Travis Intermediate

Timberwolf Times

May 6, 2019

Student Safety Concerns

(For students being dropped off in the morning)

To ensure students are able to enter the building in a safe manner we are asking that you drop students off in the morning on the side closest to the building. Please don’t pull up near the school entrance and have students walk across the street to enter the building. We have had too many incidents and close calls and we want to ensure students are able to safely enter the building in the morning. Parents, please be sure you are adhering to the crossing guards directions and not parking in the no parking zones in the morning. Conroe ISD police may issue tickets if you are non-compliant.

First round 5th Grade STAAR scores are in


The first round of 5th grade STAAR scores have come in and are available through the parent portal. See attachment for directions on how to access scores.

Important Reminders

  • Instruction begins promptly at 8:50 a.m. and dismissal at 3:55 p.m.
  • All transportation changes should be sent to your child’s teacher in writing. If an unplanned change occurs, please notify the school before 3:15 p.m.
  • Please limit checking your son or daughter out early from school. They miss valuable instruction by leaving early.
  • All students who leave campus by car during dismissal will need to report to the car rider line.

Important Dates

  • May 6-10 Teacher Appreciation Week
  • May 7 5th Grade Band, Orchestra, Choir Concert
  • May 10 6th Grade STAAR Pep Rally/Kona Ice
  • May 13-15 STAAR Testing(Campus Closed)
  • May 20 6th Grade Science Benchmark/GT Expo 2:30-3:30
  • May 21 5th Grade Kick the STAAR
  • May 22 5th Grade Social Studies Benchmark
  • May 23 6th Grade Social Studies Benchmark
  • May 23 Boys to Men Sports Night 4:30(Invite Only)
  • May 24 6th Grade Kick the STAAR
  • May 27 Holiday-No School
  • May 30 Last Day of School/Early Release

Principal's Corner

In May our 5th and 6th graders are testing on the 13th, 14th, and 15th. Please don't schedule any doctor visits on these days. Our students have worked so hard to prepare for this test. We appreciate your attention to this matter.

5th Grade Curriculum Spotlight

In science, students are in the middle of preparing for the STAAR test which will be May 15th. In math(during the first two weeks of May) students will continue to review all math concepts learned this school year. They will then begin reviewing material that will be revisited in 6th grade, and will also learn a few 6th grade concepts. In Social Studies, we will discuss World War I, the New Deal, and World War II. We will begin preparing for our end of the year benchmark that will be on May 22nd. In reading, the students are immersed in book clubs. Each team is working on different projects, and incorporating technology to summarize and share their books with classmates. The students can continue working on Achieve 3000 at home and during school.

6th Grade Curriculum Spotlight

In science, students will begin reviewing all science concepts they have learned this year to prepare for their benchmark at the end of May. In math, students will finish the geometry and financial literacy units, and will spend time reviewing all 6th grade concepts in preparation for the STAAR Test. Teachers will focus on individual topics for each student to help close the learning gaps. After the STAAR Test, students will continue practicing concepts in order to be successful in 7th grade math. In social studies, we are exploring Australia and Antarctica. We will be begin preparing for our end of the year benchmark on May 23rd. In reading, we are preparing for the STAAR test on May14th. The students are reviewing genres and questions stems. The students can continue to work on Achieve 3000 at home and during school.


Charita Smith, Principal

Pamela Britton, Assistant Principal

(936) 709-7000

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