank all of your for supporting our PTA by selling World's Finest Chocolate. To be eligible for prizes the money was due on Friday, October 15th. However, if you have not had the chance to turn in your money yet please send it to the school on Monday, October 18th. We look forward to announcing our total money raised and the winners of our prizes!

Thank you for all that you do and we look forward to another amazing week!

Eagles Rock!

Mrs. Zagala

DUE THIS WEEK: Pumpkin Book Character Contest

It's officially Fall, and that means pumpkins are everywhere!

-Choose a book and read it

-Pick one character from the book to focus on

-Choose a pumpkin (it may be a real pumpkin or a plastic pumpkin, that you will decorate as your book character)

-Decorate it, paint it, glue things on it, and just get creative!

-Please bring your pumpkin to school the week of October 18-22

-Your child's pumpkin will be entered into our pumpkin character contest. Winners will be notified on October 29, 2021.

-Please be sure to write your child's name, grade, and teacher's name on the bottom of your child's pumpkin before turning it in.

-Please do not carve your pumpkin.

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Parent Cafecito: Understanding Your Child's Report Card 10.22.21

Topic: “Understanding your child’s report card”

Date: Friday, October 22nd

Time: 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Where: Cafeteria

We will be discussing the following topics: how to read your child’s report card, how you can help your child improve their grades, and how to use the parent portal Home Access Center (HAC).

Our Academic Specialists will be there to share tips on how to help your child at home. If you have any questions regarding this Cafecito please contact our Family and Community Liaison, Mrs. Diaz at or 210-397-0800.

To help us plan for this even please RSVP if you plan on attending our Cafecito in the link below.

Reading Event: October 22nd

Each nine weeks we celebrate students' successes in reading with a special reading event. We are excited to welcome the Barn Hill Preserver Animal Visit to our campus on Friday, October 22nd. This nine weeks all students are invited to the event; however, in order to attend your child must have a signed permission slip. Please make sure your child turns in their signed permission slip by Friday, October 22nd in order to attend this exciting event. Children that do not have a signed permission slip will NOT be able to attend the presentation.
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Love Our School Day: Saturday, October 23rd

We are excited to host Love Our School Day on Saturday, October 23rd from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM. Parents and students are invited to join us as we do some projects for our campus. Students will be able to help us complete a painting of an eagle for our Eagle mural and parents will be able to help us work on painting some outside games and learning activities for our students. To help us best plan for this event, if you plan on joining us, please complete the RSVP in the link below.

Red Ribbon Week: October 25-29, 2021

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Halloween Character Parade: October 29th

All students are invited to join us for our Character Parade on Friday, October 29th at 2:00 PM. Students may wear their costumes to school. Costumes should be appropriate for elementary school-aged children and not have any inappropriate graphics depicting violence or death. Costumes should also not include any kind of weapon prop. Any students with inappropriate costumes will be asked to change in to their regular clothes and will not be able to participate in the parade. Parents are invited to join us for this special event.

All adults will be required to get a Visitor's Pass in order to watch the parade. To obtain a visitor's pass, adults will need to present a valid drivers license or another state issued Identification card. Parents are encouraged to arrive at least 15 minutes early to obtain their visitors pass. For a faster check in, parents and all adult guests are encouraged to complete the RSVP form in the link below. By completing this form ahead of time it allows us to run your ID ahead of time and have your visitor's pass pre-printed.

Learning Fun in Ms. Garcia's Kindergarten Class

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Parent Handbooks

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