Parent Newsletter

SUMMER

IMPORTANT: All Returning Students!!!!

If you were student here last year, you need to fill out our a new information packet! Please come up the week of July 30th-Aug 10th to fill these out. When you do, your child's name will be entered into a drawing for a FREE backpack! They will also receive a jean's pass for the new school year!

Calling all Freshman and Sophomores!!!! July 30th-Aug 3rd

We need all freshman and sophomores to come in the week of July 30th to fill out their high school graduation plans and make their schedules.

They will also choose their endorsement plan. An endorsement is basically the track that they will take throughout high school to prepare for graduation. We offer the Multi-disciplinary route as well as the STEM(extra Math or Science courses). If you have questions, please email dianne.cockrill@tlca-ar.com

PHYSICALS for 6th-10th Athletes!!!!

July 26th: Physicals offered on campus (6th-10th) 5:30-7:30pm (8th and 10th graders only need one if we don't have one on file)

$15 cash or check ONLY

6th-10th ATHLETICS/PE UNIFORMS

PE/Athletics uniforms are REQUIRED for 6th-10th grade!!! Forms are available for pick up at the school. I will try to post them on Facebook and the website. (it wouldn't let me attach it to this newsletter)

Cost is $39 for 2 shirts, 1 pair of shorts and a mesh bag. (We need to know size, student name, parent name, Parent phone number and email address)

August 13th- Kinder-5th Meet the Teacher (K-3 from 5:30-6:30; 4th/5th from 6:30-7:30)

August 14th- 6th-10th Meet the Teachers/Schedule Pick Up 6pm-7:30pm

August 15th- FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

August 21st- Pastries with the Principals (8am-9am)

Calendar of Events

In order to better increase our communication with parents, we have created a calendar "at a glance" that contains all of the known events that will happen throughout the 2018-2019 school year. Feel free to jot these down on your home calendars.

*Please note that the dates are subject to change, but ample notification will be provided.


AUGUST

  • 13th: K-5 Meet the Teacher: K-3 is from 5:30-6:30, 4-5 is from 6:30-7:30

  • 14th: 6-10 Meet the Teacher/Pick Up Schedules 6-7:30pm

  • 15th: First Day of School

  • 21st: Pastries with the Principals


SEPTEMBER

  • 3rd: Labor Day (no school)

  • 6th: Curriculum Night-Come learn about what we teach

  • 10th: Goodies with Grandparents

  • 13th: Leadership Night

  • 14th: Craft Day (2nd/3rd Grade) 9am with Home Depot

  • Fundraiser (Catalogs and Cookie dough)-to buy Chromebook carts


OCTOBER

  • 1st-5th: Parent/Teacher Conference Week

  • 8th: Student Holiday NO SCHOOL

  • 18th: Family Math Night/Day

  • 19th: Donuts with Dad

  • 22nd-26th: Red Ribbon Week

  • 27th: Fall Festival


NOVEMBER

  • 8th: (9am) 1st-3rd Grades Stranger Danger with Arlington PD

  • 15th: 6th-10th Stranger Beware Arlington PD

  • 15th: Leadership Night/Student Performance

  • 16th: Muffins with Mom

  • 19th-23rd: Thanksgiving BREAK


DECEMBER

  • 3rd: EOC English 1

  • 13th: Elementary Christmas Concert

  • 14th: Christmas Store and Pics with Santa

  • 18th: Band Concert

  • 21st-Jan 7th: Christmas break


JANUARY

  • 8th: Students Return

  • 15th: Curriculum Night

  • 18th: Student Holiday NO SCHOOL

  • 21st: HOLIDAY

  • 29th: 100th Day of School


FEBRUARY

  • 2nd: Groundhog’s Day

  • 4th-8th: Canned Food Drive

  • 14th: Special Valentine’s Event

  • 15th: Staff Development

  • 18th: Holiday

  • 22nd: Black History Month Assembly/Open House


MARCH

  • 1st: Read Across America Day

  • 5th: Family Literacy Night

  • 8th: Early Release @ Noon/ Staff Development

  • 11th-15th: SPRING BREAK


APRIL

  • 1st-5th: STAAR Boot Camp

  • 9th: STAAR- 4/7th Writing, 5/8th Math, English 1

  • 10th: STAAR- 5/8th Reading

  • 11th: EOC- English 2

  • 19th: Holiday

  • 26th: Leadership Day/Family Picnic

  • 29th-May 3: EOC Boot Camp


MAY

  • 6th: Nurse’s Day

  • 6th-10th: Teacher Appreciation Week

  • 6th-10th: STAAR Boot Camp

  • 6th-10th: EOC Alg 1, Biology, US History

  • 13th: STAAR 3rd-7th Math Retakes 5/8th

  • 14th: STAAR 3rd-7th Reading Retakes 5/8th

  • 15th: 5/8th STAAR Science

  • 16th: STAAR 8th Social Studies

  • 20th: 1st-3rd Awards Ceremony

  • 21st: 4/5th Awards Ceremony

  • 22nd: 6th-10th Awards Ceremony

  • 23rd: Field Day

  • 24th: Kindergarten Graduation

  • 24th: Last Day of School

July 26th: Physicals offered on campus (6th-10th) 5:30-7:30pm (8th and 10th only if we don't have one on file)