Porter Elementary School

Week of March 22nd, 2016

Friday, March 25th is a student holiday - no school!

STAAR Testing Information

The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness otherwise known as the STAAR tests are quickly approaching. Please note the dates of the upcoming STAAR tests and refrain from planning any appointments that may take your child out of school on these dates. Also please note that we ask you to refrain from visiting in all grades levels (PreK-5th grade) on the testing dates due to test security. The testing dates are as follows:

3rd Grade: Monday, May 9th - Math and Tuesday, May 10th - Reading

4th Grade: Tuesday, March 29th - Writing, Monday, May 9th - Math, Tuesday, May 10th - Reading

5th Grade: Tuesday, March 29th - Math, Wednesday, March 30th - Reading, Monday, May 9th - Math (retest only), Tuesday, May 10th - Reading (retest only), Wednesday, May 11th - Science

Thank you in advance for your help with a successful STAAR administration.

Kindergarten Graduation Pictures

We will have our photographers come on Thursday, March 24th to take kindergarten graduation pictures. All kindergarten students will have a picture taken and proofs will be sent home at a later date. If you would like to purchase, you will have the opportunity once the proofs come in.

McTeacher Night

Our next McTeacher Night at McDonald's will be on Thursday, April 28th from 5-8pm. A portion of proceeds from this night directly benefit our school. We hope to see you there!

Feelin' Groovy Book Fair

"Peace, Love & Books!"

This Spring, we will be "Feelin Groovy" about reading at Porter Elementary. Our Spring Book Fair will kick off on Friday, April 8th and will be open daily from April 11-15th, with evening hours during our Literacy Night on April 14th. There will be some great new books available, so plan on stopping by!

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Box Tops and Ink Cartridges

PES is collected box tops and empty ink cartridges! These donations benefit our school in more ways than one! Both donation bins can be found by the front office.

Buy Your 2015-2016 Yearbook Today!

Make sure your child can always remember their time at Porter Elementary by purchasing your yearbook for this school year! Yearbooks can be preordered for $23 online at jostensyearbooks.com or you can pick up an order form in the front office.

Lunch Menu:

Wednesday: Pork BBQ bowl w/ corn-on-the-cob & ranch style beans

Thursday: Orange chicken w/ stir fry supreme or Oriental broccoli blend and egg roll

Friday: Student holiday

Monday: Pizza served w/ marinara sauce, caesar salad and corn

Tuesday: Chicken fried steak sandwich w/ lettuce stack, sweet potato fries & spinach salad

Kindergarten Graduation Pictures

Thursday, March 24th, 9am

22256 Ford Road

Porter, TX

No School

Friday, March 25th, 7am

22256 Ford Road

Porter, TX

Book Fair

Friday, April 8th, 12-12pm

22256 Ford Road

Porter, TX

Literacy Night

Thursday, April 14th, 5:30pm

22256 Ford Road

Porter, TX

McTeacher Night

Thursday, April 28th, 5-8pm

23561 U.S. 59

Porter, TX

Support PES by eating at McDonald's! A portion of proceeds from this night directly benefits our school.

Porter Elementary School

Attendance is very important to everyone at Porter Elementary as we teach bell-to-bell and instruction time is precious. Student pick-up will not be allowed after 2:15pm.