CES Partner Post
Monday, May 9, 2016
Upcoming CES Events:
Third and Fourth Grade STAAR Math
Tuesday, May 10
Fifth Grade STAAR Re-tests
Wednesday, May 11
Fifth Grade STAAR Science
Make-Up STAAR Testing
Thursday, May 12
PTA Family Night at Pluckers's Wing Bar 4:00 pm to close
Friday, May 13
Make-Up STAAR Testing
Kindergarten Splash Day
Thank you PTA and Parents!
2016-2017 KIndergarten Registration and Round Up
Monday, May 9, Third Grade and Fourth Grade STAAR Math
Tuesday, May 10, Third Grade and Fourth Grade STAAR Reading
Wednesday, May 11, Fifth Grade STAAR Science
Please remember that no visitors or volunteers are allowed in the school on these days!
CES Fun Day!
From Nutrition Services- No Charging Policy
No charging will be allowed starting May 9th. Students must have a positive balance in order to purchase items in the school cafeteria. Any student without a positive balance will receive an alternative meal at lunch. Please visit myschoolbucks.com to monitor account balances and set up low-balance email alerts. We appreciate your prompt attention in maintaining a positive meal balance. Additional information may also be found on the districts website www.gcisd-k12.org and Child Nutrition Facebook page.
Fifth Grade Parents!
Special Needs Request
Campus Excellence Committee (CEC)
Math Telescoping Exams
Testing opportunities for telescoping in math for the 2016-2017 school year are available in the spring and summer for GCISD students who are completing grades K through 7.
The Math Telescoping Information Packet became available the first week in March on the district website under the For Parents and Students Directory by selecting the link for Acceleration Exams, Math Telescoping, Grades K-7. From the Assessment Department page select either the ENGLISH or SPANISH version for Math Telescoping, Grades K-7.
Parents will find information about the requirements to qualify for Math Telescoping and instructions about the new TWO STEP Online Registration Process. There will be links to print the Information Packet, begin the TWO STEP Online Registration Process to register for the spring exams, view the TEKS on the TEA website, and download Study Guides for the exams purchased from UT-Austin.
The exam dates and registration deadlines for each exam date are listed below:
Spring Exam Date: Saturday, May 7, 2016 9:00 AM Colleyville ElementaryRegistration is closed for these exams.
Summer Exam Date: Thursday, July 28, 2016 9:00 AM Colleyville Elementary
Online Registration Deadline – Summer Exam Date: June 20, 2016 - CLOSES AT MIDNIGHT
Online registration for the Summer Exam Date will open the week of May 9th. The online registration form will become unavailable at 12:01 AM, June 21, 2016.
Exam Fee Payment Deadline – Summer Exam Date: June 22, 2016 - BY NOON
Technology Safety Resources for Parents and Students:
Here are some kid friendly search engines for your kids to use at home: http://gcisdtechlessons.wikispaces.com/Search+Engines+for+Kids
Please mark your calendars for the following dates:
Early dismissal at 11:45 am dates:
Bad Weather Make-Up Day or Student Holiday - May 27
Memorial Day - May 30
If you have a student that attends GCISD’s Early College High School or iUniversity Prep, please know that their calendars are different from the rest of GCISD’s calendars. You can access their calendars by clicking on this link:
From the CES PTA
PTA Website: Please visit the PTA website – www.colleyvillepta.org.
PTA Restaurant Nights:
Plucker's Wing Bar (Grapevine): Thursday, May 12 from 4:00 pm to close
Menchies: Wednesday, June 1 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Please Remember to Report your Volunteer Hours
Please remember to report your off-campus volunteer hours either on the Off-Campus Volunteer Record or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The record is located on the front desk in the office! Questions? Contact Charlotte Barborka, CES PTA Volunteer Coordinator.
GCISD LEAD 2021- Building Excellent Schools Together!
The mission of Grapevine-Colleyville ISD is to be THE BEST and through the district’s strategic plan, called LEAD 2021, we continue building on the foundation started in 2011-2012. LEAD stands for Leading Excellence – Action Driven. For more information about LEAD 2021, please visit the district website. There are some exciting educational experiences going on in GCISD!
Redefining Education because your future matters today!
GCISD’s Portrait of a Graduate
Skilled Problem Solvers